Prime Time Cleaners, a locally owned dry cleaner, has opened the doors to its second Hudson County location at 7 Seventy House, the upscale new 424-home rental building in Hoboken, NJ.
Called Prime Time Cleaners-2, the store will occupy 875 square feet of space at the 14-story building and offer traditional dry clean services, as well as wash and press shirt, alterations and tailor service, wedding gown preservation and more. The addition of Prime-Time Cleaners-2 will deliver yet another lifestyle amenity to Hoboken’s budding west side, which has fast become of one the most sought-after live/work/play centers in this mile-square city.
The Hoboken storefront is the newest installment of Prime-Time Cleaners, joining its flagship location at 723 Secaucus Road in Jersey City, according to owner Max Aliiev. Dry cleaning will be handled in house at the Jersey City location to provide customers the highest quality and quickest service.
‘We’re very excited to open in Hoboken’s west end,” Mr. Aliiev said. “7 Seventy House will provide direct access to a large customer base within the building itself. We are also ideally located to provide service to the surrounding neighborhood, which has become a bustling residential community. It was the perfect opportunity to expand our business.”
In all, 7 Seventy House features 24,000 square-feet of ground floor retail space which will include services and retailers to infuse new energy into the west end community, according to developer Bijou Properties and partner Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation.
“The opening of Prime-Time Cleaners-2 is notable on multiple fronts,” added Larry Bijou, managing partner of Hoboken-based Bijou Properties. “First and foremost, it delivers a needed service to all the residents of this new lifestyle center. It is also a sign of the resiliency of the Hoboken business community. At a time when many small business owners are facing challenges, a retailer opening a new location is an occasion to be celebrated.”
“We’re incredibly happy to welcome Prime Time Cleaners-2 to 7 Seventy House,” commented Peter Palandjian, Chairman and CEO of Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation. “This building was designed to not only introduce an exciting residential address to the neighborhood, but also create a vibrant community environment by adding vital shops, services and public amenities. The addition of Prime-Time Cleaners-2 will bolster the lively environment that’s quickly taking shape on Hoboken’s western end.”
Well over 50% of the homes at 7 Seventy House are now occupied, and more than 70% of its studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments have been leased, according to The Marketing Directors, the building’s exclusive marketing and leasing agent. Monthly rents start in the $2,600s, with limited-time incentives that include six weeks free on a 13-month lease.
Residences at 7 Seventy House feature open floor plans with red oak engineered wood floors and expansive windows that bathe the homes in natural light. Kitchens boast Quartz countertops, white ceramic tile backsplashes, custom cabinetry, and a premium GE stainless-steel appliance package, with in residence Bosch washer and dryers. Luxury baths are outfitted with grey mineral stone tile and Kohler fixtures.
7 Seventy House boasts a comprehensive 90,000 square-foot resort-style amenity package that includes its residents-only outdoor spaces. There’s also a penthouse pool with lounge seating, expansive amenity deck with BBQ stations, bocce ball court, state-of-the-art multi-level gym, play room, game room, indoor bike storage, on-site dog park, dog grooming room, alcove with coworking lounge and coffee station and a conference room with access to an outdoor lounge with a fire pit. Many of the amenity spaces boast views of the Manhattan skyline.
Beyond the private amenities, 7 Seventy House will offer services that include a 24-hour attended lobby, Hello Alfred concierge service and covered parking.
The landmark Marchetto Higgins Stieve Architects (MHS Architects)-designed building features a 14-story high rise tower with multiple terraced setbacks, a glass and brick exterior and a distinctive columned entryway.
7 Seventy House was developed in conjunction with a two-acre public resiliency park right outside the building. The 7th and Jackson park features a public plaza with step seating and tilted lawn panel, large plaza to accommodate vendors and seasonal markets, a children’s playground, a one-acre green space designed for active and passive recreation uses and a state-of-the-art 6,835 square-foot community gymnasium.
7 Seventy House has launched a virtual tour program to remotely accommodate prospective residents. To schedule a digital presentation, please visit the building’s website at www.7SeventyHouse.com or call 201-795-0770.
About Bijou Properties
Founded in 1999 in Hoboken, N.J., Bijou Properties is an award-winning owner, operator, and developer of the highest quality green development along the Hudson waterfront. A recognized leader in sustainable development, Bijou Properties created New Jersey’s first LEED gold residential high-rise, first LEED platinum mid-rise, and first Passive House multi-family building. A developer that prides itself on building livable neighborhoods, projects have included new parks and pedestrian plazas, a public gymnasium, charter school, non-profit theater space, and unique commercial tenants including a rock-climbing gym, independent bookstore and culinary studio.
About Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation
Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation is an SEC Registered Investment Adviser with decades long experience in real estate investment, finance, development, construction management and asset management. Since 1959, Intercontinental and its affiliates have managed, developed, or owned collectively over $14 billion in real estate property. Today, Intercontinental manages a real estate portfolio of approximately $10 billion for its clients. The Intercontinental portfolio is diversified both by robust property mix and by geography. Fund strategies actively seek opportunities to invest in both Core and Core-Plus properties, as well as in Value-Add operating properties and development projects.
About The Marketing Directors
With over 35 years of experience, The Marketing Directors is the preeminent development advisory that works exclusively on behalf of residential owners and builders to develop, market, and lease residential homes. The Marketing Directors are industry leaders, respected partners, and market innovators.