There’s little question Jersey City has gained a strong foothold in New York City’s housing market, capturing the attention of many Manhattan and Brooklyn residents with its easy access to work centers, upscale, fully-amenitized residential buildings and the exact type of vibrant and thriving downtown environment urban living enthusiasts seek.
For long-time Manhattan residents Jacqueline Troccoli and Alberto Pomello, the buzz emanating from this trendy New Jersey Hudson River Gold Coast City caught their ear in 2016, prompting the couple to investigate its rental opportunities and lifestyle.
“We first looked at Jersey City in summer 2016 when moving from our Hell’s Kitchen apartment,” Jaqueline says. “We ultimately decided we wanted one more year of New York City living,”
Jaqueline and Alberto would end up renting a home that summer at Ohm in Hudson Yards. Thirteen months later, however, they came to a firm decision it was time to escape the crowds and congestion of Manhattan and make the move to Jersey City where they could find a more expansive apartment at more attractive pricing.
“We were looking for more space for the two of us, as well as our mini golden doodle Sambuca,” adds Alberto. “We also decided we wanted to purchase a car and have more freedom beyond the public transportation of New York City. Traffic is a nightmare and parking is outrageous so we knew Manhattan wouldn’t be our forever home.” Continue reading