BREAKING: Developers and city of Hoboken discussing possible 20-story hotel behind River Street Post Office
Dec 04, 2012 | 5189 views | 3 3 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend | print

HOBOKEN -- According to an article in New Jersey Business, design firm Cooper Carry has been hired to design a 20-story, 200-room hotel behind the River Street Post Office in Hoboken, near the PATH station. The article said that Philadelphia-based KMS Development Partners are developing the hotel alongside the United States Post Office. The hotel plan covers 140,000 square feet and would “reconfigure aspects of the current post office.”

According to Hoboken Spokesman Juan Melli, while the area has been deemed one in need of rehabilitation, nothing has been approved.

“The post office wants to redevelop the area,” Melli said Tuesday, “and the City Council designated it an area in need of rehabilitation. The discussions have begun but absolutely nothing has been approved.”

Cooper Carry and KMS Development will have to await approval from the council.

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December 04, 2012
What area in need of redevelopment? The parking lot behind the post office? What needs redevelopment is that eyesore of an unused building sitting there next to the bus/path station and parking lot.
December 04, 2012
Like the idea but think 20 stories is too tall.
December 04, 2012
What a great addition to our business district, waterfront and business community a second hotel would be. Hoboken is coming of age! Projects like hotels that ads ratables and bring business and businesses to town offer a lot to the community with little over all impact. Good luck to the developers.