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March 29, 24

Going greener: From rainwater recycling to composting, apartment builders see a new frontier in sustainability

At Fifty-Five Union, a new 403-unit apartment building in Newark’s Ironbound section, developer J&L Cos. has incorporated features aimed at conserving water and reducing the impact of rainwater on the streets. Most notable is a cutting-edge recycling system that captures stormwater on the roof, filters it using UV radiation and repurposes it for irrigation throughout the property.

January 27, 2024

Ironbound’s Fifty-Five Union Achieves Groundbreaking Fitwel Healthy Housing Certification

Newark has hit a new milestone in sustainable living with J&L Companies’ latest development, Fifty-Five Union, becoming the first residential building in the city to earn a Fitwel® certification. This landmark achievement underlines the developer’s dedication to promoting the well-being of its residents. Fifty-Five Union, situated in the historic Ironbound district, has been recognized by the Center for Active Design (CfAD) for meeting stringent standards that support physical, mental, and social health. The building shines with features that nurture wellness, including ample natural light, over 20,000 square feet of outdoor space, and top-tier fitness amenities.

February 8, 2024

ULI Northern New Jersey unveils honorees for April awards gala

The Urban Land Institute’s Northern New Jersey chapter has announced the winners of its 2024 Excellence Awards, highlighting a host of projects and professionals involved in land use and development in the state.

October 6, 2023

Long-Time Ironbound Resident Upgrades Lifestyle at Fifty-Five Union

Harrison-Newark FYI | Retail Executive Thrilled to Discover Brand-New, High-Quality Residences Right in Her Neighborhood

July 22, 2023

Fifty-Five Union Illuminates The Path Towards A Greener Newark

Newark Patch | New Ironbound Apartment Building Innovates with Eco-Friendly Features; Pursues Fitwel® Certification

May 17, 2023

J&L debuts 403-unit luxury apartment building in Newark’s Ironbound section

J&L Cos. is opening the doors to a highly anticipated, 403-unit apartment building in Newark’s historic Ironbound section.

May 17, 2023

55 Union launches leasing in Newark just steps from Penn Station

Leasing is officially underway at Fifty-Five Union — a fresh and contemporary residential destination in Newark’s Ironbound District — according to an announcement from developer J&L Cos.

May 17, 2023

Leasing for 400+ residential units launches in Newark’s Ironbound

Located just off the platform from Newark Penn Station in the Ironbound, Fifty-Five Union is now leasing its 403 units.

May 16, 2023

Ironbound Section of Newark, New Jersey, To Get New Apartments

The historic Ironbound neighborhood in Newark, New Jersey, is getting a new 403-unit apartment building.