Alexan CityView, Largest LEED for Homes Multifamily Community in the Country Officially Opens
NJ BPU and USBCG Executives Take Guided Tour
Alexan CityView, offering studio to three bedroom units, is situated on 297 acres on the Peninsula at Bayonne Harbor at 302 Constitution Ave.
Today, Murphy conducted a guided tour of Alexan CityView, including the 10,000-square-foot clubhouse as well as model apartments, for
Working in close association with the NJ BPU, the New Jersey Clean Energy Program and the USGBC, TCR designed and built Alexan CityView as a sustainable structure in accordance with the stringent rating requirements of the LEED for Homes Silver certification.
“Alexan CityView was specifically designed and carefully constructed to minimize the environmental impact beginning with the efficient use of the land, and carrying through to its use and disposal of building materials, efficient use of energy, responsible conservation and use of water and of course, a healthy indoor environmental quality,” Murphy emphasized.
For example, each apartment is equipped with exhaust systems to remove humidity, dust and other airborne particles on a continuous basis. Other environmentally-friendly highlights and features of Alexan CityView include:
- ‘Transit-orientation’ of the community with easy proximity to the ferry, light rail and bus
- Resident recycling program
- Increased water management practices to reduce mold infiltration
- Every apartment is ENERGY STAR rated for appliances, windows, lights as well as efficient heating and cooling systems
- 165 covered bike racks as well as easy access to walking paths
- Property landscape design includes drought tolerant plants and high efficient sprinkler system
- Resident shuttle service to/from light rail during rush hour
- Discount Zipcar memberships for all residents
“Investing in energy-efficient homes through the
In commenting about Alexan CityView, Kredich said that the “LEED rating system is considered the benchmark standard for green building. LEED for Homes serves as a ‘nutrition label’ giving a clear and concise picture of all of the ways a home, such as Alexan CityView, performs at a higher level.”
The Alexan CityView will offer its residents a comprehensive menu of amenities including a fully equipped fitness studio, indoor basketball half court, executive business center, heated pool with sundeck and WiFi, controlled-entry enclosed garage parking, neighborhood dog park, on demand 24/7 concierge services.
Kettler Property Management,
About Trammel Crow Residential
Nationally acclaimed and nationally recognized, Trammell Crow Residential (TCR) is the premier residential development firm in the nation. For over three decades, TCR has been building better environments for living. TCR’s commitment is to build communities that are more than simply places to live. TCR builds homes where you can grow, prosper and enjoy a quality of life uncommon in rental living. Each community is designed with unparalleled sensitivity to regional preferences, both in construction and amenities. Architectural design complements the setting, interior floor plans are both functional and flexible, and landscaping and community areas are carefully designed and immaculately groomed. Each community TCR develops is truly a reflection of forward-thinking design, integrating living and recreation spaces for today’s lifestyles. TCR apartments are among any city’s most desirable apartment homes.