12B — January 17 - 30, 2014 — New Jersey — Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal


Natural Resources partners with Lessard Design Assocites & Alan Tanksley Interiors GFI Mortgage to serve as direct lender for The Pearl in Edgewater E N ew J ersey DG EWAT E R , N J — GFI Mortgage an- nounced that sales have

“We are privileged to serve as lender for such a breath- taking project,” said Jordan Roth , senior branch manager at GFI Mortgage. “We will take a hands-on approach with brokers and attorneys to en- sure an efficient and seamless mortgage process for what is sure to be a high-demand com- munity.” Skidmore Owings and Merrill , architects of New York City’s Freedom Tower at One World Trade, originally designed The Pearl as a re- search facility in 1953. Nearly 60 years later, developer Natu-

ral Resources has partnered with Lessard DesignAssoci- ates and Alan Tanksley In- teriors to give the waterfront building a proper facelift, starting with new full-height windows, natural finishes and sustainable energy systems. The Pearl will serve as an accessible upscale alternative to traditional city living. In addition to its proximity to the George Washington Bridge and Lincoln Tunnel, the com- munity offers seamless ac- cess to Manhattan via nearby ferry terminals. Furthermore, residents are only a short drive from three major international airports, along with many of Hudson County’s renowned recreation destinations. “For those looking for city convenience and accessibility in a suburban locale, The Pearl really has it all,” Roth said. “We’ll be able to offer an expan- sive portfolio and competitive rates on a truly breathtaking property with Manhattan views that you really need to see to believe.” The Pearl is constructed us- ing Natural Resources’ trade- marked intelligent design, us- ing energy efficient appliances and hyper-efficient HVAC systems. The design of the building incorporates environ- mentally friendly materials, including sustainably forested timber and local reclaimed wood. n RIDGEFIELD PARK, NJ — KABR Real Estate Investment Partners an- nounced it has moved its corporate headquarters to its recently-acquired building at 100 Challenger Rd. The build- ing is highly visible from route 95 while providing stunning views of Overpeck County Park, the largest recreational venue in Bergen County, cov- ering over 805 acres. KABR has expanded its headquarters to 13,000 s/f to accommodate its growing staff of employees. 100 Challenger Rd., part of the 60-acre Overpeck Centre, sits at the junction of Route 46, I-80 and the NJ Turnpike and has a historic occupancy rate of more than 90 percent. It is the only office park in Northern New Jersey to have its own exit off the Turnpike (Exit 68). n KABR expands with new HQ

commenced at The Pearl, a community of 71 condomini- ums in Edgewater. Located on the banks of the Hudson River, equidis- tant from both the George Washington Bridge and the Lincoln Tunnel, The Pearl of- fers spectacular Manhattan views in a relaxed waterfront setting. GFI will serve as a direct mortgage lender for the residences, providing in-house processing, underwriting and closing support.

Residences at The Pearl

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