Michels & Waldron Associates

Michels & Waldron Associates

River Vale, NJ


Luxury Jersey City, NJ Rental Designed By Michels & Waldron Unveiled in Historic Journal Square

By 86rkelly
Oct 2, '23 2:39 PM EST

Overlook Flats, a luxurious addition to Jersey City's real estate landscape, has officially launched leasing in historic Journal Square. Developed by Milton Fantin and the Fantin companies (Urban Property Developers and Urban Property Managers), this stunning 16-story property was designed by architect Michels & Waldron.

Located at 32 Oakland Avenue, Overlook Flats offers 297 meticulously crafted residences and an unparalleled array of indoor and outdoor amenities -- including a breathtaking rooftop oasis with a pool, firepits, and lounge overlooking the Manhattan skyline.

Ideally located just blocks from the Journal Square PATH Station, Overlook Flats presents an array of modern studios, one-, two-, and three-bedroom residences at net effective monthly rents starting from around $2,600. This sophisticated collection of homes is being offered with limited-time Grand Opening incentives that include up to two months free rent. Initial occupancy is scheduled for this fall.   

Overlook Flats features loft-inspired apartments with nine-foot ceilings and penthouses with  12’ ceilings, luxurious wide plank vinyl flooring, pre-installed living room fans, and floor-to-ceiling windows that flood each space with natural light. Kitchens are equipped with GE stainless steel appliances and designer cabinetry, while lavish baths boast frameless glass shower doors, quartz countertops, and Delta matte black fixtures. Residents are afforded the opportunity to personalize their living spaces on a first-come first-served basis, with select homes offering two different stunning color palettes for their kitchens and bathrooms, adding an additional layer of allure to the overall living experience.

Builder's Design is the building's interior designer.

The resort-inspired lifestyle at Overlook Flats is further enhanced by a comprehensive package of amenities and social spaces. Engaging outdoor areas imagined by landscape architect Melillo|Bauer|Carman include a rooftop amenity deck, one of Journal Square's highest, offering a pool with a hot tub, chaise lounges, BBQ areas, a kitchenette, and a lounge area with a foosball table and pool table. A second landscaped rooftop terrace provides firepits and additional picnic areas, as well as a bocce ball court and a pet playground. 

Indoor amenities are highlighted by a spacious lobby with a double-height lounge and sculptural floating staircase, co-working spaces, a children's playroom with a parent's den, golf simulator, and a modern fitness and training center with interactive equipment for on-demand workouts and separate H.I.I.T. studio Modern conveniences and services include 24-hour concierge, a smart package room and a state-of-the-art, fully-automated private parking garage.

Overlook Flats has been designed to achieve LEED-certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, demonstrating the developer’s commitment to sustainability and eco-friendly living. JT Engineering served as the structural engineer, and KEA Engineers as the MEP Engineer.