• Pier Village
  • Long Branch, NJ
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Beachfront Rescue

After the beloved pier, amusement park and existing structures were ravaged by fire, the Jersey Shore’s new mixed-use development of 16 acres sparked the revitalization of an entire beachfront community. The architectural design borrows from the city’s historical architectural heritage of stately Victorian beachfront mansions. The building forms a semi-circular festival plaza completely lined with 100,000 square feet of boutique shops and restaurants. The upper 4 floors encompass 536 year-round rental apartments. The development has received numerous awards for its success in place making, including the APA N.J. Great Places Award.

Project At-A-Glance

Developer/Client: Applied Development Company

Location: Long Branch, New Jersey

Size: 320 Residential Units & 77,000 Sq. Ft. Retail

Completion: 2001


  • APA N.J. Great Places Award
  • 2012 N.J. Future Smart Growth Award
  • 2011 N.J. Governor’s Tourism Award
  • 2009 Urban Land Institute Project of the Year
  • 2006 Urban Land Institute

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