The Alessi Organization is proud to announce that we have officially broken ground on the construction of a new storage facility, CubeSmart. We are happy to welcome CubeSmart to Bayonne and look forward to the benefits that this facility will bring to the community.
For over a century, this property has housed a rich variety of industrial and commercial spaces; CubeSmart follows in the area’s proud history. The site already brought a number of world-class companies to Bayonne, including Hunt-Wesson, manufacturer of Hunt’s Tomato Ketchup and Wesson Oil. Most recently, the space housed Manhattan Chocolate’s production facilities. We look forward to continuing and building upon this tradition with this groundbreaking.
When completed, the Cube Smart storage facility will consist of seven stories and have approximately 1,700 units, as well as seven loading docks. The facility will also feature high security and full climate control. Cube Smart will be open seven days per week, with limited hours on Sundays.
This groundbreaking is just one part of the Alessi Organization’s larger redevelopment project along East 22nd Street, which includes the development of The Crossing Shopping Center. We are proud to welcome Quick Check, Burger King, and Auto Zone as our anchor tenants for this location.
The Crossing Shopping Center will also feature a pedestrian plaza, featuring a limestone frieze that, for nearly 75 years, decorated the Philadelphia Civic Center. The piece is a homage to the timeline of construction and labor through history and was salvaged prior to the demolition of the Civic Center. We are happy to have the privilege of sharing this piece with the people of Bayonne and creating a space for the community.
We at the Alessi Organization take pride in this project with CubeSmart, as it furthers our mission of bringing jobs, world-class companies, and thriving community spaces to Bayonne.