Bohler Transforms Former Saks Fifth Avenue Site in Springfield, NJ

13 February, 2023


New Jersey developer, Garden Communities, announced that significant construction progress has been made on The Metropolitan luxury apartment building in Springfield, NJ. The mixed-use development is preparing for a mid-2023 pre-leasing launch.

According to Garden Communities, The Metropolitan will introduce 270 luxury rental residences and will include 223 one- and two-bedroom rentals. Additionally, 47 two- and three-bedroom townhomes are under construction around the property perimeter. The apartment complex will also incorporate approximately 5,000 square feet of retail space fronting on upper Millburn Avenue.

“The Metropolitan is establishing a new best-and-highest use for this legendary Millburn Avenue address and serving as a catalyst to restore vibrancy to its neighborhood,” said Garden Communities’ managing director Scott Loventhal. “The community’s impressive amenities, ultra-convenient location and diverse product mix will establish a one-of-a-kind lifestyle that will appeal to every demographic of renter.”

Bohler’s Ridgewood, NJ, team provided site civil engineering and permitting services. Bohler’s Planning, Landscape Architecture and Design studio designed courtyards with a host of outdoor amenities including firepits and seating areas, a heated pool with sundecks, an outdoor kitchen, barbeque grills and dining areas as well as a landscaped private park.

For decades, Saks Fifth Avenue on Millburn Avenue reigned as a suburban mecca for high-end retail and metropolitan sophistication. Now, The Metropolitan, a new residential neighborhood is revitalizing this legendary address. Learn more here.

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