If you’re looking for real estate, then look no further- Gerard Stier is here to help. Union City is within Hudson County and its part of the “Gold Coast”, which is a 19 mile stretch on the Hudson River and includes the likes of Hoboken, Jersey City, Edgewater, and Weehawken. It has a population of around 67,000 residents.
Its name comes from merging West Hoboken and Union Hill. The two waves of immigration from Germany and Cuba have greatly shaped the character of the city. Union City has two nicknames, Havana on the Hudson and Embroidery Capital of the US. These nicknames are an important reflection of the city’s history and every year the city holds the Cuban Day Parade of New Jersey, and the passion play, which is the longest running one in the country.
There is a lot to brag about here, with stunning and affordable Union City, New Jersey real estate options and lots to do. In 2015 the Union City/Weehawken Reservoir Park opened and it straddles the border of the two cities. It encompasses over 14 acres of land that had sat unused since the last 1990’s.
There is plenty of public transportation, too. There are two airports under 15 miles away, and bus terminals providing regular services. There’s no PATH station, but the transit bus runs straight to the Port Authority Bus Terminal, as there is quick access to Route 495. There’s also the light rail which leads to various PATH stations, including Newport and Hoboken. If you’re looking for a Union City apartment many complexes provide shuttle rides directly to the nearest PATH train. That should provide you with time to decide your best commuting option, with many residents citing that the bus is the quickest option. There’s also the ferry.
Whether you are interested in Union City apartments for sale or rent, Gerard Stier Realty Group can help you find the ideal property for all of your needs. With museums, bowling, restaurants, Union City bars, and parks- Union City is the ideal city for any resident to begin their house hunt. The Union City Historical Museum has library memorabilia, town architecture, school items, photos, and more from the city’s history. The Union City restaurants offer friendly service, delicious food and drinks, plus a relaxed atmosphere that you can enjoy with friends.
There are plenty of excellent local schools, in fact Union City has the best schools in Hudson County. There’s no time to waste, contact Gerard Stier Realty Group and allow us to guide you to your dream property.
Union City is an affordable and convenient option for commuters, or New Yorkers looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city.
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