Overall.. very satisfied. The building is in great shape. Has a great location. If there are ever any issues that come up, maintenance or otherwise, they staff is very responsive and is always helpful. They are very professional and really treat the residents in way that shows they care and respect them as tenants and as people.
The front desk staff is fantastic, and building is generally clean. However, maintenance is quite poor. For example, the heat pump for the jacuzzi on the terrace was broken the whole summer, I've had broken-vacuum windows in my apartment that haven't been replaced for four months now, to the point that there's an inch of standing water inbetween the window panes now. There were a couple of minor issues too where the quality of repairs was subpar, so it's disappointing.
The quality of the building/construction is terrible. The windows and insulation are so bad that, in the winter, to heat our 750 sq. ft. apartment to just 65 degrees, we pay an average of $300/month in electricity. In addition, things are always falling apart, paint is always falling off the ceiling, the wood floor gives us splinters, we've had to replace our refrigerator twice, etc. Moreover, the management office practices questionable tactics (or, as we suspect, is forced to effectuate them).
My overall satisfaction has been good at The Gotham. Would have been Excellent, only if the building would be converted into a smoke-free building, and include this rule as part of the lease that smoking should not be allowed inside the apartment.
front desk is good
windows leaks cold air in winter
I have to seal the deck under the window to insulate
50 Columbus is a spectacular new super premium residential tower located in Jersey City's vibrant downtown Grove Street district. The community was designed by world renowned architect Costas Kondylis, with interiors by up-and-coming designer Andres Escobar. Residents benefit from on-site access to the Grove Street PATH Station and available on-site parking. Residences enjoy an abundance of natural light, as well as spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline, the Hudson River, the Statue of Liberty and the Harbor.
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