Vincent Marchetto

Management in the Built Environment

Resilient DenCity: Integrating Real Estate, Flood Resilience, and Urban Design on the Jersey City Waterfront

This report focuses on the relationship between real estate, flood resiliency and urban design on the Jersey City Waterfront. Waterfront communities are increasingly at risk due to climate change and sea level rise. This report outlines how real estate development can be used to make urban waterfronts more flood resilient as well as provide more opportunities for recreation. By weaving together the needs and potential of Jersey City, a bright vision for the waterfront emerges.