The Real Deal New York

Ironstate’s David Barry is ready for the Jersey City boom

One of NJ's biggest developers sounds off on the city's past, present and future
By Joseph Mazzella | June 08, 2016 01:21PM

David Barry

David Barry

From the New Jersey Market report: As a New Jersey native, David Barry has seen countless changes along the Hudson River. Less than two decades ago, Jersey City’s waterfront was primarily used as a shipping hub and its land was inundated with industrial rail yards. But as the ports became fewer and manufacturing moved elsewhere, the city reinvented itself as a vibrant community for established residents and newcomers alike.

Now, the 51-year-old developer and his brother Michael Barry, who co-own Ironstate Development Company, are the faces behind one of the most active development firms in Jersey City. [more]