Vermella at Garwood Station Now Over 50% Leased in Union County, NJ

Vermella at Garwood Station, the 296-home luxury rental community adjacent to the NJ Transit train station in Garwood, NJ, is now more than 50% leased, according to Russo Development, which introduced the upscale community as part of its celebrated brand of Vermella lifestyle neighborhoods.

Offering a resort-style experience and a lively atmosphere that’s amplified by the hundreds of residents who now call it home, Vermella at Garwood Station has transformed into a vibrant residential setting and one of Central Jersey’s hottest new rental buildings.

Featuring well-appointed studio, one and two-bedroom apartments, an impressive 40,000 square feet of completed indoor and outdoor amenities, and convenient proximity to in-town shopping, dining, nightlife and three NJ Transit train stations, Vermella at Garwood Station delivers a harmonic approach to living. The well-balanced lifestyle has appealed to a broad demographic, from empty nesters scaling down from large single-family homes in neighboring Cranford and Westfield to young professionals migrating from urban centers in Jersey City and Hoboken in search of more living and open space.

“With a steady stream of residents moving in, Vermella at Garwood Station has come alive, and its dynamic lifestyle is on full display,” said Adam Pasternack, President of Russo Property Management, which has delivered and manages 10 other Vermella communities throughout the region.  “It’s rewarding to see the interaction and relationships forming among the new neighbors as they connect through the community’s amenities and social spaces and numerous events and programming.”

Spotlighting the vibrant atmosphere at Vermella at Garwood istheextensive offering of indoor and outdoor amenities which blur the lines between home and vacation.  Coveted outdoor space is highlighted by an expansive resort-style pool and sundeck with outdoor grills and a movie wall.  A sprawling, landscaped courtyard features grills, al fresco dining areas, lounge seating and a dog run.

Inside, residents enjoy a dramatic-but-welcoming two-story lobby, clubroom with game tables and media center, multi-sport simulator, business and co-working center, state-of-the-art fitness center, private yoga and spin studio, juice bar and private dining space.

A robust calendar of resident social events encourages interaction and creates a true “community” feel.

Vermella at Garwood Station’s well-appointed residences feature 9′ ceilings, plank flooring, in-home full-size washer and dryer and expansive windows that bathe the homes in natural light.  Gourmet chef-inspired kitchens boast full-size stainless-steel appliances, custom white shaker-style cabinets, Silestone countertops and kitchen islands. Spa-like baths are adorned with dual vanities with backlit mirrors, ceramic tile floors and carbon matte tiled wet walls.  Most apartments offer private balconies, terraces, and even private, brownstone like entrances.  Monthly rents start from the $2,300s with limited time incentives that include one-month’s free rent.

Located at 450 South Street, Vermella at Garwood Station places residents in an ideal setting to enjoy Garwood’s downtown boutique shopping experience, with neighboring Westfield and Cranford expanding the dining, shopping, and nightlife options.  The community itself will provide approximately 19,500 square feet of street-level retail space that will house a café, restaurant, and other convenience operators. A great amenity for the residents and Garwood who has seen strong demand for additional restaurants, specialty fitness and health and beauty care.

The adjacent NJ TRANSIT train station offers service along the Raritan Valley line, delivering commuters to New York Penn Station in under an hour, while Route 22 and the Garden State Parkway provide easy access to northern new Jersey and all the delights of the famed Jersey Shore. 

For additional information on Vermella at Garwood Station and to schedule a private tour of the community’s furnished model homes and amenities, please call 833.1679 or visit


Russo Development is one of the most active, privately held developers of industrial, data center, and multifamily properties serving the New Jersey market.  Russo has earned a reputation for well-planned developments that are distinguished by their emphasis on detail and quality.  Over their 50-year history, Russo has completed more than 8 million square feet of industrial projects and has become one of the largest owners of data center space in the New York metropolitan area.  The firm has also completed approximately 3,300 rental apartments during the past several years and has a multi-family pipeline of over 3,500 units planned in various New Jersey communities over the next five years.  To learn more about the firm’s philosophies and hallmarks, please visit


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