Newport Centre is a shopping mall in Jersey City, New Jersey that opened in 1987. One of eleven shopping malls in New Jersey managed by Simon Property Group, Inc., it is located at 30 Mall Drive West, and is bound by Henderson Street on the west, Mall Drive East on the east, 6th Street on the south, and Newport Parkway on the north. The mall has a gross leasable area of 1,149,147 sq ft (106,759.2 m2). The one-million plus square-foot super-regional mall is the first of its size in Hudson County.
There are three floors to the mall complex, which houses a number of stores, including anchor stores J. C. Penney, Kohl's, Macy's and Sears. The top floor has a food court and an AMC Theatres. The mall is a part of the Newport Complex, which includes the Newport Tower, the third tallest building in Jersey City. Both it and the Hudson Mall are in an "Urban Enterprise Zone", reducing the state sales tax on purchases from 7% to 3.5% (with no sales tax on clothing).
Payment is required to park in the mall garage. The mall can be reached via the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail and PATH systems. Is it served by New Jersey Transit buses and is the terminus for guagua (minibus) routes from Jersey City Heights and the North Hudson towns of Guttenberg, North Bergen, West New York and Union City. #centre #city #jersey #mall #neport #new #shopping