Hoboken Paint & Hardware

Hoboken Paint & Hardware closes after 23 years (doubled rent!)

Another long-time Hoboken business is now gone. Hoboken Paint & Hardware at 316 Washington Street is officially closed. Gotta love the way “mayor” don Zimmer is going out of her way to keep great businesses in town. As chain store after chain store open, what made Hoboken unique with places like this, close up shop. “Great Downtowns” my ass!

Hoboken Paint and Hardware closing

They had everything you could possibly need for the upkeep of your home or apartment. Little nuts & bolts. Light bulbs. Tools, fasteners, hooks, paint, and much more. And they were the ONLY Hoboken hardware store open on Sunday. Now if you need an emergency part or plumbing supply – you’ll have to figure out how to get to Home Depot.

The rent apparently was doubling to around $20,000 per month. But I’m sure if an Apple store opens up there, most of you will be thrilled. Because what more do you need in life? /sarc.

If you happen to be walking by and they’re open – everything inside is 50% off.

Hoboken Paint and Hardware doomed thanks to zimmer

Description: Paint & Hardware. Essentially vacant now.
Address: 316 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030
Telephone: 201-222-0003

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Sunday, October 26, 2014 2:07 pm

Great guy and place, I used to love going here as it’s the only place with a free temporary parking spot in front. The hydrant.

Thursday, October 2, 2014 1:35 am

What a drag. Something genuinely useful for the community is pushed out for profit. Maybe there are not enough DIY’ers left to justify this kind of business. Everyone wants instant results, which usually means paying someone else to solve their problems.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 7:31 pm

Things are looking up in Hoboken. Can’t wait for another realty office to open. They have such nice windows and clean interiors.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011 7:15 am

Our webmaster must have private parking space or garage with his constant “everything is so close to Hoboken” comments about businesses in the area. Yes there are two Home Depots nearby…IF you have a car…or IF you feel like giving up your street space to go on a quick errand and then spend 30 mins looking for parking when you return.

Tuesday, August 9, 2011 1:07 pm

$199,000 for 4700 square feet? I would buy this in a second for that type of square footage on washington, if that is actually the location.

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Tuesday, August 9, 2011 7:18 pm

As I read it, the business is for sale, not the building or unit. If you want to convert to another business, call it a $200k move-in fee.[quote comment=”209521″]$199,000 for 4700 square feet? I would buy this in a second for that type of square footage on washington, if that is actually the location.[/quote]

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