Aerofarms | Download Full Project Sheet

Project specifications:

Location: Newark, NJ
Project Type: Industrial - Ground Up
Architect: KSS Architects
Project Features:

  • 69,000 SF ground up vertical urban farm facility
  • current old industrial site of a converted steel factory
  • Indoor vertical farming system
  • Twelve levels of growing systems
  • Utilizing LED lights
  • Climate control tempatures


In the Ironbound section of Newark, NJ Hollister is building a 69,000-square-foot corporate headquarters and production facility for Aerofarms, and what will be the world's largest indoor vertical farms. Using state-of-the-art, cleantech aeroponics and LED lights, AeroFarms is the commercial leader for indoor vertical farming, utilizing a totally controlled growing environment without sun or soil and minimizing harmful transportation miles. Once completed, the facility will be able to produce about two million pounds of green vegetables and herbs each year. The RBH Group partnering with Newark City Officials and the New Jersey Economic Development Authority is financial backed from Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group, Prudential Financial Inc. on this $30 million dollar renovation that will turn an old industrial site into a vertical urban farm.