JEFFERSON, N.J. — Diversified Properties has broken ground on the first phase of construction at Jefferson Place, a development located on Hellers Lane in Jefferson. The first phase of the project will include an elevator-served building with 32 one and two-bedroom apartments. Units will range from 855 to 1,216 square feet in size. Planned amenities include private garages, a fitness center, outdoor lounge, grilling areas and individual storage units. Phase one is scheduled for completion in the fall of 2024.