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Newark Planning Board OKs Plans for Second 'Shaq Tower'

August 7, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - Shaquille O'Neal’s second residential tower passed another milestone yesterday when the city planning board approved site plans for the project.

The 33-story building with 370 studio, one and two-bedroom units will be located steps away from Newark Penn Station at 769-781 McCarter Highway. About 75 affordable units will be sought for the project, said an attorney ...

774 Applicants and Counting for Affordable Units in Newark's Luxury Apartments

NEWARK, NJ - Ramon DeJesus was a little taken aback to hear there were 774 applicants for 24 affordable housing units in a new luxury apartment complex scheduled to open this fall in Newark.

“I mean, you never know,” he said while standing on a line at city hall yesterday to find out where he placed on the waiting list.

The coveted spots are in a new, luxury high-rise ...

Newark Unveils New Plan for Sussex Avenue Homeless Shelter

NEWARK, NJ - The temporary shelter that periodically closed amid public outcry will remain open for another month while city officials gear up for a year-round homeless sheltering plan.

The 224 Sussex Ave. shelter opened in December to house the homeless during extreme periods of cold weather and was only supposed to remain open until March. The city found funds for the shelter to stay ...

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