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Following Approval Developer Says: Paterson Residents Will Build This Building

March 22, 2019

PATERSON, NJ - Plans to redevelop the site of the former Paterson Armory took an important step forward Thursday with a 5-2 vote of the Board of Adjustment in approval of the project proposed by prominent local developer Charles Florio.

What once stood as a 3-story, 75,000 s.f. giant in the heart of the City’s 5th Ward will now be transformed into a seven foot mixed use residential ...

138 Unit Residential Project Set to 'Define City for the Future'

BAYONNE, NJ - The much heralded renaissance of Bayonne took another step forward on Tuesday with the ribbon cutting of the 138-unit 19 East residential building located just blocks from the 22nd Street Light Rail station.

While nearly 20 percent of the units are already filled Mayor Jimmy Davis said that he looked forward to being back in the coming months celebrating full occupancy, an ...

Councilman Al Abdelaziz Hosts Town Hall to Discuss Medical Marijuana Industry's Arrival in Paterson

PATERSON, NJ - Paterson residents got their first chance to ask questions and offer comments on a plan to bring a medical marijuana production facility to the City’s Sixth Ward.

While many in the room cited religious conflicts and fears about their children gaining access to the drug, city officials, joined by executives from Green Thumb Industries (GTI), the national cannabis ...

'Ground Level' Support from Trenton to Help in Redevelopment of Industrial Sites

TRENTON, NJ - Paterson is set to be added to a list of New Jersey municipalities benefiting from a state-led program that provides “ground-level” support for brownfields redevelopment and urban revitalization efforts.

According to a statement by the New Jersey Economic Development  Authority (NJEDA), the Community Collaborative Initiative (CCI) embeds Department of ...

Final Beam Raised on New Construction at 477 Broadway

BAYONNE, NJ - Exactly 20 years to the day a massive fire  tore through and destroyed several of the buildings that sat on the block, Mayor James Davis led a delegation of city officials in a ceremony to mark the topping off of the soon-to-be eight story, 72 residential unit, building that has been steadily rising at 477 Broadway.

“This is the progress Bayonne has been waiting for ...

Governor Phil Murphy Helps Set Stage for Redevelopment in Paterson

PATERSON, NJ - Foreshadowing a day in the not to distant future when the area would be “bustling with galleries and restaurants,” Governor Phil Murphy was in Paterson on February 15 to announce a strategy, through the issuance of tax credits, to help breath new life into the former mills that gave rise to the moniker “Silk City.” Under the proposed legislation up to $20 ...

Passaic County and the State of New Jersey Continue to Rally Behind Displaced Marcal Employees

PATERSON, NJ - The New Jersey Department of Labor, in partnership with the Passaic County One-Stop, held a Hiring Event at Passaic County Community College for the Marcal workers displaced by the January 30 fire that destroyed much of the facility.

With nearly 500 workers left without a job, the State of New Jersey and Passaic County have rallied behind these workers, doing ...

Is Light Rail Coming to Paterson?

PATERSON, NJ- New Jersey Transit officials hosted a public meeting at Eastside High School Wednesday to provide insight and obtain community feedback on efforts underway to explore the restoration of passenger service between Hawthorne and Hackensack, ultimately connecting with the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail.   

While any such project is many years away from seeing shovels hit ground, ...

Daylong Conference to 'Propel Paterson' Set for Friday

PATERSON, NJ - Mayor Andre Sayegh and President Richard J. Helldobler of William Paterson University are set to host the daylong Propel Paterson Symposium to kick off a new partnership between the City of Paterson and William Paterson University designed to support Paterson’s revitalization through learning, research, and action.

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