Real Estate

January 28, 2020

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Borough Mayor Thaddeus Kobylarz announced that the borough is close to hiring an independent financial analyst to review the River Road Redevelopment project and will follow by hiring another analyst for the Post Office Plaza site. Kobylarz assured the public at the regular ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ - Real estate attorney Evan Drachman will be one of several featured speakers at the second annual SWK Home Expo sponsored by the Simon Westfall-Kwong Real Estate Group of Short Hills. Drachman's sought after expertise and knowledge about property taxes, assessments ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The Planning Board's approval this week of a 280-unit housing development off Mountainview Boulevard, with a proposed 62 units of state-ordered affordable housing, is the third and final project approved to settle the township's affordable housing obligation _ at least until ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Downtown Plainfield parking lots and buildings including the former Strand Theater are the latest properties to come under scrutiny for redevelopment. “Bottom line, surface parking lots are inefficient uses of valuable land in our downtown,” according to Planning Director Bill ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ – More than 700 signatures have been collected by a Barnegat resident to protest what he calls a new “trailer park” slated for West Bay Avenue. Tony Sloane started the petition, which features a snapshot of a vintage and run-down trailer. Meanwhile, photographs submitted by the ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield's Planning Board will hold a public hearing on a non-condemnation area in need of redevelopment investigation at its February 6 meeting.  According to a legal notice, a report was prepared by the Nishuane Group, and the property addresses at 1202-1214 South Avenue, ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — During the next meeting of the West Orange Historic Preservation Commission—to be held at town hall on Wednesday at 7 p.m.—a representative from Easton Architects, a New York-based firm that recently completed the third site survey of the township, will present the findings of ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - The Hawthorne Council has two important matters on the agenda for their meeting on Wednesday, January 22. The town's governing body will swear-in the new councilperson (name to be announced) for the Ward 3 council seat.  The interim appointment was necessitated following the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Lois Schneider Realtor has welcomed Jacqueline “Jackie” Sklar as its newest Sales Associate. With more than a decade of experience as a fashion executive at Ralph Lauren, GAP, Calvin Klein, and more, Sklar brings a refined eye for design and knowledge of staging to the next phase of ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield's Planning Board reorganized at its first meeting of 2020, with the gavel being returned to Ron Scott Bey who was re-elected as Chairman and Horace Baldwin as Vice Chairman. Peter Vignuolo will remain as Board Attorney and Rosalind Miller as Secretary. New members Stacey ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — The Plainfield Zoning Board of Adjustments will hold its annual reorganization meeting on Wednesday, January 15. Board member Robert K. Graham, whose term had expired at the end of 2019, and newcomer Sandra Harrison will be sworn in. A resolution adopting the nominations was ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - PSE&G has announced that, while the new gas mains have been installed,  smaller work zones in various locations to finish connecting the newly installed main into distribution system are being worked on. These locations usually occur at intersections and all work zones ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Ashley and Christopher Felice were angry about the way the Chatham Township Committee decided to turn the municipal building into 65 affordable housing units at its Nov. 14 meeting and that displeasure has resulted in a civil lawsuit filed against the township. The lawsuit was ...

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Holmdel, New Jersey: There are more real estate companies than you can keep track of, and yet EXIT Realty East Coast maintains status as one of the top recruiting agencies in Monmouth County.  Agents can position themselves anywhere. However, after carefully researching options and realizing the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Heavy construction equipment has cut a roadbed off of Route 206 North to connect with the Somerset Station residential complex now under construction alongside the Somerville NJ Transit Station. The new road will empty on to South Bridge Street, just south of the existing ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The municipal government is looking at redevelopment for 5.5 acres of property on the town’s border with Garwood. The redevelopment plan includes five parcels. The largest of the properties encompasses 4.13 acres at 421-449 South Avenue East and is anticipated to have 156 housing ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Township Committee will try to sort out its options for an alternative to its affordable housing plan when it holds a Special Meeting, Tuesday, Jan. 7, three days before it must file a formal legal motion for an extension. During the "Hearing of Citizens" at the 2020 ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The site of countless children's birthday parties and fun summer afternoons throughout Union County, Bowcraft's days have been numbered for several years. After all, the Scotch Plains Planning Board in 2016 approved a proposal from developers who bought the property and planned ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — TAPinto Plainfield takes a look at our top stories on business and redevelopment projects that defined 2019 in the Queen City.  First up?  Interest in redevelopment overall. Plainfield Downtown Buzzing, What's Next? Plainfield Zoning Board to Hear from Applicant for ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield's Planning Board will reorganize at its first meeting of the new year.  It will also hear from Applicant 1369 South Plainfield LLC for the property located at 1369-1403 South Avenue, which falls within the South Avenue East Redevelopment Area.  The Applicant, from ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Demolition is moving swiftly on South Ave. at the site of the former Giovanna’s restaurant.  Earlier in June the family-owned restaurant bid farewell after 36 years to many loyal customers who made it a point to visit before the final closing day. Known for its pickled onions and ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Borough of Chatham Council held its final meeting of 2019, bidding farewell and thanks to outgoing members, Chatham Borough Mayor Bruce Harris, Council President James Collander and council member Victoria Fife with resolutions at a Special Meeting held Thursday night. The ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The first major development on North Avenue won final approval at Thursday’s Planning Board meeting, as well as one redevelopment plan that could result in 10-story buildings and another for use of a former hospital parking lot. When the board met on December 5, the development ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Following a successful court hearing last week, a portion of Industrial Parkway is officially under the ownership of the Township of Livingston for the purpose of building a new site of the Livingston Department of Public Works (DPW). Mayor Al Anthony—who gathered at the site ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Township Planning Board unanimously memorialized the approved applications for the Skatepark Affordable Housing - Arbor Green at Chatham - and the Dixiedale Development at its regular meeting on Monday night. In other business related to affordable housing obligations, ...

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When it comes to buying or selling a home, the most important decision one can make may very well be choosing the right realtor. While there will be several professionals you will most likely deal with during the home buying or selling process, none will be more important to you than your ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – After years in business the popular Ralph's Famous Italian Ices and Ice Cream located at 700 Boulevard has permanently closed its doors. The establishment that brought such joy to the Kenilworth community is now up for lease. Ralph's is still listed as open on their website, ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - In another meeting that crept past midnight into Friday, the Chatham Township Committee voted to seek a delay in its affordable housing compliance hearing to September, putting a pause on the plan to turn the municipal building into 65 affordable housing units. Deputy Mayor Mike ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - PSE&G has announced that, while the new gas mains have been installed, PSE&G still has smaller work zones in various locations to finish connecting the newly installed main into the PSE&G distribution system. These locations usually occur at intersections and all ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Township residents are expected to again turn out in large numbers 7:30 p.m. Thursday night when the Chatham Township Committee takes a promised vote on reconsidering its decision to hand over the municipal building for the construction of 65 affordable housing units. The ...

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