Real Estate

March 20, 2019

WATCHUNG, NJ -- Cinemark Holdings has announced that the tentative grand opening of its newest movie theater, Cinemark Watchung and XD (1670 Route 22 East, Watchung) is expected to be April 19. Chick-Fil-A, Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar, Ulta Beauty, Sierra Trading Post, and Home Sense have ...

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BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ -- Bernards Township as been ranked the best place to live in Somerset County according to Niche.com's new “2019 Best Places to Live” rankings released last week. The annual Niche.com rankings examine schools, crime, home values, nightlife, family friendliness, diversity ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ [Updated from Jan. 28 article] A fourth mayorally-appointed task force, a quarry advisory group, was approved by a 4-1 vote of the Bernards Township Committee on Tuesday night, with the same vote count going for Mayor Carol Bianchi's initial appointments of residents to three ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Jack Morris, president and CEO of Piscataway-based Edgewood Properties, developer of The Edge luxury apartments on West Main Street, is deferring rent payments at all of his New Jersey residential properties for those federal employees impacted by the federal government ...

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BERNARDS TOWNSHIP,  NJ -- More residents moved out of New Jersey than any other state in 2018, with 66.8 percent of New Jersey moves being outbound, according to United Van Lines’ 42nd annual National Movers Study, which tracks customers’ state-to-state migration patterns over the past year. The ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Bernards Township’s settlement agreement with the statewide Fair Share Housing group that advocates for state-ordered affordable housing in many municipalities throughout the state has been ruled as "fair and reasonable" by State Supreme Court Judge Thomas C. Miller, the ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Although Bernards Township's affordable housing plan was not on the agenda, the issue dominated Tuesday night's Township Committee meeting, with neighbors of a new zone that would allow up to 280 housing units off Mountainview Boulevard -- including 62 low- to ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The Tuesday, Oct. 9 Bernards Township Committee meeting scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. was canceled due to lack of quorum of its members, the township clerk's office announced earlier in the day. The agenda included a proposed resolution and discussion on a plan outlining in ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ In September, the 180-acre Millington Quarry filed an application asking the Bernards Planning Board to split the property into two subdivisions, with the larger tract, at 129.48 acres, to be preserved to be "reasonably" developed in the future. But on Tuesday night -- when ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Despite opposition from neighbors and "no" votes cast by two members of the governing body, the creation of a new multifamily housing zone that can accommodate up to 280 new housing units was approved by a 3-2 vote of the Township Committee on Tuesday night. The vote came ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The Bernards Township Committee settled an affordable housing lawsuit and agreed to rezone for multifamily housing off Mountain View Boulevard at its last meeting, and this Tuesday is set to give the final approval to the new zone, which would allow construction of up to 280 ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ This Tuesday, the Bernards Township Committee is set to approve two agreements designed to meet the township's state-ordered affordable housing obligation through 2025, including support for a proposal to construct 62 state-required affordable housing units among 280 apartments ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - After hearing presentations by two developers, and hours of critique from a standing-room-only crowd of residents, the Bernards Township Committee narrowly voted on Tuesday night to select a proposal to construct 62 state-required affordable housing units among 280 apartments ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - This Tuesday's Bernards Township Committee agenda includes presentations by two developers seeking to build housing at two locations with a combined maximum of 466 housing units, with each to set aside 62 units for low to moderate-income housing.  Earlier this week, a release ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Bernards Township officials say the township has been "working in good faith" to reach a settlement agreement with the Fair Share Housing Center regarding a figure for affordable housing units in the township, and the matter will be on the Bernards Township Committee agenda for ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - After almost 40 years of performances and dramatic presentations in the Somerset Hills, Basking Ridge-based Trilogy Repertory Co. is appealing to the community to pledge funds to help construct a Cultural Arts Center at Fellowship Village in Basking Ridge to also serve as an ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Developer LCB Senior Living of Massachusetts abruptly dropped its request for the Bernards Township Committee before Tuesday's meeting to change the zoning on a 9.66-acre commercial property off Mount Airy Road to allow residential development. LCB Senior Living ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ A discussion on whether to change the zoning on a 9.66-acre commercial property off Mount Airy Road to a zone that could allow a assisted senior living facility to be built there was delayed by the Township Committee on Tuesday night. Further consideration of a Massachusetts ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - A public hearing on and possible enactment of an updated town ordinance that would ban sparklers and other now-legal novelty fireworks on public land is one of the items on Tuesday's Bernards Township Committee agenda, along with discussion of a proposed new senior housing zone ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - At its next meeting in July, the Bernards Township Committee is expecting to further discuss a proposal to build 94 units of assisted living housing for senior citizens on 9.66 acres off Mount Airy Road. Public comments on the plan would also be accepted at that ...

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Editor's Note: The following article on the 250th anniversary of the history of the Grain House restaurant building was submitted by Brooks Betz, a trustee for The Historical Society of the Somerset Hills (THSSH, www.thssh.org). The Historical Society of the Somerset Hills ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Township Committee members are willing to look at a proposal to build 94 units of assisted living housing for senior citizens on 9.66 acres off Mount Airy Road _   but they added there are many questions to be answered before they would consider support for such a ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset Station, an expansive Transit Village featuring apartments, townhouses, retail stores and a community center alongside the NJ Transit Raritan Valley line - with an interior roadway providing access to Route 206 - was given site plan and subdivision approvals by the ...

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  BERNARDS TWP., NJ – SafeWise, an independent review service, recently released its list of the 100 Safest Cities in America and the township is now the twelfth safest city in the country, up nine spots from last year’s ranking of twenty-first. According to FBI statistics, Bernards Township, ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ A state judge has knocked down a legal motion by a development group seeking to build up to 380 apartments and townhouses at the defunct Millington Quarry as a part of Bernards Township's required state affordable housing plan. Judge Thomas C. Miller on Friday denied the ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Friends of Stop the Quarry Inc. urged supporters to attend Tuesday night's Bernards Township Committee meeting, where the township and owners of Dewy Meadow Village and Crown Courts Apartments are due to discuss a settlement plan to address Bernards' affordable housing ...

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