BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Developers of the former King’s Site off of Springfield Avenue will present their application for the “Stratton House” development at the Wednesday, May 16, planning board meeting.
Mayor Bob Woodruff said at the last council meeting the applicants intend to complete the process of obtaining approval from the planning board that evening. After the approval, is granted “things will move quickly," he said.
According to the information on the agenda, the applicant seeks both wants primary and final site plan approval to redevelop the property. There will be a three-story, 150-unit inclusionary rental residential development with 292 garage parking spaces and eight surface parking spaces. The development will include various amenities, including 150 units, of which 23 will be affordable housing units. The existing retail and restaurant space, which is about 25,000 square feet will remain on the property.
The Township Council has already approved this area as an area in need of redevelopment and has set the design requirements for the property.
This application is the third item on the agenda for the evening. The first is for an adoption of a resolution for “Luxury Investment Properties, LLC, at 484 Plainfield Ave.,” which converts one lot into two, on which two new single-family homes will be built.
The second is a review of a plan to make exterior site improvements at Walgreens for ADA compliance.
The third item is for the application for “Berkeley Heights Developers, L.L.C. (“Stratton House”), 428-434 Springfield Avenue, Block 702, Lot 17 (DD-Zone).
The board meets at 7:30 p.m. in Town Hall, 29 Park Ave. Members of the public are invited to attend.