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City looking to redevelop underutilized park

November 16, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The city is looking to renovate and beautify Feaster Park on Commercial Avenue, an area which officials say has been historically underused.

Feaster Park has a “passive design,” according to Glenn Paterson, the city's planning director. That is, the park emphasizes open space rather than recreational equipment or programming.

Sitting along Commercial ...

Premier Properties Celebrates its "Curb Appeal" in New Brunswick

New Brunswick, NJ -  Premier Properties of New Brunswick took home the prestigious Curb Appeal award for its 17 Mine Street apartment building at the New Jersey Apartment Association’s (NJAA) 24th Annual Garden State Awards.

Judged by a panel of multifamily (apartment) industry experts from New Jersey and beyond, the achievement distinguishes Premier Properties as one of ...

$2.5 billion mixed-use project approved for Raritan River waterfront

SAYREVILLE, NJ -North American Properties (NAP), a privately-held, multi-regional real estate operating and development company with properties across the United States, recently announced “Riverton,” a 418-acre, shovel-ready waterfront redevelopment on the Raritan River, in a joint venture with New Jersey-based PGIM Real Estate.

In what is considered the largest mixed-use project ...

Planning board approves new hotel​; ​some ​local neighbors ​cite traffic concerns

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The city planning board voted 9-0 to approve plans for a 109-unit,​ four​-story hotel at the jughandle connecting Route 1 and Route 18 north.

The move came at the board’s November 13 meeting, after close to two hours of testimony from the hotel’s developer, Highview Hospitality NB, LLC, as well as residents in the nearby Rutgers Village, who were opposed to the ...

City parking authority looking at app to let users reserve parking spot on their phone

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The city parking authority is looking at implementing a phone app that’d let customers reserve a parking spot on their phones.

If the idea becomes a reality, users could download the app, reserve the spot and pay on their phone, according to Mitch Karon, executive director of the New Brunswick Parking Authority.

Users would have thousands of spots across New ...

​ROI-NJ Names Paladino Top Real Estate Developer in NJ​

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - ​For decades, the New Brunswick Development Corporation (DEVCO) has been making ​tremendous ​strides to make the Hub City a great place to be, and people around the state ​continue to take notice.

On October 30, the real estate magazine ROI-NJ named DEVCO’s president, Chris Paladino, as the top real estate ​professional for New Jersey in ...

New Brunswick Plows Ahead with Amazon Proposal

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Newark may have gotten the state’s stamp of approval for the Amazon HQ2, but local officials say the Hub City still has what it takes.

The New Brunswick Development Corporation (DEVCO) submitted its application directly to Amazon on Tuesday, October 17, said Chris Paladino, DEVCO’s president, adding that he was “very proud” of the ...

Developers propose new hotel at Route 18-US 1 intersection

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The city planning board is considering proposals for a four-story hotel on Route 18 north.

Highview Hospitality NB, LLC, based in Red Bank, is looking to build the 109 room hotel on 19 Route 18 North, on the traffic circle surrounded by the US 1 North - Route 18 North interchange.

Initially, the plans would have gone before the board at its October 16 meeting. However, ...

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