Redevelopment

August 21, 2018

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ —On Monday, August 13, 2018, the Township of East Brunswick formally posted notice of their search for redevelopers to improve and repurpose the blighted 18 Center Shopping Center, the outdated Loehmann's Plaza, and the surrounding areas. These areas represent some of the best ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - City officials on Monday released the first list of nine abandoned properties targeted for forfeiture by New Brunswick, the result of a two-year effort to remove dozens of blighted buildings and redevelop lots for and new housing. City council members two years ago passed two ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - City officials on Monday released the first list of nine abandoned properties targeted for forfeiture by New Brunswick, the result of a two-year effort to remove dozens of blighted buildings and redevelop lots for and new housing. City council members two years ago passed two ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - In 2016, Rutgers University proudly opened “The Yard,” a student housing and retail complex along College Avenue built under the direction of the New Brunswick Development Corp. Now the corporation, the non-profit development arm for the City of New Brunswick and commonly known ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Ask most people about last winter and the likely answer would be a recollection of late season storms. But the mild February and short-lasting March storms were certainly good for construction work in the Hub City. The weather allowed work to proceed on the New Brunswick ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - City council members Wednesday approved a 30-year tax abatement for construction of a large downtown apartment complex for mostly college students, saying it was the best option for developing the vacant property. The council voted 4-1 to approve the tax abatement, with ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Gov. Phil Murphy announced on Monday that the U.S. Department of Treasury has approved New Brunswick as one of 169 recommended designations for Opportunity Zones throughout the Garden State. The Opportunity Zone Program is designed to drive long-term capital investments into ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -The owners of an East Brunswick hotel are suing to halt the construction of another such establishment a few miles away in New Brunswick. Shan & Dylan LLC, who own a Comfort Suites just off Route 18, filed suit in an effort to press the New Brunswick Planning Board to ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - For decades, the remaking of New Brunswick's riverfront has been a tug of war between historical and environmental conservationist​s​ on the one hand, and developers and city officials on the other. The 2030 physical master plan for Rutgers University has ignited a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A new Starbucks on ​Route 1 South ​could​ be the crown jewel of an ambitious redevelopment in the works, known as The Edge at Raritan Heights. The 2,000​-​square​-​foot drive thr​u​ Starbucks is expected to open in the summer and construction is already underway, according to ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The city’s zoning board approved a variance for a mixed-use development on Livingston Avenue, at a site left barren by a fire in July 2015. Residents can expect a three-story mixed use building at 251 Livingston Ave, at the corner of Livingston Avenue and Stratford ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - ​Proposed​ redevelopment at the French Street business district is one step closer to reality, after it was approved unanimously at the December 18 zoning board meeting. Developers are looking to ​build ​a ​mixed-use development at 354 Seaman Street, ​the current site of​ a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A new apartment high rise will be coming to downtown New Brunswick in the next few years, after city officials approved the project application at the December 11 Planning Board meeting. The ​location at 90 New Street and sandwiched between the New Brunswick Elks Lodge and ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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HIGHLAND PARK, NJ - The Merriewold at Highland Park, a 196-unit luxury apartment complex on a bluff overlooking the Raritan River, opened its doors to the community with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday. The complex was designed to blend in architecturally with the fabled Merriewold Castle, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The City of New Brunswick and the New Brunswick Development Corporation (DEVCO) broke ground on Oct. 4 for a 23-story, $172 million project in the center of the downtown performing arts district. Known as the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center (NBPAC), the impressive ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The recently-approved plans for a 20-story mixed use skyscraper on Bayard Street are drawing mixed reactions from neighborhood residents, business owners and landlords. Some look forward to the excitement of a high-rise, others will be displaced and are wondering their next ...

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​NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The city’s zoning board ​has ​approved plans for a 20-story skyscraper known as the 90 Bayard Street Mixed Use development. At the Sept. 25 meeting, the board voted unanimously in favor of the project, after an hour and a half of testimony from representatives of the Woodbridge ...

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