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June 23, 2022

This story was co-produced in collaboration with CivicStory and the NJ Sustainability Reporting project. NEWARK, NJ — Housing in Newark that’s built with sustainable components is not only a strategic plan to address the impacts of climate change, it can also be accessible to the city’s ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Plans to construct more than 400 residential units on Clay Street in Newark will come before the city Central Planning Board on Monday. 96 Clay Partnership, a Newark-based developer, is proposing to demolish existing buildings located at the corners of 316-330 Mt. Pleasant Ave., 94 ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Newark officials are investing $20 million into multiple development projects through an initiative to make affordable housing more accessible to families earning less than the area median income. Standing in front of the dilapidated Aspen Stratford Apartments located on the border ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A new mixed-income building that would bring more than 200 residential apartments, including affordable housing units, could be coming to Orchard Street in Newark, according to a proposal by New York-based real estate company Fairstead and investment firm LIHC. Fairstead and ...

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NEWARK, NJ — When music, film and television star Queen Latifah decided to invest in a development project in her native city of Newark, she envisioned a development she could live in and dedicate her full efforts towards. “Queen Latifah should be able to live in the city she was born in,” she ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A developer is proposing to convert a lot of retail space in downtown Newark into a Burlington Coat Factory store through an application submitted to the city’s Central Planning Board. 729-737 Broad Street, a Fort Lee-based developer, is proposing to convert existing multi-tenant ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Local artists are getting an opportunity to showcase their work at a new multifamily building under construction in Newark’s Ironbound neighborhood.  J&L Companies, a Newark-based real estate firm heading the development of “55 Union,” a 12-story, 403-unit multifamily project ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A new portal bridge that would expand rail travel between Newark and New York City is moving one step closer to becoming a reality. Gov. Phil Murphy and NJ Transit officials announced Thursday that the new Portal North Bridge project is set to begin with the issuance of a “Notice to ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Essex Plaza One in Newark is already benefiting from a multi-million dollar investment in renovations and improvements just six months after New York-based real estate company Fairstead and investment firm LIHC acquired the portfolio. The portfolio features a fully affordable ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The former Howard Savings Bank building on Clinton Avenue could become an opportunity to revitalize Newark’s South Ward while growing the city’s arts community through a new housing development project. City officials on Tuesday celebrated a ribbon-cutting at the Gant-Gilbert Arts ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The Newark Central Planning Board is scheduled to hear an application next week for a Newark-based developer proposing to convert the historic Branford Place building into a mixed-use building. 20 Branford, LLC, a developer associated with the Paramount Assets real estate firm, is ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The Newark Central Planning Board next week will hear an application for a developer proposing to demolish existing structures on Clinton Avenue to make way for a new six-story mixed-use building. Clinton Equities, a Newark-based developer, filed an application with the city ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Newark Mayor Ras Baraka introduced amendments to the city's Inclusionary Zoning Ordinance (IZO) that are targeted to increase the supply of housing that residents can afford. Baraka introduced amendments to the IZO during a City Council special meeting Tuesday that would expand the ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Construction of a development proposing to bring 78 affordable rental apartments to Newark's Fairmount neighborhood is expected to begin in the coming weeks after officials announced Friday that financing was secured for the project. Officials from New York-based developers L+M ...

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NEWARK, NJ — An application proposing the demolition of existing structures on South Orange Avenue in order to make way for a new six-story, mixed-use building is scheduled to be heard by the Newark Zoning Board of Adjustment this week. South Orange Developers, a development firm with a New York ...

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NEWARK, NJ – State and Newark officials this month celebrated the construction of two new homes in Newark designated to house homeless survivors of domestic violence.  The new residences serve families who earn less than 30% of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) average ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The sound of bricks clattering to the ground Thursday at the Seth Boyden Court Complex marked the beginning of big changes that are expected to come to the Dayton Street neighborhood in Newark’s South Ward. Seated behind the controls of an excavator, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka struck ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A number of development projects in Newark that are already underway or are set to break ground in 2022 could revitalize infrastructure in the city as well as create a bustling downtown area.  City officials in 2021 introduced a number of projects residents have anticipated for ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Downtown Newark is continuing to see a wave of residential and commercial development after the city’s Central Planning Board on Monday approved plans for a 22-story mixed-use building to be located on Fulton Street. Ten Park Place Associates, Inc., a developer based in Newark, ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The first round of plans in what is expected to be part of a nine-phase redevelopment of the former Newark Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium in the Central Ward was approved on Monday by the city Planning Board. May Newark LLC, a Lakewood-based developer and affiliate of Accurate ...

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NEWARK, NJ — An application proposing to redevelop the former Newark Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium site into a thriving hub for residential, retail and small business spaces will come before the city’s Planning Board next week.  May Newark LLC, a Lakewood-based developer and affiliate of ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Two prominent office buildings and an adjacent parking garage located in the heart of downtown Newark were recently acquired by a partnership between developers, SHIFT Capital, Hanini Group and CoInvestment Partners (CoIP), with millions of dollars planned to be invested into upgrading ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Plans to convert the lower levels of the Saint Francis Xavier School building in Newark’s North Ward, which closed in 2020, into a child daycare facility were approved on Monday by the city Planning Board.  First Class Learning and Development Center Inc., which operates a daycare ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Plans are in motion to convert the former Roseville Avenue School in Newark’s West Ward into a multi-family residential building.  The city Zoning Board of Adjustment this week voted in favor of an application proposing to repurpose the school building, located at 70-78 Roseville ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Plans to construct a 13-story mixed-use building on Market Street in the East Ward received approval from the City Planning Board on Monday, aiming to bolster the city’s River Public Access and Redevelopment Plan.  SUW K, LLC, a New York-based company, is proposing to construct the ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Millions of dollars of investment in renovations and improvements are planned to come to Essex Plaza One in Newark after New York-based real estate company Fairstead and investment firm LIHC announced on Monday that they acquired the Essex Plaza portfolio, a fully affordable housing ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Plans are in motion to begin renovation of the Branford Place building in Newark, a property that was at the center of a legal quarrel earlier this year when the previous owner, Islamic Society of Essex County (ISEC), sold it to a developer. Paramount Assets, a real estate firm ...

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NEWARK, NJ — An application seeking variances and proposing the construction of a six-story, multi-use apartment building in the West Ward is planned to come before the city’s Zoning Board of Adjustment on Thursday.  An application submitted by International Faith Ministries, Inc., a ...

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NEWARK, NJ — An asphalt lot in Newark’s Ironbound neighborhood currently being used for truck parking is now planned to be revitalized into a five-story multi-family building. The city’s Central Planning Board on Monday approved preliminary and final site plans submitted by KS Jefferson, LLC, an ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A 19th-century Victorian home in Newark’s Fairmount neighborhood that has been repurposed through a partnership between the city and community partners is now planned to bring technology training and education resources to underserved residents right in their backyard. The newly ...

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