Development

May 7, 2021

Newark, NJ - PSE&G has announced that over the next two weeks work crews will be replacing gas mains on: South 17th Street (between 18th Avenue and Avon Avenue), South 16th Street (between 18th Avenue and Springfield Avenue), South 15th Street (between 18th Avenue and Springfield Avenue), ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A mixed-use building project expected to spur redevelopment in the West Ward was approved on Monday by city planners.  The applicant is proposing to construct a three-story mixed-use building which will encompass a majority of a lot at 275-277 16th Ave. The building will feature two ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Newark officials are putting out a call to developers and community outreach organizations to launch another phase of housing and service opportunities aimed to aid the city’s homeless residents.  The second phase, initiated by Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and Newark Homelessness Czar ...

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Newark, NJ - PSE&G has announced that over the next two weeks work crews will be replacing gas mains on: Dewey Street (between Hawthorne Avenue and Sarah Vaughn Place), Schley Street (between Schley Place and Hawthorne Avenue), Voorhees Street (between South 20th Street and Leslie Street), ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Newark city planners this week deemed property along Summer Avenue as an area in need of redevelopment to keep its affordability designation.  The property which encompasses 502-504 Summer Ave., currently houses the six-story Casa Mia Apartments building. Casa Mia was previously ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A 12-story residential development project aimed to bring more residents to Newark's Central Ward was approved by city planners this week.  88-90 Walnut Street, LLC, is proposing to construct a multi-story residential building with 40 units, consisting of one- and two-bedroom ...

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NEWARK, NJ – The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey kicked off an $84.2 million capital project this week to renovate and upgrade one of Newark Liberty International Airport’s major runways.  The project is planned to generate more than $144 million in economic activity for the region and ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A project previously approved to spur redevelopment in the Central Ward will expand even further after the Newark City Council on Tuesday approved a resolution to designate a new developer for properties on Broad and Division streets.  The developer, May Newark, LLC, plans to ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Pershing and Garibaldi avenues in Newark may soon become home to dozens of additional residents. The Newark Planning Board this week approved an application from Lusa Enterprise, Inc., who proposed to subdivide land in order to develop three family homes, each with three units for a ...

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NEWARK, NJ –  Developers of a mixed-use building on Halsey and Linden streets received approval from the Newark planning board to expand the project up and out.  XSH6 LLC  is proposing to add a third and fourth floor to its existing site on 87-95 Halsey and 2-12 Linden streets which will house ...

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NEWARK, NJ – The clattering of bricks and rubble from the abandoned homes being demolished crashed against the pavement on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard early Monday morning. These eyesores, which stifled the community, will soon be gone, giving way for a new Saint James AME Church facility ...

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NEWARK, NJ — In the 1970s, renowned poet Amiri Baraka, father of Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, headed an effort to build Kawaida Towers - a project aimed to create better low-income housing in the North Ward’s then predominantly white neighborhood. When the project was abandoned in part to pushback ...

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NEWARK, NJ — After two, 40-story residential tower developments on Washington Street were approved in 2018 by city planners, the project came before the board again on Monday for approval of a third residential tower.  Washington Street Urban Renewal LLC is proposing to construct another ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A hearing for the application of an industrial energy project planned in Newark's Ironbound that has raised concerns among local environmental advocates was adjourned until April 19.  The application before the Newark Planning Board calls for a project, proposed by Aries Clean ...

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NEWARK, NJ — An industrial energy project proposed for Newark’s Ironbound that has been a subject of concern among local environmental advocates was discussed at length on Thursday during a virtual meeting hosted by city officials.  The project calls for the construction of a biochar production ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Nearly three acres of city-owned property near West Side High School is planned to receive major redevelopment improvements after several decades of neglect.  As a result of contributions from various community stakeholders and a competitive bid process which evaluated proposals ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Newark is currently facing an enormous gap in its housing stock to provide affordable units for low-income residents, according to a report issued by The Rutgers Law School Center on Law, Inequality and Metropolitan Equity (CLiME).  More development and engagement from city ...

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NEWARK, NJ — An initiative to lead Newark through its post-COVID economic recovery has launched with the aim boost homeownership for residents and create affordable and market-rate housing throughout the city.  The launch of The Newark Land Bank, a program endorsed by Newark Mayor Ras Baraka to ...

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NEWARK, NJ — An application for an industrial energy project that has been met with pushback from the community will come before the Newark Planning Board in March.  The city planning board adjourned the project on Monday where the applicant, Aries Clean Energy, was slated to present its ...

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This article was submitted by PSE&G The unearthing of a more than 140-year-old well by PSE&G crews working in Irvington generated a buzz in a neighborhood that has endured months of COVID-19 restrictions and revealed a vital piece of the town’s past as a farming hub. In early ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The Newark City Council on Thursday approved the sale of property at the corner of Halsey Street and Central Avenue for new affordable housing units.  The Central Ward property, located at 17 Halsey St., was sold for nearly $24,000 to Kawaida Towers, LP, a joint venture between ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The Newark City Council on Thursday granted a 30-year tax exemption for a project which proposes the construction of a 270-unit resort-style apartment complex for the downtown redevelopment area.  The ordinance established a payment in lieu of taxes (PILOT) program, which authorizes ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The Newark City Council introduced an ordinance at its Wednesday meeting that would null prior legislation that prohibited redevelopers from contributing funds to local political candidates and parties.  When the city adopted its “Pay-to-Play” ordinance in May 2011, it established ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Rent-free commercial space on Spring Street is up for grabs to Newark’s small business owners trying to stay afloat in the pandemic.  Aimed to provide assistance to Brick City’s small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, Striker Apartment Leasing announced on Wednesday that they ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The Newark Municipal Council voted on Wednesday to grant a 30-year-tax abatement to a developer planning to acquire and develop affordable housing units on properties located on Crawford Street.   Developer, Lincoln Park Towers Urban Renewal LLC., is planning to acquire and ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The Islamic Society of Essex County, long based in downtown Newark, is making moves to relocate its headquarters, but not without attracting the ire of its congregants.  Worshippers at the 11-story ISEC building, also known as the Branford Masjid, are claiming the board of trustees ...

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NEWARK, NJ — An ordinance transferring a swath of properties in the South Ward was advanced by Newark City Council on Tuesday, making Brandywine Acquisition & Development the owners of a site slated to be redeveloped into a training facility for police and fire recruits.  Formerly owned by ...

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Newark, NJ - PSE&G has announced that over the next two weeks work crews will be replacing gas mains on: North 6th Street (between Orange Street & 2nd Avenue) starting at Orange Street working North North 12th Street (between 2nd Avenue & Park Avenue) starting at 2nd Avenue ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Newark Penn Station, one of the busiest transit hubs in North America, will finally receive a much-needed facelift funded by the state, officials announced Tuesday.  A $190 million renovation project will be rolled out over the next five years, with $30 million set to begin ...

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NEWARK, NJ —  At this stage in the game, it has become a cliche to say that 2020 has been an inferno of sorts, but none a comparison could be more true for Meranda Pearl Moss.  In early January, the 38-year-old former Elizabeth resident fled from her burning home, barefoot, unable to grab ...

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