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November 1, 2021

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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NEWARK, NJ – Site plans for the construction of a 100% affordable housing development in Downtown Newark will come before the city's Central Planning Board next week nearly seven months after Newark Mayor Ras Baraka first announced the project.  The project would fulfill a longtime vision of the ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Plans for a mixed-use building that would bring more than 300 residential units to Downtown Newark on McCarter Highway were given the go-ahead on Monday by the city’s Central Planning Board during a special meeting.  Newark Waterfront Association proposed to construct a 25-story ...

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NEWARK, NJ – When COVID-19 claimed the lives of multiple family members close to South Ward resident Jose Lopez, he turned to one constant staple in his life to help him cope with such a tragic loss - Weequahic Park. “I’m here at 5:30 in the morning every day. I run five miles, and then I’m back ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Blighted properties on Norfolk and Newark streets in the Central Ward are planned to become the site of a new development project which proposes to bring 165 residentials units to the area after it was given the go-ahead this week by the City Planning Board.  Gomes Group LLC, a New ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Plans to advance a $190 million renovation and revitalization of Newark Penn Station advanced on Friday when Gov. Phil Murphy and NJ Transit released a set of Request for Proposals to carry out the project.  The RFPs will seek professionals for master planning; conceptual, ...

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NEWARK, NJ – When New Jersey’s 40 Acres and A Mule Fund launched in 2020, its initial goal in Newark was to drive equitable growth among the city's Black and Latinx business owners and communities. Now, the initiative is reaching further into the community by leveraging funds from key investors to ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Plans for a new multi-story apartment building to be constructed on Magazine Street in Newark’s Ironbound District were approved on Thursday by the city Zoning Board. Vision Downtown Urban Renewal Co. proposed in its original application to construct a six-story, mid-rise ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A new development project which would bring a five-story, mixed-use building to South Orange Avenue in Newark’s West Ward was approved on Monday by the city Planning Board.  The New Jersey-based RPM Development Group proposed project would be located on 381-395 South Orange Ave. and ...

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Newark, NJ - PSE&G has announced that over the next two weeks work crews will be replacing gas mains on:   Gray Street (between Orange Street and West Market Street) This work coincides with the utility’s citywide effort to make gas delivery to local homes and businesses safer, cleaner and ...

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NEWARK, NJ – City officials have ambitious plans to build 3,000 new homes across Newark’s five wards by 2026 and to create or preserve at least 6,000 affordable housing units for its lowest income residents. Mayor Ras Baraka said the city is processing a record number of development permits and ...

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