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Who is Victor Santos?

October 19, 2017

The real estate investor arrested Wednesday on federal charges of using straw buyers to fraudulently obtain mortgage loans from a bank is also behind Newark's new Department of Public Works garage that is at the center of a federal whistleblower lawsuit.

Victor Santos, 57, of Watchung, who was charged along with three others with conspiracy to commit bank fraud, owns 52-90 ...

"Gentrification at its worst": Residents, advocacy groups fight to save Terrell Homes

At Newark’s Millard E. Terrell Homes, the public housing complex that sits on the corner of Riverview Court and Chapel Street in the city’s Ironbound neighborhood, a group of ladies gather in a converted apartment-turned-office, their eyes steely with determination.

They are ready to talk. 

These are residents of the 275-unit housing complex who are, ...

A closer look at affordable housing as Newark adopts IZ measure

After a months-long debate over affordable housing in the City of Newark, the city council voted Wednesday to adopt an inclusionary zoning measure that would require new residential developments to set aside a certain number of units for lower-income residents.

The council voted unanimously to pass the much-anticipated legislation, which was created to ensure that as ...

Newark in running to be Amazon's next headquarters

Newark is in the running to be Amazon's next corporate headquarters, one of four cities told by New Jersey officials that they have advanced to the second round for consideration to be the Seattle giant's second headquarters, according to a report put out by ROI-NJ.

Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, announced its solicitation of North ...

Could New Brunswick Be One Stop Closer to Winning the Amazon HQ?

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A new business magazine in New Jersey, ROI-NJ.com, is reporting that New Brunswick is one of four cities who have advanced to the next round of consideration to potentially receive the state's support to apply to become the home of Amazon's second headquarters.

Yes, this is all very preliminary, as cities and states across the nation are also trying to woo Amazon, ...

One Theater Square slated to open in 2018

Yesterday marked a milestone for the City of Newark, as One Theater Square—the first new upscale residential high-rise to be built in the city since 1960—celebrated its topping-off ceremony at 2 Center Street in the heart of the city's downtown district.

Recognized as the most luxurious residential development in the city’s history, the 22-story building, located on a ...

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