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Watchung Avenue YMCA Building to be Sold at Public Auction on August 1

June 13, 2018

PLAInFIELD, NJ. - AuctionAdvisors announced that it has been engaged by the Plainfield YMCA’s Board of Directors to commence an accelerated marketing campaign, which will culminate in the public auction sale of the YMCA’s building located at 518 Watchung Avenue, in downtown Plainfield, New Jersey.

Since 1923 the Plainfield YMCA has called this building home, but like so many other ...

Warren Township Moves Forward on Affordable Housing Plans, Judge Grants Motion

WARREN, NJ - Judge Miller granted Warren Township’s motion for approval on Friday, June 8 of the proposed 100% affordable family rental housing development on Lindbergh Avenue that is to be built by PIRHL Acquisitions, LLC. 

On Monday, June 11, the Warren Township Planning Board heard testimony and plans for the Lindbergh Avenue site. Discussions will be continued at  the ...

Warren Township Planning Board to Hear Affordable Housing Proposal

WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Planning Board will hear preliminary site plan approval for the Lindbergh Avenue site at its meeting on Monday night, June 11. All residents are encouraged to attend.

Redevelopment Series: Lindbergh Avenue

The Lindbergh Avenue Redevelopment Area (Block 114, Lot 22.03) is an 8.17-acre parcel of land located on the south side of Lindbergh Avenue and ...

Watchung Borough Mayor and Council Approve Affordable Housing Settlement

WATCHUNG, NJ -The Watchung Borough Council voted on Thursday night  to settle its third round affordable housing obligation mandated by the state of New Jersey. Watchung Borough’s immunity from builder's remedy lawsuits  expires on June 30.

 Mayor Stephen Pote was forced to cast the deciding vote after the council deadlocked at 3-3.

Berkeley Heights Council Chooses Toll Brothers to Redevelop the Hamilton Avenue Property

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – The council unanimously chose Toll Brothers as the redeveloper for the Hamilton Avenue Property.

Toll Brothers’ final bid for the land was $10,500,000. They will build 47 market value townhomes and 20 affordable housing units on the approximately 15-acre site. The four-bedroom townhomes, with the master bedroom on the main floor, and three more bedrooms ...

Assembly Leader John Bramnick to hold Town Hall meeting in Watchung Borough on Affordable Housing

WATCHUNG, NJ - State Assembly Minority Leader Jon Bramnick, (R-21) will hold a town hall meeting in Watchung Borough to discuss  state affordable housing policy with Watchung residents on Tuesday, June 5.

“The borough is grateful for this opportunity to let Assemblyman Bramnick hear our voices, and take our messages back to the legislators at both the county and state ...

YMCA Set to Reorganize, Sell Watchung Avenue Building

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield YMCA Board of Directors has voted unanimously to sell its 50,000 square foot building located across from city hall as part of a strategic plan to strengthen its financial platform, and to reorganize the services that the YMCA intends to continue offering in a new site in town, yet to be determined.

The Board has retained specialists with proven track records to ...

Update on Affordable Housing: How a Mercer County Affordable Housing Ruling Impacts NJ Towns

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Warren Township has provided the following update on affordale housing that includes Superior Court Judge Mary C. Jacobson's recent ruling in a Mercer County case involving Princeton and West Windsor. It is of particular importance and is expected to influence Fair Share Housing negotiations across the state.

Judge Jacobson clarified the various factors ...

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