Real Estate

July 11, 2019

TRENTON, NJ — Shore homeowners who rent directly to vacationers are looking to salvage at least part of the summer from having to collect a new 11.6 percent tax on those short-term rentals. The state Legislature has passed a bill (A4814) that ensures these homeowners are not subject to a 2018 ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset Station, an expansive Transit Village featuring apartments, townhouses, retail stores and a community center alongside the NJ Transit Raritan Valley line - with an interior roadway providing access to Route 206, has acquired the necessary financing for the massive project, ...

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  BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Former Councilman Marc Faecher cautioned that the "Main Street" plan presented to the council and public at an April meeting of the council offered both opportunities and risks to the township. Calling the Connell Company a “good partner in town” that “builds a good ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - One more month. Cinemark Holdings has announced that the tentative grand opening of its newest movie theater, Cinemark Watchung and XD (1670 Route 22 East, Watchung) is expected to be in one month, at the start of spring break,  April 19. Chick-Fil-A, Zinburger Wine & Burger ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Committee approved amending zoning ordinances at the last meeting to allow for the court approved affordable housing developments off of Hillcrest Road. The court required the changes as part of the housing settlement. The projects are a part of Warren’s third ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Residents concerned about affordable housing mandates being imposed by the courts had a chance to share their thoughts with Assemblyman Jon Bramnick and Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi. Bramnick, the Republican representative from the 21st district and Schepisi, the Republican ...

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WARREN, NJ -  A public hearing and final adoption on the zoning ordinances for the developments planned for the border of Warren Township, Berkeley Heights, and just north of Watchung will be held on Thursday night, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m at the Warren Municipal Court Bldg, Susan B. Boyce Meeting Room, ...

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GILLETTE, NJ - Already enrolled and prospective families had the opportunity speak with Goddard School of Long Hill owners Sumara and Imran Ahmad and their Education Director at a recent open house held at So i Heard Music located in the Valley Mall Shopping Center in Gillette. The steady flow ...

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UPDATE: The hearing was carried to the March 11 meeting.   GREEN BROOK, NJ - The Green Brook Land Use Board will hear a developer's application on Monday, Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. at the municipal office to build 202 units of rental apartments on the corner of US Route 22 west and Warrenville Road.  ...

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LONG HILL, NJ - The grand opening ribbon was cut at So i Heard Music in the Valley Mall in Gillette on Saturday. Mayor Matthew Dorsi, Deputy Mayor Guy Piserchia, Chamber of Commerce President Michelle Cavett, and Vice President Mary Mayer welcomed the school to the Long Hill business ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Jack Morris, president and CEO of Piscataway-based Edgewood Properties, developer of The Edge luxury apartments on West Main Street, is deferring rent payments at all of his New Jersey residential properties for those federal employees impacted by the federal government ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - It started with demolition. And now construction has begun on the new Wawa at the former location of Fabricland on Route 22 at Wilson Avenue.   After 57 years in North Plainfield, Fabricland and their sister company, Metropolitan Window Fashions relocated in 2018 down ...

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BERNARDS, NJ – In an effort to halt the impact of massive overdevelopment occurring across the Garden State to satisfy affordable housing needs, Bernards Insight has launched a petition that demands representatives in Trenton collaborate on a legislative fix to NJ’s unsustainable affordable housing ...

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NEW JERSEY -- More residents moved out of New Jersey than any other state in 2018, with 66.8% of New Jersey moves being outbound, according to United Van Lines’ 42nd annual National Movers Study, which tracks customers’ state-to-state migration patterns over the past year. The Garden State moved ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Edgewood Properties, the developer of the Somerville Town Center luxury apartments on West Main Street, was given preliminary and final site plan approval by the borough Planning Board Wednesday night for a second five-story building with 153 luxury units and parking garage for 521 ...

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  WARREN, NJ - Warren Township’s settlement agreement with Fair Share Housing Center, the State-appointed advocate for affordable housing, has been ruled as "fair and reasonable" by State Supreme Court Judge Thomas C.

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater Township Planning Board approved a minor site plan to revamp vacant retail space, formerly the Golfsmith, into a specialized grocery store in the Bridgewater Promenade – but details on the identity of that grocery store have not yet been released. The ...

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  BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Nokia has hired a consulting group to help evaluate whether Nokia should stay at its current location. Mayor Robert Woodruff made that information public at a recent Township Council meeting. As a prelude to the announcement, he told the council he and Township John ...

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WARREN, NJ – Superior Court Judge Thomas Miller has decided Warren Township ’s affordable housing settlement agreement is both fair and suitable. He issued his opinion in a 30-page document dated Dec. 10. Berkeley Heights' Bond Counsel Matt Jessup, who is acting on behalf of Berkeley Heights in ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The former Babies 'R' Us in the Bridgewater Promenade is turning into a furniture store, though the time frame for opening is still unclear. According to Bridgewater Township Economic Development Officer Howard Turbowitz, Bob's Furniture is coming to that location. "We do ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - A fairness and preliminary compliance hearing for the Township of Warren, for the Township’s housing element and fair share compliance plan for the Affordable Housing period 1987-2025 is set for Wednesday, Dec. 4 in Somerville.    The Docket is  No. SOM-L-904-15 and the ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Bernards Township’s settlement agreement with the statewide Fair Share Housing group that advocates for state-ordered affordable housing in many municipalities throughout the state has been ruled as "fair and reasonable" by State Supreme Court Judge Thomas C. Miller, the ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Although Bernards Township's affordable housing plan was not on the agenda, the issue dominated Tuesday night's Township Committee meeting, with neighbors of a new zone that would allow up to 280 housing units off Mountainview Boulevard -- including 62 low- to ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD – The Borough of North Plainfield and the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders are joining forces to purchase the former Villa Maria property as open space in order to keep the site from being developed, they announced on Thursday. The borough is in the process of ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Property in the Emerson Lane neighborhood of the township is back in the news, again. The Warren Township property, which was proposed as a site for the Berkeley Aquatic Club (BAC), in 2012, is now being proposed as a site for a 192-unit housing development with 144 ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Committee approved a settlement agreement with Fair Share Housing Center, the advocacy group that negotiates affordable housing for the state, on Wednesday morning, Oct. 10. The agreement establishes a definite number of affordable and market-rate housing units the ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - Chick-fil-A restaurant would not confirm reports that it would open a new location at the shopping center being built at the former Sears at the intersection of Route 22 and Terrill Road. “We are always evaluating potential new locations in the hopes of serving existing and new ...

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  TRENTON, NJ - A Warren real estate investor, a Watchung builder, and a Millington real estate settlement attorney were arraigned Wednesday on multiple charges in connection with their alleged roles in a mortgage fraud scheme using “straw buyers” to fraudulently obtain mortgage loans from a ...

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WARREN, NJ - Discussion of Warren Township’s state imposed obligation to build affordable housing invokes lyrics from a popular song, “ They paved Paradise to put up a parking lot.” While not a parking lot, the number of new homes to be built according to a settlement agreement Warren Township is ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – A land exchange authorized by the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders has resulted in another 19-plus acres added to the county’s successful farmland preservation program and paved the way for construction of a privately owned indoor-outdoor sports complex. Somerset ...

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