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Economic Development

July 30, 2022

PATERSON, NJ - It should come as no surprise that technology is now an essential part of our everyday lives. One of the best things about technology is the variety of jobs created in the industry. The Information Technology (IT) field is an exciting, challenging, and rewarding one with plenty of ...

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PATERSON, NJ –Flanagan’s Construction Group, based in Hillsborough, is poised to be awarded a $7.6 million contract for the Quarry Lawn and River Walk project. The City of Paterson intends to use Green Acres grant funding to help pay for the project, specifically to help cover the costs of ...

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PATERSON, NJ – A seven-story building with ground floor and surface parking was rejected by the Paterson Board of Adjustment last week. The applicant proposed to build a combined lot of 30,370 square feet with seven retail units on the first floor and on-site parking on the second, third and fourth ...

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PATERSON, NJ – The Paterson Board of Adjustment approved the construction of a five-story, 48 residential unit building to be located at 26-36 Bloomfield Ave. 60 parking spaces, 40 of them on the site, will be included in the project.  The plan calls for the project to contain three one-bedroom ...

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PATERSON, NJ – The New Jersey Community Development Corporation (NJCDC) hosted a neighborhood summit on Saturday to highlight the roughly $300 million in ongoing and future developments in the Great Falls neighborhood of Paterson. “As an organization we’re fully invested in brick and mortar and ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Paterson Public Schools high school students were able to get an introduction to a few of the many possibilities for their futures thanks to a college fair hosted by Passaic County Community College on Friday. The in person event, organized in partnership with the Career Council ...

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PATERSON, NJ — New Jersey will receive more than $177 million in federal funding to support revitalization of communities across the state, U.S. Sens. Bob Menendez and Cory Booker announced Monday. As part of the award from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Mayor Andre Sayegh and New Jersey Community Development Corporation (NJCDC) CEO Bob Guarasci cut the ribbon on Paterson’s newest redeveloped park, Lou Costello Memorial Park, on Thursday. With funds from the Community Development Block Grant, Alexandra’s Playground and the Passaic ...

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PATERSON, NJ– Mayor Andre Sayegh joined Procida Funding and partner Asset Realty in unveiling design plans for a proposed new $40 million 127 apartment mixed-use redevelopment project named Great Falls Lofts at 468 Totowa Avenue on Wednesday. Procida Funding has financed and overseen the ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Mayor Andre Sayegh provided an update on the City’s restoration plans for Hinchliffe Stadium on Monday. After lying vacant for 24 years, the historic stadium is coming back to life through the support of local and state leaders, officials said. “Today marks the one year ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Mayor Andre Sayegh and Economic Development Director Michael Powell announced on Wednesday a new initiative to support clean commercial corridors in Paterson. The City will partner with Wells Cleaning, a local small business, to clean commercial corridors like Union Avenue, Main ...

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PATERSON, NJ – The Paterson City Council approved Thor 297 Getty Avenue LLC as the redeveloper of the property located at 217-297 Getty Avenue at their Special meeting on March 29. The lot was approved by the Paterson Planning Board and the County of Passaic and is to become a warehouse center that ...

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PATERSON, NJ – The Paterson Board of Adjustment approved the construction of a new four-story mixed-use building located at 577-579, 580-583, 585, 587 and 591-593 River Street, at their meeting on Thursday. The lower level of the building will consist of 63 parking spaces and the first floor will ...

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PATERSON, NJ – After getting approved by the Paterson Planning Board and the County of Passaic, Thor 297 Getty Avenue LLC needs the approval of the Paterson City Council to become the redeveloper of the property located at 217-297 Getty Avenue. This lot was approved to become a warehouse center ...

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PATERSON, NJ – The Paterson Planning Board has approved a plan to demolish the former Continental Cans factory and warehouse on Getty Ave and Thomas Street and turn it into a new intelligent warehousing and logistics center.  Touting the project after the vote was Sixth Ward Councilman Al ...

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Dear Paterson Residents,  On behalf of my colleagues at Blue Onyx Companies, we want to thank the residents, business owners, and city officials of Paterson for welcoming us into your community well over a decade ago. It has been a pleasure getting to know many of you personally.  Since the ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Mayor Andre Sayegh and other city officials welcomed GroMex to Paterson on Monday as company leaders unveiled their plans for a $6 million food distribution facility on 18th Avenue and East 30th Street, the former site of Pathmark. GroMex recently gained approval from Paterson’s ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Mayor Andre Sayegh is set to host an unveiling of plans for the construction of a $6 million food distribution center at a 7-acre site in Paterson on Monday.  Earlier this month the Paterson Planning Board approved GroMex's application for the project that will be situated at 18th ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Philip’s Academy Charter School of Paterson and Building Hope, a nonprofit organization that works with charter schools to find, finance, create and sustain full-service physical spaces that suit each school’s mission, broke ground on a new permanent home located at 94-124 Madison ...

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PATERSON, NJ – One of the most fundamental human rights is having a place to call home. The New Jersey Community Development Corporation (NJCDC) has built over 200 units of affordable housing throughout the City of Paterson, including next to their headquarters. Located at 16 Spruce Street, William ...

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PATERSON, NJ – JCM Investors will construct a new three-story residential building on Auburn Street following the approval of the Paterson Planning Board. The building will be 2,997 square feet and will have a total of 11 units. The first floor will have a lobby entrance, an amenity room, a ...

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PATERSON, NJ – The Paterson Planning Board approved the construction of a new four-story residential building located on 65-67 Auburn Street. The building will have a total of 15 units. The space is currently vacant. The first floor will be a small garage housing seven parking spaces, including ...

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PATERSON, NJ – The Paterson Board of Adjustment approved an application on Thursday to demolish a two-family dwelling and construct a three-story residential building with a total of 10 units on a 7,205 square foot lot. The building is located at 49-53 Mercer Street. The first floor will consist ...

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PATERSON, NJ – On Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Mayor Andre Sayegh honored retired former MLB player, John Briggs, CEO of BAW Development LLC, Baye Adofo-Wilson, and Nazier Mule, a baseball phenom currently playing for Passaic County Technical Institute. These three honorees, Sayegh said, ...

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PATERSON, NJ – The Paterson Board of Adjustment rejected an application to demolish a two and a half story building and construct a one-story 4,398 square foot addition on the existing Baraka Halal grocery store and a second floor addition for storage purposes. The applicant also wanted to ...

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PATERSON, NJ – The Community Foundation of New Jersey announced on Wednesday that it has committed $25,000 toward the financial empowerment of Paterson residents. The funding will be in the form of a grant to the Paterson Financial Empowerment Center (FEC), which was launched in June ...

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PATERSON, NJ – The Paterson Planning Board approved an application to convert an existing vacant industrial site located at 466-480 Totowa Avenue into residential and retail uses, on Monday. The space will have a total of 127 apartments and 6,779 square feet of retail space. The site, where ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Mayor Andre Sayegh was joined by Executive Director of the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency, Melanie Walter, to break ground on the Hinchliffe Housing site on Tuesday. The site is adjacent to the historic Hinchliffe Stadium and is part of the City’s most ambitious ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Just over 12 months ago Paula Alford, a leader of the Congdon Mills Tenants Association, as well as other residents, expressed their concerns about security within their building, especially as it relates to trespassers making their way inside, presumably to escape winter ...

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PATERSON, NJ – The Paterson Board of Adjustment has approved an application to demolish the existing building at 305-319 Pennsylvania Avenue and construct a new five-story 171 units mix-used multifamily residential building. The building will have commercial retail spaces on the first floor, 310 ...

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