Real Estate

November 29, 2018

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Gebroe-Hammer Associates of Livingston has arranged three separate transactions totaling 144 units sold for a combined $17.3 million in the City of Plainfield, where apartment renters outpace homeowners and multi-family investment interest is soaring, according to a press ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – SOMA, an upscale new rental building alongside the NJ Transit Raritan Valley Line, is on pace to make a late 2018 debut, according to its developer Sterling Properties. Construction is nearly complete on the luxury four-story building which will feature a mix of 69 studio, one- ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - It was a bittersweet rainy Saturday at the Plainfield Music Store, which held its final day of sales. Customers combed through the shelves of sheet music to scoop up treasures at deep discounts, a sale that had been announced a few weeks ago. After 25 years of ownership, ...

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PLAINFIELD - Plainfield’s Planning Board agreed to declare a busy section of South Avenue “in need of redevelopment” Thursday, setting the stage for the governing body to order a redevelopment plan. Dubbed South Avenue East, the nine lots at South Avenue’s Terrill Road border are currently ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - As a 212-unit, $52 million project nears completion on South Avenue, the Plainfield Planning Board has set a hearing on possible redevelopment of nine nearby properties extending to the city’s Terrill Road border. The Planning Board will consider the matter at its meeting on ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Pleading higher than budgeted bid results, Union County College Facilities Director Robert Hogan asked the Plainfield Planning Board Thursday to approve a scaled-down plan for new facilities. While Hogan and the board traded vows of support for the Plainfield campus, the board ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Historic Preservation Commission recommended the approval of the expansion of two Plainfield historic districts on Tuesday.  Both Van Wyck Brooks and Netherwood Heights would be affected. Despite a handful of public meetings that were previously held and stories in news ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Historic Preservation Commission may vote Tuesday to approve the expansion of two historic districts in Plainfield. The proposed expansions affect over 200 properties in the Van Wyck Brooks and Netherwood Heights districts.  Per the agenda: Pursuant to Section ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ  — It is something that has happened to many who live in suburban communities with increasing frequency over the last decade: You're driving around a familiar neighborhood when all of a sudden you notice something that always was there is not there anymore. That quaint, cozy home down ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield’s Historic Preservation Commission may vote approval in August to expand two historic districts. Commissioners have met with property owners in the Van Wyck Brooks and Netherwood Heights districts and held a town meeting to explain the proposed expansions. At its Aug.

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Drive along Woodland Avenue towards Watchung Avenue and you will notice a 12 foot black metal pole sign adorned with the words “Sleepy Hollow Historic Plainfield” in gold lettering above a majestic buck. Two years after a handful of Friends of Sleepy Hollow (FOSH) members ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Over 40 residents turned out for the first community meeting hosted by the City of Plainfield and Community Healthcare Associates (CHA) the new owners of the former Muhlenberg Hospital site which closed earlier this month.  Glenn Domenick, VP of Development for CHA Partners and ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Traffic and parking loomed as concerns Wednesday when Plainfield’s Zoning Board discussed an expansion of programs at the former Armory building. HOPES CAP Inc. sought approvals to increase the number of Early Head Start children and staff at the site, from 270 to 362 students ...

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Plans to open a Head Start program in the former Plainfield Armory date back several years, but now the provider is asking Zoning Board approval to expand. According to a legal notice, HOPES CAP Inc. wants to expand an Early Head Start School from 20 classrooms, 270 children and 76 staff members ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ – After a long wait and numerous oppositions, the Muhlenberg Hospital sale has been completed. Earlier this month, a judge’s ruling allowed Muhlenberg Urban Renewal, LLC, an affiliate of Bloomfield-based Community Healthcare Associates (CHA), to complete its purchase of the ...

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A proposal to put 58 new apartments on Plainfield’s old Elmwood Gardens site won unanimous Planning Board approval Thursday. PLAINFIELD, NJ - Attorney Brian Schwartz called on architect Stephen Schoch and engineer Greg Domalewski to describe the $17.5 million project and answer board questions, ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ – Tuesday night, members of the Historic Preservation Commission presented their proposal for expansion of two of Plainfield’s six historic neighborhoods.  Approximately 50 people attended the presentation at the duCret School of Art and were given an overview of the commission's ...

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Union County, 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 ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield’s Zoning Board Of Adjustment unanimously agreed Wednesday to deny conversion of a Central Avenue mansion to veterans’ housing in the Van Wyck Brooks Historic District. Opponents and supporters have followed the case through six prior ZBA hearings, and others before ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The city of Plainfield and Homefirst, an organization that provides housing, social services, and homeless prevention assistance, kicked off their Dudley House veterans housing program on Wednesday to introduce program partners and provide updates on the project. Located at the ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The city of Plainfield will hold a public hearing on its concept plan for a new pedestrian mall at North Ave. and Gavett Place, near the downtown train station. In October 2017, Public Works Director Oren Dabney Sr. said, "The City of Plainfield has received a grant in the ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - A long-running quest for approvals to open a veterans’ home in Plainfield added a chapter Wednesday with testimony from a planner before the Zoning Board of Adjustment, with an outcome now expected in June. As promised at the April ZBA meeting, attorney Steven Rother submitted a ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - It was Yates House versus Dudley House Wednesday in testimony at Plainfield’s Zoning Board of Adjustment. While the Yates House for Military Veterans was seeking approvals for a 25-unit home at 810 Central Avenue, the city took steps to convert a former substance abuse facility ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Midway through testimony on changes to a major Plainfield Avenue project, the Planning Board heard a challenge to ownership of one of three lots involved. Engineer Daniel S. Davies had just finished explaining changes to plans for a new early childhood education and after-school ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Over objections from some residents Monday, Plainfield’s City Council approved the first step toward converting Dudley House to a transitional home for veterans. Council members Joylette Mills-Ransome, Steve Hockaday, Barry Goode, Rebecca Williams and President Charles McRae ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield Mayor Adrian O. Mapp has named his cabinet for his second four-year term and seeks City Council consent on Monday, Feb. 12. The meeting is 8 p.m. in Municipal Court, 325 Watchung Ave. Mapp is asking advice and consent to these appointments: Carlos N. Sanchez ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - A city-owned Plainfield building that formerly housed men in recovery from substance abuse is now slated to become a transitional home for veterans. The City Council will vote Monday on a resolution to award a $54,000 contract to Pennoni Associates Inc. to oversee renovations to ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - As the longest-serving State Assembly member, District 22’s representative Jerry Green surely deserves to be honored. But a proposed Plainfield City Council resolution was a bit off the mark Monday. The resolution was to ask the Union County Freeholder Board to name a building ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up: Wardlaw+Hartridge Middle School Student Wins State Wrestling Title Fire Division Called to 800 Block of Dixie Lane in Plainfield for Gas Leak February Festivities at ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield’s Planning Board granted approval Thursday for a mixed-use development on South Avenue, adding 70 more apartments near the Netherwood train station. Planning expert Jerome Eben hailed the project as part of Plainfield’s “resurgence,” saying, “Plainfield is in what we ...

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