Real Estate

February 26, 2020

PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield Historic Preservation Commissioners deliberated Tuesday for almost an hour on an “after the fact” repair application that had been carried from a prior meeting. Applicant Arpie Maros appeared before the HPC Board seeking a certificate of appropriateness for a porch ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Pontoon Properties, Inc. is seeking preliminary and final site plan approval from Plainfield's Zoning Board for the development of a second principal building on its property at 300-02 Park Avenue, according to a published legal notice.  Currently, it is developed with a three and ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Downtown Plainfield parking lots and buildings including the former Strand Theater are the latest properties to come under scrutiny for redevelopment. “Bottom line, surface parking lots are inefficient uses of valuable land in our downtown,” according to Planning Director Bill ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield's Planning Board will hold a public hearing on a non-condemnation area in need of redevelopment investigation at its February 6 meeting.  According to a legal notice, a report was prepared by the Nishuane Group, and the property addresses at 1202-1214 South Avenue, ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield's Planning Board reorganized at its first meeting of 2020, with the gavel being returned to Ron Scott Bey who was re-elected as Chairman and Horace Baldwin as Vice Chairman. Peter Vignuolo will remain as Board Attorney and Rosalind Miller as Secretary. New members Stacey ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — The Plainfield Zoning Board of Adjustments will hold its annual reorganization meeting on Wednesday, January 15. Board member Robert K. Graham, whose term had expired at the end of 2019, and newcomer Sandra Harrison will be sworn in. A resolution adopting the nominations was ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — TAPinto Plainfield takes a look at our top stories on business and redevelopment projects that defined 2019 in the Queen City.  First up?  Interest in redevelopment overall. Plainfield Downtown Buzzing, What's Next? Plainfield Zoning Board to Hear from Applicant for ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield's Planning Board will reorganize at its first meeting of the new year.  It will also hear from Applicant 1369 South Plainfield LLC for the property located at 1369-1403 South Avenue, which falls within the South Avenue East Redevelopment Area.  The Applicant, from ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Demolition is moving swiftly on South Ave. at the site of the former Giovanna’s restaurant.  Earlier in June the family-owned restaurant bid farewell after 36 years to many loyal customers who made it a point to visit before the final closing day. Known for its pickled onions and ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The first major development on North Avenue won final approval at Thursday’s Planning Board meeting, as well as one redevelopment plan that could result in 10-story buildings and another for use of a former hospital parking lot. When the board met on December 5, the development ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — A project hailed in 2017 as Plainfield’s first major development on North Avenue was back before the Planning Board Thursday seeking approval for numerous site plan amendments. The “1000 North Avenue” plan still includes 120 apartments, but will become a “podium building” with ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — A marathon five-hour Zoning Board of Adjustment meeting Wednesday ended with approval for a new five-story building on South Avenue. The application was first heard in April, when just four stories were proposed. The plan Wednesday still called for 1,800-square-feet of retail ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — A project approved nine years ago appeared to be taking off at last, but details could not be obtained this holiday week. Workers could be seen recently in the former PNC Bank, and today in ground floor space in two adjacent Park Avenue buildings. The dramatic leveling of the ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Applicant 1014 South Avenue, LLC will be back in front of Plainfield's Zoning Board on Wednesday, Dec. 4 to discuss the construction of two multi-family mixed-use structures at South and Woodland avenues, according to a published legal notice.  The plans require a number of ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield hosted the third Master Plain Workshop in the First Ward on Thursday at Emerson Community School.  The topics included Economic Development and Community Facilities, Land Use and Housing, and Transportation, and discussions were facilitated by H2M company. The event ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Two agenda items pertaining to redevelopment received approval at a special meeting held by Plainfield's Planning Board on Thursday, with one stirring controversy. Both of the studies were prepared and presented by the Nishuane Group, the city's planning consultants. First up ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Three community meetings will be held in Plainfield on Thursday evening, including a special one with the Planning Board.  According to the posted agenda, amendments to the South Avenue East Redevelopment Plan will be discussed, as well as a Park Avenue Gateway Area in Need of ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Developers for applicant 911 South Avenue, LLC received approval from Plainfield's Planning Board on Thursday to construct an elevated emergency ramp addition to the property known as Netherwood Flats (PB-2019-18). The applicant had been working to satisfy project conditions ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — A baker from Union City won approval Wednesday to pioneer development on Cleveland Avenue by adding three residential stories to a former auto repair building. Marcos Lascano Sr, plans to open a ground-floor bakery and coffee shop in the former Bradford’s Wreck-A-Mended ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — This upcoming week will include meetings with Plainfield's Zoning and Planning boards.  Agendas are not yet posted on the city's website, but we have a sneak peek at some items of interest.  There will also be a talk with the Director of Rutgers Gardens sponsored by The Shade Tree ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Joshwa Money School, LLC of New Providence received unanimous approval on Thursday for its application before the Planning Board to convert the Coriell Mansion in Plainfield's Van Wyck Brooks Historic District from a single-family residence to a bed and breakfast. The proposed ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Here is a quick look at what's on the Plainfield Planning Board agenda on Thursday night.  The meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the library at City Hall, 515 Watchung Ave. The Joshwa Money School is seeking to convert a single-family dwelling into a bed-and-breakfast ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - About 50 people, including many property owners, came to Thursday’s Planning Board meeting to learn more about possible use of condemnation as a redevelopment tool. The format included two slide shows of properties found to be “in need of redevelopment,” with reasons why they ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ – After many months of construction, Quin Sleepy Hollow officially opened its doors on Thursday with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Joseph Forgione, Founder and Principal of JMF Properties, along with Mayor Adrian O. Mapp, City Council members, Plainfield city administrators and business ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Anatol Siemienczuk won approval to build a house on West Third Street in 2007, but market conditions deterred construction. Back before the Zoning Board of Adjustment Wednesday, he not only won approval, but praise for building in the West End. “It’s exactly the same as 2007,” ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ –  Many residents turned out for the first in a series of community meetings planned by the City’s Department of Economic Development to discuss the new Master Plan for Plainfield. Valerie Jackson, Director of Economic Development, and Bill Nierstedt, designated Master Plan Project ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - TAPinto what's going on in and around town this week.  Read on to learn more about upcoming Plainfield meetings and events. MONDAY Chat with Plainfield's Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman.  The community will have the opportunity to ask the Congresswoman questions at ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - A community meeting on redevelopment is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 1 at Plainfield High School.  An overview of the redevelopment process and initiatives will be discussed, and residents will have the opportunity to ask questions. According to a statement from the ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Netherwood Flats is the latest development project to break ground in Plainfield.  Its groundbreaking was held on Friday to celebrate the occasion, with members of the Levy Family from Paramount Assets, Mayor Adrian O. Mapp, Plainfield City Council members and administration ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - With final site plan approval at Thursday’s Planning Board meeting, Plainfield’s long-awaited Elmwood Gardens development can finally move toward construction. Housing Authority of Plainfield Executive Director Randall Wood and Zeke Cullen of MidAtlantic Engineering met with the ...

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