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Fanwood Development and Business Update: Young's Paint Property Sold

Young's Paint building on the corner of South Ave. and Terrill Road in Fanwood has been sold.
The Young's Paint building (side view) Credits: John Mooney
Liz Jeffery updates the Fanwood Borough Council on downtown redevelopment as Fanwood CFO Fred Tomkins and Borough Administrator Eleanor McGovern listen. Credits: John Mooney
The Borough of Fanwood plans to extend the pedestrian plaza from South Ave. to La Grande Ave. along the back of the Martine Ave. retailers. Credits: John Mooney
The back of the Martine Ave. retailers as it looks today. The Borough of Fanwood plans to build a pedestrian plaza behind these stores. Credits: John Mooney
Site of Station Square development on the corner of La Grande Ave. and Second St. Pile drivers will soon begin work putting up the building frame. Credits: John Mooney
Station Square rendering Credits: Fanwood Borough
Fanwood Eye Care has opened. A grand opening celebration is scheduled for September. Credits: John Mooney
The old A&P has been demolished. The owners reportedly plan to build residential units with street level retail. Credits: John Mooney

FANWOOD, NJ – Fanwood’s redevelopment consultant Liz Jeffery provided her monthly update to the Borough Council at its meeting on Monday evening.

Public plaza expansion: A construction contract was awarded to A Team Concrete in July. Construction of the pedestrian plaza behind the Martine Ave. stores will commence shortly.

Fanwood Crossing: Following the departure of the Bath Shop on Martine Ave., Monk’s Home Improvement, a Morristown-based company that does interior and exterior painting, windows, carpentry, flooring and other services, has signed a lease in the Fanwood Crossing space on South Ave. across from Mara’s Café.

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Station Square at Fanwood: Pile permits will be filed this week. Landmark construction has opted to use quieter pile driving techniques, which should take several weeks to complete.

Ponzio Tract (35 Second Street): Construction is underway.

Frank’s Auto Body: Permits have been issued for expansion of Frank’s Auto Body.

Young’s Paint (1 South Ave.): South Ave LLC purchased the former Young’s Paint property on August 4th. No development plans have been formally submitted to the Borough.

Former A&P property (105 South Ave): Planning is underway for a new residential project with a street-level retail component.

Fanwood Eye Care opened in August. A grand opening celebration is planned for September. is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily paper. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and twitter @SPF_TAP. Download the free TAPinto App for iPhone or Android.

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