SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Over the month of September, the redevelopment process in Springfield has continued onward. Check out a recap of everything that has taken place over the past few weeks right here:

Since the last article published by TAPinto Springfield at the end of August, construction moves onward in earnest on the two downtown properties located on Morris Avenue.

The SPDSAIL project (a.k.a the Larkin or Church Mall project) and the Gomes project (a.k.a. the former Lyons Building site) are both moving along, as the old Saks property waits to hear back from civic officials in Millburn on zoning and other regulatory matters. As for the two downtown projects, here is the latest update.

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LARKIN BUILDING:

The multi-use redevelopment project located at the corner of Morris Avenue, Church Mall and Walnut Court is under construction and moving along. 

Foundation construction commenced in April 2020 and continued through July 2020. Floor construction of the lowest story and steel installation was performed in August 2020. Upper floor framing commenced last week and will continue over the next 2-3 months. The façade installation has begun as well.

GOMES PROPERTY

As of yesterday, the footing and foundation has begun and an additional residential structure has been demolished. Foundation permits have been issued by the Building Department for construction of the new building foundation. A Redevelopment Agreement has been prepared and is scheduled to be discussed soon.