Real Estate

April 30, 2020

WESTFIELD, NJ — The planning board is slated to hear an application seeking approval to build a three-story office building on vacant land at 440 North Avenue East — next to the location of the now shuttered Vine Ripe Markets. The application on the agenda for Monday’s planning board meeting ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Seeking to limit the potential for “neighborhood decline” and unattractive nuisance, the town is anticipated to establish a registry of vacant and abandoned properties. The town council on Tuesday introduced a regulation that would require the owners of vacant or abandoned ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Five properties occupied by vacant commercial buildings on the town’s south side near Garwood are one step closer to being turned into apartments and other amenities. The town council on Tuesday declared the 5.5 acres along South Avenue a “non-condemnation area in need of ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The owner of an historic home on Central Avenue could face an uphill battle in getting government approvals to tear down the residence and put two in its place. Town Historian Robert Wendel on Tuesday said the Historic Preservation Commission is researching the property at 923 ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The municipal government is looking at redevelopment for 5.5 acres of property on the town’s border with Garwood. The redevelopment plan includes five parcels. The largest of the properties encompasses 4.13 acres at 421-449 South Avenue East and is anticipated to have 156 housing ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Mary Ellen O’Boyle moved to Westfield in 1977. “So we’ve been here 42 years, in the same house on Shadowlawn,” O’Boyle said. Few know the town as well as the broker associate with Prominent Properties/Sotherby’s International Realty on North Avenue in Westfield. A Rotarian ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The architect of a proposed three-story office building designed in the colonial style for North Avenue will have to go back to the drawing board. The Planning Board on Monday tasked the owner of the vacant lot at 440 North Avenue East with coming up with a more contemporary ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — In its September “Best Places to Live” issue, arriving in subscribers’ mailboxes this week, New Jersey Monthly magazine ranked Westfield No. 49 among its “Top 100 Towns in New Jersey.” In compiling the list, researchers at Leflein Associates, an independent research firm, ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — It was quite the price cut for the “Westfield Watcher House.” The former owners of the Dutch Colonial home at 657 Boulevard have sold their home for $959,000, the deed filed with the Union County Clerk’s Office shows. The Broadduses had purchased the home for $1.35 million in ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – Three older homes are to be replaced with three new structures containing a total of 10 units on Ross Place, and the developer has agreed to pay into a municipal fund in support of housing for people with low incomes in lieu of providing affordable units within his ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Following its first revaluation in about 38 years, the town saw 445 tax appeals, the administrator for Union County’s Board of Taxation said. While the figure marks more than twice the number of tax appeals the town would see during the typical year, Westfield officials said they ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A historic restoration that dressed up the downtown’s historic Flatiron building and the conversion of a previously rodent-infested home on East Dudley into Victorian elegance are among the local efforts recently recognized by the Westfield Historic Preservation Commission. The ...

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