The 119 properties being studied for potential redevelopment have a total assessed value of $30.733 million, generating property taxes last year of about $1.898 million. Collectively, the properties comprise about 57 acres.
Rahway’s total taxable value nudged up slightly last year, highlighted by a sharp increase in apartment assessments thanks to a new building on the tax rolls, and a dip among industrial property due to lower assessments on Merck properties.
Demolition of a string of East Cherry Street buildings could begin by the end of the month, making way for construction later this year of a 45-unit project called The Gramercy.
Work could begin as early as next week on the site of the former Elizabethtown Gas building, where an affordable housing development geared toward artists is planned.
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A vacant Pathmark in Delco Plaza that partially sits in both Rahway and Avenel will become a 24 Hour Fitness under an application approved by the Planning Board.
A series of improvements are in the works at Sky View at Carriage City Plaza, including a new, separate hotel lobby entrance, kitchen and bar service, and rooftop deck.