Tenant activity pushing library to new limits

Hailed as an historic public-private partnership when it was built 10 years ago, Rahway’s three-story public library facility finally has tenants for its long-vacant office space. All the new activity is creating new issues at the facility.

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Agency passes resolution to acquire Mangos site

The Redevelopment Agency is getting involved in negotiations for the sale of Mangos Grill, a key parcel  in a proposed 88-unit mixed-used development.

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Water’s Edge almost two-thirds leased

Temporary Certificates of Occupancy (TCO) have been issued for all four residential floors of the 108-unit Meridia Water’s Edge complex and about 70 units have been leased to date.

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Council to consider PILOT, changes to Brownstones

Meridia Brownstones from Elizabeth AvenueCity Council will vote tonight on a 30-year Payment In Lieu Of Taxes (PILOT) for Meridia Brownstones (0-21-14) s well as an amended redevelopment plan (O-22-14) and revised redevelopment agreement (O-23-14).

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City to loan $750k for E’town Gas acquisition

The City Council will vote Monday on a $750,000 bond ordinance that would serve as a bridge loan for the acquisition of the former Elizabethtown Gas Building on Central Avenue (map).

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Ordinance would create foreclosure registry

The City Council introduced an ordinance this month that would require the registration and maintenance of properties that are vacant or in foreclosure. A public hearing and final approval of the ordinance (O-31-14) is scheduled at the council’s Aug. 11 regular meeting. Continue reading

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