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Tax appeal refund approved for hotel, commercial space

A tax appeal settlement with the previous owner of Carriage City Plaza’s hotel and commercial space totaled a refunded of almost $116,000, representing about a 17-percent reduction on property taxes for 2013 through 2016.

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Murray Street building wins tax appeal

A small commercial property just off St. Georges Avenue will get a refund of more than 20 percent of its tax bill for the years 2015 and 2016, after a tax appeal judgment in state Tax Court.

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A closer look at local Walk Scores

How walkable is Rahway? According to Walk Score, it’s more walkable than most cities in New Jersey.

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Gramercy rising along East Cherry Street

A 45-unit apartment complex is rising along East Cherry Street, reaching the third story of a planned five-story development.

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Celebrating 10 years (?!) covering redevelopment

It’s funny to look at back at the posts on this site in its early years. It was the same year that the original iPhone debuted and The Sopranos ended — hard to believe! It was even before construction of Park Square or Carriage City Plaza were completed and Hamilton Laundry was still standing.
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Rahway development map

Almost 1,500 new residential units have been constructed in Rahway over the last 15 years, including more than 1,000 downtown, with another 1,000-plus in the works — either approved and not yet begun or presented as a concept plan.

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