Category Archives: Apartments

E. Cherry Street buildings prepared for demolition

Fencing surrounds three East Cherry Street buildings that could be demolished as early as next week.

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A look at assessed value over the past decade

Rahway’s overall assessed value is about 7 percent off since the recession with assessed values of apartments and industrial properties heading in opposite directions while commercial assessments are almost back to pre-recession levels.

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Planning Board OK’s 219 units for Center Circle

The Planning Board gave the green light for a five-story, 219-unit rental apartment complex to be constructed on Main Street adjacent to City Hall Plaza, SDI Technologies and Rahway Plaza Apartments.

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Planning Board to hear Center Circle plan

The Planning Board is expected to consider an application at its next meeting for the Center Circle property on Main Street. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Tuesday and is open to the public.

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A look at total assessment, 2015-16

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.

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Demolition looms for East Cherry project

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.

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Work to begin on artist housing site

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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