Category Archives: Commercial

Rahway Kitty Hall among new downtown tenants

New Jersey’s first cat cafe, Rahway Kitty Hall, opened in downtown Rahway, hosting a grand opening earlier this month.

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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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Talking supermarkets with an expert

Competition, geography, demographics. It all adds up to an uphill battle on the supermarket front for Rahway.

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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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The top posts of 2016

Here are the top 10 most viewed posts from 2016, based on view of the individual blog pages (not including the number of views of the site’s home page):

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Fitness center slated for former Pathmark site

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.

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City, SID to split economic development post

Two vacant economic development positions will be combined into one and shared between the city and Special Improvement District (SID).

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Six new redevelopment areas to be considered

Swaths of West Grand and Elizabeth avenues, industrial properties on Regina and New Brunswick avenues, and a shopping center that straddles the border with Woodbridge, are among six areas that could be studied as potential new areas of redevelopment.

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