City Council will consider an ordinance to limit smoke shops, tobacco stores, hookah lounges and cigar bars within commercial districts.
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.
The condition and maintenance of local railroad underpasses was brought to the attention of City Council last week.
A one-time shoe store and later a banquet hall on
Irving Street Main Street that has changed hands a couple times in recent years is expected to be transformed into a wine bar.
The hotel and commercial space on the first four floors of Sky View at Carriage City Plaza sold for $5 million early this year.
The 58-unit affordable housing development under construction behind the former Elizabethtown Gas building on Central Avenue is taking shape, recently topping out at four stories.
An appeals court struck down part of a trial judge’s decision rejecting the city’s expansion of the Special Improvement District (SID) while remanding other parts of the decision for more proceedings.
A multi-year tax appeal settled for the commercial and hotel space at Carriage City Plaza yielded a combined refund of $85,000, a reduction of about 12.5 percent of its tax bill over the four disputed years.