Category Archives: Retail

Top posts of 2017

With 2017 in the books, let’s have a look at the most popular posts of the year, as judged by you, the reader, based on most page views.

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Wine bar in the works for Main Street space

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.

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Downtown hotel, retail space goes for $5 million

The hotel and commercial space on the first four floors of Sky View at Carriage City Plaza sold for $5 million early this year.

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Appellate panel rules on SID lawsuit

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.

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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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