Category Archives: Retail

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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Changes in store for Carriage City Plaza

A series of improvements are in the works at Sky View at Carriage City Plaza, including a new, separate hotel lobby entrance, kitchen and bar service, and rooftop deck.

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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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St. Georges Ave. site gets OK for improvements

The Planning Board unanimously approved a minor site plan and variances that will allow improvements to the exterior of a St. Georges Avenue building and reconfigure its parking area.

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