Category Archives: Retail

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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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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