A garden apartment complex adjacent to the Wheatena section of Rahway River Park won a tax appeal equal to about 13 percent of its tax bill for 2012.
A New Brunswick Avenue property will receive a refund of more than 12 percent across five tax years – as far back as 2009 – while withdrawing tax appeals on three adjacent properties.
An Elston Street industrial property won another round of tax appeals, this time for the tax years 2014 and 2015, resulting in about a 22-percent refund on its property taxes.
An Essex Street industrial warehouse on the outskirts of downtown won a tax appeal totaling about a quarter of its tax bill for two years.
Rahway is among a dozen towns in the state challenging the amount of the property tax-exemption of hospitals within their borders.
Two industrial properties won tax appeals dating back as far as five years, with reductions ranging from 7 to 23 percent.
An Oliver Street apartment complex won a tax appeal judgment of almost 10 percent off its property tax bills for 2014 and 2015.
A tax appeal settlement on the former Wheatena factory property along Elizabeth Avenue yielded a tax refund for the previous owner of almost $61,000 — a reduction of more than 11 percent over the last four years.