Developers of a two-building complex approved in the center of downtown will move forward on one building as they try to resolve issues with Amtrak on the second.
A concept plan presented to the Redevelopment Agency last week proposed a two-building, 174-unit rental complex that would reconfigure on-street parking across the river from downtown.
Redevelopment officials and developers have agreed in principle on the use of Redevelopment Area Bonds (RABs) but are still working out details on the financing tool that would be part of 208-unit downtown project that includes extending Monroe Street.
Two months after work began on the site, tangible evidence can be seen of construction on a 58-unit affordable housing development geared toward artists.
Fencing surrounds three East Cherry Street buildings that could be demolished as early as next week.
The Planning Board gave the green light for a five-story, 219-unit rental apartment complex to be constructed on Main Street adjacent to City Hall Plaza, SDI Technologies and Rahway Plaza Apartments.
Demolition of a string of East Cherry Street buildings could begin by the end of the month, making way for construction later this year of a 45-unit project called The Gramercy.