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.
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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So, whatever happened with that campaign to push for a Trader Joe’s to come to Rahway?
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.
The Zoning Board of Adjustment unanimously approved an application Monday night for a Wawa convenience store and gas station on the site of the former Power & Fitness Health Club on St. Georges Avenue.
The former home of a fitness center on St. Georges Avenue would be transformed into a Wawa convenience store and gas station, under an application that’s expected to be heard tonight before the Zoning Board of Adjustment.