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.
A new hotel for Carriage City Plaza, renaming a downtown space as Tesla Square, and a pop-up youth community center were among the highlights of the 2017 State of the City address on Thursday night.
A mobile app, a restructuring of City Hall departments, and a campaign to entice a grocery store to make Rahway its home were among the highlights of the 2016 State of the City address. Continue reading State of the City 2016
Demand during peak hours at the Lewis Street parking deck is roughly 350 spaces, or about two-thirds of its capacity, enough to accommodate some overflow from three planned developments downtown.
One East Cherry Street building would be demolished to pave the way for a pedestrian promenade connecting Lewis Street but another would be renovated and added onto under a concept plan presented to the Redevelopment Agency last week.
The Planning Board Tuesday night authorized its attorney to answer an appeal filed by an objector to the Dornoch II Rahway application, a 208-unit project along Main Street between Monroe and Poplar streets.
A two-building complex that’s expected to physically transform the center of downtown received unanimous preliminary and final site plan approval from the Planning Board earlier this year. Main & Monroe plans to extend Monroe Street, cutting Lot B and creating a new public street downtown.
With construction under way on the 115-unit Meridia Lafayette Village, the next significant downtown project could break ground within the year, possibly before the end of 2015.