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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Original concept plans to construct an addition onto an existing East Cherry Street property aren’t likely to happen and instead a new round of changes are expected to a project that initially proposed 43 units.
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 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.
The Zoning Board of Adjustment is scheduled to hear an application tonight seeking to convert a former St. Georges Avenue fitness center into a Wawa. UPDATE: The application was postponed to a later date.
Let’s take our quarterly look at retail and commercial turnover.