Seton Hall med school is given OK to proceed

Seton Hall med school is given OK to proceed

NUTLEY, NJ — A federally recognized agency has given its approval to the medical school currently proposed for the former Hoffmann-La Roche site in Nutley. The school, if it is opened, will be the only privately owned medical school in the state. This approval provides a big step forward for the project, according to the […]

TC votes to purchase Eagle Rock property

West Orange Township plans to use vacant avenue property to create parking lot for shoppers

TC votes to purchase Eagle Rock property

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Township Council approved a resolution that will allow the township to purchase property at 665 Eagle Rock Ave. to be eventually turned into a parking lot for shoppers. The resolution passed with a vote of 4-1, with Councilman Joe Krakoviak as the only opposing vote. The township is […]

OPINION: A grave misinterpretation of redevelopment law

By Joe Krakoviak I was the sole vote against creating the Essex Green Executive Drive Redevelopment Area at the Jan. 9 Township Council meeting, primarily because I believe it does not even come close to meeting the law’s restrictive standards. The state Legislature limited usage because the law’s authority allowing incentives could be abused. This […]

Town discusses Essex Green designation

Planning Board meets to decide whether shopping center should be ‘area in need of redevelopment’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Planning Board discussed the possibility of the Essex Green shopping center and office buildings becoming an “area in need of redevelopment” at its Nov. 1 meeting, after town planner Paul Grygiel presented a report to the board that showed the redevelopment needs of the complex in West Orange. […]

Exterior restoration at Edison Village nearly complete

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Exterior building restoration is nearing completion at Edison Village, the site along Main Street being redeveloped by Prism Capital Partners, according to a press release from Prism. According to Eugene Diaz, principal partner at Prism, the project has progressed at a rapid pace. Edison Village, representing the largest non-waterfront adaptive-reuse project […]

Edison Village redevelopment featured at conference

Edison Village redevelopment featured at conference

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Prism Capital Partners’ Edwin Cohen spoke on a redevelopment-focused panel at the prestigious Governor’s Conference on Housing and Economic Development this fall. The Bloomfield-based commercial real estate firm’s Edison Village in West Orange served as an example of the best practices and innovative strategies driving New Jersey communities forward, according to […]