Pre-demolition work at 160 Maplewood Ave. continues

MAPLEWOOD,  NJ — Today, Friday, May 13, JMF Properties have begun installing fencing and pedestrian safeguards around 160 Maplewood Ave., the former Post Office site, which will be redeveloped into the Post House mixed-use building. The Maplewood Police Department have signs posted and will be present at the site during work time to assist with […]

Pre-demolition work in progress at 160 Maplewood Ave.

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — JMF Properties, the redeveloper of the post office site, will remove trees and shrubs in the Ricalton Square lot and on the Village Coffee side of 160 Maplewood Ave. today, May 9. The work began earlier this morning at approximately 8 or 8:30 a.m. and it is expected to be completed by […]

With contract executed, DGP begins work on Edison Village

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Construction has finally begun on the long-stalled Edison Village project, approximately 10 years after the township first entered into a redevelopment agreement to build the mixed-use complex. According to Mayor Robert Parisi, workers have started interior demolition within the Edison Battery building, clearing some of the existing infrastructure in preparation for […]

Downtown Maplewood redevelopment brings mail, parking changes

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — As the post office site redevelopment project progresses, residents should be aware of certain changes that are being instituted downtown. Firstly, the U.S. Postal Service will be relocating the mail collection boxes now in front of the former post office. One of the boxes will be placed in front of the new […]

Conservationists seek changes to development plans

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Members of a local conservancy group are expressing disappointment that the latest concept plan presented by Garden Homes Inc., which is proposing to build 104 single-family homes on the 120.5-acre parcel of land it owns behind the West Essex Highlands condominium complex, is not in compliance with an agreement Garden Homes […]

Apartment complex opens at Springfield Avenue Marketplace in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — Tucker Development, a leader in the development of retail centers and mixed-use properties, has delivered occupancy of 24 Jones, an apartment complex located adjacent to the new Springfield Avenue Marketplace in the University Heights neighborhood of Newark. Comprised of 152 studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments, 24 Jones is located at 24 Jones […]

Post office site project moves forward

Following asbestos abatement, JMF Properties closer to demolishing Maplewood Ave. building

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — While the redevelopment of the former post office site in Maplewood Village has been a topic of conversation for years, the first step in actually demolishing the current building and erecting a mixed-use building has now been taken. According to documents released by the township, Maplewood Redevelopers LLC, a subsidiary of JMF Properties, […]

Post House construction to begin soon

Maplewood Planning Board approves site plans for former post office building on Maplewood Ave.

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Planning Board unanimously granted final approval to the controversial Post House development during its Dec. 8 meeting, thus ending an extended process that saw numerous revisions to the site plan, shows of both objection and support from residents, and a lawsuit. With its 9-0 vote, the board officially gave its permission […]

Tax grace period ends, no Prism payment

Despite issuance of yet another default letter, town officials remain confident in redevelopment

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The township of West Orange issued yet another default letter to Edison Village redeveloper Prism Capital Partners on Nov. 11, after the real estate operator failed to pay fourth-quarter taxes on its redevelopment properties before both the Nov. 1 due date and Nov. 10 extended deadline. Township redevelopment counsel Jennifer Credidio’s default […]

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