New Brunswick OK Jersey Avenue Redevelopment Plan

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NEW BRUNSWICK – Big change is coming to Jersey Avenue with the recent approval by the Planning Board of a mixed-use development with 660 residential units, 121,000 square feet of commercial space and a garage of parking.

Last month, plaintiff Jersey Avenue NB Urban Renewal LLC received preliminary and final site plan approval from council for the consolidation of properties at 90, 100, 120 and 200 Jersey Ave. to create two new lots for the redevelopment project which will include 66 affordable housing units.

A resolution commemorating the council’s action was approved Aug. 8, according to a public notice.

Commercial space may include offices and commercial premises. The project also provides surface parking in addition to the parking garage and other onsite and offsite improvements.

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An existing cellular telecommunications antenna and facility would also need to be moved to the site.

The property is located within the Jersey-Sandford redevelopment plan area.

It is not the first time this summer that construction plans for hundreds of residential units have been approved in the city.

Plans for 530 apartments and 190 townhouses as well as a restaurant and retail space were recently approved for the 30-acre former Sears property along Route 1.

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