One single street in downtown New Brunswick is poised to add more than 450 units of rental housing if real estate developers follow through on their plans, but it seems unlikely that any of those new apartments will be priced affordably.
Over the past ten years, New Brunswick didn’t grow as fast as its neighbors or Middlesex County as a whole, despite a slew of significant construction projects that built new housing units.
MIDDLESEX, NJ—It seemed like a match made in heaven. A politically connected developer wanted to construct an apartment building on the Middlesex Borough site where a paint factory exploded and burned in 1985. The site would be remediated first, and the Middlesex County Improvement Authority would even take part by securing $200,000 in federal funding […]
A Woodbridge Councilman who Governor Phil Murphy has made the county’s Interim Superintendent of Schools in 2018 has quietly recommended the closure of New Brunswick’s Lincoln Annex School.
NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ–A freestanding, two-story, 38,000 square foot 24 Hour Fitness gym is being built by the chain on a prime parcel of land fronting on Livingston Avenue. The ground-up-construction project is expected to be finished by June 2020, and will be the chain’s third club in Middlesex County. A 24 Hour Fitness opened in […]
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—It can be hard to keep track of all the plans for new developments in New Brunswick, but we are going to try. Technical meeting agendas released to the public for the first time offer a new window into the city’s development pipeline, and an advance look at possible futures for many sites […]
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The city's powerful Planning Board voted 7-0 to approve three redevelopment areas for College Avenue.
The board members, each appointed by Mayor James Cahill, evaluated the next major plan from the New Brunswick Development Corporation (Devco).