Jersey City’s mayor says a legal settlement should end a long-running feud over an elevated freight line, an eight-acre portion of which would be converted into greenspace if the deal goes through.
A company who agreed to manage the group of restaurants claims that current ownership lied to them about their problems.
The city council approved an agreement that exchanges development rights at their public works facility for a pier on 15th Street.
The same two landowners that derailed the first Hilton agreement have sued the city again, this time claiming a giveback payment from the hotel’s developer “amounts to a slush fund.”
The lawsuit claims developers of neighboring parcels "have met secretly with JCRA to reach an agreement [that would] appoint Hampshire and Boraie as Redeveloper of certain PPG Properties."
The current owner of the Bergen-Lafayette property, who was sued for fraud earlier this year, was arrested in May after a bench warrant was issued against him over an unsafe structure citation.
A lawsuit seeking to void a development’s approvals has sparked a project re-design that better conforms with existing zoning but eliminates all off-street parking spots.
The reworked pact, which no longer includes a renovation of the city’s YMCA, clears the way for Hoboken’s planning board to hear the application and move the project forward.
NY Waterway has filed a request to Hudson County Superior Court after receiving a stop work order at the site from the City of Hoboken.
The former owners of the prominent Bergen-Lafayette property claim that the new owners engaged in a conspiracy to deflate the parcel’s value before selling it to a straw buyer at a below-market price.