Jersey Digs has learned that a former official with the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency and the Newark Community Economic Development Corporation has pleaded guilty in connection with an alleged conspiracy involving the Orange Public Library. In part, Franklyn Ore allegedly used money that was supposed to serve low-income families on “entertainment and restaurants.”
Once a hub of industry in Central Essex County, the City of Orange is beginning to see more redevelopment. Earlier this year, two new projects opened up and now the former F. Berg & Company Hat Factory is being converted into lofts-style condos.
The next phase of the Indigo 141 project has been approved and could bring 70 additional units near 141 South Harrison Street.
The revitalization of Orange and West Orange is picking up steam, as construction on the Harvard Printing rental community broke ground this week.
The developers behind the Vermella projects have new complexes in the works near train stations in Orange and Newark along with a site near the Passaic River in Kearny.
The winners have been announced for New Jersey Future’s annual Smart Growth Awards, and two Hudson County projects and one Essex County development are among the recipients.
The developers behind the Vermella projects previously announced plans for a 209-unit development by Orange’s main rail station in Essex County. Now, the company is planning another building with more than 200 units near the station.
A local school district has new plans for a recently acquired house at 455 Fairview Avenue in the city's Seven Oaks neighborhood.
The City of Orange Township wants to work with a developer to create the Orange Health and Wellness and Residential Complex at the corner of Main and High Streets.
An industrial turned artist community and a historic residential district sit side by side in Essex County.
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