January 28, 2020

Murphy Schiller & Wilkes Land Use Team Secures Development Approvals for 40-Unit Mixed-Use Development in Downtown Newark

On Monday, January 27th, the Newark Central Planning Board approved plans for a 40-unit mixed-use development in Downtown Newark, granting preliminary and final site plan approval, along with multiple variances and waivers.

The development plans proposed adding a new four (4) story building above an existing commercial building, resulting in a five (5) story mixed-use building with forty (40) residential units, a ground floor parking garage, 885 square feet of commercial retail space, a residential lobby, and a partial green roof.

Chris J. Murphy, Esq. led the firm’s successful efforts on behalf of the development team, which included Kirk Mitchell and Dwayne Dancy from AKT Designs LLC, Joseph Mele and Mark Vizzini from Dresdner Robin, and Craig Peregoy from Dynamic Traffic.

Murphy Schiller & Wilkes LLP is a boutique law firm specializing in commercial real estate and development matters. Headquartered in Newark, NJ, the firm was founded to provide effective, efficient, and creative legal services to meet the distinctive needs of our clients. Through the development of comprehensive legal strategies, our team works tirelessly to create a blueprint for success and advance our clients’ interests in every matter.


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