The redevelopment of the former Thomas Edison battery building in West Orange, N.J. into a project that will include retail space, apartments, and townhouses remains on hold. The developer, Prism Capital Partners hopes to build 610 housing units and a 640-space parking garage.
The matter is currently pending before the State Supreme Court. A few town residents challenged a $6.3 million dollar bond issue that the town plans to use to fund infrastructure upgrades. “We are challenging because we feel it’s not fair to taxpayers of West Orange to subsidize a private developer,” said Windale Simpson, one of the residents who filed the suit. See links below for more details