Raritan Mayor Jo-Ann Liptak Leads Grand Opening of New Affordable Housing for Veterans in Somerset Cty. Borough

PHOTO: (From Left to Right) Andy Nowack, Vice President of Premier Development, Stan Schrek, Raritan Borough Engineer, Raritan Mayor Jo-Ann Liptak, Anatol Hiller,  Principal of Premier Development, Raritan Borough Councilman Greg Lobell and Jeff Hiller, Principal of Premier Development join for ribbon cutting ceremonies to mark the opening of new affordable apartment homes at Stone Bridge at Raritan.  Up to 50% of the homes will be reserved for Military veterans.

PHOTO: (From Left to Right) Andy Nowack, Vice President of Premier Development, Stan Schrek, Raritan Borough Engineer, Raritan Mayor Jo-Ann Liptak, Anatol Hiller, Principal of Premier Development, Raritan Borough Councilman Greg Lobell and Jeff Hiller, Principal of Premier Development join for ribbon cutting ceremonies to mark the opening of new affordable apartment homes at Stone Bridge at Raritan. Up to 50% of the homes will be reserved for Military veterans.

Up To 50% of the Apartments at Stone Bridge at Raritan Reserved For Those Who’ve Served Our Country

RARITAN, NJ, – Raritan Mayor Jo-Ann Liptak joined elected Borough officials and representatives of Premier Development, one of central New Jersey’s leading homebuilders, on Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 to cut the ceremonial ribbon and grand open new affordable apartment homes at Stone Bridge at Raritan.

Stone Bridge Building1Housed in a four-story building located on the site of the former Federal Steel Factory on Route 202 North, up to 50% of the one-, two- and three-bedroom moderate income homes will be reserved for the large concentration of Military veterans that reside in and around the Somerset County, N.J. Borough.

Designed to fulfill the specific housing needs of veterans and accommodate Raritan’s residents and workforce, the building will consist of 73 handicap-adaptable units with full elevator access on each floor.  Premier Development is further honoring the Borough’s Military veterans with a large Memorial Park at the center of Stone Bridge at Raritan.

“This is a great day for the Borough of Raritan and a great day for our returned Military veterans,” said Andy Nowack, Community Builder for Premier Development.

“We’re excited to introduce sustainable, handicap-accessible housing that is an affordable option for those who have given so much to our country.  Equally as important, it will allow vital Borough workers including postal workers, teachers, firefighters, police officers and clerks to stay in Raritan and become involved in the community while spending more quality time with their families.”

Homes in the new building are Energy-star certified and feature energy-efficient appliances, features and more.  The building is also location within walking distance of the NJ Transit Train Station providing easy access to VA’s Lyons Hospital in nearby Bernardsville Township.

The new affordable rental building is part of the overall Stone Bridge at Raritan neighborhood which will consist of 252 market-rate apartments and 38 new townhomes when completed.

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