Request for Expressions of Interest in the Redevelopment of a Portion of Block 3100 Redevelopment Plan Area

The Township of Nutley, New Jersey (the “Township”) is issuing this Request for Expressions of Interest (“RFEI”) in accordance with the Local Redevelopment and Housing Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-1, et seq., for the purpose of seeking qualified redevelopers to redevelop an underutilized Township-owned municipal surface parking lot, the former Ciccolini property, as well as other potential privately owned properties located within the Block 3100 Investigation Studies, which are attached hereto as Exhibit 1 - 3.

The intent of this RFEI is to redevelop either the Township lots themselves or the Township lots with adjacent private properties previously designated into a vibrant mixed-use residential development with active commercial and retail uses fronting those portions of Franklin Avenue. In addition, the redevelopment of the area should include a provision to provide public parking spaces of which a portion can be shared with the residential and/or retail uses pursuant to the standards and conditions set forth herein.

There will be a virtual informational meeting held on July 22nd, 2021 at 10:00 A.M. Attendance at the informational meeting is not mandatory. Respondents may also inspect the properties on their own at any time.

To be eligible to submit an RFEI response, receive RFEI updates, and have access to supplemental information, respondents must be registered. Registration may be accomplished by completing a Respondent Registration Form and making a non-refundable payment of $1,000 payable to the “Township of Nutley.” The proposal fee must be paid by check on or before the RFEI submission deadline.

All RFEI responses must be submitted no later than October 1st, 2021 at 10:00 A.M. to the Office of the Municipal Clerk, Township of Nutley, 1 Kennedy Drive, Nutley, NJ 07110. Submissions received after the deadline or without the submission fee will be rejected.

Postmarked proposals dated on the submission deadline, but received after the deadline will be deemed late and rejected. The Township shall not be responsible for the loss, non-delivery, or physical condition of proposals sent by mail of courier service. Electronic or faxed submissions will not be accepted.

For further information, contact: Eleni Pettas, RMC, CMC, Municipal Clerk, 1 Kennedy Drive, Nutley, NJ 07110, (973) 284-4955,


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