NJ Court Nixes Challenge To $6.3M Condo Grant

Law360, New York (July 23, 2013, 7:39 PM EDT) -- New Jersey’s appellate court Tuesday nixed a referendum to challenge a $6.3 million grant to fund Prism Capital Partners LLC's conversion of a West Orange, N.J., site once used by Thomas Edison into condominiums because redevelopment grants are exempt from referendum.

A two-judge panel on the New Jersey state appeals court upheld a lower court’s dismissal of a challenge to the redevelopment grant, which was awarded through a local ordinance, because the five appellants, all residents of West Orange, failed to prove the ordinance was subject...
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