Newark Waterfront Developer Sues City Over Rezoning

Law360, New York (October 7, 2013, 5:45 PM EDT) -- A company tied to key real estate holdings near the Passaic River in downtown Newark, N.J., has accused the city of improperly rezoning its property through a new public access plan that allegedly violates state law and will harm its development efforts.

Matrix/Newark City Dock LLC contends in a Sept. 27 suit in Essex County that the plan runs afoul of the state's Local Redevelopment and Housing Law because it has no connection to the water and sewer infrastructure problems that purportedly led officials to designate...
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