Category: Planning & Permits By Steve Williams Nov 12

The Borough of Chatham has invited qualified developers to submit proposals for the redevelopment of the Post Office Plaza Redevelopment Area. Chatham Borough’s Mayor and Borough Council are interested in your thoughts on this important project for the future of our town. We would appreciate resident input on this topic. Please take a few moments to complete the following questions and please feel free to leave additional comments on this issue in the comments section if you wish, or email the Borough if you have any questions ([email protected]).

To learn more about this project, come and attend the Post Office Plaza Public Workshop at Chatham Public Library on Wednesday, November 28th from 7-8.30pm where we’ll be happy to answer any and all questions you may have.
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What kinds of retail/services, as proposed by developers, would you most like to see? (choose three)

Fitness center
 
18 votes
Restaurant
 
149 votes
Nightlife (kid friendly)
 
65 votes
Nightlife
 
65 votes
Boutique shops
 
64 votes
Brewery
 
79 votes
Music venue
 
35 votes
Arcade
 
5 votes
Escape rooms
 
1 vote
Community classes/experiences
 
19 votes
Would you like to see new office space downtown?

  Yes
 
26 votes
  No
 
147 votes
Would you or someone you know use a coworking space? (coworking spaces are shared, furnished office spaces available for small businesses and entrepreneurs who require working spaces, but wish to avoid the overhead implicit with renting or purchasing)

  Yes
 
42 votes
  No
 
136 votes
Are you considering downsizing or looking for a rental within the next five years?

  Yes
 
39 votes
  No
 
146 votes
Would you be interested in a developer providing space and technical support for a business association between new development and the existing downtown?

  Yes
 
131 votes
  No
 
36 votes
Would you consider additional units or height if the economics could provide funding to support traffic improvements in the downtown?

  Yes
 
117 votes
  No
 
65 votes
Would you consider additional units or height if the economics could provide 150 new public parking parking spaces in the downtown?

  Yes
 
105 votes
  No
 
79 votes
Would you consider additional units or height if the economics could provide improved pedestrian safety and new public spaces in the downtown?

  Yes
 
133 votes
  No
 
46 votes