NEW BRUNSWICK – Over 60 new homes arrive in town.

The city’s Zoning Board of Adjustment recently approved three apartment applications, including a project on Bayard Street with 45 units.

A 47,767 square foot mixed-use building at 89-91 Bayard Street will have ground floor parking for 12 vehicles and 32 bicycles, as well as office and retail space.

The other six floors will have 45 residential units, including two studios, 30 one-bedroom apartments and 13 two-bedroom apartments; a rooftop elevator lobby, a mezzanine gym, a rooftop terrace and a green roof, as per demand.

The property is in the downtown commercial district.

Exemptions were granted for maximum building height, maximum floor area ratio, minimum number of parking spaces, landscaping and lighting.

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16 additional units were approved for 208-210 Sandford St., where Sandford Property LLC received a use variance and variances for floor area ratio, front yard setback, rear yard setbacks and side and parking spaces, to demolish the existing structure and build a three-storey building.

The building will include two-bedroom apartments and 14 parking spaces.

Two more three-bedroom apartments will arrive on Easton Avenue, as part of claimant Maroun Chedid’s plan to demolish an existing residential structure and construct a three-story building.

The plaintiff received variances for the floor area ratio, parking spaces, front and side yard setbacks and building coverage, to construct the building at 206 Easton Ave. There will be a commercial space on the first floor, a three-bedroom apartment on the second floor and a three-bedroom apartment on the third floor.

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