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RED BANK: OceanFirst Bank, which acquired the former Hovnanian building here almost two years ago, plans to buy two smaller banks.
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RED BANK: COUNCIL DROPS REVERSE APPEALS
RED BANK: After business owners and landlords blast reverse tax appeals, council votes to withdraw 2019 suits. But older cases continue.
RED BANK: TOWNHOMES PLANNED, AGAIN
RED BANK: Third time's a charm? Denholtz seeks OK for townhouses overlooking Navesink where two prior developers failed to deliver.
RED BANK: NEWS TICKER FLICKERS TO LIFE
RED BANK: News ticker flickers to life on the OceanFirst headquarters building (formerly Hovnanian HQ). What do we think about this?
RED BANK: COFFEE CORRAL PLAN OK’D
RED BANK: Planning board OKs Coffee Corral expansion and creation of new deli on West Side; news ticker on OceanFirst HQ.
RED BANK: HOVNANIAN HQ GOES FOR $42.5M
RED BANK: OceanFirst's $42.5 million purchase of Hovnanian HQ may be a record price for the borough.
RED BANK: OceanFirst plans to buy headquarters of homebuilder Hovnanian Enterprises on West Front Street, redbankgreen has learned.
RED BANK: HOVNANIAN SELLING HOME OFFICE
RED BANK: Homebuilder Hovnanian Enterprises, its output shrunken, plans to sell its gleaming headquarters here and move to Matawan.
RED BANK: Homebuilding giant Hovnanian Enterprises very nearly posted a net profit in its most recent quarter.
RED BANK: PLAN PANNED FOR LOOKS, PARKING
RED BANK: A controversial plan for 35 downtown apartments returns with tussles over parking and aesthetics.
RED BANK: Homebuilder Hovnanian reports a smaller loss after a 'challenging' year.
RED BANK: HOVNANIAN SHRINKS LOSS
RED BANK: Another net loss for Hovnanian, but smaller than the one posted a year ago.
RED BANK: BUILDER PRESERVES OLD HOME
The newly restored structure at 219 East Bergen Place is believed to date back to 1874, says its new owner. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARDContinue reading "RED BANK: BUILDER PRESERVES OLD HOME"
Hovnanian’s headquarters in Red Bank. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) Red Bank-based Hovnanian Enterprises‘ departure from the Minnesota market contributed to a $16.2 million net loss in its firstContinue reading "RED BANK: HOVNANIAN ‘DELEVERAGING’ BOOKS"
RED BANK: HOV LOSSES EXTENDED
Hovnanian Enterprise’s headquarters in Red Bank. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) Red Bank-based homebuilder Hovnanian Enterprises posted a net loss of $7.7 million in its third fiscal quarter, theContinue reading "RED BANK: HOV LOSSES EXTENDED"
Hovnanian Enterprise’s headquarters in Red Bank. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) Hovnanian Enterprises posted a net loss of $19.6 million in its second fiscal quarter, more thanContinue reading "RED BANK: HOVNANIAN POSTS $19.6M LOSS"
RED BANK: RIVERFRONT REC CENTER PROPOSED
Renderings of the proposed Red Bank Harbor plan filed with the borough government on Wednesday. The horseshoe-shaped borough marina is in the foreground above. (Drawings by S.O.M.E. Architects. Click toContinue reading "RED BANK: RIVERFRONT REC CENTER PROPOSED"
Hovnanian Enterprise’s headquarters in Red Bank. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) Hovnanian Enterprises posted net earnings of $17.1 million in its third fiscal quarter, more than doublingContinue reading "RED BANK: HOMEBUILDER’S NET DOUBLES"
RED BANK: HOMEBUILDER POSTS LOSS
Hovnanian Enterprise’s headquarters in Red Bank. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) Hovnanian Enterprises delivered fewer homes and a net loss in its latest fiscal quarter, the RedContinue reading "RED BANK: HOMEBUILDER POSTS LOSS"
RED BANK: BURNHAM STILL FIERCE ON COVE
The parking lot at Maple Cove, as viewed from the library property on West Front Street. Below, Councilwoman-elect Cindy Burnham with borough Administrator Stanley Sickels at a recent fire departmentContinue reading "RED BANK: BURNHAM STILL FIERCE ON COVE"
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RED BANK: NEW MURAL BRIGHTENS CORNER
RED BANK: Lunch Break founder Norma Todd is depicted in a mural painted this week on the front of the newly renovated social service agency.
TULIPS TOGETHER
Spring tulips taking in the sunset outside the Molly Pitcher Inn in Red Bank Monday evening.
RIVER RANGERS RETURN
River Rangers, a summer canoeing program offered by the Navesink Maritime Heritage Association, returns this summer for up to 20 participa ...
DOUBLE DYLAN IN RED BANK
Trucks for a production company filming what one worker said was a Bob Dylan biography have lined Monmouth Street the past two days with cre ...
AFTER THE RAIN
A pear tree branch brought down by a brief overnight storm left a lovely tableau on the sidewalk in front of Red Bank's Riverside Gardens Pa ...
CONE OF UNCERTAINTY
Asked by a redbankgreen reporter why these cones were on top of cars, the owner of the car in the foreground responded: “That’s ...
RAIL RIDER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of Cooper's Bridge and the Navesink River from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank Tuesday morning.
PUT ME IN COACH!
Red Bank T-Ball kicked off at East Side park on Saturday morning. The brisk weather proved to be no deterrent to the young players, ranging ...
IT’S A SIGN!
Once proudly declaring its all-but-certain arrival in Spring 2019, the project previously known as Azalea Gardens springs to life again with ...
SPRINGTIME MEMORIES OF CARL
The Easter Bunny getup and St. Patrick’s Day hat that belonged to longtime Red Bank crossing guard and neighborhood smile-creator Carl ...
RED TRUCKS AT RED ROCK
A small dishwasher fire at Red Rock Tap and Grill was put out quickly by firefighters overnight, causing minimal damage. Red Bank Fire Depar ...
CREATIVE COVER UP
The windows of Pearl Street Consignment on Monmouth Street were smashed when a driver crashed their car through them injuring an employee la ...
THEY’RE BACK!
Ospreys returned to the skies over Red Bank this week for the first time since they migrated to warmer climes in late fall. With temperature ...
SPRING IS SPRUNG
RED BANK: Spring 2024 arrives on the Greater Red Bank Green with the vernal equinox at 11:06 p.m. Tuesday.
RED BANK’S FINEST – AND NEWEST
Red Bank Police Officer Eliot Ramos was sworn in as the force’s newest patrolman Thursday, and if you’re doing a double take thinkin ...
EASTER EGG MAYHEM AT THE PARK
An errant whistle spurred an unexpectedly early start to the Spring Egg Hunt on Sunday, which had been scheduled to begin at eggsactly 11am ...
PRESEASON DOCKWORK
RED BANK: With winter winding down, marina gets ready for boating season with some dockwork on our beautiful Navesink River.
CORNED BEEF AND DISCO FRIES?
It’s Friday, and smart Lent-observing Leprechauns know the pot of gold at the end of Red Bank’s rainbow is actually the deliciou ...
SURFBOARD DITCHED
It’s a violation of etiquette in surfing to ditch your board.  (it could hit another surfer and hurt them). But someone appears to ha ...
ELSIE, TAKE ME WITH YOU!
Soaked by pouring rain with the temperature hovering in the low 40’s, this sign in the window of Elsie’s Subs on Monmouth Street ...