Planning Board Approves Developer’s Proposal For Former Post Office in Princeton, NJ


Princeton’s Planning Board last week voted unanimously in favor of an application to turn the former U.S. Post Office branch on Palmer Square into a restaurant. Triumph Brewing Company is expected to move from its current location on Nassau Street to the historic Palmer Square building. No official target date for the move has been mentioned. “My client closed with … Read More

Developer readies proposal to put restaurant in old Post Office in Princeton, NJ

SteveBlog A developer is on track to go before the Princeton Planning Board next month with a proposal to put a restaurant in the old Post Office in Palmer Square, in reusing a 1930s building in the heart of an upscale shopping and dining district. David Eichler, a California-based real estate businessman, was the winning bidder to obtain the parcel by … Read More

Historic Princeton post office to become restaurant brewpub

SteveBlog Princeton’s crowded and competitive dining scene will add a restaurant/brewpub that a developer has proposed for the historic former post office in Palmer Square.The entity 20 Palmer Square East LLC, owned by an executive with the company that won the bidding war for the property in 2013, last week filed with the town plans to redesign a now vacant 1930s-era … Read More

Sale of historic Princeton post office moves forward


The sale of the historic Palmer Square post office in Princeton, New Jersey, is moving forward.  Earlier this week the Princeton Packet revealed that the post office would be relocating a few blocks away to a former West Coast Video building on Nassau Street.  The Postal Service will share the leased property with a 7-Eleven.  The move will take place … Read More

The plot thickens: An OIG solicitation, the Palmer Square Post Office, and the CBRE-LCOR connection


There were a couple of interesting developments this week in the story about how the Postal Service and its real estate broker CBRE are handling post office lease deals and the sales of postal properties.  On Christmas Day, the USPS Office of Inspector General posted a solicitation notice looking for a supplier to do an analysis of the fair market value … Read More

Princeton’s Palmer Square post office goes on the market


From Pinceton's Town Topics: "It’s official: The building that has housed the Princeton post office on Palmer Square since 1934 is for sale. A sign advertising the availability of the 11,500-square-foot building on the green was scheduled to be posted on Tuesday.  Numerous entities have shown interest in the prized piece of real estate.   Among the bidders for the … Read More

Sale of historic Princeton post office on hold


The post office in Palmer Square was going to be put for sale this month until Princeton Mayor Liz Lempert interceded with U.S. Rep. Rush D. Holt’s office to have the sale postponed.  The Postal Service has had to deal with the state Historic Preservation Office —a branch of the state Department of Environmental Protection — over the sale of a … Read More

Historic Palmer Square post office in Princeton headed for sale


The Postal Service moved another step closer toward shutting down the historic Palmer Square post office in Princeton, N.J.  A 30-day comment period began on August 9, giving citizens a chance to have input (not that it will matter).   The Postal Service wanted to sell the building back in 2011, but the process was delayed by the state’s Historic … Read More