The Kensington Partners (pictured left to right): Steve Lampa, Jay Pope, Tanya Walker, Harley Cook, Tiffany Tomasso,
Dave Faeder and Dan Gorham
We are the Kensington partners who are looking
to build a first class
senior living residence at
65 Church Street. The seniors who will live there need some help with daily routines, but they also want to remain an integral part of the Montclair community.
We look specifically for towns which offer a wide range of resources that will improve the lives of older adults and their families, nearby businesses, local arts and enrichment organizations.
In Montclair, there is no other senior living provider, which means those who need assistance must leave town, move in with family, or get 24-hour in-home care. We seek
to keep parents and grandparents nearby and well attended by providing essential care and health services.
What stood out most to us when we first visited is Montclair’s obvious spirit of diversity and inclusiveness. To us, inclusiveness means making it possible for everyone who lives or works nearby—including parents and grandparents—to participate in all aspects of the community in whatever ways they choose and are able.
HOW KENSINGTON WILL HELP MONTCLAIR
The goals of our redevelopment plan fulfill the long-range planning objectives
of Montclair Township
(Hahnes Redevelopment Plan—adopted 2003).
We appreciate every individual who has taken the time to speak with us and to learn more about what we have to offer. If approved, our residence will house over 100 seniors, including some who meet criteria for affordable dwelling accommodations.
will create over 100 new, well-paying jobs with benefits and a gross payroll of more than $4,000,000.
Montclair will receive nearly $250,000 in additional taxes each year, which will help keep residential taxes
We will contribute $100,000 to the Township for general funds and another $175,000 to a parking fund. We will add 20 public parking spaces and 1,500 feet of retail space.
We will spend
over $1,000,000 annually with local merchants—we typically have about 20,000 visits each year from guests who will shop and dine
in the downtown area.
In addition to boosting revenue growth for Montclair, we will routinely organize events that bring all generations together comfortably in one place.
Parents and grandparents add richness to the diversity of a town’s culture, which aligns with Montclair’s inclusive approach. Our vision is to integrate our residence on Church Street into the community. Despite delays in development, we are committed to our mission to serve seniors with excellence, to honor the Township of Montclair and to beautify our Church Street location. In fact, we have personally invested over $5,000,000 into the site to date.
We own and will operate our residence for the
PLEASE SHOW YOUR SUPPORT
Our location is at one
end of Church Street,
in a transitional area abutted by churches. No other developer has offered to build there in 20 years. We have faith that the greater Montclair community
will understand the overwhelmingly positive aspects of our project and endorse our plans to build it now.
We are asking for your help. Please let the Township Council members know that you favor the development of The Kensington Montclair. Tell them that you support our efforts to create housing that enables Montclair’s parents and grandparents to not only live but also to thrive in their beloved town.
Visit www.TheKensingtonMontclair.com to learn
about us, or call 973-744-0424 to speak with us directly. Say hello and tell us about your family. Share your concerns about the seniors in your life, and we will discuss the ways we can provide support.
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