Borough sees interest in former hospital property
January 3, 2024
After sitting vacant for almost three years — spending about half that time on the market — the borough is finally seeing interest from private parties in buying the former hospital property on Bennett Street.
Three parties have expressed interest, said Interim Borough Manager Mason Villarma, adding he anticipated at least one offer by the start of the new year.
Hopefully, the borough could sell off the 1.94-acre parcel by February, he said.
“The value is getting rid of the property,” Villarma said in an interview before Christmas.
The borough has been spending about $100,000 a year...