The Gateway Opens in South Orange; Residents Begin to Move in - The Village Green | BY: CAROLYN MAYNARD-PARISI | October 2, 2014 South Orange is welcoming some new neighbors. The first wave of tenants have begun to move in toThe Gateway, the luxury residential and retail development at 9 W. South Orange Avenue in the middle of South Orange Village, according to Ed Ayuso, principal of EEA […]

The Gateway Mural Project’s Submissions - There have been so many creative submissions for the Gateway Mural Project. Click here to view the submissions.

Bakery, Restaurant, Fitness Center Slated for Gateway - July 20th, 2014 A new bakery, Italian restaurant, and fitness center are slated to open in The Gateway, a mixed use building being built in the South Orange Village Center. One of the new businesses, Mara’s Cafe and Bakery, will serve a variety of desserts, including cheesecakes and pies. Mara’s has locations in Denville, […]

Coming Soon to MAPSO: Mara’s Cafe - Wednesday, August 6, 2014 A new cafe will open in South Orange later this year. Mara’s Cafe and Bakery will be located in The Gateway, a new residential and commercial development being built at 9 South Orange Avenue next to the South Orange Train Station. Mara’s has locations in Brooklyn, Fanwood, and Denville. The […]

Gateway Project in South Orange on Schedule for September Opening and Seeking Mural Artists - David Lackey Friday, July 11, 2014 • 10:41am SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – Progress on The Gateway project next to the train station at 9 West South Orange Ave. is right on schedule according to Ed Ayuso of EEA Industries, who is developing the mixed-use property along with SWH Residential Partners. “We have about seven weeks […]

The Gateway South Orange Mural Project - South Orange Village Center Alliance and The Gateway present: South Orange Mural Project Today, in conjunction with EEA Industries (developer of the Gateway), SOVCA is launching The Gateway South Orange Mural Project! This project will bring public art to the NJ Transit wall that abuts the new Gateway development opening in September at 9 West South […]

South Orange: Early NJ Transit Village Continues to Embrace TOD - June 13, 2014 The Village of South Orange Township has a lot going for it – an active downtown, good transit connections to midtown Manhattan, walkable neighborhoods, and recently completed housing. One might be tempted to write it all off as luck. But keen observers know the considerable effort that is needed to make this […]

Making it easy: South Orange, eager to develop, rewards those with shared vision - By Joshua Burd March 17, 2014 at 3:00 AM If there’s one thing that can derail a development project in a hurry — especially in New Jersey — it’s when consulting fees stack up before it even gets before a planning board. That’s why Edward Ayuso is drawn to South Orange, where developers have a […]

South Orange Patch – New Owner for Former Beifus Site - Posted by Carolyn Maynard-Parisi (Editor) , June 20, 2013 at 12:40 AM In a moment that has been nearly a decade in the making — and that some residents feared might never come — South Orange officials joined developers Wednesday morning to ceremonially break ground for a new, luxury mixed-use building on the site of […]

NJBIZ – Developer finally bringing life to abandoned South Orange site - By Joshua Burd May 22, 2013 at 1:56 PM Edward Ayuso took control of the former Beifus Mercedes site in South Orange only two years ago, but he had taken notice of it long before that. As a developer based in the Essex County village, he watched as weeds grew on the empty, half-acre lot […]