Forte Real Estate Development took part in the development of Birchview in Piscataway, New Jersey, from 2000 to 2002. The project consists of the development of 55 town houses
Piscataway was founded in 1666, and officially incorporated in 1798. The community, the fifth oldest municipality in New Jersey, has grown from Indian territory, through a colonial period and is one of the links in the earliest settlement of the Atlantic seacoast that ultimately led to the formation of the United States. Piscataway, located in Middlesex County, comprises 19.1 square miles, is 35 miles from New York City, and within 250 miles of one-quarter of the nation’s total population.
The community is ethnically diverse with 24,642 White, 10,254 Black, 104 Native Americans, 12,532 Asian, 1,397 Multi-racial, 4,002 Hispanic (of any race), and 1,553 other. The township has a fair percentage of apartments, townhouses, and condominiums although most housing accommodations are single-family dwellings. The township was named by MONEY magazine in 2008, 2010 and 2014 as one of the best places to live in the United States. Cited was the long and prestigious history of the community and noted also was that 189 buildings on Rutgers the State University campuses are located in Piscataway. RWJ Medical School, several data centers, and many national and international companies providing professional, scientific, and technical services are located in the township. The township has a highly educated workforce; 93.5 percent are high school graduates or higher.
55 individual townhouses
The 55 individual townhouses range from 1550 SF to 2050 SF and have two and three bedrooms and two and 1/2 bath, walk out basement and garage. The kitchens showcase stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, ceramic tile floors and solid wood cabinetry. Standard in all homes; hardwood floors, nine foot ceilings, intercom system, plush carpet in bedrooms & den and a balcony and outdoor ample deck.