REVA Launches in Downtown Rahway with Impressive Leasing Velocity and Suite of Modern Amenities

REVA has entered the downtown Rahway residential scene with 219 stylish apartments and a full suite of inspired amenities situated just blocks from express New Jersey Transit train service into Manhattan and beyond.

Leasing is underway at the sleek and modern five-story building which was developed by AST Development and Sterling Properties at 1245 Main Street, steps from the upscale urban lifestyle available in one of Union County’s burgeoning downtown centers.  Designed by the award winning combination of Minno & Wasko Architects and interior design by Mary Cook Associates, REVA has quickly caught the attention of the renting public with the developers reporting over 70 of its upscale homes leased in just the first two months of availability.

REVA offers a mix of studio, one- and two-bedroom homes initially priced from $1,610 with Grand Opening incentives that include one-month free on a 13-month lease.  Residences are available for immediate occupancy.

“With the opening of REVA, we’ve introduced a new luxury residential option to a downtown that is rich in history and culture, and clearly on the rise,” says Robert J. D’Anton, President of AST Development.  “All of the elements of a vibrant, urban community can be found in Rahway, which boasts a lively mix of shops, dining, a Hilton branded hotel and access to fast and efficient public transportation. 

“Its downtown has experienced substantial economic and business growth in recent years spearheaded by progressive municipal initiatives that have this City well positioned to emerge as the Union County leader in retail, art, entertainment and lifestyle.  We’re excited to add a signature rental building to this flourishing residential and business center.”

Lying 20 miles outside Manhattan, downtown Rahway has been on the upswing with the opening of new restaurants, boutique shopping, art galleries, music and performance venues and community services.  An energetic vibe permeates along its along its Main Street and Irving Street corridors which border the NJ Transit’s Rahway train station.  Well-known eateries like Luciano’s, The Irving Inn and CubaNu Restaurant and Lounge line the downtown streets, while the ever-popular Waiting Room and Wet Ticket Brewing Company offer nightlife and entertainment.  Some of Rahway’s most popular attractions are rooted in the arts, including the UCPAC Hamilton Stage and Union County Performing Arts Center.

“The appeal of living in Rahway is growing strong, with renters feverishly attracted to its vibrant downtown, strong sense of neighborhood and the ultimate in commuter conveniences,” adds Shane Soranno, Director of Development for AST.  “REVA will complement those desirable characteristics with elegantly-designed homes and a complete offering of amenities.”

REVA is the second upscale apartment building developed by AST Development and Sterling Properties in Rahway, following in the footsteps of Metro Rahway in 2014.

Apartments at REVA range from 483 to 1,458 square feet of living space and boast designer interior finishes and appointments, including nine-foot ceilings, LED lighting, quartz countertops, contemporary kitchens, stainless steel appliances, in-unit laundry, luxury flooring and smart enabled residences.  The building’s stylish exterior is sure to become an eye-catching landmark in downtown Rahway.

“Interior spaces, curated by Mary Cook Associates, transform the common spaces into a chic and sophisticated lifestyle offering that fulfills the desires of today’s young urban professional and commuter,” points out Nick Hollenbeck, Director of Sales and Marketing for Sterling Properties. “Residents of REVA will have access to a state-of-the-art fitness center, resident lounge, café, business center, and two outdoor courtyards.  There’s also on-site covered parking, elevator access and storage available.”

REVA’s ultra-convenient location is highlighted by an address two blocks from the New Jersey Transit train station which offers service on both the Northeast Corridor and North Jersey Coast lines.  Commuters can reach Manhattan in 40 minutes or be quickly whisked to employment centers in Edison and New Brunswick, as well as all the delights of the famed Jersey Shore.  The community will also provide easy access to both the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway.

For additional information on REVA, or to make a leasing appointment please visit or call (732) 540-8553.  The leasing office is located on-site at 1245 Main Street and open daily from 10:00am to 6:30pm.

About Sterling Properties

Sterling Properties is widely recognized as a multi-faceted development organization with a wide range of upscale real estate including residential, office and commercial communities throughout New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York and Connecticut. For additional information on the company, please visit or call (973) 535-1888.

About AST Development

Founded in 1985, AST Development Corporation is a full-service real estate development and investment company, which has been successful in the acquisition, development, repositioning and long-term ownership of commercial and residential real estate.  AST’s multi-family portfolio focuses on the New Jersey and metropolitan New York submarket, as well as Georgia, Florida and South Carolina. For more information on AST, please visit


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