The Sparta Planning Board has granted site plan approval for Phase I of the North Village at Sparta, located at 513 Lafayette Road (SR15). Silbert Realty & Management Co Inc. as recently appointed exclusive managing and leasing agent, is actively marketing for pre-lease to national retailers and restaurants, Sparta’s largest mixed use development. North Village at Sparta encompasses 89 acres that will comprise an approximate 135,000 SF shopping center, anchored by an 80,000 SF ShopRite Supermarket and a 15,000 SF ShopRite Wine/Liquors. Additional Phase I development shall include Route 15 retail pads, inline retail with multi-family above. According to Silbert, anticipated groundbreaking is for spring 2016 with an estimated projected supermarket opening for summer 2017. Phase II is proposed for a 100 unit hotel, office/medical and approximately 92 single family homes.