Many of those attending played an integral part in the planning, redevelopment and rebuilding of the shopping center, which ultimately created more than 800 jobs for the area with the opening of more than 50 new retail and dining options.
The project, which began in early 2012, included new floors, soft seats, updated exteriors and a new dining pavilion.
“It is a very momentous day for us,” said Mall Manager Lynda Benedetto. “We want to welcome our customers to experience the new Quaker Bridge Mall and we look forward to celebrating the re-opening with them... ”
Photo caption: Pictured from left to right (front row): Liz Tindall, Vice President of MidJersey Chamber of Commerce; Robert Prunetti, President of MidJersey Chamber of Commerce; Richard Krawczun, Municipal Manager of Lawrence Township; Lynda Benedetto, Mall Manager; Tom Schneider, Executive Vice President of Simon Property Group; Councilman Stephen Brame; Freeholder Pasquale “Pat” Colavita; Freeholder Ann Cannon; Freeholder President John Cimino.
Pictured from left to right (back row): Freeholder Anthony Carabelli; Lawrence Township Police Chief Daniel Posluszny; Peter Crowley, President and CEO of Princeton Chamber of Commerce; Scott Scungio, Co-Founder of Scungio Borst & Associates.