TAP Into Your Town's News

Scotch Plains/Fanwood — News

Sun Tavern in Bankruptcy Auction on Tues, Apr. 15

John Mooney

Thursday, March 20, 2014 • 10:14pm

FANWOOD, NJ – If you ever had dreams of owning your own bar, bring your checkbook to Federal Bankruptcy Court in Newark on Tuesday, April 15, when the Sun Tavern will be up for auction. 

The sports bar/restaurant, located at 15 South Ave. near the corner of Terrill Road, will be offered as a package including the real estate, "C" liquor license, fixtures, equipment, and goodwill. The opening bid amount will be $2 million.

"This is a rare opportunity to purchase an operating full service restaurant through the bankruptcy court at a deep discount," according to the appointed auctioneer, A.J. Willner Auctions website.

“The town is hoping that a serious buyer who sees the great potential in the building and the location will purchase it,” said Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr. “The second floor is the only large banquet style facility with parking in Fanwood.  I am hoping only good things for that property.”

Sun Tavern

15 South Ave.

Fanwood, NJ 07023

Opening Bid Amount:  $2 million.

Building Size: 12,400 sq. feet

Lot Size:  38,400 sq. feet


United States Bankruptcy Court

50 Walnut Street, Courtroom 3B

Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 645-4764

TAP into your town! Get Your Town's News In Your Inbox: Click here to sign up.