This new year has started with news of retailers closing shop.

Luckily, every now and then we get good news like this.

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I'm sure you are very familiar with this busy intersection.

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Google Maps

Ah yes, Route 35 and Deal Road in Ocean Township.

This is one of those Jersey Shore intersections that is always busy.

You know, you just always expect traffic.

Things are about to get a lot busier.

Construction has already begun on a massive new shopping center that will be called Ocean Commons.

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Google Maps

So, what can we expect at this shopping center?

Are we finally getting the Shore's most requested restaurant?

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Unfortunately, no. One day maybe.

We are getting a restaurant that is equally as amazing.

The Turning Point Restaurant franchise continues to grow with another location planned at Ocean Commons.

According to, this will serve as Turning Point's headquarters and training center.

Look for a grand opening in June.

What can we never have too many of at the Jersey Shore?

Wawa on the Black Horse Pike in Williamstown NJ - Photo: Google Maps
Wawa on the Black Horse Pike in Williamstown NJ - Photo: Google Maps

You got it. Wawa will open at Ocean Commons with a full fuel station.

You'll be able to pick up your coffee and subs when the new Wawa opens in June.

A popular fast-food chain is coming to Ocean Township.

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Getty Images

Soon it will be their pleasure to serve you at the intersection of Route 35 and Deal Road.

A restaurant and sports bar chain will be serving up good eats at Ocean Commons.

They are currently open in Mt. Laurel and Woodbridge.

Get ready for Miller's Ale House.

Have family visiting and don't want them staying at your house?

Good news!

Stay the night at Residence Inn by Mariott.

That's all. For now.

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