I was recently heading south on Route 9 from our studios here on Downtown Toms River when I came across a section of Route 9 that is being cleared in the Beachwood / Pine Beach area.

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So this work is being done on the left, heading south on Route 9 kinda close to the Beachwood Pine Beach border. There are several construction vehicles on the location and trees are cleared and they are either removing soil or adding to the area.

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This appears to be a fairly large lot so it could be home to a sizeable building and/or business. The question is, do we know what this site is going to be? or possibly is it simply being cleared to help sell the empty real estate?

We would love to know your thoughts...do you know the answer or do you have a suggestion for what would be a great fit on Route 9 between Beachwood and Pine Beach? Post your thoughts below ....


Shawn Michaels


In my opinion, I think any "stand-alone" business would be a good idea, I would stay away from a "strip mall" setting. We have enough half-empty "strip malls" along Route 9. Seems like single-occupied locations fair better for businesses and especially along the corridor of Route 9 from Beachwood down to Forked River.

Thanks for taking some time to take a look at our latest "question" here in Ocean County and maybe we will come up with an answer


Shawn Michaels


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