Planet Fitness, Wingstop fill holes in Toms River; who fills Foodtown?

TOMS RIVER – A health membership is shifting into the Toms River Shopping Center, taking the place of a defunct sporting items chain.

Planet Fitness has leased a 17,867-square-foot house on the Route 37 purchasing middle, a spot that was as soon as house to Modell’s Sporting Goods, in keeping with R.J. Brunelli & Co., a business actual property brokerage in Old Bridge. 

In March 2020, Modell’s filed for chapter safety and closed all of its shops.

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Planet Fitness, which is shifting from one other close by location, will assist carry prospects again to the middle, which is positioned at Exit 82 off the Garden State Parkway, stated Danielle Brunelli, R.J. Brunelli’s president and principal. Watch the video above for a have a look at one other New Jersey Planet Fitness which just lately opened.

“People which can be going to a well being membership, they go a minimum of two, 3 times every week,” stated Brunelli, who represents the purchasing middle’s proprietor. “It simply retains frequently to attract again the native inhabitants to the middle.”

Besides Planet Fitness, Wingstop, which focuses on bone-in and boneless rooster wings and nuggets, is leasing a 1,500-square-foot spot within the middle. The location was previously Liberty Travel, Brunelli stated.

Wingstop is within the midst of an growth on the Jersey Shore. Besides its location in Neptune City, Wingstop is opening shops in Eatontown and Freehold Township.

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Both tenants are anticipated to open within the third quarter. In the lease transactions, Joe Dougherty, government vp of brokerage providers and principal at Metro Commercial represented Planet Fitness and Gary Krauss, director at Pierson Commercial, represented Wingstop.

Wingstop is known for its chicken wings and tenders.

Brunelli stated there’s curiosity from non-retail makes use of for the purchasing middle’s largest emptiness: the previous 72,763-square-foot former Super Foodtown retailer subsequent to Kohl’s. Foodtown closed in 2015.

Any tenant that leases the house will benefit from a 100-foot-tall pylon signal that can be seen from Garden State Parkway, Brunelli stated.

“Anybody that goes into that location goes to have some fairly superior publicity onto the parkway,” she added.

David P. Willis, an award-winning enterprise author, has coated enterprise and client information on the Asbury Park Press for greater than 20 years. He writes’s What’s Going There and Press on Your Side columns and could be reached at [email protected] Join his What’s Going There page on Facebook for updates.

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