Ocean State Job Lot opens at Freehold


An empty Toys’ R Us in Monmouth County will soon be taken over by a discount chain.

The vacant Toys’ R Us building across from the Freehold Raceway Mall is huge. It’s almost 45,000 square feet.

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Have you heard of Ocean State Work Package? It is a low cost retailer headquartered in Rhode Island, but operates locations in the Northeast.

Their choice is very wide. You can get pretty much anything here. Discounted household items, clothing, pet supplies, pantry staples, and seasonal items are just the start. Ocean State Job Lot is ideal for pool and beach supplies. There is a zero gravity reclining chair on their website that I have my eye on.

What’s the best part about opening Ocean State Job Lot in our neighborhood? Jobs. According to NJ.com, the retailer is expected to open by the fall.

In a press release, Paul Cox, store operations manager for Ocean State Job Lot said:

Ocean State Job Lot is committed to continued expansion and growth in the Northeast and based on the warm welcome we have received in our other New Jersey markets, we are delighted to add another location . We look forward to creating new jobs, filling a great vacancy in a popular mall, and delivering great values ​​and a friendly shopping experience to the Freehold community.

These other New Jersey locations include Clinton, Deptford, Franklin Park, South Plainfield, and Sparta.

Have you been in a lot of Ocean State jobs? Let me know what to expect. Matt@943thepoint.com.

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