Lighthouse Plaza Commercial Real Estate Development Project in Waretown Ocean County NJ

Address: 516 Route 9 North Waretown, NJ 08758

Available 1200 sq ft for office, retail space. Hardwood floors, alarm, new paint. Turn the key. Lighthouse Plaza construction is across the street from ShopRite Supermarket. The plaza is located at the intersection of Lighthouse Drive and Rt. 9 in Ocean Township (Waretown), Ocean County, New Jersey.

Ocean Township is one of Ocean County’s fastest growing Townships. The retail market trade area includes Barnegat Township, located one mile to the south and Lacey Township located one mile to the north.

Neighborhood Description: Waretown (Ocean Township)

The subject property is situated in the Township of Ocean, which is located in the central eastern portion of the county. The Township of Ocean comprises approximately 32.03 square miles, 20.80 square miles of land and 11.23 square miles of water. The Township is bordered by Lacey Township to the north, Barnegat Bay to the east, Barnegat Township to the south and Barnegat Township to the west. The Township of Ocean had a population of 8,850 as of the 2015 update to the 2010 Census with the population density of 405.4 per square mile of land.

The Township of Ocean (Waretown) is comprised mostly of residential single, multifamily dwellings, commercial buildings, mixed use dwellings, apartments and local commercial strips. It is proximate to New York City employment centers and excellent highway and public transportation access.

Area Analysis: Ocean County

Ocean County is located in the southeast portion of New Jersey.

The County covers an area of 916 square miles, 636 of which are land and 280 of which are water, second largest county in the state Burlington County is larger. The highest point is one of three unnamed hills (one in Jackson Township, the other two in Plumsted Township) that reach at least 230 feet in elevation. The lowest elevation in the county is sea level. Ocean County is bounded by Monmouth County to the North, Burlington County to the West, Atlantic County to the South and the Atlantic Ocean to the East. Ocean County is one of four New Jersey counties along the Atlantic Ocean.

The County lies on the periphery of the two of the nation’s largest metropolitan centers. New York City is seventy miles north and Philadelphia is sixty miles west. The county is served by the Garden State Parkway, Routes 9, 70 and 72. Bus service is provided by New Jersey Transit, train service available to New York City and Philadelphia.

The county boasts some of the most beautiful beaches in New Jersey. It is home to Island Beach State Park and the resort of Seaside Heights. It is also home to Six Flags Great Adventure, and the famous New Jersey Pine Barrens.

Population: Ocean County

As of the census of 2010, there are 576,567 people and 2016 data estimates that the population has increased to 592,497. As of 2015 there were 222,494 households. The 2010 population density is 917.0/mi. The 2015 data reveals that there are 280,494 housing units. There are 222,494 households out of which 23.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 67% were married couples living together, 9.6% have a female householder with no husband present, 27.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 19% had someone living alone who was 60 years of age or older. Its county seat is Toms River.

Population: Waretown (Ocean Township)

As per the 2015 update to 2010 Census, the population in Waretown (Ocean Township) was 8,850, which is a 6.2% increase since the 2010 Census. The population represents 3,799 households of which 36.2% are children under 18 living at home, 57.5% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 10.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 26.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27.


  • Michelle Garofalo

    Michelle Garofalo is the guiding force behind MSC Enterprises, LLC, a prominent custom home builder and real estate developer in Monmouth County and Ocean County, New Jersey. With over 25 years in real estate development, her expertise extends from a successful career in the solar industry, where she managed over 75MW of projects. Co-founding Infiniti Energy, Michelle now oversees day-to-day operations and leads business development, ensuring a seamless journey for clients. Her meticulous approach and commitment to excellence are reflected in MSC's residential and commercial properties, known for their quality, durability, and energy efficiency.

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