SEASIDE HEIGHTS – A chic new cabana complex along the beach is set to open, as construction continues.
The Ocean Club offers private cabanas starting at $7,500 per year, which offer beach and pool access, as well as Wi-Fi and electricity.
Kelsey Grammer added some star power with a recent poolside sighting in progress.
The club’s Facebook page noted that the actor – better known as Dr Frasier Crane from ‘Cheers’ and the hit spin-off ‘Frasier’ – plans to return in July to take advantage of the facilities, which also include the Ocean Club restaurant, already well advanced. .
Grammer toured Garden State while promoting his Faith American brand of beer, with stops in Lavallette, Atlantic City and Bridgewater.
The actor has Jersey roots as he spent the first decade of his childhood in the Colonia section of Woodbridge.
The next step for the beachfront project would be a concert hall – if local authorities give the go-ahead.
Return the field
On Monday, it was confirmed that there will be a delay before the developer can show off the next phase of the project.
“The Planning Board was unable to consider the application in a workshop meeting as it was determined that a ‘concert hall’ serving alcoholic beverages would require a waiver of use “Seaside Heights Administrator Christopher Vaz said in response to New Jersey 101.5 on Wednesday.
He added that there was no demand for a usage gap in the current demand for the show room.
Since securing a $10 million loan in 2019 for the reconstruction of the Belle-Freeman amusement pier, developer The Mabie Group has planned the pool club, bar and restaurant on multiple levels and a proposed location.
Rethink the next phase
As the structures took shape, Seaside Heights and Seaside Park officials said they wanted to ensure the property supports rebranding efforts as a family-friendly destination, as Asbury Park reported. Press.
Part of that would be that performers are booked at the intended venue, according to the same report.
According to a report by NJ.com, the developer’s mentions of a helipad are even more concerning.
Residents of nearby Seaside Park have already asked authorities if approval for a landing spot could lead helicopters to create noise and fly close to homes or the beach, according to the same report.
What’s in a Club Membership
For the Ocean Club, “Level 2” cabanas add a kitchenette, restroom, living area with private balcony, indoor dining area, and flat-screen TV — for a total of $22,500 per year.
Up to three families are allowed on a seasonal lease. Each family can be a maximum of four people, and no more than six people are supposed to be in each hut at a time, according to the website.
Cabana rentals also include access to shared washrooms/showers, poolside and beachside food/beverage service, banquet facilities for weddings and events, and restaurant access.