This Week On LBI
Our Goal: to supply you with the best market data available so you can make the right decisions about purchasing on LBI; and to assist you in all phases of the home purchase process so you are assured that you not only have found Your Perfect Beach Home on Long Beach Island you arrived there in the most professional manner.
Below, find out each week what’s been ‘Newly Listed‘, what just went ‘Under Contract‘ and what has ‘Just Closed‘. Want to know local headline news or maybe check out the local weather to see if we are having another wonderful beach day.
(Of course, any day at the beach is a wonderful day.)
(from the Jersey Shore Multiple Listing Service)
This Update is for the single family and condo market. If you would like update information for multi family, land or commercial, either email us with your desired parameters or use our Early Buyer’s Alert program.
If you desire more information on any of the properties below, you can go to our MLS Search page
Week of: 1/11/18 – 1/18/18
General Web Sites of Interest:
FEMA Coastal Mapping and Analysis – determine your current and future Base Flood Elevation and what it means to you.
Flood Update – Recent FEMA reforms with the passage of new legislation.
Beach Replenishment: (link – Army Corp of Engineer’s page on LBI beach replenishment) The project is completed for this cycle. Please check the web site for more info.
Causeway Bridge Project: (link – DOT NJ) The Route 72 Manahawkin Bay Bridges Project involves the construction of a new structure parallel to, and south, of the existing Manahawkin Bay Bridge; rehabilitation of the existing Manahawkin Bay Bridge; and the rehabilitation of three trestle bridges over Hilliards Thorofare, East Thorofare, and West Thorofare. Other planned improvements include:
- A six-foot sidewalk on the westbound (north) side of Route 72, with connections to communities and points of interest on the south side of the roadway;
- Bicycle accommodations, including wider outside shoulders on the twin Manahawkin Bay Bridges and six-foot bike lanes on the trestle bridges;
- Improvements to the intersection of Route 72 and Marsha Drive in Stafford Township to alleviate seasonal traffic delays; and
- Intersection improvements in Ship Bottom, designed to improve traffic flow for both north/south traffic on Long Beach Island and along 8th and 9th Streets, and drainage improvements to improve access during heavy rainfalls and high tides.
Cedar Bonnet Project – a plan to “restore and enhance” 45 acres located within the southeastern portion of Cedar Bonnet Island, which are part of the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge.
LBI Named one of the Top Ten Beaches – Once again we make the list!
THIS WEEK’S HEADLINES (from The Atlantic City Press, The Asbury Park Press and The Sandpaper)
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