Ocean State Job Lot Purchases ShopRite Building


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NEWBURGH – Ocean State Job Lot (OSJL), the region’s premier discount retail chain with 148 stores across the Northeast, recently purchased the shopping center at 88 North Plank Road in Newburgh, from The Livianos Group, LLC. It will be the chain’s 16th store in New York and its first in Orange County.

OSJL purchased the 55,296-square-foot shopping center, which includes several small tenants.

OSJL will open its new 41,676-square foot store this fall in the former ShopRite grocery store space which has been vacant since 2021 OSJL will offer customers a big, bright shopping experience, restoring vibrancy to this previously vacant retail location and creating new jobs in the community.

“We are so pleased to announce that OSJL is coming to Newburgh later this year,” said Paul Cox, Director of Store Operations, Ocean State Job Lot (OSJL). “We are committed to continued expansion throughout the Northeast, and we could not be more excited to open our doors at another location in New York this fall.”

“The Town of Newburgh is very excited for Ocean State Job Lot to bring its incredible deals and unrivaled value to its residents and visitors,” said Scott Manley, Deputy Supervisor, Town of Newburgh. “We look forward to the many contributions to our community that Ocean State Job Lot is sure to make, and we wish them nothing but success at their new location in Newburgh.”

OSJL will be hiring for approximately 50 positions, including store leadership, supervisory, full-time, and part-time positions. OSJL offers a competitive pay and benefits package, including flexible hours; medical, vision and dental insurance, if eligible; profit participation; service awards; paid time off; 401K; 30% store discount and more.

Additionally, OSJL is committed to offering career opportunities for all their interested associates.

In 2021, nearly 40% of the open store key and leadership positions were filled through internal promotions.

OSJL is on track to begin the hiring process later this summer; candidates can apply at www.oceanstatejoblot.com/careers.

Shoppers throughout New England, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania know Ocean State Job Lot for its Crazy Deals, Insider Club, fantastic prices, friendly customer service, and wide range of merchandise.

Ocean State Job Lot has made its mark in the discount-retail segment through opportunistic buying, which allows it to offer a wide selection of first-quality name brands and closeout merchandise at unbelievable prices. Shoppers find an ever-changing array of household goods, apparel, pet supplies, seasonal products (such as lawn and garden essentials; patio, pool and beach supplies; heating and cooling, and holiday), kitchen pantry staples and a broad offering of gourmet and international specialty foods.

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