BRICK – Why do gas stations go out of businesses while others are opening at the same time?

You’ll see it throughout the county, but in Brick Township alone, three new Wawa gas stations and a Royal Farms gas station have received approvals in recent months. However, other gas stations went out of business, like the Getty station on Brick Boulevard, which will be the site of a new Starbucks.

It has to do with what other services are offered at the station. Brick Township Zoning Officer Sean Kinneavy said the model of gas stations has changed over the years.

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