BELMAR, NJ — What a difference a year makes at Supersavers Market in Belmar.
After a fire above the store at 1210 Main Street forced it to close in October 2018, it has reopened in grand style — expanding into a full-service supermarket, complete with fresh meats, produce and baked items, as well as aisles of groceries, home goods and other assorted merchandise. There also is a delicatessen and grill, where sandwiches and meals are prepared to order — many with a Mexican twist, including tacos, enchiladas, burritos and quesadillas.
On Saturday, December 1, Supersavers owners Jessie Singh and Ashish Bindal were joined by family and friends for a ribbon-cutting presented by the Belmar Business Partnership (BBP) and led by Mayor Mark Walsifer.
BBP also marked the event with a ceremonial presentation of façade improvement and fit-out grants totaling more than $11,000 awarded to Supersavers to help in the rebuilding process. “The BBP has helped us out a lot,” said Singh, who along with his partner have operated the market since 2008. “We thank them for their support.”
The nonprofit organization provides façade improvement grants to assist Belmar businesses to improve the appearance of their businesses and fit-out grants to help new retail and food businesses offset the interior modeling costs, including the purchase of fixtures and lighting.
Now with its "bigger and better" presence in Belmar’s downtown district, Supersavers fills a void in a borough that has not had a grocery store since Acme closed in Belmar Plaza nearly 20 years ago.
In ribbon-cutting photo, Belmar Mayor Mark Walsifer, center, is joined by Supersavers co-owners — Ashish and Manmeet Bindal, at left, and Jessie Singh and Gurdeep Kaur, at right. Also pictured in back row are, from left, Belmar Business Partnership member Joseph Rizzuto, and BBP vice president Thomas Burke.
In presentation photo, from left, BBP vice president Thomas Burke presents a ceremonial check representing more than $11,000 in grants to Supersavers owners Ashish Bindal and Jessie Singh. Also pictured from left in back row, BBP member Joseph Rizzutto, Belmar Mayor Mark Walsifer and BBP member Anthony “Sonny” Nardone.
Not pictured but in attendance, BBP trustee Christine Cardellino.
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