Stunt rider Jason Britton and team perform their No Limit Stunt Show for spectators at the AMA Pro Road Racing Kawasaki Devil’s Showdown, Sunday, Sep. 14, 2014 at New Jersey Motorsports Park in Millville. Staff Photo/Sean M. Fitzgerald
Sean M. Fitzgerald
MILLVILLE – The city has approved plans for constructing four more “exotic garages” at New Jersey Motorsports Park, where two of the buildings already are done and sold out and work is under way on a third.
The exotic garages, also known as “commercial condominiums,” are sold to track users who primarily want an onsite place to store and do basic maintenance on vehicles.
The concept largely replaces a plan dating to the motorsports park’s opening for as many as 177 “residential” condominiums. That idea is not completely abandoned but is not a primary development effort because they did not generate much interest, according to park officials testifying before the Planning Board.
According to the site plan, the exotic garage buildings will be built on a lot at the entrance to Corsair Drive. The lot already holds condominiums and garages from previous construction phases.
Two of the four new buildings can hold eight garages and two can hold six garages. The total building area is 36,000 square feet.
Attorney Brian Heun, representing the motorsports park, said space in the buildings will be sold in 1,000 square feet and 1,500 square feet sections. The buildings are “shells” that owners can customize with features like bathrooms and kitchens, he said.
“It can be as simple as a very basic garage that looks like you would see…