||Employees||1 full, 16 part
* Included in Asking Price
Incredible opportunity to own two hot franchises for one great price! A successful premium brand ice cream store and a top gourmet chocolate brand that was added in 2010. Using only the finest ingredients, the highest quality ice cream available which is made fresh each day at the store. Every ice cream creation is then made to order by blending in mix-ins on a frozen granite stone. Plus they make the richest ice cream cakes and cupcakes for any occasion that can now be ordered online. In addition to delicious fudge, old-fashion caramel apples, and larger-than-life hand made chocolates. This store has won the Golden Spade Award for the past 7 years and Platinum Spade Award for the past 2 years! Steady sales growth every year, with sales in 2012 up 8% year over year!
Location: Prime retail space in a retail community center anchored by world-renowned Dorothy Lane Market and a wide variety of retail merchants sitting at the entrance of one of Greater Dayton's largest and most prestigious residential communities. This community is located south of downtown Dayton and within 30 minutes of the following sites: Downtown Dayton, Dayton Mall, University of Dayton, Wright State University, WPAFB, The Air Force Museum, The Greene, West Chester, Fairfield Commons, Kings Island, The Beach Water Park, Caesar Creek State Park and much more. The center is surrounded by 4,500 residents, near several business parks (including the world headquarters of Lexis Nexis & Mead) and is situated less than a mile from the new Austin Pike Interchange, which grants rapid access to I-75 and I-675. Warren county has been named one of the fastest growing areas in the entire country!
Listing Company: EatZ & Associates
Listing Agent: Tami Hillier
Contact Number: 503-319-4626
|Facilities:||Leased space – $3,000/mth which includes CAM. Current lease expires in 2014 with options to renew. Days/Hrs of Operation: Su-Th Noon-10p & Fr-Sa Noon-11p. Seating: 20 Inside & 20 Outside. Square Feet: 1,750.|
|Competition:||# 1 Ice Cream Franchise in the Nation. Voted “Best Ice Cream” countless times. They offer quality, variety & choice, which is what customers want! Better because it’s made fresh every day in every store, which puts them completely in a class of their own. Industry experts categorize Cold Stone as "Super Premium." Ranked #1 in Category. Entrepreneur Magazine: Fastest-Growing Franchises: #11. Franchise Top 500 Rankings: #50 (2012), #54 (2011), #35 (2010), #46 (2009). Fastest-Growing: #64 (2008). America's Top Global: #46 (2012), #47 (2011), #29 (2010), #40 (2009).|
|Growth Potential:||First store opened in 1988, began franchising in 1995. Currently operating more than 1,450 locations in the U.S. and 12 countries worldwide. Cold Stone has the highest average unit sales volume of any ice cream concept. The trend in ice cream is certainly towards premium & super premium and sales prove it. Ice cream is consumed by more than 90% of households in the United States. The estimated frozen desserts industry is estimated at more than $21 billion.|
|Training/Support:||80 hrs @ Store and 5 days @ Headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona. This store has served as a regional training store for prospective franchisees.|
|Sale Reason:||Other business obligations.|
Seller Reference #CSC SB OH
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