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Cold Stone Creamery Fort Stewart, GA – On The Fort Stewart Army Base!

Fort Stewart & Hunter Army Airfield Serve About 21,200 Soldiers, 10,200 Family Members, 4,350 Civilians And 19,000 Retirees

Fort Stewart, GA

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Food Type: Ice Cream/Frozen Yogurt/Gelato, Smoothies

Service Type: Fast Food

Business Type: Franchise

Sale Type: Business For Sale

Asking Price: $65,000

Gross Sales: $106,500

Net Operating Income: $18,284

Monthly Rent: $10% of Sales

Lease Expiration: 08/2032

Lease Options: One 10-Year Option

Year Established: 2012

Owner Operated: No

Seller Financing: No


Offering the best tasting, made-to-order ice cream! Churned in-store fresh daily using only the finest ingredients and mixed on a frozen granite stone with endless combinations of fruits, nuts, candy, sauces and more. Also, dairy-free sorbet. Plus, a new plant based almond milk product. Every creation made-to-order available in cups, cones, waffle bowls and shakes, plus mix & go. Every option for everyone, all served in a fun and friendly atmosphere.

As well as sundaes and smoothies along with pre-packed quarts and party packs. In addition to the richest ice cream cakes, cupcakes and cookie sandwiches for takeout or conveniently ordered online or by smart phone 24 hrs/day. Cold Stone has the perfect cake for any occasion: signature, birthday, kid-themed, petite, custom and photo cakes, plus signature pies.

Cold Stone is the nation's leading premium ice cream brand. Voted "Best Ice Cream" countless times. Quality, variety and choice-what customers want! With seemingly endless combinations of mix-ins, allows customers to dream up their own ice cream treat or choose from their wildly popular Signature Creations. Never prepackaged or shipped in, it's the freshness factor that sets them apart. Better because made fresh every day in every store, puts them in a class of their own. Industry experts categorize Cold Stone as "Super Premium." An artisanal ice cream churned fresh on-site with high standards for taste, consistency and texture.

Well established location for 12 years. Low overhead costs. Currently absentee owned - better suited for an owner operator. Needs a hands-on operator to re-grow the business - pre-Covid sales as high as $400,000!

Feel free to stop by the location as a customer first. This is a HIGHLY confidential listing, please DO NOT talk to any of the owners, employees or patrons. If interested, contact EatZ for more information. Showings by appointment only outside of business hours.

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Ice cream is America's favorite dessert. And Cold Stone is the ultimate ice cream experience, beloved by millions of customers. Enjoys incredible household name recognition & loyalty. A truly remarkable brand w/proven staying power!

Ranked #1 in Category. Ranked in the Top 50 Beloved Brands, “Consumer Pick” & “1st Place for Craveability”-Nation's Restaurant News. Ranked in the Top 200 Countries Best Franchises-Franchise Times. Ranked in the Top 100 Global Franchises In The World-Franchise Direct. Ranked in the Top 50-Entrepreneur Franchise 500.

Growth and Expansion:

1st store opened in 1988, began franchising in 1994. After 30 yrs, this iconic brand continues to thrive & grow. Currently operating more than 1,000 locations in the US & hundreds internationally.

And Cold Stone continues to expand co-branded partnerships & create new flavors to increase sales. Is also committed to innovation, offering special themed products to celebrate each season, holiday & big blockbuster movie. Also has the highest avg unit sales volume of any ice cream concept. Plus, it's easy-to-run using only state-of-the-art equipment!


Prime retail space on the Fort Stewart army base. Perfectly situated next to the Defense Commissary Agency (grocery store & pharmacy), DOCS Dental, Ft Stewart GA Leisure Travel, a Furniture Store, AAFES Launderette, AAFES Class Six (Convenience Store), a U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer, Geovista Credit Union and a United States Post Office. And it’s located directly across a Panda Express with shared seating. Other nearby eating & drinking establishments include Burger King, Charley’s Cheesesteaks and more.

This Cold Stone is also close to Club Stewart, a Child Development Center, Winn Army Community Hospital, Marne Lanes Bowling Center, Corkan Fun Center, Newman Fitness Center and several hotels!

Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield serve about 21,200 soldiers, 10,200 family members, 4,350 civilian workers and 19,000 retirees. The population of Hinesville, the city outside the front gate, is estimated to be around 35,000 persons. And Hinesville is in Liberty County, GA with about 64,000 persons!

Also, the only ice cream shop in the area. And recently started 3rd party delivery outside the base to the surrounding areas including Hinesville.

County: Liberty


Lease Information: Leased space - rent 10% of sales (currently ~ $1,000/mth gross). All utilities - water, electricity and HVAC entirely covered by the base (zero cost to the owner)! Current lease expires in Aug 2032 with one 10-year option.

Square Feet: 1,295.

Seating: 40 (Food Court).

Days/Hrs of Operation: Mo-Fr 12n-5:30p (Closed Sa-Su / Limited Hours).

Real Estate: Leased.

Value of FF&E: Included In Asking Price.

Value of Inventory: Not Included In Asking Price.

Number of Employees: 1 Full-Time & 2 Part-Time.

Support/Training: 80 hours at an approved training store, plus 5 days online corporate training.

Seller Financing Available: No.

Reason for Selling: Now lives out of state.

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