Corporate Location Looking For A Franchisee
Leominster, MA
Asking Price: $30,000
Gross Sales: $326,586
Net Operating Income: $(Contact For)
Monthly Rent: $4,958
Lease Expiration: 07/2022
Options: One 5-Year Option
Year Established: 2007
Owner Operated: No
Seller Financing: No
Food Type: Ice Cream/Frozen Yogurt/Gelato, Smoothies
Service Type: Fast Food
Business Type: Franchise
Sale Type: Business For Sale

Description:

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, shakes 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.

Also, as a brand Cold Stone is seeing great rebounding sales and with the inherent nature of pick-up, takeout and delivery, these types of concepts will surely be the winners for some time to come.

Well established location for over 15 years.

Turnkey operation, priced to sell! No transfer fee!! Because this is a corporate store there is limited financial information. Franchise agreement and lease are transferable and the franchisor will help with training and transition.

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 employees or patrons. If interested, contact EatZ for more information. Showings by appointment only.

County: Worcester
Location:

Prime retail space in Orchard Hill Park, a beautiful 342,000 sqft power center anchored by Target, Best Buy, Kohl’s, Bed Bath & Beyond and Dick’s Sporting Goods. Other popular tenants include Chili’s Grill & Bar, TGIF Fridays, Olive Garden, GameStop, Orangetheory Fitness, Verizon Wireless, Payless, The Vitamin Shoppe and more.

Perfectly situated in Leominster, the 2nd largest city in Worcester County. Located just 2 miles west of downtown Leominster, Orchard Hill Park has great highway visibility along Route 2 and quick access to I-190. The center serves the Leominster-Fitchburg markets, as well as the Route 2 corridor and many of the fastest-growing communities west of Boston. Is one of the dominant shopping centers in the region due to its ability to draw from a wide trade area with an interchange location and mix of diverse big-box stores, smaller retailers and restaurants.

Real Estate: Leased
Facilities:

Lease Information: Leased space $4,958/mth gross. Current lease expires Jul 2022 with one 5-year option. Square Feet: 1,360. Seating: 15 Inside & 6 Outside. Days/Hrs of Operation: Su-Th 12n-8p & Fr-Sa 12n-9:30p.

Support/Training: 80 hours @ an approved training store and 5 days @ corporate headquarters in Scottsdale, AZ. Franchisor is offering their support and assistance in getting this store transitioned to new ownership.
Value of FF&E: Included In Asking Price
Value of Inventory: Not Included In Asking Price
Competition:

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.

Ranked #1 in Category. Ranked in the Top 50 - Nation's Restaurant News "Beloved Brands". Consumer Pick - Nations Restaurant News. 1st Place for Craveability in the Dessert Category - Nation's Restaurant News. Ranked in the Top 200 of the 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:

First store opened in 1988, began franchising in 1994. After 30 years, this iconic brand continues to thrive and grow. Currently operating more than 1,000 locations in the US and hundreds in nearly 30 international markets.

Ice cream is America's favorite dessert. Our love affair with ice cream appears everywhere in popular culture - in books, songs, television and movies. Ice cream is also unique because our love and craving for it, stays with us throughout our entire lives.

And Cold Stone Creamery is the ultimate ice cream experience, beloved by millions of customers. Has captivated the sweet tooth of consumers everywhere. Enjoys household name recognition and boasts remarkable customer loyalty. Is a truly remarkable brand that has proven staying power. Cold Stone is also committed to innovation, offering special themed products to celebrate each season, each holiday and big Hollywood blockbuster movies.

Cold Stone continues to expand co-branded partnerships and create new flavors to increase sales. It also has the highest average unit sales volume of any ice cream concept. Was the 1st to provide online/smart phone ordering, builds frequency of cake orders because it's so easy. Plus, it's an easy-to-run and easy-to-scale business that uses only state-of-the-art equipment.

Seller Financing Available: No
Reason For Selling: Corporate location looking for a franchisee. Franchisor looking to focus on the franchising of the brand only.