A 325,000 SqFt Power Center Anchored By Home Depot, Schnucks & Marshalls - And 2021 Sales YTD Way Up Over 2019 & 2020
Florissant, MO
Asking Price: $169,000
Gross Sales: $464,795
Net Operating Income: $97,607
Monthly Rent: $4,308
Lease Expiration: 07/2021
Options: One 5-Year Option
Year Established: 2004
Owner Operated: Yes
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, smooth & creamy frozen yogurt loaded with probiotics in low-fat/calorie flavors and dairy-free sorbet. 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.

And 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 16 years! Owner operated - store manager, works 20-25 hours a week.

2021 sales YTD way up over 2019 and 2020!!

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: Saint Louis County
Location:

Prime retail space in The Shoppes at Cross Keys, a 325,000 sqft power center anchored by Home Depot, Schnucks and Marshalls along with a great collection of shops including GameStop, Great Clips, Hobby Lobby, Lane Bryant, LOFT, Party City, OfficeMax, PetSmart, Shoe Carnival, T-Mobile and more.

As well as several other popular eating & drinking establishments including Chili’s Grill & Bar, Edible Arrangements, QDOBA, Plaza Azteca, Sonic, Storming Crab and more.

Also surrounded by a vast commercial and residential area which includes St Louis International Airport, Boeing St Louis Headquarters and F/18 Manufacturing Plant, Emerson Global Headquarters, Cigna (previously Express Scripts) Headquarters, University of Missouri in St. Louis, Florissant City Golf Course and much more.

This Cold Stone is perfectly situated in one of the busiest centers in Florissant. Serves as the dominant retail center in the North County submarket. Has direct visibility and signalized access to N Lindberg Blvd (N Hwy 67) with 50,245 vehicles per day and New Halls Ferry Rd with another 31,315 vehicles per day. Benefits from convenient access to both I-270 and I-170.

Real Estate: Leased
Facilities:

Leased space $4,308/mth gross. Current lease expires in Jul 2031 with one 5-year option. Square Feet: 1,500. Seating: 16. Days/Hrs of Operation: Su-Th 12n-10p & Sa-Su 11a-10p. Owners Role: Store manager, works 20-25 hours a week.

Number of Employees: 15 Part-Time
Support/Training: 80 hours @ an approved training store and 5 days @ corporate headquarters in Scottsdale, AZ.
Value of FF&E: Included in Asking Price
Value of Inventory: $5,000-$8,000 (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 in business, this iconic brand continues to thrive and grow. Currently operating more than 1,000 locations in the United States 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 in the U.S. and around the world. 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. And 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 first 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.

There has never been a better time to invest in the franchise. Owning a Cold Stone doesn't require any previous experience in the restaurant or service industry, they provide everything an entrepreneur needs to succeed. Not only is it a sound investment with tremendous training, great marketing support and an exceptional product, but it's also a fun business to own. Cold Stone Creamery is a stand-out brand in the rapidly growing $8 billion-dollar booming ice cream industry. And consumer demand for premium handmade ice cream containing high quality ingredients is on the rise!

Seller Financing Available: No
Reason For Selling: To focus on other business.