On S Main Street - A Major Retail Corridor Directly Off Route 421/I-50
Kernersville, NC
Asking Price: $279,000
Gross Sales: $425,000
Net Operating Income: $111,023
Monthly Rent: $3,300
Lease Expiration: 12/2024
Options: (Contact For)
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


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.

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 over 18 years. 2022 YTD sales up 7.5%!

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.

County: Forsyth

Prime retail space in New Market Plaza, a thriving 120,184 sqft center anchored by a busy Food Lion grocery store. Other popular tenants include Panera Bread, Balance Day Spa, Dove Medical Supply, C&H Cafeteria, Hollywood Nails & Spa, Lendmark Financial Services, Gabe’s Discount Store, Elizabeth’s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria and more.

Adjacent to many other national retailers such as Petco, Target, Walmart Supercenter, Staples, Kohl’s and Lowe’s Home Improvement. As well as many other eating & drinking establishments including El Aguacte Express, Biscuitville, Denny’s, Taco Bell, Arby’s, CookOut, Firehouse Subs, Starbucks, Domino’s Pizza, The Loop, Subway Chick-fil-A and much more.

Perfectly situated on S Main Street, a major retail corridor located directly off Route 421/I-50. Boasts great signage, visibility, access and high traffic counts!

Real Estate: Leased

Lease Information: Leased space $3,300/mth gross. Current lease expires Dec 2024. Square Feet: 1,440. Seating: 10 Inside & 9 Outside. Days/Hrs of Operation: Su-Th 12n-9p & Fr-Sa 12n-10p.

Number of Employees: 10 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 (Valued at $100,000).
Value of Inventory: Not Included In Asking Price.

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.

Seller Financing Available: No.
Reason For Selling: Other business obligations.