A Popular Lifestyle Center Downtown With 200,000 SqFt Of Retail, Restaurants & Entertainment
Huntington, WV
Asking Price: $169,000
Gross Sales: $390,342
Net Operating Income: $61,279
Monthly Rent: $3,540
Lease Expiration: 05/2030
Options: (Contact For)
Year Established: 2004
Owner Operated: No
Seller Financing: No
Food Type: Candy Store, Ice Cream/Frozen Yogurt/Gelato, Smoothies
Service Type: Fast Food
Business Type: Franchise
Sale Type: Business For Sale


Incredible opportunity to own two top franchises for one great price! A successful premium brand ice cream and a gourmet chocolate brand.

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.

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.

In addition to Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory's delicious old-fashion caramel apples, as well as fudge and larger-than-life handmade chocolates including truffles, caramels, clusters, turtles, toffees, meltaways, peanut butter cups, sugar free and more. Along with chocolate covered pretzels, Oreos, graham crackers, strawberries and marshmallows. Also featuring an assortment of beautifully packaged candies in upscale boxes and bags, perfect for gift giving, holiday sharing and special occasions.

Every option for everyone, all served in a fun and friendly atmosphere.

Well established location for 18 years!

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: Cabell

Prime retail space in Pullman Square, a popular lifestyle center in downtown Huntington. The center is located in the Superblock, a large urban renewal project that’s the length of 4 city-square-blocks. This $60 million 200,000 sqft retail and entertainment complex resembles an "old-time small town" with many local & national stores, restaurants and a 16-screen movie theater.

Other popular eating and drinking establishments include Black Sheep Burrito & Brews, Backyard Pizza & Raw Bar, Butter It Up, East Flavor, Edible Arrangements, Hibachi Japanese Steakhouse, Jim’s Steak & Spaghetti House, La Fontaine’s Rooftop Lounge, Le Bistro, Navarino Bay, Paula Vega Cakes & Coffee Shop, Old North Arcade, River Café, Rapid Fire Pizza, Rio Grande, Roosters, Summit Beer Station, Sharkey’s, Starbucks, The Lantern, The Old Village Roaster, 21 At The Frederick and more.

The Square also hosts concerts, cruise nights and Saturdays Farmers Market in the summer and special events throughout the year. And it’s in close proximity to Marshall University, the Big Sandy Civic Arena and Harris Riverfront Park.

Real Estate: Leased

Leased space $3,540/mth gross. Current lease expires May 2030. Square Feet: 1,400. Seating: 10 Inside & 4 Outside. Days/Hrs of Operation: Su-We 12n-9p & Fr-Sa 12n-10p.

Number of Employees: 17 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: Not Included In Asking Price

Nation's leading premium brands. Are a good retail combination since chocolate and ice cream have different, yet complementary peak seasons.

Cold Stone Creamery - 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 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.

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory - A gourmet chocolate brand known for their amazing homemade fudge, specialty caramel apples and larger-than-life handmade chocolates. Chocolates people crave. They also feature a variety of packaged candies in upscale boxes and bags, perfect for gift giving, holiday time and special occasions. Their factory produces approximately 300 chocolate candies and confectionery products, using proprietary recipes developed by their master candy maker and handed down for decades. And their candymakers are constantly innovating those ingredients, flavors and processes. All their gourmet chocolates and confections are made with only the freshest, finest ingredients and shipped fresh from their factory located in the charming historic town of Durango, Colorado.

Rated top chocolate for its "rich, intense flavor". Ranked Top 3 - Newsweek America’s Best Customer Service. Ranked Top 50 - North America Sweet 60. Best Chocolate Dipped Treats In Co - Redbook Magazine. Best Chocolate Shop In MS - USA Today. Best Candy Shop - Lodi News Readers’ Choice. The number one candy franchise by Entrepreneur's "Franchise 500" several years in a row!

Growth and Expansion:

First Cold Stone opened in 1988 and Rocky Mountain in 1981. There are currently nearly 900 Cold Stone Creamery locations in the United States and in multiple markets worldwide and hundreds of Rocky Mountain Chocolate locations operating worldwide. After 32 years in business, these iconic brands continue to thrive and grow.

Cold Stone Creamery - 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. 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 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. 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!

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory - A product everyone loves. The largest chocolate store chain in the nation!

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