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High-Volume Firehouse Subs Western Suburb of Chicago – Sales Over $1.3 Million

Near The Signalized Intersection Of 2 Major Routes Lined With Retailers & Over 52,000 VPD

Western Suburb of Chicago, IL

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Food Type: Sandwich Shop

Service Type: Fast Food

Business Type: Franchise

Sale Type: Business For Sale

Asking Price: $225,000

Gross Sales: $1,354,652

Net Operating Income: $132,275

Monthly Rent: $5,600

Lease Expiration: 09/2025

Lease Options: Two 5-Year Options

Year Established: 2015

Owner Operated: No

Seller Financing: No

Summary:

Offering a variety of delicious, hot gourmet sub sandwiches made with premium meats and cheeses, steamed hot or enjoy them cold, topped with fresh vegetables and many choices of sauces. Also, salads, sides and other seasonal items. And kids meals.

Their menu takes inspiration from the firehouse with names like Hook & Ladder, Engineer and Firehouse Hero. Each restaurant offers a family-oriented dining atmosphere, complete with an authentic firefighter theme featuring a custom mural, hand-drawn & painted at the company's headquarters. The murals reflect fire & police service unique to each restaurant's community or town!

Simple operation - counter service. Dine in, take out and catering. Also, online ordering and 3rd party delivery available. Plus, app. This store boasts a stellar operation with a fantastic knowledgeable staff. Ample seating and parking.

Well established location for over 8 years. Currently absentee owned with two certified Firehouse general managers in place. Sales steadily increasing for the last 3 years - 2022 sales up 22%!

Firehouse Subs Recent National Industry Awards & Recognition:

2022
* QSR 50 #34 - QSR Magazine
* QSR 50 - # 6 Sandwich Category - QSR Magazine
* QSR 50 #10 Leader Category - QSR Magazine
* Top 500 Countdown #49 -Nation’s Restaurant News
* Franchise 500 #58 - Entrepreneur Magazine

2021
* Top 400 #91 - Franchise Times
* America's Best Loyalty Programs - Catering, Restaurants & Leisure Category

2020
* Hottest Food & Restaurant Franchises - Aspioneer Magazine
* America’s Best Customer Service Companies #4 - Newsweek
* QSR 50 #38 - QSR Magazine
* QSR 50 #6 Sandwich Category - QSR Magazine
* Top Franchise Brands # 59 - Entrepreneur Magazine
* Top Food Franchises Award #4 - Entrepreneur Magazine
* Top 500 Restaurant Chains of 2020
* America's Favorite Chain #4
* America's Favorite Sandwich Chain #1
* America's Favorite Fast Casual Chain #1

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.

Business Website: https://www.firehousesubs.com

Competition:

A leader in the fast casual sandwich industry with strong brand identity. Their marketing is memorable and sets them apart. Their unique steaming process brings out the flavors of the best meats & cheeses.

A restaurant chain with a passion for public safety. Firehouse Subs gives back to the communities they serve by providing equipment, training & support to first responders.

An award-winning franchise. Consistently recognized as a leader in the fast-casual segment. Known for their operational excellence, powerful marketing & extensive training.

Growth and Expansion:

A U.S. based fast-casual restaurant chain founded in 1994 by two former firefighter brothers. Headquartered in Jacksonville, FL. Now part of the Restaurant Brands International (RBI) family of brands, poised to grow like never before. Currently over 1,200 restaurants in 46 states, Puerto Rico and Canada.

Hottest subs in town! Firehouse Subs has an ever-growing history of innovative products, a focus on exceptional customer service and a one-of-a-kind brand identity that is committed to building profit for its franchisees.

Location:

Prime corner retail space in a thriving strip center near a signalized intersection of two major routes lined with many sought-after retailers and over 52,000 vehicles per day. Perfectly situated across from a major home improvement store. Plus, close to a major hospital, community college and golf course.

Conveniently located in a densely populated western suburb of Chicago. Just a short distance from interstates I-290 and I-294!

County: Cook

Facilities:

Lease Information: Leased space $5,600/mth gross. Current lease expires Sep 2025 with two 5-year options.

Square Feet: 1,728.

Seating: 42.

Days/Hrs of Operation: Daily 10:30a-8p.

Real Estate: Leased.

Value of FF&E: Included In Asking Price (Valued at $250,000).

Value of Inventory: $7,500 (Not Included In Asking Price).

Number of Employees: 2 Full-Time & 13 Part-time.

Support/Training: Online certification along with 6 weeks on-site comprehensive training at a corporate training store.

Seller Financing Available: No.

Reason for Selling: Moving out of state.

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