Using only the finest ingredients, offering freshly made creamy ice cream,
sorbet blended on a frozen granite stone with endless combinations of fruits,
candy, sauces and more. Their new proprietary sweet & creamy yogurt
low-fat/calorie flavors and includes probiotics. Every creation is made to
available in cups, waffle bowls, cones, shakes and smoothies, plus mix & go.
And their Hot Stone plated desserts offer classic indulgent desserts with
chip cookies, brownies, churros & funnel cakes. Also available old fashion
sundaes, coffee frappes and pre-packed quarts. Every option for every one!
Plus the richest cakes, cupcakes, cookie sandwiches and pies for take out
conveniently ordered online or by smart phone 24 hrs/day. Cold Stone has
perfect cake for any occasion, customers can choose from their signature
eight-layer ice cream cakes or customize their own cake or photo cake.
2016 sales up year over year!
Mall requires buyer to have strong financials and retail management
background (food even better and ice cream best)!
Location: Prime retail space in the amazing 1.4 million sqft Concord Mills,
rated the #1 mall in the southeast and North Carolina’s largest
outlet/value retail shopping destination and 2nd largest tourist attraction with
over 18 million visitors a year.
Anchored by Bass Pro Shop, Bed Bath & Beyond, Best Buy, Books A Million
and Burlington Coat Factory along with 200 sought after outlets. Offering
impressive savings at Adidas Outlet, Ann Taylor Factory Outlet, Banana
Republic Factory Store, Bose, Coach Factory Outlet, The Disney Store
DKNY, Eddie Bauer, Gap Outlet, Group USA, J.Crew Factory, Lego, Lucky
Brand Outlet, Michael Kors, Nike, Polo Ralph Lauren Outlet, Tommy Hilfiger,
VF and many more.
Other popular eating and drinking establishments include Auntie Anne's
Pretzels, Green Leafs Beyond Great Salads, Maki of Japan, Oliver's
Salsarita's, South Philly Steak & Fries, Villa Italian Kitchen, Yeung's Lotus
Express, Burger King Express, Firehouse Subs and more.
This Cold Stone is perfectly situated near the AMC 24-screen theater, Speed
Park Go-Cart & Miniature Golf and Sea Life Aquarium. There’s also a Dave
Busters with gaming, pool tables and a bowling ally.
Concord Mills is conveniently located just off Interstate 85 across from Great
Wolfe Lodge, Bj’s, At Home and Bassett Furniture & Rec Warehouse. Just 1
mile from Charlotte Motor Speedway & zMax Drag Way and 12 miles from
North Carolina is the 10th largest state in the union boasting a 18.5% growth
rate which is twice the national average. It’s a hot business environment
a great place to sell ice cream!
North Carolina’s Recent Accolades:
No. 3 Best Business Climate - Site Selection Magazine, Nov 2014
No. 5 America’s Top States For Business - CNBC Survey, Jun 2014
No. 3 Best State for Business - Forbes Magazine, Nov 2014
No. 3 Lowest State & Local Tax Burden on Business - Ernst & Young, Aug
No. 5 Best State For Business - by CEO’s, Chief Executive Magazine, Jun
No. 3 Nationally Annual In-Migration To States - United Van Lines, Jan 2014
Lease Information: Leased space $6,985/mth includes rent, CAM and
Current lease expires in 2017 with the option to renew.
Training: 80 hrs @ Store and 5 days @ Headquarters in Scottsdale, AZ.
Value of FF&E (Included in Asking Price): $150,000.
Seller Financing: No.
Competition: Nation’s leading premium ice cream brand. Voted
Ice Cream” countless times. Offer quality, variety & choice-what customers
Better because made fresh every day in every store, puts them in a class of
own. Industry experts categorize Cold Stone as "Super Premium."
Ranked #1 in Category. Entrepreneur Magazine Franchise 500 Rankings:
#57 (2016) #54 (2015), #50 (2014), #53 (2013), #50 (2012). QSR Magazine
Global 30 List #16 (2016). Franchise Times Top 200 Franchise Systems List
#151 (2016). Also 1st Place for Craveability in the Dessert Category in
Nation’s Restaurant News’ Consumer Picks.
Growth & Expansion: First store opened in 1988, began franchising in 1994.
more than 25 years serving up the finest, freshest ice cream, cakes,
shakes using only the highest quality ingredients prepared on a frozen
Currently operating more than 1,400 locations in the US & 20 countries
1st to provide online/smart phone ordering, builds frequency of cake orders
it’s so easy. Continue to expand co-branded partnerships & create new
increase sales. Cold Stone has the highest average unit sales volume of
Ice cream/frozen yogurt is consumed by more than 90% of households. The
desserts industry estimated at $21 billion+.
Highly confidential listing, please do not discuss with patrons or employees.
Listed by Tami Hillier at EatZ & Associates