Using only the finest ingredients, offering freshly made creamy ice cream,
yogurt and sorbet blended on a frozen granite stone with endless
combinations of fruits, nuts, candy, sauces and more. Their proprietary
& creamy yogurt comes in low-fat/calorie flavors and includes probiotics.
Every creation made to order available in cups, waffle bowls, cones, shakes
and smoothies, plus mix & go.
And their Hot Stone plated desserts offer classic indulgent desserts with
chocolate chip cookies, brownies, churros & funnel cakes. Also 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 or
conveniently ordered online or by smart phone 24 hrs/day. Cold Stone has
the perfect cake for any occasion: signature, eight-layer ice cream, custom
Turnkey operation, priced to sell! Because this is a corporate store there is
limited financial information. Franchise agreement and lease are
and the franchise will help with training and transition. All reasonable offers
will be considered. No transfer fee!
Location: Prime retail space in a busy strip center. Other popular tenants
include GNC, The UPS Store, Verizon Wireless, H&R Block, Benito’s Pizza
and more. Close to the high school!
Grand Blanc is located in southeast Genesee County 10 miles south of Flint
and 60 miles north of Detroit. Their school system is one of the best in the
State of Michigan. The name "Grand Blanc" is synonymous with "Golf"!
Located within the Grand Blanc community are many public and private golf
Lease Information: Leased space $4,160/mth includes rent, CAM, insurance
and taxes. Current lease expires in 2022 with one 5-year option.
Training: 80 hrs @ Store and 5 days @ Headquarters in Scottsdale, AZ.
Franchisor is offering their support and assistance in getting this property
transitioned to new ownership.
Value of FF&E (Included in Asking Price): $150,000.
Seller Financing: No.
Reasons for Selling: Corporate location looking for a franchisee. Franchisor
looking to focus on the franchising of the brand only.
Competition/Market: Nation’s leading premium ice cream brand. Voted
Ice Cream” countless times. Offer quality, variety & choice-what customers
want! Better because made fresh every day in every store, puts them in a
class of their own. Industry experts categorize Cold Stone as "Super
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.
For more than 25 years serving up the finest, freshest ice cream, cakes,
smoothies and shakes using only the highest quality ingredients prepared on
a frozen granite stone. Currently operating more than 1,400 locations in the
U.S. & 20 countries worldwide.
1st to provide online/smart phone ordering, builds frequency of cake orders
because it’s so easy. Continue to expand co-branded partnerships & create
new products to increase sales. Cold Stone has the highest average unit
sales volume of any ice cream concept.
Ice cream/frozen yogurt is consumed by more than 90% of households. The
frozen desserts industry estimated at $21 billion+.
Highly confidential listings, please do not discuss with patrons or employees.
Listed by Tami Hillier at EatZ & Associates