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Package Deal - 4 Firehouse Sub Sandwich Franchises Chicago South & Western Suburbs!
Chicago South/West Suburb, Illinois

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Revenue $2,081,497 / year Lease Rent Contact For Info
Cash Flow $98,555 / year Square Feet 8,000
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Offering a variety of delicious hot gourmet sub sandwiches made with premium meats and cheeses, steamed hot then piled high on a toasted sub roll served with fresh vegetables and condiments. Also tasty cold sub sandwiches, salads and other seasonal items. 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. These 4 locations consistently rank among the top stores in the Chicagoland area in terms of sales! Turnkey. Managers and assistant managers at each location. Also a catering manager and catering coordinator to oversee catering at all 4 locations. Plus, a director of training and a prep manager responsible for all the inventory. Locations: Wheaton - Prime retail space in a front outlot of a large busy shopping center anchored by Jewel Osco plus over 40 national and regional shops. Perfectly situated next to Jamba Juice, Panda Express and AT&T at the corner of a heavily traveled intersection. Other popular tenants include Home Goods, TJ Maxx, Old Navy, Pier 1 Imports, Party City, Ulta Beauty, Dress Barn, Carter’s, JoAnn Fabrics and much more. Ample parking. Located in a densely populated & affluent western suburb of Chicago nestled in the heart of DuPage County. Wheaton offers its residents big city comforts with small town charm. DuPage is consistently recognized as one of the top 10 wealthiest counties in the nation. And this is the predominant grocery- anchored community shopping center in the area, located just minutes from both I-355 & I-88 making it easily accessible from anywhere in the Chicago area. Orland Park - Prime corner retail space in the outlot of a popular outdoor community retail center featuring more than 33 shops including Best Buy, Jo- Ann Fabrics, Petco, Ulta Beauty, Golf Galaxy, GameStop, Dress Barn, Shoe Carnival, Novak & Parker, Boombah, Arhaus Furniture Outlet and more. As well as other eating & drinking establishments such as Buffalo Wild Wings, Cherryberry Yogurt Bar and Starbucks. A convenient location with a great variety of stores. And a population of nearly 775,000 within 10 miles! Located in an affluent southwest suburb in Cook County just 25 miles SW of Chicago. Orland Park is close to several interstate highways, with I-80 east- west at its southern border. The Metra commuter rail system also links it to the Loop. Joliet - Prime retail space in a new 14,940 sqft strip center at a busy intersection in the heart of the Route 59 retail corridor. Other popular tenants include Starbucks, Gamestop, The Bedding Experts, Cardinal Liquors and Colorific Hair Salon. Also adjacent to MB Financial, Culvers and Family Video. This center is part of a much larger 5.5 acre new retail development. Plus a Wal-Mart was recently constructed across the street. Other national retailers in the area include Target, Home Goods, Payless, Petco, Staples and more. Located in a booming southwest suburb of Chicago, just 40 miles SW of the city. Joliet is Illinois' fastest growing city and one of the fastest growing in the Chicago metro area. Currently the 3rd largest in IL, with a population of 147,433. It offers something for everyone with its family-friendly atmosphere and thriving business community. Bradley-Bourbonnais - Prime retail space in a busy outlot along with Chipotle, Five Guys, Mattress Firm and Lacey’s. Part of a larger neighborhood plaza featuring Target, Party City, Staples, Ross, Barnes & Nobel, Marshalls, Michaels and PetSmart. Directly cross from Northfield Square Mall with more than 70 stores and a 10-screen movie theater. Located in a growing, prosperous southern community just off Interstate 57, 50 miles south of the Chicago Loop and 80 miles north of Champaign. Part of the vibrant Kankakee-Bourbonnais-Bradley metropolitan area. A great place to work, play and raise a family! Year Established: 2010 & 2012 & 2014 7 2016 Lease Information: Wheaton - Leased space $6,838/mth includes rent, CAM, insurance and taxes. Current lease expires 2020 with two 5-year options. Orland Park - Leased space $5,696/mth includes rent, CAM, insurance and taxes. Current lease expires 2022 with two 5-year options. Joliet - Leased space $5,256/mth includes rent, CAM, insurance and taxes. Current lease expires 2024 with two 5-year options. Bradley - Leased space $7,629/mth includes rent, CAM, insurance and taxes. Current lease expires 2026 with two 5-year options. Square Feet: 1,700 & 2,000 & 2,200 & 2,100 = 8,000 Seating: 40 & 60 & 40 & 40 = 180 # Of Employees: 8 & 12 & 8 & 8 = 36 Training: Eight weeks of extensive training. Value of FF&E (Included in Asking Price): $125,000. Seller Financing: No. Competition/Market: Featuring second-to-none sub sandwiches. A leader in the fast casual sandwich industry. Strong brand identity. Their marketing is memorable and sets them apart - "The Hero of All Subs”. Their unique steaming process brings out the flavors of their premium meats and cheeses. The only brand in the world to have Coca-Cola Freestyle in every restaurant. The Freestyle offers 120+ sparkling and still beverage brands with 70+ regular and low-calorie options. Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation also gives back to the communities they serve. A portion of sales at all US Firehouse Subs locations goes to the Foundation, to be used to provide lifesaving equipment to first responders. It provides equipment, training and support to hometown heroes. An award winning sub franchise. Firehouse Subs is consistently recognized as a leader in the fast-casual segment. For the last 3 years, Firehouse was ranked #1 by Technomic’s Chain Restaurant Consumers’ Choice Awards among fast casual brands in the categories of overall brand (2017), food quality (2016), service (2015) and atmosphere (2014). Forbes also recognized Firehouse Subs in 2015 as a Best Franchise to Buy! Growth and Expansion: A U.S. based, fast casual restaurant chain founded in 1994 by former firefighter brothers. Headquartered in Jacksonville, FL. Began franchising in 2001, currently has more than 1,085 locations in 44 states, Puerto Rico, Canada and Mexico. Less than 40 brands in America have more than 1,000 restaurants! One of the country’s fastest growing restaurant brands. 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. Firehouse Subs Recent National Industry Awards & Recognition: 2017 * The QSR 50: #41 - QSR Magazine * Top 100: U.S. Chain Systemwide Sales #73 - Nation's Restaurant News * The 10 Most Craveable Chain Sandwiches #1 - Restaurant Business * Top 100 Movers & Shakers: Top 76 Brands #52 - Fast Casual * Franchisee Satisfaction Award - Top 50 Franchise - Franchise Business Review * America's Favorite Sandwich Chain - Market Force * America’s Favorite Chain for “Top 5 Brands Overall” #1 - Restaurant Business * America’s Favorite Chain for “Fast Casual” #1 - Restaurant Business * Top Chains By Menu Segment for “Sandwich” #1 - Restaurant Business * Millennials’ Favorite Chains for “Fast Casual” #2 - Restaurant Business * America’s Favorite Chains for “Brand Image” #4 - Restaurant Business 2016 * Top 200 Franchise Chains by Worldwide Sales #120 - Franchise Times * Top 10 Unit Growth Percentage #7 - Franchise Times * Limited Service Restaurant Brands Consumers Trust Most #3 - Technomic * Top 100 Chains: ESPU Growth Limited Serv/Sandwich #4 - Nation’s Restaurant News * Top 100 Chains: Unit Growth Limited Serv/Sandwich #3 - Nation’s Restaurant News * Top 100 Chains: ESPU Limited Serv/Sandwich #5 - Nation’s Restaurant News * Top 100 Chains: Total Units Limited Serv/Sandwich #5 - Nation’s Restaurant News * Top 100 Chains: Sales Growth Limited Serv/Sandwich #2 - Nation’s Restaurant News * Top 100 Chains: Seg Sales Limited Serv/Sandwich #6 - Nation’s Restaurant News * Top 100 Chains: Sales Per Unit & Avg Unit Volume #86 - Nation’s Restaurant News * Top 100 Chains: Growth In U.S. Franchise Units #15 - Nation’s Restaurant News * Top 100 Chains: Growth In Total # of U.S. Units #6 - Nation’s Restaurant News * Top 100 Chains: Total Number of U.S. Units #41 - Nation’s Restaurant News * Top 10 Fastest : Growing Chains #6 - Nation’s Restaurant News * Top 100 Chains: U.S. Systemwide Sales #76 - Nation’s Restaurant News * Best Franchises: Highest Investment Level $500,000 & Up #2 - Forbes * Best Sandwiches #1 - 2016 Toast of Sumner Awards * 250 Top Grossing Chains #66 - Technomic * Top 500 Chain Restaurants #66 - Technomic * Top 100 Movers & Shakers - Top 75 Brands #18 - Fast Casual * Favorite Sandwich Chains #2 - Market Force Information Study * American Express’ Restaurant Neighbor Award - Outstanding Charitable Service * Ranker’s Best Sandwich Chain in America #2 - The Daily Meal * America’s Favorite Chain for “Fast Casual” #1 - Restaurant Business * America’s Favorite Chain for “Top 5 Brands Overall” #2 - Restaurant Business * Top Chains By Menu Segment for “Sandwich” #1 - Restaurant Business * Consumers' Choice For Food Quality” #1 - Technomic's Consumers' Choice Awards * Fastest-Growing Franchises of the Year #29 - Entrepreneur Magazine * 2016 Franchise 500 ranking #62 - Entrepreneur Magazine Highly confidential, please do not discuss with management, employees or patrons. Listed by Tom Traina at EatZ & Associates


General Information

Organization Corporation
Year Established 2010-2016
Current Owners 2010-2016
Employees 36
Operating Hours Daily 10:30a-9p
Reason For Sale Family medical issues.


Seating 180
Square Feet 8,000
Parking Lot
Licenses None


Revenue $2,081,497 / year
Cash Flow $98,555 / year
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FF & E $125,000


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Expiration 2020-2026  
Yearly Adjustment Not Available  
Option Two 5-year options  
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Tom Traina
Eatz & Associates
phone: 888-971-3289
fax: 888-673-3045

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