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 sweet & creamy yogurt
comes in low-fat/calorie flavors and includes probiotics. Every creation is 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 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 or conveniently ordered online or by smart
phone 24 hrs/day. Cold Stone has the perfect cake for any occasion, customers can choose from their signature cakes,
eight-layer ice cream cakes or customize their own cake or photo cake.
Location: Prime retail space inside Merritt Square Mall adjacent to the food court and across from a 16-screen movie
theater. This busy mall is anchored by Dillards, Macys, Sears & JCPenny plus 79 specialty shops and 18 restaurants.
Located on one of the busiest highways in Brevard County. A popular shopping and entertainment destination on Merritt
Island, FL just minutes from Port Canaveral, Kennedy Space Center and Cocoa Beach.
The mall is now under new ownership and is being revitalized! TGIF Fridays will have a new restaurant in its place.
Trader Joes is opening just across the mall in 2018. A brand new Sonic just opened 2 miles from mall. Chic Fila,
Forever 21 and Spencer’s all just finished remodels inside the mall. And much more in the works!
Lease Information: Leased Space $4,396/mth includes rent, CAM, insurance and taxes. Current lease expires in Aug
2021 with the option to renew.
Days/Hrs of Operation: Mall Hours = Mo-Th 11a-10p & Fr-Sa 11a-11p & Su 12n-9p.
Training: 80 hrs @ Store and 5 days @ Headquarters in Scottsdale, AZ.
Cash Flow: (2016) $36,659 (Estimated 2017 $53,400).
Value of FF&E (Included in Asking Price): $150,000.
Seller Financing: No.
Competition/Market: Nation’s leading premium ice cream brand. Voted “Best 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 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. 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 1,500 locations in over 28 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 and 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 listing, please do not discuss with employees or patrons.
Listed by Tami Hillier at EatZ & Associates