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High-Volume Well-Established - Billings, Great Falls & Missoula

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asking price
$
589,000
gross sales
$
1,217,812
cash flow
$
161,574
employees: 
31
founded: 
2005

Package Deal - Three High-Volume Well-Established Cold Stone Creamery - Billings, Great Falls & Missoula, MT!

All Three Turnkey With A Full-Time Manager In Place At Each Location

Offering the best tasting, made-to-order ice cream! Churned in-store fresh daily using only the finest ingredients and mixed on a frozen granite stone with endless combinations of fruits, nuts, candy, sauces and more. Also, dairy-free sorbet. Plus, a new plant based almond milk product. Every creation made-to-order available in cups, cones, waffle bowls and shakes, plus mix & go. Every option for everyone, all served in a fun and friendly atmosphere.

As well as sundaes and smoothies along with pre-packed quarts and party packs. In addition to the richest ice cream cakes, cupcakes and cookie sandwiches for takeout or conveniently ordered online or by smart phone 24 hrs/day. Cold Stone has the perfect cake for any occasion: signature, birthday, kid-themed, petite, custom and photo cakes, plus signature pies.

Cold Stone is the nation's leading premium ice cream brand. Voted "Best Ice Cream" countless times. Quality, variety and choice-what customers want! With seemingly endless combinations of mix-ins, allows customers to dream up their own ice cream treat or choose from their wildly popular Signature Creations. Never prepackaged or shipped in, it's the freshness factor that sets them apart. 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." An artisanal ice cream churned fresh on-site with high standards for taste, consistency and texture.

Well established locations for 19, 15 and 20 years. All three turnkey with a full-time manager in place at each location.

Locations:

Billings - Prime retail space in a strip center along with Dollar Tree in a busy retail area just off I-90/Route 212. Across 29th St from Office Depot, Michaels, The Home Depot, PetSmart and Best Buy. And across King Ave W from Ross, World Market, Lowe’s Home Improvement, Walmart, Costco and so much more.

Other nearby eating & drinking establishments include Cajun Phatty’s Café Rio Mexican Grill, City Brew Coffee, Famous Dave’s BBQ, IHOP, Mooyah Burgers, Fries & Shakes, Pizza Hut, Pizza Ranch and more.

Great Falls - Prime retail space in Great Falls Marketplace, a 448,214 sqft regional power center just off I-15. Anchored by a busy Smith’s Supermarket. Along with many sought-after retailers including Barnes & Noble, Buckle, Denver Mattress, Famous Footwear, GNC, Michaels, Old Navy, Petco, The Home Depot and more. Plus, several other popular eating & drinking establishments including Black Bear Diner, Cattlemen’s Cut Steakhouse, Chili’s Grill & Bar, McDonald’s, Starbucks and Taco Del Mar. As well as a couple of hotels including Comfort Inn & Suites, Hampton Inn, Hilton Garden Inn and Holiday Inn Express & Suites. Also, an AMC Classic 10 movie theater!

Missoula - Prime retail space in Grant Creek Town Center, a popular retail center on N Reserve St near W Broadway St. Along with Dee-O-Gee MSLA, Famous Footwear, Great Clips, REI, Ross, TJ Maxx, Ulta Beauty and more. As well as other popular eating & drinking establishments including Arby’s, Crumbl, Jersey Mike’s Subs, Kobe Seafood & Steak House, Little Caesars, Loose Caboose and Taco Del Sol.

Across many sought-after national retailers including Albertsons, Ashley Furniture, Barnes & Noble, Best Buy, Costco, Lowe’s, Michaels, Old Navy, PetSmart, Staples, Target and more. Plus, many other restaurants. Also, just 4 miles from the University of Montana.

Year Established: 2005 & 2009 & 2004.

Lease Information:

Billings - Leased space - $3,304/mth gross. Current lease expires Jul 2025. Landlord open to more term.

Great Falls - Leased space - $2,551/mth gross. Current lease expires Apr 2024. Landlord open to more term.

Missoula - Leased space - $2,821/mth gross (also includes water). Current lease expires May 2025. Landlord open to more term.

Square Feet: 2,212 & 1,463 & 1,233.

Seating: Inside & Outside

Days/Hrs of Operation: Daily 12n-9p & Su-Th 12n-9p, Fr-Sa 12n-10p & Su-Th 12n-9p, Fr-Sa 12n-10p.

Owners Role: Absentee owner.

# Of Employees: 1 Full-Time/11 Part-Time & 1 Full-Time/9 Part-Time & 1 Full-Time/8 Part-Time.

Training: 80 hours at an approved training store, plus 5 days online corporate training.

Combined Gross Sales (2023): $1,217,812.

Net Operating Income: $161,574.

Value of FF&E: Included In Asking Price.

Value of Inventory: Not Included In Asking Price.

Seller Financing Available: No.

Reasons for Selling: Other interests.

Competition/Market: Ice cream is America's favorite dessert. And Cold Stone is the ultimate ice cream experience, beloved by millions of customers. Enjoys incredible household name recognition & loyalty. A truly remarkable brand w/proven staying power!

Ranked #1 in Category. Ranked in the Top 50 Beloved Brands, “Consumer Pick” & “1st Place for Craveability”-Nation's Restaurant News. Ranked in the Top 200 Countries Best Franchises-Franchise Times. Ranked in the Top 100 Global Franchises In The World-Franchise Direct. Ranked in the Top 50-Entrepreneur Franchise 500.

Growth & Expansion: 1st store opened in 1988, began franchising in 1994. After 35 yrs, this iconic brand continues to thrive & grow. Currently operating more than 1,000 locations in the US & hundreds internationally.

And Cold Stone continues to expand co-branded partnerships & create new flavors to increase sales. Is also committed to innovation, offering special themed products to celebrate each season, holiday & big blockbuster movie. Also has the highest avg unit sales volume of any ice cream concept. Plus, it's easy-to-run using only state-of-the-art equipment.

Feel free to stop by the locations 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.

Listed By Tami Hillier at EatZ & Associates


At A Glance
Founded: 1988
Locations: 1258
Initial Investment: 310K - 581K
Headquarters: Scottsdale, AR
Cold Stone Creamery

Cold Stone Creamery® is one of the most talked about ice cream companies in the world today. And that’s just the way we like it! Renowned for offering super-premium ice cream for more than 25 years, people everywhere recognize the quality associated with our brand and are more likely to be repeat customers because of it.

How good is our ice cream? Well, let's just say that on a scale of 1 to 10, we're somewhere around an 11.5. Our super-premium ice cream and waffle cones are made fresh daily right inside each store. Fresh-baked brownies, brand-name mix-ins, fruits and nuts are blended together on our frozen granite stone. From unique ice cream CreationsTM, cakes and shakes to ice cream cupcakes and cookie sandwiches, nobody serves up the ultimate indulgence like Cold Stone Creamery.

But we’re about more than just serving amazing ice cream. We like to think we’re really in the business Cold Stone Creamy Image - Franchise Resalesof making people happy

It's all about what we call the 10-Minute Vacation® - that 10-minute getaway people deserve from the world outside our doors. When they head inside any Cold Stone Creamery, that's what they'll get. From our enthusiastic, singing crew members, to the shared laughter of a family enjoying a treat together, if it’s making our customers, their friends or their loved ones happy, then we’re doing our jobs right!

Our franchise ownership experience

When you join Cold Stone you'll never be alone, because we'll be with you every step of the way. Our dedicated Cold Stone team will assist you with important steps such as keeping the cost of entry and operating costs as low as possible.


896 S 29th St W Ste A
Billings, Montana 59102
United States
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