Available for acquisition is a very well established, franchised coffee house that has been successfully operating since 2005. The coffee house offers high quality; gourmet coffee, espresso beverages, healthy cold drinks, and a range of home baked foods all in a comfortable, community focused neighborhood. The owner has recently added sandwiches, panini's and enhanced breakfast items to the menu. In addition an increased focus on catering has resulted in increased sales. This Orange County franchise boasts a 4.6 rating on Yelp, Doordash, Facebook, and Trip Advisor.
Known as a local favorite, this 1,800 sq.ft. coffee house has an outdoor patio and separate meeting room; located in a busy South Orange County shopping center. Customers can enjoy their coffee in a relaxed setting that features large comfortable seating and an eclectic blend of music.
The owner has worked limited hours over the past few years and has become more involved the last several months. A new full-time owner/manager has the ability to reduce labor, control expenses and add additional items to the menu.
A new buyer would have the option of moving forward with the franchise or debranding and operating independently.
Debranding Opportunity: The seller's franchise agreement is expiring, making the business available to be sold separately from the franchise. Upon landlord approval, a new buyer would have the opportunity to debrand and launch a new concept change the name, concept, and menu. Debranding would provide the new buyer with substantial savings on franchise royalties and advertising fees.
Facilities: The coffee house is located on a highly traveled street. It has a strong storefront presence and is surrounded by offices. Rent with CAM is only $2.95 per sq.ft. and the landlord is very good to work with for the lease assignment.
Growth and Expansion: Sales are projected to increase by close to 10% in 2018 and with the expanded menu and catering the outlook is very solid for 2019. There is the opportunity to build the event and private party business with surrounding schools, organizations, churches, etc. A new buyer can expand the menu and with very little limitation.
Support/Training: Training will be provided.
Reason for Selling: Seller is going back to the corporate world full time.
Year Established: 2005
Employees: 13 Part-time