Well Established Dairy Queen Tinley Park, IL - Busy Park Center Plaza!

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Business Description

Offering Dairy Queen's signature desserts including DQ's famous soft serve ice cream, cones, shakes, malts, chillers, blizzards, sundaes, treats, novelties, frappes, moolattes, desserts a la mode, Orange Julius smoothies, slushes, soft drinks, ice cream cakes and more.

Simple operation - all desserts, no food. Remodeled in 2016. Fully equipped. New soft-serve machine and new toppings bar in Dec 2017!

Light, bright and colorful interior. Expansive windows. Welcoming atmosphere. Ample parking.

Great opportunity to own an internationally recognized franchise:

$4,000 Transfer Fee
5% Advertising
5% Royalties

Prime retail space in Park Center, a busy 132,288 sqft grocery-anchored plaza with a newly opened Aldi. Also features Charter Fitness, Sears Outlet, Chuck E. Cheese, Chipotle, Firestone and many more for a total of 33 retailers. Located in Tinley Park, also serves the communities of Orland Park and Oak Forest. Perfectly situated at the heavily traveled intersection of 159th St and Harlem Ave S with over 64,000 vehicles passing per day. Draws from a dense residential population of over 93,000 people with an average household income of $91,000 within 3-miles and over 73,000 daytime employees in the area.

Situated in a popular southwest suburb selected by BusinessWeek as one of the best places to raise a family in America with its leading entertainment venues, thriving business community, top-rated schools and ideal location. It has the perfect balance of small-town charm and big-city amenities.

Feel free to stop by the location as a customer first. This is a highly confidentially listing, please do not discuss with patrons or employees.

If interested, contact EatZ for more information. Showings by appointment only.

Listed by Pat Mahoney at EatZ & Associates

About the Business

Year Established:
Number of Employees:
5 Part-Time
Real Estate:
Building Sq. Ft.:
$2.67 Per Month
Lease Expiration:
Leased space $3,200/mth includes rent, CAM, insurance and taxes. Current lease expires in Oct 2020. Landlord to write a new lease.

Square Feet: 1,200.

Seating: 16.

Days/Hrs of Operation: Daily 11a-10p.

Value Of FF&E: Included in Asking Price.
Market Outlook/
World famous treats! One of the most well-known soft serve/frozen treat companies of all time. DQ's ability to stay relevant in an ever-changing and highly competitive industry has allowed them continued growth and stability while staying relevant and cutting edge in its sector. Boasts a strong brand presence, customer base and loyalty. Has 95% consumer brand recognition! The Dairy Queen brand represents comfort, joy and timeless tradition. DQ restaurants are still, and always have been, the place to find kids' sports teams celebrating a victory, business people on their lunch break and families taking time out to enjoy soft serve treats.

Recent awards include: #2 ranking in Huffington Post's "America's Favorite Fast Food Chains", #6 ranking in Entrepreneur Magazine's Top 500 Ice Cream & Frozen Dessert Category for 2017 and recognized in CNN Money "10 Great Franchise Bets".
Growth & Expansion:
Been providing crave-satisfying treats since 1940. An award-winning institution with more than 75 years of franchising experience and industry-leading franchise support.

Today, Dairy Queen is one of the largest fast food systems in the world with more than 4,400 restaurants in the United States and 6,800 locations worldwide including Canada and 27 foreign countries. Dairy Queen's support system, as well as, their track record of successes through the years is virtually unparalleled. They are industry leaders in franchise support, supply chain, development, operations, marketing and training. It's very customary for franchisees to own multiple locations.
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About the Sale

Reason For Selling:
Two weeks, corporate along with on-site comprehensive training.
Seller Financing:
Possibly, to a well-qualified buyer with a minimum of $75,000 down.

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Business Listed by

Tom Traina

EatZ & Associates
License# 475175390

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