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Dairy Queen Drive-thru, including Real Estate! RARE find!


Ad ID : 2205212

Business Type

Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Shops

Listing Details

  • Asking Price:$1,490,000
  • Annual Gross Revenue:$991,178
  • Annual EBITDA/Cash Flow:$258,450

Summary Description

Tremendous opportunity! The Buyer will have the opportunity to purchase a long-standing, PROVEN, PROFITABLE, and consistently performing Dairy Queen / Orange Julius Franchise with land and building. This location has been successfully operating since 1972 and has thrived under the current ownership since 1987. It is incredibly well-established in the community it serves. SBA approved; Financing is available with as little as 10% needed from the Buyer. This store is ready for continued growth and ideal for an owner/operator or absentee owner.

Dairy Queen is one of the largest, fastest growing, and most world-renowned food and treat franchises. When you buy this franchise, you are joining a system with a proven business model and over 80 years of success. This fantastic location is highly profitable, with consistent year-over-year sales increases, up 5.1% vs. 2022; The sale will consist of 1 open/operational Dairy Queen / Orange Julius store, including real estate!

Owner is absentee and employs a General Manager, multiple Assistant Managers, and a fully trained staff that successfully operate this proven Dairy Queen / Orange Julius Drive-thru location. This will allow for an easy transition of ownership. The store and equipment are immaculate, well-maintained, and at current ADQ specifications. The current owner has made regular upgrades to the restaurant and property.

Over the past 80 years, DQ has satisfied millions of loyal customers and franchisees around the world. Dairy Queen has achieved an amazing 95% Consumer Brand recognition and has earned many industry accolades. The DQ system offers a thrilling experience and resources you need along with the recognition and stability of a world-famous franchise brand!

In 1987, Orange Julius became a fully owned subsidiary of International Dairy Queen, Inc. By the end of 2011 it franchised 1,019 co-branded Dairy Queen and Orange Julius locations worldwide, of which 432 were in the United States. As of April 2023, there are 962 Orange Julius units in the US. Orange Julius Premium Fruit Smoothies are made with fruit and low-fat yogurt and blended to order. Julius Originals are a proprietary blend of juice and other ingredients originally developed more than 85 years ago by founder Julius Freed, who set out to make less acidic juice drinks.

The industry-leading DQ business model has experienced exceptional growth over the past several years. In 2022, the brand generated over $4.5 billion in sales. It is no surprise that DQ recently ranked #1 on the EatThis list of The Top 50 Fast Food Restaurants in America and #27 on the prestigious Franchise Times Top 200+ list.

Interested in additional Information?
1) Contact the Broker, Jeff Percey, at 804-357-3243 or email: [email protected].
2) Complete the Confidentiality form to be provided by the Broker.
3) Upon our receipt of your completed Confidentiality Form, we will contact you and provide you with specific data for this business opportunity.


General Information

Included In Asking Price: Real Estate and Furniture, Fixtures, Equipment.

Not Included In Asking Price: Inventory: $5,000

Year Established: 1972

Facilities: Highly visible Free-Standing drive-thru! This location is a fan favorite for the entire community, proudly serving since 1972. As a Dairy Queen / Orange Julius franchise, it offers delicious frozen treats, fresh hot dogs and snacks, and high-quality signature shakes. The free-standing store has tremendous visibility and a heavily trafficked drive-thru. This DQ has frontage on a primary State Route and benefits from exceptional signage, easy access, and dedicated parking!

Real Estate: $1,090,000

Building Sq.Ft.: 2,200

Market Outlook

Growth and Expansion: 1. The seller has launched 3rd party delivery with DoorDash, Uber Eats and Grubhub, and 3rd party delivery sales continue to grow. This will be upside for the Buyer. 2. Increased Community Involvement: Build upon existing Fundraising nights & partnerships with schools, sports teams, and other organizations, etc. and further increase awareness with new customers! 3. Protected territory

About the Sale

Support and Training: Buyer must be approved by Franchisor in order to purchase. New Franchisees must attend up to 4 weeks of training and successfully pass. Franchise transfer fees payable by Buyer.

Reason for Sale: Current owner is retiring.

Attached Documents:

Confidentiality Form

Contact Information

Name: Jeff Percey

Phone: 804-357-3243 (Direct)

Email: [email protected]