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EBITDA of $245K+ and Rising! Tropical Smoothie Cafe Franchise

North Carolina

Ad ID : 2029000

Business Type

Smoothie / Other Food and Restaurants / Delis and Sandwich Shops



Listing Details

  • Asking Price:$999,000
  • Annual Gross Revenue:$902,438
  • Annual EBITDA/Cash Flow:$245,129

Summary Description

This is a RARE opportunity to purchase a High-performance location in a rapidly growing market. This store is very PROFITABLE with tremendous ongoing growth potential. The Tropical Smoothie Cafe is the 1st in its market, and has already achieved sales above the brand’s national average unit volumes. Tropical Smoothie is one of the fastest growing and Industry Leading Fast-Casual franchise systems in the country. This sale consists of one open/operational store that is ripe for continued growth with a new owner.

SBA approved; Financing available on the Business with as little as 10-15% down, at a time when FRANdata recently named Tropical Smoothie Café the “Most Lender-Friendly Restaurant Franchise” in the U.S

The store is essentially brand-new, was built to the brands most recent “Beach House” specifications, and exudes a relaxed coastal atmosphere designed to enhance the consumer experience. This and every Tropical Smoothie Cafe provides a menu offering that is unique and highly desirable, leading the way as a “Healthier-lifestyle” franchise brand.

Tropical Smoothie Cafe was founded in 1997 and the first franchise opened in Tallahassee, FL in 1998. Tropical Smoothie is one of the fastest growing franchises in the U.S., as evidenced by more record-breaking years in 2020 and 2021. Tropical Smoothie Cafe delivered its tenth consecutive year of positive same-store sales. The brand opened its 1,100th cafe in June of 2022. This milestone was achieved as the company is experiencing record growth with the opening of 100+ new franchised locations in the past 9 months. Tropical Smoothie Cafe also signed agreements for an additional 249 future franchised locations, adding to an already extensive pipeline of future commitments.

This unique fast casual concept is something you will be proud to own, as you provide better-for-you options for people in the community you serve. You can feel good about serving great-tasting and innovative smoothies, bowls, flatbreads, wraps, and sandwiches, including pressed sandwiches. Tropical Smoothie has a balanced mix of food and smoothies, allowing you to capitalize on breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, snacks, catering, curbside pick-up, and delivery!

Interested in additional Information?
1) Download or open the Confidentiality Form located in the Attached Documents section below.
2) Complete the Confidentiality Form and return it to us via the email address listed at the bottom of the Confidentiality Form.
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: Furniture, Fixtures, Equipment.

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

Facilities: This successful Tropical Smoothie Café is located at the retail focal point of the market, directly accessible from a major Highway, and situated in immediate proximity to a large hospital system, new residential and commercial development, and other successful restaurants: Five Guys, Chipotle, Panera, Chick-fil-A, etc. With excellent visibility and access, the store attracts customers throughout all dayparts! There is a fantastic lease, with multiple renewal options – occupancy costs are just 7% of sales, contributing to high profit margins!

Market Outlook

Growth and Expansion: 1) Increased Community Involvement - Structured Fundraising nights & partnerships with schools, sports teams, and other organizations, etc. would be very impactful and further increase brand awareness! 2) Huge growth potential with Delivery and Catering: Seller has launched 3rd party delivery and both On-line and 3rd party sales continue to grow. This will be upside for the Buyer. 3) This is a new location and has only just begun to recognize its potential.

About the Sale

Support and Training: 3 weeks of comprehensive training provided by the Franchisor, ensuring you are ready to own this successful Tropical Smoothie Cafe franchise.

Reason for Sale: Seller is pursuing other business ventures. Broker can provide details.

Attached Documents:

Confidentiality Form

Contact Information


Name: Jeff Percey

Phone: 804-357-3243 (Direct)

Email: [email protected]