Street Corner Urban Market Opportunity in the Heart of University of Akron, Ohio

Akron's Univertity Edge off-campus student housing with retail

Located just steps away from the campus of the University of Akron is University Edge, Akron’s premier off-campus state-of-the-art student housing. Now available is a new 2,190 square foot street level store ideally suited for our Urban Market concept.

This is a can’t miss opportunity in the center of student and faculty life, surrounded by major tenants that include Penn Station, Chipotle and an Amazon Hub along Exchange Street. University Edge maintains 148 student housing units with 576 total beds with 10 retail units on the ground level. Here are some of the attractions:

  • Directly across the street from InfoCision Stadium and Summa Field, the university’s football stadium
  • More than 25,000 student enrollment at the University of Akron
  • 116,256 population in a three-mile radius
  • Ample retail parking on site
  • Tenant allowance available
Akron arial view of campus and University Edge
University Edge retail schematic with parking

Street Corner Urban Markets are upscale stores that offer their communities a wide range of beverages, snacks, assorted groceries, and other everyday essentials. In addition to these amenities, Urban Market stores can elect to include our chef-curated fresh food service, featuring a mouthwatering menu of delicious pizzas, wraps and salads. The pizzas and wraps are uniquely prepared on savory naan, a traditional Indian flatbread. Our fresh food service takes Street Corner a mile above the competition when compared to other convenience store franchises, creating significant upward revenue potential.

New Street Corner franchisees can anticipate full support during the onboarding process. Our veteran team assists with lease negotiation along with all other aspects, including sophisticated store design, inventory guidance, staff training, and more. Our operations executives either currently are or have been store owners themselves, so they are familiar with all the details of owning and operating a franchise, instilling confidence throughout the transition.

To learn more about this opportunity in Akron or any of the many store options available right now around the country, contact Vik today!

Vikram Dhillon
(760) 248-4007