Located in the Third Ward neighborhood of uptown Charlotte, North Carolina, is Gateway Village, a gem development comprising offices, residences, a hotel, and retail outlets. This is an opportunity for a new or existing franchise owner to operate a Street Corner Express in the heart of one the most exciting and popular working and living destinations in the area. Uptown Charlotte is a center of commerce with LEED certified office buildings, tech incubators, and a diverse mix of housing and co-working spaces.
Since 2000, Gateway Village has been home to more than one million square feet of office space and 280 luxury apartments. Co-developed by Bank of America and Cousins Properties, the multi-building complex covers five blocks of West Trade Street, giving it a feel of a small city of its own within the greater region. There is a soothing, reviving aesthetic to the surroundings with the office buildings and residences seamlessly blended with gardens and courtyards. Other noteworthy features of the store property include:
- More than 52,000 daytime employees within one mile
- Average household Income $142,669 within one mile
- More than 12,000 households within one mile
- Located along the Charlotte Greenway
- Johnson and Wales University nearby
- Doubletree Hotel across the street
- Bus stop in front of the property
- Light rail stop within a three minute walk
Street Corner Express stores are our tried and true platform, having been mastered since opening our first store in the 1980s. Express stores, often the cornerstone of a community, are dedicated to serving shoppers, workers, homeowners and the general public with access to quality snacks, beverages and everyday essentials in a sleek and inviting environment. The footprint for this opportunity in Gateway Village ranges 1,148 to1,600 square feet in an existing storefront that is ready for our patented design touches and technology upgrades.
New Street Corner franchisees can anticipate a fully supported process for onboarding, including design, installation, establishing inventory with vendors, employee training and beyond. All of our operations team either currently are or have been store owners themselves, so they are familiar with the fine details of owning and operating.
To learn more about this opportunity in Charlotte’s Gateway Village or any of the dozens of opportunities available right now around the country, contact Vik today!