West Palm Beach, Fla. -- Wing chain Hurricane Grill & Wings has signed five multi-unit development agreements, representing 22 new locations slated to open in 2014-2015.
The Florida-based franchised brand opened two locations in early 2014, with plans for a total of 14 new units by the end of this year.
"With our number of units expected to increase this year from 58 restaurants to 72, it's rewarding to us as a brand to bring our fun, family-friendly restaurants to new communities," said Martin O'Dowd, president, Hurricane Grill & Wings.
New multi-unit development agreements include deals with Ronit's Inc. for five units in the Richmond, Va. area; with Central Florida Wings, LLC for five units in Central Orlando, Fla.; with Franchise Partners, LLC for an additional six units in Maricopa County, Ariz., in addition to its current holdings; and a deal with Tamarind Investments, LLC for three units in the North Orlando, Fla. market.
The chain also inked an area development deal with JD Food and Grill, LLC, for three units in the Dallas DMA.
Opening in early 2014 were restaurants in Lindenhurst, N.Y., and Cape Coral, Fla., and additional locations are expected to open by the end of 2014 in Florida, Minnesota, Texas, Alabama, Colorado, Georgia, Arizona, Virginia and Tennessee.