RMC will lease Sanibel Beach Place in Fort Myers, Fla.
Fort Myers, Fla. — Sanibel Beach Place, a 72,886-sq.-ft. Publix-anchored shopping center in Fort Myers, Fla., has selected RMC Property Group as the property’s exclusive leasing agent.
Global Realty and Management owns the property.
Burger 21 expands to Phoenix
Tampa, Fla. — Burger 21 has announced plans to expand in the Phoenix, market with franchise developments. The fast-casual restaurant is currently developing two Arizona locations in Scottsdale and Chandler. Both will open later this year. To date, Burger 21 has 12 open locations and 18 franchised restaurants in development across the country.
Burger 21 is seeking single- and multi-unit operators with restaurant experience to join its upscale fast casual dining concept. Franchisee candidates should have a minimum net worth of $500,000 and liquid assets of at least $200,000 per unit.
Burger 21 plans to develop through both single-unit agreements and area development agreements. Depending on the real estate site selected, franchisees can expect the total investment for one restaurant to be approximately $416,133 – $933,895. The initial franchise fee is $40,000; however, reduced franchise fees apply for Area Development Agreements of four or more units.
Coldwater Creek to seek liquidation, according to report
New York — Coldwater Creek Inc. is planning to liquidate its assets after a bankruptcy filing that is expected to come soon, Bloomberg News reported. The filing would come five months after the specialty women’s apparel retailer, which is based in Sandpoint, Idaho, said it was exploring strategic alternatives, including a sale.
The Wall Street Journal reported last week that Coldwater Creek was preparing to file for bankruptcy-court protection within approximately one week. The retailer carries about $353 million in total debt, which includes about $180 million in current liabilities, according to its most recent earnings filing, the report said.