New York City-centered 16 Handles is opening several spots this spring on the East Coastline as component of four recently signed franchise agreements. It is element of the expansion method under CEO Neil Hershman, 16 Handles’ most significant franchisee, who a short while ago acquired the model in August of last year.
The 1st Boston area will open up under the course of Luka and Margaret Dow.
“Bringing 16 Handles to Boston is particularly what Margaret and I envisioned since we saw the city’s want for more tasty frozen dessert options,” Luka Dow reported in a business push release. “16 Handles is not only a high-quality product, but also a excellent working experience. My spouse and I are enthusiastic to provide this organization to Boston in hopes of spreading happiness and turning into extra involved in the group.”
The chain is also increasing to Naples, Florida, at 3367 Pine Ridge, many thanks to Alex Nicholas and Jib Reagan, who had been drawn to the brand’s innovation and the opportunity to superior their neighborhood.
“The franchise assistance has been outstanding,” Nicholas explained in the release. “I admire that Neil is an knowledgeable operator, so he will comprehend what Jib and I are going through as we open our suppliers. “I utilised to are living in New York for 15 several years, and the initially 16 Handles I at any time stepped foot in was the East Village retail outlet. I explained to myself if the model at any time expanded nationally and if it aligned with my lifestyle, then I would jump on the opportunity.”
Close by in Englewood, Florida, 16 Handles trader, co-owner and comedic YouTuber, Danny Duncan, will open his 1st place at 505 W. Dearborn St. Duncan also serves as the brand’s main inventive officer.
Tamara Hamilton, who is initially from Russia but has lived in New York Metropolis for 12 yrs, will also open up a keep in Jersey Metropolis, New Jersey.
“Beforehand doing work in the finance and design field, the pandemic produced me comprehend I required to start off a new job, be my own boss and open up a small business in Jersey Town,” Hamilton stated in the release. “I wished to open a put that folks can occur in to feel very good and go away pleased. There are so quite a few nearby people below and 16 Handles has the most welcoming ambiance to continue to be and make reminiscences though getting a tasty treat.”
16 Handles opened its initial store in Manhattan’s East Village in 2008.