Project Pie announced a partnership with commercial real estate firm Newmark Grubb Knight Frank (NGKF). The strategic partnership with NGKF will offer Project Pie franchisees comprehensive support to successfully introduce Project Pie in new markets.

“This partnership with Newmark Grubb Knight Frank will elevate Project Pie to the next level as we continue to grow the footprint of this cutting-edge brand,” says Peter Wright, vice president of franchise development for Project Pie. “It will ensure our franchisees are provided with valuable resources as they open Project Pie locations nationwide.”

As one of the world’s leading commercial real estate firms, NGKF will provide a fully integrated platform of services to best position Project Pie franchisees for successful new market rollouts. NGKF’s services offer Project Pie a single-source solution for every phase of occupying or owning a property, from strategic planning, site selection, design, construction, and initial occupancy to ongoing cost-effective operations and dispositions.

"Our team at NGKF is thrilled for the opportunity to help Project Pie with their national real estate expansion,” says Jennifer Watson, senior managing director for NGKF. “We believe they have the right ingredients for a successful rollout; experienced management team, quality product, and unique and enjoyable experience that will resonate as a local concept while still maintaining a national brand."

Project Pie, an international franchise, is the brainchild of James Markham, who founded the company in 2012 after creating and launching MOD Pizza in Seattle and Pieology in Fullerton, California.

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