Smashburger announced the expansion of the brand into northern Colorado; southern Wyoming; and Orlando, Florida.

Smashburger and SB Ventures LLC are moving into Weld, Larimer, Adams, Routt, and Laramie counties of Colorado and Wyoming this year.

SB Ventures LLC—owned by Brad Harris and Jonathon Nasser—bring Smashburger more than 13 years of franchise industry experience. SB Ventures LLC will open five Smashburgers over the next two years.

“We are thrilled to bring Smashburger to Northern Colorado and Southern Wyoming,” Harris says. “Smashburger is a Colorado favorite and we are thrilled to bring Smashburger’s great burgers to more of the region’s burger lovers.”

“Smashburger is excited to partner with SB Venture LLC in its expansion,” says Smashburger president Scott Crane. Brad and Jonathon’s expertise will help Smashburger become every city’s favorite burger place.”

Smashburger will move into Orlando with the help of Smash Bash LLC. The city’s first Smashburger will open in early 2010.

Smash Bash LLC (managed by Sunshine Restaurant Corp.) brings Smashburger many years of franchise industry experience. Smash Bash LLC will open 20 Orlando Smashburgers over five years.

“Smashburger is excited to partner with Smash Bash LLC as it expands into Orlando,” Crane says. “I know that Smashburger’s Orlando arrival is anticipated by the city’s burger lovers.”

“We are thrilled to bring Smashburger to Orlando,” says Andy Gross, president of SmashBash LLC. “We know Orlando residents and its millions of tourists will quickly make Smashburger its favorite burger place.”

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