Dunkin’ Donuts announced the signing of a multiunit store development agreement with existing franchisee David McNulty for 10 new restaurants in Florida’s Monroe and Miami-Dade Counties. Three restaurants will open in 2011 and the remainder by 2014. Dunkin’ Donuts’ development throughout South Florida is part of a steady and strategic growth strategy, which includes expanding in existing markets while entering new cities across the country to help drive the coffee and bakery chain’s growth.
McNulty has been a Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee since 1998 and has built a successful network of 18 restaurants in Fort Myers, Florida. He will oversee the construction and development process of these new units in South Florida.
“I am excited to expand Dunkin’ Donuts’ presence throughout South Florida and play an important role in the daily lives of people who live, work and visit here,” McNulty says. “I have a strong passion and loyalty for the brand and look forward to the opening of my additional restaurants in the years to come.”
Dunkin’ Donuts is also seeking new and existing franchisees to develop restaurants in Milwaukee, Charlotte, Atlanta, Tampa, Washington D.C., and Detroit.
“Dunkin’ Donuts is excited to expand its footprint in South Florida with David McNulty,” says Grant Benson, CFE, vice president of franchising and market planning for Dunkin’ Brands Inc. “Our secret to success is our passionate franchisees who provide a high-level of customer service to our guests every day, and we’re confident David and his team will continue to cultivate lasting relationships and remain an integral part of the community.”