Open a Huddle House Restaurant Franchise in Lakeland, Florida
Huddle House is offering another unique franchising opportunity in Lakeland, Florida! We’re always doing research on the best places to open a new restaurant, and we’ve found that Lakeland is an area with tons of potential. Our Southern dining franchise has more than 300 locations open nationwide, has proven to be popular in Southern states just like Florida, and would fit right in with the historic Lakeland community. Here, we’ll show you why opening a Huddle House restaurant franchise in Lakeland, Florida is a great way to start your very own business!
Why Seek a Restaurant Business Opportunity in Lakeland, Florida?
Lakeland, Florida is a vibrant community with a population of over 100,000 residents and is conveniently located between Tampa and Orlando along Interstate 4. There are over 38 named lakes in Lakeland, which serve as community focal points and provide plenty of scenic areas for recreation. The downtown of Lakeland is nicknamed "Lakeland's living room" and is filled with quaint shops, casual restaurants, and local pubs with craft breweries inside which are all located around historic brick buildings throughout Munn Park in town square. Lakeland is also home to several universities including Southeastern University, Florida Polytechnic University, Polk State College's Lakeland campus, and Florida Southern College.
There are many activities for locals to enjoy in Lakeland such as the annual SUN 'n FUN International Fly-In & Expo, Florida's largest annual flight/fly-in convention which is the second-largest event of its kind in the world! Lakeland also hosts the annual MIDFLORIDA Auto Show & Lake Mirror Concours, which is an event popular for classic car enthusiasts and draws in top car collectors from all over the southeastern United States. For art admirers, a day trip to the Polk Museum of Art would be the perfect activity to enjoy and admission is always free. Looking to get outside? A stroll through the majestic Hollis Garden, a classical botanical garden that is part of Lakeland's parks system, might be more of what you are looking for. You could even take a walk through the bird sanctuary at Lake Morton, which is home to Lakeland's iconic swans.
Lakeland is also very economically strong and boasts a number of notable corporate and small businesses. The community is the corporate home to Saddle Creek Logistics as well as Publix Supermarkets which one of the nations leading grocery store giants! Lakeland also houses regional hubs and/or distribution centers for GEICO Insurance, Amazon, Rooms-to-Go, Well Dyne, Advanced Auto Parts, Southern Wine & Spirits, FEDEX Corporate Services, O’Reily Auto Parts, Lockheed-Martin and Pepperidge Farm.
Southern Hospitality Creates Community Gathering Spaces
Huddle House is pleased to offer investors the opportunity for franchises in smaller cities like Lakeland where the limited competition creates strong business potential. Our Southern hospitality franchise has already performed well in cities and towns across the state of Florida. Multiple formats, including interstate travel centers, truck stops, and hotel restaurants, are all available to choose from.
We are famous for offering “Any Meal. Any Time.” We offer delicious comfort food at reasonable prices, and our breakfast platters are popular with a lot of our Florida customers already. Our franchisees have gained from offering breakfast items at all times since these items tend to carry higher margins. The critical factor, however, is providing a consistently welcoming and pleasant customer experience. We want diners to enjoy the best of Southern hospitality and make our franchises their community gathering points for meals all year long.
In 2019, we were ranked on the Franchise Times’ Top 200+ List as one of the nation’s most reputable franchises. As we grow into our new locations, we want to retain our system of providing excellent franchisee support and carefully picking new locations.
Launching your Lakeland full-service restaurant franchise with Huddle House does not require previous experience owning a restaurant or working in one. Our franchisees come from all types of backgrounds and experience. They include entrepreneurs and hometown heroes who want to build community gathering locations. Investment partners such as siblings or good friends can also split the investment required to open a restaurant. The Huddle House model is truly scalable, allowing franchisees to open multiple restaurants one after the other.
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