Colorado Springs, Colorado 2021-02-23 11:45:00 –
How sweet: Krispy Kreme Donuts is back in Colorado Springs.
Krispy Kreme, located in Winston Salem, North Carolina, has been endorsed nationwide for its specially glossed donuts, devastating the Shuttered Village Inn restaurant in 5790 S. Carefree Circle, at 3,547 sq ft. I plan to build an outlet for. Proposals submitted to city government planners.
The new Krispy Kreme is located northwest of Powers Boulevard and South Care Free, near Cavender’s Western Outfitter Store and Jose Muldoon’s restaurant.
COVID-related closures around Colorado Springs in 2020 will be added to restaurant and retail departures
Krispy Kreme has contracted to purchase the 1.2-acre Village Inn site and plans to complete the purchase in March, said Mike Berger, a broker at Weichert Realtors Pikes Peak Group in Colorado Springs. He sells real estate on behalf of Col-Terra Investments, the local group that owns the site.
“It has great visibility from Powers, and the great thing is that it will be set up really well for quick service,” Berger said, and the new Krispy Kreme is in a company-owned location. Will be.
The company’s proposal to city planners indicates that construction will begin in August and will be completed in December. Krispy Kreme has a dual lane drive-through. Indoor and outdoor seating options were unknown, but the proposal showed three dozen parking spaces.
A Krispy Kreme representative said in an email that no information was available regarding the company’s plans.
That means the resurgence of Colorado Springs’ crispy cream over 15 years later.
The franchise’s Krispy Kreme site opened in May 2002 in a newly constructed independent building northeast of Citadel Mall’s Pratt Avenue and Chelton Road.
However, the place was closed in January 2006, less than four years later. At that time, the franchisee also closed several other locations in Colorado.
From the early to mid-2000s, news articles across the country reported that Krispy Kreme’s popularity declined. This is because Krispy Kreme has added too many places to make the brand less attractive. Krispy Kreme also lost sales due to the country’s low-carb diet boom.
But today, Krispy Kreme has rebounded. Founded in 1937, the company states that it has approximately 1,400 retail stores in 33 countries. According to the Krispy Kreme website, Colorado has outlets at Lone Tree and Thornton, and another location at Denver’s 16th Avenue mall is temporarily closed.
The Krispy Kreme menu includes a variety of donuts, crullers, fritters, donut holes and coffee, latte and mocha, in addition to glossy donuts.
In the Pikes Peak region, Krispy Kreme competes with popular local products such as Amy’s Donuts, Donut Mills and Horseshoe Donuts. National and regional chains include Dunkin’Donuts and Hearts Donuts, with Safeway, King Supers and Wal-Mart selling donuts as part of their grocery business.
The former Village Inn of South Care Free, home to Krispy Kreme, opened in 2006 and then closed in September 2019. This is one of the Village Inns in the Colorado Springs area, which has recently closed.
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