Concepts previously written about in the past 18 months.
Boston, MA-based BOLOCO INSPIRED BURRITOS (founded 1997) has increased by 1 unit, from 21 to 22 (5% growth). This fast casual Mexican concept is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person price range. Units have seating for about 40 and offer catering and online ordering services. Trading areas are DC, MA, MD, NH, RI, and VT. We last featured this concept on 1/15/13 (17% growth).
BURGERFI based in North Palm Beach, FL (founded 2010) has increased by 21 units, from 47 to 68 (45% growth) and expanded into AL, AZ, CA, KS, MA, NJ, SC and PA. These are fast casual burger restaurants with seating for around 60. Beer and wine are served. Meal periods are lunch and dinner. Per person check average is around $4-$12. Franchising is offered. Locations are in AL, AZ, CA, CT, GA, FL, IL, KS, MA, MD, MI, NC, NJ, NY, OH, SC, PA, TN, TX and VA. We featured this company on 1/22/13 (200% growth) and again on 10/22/13 (292% growth).
Sandy, UT-based BEANS & BREWS COFFEE HOUSE (founded 1993) has increased by 3 units, from 25 to 28 (12% growth) and entered into NV. This is a quick serve coffee shop, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner hours. Stores have limited seating and offer drive-thru and online ordering services. Trading areas are NV and UT. Franchising is now available. We wrote about this concept on 5/14/13 (9% growth).