GPS Hospitality Doubles in Size, Adding 194 Burger Kings

GPS Hospitality Doubles in Size, Adding 194 Burger Kings

Tom Garrett is no stranger to growth and acquisitions. His GPS Hospitality company had already grown to more than 200 Popeyes and Burger King locations since its inception in 2012. Now, in a new deal just signed, the company has acquired 194 Burger Kings. The acquisition extends GPS Hospitality’s reach into Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas, and Florida.

“This is a tremendous opportunity for us and takes us a huge step closer on our journey to achieving one billion dollars in sales by 2022,” said Tom Garrett, CEO of GPS Hospitality. “In just four years’ we’ve created a thriving company that is on track to exceed its highest goals. It’s rare to see such fast growth in this competitive industry, and it’s a privilege to be part of this team that’s making it happen at GPS.”

The acquisition nearly doubles the company’s size and puts it firmly among the top three largest Burger King franchisees in the United States with 424 locations nationwide. They now have restaurants in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.

The company also announced it has promoted Joe Waller to vice president of operations where he will oversee this new division within the company. Waller has spent more than 25 years in the restaurant industry, including the past two years serving as director of operations for GPS Hospitality’s Ohio region.

Published: December 28th, 2016

Share this Feature

Comments:

comments powered by Disqus
ADVERTISE
SPONSORED CONTENT

Multi-Unit Franchising Topics »

Top Opportunities »


Subscribe »

Multi-Unit Franchisee Magazine

The only publication dedicated exclusively to the hottest topic in franchising - Multi-Unit and Multi-Brand Franchisees.


Attend »

Multi-Unit Franchising Conference

Multi-Unit Franchising Conference

APR. 23-26, 2017 | Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV

A unique event because it is highly influenced by its advisory board, consisting of the very best multi-unit franchisees. The board works diligently to ensure that the conference delivers on its promise of being the best platform for franchisees to learn how to grow their businesses.

Subscribe to Multi-Unit Franchisee Report

A Franchise Update Media Production
Franchise Update Media | P.O. Box 20547 // San Jose, CA 95160 // PH. (408) 402-5681
Copyright © 2001 - 2017. All Rights Reserved.

In Loving Memory Of Timothy Gardner (1987-2014)