Sun Holdings Will Oversee Development Of 100 Papa John's Locations By 2029
Well-known mega franchisee Sun Holdings is at the center of Papa John’s largest domestic franchise development deal ever. Dallas-based Sun Holdings has agreed to oversee the opening of 100 new Papa John’s stores across Texas by 2029. Sun Holdings is the third largest franchisee in the U.S., operating multiple brands with more than 1,000 locations across 12 states and employing more than 22,000 people.
“Since its founding, Sun Holdings has taken a long-term, disciplined approach when making growth investments. Papa John’s fits our criteria perfectly,” said Guillermo Perales, president and CEO of Sun Holdings. “We see tremendous potential in this premium brand, backed by an innovative culture and highly attractive economics. We know Texas well and see an immense opportunity to grow Papa John’s across this dynamic region.”
Amanda Clark, Papa John’s chief development officer added, “We’re excited to launch this milestone partnership with Guillermo and his team at Sun Holdings in Texas. Sun Holdings is a successful and well-financed operator who understands the Texas market and brings deep expertise within the QSR space that will benefit the entire Papa John’s system.”
Louisville, Kentucky-based Papa John’s has more than 5,500 restaurants in 49 countries and territories.
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