International Dairy Queen, Inc. to Move Headquarters
March 12, 2018 // Franchising.com // MINNEAPOLIS - International Dairy Queen, Inc. (IDQ), a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and leader in the quick-service restaurant industry, announced that they will move their franchisee support center (FSC) from its Edina, Minn. location to 8000 Normandale Blvd., Bloomington, Minn. in early 2019.
IDQ President and CEO, Troy Bader, noted that the new office space will reflect the energy and passion of the Dairy Queen® brand. According to Bader, “The decision to move our franchisee support center to the Normandale Towers highlights our focus on providing our employees with the tools they need to continue growing the Dairy Queen® brand and our franchisees’ business.”
IDQ is working with Minneapolis-based HGA Architects and Engineers, to design the over 50,000 square-foot space which will include a new test kitchen, unique collaborative spaces and updated technology.
Bader stated, "We’re very pleased to continue our presence as an employer of choice in the Twin Cities and look forward to providing excellent service for our franchisees and fans well into the future.”
International Dairy Queen Inc., (IDQ), based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is the parent company of American Dairy Queen Corporation. Through its subsidiaries, IDQ develops, licenses and services a system of more than 6,800 locations in the United States, Canada and more than 25 other countries. IDQ is a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (Berkshire) which is led by Warren Buffet, the legendary investor and CEO of Berkshire. For more information visit DairyQueen.com.
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