Newmark Grubb Knight Frank (NGKF) successfully represented Pieology Pizzeria in the launch of the company’s first Florida location in Miami. NGKF is supporting Pieology in their Florida expansion efforts, having secured a 10-year lease for what will be the first of many new locations across the state. This month, the award-winning personalized pizza concept opened in a 2,650-square-foot space fronting West Flagler Street in Miami’s Fountain Square shopping center, which is anchored by Publix Sabor and Super Target.
Founded in 2011, Pieology was created from the simple idea to turn America’s most craveable food into an affordable and interactive experience. Using only the freshest ingredients along with signature sauces and crusts, Pieology offers hand-crafted, 100-percent customizable pizzas with unlimited toppings, for one affordable price. Along with stone oven-fired pizzas ready in under three minutes, the company recently introduced a customizable salad program, which will be available at all Pieology Florida locations.
“The Fontainebleau site is an excellent location for Pieology’s entry into Florida,” said NGKF Senior Managing Director David Preston. “The brand has already generated quite a buzz locally, and this store’s proximity to FIU and Doral, along with the area’s dense population, should help make this South Florida location the first home run of many.”
Recently named the #1 Fastest Growing Chain by leading research firm Technomic, the brand is strategically expanding its U.S. footprint through a combination of corporate and franchised locations, with extensive commitments throughout the country in various stages of development. Pieology recently announced a strategic investment from fast casual leader Panda Restaurant Group (PRG), one of America’s largest and most successful family-owned restaurant companies, with close to 1,900 locations globally.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Pieology to South Florida and to have the opportunity to assist in expanding this unique dining concept across the state,” said NGKF Associate Jenny Gefen.
About Pieology Pizzeria
Using only the freshest ingredients along with signature sauces and crusts, award-winning Pieology Pizzeria offers hand-crafted, personally-inspired pizzas in unlimited flavor combinations that are stone oven fired in less than three minutes. The recently introduced customizable salad program is available at select locations with plans to roll out chain wide in 2016. Founded in 2011 by Carl Chang, Pieology was created from the simple idea to turn America’s most crave-able food into an affordable and interactive experience. The mission of Pieology Pizzeria is to inspire individual creativity in a positive atmosphere where guests can gather with family and friends, while enjoying their delicious pizza creations. Along with providing great food and a memorable dining experience, Pieology is committed to making a positive difference in the communities it serves, one pie at a time. Recently named the #1 Fastest Growing Chain by Technomic, Pieology is steadily expanding its U.S. footprint, with commitments throughout the country in various stages of development. For more information, visit www.pieology.com, and follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
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