BurgerFi Engages Real Estate Partner Katz & Associates for Rapid Growth; 17 Sites Secured by Katz with 50+ Restaurants Projected

Katz Team Across Offices Executes 40K+ SF for BurgerFi with Additional 140K+ SF Predicted in 2021-2022

August 9, 2021

BurgerFi International Inc. (Nasdaq: BFI, BFIIW)

BurgerFi is engaging its real estate partner Katz & Associates for its robust expansion. The Katz team across offices including Jon Cashion, Nicole Fontaine, Julie Gardner, David Eggnatz, and Daniel Solomon, CCIM/MSRE, have already executed 17 leases for BurgerFi in Florida, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia, and are seeking additional sites in those states, as well as in Georgia, New York, and New Jersey. The better burger chain anticipates adding a total of 50+ new locations between 2021 and 2022.

“It’s exciting to work with this rapidly expanding fast-casual restaurant chain,” said Jon Cashion and Nicole Fontaine of Katz & Associates. “We’ve been securing locations in strong retail corridors where consumers appreciate the high-quality, delicious food and leading sustainability practices that BurgerFi delivers.”

BurgerFi locations typically range from 2,000 to 2,400 square feet, plus 500 square feet as an outdoor patio/seating area. To date, the Katz team has executed 17 leases, and are working with BurgerFi to secure 15 more locations by the end of 2021, and another 35+ restaurants in 2022.

Signed BurgerFi leases with Katz include locations in:

  • Florida (Palm Beach, Broward, Hillsborough, Orange, Lee, Duval, Pasco, Seminole, and Manatee Counties)
  • Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Cary, North Carolina
  • Hermitage and Hendersonville, Tennessee

About BurgerFi International (Nasdaq: BFI, BFIIW)
Established in 2011, BurgerFi is among the nation's fastest-growing better burger concepts with approximately 120 BurgerFi restaurants domestically and internationally. The concept is chef-founded and is committed to serving fresh food of transparent quality. BurgerFi uses 100% American angus beef with no steroids, antibiotics, growth hormones, chemicals, or additives. BurgerFi's menu also includes high-quality wagyu beef, antibiotic and cage-free chicken offerings, fresh, hand-cut sides and custard shakes and concretes. BurgerFi was named QSR Magazine's Breakout Brand of 2020, Fast Casual’s 2021 #1 Brand of the Year, was named "Best Burger Joint" by Consumer Reports and fellow public interest organizations in the 2019 Chain Reaction Study, listed as a "Top Restaurant Brand to Watch" by Nation's Restaurant News in 2019 and is included in Inc. Magazine's Fastest-Growing Private Companies List. To learn more about BurgerFi or to find a full list of locations, please visit www.burgerfi.com. Download the BurgerFi App on iOS or Android devices for rewards and 'Like' BurgerFi on Facebook or follow @BurgerFi on Instagram and Twitter.

BurgerFi® is a Registered Trademark of BurgerFi IP, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BurgerFi.

Katz & Associates began operations in January of 1996. The company currently maintains offices in New York City, Charlotte, Boca Raton, Nashville, New Jersey, and Orlando. Katz & Associates’ primary focus is assisting retailers, restaurants and landlords in all capacities including strategic planning, market analysis, lease and sale negotiations, and dispositions. Our team of seasoned veterans has decades of experience and invaluable market knowledge.

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