Subject to online sale. Bidding opens Tues May 8th, 2018 @ 3:00 p.m. Eastern Bidding ends Thurs. May 10th, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern. At 3:00 p.m. Pre-Sale offers to be considered. www.rmcapitalrecovery.com/auction/8/item/810-n-lincoln-rd-escanaba-mi-49829-7/. This turn-key coffee shop know as Jo To Go in Escanaba, MI. the building is a 600+/- SF structure, built in 2007 and sits on a 0.22 +/+ acre parcel. The property is conveniently located on one of the most traveled roads, North Lincoln Rd (Hwy 41) in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan with a average daily traffic count of 21,000+/- vehicles with large signage and LED display to advertise the business. Nearby businesses include: Jimmy John's, Wal-Mart, Culvers, Taco Bell, Gas Stations, Auto Repair Shops and many more. Jo To Go coffee serves coffeehouse-quality espresso, specialty coffee drinks, all-natural real-fruit smoothies and delicious pastries. Their customers delight in savoring the finest coffees known the world over, with a menu that includes plenty of kids' favorites too. Their baristas are trained to create the best possible "personal experience factor" for each customer. Jo To Go was opened in 2007. This offering includes all property, equipment, business name, and inventory at time of sale, operations training, all contacts and vendor lists all of which will be maintained. The current owners have recently updated the POS system and live Wi-Fi security system The coffee shop has approximately 8-10 employees who love their job and earn with tips approximately $12-$18 per hour. As the 10 year anniversary as owners and operators of Jo To Go Coffee, they current find ourselves extremely grateful to our customers and blessed by numerous incredible employees. With that being said, the owner's family has decided to expand our vacation rental properties in the Munising, Au Train area. With their new commitment they have found it difficult to not only continue nurturing the coffee shop to its full potential, but keep up with the continual growth of it, so they have decided to put Jo To Go for sale. As any of their local customers would surely notice, It is busier than ever in our 10 year history, with a common site of cars strung out into the hwy. They will admit, the first handful of years were quite bumpy, but with patient perseverance and the addition of new menu items, including Huron Mountain bake goods and bagel sandwiches, as well as continued high quality coffee beverages and expanded coffee menu, monthly sales continue to increase in double digits and gross income has nearly doubled in the past 4 years. This decision comes with a heavy hear, as they have used this endeavor to cultivate good work ethic and responsibility in our children and other family members that have worked here. It has enabled them to meet literally thousands of wonderful people, and finally, work with some other the areas greatest employees one could as for.
Jo To Go of Escanaba and its employees have hundreds of positive reviews available for reference under Google Reviews/Yelp/Facebook/Trip Advisor. The common thread of these reviews is nearly always what a great friendly staff, and terrific product. The owners believe the potential of Jo To Go has only been partially tapped, with many other possible food items, that trend of growth would not only remain but could sky rocket as our customers look for fresh foods alternatives that we believe this business is positioned perfectly for expansion. HIGHLIGHTS: Turn-Key Operating Coffee Shop/Restaurant, Located on Highly Traveled Road (21,000 + Car Per Day Traffic Count) with Excellent Ingress & Egress, Includes Real Estate, Equipment, Business Name, Inventory, Etc, New Construction Building with Drive-Thru, 60 +/- SF Building on a 0.22 +/- AC Lot (frontages on N. Lincoln Rd), Increasing Year Over Year Sales.