In order to achieve these goals, the café will offer some the area’s finest gourmet beans from local distributors.
Because of its small size, the café can enjoy larger margins in the form of lower overhead.
To be used as a restaurant, this storefront needs to be plumbed and wired appropriately.
Painting, new floors, and countertops are also needed. With materials bought on sale and volunteer labor, the cost to renovate will be $71,725.
There are no televisions in the café, the background music is subtle and work from local artists will hang on the walls.
The café is well appointed with overstuffed leather chairs and sofas in a library like setting.The property is 95% leased with Price Chopper as the Anchor Tenant.Other tenants include: Life Spring Med Spa, Jane’s Canines (Pet Store & Boarding), Pride Cleaners Kahn Dental and Swim U.Price Chopper brings more than 10,000 shoppers per week to the center.The location is comprised of a population of 9,420 within a one mile radius, 61,102 within 2 mile radius and 149,550 within a 5 mile radius – with a median household income of 0,856.The cafe will hand select baristas and offer salaries comparable to the chains.In turn the baristas will be trained to cross-sell, and sell the higher margin products. The Russet Cup is committed to its products and employees which they believe is the recipe for market success.Following graduation, Jones secured a business development position for regional restaurant chain, which provided additional first-hand exposure to the food and beverage industry—especially the steps involved in establishing new locations. The rent is ,075 a month, with a three-five-year lease available.The Russet Cup will be formed as an S-Corporation wholly owned by Mr. The site consists of 1500 square feet of leased space consisting of a dining room, a coffee bar, two restrooms, and a storage room in back.The coffeehouse equipment will consist of two commercial espresso machines, air pots and urns, a commercial blender, commercial brewer, top loading coffee bins, barista syrups, cold drink dispenser, frothing equipment, a commercial refrigerator, microwave and stainless steel prep bar. The furniture will consist of leather couches, and chairs (purchased at auction), coffee tables, bookcases, and window treatment. Other startup expenses will be dishes, furniture, rent deposit, and marketing.The artwork will come from local artists and will be sold on a consignment basis. The new coffeehouse is located in the highly desirable Overland Park, Kansas area at the northeastern intersection of 135th Street and Mission Street in the new Market Square Plaza. With an easy 6 minute drive time to I-435 and 69 Highway.