ROSENBERG (Covering Fort Bend News) – Smoothie King has leased 1,476 sf of retail space in Brazos Town Center, located at the intersection of U.S. 59 and FM 762 in Rosenberg, from NewQuest Properties. Bob Conwell and Austen Baldridge of NewQuest Properties represented the landlord. Rachael Keener of NewQuest Properties represented the tenant.
Smoothie King Franchises, Inc., the original U.S. smoothie franchise, is a privately held, Dallas-based franchise company with 1,000 units worldwide. It was founded in 1973 by Steve Kuhnau, whose mission was to “help others achieve better health in a delicious way through smoothies.”
Today, it continues its “Smoothies With A Purpose” mission through its Clean Blends Initiative that focuses on more whole fruits and vegetables while removing all added sugars, artificial flavors, colors and preservatives and added sugars in many of the blends. The franchise is currently ranked No. 1 by Entrepreneur magazine in the juice bar category for the 26th year, No. 35 overall on the 2017 Franchise 500 list and debuted on the Inc. 5000 list in 2018. The company also offers retail products that include sports beverages, energy bars, vitamins, supplements and more.