Lebron James’ investment group bringing Blaze Pizza to Miami

June 30, 2014

Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza today announced that it will soon enter the Miami market with three locations set to open within the next year. The company's first area location will be in Fort Lauderdale followed by a second location in Boca Raton. The third location in the metro Miami area will be announced soon.

The expansion of Blaze Pizza into South Florida is being done by an investment group led by Levy Family Partners, created by restaurant entrepreneur Larry Levy, founder of Levy Restaurants. The investment group includes NBA All Star LeBron James, according to a news release.

In addition to the 10-store franchise development agreement signed for Florida, the group also plans to develop the Blaze Pizza brand in Chicago.

Scheduled to open this fall, Blaze Pizza in Fort Lauderdale will be in the Uptown Centre (6334 N. Andrews Ave.), located across the street from the Cypress Creek Station, and will feature a patio with more than 50 seats for outdoor dining, according to a news release.

The new Blaze Pizza in Boca Raton will be a 2,300-square-foot restaurant located at the Fifth Avenue Shops (2146 N. Federal Highway) near Publix.

Topics: Financing and capital improvements, Franchising & Growth

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