UNDER CONTRACT Santa Fe’s Only Established Dairy Queen Franchise for Sale

Established Franchise Santa Fe Business for Sale

UNDER CONTRACT Santa Fe’s Only Established Dairy Queen Franchise for Sale

Price: $350,000

Location: Santa Fe & North Central Region, New Mexico

Industry: Restaurants & Cafes, Established franchise

Listing ID: 1637752

This full-menu Dairy Queen Chill & Grill has been a staple at Santa Fe Place mall for 15 years. This popular eatery occupies a prime 3,000-square-foot corner spot with strong visibility from the food court and the mall’s main concourse. Sales increased 6.9% between 2018 and 2019.

New owners will take over a turnkey operation in which the current owner works only one day per week in the business. Inherit over $311,000 in recent investments in furniture, fixtures, equipment and improvements. Most key equipment has been purchased within the last two years.

Dairy Queen has been serving milkshakes, malts and frozen treats since 1940. With a menu that now includes burgers, chicken sandwiches, grilled club and BLT sandwiches, the DQ brand is one of the most recognized in the world.

As one of the very first food franchises, Dairy Queen has been perfecting the process for almost 70 years. Franchisees enjoy an affordable, high-quality product with strong profit margins. Frozen treats enjoy an approximately 80 percent mark-up while other menu items are in the 35-to-40 percent range.

Listing Details

Revenue: $522,468

FFE: $311,645 (Included in Price)

Inventory: $5,000 (Included in Price)

Franchise?: Yes

Franchise Information:

Dairy Queen

Reason For Sale:

Seller will retire.

Training & Support:

Dairy Queen® franchisee support team provides a pool of resources to aid franchisees and help them maximize their sales and profits.


Year Established: 2005

Employees: 3 FT, 5 PT


Facilities Information:

Santa Fe Place is a one level enclosed regional shopping center. With investments of $20 million in recent years, the mall now enjoys a 90% occupancy rate and has attracted such national retailers as Cost Plus World Market, Bed Bath & Beyond, Hobby Lobby, H&M, Forever21, Outback Steakhouse, Victoria’s Secret and more. Showing the top blockbuster films, Regal Cinemas anchors the Food Court and draws steady foot-traffic.



This is Santa Fe’s only Dairy Queen. Its diverse menu and known brand make it one of the most popular fast food eateries at the mall.

Potential Growth:

New owners will enjoy an established, high-traffic location featuring one of the best known brands in the world.


Seller will provide up to 80% financing for a qualified buyer.

Established Franchise Santa Fe Business for Sale

Michael Greene


126 E. De Vargas Street, Santa Fe NM 87501

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