American doughnut chain Krispy Kreme is headed to Ireland. British real estate agent Morgan Williams is scouting potential sites in Dublin. It is believed it will comprise of a production unit and a café titles the ‘Hotlight Factory Store’.
Expansion into Ireland has been cited as a ‘priority’ and preliminary discussions have taken place with potential landlords. Krispy Kreme currently have over 1,100 outlets in over 26 countries worldwide.
Krispy Kreme in Ireland
- Seeking a building of 4,700 sq. ft unit accommodating a drive thru and 60+ parking spaces.
- Investment would be in excess of €1.5 million and employ 50+
Once established, it’s believed Krispy Kreme would consider smaller format stores located at airports, train stations or in a city centre unit. Potential sites for the factory and café unit are believed to be near Liffey Valley and Blachardstown Shopping Centres.