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Kanji Talks Franchising on Podcast

Kanji Talks Franchising on Podcast

APRO board member Shirin Kanji, President of Impact RTO Holdings, has trailblazed his way to the top as the country’s largest Rent-A-Center franchisee and his achievements haven’t gone unnoticed. Franchise Euphoria, an internationally recognized podcast, featured Kanji on its latest episode, “Developing Emerging Concepts with Shirin Kanji Impact Properties.” Read the full article here

Developing Emerging Concepts with Shirin Kanji of Impact Properties

Developing Emerging Concepts with Shirin Kanji of Impact Properties

Shirin Kanji is responsible for overseeing all of Impact Properties investment related activities and directly oversees the newly formed retail division which includes 75 Rent a Center franchised locations and 2 CARSTAR franchised locations. Mr. Kanji holds a B.S. in Finance and Political Science from NYU Stern School of Business and an M.S. in Real […]

Build or Buy?: 6 Growth-Minded Operators share Their Strategies

Build or Buy?: 6 Growth-Minded Operators share Their Strategies

Shirin Kanji, senior vice president and chief investment officer at Impact Properties, which has diverse hotel, retail, restaurant, and real estate holdings, watches the market closely and knows that finding the perfect deal for a new build location is difficult. “Real estate that is reasonably priced and well located is hard, so building new is […]

TAMPA’S BEST BURGERS

TAMPA’S BEST BURGERS

NOTHING QUITE SAYS SUMMER LIKE A BURGER AND COLD DRINK. FROM THE CLASSIC HAMBURGER TO MAC AND CHEESE BUNS AND ANY NUMBER OF OUTRAGEOUS TOPPINGS, TAMPA BAY GRILLSMITHS ARE WHIPPING UP BURGERS THAT HONOR BOTH TRADITION AND INNOVATION. HERE ARE 25 OF OUR FAVORITES. Read the full article here

We still haven’t hit Peak Burger yet:

We still haven’t hit Peak Burger yet:

As Shake Shack prepares for its initial public offering, another gourmet burger business is gaining momentum. That would be BurgerFi, a family-focused chain out of Delray, Florida, that’s in such high demand, last year it enjoyed system-wide gross sales of $66.4 million, a 114 percent increase over 2013. BurgerFi is projected to double in size this […]