Marion-based franchisee receives corporate approval for new restaurant
TIFFIN, OHIO – October 16, 2014 – The Mastro Group announced today that it is moving forward to develop a new Buffalo Wild Wings store in the city of Tiffin following the issuing of final approval late last week by Buffalo Wild Wings corporate to do so. Various site options are being considered, and the final location should be determined within the next couple of months, with construction beginning sometime in the first half of 2015.
The Tiffin Buffalo Wild Wings is expected to be the new “Stadia” model, involving a 5,500 to 6,500 square foot restaurant and bar with an “urban” look and “really, really big” TV screens. The project is expected to represent at least a $1.2 million investment, create more than 65 jobs, and add a well-known brand to Tiffin’s retail mix.
In making this announcement, Mike Mastro, President & CEO of The Mastro Group, talked about how great Tiffin is. “I love this town…so much so that my family and I are moving here by the end of the month. The great people, quality of life, and support we received from the Mayor’s office and SIEDC have been nothing short of amazing.” Louis Mastro, Executive Vice President with The Mastro Group in charge of development, was equally enthusiastic, “We fundamentally believe Tiffin is a great, growing market and that there is strong demand for the Buffalo Wild Wings experience here. It is a great business decision.”
Tiffin Mayor Aaron Montz was very pleased by the news, “We’ve been working with Mike and Buffalo Wild Wings for more than a year and a half. I couldn’t be happier that our efforts have helped move it forward. This will be a great addition for our residents and students.”
About Buffalo Wild Wings
Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Buffalo Wild Wings is a $1.2 billion casual dining and sports bar franchise founded in 1982. The company has grown to more than 1,000 locations in every state in the country and in Canada as well as more than half a billion in assets. The company’s tag line is “Wings. Beer. Sports.” Learn more at www.buffalowildwings.com.
About The Mastro Group
The Mastro Group and affiliated companies began around 1972 with a Perkins in Marion, Ohio and has grown to become a diversified franchise and real estate company owning, managing or leasing space to Perkins, Buffalo Wild Wings, Mexican restaurants, Hometown Urgent Care, and Davita Kidney Car, among others. The company employs more than 200 employees at their locations in Marion, Findlay, and Springfield, Ohio.
Started in 1983, the Seneca Industrial and Economic Development Corp. (SIEDC) is a private, non-profit corporation dedicated to driving positive economic, downtown, and community development in Tiffin and Seneca County, Ohio. In 2012, the community was ranked in the top 5 percent nationally for economic development, and last year, it was recognized as one of the top ten communities out of 600 micropolitans in the US. Learn more about the great things going on at the company’s blog at www.senecasuccess.com.