Dunkin’ Donuts has signed a 7-year franchise agreement to open 14 locations in the St. Louis area and two in Kansas City.
The Canton, Mass.-based donut chain will open its first new restaurant in St. Louis in 2016. Berliner Group of Omaha, which became a Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee in 2011, will open the 16 locations under a multi-unit store development agreement.
The franchise group is scouting the St. Louis area for restaurant spaces ranging from 2,000 to 2,400 square feet.
Worldwide, Dunkin’ Donuts has 11,300 locations, including 14 in Kansas City and St. Louis.