Vera’s Burger Shack has expanded into Alberta through a franchise agreement.
The deal calls for a group of franchise partners to develop three Calgary locations, said Vancouver-based announced in a news release. The first Calgary restaurant will be located in the redeveloped Northland Shopping Centre in the city’s northwest. The eatery is expected to open in spring 2024.
“After over two decades refining our business, we believe it’s the right time to extend beyond the Lower Mainland of British Columbia,” said Gerald Tritt, Vera’s president and CEO.
Vera’s has operated in the Vancouver area since its inception in 1977.
Monte Stewart serves as Content Director - Canada for Connect Commercial Real Estate.
Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Monte provides daily news coverage of major Canadian commercial real estate markets, including Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and Calgary. He has written about the real estate sector for various media outlets and Avison Young since the early 2000s.
In addition, he has covered sports, general news and business for several leading wire services and publications, including The Canadian Press, The Associated Press, The Calgary Herald, The Globe and Mail, Research Money, The Daily Oil Bulletin, Natural Gas World and The Toronto Star.
Monte is active in his community as a youth basketball coach and raises funds for such charitable causes as Movember.