Trading spaces

Trading spaces

If any shining graces emerge from the “Great Recession,” the effect of reducing real estate prices will be chief among them for expansion-minded operators.

“This is actually one of those rare, opportune moments in history for strong restaurant concepts to forge ahead of the pack,” says Gianmarco Macchiaroli, principal with Pasquini Franchising LLC of Denver. Pasquini’s, founded in 1986, just opened a fourth location of the neighborhood pizzeria concept in September.

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