The subject property is a 10,365 square foot Restaurant and Winery situated on 1.93 acres in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Restaurant is located on East 96th Street a high traffic retail corridor which is in close proximity to affluent neighborhoods and high density commercial areas, which allows Cooper’s Hawk to capture their target market.
Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant, Indianapolis
Cooper’s Hawk is a unique upscale-casual restaurant that pairs its own award-winning wines with high quality food at reasonable prices. The concept includes four distinct components: a modern casual restaurant, a full working winery, a wine tasting room and retail gift store, and a full service bar. Founder Tim McEnery opened the first location (Orland Park) in 2005 and currently has 15 locations. Cooper’s Hawk offers over sixty different whites, reds, sparkling, fruit and desert wines in addition to a wide variety of other drinks. All the wines are produced in their own production facility with many are stored in barrels in the individual restaurants. The menu ranges from salads and sandwiches to a variety of entrees and deserts.
Offering Cooper’s Hawk branded wines creats a feeling of exclusivity, especially for wine club members who receive both a new bottle of wine each month and other benefits including the ability to purchase bottles in the restaurant without paying a markup from retail. There are well over 25,000 wine club members making Cooper’s Hawk wine club one of the largest in the United States and it continues to grow exponentially.