The subject property is a 3,8476 square foot restaurant located in the City of Pensacola, Florida in Escambia County. Escambia County is located in the gulf coast region at the westernmost tip of Florida. The property is strategically located in the heart of one of Pensacola’s main commercial corridors with traffic counts north of 36,000 cars per day. The site is approximately 1.38 acres and has curb cuts from Nine Mile as well as via access road to the signalized Holsberry Lane.
Zaxby’s – Pensacola, Florida
The first Zaxby’s restaurant opened in Statesboro, Georgia in March 1990. The company’s first restaurant outside of Georgia was opened in September 1994 in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Zaxby’s now operates in 13 states, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia. Zaxby’s is a franchised chain of casual dining restaurants offering chicken wings, chicken fingers, sandwiches and salads. The company operates primarily in the Southeastern United States with nearly 600 locations.
The first Zaxby’s was established (“hatched” in company terminology) in Statesboro, Georgia, near the Georgia Southern University campus, by childhood friends Zach McLeroy and Tony Townley. The company operates as a casual dining restaurant, offering prepared to order chicken fingers, chicken wings, sandwiches, salads and appetizers. Dipping sauces are offered with chicken finger orders, and range from mild, to the moderate “Zaxsauce,” to the intensely hot “Nuclear” and “Insane”. Dining rooms at Zaxby’s restaurants are decorated with assorted whimsical objects and signs, which often vary in theme by location and region. Some locations in college towns feature objects and decorations related to the local university.