Family Express Enters Indianapolis Suburbs
Company News • October 23, 2018
VALPARAISO, INDIANA – Family Express Corp. of Valparaiso, IN is announcing today the entry of a new market in suburban Indianapolis. “This will include the development of sites under contract in Carmel, Zionsville and Whitestown, IN.”, said Gus Olympidis, President and Chief Executive Officer. The Carmel site will be featuring a unique architectural style in Art Deco, as mandated by the local community.
Family Express is poised to deliver this year the most ambitious development schedule in its 40-year history, by opening five stores in 2018. The company is on schedule to deliver two additional stores, currently under construction, before Christmas.
With its new 5,500 sf prototype, Family Express has been projecting a strong emphasis on its proprietary Cravin’s To Order restaurants. The CTO menu features fresh made-to-order pizza, boneless wings, pretzels, breakfast bowls and breakfast sandwiches, with interior and exterior seating for 28. Cravin’s To Order restaurants are replenished daily by the Family Express Central Distribution Center. FE Prototype Featuring Cravin’s To Order
All new stores also feature a Pet Wash and the ability to sell a Car Wash code that would be digitally redeemable at any Family Express Car Wash.
About Family Express
Family Express is a chain of convenience stores and fueling centers. In 2015, FE was awarded the most prestigious award in the Convenience Store Industry, by being named Chain of the Year. In a 2016 independent survey, the Company was ranked at the top among Convenience Store Entities and Customer Service. Family Express was founded in Valparaiso in 1975, and it operates stores throughout Northern and Central Indiana. The Company recently opened its second state-of-the-art Learning Center in Lafayette, IN.