Scottsdale, Arizona – Black Rock Coffee Bar, a growing boutique coffee chain, has furthered its expansion in Arizona by opening a new store in Glendale. This latest addition marks the chain’s 32nd location in Arizona and further solidifies its presence in the state. The new store, which opened its doors on February 12, 2024, is located at 8325 W. Northern Avenue, a strategic position at the intersection of Northern and Loop 101.
The Glendale store’s opening day was celebrated with an offering of free 16-oz drinks to customers, highlighting the chain’s commitment to building a strong community presence. Black Rock Coffee Bar, recognized for its premium roasted coffees, teas, smoothies, and the popular Fuel® energy drinks, continues to grow rapidly. Its expansion is evident in its presence across the United States, with over 130 stores, including a significant number in the Phoenix Metro area.
A Focus on Community and Design
Black Rock Coffee Bar’s expansion strategy emphasizes community connection and a unique store experience. Each location, including the new 2000-square-foot Glendale store, features a modern industrial design, creating a relaxed and inviting atmosphere for customers. This design philosophy caters to coffee lovers and provides a space for socializing, working, and relaxation.
Rapid Growth and Cultural Impact
Founded in 2008 in Portland, Oregon, an area known for its coffee culture, Black Rock Coffee Bar has made significant strides in the coffee industry. It was named the Fastest Growing Private Company in Oregon and SW Washington by the Portland Business Journal in 2021 and ranked 1179th on Inc. Magazine’s 5000 Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies in 2023.
Apart from its business success, Black Rock Coffee Bar is committed to being a positive force in the communities it serves. The company culture is built around the 4G’s – grit, growth, gratitude, and grace, focusing on providing opportunities for young people to develop leadership and business skills.
Future Expansion Plans
With its rapid growth trajectory, Black Rock Coffee Bar is not slowing down. Plans for further expansion within Arizona and other Sunbelt states are underway. The chain’s focus on coffee excellence, community engagement, and a unique customer experience positions it well for continued success in the competitive coffee market.