Dunkin’ Franchisee Bluemont Group to Open Helena Location

Dunkin’ continues its successful growth as it expand its footprint throughout the Birmingham metro area after adding another location at the newly proposed retail development near Hwy 17 and Helena Rd.


Harbert Retail’s Casey Howard and Lacey Scott represented the Dunkin’ franchisee, Bluemont Group, on their 6th Alabama location as they leased endcap space with a drive-through. The Helena retail development is expected to be a total of +/-11,000sf, opening early 2022 and sits next to the newly proposed Chick-Fil-A, Heartland Dental and AT&T.


Casey Howard stated, “Our team is thrilled to represent Dunkin’ and Bluemont Group on yet another Alabama location to grow their successful store portfolio. They are a phenomenal group to work with and have proven successful time and time again in opening strong locations that serve the community and their customers well.”


The new Dunkin’ location will feature the brand’s new Next Gen modern design and in-store innovations, a drive-thru and mobile pickup area available for app orders, and a digital order status board enabling order tracking.


Bluemont Group has been in operation since 2008 and is one of Dunkin’s leading franchisees in the country, recently winning Dunkin’s prestigious, “National Developer of the Year” award. Over the past 10 years, Bluemont Group has grown from just a few stores in Knoxville and Chattanooga, to owning and operating 45 stores in Alabama, Tennessee, North Carolina and Georgia. Their team has over 60 years of combined real estate, equity management, and franchise operations experience.