May 13, 2015 - Ranked in the top 50 of the fastest growing small chains, Shake Shack will use our industry-leading project management system to support its national growth.
AUSTIN, Texas—May 13, 2015—Accruent, the leader in real estate and facilities management solutions, today announced that Shake Shack has chosen Accruent’s cloud solution for its project management needs. Ranked in the top 50 of the fastest growing small chains in America by Restaurant Business Magazine, Shake Shack will use the industry-leading project management system to support its growth in the U.S.
“Shake Shack is an iconic, growing brand, and we need a best-in-class solution to enable that growth,” said Lou DeAngelis, Senior Director of Construction and Facilities, Shake Shack. “Accruent can handle our projects at an enterprise level. The system is powerful yet intuitive. It will serve as a key tool to help us execute our strategy with consistency and predictability.”
Shake Shack is a modern day roadside burger stand that started as a hot dog cart in New York City’s Madison Square Park and now has more than 60 locations around the world. Shake Shack plans continued growth, making its current manual process of project management insufficient. As the organization plans to stay true to its commitment to sustainable design in all locations, Shake Shack chose Accruent to serve as its single source of information to manage all details related to its projects, ensure standardized development procedures for all locations, and manage important data, such as costs and timelines. In addition, important integrations with Shake Shack’s existing accounting system allows the company real-time insight into costs to ensure each project finishes on time and on budget.
“We are excited to partner with Shake Shack, one of America’s fastest growing and most talked about burger chains,” said Mark Friedman, Founder and CEO, Accruent. “We look forward to fueling Shake Shack’s growth strategy by ensuring flawless execution for each store opening through our partnership.”
Shake Shack® (NYSE: SHAK) is a modern day “roadside” burger stand known for its 100% all-natural, antibiotic-free Angus beef burgers (no hormones added ever), hot dogs, frozen custard, crinkle cut fries, beer and wine (available at select locations), and more. With its fresh, simple, high-quality food at a great value, Shake Shack is a fun and lively community-gathering place with widespread appeal. From its premium ingredients and caring hiring practices to its environmentally responsible designs and deep community investment, Shake Shack’s mission is to Stand For Something Good®. Since the original Shack opened in 2004 in NYC’s Madison Square Park, the Company has opened additional company-operated Shacks in New York, New Jersey, Washington, DC, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Florida, Massachusetts, Virginia, Nevada, and Maryland and international licensed Shacks in London, Istanbul, Dubai and more.
Accruent helps real estate and facilities leaders deliver long-term, world-class operational and financial performance through industry-specific suites that deliver greater customer value. Accruent’s solutions are at work in more than 4,400 leading organizations worldwide, including 40 percent of the top 100 retailers, 20 percent of the Fortune 500, 40 percent of the leading universities, all of the top 4 U.S. wireless carriers, 40 percent of U.S. hospitals, and leading service providers managing more than 4 billion square feet of property. Founded in 1995, Accruent is headquartered in Austin with U.S. offices in Santa Monica, Evanston, Columbus, Pittsburgh and Boston. Outside of the U.S., Accruent has offices in Vancouver, BC; Burnaby, BC; Calgary, AB; Vaughan, ON; Reading, UK and Hong Kong.