Gym Franchise Retro Fitness opening St. Petersburg location in January

Gym Franchise Retro Fitness opening St. Petersburg location in January

A gym aimed at helping people reach their fitness goals is coming to St. Petersburg. Retro Fitness, which offers individualized training plans in addition to a traditional gym, will open its 10410 Roosevelt Blvd. location later this month.

“Retro Fitness gives an incredible value because we offer the training, amenities and atmosphere members love at high-end gyms and boutique studios,” said Steve Plattner, co-owner of the gym. “Members will keep coming back because we offer a fun and friendly, spotlessly clean, non-intimidating workout environment.”

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New Fitness Franchise coming to Fort Lee

New Fitness Franchise coming to Fort Lee

Retro Fitness, a low-cost, high-value personalized fitness concept that gives members an elevated workout experience, will soon be available at its newest New Jersey location at 2 Executive Drive in Fort Lee. Local residents interested in joining Retro Fitness can stop by the gym’s preview center—in advance of the December opening—for a sneak peek into the state-of-the-art fitness facility, and join to receive lowest membership rates.

The new Retro Fitness in Fort Lee is owned and operated by New Jersey residents and long-time business partners, Dave Chichelo and Bobby Clark. After learning about the gym from another franchisee over ten years ago, Dave and Bobby opened their first Retro Fitness in 2008. When they noticed the lack of affordable, high-quality gyms in Fort Lee, they decided this community would be the perfect place for Retro Fitness.

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New Fitness Franchise in St. Pete offers Advanced Registration Deals

New Fitness Franchise in St. Pete offers Advanced Registration Deals

ST. PETERBURG, FL — Retro Fitness, a low-cost, personalized fitness concept, will soon be available at its newest Florida location at 10410 Roosevelt Blvd. in St. Petersburg.

Residents interested in joining Retro Fitness can stop by the gym’s preview center—in advance of the January opening—for a sneak peek into the state-of-the-art fitness facility, and sign up for a Founder’s membership at reduced rates.

The new Retro Fitness is owned and operated by local entrepreneurs Steve Plattner and Ron Wuchko. A military veteran, Wuchko became aware of Retro Fitness with his business partner after seeing the gym enter the Florida market. Having other business in the health and wellness industry, Retro Fitness was an ideal addition to their existing portfolio and both owners say they are excited to open their first of several Retro Fitness gyms in the Tampa Bay area.

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New Gym Franchise Coming to Matthews, High-Tech Low Cost

New Gym Franchise Coming to Matthews, High-Tech Low Cost

Retro Fitness, a low-cost, high-value personalized fitness concept that gives members an elevated workout experience, will soon be available at its newest North Carolina location at 1848 Galleria Blvd., Ste. A, in Matthews. Local residents interested in joining Retro Fitness can stop by the gym for a peek into the state-of-the-art fitness facility, and sign up for a Founder’s membership at reduced rates.

The new Retro Fitness is owned and operated by Navy veteran and local entrepreneur Richard Garrison and his wife Angela. Having previously worked at the Veterans Affairs office, Richard worked in the sales and leadership development and helped other vets transition to new careers, before deciding to invest in a Retro Fitness.

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Retro Fitness opens new gym in Queens Village

Retro Fitness opens new gym in Queens Village

Retro Fitness, a low-cost gym with high-end equipment expects to have its grand opening in the last week of November in Queens Village and locals can currently get a sneak peek of the state-of-the-art facilities now.

The ADA-accessible 15,000-square-feet gym is located at 113-05 Springfield Blvd. and has a basic membership that is $19.99 per month to use all the equipment and a standard membership of $29.99 per month that includes group classes, child sitting and an unlimited use of its Hydro Massage chair, according to manager Danny Agmon.

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Eric on Orlando Sentinel

Eric on Orlando Sentinel

Fitness club developer Vince Julien sees an opportunity when he looks at an empty property in a shopping center.

He’s been scouting Central Florida locations for new Crunch Fitness franchises, part of the growing number of value-oriented gyms that skip big-dollar amenities, such as pools and basketball courts. Even as the number of retail center vacancies shrank from a high in 2011, health clubs can still be attractive to landlords because gyms are not threatened by internet retailers.

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