SARASOTA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Easy Mile Fitness, LLC (“Easy Mile Fitness” or “the Company”), a leading owner and operator of Planet Fitness clubs in the Southwest Florida, today announced the acquisition of a franchise group owning 3 Planet Fitness clubs in the Southwest region of Florida. Terms of the transactions were not disclosed.
The acquisition includes 3 Planet Fitness clubs across Fort Myers and North Naples, Florida. The acquisition increases Easy Mile Fitness’s total club ownership to 8 locations.
Philip Amato, Co-Founder and COO of Easy Mile Fitness said, “Kris and his team have done a fantastic job building and operating top-tier Plant Fitness locations. This acquisition aligns with our company vision of partnering with local operators to further establish Planet Fitness in Southwest Florida. We are excited to welcome the clubs into the Easy Mile Fitness family.”
“It is an exciting time for Planet Fitness and a great opportunity for Easy Mile Fitness. The Southwest Florida market is growing quickly and Planet Fitness is a natural fit for the area. The communities have a lot of excitement coming their way with many new Planet Fitness locations opening in the future” said Kris Glidden of NorSouth Management, LLC, owner and operator of the locations.
Gonzalez, Shenkman & Buckstein, PL served as legal counsel to the seller, and Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC served as legal counsel to Easy Mile Fitness.
About Easy Mile Fitness
Easy Mile Fitness, LLC, is a leading owner and operator of Planet Fitness gyms in Southwest Florida, the fastest-growing health club franchise in the United States. Led by Co-Founders Peter & Philip Amato, Easy Mile Fitness opened its first Planet Fitness club in 2017. Since then, the group has continued to expand to more than 5 clubs across Southwest Florida, with future expansion into Georgia. The Company is dedicated to the Planet Fitness mission of making working out fun and accessible to all by creating a judgement free workout environment.