Springfield, MO


From the Ground Up: Scooter's Coffee

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Owner/developer: Mary and John Rolf/JMBSR Enterprises LLC
General contractor: Nesbitt Construction Inc.
Architect: Hood-Rich Inc.
Engineers: Anderson Engineering Inc., civil; Bergmann Engineering Co. LLC, structural; CJD Engineering LLC, mechanical, electrical and plumbing
Size: 450 square feet
Estimated cost: $200,000
Lender: OakStar Bank
Estimated completion: September
Project description: Franchisees Mary and John Rolf plan to open their first Scooter’s Coffee in town less than a year after signing a franchise agreement with the Omaha, Nebraska-based drive-thru coffee chain. Contractor Michael Nesbitt of Nesbitt Construction Inc. said the single-story design is a prototype in a synthetic stucco and fiber cement exterior. The drive-thru lane is constructed with pervious concrete to help control stormwater runoff, he said. Scooter’s specializes in coffee, tea, smoothies, breakfast sandwiches/burritos, cookies and pastries. The Scooter’s Coffee near the northwest corner of Campbell Avenue and Battlefield Road is among four the Rolfs plan to open in Springfield, with a fifth slated in Nixa, according to Springfield Business Journal reporting. The closest Scooter’s operates in Rolla, according to, and there are over 150 stores in 13 states.


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