Dunkin’ Donuts signs agreement for 12 locations in Des Moines

Canton, Mass. -- Dunkin' Donuts announced the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with father and son team, Jim and Drew Cownie for 12 new restaurants in Des Moines, Iowa.

The first restaurant is slated to open in 2012 and the remainder by 2018.

"We are excited to bring Dunkin' Donuts to Des Moines and play an important role in the daily lives of people who live, work and visit here," said Drew Cownie, President and CEO, Sip, Sip Bite, LLC. "We have a passion and loyalty for the brand and look forward to the opening of our restaurants in the years to come."

The Cownies secured a partnership with Knapp Properties of Des Moines to find their initial locations.