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Company Signs Deal To Bring Family Entertainment Center To New Hope



NEW HOPE, PA — The New Hope area could be getting a family entertainment center with a bowling alley, arcade games, an air track basketball court, obstacle courses, and other activities.

Launch Entertainment, a family entertainment franchise, has signed an agreement to open three new centers in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, the company announced on Wednesday. With site selection underway, the locations will serve New Hope in Pennsylvania and Morristown and New Brunswick in New Jersey, according to the Rhode Island-based company.

The three-unit deal follows the recent announcement of a new center signed in Cherry Hill, N.J. The first park of the three-unit agreement has a projected opening date of early 2025.

A bowling alley inside a Launch Entertainment Center. (Launch Entertainment Center)

Local entrepreneurs Ashish Kumar, Manan Patel and Keyur Patel will own and operate the new locations. Coming from various backgrounds; their combined experience encompasses international trade business, real estate investment and retail, according to Launch

Combining the shared values and support provided by Launch, the group is well-matched for Launch’s franchise system and is positioned to grow alongside the brand, said the company.

“After doing our extensive research for our next business venture, we are confident in our investment with Launch Entertainment,” said Kumar. “From site selection to opening day and beyond, the support offered by the corporate team is truly unmatched. Combining that with our dedication to creating a positive family entertainment destination in our communities, we are confident to hit the ground with Launch and look forward to the opening of our first park.”

Air track basketball court. (Launch Entertainment)

According to the company, the upcoming parks will feature attractions such as a bowling alley, arcade games, an air track basketball court, obstacle courses, a Krave restaurant, a bar, and more. The new locations will not only bolster Launch’s strategic expansion in the Mid-Atlantic but also solidify its position as a leader in the family entertainment industry, the company said.

“Launch Entertainment is continuing to aggressively expand nationwide through standout franchisees like Ashish, Manan and Keyur,” said Jeff Todd, Chief Development Officer at Launch Entertainment. “This multi-unit agreement allows us to reach a larger audience and continue building out our footprint on the East Coast. We look forward to the first park opening next year and are seeking strong partnerships with operators interested in expanding with our brand.”

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