Tim Hortons, the well-known Canadian-based restaurant chain is set to expand its franchise to Northeast Ohio next year.
Franchise owner Jeff Linville has revealed that the brand hopes to open 105 locations next year with restaurants in Sandusky Youngstown, Cleveland and Canton.
It is estimated that the major expansion should bring 2,200 new jobs to the region.
First founded in Hamilton, Ontario in 1964, Tim Horton owned or franchised appropriately 4,600 restaurants as of 31 December 2016.
The plans to open locations in Northeast Ohio come as part of the company’s wider expansion strategy plan.
This year the Canadian doughnut and coffee chain, also announced that it is to expand across the UK with the opening of three new shops.
It is thought that Tim Hortons will open some of its Northeast Ohio locations in 2018.
Tim Hortons also has a large presence in the US in the cities surrounding Northeast Ohio such as Detroit, Buffalo, Erie and also Columbus and Cincinnati.