Market Update

Tenant Profile – Sonic

Sonic is the largest chain of drive-in restaurants in the US. Having opened their first restaurant in 1953 in Shawnee, OK, today they have grown to over 3,500 locations across 45 states.…

Amanda WillisTenant Profile – Sonic

Net Lease Report – QSR Sector

The Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) sector has continued its strong run into 2018. Cap rates remain relatively stable, although the past 12 months we’ve seen a slight drop, reaching 5.62%. Corporate guaranteed stores or established franchisees with strong sales are driving much of the traffic, and are quick to be scooped up upon hitting the market.…

Albina SuNet Lease Report – QSR Sector

2018 ICSC RECon Recap | The Net Lease Outlook

Q&A with Calkain’s Jonathan Hipp and Patrick Nutt

What was the overall vibe at RECon this year?

Jon:  Most obvious was that attendance was down significantly, but that made way for better conversations.  Everyone was quite positive.  All the past chatter about the “Retail Apoclypse” has subsided, not once did I hear any negative chatter. The focus was on doing deals and getting business done.  It was a very productive show.

Amanda Willis2018 ICSC RECon Recap | The Net Lease Outlook

Tenant Profile – Bojangles’

Bojangles’ is a fast growing operator and franchisor with a menu centered on chicken and biscuits. Founded in 1977 in Charlotte, NC, Jack Fulk and Richard Thomas based their restaurant on distinctive flavor, high-quality products made from scratch, along with a festive design. The concept caught on fast with the first franchise location opening one year later.…

Amanda WillisTenant Profile – Bojangles’

Tenant Profile – Family Dollar

Family Dollar is a chain of general merchandise discount stores. In 2015, Dollar Tree successfully acquired Family Dollar and together they operate 14,835 discount stores across 48 states and the District of Columbia. This united entity operates two banners, Dollar Tree, a true dollar store, offering all products for $1, while their other banner, Family Dollar, carries merchandise with a variety of price points, generally under $10.…

Amanda WillisTenant Profile – Family Dollar