The Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) sector has proven to be extremely robust. Amazon has caused disruptions in many industries, but the QSR sector appears to be, at least for now, immune to the so called “Amazon Effect.” Food delivery is by no means a “disruptive” new thing, and most fast food is eaten out thereby limiting Amazon’s ability to turn this sector of the retail industry upside down.…
Wilber Hardee opened his first restaurant in Greenville, North Carolina in 1960. Five months after opening, Hardee’s had its first franchisee. This burger chain has grown at an impressive rate, opening its 1,000th restaurant in just 15 years of business. …
Herndon, VA – Rick Fernandez, Senior Managing Director of Calkain Companies, a national net lease real estate brokerage firm, recently brokered the sale of NNN Arby’s in South Hill, Virginia and Wake Forest, North Carolina to a publicly traded REIT.
Fernandez represented the seller in this off market transaction providing lease analysis, site review, and transaction support to guide the deal to closing.
The combination of solid, well positioned real estate within a vibrant retail mix and a strong Arby’s franchise operation were all key factors in the buyer’s decision to acquire the property,” said Fernandez.
Tampa, FL – Calkain Companies, America’s Net Lease Company, recently sold two additional PDQ restaurants in Florida. The properties, located at 5164 S. Tamiami Trail in Sarasota and 4601 Park Blvd in Pinellas Park, a St. Petersburg, FL suburb, closed on May 27, 2016, bringing to five the number of properties occupied by PDQ which Calkain has sold or put under agreement in the past six months.
Doug Aronson, Director, along with Patrick Nutt, Managing Partner, both out of Calkain’s South Florida office represented the Seller.
While PDQ is a growing name in the fast casual industry, their popularity with