Tag: QSR

Tenant Profile – Wendy’s

Tenant Description

On November 15, 1969 in Columbus, OH, Dave Thomas came up with the concept of what we know today as Wendy’s fast food restaurant. From those humble beginnings, Wendy’s has grown into a fast food behemoth. Currently there are over 6,700 restaurants in operation globally, with plans for continued expansion. The Wendy’s Company, is publicly traded under “WEN” and is currently rated as B2 and B by Moody’s and S&P respectively.…

Amanda WillisTenant Profile – Wendy’s

Tenant Profile – Chipotle

Tenant Description

Starting operations in 1993 in Denver, CO, Chipotle has become a titan in the fast-casual sector. With more than 2,500 restaurants in current operation in multiple countries, Chipotle is a model for success in fast-casual. Chipotle staffs over 64,000 employees across all locations, showing they are a major player in the food industry and look to continue expanding, notably sharing that they plan to open 140-155 new restaurants by the end of 2019.…

Amanda WillisTenant Profile – Chipotle

Net Lease Report – QSR Sector

The Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) sector is comprised of a variety of fast food concepts ranging from the well-known brands like Chick-fil-A and McDonald’s, to smaller chains such as Raising Cane’s and Steak N’ Shake. This report takes a look at the sector in-depth, providing an analysis of the past twelve months of data.…

Amanda WillisNet Lease Report – QSR Sector

Tenant Profile – McDonald’s

McDonald’s was founded in 1940 in San Bernardino, CA by brothers Dick and Mac McDonald as a Bar-B-Q restaurant. In 1948, the McDonald brothers remodeled and reopened the restaurant as a “self-service drive-in restaurant” with nine items on the menu: hamburgers, cheeseburgers, soft drinks, milk, coffee, potato chips, and a slice of pie. …

Amanda WillisTenant Profile – McDonald’s

Tenant Profile – Chick-fil-A

Ever since its inception in 1946 in Hapeville, a suburb of Atlanta, GA, Chick-fil-A has steadily progressed into the fast food behemoth we know today. Known for its chicken sandwich, Chick-fil-A currently operates over 2,300 location in 47 states and Washington, DC. Owned by the Truitt family, Chick-fil-A remains a privately held company.…

Traci BidingerTenant Profile – Chick-fil-A

Tenant Profile – Dunkin’

Dunkin’, previously known as Dunkin’ Donuts, has established itself as one of the premier coffee and donut chains throughout the country. Founded in Quincy, Massachusetts in 1950 Dunkin’ has since expanded into a multi-concept international chain. Currently, Dunkin’ has over 11,300 locations. In the US they cover 41 states. Baskin-Robbins is also under the Dunkin’ umbrella and both concepts will often share one space.…

Amanda WillisTenant Profile – Dunkin’

Investment Returns for Net Leases End Year on Flat Note

CoStar News

But Fast Food and Pharmacies Remain Good Bets

Owning a building housing a fast food restaurant or a pharmacy got a little pricier last year. But all in all, average yields on “net lease” properties remained relatively flat in 2018.…

Amanda WillisInvestment Returns for Net Leases End Year on Flat Note

As QSR Cap Rates Continue to Decline, What’s Behind the Premium for this Sector?

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This premium to the STNL average is driven by their leases, locations, and insulation from ecommerce. The typical QSR lease is long (15 to 20 years), with no landlord responsibilities, and rental increases during the base term. QSRs usually operate in buildings with strong real estate fundamentals, good visibility from roads with high traffic counts. These factors not only help the tenant, but make the property attractive to investors.…

Amanda WillisAs QSR Cap Rates Continue to Decline, What’s Behind the Premium for this Sector?

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