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Tenant Profile – Royal Farms

Since 1959, Royal Farms convenience stores have been serving Baltimore’s demand for a “one-stop shop” where customers can stock up on food and beverages while they refill their cars with gas. Over the last sixty years, behind its world famous fried chicken, chicken sandwiches, and western fries, Royal Farms has secured its place as one of the most popular retail convenient stores in the Mid-Atlantic region. The company now operates more than 200 stores throughout Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Virginia. Royal Farms is a privately-owned company headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland.…

Amanda WillisTenant Profile – Royal Farms

Net Lease Report – Pharmacy Sector

Amongst the various sectors in the net lease world, the pharmacy sector continues to be a reliable and safe area for investors to put their money. Factors such as long-term leases with guarantees from rated companies and multiple options for the tenant to extend their lease all point to why investors are drawn into the pharmacy sector. …

Leigh ClineNet Lease Report – Pharmacy Sector

Tenant Profile – Wendy’s

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. …

Amanda WillisTenant Profile – Wendy’s

Net Lease Report – Medical Sector

The medical sector is one of the more underrated sectors of the net lease world. That notwithstanding, it continues to quietly provide investors with solid options to grow their portfolio and secure solid returns. The medical sector is a service industry where consumers are required to see doctors and other medical professionals face-to-face, therefore creating a need for brick and mortar locations. …

Amanda WillisNet Lease Report – Medical Sector

Tenant Profile – Ruby Tuesday

From humble beginnings in 1972 in Knoxville, TN, Ruby Tuesday has grown into one of the premier casual dining chains not just in the United States, but around the world. Currently operating over 500 locations with over 32,000 employees, we can see how far this restaurant has come. In 2017, the chain went private after being acquired by NRD Capital Management, based out of Atlanta, GA.…

Amanda WillisTenant Profile – Ruby Tuesday

Tenant Profile – Chipotle

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

Tenant Profile – Tractor Supply Co.

Beginning as a humble tractor-part mail order business, Tractor Supply Company, has morphed itself into one of the premier retail chains in the United States. Specializing in home improvement, agriculture, livestock, and pet care amongst other things, Tractor Supply Company currently operates over 1,700 locations in 49 states. Tractor Supply Company is a publicly traded company (NASDAQ: TSCO) based out of Brentwood, TN.…

Amanda WillisTenant Profile – Tractor Supply Co.

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 – LA Fitness

Founded in 1984 in the Los Angeles suburb of Covina, LA Fitness has built itself up into one of the dominant fitness franchises in the country with clear aspirations for additional growth. Known for their amenities and high energy workouts, LA Fitness currently has 675 locations across North America, with additional locations in Canada. Currently based in Irvine, CA, LA Fitness is a privately controlled company.…

Leigh ClineTenant Profile – LA Fitness