Tag: McDonald’s

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

Calkain Completes Sale of McDonald’s/Family Dollar Center in Orange, VA

Herndon, VA – Calkain’s Rich Murphy and Natalia Nunno have recently completed the sale of the Orange Shopping Center in OrangeVA.  The center consisted of a McDonald’s and a Family Dollar store. A local buyer purchased the retail center for $1,020,000.

The property has been occupied by these two tenants for over 30 years which made it a very attractive investment. Calkain’s Nunno said “We had an enormous amount of interest in the property given the price point and its longstanding history.” Murphy continued “Properties like this don’t come on the market very often and when they …

Amanda WillisCalkain Completes Sale of McDonald’s/Family Dollar Center in Orange, VA

The McDonald’s-Burger King Comparison


Both Burger King and McDonald’s are on an upswing. Does one stand tall over the other?

Both McDonald’s and Burger King have been doing well lately from a sales perspective. In the case of McDonald’s, all-day breakfast really does work. McDonald’s has been on a sales tear as of late, reporting a 5.4% U.S. same-store sales jump during the first quarter. The fast-food giant’s turnaround began during last year’s third quarter, when it reversed a two-year trend of decreased sales volume. Additionally, McDonald’s is well on its way to achieving its goal of having a 95-percent franchised portfolio, which …

Mike VangsnessThe McDonald’s-Burger King Comparison