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Dairy Queen (American Dairy Queen Corporation)

Actively expanding in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington D.C., West Virginia

About the Company

It's never been a better time to franchise with the DQ System. We're an award-winning institution with more than 75 years of franchising experience. And that's just for starters.

Last updated: February 4, 2020

Current Locations
7,055
Franchised
HQ Address
7505 Metro Boulevard
Minneapolis MN 55439
United States,

Expansion Plans

Seating: 72; Minimum lot size: 29,670 sq ft & 129' frontage; Minimum of 48 parking spaces; Site can acquire drive- thru zoning approval. Prefer 6 car stack between window and menu with additional stack at entrance of drive thru. For DQ Grill & Chill: seating 72, minimum lot size 38,736 sq.ft and 149' frontage. Building size 2,612 sq.ft, 43+ parking spaces. Will consider shopping center endcaps with drive thru capability. Conversion of restaurant or retail facilities and multiple use facilities is also a possibility. The restaurant location must have a drive thru lane. The DQ portion of the facility will convey the full DQ Grill & Chill exterior signage and image- including the stone chimney, lighting band, and Alpolic panel (changes to a copper hue when the sun hits it; images of fire & cooking). Kansas City metro, Omaha, Des Moines, Milwaukee, Chicago. Minimum 29,670 Sq. Ft., 144’ Frontage. Type of location desired: Pad site or drive thru conversion building with 20,000+ vpd. Typical lease term: 20 years, or purchase

Desired size
500 to 3,800 sq ft
12 Month Expansion Plans
65
24 Month Expansion Plans
130
Preferred Property Types
Specialty Strip
Expanding in
Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington D.C., West Virginia
Demographic Range
3 miles
Min Population
12,500
Min Income
$40,000
Traffic Count
20,000
Demographic Notes
20k Average daily traffic in front of location, prefer additional traffic on intersecting street. Residential population: 12,500+ w/in 5 minute drive time. Employees: 5,000{plus} w/in 5 minute drive time. Median HH Income: minimum $40,000; prefer $50,000 and above. 12,500 pop and 5,000 daytime employees within a five minute drive time of site
Preferred Cotenants
Close proximity to traffic generators and retail.

 

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