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Financing

3 ways restaurants are benefiting from retailers’ woes

E-retailers' wallop of brick-and-mortar stores is fostering opportunity for places that sell food instead of jeans and sneakers.

Operations

How to think about restaurant real estate in an era of delivery

Pick locations to ensure you’re profitable for the entire lease term, says Subway’s vice president of development.

New York City operators push back with an angry-sounding manifesto for Mayor Bill de Blasio.

The casual-dining chain says the shutters were part of a "routine review."

Mayor de Blasio wants to give landlords a choice: rent at a lower level, or pay a special tax.

The former McAlister’s Deli president brings marketing and operations experience to the job.

The Bottom Line: Yes, it can, and there's evidence it's already starting.

With competition pushing up rents, a group of Washington, D.C., restaurateurs gathered to compare best practices. Here's a download.

As premium real estate comes up for grabs, limited-service operators across the country are taking creative (and sometimes risky) steps to nab locations.

As more fast-casual concepts see the volume benefits of a drive-thru, finding the right locations may get trickier.