Applebee's and IHOP are getting a new HQ

Parent Dine Brands Global plans to move next year to Old Pasadena, Calif.
Applebee's headquarters
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The parent company of Applebee’s and IHOP plans to move its headquarters next year to a facility in Old Pasadena, Calif., about 7.5 miles east from where it’s currently based.

Dine Brands Global describes its new digs as “a cutting-edge office campus.” The setting, called 10 West, sports such amenities as electric bikes for tenants’ use, electric-vehicle charging stations, WiFi equipped outdoor work areas and 22,000 square feet of ground-level retail and meeting space.

“Our partnership with 10 West and the City of Pasadena will create a contemporary, vibrant office environment that reinforces Dine as a great place to work,” Dine CEO John Peyton said in a statement.

The franchisor and operator of more than 3,400 restaurants is currently based in Glendale, Calif., long the headquarters city of IHOP. The main offices of Applebee’s were relocated there from the Midwest following the chain’s acquisition by IHOP 15 years ago.

Dine also has support facilities in Kansas City, Kan., and Raleigh, N.C. Those operations will remain in operation, according to a Dine spokesperson.


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