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Calkain Sells Fifth PDQ Restaurant Property

Fort Lauderdale, FL – Calkain Companies, America’s Net Lease Company, has sold another PDQ restaurant property bringing to five the number of PDQ’s the firm has sold on behalf of the parent corporation and its related entities. The property, outside Jacksonville, Florida, traded for $3,000,000.00.

PDQ is becoming a better known national chicken concept as they now have nearly 60 units operating in eight states,” said Patrick Nutt, Managing Partner at Calkain.

“Investors seem to have an affinity for the quality real estate and high traffic generated at a PDQ location, and with the growing brand comes improving creditworthiness, all …

Emily CusmanoCalkain Sells Fifth PDQ Restaurant Property

Lessons Learned From Previous Mergers


The recent announcement that Fred’s would purchase upwards of 600 locations from Walgreens/Rite Aid to help ensure approval of their merger, highlights an issue facing some owners of these properties. What happens if my property is slated to be closed?

Despite the 600 locations that Fred’s is going to take over, there will still likely be many other Walgreens and Rite Aid locations that will be in close proximity to each other, that one or the other will be shuttered. Landlords of these properties will of course, still be paid their contractual rents; however, the value of the property will …

AmyLessons Learned From Previous Mergers

Rick Fernandez of Calkain Companies Sells $2.3M Franchise Dairy Queen for 6.00% Cap Rate

Herndon, VA – Rick Fernandez, Senior Managing Director of Calkain Companies, a national net lease real estate brokerage firm, recently brokered the sale of a NNN Dairy Queen in Franklin, Virginia.

Our marketing approach continues to yield industry leading cap rates,” said Fernandez.

“Calkain’s national reputation as the leading provider of net lease investments draws investors from around the globe and we were able to secure multiple offers providing our client with the most favorable closing options,” Fernandez continued.

Fernandez represented the seller in the sale of the property, providing marketing and transaction support to guide the deal from negotiating …

Emily CusmanoRick Fernandez of Calkain Companies Sells $2.3M Franchise Dairy Queen for 6.00% Cap Rate

How Starbucks Keeps A Competitive Edge


Starbucks is one of the world’s most recognizable brands and has continued to stay ahead of its competitors. Recently, the company announced a major expansion strategy which will grow number of Starbucks locations by over 50%. In the net lease world, their cap rates have not only compressed over the past few years but are trading lower than the national average STNL cap rates.


The coffee giant plans to open 12,000 stores globally, especially in key U.S. markets and China by 2021, bringing a total of 37,000 stores worldwide. They also plan to introduce two new store concepts, a high-end

Traci BidingerHow Starbucks Keeps A Competitive Edge

What To Expect In December


With the holiday season in full swing, the country will be waiting to see if the Fed will increase interest rates during their meeting on December 14th. Following Trump’s presidential election victory, we have seen a surge in S&P, Dow Jones, and Nasdaq.  The Dollar has also advanced and we’ve seen a rise in bond yields.  Meanwhile, cap rates have continued to compress this year, with some STNL properties trading at record low cap rates. Clearly, that trend can’t hold on for much longer, a tune we’ve all been singing for a while.

A major indicator for a rate hike …

AmyWhat To Expect In December

Dialysis Centers Gain Traction


Fresenius and DaVita are the top two dialysis providers in the nation. Demand for these centers has increased dramatically in recent years due to the aging baby boomer population and rising obesity rates.  This niche within the medical sector is expected to grow.  Both are considered stable tenants because of the market demand, attractive cap rates, and credit rated companies.

DaVita and Fresenius are generally located in freestanding buildings with others being in strip centers. The lease structure of these dialysis centers often includes annual rent increases and option periods.  Dialysis centers are located in close proximity to the hospitals …

Traci BidingerDialysis Centers Gain Traction

Cap Rate Report Q3 2016

The third quarter of 2016 saw cap rates follow a similar pattern from the beginning of the year. There has been a gradual decrease of 7.5 bps drop from the last quarter and a 20 bps drop year-to-date. 

Traci BidingerCap Rate Report Q3 2016

Calkain’s Fernandez Sells North Carolina Arby’s Portfolio for $3.45M

Herndon, VA – Rick Fernandez, Senior Managing Director of Calkain Companies, a national net lease real estate brokerage firm, recently brokered the sale of two North Carolina NNN Arby’s – one in Rocky Mount and the other in Roanoke Rapids. The two properties sold this week for a combined purchase price of $3,450,000.

Fernandez represented the seller providing marketing, lease analysis, site review, and transaction support for offer and contract negotiations to guide the deal to closing. The buyer viewed the solid real estate and sales history at the stores, along with Arby’s strong corporate growth as the critical factors …

Emily CusmanoCalkain’s Fernandez Sells North Carolina Arby’s Portfolio for $3.45M

Calkain’s Fallon Sells Dollar General Portfolio

Herndon, VA – Calkain’s Executive Managing Director, Andrew Fallon, has recently completed the sale of a Dollar General portfolio located in Nebraska.  The three property portfolio comprises approximately 27,128+/- square feet, or 9,042 square feet per building, and is 100% leased to Dollar General. All three locations were new build-to-suit prototype stores,and two of the sites were relocations of previously existing, successful Dollar General stores. All locations have long term 15 year triple net leases guaranteed by Dollar General Corporation. The price and cap rate are confidential.

Andrew Fallon commented,

This was a private high net worth buyer who has

Emily CusmanoCalkain’s Fallon Sells Dollar General Portfolio