• Commercial Real Estate Lessons from McDonald's

    11 days ago - By Business

    If you ask an executive to evaluate the McDonald's restaurant business model, you might receive a detailed report on the sales of Big Macs, french fries and milkshakes. Yet, when I analyze McDonald's, I think real estate.
    As anyone that's watched "The Founder" knows, McDonald's isn't just a fast-food chain but also a brilliant $30 billion real-estate company. Part of its long-term success comes from a simple formula that goes beyond serving consistent products across thousands of restaurants around the world. A big part of its profitability comes from the fact that it owns the land and...
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