Costa Rica: $6.5 Million in New Restaurants

In the first six months of the year, four fast food franchises have opened six new restaurants.

Monday, June 29, 2009

With an investment of $3.5 million, the firm QSR (Quick Service Restaurant), owner of the franchises KFC, Quiznos, and Teriyaki, opened three locations in Santa Ana. Arcos Dorados, the owner of the McDonald’s franchise, opened three locations in San Ramon, Grecia, and Liberia.

Hassel Fallas writes for the website “The investment, which is the biggest yet to be made by QSR, was made in the San Jose area because it is has a lot of commercial activity and office complexes, explained Carolina Beeche, Marketing Manager of QSR.”

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In 2011 fast food chains plan to open 20 new restaurants.

The average investment ranges between $ 1 million and $ 1.5 million for opening of new stores. Also, remodeling of some stores was announced with values between $ 120 thousand and $ 400 thousand.

The new restaurants will generate about 425 jobs.

Fast Food Still Booming

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While Chili's and Buffalo Wild Wings open their first branches in Costa Rica, the established Applebee's, Subway, Quizno's, McDonald's, KFC and Teriyaki have increased their investments.

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Costa Rica: 29 New Restaurants in 2010

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Fast food chains will open 29 new restaurants in Costa Rica, most of them in the Metropolitan Area.

This was announced by McDonald’s, KFC, Quiznos, Burger King, Church’s Chicken, Papa John’s, Campero, Taco Bell and Wendy’s.

On Sunday, McDonald's inaugurated its 35th restaurant, located in Desamparados, and will open another in Multiplaza Escazú. The company announced 4 additional restaurants this year.

More Fast Food in El Salvador

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The fast food restaurant chain McDonald's plans to add three new outlets to the 18 which are already operating in the country.

Representatives of Mesoamerica Corporation, which owns the franchise in the country, indicated that the investment per restaurant is around $2 million, and the three it plans to open in the second half of the year will be added to the three already opened this year.

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