Restaurant Real Estate

FSR highlights the best markets for restaurant expansion and industry news on new openings, franchise deals, and growth.


Designs on Food

Ralph Lauren’s Polo Bar has brought comfortably luxurious steakhouse dining back to Manhattan, and Tommy Bahama is rolling out its island cuisine and resort-minded ambiance in white-tablecloth settings from New York City to Waikiki to Tokyo. In both, the food and restaurant become a natural extension of the designer brand.

Duck’s Restaurant Dynasty

Sam McGann and John Power took a gamble on the North Carolina Outer Banks. Twenty-six years later, The Blue Point restaurant is a destination in itself.

Into the Grey

With a historic backdrop, a rookie restaurateur, and a chef stepping into the spotlight for the first time, Savannah’s hottest new restaurant conquered impossible odds in its first year.

Frankie & Johnnie’s Steakhouse Moves into New Location

A New York City institution since 1926, Frankie & Johnnie’s Steakhouse started out as a whiskey joint and carnivorous speakeasy during Prohibition.

Bulla Gastrobar Prepares for Strategic Expansion

Dallas-based Falcon Realty Advisors’ Restaurant and Entertainment Group has been hired by Centurion Restaurant Group to advise on the expansion of its Miami-based concept Bulla Gastrobar.

Vince Young Steakhouse Changes the Game

The only locally owned prime steakhouse in Austin breaks the athlete-restaurant mold

SLO Brew Brewpub to Expand and Relocate

The brewpub will move just down the street, adding a Whiskey Lounge and above-store lofts

New Hollywood Concept Celebrates Artistic Innovations of CBS

New Opening From Plan Do See Hospitality Group Aids in Hollywood Renaissance

The Name Game

The thrilling, albeit agonizing, process of naming a restaurant.

Cohn Restaurant Group Debuts $15 Million Waterfront Coasterra

After nearly a decade in the making, Cohn Restaurant Group announced the highly anticipated opening of Coasterra, the $15 million-plus bayfront modern Mexican restaurant, lounge, and event spa