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FOR LANDLORDS

CARA Operations is targeting markets all across the country for growth. We realize that there's no such thing as one size fits all, that's why we have a world class design team who is able to make our assets more nimble and flexible than ever. As a result, our company has the agility to move quickly when presented with the right opportunity – so whether your site is free standing, in line, end cap or street front, we have a brand to fill your space. Want to see some of the spaces we recently filled? Check out our blog now.

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MARKETS OF INTEREST

Canadian born and raised since 1883, CARA Operations is now in growth mode, and we are targeting markets across the country. Whether it is a small town or the big city, we want to bring our iconic Canadian restaurant brands there. Contact us and find out how to develop one of our brands on your site.

Restaurant franchises

SITE REQUIREMENTS

Due to CARA’s large portfolio of restaurant brands and our in-house world-class design team, we are able to be more nimble and agile than ever in our site selection. Whether your site is free standing, in line, end cap, or street front; whether it’s located in a small town or a big city; whether it’s 2,000 sq.ft., 10,000 sq.ft. or anything in between we have a brand to fit your space.


  • Target Population: 40,000+
  • Size Available: Flexible
  • Freestanding Pad
  • High traffic sites that offer easy access/egress
  • Sites offering strong visibility and signage
  • Ample parking for dine in and take out customers
  • Convenience focused sites with strong weekly consumer traffic

  • Target Population: 30,000+
  • Size Available: Flexible including drive thru
  • Freestanding Pad with a drive thru
  • High traffic sites that offer easy access/egress
  • Sites offering strong visibility and signage
  • Ample parking for dine in and take out customers
  • Convenience focused sites with strong weekly consumer traffic
Swiss Chalet, Harvey's Combo

  • Target Population: 10,000 - 25,000
  • Size Available: Flexible including drive thru
  • Freestanding Pad or End Cap with a drive thru
  • High traffic sites that offer easy access/egress
  • Sites offering strong visibility and signage
  • Sites that serve an equal balance of daytime and evening population
  • Sites that are in close proximity to QSR nodes & traffic generators

  • Target Population: 20,000+
  • Size Available: Flexible including drive thru
  • Freestanding Pad or End Cap with a drive thru
  • High traffic sites that offer easy access/egress
  • Sites offering strong visibility and signage
  • Sites that serve an equal balance of daytime and evening population
  • Sites that are in close proximity to QSR nodes & traffic generators

  • Target Population: 40,000+
  • Size Available: Flexible
  • Freestanding Pad
  • High traffic sites that offer easy access/egress
  • Sites offering strong visibility and signage
  • Ample parking for dine in and take out customers
  • Convenience focused sites with strong weekly consumer traffic

  • Target Population: 15,000+
  • Size Available: Flexible
  • Freestanding Pad or End Cap
  • High traffic sites with ample parking in close proximity to entertainment uses
  • Convenient access/egress and prominent exposure, strong visibility and signage
Montana's

  • Target Population: 50,000+
  • Size Available: Flexible
  • Freestanding Pad or End Cap
  • High traffic sites with ample parking in close proximity to entertainment uses
  • Convenient access/egress and prominent exposure, strong visibility and signage

  • Target Population: 40,000+
  • Size Available: Flexible
  • Freestanding Pad or End Cap
  • High traffic sites with ample parking in close proximity to entertainment uses
  • Convenient access/egress and prominent exposure, strong visibility and signage

  • Target Population: 200,000+
  • Size Available: Flexible
  • Signature sites in key urban developments
  • High traffic sites in close proximity to entertainment uses
  • Ample opportunity for a flagship patio

  • Target Population: 100,000+
  • Size Available: Flexible
  • Freestanding Pad
  • High traffic sites with ample parking in close proximity to entertainment uses
  • Convenient access/egress and prominent exposure, strong visibility and signage
Milestones

  • Target Population: 200,000+
  • Size Available: Flexible
  • Signature sites in key urban developments with strong condominium density
  • High traffic sites in close proximity to entertainment uses
  • Ample opportunity for a flagship patio

whAT we are looking for

Prime location in urban, suburban, and rural areas

Sites in close proximity to either convenience (existing QSR or restaurant node) or entertainment uses (theatre, mall, power centre)

Freestanding, End Cap, In Line or Store Front sites

High daily traffic counts that offer easy access/egress (preference for signalized entrances)

Sites offering strong visibility and signage

Sites that serve an equal balance of daytime and evening population that support multiple day parts

Signature sites in key urban developments with opportunity for a flagship patio (dependent on brand)

Restaurant franchises

CONTACT OUR REAL ESTATE TEAM

Contact a member of our real estate team to learn more about an exciting opportunity that can help you realize the full potential of your land.

 Mike Marino

Mike Marino
MANAGER,
Real Estate Development

905-760-2244 ext. 2234 (ON, QC, NL, NS, NB, PE) Email

Tasha Aslanfard

Tasha Aslanfard
MANAGER,
Real Estate Development

905-760-2244 ext. 2366 (MB, SK, AB, BC)

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MARK EATON
Vice President,
Real Estate Development

905-760-2244 ext. 2339

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David Ariaratnam
DIRECTOR,
Real Estate Development

905-760-2244 ext. 2038

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CHRIS WARD
Manager,
Market and Location Analytics

905-760-2244 ext. 2121

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Mary Makar
Market and
Location Analyst,
Real Estate Development

905-760-2244 ext. 2105

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