Hardee's has built a position as one of America's premier burger brands, with more than 1,800 quick-service restaurants operating in 30 US states and internationally.
Hardee's typically operates under a 20-year net lease, mostly NNN leases with rental bumps every five (5) years. The average Hardee's freestanding locations range from 2,500 - 3,500 SF situated on 0.60 - 1.50 of land. The prototypical store model offers a drive-thru window and the configuration is adaptable to a variety of alternative uses.
Founded in 1960 by Wilber Hardee and acquired by CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. in 1997, Hardee’s® restaurants are located throughout the Southeastern and Midwestern United States. CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. (“CKE”) is a privately held company based in Franklin, Tennessee. CKE, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, owns and operates Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s®, two regional brands. With both a US and international footprint, Carl’s Jr. Restaurants LLC and Hardee’s Restaurants LLC have over 3,800 franchised or company-operated restaurants in 44 states and 43 foreign countries and U.S. territories.