Restaurant growth holding steady, 6 months since Covid shutdowns

New restaurant opening numbers remain remarkably consistent across all 3 factors (alcohol and building permits, service type and restaurant classification). Sit-down service still continues to comprise about 50% of the new opening filings each week. Independent...

Mounting restaurant growth all around, See 5 months since COVID

There is mounting growth in new restaurant chain stores and new restaurant independents. New opening activity is hovering at 500 new starts per week. We have rebounded to 70% of normal growth since the rolling shutdowns began. New starts are derived from legal and...

The largest week of net new openings in months.

Week ending 7/30/2020. More than 500 (net) new openings last week. There were no holidays in the way or remnant issues that could tilt the numbers. Legal Filings Week ending 07/30/2020 DBA’s Incs & LLC’s Total Permits and Licenses Total Raw Total Net...

Restaurant Closings Results Are In

Restaurantdata’s expert research team has been performing lock-step closing reports of U.S. restaurant locations for the past 5 years. Due to COVID we are now performing monthly sweeps of the U.S. restaurant universe. Prior to COVID, closings clocked in at the...