We believe in the diversification of our portfolio — within geographic areas, property features, tenant relationships, and industries. These valuable concepts provide an opportunity for strong returns and tenant stability.
In 1972, Alvin C. Copeland Sr. opened his first Popeye's restaurant in New Orleans, Louisiana. By 1976, the first franchise Popeye's was born and by 1985, Popeye's had expanded into a global franchise with 500 restaurants. Now with over 2,000 restaurants, what began with one small restaurant and one big idea turned into a craze that swept the nation—and the world.
Founded in 1979, Express Oil LLC is a Birmingham, Alabama based company that provides oil change and mechanical services to retail and commercial customers. In 2013, Express Oil Change acquired Birmingham based Tire Engineers stores and was rebranded as Express Oil Change & Tire Engineers. After breaking into the tire store industry, in 2014 and 2015 Express Oil Change & Tire Engineers continued to expand with additional acquisitions. Currently with 239 locations across 15 states, Express Oil Change & Tire Engineers is a leading automotive service provider.
NORMS made its debut in 1949 when Norm Roybark, a Los Angeles native, opened his first diner near the famed Hollywood corner of Sunset and Vine. As one of the few spots open 24/7, it didn’t take long before NORMS became the place to be. Over the years NORMS has become a SoCal icon with locations throughout Los Angeles, Orange, and Riverside counties. With value and service as famous as their Googie architecture, NORMS has been serving up a casual dining experience unlike any other since 1949.
The Great Escape started in 1971 as a small, one-man company selling pool supplies door-to-door south of Chicago. Today, over forty years later, their modest one-man business has grown into the largest home leisure retailer in the Midwest.