For those who wish to obtain a Green Card through the EB-5 Visa Program, investing in a Dunkin’ Donuts franchise is a great opportunity, since it combines the benefits of the EB-5 Visa Program and the power of the brand. Considering that “QSR” (Quick Service Restaurants) is one of the industries that most creates jobs in the U.S. – accounting for 17.4 million (or 1 in every 8) American jobs and 10% of new jobs creation in the country – investments in this sector meet the EB-5 Program requirements, making it ideal for EB-5 investors who want to invest and live in the U.S. and provide a better future for their families.
Dunkin’ Donuts has over 60 years of brand heritage and track record. It’s history and strong brand has a significant weight in the United States due to its global growth opportunity, being one of the leaders in the baked goods and coffee chain industry around the world. Currently, the brand is worth US$ 3 billion market value (Jan’16) and has revenues of US$ 783 million (Jun’15).
The brand has demonstrated ability to expand through new store development and now has over 11,000 restaurants in 36 countries around the world. Dunkin’ also represents one of the highest success rate.
In 2015, there were 8,082 Dunkin’ Donuts stores operating in the U.S. and according to the 2015 Chain Restaurant Industry Review, Starbucks and Dunkin’ control 90% of the U.S. snack market.
Given the intimate familiarity with the Dunkin’ brand, as operators, lenders and senior company executives, LCR is pleased to help fuel it’s new store expansion accross the United States. As the 7th largest restaurant chain and one of the fastest growing, Dunkin’ stores have strong unit economics.
To learn more about LCR’s Regional Center and it’s EB-5 project, contact one of our team members in one of our offices, in the US or in Brazil. LCR’s team is experience in franchise finance and is focused in mitigating the risks of your EB-5 investment.