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Location Intelligence

Due diligence done right

Find, evaluate, acquire, grow, optimize, sell, repeat — this cycle of uncovering and expanding promising brands is one all private equity firms are familiar with. And the current market has uniquely positioned you to secure popular emerging brands at a low cost, with their valuations having decreased due to pandemic-related setbacks. But how can you […]


Join us at the 2021 Restaurant Leadership Conference

The Restaurant Leadership Conference is the go-to event for foodservice professionals across the country. With more than 100 speakers sharing their insights on leadership, finances, and industry developments, you’re sure to walk away with revolutionary ideas to help your business thrive.

Press Release

Cousins Subs partners with SiteZeus to propel data-driven market planning

Tampa, Florida (November 8, 2021) Cousins Subs launched nearly five decades ago when cousins Bill Specht and Jim Sheppard decided to bring their favorite sub-style sandwich to the Midwest. The Wisconsin-based sandwich chain now operates nearly 100 stores in Wisconsin, Illinois, and Indiana and remains hungry for growth. The company has always been driven by a strong mission – to Believe in Better. Serving better quality food, building better communities, and now using better data-driven tools to help identify the best locations in which to expand and bring their concept to more consumers. Cousins Subs is using SiteZeus’ A.I.-powered location intelligence platform to apply a scientific methodology to analyzing reinvestment, relocation, and remodeling decisions and ultimately drive more strategic and profitable infill expansion.


Attending the ICSC conference in Las Vegas?

December 5–7, ICSC is hosting its largest live gathering of the year for leading retail and real estate professionals to connect and learn. You’ll have the chance to meet with peers from across the country, network with the industry’s top innovators, and secure deals to help your business grow.

Customer stories

Expanding to new markets while staying true to family values

Roy Rogers is a western-themed, quick-service restaurant chain known for serving comfort food in cozy environments that feel like sitting at the family dinner table. When the brand decided to embark on a rapid franchise recruitment growth phase, the real estate team knew that they needed a data-driven method for market planning.

Location Intelligence

Scale your franchise with data-driven location intelligence

Franchisees: Pick better locations with an A.I.-powered predictive model based on all your brand’s data.

Location Intelligence

Countless franchisees. One solid market-planning strategy.

Franchisors: Streamline your market-planning process and franchisee relationships with a company-wide franchise portal.

Customer stories

Bringing unique deep-dish pizzas to more people with the right combination of insights and support

For decades, people have been visiting Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria restaurants for a taste of authentic, Chicago deep-dish pizza served with a side of family hospitality. Founded in 1971, today, the brand operates primarily in the Chicagoland area, as well as locations in Indianapolis, Milwaukee, and Phoenix. To continue the brand’s rapid growth and bring Chicago deep-dish pizza to everyone craving it, Lou Malnati’s real estate team started searching for a market-planning solution that would enable them to quickly and confidently identify growth opportunities.

Case Studies

Romeo’s Pizza partners with SiteZeus to take its concept nationwide

In addition to hearty food, Romeo’s Pizza is known for its franchisee-first culture and dedication to bringing people together. With SiteZeus’ A.I.-driven predictive modeling, Romeo’s can quickly grow from a local favorite to a nationwide success.

Customer stories

Balancing the Art and Science of Site Selection

Tijuana flats is a Tex-Mex restaurant chain dedicated to serving people tasty food in vibrant, fun-loving environments across 135 locations—and counting. When the chain decided to kick off a new growth strategy, it turned to Eric Taylor. Back then, Taylor had just started as the company’s VP of Real Estate and Development and knew how pivotal it would be to identify high potential sites and markets for the brand to scale.

Location Intelligence

Enhance your market-planning strategy with innovative trade area analyses

While traditional methods for evaluating existing trade areas, like distance-based radius and drive times, may have worked for brands in the past, they don’t answer the critical question: “How are my customers actually traveling within my site’s trade area?” SiteZeus’ innovative approach is more precise, taking the guessing and uncertainty out of the picture. By leveraging your customers’ mobile location data inside SiteZeus’ A.I.-powered platform, you can visualize their paths to purchase and identify your brand’s true trade areas within minutes.

Case Studies

How Wings Etc. scaled its real estate with A.I.-powered market planning

Wings Etc. has been recognized as a Top 100 Fastest Growing Franchise whose passion for team members’ success is incomparable. In order to support the financial goals of its franchise network, Wings Etc. is leveraging SiteZeus’ A.I.-powered predictive analytics platform to increase its AUV and pick better locations faster.