QSR Remodeling Panel

The Oct. 12 webinar “How to Plan & Finance a Successful QSR Remodel,” hosted by Retail & Restaurant Facility Business and sponsored by First Franchise Capital, discussed best practices and strategies for planning, financing and executing remodels for quick-service restaurant (QSR) projects. In this brief, 30-minute webinar, expert panelists covered financing options, industry challenges and information on how to drive more traffic through remodeling. 

Why is remodeling important and how can it fit into a franchise’s growth strategy? What options do franchisees have when it comes to remodeling, refreshing or re-imaging their locations — and what timelines should owners expect as part of the process? This webinar covers all these topics and more. Register here to listen to the discussion.

Timestamps for important webinar topics:

  • (2:35) Benefits of remodeling
  • (5:02) Meeting franchisor requirements and deadlines 
  • (6:32) Industry challenges and best practices
  • (8:32) Choosing between remodeling, refreshing or re-imaging locations
  • (14:17) Finance options and strategies
  • (26:50) Incremental updates — are they effective?
  • (29:00) Industry timelines for QSR remodel mandates


  • Tracey Holliday, First Franchise Capital (moderator)
  • Tareq Hishmeh, Team Arizona
  • Jon McClure, First Franchise Capital

This webinar is sponsored by First Franchise Capital. First Franchise Capital provides customized financial solutions for multi-unit QSR franchisees. For more information, visit www.firstfranchisecapital.com.

Learn how QSR franchisees can plan and execute a successful remodel. Register here to listen to the discussion and find out what challenges and opportunities exist within the world of remodeling.

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