Chili’s Grill & Bar TENANT OVERVIEW


  • No landlord responsibilies
  • Increases throughout primary term of lease
  • High visibility locations


  • Ground leases do not allow the investors to depreciate the value of the building
  • Non-investment grade credit rating

Earnings Highlights

Earnings Summary
  • Brinker International's total revenues were $812.5 Million in the third quarter of fiscal 2018 increasing 0.2 percent compared to the third quarter of fiscal 2017
  • Chili's company-owned comparable restaurant sales decreased 0.4 percent in the third quarter of fiscal 2018 compared to the third quarter of fiscal 2017.
  • Chili's U.S. franchise comparable restaurant sales decreased 3.2 percent in the third quarter of fiscal 2018 compared to the third quarter of fiscal 2017

Tenant Description

Chili’s Grill & Bar is a leading casual dining restaurant brand that specializes in Tex-Mex style cuisine.

Chili’s Grill & Bar is an attractive net lease investment for several reasons. Their initial lease term is usually 20 years with two (2) to five (5) option periods of five (5) years each. Their increases tend to vary, ranging from 1.5% annually to 7.5% - 10% every five (5) years. Typically, their leases require no landlord responsibilities. Chili’s operates their buildings very similarly to other casual dining layouts. This makes the building easily adaptable to retenant. The great visibility from major roadways will be a great draw for any tenant.

Brinker International owns Chili’s and Maggiano’s Little Italy restaurant. Brinker International tries to grow their brands through profitable restaurant development, operational quality, marketing, and culinary excellence. Brinker International is currently rated Ba1 by Moody’s and BB+ by Standard & Poor’s.

Having operated their restaurants for over 40 years, Chili’s has created a fun and energetic atmosphere where family and friends can gather over a delicious meal. The Chili’s team is dedicated to delivering fresh, high-quality food with a unique point of view, as well as dining experiences that make people feel special. They opened their first location in 1975 in Dallas, TX. Today, Chili’s has locations in 49 states, 31 countries, and two U.S. territories. The domestic locations tend to be concentrated in and around Texas, Florida, and California. In total, they currently have 1,660 restaurants open, with 1,001 being company operated while the other 659 restaurants are franchisee/joint venture operated.

They continually evaluate their menu to improve quality, freshness, and value by introducing new items and improving existing favorites. Today, they are focusing on expanding locations in the Mid-Western states.

Average Cap Rate
12 mo avg with 10+ yr lease term
Average Property & Lease
Average Sale Price $3,863,406
NOI $227,941
$/Square Foot $575
Building SF 6,000
Lot Size 1.0 - 1.5 acres
Lease Term 20 Years
Escalations Varies
Stock Symbol EAT
Credit Rating
Moody's Ba1
Average Cap Rate Trend
Rates reflect last 12 mos, short and long-term
Recent Sales Comps
Simi Valley, CA 4.58%
Rosemont, IL 6.40%
Alexandria, VA 5.41%