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Garrard County 2010 Market Feasibility Study

Summary of feasibility findings:

Based on the data contained in this report and upon all pertinent data available to us as of July 22, 2010, it is our conclusion that the following proposed super markets (grocery stores), proposed restaurants and proposed limited service hotel appear to be marginally feasible from a market standpoint.

  • GROCERY: E.W. James & Sons, IGA, or Save-A-Lot, a Supervalu Inc division were identified as a potential super market (grocery store)
  • RESTAURANTS: Reno’s Roadhouse, Beef ‘O’ Brady’s, Copper River Grill, Culver’s, Huddle House, Pizza Hut, Snappy Tomato Pizza, or Gondolier Pizza were identified as potential restaurants
  • LODGING: 40 room Limited Service Hotel to be located at one of the proposed sites

The potential restaurants and potential super markets (grocery stores) and their respective site selections were based on population, density of population, average and median household income levels, traffic counts, availability of suitable existing leasable commercial space, package and restaurant alcohol sales permitted, site location proximity to other national retailers, restaurants, and businesses and direct communication with franchisors, territory franchisees or companies.

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