Site Requirements

Discover the Land, Demographic, and Site Characteristics at Jack in the Box

Jack in the Box Site Requirements

Discover our Land, Demographic, and Preferred Site Characteristics


Site Requirements & Venue Types

Watch this short video to get a better understanding of the site requirements and venue types we prefer at Jack in the Box.



Traditional Store Site Criteria

At Jack in the Box, we have a variety of land, demographic, and site characteristics we look for.

Land Size

+25,000 Square Feet

Building Size

1,350 - 2,400 Square Feet


+10,000 (1 Mile)


+3,000 (1 Mile)

Household Income

Average $65,000

Traffic Counts

+25,000 (Daily)


Locations We Prefer

Physical Features for Latest Prototype
  • Free-Standing / Out-Parcel Pads
  • End Cap
  • Ground Lease & Purchase
  • Ingress / Egress
  • Visibility & Signage
  • Drive-Thru Required


Jack in the Box Prototype Building Outline

Venue Types


Our flexible construction plan allows us to build locations in a wide variety of traditional & non-traditional Jack in the Box venues like...

Louisville KY Blue Sky Bardstown

C-Stores & Travel Plazas

Jack in the Box Franchising On-the-Go

We look for the following site requirements when considering a c-store / travel plaza:

  • Approximately 1,350 Square Feet for Kitchen
  • Additional 500-600 Square Feet for Dining Room (If Included)
  • Drive-Thru Required
  • Minimum Monthly Gallonage of 150,000
  • Traffic Count: +20,000 Cars per Day
  • Access to Interstate or Major Highway (Preferred)

Real Estate Support

Helping You Find Your Location

At Jack in the Box, our Real Estate Department will help you review potential trade areas and sites.

  • Dedicated Real Estate Team
  • Established Broker Relationships
  • Sample Leases
  • Sample Purchase Documents
  • Real Estate Planning Software: Demographics, Competitive Sales Data, Mobile Data
Jack in the Box Market Points Map Computer Screen

Construction Support


Once you've found your location, our Construction Team will help you begin the construction process. We'll assist with site layouts, selecting an architect, zoning, permitting, general contracting, reviewing bids, and ordering décor & signage.

  • Regionally Based Construction Manager
  • Prototype Plans
  • Bid Review
  • Site Visits
  • Kitchen Equipment Consolidator: FF&E, Millwork, Small Wares
Jack in the Box Construction Support

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