CHICAGO – McDonald’s Corp. announced on Aug. 14 plans to invest more than $4 billion to modernize restaurants in 20 states and the District of Columbia over the next two years. This plan will include at least 6,000 restaurants in those states.
The quick-service restaurant giant said it plans to invest $6 billion in total to modernize the US by 2020.
The new features in these McDonald’s restaurants will include:
- Modern dining areas with globally and locally inspired decor, new furniture and refreshed exterior designs
- Self-order kiosks
- Remodeled counters to allow table service
- Digital menu boards inside the restaurant and in the drive-thru
- Curbside pick-up for mobile orders
- An expansion of McCafé counters and larger display cases
With 840 restaurants in Texas, the investment in that state alone will be $448 million. California will receive $390 million in upgrades at 550 locations. New York will modernize more than 360 locations at $320 million.
For a list of all 50 states click on the link here.
In August, McDonald’s introduced McDelivery with Uber Eats at more than 5,000 US restaurants.