As of Jan 31, 2017, the company operated 1,957 Casey’s General Stores in 14 Midwestern states, primarily Iowa, Missouri and Illinois.
In fiscal 2016, the company completed 51 new-store constructions, acquired 5 stores and closed 3 stores. During the first nine months of fiscal 2016, the company opened 24 new stores, acquired 14 stores and closed 12 stores. By the end of fiscal 2017, the company aims to have to built or acquired 77 to 116 stores, replaced 35 existing locations and completed 100 major remodels.
As of Apr 30, 2016, the company owned the land at 1,910 locations and the buildings at 1,915 locations, and leased the land at 21 locations and the buildings at 16 locations. The most recent store design measures 39 feet by 103 feet with approximately 2,500 square feet devoted to sales area, 500 square feet to kitchen space, 400 square feet to storage, and 2 large public restrooms. The recent store design for smaller communities measures 43 feet by 75 feet with approximately 1,600 square feet devoted to sales area, and the remaining areas similar in size. Store lots have sufficient frontage and depth to permit adequate drive-in parking facilities on one or more sides of each store, and typically include 4 to 10 islands of gasoline dispensers and storage tanks.
|Total gross square feet (M)||5,811||5,779||5,558||5,277||5,040||4,839|
|Total gross square feet growth||2.6%||3.3%||5.3%||4.7%||4.2%||4.8%|
|Avg store gross sq ft||3,000||3,000||3,000||3,000||2,900||2,800|
|Avg store gross sq ft growth||0.7%||0.8%||1.4%||1.3%||1.2%||1.0%|