As of Jul 29, 2018, Home Depot operated 2,286 stores including 1,981 stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands and Guam, 182 stores in 10 Canadian provinces and 123 stores Mexico.

In fiscal 2017, the company opened 3 new stores in the US and 3 new stores in Mexico. The company opened new stores in Stamford, CT and Mexico during the first half of fiscal 2018. During fiscal 2018, the company expects to open 3 new stores.

At fiscal year-end, approximately 90% of stores were owned (including ground leases) consisting of 213.7 million square feet, and approximately 10% of stores were leased consisting of 23.7 million square feet. Stores average approximately 104,000 square feet of enclosed space, with approximately 24,000 additional square feet of outside garden area.

Store growth0.2%0.3%0.2%0.2%0.3%0.3%
Total gross square feet (M)238,000237,400237,400237,300235,500235,000
Total gross square feet growth0.3%0.0%0.0%0.8%0.2%0.2%
Avg store gross sq ft104,100103,900104,200104,400103,800103,800
Avg store gross sq ft growth0.1%-0.3%-0.1%0.5%-0.1%-0.1%

Notes:Square footage excludes outside garden area, which measures approximately 24,000 square feet per store