As of Dec 27, 2015, Fairway operated 15 stores in the NYC metropolitan area, (3 of which include Fairway Wines & Spirits stores), with 7 in Manhattan, 5 in New York (outside Manhattan), 2 in New Jersey and 1 in Connecticut.

The company opened a store in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, NY in late July 2013, in Nanuet, NY in mid-October 2013, and in Lake Grove in Suffolk County, Long Island, NY in July 2014. The company expects to open a new store in Brooklyn during fiscal 2016.

All stores are leased, most pursuant to initial terms of at least 15 years and several 5 to 10 year renewal options. The suburban food store operating model is based primarily on a store size of approximately 60,000 gross square feet (approximately 40,000 selling square feet) and the urban food store operating model is based primarily on a store size of approximately 40,000 gross square feet (25,000 selling square feet).

TTM20152014201320122011
Stores1515141297
Store growth0.0%7.1%16.7%33.3%28.6%40.0%
Total gross square feet (M)895895841741553454
Total gross square feet growth0.0%6.5%13.4%34.1%21.7%55.1%
Avg store gross sq ft59,70059,70060,10061,80061,40064,900
Avg store gross sq ft growth0.0%-0.6%-2.8%0.6%-5.3%10.8%