As of Mar 25, 2017, Ingles Markets operated 201 supermarkets in Georgia (71), North Carolina (71), South Carolina (36), Tennessee (21), Virginia (1) and Alabama (1), primarily in suburban areas, small towns and rural communities; 101 stores included in-store pharmacies and 95 had fuel centers.
The company opened 1 new store and closed 1 store in fiscal 2016. During the first half of fiscal 2017, the company opened 1 new store in North Carolina and closed 1 store in Virginia.
The company owns and operates 74 shopping centers with 6.3 million square feet of leasable space, many of which contain an Ingles supermarket, and overall owns 155 of its supermarkets either as free-standing or in shopping centers where it is the anchor tenant, as well as 18 undeveloped sites which are suitable for a free-standing store or shopping center development. The company has 46 leased stores. The average supermarket has 38,700 square feet of selling space and 55,300 square feet of total space.
|Total gross square feet (M)||11,200||11,117||11,049||11,063||11,076||11,015|
|Total gross square feet growth||0.9%||0.6%||-0.1%||-0.1%||0.6%||0.0%|
|Avg store gross sq ft||55,700||55,300||55,000||54,800||54,600||54,300|
|Avg store gross sq ft growth||1.4%||0.6%||0.4%||0.4%||0.6%||0.0%|