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Taco Bell renews Irvine lease for Restaurant Support Center

Lease renewal covers facility at 1 Glen Bell Way through 2030

Taco Bell announced it will stay in its headquarters in Southern California through 2030. Part of Yum Brands, the chain renews its lease to keep the Taco Bell Restaurant Support Center in Irvine. Taco Bell’s renewal covers the LEED-certified facility at 1 Glen Bell Way, Irvine, which has a childcare, dining center, salon, full gym with fitness classes, game room, dry cleaning and car-wash services, in addition to a tasting panel for employees to test new products.

The 180,000 square feet of space is host to 800 associates and contractors of Taco Bell. “The unrivaled talent and culture at our Restaurant Support Center makes this a great place to work and will take Taco Bell to new heights right where we started.” said Frank Tucker, Taco Bell chief people officer, in a news release.

As Taco Bell renews its lease in Irvine, it also recently committed to creating 100,000 new U.S. jobs by 2022. Taco Bell system produces $10B in sales across 7,000 restaurants globally with the support of Taco Bell HQ. Fast Company named Taco Bell one of the “Top 10 Most Innovative Brands in the World.”

Taco Bell said it is committed to fostering a results-driven culture with a start-up mentality. According to its third-quarter financial results, Taco Bell had added more than 200 stores and increased year-to-date comparable store sales by three percent.

“We are pleased Taco Bell has decided to make this long-term commitment to remain at 1 Glen Bell Way and we look forward to continuing to partner with them to create a great environment for their employees and visitors,” said Brad Neglia, principal of LBA Realty. The Taco Bell chain was founded by Glen Bell in 1962, and had two other HQs: in Palos Verdes and Torrance. The Southern California heritage is part of its roots and legacy.

Taco Bell, 1 Glen Bell Way, Irvine, California

Photo credit: Taco Bell

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