SQRL Fuels Acquires 210 C-Store Sites

The additions bring the retailer’s total locations to over 350.

October 13, 2023

SQRL Fuels, Arkansas-based fuel and convenience retailer, has purchased 210 c-store sites in a recent deal. The acquisitions bring the retailer’s tally to over 350 locations.

According to Net Lease Advisor, SQRL owner Blake Smith aims to “revolutionize the convenience industry” by buying “old, rundown” locations and transforming them into eco-friendly buildings with a “Chick-fil-A” approach.

Petrol Plaza quoted Smith, “By expanding our network of fuel stations, SQRL will enhance convenience for our customers who rely on our locations for their daily commute or long-distance journeys. Our new stores will be seamlessly integrated into SQRL’s existing infrastructure, ensuring a smooth transition to service our customers.”

Now with locations across 14 states, SQRL Fuels is growing the brand through a commitment to sustainability and loyalty, including using solar panels in its construction ad remodel and supplying excess energy back into the community.

In another deal focusing on buying older c-stores, TravelCenters of America purchased Russell’s Travel Center in New Mexico and will take over the branding at that location, which has a diner and a classic car museum on-site.

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