Location of a New McDonalds

Location of a New McDonalds 

Main Topic: Human Geography
Secondary Topic: Places and Regions 

 Overview: Corporate headquarters in Chicago has determined that there is enough demand for McDonalds food and drink to open a new restaurant in Austin, TX. This will mean fitting this Golden Archway into a pre-existing network of 12 other McDonalds, to serve a rapidly growing population. Marketing geographers in Chicago and Austin, transportation planners, real estate agents and brokers, real estate developers, customer/diversity analyst, food logistics planners, municipal economic and environmental guideline experts, mapping, GIS, customer travel to food behaviors, employee availability analyst  

Geographers at Work: Physical Geographers, Geographic Information Systems Specialists 

Recommended College Courses: Physical Geography, Geographic Information Systems, Human Geography, Regional Geography 

Skills: GIS; geospatial technology; market analysis; land valuing; transport (public/private) analysis; economic/business reliability; business planning; customer needs analysis; dietary needs; food service planning.  

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