Fast-casual seafood chain Captain D’s announced the signing of a new franchise development agreement to open five restaurants in South Carolina over the next several years. The chain currently has 514 restaurants in 21 states.

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Coupled with its menu diversification, Captain D’s credits its 2014 restaurant redesign with contributing to the brand’s success. Nearly 60 percent of all restaurants have been reimaged to the brand’s new coastal beach-themed design, with another 50 locations to be remodeled by the end of 2017.