As of March 31, 2019, there were 1,830 restaurants operating system-wide in the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, and 15 other countries, including 69 that are company owned and 1,761 that are franchised. The company was headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, after moving from bordering Johnson County, Kansas. in September 2011. On September 3, 2015, it was announced that their parent company, DineEquity, would be consolidating its headquarters for Applebee's and IHOP to DineEquity's Glendale, California, location. As a result, President Steven R. Layt chose not to relocate and resigned effective September 4, 2015.