breakdown of investment costs

type of expenditure amount payment timing
initial fee $46,500 upon signing the franchise agreement
grand opening $1,000 – $2,000 for grand opening event, as incurred
training expenses $6,000 – $12,500 as incurred
construction, remodeling, leasehold improvements, & decorating costs $60,000 – $150,000 as required by vendors
fixtures, furnishings, equipment, and signs $18,000 – $25,000 upon purchase and as required by vendors
initial inventory and supplies $6,000 – $12,000 upon purchase and as required by vendors
security & utility deposits, business licenses, and other prepaid expenses $3,000 – $8,000 as required by vendors and licensing agencies
insurance premiums $3,000 – $5,000 as required by vendors
additional funds – 3 months $11,000 – $21,000 variable

total: $154,500 – $282,000 plus the cost of real estate

*If you are in one of the five boroughs of New York City, your initial investment may be higher than the range represented above. Please contact us for more information.

ongoing franchising fees

Royalty Fee – 7% of Gross Sales Advertising Fee – 1% of Gross Sales

All initial investment costs provided are in U.S. dollars.