WHAT ARE THE STARTUP COSTS?

WITH OUR REASONABLE PIZZA FRANCHISE STARTUP COST, FRANCHISEES CAN INVEST WITH CONFIDENCE

Initial Investment

The Marco’s Pizza franchise startup cost ranges from $383,780 to $528,330 for a traditional store with limited seating, or from $383,780 to $762,530 for expanded seating. Your total initial investment depends primarily upon the number of restaurants you build, their size, their configuration, their location, who develops the real estate for and/or constructs them, and the amount and terms of financing. We also require that candidates have at least $100,000 in liquid assets and at least $350,000 in net worth.

For a more detailed look at the pizza franchise startup costs and fees, please review the tables below:

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Store with Limited Seating

Type of ExpenditureAmountMethod of PaymentWhen DueTo Whom Paid
Initial Franchise Fee$25,000Us
Real Property$6,000 - $19,250MonthlyLandlord
Equipment, Fixtures$81,900 - $130,750As IncurredBefore OpeningVendors
Point of Sale Computers$21,400 - $30,000 As IncurredBefore Installation Vendors
Leasehold Improvements$61,500 - $165,000As IncurredBefore OpeningVendors; Contractors
Signage$3,000 - $9,000As IncurredBefore OpeningVendors; Contractors
Opening Inventory$6,000 - $10,500Lump SumBefore OpeningSuppliers
Small Supplies $13,400 - $16,300Lump SumSuppliers; Us
Delivery VehiclesDetails in full FDD Lump SumBefore OpeningDealer/Mfr./ Driver
Deposits, Pre-Paid Expenses$1,400 - $8,500Lump SumBefore OpeningSuppliers; Utilities
Business Licenses$100 - $500Lump SumBefore OpeningState & Local Agencies
Insurance$1,000 - $8,800As IncurredBefore OpeningInsurance Company
Training Expenses$2,000 - $9,500As Incurred Before Opening Employees, Hotel, Etc.
Miscellaneous Expenses$500 - $5,000 As Incurred As Required Suppliers, Employees
Additional Funds
(3 months)
$30,000As Incurred As Required Suppliers, Employees
Architectural and Engineering $5,000 - $27,000 Lump Sum Before Opening Professionals
Technology Fee$330Lump Sum Before Opening Us
Delivery Area, streets database for POS, and shape files for POS and OLO platform Maps $500 - $800Lump SumBefore OpeningSuppliers, Us
Brand Launch Program $30,000 Installments Us
Store Technology Infrastructure System $750 - $2,100As IncurredAs RequiredSuppliers
TOTAL$383,780 - $528,330 
 

 

Store with Expanded Seating

Type of ExpenditureAmountPaymentWhen DueTo Whom Paid
Initial Franchise Fee $25,000 Us
Real Property $9,900 - $35,000MonthlyLandlord
Equipment, Fixtures $106,800 - $160,100 As Incurred Before OpeningVendors
Point of Sale Computers$21,400 - $30,000As IncurredBefore InstallationVendors
Leasehold Improvements$120,000 - $340,000As IncurredBefore OpeningVendors; Contractors
Signage$6,500 - $17,000As IncurredBefore OpeningVendors; Contractors
Opening Inventory $6,000 - $10,500Lump SumBefore Opening Suppliers
Small Supplies $15,600 - $22,400Lump SumSuppliers; Us
Delivery VehiclesLump SumBefore OpeningDealer/Mfr./ Driver
Deposits, Pre-Paid Expenses$2,400 - $8,500Lump SumBefore OpeningSuppliers; Utilities
Business Licenses$100 - $500Lump SumBefore OpeningState & Local Agencies
Insurance $1,000 - $8,800 As Incurred Before OpeningInsurance Company
Training Expenses$2,000 - $9,500As IncurredBefore OpeningEmployees, Hotel, Etc.
Miscellaneous Expenses$500 - $5,000 As IncurredAs RequiredSuppliers, Employees
Additional Funds
(3 months)
$30,000As IncurredAs RequiredSuppliers, Employees
Architectural and Engineering$5,000- $27,000Lump SumBefore OpeningProfessionals
Technology Fee$330Lump SumBefore openingUs
Delivery Area, streets database for POS, and shape files for POS and OLO platform Maps $500 - $800Lump SumBefore OpeningSuppliers, Us
Brand Launch Program$30,000InstallmentsUs
Store Technology Infrastructure System $750 - $2,100As IncurredAs RequiredSuppliers
TOTAL$383,780 - $762,530

Special Venue Store

Type of ExpenditureAmountMethod of PaymentWhen DueTo Whom Paid
Initial Franchise Fee $10,000 - $25,000Us
Real Property $5,000 - $12,000MonthlyLandlord
Equipment, Fixtures$60,000 - $95,000As IncurredBefore OpeningVendors
Point of Sale Computers $0 - $30,000As IncurredBefore InstallationVendors
Leasehold Improvements$20,500 - $130,000As Incurred Before OpeningVendors; Contractors
Signage$2,000 - $9,000As IncurredBefore OpeningVendors; Contractors
Opening Inventory $6,000 - $10,500Lump SumBefore OpeningSuppliers
Small Supplies $2,500 - $16,300Lump SumSuppliers; Us
Delivery Vehicles$0N/A N/A N/A
Deposits, Pre-Paid Expenses $2,400 - $7,000Lump SumBefore OpeningSuppliers; Utilities
Business Licenses$100 - $500Lump SumBefore OpeningState & Local Agencies
Insurance$600 - $5,100As IncurredBefore OpeningInsurance Company
Training Expenses$2,000 - $9,500As IncurredBefore OpeningEmployees, Hotel, Etc.
Miscellaneous Expenses$500 - $5,000As IncurredAs RequiredSuppliers, Employees
Additional Funds
(3 months)
$30,000As IncurredAs RequiredSuppliers, Employees
Architectural and Engineering$5,000 - $9,000Lump SumBefore OpeningProfessionals
Web-Based Training$92Lump SumBefore openingUs
Delivery Area, streets database for POS, and shape files for POS and OLO platform maps $0N/A N/A N/A
Special Grand Opening Marketing Program$0 - $10,000Lump SumBefore OpeningSuppliers; Us
Store Technology Infrastructure System$750 - $2,100As IncurredAs RequiredSuppliers
TOTAL$147,442 - $406,092

Minimum Requirements:

$100,000 in liquid assets. This includes anything besides home equity that can be converted to cash within 30 days. Retirement accounts such as a 401K or IRA can be considered.

Net worth of $350,000.

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