What are my startup costs

Startup costs & fees

NEW FREESTANDING RESTAURANT

TYPE OF EXPENDITUREAMOUNTMETHOD OF PAYMENTDUEPAYMENT MADE TO
Real EstateNot included
Professional Fees, Licenses & Permits$30,000 - $80,000Lump sumPrior to receiving construction-ready documentsArchitects, attorneys, governmental authorities, newspapers
Building Costs Including Site Work$500,000 - $525,000Lump sum (or as agreed)Before openingContractor
Signs$25,000 - $41,000Lump sumBefore openingSign company
Furnishings, Fixtures & Equipment$200,000 - $325,000Lump sumBefore openingApproved distributors and suppliers
Sub-total$755,000 - $971,000
Other Expenses:
Initial Franchise Fee$30,000As agreed50% at earlier of
signing franchise
agreement and
submission of
proposed site and
50% at least 6
weeks before your
Restaurant opens
A&W
Grand Opening$5,000As agreedAt signing of Franchise AgreementNAC Advertising Trust Fund
Training Course Expenses$500-$8,000As agreedAs incurredThird party
On-Site Training Expenses$6,000 - $25,000As agreedAs incurredThird party
Miscellaneous Opening Costs$6,000 - $10,000As incurredAs incurredSuppliers, employees, landlord, attorney
Opening Inventory$6,000 - $12,000Lump sumBefore openingApproved distributors
Additional Funds – 3 Months$30,000 - $150,000As incurredAs incurredEmployees, distributors, suppliers, utilities
TOTAL$838,500-$1,211,000(Does not include real estate costs)

NEW INLINE RESTAURANT (RETAIL SPACE OR GAS STATION/CONVENIENCE LOCATION) RESTAURANT

TYPE OF EXPENDITUREAMOUNTMETHOD OF PAYMENTDUEPAYMENT MADE TO
Real EstateNot included
Professional Fees, Licenses & Permits$15,000 - $40,000Lump sumPrior to receiving construction-ready documentsArchitects, attorneys, governmental authorities, newspapers
Building Costs Including Site Work$150,000 - $325,000Lump sum (or as agreed)Before openingContractor
Signs$15,000 - $40,000Lump sumBefore openingSign company
Furnishings, Fixtures & Equipment$150,000 - $180,000Lump sumBefore openingApproved distributors and suppliers
Sub-total$330,000 - $585,000
Other Expenses:
Initial Franchise Fee$30,000As agreed50% at earlier of
signing franchise
agreement and
submission of
proposed site and 50%
at least 6 weeks before
your Restaurant opens
A&W
Grand Opening$5,000As agreedAt signing of Franchise AgreementNAC Advertising Trust Fund
Training Course Expenses$500-$8,000As agreedAs incurredThird party
On-Site Training Expenses$6,000 - $25,000As agreedAs incurredThird party
Miscellaneous Opening Costs$6,000 - $10,000As incurredAs incurredSuppliers, employees, landlord, attorney
Opening Inventory$6,000 - $12,000Lump sumBefore openingApproved distributors
Additional Funds – 3 Months$30,000 - $150,000As incurredAs incurredEmployees, distributors, suppliers, utilities
TOTAL$413,500 - $825,000(Does not include real estate costs)

NEW CAPTIVE RESTAURANT*

TYPE OF EXPENDITUREAMOUNTMETHOD OF PAYMENTDUEPAYMENT MADE TO
Real EstateNot included
Building and Equipment Costs:
Professional Fees, Licenses & Permits$5,000 - $15,000Lump sumPrior to receiving construction-ready documentsArchitects, attorneys, governmental authorities, newspapers
Leasehold Improvements$50,000 - $200,000Lump sumBefore openingContractor
Signs$5,000 - $15,000Lump sumBefore openingSign company
Furnishings, Fixtures & Equipment$143,000 - $172,000Lump sumBefore openingApproved distributors and suppliers
Sub-total$203,000 - $402,000
Other Expenses:
Initial Franchise Fee$15,000As agreed50% at earlier of
signing franchise
agreement and
submission of
proposed site and
50% at least 6
weeks before your
Restaurant opens
A&W
Grand Opening Promotion Deposit$2,500As agreedAt signing of Franchise AgreementNAC Advertising Trust Fund
Training Course Expenses$500-$8,000As agreedAs incurredThird party
On-Site Training Expenses$6,000 - $25,000As agreedAs incurredThird party
Miscellaneous Opening Costs$6,000 - $10,000As incurredAs incurredSuppliers, employees, landlord, attorney
Opening Inventory$3,500 - $8,000Lump sumBefore openingApproved distributors
Additional Funds – 3 Months$30,000 - $140,000As incurredAs incurredEmployees, distributors, suppliers, utilities
TOTAL$266,500-$610,500(Does not include real estate costs)
*”Captive Locations” may include right-of-ways of any limited access highways or toll roads, airports, campus, educational, industrial or health care institutions, office or business complexes or buildings (excluding exterior in-line units in shopping or strip malls), military installations, theatres, resorts, guest lodging facilities, day care facilities, government facilities, railroads, athletic arenas, expositions, convention centers, fairs zoos, theme parks, interior mall locations or similar facilities or events, or any other location or venue to which access to the general public is restricted. 

CO-BRAND RESTAURANTS AND CONVERSION RESTAURANTS

TYPE OF EXPENDITUREAMOUNTMETHOD OF PAYMENTDUEPAYMENT MADE TO
Real EstateNot included
Building and Equipment Costs:
Professional Fees, Licenses & Permits$5,000 - $15,000Lump sumPrior to receiving construction-ready documentsArchitects, attorneys, governmental authorities, newspapers
Building Costs including Site Work$50,000 - $125,000Lump sum (or as agreed)Before openingContractor
Signs$5,000 - $41,000Lump sumBefore openingSign company
Furnishings, Fixtures & Equipment$200,000 - $325,000Lump sumBefore openingApproved distributors and suppliers
Sub-total$260,000 - $506,000
Other Expenses:
Initial Franchise Fee$30,000As agreed50% at earlier of
signing franchise
agreement and
submission of
proposed site and
50% at least 6
weeks before your
Restaurant opens
A&W
Grand Opening Promotion Deposit$5,000As agreedAt signing of Franchise AgreementNAC Advertising Trust Fund
Training Course Expenses$500-$8,000As agreedAs incurredThird party
On-Site Training Expenses$6,000 - $25,000As agreedAs incurredA&W or third party
Miscellaneous Opening Costs$6,000 - $10,000As incurredAs incurredSuppliers, employees, landlord, attorney
Opening Inventory$3,500 - $8,000Lump sumBefore openingApproved distributors
Additional Funds – 3 Months$30,000 - $140,000As incurredAs incurredEmployees, distributors, suppliers, utilities
TOTAL$341,000 - $732,000(Does not include real estate costs)

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