Traditional Restaurant

Name of ExpenditureLowMediumHigh
TOTAL (excluding real estate costs)$205,000 $275,000$365,000
Initial Franchise Fee$18,500$15,000$18,500
Rent$2,000$4,000$7,000
Utility & Security Deposits$2,500 $4,000$8,000
Leasehold Improvements$55,000 $85,000 $115,000
Equipment$65,000 $80,000 $95,000
Point of Sale System & Electronics$9,000$12,000$14,000
Fixtures$17,500 $21,000$23,000
Initial Inventory & Supplies$4,000$5,000 $6,000
Insurance$500 $800 $1,000
Training$3,500 $6,000$8,000
Grand Opening Advertising$3,000 $3,500 $5,000
Signage$4,500 $9,000 $14,000
Working Capital$12,000 $15,000 $20,000
Tax, Licenses and Insurance Deposits$1,000 $1,500 $2,500
Plans, Specifications, Professional & Legal Services$4,000 $5,000 $7,000
Municipal Permits$1,000 $3,000 $13,000
Lease Review$0 $2,000$4,000
Additional Funds$2,000 $3,000 $4,000

Franchise Fees

Anticipate the following estimated initial expenditures in connection with the establishment of a traditional POS restaurant. The following estimates are provided for a facility of approximately 1,000 – 1,800 square feet, located in a large office or industrial complex or in a contiguous strip center or neighborhood shopping center. Lower estimates in some instances represent the initial financed or lease payment. Additional factors related to each expenditure category are described in the notes following the chart.

Port of Subs® has relied upon over 40 years of experience to compile these estimates. You should review these figures carefully with a business advisor. The figures are estimates of the costs for establishing a Port of Subs®’ franchise restaurant. It is possible to exceed the costs in any particular area. It is also possible that the costs be less than the estimate. Actual costs may vary depending on a number of factors, including, but not limited to, lease provisions, restaurant design and size, seating capacity, equipment and materials selected, location and contractor chosen.

Non-Traditional Restaurant

Name of ExpenditureLowHigh
TOTAL (excluding real estate costs)$128,700 $308,500
Franchise Fee$12,000$10,000
Rent$0 $8,000
Utility & Security Deposits$0$8,000
Lease Hold Improvement$30,000 $100,000
Equipment$38,000 $77,000
Point of Sale System & Electronics$9,000 $13,000
Fixtures $12,000 $20,000
Initial Inventory & Supplies$3,000 $6,000
Insurance$700$1,000
Training$3,500 $7,000
Grand Opening Advertising$1,000 $3,000
Signage$3,000 $10,000
Working Capital$10,000 $20,000
Tax, Licenses and Insurance Deposits$1,500 $2,000
Plans, Specifications, Professional & Legal Services$3,000 $6,000
Municipal Permits$1,000 $12,000
Lease Review$0 $2,500
Additional Funds$1,000 $3,000

Franchise Fees

Anticipate the following estimated initial expenditures in connection with the establishment of a non-traditional POS restaurant. The following estimates are provided for a facility of approximately 500 to 800 square feet, located in a convenience store, institutional food service company, college, elementary or secondary school, supermarket, hospital, airport, factory, or any other location which complements the primary host location. Lower estimates in some instances represent the initial financed or lease payment. Additional factors related to each expenditure category are described in the notes following the chart.

Port of Subs® has relied upon over 40 years of experience to compile these estimates. You should review these figures carefully with a business advisor. The figures are estimates of the costs for establishing a Port of Subs®’ franchise restaurant. It is possible to exceed the costs in any particular area. It is also possible that the costs be less than the estimate. Actual costs may vary depending on a number of factors, including, but not limited to, lease provisions, restaurant design and size, seating capacity, equipment and materials selected, location and contractor chosen.

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