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Anytime Fitness franchise financing options

Compare costs, fees and where to get financing for a Anytime Fitness.

Editor's choice: OnDeck business lines of credit

  • Business loan amounts up to $250k
  • Repayment terms up to 18 months
  • $100k in annual revenue required
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Overall costs for Anytime Fitness run anywhere from $67,625 to $468,117. See how the costs break down and what funding options might be right for your new venture into the franchise foray.

Estimated initial costs

Our cost estimates are accurate as of 2021 from Franchise Direct and include opening fees and expenses only. The location you choose for your Anytime Fitness franchise may result in higher or lower fees.

Franchise fees

Anytime Fitness franchise fees total around $22,825, which beats out the $37,000 average for the 200 largest franchises nationwide.
Franchise Cost
Initial franchise fee and development fee $3,150 to $42,500
Estimated total $3,150 to $42,500

Equipment fees

Equipment fees total $108,682 for Anytime Fitness. This is less than the $180,023 average for the top 200 franchises.
Equipment Cost
Fitness equipment $19,977 to $141,012
Technology solutions and equipment package $3,246 to $34,718
First-aid equipment $150 to $1,000
Outside signs $750 to $7,000
Supplies and furniture $510 to $9,000
Estimated total $24,633 to $192,730

Real estate fees

Real estate will set you back $117,303 for Anytime Fitness, thought it's less than the average of $788,376 for the top 200 franchises.
Real estate Cost
Real estate and improvements $35,639 to $189,267
Architect and design fees $1,200 to $8,500
Inspection fee Generally $50-$100
Estimated total $36,839 to $197,767

Training fees

Anytime Fitness initial training costs total $1,582, which comes in under the nationwide average of $9,788.
Training Cost
Travel and living expenses while training $413 to $2,750
Estimated total $413 to $2,750

Marketing costs

Advertisement and marketing costs total up to $9,991 for Anytime Fitness, which is more than the nationwide average of $9,938.
Marketing Cost
Interior signs $375 to $2,857
Presale and grand opening advertising $750 to $16,000
Marketing materials Variable, but currently at the franchisoru2019s cost plus shipping.
Estimated total $1,125 to $18,857

Insurance costs

Initial insurance costs for Anytime Fitness run $1,574. This means you'll be paying less than the overall nationwide average of $6,311.
Insurance Cost
Insurance $398 to $2,750
Estimated total $398 to $2,750

Administrative fees

Anytime Fitness administrative fees total up to $2,475 — which comes in under the overall nationwide average of $6,761.
Admin Cost
Legal and accounting expenses $450 to $4,500
Estimated total $450 to $4,500

Other expenses

Miscellaneous expenses for Anytime Fitness total $3,440 — less than the nationwide average of $69,970.
Other Cost
Miscellaneous opening costs $617 to $6,263
Estimated total $617 to $6,263
All costs were found using the 200 largest franchises nationwide using Franchise Direct's list of more than 300 franchises, and are accurate as of 2021.

How to finance

Since the estimated total for Anytime Fitness is on the more costly side, we recommend following these steps to get fully financed:
  1. Go to the Anytime Fitness franchising website and review its financial requirements, including cash-on-hand requirements.
  2. Reach out to Anytime Fitness about in-house financing for franchisees.
  3. If in-house financing isn't available, look for online loans, bank loans and SBA loans to help meet the $267,871 estimated opening costs.
  4. Compare lenders based on amounts, interest rates and what types of personal and business credit history they accept.
  5. Once you settle on a lender, gather all required documents, including account statements and assets.
  6. Apply for financing online or in person as required by the lender.

What types of financing is available?

You have several options when it comes to financing a Anytime Fitness — even if the cost is on the heavier side. What assets you have available will largely determine how much you need to borrow, and which option suits you best.
  • Online loan. A number of online business lenders offer amounts up to $1 million, with some extending up to $5 million.
  • Bank loan. Your personal credit will typically need to at least be good — 670 or higher — when it comes to getting a bank loan large enough to cover a significant portion of Anytime Fitness opening costs.
  • SBA loan. While your personal credit score doesn't need to be as good to qualify for an SBA loan, they usually cost more than standard term loans from banks or online lenders.
Also check if Anytime Fitness franchise financing is available. You may be able to get some of the costs covered for less than you would with other traditional funding options.

Compare small business lenders

You may not need financing to cover the estimated $67,625. But if you need funds for other business ventures, select the loan amount, your time in business and revenue and your personal credit score to compare a selection of lenders.
Name Product Filter Values Min. Amount Max. Amount Requirements
Biz2Credit business loans
up to $6 million
up to $6 million
6+ months in business; $100,000+ monthly revenue; 500+ credit score
Get only the capital you need through secure, prescreened lenders with this highly rated company offering SBA, expansion, working capital and other loans.
OnDeck short-term loans
$5,000
$250,000
600+ personal credit score, 1 year in business, $100,000+ annual revenue, active business checking account
A leading online business lender offering flexible financing at competitive fixed rates.
Fora Financial business loans
$5,000
$500,000
6+ months in business, $12,000+ monthly revenue, no open bankruptcies
Get qualified for funding in minutes for up to $500,000 without affecting your credit score. Best for companies with at least six figures in annual revenue.
Lendio business loans
$500
$5,000,000
Operate business in US or Canada, have a business bank account, 560+ personal credit score
Submit one simple application to potentially get offers from a network of over 300 legit business lenders.
ROK Financial business loans
$10,000
$5,000,000
Eligibility criteria 3+ months in business, $15,000+ in monthly gross sales or $180,000+ in annual sales
A connection service for all types of businesses — even startups.
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How Anytime Fitness stacks up

Compare how Anytime Fitness holds up against two similarly sized franchises.
Snap-on Tools Anytime Fitness Curves
Average Franchise fees $49,500 $22,825 $33,750
Average Equipment fees $96,800 $108,682 $9,525
Average Real estate fees NA $117,303 $4,375
Average Training fees NA $1,582 $2,750
Average Inventory fees $112,200 NA $750
Average Marketing fees NA $9,991 $6,000
Average Licenses and permits fees $1,300 NA $250
Average Insurance fees $1,250 $1,574 NA
Average Admin fees $1,200 $2,475 NA
Average Personnel fees NA NA NA
Average Other fees NA $3,440 $2,000

Bottom line

Anytime Fitness franchise costs run a total of $267,871. Before you decide to become a franchisee, compare the total costs against industry averages. And to learn more about financing read our guide to franchise financing.

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