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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Our cost estimates are accurate as of 2021 from Franchise Direct and include opening fees and expenses only. The location you choose for your Buffalo Wild Wings franchise may result in higher or lower fees.
|Initial franchise fee||$10,000 to $25,000|
|Estimated total||$10,000 to $25,000|
|Furniture, fixtures, equipment and other fixed assets||$561,000 to $577,000|
|Audio-visual equipment||$204,000 to $440,000|
|Computer point-of-sale system and kitchen display unit||$65,000 to $75,000|
|Office equipment and supplies||$6,000 to $13,000|
|Sports memorabilia||$12,500 to $25,000|
|Signage and graphics, excluding pylon or monument signage||$43,000 to $100,000|
|Estimated total||$891,500 to $1,230,000|
|Fees related to site approval||$1,200 to $53,800|
|Architecture fees, based upon utilization of national firm||$60,000 to $150,000|
|Construction and leasehold improvements||$1,513,000 to 1,892,000|
|Lease and utility security deposit||$10,000 to $20,000|
|Estimated total||$1,584,200 to $2,115,800|
|Opening team training fee||$0 to $15,000|
|Training expenses||$8,000 to $12,000|
|Estimated total||$8,000 to $27,000|
|Initial inventory||$12,000 to $18,000|
|Estimated total||$12,000 to $18,000|
|Grand opening advertising||$12,500 to $12,500|
|Estimated total||$12,500 to $12,500|
|Licenses and permits||Cost|
|Liquor license||$5,000 to $500,000|
|Estimated total||$5,000 to $500,000|
|Insurance||$14,400 to $40,000|
|Estimated total||$14,400 to $40,000|
|Reimbursement of expenses for opening team||$0 to $15,000|
|Estimated total||$0 to $15,000|
|Three months' additional funds||$100,000 to $150,000|
|Professional fees||$20,000 to $70,000|
|Estimated total||$120,000 to $220,000|
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|Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza||Buffalo Wild Wings||Valvoline Instant Oil Change|
|Average Franchise fees||$25,000||$17,500||NA|
|Average Equipment fees||$157,400||$1,060,750||$3,200,312,500|
|Average Real estate fees||$141,680||$1,850,000||$215,000,059,625|
|Average Training fees||$9,423||$17,500||$7,500|
|Average Inventory fees||$6,000||$15,000||$26,000|
|Average Marketing fees||$30,000||$12,500||$8,750|
|Average Licenses and permits fees||NA||$252,500||$30,000|
|Average Insurance fees||$775||$27,200||NA|
|Average Admin fees||$4,650||NA||NA|
|Average Personnel fees||NA||$7,500||NA|
|Average Other fees||$30,635||$170,000||$57,500|
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