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Club Pilates franchise financing options

Compare costs, fees and where to get financing for a Club Pilates.

Overall costs for Club Pilates run anywhere from $177,300 to $360,600. 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 2022 from Franchise Direct and include opening fees and expenses only. The location you choose for your Club Pilates franchise may result in higher or lower fees.

Franchise fees

Club Pilates franchise fees total around $60,000, which is more than the $37,000 average for the 200 largest franchises.
Franchise Cost
Initial franchise fee $60,000 to $60,000
Royalty 7% of gross sales.
Estimated total $60,000 to $60,000

Equipment fees

Equipment fees total $43,500 for Club Pilates. This is less than the $180,023 average for the top 200 franchises.
Equipment Cost
Signage $10,000 to $18,000
Pilates and other exercise equipment $7,600 to $8,400
Furniture, fixtures and related supplies $17,500 to $19,500
Computer system and related equipment $2,500 to $3,500
Estimated total $37,600 to $49,400

Real estate fees

Real estate will set you back $91,000 for Club Pilates, thought it's less than the average of $788,376 for the top 200 franchises.
Real estate Cost
Real estate and lease $7,000 to $35,000
Leasehold improvements $20,000 to $120,000
Estimated total $27,000 to $155,000

Inventory costs

Initial inventory for Club Pilates shakes out to $12,000. This is less than the nationwide average of $53,119.
Inventory Cost
Proprietary initial inventory kit $12,000 to $12,000
Estimated total $12,000 to $12,000

Marketing costs

Advertisement and marketing costs total up to $15,000 for Club Pilates, which is more than the nationwide average of $9,938.
Marketing Cost
Initial marketing spend, including amounts on opening support program $15,000 to $15,000
Estimated total $15,000 to $15,000

Licenses and permits costs

Club Pilates initial licenses and permits will set you back $2,750. This comes out to less than $18,770 — the overall nationwide average.
Licenses and permits Cost
Licenses and permits $500 to $5,000
Estimated total $500 to $5,000

Insurance costs

Initial insurance costs for Club Pilates run $1,700. This means you'll be paying less than the overall nationwide average of $6,311.
Insurance Cost
Insurance $900 to $2,500
Estimated total $900 to $2,500

Administrative fees

Club Pilates administrative fees total up to $6,750 — which comes in under the overall nationwide average of $6,761.
Admin Cost
Shipping $4,300 to $9,200
Technology fee The thenu2010current technology fee for the technology services the franchisor provides as part of the system. Currently, $150/month.
Estimated total $4,300 to $9,200

Other expenses

Miscellaneous expenses for Club Pilates total $36,250 — less than the nationwide average of $69,970.
Other Cost
Professional fees $4,500 to $4,500
Installation $5,500 to $8,000
Three months' additional funds $10,000 to $40,000
Estimated total $20,000 to $52,500
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 2022.

How to finance

Since the estimated total for Club Pilates is on the more costly side, we recommend following these steps to get fully financed:
  1. Go to the Club Pilates franchising website and review its financial requirements, including cash-on-hand requirements.
  2. Reach out to Club Pilates 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 $268,950 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 Club Pilates — 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 Club Pilates 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 Club Pilates 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 $177,300. 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
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
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
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
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 Club Pilates stacks up

Compare how Club Pilates holds up against two similarly sized franchises.
Pita Pit Club Pilates Pure Barre
Average Franchise fees $27,000 $60,000 $60,000
Average Equipment fees $118,302 $43,500 $60,500
Average Real estate fees $218,085 $91,000 $122,750
Average Training fees $2,100 NA $24,250
Average Inventory fees $6,500 $12,000 $15,000
Average Marketing fees $3,751 $15,000 $15,000
Average Licenses and permits fees $600 $2,750 $2,500
Average Insurance fees $486 $1,700 $1,700
Average Admin fees $1,500 $6,750 $4,700
Average Personnel fees $1,415 NA NA
Average Other fees $29,325 $36,250 $25,000

Bottom line

Club Pilates franchise costs run a total of $268,950. 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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