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Dunkin’ franchise financing options

Compare costs, fees and where to get financing for a Dunkin'.

Overall costs for Dunkinu2019 run anywhere from $109,200 to $1,608,200. 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 Dunkinu2019 franchise may result in higher or lower fees.

Franchise fees

Dunkinu2019 franchise fees total around $65,000, which is more than the $37,000 average for the 200 largest franchises.
Franchise Cost
Initial franchise fee $40,000 to $90,000
Estimated total $40,000 to $90,000

Equipment fees

Equipment fees total $146,500 for Dunkinu2019. This is less than the $180,023 average for the top 200 franchises.
Equipment Cost
Equipment, fixtures and signs $25,000 to $268,000
Estimated total $25,000 to $268,000

Real estate fees

Real estate will set you back $505,850 for Dunkinu2019, thought it's less than the average of $788,376 for the top 200 franchises.
Real estate Cost
Building costs $19,500 to $580,000
Site development costs $0 to $325,000
Additional development costs $4,700 to $82,500
Real estate costs Varies to
Estimated total $24,200 to $987,500

Training fees

Dunkinu2019 initial training costs total $18,500 — more than the nationwide average of $9,788.
Training Cost
Travel and living expenses while training $2,000 to $35,000
Estimated total $2,000 to $35,000

Inventory costs

Initial inventory for Dunkinu2019 shakes out to $12,000. This is less than the nationwide average of $53,119.
Inventory Cost
Opening inventory $4,000 to $20,000
Estimated total $4,000 to $20,000

Marketing costs

Advertisement and marketing costs total up to $5,000 for Dunkinu2019, beating out the nationwide average of $9,938.
Marketing Cost
Marketing startup fee $0 to $10,000
Estimated total $0 to $10,000

Licenses and permits costs

Dunkinu2019 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, permits, fees and deposits u00a0$500 to $5,500u00a0
Estimated total $0 to $5,500

Insurance costs

Initial insurance costs for Dunkinu2019 run $10,250. This means you'll be paying more than the overall nationwide average of $6,311.
Insurance Cost
Insurance $4,500 to $16,000
Estimated total $4,500 to $16,000

Personnel costs

Uniforms, name tags and the like make up personnel costs, and for Dunkinu2019 it will run you $600. The nationwide average cost of personnel fees comes in at $22,818, which means you'll be paying less to outfit your employees.
Personnel Cost
Uniforms $0 to $1,200
Estimated total $0 to $1,200

Other expenses

Miscellaneous expenses for Dunkinu2019 total $92,250 — more than the nationwide average of $69,970.
Other Cost
Miscellaneous opening costs $9,500 to $70,000
Three months' additional funds $0 to $105,000
Estimated total $9,500 to $175,000
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 Dunkinu2019 is on the more costly side, we recommend following these steps to get fully financed:
  1. Go to the Dunkinu2019 franchising website and review its financial requirements, including cash-on-hand requirements.
  2. Reach out to Dunkinu2019 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 $858,700 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 Dunkinu2019 — 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 Dunkinu2019 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 Dunkinu2019 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 $109,200. 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
OnDeck small business loans
$5,000
$250,000
600+ personal credit score, 1 year in business, $100,000+ annual revenue
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. Great for SBA loan applicants.
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.
LendingClub personal loans for business
$1,000
$40,000
US citizen or permanent resident, verifiable bank account, steady source of income, ages 18+.
Get prequalified for a personal loan up to $40,000 to help you grow your business. Great for new business owners with at least fair credit.
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How Dunkinu2019 stacks up

Compare how Dunkinu2019 holds up against two similarly sized franchises.
Domino's Dunkinu2019 Groupe Casino Franchise Information
Average Franchise fees $5,000 $65,000 NA
Average Equipment fees $123,600 $146,500 NA
Average Real estate fees $134,500 $505,850 NA
Average Training fees $2,000 $18,500 NA
Average Inventory fees $4,625 $12,000 NA
Average Marketing fees $1,500 $5,000 NA
Average Licenses and permits fees NA $2,750 NA
Average Insurance fees $24,500 $10,250 NA
Average Admin fees NA NA NA
Average Personnel fees NA $600 NA
Average Other fees $46,250 $92,250 NA

Bottom line

Dunkinu2019 franchise costs run a total of $858,700. 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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