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Häagen-Dazs franchise financing options

Compare costs, fees and where to get financing for a Häagen-Dazs.

Overall costs for Hu00e4agen-Dazs run anywhere from $135,000 to $480,268. 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 Hu00e4agen-Dazs franchise may result in higher or lower fees.

Franchise fees

Hu00e4agen-Dazs franchise fees total around $22,500, which beats out the $37,000 average for the 200 largest franchises nationwide.
Franchise Cost
Initial franchise fee $15,000 to $30,000
Estimated total $15,000 to $30,000

Equipment fees

Equipment fees total $82,500 for Hu00e4agen-Dazs. This is less than the $180,023 average for the top 200 franchises.
Equipment Cost
Equipment, fixtures and furnishings $50,000 to $115,000
Estimated total $50,000 to $115,000

Real estate fees

Real estate will set you back $178,000 for Hu00e4agen-Dazs, thought it's less than the average of $788,376 for the top 200 franchises.
Real estate Cost
Satellite fee $0 to $1,000
Leasehold improvements $55,000 to $300,000
Estimated total $55,000 to $301,000

Training fees

Hu00e4agen-Dazs initial training costs total $1,540, which comes in under the nationwide average of $9,788.
Training Cost
Travel and living expenses during training $0 to $3,079
Estimated total $0 to $3,079

Inventory costs

Initial inventory for Hu00e4agen-Dazs shakes out to $8,000. This is less than the nationwide average of $53,119.
Inventory Cost
Opening inventory $6,000 to $10,000
Estimated total $6,000 to $10,000

Licenses and permits costs

Hu00e4agen-Dazs initial licenses and permits will set you back $12,500. This comes out to less than $18,770 — the overall nationwide average.
Licenses and permits Cost
Deposits and licenses $7,500 to $17,500
Estimated total $7,500 to $17,500

Insurance costs

Initial insurance costs for Hu00e4agen-Dazs run $2,000. This means you'll be paying less than the overall nationwide average of $6,311.
Insurance Cost
Insurance $1,500 to $2,500
Estimated total $1,500 to $2,500

Other expenses

Miscellaneous expenses for Hu00e4agen-Dazs total $595 — less than the nationwide average of $69,970.
Other Cost
Travel and living expenses to attend application interview $0 to $1,189
Estimated total $0 to $1,189
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 Hu00e4agen-Dazs is on the more costly side, we recommend following these steps to get fully financed:
  1. Go to the Hu00e4agen-Dazs franchising website and review its financial requirements, including cash-on-hand requirements.
  2. Reach out to Hu00e4agen-Dazs 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 $307,634 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 Hu00e4agen-Dazs — 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 Hu00e4agen-Dazs 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 Hu00e4agen-Dazs 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 $135,000. 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. 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.
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 Hu00e4agen-Dazs stacks up

Compare how Hu00e4agen-Dazs holds up against two similarly sized franchises.
Zaxbyu2019s Hu00e4agen-Dazs Jamba Juice
Average Franchise fees $35,000 $22,500 $10,000
Average Equipment fees $317,700 $82,500 $77,925
Average Real estate fees $19,000 $178,000 $171,250
Average Training fees $17,500 $1,540 $6,250
Average Inventory fees $12,500 $8,000 $4,000
Average Marketing fees $7,600 NA $3,000
Average Licenses and permits fees $13,000 $12,500 $1,500
Average Insurance fees $9,000 $2,000 NA
Average Admin fees $13,400 NA $7,500
Average Personnel fees $26,000 NA NA
Average Other fees $48,500 $595 $11,500

Bottom line

Hu00e4agen-Dazs franchise costs run a total of $307,634. 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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