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Hungry Howie’s Pizza franchise financing options

Compare costs, fees and where to get financing for a Hungry Howie's Pizza.

Overall costs for Hungry Howie's Pizza run anywhere from $230,811 to $575,515. 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 Hungry Howie's Pizza franchise may result in higher or lower fees.

Franchise fees

Hungry Howie's Pizza franchise fees total around $33,750, which beats out the $37,000 average for the 200 largest franchises nationwide.
Franchise Cost
Franchise fee $12,500 to $25,000
Franchise grand opening fee $15,000 to $15,000
Estimated total $27,500 to $40,000

Equipment fees

Equipment fees total $134,513 for Hungry Howie's Pizza. This is less than the $180,023 average for the top 200 franchises.
Equipment Cost
Equipment and fixtures $97,700 to $143,400
Point-of-sale system $1,211 to $1,515
Signs $7,500 to $17,700
Estimated total $106,411 to $162,615

Real estate fees

Real estate will set you back $207,600 for Hungry Howie's Pizza, thought it's less than the average of $788,376 for the top 200 franchises.
Real estate Cost
Real estate, per month $2,200 to $4,000
Security deposits $2,200 to $4,000
Leasehold improvements $74,900 to $305,500
Architectural drawings and local plan review fees $7,500 to $14,900
Estimated total $86,800 to $328,400

Training fees

Hungry Howie's Pizza initial training costs total $4,150, which comes in under the nationwide average of $9,788.
Training Cost
Travel and living expenses during training $3,000 to $5,300
Estimated total $3,000 to $5,300

Inventory costs

Initial inventory for Hungry Howie's Pizza shakes out to $9,200. This is less than the nationwide average of $53,119.
Inventory Cost
Opening inventory $6,400 to $12,000
Estimated total $6,400 to $12,000

Insurance costs

Initial insurance costs for Hungry Howie's Pizza run $3,200. This means you'll be paying less than the overall nationwide average of $6,311.
Insurance Cost
Insurance $700 to $5,700
Estimated total $700 to $5,700

Administrative fees

Hungry Howie's Pizza administrative fees total up to $750 — which comes in under the overall nationwide average of $6,761.
Admin Cost
Utility deposit $0 to $1,500
Estimated total $0 to $1,500

Other expenses

Miscellaneous expenses for Hungry Howie's Pizza total $10,000 — less than the nationwide average of $69,970.
Other Cost
Three months' additional funds $0 to $20,000
Estimated total $0 to $20,000
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 Hungry Howie's Pizza is on the more costly side, we recommend following these steps to get fully financed:
  1. Go to the Hungry Howie's Pizza franchising website and review its financial requirements, including cash-on-hand requirements.
  2. Reach out to Hungry Howie's Pizza 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 $403,163 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 Hungry Howie's Pizza — 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 Hungry Howie's Pizza 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 Hungry Howie's Pizza 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 $230,811. 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
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.
National Funding business loans
$5,000
$500,000
Be in business at least one year and make at least $150,000 in annual sales. Other loan types have additional requirements.
Working capital loans and equipment financing, some high-risk industries may be eligible.
Fundbox lines of credit
$1,000
$150,000
6 + months in business, $100,000+ in annual revenue, 600+ credit score
Get flat rate, short-term financing based on the financial health of your business, not your credit score.
Bitty Advance business cash advances
$2,000
$25,000
$5,000 monthly bank revenue, 6+ months in business, business bank account open 3+ months, 450+ credit score
With APRs in the triple digits, this is best saved as a last resort.
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How Hungry Howie's Pizza stacks up

Compare how Hungry Howie's Pizza holds up against two similarly sized franchises.
Captain Du2019s Hungry Howie's Pizza Pearle Vision
Average Franchise fees $40,000 $33,750 NA
Average Equipment fees $318,500 $134,513 $137,861
Average Real estate fees $600,600 $207,600 $190,857
Average Training fees $30,000 $4,150 $1,000
Average Inventory fees $7,000 $9,200 NA
Average Marketing fees NA NA NA
Average Licenses and permits fees NA NA NA
Average Insurance fees $18,000 $3,200 $2,500
Average Admin fees NA $750 NA
Average Personnel fees NA NA NA
Average Other fees $72,000 $10,000 $74,375

Bottom line

Hungry Howie's Pizza franchise costs run a total of $403,163. 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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