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Papa Murphy’s franchise financing options
Compare costs, fees and where to get financing for a Papa Murphy's.
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 Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza franchise may result in higher or lower fees.
Franchise feesPapa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza franchise fees total around $25,000, which beats out the $37,000 average for the 200 largest franchises nationwide.
|Initial franchise fee||$25,000 to $25,000|
|Estimated total||$25,000 to $25,000|
Equipment feesEquipment fees total $157,400 for Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza. This is less than the $180,023 average for the top 200 franchises.
|Signs||$5,000 to $10,000|
|Opening package, including equipment and supplies, decor, cabinets, point-of sale system and smallwares||$118,750 to $178,550|
|Materials and supplies||$500 to $2,000|
|Estimated total||$124,250 to $190,550|
Real estate feesReal estate will set you back $141,680 for Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza, thought it's less than the average of $788,376 for the top 200 franchises.
|Lease and utilities deposits and payments||$2,500 to $6,000|
|Leasehold improvements||$72,109 to $175,034|
|Stamped architectural drawings||$6,300 to $7,800|
|Franchise premises rent for three months||$3,090 to $10,526|
|Estimated total||$83,999 to $199,360|
Training feesPapa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza initial training costs total $9,423, which comes in under the nationwide average of $9,788.
|Operations training and foundations class||$0 to $500|
|Enterprise solution training||$400 to $400|
|Travel and living expenses while training||$3,395 to $12,150|
|Employee training||$500 to $1,500|
|Estimated total||$4,295 to $14,550|
Inventory costsInitial inventory for Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza shakes out to $6,000. This is less than the nationwide average of $53,119.
|Inventory||$5,000 to $7,000|
|Estimated total||$5,000 to $7,000|
Marketing costsAdvertisement and marketing costs total up to $30,000 for Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza, which is more than the nationwide average of $9,938.
|Six months' initial marketing fees and expenses||$30,000 to $30,000|
|Estimated total||$30,000 to $30,000|
Insurance costsInitial insurance costs for Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza run $775. This means you'll be paying less than the overall nationwide average of $6,311.
|Three months' insurance||$375 to $1,175|
|Insurance||The franchiseeu2019s insurance must include at a minimum comprehensive general liability coverage, including products liability coverage, in amount of at least $2,000,000 per occurrence and business automobile liability insurance in an amount of at least $1,000,000 per occurrence. The franchisee must name the franchisor as an additional insured.|
|Estimated total||$375 to $1,175|
Administrative feesPapa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza administrative fees total up to $4,650 — which comes in under the overall nationwide average of $6,761.
|As-built surveys||$2,500 to $3,700|
|Three months' bookkeeping and payroll service||$1,500 to $1,600|
|Audit||The costs of conducting an audit, plus related expenses.|
|Estimated total||$4,000 to $5,300|
Other expensesMiscellaneous expenses for Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza total $30,635 — less than the nationwide average of $69,970.
|Miscellaneous development service fees||$0 to $1,270|
|Three months' additional funds, working capital and miscellaneous expenses||$10,000 to $50,000|
|Estimated total||$10,000 to $51,270|
How to financeSince the estimated total for Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza is on the more costly side, we recommend following these steps to get fully financed:
- Go to the Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza franchising website and review its financial requirements, including cash-on-hand requirements.
- Reach out to Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza about in-house financing for franchisees.
- If in-house financing isn't available, look for online loans, bank loans and SBA loans to help meet the $405,562 estimated opening costs.
- Compare lenders based on amounts, interest rates and what types of personal and business credit history they accept.
- Once you settle on a lender, gather all required documents, including account statements and assets.
- 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 Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake 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 Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake 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.
Compare small business lendersYou may not need financing to cover the estimated $286,919. 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.
We update our data regularly, but information can change between updates. Confirm details with the provider you're interested in before making a decision.
How Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza stacks upCompare how Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza holds up against two similarly sized franchises.
|Orangetheory Fitness||Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza||Buffalo Wild Wings|
|Average Franchise fees||$59,950||$25,000||$17,500|
|Average Equipment fees||$253,700||$157,400||$1,060,750|
|Average Real estate fees||$797,375||$141,680||$1,850,000|
|Average Training fees||$5,450||$9,423||$17,500|
|Average Inventory fees||$5,000||$6,000||$15,000|
|Average Marketing fees||$35,000||$30,000||$12,500|
|Average Licenses and permits fees||$2,000||NA||$252,500|
|Average Insurance fees||$4,250||$775||$27,200|
|Average Admin fees||NA||$4,650||NA|
|Average Personnel fees||NA||NA||$7,500|
|Average Other fees||NA||$30,635||$170,000|
Bottom linePapa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza franchise costs run a total of $405,562. 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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