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Paris Baguette franchise financing options

Compare costs, fees and where to get financing for a Paris Baguette.

Overall costs for Paris Baguette run anywhere from $709,193 to $1,386,292. 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 Paris Baguette franchise may result in higher or lower fees.

Franchise fees

Paris Baguette franchise fees total around $50,000, which is more than the $37,000 average for the 200 largest franchises.
Franchise Cost
Initial franchise fee $50,000 to $50,000
Estimated total $50,000 to $50,000

Equipment fees

Equipment fees total $246,060 for Paris Baguette. This costs more than the $180,023 average for the top 200 franchises.
Equipment Cost
Equipment and fixtures $165,156 to $208,438
Signs $9,505 to $29,886
Smallwares $20,570 to $25,000
Point-of-sale system, software and surveillance equipment $13,827 to $19,738
Estimated total $209,058 to $283,062

Real estate fees

Real estate will set you back $571,013 for Paris Baguette, thought it's less than the average of $788,376 for the top 200 franchises.
Real estate Cost
Real estate, advance rent, security deposit and other prepaid expenses and costs $10,000 to $60,000
Building costs and leasehold improvements $322,026 to $750,000
Estimated total $332,026 to $810,000

Training fees

Paris Baguette initial training costs total $35,000 — more than the nationwide average of $9,788.
Training Cost
Travel and living expenses while training $20,000 to $50,000
Estimated total $20,000 to $50,000

Inventory costs

Initial inventory for Paris Baguette shakes out to $38,000. This is less than the nationwide average of $53,119.
Inventory Cost
Opening inventory $36,000 to $40,000
Estimated total $36,000 to $40,000

Marketing costs

Advertisement and marketing costs total up to $10,000 for Paris Baguette, which is more than the nationwide average of $9,938.
Marketing Cost
Grand opening promotion $10,000 to $10,000
Grand opening advertising $10,000 minimum.
Estimated total $10,000 to $10,000

Licenses and permits costs

Paris Baguette initial licenses and permits will set you back $11,610. This comes out to less than $18,770 — the overall nationwide average.
Licenses and permits Cost
Licenses, permits, fees and deposits $4,510 to $18,710
Estimated total $4,510 to $18,710

Insurance costs

Initial insurance costs for Paris Baguette run $4,148. This means you'll be paying less than the overall nationwide average of $6,311.
Insurance Cost
Insurance $3,405 to $4,890
Estimated total $3,405 to $4,890

Administrative fees

Paris Baguette administrative fees total up to $5,268 — which comes in under the overall nationwide average of $6,761.
Admin Cost
Attorneys' fees and business consultants $3,035 to $7,500
Software fees $250 to $380 per month.
Technology fee Currently $50 per month.
Estimated total $3,035 to $7,500

Other expenses

Miscellaneous expenses for Paris Baguette total $76,645 — more than the nationwide average of $69,970.
Other Cost
Miscellaneous opening expenses $11,159 to $12,130
Three months' additional funds $30,000 to $100,000
Estimated total $41,159 to $112,130
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 Paris Baguette is on the more costly side, we recommend following these steps to get fully financed:
  1. Go to the Paris Baguette franchising website and review its financial requirements, including cash-on-hand requirements.
  2. Reach out to Paris Baguette 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 $1,047,743 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 Paris Baguette — 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 Paris Baguette 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 Paris Baguette 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 $709,193. 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
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.
OnDeck short-term 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.
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.
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How Paris Baguette stacks up

Compare how Paris Baguette holds up against two similarly sized franchises.
Little Caesars Paris Baguette Chem-Dry
Average Franchise fees $10,000 $50,000 $23,500
Average Equipment fees $289,000 $246,060 $65,145
Average Real estate fees $533,500 $571,013 $2,000
Average Training fees $14,250 $35,000 $2,125
Average Inventory fees $108,500 $38,000 NA
Average Marketing fees $16,000 $10,000 $7,500
Average Licenses and permits fees $10,500 $11,610 $2,200
Average Insurance fees $1,600 $4,148 $3,300
Average Admin fees NA $5,268 NA
Average Personnel fees NA NA NA
Average Other fees NA $76,645 NA

Bottom line

Paris Baguette franchise costs run a total of $1,047,743. 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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