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Pizza Ranch franchise financing options

Compare costs, fees and where to get financing for a Pizza Ranch.

Overall costs for Pizza Ranch run anywhere from $769,200 to $2,624,500. 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 2022 from Franchise Direct and include opening fees and expenses only. The location you choose for your Pizza Ranch franchise may result in higher or lower fees.

Franchise fees

Pizza Ranch franchise fees total around $30,000, which beats out the $37,000 average for the 200 largest franchises nationwide.
Franchise Cost
Franchise fee $30,000 to $30,000
Royalty Greater of $500 or 3.5% of gross revenues per month.
Estimated total $30,000 to $30,000

Equipment fees

Equipment fees total $555,000 for Pizza Ranch. This costs more than the $180,023 average for the top 200 franchises.
Equipment Cost
Furniture, fixtures and equipment $530,000 to $580,000
Estimated total $530,000 to $580,000

Real estate fees

Real estate will set you back $983,850 for Pizza Ranch, which is more expensive than the average of $788,376 for the top 200 franchises.
Real estate Cost
Leasehold improvements or construction cost $63,700 to $1,248,000
Architect and engineering fees $46,000 to $110,000
Land $0 to $500,000
Rent Varies to
Estimated total $109,700 to $1,858,000

Training fees

Pizza Ranch initial training costs total $66,000 — more than the nationwide average of $9,788.
Training Cost
Pre-opening training expenses $48,000 to $68,000
Food used during team member training $7,000 to $9,000
Estimated total $55,000 to $77,000

Administrative fees

Pizza Ranch administrative fees total up to $20,000 — which comes in over the overall nationwide average of $6,761.
Admin Cost
Interest on pre-opening loans $5,000 to $35,000
Estimated total $5,000 to $35,000

Other expenses

Miscellaneous expenses for Pizza Ranch total $42,000 — less than the nationwide average of $69,970.
Other Cost
Startup costs $19,500 to $24,500
Three months' working capital $20,000 to $20,000
Estimated total $39,500 to $44,500
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 2022.

How to finance

Since the estimated total for Pizza Ranch is on the more costly side, we recommend following these steps to get fully financed:
  1. Go to the Pizza Ranch franchising website and review its financial requirements, including cash-on-hand requirements.
  2. Reach out to Pizza Ranch 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 $1,696,850 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 Pizza Ranch — 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 Pizza Ranch 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 Pizza Ranch 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 $769,200. 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
Biz2Credit business loans
up to $6 million
up to $6 million
6+ months in business; $100,000+ monthly revenue; 500+ credit score
Get only the capital you need through secure, prescreened lenders with this highly rated company offering SBA, expansion, working capital and other loans.
Lendio business loans
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
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.
OnDeck short-term loans
600+ personal credit score, 1 year in business, $100,000+ annual revenue, active business checking account
A leading online business lender offering flexible financing at competitive fixed rates.
Fundbox lines of credit
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 Pizza Ranch stacks up

Compare how Pizza Ranch holds up against two similarly sized franchises.
Homewatch Caregivers Pizza Ranch 911 Restoration
Average Franchise fees NA $30,000 $39,000
Average Equipment fees NA $555,000 $58,900
Average Real estate fees NA $983,850 $5,500
Average Training fees NA $66,000 $4,250
Average Inventory fees NA NA $7,500
Average Marketing fees NA NA NA
Average Licenses and permits fees NA NA $1,000
Average Insurance fees NA NA $1,350
Average Admin fees NA $20,000 $1,500
Average Personnel fees NA NA NA
Average Other fees NA $42,000 $29,000

Bottom line

Pizza Ranch franchise costs run a total of $1,696,850. 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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