Pizza Franchise Opportunities

Open a Franchise Restaurant in your area

A franchise in the food-service industry presents the prime opportunity to start a business for many would-be entrepreneurs. Restaurant franchises have some advantages, such as instant name recognition, existing clientele, and marketing done for you. However, when you're investing in a restaurant franchise, you will want to make certain you pick a brand that is the best possible fit for you. Listed below are a few items to consider when finding and buying a franchise restaurant in your area.

What Does It Mean to Own a Franchise Restaurant?

Are you aware that not all restaurant chains are independently owned? It's true that a lot of popular brands are franchised, but there are a handful that are owned and operated by corporate. What does it mean to be a franchisee? It means you hire your own staff, manage all the operations, and are responsible for the business aspects. Buying and running a franchise location means that you are also responsible for the success of that franchise location.

As part of the purchase agreement, franchisees pay royalties to the home office and receive the instruction they need through branding guidelines and a service model. Corporate then carries out the marketing, menu design, training, conferences, and problem-solving for all its franchisees.

With some insights about what you should be looking at when operating a franchise restaurant, you can make an educated choice that pays for the future.

Available Restaurant Franchises

Restaurant franchises include fast food, quick service, fast-casual, counter walk-ups, sit-downs, etc. Some are meal specific like breakfast only, or just dessert, while other franchise restaurants do it all. Prior to choosing any franchise in the food industry, we can help you determine what will succeed in your area and fill a hole in the local market.

Our experts can assist you in drilling down the competition and making a profile of the local market to help you find the best brand. Understanding items like your area's average median household income, what other restaurants are operating in your area and how they do business will help you decide what franchise restaurant to choose. Market research may show that the locals will be in full support.

We Help You Select What Type of Restaurant to Purchase in your area

With help from a professional team, you can find a franchise restaurant to fit your goals in your area.

With 129 franchise systems, there are several great business opportunities that fit your investment range.
Sector Report
Sample research stats taken from our data in the Pizza sector
Initial Investment

What does it cost to get into the Pizza sector?

The average investment in the Pizza sector is $588,863. But, that doesn’t tell the whole story. There's a striking difference between the average and median.

Of all Pizza franchises, 64 have an investment lower than $485,500. The average initial investment is skewed because the most expensive franchise in this sector is $2,083,500.

When looking at franchise opportunities make sure you examine brands within your investment range. Search below for Pizza investments that fit your financial criteria. If you're not sure what you can afford, fill out our Franchise Affordability Calculator.

Initial Investment
$2,083,500 Highest
$46,820 Lowest
Figure 1: Initial Investment required for a franchise in the Pizza sector
Financial Transparency
Provides Item 19 Data
Figure 2: 49% of franchises in this sector have Item 19 in their FDD.
Discloses Expense Data
Figure 3: Of franchises with an Item 19, 38% disclose expense data

How much can I make in the Pizza sector?

How much money you can make from a Pizza franchise depends on several factors, including location and demand for your services.

One way to predict your profit potential is to evaluate the financial performance representations provided by a franchisor in Item 19 of their Franchise Disclosure Document. Franchisors are not required to disclose this information, some are more transparent than others.

In the Pizza sector, 49% disclose a financial performance representation. Of those, only 38% disclose some type of expense data on its franchisee operations.

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