Checkers FDD – Franchise Information, Costs and Fees
Type of Business
The franchise offered is for a Checkers Restaurant, featuring a limited menu of hamburgers, cheeseburgers, hot dogs and other menu items.
Checkers is a Delaware corporation incorporated in September 1991. We conduct business under our corporate name and the names “Checkers” and “Rally’s.” Our principal business address is 4300 West Cypress Street, Suite 600, Tampa, Florida 33607.
The total investment necessary to begin operation of a Checkers Restaurant (excluding real estate and related costs) is as follows: $240,000 to $1,235,400 for a traditional double drive-thru modular building; $407,500 to $541,500 for a prototype single drive-thru freestanding restaurant; $182,400 to $869,000 for a conversion of a free-standing restaurant; $165,000 to $897,500 for an end-cap strip-center restaurant; $264,700 to $568,753 for an in-line restaurant in a high density market; $95,200 to $322,480 for the reopening of a closed Checkers or Rally’s restaurant; and $251,000 to $509,531 for a non-traditional location. This includes $10,000 to $50,000 that must be paid to the franchisor or an affiliate.