Firehouse Subs FDD – Franchise Information, Costs and Fees
Type of Business
The franchise is for the establishment and operation of a restaurant which offers and serves large-portion hot submarine style sandwiches in a unique fire-fighting atmosphere and decorum at an economical price under the FIREHOUSE SUBS® trade name and business system.
FIREHOUSE OF AMERICA, LLC. is a Florida limited liability company organized by filing Articles of Organization with the Florida Department of State on November 16, 2004, but they were not organized until December 1, 2004. Their current principal business address is 12735 Gran Bay Parkway, Suite 150, Jacksonville, Florida 32258. They began offering franchises in January 2005.
The total investment necessary to begin operation of a single FIREHOUSE SUBS® Restaurant ranges from $166,671 to $952,235 for Traditional Restaurants; $475,133 to $525,572 for End-Cap Strip Mall Restaurants w/ Drive Thru; and $450,813 to $770,070 for Free-Standing Restaurants w/ Drive Thru. These totals include the following amounts in Item 5 that must be paid to the franchisor or their affiliates: an initial franchise fee of $20,000; the fee for a mural ranges from $3,000 to $4,600; and the MIS System Fee ranges from $900 to $1,200. If you sign an Area Development Agreement, you will also pay a Development Fee equal to $10,000 times the number of Restaurants to be developed. The portion of the Development Fee allocable to each Restaurant (which is $10,000 for each Restaurant) will be credited against the initial franchise fee for that Restaurant. The total investment necessary to develop from 2 to 5 Restaurants is $188,671 to $1,030.235 for Traditional Restaurants; $497,133 to $704,572 for End-Cap Strip Mall Restaurants / Drive Thru; $482,813 to $878,070 for Free-Standing Restaurants w/ Drive Thru.