Burger King Franchise Review

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How much does a Burger King franchise cost?

Burger King has a franchise fee of up to $50,000, with a total initial investment range of $317,100 to $3,046,600.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $15,000 to $50,000
  • Total Investment: $317,100 to $3,046,600
  • Working Capital: $1,500 to $90,000
  • Royalty Fee: 5%

The initial cost of a franchise includes several fees -- Unlock this franchise to better understand the costs such as training and territory fees.

How much does a Burger King franchise make?

As with any business, profits from a Burger King franchise depend on a variety of factors. Typically, profits are proportionate to the size of investment. Demand for your products, labor costs, commercial lease rates and a number of other variables also play a huge role in your bottom line. For system-specific data, unlock this franchise.

How many franchise locations do they have?

As of the 2017 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 7176 franchised Burger King locations in the USA.

Are there any Burger King franchise opportunities near me?

Based on 2017 FDD data, Burger King has franchise locations in 50 states plus DC. The largest region is the South with 2934 franchise locations.

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Last Reviewed: 2017

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Burger King Franchise Stats

Total Investment

$317,100 - $3,046,600
Franchise Fee

$15,000 - $50,000
Franchise Agreement
Initial Term
20 Years
Renewal Term
20 Years
Franchisee Outlet Growth
2010
6380
2017
7176
Ongoing Fees
Royalty
4.5%
Ad Fees
4.0%
# of Franchised Outlets

N/A

Additional Questions

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 394 hours. This includes 74 hours of classroom training and 320 hours of on-the-job training. In their FDD they outline who’s in charge of the training. Unlock to find out more.

Online 0
On-the-Job 320
Classroom 74
Total 394

Do they offer Territory Rights?

Burger King does NOT offer exclusive territories.

Do they have computer and technology support in place?

Yes. Burger King offers comprehensive support for franchisees. Unlock this franchise to find out more details.

When did they begin franchising?

They began franchising in 1954. The average Burgers franchise began franchising in 2009.

Do they offer financing support?

Yes, you can also click here to fill out our affordability calculator and understand your financing options.
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