Firehouse Subs Franchise Review

Franchise Facts

Firehouse Subs serves large-portion hot submarine sandwiches in a unique fire-fighting atmosphere and decorum at an economical price.

How much does a Firehouse Subs franchise cost?

Firehouse Subs has a franchise fee of up to $20,000, with a total initial investment range of $160,583 to $843,390.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $20,000
  • Total Investment: $160,583 to $843,390
  • Working Capital: $0 to $51,000
  • Royalty Fee: 6%

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 Firehouse Subs franchise make?

Franchise revenue depends on a wide range of factors, as does profit. How much money you can make from any franchise depends on a number of specific factors such as franchise location, labor costs, commercial lease rates and a number of other factors. Unlock this franchise for franchise-specific data and insight.

How many franchise locations do they have?

As of the 2019 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 970 franchised Firehouse Subs locations in the USA.

Are there any Firehouse Subs franchise opportunities near me?

Based on 2019 FDD data, Firehouse Subs has franchise locations in 44 states. The largest region is the South with 584 franchise locations.

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Last Reviewed: 2019

Firehouse Subs is a Franchise Grade Made The Grade™ franchise, which means it's ranked highly by our analysts!

Firehouse Subs Franchise Stats

Total Investment

$160,583 - $843,390
Franchise Fee

$20,000
Franchise Agreement
Initial Term
10 Years
Renewal Term
5 Years
Franchisee Outlet Growth
2010
373
2018
1092
Ongoing Fees
Royalty
6.0%
Ad Fees
1.0%
# of Franchised Outlets

546

Additional Questions

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 371 hours. This includes 35 hours of classroom training and 336 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 336
Classroom 35
Total 371

Do they offer Territory Rights?

Firehouse Subs does NOT offer exclusive territories.

Do they have computer and technology support in place?

Yes. Firehouse Subs offers comprehensive support for franchisees. Unlock this franchise to find out more details.

When did they begin franchising?

They began franchising in 1995. The average Subs, Sandwiches, Soups and Salads franchise began franchising in 2004.

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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