The Bar Method Franchise Review

Franchise Facts

The Bar Method is a studio featuring barre-based exercise classes using proprietary and non-proprietary techniques, formats and methods designed to provide fitness training in an attractive atmosphere.

How much does a The Bar Method franchise cost?

The Bar Method has a franchise fee of up to $52,000, with a total initial investment range of $303,000 to $499,850.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $52,000
  • Total Investment: $303,000 to $499,850
  • Working Capital: $30,000 to $50,000
  • Royalty Fee: 6%

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How much does a The Bar Method franchise make?

As with any business, profits from a The Bar Method 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 2019 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 111 franchised The Bar Method locations in the USA.

Are there any The Bar Method franchise opportunities near me?

Based on 2019 FDD data, The Bar Method has franchise locations in 26 states plus DC. The largest region is the West with 41 franchise locations.

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Last Reviewed: 2019

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The Bar Method Franchise Stats

Total Investment

$303,000 - $499,850
Franchise Fee

$52,000
Franchise Agreement
Initial Term
10 Years
Renewal Term
5 Years
Franchisee Outlet Growth
2010
34
2018
116
Ongoing Fees
Royalty
6.0%
Ad Fees
2.0%
# of Franchised Outlets

71

Additional Questions

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 205 hours. This includes 157 hours of classroom training and 48 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 48
Classroom 157
Total 205

Do they offer Territory Rights?

The Bar Method does NOT offer exclusive territories.

Do they have computer and technology support in place?

Yes. The Bar Method offers comprehensive support for franchisees. Unlock this franchise to find out more details.

When did they begin franchising?

They began franchising in 2008. The average Fitness and Gym franchise began franchising in 2012.

Do they offer financing support?

No, but you can click here to fill out our affordability calculator and understand your financing options.
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