How Much Does It Cost to Open Your Lennys?

Low sub shop franchise costs with potential for high returns

Lennys Grill & Subs is an easy business to open and has an initial sub shop franchise cost below those of other sandwich franchises or fast-casual restaurant concepts.

To open a Lennys Grill & Subs, your initial investment ranges from $188,216 – $396,146, making Lennys a wise investment for experienced food operators, multi-unit owners and first-time entrepreneurs.

Sub Shop Franchise Cost

Becoming a Lennys Grill & Subs franchisee is a unique opportunity for an entrepreneur who wants to own a popular business that guests love and get involved in the local community. Not only are our initial investment levels low, but our owners are also thriving and loving what they do.

To learn more about your initial sub shop franchise cost and total investment fees associated with franchising with Lennys, please review item number 7 of our most recent Franchise Disclosure Document:

Type of Expenditure Estimated Amount Method of Payment When Due To Whom Payment is Made
Initial Franchise Fee $20,000 - $25,000 Lump Sum Upon signing of the Franchise Agreement Lennys
POS System and related equipment $11,216 - $16,146 Lump Sum When POS System is ordered Approved POS Suppliers
Training $1,500 - $8,000 As required by Third Parties As incurred during training Airlines, hotels, restaurants, employees, etc
Pre-Opening & Opening Marketing (over 3 months) $10,000 As required by Third Parties During the three months around opening Approved Media Suppliers
Insurance $1,000 - $3,000 As required by Third Parties As required by Third Parties Insurance Company
Security Deposit $0 - $9,000 As required by Third Parties As required by Third Parties Landlord
Leasehold Improvements $60,400 - $149,500 As required by Third Parties As required by Third Parties Contractor
Furniture, Fixtures, Equipment and Smallwares $39,600 - $106,000 As required by Third Parties As required by Third Parties Approved Suppliers
Lease to Key Program Fee $12,000 Two Payments $6,000 due when site is approved, $6,000 due at final visit of provider Approved Suppliers
Professional Fees $7,000 - $13,500 As required by Third Parties As required by Third Parties Providers
Signage $7,500 - $16,000 As required by Third Parties As required by Third Parties Approved Suppliers
Opening Inventory $5,000 - $8,000 As required by Third Parties As required by Third Parties Approved Suppliers
Additional Funds - Three to Six Months $6,000 - $9,000 As required by Third Parties As required by Third Parties Unknown
Contingency / Other Soft Costs $7,000 - $11,000 As required by Third Parties As required by Third Parties Unknown
TOTAL $188,216 - $396,146

Have more questions about startup costs or market availability? Start a conversation with us by calling or filling out the request franchise information form on this page. It might be the best call you make this year!

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