Initial Investment

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Initial Franchise Fee1

Estimated Amount $35,000
When Due Upon signing the Franchise Agreement &, if applicable, Development Rights Rider
Method of Payment Lump Sum Check or Cash
Whether Refundable Partially refundable under certain circumstances (see Item 5)
Payment To Franchisor (Jimmy John's Franchise, LLC)

Real Estate/Rent2 (1 Month)

Estimated Amount $2,500 - $8,000
When Due As Incurred
Method of Payment As Agreed
Whether Refundable No
Payment To Landlord

Real Estate Security Deposit

Estimated Amount $2,500 - $6,000
When Due As Incurred
Method of Payment As Agreed
Whether Refundable No
Payment To Landlord

Leasehold Improvements3

Estimated Amount $100,000 - $175,000
When Due As Incurred
Method of Payment As Agreed
Whether Refundable No
Payment To Outside Suppliers

Furniture, Fixtures, Equipment, Signs4

Estimated Amount $70,000 - $145,000
When Due As Incurred
Method of Payment As Agreed
Whether Refundable No
Payment To Outside Suppliers

Architect

Estimated Amount $5,000 - $10,000
When Due As Incurred
Method of Payment As Agreed
Whether Refundable No
Payment To Architect

Office Equipment5

Estimated Amount $2,500
When Due As Incurred
Method of Payment As Agreed
Whether Refundable No
Payment To Outside Suppliers

Utility Deposits6

Estimated Amount $1,000 - $2,000
When Due As Incurred
Method of Payment As Agreed
Whether Refundable Yes
Payment To Utility Companies

Opening Inventory & Supplies7

Estimated Amount $6,000
When Due As Incurred
Method of Payment As Agreed
Whether Refundable No
Payment To Designated & Approved Suppliers

Grand Opening Marketing8

Estimated Amount $5,000
When Due As Incurred
Method of Payment As Incurred
Whether Refundable No
Payment To Advertising Sources

Training Expenses (Out-of-pocket cost for 2 people)

Estimated Amount $6,000 - $10,000
When Due As Incurred
Method of Payment As Incurred
Whether Refundable No
Payment To Third Parties

Insurance9

Estimated Amount $4,500 - $9,500
When Due As Incurred
Method of Payment As Incurred
Whether Refundable No
Payment To Insurance Company

Misc Expenses10

Estimated Amount $2,000 - $10,000
When Due As Incurred
Method of Payment As Incurred
Whether Refundable No
Payment To Advisors and others

Additional Funds - 3 Months11

Estimated Amount $2,000 - $10,000
When Due As Incurred
Method of Payment As Incurred
Whether Refundable No
Payment To Advisors and others

Total Estimated Initial Investment (excluding real estate purchase costs)

Estimated Amount $305,500 - $487,500
When Due As Incurred
Method of Payment As Incurred
Whether Refundable No
Payment To Advisors and others

Ongoing

Estimated Amount Royalties - 6%
Advertising - 4.5%
When Due Weekly
Method of Payment Bank Transfer
Whether Refundable No
Payment To Franchisor (Jimmy John's Franchise, LLC)
Name of Expenditure
Estimated Amount
When Due
Method of Payment
Whether Refundable
Payment To
Initial Franchise Fee 1 $35,000 Upon signing the Franchise Agreement &, if applicable, Development Rights Rider Lump Sum Check or Cash Partially refundable under certain circumstances (see Item 5) Franchisor (Jimmy John's Franchise, LLC)
Real Estate/Rent2 (1 Month) $2,500 - $8,000 As Incurred As Agreed No Landlord
Real Estate Security Deposit $2,500 - $6,000 As Incurred As Agreed No Landlord
Leasehold Improvements3 $100,000 - $175,000 As Incurred As Agreed No Outside Suppliers
Furniture, Fixtures, Equipment, Signs4 $70,000 - $145,000 As Incurred As Agreed No Outside Suppliers
Architect $5,000 - $10,000 As Incurred As Agreed No Architect
Office Equipment5 $2,500 As Incurred As Agreed No Outside Suppliers
Utility Deposits6 $1,000 - $2,000 As Incurred As Agreed Yes Utility Companies
Opening Inventory & Supplies7 $6,000 As Incurred As Agreed No Designated & Approved Suppliers
Grand Opening Marketing8 $5,000 As Incurred As Incurred No Advertising Sources
Training Expenses (Out-of-pocket cost for 2 people) $6,000 - $10,000 As Incurred As Incurred No Third Parties
Insurance9 $4,500 - $9,500 As Incurred As Incurred No Insurance Company
Misc Expenses10 $2,000 - $10,000 As Incurred As Incurred No Advisors and others
Additional Funds - 3 Months11 $2,000 - $10,000 As Incurred As Incurred No Advisors and others
Total Estimated Initial Investment (excluding real estate purchase costs) $305,500 - $487,500 As Incurred As Incurred No Advisors and others
Ongoing Royalties - 6%
Advertising - 4.5%
Weekly Bank Transfer No Franchisor (Jimmy John's Franchise, LLC)

How do I get started?

  1. 1.

    Franchise candidate receives and reviews the Jimmy John's franchise information and promptly returns the completed confidential application to the Jimmy John's corporate office.

  2. 2.

    Franchise development representative reviews application.

  3. 3.

    An appointment is set with qualified candidate to visit Jimmy John's corporate office, where the candidate will then be disclosed with our current Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD).