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What are my costs?

WHAT ARE MY COSTS?

What are my costs?

Breaking down the cost to open a sandwich shop with Erbert and Gerbert’s, in both traditional and non-traditional locations

What are my costs?

Wondering about the cost to open a sandwich shop with Erbert and Gerbert’s? A single traditional outlet ranges between $191,014 – $381,535, and a single non-traditional outlet ranges from only $28,750 – $107,000. Below, you can find a chart from Item 7 of our 2017 Franchise Disclosure Document detailing the estimated initial investment. For more details on costs and earning potential, fill out the form on this page to request a full copy of our FDD.

Estimated Initial Investment

Single Outlet (Traditional Location)

Type of ExpenditureAmountMethod of PaymentWhen DueTo Whom Payment is to be Made
Initial Franchise Fee$30,000 Lump SumAt signing of Franchise AgreementCompany
Leasehold Improvements$50,000 - $145,000 Lump SumBefore OpeningSuppliers
Lease Payment and Security Deposit$5,000 - $12,000 As IncurredAs ArrangedLandlord
Travel and Living Expenses for You and Your Manager During Training$1,500 - $4,200 As IncurredDuring TrainingEmployees, Airlines, Hotels and Restaurants
Insurance Premiums - 3 Months$2,000 - $3,500 As IncurredAs ArrangedInsurance Companies
Opening Inventory of Supplies, Food and Beverages $3,000 - $5,000 Supplier TermsAs ArrangedSuppliers
Uniforms, Small Wares, Office Supplies, Menus and Other Printed Materials $6,000 - $8,000 Supplier TermsAs ArrangedSuppliers
Exterior Signage and Interior Decor$10,000 - $18,000 Lump SumBefore OpeningSuppliers
Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment $40,000 - $85,000 Lump SumBefore OpeningSuppliers
Computer Systems$8,014 - $10,335 Supplier TermsAs ArrangedSuppliers
Professional Services$2,500 - $5,000 As IncurredAs ArrangedAttorneys, Accountants and other Professionals
Architectural/Design Services$8,500 - $10,500 As IncurredAs ArrangedDesignated Suppliers, Architects, Designers
Miscellaneous Licenses, Deposits and Permits $2,500 - $5,000 As IncurredBefore Opening or Otherwise as ArrangedLandlord, Utilities, Government Agencies
Grand Opening Advertising and Promotion$10,000 As IncurredAs Incurred within 60 days of opening of your Franchised BusinessSuppliers
Additional Funds - 3 Months$15,000 - $30,000 As IncurredAs IncurredCompany, Employees, Suppliers and Utilities
Total Estimated Initial Investment$191,014 - $381,535

Non-Traditional Location Outlet

Type of ExpenditureAmountMethod of PaymentWhen DueTo Whom Payment is to be Made
Initial Franchise Fee$5,000 Lump SumAt signing of Franchise AgreementCompany
Initial Advertising Fee$500Lump SumAt signing of Franchise AgreementCompany
Leasehold Improvements$0 - $25,000 Lump SumBefore OpeningSuppliers or Landlord
Travel and Living Expenses for your Key Operator During Training$1,000 - $2,500 As IncurredDuring TrainingEmployees, Airlines, Hotels and Restaurants
Opening Inventory of Supplies, Food and Beverages $1,000 - $3,000 Supplier TermsAs ArrangedSuppliers
Uniforms, Small Wares, Office Supplies, Menus and Other Printed Materials $500 - $2,500 Supplier TermsAs ArrangedCompany and Suppliers
Signage$1,250 - $4,000 Lump SumBefore OpeningCompany and Suppliers
Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment$15,000 - $55,000 Lump SumBefore OpeningSuppliers
Insurance Premiums Ð 3 Months$2,000 - $3,500 As IncurredAs ArrangedSuppliers
Professional Services$2,500 - $5,000 As IncurredAs ArrangedAttorneys, Accountants and other Professionals
Grand Opening Advertising and Promotion$0 - $1,000 As IncurredAs Incurred within 60 days of opening of your Franchised BusinessSuppliers
Additional Funds - Three Months$0 - $2,000 As IncurredAs IncurredCompany, Employees, Suppliers and Utilities
Total Estimated Initial Investment$28,750 - $107,000

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