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Low Cost Food Franchises for Sale

Low Cost Food Franchises for Sale

Low-Cost Food Franchises for Sale are ideal for the entrepreneur that is looking for someone else to take the initial risk, build out a unit and then pass his diamond in the rough on to a new restaurant buyer.  We Sell Restaurants specializes in finding these turnaround opportunities or low-cost food franchises for sale that feature amazing brand names and sell for just pennies of the invested dollars.
 
Consider that building even a sandwich shop from the ground up can result in investment from a restaurant buyer ranging from $350,000 to $700,000 depending on the brand, amount of equipment, square footage, and the build-out.  Low-cost food franchises for sale like the ones featured on this page have the advantage of someone else making the large upfront cost to build out the store and then selling it for pennies on the dollar.
 
Business brokers specializing in restaurants at We Sell Restaurants prefer the “buy it” versus “build it” approach to restaurant growth.  You can acquire quality locations, outstanding opportunities, and a variety of brands from our inventory of low-cost food franchises for sale.  Best of all, they are turnkey and you can be in business tomorrow.
 
The first owner spent the time waiting to go to market while he worked on finding a location, hiring a contractor, dealing with the permitting and building.  He did all the heavy lifting.  With the assistance of a qualified restaurant broker, all a new buyer must do is capitalize on the inventory of low-cost food franchises for sale offered across nearly every brand in the country and acquire the locations netting a substantial discount.
 
Our book, Appetite for Acquisition, refers to the ability to buy it versus build it in an entire chapter dedicated to the idea the low-cost food franchises for sale are a better option than starting from the ground up. Here are the reasons we cited.
 
Control over costs. The single largest cause of failure for restaurant startups is lack of capital. The capital burn rate increases exponentially when a skilled restaurant professional attempts to turn into a building contractor or project manager overnight simply because the project is an eatery. Acquiring low-cost food franchises for sale means you know the purchase price, you know the current results, and you can calculate the break-even point and when you will be profitable. 
 
Unless you are a general contractor who happens to swing a hammer as successfully as you filet a swordfish, starting a restaurant from scratch will take far longer to build and cost much more than you ever imagined. Any would-be restaurant owner considering a build-out has only to watch one episode of the popular real estate “flip” shows on cable TV to imagine the issues.
 
You negotiate a great lease with three months of free rent, but construction permitting takes four months and rent begins before you open the doors. The special-order light fixtures that feature antlers for your steakhouse are delayed, and an electrical inspection turns into a four-week work stoppage.
 
Purchasing an operating restaurant eliminates these issues. The cost to acquire one of these low-cost food franchises for sale is fixed. That means your capital goes into covering expenses in the critical first few months. You are focused on growing market share through marketing and advertising instead of starting undercapitalized and without money for basics, like payroll and food.
 
What we have seen in years of selling restaurants are countless owners that believe they can build from the ground up and save money. Once they get into the project, they begin ordering the best, moving walls, changing their minds, and generally driving construction costs through the roof. Open and operating second-generation low-cost food franchises will always be cheaper.
 
Time to market is another reason the purchase of low-cost food franchises for sale beats building a new unit on your own.  Time is money in every business. Your great restaurant idea can be operating tomorrow with the purchase of an existing concept. Compare that to six to nine months to permit, build, and open a restaurant from scratch. You can be serving your first sandwich tomorrow to existing customers instead of waiting an average of seven months to open the doors.
 
Yet another reason to focus on low-cost food franchises for sale instead of starting from the ground up is the existing sales volume.  Existing units may not be profitable, but they will have some base of business. Any new restaurant must build the initial dollar of sales volume and every dollar thereafter incrementally.
 
The first $100,000 of sales volume is the toughest to achieve. Without the expense and time spent building from scratch, you can implement marketing plans and operational changes to drive the existing sales line higher at low-cost food franchises for sale that you acquire.  Starting from zero sales is a daunting task no matter how well known you are as a chef or how many customers you believe will visit your store.
 
Risk management is yet another reason to focus on low-cost food franchises for sale like the ones offered here. We are told by many buyers that they want a franchise because there is “less risk.” That is a true statement when viewed against independent startups. One well-known study of the restaurant industry conducted by H.G. Parsa, an Ohio State University hospitality management professor, looked at restaurant industry failure rates. He analyzed health department records for around 2,400 independent and chain restaurants in Columbus, Ohio, between 1996 and 1999. His findings showed franchises had a slight advantage with 43% of the chain restaurants still operating after three years. Why buy the risk in a startup scenario when open and operating low-cost food franchises are available with a track record of sales, an established business model and may only need marketing or operational changes to flourish.
 
The path to restaurant ownership is often a straight line with the purchase of existing low-cost food franchises like the ones we represent.  Whether you are buying someone else’s success or failure, you are buying more certainty than starting from the ground up.
 
You are busy hiring the best staff instead of tracking plumbing orders. You are focused on developing a focused digital marketing campaign and catering strategy instead of calling the painter that failed to show. Though there is no guarantee, an existing location delivers historical sales, a defined and customer-tested menu, existing operation methods, and in some instances, existing cash flow.
 
Any cash flow can be improved upon even that of low-cost food franchises that are underwater today. Even a restaurant failing in its current state represents a bargain for the new owner if you can understand and adjust for the mistakes in operation. If a restaurant is succeeding, you’ve purchased a quick path to the lucrative restaurant business without burning your capital. Acquiring low-cost food franchises for sale by an existing owner is like shopping at the sale rack of your favorite store.  You are going to find some great bargains. 
 
Ready to look at low-cost food franchises for sale?  Check out the restaurant for sale listings online at WeSellRestaurants.com.  Each listing is open and operating today and you can be in business tomorrow.
 

Low Cost Food Franchises for Sale

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$693,000 in Sales at this Marco's Pizza Franchise for Sale in Dallas Market

$693,000 in Sales at this Marco's Pizza Franchise for Sale in Dallas Market

Listing Id:9475 Lease Term:Expires 2024 wi.. Monthly Rent$4068.20, Sq.ft.1400,
Turn-key Marcos Pizza Franchise for Sale Priced to Sell in Dallas Market

Turn-key Marcos Pizza Franchise for Sale Priced to Sell in Dallas Market

Listing Id:9474 Lease Term:Expires in 2028.. Monthly Rent$4828.50, Sq.ft.1800,
Texas Restaurant for Sale is a Winner - Call Today! Earnings of $50,000

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Listing Id:9461 Lease Term:Expires 2024 wi.. Monthly Rent$4619, Sq.ft.1759,

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Just $249,000 Package of TWO CiCi's Pizza Franchises for Sale in Georgia

Just $249,000 Package of TWO CiCi's Pizza Franchises for Sale in Georgia

Listing Id:9459 Lease Term:Expires 2028 wi.. Monthly Rent$5400, 7200, Sq.ft.4500, 4700,

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Fully Equipped Ice Cream Franchise for Sale South of Atlanta Simple Concept

Fully Equipped Ice Cream Franchise for Sale South of Atlanta Simple Concept

Listing Id:9439 Lease Term:Expires in 2034.. Monthly Rent$4071.65, Sq.ft.1187,

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Franchise Cafe and Deli for Sale in Downtown Fort Worth

Listing Id:9372 Lease Term:2 years left on.. Monthly Rent$1500, Sq.ft.3200,
Franchise Pizza Restaurant for Sale in San Antonio, TX ! Turn - Key!

Franchise Pizza Restaurant for Sale in San Antonio, TX ! Turn - Key!

Listing Id:9332 Lease Term:January 2025 Monthly Rent$6333.00, Sq.ft.1250,

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Earn $24,000 at Texas Auntie Anne's Franchise for Sale- Semi-Absentee Owner

Earn $24,000 at Texas Auntie Anne's Franchise for Sale- Semi-Absentee Owner

Listing Id:9305 Lease Term:Valid through M.. Monthly Rent$1075, Sq.ft.300,

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$497,000 in Sales Firehouse Subs Franchise for Sale  in Houston Area

$497,000 in Sales Firehouse Subs Franchise for Sale in Houston Area

Listing Id:9097 Lease Term:Expires 2027 Monthly Rent$6816.09, Sq.ft.1840,
Incredible Price on This Houston Area Firehouse Subs Franchise for Sale

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Listing Id:9095 Lease Term:Expires 2023 wi.. Monthly Rent$5469.00, Sq.ft.2550,
Limited Investment for Sandwich Franchise for Sale in Winter Haven

Limited Investment for Sandwich Franchise for Sale in Winter Haven

Listing Id:9057 Lease Term:Expires 2026 wi.. Monthly Rent$3850, Sq.ft.1600,

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Just $75,000 for this BBQ Franchise for Sale in the HOT Dallas market

Just $75,000 for this BBQ Franchise for Sale in the HOT Dallas market

Listing Id:9055 Lease Term:Valid through M.. Monthly Rent$8700, Sq.ft.2600,
TWO Cafe-Franchise Sandwich Shops for Sale Office Building Metro Atlanta

TWO Cafe-Franchise Sandwich Shops for Sale Office Building Metro Atlanta

Listing Id:9048 Lease Term:December 2023 /.. Monthly Rent$6437,6500, Sq.ft.4500 ,2500,
Existing Ice Cream Business Franchise for Sale in Vero Beach, Fl

Existing Ice Cream Business Franchise for Sale in Vero Beach, Fl

Listing Id:9046 Lease Term:Expires 2023 wi.. Monthly Rent$2100, Sq.ft.1100,
Franchise Seafood Restaurant for Sale in Rutherford County, TN!

Franchise Seafood Restaurant for Sale in Rutherford County, TN!

Listing Id:9016 Lease Term:February 2029 Monthly Rent$3419.00, Sq.ft.1600,
Sub Franchise for Sale with over Half a Million in Revenue-with Drive Thru

Sub Franchise for Sale with over Half a Million in Revenue-with Drive Thru

Listing Id:8953 Lease Term:Valid through A.. Monthly Rent$8694.20, Sq.ft.1800,
Wichita Sub Franchise for Sale with Revenue of over $430,000!

Wichita Sub Franchise for Sale with Revenue of over $430,000!

Listing Id:8925 Lease Term:Valid through D.. Monthly Rent$3460, Sq.ft.1900,
Cupcake and Ice Cream Shop For Sale!  Make an offer today!

Cupcake and Ice Cream Shop For Sale! Make an offer today!

Listing Id:8915 Lease Term:expires May 202.. Monthly Rent$3250, Sq.ft.1300,
Louisiana Sandwich Franchise for Sale Priced At Just $50,000

Louisiana Sandwich Franchise for Sale Priced At Just $50,000

Listing Id:8891 Lease Term:Valid through D.. Monthly Rent$5134.84, Sq.ft.1750,
Auntie Anne's Pretzel Franchise for Sale - Make an Offer!

Auntie Anne's Pretzel Franchise for Sale - Make an Offer!

Listing Id:8826 Lease Term:April 30, 2024 Monthly Rent$8% of Sales, Sq.ft.416,
Food Franchise for Sale with over A Quarter of a Million in Revenue!

Food Franchise for Sale with over A Quarter of a Million in Revenue!

Listing Id:8796 Lease Term:Valid through M.. Monthly Rent$3611.25, Sq.ft.1926,
Smoothie King Franchise for Sale - Ready for a New Owner!

Smoothie King Franchise for Sale - Ready for a New Owner!

Listing Id:8775 Lease Term:Valid through A.. Monthly Rent$3078, Sq.ft.1300,
Sub Franchise for Sale - Turnkey and Ready for New Owner!

Sub Franchise for Sale - Turnkey and Ready for New Owner!

Listing Id:8771 Lease Term:Valid through J.. Monthly Rent$6108.00, Sq.ft.1400,
Sub Franchise for Sale - Fully Equipped. Ready for New Owner!

Sub Franchise for Sale - Fully Equipped. Ready for New Owner!

Listing Id:8758 Lease Term:Valid through A.. Monthly Rent$4900, Sq.ft.1500,
Sub Franchise for Sale with Sales $600,000!

Sub Franchise for Sale with Sales $600,000!

Listing Id:8739 Lease Term:Valid through S.. Monthly Rent$5533.00, Sq.ft.1600,
Franchise for Sale in Madison Alabama - Four for the Price of One!

Franchise for Sale in Madison Alabama - Four for the Price of One!

Listing Id:8586 Lease Term:Up for renewal .. Monthly Rent$4460.36, Sq.ft.1400,
Subway Franchise for Sale in Shelby Township, Michigan

Subway Franchise for Sale in Shelby Township, Michigan

Listing Id:8536 Lease Term:Valid thorugh O.. Monthly Rent$2186.38, Sq.ft.1150,
Only $20,000!  Pizza Restaurant for Sale in Waco, TX.

Only $20,000! Pizza Restaurant for Sale in Waco, TX.

Listing Id:7679 Lease Term:expires August .. Monthly Rent$6896, Sq.ft.3000,
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