Initial Investment for Buying a Franchise

Owning your own Sunny Street Café® is attainable.

Our very specific startup blueprint and very unique business structure allows the initial investment of a Sunny Street Cafe franchise to be intensely lower compared to other fast-casual dining chains.

  • We operate in neighborhood shopping centers compared to freestanding structures.
  • A strategy that avoids significant up front real estate investments.
  • And results in lower overhead and operating costs.

Our specific startup strategy in combination with the ease of a half-day business model and a culture craving experiences and fast-casual restaurants with character… has owning a Sunny Street Franchise both highly desirable and quite doable, for almost anyone.

Change your life. Build something of your own. Invest your time, finances & future into something that’s growing fast.

Here’s a quick look at the breakdown of starting a Sunny Street Cafe restaurant of your own. We’ll be a support every step of the way, including finding easy ways for you to accomplish this kickoff.

Initial Franchise Fee – $35,000
Leasehold Improvements – $240,000 – $510,000
Equipment Package, Furnishings, Fixtures, Signage – $282,000 – $320,000
Opening Inventory – $12,000 – $15,000
Grand Opening Advertising – $5000 – $8000
Training Expenses – $2,000 – $3,000
Liability and Property Insurance – $3,000 – $5,000
Catering Van – $0 – $4,000
Misc – $4,000 – $6,000
3 months Operating Expenses – $15,000 – $50,000
Total $598,000 – $956,000

*** Disclaimer: These are estimated costs. A full breakdown of expenses can be found in the Franchise Disclosure Document.

*** Franchise Fee Details

Franchise fee, single unit – $35,000
Franchise fee, tripod (three units) – $87,500
Area Representative (20 unit minimum) – $10,000 X number of units
Royalty – 5.25% of gross sales
Marketing – 0.5% of gross sales

*Costs subject to change; full list can only be found in Sunny Street Café® Franchise Disclosure Document.