Sandwich Franchise Cost & Qualifications

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How Much Does a Sandwich Franchise Cost with Penn Station?

There’s never been a better time to join Penn Station East Coast Subs, and our brand is actively expanding with a large number of exciting territories available! We’re looking for people passionate about our brand and dedicated to providing a great customer experience.

Minimum Franchise Qualifications

  • Net Worth of $500,000 and $300,000 unencumbered liquid assets.
  • A dedicated Managing Owner with a minimum of 10% ownership. The Managing Owner must live in or near the market where the restaurant(s) will be located.

Initial Investment Per Restaurant

Franchisees can expect their total Penn Station sandwich franchise cost to be between $507,500 to $858,750 per restaurant. This includes the initial franchise fee, development fee, and other costs associated with each restaurant.

  •  Site Development Fee: $3,500 per territory
  • Initial Franchise Fee: $25,000
  •  Store Construction: $227,000 to $324,000*
  • Other costs such as equipment, inventory, and licenses (Item 7 of our Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) lists estimated initial investment costs.)

Ongoing Fee Structure

  • Royalty Fee: 0%-8% (to reflect potential incentive plan eligibility.)**
  • National Advertising Fee: 2% of net sales (up to 4%).
  • Local Marketing Co-Op: Varies by Market

These are the minimum franchise qualifications, requirements, and costs and do not guarantee approval for a franchise. Please see our current Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) for full information on a Penn Station sandwich franchise cost, fees, unit financial performance, and your estimated initial investment, including unit build-out costs.

* Based on amounts reported to us by franchisees in 2023.

**Under certain circumstances, some franchisees may be eligible for a 0% royalty rate for limited periods.



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