PJ’s Coffee Franchise
Investment Information

Potential Is Brewing

If you already understand how much of an impact our coffee has on the communities we serve both domestically and abroad, you’ll know we’re excited about your interest in becoming a part of it. Below you’ll find information about our various franchise opportunities, investment tiers, and franchisee characteristics we look for.

Financial Requirements

PJ’s requires a minimum of $75K – $100K in liquid capital and a net worth minimum of $300K for a single unit. Credit worthiness, favorable debt to income ratio, and secondary sources of income are also considered when determining eligibility.

Initial investment ranges for a single unit:

  • Type of Expenditure
    Low
    High
  • Initial Franchise Fee
    $20,000
    $30,000
  • Real Estate Lease for Premises
    $7,500
    $12,500
  • Furniture Fixtures & Equipment
    $50,000
    $150,000
  • Opening Advertising
    $5,000
    $5,000
  • Travel and living expenses while training
    $3,500
    $7,000
  • Insurance
    $2,400
    $5,000
  • Various Deposits, Licenses & Permits
    $1,000
    $3,500
  • Opening Inventory
    $9,000
    $12,000
  • Signage
    $4,000
    $18,000
  • Leasehold Improvements
    $50,000
    $270,000
  • Small Wares
    $3,000
    $5,000
  • POS System & Computer
    $1,500
    $5,500
  • Legal & Organizational Fees
    $2,500
    $5,000
  • Construction Drawings
    $1,500
    $10,000
  • Additional Funds
    $27,500
    $27,500
  • Total
    $188,400
    $566,000

Investment Tiers

  • Traditional / Full Service

    A larger scaled PJ's with a full service menu offering located within a strip mall or free-standing building likely featuring a drive-thru.

    • Size: 1,000sqft - 2,200sqft
    • Initial Franchise Fee: $30K
    • Initial Investment: $300k - $527k
    Holding Coffee Cup
  • Non-Traditional / Limited Service

    A smaller scaled PJ's possibly with a limited menu offering located within another business - College/University Campuses, Healthcare Facilities, Hotels, Government Facilities, Military Bases, Airports, Shopping Malls, Etc.

    • Size: 500sqft - 1,000sqft
    • Initial Franchise Fee: $20K
    • Initial Investment: $185k - $300k
    Holding Coffee Cup
  • Multi-Unit Option Agreements

    PJ's offers opportunities to enter into a Multi-Unit Option Agreement to develop multiple PJ's over a specified development schedule in a designated market.

    • 3 Units Initial Fee: $65k
    • 5 Units Initial Fee: $100k
    • Total Investment: Varies depending on the number of PJ's developed
  • Master Franchise Agreements

    PJ's offers opportunities to International Franchisees to enter into a Master Franchise Agreement to develop multiple PJ's over a specified development schedule in a designated country or countries.

    • Initial Master Franchise Fee: $250k minimum (Varies depending on size of country or countries)
    • Total Investment: Varies depending on the number of PJ's developed
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Franchisee Characteristics

Our team is looking for franchisees who are passionate about the gourmet coffee industry and recognize our desire to grow as a domestic and international company.

We love that our franchisees are:

  • Aligned with our core values
  • Motivated to be successful
  • Committed to being actively involved
  • Knowledgeable about or experienced with franchising
  • Able to work within the framework of a proven system

If you believe in the PJ’s Coffee brand and want to help us share our tradition with other local communities, we have the resources to help you become a successful franchisee. The real question is: Do you have what it takes?

Call our coffee franchise development team at (985) 718-1404 to get started.
We look forward to helping you achieve your personal and professional goals

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