Investing in a Papa Murphy's Franchise

Papa Murphy’s franchisees are typically former loyal customers that fell in love with the product but they also share some common traits that are crucial in achieving success:

  • Having a passion about creating a culture that serves their community
  • Outgoing personality and a positive attitude about business & life
  • Recognize the value of a proven system
  • Committed to handle the day-to-day operations in a full-time role
  • Providing top-notch customer service and working with a staff dedicated in doing the same

The Financial Basics:

  • Initial investment ranges from $279,455 to $492,861
  • Minimum liquid assets of $80,000
  • Minimum net worth of $275,000

There are several investment options available to fit the needs of each unique candidate.  For a list of the options and the qualifying criteria, click here to learn the details.

The initial investment may vary depending on numerous factors, including the condition of the premises, the amount of construction performed by the landlord and geographic areas to name a few. The estimated initial franchise investment of our pizza franchise breaks down as follows:

Papa Murphy's Franchise Cost Low High
Initial Franchise Fee $25,000 $25,000
Lease & Utilities Deposit & Payment $2,500 $6,000
Leasehold Improvements $70,000 $153,000
Signs $5,000 $10,000
Stamped Architectural Drawings $4,200 $6,950
 Site Surveys $2,000 $2,750
Opening Package $115,000 $163,500
Inventory $5,000 $7,000
Miscellaneous Development Service Fees $0  $1,270
Initial Advertising Fees & Expenses – 6 months $30,000 $30,000
Franchise Premises Rent – 3 months $3,600 $18,356
Materials & Supplies $500 $2,000
Training Fees (PMI Enterprise Solution Training) $400 $400
Phase 2 and Phase 3 Training $0 $500 
Travel & Living Expenses While Training (Phase 1-4) $3,880 $11,860
Employee Training $500 $1,500
Insurance – 3 Months $375 $1,175
Bookkeeping/Payroll Service – 3 months $1,500 $1,600
Additional Funds, Working Capital, and Miscellaneous Expenses – 3 months $10,000 $50,000
Total Estimated Initial Investment $279,455 $492,861

 *Please refer to Papa Murphy’s March 2016 Franchise Disclosure Document in Item 7 for more detail.

We do not provide in-house financing but we can offer a list of preferred third party finance lenders.

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