AFC/Doctors Express

AFC/Doctors Express

#291

Initial Investment

LOW: $807,500
HIGH: $1,434,500

Change in Units

+10.6% +9 UNITS (1 Year)
+18.8% +16 UNITS (3 Years)

Promoted Opportunities

Company Profile

Founded

2005

Franchising Since

2008 (8 Years)

Corporate Address

3700 Cahaba Beach Rd. Birmingham, AL 35242

CEO

Bruce Irwin

Parent Company

American Family Care

About AFC/Doctors Express

Doctors Express was founded in 2005 by Dr. Scott Burger, a board-certified emergency-room doctor. The company began franchising in 2008. Each location offers urgent-care services, including treatment for acute illnesses and non-life-threatening injuries, minor surgical care, x-ray and laboratory services, travel vaccinations and pharmacy services.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$807,500 - $1,434,500

Net-worth Requirement

$1,200,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$550,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$55,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

1%

Financing Options

AFC/Doctors Express has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
startup costs, equipment, inventory

Franchise 500® Rank History

Highest Rank: 247

Lowest Rank: 405

* Not all years were ranked

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: 1 week

Training at headquarters: 1 week

Additional Training: At master locations

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Security
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
Regional Media
National Media

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 8

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Updated: October 1st, 2015

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