Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

Dine-in theaters
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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$9.1M - $21.5M
Units as of 2019
40 60.0% over 3 years

Company Overview

About Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

Industry
Food
Founded
1997
Leadership
Tim League, Founder and CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2003 (18 years)
# of employees at HQ
223
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

# of Units
40 (as of 2019)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
612A E. 6th St.
Austin, TX 78701

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Alamo Drafthouse Cinema franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$125,000
Initial Investment
$9,052,500 - $21,482,500
Net Worth Requirement
$5,000,000
Cash Requirement
$3,000,000
Royalty Fee
5%
Ad Royalty Fee
0.5%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
Varies
Classroom Training
Varies
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Grand Opening
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Marketing Support
Ad Templates
National Media
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
Yes
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
Are exclusive territories available?
No

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: February 8th, 2021