Cottage Inn Pizza

Pizza
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Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$216K - $785K
Units as of 2023
54 Increase 3.8% over 3 years

Company Overview

About Cottage Inn Pizza

Industry Food
Related Categories Pizza, Italian Restaurants
Founded 1948
Leadership George Michos, CEO
Corporate Address 4390 Concourse Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Social Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, TikTok

Business Overview

Franchising Since 1986 (38 years)
# of employees at HQ 30
Where seeking

This company is offering new franchises in the following US states: Michigan, Ohio

# of Units 54 (as of 2023)

Information for Franchisees

Here's what you need to know if you're interested in opening a Cottage Inn Pizza 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 Information Circle
$25,000 - $30,000
Initial Investment Information Circle
$216,000 - $785,000
Net Worth Requirement Information Circle
$250,000
Cash Requirement Information Circle
$100,000
Veteran Incentives Information Circle
10% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee Information Circle
5%-6%
Ad Royalty Fee Information Circle
3%
Term of Agreement Information Circle
10 years
Is franchise term renewable? Yes
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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 240 hours
Classroom Training 6 hours
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Ad Templates
Regional Advertising
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? Information Circle
No
Can this franchise be run part time? Information Circle
No
# of employees required to run 15
Are exclusive territories available? Information Circle
Yes
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Updated: December 12th, 2022