Firehouse Subs
#59 Franchise 500| Subs

Firehouse Subs
Subs

About
Founded

1994

Franchising Since

1995 (25 Years)

Corporate Address

12735 Gran Bay Pkwy., #150
Jacksonville, FL 32258

CEO

Don Fox

Parent Company

Firehouse of America LLC

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$160,583 - $995,985

Net-worth Requirement

$300,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$80,000 - $150,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$20,000 - $20,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

3-5%

Financing Options

Firehouse Subs has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives

10% off first-unit franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

336 hours

Classroom Training:

35 hours

Additional Training:

Training restaurant

Number of Employees Required to Run:

18

Firehouse Subs is ranked #59 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
Brothers Chris and Robin Sorensen, both former firefighters, opened their first Firehouse Subs restaurant in Jacksonville, Florida, in 1994, and began franchising the concept just a year later. Each Firehouse Subs franchise is decorated with firefighting memorabilia and artwork, with a menu that features hot and cold subs and salads.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $160,583 High - $995,985
Units
+3.4%+39 UNITS (1 Year) +16.7%+168 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: Canada

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