Surf City Squeeze
#488

Initial Investment

LOW: $77,600
HIGH: $286,750

Change in Units

-6.4% -7 UNITS (1 Year)
-13.6% -15 UNITS (3 Years)

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Company Profile

Founded

1988

Franchising Since

1994 (22 Years)

Corporate Address

9311 E. Via De Ventura Scottsdale, AZ 85258

CEO

Michael Serruya

Parent Company

Kahala Franchising LLC

About Surf City Squeeze

In 1988, tri-athlete Kevin Blackwell and his wife Kathryn started the smoothie and juice bar store that would later be known as Surf City Squeeze. In 1994, Blackwell began franchising Surf City Squeeze.

He later developed other quick-service franchise brands, all of which would be organized under parent company Kahala, named for his favorite beach in Hawaii. Kahala also franchises Cold Stone Creamery, Blimpie, TacoTime, Samurai Sam's, The Great Steak & Potato Co., Rollerz, Frullati, Ranch1, NrGize and Cereality.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$77,600 - $286,750

Net-worth Requirement

$250,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$100,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$30,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%+

Ad Royalty Fee

1%

Financing Options

Surf City Squeeze has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment

Veteran Incentives


20% off franchise fee

Franchise 500® Rank History

Highest Rank: 162

Lowest Rank: 488

Units (Locations)

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

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: 2 weeks

Training at headquarters: 1 week

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

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
National Media

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 5

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Updated: May 13th, 2016

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