Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea
Coffee, tea, food

Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea
Coffee, tea, food

About
Founded

1993

Franchising Since

2004 (14 Years)

Corporate Address

123 W. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

CEO

Lisa Bee

Parent Company

Sweetwaters Group LLC

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$260,076 - $393,174

Net-worth Requirement

$500,000 - $600,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$120,000 - $125,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$49,500 - $49,500

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

to 1%

Financing Options

Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, payroll

Veteran Incentives

$2,500 off single-unit franchise fee or $10,000 off 3-unit or 5-unit development fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Grand Opening

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

74.24 hours

Classroom Training:

44 hours

Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $260,076 High - $393,174
Units
+14.3%+0 UNITS (1 Year) +40.0%+2 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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