How Much Does a McDonald's Franchise Cost?

"How Much Does a McDonald's Franchise Cost?" The McDonald's Corporation requires a minimum of $250,000 of non-borrowed personal resources to consider you for a franchise. In other words you need $250,000 cash on hand to just start the discussion process with McDonald's. If you have $250,000 available read on...

Most McDonald's franchisees enter the McDonald's System by purchasing an existing restaurant, either from McDonald's or from a McDonald's Owner/Operator. A small number of new operators enter the System by purchasing a new restaurant. In most cases McDonald's provides the land and building to run the McDonald's franchise. The franchisee pays rent to McDonald's for use of the land and building. This is different from many other food franchises, which do not typically own all the land on which their restaurants are located.

McDonald's is looking for individuals with the ability to manage finances, motivate & train people, have the willingness to complete a comprehensive training program and their devote full time to operating the restaurant. If you feel you have these qualities McDonald's may be right for you.

If you are new to franchising, we suggest you speak with a franchise consultant about your goals before jumping into any franchise opportunity.

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