General

Industry

Food and Beverage

Category

Pizza

SBA Identifier

S0225

Year of Founding

2011

Fees

Marketing Fee

2%

Royalty Fee

5%

Franchise Fee

$30,000-$30,000

Investment Range

$624K-$1.11M

Location units

Total U.S. Locations

314

U.S. Franchised Units

301

U.S. Corporate Units

13

Headquarters (City)

Pasadena

Other

Item 19 - Franchise Financials

Yes

Financing Availability

-

Started Offering Franchises

2012

Issuance of FDD Data

04/25/2022

What to know about Blaze Pizza franchise?

The franchise offered is for Blaze Pizza restaurants that feature build-your-own, artisan style pizzas that are made to order as well as related food and drink items. We primarily offer franchises for the right to open multiple Blaze Pizza restaurants in a designated area but we may offer single Blaze Pizza restaurant franchises in certain situations.

Blaze Pizza is based in Pasadena, CA. Scroll down to learn more!

How much does a Blaze Pizza franchise cost?

Are you wondering how much is a Blaze Pizza franchise? Before starting a Blaze Pizza franchise, it is important to know the franchise fee, working capital and other costs required to start the business.

The minimum investment amount required to open a Blaze Pizza franchise is $624,400 and can go all the way up to $1,106,500. Keep in mind, you should also allocate additional funds to live off of while the Blaze Pizza business ramps up. This can take as little as 6 months to over 2 years depending on the franchise opportunity. You should speak to at least 5 Blaze Pizza franchisees to understand the true cost of opening the franchise and how long it takes to: 1) start a Blaze Pizza business 2) pass break even 3) hit significant income.

After (and if) you pass the point of earning significant income from your Blaze Pizza franchise, there may be enough margin to hire a day-to-day manager and work less hours in the business.

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Franchise Data

Year Start of Year Units Opened Units Closed End of Year
2016 99 66 2 163
2017 163 63 2 224
2018 224 69 2 290
2019 289 28 11 307
2020 306 18 22 296
2021 296 13 8 301

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How much does a Blaze Pizza franchise owner make?

Blaze Pizza franchise earnings and revenue can vary significantly from one franchisee to another.
The Blaze Pizza franchise owner profits can be influenced by labor costs, lease rates, hours worked as well as other factors.

Blaze Pizza discloses financials at the unit level. In other words, they show how much Blaze Pizza franchisees made in the past. Through analyzing this information available in the metrics tab, it can serve as a good basis to further explore the opportunity or not.

At Vetted Biz, we advise you to speak with 5 to 10 franchisees to understand how much money they are making from the Blaze Pizza franchise. Roughly 60% of franchises disclose financials and it makes the process easier when filtering potential franchise opportunities like Blaze Pizza. Don’t just speak to existing franchisees, call franchisees who have recently left the system and try to find out how much those Blaze Pizza owners were making.

Visit the Blaze Pizza metrics tab to explore the financials for this business.

What is the Blaze Pizza franchise fee?

Owning a Blaze Pizza franchise requires 5% royalty fee and 2% marketing fee. These two expenses represent the main ongoing costs you can expect to pay the franchisor throughout the franchise relationship. There may be other ongoing fees disclosed in the Blaze Pizza Franchise Disclosure Document

Keep in mind, there is also an initial Blaze Pizza franchise fee of $30,000 that is included in the initial investment amount of $624,400 to $1,106,500. Depending on the franchise agreement you sign, you might have to pay the full franchise fee again if you decide to extend the Blaze Pizza franchise relationship. Consult with a licensed franchise attorney to understand exactly what you receive for paying the Blaze Pizza franchise fee of $30,000.

Visit the Blaze Pizza metrics tab to explore the financials for this business, royalty and marketing fees compare to other Food and Beverage franchises. You can also compare these fees for 2,000+ franchises currently offered in the U.S.

When was Blaze Pizza founded?

Blaze Pizza started offering franchises in 2012. Blaze Pizza was founded 11 years ago in 2011.

At Vetted Biz, we recommend franchises have 3-5 corporate locations and 5+ years of experience before offering a franchise. There needs to be proof that the business model works and is replicable before offering the franchise to other!

How many Blaze Pizza locations are in the U.S.?

As of 2022, there were 301 locations across the U.S. There are also 13 corporate locations. Most Food and Beverage franchises like Blaze Pizza have more franchised locations than corporate locations.

How many Blaze Pizza franchises opened over the past few years?

Over the prior 3 years we have data for, Blaze Pizza has opened 59 outlets throughout the U.S. Visit the Blaze Pizza metrics tab to explore how the openings compare to other Food and Beverage franchises.

How many Blaze Pizza franchises closed over the past few years?

Over the prior 3 years we have data for, Blaze Pizza has closed 41 outlets throughout the U.S

Visit the Blaze Pizza metrics tab to explore how the openings compare to other Food and Beverage franchises.

Is Blaze Pizza growing? Are they opening more locations than they are closing?

The net unit growth rate for Blaze Pizza over the past 3 years is 4%. Over the last year we have data for, Blaze Pizza had a net unit growth rate of 2%.

Without a comparison, this number doesn’t mean much. Compare how the Blaze Pizza growth rate compares to 2,000+ other franchises and Industry franchises like Blaze Pizza. More info in the Blaze Pizza metrics tab.

Is Blaze Pizza franchise eligible for an SBA Loan?

Blaze Pizza is eligible for SBA loans including the 7(a) loan. To find out more about the SBA loan program for franchising click here.

Blaze Pizza franchise was assigned the SBA Franchise ID of S0225 on 10/01/2017. This DOES NOT mean the SBA endorses this franchise. The SBA Franchise Directory will only include business models like Blaze Pizza that are reviewed and found eligible under SBA’s affiliation rules and other eligibility criteria. Currently, there are over 7,000 franchise opportunities that the SBA has deemed eligible for SBA financing.

Is Blaze Pizza a franchise in the United States?

According to the SBA, Blaze Pizza meets the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) definition of a franchise. The FTC Franchise Rule requires franchisors to provide all potential franchisees with a disclosure document (FDD) containing 23 items about the franchise, its officers, and other franchisees. Be sure that Blaze Pizza provides you with an FDD if you are in discussion to buy a Blaze Pizza.

What is the Blaze Pizza Franchise for Sale Rate?

The Blaze Pizza systemwide health and franchisee satisfaction can be measured by the Blaze Pizzafranchise for sale rate. The franchise for sale rate is calculated by the percentage of units transferred to new franchisees and reacquired by franchisor.

Blaze Pizza franchise for sale rate over the past 3 years is 9%. Over the last year we have data for, Blaze Pizza had a franchise for sale rate of 3%.

Without a comparison, this number doesn’t mean much. Compare how the Blaze Pizza franchise for sale rate compares to 2,000+ other franchises and Industry franchises like Blaze Pizza. More info in the Blaze Pizza metrics tab.

What is the Blaze Pizza Franchise Failure Rate?

Blaze Pizza franchise failures comprise franchise terminations, franchise non-renewals, and franchises that ceased operations for other reasons. The failure rate is one of the most important franchise metrics to consider when investing in a franchise!

Blaze Pizza failure rate over the past 3 years is 14%. Over the last year we have data for, Blaze Pizza had a franchise failure rate of 3%.

Without a comparison, this number doesn’t mean much. Compare how the Blaze Pizza franchise for sale rate compares to 2,000+ other franchises and Industry franchises like Blaze Pizza. More info in the Blaze Pizza metrics tab.

How can I find out more details on Blaze Pizza franchise?

Visit the Blaze Pizza metrics tab to explore franchise profitability, industry comparables and more. Become a Vetted Member today today for exclusive access on this franchise opportunity!

Investment Midpoint

The average of the low and high range of the investment amounts calculated from the most recently available Franchise Disclosure Document

Blaze Pizza

$865,450

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Royalty Fee

The median royalty fee from the Franchise Disclosure Document

Blaze Pizza

5%

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Franchise Fee Midpoint

Payment that the franchisee must pay to the franchise owner in order to start a franchise.

Blaze Pizza

$30,000

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General

Industry

Food and Beverage

Category

Pizza

SBA Identifier

S0225

Year of Founding

2011

Fees

Marketing Fee

2%

Royalty Fee

5%

Franchise Fee

$30,000-$30,000

Investment Range

$624K-$1.11M

Location units

Total U.S. Locations

314

U.S. Franchised Units

301

U.S. Corporate Units

13

Headquarters (City)

Pasadena

Other

Item 19 - Franchise Financials

Yes

Financing Availability

-

Started Offering Franchises

2012

Issuance of FDD Data

04/25/2022

Detailed Franchise metrics for Blaze Pizza

Detailed Franchise Metrics are metrics calculated and reviewed by Vetted Biz. You can find the available metrics for Blaze Pizza below. “N/A" or Not Applicable results mean that there is not enough data available to compute a precise rate or that the result is not mathematically computable. When results are not mathematically computable, you should pay attention to the absolute values (#) instead of the percentage rate itself.

Growth Rate

The percentage change of total franchise units from one year to the next by franchisor.

 

1 year

3 years

Blaze Pizza

-3%

4%

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Franchise for Sale Rate

The percentage of units transferred to new franchisees and reacquired by franchisor.

 

1 year

3 years

Blaze Pizza

4%

9%

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Net Unit Growth (most recent year)

Net Unit Growth (3 years)

Failure Rate

Franchise failures comprise franchise terminations, franchise non-renewals, and franchises that ceased operations for other reasons.

 

1 year

3 years

Blaze Pizza

4%

14%

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Business details

Company Name

www.blazepizza.com

Business email

**********@******.com

Mailing address

35 N. Lake Avenue, Suite 710

State headquarters

California

Owner Name

Blaze Pizza

Phone

+1 (000) 0********00

City

Pasadena

Zip code

91101
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