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Industry

Food and Beverage

Category

Pizza

Works with Franchise Brokers

No

Year of Founding

1984

Fees

Marketing Fee

2.25%

Royalty Fee

Varies

Franchise Fee

$30,000-$30,000

Investment Range

$1.14M-$3.95M

Location units

Total U.S. Locations

213

U.S. Franchised Units

207

U.S. Corporate Units

6

Headquarters (City)

Orange City

Other

Item 19 - Franchise Financials

Yes

E-2 Visa Eligibility

No

Started Offering Franchises

1984

Issuance of FDD Data

04/02/2022

Key Indicators

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Franchise Payback Period (Years)

Owner Salary / Compensation

Average Unit Volume (AUV)

Franchise Cost

$1.14M-$3.95M

Franchise Fee

$30,000-$30,000

What to know about Pizza Ranch franchise?

Pizza Ranch is a franchise pizza chain that specializes in pizza and chicken. They offer a wide variety of pizza toppings, as well as a selection of salads, sides, and desserts. Pizza Ranch also offers catering services for events and parties. Pizza Ranch is a franchise pizza chain that specializes in pizza and chicken. They offer a wide variety of pizza toppings, as well as a selection of salads, sides, and desserts. Pizza Ranch also offers catering services for events and parties. Franchises are available in states across the Midwest and Mountain West. Pizza Ranch offers a wide variety of pizza toppings, as well as a selection of salads, sides, and desserts. Their signature product is their Chicken Cream Cheese Pizza, which is made with real cream cheese and chicken breast. Other popular items include the Cowboy Pizza (topped with BBQ sauce, chicken, and onions) and the Pepperoni Punch Pizza (topped with pepperoni

Pizza Ranch is based in Orange City, IA. Scroll down to learn more!

How much does a Pizza Ranch franchise cost?

Are you wondering how much is a Pizza Ranch franchise? Before starting a Pizza Ranch 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 Pizza Ranch franchise is $1,135,500 and can go all the way up to $3,947,500. Keep in mind, you should also allocate additional funds to live off of while the Pizza Ranch 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 Pizza Ranch franchisees to understand the true cost of opening the franchise and how long it takes to: 1) start a Pizza Ranch business 2) pass break even 3) hit significant income.

After (and if) you pass the point of earning significant income from your Pizza Ranch 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 185 8 1 192
2017 192 5 1 195
2018 195 9 5 199
2019 199 6 1 204
2020 204 5 5 204
2021 204 4 1 207

Additional Details

How much does a Pizza Ranch franchise owner make?

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

Pizza Ranch discloses financials at the unit level. In other words, they show how much Pizza Ranch 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 Pizza Ranch franchise. Roughly 60% of franchises disclose financials and it makes the process easier when filtering potential franchise opportunities like Pizza Ranch. Don’t just speak to existing franchisees, call franchisees who have recently left the system and try to find out how much those Pizza Ranch owners were making.

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

What is the Pizza Ranch franchise fee?

Owning a Pizza Ranch franchise requires Varies royalty fee and 2.25% 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 Pizza Ranch Franchise Disclosure Document

Keep in mind, there is also an initial Pizza Ranch franchise fee of $30,000 that is included in the initial investment amount of $1,135,500 to $3,947,500. Depending on the franchise agreement you sign, you might have to pay the full franchise fee again if you decide to extend the Pizza Ranch franchise relationship. Consult with a licensed franchise attorney to understand exactly what you receive for paying the Pizza Ranch franchise fee of $30,000.

Visit the Pizza Ranch 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 Pizza Ranch founded?

Pizza Ranch started offering franchises in 1984. Pizza Ranch was founded 38 years ago in 1984.

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 Pizza Ranch locations are in the U.S.?

As of 2022, there were 207 locations across the U.S. There are also 6 corporate locations. Most Food and Beverage franchises like Pizza Ranch have more franchised locations than corporate locations.

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

Over the prior 3 years we have data for, Pizza Ranch has opened 15 outlets throughout the U.S. Visit the Pizza Ranch metrics tab to explore how the openings compare to other Food and Beverage franchises.

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

Over the prior 3 years we have data for, Pizza Ranch has closed 7 outlets throughout the U.S

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

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

The net unit growth rate for Pizza Ranch over the past 3 years is 4%. Over the last year we have data for, Pizza Ranch had a net unit growth rate of 1%.

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

Is Pizza Ranch franchise eligible for an SBA Loan?

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

Pizza Ranch franchise was assigned the SBA Franchise ID of S1317 on 10/01/2017. This DOES NOT mean the SBA endorses this franchise. The SBA Franchise Directory will only include business models like Pizza Ranch 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 Pizza Ranch a franchise in the United States?

According to the SBA, Pizza Ranch 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 Pizza Ranch provides you with an FDD if you are in discussion to buy a Pizza Ranch.

What is the Pizza Ranch Franchise for Sale Rate?

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

Pizza Ranch franchise for sale rate over the past 3 years is 16%. Over the last year we have data for, Pizza Ranch had a franchise for sale rate of 6%.

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

What is the Pizza Ranch Franchise Failure Rate?

Pizza Ranch 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!

Pizza Ranch failure rate over the past 3 years is 3%. Over the last year we have data for, Pizza Ranch had a franchise failure rate of 0%.

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

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

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

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Investment Midpoint

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

Pizza Ranch

$2,541,500

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Royalty Fee

The median royalty fee from the Franchise Disclosure Document

Pizza Ranch

Varies

Industry median

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Franchise Fee Midpoint

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

Pizza Ranch

$30,000

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Item 19 – Financial Performance Representations

Historical financial performance representations

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Franchise Financials

Franchisor company financial information and financial performance representations, if disclosed by the franchisor.

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General

Industry

Food and Beverage

Category

Pizza

Works with Franchise Brokers

No

Year of Founding

1984

Fees

Marketing Fee

2.25%

Royalty Fee

Varies

Franchise Fee

$30,000-$30,000

Investment Range

$1.14M-$3.95M

Location units

Total U.S. Locations

213

U.S. Franchised Units

207

U.S. Corporate Units

6

Headquarters (City)

Orange City

Other

Item 19 - Franchise Financials

Yes

E-2 Visa Eligibility

No

Started Offering Franchises

1984

Issuance of FDD Data

04/02/2022

Detailed Franchise metrics for Pizza Ranch

Detailed Franchise Metrics are metrics calculated and reviewed by Vetted Biz. You can find the available metrics for Pizza Ranch 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

Pizza Ranch

0%

4%

Industry median

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Franchise for Sale Rate

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

 

1 year

3 years

Pizza Ranch

6%

16%

Industry median

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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

Pizza Ranch

0%

3%

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Business details

Website

https://pizzaranchfranchise.com/

Business email

f********@pizzaranch.com

Mailing address

204 19 th Street SE

State headquarters

Iowa

Contact Name

Pizza Ranch

Phone

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

City

Orange City

Zip code

51041
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