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Industry

Food and Beverage

Category

Pizza

Works with Franchise Brokers

Yes

Year of Founding

2015

Fees

Marketing Fee

1%

Royalty Fee

6%

Franchise Fee

$38,500-$38,500

Investment Range

$281K-$758K

Location units

Total U.S. Locations

18

U.S. Franchised Units

17

U.S. Corporate Units

1

Headquarters (City)

San Antonio

Other

Item 19 - Franchise Financials

No

E-2 Visa Eligibility

No

Started Offering Franchises

2015

Issuance of FDD Data

03/30/2019

Key Indicators

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Franchise Payback Period (Years)

Owner Salary / Compensation

Average Unit Volume (AUV)

Franchise Cost

$281K-$758K

Franchise Fee

$38,500-$38,500

What to know about Urban Bricks franchise?

The franchise that we offer is for an Urban Bricks Pizza / Urban Bricks Kitchen quick-service restaurant featuring and serving freshly made-to-order personalized artisanal pizza, salads, menu items, and deserts for on-premises dining, carryout, and delivery under the Urban Bricks Pizza name and marks (each, a "Franchised Business" or "Restaurant"). The franchise that they offer also includes the right to use a trading name, service mark, and logo (the "Urban Bricks Marks") in connection with the Franchised Business and the services ancillary thereto. This franchise agreement (the "Agreement") grants you the exclusive right and license during the term to operate a Franchised Business at a location they approve under this Agreement within a specified territory. You will find that their franchise is services-based. They provide opportunities for those who want to serve fresh, made-to-order artisanal pizza, salads, menu items, and desserts in their quick-service restaurant.

Urban Bricks is based in San Antonio, TX. Scroll down to learn more!

How much does a Urban Bricks franchise cost?

Are you wondering how much is a Urban Bricks franchise? Before starting a Urban Bricks 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 Urban Bricks franchise is $281,000 and can go all the way up to $757,750. Keep in mind, you should also allocate additional funds to live off of while the Urban Bricks 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 Urban Bricks franchisees to understand the true cost of opening the franchise and how long it takes to: 1) start a Urban Bricks business 2) pass break even 3) hit significant income.

After (and if) you pass the point of earning significant income from your Urban Bricks 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 2 5 0 7
2017 7 4 0 11
2018 11 9 3 17

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How much does a Urban Bricks franchise owner make?

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

Urban Bricks unfortunately does not disclose financials on how much Urban Bricks franchise owners make. This means they do not disclose sales or earnings for franchisees operating in the U.S.

Every franchisor is required by law to disclose income statements and balance sheets for how the franchisor is performing but not for the franchisee level. Unfortunately, Urban Bricks does not make it easy to understand franchisee financial performance. This can be seen as a red flag and it is important to be that much more diligent in your conversations with Urban Bricks franchisees. Do note that Urban Bricks is not alone as about 40% of franchises do not disclose franchisee financial performance.

At Vetted Biz, we suggest you to speak with 5 to 10 Urban Bricks franchisees to understand how much money they are making from their Urban Bricks business.

You should also speak to former Urban Bricks franchisees to understand why they left the system. Did they sell their Urban Bricks at a profit? Were they forced to close their Urban Bricks franchise down because it kept losing money?

What is the Urban Bricks franchise fee?

Owning a Urban Bricks franchise requires 6% royalty fee and 1% 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 Urban Bricks Franchise Disclosure Document

Keep in mind, there is also an initial Urban Bricks franchise fee of $38,500 that is included in the initial investment amount of $281,000 to $757,750. Depending on the franchise agreement you sign, you might have to pay the full franchise fee again if you decide to extend the Urban Bricks franchise relationship. Consult with a licensed franchise attorney to understand exactly what you receive for paying the Urban Bricks franchise fee of $38,500.

Visit the Urban Bricks 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 Urban Bricks founded?

Urban Bricks started offering franchises in 2015. Urban Bricks was founded 7 years ago in 2015.

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 Urban Bricks locations are in the U.S.?

As of 2019, there were 17 locations across the U.S. There are also 1 corporate locations. Most Food and Beverage franchises like Urban Bricks have more franchised locations than corporate locations.

How many Urban Bricks franchises opened over the past few years?

Over the prior 3 years we have data for, Urban Bricks has opened 18 outlets throughout the U.S. Visit the Urban Bricks metrics tab to explore how the openings compare to other Food and Beverage franchises.

How many Urban Bricks franchises closed over the past few years?

Over the prior 3 years we have data for, Urban Bricks has closed 3 outlets throughout the U.S

Visit the Urban Bricks metrics tab to explore how the openings compare to other Food and Beverage franchises.

Is Urban Bricks growing? Are they opening more locations than they are closing?

The net unit growth rate for Urban Bricks over the past 3 years is 750%. Over the last year we have data for, Urban Bricks had a net unit growth rate of 55%.

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

Is Urban Bricks franchise eligible for an SBA Loan?

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

Urban Bricks franchise was assigned the SBA Franchise ID of S1851 on 10/01/2017. This DOES NOT mean the SBA endorses this franchise. The SBA Franchise Directory will only include business models like Urban Bricks 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 Urban Bricks a franchise in the United States?

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

What is the Urban Bricks Franchise for Sale Rate?

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

Urban Bricks franchise for sale rate over the past 3 years is 11%. Over the last year we have data for, Urban Bricks had a franchise for sale rate of 0%.

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

What is the Urban Bricks Franchise Failure Rate?

Urban Bricks 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!

Urban Bricks failure rate over the past 3 years is 18%. Over the last year we have data for, Urban Bricks had a franchise failure rate of 18%.

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

How can I find out more details on Urban Bricks franchise?

Visit the Urban Bricks 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

Urban Bricks

$519,375

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Royalty Fee

The median royalty fee from the Franchise Disclosure Document

Urban Bricks

6%

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Franchise Fee Midpoint

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

Urban Bricks

$38,500

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Item 19 – Financial Performance Representations

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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

Yes

Year of Founding

2015

Fees

Marketing Fee

1%

Royalty Fee

6%

Franchise Fee

$38,500-$38,500

Investment Range

$281K-$758K

Location units

Total U.S. Locations

18

U.S. Franchised Units

17

U.S. Corporate Units

1

Headquarters (City)

San Antonio

Other

Item 19 - Franchise Financials

No

E-2 Visa Eligibility

No

Started Offering Franchises

2015

Issuance of FDD Data

03/30/2019

Detailed Franchise metrics for Urban Bricks

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

Urban Bricks

0%

750%

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Franchise for Sale Rate

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

 

1 year

3 years

Urban Bricks

NA

11%

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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

Urban Bricks

NA

18%

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Business details

Website

Business email

f**********@urbanbricks.com

Mailing address

10 Dominion Drive Bldg. 2, Suite 2101

State headquarters

Texas

Contact Name

Urban Bricks

Phone

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

City

San Antonio

Zip code

78257
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