Start-Up Costs


Start-Up Costs


Your investment into your future begins here. We breakdown the costs and fees to get you started into the exciting Gravity family.

We want every owner to succeed. Based on our experience, we believe that the owners most likely to thrive meet the minimum financial requirements listed below. A solid financial foundation is one of the building blocks for a successful franchise. We want to see longevity in each franchise.

Below we also list some estimated start-up costs to get the franchise up and rolling to give you as much transparency on what to expect.



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Financial Requirements

3+ Units $1,000,000 $5,000,000

Estimated Initial Investement for a Gravity Coffee Franchise. Costs are laid out to detail both high and low sums based on averages and can vary somewhat depending on the market in which development takes place.

Type of Expenditure Amount
Low High
Initial Franchise Fee $54,900 $54,900
Rent (first three
month’s) and Lease Security Deposit
$14,000 $44,000
Permitting and Design $10,000 $50,000
Building Construction $150,000 $500,000
Optional Site Selection Services $0 $20,000
Construction Management Services $0 $35,000
Site Work $5,000 $500,000
Kitchen, Restaurant and Bar Furnishings, Fixtures, and Equipment $105,000 $250,000
Signs and Exterior $16,000 $50,560
Information Systems, including POS System $21,975 $24,835
Back Office Furniture, Equipment and Supplies $1,500 $2,500
Smallwares $4,400 $7,700
Opening Inventory and Supplies $5,000 $20,000
Travel Expenses for Initial Training, IT Installation, and Opening Assistance $6,900 $21,600
Security Deposits (Other than Lease), Utility Deposits, Business License $700 $3,000
Grand Opening Promotion $12,000 $15,000
Professional Services $2,500 $10,000
Insurance – Three  Months $1,800 $3,000
Additional Funds- Three  Months $20,000 $60,000
Total $431,675 $1,672,095


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