As the largest fast food chain, McDonalds is a solid investment and boasts that more than 80% of its units worldwide are franchises.

What Does a McDonald's Franchise Cost?

To buy a franchise with McDonald's, you'll need to have at least $750,000 in liquid capital. Franchisees can expect to make a total investment of $989,352 - $2,217,045. McDonald's charges a franchise fee of $45,000. They also offer financing via 3rd party. *


Financial requirements for this franchise:
Liquid Capital:$750,000
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Total Investment:$989,352 - $2,217,045
What does Total Investment mean?
Franchise Fee:$45,000
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Options available to Franchisees:
Financing:Via 3rd party

Franchisor Details

Facts about this Franchise:
Franchise Units:33,517
Franchising Since:1955

Why McDonalds?

Are you interested in a McDonalds franchise? As the largest fast food chain, the burger franchise giant is a solid investment and boasts that more than 80% of its units worldwide are franchises.

Training & Support

McDonalds offers training at their national headquarters for one week to new franchisees. In addition, on-site training is available as well as ongoing support for purchasing, advertising, operations, and more.

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate for a McDonalds franchise should have experience owning or managing a number of businesses. Prospective franchisees should also have considerable financial resources as the start-up costs are among the largest in the industry.

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Last Updated 6/23/16

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McDonald's is currently accepting inquiries from the following states:

Interested parties should have at least $750,000 in liquid capital to invest.

* This information may have changed since first published. We recommend that you always verify fees, investment amounts, and offers with the business opportunity directly prior to making a decision to invest.