Bahama Buck's

The Bahama Buck's franchise offers shaved ice that comes in over 100 different original flavors and toppings. As a franchise owner with the brand, you are passionate about customer service, serving the community, and shaved ice. It was founded by Blake Buchanan in 1990 when he opened the first Bahama Buck's franchise in Lubbock, Texas. He was inspired to open the business when he didn't want a job that involved flipping burgers or mowing lawns. He built the location himself by enlisting the help of three generations of people from his family. The location was also staffed by his friends form college. 

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Background

Shaved ice and other frozen desserts are big business in the U.S. Annually, Americans consume about 23 pounds of ice cream and other frozen desserts. If you are looking to capitalize on the popularity of shaved ice while also giving back to the community, the Bahama Buck's franchise could be for you. The brand offers shaved ice that comes in over 100 different original flavors and toppings. It was founded by Buchanan in 1990 when he opened the first Bahama Buck's franchise in Lubbock, Texas. He was inspired to open the business when he didn't want a job that involved flipping burgers or mowing lawns. He built the location himself by enlisting the help of three generations of people from his family. The location was also staffed by his friends form college. Since franchising in 1993, the franchise has expanded to over 100 locations across the U.S. 
The franchise will also provide you with support and training. Franchise owners can expect a compressive training program that will provide you with all the information you need to run the business well. You will also enjoy marketing and advertising support, site selection assistance, and ongoing support after the grand opening of your location. This award-wining franchise has been recognized as a #1 tropical themed dessert shop in the nation. Those who are interested in becoming a franchise owner with Bahama Buck's should be passionate about shaved ice, serving the community, and providing a quality product.  To give back to the community, the franchise has an educational advancement program that is called Buck's Encouraging Education Program.

Company Details

Headquarters: Lubbock, Texas
Founded: 1990
First franchise: 1993  
International: No
Canada: No
Exclusive territory: Yes 
Total # of units: 100+

Support and Training Offered By Bahama Buck's

In terms of support and training, franchise owners can expect a compressive training program that will provide you with all the information you need to run the business well. You will also enjoy marketing and advertising support, site selection assistance, and ongoing support after the grand opening of your location. 

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Bahama Buck's Franchise.

What does a Bahama Buck's Franchise Cost?

Bahama Buck's franchise fees for 2022:

Royalty Fee: 6%
Cash Requirement: $100,000
Net Worth Requirement: $950,000
Initial Franchise Fee: $34,500
Initial Investment: $308,700 - $966,338
Third-party financing: Yes

Is Bahama Buck's a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

Yes. Bahama Buck's is a semi absentee franchise and allows passive ownership. A semi-absentee franchise is a business you could start and run while still maintaining a job or other obligation.

Is Bahama Buck's a Home Based franchise?

No. Bahama Buck's is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Bahama Buck's Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Bahama Buck's franchisees make. Bahama Buck's offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Is Bahama Buck's Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Bahama Buck's franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Bahama Buck's Looking for International franchisees?

No. Bahama Buck's franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Frozen Yogurt / Ice Cream

Number of Units Open

100+ UNITS

Cash Required

$100,000 - $250,000

Passive Franchise

Yes

Home Based Franchise

No

Item 19 Franchise

Yes

B2B

No

Franchise Opportunities in Canada

No

International Franchise Opportunities

No

Bahama Buck's Franchises for Sale

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