B.C. Pizza

The B.C. Pizza franchise is a gourmet pizza franchisor that was established in 1988 by brothers Chris and Wayne Nelson. They wanted to open a gourmet pizza business. Since it was founded, the brand expanded to more than 30 locations across the country. B.C. Pizza has a reputation for its “Hometown Handmade Gourmet” pizza that is built on using fresh ingredients. As a franchisee, you benefit from low startup costs, a proven system, and great support and training. Customers can't get enough of the brand's appetizers and salads, subs, grinders and wraps,  pasta, calzones, and more. Ideal candidates have leadership skills and a passion for customer service. 

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B.C. Pizza Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2023

Background

Americans eat more pizza than any other food category. Who doesn't love a fresh slice of pizza? A regional pizza franchisor to consider investing in is B.C. Pizza. The pizza brand was established in 1988 in Bayone City, Mich., by brothers Chris and Wayne Nelson. The idea behind the business was to establish a gourmet pizza shop. The brothers experimented in their mother’s kitchen to develop unique recipes for tastes that would bring customers back time and time again. As a franchisee, your investment in the pizza franchisor comes with:

  • An exclusive territory, which decreases your competition 
  • Site selection and lease negotiation
  • Interior layout and planning assistance
  • An initial Franchise Training Program
  • Grand Opening Assistance for your BC Pizza location
  • Ongoing In-Field Operations Support and Training Updates
  • A BC Pizza Operations Manual
  • Use of the BC Pizza name, marks and systems 

You can expect an initial investment that ranges between $118,000 - $422,000, which includes a franchise fee of $20,000. The royalty rate is 3.5%. As a franchisee, you can appreciate that the brand gives back to the community. To help the community, BC Pizza has the Slice Out Hunger campaign that assists the food insecure in communities by giving them slices of pizza. As a franchisee, you benefit from low startup costs, a proven system, and great support and training. Customers can't get enough of the brand's appetizers and salads, subs, grinders and wraps, pasta, calzones, and more. Ideal candidates have leadership skills and a passion for customer service. You don't need prior business experience to succeed. 

Company Details

Headquarters: Boyne City, MI
Canada: No
International: No
Founded: 1988
First franchise: 1995
Absentee: Yes
Mobile/home-based: No
B2B: No
Exclusive territory: Yes

Support and Training Offered By B.C. Pizza

You'll be trained in one of the brand's locations where you’ll learn the operations and management methods. Then the leadership team will come to your restaurant to help you train your staff and open for business. You will also be provided with an exclusive territory, a built-in fan base, site selection and buildout assistance, and more. 

2023 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a B.C. Pizza Franchise.

What does a B.C. Pizza Franchise Cost?

B.C. Pizza franchise fees for 2023:

Initial investment: $118,000 - $422,000
Franchise Fee: $20,000
Royality fee: 3.5%
Net Worth Requirement: $300,000 - $500,000
Cash Requirement: $50,000 - $150,000
Third-party financing: Yes

Is B.C. Pizza a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. B.C. Pizza is not a semi absentee franchise. The owner of the franchise (the franchisee) is expected to be involved in all aspects of day-to-day operations.

Is B.C. Pizza a Home Based franchise?

No. B.C. Pizza is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do B.C. Pizza Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much B.C. Pizza franchisees make. B.C. Pizza offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Does B.C. Pizza Offer a Veteran Discount?

No. B.C. Pizza franchise does not offer a veteran discount.

Is B.C. Pizza Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. B.C. Pizza franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is B.C. Pizza Looking for International franchisees?

No. B.C. Pizza franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Food & Restaurants

Number of Units Open

20-50 UNITS

Cash Required

$50,000 - $100,000

Passive Franchise

No

Home Based Franchise

No

Item 19 Franchise

Yes

Veteran Discount

No

B2B

No

Franchise Opportunities in Canada

No

International Franchise Opportunities

No

B.C. Pizza Franchises for Sale

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