Biggby Coffee

The Biggby Coffee franchise is a specialty coffee shop that strives to provide great coffee and a place for communities to come together. It was founded by Bob Fish and Mary Roszel in Lansing, Michigan, in 1994. Since it began franchising in 1999, the brand has grown to over 260 locations across 13 states in the Midwest and Southeast of the U.S. All of its locations are franchise operated because they are focused on making the brand a part of whatever community they are in. This is an attractive franchise opportunity for prospective franchise owners because the franchise developed business models for every setting. These include high-end strip centers, freestanding buildings, and non-traditional locations, such as hospitals, travel plazas, airports, and college campuses. Look into becoming a Biggby Coffee franchise owner today. 

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Background

Coffee is one of the world's most beloved and important commodities. The coffee shop industry is worth  $47.5 billion. If you are looking to get your piece of this billion dollar industry, then the Biggby Coffee franchise could be for you. it is a specialty coffee shop that strives to provide great coffee and a place for communities to come together. It was founded by Bob Fish and Mary Roszel in Lansing, Michigan, in 1994. Since it began franchising in 1999, the brand has grown to over 260 locations across 13 states in the Midwest and Southeast of the U.S. All of its locations are franchise operated because they are focused on making the brand a part of whatever community they are in. Bob Fish and Mary Roszel  teamed with Michael McFall to form Global Orange Development and begin franchising. In 2007, the company's name was changed to Biggby Coffee, and all existing franchises were converted to the new brand. 
This is an attractive franchise opportunity for prospective franchise owners because the franchise developed business models for every setting. These include high-end strip centers, freestanding buildings, and non-traditional locations, such as hospitals, travel plazas, airports, and college campuses. The brand recently came out with BCubed, a location model that takes up the equivalent of eight parking spaces and is a drive-thru and walk-up model that is designed to serve the customer on-the-go. Addiotnally, the coffee franchise is heavily involved in communities and is part of the VetFran Program, which helps veterans get franchise opportunities. Look into becoming a Biggby Coffee franchise owner today. 

Company Details

Headquarters: East Lansing, Michigan 
Founded: 1994
First franchise: 1999
Canada: No
International: No 
Total # of units: 262

Support and Training Offered By Biggby Coffee

In terms of support and training, franchise owners can expect assistance with site selection and buildout; initial hands-on training for several days at the franchise's corporate headquarters; marketing support; and ongoing support after the location's opening.   

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Biggby Coffee Franchise.

What does a Biggby Coffee Franchise Cost?

Biggby Coffee franchise fees for 2022:

Financing options: Yes
Veterans incentive: Yes; 50% off initial franchise fee 
Royalty fee: 6% 
Initial Franchise Fee: $20,000
Initial Investment: $202,450 - $418,700

Is Biggby Coffee a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

Yes. Biggby Coffee 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 Biggby Coffee a Home Based franchise?

No. Biggby Coffee is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Biggby Coffee Franchise Owners Make?

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

Does Biggby Coffee Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Biggby Coffee franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Is Biggby Coffee Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Biggby Coffee franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Biggby Coffee Looking for International franchisees?

No. Biggby Coffee franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Coffee

Number of Units Open

100+ UNITS

Cash Required

$50,000 - $100,000

Passive Franchise

Yes

Home Based Franchise

No

Item 19 Franchise

Yes

Veteran Discount

No

B2B

No

Franchise Opportunities in Canada

No

International Franchise Opportunities

No

Biggby Coffee Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing Biggby Coffee franchises for sale. We may have Biggby Coffee franchise resales. A franchise resale is an already established franchise owned by a franchisee and the franchisee is looking to sell their franchise.

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