Built Custom Burgers

The Built Custom Burgers franchise is a fast-casual concept that serves "build your own" fries, burgers, and shakes meals. It's similar to The Counter franchise and is known for its stance for antibiotic- and hormone-free, 100% beef, all natural chicken and veggie burgers. This is an attractive franchise opportunity because the corporate team will provide you with the support and training that you need to run the business successfully. The brand also incentivizes veteran ownership by discounting the initial franchise fee. The franchise understands how well veterans do in the industry. If you want to invest in a feel good business and become a great part of the community, then Built Custom Burgers could be for you.

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Built Custom Burgers Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


You can't go wrong by opening a burger franchise. If you are looking to invest in an emerging burger franchise that offers a quality product, then the Built Custom Burgers franchise could be for you. The brand is the fast-casual version of The Counter franchise and provides customers with the ability to build their own meal with the brand's fries, shakes, and burgers. Built Custom Burgers is known for its stance on for antibiotic- and hormone-free, 100% beef, all natural chicken and veggie burgers. The corporate team will provide you with with all of the support and training that you need to run the business properly. This makes the franchise attractive to prospective candidates. It was founded in 2013 and began franchising a year later in 2014. Since that time, it has grown to several locations around the U.S. and a location in Canada. States with locations are Florida, California, and Arizona. 
The brand also serves sides, such as tots, sweet potatoes, and fries. The brand's burgers are made fresh from 11 ingredients that are grilled to order and are hand-formed. The brand's franchise system is made up of Built franchisees who operate their own individual franchise business. There are also Built licensees who have a license to use the brand's name. These franchisees and licensees are independent third-parties. There are also corporate-owned locations. The average location is usually 2,000 square feet in size, and franchise owners can expect an initial investment that ranges between  $432,500 - $881,500. The franchise fee is $30,000 and a net worth of $800,000 - $2,000,000 is required to open a location. There are also third-party financing options, and veterans are incentivized to invest in the brand with a discount on the franchise fee. 

Company Details

Corporate headquarters: Scottsdale, Arizona
Founded: 2013
First franchise: 2014 
Canada: Yes
International: No 
B2B: No 
Exclusive Territory: No 
Licensing agreement: Yes
Business Opportunity: Yes
Exclusive Territory: No  

Support and Training Offered By Built Custom Burgers

In terms of support and training, franchise owners can expect an initial training program that will consist of classroom and on-the-job instruction. During this time, you will learn everything that you need to know about running the business. This includes marketing, sales, and more. The brand will also provide you with build-out and site selection assistance, and the support and training will be ongoing. 

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Built Custom Burgers Franchise.

What does a Built Custom Burgers Franchise Cost?

Built Custom Burgers franchise fees for 2024:

Veterans Incentive: Yes
Royalty fee: 5%
Third-Party Financing: Yes
Initial Investment: $432,500 - $881,500
Initial Franchise Fee: $30,000
Cash Requirement: $200,000 - $2,000,000
Net Worth Requirement: $800,000 - $2,000,000

Is Built Custom Burgers a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Built Custom Burgers 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 Built Custom Burgers a Home Based franchise?

No. Built Custom Burgers is not a home based franchise opportunity.

Is Built Custom Burgers Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

Yes. Built Custom Burgers franchise is looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Built Custom Burgers Looking for International franchisees?

No. Built Custom Burgers franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see Built Custom Burgers's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

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