Pizza 9

The Pizza 9 franchise is a New Mexico-based pizza chain. The brand was founded by Hasan Aslami in 2008 and began franchising a year later. Since its founding, the pizza franchise has expended to more than than a dozen locations in the U.S. and Sweeden. Franchises benefit from a proven business model and should be passionate about customer service. Franchisees also benefit from the brand's secret recipes, cooperative advertising, and power buying. In terms of the initial investment, it ranges between $74,080 - $398,980, which includes a one-time initial franchise fee of $18,500. To incentivize veteran ownership, military personnel are given a discount of $8,500 off the initial franchisee fee.


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Pizza 9 Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


Pizza is one of the most popular fast-food options. Millions of Americans eat it at least once a week. A concept to consider is Pizza 9. Founder and CEO Hasan "Hass" Aslami established the brand in 2008. Aslmami spent most of his career operating restaurants and developed a love for the pizza business and franchising. After spending time living in Chicago, Hass and his business partner and Pizza 9 President Behrad "Rod" Etemadi brought a Chicago Style Pizza concept to the Land of Enchantment. Together, they opened the first Pizza 9 restaurant in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The following year, they sold their first franchise and have continued selling Pizza 9 Franchises with locations now open across New Mexico. Franchisees benefit from a simple business model and feel-good, in-demand product. In terms of the initial investment, it ranges between $74,080 - $398,980, which includes a one-time initial franchise fee of $18,500. To incentivize veteran ownership, military personnel are given a discount of $8,500 off the initial franchisee fee.
Since you'll be provided with support and training, you don't need prior business experience. In terms of support and training, you can expect an initial training program that's broken down into on-the-job and classroom training. During this time, you'll learn everything you need to know about running the brand. This includes marketing and adverting, food prep, hiring, and more. You will also receive site selection, grand opening and social media support. Support and training are ongoing. In addition to Chicago-style pizza, the pizza franchise's menu includes salads, hot sandwiches, pasta, calzones, pizza rolls, desserts, and more. 

Company Details

In terms of support and training, you can expect an initial training program that's broken down into on-the-job and classroom training. During this time, you'll learn everything you need to know about running the brand. This includes marketing and adverting, food prep, hiring, and more. You will also receive grand opening and social media support. Support and training are ongoing.  

Support and Training Offered By Pizza 9

Headquarters: Albuquerque, NM 87109
Canada: No
Intenational: Yes
B2B: No
Absentee: No
Exclusive territory: Yes
Founded: 2008
First franchise: 2009 

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Pizza 9 Franchise.

What does a Pizza 9 Franchise Cost?

Pizza 9 franchise fees for 2024:

Net Worth Requirement: $250,000 - $1,000,000
Cash Requirement: $100,000 - $350,000
Veteran Incentives: $8,500 off franchise fee
Initial Franchise Fee: $18,500
Initial Investment: $74,080 - $398,980
Royalty Fee: 5.5%

Is Pizza 9 a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Pizza 9 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 Pizza 9 a Home Based franchise?

No. Pizza 9 is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Pizza 9 Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Pizza 9 franchisees make. Pizza 9 offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Does Pizza 9 Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Pizza 9 franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Is Pizza 9 Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Pizza 9 franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Pizza 9 Looking for International franchisees?

Yes. Pizza 9 franchise is looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see Pizza 9's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

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Additional Information

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Food & Restaurants

Number of Units Open


Cash Required

$100,000 - $250,000

Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


Pizza 9 Franchises for Sale

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