Southern Grounds

The Southern Grounds franchise is a coffee business on a mission to nourish and inspire communities. The coffee ground is passionate about reducing waste while providing communities with healthy products that nourish their bodies. Customers can't get enough of Southern Grounds' expresso and coffee drinks. These include Americanos, Macchiatos, Cappuccinos, Nitro Cold Brew, and more. The brand was established in 2016 and began offering franchises in 2022. As a franchisee, you benefit from the franchisor's experience and training. You can also give back to the community by donating a portion of your proceeds to a charitable organization every quarter. Available markets are in the southern part of the U.S. 

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Southern Grounds

Southern Grounds Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2023

Background

Millions of Americans wake up with a cup of joe on a daily basis. This strong demand for java makes the coffee industry the billion dollar juggernaut that it is. Need inspiration for a coffee franchise to invest in? Consider Southern Grounds. The Southern Grounds franchise is a coffee business that is on a mission to nourish and inspire communities. As a franchisee, you can appreciate the franchisor's dedication to producing great products while also being aware of its carbon footprint. To disrupt the coffee industry, Southern Grounds challenges the way that coffee houses are supplied by reducing plastic consumption. Additionally, the coffee franchise also demands sustainable farming practices from suppliers and reduced environmental impact from vendors. To put its money where its mouth is, Southern Grounds has implemented green building products in its building and interior design. With several successful locations across Florida, the coffee franchise is looking to expand with franchise partners. As a franchisee, you benefit from a proven model, support and training, and multiple streams of revenue including online orders and gift cards. 
In terms of support and training, you can expect an initial training program that details everything that you need to know about running the business properly. This includes the brand's culture, hiring, food preparation, marketing and advertising, and more. This support and training are ongoing. You can also give back to the community through Southern Grounds' Charitable Giving Program. Every quarter, Southern Grounds franchise locations donate 5% of sales to an organization that they've partnered with in the charitable giving program. 

Company Details

Headquarters: Jacksonville, FL 32207
First franchise: 2022
Founded: 2016
Interantional: No
Canada:  No
Absentee: No
Home-based/mobile: No
Exclusive territory: Yes
B2B: No

 

Support and Training Offered By Southern Grounds

You can expect an initial training program that details everything that you need to know about running the business properly. This includes the brand's culture, hiring, food preparation, marketing and advertising, and more. This support and training are ongoing.

2023 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Southern Grounds Franchise.

What does a Southern Grounds Franchise Cost?

Southern Grounds franchise fees for 2023:

Net Worth Requirement: $500,000 - $1,000,000
Initial Franchise Fee: $25,000 - $40,000
Cash Requirement: $500,000 - $1,000,000
Royalty Fee: 6%
Initial Investment: $456,500 - $999,500

Is Southern Grounds a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Southern Grounds 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 Southern Grounds a Home Based franchise?

No. Southern Grounds is not a home based franchise opportunity.

Is Southern Grounds Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Southern Grounds franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Southern Grounds Looking for International franchisees?

No. Southern Grounds franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Coffee

Number of Units Open

LESS THAN 20 UNITS

Cash Required

$100,000 - $250,000

Passive Franchise

No

Home Based Franchise

No

B2B

No

Franchise Opportunities in Canada

No

International Franchise Opportunities

No

Southern Grounds Franchises for Sale

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