Investment

Affordable Investment, Great Returns

To qualify as a Wingstop franchisee, we require a minimum net worth of $1,200,000, of which $600,000 must be liquid. There is also a 3 store minimum requirement for development. Some markets require a higher minimum depending on market evaluation. We require multi-unit restaurant management / development experience. Franchise ownership preferred.

Actual or Estimate LowActual or Estimate High
Initial Fees
Development Fee
Franchise Fee
$10,000.00
$20,000.00
Security Deposits$0$10,000
Site Survey Fees$2,500.00$2,500.00
Architect and Engineering Fees$7,800$14,400
Permit Expeditor$1,200.00$2,500.00
Professional Fees$1,500.00$4,000.00
Leasehold Improvements$140,723$324,887
Business Operating Permits$3,000.00$5,500.00
Décor Package$5,261.00$9,835
Furniture, Fixtures, Audio/Visual System, Equipment and Smallwares$97,731$122,570
Point of Sale Register, Hardware and Software$22,250.00$30,250.00
Signs$7,125$17,850
Phone System$1,725 $2,000.00
Opening Inventory$10,000.00$15,000.00
Opening Publicity and Promotions$5,000.00$15,000.00
Additional Funds$25,000.00$35,000.00
Total *Total does not include real estate lease costs.$340,815.00$631,292.00
Actual or Estimate LowActual or Estimate High
Initial Fees
Development Fee
Franchise Fee
$10,000.00
$20,000.00
Security Deposits
$0$10,000
Site Survey Fees
$2,500.00$2,500.00
Architect and Engineering Fees
$7,800$14,400
Permit Expeditor
$1,200.00$2,500.00
Professional Fees
$1,500.00$4,000.00
Leasehold Improvements
$140,723$324,887
Business Operating Permits
$3,000.00$5,500.00
Décor Package
$5,261.00$9,835
Furniture, Fixtures, Audio/Visual System, Equipment and Smallwares
$97,731$122,570
Point of Sale Register, Hardware and Software
$22,250.00$30,250.00
Signs
$7,125$17,850
Phone System
$1,725 $2,000.00
Opening Inventory
$10,000.00$15,000.00
Opening Publicity and Promotions
$5,000.00$15,000.00
Additional Funds
$25,000.00$35,000.00
Total *Total does not include real estate lease costs.
$340,815.00$631,292.00

This information is not intended as an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, a franchise. It is for information purposes only. Currently, the following states regulate the offer and sale of franchises: California, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin. If you are a resident of or want to locate a franchise in one of these states, we will not offer you a franchise unless or until we have complied with applicable pre-sale registration and disclosure requirements in your state.