Sonic Item 7 – Traditional

Type of Expenditure Estimated Low (USD) Estimated High (USD)
Franchise Fee $45,000 $45,000
Payroll $56,000 $137,500
Training, travel and Living
Expenses while Training
$5,000 $33,500
A-Team Trainers $48,000 $92,000
Advertising Funds $2,000 $5,000
Beginning Inventory $30,000 $140,000
Security Deposits, impact fees for
utilities, utility deposits, business
license and other prepaid
expenses
$2,000 $250,000
Insurance Premiums $10,000 $20,000
Additional Funds
(Three Months)
$5,000 $25,000
Miscellaneous Pre-Opening Costs $5,000 $58,300
Land Variable Variable
Building and Site Work $750,000 2,300,000
Restaurant Equipment $175,000 $260,000
Point of Sale System (POS) and Digital Menu Housings (POPS) $84,200 $136,400
Sonic Sign $25,000 $35,000
TOTAL ESTIMATED INITIAL INVESTMENT
(excluding land costs)
$1,242,200 $3,537,700
Optional - Indoor Seating $125,000 $220,000