• Here's what it costs to open a McDonald's restaurant

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    McDonald's franchisees must make an initial investment of between $1 million and $2.2 million.
    McDonald's charges a $45,000 franchisee fee and an ongoing monthly service fee equal to 4% of gross sales.
    Franchisees must also pay rent to the company, which is a percentage of monthly sales.
    Owning a McDonald's franchise can be a lucrative business, but it requires a lot of cash.
    The average McDonald's restaurant generates $2.6 million in sales annually, making it the fifth-highest-grossing chain in the US by sales per unit behind Chick-fil-A, according to QSR magazine .
    But to open a single...
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