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Financing for Franchise Restaurants
Customizable Solutions for Franchisees
First Franchise Capital™ believes strong relationships with our clients lead to personalized service and customized finance solutions. With our understanding of the business and capital needs unique to the franchise restaurant industry, we have the ability to provide custom financing as little as $200,000 and up to $20,000,000. Our team of specialists deliver a personalized client approach to ensure your satisfaction and success.
Our terms vary depending on the collateral type, but they generally range up to 7 years for equipment (FF&E) secured loans (with up to a 10 year amortization) and up to 10 years for real estate secured loans (with up to a 20 year amortization). We provide development financing for new builds and remodels (real estate owned or leased) with progress payment advances to pay contractor invoices during the project. We offer both fixed and variable rates and our customized loans allow you to secure financing to fit the needs of your business.
We can help you:
- Build new stores
- Acquire stores
- Purchase equipment
- Refinance debt
- Remodel or re-image
- Purchase real estate
- Buyout partners
Why First Franchise Capital?
Our industry expertise, flexible loan structures and in-house loan processing, underwriting and servicing teams allow us to not only meet your financing needs in a timely fashion, but exceed your expectations throughout the life of your loan.
Our loans are tailored to your growth plans and provide you with the opportunity to reach your full potential for the future of your business. First Franchise Capital will be your long term financing partner for the strategic expansion of your business as you grow to the next level.
The First Franchise Capital™ team has a long history of lending to successful restaurant franchisees across the United States. Our Regional Vice Presidents each average 20+ years of experience lending to multi-unit operators. Please contact one of our Regional Vice Presidents today to learn more about financing options.
615 Washington Road Suite 305
Pittsburgh, PA 15228
3060 Lanier Drive
Atlanta, GA 30319
2067 Woodbourne Terrace
Castle Rock, CO 80104
8888 Keystone Crossing, Suite 1700
Indianapolis, IN 46240
550 N. Cedar St.
Shelby, NE 68662
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Restaurant Franchise Events
- Pizza Hut Convention
May 2-4 in San Antonio, TX
- Domino's Worldwide Rally
May 15-17 in Las Vegas, NV
- Dunkin' Brands Lender's Meeting
May 22-23 in Canton, MA
- Denny's Annual Convention
September 17-20 in Las Vegas, NV
- Dunkin' Donuts Convention
September 24-27 in Las Vegas, NV
- Wendy's Convention
September 25-27 in San Antonio, TX
- Hardee's Convention
October 8-10 in Washington D.C.
- National Burger King Meeting
November in TBD
- Restaurant Finance & Development Conference
November 12-14 in Las Vegas, NV
To learn more about financing options for your business, please contact one of our knowledgable experts. We can answer any questions you may have, and suggest the best route for moving forward.
Email us below to begin the conversation.
Christopher Johnson, Burger King®
Nick Hishmeh, Domino’s®
"Working with First Franchise Capital was a very pleasant and smooth experience. My Regional Vice President was knowledgeable of the franchise industry as well as our financial situation, and we built a relationship from the very beginning. I have no complaints with my experience, and I would definitely do business again with First Franchise Capital if a need arises in the future.”
Angelo Freites, Checkers®
“My experience was tremendous. It’s not often lenders exceed expectations, but First Franchise Capital provided a simplistic approach to financing and my loan was funded quicker than originally estimated. I highly recommend First Franchise Capital to small and large franchisees that need funding to continue their growth.”
Dawn Lafreeda, Denny’s®
“I have used First Franchise Capital for years, and they always provide excellent service. First Franchise Capital understands the restaurant business, and I appreciate their commitment to develop the exact loan package I need.”
Don, Multi-Unit Panera Bread® Franchisee