Growing Throughout the World
Gong cha has cornered the bubble tea market around the world. We’ve taken commanding leads in key areas and are excited to be expanding even more. Bubble tea is quickly becoming a well-known and well-loved drink sensation throughout the nation, and Gong cha is proud to be at the forefront of the growing demand. When you franchise with Gong cha, you can take your place as a leader in a fast-growing segment and help Gong cha put your local area and on the bubble tea map.
Application & Inquiry
Consultation to Construction
Opening & Operating
|Category||Amount (Unit USD)||Note|
|Royalty Fee||6% of Net Sales||Ongoing fee that franchisees remit to California’s master franchisor|
|Marketing Fee||1% of Net Sales||Ongoing fee contributing to Gong cha California’s system-wide advertising, promotion and marketing fund.|
|Initial Franchise Fee||$30,000||Per single unit developed. Due upon joining the Gong cha franchise. The one-time fee is non-refundable and non-negotiable.|
|Financial Requirements||$150,000||Minimum liquid capital per single unit|
|Development Estimated Cost||$217,800 to $498,000||Estimated initial investment per single unit|
|Includes||✓ Construction costs
✓ Furniture costs
✓ Equipment costs
|✓ Initial Raw Materials for 2 to 3 weeks of consumption
✓ Local agency fees for permits and licenses
✓ Additional working capital funds for the initial 3-months operation
As we continue to expand throughout California, we are excited to reach new markets and serve more customers. We require a minimum of 5 miles between store locations. Exceptions can be made at the franchisor’s discretion for cities with high population density such as San Francisco and Los Angeles.
Readily Available Space
These locations are owned by qualified franchisees who want to sell their store to another qualified franchisee.
✓ Downtown San Jose
✓ South Sacramento
This location has been selected for a new Gong Cha store.