Investment

In South Africa

Now that you have a better understanding of The Little Gym, let’s take a look at what it takes financially to own your gym. Investing in a business deserves careful consideration. Many owners rely on their personal assets to finance their gym including savings, other investments, lines of credit or home equity loans. Others get financial support from family or friends.

The cost associated with owning a The Little Gym can vary based on several factors. Further you will find the estimated cost range to own, open and begin operations for your The Little Gym.

The initial investment includes your franchise fee.
You are awarded a protected geographical territory and a 10-year term.

You receive full access to The Little Gym curriculum, tools and services developed over the past 40 years. You will receive our comprehensive training and the full support of a pre-opening team. These are only headlines in your pre-opening package to give you every opportunity to get off to a great start.

  • Royalty Fee: 8% of gross sales, subject to annual minimum
  • National Advertising Fund: 2% of gross sales

Estimated Costs

Let’s take a look at what it takes financially to own your own gym

These figures are estimates of the investment in setting up a The Little Gym® unit in South Africa and operating it for six months (excluding Leasehold & Improvements). It is possible to exceed costs in any of the areas listed.

LOW HIGH
ONCE-OFF INVESTMENT
Initial Franchise Fee R600.000,00 R600.000,00
The Little Gym® Equipment & Inventory Package R550.000,00 R650.000,00
Delivery Fees R10.000,00 R50.000,00
Interior Furnishings
R100.000,00 R150.000,00
Legal & Accounting R10.000,00 R25.000,00
IT Set-up R50.000,00 R65.000,00
Exterior Signage
R30.000,00 R55.000,00
Initial Advertising & Promotion R50.000,00 R75.000,00
Leasehold & Improvements Site Specific Site Specific
R1.400.000,00 R1.670.000,00
LOW HIGH
OPERATING COSTS
Working Capital R250.000,00 R500.000,00
Property Deposit/Rental R125.000,00 R250.000,00
Pre-opening Payroll Cost R180.000,00 R230.000,00
Expenditures while training R45.000,00 R120.000,00
R600.000,00 R1.100.000,00

This information is not an offer of a franchise, nor is it a solicitation of an offer. An offering can only be made with a disclosure document, which must be registered first in certain states and foreign countries. Registration does not constitute approval by any agency. This communication or website is not directed by us to residents of any of those states or countries. If you are a resident of, are receiving this message in, or intend to operate a franchise in any of those states or countries, we will not offer you a franchise until we have complied with any applicable pre-sale registration and disclosure requirements. Check with us to see if offers are not currently being made in certain states and countries.