Urban Air Franchise - Frequently Asked Questions

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Buying an Urban Air franchise is a big decision with a lot of contributing factors influencing your franchise purchase decision. We’ve heard them all…
  • How much can I make as an Urban Air franchise owner?
  • What are the initial franchisee fee and initial investment fee for Urban Air?
  • How do I get franchise funding to purchase an Urban Air franchise?
  • Will I have to pay a royalty fee to Urban Air franchise?
  • How long does it take to open an Urban Air park?
  • Can I buy more than one Urban Air franchise?
The above questions and more are covered in the below frequently asked questions and answers. As you continue to evaluate if owning an Urban Air franchise is the next step for you, review these common questions and reach out to us if you have specific questions not covered below.

How do I start the process of applying for an Urban Air Adventure Park franchise?

Begin by submitting a request for information on this website. At the top of any page on our website, click on DOWNLOAD FLIGHT PLAN to get started. We will then be in touch with you to discuss our franchise discovery process.

How long have you been franchising?

We have been in business since 2011 and franchising since 2014.

How long does the process to get approved take?

The new franchisee discovery process takes 30-45 days.

How soon can I open?

The time to open your park will depend on how soon the lease is secured. Once the lease is secured, you could be open within 12 months.

What is the initial franchise fee?

The initial franchise fee is $75,000.

What is the royalty?

The royalty is 7%.

Do you offer financing for the business?

No, but we will introduce you to our preferred lenders that have financed many of our parks.

How much cash do I need?

The minimum requirements are $600K in liquid cash funds to be considered for a franchise. While this is a minimum number, Urban Air may require that an applicant have a significantly higher amount of unencumbered liquid assets available to inject.

What is my initial investment?

Based off the 2020 FDD item 7, the initial investment ranges from $2.9M – $4.6M. This could be more depending on the size of your park and attractions.

What is the average park sales volume?

The Average Unit Volume is $2,356,504 based off of the 2020 FDD.

Urban Air Adventure Park 2020 FDD – based on the annual gross sales from January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019 of the 40 franchised 2.0 Adventure Parks that operated during that entire period.  A new franchisee’s individual results may differ from the results stated in Item 19 of the FDD.

How much can I make?

Profitability depends on many factors, including operating and occupancy costs, financing terms, and most importantly, your ability to operate the business effectively.

Do you serve food and beverages in your park?

Yes, every park offers an easy-to-execute, state-of-the-art, fast-casual concept within the park.

Do I have to live in the same market where I operate my park?

Over 50% of our franchisees enjoy remote ownership and operate parks outside of their home market. We will evaluate proposed operating structure on a case-by-case basis. Many of our franchisees own parks in multiple markets and states.

Do I get a protected territory around my park?

Yes, each park has a protected territory.

If I am interested in a specific area, how can I find out what is available?

Urban Air sites, both new and existing, are offered to our existing franchisees or to new franchisees that have been approved and awarded a franchise agreement.

Can I own more than one park?

Urban Air is an equal opportunity franchisor by choice. Urban Air is seeking individuals who are capable of operating multiple locations. Candidates who have successfully operated multiple businesses may be suited to operating several Urban Air franchises.

Can I attend a Launch Day?

Yes, all potential franchisees must attend a Launch Day at our headquarters in Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX. Contact us today to learn more about the process to get invited.

Is training provided to new franchisees? How long is it?

We require all franchisees to complete our training program prior to opening an Urban Air Adventure Park. The franchising department will review the new franchisee training program with you and you can also review in the Franchise Disclosure Document.

Has a park ever closed?

To date, no park has closed.

Are you expanding internationally?

Yes, we are expanding internationally. Contact us today to learn more about the financial and operational requirements.