Opening a sub franchise with Jon Smith Subs is an exciting way to jump into a new career in a booming industry. But to really set yourself up for success, you’ll need to address several factors — including finding just the right location. In this entry, we’ll share a few tips on what we look for to identify the perfect locations for our franchisees. As you read, think about places in your area that fit the bill. And of course, don’t hesitate to contact us to learn more about what goes into this process.


It’s important to open up shop in an area that is rich in potential customers. At Jon Smith Subs, we help our franchisees analyze demographic data in order to assess the potential customers in their area. A number of factors can come into play, including age and income for example, but the bottom line is: How many people in your area are hungry for Jon Smith Subs? Keep this in mind as you scout locations.

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It’s important to choose a centrally-located space for your sub franchise that is easily accessible by your customers. Locations that are near transit hubs, shopping centers, car parks, universities, and so forth are great options because of the heavy foot traffic.

Build-Out Potential

A valuable part of the support we offer Jon Smith Subs franchisees is assistance selecting a location, and building it out. This means that we’ll help get your interior ready for business by arranging tables and chairs, setting up the kitchen area, and more. The space you select doesn’t need to be restaurant-ready, but it should be suitable for a comfortable fast-casual restaurant atmosphere.

A Great Lease Agreement

Another important benefit of franchising with Jon Smith Subs is that we help our franchisees negotiate the best available lease agreement. It’s important to find a location that meets your financial needs so that you can enjoy as much of your profits as possible. As you scope out locations in your area, take note of the different monthly costs and keep them in mind.

These are just a few qualities to look for in a potential Jon Smith sub franchise location. Contact us today to learn more about how we support our franchisees throughout the process of finding a location!