Business Overview

Headquartered in Tampa, FL, Checkers was founded in 1986 and now boasts over 577 units nationwide. Checkers acquired Rally’s in 1999. The two chains combine to make one of the fastest growing restaurants in the industry with more than 800 locations across the country. Known for their bold flavored and seared burgers, indulgent milkshakes, and Famous Seasoned Fries. Restaurant experience preferred but not required. Operating partner and one other person must attend 5 weeks of training- 4 weeks in the restaurant and 1 week in Tampa.


  • Asking Price: $250,000
  • Cash Flow: $97,176
  • Gross Revenue: $663,280
  • EBITDA: $97,176
  • FF&E: $200,000
  • Inventory: N/A
  • Inventory Included: N/A
  • Established: N/A

Detailed Information

  • Property Owned or Leased:N/A
  • Property Included:N/A
  • Building Square Footage:5,000
  • Lot Size:N/A
  • Total Number of Employees:12
  • Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
About The Facility:

All FF&E to be in good working condition.

Is Support & Training Included:

Franchisor offers 5 weeks of training.

Purpose For Selling:

Other business interests

Pros and Cons:

Single drive thru located at a busy intersection. Indoor seating available. Many small businesses and residential properties in the surrounding area. There is an airport approximately 3 miles away and a number of hotels. The closest interstate is only 3.5 miles away.

Opportunities and Growth:

Growth in brand via new development or acquisition of existing units.

Established Franchise:

This Business Is An Established Franchise

Additional Info

The company has 12 employees and is located in a building with estimated square footage of 5,000 sq ft.
The real estate is leased by the company for $2,583 per Month

Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?

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Existing Debts and Future Obligations

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Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics

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