As a result of drive-thrus convenience and speed, drive-thru coffee has become increasingly popular. When you are looking to start your own drive-thru coffee shop, make sure to consider the construction side of things.
After several world events in the last few years, many coffee shops and other restaurants have turned to drive-through services in order to continue making a profit.
A drive-thru is a shop that has an access window for consumers access to make a purchase from the comfort of their vehicle. According to Inc. Magazine’s article “27 Weird Facts About Coffee That Will Surprise You”, “Coffee is the second most globally traded commodity.”
If you are looking into entering the coffee industry, a drive-thru coffee shop could be a great choice.
Why Drive-Thrus Are Increasing In Popularity
Drive-thrus make it faster for customers to place their orders, pay, receive, and go. Customers do not have to leave their vehicles. This is happening with coffee shops and other businesses as well.
Since the pandemic, many coffee shops have focused on drive-thru windows to serve the increased amount of window customers. Due to changes in consumer trends, coffee shops can expect drive-thrus to remain in demand even in the post-pandemic era. Many people prefer to use a drive-thru rather than go inside a restaurant.
How Much to Build a Drive-Thru Coffee Shop?
A small drive-thru coffee shop could likely cost between $25,000 and $60,000 for the startup. A medium drive-thru coffee shops cost around $80,000 and $150,000 to get started. Larger establishments can range from $150,000 to $300,000 to set up.
How Profitable Is A Drive-Thru Coffee Shop?
Depending on the size and success of the business, you may be able to make $1,500-$2,000 a day in sales. You could even serve each customer in 60 seconds or less.
Take These 3 Things Into Consideration
Recurrent /Fixed Expenditure
Other Variable Costs
When Setting Up Your Coffee Shop, Consider These 5 Factors:
- Financial expense
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When you are looking to start your own drive-thru coffee shop, make sure to consider the construction portion of the business. It is vital to have a building planned out. If you are looking for a professional builder to assist in pre-construction, consulting, designing, building, and construction management, contact our team today. E.K. Bailey Construction has experience in building top-of-the-line Restaurants in the Utah area and surrounding states.
Whether building a restaurant from the ground up or renovating existing buildings, E.K. Bailey is responsible for building many restaurants throughout the state of Utah. E.K. Bailey has worked with popular national restaurant chains such as Costa Vida, Goodwood BBQ, Zaxby’s, Dickie’s BBQ, Menchie’s, and many others. With E.K. Bailey’s attention to detail and superior craftsmanship, we can ensure that your guests have the ideal dining experience. Contact us today for more information.