KOA New Construction Process
New Construction Requirements
Initial Franchise Fee*: $30,000
- Technical services consulting and campground design assistance
- KOA sign package
- Training for up to two people at our KOA University in Billings, MT
- On-site training by a KOA Business Development Consultant
- K2, KOA’s proprietary management software for registrations and reservations
Annual Administration Fee: $1,750
Royalty Fee: 8% of camping registration revenue
Advertising Fee: 2% of site registration revenue
KOA franchise fees are based solely upon site registration revenue. No fees are paid on store sales, propane, food service, etc.
New Construction Guidelines:
Net Worth: $1,000,000
Liquid Assets: $500,000
Initial Development: 75 RV sites and 90 total sites required for start-up
Average Cost: $2,250,000 – $4,000,000
Average cost excludes land and does not include additional site costs such as engineering and permitting fees. The information above is based on historical data and certain assumptions. While our estimated costs are realistic, actual costs may vary greatly. They are offered only as a starting point to evaluate the feasibility of building a new KOA campground. We urge you to investigate and make your own determination as to your project costs and feasibility before beginning any construction.
KOA does not purchase land, finance campground construction or build the campground for you.
Other Ways to Own a KOA
Convert an existing campground or RV park to a KOA. Franchising is a great way to get into high value campground ownership with world-class support from KOA.
Buy a KOA
Purchasing an existing KOA campground is often the fastest and least expensive way to join the KOA Family of Campgrounds. Let us connect you with KOA owners interested in selling.