DESIGN AND INSTALL OUTDOOR LIGHTING SYSTEMS
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We are proud to be one of the largest and fastest-growing franchisors and operators of outdoor lighting design and installation in the United States. Join us as we further our mission of enhancing people’s lives by illuminating their outdoor spaces.
GREAT EARNING POTENTIAL...FAST!
Some of our location owners come from a background in the landscaping, irrigation or home service industries. Other successful franchisees are husband and wife teams, investors who oversee multiple locations, even teachers who have summers and weekends available to manage their business. Our proven franchise model is perfect for you if you are goal oriented, enjoy working outdoors and want to own your own home-based business with unlimited earning potential
DOLLARS & SENSE - OUR PROVEN FORMULA FOR SUCCESS!
INITIAL FRANCHISE FEES
Starting your new business with Lighthouse is easy and affordable. The estimated total investment necessary to begin operation of a Landscape Lighting Business ranges from $33,050 to $92,250. This includes $8,000 to $16,000 in initial Franchise fees and other funds you will need for a vehicle with graphics, travel for training, tools, equipment and marketing your new franchise.
|LIGHTHOUSE STARTUP FRANCHISE FEES|
|TERRITORY TYPE||POPULATION IN TERRITORY||INITIAL FRANCHISE FEE|
|Tier 1||Less than 750,000||$7,500|
|Tier 2||750,000 through 1,449,999||$10,000|
|Tier 3||1,500,000 up to 3,000,000||$15,000|
YOUR ESTIMATED TOTAL INITIAL INVESTMENT
|ESTIMATED INITIAL INVESTMENT TO OWN A LIGHTHOUSE OUTDOOR LIGHTING FRANCHISE|
|DESCRIPTION||AMOUNT||METHOD OF PAYMENT||WHEN DUE||PAID TO|
|Franchise Fee||$7,500, $10,000 or $15,000||Lump Sum||Upon Signing of Agreement||Lighthouse Franchise Systems|
|Grand Opening Advertising||$2,500 to $5,000||As Incurred||Within 90 Days of Agreement||Approved Advertising Vendor|
|Equipment & Tools||$1,500 to $3,000||As Incurred||As Incurred||Third Party Suppliers|
|Signage / Van Wrap||$5,000||As Incurred||As Incurred||Approved Advertising Vendor|
|Computer Software||$300 to $500||As Incurred||As Incurred||Third Party Suppliers|
|Travel/Lodging/Meals while Training||$1,000 to $1,500||As Incurred||As Incurred||Third Party Suppliers|
|Insurance Premium||$1,000 to $1,500||As Incurred||As Incurred||Insurance Company|
|Professional Fees||$1,000 to $2,000||As Incurred||As Incurred||Lawyer and Accountant|
|Permits & Licensing||$100 to $300||As Incurred||As Incurred||Third Party Suppliers|
|Starting Inventory||$500 to $1,000||As Incurred||As Incurred||Third Party Suppliers|
|Van||$5,000 to $20,000||As Incurred||As Incurred||Third Party Suppliers|
|Operating Funds||$6,650 to $26,450||As Incurred||As Incurred||Suppliers, Employees, other Costs|
|Total Estimated Initial Investment||$33,050 to $92,250|
|LIGHTHOUSE MONTHLY EXPENSES|
|TERRITORY TYPE||POPULATION IN TERRITORY||OPERATIONS FEE|
|Tier 1||Less than 750,000||$450|
|Tier 2||750,000 through 1,449,999||$700|
|Tier 3||1,500,000 up to 3,000,000||$950|
|TERRITORY TYPE||POPULATION IN TERRITORY||TECHNOLOGY FEE|
|Tier 1||Less than 750,000||$100|
|Tier 2||750,000 through 1,449,999||$150|
|Tier 3||1,500,000 up to 3,000,000||$200|
|Royalty||Percentage of Gross Revenue||7%|
|Advertising||Percentage of Gross Revenue||5%|
Each month you will be required to pay two modest monthly fees; an Operations Fee and a Technology Fee. These fees vary based on the population of your
exclusive territory. There is a Royalty Fee due each month, equal to 7% of your gross monthly sales and you will be expected to spend 5% of your gross monthly sales on advertising and outreach. We have proven advertising programs and marketing team to
work with you every step of the way. We also offer offer co-operative advertising funds to partner with you for some approved advertising and marketing initiative.
WHAT DO YOU GET?
- A Proven Business Model with National Brand Recognition, Comprehensive Training, and Support to Help You Succeed
- Branded Sales & Support Collateral, Brochures, Catalogs Proven Marketing Programs to Quick Start Your Business
- Website and Social Media Design & Development Cooperative Advertising & Outreach Programs
- Knowledgeable and Accessible Support Team
Interested in Joining the Lighthouse Family?