DESIGN AND INSTALL OUTDOOR LIGHTING SYSTEMS

JOIN THE LIGHTHOUSE TEAM

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
When you sign the Franchise Agreement you must pay an initial “Franchise Fee”. The Franchise Fee will vary based on the population within the area that will be the “Protected Territory” of your Franchised Business.

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%

MONTHLY EXPENSES

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?