Archadeck Outdoor Living

At a Glance

Products & Services: Outdoor living space design and construction

Number of Locations: 57

Total Investment: $46.5K - $136.1K

Founded: 1980

Began Franchising: 1984

About Archadeck Outdoor Living

The first Archadeck office opened in Richmond, Virginia, in 1980, specializing in designing and building decks, screened porches, sunrooms, gazebos and other outdoor structures. In 1985 the second office opened, the beginning of a chain serving homeowners and builders throughout the United States, Japan and the United Kingdom.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2015 56 1 0 0
2014 54 1 0 0
2013 54 1 0 0
2012 53 1 0 0
2011 55 2 0 0
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $46,450 - $136,100
Franchise Fee: $24,500 - $49,500
Ongoing Royalty Fee: to 5.5%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 8 years, renewable
Veteran Incentives: 15% off franchise fee (30% off in May and November)
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $100,000
Liquid Cash Available: $80,000
Franchise can be run from home. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 1 - 3. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (95% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
Financing Type In-House Third Party
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How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 3 weeks. At franchisee's location: 1 week. Additional training : as needed.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives, Lease Negotiation
Marketing Support: Ad slicks, National media,

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