BrightStar Care
#177

Initial Investment

LOW: $93,542
HIGH: $172,965

Change in Units

+9.5% +27 UNITS (1 Year)
+10.2% +29 UNITS (3 Years)

Promoted Opportunities

Company Profile

Founded

2002

Franchising Since

2005 (11 Years)

Corporate Address

1125 Tri-State Pkwy., #700 Gurnee, IL 60031

CEO

Shelly Sun

About BrightStar Care

Shelly Sun and husband J.D. Sun were already franchisees for two hotel chains when they started BrightStar Care in 2002. They began franchising the company just three years later. BrightStar Care franchisees offer both medical and nonmedical home care services, as well as medical staffing.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$93,542 - $172,965

Net-worth Requirement

$500,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$100,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$50,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5-6%

Ad Royalty Fee

2%

Financing Options

BrightStar Care has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives


$5,000 off franchise fee

Franchise 500® Rank History

Highest Rank: 117

Lowest Rank: 177

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Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following regions/states: See List

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training at headquarters: 10 days

Additional Training: Online training

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Security
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
Regional Media
National Media

Number of employees required to run: 4 - 10

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Updated: September 14th, 2015

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