Not Ranked

Initial Investment

LOW: $66,100
HIGH: $225,100

Change in Units

Promoted Opportunities

Company Profile

Founded

1989

Franchising Since

1989 (27 Years)

Corporate Address

300 Northstar Ct. Sanford, FL 32771

About MarbleLife

Chalking up service to big names like Aaron Spelling and Frank Sinatra, as well as premier properties like the J. Paul Getty Museum, Rockefeller Center and the Beverly Hills Hotel, Marblelife’s franchisees provide cleaning, protecting and restoring for natural and dimensional stone surfaces worldwide.

Marblelife was founded in 1988 by Ed Williams, a top Union Carbide Marble Care franchisee who bought that company. After several successful years in the Midwest, Williams moved franchise headquarters to Texas.

Today more than 45 franchisees in the United States and abroad, including Australia, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, Chile, Thailand, Portugal, Canada, Ireland and Aruba, provide services for the owners of upscale homes and commercial properties.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$66,100 - $225,100

Net-worth Requirement

$75,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$50,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$15,000 - $110,500

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

2%

Financing Options

MarbleLife offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee

MarbleLife has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
equipment

Units (Locations)

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training at headquarters: 2 weeks

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

Marketing Support
Ad Slicks

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 3

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Updated: November 4th, 2013

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