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Massage Heights

2014 Franchise 500
#259
At a Glance

Products & Services: Therapeutic massage services and products

Number of Locations: 109

Total Investment: $257.95K - $606.2K

Founded: 2004

Began Franchising: 2005

About Massage Heights

Wayne and Shayne Evans launched the first Massage Heights in San Antonio, Texas, in 2004. Franchising of the concept began a year later. Massage Heights locations offer massage and facial services, a membership program, and sales of related products.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 101 6 0 2
2013 84 5 0 3
2012 69 4 0 3
2011 64 4 0 3
2010 58 3 0 3
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following states:
Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, Midwest, Nebraska, North Carolina, Northeast, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South, South Carolina, Southeast, Southwest, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, West, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming.
Franchisor is seeking new units in Canada, Mexico.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $257,950 - $606,200
Franchise Fee: $42,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 5%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Veteran Incentives: 10% off franchise fee
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $400,000
Liquid Cash Available: $175,000
Operations
80% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 20. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (50% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
Direct Capital
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Equipment
Inventory
Accounts Receivable
Payroll

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 3 weeks. At franchisee's location: 1 week.
Ongoing Support: Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising,

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #259 (2014), #491 (2012), #451 (2011),
America's Top Global: #155 (2014),

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