BlueLine Rental

At a Glance

Products & Services: Construction equipment rentals

Number of Locations:

Total Investment: $3.5M - $8.2M

Founded: 1986

Began Franchising: 2001

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $3,544,550 - $8,241,250
Franchise Fee: $45,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 4-3%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 15 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $1,500,000
Liquid Cash Available: $750,000
Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 7 - 12. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Accounts Receivable

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 2-3 weeks. At franchisee's location: Varies. Financial/cash flow training; sales & marketing training
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising,