Massage Heights

2015 Franchise 500
At a Glance

Products & Services: Therapeutic massage services and products

Number of Locations: 127

Total Investment: $360K - $636.96K

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
2015 117 8 0 2
2014 101 6 0 2
2013 84 5 0 3
2012 69 4 0 3
2011 64 4 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 Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Canada, Eastern Europe, Mexico, South America, Western Europe.

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $360,041 - $636,961
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
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).
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
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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®: #244 (2015), #259 (2014), #491 (2012), #451 (2011),
America's Top Global: #155 (2014),