Stratus Building Solutions

At a Glance

Products & Services: Commercial cleaning

Number of Locations: 1,216

Total Investment: $3.5K - $50.4K

Founded: 2004

Began Franchising: 2006

About Stratus Building Solutions

Franchising since 2006, Stratus Building Solutions has unit franchises and regional master offices nationwide. Franchisees provide "Stratus Green Clean" services, using proprietary chemicals and equipment, to office buildings, shopping centers, restaurants, retail businesses, dealerships, medical offices, religious centers and more.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2015 1,216 0 0 0
2012 1,098 0 0 0
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $3,450 - $50,350
Franchise Fee: $2,700 - $39,600
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 5%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 12 years, renewable
Veteran Incentives: 10% off franchise fee
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $5,000 - $10,000
Liquid Cash Available: $2,000 - $20,000
Operations
Franchise can be run from home. 90% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (95% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Equipment
Inventory
Accounts Receivable
Payroll

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Classroom & on-the-job training : 2 weeks.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Field operations/evaluations
Marketing Support: Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising,

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #12 (2012), #20 (2011),
Fastest-Growing: #1 (2012), #1 (2011),
Low-Cost: #2 (2012), #5 (2011),
Top Homebased/Mobile: #2 (2012), #6 (2011),
America's Top Global: #11 (2012), #18 (2011),