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Wingate by Wyndham

2014 Franchise 500
#445
At a Glance

Products & Services: Hotels

Number of Locations: 161

Total Investment: $6.9M - $10.3M

Founded: 1995

Began Franchising: 1995

About Wingate by Wyndham

The first Wingate Inn hotel was opened in 1996. In 2007, the company became affiliated with Wyndham Worldwide and changed its name to Wingate by Wyndham. Typical amenities include a hot breakfast buffet, high-speed internet access, 24-hour business center, fitness center and pool.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 157 3 1 0
2013 154 3 1 0
2012 157 3 1 0
2011 162 3 1 0
2010 160 3 1 0
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the U.S.,Canada, Central America, Mexico.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $6,857,170 - $10,270,500
Franchise Fee: $36,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 4.5%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 20 years
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: 5 days. At franchisee's location: 2 days. Regional workshops, 1-3 days; customized property training, varies with fees
Ongoing Support: Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising,
Other marketing support: Online, trade shows

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #445 (2014), #390 (2013), #184 (2012), #190 (2011), #218 (2010),
America's Top Global: #146 (2012), #151 (2011), #168 (2010),

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