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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#234 Ranked #475 last year
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Initial investment
$75K - $184K
Units as of 2020
203 26.1% over 3 years

Company Overview

Five Star Painting was started in 2002 by five friends. The business began franchising in 2005. Franchises offer both interior and exterior painting services for residential and commercial customers, with locations in the U.S., Canada and Brazil.

About Five Star Painting

Industry
Home Improvement
Founded
2002
Parent Company
Neighborly
Leadership
Matt Kunz, Brand President

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2007 (14 years)
# of employees at HQ
900
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees worldwide.

# of Units
203 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
1010 N. University Parks Dr.
Waco, TX 76707

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Five Star Painting franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$45,000
Initial Investment
$74,700 - $184,250
Veteran Incentives
15% off minimum franchise fee
Royalty Fee
6%
Ad Royalty Fee
2%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

Third Party Financing
Five Star Painting has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
8-40 hours
Classroom Training
70.25 hours
Additional Training
Weekly teleconferences; employee-training DVDs; annual convention; training manual
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Marketing Planning & Support
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
Yes
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
4
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Ranked #234

Franchise 500 Ranking

Ranked #71

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Updated: February 8th, 2021