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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#367 Ranked #231 last year
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Initial investment
$51K - $144K
Units as of 2020
89 89.4% over 3 years

Company Overview

About GarageExperts

Industry
Home Improvement
Founded
2008
Leadership
Mike Meursing, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2008 (13 years)
# of employees at HQ
45
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

# of Units
89 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
245 W. Carl Karcher Wy.
Anaheim, CA 92801

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a GarageExperts 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
$15,000
Initial Investment
$51,414 - $143,992
Net Worth Requirement
$150,000
Cash Requirement
$50,000
Veteran Incentives
10% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
$500-$1.8K/mo.
Ad Royalty Fee
$500/mo.
Term of Agreement
5 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
GarageExperts has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, payroll

Training & Support Offered

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

Classroom Training
35.5 hours
Additional Training
Ongoing
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
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
2
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Additional Rankings

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Ranked #367

Franchise 500 Ranking

Ranked #119

Fastest-Growing Franchises

Ranked #64

Top Franchises for Less Than $100,000

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Updated: February 8th, 2021