Archadeck Outdoor Living
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Initial Investment

LOW: $46,450
HIGH: $101,550

Change in Units

+3.5% +2 UNITS (1 Year)
+3.5% +2 UNITS (3 Years)

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Company Profile

Founded

1980

Franchising Since

1984 (32 Years)

Corporate Address

2924 Emerywood Pkwy., #101 Richmond, VA 23294

CEO

Chris Grandpre

Parent Company

Outdoor Living Brands

About Archadeck Outdoor Living

The first Archadeck office opened in Richmond, Virginia, in 1980, specializing in designing and building decks, screened porches, sunrooms, gazebos and other outdoor structures. In 1985 the second office opened, the beginning of a chain serving homeowners and builders throughout the United States, Japan and the United Kingdom.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$46,450 - $101,550

Net-worth Requirement

$100,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$80,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$24,500 - $49,500

Ongoing Royalty Fee

to 5.5%

Ad Royalty Fee

1%

Financing Options

Archadeck Outdoor Living offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee

Archadeck Outdoor Living has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
startup costs, equipment, inventory

Veteran Incentives


15% off franchise fee (30% off in May and November)

Franchise 500® Rank History

  • 2006 - 355

* Not all years were ranked

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: See List

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: 5 days

Training at headquarters: 15 days

Additional Training: Additional training

Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Ad Slicks
Regional Media
National Media

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 1 - 3

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Updated: August 9th, 2016

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