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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
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Initial investment
$59K - $104K
Units as of 2021
74 34.5% over 3 years

Company Overview

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.

About Archadeck Outdoor Living

Industry
Home Improvement
Founded
1980
Parent Company
Outdoor Living Brands
Leadership
Chris Grandpre, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1984 (37 years)
# of employees at HQ
48
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following US states: Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming

# of Units
74 (as of 2021)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
2426 Old Brick Rd.
Glen Allen, VA 23060

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Archadeck Outdoor Living 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
$49,500
Initial Investment
$58,625 - $103,550
Net Worth Requirement
$100,000 - $200,000
Cash Requirement
$30,000 - $50,000
Veteran Incentives
15% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
6.5-3.5%
Ad Royalty Fee
1.5%
Term of Agreement
7 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.

In-House Financing
Archadeck Outdoor Living offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee
Third Party Financing
Archadeck Outdoor Living has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory

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
10 hours
Classroom Training
110 hours
Additional Training
Additional training
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
Yes
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
Yes
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
1-3
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: February 8th, 2021