Buildingstars

Buildingstars

Commercial cleaning
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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#199 Ranked #436 last year
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Initial investment
$2K - $53K
Units as of 2021
964 11.8% over 3 years

Company Overview

Buildingstars, a commercial cleaning company founded in 1994, is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. The company began franchising in 2000 and now has regional offices in Charlotte, Chicago, Houston, Austin, Phoenix, Tampa Bay, Pittsburgh and New York. Services include nightly cleaning, green cleaning and consulting, and carpet and floor care.

About Buildingstars

Industry
Maintenance
Founded
1994
Parent Company
Facility Brands Inc.
Leadership
Chris Blase, President

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2000 (21 years)
# of employees at HQ
98
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

# of Units
964 (as of 2021)

Franchisor Information

Social
Facebook, LinkedIn
Corporate Address
33 Worthington Access Dr.
Maryland Heights, MO 63043

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Buildingstars 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
$995 - $46,995
Initial Investment
$2,245 - $53,200
Cash Requirement
$2,245 - $8,295
Royalty Fee
10%
Ad Royalty Fee
to 20%
Term of Agreement
1 to 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.

In-House Financing
Buildingstars offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment

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
1 hour
Classroom Training
3 hours
Ongoing Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Marketing Support
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
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?
Yes
# of employees required to run
1
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

Compare where Buildingstars landed on this year’s Franchise 500 Ranking versus previous years.

Additional Rankings

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Ranked #199

Franchise 500 Ranking

Ranked #25

Fastest-Growing Franchises

Ranked #20

Fastest-Growing Franchises (U.S. & Canada)

Ranked #17

Top Franchises for Less Than $50,000

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Updated: February 8th, 2021