Carstar Franchise Systems Inc.
#255 Franchise 500| Auto collision repair

Carstar Franchise Systems Inc.
Auto collision repair

About
Founded

1989

Franchising Since

1989 (29 Years)

Corporate Address

440 S. Church St., #700
Charlotte, NC 28202

CEO

Michael Macaluso

Parent Company

Driven Brands

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$283,700 - $824,300

Net-worth Requirement

$500,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$300,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$40,000 - $40,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

to $3.5K/mo.

Ad Royalty Fee

to $1.2K/mo.

Financing Options

Carstar Franchise Systems Inc. has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

On-The-Job Training:

12 hours

Classroom Training:

20 hours

Additional Training:

Regional training, 1-2 days; Ongoing training at franchisee's location as needed

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:

8 - 9

Carstar Franchise Systems Inc. is ranked #255 in the Franchise 500!
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $283,700 High - $824,300
Units
+8.8%+43 UNITS (1 Year) +23.9%+103 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: Canada
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: March 2nd, 2018
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