Christian Brothers Automotive Corp.
#210 Franchise 500| Auto repair
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Christian Brothers Automotive Corp.
Auto repair

About
Founded

1982

Franchising Since

1996 (23 Years)

Corporate Address

17725 Katy Fwy., #200
Houston, TX 77094

CEO

Mark Carr

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$464,250 - $560,400

Net-worth Requirement

$250,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$85,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$135,000 - $135,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

Varies

Ad Royalty Fee

$5K/yr.

Financing Options

Christian Brothers Automotive Corp. has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives

10% off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

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:

190 hours

Classroom Training:

322 hours

Additional Training:

Online training

Number of Employees Required to Run:

8

Christian Brothers Automotive Corp. is ranked #210 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
Mark Carr opened the first Christian Brothers Automotive shop in Houston, Texas, in 1982, and continues to oversee that original location. The company began franchising in 1996. Christian Brothers Automotive locations offer automotive maintenance and repair services.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $464,250 High - $560,400
Units
+13.4%+22 UNITS (1 Year) +26.5%+39 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Disclaimer

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Updated: August 27th, 2018