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2024 Franchise 500 Rank
#325 Ranked #436 last year
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Initial investment
$435K - $858K
Units as of 2023
54 Increase 170.0% over 3 years

Generator Supercenter was founded in 2005 in Texas. Generator Supercenter supplies high-quality generators and turnkey installations with the help of a qualified team to provide repairs and maintenance. It believes it is the #1 Generac dealer in North America.

Generator Supercenter offers many services in addition to sales, including 24-hour maintenance services and emergency repair, professional consultation by experts, manufacturer-certified technicians, revolutionary state-of-the-art facilities, and a large fleet of service vehicles.

Generator Supercenter's mission is threefold, as it looks to maintain customer satisfaction, be an effective partner to its suppliers, and help grow its employees through professional direction and respect.

Since beginning to franchise in 2017, Generator Supercenter has opened over 20 franchises in the United States.

Why You May Want To Start a Generator Supercenter Franchise

Generator Supercenter has been ranked in Entrepreneur's Top New Franchises. This ranking is based on an evaluation of more than 150 data points in the areas of costs and fees, size and growth, franchisee support, brand strength, and financial strength and stability. Given this ranking, the franchise prefers franchisees who can maintain a high quality of service.

The ideal Generator Supercenter franchisee typically enjoys the art of multitasking, working with people, and dealing with technical issues. A Generator Supercenter franchisee does not necessarily need to have previous experience in this field, as the company will usually provide franchisees with training regarding installation, technical, and sales when it comes to generators.

If awarded a franchise, franchisees receive a great deal of support from the Generator Supercenter brand throughout the franchising process. In addition to pre-opening training, Generator Supercenter franchisees receive support through brand awareness, marketing, research, and construction. They also receive hands-on training and continued support after their franchise location has opened.

What Might Make a Generator Supercenter Franchise a Good Choice?

A Generator Supercenter franchisee will typically receive manufacturer discounts and training on sales, repair, and installation. Franchisees will usually see infrastructure, accounting, operational support, 24/7 technical support, brand name recognition, national retail partnerships, and millions of dollars in marketing and sales materials.

To be part of the Generator Supercenter team, you should make sure you’re financially ready for an initial investment made up of a franchise fee and other startup costs. In addition, you should prepare yourself for ongoing fees that will include royalty fees and renewal fees. Franchisees will also need to meet the company's set net worth and liquid capital requirements. 

How To Open a Generator Supercenter Franchise

Before making any financial commitment or signing an agreement with Generator Supercenter, you may want to speak to existing franchisees and ask the Generator Supercenter franchising team questions. This due diligence may only be one part of the franchise process, but it will show that you take your potential new business venture seriously.

As you decide if opening a Generator Supercenter franchise is the right move for you, make sure you take time to explore the opportunity. Research the brand and your local area to see if a Generator Supercenter franchise would do well in your community. While competition is healthy, too much of it may not allow for the most possible growth.

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Company Overview

About Generator Supercenter

Industry Services (Other)
Related Categories Miscellaneous Services, Miscellaneous Business Services, Miscellaneous Home-Improvement Businesses, Miscellaneous Maintenance Businesses, Miscellaneous Retail Businesses
Founded 2005
Parent Company Generator Supercenter LLC
Leadership Glenn Leingang, Chief Development Officer
Corporate Address 23123 State Hwy. 249
Tomball, TX 77375
Social Facebook, Twitter

Business Overview

Franchising Since 2017 (7 years)
# of employees at HQ 245
Where seeking

This company is offering new franchises throughout the US.

# of Units 54 (as of 2023)

Information for Franchisees

Here's what you need to know if you're interested in opening a Generator Supercenter 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 Information Circle
$50,000
Initial Investment Information Circle
$434,950 - $858,250
Net Worth Requirement Information Circle
$1,350,000
Cash Requirement Information Circle
$250,000
Veteran Incentives Information Circle
5% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee Information Circle
4%-6%
Term of Agreement Information Circle
10 years
Is franchise term renewable? Yes
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Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

Third Party Financing Generator Supercenter has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: startup costs, equipment, inventory, payroll

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 32 hours
Classroom Training 40 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
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
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed? Yes
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit? Information Circle
No
Can this franchise be run part time? Information Circle
No
# of employees required to run 4
Are exclusive territories available? Information Circle
Yes
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Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: December 12th, 2022