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Franchise 500 Rank
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Initial investment
$292K - $635K
Units as of 2023
96 Increase 14.3% over 3 years

Company Overview

Go Mini's was founded in 2002, and began franchising in 2012. Franchisees rent out portable storage containers to residential and commercial customers who are moving, storing or renovating, offering the option to keep the filled container on-site, transport it to another location, or store it at a Go Mini's facility.

About Go Mini's

Industry Services (Other)
Related Categories Moving/Junk-Removal Services, Miscellaneous Services
Founded 2002
Parent Company Go Mini's LLC
Leadership Chris Walls, CEO
Corporate Address 2945 Townsgate Rd., #200
Westlake Villlage, CA 93065
Social Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube

Business Overview

Franchising Since 2012 (12 years)
# of employees at HQ 5
Where seeking

This company is offering new franchises throughout the US.

# of Units 96 (as of 2023)

Information for Franchisees

Here's what you need to know if you're interested in opening a Go Mini's 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
$45,000
Initial Investment Information Circle
$291,674 - $634,949
Net Worth Requirement Information Circle
$1,000,000
Cash Requirement Information Circle
$300,000 - $400,000
Veteran Incentives Information Circle
20% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee Information Circle
8%
Ad Royalty Fee Information Circle
2%
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 Go Mini's has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable

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 19 hours
Classroom Training 18 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

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed? Yes
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit? Information Circle
Yes
Can this franchise be run part time? Information Circle
No
# of employees required to run 1
Are exclusive territories available? Information Circle
Yes
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Updated: December 12th, 2022