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Initial investment
$313K - $530K
Units as of 2023
49 Decrease 2% over 3 years

Company Overview

LaVida Massage is headquartered in Brighton, Michigan. The company was founded in 2007 and began franchising the same year. Franchise locations offer a variety of massage services, as well as facials, waxing, peels, body treatments, hydrotherapy and infrared body wraps.

About LaVida Massage

Industry Personal-Care Businesses
Related Categories Massage & Spa Services, Miscellaneous Health Services, Salon & Spa Services, Health & Wellness
Founded 2007
Parent Company LaVida Massage Franchise Development
Leadership Mark Davis, CEO
Corporate Address 7077 Fieldcrest Dr., #600
Brighton, MI 48116
Social Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube

Business Overview

Franchising Since 2007 (17 years)
# of employees at HQ 11
Where seeking

This company is offering new franchises in the following US states: Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming

# of Units 49 (as of 2023)

Information for Franchisees

Here's what you need to know if you're interested in opening a LaVida Massage 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
$39,000
Initial Investment Information Circle
$313,250 - $529,500
Net Worth Requirement Information Circle
$500,000
Cash Requirement Information Circle
$150,000
Royalty Fee Information Circle
5%
Ad Royalty Fee Information Circle
1%
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 LaVida Massage has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, 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 40 hours
Classroom Training 50 hours
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Grand Opening
Online Support
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? No
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 8-20
Are exclusive territories available? Information Circle
Yes
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Updated: December 12th, 2022