The Grounds Guys LLC

The Grounds Guys LLC

The Grounds Guys LLC
#91

Initial Investment

LOW: $73,470
HIGH: $200,070

Change in Units

+8.7% +17 UNITS (1 Year)
+17.7% +32 UNITS (3 Years)

Company Profile

Founded

2010

Franchising Since

2010 (7 Years)

Corporate Address

1020 N. University Parks Dr. Waco, TX 76707

CEO

Chris Elmore

Parent Company

Dwyer Group

About The Grounds Guys LLC

Tim van Stralen and his nine brothers founded Sunshine Grounds Care, a landscape maintenance business, in 1987. In 2010, they teamed up with The Dwyer Group to use the experience and knowledge gained in running Sunshine Grounds Care to create and franchise a new company: The Grounds Guys.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$73,470 - $200,070

Net-worth Requirement

$100,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$40,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$35,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

2.5-7%

Ad Royalty Fee

2%

Financing Options

The Grounds Guys LLC offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee

The Grounds Guys LLC has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives


15% off franchise fee

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: See List

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: ongoing

Training at headquarters: 1 week

Additional Training: National & regional meetings

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
National Media
Regional Media

Number of employees required to run: 15

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Updated: September 19th, 2016

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