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- 2022 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
- Initial investment
$100K - $120K
- Units as of 2020
18 157.1% over 3 years
Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Izsam franchise.
Izsam was founded in 1998 in Omaha, Nebraska, by Dan Bennett and his son, Dan Bennett Jr.. The father and son have decades of experience in the commercial cleaning industry. Izsam’s primary goals are using eco-friendly cleaning products and paying attention to every detail related to safety in the workplace.
Initially focused on cleaning construction sites, Izsam has expanded to offer a wide range of services to the commercial, residential, construction, and industrial sectors.
Izsam provides services such as rough cleaning, final cleaning, interior and exterior window cleaning, pressure washing, and concrete polishing for construction sites. Janitorial services are provided to schools, medical facilities, offices, and industrial complexes.
Since beginning to franchise in 2016, Izsam has opened over one dozen locations across the United States.
Why You May Want To Start an Izsam Franchise
Potential Izsam franchisees should be reliable, have high standards, and be flexible. There’s no need to have previous experience in the field.
If awarded a franchise, franchisees may receive a great deal of support from the Izsam brand throughout the franchising process. In addition to comprehensive training (involving management, accounting, customer service, and more), franchisees receive support through on-site visits, the latest technologies, valuable vendor contacts, and dynamic marketing. They also receive a confidential operations manual and ongoing support.
What Might Make an Izsam Franchise a Good Choice?
Izsam has established a partnership with Benetrends, which may offer Izsam franchisees funding options. Qualified franchisees can open an Izsam franchise through one of its funding plans, which provides loans or uses retirement funds to create the required funds to open an Izsam franchise.
Opening an Izsam franchise may offer a more predictable outcome than investing in a completely new brand that could struggle to thrive in an already crowded and competitive industry.
How To Open an Izsam Franchise
To be part of the Izsam franchising 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 advertising, royalty, and potential renewal fees. Franchisees will also need to meet the company’s set net worth and liquid capital requirements.
As you decide if opening an Izsam 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 an Izsam franchise would do well in your community. While competition is healthy, too much of it may not allow for the most possible growth. Ask yourself questions regarding the local climate of schools, medical offices, construction projects, and more, as each is a potential client for an Izsam franchise.
Before making any financial commitment or signing an agreement, you must perform your due diligence and establish if this is the right opportunity for you. As part of your due diligence, you may want to speak to existing franchisees and ask the Izsam franchising team questions.
- Franchising Since
- 2016 (6 years)
- # of employees at HQ
- # of Units
- 18 (as of 2020)
Information for Franchisees
Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Izsam 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
Definition: The initial fee paid to a franchisor to join their system
What you need to know: Found in Item 5 of the FDD, this may be a flat fee, or may vary based on territory size, experience, or other factors.The franchise fee is an up-front (one-time) cost that a new franchisee pays to the franchisor. This fee is usually due at the signing of the franchise agreement and covers the right to use the franchisor's trademarks, name, and related business systems.
- Initial Investment
- $100,075 - $120,400
Definition: The total amount necessary to begin operation of the franchise
What you need to know: The initial investment includes the franchise fee, along with other startup expenses such as real estate, equipment, supplies, business licenses, and working capital. This is outlined in a chart in Item 7 of the FDD, showing a range of possible costs from low to high.
- Net Worth Requirement
- $100,000 - $2,000,000
Definition: The minimum net worth you must have in order to qualify to become a franchisee of this company
What you need to know: Net worth is the value of a person's assets minus liabilities. Assets include cash, stocks, retirement accounts, and real estate. Liabilities include items like mortgages, car payments, and credit card debt.
- Cash Requirement
- $75,000 - $1,000,000
Definition: The minimum liquid capital you must have available in order to qualify to become a franchisee of this company.
- Veteran Incentives
- $3,000 off franchise fee
Definition: A discount or other incentive offered to military veterans who buy a franchise with this company.
- Royalty Fee
Definition: A ongoing fee paid to the franchisor on a regular basis.
What you need to know: Most franchisors require franchisees to pay an ongoing royalty fee, which is detailed in Item 6 of the FDD. This fee is typically a percentage of weekly or monthly gross sales, but may also be a flat weekly, monthly, or annual fee.
- Ad Royalty Fee
Definition: An going fee paid to the franchisor on a regular basis to support advertising or marketing efforts.
What you need to know: This may also be called advertising fee, marketing fee, brand fund fee, and more, but the basic purpose is the same-- to support promotion of the brand systemwide. As with the royalty fee, it is detailed in Item 6 of the FDD, and can be a percentage of weekly or monthly gross sales or a weekly, monthly, or annual fee.
- Term of Agreement
- 15 years
Definition: The length of time your franchise agreement will last.
What you need to know: Franchise terms are typically anywhere from 5 to 20 years in length, but are sometimes instead dependent on factors such as the term of your lease. Once your term is up, you may have the option to renew your agreement, typically for a smaller fee than the original franchise fee.
- Is franchise term renewable?
Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.
- Third Party Financing
- Izsam 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
- 48 hours
- Classroom Training
- 24 hours
- Additional Training
- By video
- Ongoing Support
Grand OpeningOnline SupportSecurity & Safety ProceduresField OperationsProprietary SoftwareFranchisee Intranet Platform
- Marketing Support
Ad TemplatesSocial MediaWebsite DevelopmentEmail MarketingLoyalty Program/App
Additional details about running this franchise.
- Is absentee ownership allowed?
Definition: Absentee ownership means that the franchisee does not actively work in the franchise business or manage day-to-day operations.
- Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
Definition: The business can be run from your home and/or a vehicle, and it is not necessary to have a retail facility, office space, or warehouse.
- Can this franchise be run part time?
Definition: This business can be run by the owner on a part-time basis (less than 40 hours per week) and/or as a side business; it is not necessary for the business to be open/run full-time.
- # of employees required to run
- Are exclusive territories available?
Definition: An exclusive territory is a fixed area in which you are given the right to operate and in which no other units of the same franchise may be opened.
What you need to know: Territory size may be based on factors such as radius, population size, zip codes, and more. Details can be found in Item 12 of the FDD.
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