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Initial investment
$293K - $500K
Units as of 2022
50 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

Founded
2007
Parent Company
LaVida Massage Franchise Development
Leadership
Mark Davis, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2007 (15 years)
# of employees at HQ
11
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees 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
50 (as of 2022)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
7077 Fieldcrest Dr., #600
Brighton, MI 48116

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
$39,000
Initial Investment
$293,250 - $499,500
Net Worth Requirement
$500,000
Cash Requirement
$150,000
Royalty Fee
5%
Ad Royalty Fee
1%
Term of Agreement
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
Additional Training
As needed
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?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
8-20
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes
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Updated: February 8th, 2021