Lawn Doctor
#52 Franchise 500| Lawn, tree, and shrub care; mosquito and tick control

About
Founded

1967

Franchising Since

1967 (53 Years)

Corporate Address

142 State Rte. 34
Holmdel, NJ 07733

CEO

Scott Frith

Parent Company

Lawn Doctor Inc.

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$100,015 - $116,065

Liquid Cash Requirement

$60,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$35,000 - $35,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

10%

Ad Royalty Fee

10%

Financing Options

Lawn Doctor offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, accounts receivable

Lawn Doctor has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
equipment, inventory, payroll

Veteran Incentives

$10,000 off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Field Operations

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Ad Templates

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Classroom Training:

60 hours

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Lawn Doctor is ranked #52 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
What started out in the back of a small hardware store in 1967 has grown to a nationwide chain of independently owned and operated offices. Caring for a total of more than 1 billion square feet of turf, Lawn Doctor franchisees provide all-season care including fertilization and weed and insect control.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $100,015 High - $116,065
Units
+2.6%+15 UNITS (1 Year) +10.0%+53 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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