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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#203 Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$568K - $840K
Units as of 2021
1,152 2.3% over 3 years

Company Overview

Massage Envy got its start in 2002 with the aim of making massage services more affordable with a membership-based business model. In 2009, the company expanded its services to offer facials and other spa services in many of its locations as well.

About Massage Envy

Founded
2002
Parent Company
Roark Capital
Leadership
Beth Stiller, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2003 (18 years)
# of employees at HQ
179
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

# of Units
1,152 (as of 2021)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
14350 N. 87th St., #200
Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Massage Envy 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
$45,000
Initial Investment
$567,850 - $840,000
Net Worth Requirement
$500,000
Cash Requirement
$150,000
Veteran Incentives
20% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
6%
Ad Royalty Fee
2%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

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
Massage Envy 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
23-30 hours
Classroom Training
33 hours
Additional Training
Ongoing
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO

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
10
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Ranked #203

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Updated: February 8th, 2021