Massage Envy

Initial Investment

LOW: $411,700
HIGH: $942,850

Change in Units

+4.9% +53 UNITS (1 Year)
+14.7% +159 UNITS (3 Years)

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Company Profile



Franchising Since

2003 (13 Years)

Corporate Address

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


Joe Magnacca

About Massage Envy

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.


Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$411,700 - $942,850

Net-worth Requirement


Liquid Cash Requirement


Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee


Ongoing Royalty Fee


Ad Royalty Fee


Financing Options

Massage Envy has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
startup costs, equipment, inventory

Veteran Incentives

$5,000 off franchise fee

Franchise 500® Rank History

Highest Rank: 43

Lowest Rank: 149

* Not all years were ranked

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: 10 days

Training at headquarters: 5 days

Additional Training: As requested

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
Regional Media
National Media

Number of employees required to run: 20

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Updated: August 9th, 2016

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