Mosquito Joe

Mosquito Joe

Mosquito Joe
Not Ranked

Initial Investment

LOW: $69,600
HIGH: $122,500

Change in Units

+64.9% +74 UNITS (1 Year)
+86.8% +99 UNITS (3 Years)

Company Profile

Founded

2010

Franchising Since

2012 (4 Years)

Corporate Address

349 Southport Cir., #106 Virginia Beach, VA 23452

CEO

Kevin Wilson

Parent Company

Buzz Franchise Brands

About Mosquito Joe

Mosquito Joe franchisees offer commercial and residential mosquito-control services. Technicians apply a spray that kills mosquitoes, fleas, ticks and some flies on contact and continues to repel them for 21 days. An alternative all-natural spray effective for 14 days is also available. For a more permanent solution, the company also offers installation of automatic misting systems.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$69,600 - $122,500

Net-worth Requirement

$250,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$30,000 - $50,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$25,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

10%

Ad Royalty Fee

2%

Financing Options

Mosquito Joe offers in-house financing to cover the following: accounts receivable

Mosquito Joe has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory

Veteran Incentives


$2,500 off franchise fee

Franchise 500® Rank History

  • 2014 - 406

* Not all years were ranked

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: 2 days

Training at headquarters: 4 days

Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Ad Slicks
Regional Media
National Media

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 2 - 3

Related Franchises

Related Articles

Why You Should Buy a Franchise Instead of Starting Your Own

Why You Should Buy a Franchise Instead of Starting Your Own

Hoping to be your own boss? One franchise expert outlines the plus side of buying a franchise
Rick Grossmann
The 10 Hottest Franchise Business Categories

The 10 Hottest Franchise Business Categories

Each of these companies has an unquenched capacity for growth.
Tracy Stapp Herold
To Franchise or Not to Franchise: How to Decide.

To Franchise or Not to Franchise: How to Decide.

Franchising can be a great model, but it's not the only option.
This Holiday Chore Helped A Window-Washing Business Grow

This Holiday Chore Helped A Window-Washing Business Grow

They turned a chore into a business.
172 New Franchise Companies Hoping to be the Next Big Thing

172 New Franchise Companies Hoping to be the Next Big Thing

Fresh opportunities that have emerged in just the past three years.
Tracy Stapp Herold

Disclaimer

The Franchise 500 is not intended to endorse, advertise, or recommend any particular franchise. It is solely a research tool you can use to compare franchise operations. Entrepreneur stresses that you should always conduct your own independent investigation before investing money in a franchise.

Updated: August 13th, 2016

Reprints & Licensing
Update Your Listing
Submit New Listing

Regions/States List

More Franchise Rankings

Top Low-Cost Franchises

100 franchises for under $60,000

Top Homebased/Mobile Franchises

These 100 businesses can be managed from home

Fastest-Growing Franchises

These companies have shown rapid unit expansion over the last two years

Top New Franchises

The top 75 companies that began franchising in the last five years

Top Global Franchises

200 North American franchisors seeking international franchisees

For reprints and licensing questions, click here.

Previous Years Rankings

2016 2015 2014 2013 2012