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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$4K - $124K
Units as of 2021
717 1.8% over 3 years

Company Overview

Founded in 1983, OpenWorks is a national facility management and commercial cleaning service provider with franchisees located in 20-plus regions across the U.S. The company specializes in delivering its TotalWorks commercial cleaning and disinfection services, and integrated facilities services to help organizations in industries like healthcare, education, industrial/manufacturing, and property management keep their facilities cleaner, safer, and healthier.

About OpenWorks

Industry
Maintenance
Founded
1983
Parent Company
O.P.E.N. America Inc.
Leadership
Eric Roudi, Founder & CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1988 (33 years)
# of employees at HQ
138
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

# of Units
717 (as of 2021)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
2355 E. Camelback Rd., #600
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a OpenWorks 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
$2,500 - $72,000
Initial Investment
$4,250 - $124,480
Veteran Incentives
10% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
15%
Ad Royalty Fee
3%
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
OpenWorks has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs

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
19.25 hours
Classroom Training
27 hours
Additional Training
Online training
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
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?
Yes
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
2
Are exclusive territories available?
No

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Updated: February 8th, 2021