LaVida Massage
Massage and wellness services

About
Founded

2007

Franchising Since

2007 (11 Years)

Corporate Address

8550 W. Grand River Ave., #100
Brighton, MI 48116

CEO

Mark Davis

Parent Company

LaVida Massage Franchise Development Inc.

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$284,750 - $476,400

Net-worth Requirement

$500,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$150,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$39,000 - $39,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5%

Ad Royalty Fee

1%

Financing Options

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

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Grand Opening

Online Support

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

30 hours

Classroom Training:

50 hours

Additional Training:

As needed

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:

8 - 20

Bio
LaVida Massage is headquartered in Brighton, Michigan. The company was founded in 2007 and began franchising the same year. Franchise locations offer a variety of massage services, as well as facials, waxing, peels, body treatments, hydrotherapy and infrared body wraps.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $284,750 High - $476,400
Units
+3.6%+2 UNITS (1 Year) +3.6%+2 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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