#159

Initial Investment

LOW: $32,800
HIGH: $79,300

Change in Units

+1.1% +3 UNITS (1 Year)
+1.9% +5 UNITS (3 Years)

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Company Profile

Founded

1986

Franchising Since

1987 (29 Years)

Corporate Address

4700 Millenia Blvd., #240 Orlando, FL 32839

CEO

Ken Hutcheson

Parent Company

U.S. Lawns Inc.

About U.S. Lawns

U.S. Lawns was founded in 1986 and began franchising in 1987. In 1996, U.S. Lawns was acquired by Environmental Care Inc., a subsidiary of Environmental Industries Inc. U.S. Lawns is based in Orlando, Florida, and has locations throughout the United States.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$32,800 - $79,300

Net-worth Requirement

$125,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$40,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$22,000 - $32,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

3-6%

Ad Royalty Fee

1-3%

Financing Options

U.S. Lawns offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee

U.S. Lawns 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: 131

Lowest Rank: 280

  • 2006 - 214
  • 2008 - 280
  • 2009 - 265
* 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: Ongoing

Training at headquarters: 6 days

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Internet
Security
Field Operations

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

Number of employees required to run: 10 - 15

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Updated: June 3rd, 2016

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