Units as of 2021
520 (3 years)
38.3%
2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#212 Ranked #322 last year
110
Initial investment
$59K - $223K

Company Overview

Former law-enforcement professionals founded Signal 88 Security in 2003, in Omaha, Nebraska, where "signal 88" is police code for "situation secure." In 2008, Reed Nyffeler began franchising Signal 88. Franchisees offer patrol, guard and virtual monitoring services and have access to proprietary software.

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About Signal 88 Security

Industry
Services (Other)
Founded
2003
Leadership
Reed Nyffeler, Owner/CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2008 (13 years)
# of employees at HQ
72
Where seeking
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
# of Units
520

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
3880 S. 149th St., #102
Omaha, NB 68144

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Signal 88 Security 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
$50,000 - $150,000
Initial Investment
$59,200 - $223,150
Royalty Fee
4%
Ad Royalty Fee
5%
Term of Agreement
3 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

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Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

In-House Financing
Signal 88 Security offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee, accounts receivable, payroll
Third Party Financing
Signal 88 Security has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory

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
35.5 hours
Classroom Training
17.5 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
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
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

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Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Ranked #212

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