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Spring-Green Lawn Care
#169 Franchise 500| Lawn and tree care

Spring-Green Lawn Care
Lawn and tree care

About
Founded

1977

Franchising Since

1977 (41 Years)

Corporate Address

11909 Spaulding School Dr.
Plainfield, IL 60585

CEO

Ted Hofer

Parent Company

Spring-Green Lawn Care Corp.

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$109,080

Net-worth Requirement

$160,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$60,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$25,000 - $40,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

8-10%

Ad Royalty Fee

2%

Financing Options

Spring-Green Lawn Care offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee, equipment

Spring-Green Lawn Care has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives

Up to $5,000 toward startup costs

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Ad Templates

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

On-The-Job Training:

3 days

Classroom Training:

1 week

Spring-Green Lawn Care is ranked #169 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
Spring-Green Lawn Care franchisees have been providing both traditional and organic lawn care and tree care services, including fertilization and weed and disease control, to residential and commercial customers since 1977.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $109,080 High -
Units
+0.7%+0 UNITS (1 Year) +8.0%+10 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following regions/states:
Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Nebraska, North Carolina, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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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: September 5th, 2017