U.S. Lawns
Commercial grounds care

About
Founded

1986

Franchising Since

1987 (32 Years)

Corporate Address

6700 Forum Dr., #150
Orlando, FL 32821

CEO

Ken Hutcheson

Parent Company

BrightView Companies LLC

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$39,800 - $81,300

Net-worth Requirement

$125,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$40,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$29,000 - $34,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

4-6%

Ad Royalty Fee

2-3%

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

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Classroom Training:

39 hours

Additional Training:

Webinars, regional meetings

Number of Employees Required to Run:

12 - 15

Bio
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.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $39,800 High - $81,300
Units
-0.4%-1 UNITS (1 Year) -6.0%-16 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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Updated: October 24th, 2018