Window Genie
#170

Initial Investment

LOW: $90,800
HIGH: $140,000

Change in Units

+9.9% +23 UNITS (1 Year)
+15.9% +37 UNITS (3 Years)

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Company Profile

Founded

1994

Franchising Since

1998 (18 Years)

Corporate Address

40 W. Crescentville Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45246

CEO

Richard Nonelle

About Window Genie

Richard Nonelle founded Window Genie in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1994. Although Nonelle had a degree in marketing and finance and a background in sales and management, he knew nothing about the window-washing industry. The business originally focused only on window cleaning services, but Nonelle soon added full-service pressure washing, deck cleaning, house washing and concrete cleaning to the roster of Window Genie’s services. The private company began franchising in 1998 and is still based in Cincinnati.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$90,800 - $140,000

Net-worth Requirement

$150,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$40,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$32,000 - $57,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

7%

Ad Royalty Fee

$300/mo.

Financing Options

Window Genie has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment

Veteran Incentives


Expanded territory

Franchise 500® Rank History

Highest Rank: 170

Lowest Rank: 499

* Not all years were ranked

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following regions/states:
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Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: 5 days

Training at headquarters: 5 days

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

Marketing Support
Ad Slicks
National Media

Number of employees required to run: 3

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Updated: May 6th, 2016

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