If you live in the warm and friendly Sunshine State and are wondering how to start a preschool franchise in Florida, you’ll be happy to learn that Children’s Lighthouse has identified the state as a great one for our franchise opportunity. Ours is a comprehensive investment that factors in just about everything you’ll need to open your preschool doors smoothly and successfully, factoring in expenses like real estate, staffing, furnishings, and more. Keep reading to find out why now is the right time to grow your portfolio with our franchise opportunities in Orlando, FL, as well as in other cities in the state.
Why Start a Preschool Franchise in Florida?
Known for year-round sunshine and miles of beaches, Florida is one of the nation’s fastest-growing states — and thanks to its pro-business state tax policies, competitive cost of doing business, and streamlined regulatory environment, is an exceptional state for small business ownership. Orlando in particular, has seen tremendous growth in the last 60 years, welcoming 1,000 new residents a week, making it the second-fastest-growing metropolitan area of the 30 largest US cities. These figures mean an increasing number of families that would benefit from the high-quality early education and care your Children’s Lighthouse franchise can provide.
Some Numbers to Consider
Our investment numbers factor in just about everything you’ll need to open your franchise successfully and comes with our time-tested business model and our ongoing support. Below are some figures to consider:
- Franchise Fee: $75K
- Monthly royalty: 7% of your gross sales
- Total Initial Investment: $4,270,225 – $6,314,588
We’ll also ask that you demonstrate liquid capital of +/- $700K and a net worth of +/- $1M.
This kind of financial security will allow you to worry less about unforeseen expenses and focus more on growth.
The Steps to Ownership
No matter where in Florida you decide to open your Children’s Lighthouse franchise, the steps you’ll take to join our brand family are transparent and straightforward and include many opportunities to learn what makes our investment such a special one. Some of the more important steps to the process include:
Reaching Out: Take the first step by filling out a brief form right here on our website that tells us a little about yourself and lets us know you’re interested. Once we receive it, someone from our franchise team will reach out to start the conversation.
Reviewing our FDD: You’ll have time to read our Franchise Disclosure Document, or FDD, a very important document that goes over every aspect of a Children’s Lighthouse investment, like the numbers themselves, training and support, and much more.
Enjoying a Discovery Day: Come meet our entire executive team in person to learn more about our opportunity and ask questions. We’ll discuss our curriculum, marketing, enrollment-building strategies, future company initiatives, and much more, while you’ll have the opportunity to share more details about why your goals align with our brand.
If you’re ready to become an important resource in your community, we’re here to help! To find out more about how to start a preschool franchise in Florida with Children’s Lighthouse, get in touch today!