Top 250 Franchise by Entrepreneur – Rank no.19 – Jan-Pro Franchising Int’l. Inc. – US
Products & Services: Commercial cleaning
Number of Locations: 11,532
Total Investment: $3.15K – 50.9K
Began Franchising: 1992
Jacques Lapointe founded Jan-Pro in Providence, Rhode Island in 1991. Jan-Pro began franchising the following year, offering both master and single-unit franchises, and has since grown to over 10,000 units throughout the United States and Canada.
Jan-Pro franchisees offer commercial cleaning services to businesses such as car dealerships, gyms, banks, churches, schools and offices. The company’s “Cleaning Greener" initiative emphasizes the use of cleaning products that require fewer chemicals to clean more.
Net Worth: $1,000 – $14,000
Liquid Cash Available: $1,000
Franchise can be run from home. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 1. Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
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Year Founded: 1991
Franchise Fee: $2.8K-44K
Liquidity Requirement: $1K+
Financing Available: N/A
Total Investment: $3.3K-54.3K
Total US Franchises: 8127
Jan-Pro, the commercial cleaning service for businesses such as car dealerships, gyms, banks, churches, schools and offices, was started by Jacques Lapointe in Providence, Rhode Island in 1991. The company began franchising in 1992 and has since grown to over 8,000 units in the United States and Canada. Jan-Pro has established the reputation of a high-quality franchise organization within the commercial cleaning industry, and has been highly ranked in magazines such as Entrepreneur, Income Opportunities, Home Business, and Business Start-up.