Top 250 Franchise by Entrepreneur – Rank no.20 – System4 – US
Products & Services: Commercial cleaning
Number of Locations: 1,201
Total Investment: $6.15K – 37.75K
Began Franchising: 2003
Co-founders Phil Kubec and Edward Hammer started System4 based on their combined business experience. Kubec had been both a franchisee and the CEO of a large commercial cleaning franchise; he also became one of System4’s first master franchisees. Hammer was involved in multiple entrepreneurial ventures prior to System4, including the startup of a vehicle rental company. System4 has a partnership with the Cleaning Management Institute that allows franchise owners to be certified as custodial technicians.
Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, Midwest, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South, South Carolina, South Dakota, Southeast, Southwest, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming.
Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing
Franchise Fee: $4,440 – $32,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 5%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 20 years, renewable
Net Worth: $3,000
Liquid Cash Available: $2,500
Franchise can be run from home. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 3. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (80% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
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