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FAQ Frequently Asked Questions

What is the initial investment to open the spa franchise?

Glosshouz USA offers two Spa Center business format models:  The "Original Large Format" footprint spa center facility which is developed within 3800 - 4200 square feet and an Optimized Smaller Format footprint Spa Center franchise facility which is developed within 2800 - 3000 square feet.  The initial investment for each respectively, is $885,500 - $1,397,000 or $611,700 - $956,200.

How much money do I need up front? 

You will need $250,000 liquid capital for the Optimized Smaller Footprint or $300,000 of available capital upfront for the Original Larger Format Spa Center size.  This amount considers capital needed for your loan equity investment and includes estimated working capital requirements for each model.

How long does the Glosshouz Spa Center franchise development take?

Spa Center development takes approximately 8 - 10 months after location is secured.  *Note: This is a baseline schedule. 

How much can I make with a Glosshouz Spa Center franchise business?

You are ultimately responsible for the success of your Glosshouz Spa Center franchise business, but to give you an idea of the earning potential and the breakdown in revenue, expenses, and profit for one Glosshouz Spa Center location, head over to Earning Potential

Glosshouz routinely provides medical aesthetic services such as injectables.  Does that mean I need to be a doctor for this concept? 

No you do not need to be a doctor for this concept! However, you will hire licensed team members to provide most services including registered nurses, estheticians, cosmetologists, and massage therapists.

 

How do we define our spa center franchise territories? 

We utilize analytical tools, including Intellevue, to provide population density analysis and demographics of target household income, age and gender of population, and psychographics to determine boundaries for Glosshouz territories that match a successful location. 

Do you have franchise lenders that we can work with?

Yes! We have SBA and other lenders that we work with. Typically, lenders will be looking for $250,000 to $300,000 in liquidity depending on your investment choice and $1,000,000 net worth. 

Do you have multi-unit development opportunities? 

We do have Multi Unit opportunities.  

Do I have to be an onsite Spa Manager of this spa franchise business?

Though it is not required to be an onsite Spa Manager for this spa business franchise, we expect most Operating Partners may be very hands on in the beginning and will be in the spa frequently either managing the spa directly or to work with the Spa Manager they will hire. Over time, the Spa Manager will be able to take over most duties while you are primarily absent. 

How do I hire my team for the Glosshouz Spa Center franchise location?

We have best practice tools, forms and processes for help with onboarding and training your team, and additionally business readiness counseling and training to help guide you regularly. 

How do I select my spa franchise location and real estate?

We provide a comprehensive Site Selection Guide which includes criteria to look for when choosing your ideal Glosshouz Spa Center location. We may deploy a local broker in your market to help identify different locations in upscale retail areas. You have the option to use your own broker as well.  Any site chosen requires Glosshouz USA final approval.

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