Maaco Collision Repair & Auto Painting

  • MAACO Franchisor SPV, LLC
440 S. Church St., # 700
Charlotte, NC 28202
  • (800) 275-5200 / (704) 377-8855
  • (704) 377-9904 (Fax)

There are over 400 MAACO franchise centres in Canada, the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Between them, these franchises repair and paint over 800,000 vehicles a year. Thousands of car owners as well as local and national fleet administrators rely upon their local MAACO centre to maintain their vehicles' appearance. In 2016, MAACO was ranked #1 in Automotive Appearance Services in Entrepreneur magazine's annual Franchise 500.

Franchisor Background

Year Established: 1972

Franchising Since: 1972

Operating Units

Franchised Units 451 100.0%
Company-Owned Units 0 0.0%
Total Operating Units 451 100%

Geographic Distribution

USA 451 96.0% In 47 States
Canada 19 4.0% In 6 Provinces
International 0 0.0% In 0 Foreign Countries
Total 470 100%

Multi-Unit Operators

Multi-Unit Operators N/A
Franchises Owned by Multi-Unit Operators N/A

North American Unit Density

Density Units
California 61
Florida 39
Texas 34

Registered in the following Registration States

California, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, District of Columbia

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Support and Training

General Information

IFA Member Yes
CFA Member Yes
Franchisee Association? Yes, is a member
Size of Corporate Staff 100
Site Selection
Lease Negotiation Assistance Yes
Financial Assistance Yes, Indirect

Marketing Support

Co-Op Advertising No
National Advertising Yes
Regional Advertising No
Local Advertising No
Marketing Materials Ad Slicks, Brochures, Coupons/Rebates, Promotional Items, Radio Ads, Site Signs, Television Ads
Additional Services: Grand Opening, Newsletter, Sales Strategies

Ongoing Support

Central Data Processing Included
Central Purchasing Included
Field Operation Evaluation Included
Field Training Included
Initial Store Opening Included
Inventory Control Included
Franchisee Newsletter Included
Regional or National Meetings Included
800 Telephone Hotline Included


Charlotte, NC 4 Weeks
In-Store 4-6 Weeks
In-Store Ongoing
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Financial Requirements


Minimum Net Worth $300K
Cash Investment $140K
Total Investment $93.5-145.1K
Average Total Investment $119K


Initial Franchise Fee $40K
Average Franchise Fee N/A
On-Going Royalty 4-9%
Average Royalty 7%
Advertising Fee $850/wk.

Site Information and Requirements

Average Number of Full-Time Employees 6-10
Average Number of Part-Time Employees 0
Space Needs (in square feet) 7,000
Preferred Site Types Free Standing Building, Storefront, Strip Center
Encourages Conversions Yes
Item 19 (Earnings Claim) Provided? Yes
Listed in the SBA Registry? Yes
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Franchisee Qualifications

Financial Net Worth 3
General Business Experience 4
Specific Industry Experience 1
Formal Education 2
Psychological Profile 4
Personal Interviews 5
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Terms of Contract

Term of Initial Contract 15
Term of Renewal Period 5
Passive Ownership? Allowed, but discouraged
Area Development
Yes, for 0 years
Franchisees Allowed to Expand Within Territory? Yes
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Expansion Plans

Projected New Units Over Next 12 Months 24
Canada Yes, All Canada
Overseas No
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