Spring-Green Lawn Care

(Inactive)

  • Spring-Green Lawn Care Corp.
11909 Spaulding School Dr.
Plainfield, IL 60585
  • (800) 777-8608 / (815) 230-1310
  • (815) 436-9056 (Fax)

SPRING-GREEN delivers lawn and tree care services nationwide. Our service is centered on the beautification of middle class and affluent neighborhoods and communities. Our customers include both residential and commercial establishments. SPRING-GREEN services include lawn, tree and shrub fertilization as well as disease and perimeter pest control. SPRING-GREEN has been beautifying the environment for more than 38 years as your national lawn care team.

Franchisor Background

Year Established: 1977

Franchising Since: 1977

Operating Units

Franchised Units 104 80.0%
Company-Owned Units 26 20.0%
Total Operating Units 130 100%

Geographic Distribution

USA 130 100.0% In 26 States
Canada 0 0.0% In 0 Provinces
International 0 0.0% In 0 Foreign Countries
Total 130 100%

Multi-Unit Operators

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

North American Unit Density

Density Units
Illinois 31
Wisconsin 15
North Carolina 13

Registered in the following Registration States

Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Oregon, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin

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Support and Training

General Information

IFA Member Yes
CFA Member No
Franchisee Association? Yes, is a member
Size of Corporate Staff 22
Site Selection
Assistance
N/A
Lease Negotiation Assistance N/A
Financial Assistance Yes, Indirect

Marketing Support

Co-Op Advertising No
National Advertising Yes
Regional Advertising Yes
Local Advertising Yes

Ongoing Support

Central Data Processing N/A
Central Purchasing N/A
Field Operation Evaluation Included
Field Training Included
Initial Store Opening Included
Inventory Control Included
Franchisee Newsletter Included
Regional or National Meetings Yes, at additional cost
800 Telephone Hotline Yes, at additional cost

Training

Training at Corp. HQ 1 Week
Field Training 2 Days
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Financial Requirements

Investment

Minimum Net Worth $160K
Cash Investment $40K
Total Investment $89.3-103.1K
Average Total Investment $96K

Fees

Initial Franchise Fee $30K
Average Franchise Fee $35K
On-Going Royalty 10-8%
Average Royalty 9%
Advertising Fee 2%

Site Information and Requirements

Average Number of Full-Time Employees N/A
Average Number of Part-Time Employees N/A
Space Needs (in square feet) N/A
Preferred Site Types Home-Based
Encourages Conversions Yes
Item 19 (Earnings Claim) Provided? Yes
Listed in the SBA Registry? Yes
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Franchisee Qualifications

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

Term of Initial Contract 10
Term of Renewal Period 10
Passive Ownership? Allowed
Area Development
Agreements?
Yes, for 0 years
Sub-Franchisor
Contracts?
No
Franchisees Allowed to Expand Within Territory? No
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Expansion Plans

Projected New Units Over Next 12 Months 5
USA Yes, All United States, except AK, AZ, CA, CT, NY, NV, ND, HI, MA, ME, MS, NM, RI
Canada No
Overseas No
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