Frequently asked questions

 

The Spavia Day Spa investment ranges from $345,899 to $633,363. The majority of our franchisees finance the business. If you have a $500,000 net worth, and $120,000 in available capital, FranFund may be able to help you secure a business loan. You can find more information about FranFund and the initial investment on the Spavia Investment page.

What are the next steps in the process?

Complete our application and we reach out to you right away to set up a live introductory call.

Are there financing options?

Financing options are available, although a high credit score will likely be a core requirement. Franchisees may, under certain circumstances, utilize their 401k for investment capital.

When can I expect a return on my investment?

FTC laws govern what the franchisor can disclose in order to avoid misrepresentation. We provide an important discovery process that allows you to see an unbiased perspective on earning potential for the business through current franchisees.

How is marketing handled in each market?

Owners have access to extensive marketing programs and materials that can be customized with local information. Each franchisee will contribute a percentage of gross sales to national marketing and local co-operatives. Spavia deploys aggressive internet advertising complementing local marketing efforts by each owner which drives customer traffic in the owners local territory.

What are the real estate specifications?

Shopping centers that have anchor retailers, female oriented retailers, wellness oriented retailers & other national retailers provide the best synergy. A more comprehensive approach is available.

What is the standard design space of a center?

Our spa’s ideal square footage is between 2,500 and 3,500 square feet.

What type of training will I receive?

You will receive 5 days of on-site and classroom training. We also provide 24/7 support through online access to training and support tools.

Do I need previous experience as a massage therapist or esthetician?

No industry experience is need, ideally sales, marketing or business experience are important for selecting qualified franchisees.

What is the term of the Franchise Agreement?

The term is 10 years, with a renewal option for an additional 10 years.

Why should I buy a franchise when I can start my own business?

Franchises currently account for 42% of all retail sales in the U.S. The U.S. Department of Commerce states that 90% of franchises are still in operation after 10 years, compared to just 18% for other forms of small business. (Source: The Franchise Alliance).