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General

Industry

Cleaning and Maintenance

Category

Commercial Cleaning

Works with Franchise Brokers

N/A

Year of Founding

1969

Fees

Marketing Fee

1.5%

Royalty Fee

10%

Franchise Fee

$16,750-$33,000

Investment Range

$20K-$52K

Location units

Total U.S. Locations

5394

U.S. Franchised Units

5378

U.S. Corporate Units

16

Headquarters (City)

Brookfield

Other

Item 19 - Franchise Financials

No

E-2 Visa Eligibility

N/A

Started Offering Franchises

2003

Issuance of FDD Data

11/11/2021

Key Indicators

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Franchise Payback Period (Years)

Owner Salary / Compensation

Average Unit Volume (AUV)

Franchise Cost

$20K-$52K

Franchise Fee

$16,750-$33,000

What to know about Jani-King franchise?

The franchise is for a business that will provide comprehensive, commercial cleaning and maintenance services.

Jani-King is based in Brookfield, WI. Scroll down to learn more!

How much does a Jani-King franchise cost?

Are you wondering how much is a Jani-King franchise? Before starting a Jani-King franchise, it is important to know the franchise fee, working capital and other costs required to start the business.

The minimum investment amount required to open a Jani-King franchise is $20,354 and can go all the way up to $51,840. Keep in mind, you should also allocate additional funds to live off of while the Jani-King business ramps up. This can take as little as 6 months to over 2 years depending on the franchise opportunity. You should speak to at least 5 Jani-King franchisees to understand the true cost of opening the franchise and how long it takes to: 1) start a Jani-King business 2) pass break even 3) hit significant income.

After (and if) you pass the point of earning significant income from your Jani-King franchise, there may be enough margin to hire a day-to-day manager and work less hours in the business.

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Franchise Data

Year Start of Year Units Opened Units Closed End of Year
2018 5871 499 633 5692
2019 5692 495 557 5596
2020 5596 485 673 5378

Additional Details

How much does a Jani-King franchise owner make?

Jani-King franchise earnings and revenue can vary significantly from one franchisee to another.
The Jani-King franchise owner profits can be influenced by labor costs, lease rates, hours worked as well as other factors.

Jani-King unfortunately does not disclose financials on how much Jani-King franchise owners make. This means they do not disclose sales or earnings for franchisees operating in the U.S.

Every franchisor is required by law to disclose income statements and balance sheets for how the franchisor is performing but not for the franchisee level. Unfortunately, Jani-King does not make it easy to understand franchisee financial performance. This can be seen as a red flag and it is important to be that much more diligent in your conversations with Jani-King franchisees. Do note that Jani-King is not alone as about 40% of franchises do not disclose franchisee financial performance.

At Vetted Biz, we suggest you to speak with 5 to 10 Jani-King franchisees to understand how much money they are making from their Jani-King business.

You should also speak to former Jani-King franchisees to understand why they left the system. Did they sell their Jani-King at a profit? Were they forced to close their Jani-King franchise down because it kept losing money?

What is the Jani-King franchise fee?

Owning a Jani-King franchise requires 10% royalty fee and 1.5% marketing fee. These two expenses represent the main ongoing costs you can expect to pay the franchisor throughout the franchise relationship. There may be other ongoing fees disclosed in the Jani-King Franchise Disclosure Document

Keep in mind, there is also an initial Jani-King franchise fee of $16,750 that is included in the initial investment amount of $20,354 to $51,840. Depending on the franchise agreement you sign, you might have to pay the full franchise fee again if you decide to extend the Jani-King franchise relationship. Consult with a licensed franchise attorney to understand exactly what you receive for paying the Jani-King franchise fee of $16,750.

Visit the Jani-King metrics tab to explore the financials for this business, royalty and marketing fees compare to other Cleaning and Maintenance franchises. You can also compare these fees for 2,000+ franchises currently offered in the U.S.

When was Jani-King founded?

Jani-King started offering franchises in 2003. Jani-King was founded 53 years ago in 1969.

At Vetted Biz, we recommend franchises have 3-5 corporate locations and 5+ years of experience before offering a franchise. There needs to be proof that the business model works and is replicable before offering the franchise to other!

How many Jani-King locations are in the U.S.?

As of 2021, there were 5378 locations across the U.S. There are also 16 corporate locations. Most Cleaning and Maintenance franchises like Jani-King have more franchised locations than corporate locations.

How many Jani-King franchises opened over the past few years?

Over the prior 3 years we have data for, Jani-King has opened 1479 outlets throughout the U.S. Visit the Jani-King metrics tab to explore how the openings compare to other Cleaning and Maintenance franchises.

How many Jani-King franchises closed over the past few years?

Over the prior 3 years we have data for, Jani-King has closed 1863 outlets throughout the U.S

Visit the Jani-King metrics tab to explore how the openings compare to other Cleaning and Maintenance franchises.

Is Jani-King growing? Are they opening more locations than they are closing?

The net unit growth rate for Jani-King over the past 3 years is -8%. Over the last year we have data for, Jani-King had a net unit growth rate of -4%.

Without a comparison, this number doesn’t mean much. Compare how the Jani-King growth rate compares to 2,000+ other franchises and Industry franchises like Jani-King. More info in the Jani-King metrics tab.

Is Jani-King franchise eligible for an SBA Loan?

Jani-King is not eligible for SBA loans including the 7(a) loan last time we checked.

Jani-King franchise does not have a SBA Franchise ID and was not in the SBA Franchise Directory. The SBA Franchise Directory will only include business models like Jani-King that are reviewed and found eligible under SBA’s affiliation rules and other eligibility criteria.

To find out more about the SBA loan program for franchising click here.

Is Jani-King a franchise in the United States?

According to the SBA, Jani-King does not meet the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) definition of a franchise.

Many popular brands like Starbucks and Topgolf are not franchises in the U.S. but franchise outside of the United States. Be sure the franchisor provides you with an updated Franchise Disclosure Document as this is one of the key indicators that the business opportunity is truly a franchise in the U.S.

The FTC Franchise Rule requires franchisors to provide all potential franchisees with a disclosure document (FDD) containing 23 items of about the franchise, its officers, and other franchisees. Be sure that Jani-King provides you with an FDD if you are in discussion to buy a Jani-King

What is the Jani-King Franchise for Sale Rate?

The Jani-King systemwide health and franchisee satisfaction can be measured by the Jani-Kingfranchise for sale rate. The franchise for sale rate is calculated by the percentage of units transferred to new franchisees and reacquired by franchisor.

Jani-King franchise for sale rate over the past 3 years is 7%. Over the last year we have data for, Jani-King had a franchise for sale rate of 2%.

Without a comparison, this number doesn’t mean much. Compare how the Jani-King franchise for sale rate compares to 2,000+ other franchises and Industry franchises like Jani-King. More info in the Jani-King metrics tab.

What is the Jani-King Franchise Failure Rate?

Jani-King franchise failures comprise franchise terminations, franchise non-renewals, and franchises that ceased operations for other reasons. The failure rate is one of the most important franchise metrics to consider when investing in a franchise!

Jani-King failure rate over the past 3 years is 35%. Over the last year we have data for, Jani-King had a franchise failure rate of 13%.

Without a comparison, this number doesn’t mean much. Compare how the Jani-King franchise for sale rate compares to 2,000+ other franchises and Industry franchises like Jani-King. More info in the Jani-King metrics tab.

How can I find out more details on Jani-King franchise?

Visit the Jani-King metrics tab to explore franchise profitability, industry comparables and more. Become a Vetted Member today today for exclusive access on this franchise opportunity!

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Investment Midpoint

The average of the low and high range of the investment amounts calculated from the most recently available Franchise Disclosure Document

Jani-King

$36,097

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Royalty Fee

The median royalty fee from the Franchise Disclosure Document

Jani-King

10%

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Franchise Fee Midpoint

Payment that the franchisee must pay to the franchise owner in order to start a franchise.

Jani-King

$24,875

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Item 19 – Financial Performance Representations

Historical financial performance representations

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Franchise Financials

Franchisor company financial information and financial performance representations, if disclosed by the franchisor.

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General

Industry

Cleaning and Maintenance

Category

Commercial Cleaning

Works with Franchise Brokers

N/A

Year of Founding

1969

Fees

Marketing Fee

1.5%

Royalty Fee

10%

Franchise Fee

$16,750-$33,000

Investment Range

$20K-$52K

Location units

Total U.S. Locations

5394

U.S. Franchised Units

5378

U.S. Corporate Units

16

Headquarters (City)

Brookfield

Other

Item 19 - Franchise Financials

No

E-2 Visa Eligibility

N/A

Started Offering Franchises

2003

Issuance of FDD Data

11/11/2021

Detailed Franchise metrics for Jani-King

Detailed Franchise Metrics are metrics calculated and reviewed by Vetted Biz. You can find the available metrics for Jani-King below. “N/A" or Not Applicable results mean that there is not enough data available to compute a precise rate or that the result is not mathematically computable. When results are not mathematically computable, you should pay attention to the absolute values (#) instead of the percentage rate itself.

Growth Rate

The percentage change of total franchise units from one year to the next by franchisor.

 

1 year

3 years

Jani-King

-4%

-8%

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Franchise for Sale Rate

The percentage of units transferred to new franchisees and reacquired by franchisor.

 

1 year

3 years

Jani-King

N/A

7%

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Net Unit Growth (most recent year)

Net Unit Growth (3 years)

Failure Rate

Franchise failures comprise franchise terminations, franchise non-renewals, and franchises that ceased operations for other reasons.

 

1 year

3 years

Jani-King

N/A

35%

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Business details

Website

https://www.janiking.com/

Business email

m**@janiking.net

Mailing address

200 North Patrick Boulevard, Suite 900

State headquarters

Wisconsin

Contact Name

Jani-King

Phone

+1 (000) 0********00

City

Brookfield

Zip code

53045
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