Lightbridge Academy stands out in the booming child care and early education segment for several reasons, including our industry-leading technology, refined business model, proven system, curriculum development, hands-on training and ongoing support. We have crafted an unparalleled body of knowledge, insight and guidance into an experience that is exactly what parents are looking for and what children need. Best yet, we’ve created a business model for franchisees to follow and bring Lightbridge Academy into their community.
-Nish Patel, Multi-Unit Owner
“The demand for educational child care has never been greater. With 25 years’ experience, Lightbridge Academy’s unique culture, systems, training and support made it the best choice for my future growth plans.”
|INITIAL FRANCHISE FEE||$40,000|
|INITIAL INVESTMENT||Leased Center: $621,233-$937,900
Purchased Center: $2,611,900-$5,088,750
|TERRITORY||Protected Territory in an agreed upon, well-defined area VIEW MAP|
|ROYALTY||4% of Gross Revenues During First 6 Months of Operation 7% of Gross Revenues After First 6 Months|
The total investment necessary to begin the operation of a Lightbridge Academy center ranges from $621,233-$937,900 for a leased center and $2,611,900-$5,088,750 for a purchased center. This includes everything from initial training costs to promotional materials to equipment costs. It also includes the $121,000-$142,000 that must be paid to the franchisor or its affiliate for the standard franchise fee, technology fee, center development fee, training fee, etc.
The total investment for the first location under a Multi-Unit Operator Agreement is between $676,233 – $879,150 for a leased center and between $2,706,900-$5,143,750 for a purchased center. This includes between $176,000-$197,000 that must be paid to the franchisor and/or its affiliate.
Lightbridge Academy also provides the support franchisees need to identify the financing option that is right for them. These options may include sourcing for loans or leveraging their retirement savings. Lightbridge connects franchisees with lenders who understand the Lightbridge Academy business model and believe in their processes.
If you’re looking to make a difference in your community, Lightbridge Academy has identified available territories in markets all over the country that are primed for scalable franchise growth.