Massage Heights Expands Brand Presence in Colorado

Opening of second location in the state is the first in a number of locations planned for development by new Franchisee Group

December 19, 2014 // // San Antonio, Texas - Massage Heights continues on its current growth trajectory with the opening of the 118th Retreat this week in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, the 18th location to open this year and the second in the state. The San Antonio based franchisor has been focused on new expansion deals across the country with franchisee groups like the one in Denver. The three Strategic-partners of SBH group are practically Denver natives with each graduating from a Colorado college and residing in the Denver Metro area for 30+ years. They worked together as small business Agency Owners and Executives with a large national multi-line insurance company prior to opening their first Massage Heights franchise this week. Another group has a location in development in Fort Collins and the Massage Heights corporate development team anticipates an additional eight Retreats in the Denver market over the next year.

The SBH partners value family along with an active and healthy lifestyle so when they were researching business opportunities with Massage Heights they recognized the alignment with the brand's core values and knew it was a perfect fit. "We are excited to bring Massage Heights to the South Denver Market as we know that the vast majority of residents enjoy living an active, healthy, and balanced lifestyle; the Massage Heights value proposition aligns perfectly. We are opening our first location in the heart of the vibrant Highlands Ranch community with plans for future locations spread throughout the Denver Metro area." said Shannon Holtman, SBH Group and Massage Heights Strategic-partner.

"We are excited about the growth that we have seen this year and with the opportunity that the Denver market represents for Massage Heights," said Bret Franson, Director of Franchise Development. "We are targeting the Littleton, Englewood, Lakewood, Arvada, Centennial, Boulder, Broomfield and Westminster communities for development and will be launching an open house series in the first quarter of 2015 to bring qualified candidates together face to face with our leadership team," said Franson.

This new growth in the Denver market will create an additional 300 new jobs and generate approximately $8.5 million dollars gross in economic impact to the local economy. This achievement comes not only as the company celebrated its 10th anniversary in April, 2014 but also follows a recent appearance by the company's COO and co-Founder Shane Evans on CBS' hit reality series, Undercover Boss.

Massage Heights continues to seek potential franchisees to open new Retreats in a variety of markets. Qualified candidates should have profit & loss experience, strong customer service skills, and be able to demonstrate the company's core values of being Loyal, Authentic, Passionate and Diligent people. Ideal candidates will have a minimum of two years of sales/retail experience and strong management experience. They also should have a minimum net worth of $400,000 and liquid assets of at least $175,000.

Opening a Massage Heights franchise can range from 257,950-$606,200, depending on real estate and other costs and the initial franchise fee is $42,000.

Medical research proves that regular therapeutic massage can help fight off disease and depression, boost immunity, relieve pain, increase alertness and improve sleep quality among other benefits. Approximately 35 million Americans receive a massage annually (source: AMTA 2014); Massage Heights makes this an affordable and convenient option for people from all walks of life to experience it regularly as part of a balanced health plan.

Massage Heights offers a variety of custom massage modalities, including Deep Tissue, Swedish, Sports Therapy, Prenatal and Reflexology, as well as custom dermalogica® skin treatments, including Anti-Aging, Sensitive Skin, Clear Skin and Brightening. Therapeutic experience-enhancing add-on services called "Elevations" include a Reviving Foot Scrub, Revitalizing Face Massage, Hot Stone Therapy, Active Therapy, Skin Enriching, Skin Refining, Skin Purifying and all-natural aromatherapy.

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About Massage Heights

Massage Heights is a family owned membership-based therapeutic services franchise company that provides Members and Guests convenient, professional, affordable resort-quality massage and facial services that help people achieve a balanced and healthy lifestyle, in an upscale Retreat environment. Regular massage and skin therapy services help people look and feel better from the inside out by aiding in the reduction of stress, pain management and increased relaxation, all resulting in the ability to tackle daily life with a higher level of vitality and positivity, truly elevating the everyday.

Massage Heights was founded in San Antonio, Texas in 2004. Today, we have more than 100 locations open in the US and Canada with aggressive growth planned across the United States and internationally in the next five years. The company was featured on the CBS hit reality series Undercover Boss in December 2013, was ranked 33rd Top Franchise to own in 2013 by Franchise Business Review, ranked 259 in Entrepreneur Magazine's Franchise 500 list for 2014, in Franchise Times' Next 300 list for 2013, cited in USA Today Top Franchise for Minorities for 2013, recognized in Franchise Times as one of the smartest growing companies in franchising for 2014, and is a member of the International Franchise Association (IFA).

Disclosure: This advertisement is not an offer to sell franchises. Such an offer can only be made through a Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) that has been registered with and approved by the appropriate agency in your state, if your state requires such registration. The information above is a historical financial performance of the average Gross Revenue for the 2012 calendar year of thirty-seven (37) franchised Massage Heights Businesses operating for twenty-four (24) months or longer during that period. Of these 37 franchisees, 17 (46%) attained or surpassed the average. New franchisee's results may differ from this average. See Item 19 of the current Massage Heights FDD for further information. ©2013 Massage Heights Corporate, LLC, 13750 US Hwy 281 N Ste. 230, San Antonio, Texas 78232; (210) 402-0777.


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