Cirque Salon Studios Empowers Both Real Estate Investors and Salon Professionals with Its New Franchise Opportunity

Innovative Salon Studio Concept Begins Targeted Franchise Expansion Throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast

August 20, 2015 // // CHARLESTON, SC - Cirque Salon Studios, a franchised real estate business that leases individual suites to health, beauty, and wellness professionals, announced a new franchise initiative today.

An innovative salon studio concept, Cirque Salon Studios equips franchise owners with the business model, tools, and professional support needed to operate an efficient, technology-driven, real estate-based business, as they lease space to 25 to 30 independent studio owners. The franchise operation is designed to be far less complex and time-consuming than other opportunities, and allows franchise owners to better manage their investments, as well as their personal and professional schedules.

Founder and Head of Operations David Manzi, with 15 years of experience as a former multi-unit franchise owner and operator of Once Upon A Child and Plato's Closet locations across the Charleston, SC region, has an ear to the ground for developments in real estate and franchising. Manzi launched Cirque Salon Studios in 2008 after recognizing an opportunity to tailor a sector of the real estate industry to the unique needs of aesthetic professionals.

"We're excited to introduce Cirque Salon Studios as a franchise model that both empowers franchisees looking for sound opportunities, and salon professionals looking to independently grow their businesses," said Manzi. "Beyond providing optimized physical space, our concept local industry professionals become successful business operators -- and our franchise program helps qualified entrepreneurs build compelling businesses of their own."

Manzi and co-founder Beau Schweikert, head of real estate and finance for the franchise, have been working closely with franchise industry experts to develop the franchise program, which targets expansion in the Carolinas and then north into the Washington, D.C. area and the Mid-Atlantic. Additionally, Cirque expects to soon target Georgia and Florida for further expansion.

Schweikert, a former senior financial executive at Route 66 Ventures, the Comstock Companies and Bank of America, brings years of real estate management and finance insight to the franchise brand.

"Our team supports franchisees with everything from site selection and construction management to tenant relations," Schweikert said. "Our collective experience plays a huge role in helping our franchisees build out Cirque Salon locations and create lasting opportunities for salon owners."

Through strategic franchise expansion, Cirque Salon Studios is aiming to open multiple franchised locations in the next three to five years, as well as additional company or partner-owned sites.

For more information on the Cirque Salon Studios franchise opportunity, visit, e-mail or call (843) 633-2733.

About Cirque Salon Studios

Charleston, S.C.-based Cirque Salon Studios is a franchise revolutionizing the salon industry through an innovative business model that creates a real estate investment opportunity for franchisees and salon space for small business owners in the health, beauty and wellness industries. Each salon accommodates 25 to 30 individual suites within a 5,000 to 6,000 square-foot converted space, typically built within neighborhood retail centers. Franchisees act as landlords and property managers, supporting each health, beauty, and wellness professional as they provide a unique, personalized salon experience for clients. Founded in 2008, Cirque Salon Studios has three corporate-owned locations throughout greater Charleston, S.C., with another corporate location under development in Herndon, Virginia.

SOURCE Cirque Salon Studios

Media Contact:

Bob Spoerl


Social Reach:

Viewer Response:

comments powered by Disqus

Cirque Salon Studios »

Cirque Salon Studios is a franchise revolutionizing the salon industry that creates a real estate investment opportunity for franchisees and salon space for small business owners in the health, beauty and wellness industries.


  1. Business Overview
  2. Franchise News

Franchise News Room »

News By Industry »

Hot Opportunities

Nestle Toll House Cafe by Chip Franchise Opportunity

Nestle Toll House Cafe by Chip
Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip is the only major, national dessert café...

Kitchen Solvers Franchise Opportunity

Kitchen Solvers
As a Kitchen Solvers franchisee you will not need any prior remodeling or...

Batteries Plus Bulbs Franchise Opportunity

Batteries Plus Bulbs
Whether you're an existing multi-unit operator with a non-competing brand...

Kids 'R' Kids Franchise Opportunity

Kids 'R' Kids
Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academies is a pioneer in the early childhood...

Taco Bueno Franchise Opportunity

Taco Bueno
At Taco Bueno, we continue to make Tex-Mex the right way. We prepare our...

Midas Franchise Opportunity

Midas, a recognized brand throughout the world and highly renowned name in...

Earl of Sandwich Franchise Opportunity

Earl of Sandwich
Earl of Sandwich is a café franchise that was founded in 1762 by John...

El Pollo Loco Franchise Opportunity

El Pollo Loco
The secret to El Pollo Loco is great-tasting food. Our menu has a broad...

A Franchise Update Media Group Production
Franchise Update Media | P.O. Box 20547 // San Jose, CA 95160 // PH. (408) 402-5681
Copyright © 2001 - 2016. All Rights Reserved. Site Hosting Provided By: wishVPS on FUMG3

In Loving Memory Of Timothy Gardner (1987-2014)