August 01, 2013 // Franchising.com // Tampa, Fla. - Pillar To Post, North America’s largest home inspection franchise, added 11 new franchises during the months of June and July. The company is on track to meet its goal of 75 new locations by the end of 2013.
“We are excited and humbled to have witnessed such growth this year,” said Dan Steward, president and CEO of Pillar To Post. “With almost 50 new franchise locations launched in 2012, we are happy to now serve more communities across the country. Pillar To Post continues to recruit ambitious, qualified franchisees to help us grow our company and be of service to their local real estate community.”
The new Pillar To Post franchise owners include David Fields in Atlanta; Tonya Antonoevich in Charleston, S.C.; Randy Goodwin in Kansas City, Mo.; Mark Scaparo in Richmond, Va.; Eric Stone in Los Angeles; Michael Pillion in Somerset County, N.J.; Sam Grasso in Kissimmee, Fla.; John Greer in Florence, Ala.; Jeff Huddleston in Bowie, Md.; and Gary Hayes and Pat Cosentini, who will each operate individual franchises in Baltimore.
“The housing recovery is strengthening,” said Steward. “Some of our newest franchise owners are doing three home inspections a day this summer. We expect these volumes to continue well into fall; expanding our franchise footprint across North America will help keep up with the demand for professional home inspectors.”
Founded in 1994, Pillar To Post is now the largest home inspection company in North America with over 400 franchisees, located in 47 states and 8 Canadian provinces. The company expects to open a total of 75 new locations by the end of 2013; long-term plans include adding 500-600 new franchisees over the next five years. Pillar To Post was ranked the No. 1 home inspection franchise in Entrepreneur magazine’s 2013 Franchise 500®, the world’s first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking, and earned the distinction of being ranked in Franchise Business Review’s Top 50 in the Large Franchise category for 2013, an award based on overall franchisee satisfaction. For more information, please visit www.pillartopostfranchise.com.
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