September 30, 2013 // Franchising.com // Tampa, Fla. - Pillar To Post, North America’s largest home inspection franchise, added eight new franchises during the month of September. That brings the company’s total to 49 new franchisees in 2013, on track to meet its goal of 75 new locations by the end of the year.
"We’re pleased to continue our expansion with the addition of eight outstanding franchisees in September," said Dan Steward, president and CEO of Pillar To Post. "We know they will be outstanding additions to the Pillar To Post team and will help us grow the brand aggressively in their markets."
The new Pillar To Post franchise owners include Michael Bazemore in Cleveland; Craig Garfield in Tucson, Ariz.; Rob Ranker in Denver; Robert Giuseppetti in Buffalo, N.Y.; Eric Barouxis in Portland, Ore.; Sandro Testa in Vaughan, Ontario; David Smith in Belleville, Ontario; and Michael Bebault in Hudson, Wisc.
"The housing recovery is strengthening and it’s reflecting in our business," said Steward. "Franchisees tripled their business this past summer and we expect this to continue throughout the fall. As we continue last year’s record success in our growth, our new franchisees coming on board across North America will help us 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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