TAMPA, FL - (Marketwired - Apr 28, 2015) - When Bryan and Lisa Tully found out that Jacksonville, Florida, had no College Hunks Hauling Junk franchise, they had two thoughts: "Why not?" and "Let's start one!"
Jacksonville, a growing city, has all the target audiences for a moving and junk removal franchise: young families, retirees a booming residential real estate market and expanding businesses. There are now about 825,000 residents, a rise of almost 12 percent since 2000, according to Sperling's Best Places, which also reports that home value appreciation topped 11 percent in the past year alone.
For a College Hunks Hauling Junk operation, having three nearby college campuses serving as an employee pool is a bonus. Put it all together, and it's easy to see why the Tullys were quick to snap up Jacksonville and the surrounding area.
"There is no other national brand here that performs both services," Lisa Tully said. "No other moving or removal service has a company culture that attracts, retains and develops a team that consistently delights their clients."
Bryan and Lisa Tully also have recruited and trained their first group of HUNKS, and they are eagerly reaching out to Jacksonville's college community for more employees. Their enthusiasm for the brand is contagious.
"I identified with 'building a fun and enthusiastic work environment' when we were talking with the College Hunks Hauling Junk team about the differentiators in this business model," Bryan Tully said. "We certainly wanted earning potential, but the culture had to be right, as well. We think we found a great fit."
"We posted on a few job sites and had more than 100 applicants for our first round," Lisa Tully said. "I definitely think we'll be able to recruit and train quality employees from the talent pool that is here. This is a big, growing area, and we've got a lot of ways to approach that. It's very exciting!"
To learn more, visit www.collegehunksfranchise.com.
SOURCE College Hunks Hauling Junk
Danielle Wright Kimble
College Hunks Hauling Junk