November 15, 2016 // Franchising.com // SAN ANTONIO – Massage Heights, a leader of professional, affordable and convenient therapeutic massage and facial services, announced today that it will open its first location in Illinois in Naperville, a suburb of Chicago. The Retreat, owned by entrepreneur Carole Holland, is located at 2911 West 95th St., Suite 101, and will hold its grand opening on Nov. 9. This is the first of multiple locations that Holland will open in the Chicagoland market.
The Retreat will welcome guests for an exclusive Pre-Sale Founding Members Event on Nov. 5 and Nov. 6 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. New customers will have the opportunity to sign up for a special offer for their first year which will also include 13 sessions for the cost of 12, a $180 savings.
“Massage Heights has experienced tremendous growth this year and we’re thrilled to expand the brand to Illinois,” said Shane Evans, co-founder and president of Massage Heights. “Carole is a veteran in the franchise industry and we’re confident that her background will help propel the success of our brand forward in Illinois. With the demand for health and wellness on the rise, Massage Heights has strong potential for further development in the state and for us to bring high-quality, affordable massage and facial services to more communities. ”
A first-time franchisee with Massage Heights, Holland comes from an extensive background in franchising, marketing and business development.
“Over the years, there have been several massage concepts open in Chicagoland as residents focus on health and well-being has grown immensely. We wanted to bring something new to the market and found that in Massage Heights. It’s an upscale, yet affordable, experience that helps people elevate their everyday lives. And as a family-owned company, Massage Heights is passionate about the lives of the guests we serve,” said Carole Holland, managing partner of the franchise group. “With the number of residents and families in Naperville, we know the city was a perfect place to open our first location and we’re excited about growing throughout the Chicagoland area."
As part of its aggressive growth strategy, Massage Heights is seeking qualified franchisees and area developers to join the brand. Single- and multi-unit development opportunities are available nationwide in cities like Denver, Kansas City, Tampa-St. Petersburg, San Diego, Nashville, Knoxville and Las Vegas in 2016. Additionally, Massage Heights is seeking area developers to grow the brand in Sacramento, Los Angeles, Northern Virginia, Nashville, Tampa-St. Petersburg and Salt Lake City.
Prospective single- and multi-unit franchisees should have $175,000 in liquid assets and minimum $400,000 net worth per location, as well as experience in sales or retail management and managing hourly wage employees. Prospective area representatives should have $375,000 in liquid assets and minimum $600,000 net worth, as well as previous experience in franchising, sales, marketing and operating multiple sites, preferably in the retail, restaurant, hospitality or customer services industries.
Massage Heights in Naperville will be open Monday – Friday, from 8 a.m. – 10 p.m., Saturday from 8 a.m. – 9 p.m., and Sunday from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. For more information about opening a Massage Heights franchise, please visit http://www.massageheightsfranchise.com. Massage therapists and estheticians interested in career opportunities with Massage Heights are encouraged to apply at http://www.massageheightscareer.com.
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 their best 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.
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