October 02, 2017 // Franchising.com // ORANGE, Calif. - Home Franchise Concepts (HFC) has officially marked its 25th anniversary and initiated construction of its state-of-the-art new home office and franchise training and support center in Irvine, Calf.
HFC is the franchisor of Budget Blinds®, Tailored Living® and Concrete Craft®, home-related goods and services brands that are consistently rated at the top in their respective categories and are supported by close to 1,400 franchise territories operating in nearly 10,000 cities in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
During the Sept. 27 ceremony, Home Franchise Concepts executives, employees, vendors and members of the franchise advisory committee commemorated the company’s 25th year and kicked-off construction of its HFC Home Office and Franchise Support Center in MacArthur Plaza in Irvine, across from John Wayne Orange County Airport. The new office will be completed by April 1, 2018.
Senior HFC executives also signed a piece of commemorative concrete that will eventually be displayed in the new offices. They included Dan Tafoya, President of Tailored Living; Shirin Behzadi, CEO; Jennie Amante, VP and General Counsel; Gayle Milling, CMO; Thomas Hillebrandt, CFO; Tracy Christman, VP of Vendor Alliance, Budget Blinds; Jonathan Thiessen, VP of Franchise Licensing; and John Campbell, Senior VP of Vendor Alliance and Commercial, Budget Blinds.
The 38,094-square-foot space, significantly larger than the company’s current offices in Orange, will feature management offices, interactive product displays, and state-of-the-art training, education and support facilities for HFC franchise owners. The new office will constitute all of MacArthur Plaza’s first floor and most of the seventh floor.
“We’re celebrating our 25th year by investing in the products, people and programs that will enable us to lead for the next 25 years,” said HFC CEO Shirin Behzadi. “This year, 2017, represents a time of celebrating our past successes and of thinking big for the future. We’re telling our story to give a whole new generation of would-be entrepreneurs the opportunity to own their future through business ownership.”
Home Franchise Concepts (HFC) is the top-selling family of direct-to-consumer brands in the home-related goods and services space and one of the world’s largest franchise businesses. HFC’s three brands including Budget Blinds®, Tailored Living® and Concrete Craft® are consistently rated at the top of their categories and supported by nearly 1,400 franchise territories in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
Through a proven track record, the best consumer warranties in the business, continually high satisfaction awards and a low cost of entry for franchisees, the Orange, California, company provides would-be entrepreneurs the opportunity to plan their own futures and control their own lives.
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