Restoration 1® Makes Seventh Consecutive Appearance in Entrepreneur’s 40th Annual Franchise 500® List
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Restoration 1® Makes Seventh Consecutive Appearance in Entrepreneur’s 40th Annual Franchise 500® List

January 15, 2019 // // WACO, Texas - Restoration 1®, one of the fastest-growing and most-trusted restoration franchises in North America, kicks off 2019 with the brand’s seventh consecutive year of recognition in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500® list.

“It’s an honor to be ranked in the prestigious Entrepreneur Franchise 500® list which is a testament to the strength of the brand and the hard work of our franchisees and support staff,” said Gary Findley, CEO of Restoration 1. “2018 was a milestone year- we surpassed 200 locations and expanded into Alabama, Arizona, Kentucky, Nevada and Vermont. We're currently at 249 locations in 37 states.”

With more than 1,000 applicants, placement in the Franchise 500® is a highly sought-after honor in the franchise industry. Restoration 1 was recognized for its outstanding performance in areas including unit growth, financial strength and stability, and brand power.

“When you surround yourself with good people, it’s almost impossible not to succeed,” continued Findley. “Being listed for the seventh year in row is just another example of Restoration 1’s strength in franchising and our commitment to being the best in the industry. ”

In 2018, the brand saw significant expansion through multi-unit franchisees adding new territories across the nation to Restoration 1’s growing roster. Restoration 1 was also recognized by Entrepreneur magazine as a 2018 Top Franchise for Veterans.

About Restoration 1®

Founded in 2008, Restoration 1 is an award-winning franchise that specializes in a wide array of emergency mitigations, restoration and reconstructions services. An industry innovator, the Texas-based company uses advanced technologies and tools to perform restoration for both residential and commercial properties that have been damaged due to water, smoke, fire, mold, storms and more. There are more than 200 locations open and in development throughout the U.S. with plans to expand to more than 500 locations nationwide in the next four years. Restoration 1 has earned numerous rankings from Entrepreneur and is featured in “12 Amazing Franchise Opportunities - Second Edition” by franchise expert Dr. John Hayes. For more information about Restoration 1, visit

Media Contact:

Sarah Lofdahl
BizCom Associates

SOURCE Restoration 1®



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