Sola Salon Studios Delivers Proven Path to Franchise Success
For many people, owning a franchise business is the ultimate dream. Finding that right franchise fit starts with doing your homework.
Sola Salon Studios makes it easy to do your due diligence with a franchise guide that illustrates the brand’s powerful use of real estate to empower the independence and entrepreneurship of beauty and wellness professionals.
Approaching 500 locations, Denver-based Sola Salon Studios is the category leader and largest salon studios concept. The salon studios concept is shared-work space that allows beauty and wellness practitioners to operate their own businesses without as much hassle or risk.
“At Sola, our franchisees don’t just offer beautiful, functional shared space, we also create independent business entrepreneurs,” says CEO Christina Russell. “We see this as our purpose and as a higher calling. By offering turn-key, move-in ready studios for rent, we empower our beauty and wellness professional tenants to live their best lives by enabling them to run their own boutique businesses inside our Sola locations.”
Sola franchisees embrace Sola’s rental model for its low labor, no inventory, attractive unit-level economics and unmatched culture. Because of its real estate nature, one full-time employee can manage several Sola locations. Sola provides owners with predictable expenses and revenue and built-in brand equity.
“Sola is a relatively simple business model,” notes Ben Jones, VP Business Development. “At its base, it is real estate in nature, and, when fully occupied, with predictable expenses and revenue. Shared workspace is the way that many people want to work these days, and Sola is the leader.”
The Franchise Guide outlines an ownership path with a competitive edge from the start including:
Site Selection: Franchise owners work closely with the Sola team to identify competitive locations and markets.
Construction: Preferred contractors, who have worked on hundreds of Sola locations, can build out a 4,500 to 6,500 square feet location with 25 to 50 fully equipped, upscale studios.
Occupancy: Beauty professionals consistently choose Sola for its supportive culture and educational events.
Retention: Tenants are drawn to the brand’s high-end studios and exceptional technology-driven tools, which allow their businesses to run smoothly.
Excellence: One-of-a-kind customer service is always top of mind. Our goal is to create tenants for life.
Franchise owners can expect to receive extensive training and a range of technology-driven tools to aid success.
“Sola has integrated property management and merchant processing software so you can operate the back office of your operation, and then they give you comprehensive marketing collateral that you can deploy on a local level,” notes Scott Ditsworth, a multi-unit franchise owner with locations in Los Angeles and Detroit.
With a long-term goal of 1,000 sites and an international presence in 10 countries, Sola is primed for mega-growth and on a mission to create small business entrepreneurs and happy franchisees.
“It’s a good business investment. But it’s more than that. I honestly really love what I do,” says veteran franchisee Austin Campbell, with 13 salon locations in San Diego. “I don’t think I’ll ever want to do anything else.”
To discover your franchise opportunities with Sola Salon Studios and download the Franchise Guide visit www.solasalonstudios.com.
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