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Stratus Franchise Opportunities: The Difference Between Janitorial Unit Franchise and Master Franchise

When it comes to entrepreneurial opportunities in the commercial cleaning industry, Stratus Building Solutions offers two distinct paths: the Janitorial Unit Franchise and the Master Franchise. Each route caters to different levels of investment, experience, and management skills, providing a platform for business owners to thrive in a growing market. Let’s explore the specifics of each to understand how they differ and which might be the right fit for you as a prospective commercial cleaning franchise owner.

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Master Franchise Agreements: What to Know Before Signing the Dotted Line

Hey fellow entrepreneurs! Are you looking to expand your franchise business and take it to the next level? Or are you looking to get into franchising for the first time in a big way? You should consider becoming a master franchisee. It’s like being a boss of bosses!

Here’s the deal: a master franchisee takes on the role of a franchisor within a designated territory. You’ll be responsible for recruiting, training, and supporting single-unit franchisees, and overseeing their operations. It’s a bigger enterprise, which means bigger growth opportunities for you.

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What Is A Master Franchise?

A Master Franchise serves as the regional sales and support office that oversees its own sub-franchisees of a brand. Master Franchises represent the company in regional territories and operate as a localized franchisor. 

How Does A Master Franchise Work?

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7 Reasons to Consider a Master Franchise Opportunity

The pandemic is causing people from many different backgrounds to consider a change in career. As businesses restructure for the new normal and large companies lay people off, entrepreneurship is looking more attractive than ever.
Stratus Building Solutions offers you a chance to take the leap to being your own boss, with the backing of a proven system that works. 
Here are seven reasons you should consider a Master Franchise opportunity today.

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The Value of Owning a Master Franchise in the Commercial Cleaning Industry

Ever since Stratus Building Solutions was founded in 2006, we have strongly believed that owning a master franchise in the commercial cleaning industry, such as with Stratus Building Solutions, was an excellent investment. We have always felt that everyone at Stratus was doing something truly worthwhile by supporting small business owners in our local towns and cities who provide essential services to businesses of all sizes.

We feel more strongly about that than ever.

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Master Franchise Spotlight: Jennifer Poulos

Step One. Sometimes, if you’re going to get a fresh start, it helps to clean. You know, before you do anything, it’s nice to be in surroundings that are as clutter- and as germ-free as possible. For most people, getting a fresh start by cleaning means clearing off the clutter on their desk or maybe scrubbing down the bathrooms and kitchen and organizing the silverware drawer — and hoping everything stays looking spotless for at least a few weeks. But for Jennifer Poulos’ fresh start, she went in a different direction.

She bought her own cleaning business.

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Stratus Building Solutions’ Jared Thomas is Living to Change Lives

“I simply like to give back, and when I find an organization that’s doing great things, I feel it’s my responsibility to join in the effort,” says Jared Thomas. He’s a husband, father, volunteer and owner of Stratus Building Solutions of Salt Lake City Metro. The business, much like every other aspect of his life, is a family affair. Thomas’ wife Emily is Chief Financial Officer, daughter Sydney serves as a utility player, filling any and all voids as needed.

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Master Franchise In Focus: Lee Putman Takes Control

Lee Putman is positive his life is in a much better place, both personally and professionally, since he made the bold decision to join Stratus Building Solutions, the nation’s leading green commercial cleaning and janitorial services franchise. Putman is the master franchisee of Stratus Building Solutions of Indianapolis, a title he’s had since opening his doors May 1, 2017. “I wish I had done it much earlier,” he says.

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Master Franchise In Focus: Michael Seiler, Living Life and Changing Lives

“We’re not job creators, we’re life changers.” This May, Michael Seiler expanded the coverage of his New Orleans master franchise territory to extend to Baton Rouge. He is now the owner of the brand-new Stratus Building Solutions of Southeast Louisiana. Seiler is an entrepreneurship veteran. He has been creating new economic pathways not only for himself, but the hundreds of people under his employment for more than 25 years. That includes several hard-working unit franchisees in New Orleans, and now, Baton Rouge.

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An American Dream Come True: Meet Afshin Cangarlu, CEO of Stratus Building Solutions

Afshin Cangarlu is the CEO of Stratus Building Solutions, the nation’s leading commercial cleaning franchise responsible for introducing people in two countries to the world of affordable and scalable business ownership opportunities.  In addition to fantastic people skills, Cangarlu also possesses decades of experience in technology and software development. His resume serves as a blueprint of when hard work, tenacity and desire merge at the intersection of intellect and leadership.