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Franchise FAQ

Do I Need to Have Experience?

NO experience is required! That’s right, you can own your own Granite America® business without any prior granite, stone or hard surface experience. We have comprehensive training programs and operation manuals to help you every step of the way.

Do I Need a Special License to Operate a Granite America®?

Generally there are no governmental regulations that apply to operating a granite and stone sales, fabrication and installation business. Some states may require certain licenses or certifications. *See our Franchise Disclosure Document for details.

What Makes Your Granite and Stone Slabs Different from Anyone Else?

Our granite and stone slabs come from all over the world. All slabs are genuine and cut to our specifications. Granite America® does NOT have any laminate products unlike most granite and stone businesses in the marketplace. We have unique colors. Combine this with the fact that all our granite and stone slabs come from the most sought after quarries and in most circumstances are one-of-a-kind.

How Will I Get My Granite?

We’ll train you on everything you’ll need to know about ordering our unique granite and stone slabs. We have relationships with vendors all over the world. Once you become a Granite America® franchise owner you will have access to every one of our vendors. All materials will be delivered directly to your location. We have streamlined the shipping and delivery process making it easy for you!

Do You Find a Location for Me?

It is your responsibility to find a location for your business within the protected territory we give to you. We will provide you with assistance and guidance and even help to review your lease before you sign it. Also keep in mind, unlike other franchise opportunities there are NO TERRITORY FEES!

Do You Provide Hands On Training?

Absolutely! Depending on the type of model you choose it will either be an eight day or ten day comprehensive training program at one of our corporate locations. Plus we come to your location for an additional seven days of onsite pre-opening/grand-opening assistance. *See our Franchise Disclosure Document for additional details.

What is the Royalty Fee?

Royalties start at 5% for the first year, then slowly increases up to 7% during your franchise term. We are so committed to your success that we want you to concentrate on generating revenue and growing your business. We have kept all royalty fees low.

What is the Franchise Term?

Each term is ten years long. Unlike other franchise opportunities we do NOT charge you any type of renewal fee at the end of your term.

Do I Get a Protected Territory?

Yes, your protected territory will include a population of up to 400,000 households defined by zip code and number of households in that area. *See our Franchise Disclosure Document for additional details.

How Much is Your Franchise Fee?

We offer different models and the franchise fee depends on which model you choose. The franchise fee for the Express Model is $20,000, the Standard Model is $25,000 and the Digital Model is $40,000. The franchise fee is significantly lower if you have an existing granite and stone business and are converting your business into a Granite America®. Contact us to learn more. (please link to the Free Info Kit page)

What is My Total Investment?

Your total investment depends on which Granite America® model you choose. The total investment (which includes product, equipment and franchise fee) for an Express Model is $163,000 to $270,000; for the Standard Model $328,000 to $576,000; and the total investment for the Digital Model is $1.1MM to $1.5MM. If you are converting your existing granite and stone business into a Granite America® your total investment is significantly lower. *See our Franchise Disclosure Document for details.

Sales Disclosure: This website and the franchise sales information on this site do not constitute an offer to sell a franchise. The offer of a franchise can only be made through the delivery of a Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD). Certain states require that we register the FDD in those states. The communications on this website are not directed by us to the residents of any of those states. Moreover, we will not offer or sell franchises in those states until we have registered the franchise (or obtained an applicable exemption from registration) and delivered the Franchise Disclosure Document to the prospective franchisee in compliance with applicable law.

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