As the category founder, Outdoor Lighting Perspectives (OLP) stands alone as the worlds oldest and largest outdoor lighting franchise company. OLP has custom-designed and installed Eco-friendly low voltage exterior and landscape lighting at more than 70,000 homes and businesses since our inception in 1995.
OLP provides rigorous training, proven sales, support and marketing systems that enable our franchisees to sell, design and install professional outdoor lighting systems – with unparalleled service and attention to detail. With gross profit margins of approximately 60% and a sales closing ratio of over 65%, OLP is a strong choice for franchise candidates seeking a home-based business with few employees, low overhead, recurring revenue and great growth potential. Also works tremendously well as an add-on to an existing business.
Avail. in Canada: Masters/Area Developer: Yes
Registered In: Entire U.S. Availability in Canada: There is an existing Master Franchisee in Canada
Financial / Terms
Total Investment: $52.2k - $99.6k
Average # of Employees: Three (Full-time office manager (1), installation crew (2) and commission-based design consultants)
Earnings Claims: Yes, see full Item 19 disclosure in FDD / Outdoor Lighting Perspectives 'Item-19' Overview (See Attachment under the "Additional Information" Tab)
International Opportunities: While we are focused primarily on North America, we have locations in Ireland, Kuwait and Bermuda. We are interested in the United Kingdom, but plan to hold off on additional international expansion for now.
Countries, outside of United States, where the concept is currently available or plans to expand: United Kingdom.
Support & Training Provided
Financial Assistance Provided: Outdoor Living Brands will finance 50% of franchise fee for qualified applicants
Site Selection Assistance: N/A (home based)
Lease Negotiation Assistance: N/A (home based)
Co-operative Advertising: Yes (also have co-marketing opportunities with other Outdoor Living Brands franchise concepts)
New franchisees attend two week classroom and field training program including one week at our Richmond, Virginia, Training Center and one week in Nashville, Tennessee, at the largest OLP franchise location and headquarters of B&B Manufacturing, our exclusive supplier of lighting fixtures.
Training is led by our COO, who previously owned a large and successful OLP franchise. Training is provided in all aspects of the business including (1) marketing and advertising; (2) sales methodology; (3) lighting design; (4) technology – CRM and QuickBooks; (5) business and office administration systems; (6) lighting system installation; and (7) LCA, Lighting Control Automation, installation and programming.