Who/what is The Blueprint LA?
The Blueprint LA is the future of fitness. Our goal is to change not only the lives of our members, but also the lives of our Franchisees. Investing in a Blueprint franchise means you will positively impact your hometown/community through fitness, and joining forces with the Blueprint movement means you will play a role in creating a global connection through fitness.
Why should I invest in a Blueprint LA franchise?
Owing a Blueprint LA franchise puts you in a position to help others make lifelong changes in mind, body and spirit. Blueprint LA presents a life changing opportunity to impact your community and revolutionize the fitness space. Control your own future. Create meaningful connections across demographics. Bring people together. Witness the magic of Blueprint LA.
What are the benefits of becoming a franchise owner?
When you own a Blueprint LA franchise you control your destiny. You will be in business for yourself but not by yourself. Franchisees have access to Blueprint LA HQ, as well as access to the Blueprint LA app; including training modules, with the capabilities of live streams, to ensure franchisees are supported. Blueprint LA prides itself on growth and commitment to staying at the forefront of the fitness industry. From programming to marketing, to sales and operations, Blueprint LA will forever be trendsetters in the health and wellness space.
Cost and Investment
What is a franchise fee?
The initial franchise fee is a one-time, upfront amount that a prospective franchisee pays to the franchisor for the rights to acquire a franchise, develop the location and join the franchise system. The franchise fee is non-refundable.
How much is The Blueprint LA franchise fee?
The Blueprint LA franchise fee is $50k.
What do I need to open a franchise?
You need the money to pay the franchise fee upfront, as well as an active personal training certificate. The following certifications qualify: NASM, ACE, NESTA.
When I buy a franchise business, do I own it?
Yes and no. When you purchase a Blueprint LA franchise, you own the rights to market and sell with the Blueprint LA name, you own the space your facility operates at, however, should the franchisors agreement be broken in any way, a franchisee can be stripped of all the above.
Can I be a passive owner?
The Blueprint LA requires new franchisees to work in the field for one-year before becoming a passive owner.
Do I get a discount if I purchase multiple territories?
You do not get discounts for purchasing multiple territories.
How big of a territory do I get? Are all Blueprint franchises the same size?
All Blueprint LA franchises are rectangularly shaped and they are approximately XXX sq. ft – XXX sq. feet in size. Each location has the same equipment, provided by a trusted and valued partner–American Barbell–and provides ample space for each location to run an effective strength program/cardio days.
Can I purchase a Blueprint franchise in a state where I do not live?
Given new franchisees are required to work in the field for their first year of operation, we strongly discourage you open a franchise in a state where you do not live.
Does The Blueprint LA offer financing?
Yes, Blueprint LA offering financing options such as, XXX and XXX
What are the plans for Blueprint in the future?
The Blueprint LA is on a mission to expand around the globe and continue impacting thousands of Franchisees and members. The sky's the limit in the eyes of BPLA.
RESEARCH AND QUALIFICATIONS
How do I know The Blueprint LA franchise is right for me?
When you choose to join the Blueprint LA tribe you choose to be a part of a movement that changes the way people approach fitness and life. Accomplishment on the turf leads to accomplishment in life. Empowerment at the rig leads to empowerment in life. Connection in class leads to connection in life. Say goodbye to your desk job and pursue your passion!
Do I need a college degree to own and operate a Blueprint LA franchise?
A college degree is not required to own and operate a Blueprint LA franchise, however, an active personal training certificate is required. The following certifications qualify: NASM, ACE or NESTA.
Do franchisees receive assistance with finding leads once their location opens?
Blueprint LA provides franchisees with comprehensive, ongoing sales training, monthly calls, and extensive support/guidance from pre-sale to Grand Opening. In addition, franchisees are provided with a unique marketing including personalized support designed to consistently generate max leads.
What types of training and support are available to franchisees?
We feel our franchisees succeed when provided with the utmost support. Before, during and after the franchise process, franchisees have access to Blueprint LA HQ, as well as access to the Blueprint LA franchise app; including training modules, with the capabilities of live streams, to ensure franchisees are supported and set up for success. Confidence comes from preparation.
As an existing business owner, why should I convert to a franchise?
Investing in a Blueprint franchise exceeds a transactional exchange. When you invest in a Blueprint franchise, you invest in a movement; a dynamic partnership that recognizes your Power To Dream Big. Are you ready to elevate?
Training, Staffing Opening
Do you help with hiring trainers/managers/etc.?
The Blueprint LA takes coaching very seriously. The quality of a trainer/coach can make or break a class. That is exactly why Franchisees will receive assistance with hiring qualified trainers, general managers and a sales team.
Do you help with finding leads once the franchise is open?
Blueprint LA provides franchises with comprehensive, ongoing sales training, monthly calls, and extensive support/guidance from pre-sale to Grand Opening. In addition, franchisees are provided with a unique marketing plan– including personalized support designed to consistently generate max leads–geared towards effective and profitable sustainability.
Will I be provided with training before, during and after the franchising process?
Franchisees will be provided with pre-opening training at our home office in Torrance, CA. All franchisees will be required to successfully complete the initial training course. The duration of this course is six days (BPLA has the option to increase/decrease the days/hours as needed).Two individuals are allowed to attend and a third may attend if warranted. Training continues with on-site assistance. In conjunction with the opening of your gym, one of our representatives will spend five days at your location. This on-site assistance is designed to help ease the process of getting your Blueprint LA up and running. Following on-site training, franchisees will have access to the Blueprint LA Franchise app including training modules with the capabilities of live streams to ensure franchisees are supported and set up for success.