What Are My Startup Costs?

The first-to-market spa franchise is a low-cost investment with potential for high rewards

If you want to own a specialized facial business with little direct competition, proprietary and authentic products, skoah offers an easy-to-run business with two lucrative revenue streams. Led by an executive team that is passionate about helping entrepreneurs realize their dreams, our proven business model was designed to be easy to open and easy to scale, with initial investment costs well below those of other spa, beauty or health and wellness concepts.

The total investment estimate for a skoah franchise ranges from $240,000 to $364,000. Skoah is far more affordable than other skin care and spa franchise concepts and, more importantly, has a proven business model that has helped dozens of entrepreneurs realize their potential of small business ownership while bringing terrific skin care to their communities.

Here’s our FDD Item 7, which details the specific startup costs of our franchise offering. Please refer to original FDD Item 7 for complete details regarding startup costs, including line item descriptions and footnotes:

Type of Expenditure Amount To Whom Payment is Made
Initial Franchise Fee $35,000 Us
Initial Product Inventory $20,000 - $25,000 Us or our affiliate Skoah Koncept Stores Inc or our designee
Real Estate Rent and Utility Deposits $0 - $12,000 Landlord, Utility Companies
Design Fee $4,000 - $6,000 Us or approved suppliers
Site Selection Fee $0 - $5,000 Us or approved suppliers
Leasehold Improvements $84,000 - $132,000 Contractors, Architects, approved suppliers
Custom Casework $35,000 - $40,000 Approved suppliers
Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment $15,000- $17,000 Approved suppliers
Signage and Graphics $5,000 - $10,000 Approved suppliers
Computer Systems $1,000 - $3,000 Approved suppliers
Office Equipment and Supplies $1,000 - $2,000 Approved suppliers
On-Site Training Fee $5,000 Us
Grand Opening Marketing $5,000 - $10,000 Us or approved suppliers
Insurance Premiums - 3 months $1,000 - $2,000 Insurers
Travel and Living Expenses During Training $1,000 - $3,000 Hotels, restaurants, transportation providers
Permits, Licenses, Fees $1,000 - $3,000 Government and agencies
Professional Fees $2,000 - $4,000 Your attorneys, accountants and other professionals
Additional Funds - 6 months $25,000 - $50,000 Employees, utilities, suppliers, etc
TOTAL $240,000 - $364,000