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    Lightbridge Academy Franchise Investment: Financial Requirements

    Lightbridge Academy is a high-value franchise investment, in order to qualify you will need:

    Initial Franchise Fee $40,000
    Initial Investment Range Leased Center: $621,233-$937,900
    Purchased Center: $2,611,900- $5,202,500
    Territory Protected Territory in an agreed upon, well-defined area
    Royalty 4% of Gross Revenues During First 6 Months of Operation
    7% of Gross Revenues After First 6 Months

    The Lightbridge Academy model is designed to help you achieve your dreams of owning a child care business.

    The total investment necessary to begin the operation of a Lightbridge Academy center ranges from $621,233-$937,900 for a leased center and $2,611,900- $5,202,500 for a purchased center. This includes everything from initial training costs to promotional materials to equipment costs. It also includes the $121,000-$142,000 that must be paid to the franchisor or its affiliate for the standard franchise fee, technology fee, center development fee, training fee, etc.

    The total investment for the first location under a Multi-Unit Operator Agreement is between $676,233 – $992,900 for a leased center and between $2,666,900 – $5,257,500 for a purchased center. This includes the $176,000-$197,000 that must be paid to the franchisor and/or its affiliate.

    Lightbridge Academy also provides the support franchisees need to identify the financing option that is right for them. These options may include sourcing for loans or leveraging their retirement savings. Lightbridge connects franchisees with lenders who understand the Lightbridge Academy business model and believe in their processes.

    The Lightbridge Academy Franchise Model – A Track Record of Success

    Lightbridge Academy is an excellent investment opportunity for franchisees who want a strong ROI.

    With in-depth marketing initiatives, innovative programming, and unmatched service, Lightbridge Academy franchisees can build a dedicated customer base from day one. In February of 2023, franchisee-operated Lightbridge Academy centers in New Jersey, where the brand has the most locations, saw an average monthly gross revenue of $180,272*.

    *See full details as shown in the 2023 Lightbridge Franchise Disclosure Document.

    Lightbridge Academy Team