Lightbridge Academy® Announces Plan for New Child Care Center in Centerville, Ohio
Lightbridge Academy, a leading early childhood education and child care franchise, has announced plans to open a new center in Centerville, Ohio. This development is part of a five-unit franchise agreement with franchisees Maulik (Max) Patel and Naimishkumar (Nick) Patel for Cincinnati, Ohio.
Craig Murray, Chief Development Officer of Lightbridge Academy, expressed excitement about the expansion. He highlighted the upcoming Mason, OH location set to open in early 2024 and the recent Purchase and Sale agreement executed in Centerville, OH. The company’s strategy involves leasing real estate sites at the corporate level before signing franchise owners, ensuring a swift launch for new centers. Within two months of the Patels’ agreement, a site was already under a Letter of Intent for their first center in Mason, OH.
Murray emphasized the collaborative effort of all teams within the organization and the brand’s commitment to its Circle of Care philosophy. Lightbridge Academy aims to add over 20 territories across Ohio, continuing its dedication to providing top-notch early education and child care services, advanced technology, and stringent health and safety measures.
The company, founded in 1997, celebrates 26 years of operation, with over 140 childcare centers either open or in development across various states. Lightbridge Academy’s commitment to quality has earned it several accolades, including placements on the Inc. 5000 list and Newsweek’s list of America’s Best Customer Service.