Steps to Ownership
The Process for Awarding a BrightStar Senior Living® Franchise
After developing a strong reputation for BrightStar Senior Living, we are seeking the help of like-minded franchisees to share in our success as we bring our unmatched assisted living and memory care experience to families across the nation.
Because we want to make sure you have the best possible chance to succeed, we follow our time-tested business model that lays out the steps to success. Read on to learn how to start a BrightStar Senior Living franchise.
Here, we will introduce you to BrightStar Senior Living® or BrightStar® Care Homes™. We will also highlight the senior living industry and how we’re perfectly positioned for the senior living marketplace today and in the future.
2Submit Franchise Application
During this process, we will determine if you are financially qualified to become a BrightStar franchisee. We will also discuss operational review.
3Discovery & Validation
During this time, you will have the opportunity to visit with current franchise owners, plan a visit to tour a community, and attend Discovery Day at our headquarters in Gurnee, IL.
4Sign Preliminary Agreement
This is the first major step toward owning a BrightStar location. When you reach this step, you will get to connect with the required vendors who will help to validate the market. Your territory will be protected for one year to complete the defined action plans.
During the site selection process, you will:
- Work with a broker to identify opportunities in the market
- Prepare Proforma
- Complete market analysis and Feasibility Study
- Work with architect, city, and other vendors on project details
- Confirm financing
- Secure the site
6Sign Franchise Agreement
Congratulations, you made it!
In over a decade, BrightStar Care® has grown to over 360 locations nationwide and cultivated a legacy of delivering exceptional care for thousands of families in their homes across the country. With multiple locations already up and running, BrightStar Senior Living and BrightStar Care Homes are an extension of this proven business model, which continues to be a success. We look forward to learning more about you during this entire process and hope this unique senior living franchise opportunity helps you achieve your goals.