2016 is shaping up to be a lucrative year for outdoor lighting professionals. According to a recent study by Houzz, 57% of homeowners who have outdoor projects in process are planning to upgrade their outdoor lighting. And the best news of all is that more homeowners today are foregoing DIY projects and seeking professional help to complete the look of their outdoor spaces!
As the leading national brand in outdoor lighting, Outdoor Lighting Perspectives is poised to take advantage of these trends. From design to installation to maintenance, we build relationships with our clients, and they turn to us for professional guidance when they decide to add or update their outdoor lighting.
Considering the explosive growth ahead, a look at the numbers shows why this is the right time to invest in an Outdoor Lighting Perspectives franchise. Ten percent of homeowners plan to add audio and/or video outdoor media and 23 percent of homeowner plan to add solar lighting. Over half of new lighting projects are installed to illuminate pathways, decks, patios, and trees. Plus LED technology is gaining popularity, comprising about a third of these updates.
Our franchisees have a common interest in outdoor lighting and the desire to be an entrepreneur. Starting a company solo brings risks, so becoming a franchisee is a wise decision. With an Outdoor Lighting Perspectives franchise, you will discover the advantages of joining our brand family and tapping into our solid history of business in the outdoor lighting industry.
Jim Hilliard became our company’s first franchisee 17 years ago and hasn’t looked back. “It gives me the flexibility to do what I want to do, the time frame is up to me, and I schedule things as I need to. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a lot of work, but at least I’m in control of it. And the money comes in my pocket instead of somebody else’s pocket.” Other franchisees agree that investing in an Outdoor Lighting Perspectives franchise has changed their lives and helped them achieve their goals. They are able to reap all of the benefits of being their own boss while taking advantage of our national brand recognition and top-notch support in business operations.
Outdoor Lighting Perspectives has a vibrant business model in place to support franchisees. We’ve identified three lucrative areas for you to focus on: residential landscape lighting, holiday lighting, and hospitality outdoor lighting. You’ll begin with a five-day training course designed to give you a thorough command of proven business and marketing strategies, expert product knowledge, dependable service and installation processes, administrative methods, and more. Beyond this initial training, we offer ongoing support and coaching throughout the year. For example, each August we hold our Outdoor Lighting Perspectives Annual Holiday Training Class, an experience that energizes franchisees with new product knowledge and installation training. In addition, our support team is available to you for day-to-day operations needs. When you join the Outdoor Lighting Perspectives team, you become part of the largest outdoor lighting provider in North America. We look forward to having you on board!