Orkin FDD – Franchise Information, Costs and Fees
Type of Business
You will operate an Orkin® pest control business. An Orkin Franchise is a business that provides professional pest control services and termite control services for residential homes and commercial and institutional buildings.
Orkin Systems, LLC is a Delaware limited liability company that was originally incorporated as a Delaware corporation on May 4, 1994 under the name Orkin Systems, Inc. On December 31, 2015, Orkin Systems, Inc. converted into Orkin Systems, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, by means of a statutory conversion. Their principal business address is 2170 Piedmont Road N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30324. Orkin Systems began its franchise sales operation in May of 1994.
Depending on the size of the territory in which your franchise is located, the initial franchise fee will be between $39,000 and $100,000, which may be discounted if you elect, and the franchisor agrees to, a term for your franchise agreement less than the standard terms set forth in Exhibit 7 or if you operated a pest or termite control business (other than under an Orkin franchise agreement) prior to the signing of the franchise agreement. The estimated initial investment to begin operation of an Orkin Franchise ranges from $84,975 to $231,200. This sum does not include the rent for the business location or other real estate costs or the costs of purchasing any existing customer contracts of the franchisor’s affiliate Orkin, LLC that may be in the territory assigned to you and that you are required to purchase from Orkin, LLC, which may cost in excess of $250,000. Of your estimated initial investment, between $39,000 and $100,000, plus the cost of purchasing such customer contracts, is payable to the franchisor.