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Green Acres

Green Acres was founded in 1991 and is proudly kiwi owned and operated. With 30 years’ experience we are one of the longest running NZ-owned franchise systems. We have over 400 franchisees controlling their own future path. Ask about our big business model today.

Green Acres was founded in 1991 as a lawn mowing franchise and has since branched into home cleaning, commercial cleaning, car valet and ironing services.  Proudly kiwi owned and operated, Green Acres celebrates 30 years of business in 2021 and is one of the longest running New Zealand owned franchise systems.  By focusing on innovation of the service model, in 2016 Green Acres moved to a completely paperless, digital first operation and is now the first home services company in the world to offer customers Afterpay.  Today there are over 400 Green Acres franchise owners controlling their own future path.  

The opportunity

With Green Acres you’re in business for yourself, but not by yourself.  Green Acres works closely with you from Day One to ensure you can start earning straight away.  With Green Acres, you’re buying into an iconic kiwi brand with 30 years of experience and that’s where it counts.  Customers already know who you are and trust us to get the job done to a high standard.  

All Green Acres franchisees go through a comprehensive training programme which includes practical and theory training to ensure you have everything you need to know at your disposal.  A dedicated Business Advisor will become your mentor and will work with you to help you reach your business goals.  

The start up cost of your Green Acres business is based on how much turnover you want to earn per week, and includes a training costs, equipment pack and franchise fee.   

Regardless of your prior experience, or what you are doing now, a Green Acres franchise could be exactly what you’re looking for; the chance to take control of your own destiny in your own business.  You can design your business to work around your existing lifestyle or family commitments, or start building your business empire.  Your Green Acres business can be as big or small as you want it to be.  

To succeed, you just need to have a great attitude, enjoy helping people keep their homes or businesses looking fantastic, can find opportunities to increase your profit, and can follow the systems provided to maximize your investment. 

Skills & training

Start with complete confidence with our comprehensive training package. You’ll learn the proven Green Acres system for your service category which has been designed to be portable so you can manage your business from the palm of your hand.  You’ll receive coaching from our team of experts in client management, customer care, and financial management.  We keep track of your clients and records through our easy to use job management software and accounting package which gives you complete control of your business at your fingertips.

You’ll also get out in the field with a practical trainer who will show you how to do the work, how to use the equipment and how to manage you and your customers' health and safety.

Areas available

With Green Acres your area is not defined by streets which could narrow your earnings potential.  You tell us the areas you want to work and we’ll deliver leads to you in conjunction with your own marketing efforts.  It could be an entire town or a suburban region and there is plenty of choice.  If you want to work solo or have ambitious plans to run jobs across multiple sites, there’s an investment package to suit your requirements.  Ask about our big business model today.

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