- Commercial Cleaning Franchise Continues Aggressive Expansion Across United States -
Memphis, Tenn. (May 1, 2013) ServiceMaster Clean, one of the leading commercial cleaning franchises for more than 60 years, announced today the signing of two new franchise agreements. The first agreement is with an existing franchise group, ServiceMaster Facilities Maintenance, who added portions of Atlanta as a third territory. The other is with a new franchisee David Dragicevich of ServiceMaster Janitorial by Zvon for a Syracuse, N.Y. territory.
"As our business continues to expand across the United States, we're excited to announce both an expansion of one business and the beginning of a brand new one," said David Messenger, vice president of market expansion, ServiceMaster Clean. "We believe these franchisees will cultivate lasting customer relationships and become integral parts of their local communities."
Vincent Lee was a longtime employee in the cleaning industry, when he transitioned to become a ServiceMaster Clean franchisee. Lee and his partners William Watson, Andre' Coleman and Laurence Plummer Sr. currently operate commercial cleaning franchises in Memphis and Nashville with over 400 employees servicing more than 120 customers including some major Fortune 500 corporations.
"As a multi-unit operator, we sought out the opportunity to expand our business into the Atlanta area since we had developed deep connections within the local community", said Vincent Lee, president of ServiceMaster Facilities Maintenance. "We look forward to growing in this territory and upholding the ServiceMaster Clean standard of excellence."
With an expansive background in pharmaceutical sales and marketing industries, David Dragicevich recently opened his first commercial cleaning franchise earlier this year in Syracuse, N.Y. As a new franchisee, Dragicevich and his team are currently scouting out the Syracuse area for new potential accounts.
"I was drawn to ServiceMaster Clean because of the company's reputation and the strong support offered to its franchisees," said David Dragicevich, owner of ServiceMaster Janitorial by Zvon. "We look forward to connecting with local businesses and serving our new clients in the surrounding areas."
ServiceMaster Clean is seeking qualified franchise candidates across the United States for commercial cleaning franchises. With more than 4,500 franchises around the world, ServiceMaster Clean serves customers through a global network of franchises that provide janitorial services, commercial carpet cleaning, hard surface floor care, residential carpet and upholstery cleaning and disaster restoration services.
About ServiceMaster Clean
ServiceMaster Clean is part of the ServiceMaster family of brands, one of the world's largest and most versatile service networks. The company's brands include TruGreen, TruGreen LandCare, Terminix, American Home Shield, ServiceMaster Clean, Merry Maids, Furniture Medic and AmeriSpec. ServiceMaster Clean is committed to its franchise owners. The ability to offer qualified prospects up to 80 percent financing through its wholly-owned finance company, ServiceMaster Acceptance Company, is only one of the benefits of a ServiceMaster Clean franchise.
With a global network of more than 7,300 company-owned, franchise and licensed locations, Memphis-based ServiceMaster is one of the world's largest residential and commercial service networks. The company's high-profile brands are Terminix, TruGreen, American Home Shield, ServiceMaster Clean, Merry Maids, Furniture Medic and AmeriSpec. Through approximately 20,000 corporate associates and a franchise network that independently employs an estimated 31,000 additional people, the ServiceMaster family of brands provided services and products to approximately 8 million customers during the last 12 months. The company's market-leading brands provide a range of residential and commercial services including termite and pest control; lawn, tree and shrub care; home warranties and preventative maintenance contracts; furniture repair; home inspections; home cleaning; janitorial services; and disaster restoration.
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