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The Grounds Guys expands

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The landscape management company adds 20 new locations.

| May 1, 2013

WACO, Texas – The Grounds Guys landscape management is continuing its national franchise expansion with the addition of 20 new locations in the first quarter of 2013. In addition to strengthening its presence in the Midwest and Southeast regions, the company will open its inaugural franchises in Colorado, Massachusetts, and Utah.

“We are thrilled to introduce our expert service and unparalleled customer experience to these markets, and to welcome new franchisees into the system,” said Ron Madera, president of The Grounds Guys. “We offer all of our franchises a blueprint for success with the strong support system and culture of care integral to our company.”

Entrepreneur magazine recently named “Services to Buildings and Dwellings” one of the 10 Fastest-Growing Industries for Small Business, with a 2012 growth rate of 10.11 percent.

In its March Franchise Business Index (FBI), the International Franchise Association predicted Commercial & Residential Services as the industry leader in employment growth and dollar output among franchise businesses, forecasting that nearly 1,000 new Commercial & Residential Service units will open in 2013.

The Grounds Guys welcomes the following new franchise owners:

Three franchises expanded their service territory during the first quarter: The Grounds Guys of North San Antonio, The Grounds Guys of Austin Hill Country, and The Grounds Guys of Charleston.
 

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