Site Selection and Lease Negotiation
Intelligent Office is affiliated with a national real estate company that will assist you in determining your location. They will work with your local broker to:
- Identify and propose at least three qualified sites
- Negotiate lease on preferred sites that have been approved
- Secure the lease
Our team of design and construction professionals will work closely with you from beginning to end in the building of your new business. Specifically, we provide the following services:
- Architectural design
- Space planning
- Facilitation and development of ordering timeline
- Contractor selection
- Construction supervision and project management
- Telephone, computer network technology customization, ordering, delivery, and installation
One of the most significant benefits to you – our franchisee – is the training you will receive from Intelligent Office. Below is a brief outline of what you can expect as an owner:
- Home-Based Training We provide a comprehensive, home-based training to prepare you for the more in-depth corporate training offered later.
- Corporate Training One week of training at our national training center in Boulder, Colorado.
- Post-Opening Training Once you have successfully opened your business, you will receive one week of training at your location.
- Field Support Site Visits We come to your local market and spend time at your Intelligent Office with your staff to assist in the successful operation of your business.
- Mystery Shopping and Follow-Up Seminars We help you get it right and keep it right.
- National and Regional Conferences Brainstorming and sharing of ideas with the best and the brightest franchisees from all over North America.
- Franchise Advisory Council This is the Intelligent Office Senate and acts as a strengthening conduit between the franchisor and franchisees. The Franchisee Advisory Council has become a huge resource for our network of franchisees.
- Best Practices and Benchmarking The benefit of having a franchise network is to be able to share ideas, strategies, and victories in the workplace. A rising tide will raise all ships and pooling from this system is invaluable.
A variety of automated business development and marketing programs enable franchisees to quickly acquire, retain and develop new clients. We focus on automating our marketing programs in order to make the customer acquisition of your business an efficient and hands-free function for you.
We work with full-service advertising agencies to help acquire the customers your business will need. Together with the team of marketing and sales professionals working at the Intelligent Office headquarters, we offer our franchisees support with all marketing, advertising, branding and public relations initiatives, including:
- Strategic planning
- Business development
- Marketing plan and execution
- Brand strategy and management
- Market research
- Customer relationship management platform
- Automated email marketing
- Public and media relations
- Sales promotion/events
- New product development
- Radio commercials
- Web development
- Print ads
- Electronic ads
- Vertical market kits
- Sales training