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St. Louis, MO, United States, 2011/06/21 - Professional facilities in the Chicago, Illinois area have the opportunity to experience Stratus Building Solutions as their building maintenance provider. The new office will operate at 555 Waters Edge, Suite 100, in Lombard, IL.
Chicago, Illinois just got a little cleaner – and greener! Now, professional facilities in the Chicago land area have the opportunity to experience the Stratus Difference type of clean with new office operating at 555 Waters Edge, Suite 100, in Lombard, IL. New Master Franchise Owner, Devang Kothari, will represent the Stratus brand and is already in business.
Stratus of Chicago will offer a range of professional facility maintenance services all with environmental stewardship at the forefront. “I really enjoy Stratus’ commitment to sustainability – and combining that with the success I have witnessed, I knew it was the perfect industry for me,” says Kothari. “I have seen first-hand the lengths they go to in order to establish their green reputation, and I’m happy to be a part of that movement.”
Dennis Jarrett, co-founder and CEO of Stratus Building Solutions, said,“Stratus of Chicago is the first to open in Illinois, and we feel there is tremendous opportunity for Mr. Kothari. His commitment to providing a quality service at a valuable price is right in line with the Stratus business model and we are excited to watch him succeed.” He continues,“The addition of Chicago to the Stratus family is key component to our national brand expansion. We feel Chicago is one of the best markets in the USA.”
Pete Frese, co-founder and President of Stratus Building Solutions, added,“Stratus Building Solutions has been looking to expand to Chicago and Mr. Kothari has the perfect blend of experience and capability. Also, Chicago has a strong focus on environmentalism, so the Stratus Green Clean Program is a natural fit.”
The Stratus Green Clean Program features environmentally-friendly products to help sustain healthier, more productive facilities. Included in the program is the Stratus Green Clean line of Green Seal Certified cleaning chemicals along with other proprietary products and processes.
Stratus Building Solutions offers unit franchising in 16 different building service franchise plans providing complete training, account placement, accounting support and marketing support with a start up fee as little as $1,000 down.
By offering such a variety of programs, it’s no wonder Stratus is the #1 Fastest Growing Franchise as ranked by Entrepreneur Magazine for 2011. Stratus Building Solutions won three “top ten” spots in Entrepreneur’s Annual Franchise 500® rankings published in the 2011 along with being awarded a place in the 2010 Inc 500-5000. Other awards include Franchise Times Fast 55, World Franchising’s 50 Top Franchises for Minorities, Black Enterprise’s Top 40 Best Franchises for African Americans, and Poder 360’s Top 25 Franchises for Hispanics.
Stratus Building Solutions franchise benefits include orientation and training, customer referrals, administrative and accounting support, pre-arranged credit lines, access to insurance and surety bonds, financing options, promotional support, and other turn-key advantages. The company’s headquarters are at 1976 Innerbelt Business Center Drive in St. Louis, Missouri.
For more information, please see the website or call Stratus Building Solutions at 877.731.2020. Media contact: Dennis Jarrett, Chief Executive Officer.