Virginia Beach-based franchise group Buzz Franchise Brands celebrated big growth in 2016, and is planning for more in the coming year. Mosquito Joe, Buzz Franchise Brands first concept, recently ranked 26th on the Entrepreneur Franchise 500 List, is on a roll.
According to The Virginian-Pilot, the brand had an extremely successful year adding close to 60 locations and providing mosquito prevention services nationwide as Zika Virus fears took center stage.
“Things like Zika helped,” plus other perennial mosquito-borne illnesses, Mosquito Joe CEO Kevin Wilson told The Virginian-Pilot.
Launched just last year, Buzz Franchise Brands new entity, Pool Scouts, a pool repair and maintenance concept, has already begun taking pool-friendly markets by storm.
According to The Virginian-Pilot, 2016 saw expansion into Raleigh and Dallas with Austin, TX already in the pipeline for 2017.
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