in the US in 2019, Zones and Refresh combined have over 100
franchised units internationally. Refresh and Zones are the world's
largest design and build residential renovation & landscaping
company with very ambitious growth targets in the US.
co-founded by some of New Zealand's biggest industry leaders in
marketing and business growth - Chris Caiger (prev. Head of
Marketing for Fletcher Building Group), Barry Bloomfield (designed
the Sellotape logo and put the star in the Heineken logo), Jon
Bridge (has provided business and marketing support for Fletcher
Building, Fonterra, Dulux, Meridian Energy, Merck, Sharp and Dohme,
Pilkington Glass, Rinnai, New Zealand Steel, and Knight Frank - to
name a few) and Matt Steele (25 years in the building industry in
sales, marketing and general management roles).
establishing business strategy and marketing consultancy company
Traffic in 2003, the group quickly discovered that the residential
renovations sector held significant room for improvement. Despite
the size of the industry, it was clear that the majority of
homeowners were either being left disappointed by the final costs,
timelines and quality of their renovations or felt too nervous to
even begin a project! So, Traffic's directors developed Refresh
Renovations and Zones Landscaping - a franchised business that
offer homeowners exceptional service, end-to-end project management
and, essentially, an experience that allows them to achieve their
ideas on-time and on-budget.
result? Refresh and Zones are now award-winning franchise companies
with a growing number of successful franchises in the United
States, the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand.
First Unit Franchised: International:
Franchised Units: Zones International:
Company Owned Units: 0
States Registered In: All states EXCEPT CA,
HI, IL, MD, MN, NE, NY, ND, RI, SD, VA, WA
Canada Franchises: No
International Franchises: Zones: Yes (New
We aim to
have multiple franchises per territory to maximize collaboration
and lead generation. Each franchise is awarded per $45 million of
projected annual Residential Revenue. So if a territory had a
Residential Revenue of $450 million (a year), then that territory
could have up to 10 franchises.