Building Your Success:

Our Real Estate Development Support

Over the years, Ivy Kids has become a trusted provider for families and children. It’s our mission to help our franchisees prosper by growing long-term relationships with the communities we serve based on honesty, trust, and hard work.

It’s more important than ever to provide high-caliber, education-focused services to families in our communities. The unique childcare franchise program that Ivy Kids provides is replete with industry-leading resources, like a fully developed curriculum, real estate development expertise, and a dedicated support team to help franchise owners take advantage of today’s market dynamics while contributing to children’s social and educational development.

Existing within a booming industry, Ivy Kids maintains a valued reputation and track record of success. Our values have made all the difference as a family-owned company, and they continue to make us a leading franchise organization in early educational childcare. We wouldn’t be where we are today without the passion and commitment of our early childhood education franchisees.

Between our industry-leading resources, flexible site requirements, and variety of school models, Ivy Kids centers are a valuable addition to any suburban, urban, and mixed-use environment.

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In The Child Care Industry For Supporting Our Franchisees

One of the greatest features you’ll enjoy as an investor in the childcare franchise opportunity is all of the support we provide. This is especially true when it comes to real estate developments and all of the considerations that go into building your center. Our experienced real estate team is there for franchisees every step of the way, assisting owners in locating, designing, and developing new schools in their community.

Our real estate team is there for franchisees with:

  • Procedures for locating, evaluating, and obtaining a site
  • Demographic studies for site selection
  • Feasibility period support
  • Securing the site
  • Obtaining permits
  • Building and construction management training


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Going into business for yourself is the American dream. But it can take independent owners years to develop an efficient and effective business model. Ivy Kids franchisees benefit from having the legwork done for you: We know from firsthand experience what it takes to grow a thriving early childhood education business.

Ivy Kids franchisees can save time, money, and hassle compared to independent owners. By fully leveraging our training program and support resources, you’ll be on your way to mastering our systems and running a flourishing business.

In-Demand Services

We feature in-demand services that parents love: a comprehensive security program, our Brain Bites nutrition program, our proprietary, research-based active learning curriculum, and more.

A Time-Tested Business Plan

We make it easy for franchise owners to get onboarded and operate their centers with our proven business model. Plus, we feature multiple revenue streams, so franchisees can enjoy many ways to see a return on their investment.

Initial & Ongoing Support

We support our franchise owners throughout the life of their business, starting with in-depth training. From there, franchisees can look forward to our support in the form of site selection guidance, marketing support, buildout assistance, a comprehensive operations manual, ongoing professional development, ongoing business consulting visits, website and online marketing assistance, guidance on student enrollment and retention, and more.

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Real Estate Models

No matter the location, Ivy Kids develops early education and childcare centers of the highest quality. Developing real estate for our centers means we’re able to meet the needs of today’s families while adding value to the neighboring communities and creating new jobs that positively impact the local economies.

To begin operations of a learning center franchise near you, you’ll need to choose a model from our real estate ownership program.


Long-Term Lease

Liquid Capital Required:
$300,000 with an SBA loan

Total Initial Investment Necessary:
$1,053,500 to $1,363,000

Franchisees lease their location

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Liquid Capital Required:
$400,000 - $500,000 with an SBA loan

Total Initial Investment Necessary:
$3,882,000 to $4,875,000

Franchisees own a location of approximately 10,000 square feet

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Liquid Capital Required:
$450,000 - $550,000 with an SBA loan

Total Initial Investment Necessary:
$4,837,500 to $5,400,000

Franchisees own a location of approximately 15,000 square feet

Why Our Early Education Franchise

Is a Smart Business Choice

The early childhood education industry continues to see steady growth. The robust market size in the US was estimated at $10.7 billion for 2022, after seeing a 4.6% increase from 2021 to 2022. There’s a good reason why Entrepreneur Magazine continues to name children’s education and enrichment as one of the top franchise categories to consider.

If you’re looking for more than just a booming industry, Ivy Kids has so much more to offer. Our unique franchise opportunity is for owners who care about improving lives for families and children who call their community home. We’re dedicated to providing children with healthy food, leadership skills, and a cutting-edge curriculum. We provide exemplary care so children have a strong foundation for their educational future.

Let us help you build a thriving business in a top franchise category with industry-leading advantages you won’t find anywhere else. It’s a great time to invest in an early learning center franchise with Ivy Kids.

Contact us today to learn more about franchise real estate development support at Ivy Kids.

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