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Float Center Business Plan Package

$2170
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“The bargain-of-the-century for anyone considering starting a float tank center. I highly recommend it!”
David Brickman
BodyMind Float Center

Opening a float center can be one of the most rewarding things you can do with your life. Getting to opening, on the other hand, is a costly and time consuming process.

A float center will cost from $200,000 – $600,000 to open and that can easily go higher depending on your plans.

If those numbers are surprising to you, you’re not the only one. Most people think that they’ll slap some float tanks in some rooms and they’ll be good to go.

The truth is that soundproofing, waterproofing, permits, float tanks, initial marketing, staffing, fixtures, supplies – these things add up quickly, and a lot of the most expensive parts of opening come as a huge surprise to prospective centers.

Our largest expenses certainly came as a surprise to us at Float On, and we came incredibly close to running out of money before we ever opened our doors.

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“The new business plan has catapulted us to a whole new level of preparation. We thank you all so much… our plan has been very well received by local SBA resources.”
Chelsea Powers

Why You Should
Get This Business Plan

Our Business Plan has gone through years of testing and revision. It has been successfully used, time and again, to obtain funding for centers that are now up and running.

The numbers in this business plan are based on the real world finances of running Float On for the last five years, and from hundreds of hours spent consulting with float centers all over the world.

You can easily play with variables in the plans to instantly update five years of financial projections and settle on a plan that will make sense for you and for your lenders or investors.

If you really want to know what it will take to open a center, and what to expect from ongoing expenses and profits, you want this plan. You won’t even know what you’re missing until you get to play, hands on, with our financial spreadsheets.

Order it today, and if you really don’t think it gives you way more value than what you spend on it, please, take advantage of our 30-day, 100% money-back guarantee (but we don’t think that you will).

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Business Plan Customers

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“The Business Plan worked well. We have just signed a lease for 1875 Sq. ft. of beautiful retail space in one of the most sought after shopping districts west of Richmond, VA.

 

“We have been to the bank and have been assured that our financing will not be a problem. I must say that the business plan was a big plus in getting us done, and we can’t thank you guys enough.”
Kim & George Robinson

Included in the Float Center Business Plan Package…

Financial Planning Spreadsheets

Fill out the first page and the rest spreadsheet cells calculate themselves!

All of the formulas, ratios, and calculations are based on 5 years of financial data from Float On, and from hundreds of hours of consultation with float centers around the world:

  • Financial Summary
  • Capital Expenditures
  • P&L Year 1
  • P&L Years 2-5
  • Cash Flow Year 1
  • Cash Flow Years 2-5
  • Balance Sheet at Opening
  • Balance Sheet at End of the Year
  • Breakeven Analysis
  • Ratios
  • Visual Graphs of the financial projections
  • All equations are provided for analysis

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Float Center Written Business Plan Template

(Templates in Microsoft Word .docx)

(40+ pages)

  • Executive Summary
  • Company Description
  • Services and Products
  • Industry Analysis
  • Market Analysis
  • Marketing & Sales Strategy
  • Balance Sheet at Opening
  • Operational Plan
  • Organization and Management
  • Financial Plan
  • Funding Request

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Complete Business Plan Appendix

We show our work! All references made in the business plan are backup with an appendix providing extra materials. If you’re asked for proof, you’ll know where to find the answers.

  • State of the Industry Reports
  • About Float Tanks Primer
  • Real World Numbers from Float On
  • Scientific Research List
  • US Float Tank Sanitation Standards from the Float Tank Association
  • Examples of Floating in the News
  • Sample Photos of Tanks from Various Manufacturers

19 Page Business Plan Package Walkthrough

There is a lot to go through in this plan and we’ve made sure all sections are explained and the finer details of the financial spreadsheets are covered.

Before you get started, read this section first!


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Common Questions

Is the business plan useful for Canadian float centers?

Absolutely. It’s easy to adjust the numbers and the currency to work for Canada.

Does the business plan work for countries outside the US?

Yes, we’ve had many international customers who have successfully used our plan, from countries as diverse as Ireland, India, Norway, Japan, Australia,and Colombia (to name just a few). Changing the currency is easy, but it does require you to do some price checking on materials and labor to make sure that those are accurate for your region.

Will you help me if I need assistance filling out the plan?

We definitely will. The business plan is designed to be really straightforward, but that only goes so far when we’re talking about five years worth of financial equations and ratios. We’ll be here to answer any questions, and make sure that everything in the plan makes total sense to you.

What if the business plan isn’t what I expected?

If you aren’t totally satisfied with the business plan, just let us know. You have 30 days to return it for a full refund.

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“Float Tank Solutions services and planning tools are critical and integral to the dynamic process of opening a float center. The financial models used in the business plan provide the details needed to really understand the intricate operations unique to running a float center.
“I am very grateful of the hard work by the entire Float Tank Solutions team of intelligent, thoughtful and creative professionals. The return on my investment is ten fold and still compounding in terms of my time savings.”
Gloria Irwin
Float Sixty Chicago

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24 pages of data.

Over 250 Participating Centers.


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“Because the float industry is unheard of to a lot of people, it was extremely important to get real world financial and shop information from a successful float center.
“The package helped me mold what I had as a business plan into a more dynamic and complete project plan.”
Alex Ziegler
Northwest Float Center
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“The group at Float On are instrumental in my transformation from float tank center dreamer to soon to be tank center owner.
“They have provided a practical, very detailed ‘all you need and more’ business plan, tank business templates, continuing, responsive and adaptive support, unwavering encouragement and vital inspiration.”
Richard Bonk
The Wellness Center
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“Our lender was thrilled with how thorough we were, and it definitely helped in expediting the loan process. Thank you!”
Grant Ogren
Renew Float Spa