SAN ANTONIO, Dec. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Massage Heights, a leader of professional, affordable and convenient therapeutic massage and facial services, announced today that local husband-and-wife entrepreneurs David and Janette Burlington have acquired the Massage Heights location at 303 W. Parkwood Ave. in Friendswood, Texas. Massage Heights Friendswood first opened its doors in 2012, with the Burlingtons assuming ownership in October 2017.
David Burlington has been with Massage Heights for over a decade, most recently as the area manager for the Washington Heights and Sienna Village locations in the Houston area. Prior to that role, David managed the Leon Springs Retreat in San Antonio, which is owned and operated by his sister, Jennifer Burlington. Under David's leadership, Leon Springs and Washington Heights became Massage Heights' top-performing locations in the country. Before joining Massage Heights, David was a general manager in the restaurant industry, as well as a bass fishing guide and a competitive bass fisherman.
"Spending the past 11 years with Massage Heights, I've seen the direction of the company and fallen in love with massage and the ways it has positively impacted my own health," said David Burlington. "I'm excited to embark on this next chapter with a company I've invested so much in, and I couldn't be happier to do it in a town I love."
"David has been a true asset to our company for over a decade now and we're thrilled to have him as the new Strategic-partner of our Friendswood Retreat," said Shane Evans, co-founder and president of Massage Heights. "He's proven himself as an effective and successful manager, and we have no doubt that he'll be just as successful as a Strategic-partner."
Massage Heights Friendswood is open Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m., Saturday – Sunday from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.massageheightsfranchise.com, or call 281-725-6800.
Massage Heights has dozens of Retreats throughout Texas and is seeking franchisees to open additional Retreats throughout the country. Massage Heights aims to have 300 Retreats open nationwide by the end of 2020. As part of its accelerated growth strategy, the brand also is targeting franchise development in Chicago, Nashville, Kansas City, South Florida, and Las Vegas.
As part of its nationwide expansion plans, Massage Heights is seeking qualified franchisees and area developers to join its growing brand. Prospective single- and multi-unit franchisees should have $175,000 in liquid assets and minimum $400,000 net worth per location, as well as experience in sales or retail management and managing hourly wage employees. Prospective area representatives should have $375,000 in liquid assets and minimum $600,000 net worth, as well as previous experience in franchising, sales, marketing and operating multiple sites, preferably in the retail, restaurant, hospitality or customer services industries.
About Massage Heights
Massage Heights is a family-owned, membership-based therapeutic services franchise company that provides Members and Guests convenient, professional, affordable resort-quality massage and facial services that help people achieve a balanced and healthy lifestyle, in an upscale Retreat environment. Regular massage and skin therapy services help people look and feel their best from the inside out by aiding in the reduction of stress, pain management and increased relaxation, all resulting in the ability to tackle daily life with a higher level of vitality and positivity, truly elevating the everyday.
SOURCE Massage Heights