RUN YOUR OWN

ARCHITECTURAL

DESIGN FIRM

 
YOUR NEXT BIG OPPORTUNITY - YOUR OWN ARCHITECTURE FIRM

Are you a registered architect and want to start your own business, but don't know where to begin?

 

Maybe you're a design professional looking for more flexibility to be more available to your family.

 

Or perhaps you've been working for a firm for years but now want to step away from the long hours and just HAVE MORE FREEDOM while developing your career?

JOIN US

Upland is leading the architect-franchise movement for the design profession - and we welcome you to join us.

By becoming a franchisee you'll get the benefits of:

  • Choosing the days and hours you want to work

  • Using your creativity and our experience and portfolio to work on great design projects.

  • Running your own business with access to and support from a larger organization.

  • Giving confidence to your clients utilizing our shared portfolio of completed projects.

  • Having access to all the business systems and business know-how without having to learn it from scratch.

" This has been the perfect choice for me.  I can be creative without making the start-up-mistakes of running a business." 

WHAT WE BELIEVE

We believe in building trustworthy, long lasting relationships with our franchisees and clients alike while producing quality product creatively, quickly + efficiently.

OUR EXPERIENCE & OUR BRAND.
WE'LL SUPPORT YOU WITH:
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TRAINING

You'll have access to initial training and a thorough onboarding process to help you set up your franchise and start your business

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Forest Road
TECHNICAL SUPPORT

Technical support to help you carry out your work professionally

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MARKETING SUPPORT

Marketing support and referrals to help you build your own portfolio of new business and clients

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THE ARCHITECTURE
OF OUR FRANCHISE

What motivates people to start their own firm?  Is it the prospect of being your own boss, being in charge of your professional journey, enjoying the flexibility of work hours?  Our Franchise model is a tried-and-tested business model designed to let you focus on the creative work and client relationships and revenue growth while leaving leaving the business systems and operations to us.

THE BIG ADVANTAGE

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Building a recognized brand, a healthy portfolio of projects and the genuine trust within an industry sector, takes time and effort. When you join The Upland Franchise, you get all of this from day one. Branding is important because it not only leaves a memorable impression with the client, it's what they expect.  This distinguishes us from competitors and clarifies what we offer that makes Upland the best choice.  Our strong brand presence has helped us grow and we continue to thrive in the retail, convenience store, cannabis and restaurant sectors.. quickly building a reputation for being a trustworthy firm that provides great personal attention to clients needs. 

A SOLID BRAND FROM THE START

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We have an amazing team of experts who support you as a franchisee - from business coaching, marketing, code resources, office systems, IT and more...Starting a business requires you to understand this aspects on the first day, juggling these roles yourself.  As a an Upland Franchisee you can stay focused on what matter knowing these things are covered and that you have our support all the time.

QUICK ACCESS TO RESOURCES 

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Continuous marketing is key to any business and essential to grow.  Upland's multi-pronged marketing strategy drives thousands to our website every month.  With a combination of internal excellence and partner expertise, our name, reputation and projects have been recognized by industry publications.  From digital marketing to public relations, event marketing and direct outreach, our marketing systems ensure that our business continues to thrive even in our economically cyclical profession.

MARKETING EXPERTISE

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Systems and processes are the essential building blocks of The Franchise. Creating effective business systems unifies the problem solving and decision making of the organization. Implementing our business systems will:

  1. Improve Top-Line Performance

  2. Meet and Exceed Client Expectations

  3. Achieve Consistent Results

  4. Reduce Costs and Increase Profits

When you become an Upland Franchisee, you'll get access to all of our systems that have been proven and time-tested to help you achieve success. 

PROVEN SYSTEMS

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In business, the phrase "timing is everything" couldn't be more appropriate for this time in our world.  The economy is on pause everywhere, yet demand continues to be pent up.  Retail, restaurants, all facets of the economy are changing and restructuring.  Opportunities abound for rethinking these sectors to accommodate this backup of demand.  Architects and designers alike will be part of that demand as clients re-imagine and retool their brands and operations.  

Be ready for when it happens with the support, expertise and portfolio you'll need to take advantage and start you journey running your own firm!

TIMING IS EVERYTHING

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