As CEO of the largest franchisor of swim school brands in the U.S. (SafeSplash, SwimLabs, and Swimtastic), I often get propositioned by developers to add swim schools to their retail centers. In 2017, there seems to have been a marked increase in the propositions. The question is why are swim schools such a sought-after tenant in retail centers these days? Here are my top 5 reasons:
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“Seeing kids improve their skills and creating this community space is a dream come true.” - Dan Jacobs, SwimLabs Vienna Co-Owner and Machine Aquatics Co-Founder
Streamline Brands Partners with Investment Company Leon Capital Group to Launch Up to 20 New Locations a Year!
Streamline Brands has partnered with Leon Capital Group, a 'high-performance investment company' that will be the premier real estate development partner for the swim school franchisor. With a significant investment in the Streamline Brands company, Leon Capital Group and Streamline Brands expects to support the production of up to 20 new locations per year starting in 2018. "Based in Dallas, we have a vision of redefining real estate investing and transforming communities throughout the U.S. and around the globe" says the investment group. Read the full press release here!
Aquatics International features the Streamline®Brands acquisition of SwimLabs & Rehab Inc. in an article that discusses this exciting merger as well as the connected history of SafeSplash, Swimtastic, and SwimLabs®Swim Schools. Read the full article here!