Number of franchises: 10
Year started franchising: 2009
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The owners of We Do Lines – Daniel Rella, Chris Couri and Tom Darrow – came to the parking-lot striping business somewhat by accident. The three, who owned landscaping businesses in Connecticut, needed their parking lot re-striped, but had a hard time finding someone to do it. So, they started a part-time business that fairly quickly turned into a fulltime gig. Eventually they gave up landscaping for lines, and haven’t looked back.
The Connecticut-based We Do Lines has lined parking lots from Jet Blue’s terminal at JFK to golf courses in Miami. With 10 franchises currently, it is looking to expand.
“We’ll teach you everything you need to know,” says Rella. And you don’t even have to worry about traffic, which are the responsibility of local municipalities. “We don’t do roadways,” says COO Darrow. "But we love to do golf courses.”