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Outdoor Lighting Perspectives


Outdoor Lighting Perspectives is the world’s largest full-service outdoor lighting company, providing design, installation, and maintenance of custom outdoor lighting systems for home and business customers. OLP is renowned for beautiful work, client satisfaction, and the aesthetic and security enhancements its lighting creates. For entrepreneurs seeking both creative and financial fulfillment, OLP is a proven, design-centric business with both upfront and recurring revenue streams.

Facts & Figures

Liquid capital required
Net worth required
$70,000 - $145,000
Franchise fee
Units in operation
Franchising Since

Own an Outdoor Lighting Perspectives Franchise - Questions & Answers

What is it?

  • Designs, installs, and maintains beautiful, custom outdoor lighting systems for residential & commercial customers
  • As the world's largest full-service outdoor lighting business, OLP's biggest advantages over competitors include brand trust and recognition, mass buying power that keeps supply costs low, and its reputation for truly stunning and unique designs that transform its clients' spaces
  • Services and products include lighting for garden, pool, patio, gazebo, yard, landscape, playground, garage and architectural accents

How does it make money?

  • Sales of custom outdoor lighting systems for home and business settings
  • Installation of custom-designed lighting systems
  • Recurring revenue from annual service and maintenance plans as well as repeat holiday lighting offerings
  • Sales of accessory products to accentuate lighting systems

Who is it for?

  • No licensing or previous training is necessary, but experience in home services, outdoor contracting, or real estate is helpful
  • OLP is an easy add-on for owners of contracting or home service businesses seeking additional profit streams
  • Appreciators of professionally designed outdoor lighting and its ability to enhance and transform a space
  • Those seeking a business model that has a proven track record serving both residential and commmercial customers

What would you do as a franchisee?

  • Work with homeowners and businesses to demonstrate and sell outdoor lighting systems
  • Hire staff as needed for installation and service of lighting systems
  • Ongoing outreach to potential customers in your territory to promote the superiority of the OLP brand and your offerings


Outdoor Lighting Perspectives®

America’s #1 full service outdoor lighting franchise. Outdoor Lighting Perspectives offers you three great ways to create a thriving business: Residential Lighting for home exteriors, yards and outdoor living spaces, Hospitality Lighting for hotels and resorts and Festive Holiday Lighting for homes and businesses.

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Home Beautification

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Landscape Highlighting

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Architectural Enhancements

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Outdoor Living Illumination

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Water Features

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Holiday Lighting

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Festive Lighting

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Hospitality Lighting

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Let your love of people and creativity soar as you design eco-friendly low voltage lighting systems, install them and maintain them – with the good news being with LED outdoor lighting fixtures exceptional long life, the latter will be a breeze. Having founded the category more than 20 years ago, Outdoor Lighting Perspectives franchisees have illuminated more than 100,000 properties here in the United States and abroad. Grow your future potential with us as you enjoy an outdoor working lifestyle while creating beauty, safety and security for building facades, gardens, landscapes and outdoor living spaces.


Backed by extensive consumer research, our business model caters to affluent homeowners who are concerned abut curb appeal and love to entertain – two great reasons for nighttime illumination. After an inquiry comes to you by phone or via our web site, you will pre-qualify the lead to ensure it’s worth your time to pursue it. Then after a Free Design Consultation, you can enjoy an exceptionally high close rate of up to 65%.


Outdoor Lighting Perspectives is America's #1 choice for professional custom outdoor lighting. Since 1995 we have illuminated thousands of homes and hospitality venues with highly-efficient outdoor lighting. Our full-service suite makes us an excellent choice for entrepreneurs looking for career and creative fulfillment with strong revenue streams and high client satisfaction rates. From the initial design consultation and design plan to installation and maintenance, Outdoor Lighting Perspectives could be the perfect fit you’ve been looking for.


$517,891  - average gross sales

56.7% - median gross profit margin

$3,227 - median average price per project

$263 - average price per fixture


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Franchise Fee: $17,500 - $39,500

Total Investment Range: $70,000 - $145,000

Ongoing Franchise Fees

7% of Gross Sales

1.5% National Brand Fund

Please note: This information is not intended as an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy a franchise. Currently, the following States in the United States regulate the offer and sale of franchises: California, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin. If you are a resident of one of these states, we will not offer you a franchise unless and until we have complied with applicable presale registration and disclosure requirements in your jurisdiction.


Awarded prestigious honors for category growth and outstanding marketing support.

• American Society of Landscape Architects

• Entrepreneur Magazine Top 10 Home Improvement Franchises

• Entrepreneur Magazine Top 500 Franchises

• G.I. Jobs Military Friendly Franchise Award

• Inc. 5000

• Landscape Architecture Magazine

• World-Class Franchise Award by the Franchise Research Institute

Canadian Opportunities Available

Contact: Pamela Vanston


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