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Ice House America Franchise Information

Business Established: 2003
Franchising Since: 2012
Franchised Units: 35
Company Owned Units: 121
Start-up Cost: N/A
Total Investment: $18,995 to $130,000

Offering Financial Assistance
Ice House America has teamed up with the Small Business Association (SBA) and to supply potential franchisees an array of financing options.

Special Incentives
VetFran Participant
International Opportunity

VetFran Incentive
Ice House America recognizes the sacrifices of our US military and proudly supports their efforts on the battlefield and their efforts to reenter civilian life. That is why we are proud to waive 50% of the startup fee and the first 12 months of royalties to all qualifying military veterans.



IceBorn is the franchise model for Ice House America, the pioneer in automated ice vending technology, with an existing network of 2,700 independently-owned ice and water vending locations. Under the IceBorn brand, franchisees have access to three ice and water vending machine models, - all are freestanding, 24/7, automated retail ice, and water destinations that sell bulk and bagged ice as well as bulk, filtered water to consumers. With no employees necessary to operate and a variety of placement options, an IceBorn franchise is a great option for full-time and part-time entrepreneurs.

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Brenda March
Vice President, Franchise Administration
Tyler Thompson
Customer Support
1597 The Greens Way
Jacksonville Beach
United States
(888) 391-8065
(904) 241-7535
(904) 221-5399

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Ice House America offers professional training and development to new and existing franchisees. We provide training on our franchise business model, our vending advantages, our technological and proprietary advantages, our branding strategy, brand promotion, and brand management. We will train you on how to put the brand messages, graphic standards, and guidelines to work so that you can promote your franchise operation, build traffic, and grow profits.

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Qualities of an ideal franchisee: Vigilant adherence to the IceBorn business model, including site location, operations, community service and brand building, financially qualified to establish and expand the business ($50,000 - $150,000 net worth), supporters of local community organizations, proactive strategy for local marketing, and pursuers of local growth opportunities.

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