Technology services company CMIT Solutions Inc. has opened its fourth franchise in Eureka.
The company has additional franchise offices in Chesterfield, Clayton and St. Charles. CMIT Solutions provides small- to mid-sized companies with IT consulting services and technology solutions.
Nick LaRosa, president of CMIT Solutions of St. Louis Southwest, said each office is staffed by a CMIT Solutions representative. The four offices share two technicians. LaRosa said they are looking to hire one more technician in the region.
To launch, franchisees pay $110,000 to $150,000, which includes a $45,000 training fee.
LaRosa has about 15 clients and said each payment plan is customized depending on the client’s needs. LaRosa said for an houly rate he charges between $110 to $120 an hour.
Austin-based CMIT Solutions employs 20 workers at its local headquarters and has more than 130 franchise owners, who employ 750 workers nationally.