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Franchisor of home service brands and Global Franchise Awards-winner, Neighborly, has announced the acquisition of UK kitchen makeover franchise Dream Doors.
The addition marks the brand’s first acquisition of 2019 and brings the Neighborly portfolio to a total of 22 service brands, nearly 3,700 franchise owners, and more than 850 colleagues across nine countries.
The deal includes 91 locally-owned and operated franchise showrooms of Dream Doors across the UK specialising in fully-fitted kitchen makeovers, replacement doors and countertops and the installation of new appliances. As a result, Neighbourly UK now consists of a total of six brands, including Aire Serv, Bright & Beautiful, Countrywide Grounds Maintenance, Drain Doctor, Mr. Electric and Dream Doors, and three support offices in Banbury, Manchester and Portsmouth.
Mike Bidwell, President and CEO of Neighborly, said, “Dream Doors has delivered on its promise of ‘new life for old kitchens and bedrooms’ for the past 20 years, making the brand a perfect complement to Neighborly Brands’ community of premium home services. This brand furthers our expertise for Neighborly in today’s home improvement industry and accelerates the franchise’s growth of in-demand home services throughout the UK.
Jeff Meyers, Vice-President of International Operations for Neighborly, said, “The successful acquisition of this value-add new brand builds on our position as a UK leader in the services, helping people to repair, maintain and enhance their homes and businesses.”
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