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A hair studio, otherwise known as a hair salon, as you all know is a place where you can have your hair styled to your specifications.  In this article we will break it all down for you, give you some insider information, and explain the most affordable way for you to own a hair studio of your very own.

We are Hill Country Salon Suites, serving the Greater Georgetown area with outstanding and affordable salon suite rental units. Call us at 512-380-2500 for more information about current pricing and availability.

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The difference between hair studio and hair salon.

Even though the two terms are interchangeable for the average citizen, in the hair industry there is a very real distinction to note, and that distinction is one of scale.

Traditionally, a hair salon is the salon we are all familiar with, the one which has dotted the American landscape since 1900, the multi-workstation salon with a reception desk and waiting room. It is generally found in a small retail property, a stand-alone building, or in some sort of shopping mall. The workers (hair specialists) are working for commissions, with the bulk of the profits going to the owner of the salon. There are tens-of-thousands of them in the U.S., and they have dominated the industry for a very long time.

The hair studio refers to the new kid on the block, the one-room salon suite which has one or two workstations, The person working at the workstation is the owner, the overhead costs and rent are considerably lower, and this business model is spreading faster than a prairie fire.

Making it affordable for you.

Why is it spreading quickly? Suddenly it is affordable for the average stylist, with very little investment capital, to own a business.  Take all of the expenses of a traditional hair salon, or beauty salon, and shrink them down to the size of one room. Instead of paying a few thousand per month in rent, you are paying less than one thousand. Instead of paying overhead for a retail building, in many cases you are paying practically no overhead.

Sound too good to be true? Let’s look at Hill Country Salon Suites.

What to expect in luxury salon suites.

Traditionally it would cost ten-thousand dollars, or more, to rent a retail building and prepare it for a grand opening.  Not so with luxury salon suites.

At Hill Country Salon Suites, the rental price is easily less than a thousand dollars per month. Included in that rental price are all utilities, WiFi, a free television, laundry services, a web page, marketing and business instruction, furniture if needed, and the full weight and support of the Hill Country staff so you won’t feel alone.  We have had clients who have opened their door for business with only two-thousand dollars invested in the opening, and that means it is very affordable for you, the professional, and it also means you will keep 100% of your profits.

Hill country salon suites owners richard and melanieA final word about Hill Country Salon Suites.

When the dynamic husband-and-wife duo of Richard Spradley and Melanie Scharton decided to launch a new business venture, they had one goal in mind: Inspire the next generation of small business owners right here in Central Texas.

With a background in data security, Richard has launched three tech- nology startups in the region during the last 30 years. He’s also consulted with dozens of early-stage businesses to help them ground their vision in reality and ultimately, success.

“I love data science,” says Richard, “and it was data that motivated us to launch Hill Country Salon Suites in Georgetown. As the fastest growing city in the nation for the second year in the row, there is an increased demand for services, and an abundance of talent waiting to be harnessed.”

The couple sees that supply and demand in the form of salon professionals, ranging from hair stylists and barbers to cosmetologists, estheticians, med spa professionals, lash and nail technicians, and even tattoo artists.

Call us today and arrange for a tour of our facility to see our salon suites.  It just might be the most important phone call you will ever make.

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