Aloft Franchise Disclosure Document

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View the official 2014 Aloft franchise disclosure document PDF.  The Aloft Hotel FDD features detailed information on Aloft franchises.  Learn about Aloft Hotel franchise costs, fees, training, litigation and more.

Description

 The Sheraton LLC Aloft Hotel FDD Download

Franchisor The Sheraton LLC
Franchise Opportunity Aloft
Document Franchise Disclosure Document
Pages  332
Year 2014
Franchise Category Hotels/Lodging
Subcategory N/A
Business Summary The franchisee will establish and operate an Aloft® hotel (the “Aloft Hotel” or “Brand Hotel”) under a franchise agreement with The Sheraton LLC.


Aloft FDD Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

ITEM 1: The Franchisor and any Parents, Predecessors and Affiliates …………………………………………. 1

ITEM 2: Business Experience ………………………………………………………………………………………………… 5

ITEM 3: Litigation ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 8

ITEM 4: Bankruptcy ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 12

ITEM 5: Initial Fees …………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 12

ITEM 6: Other Fees …………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 15

ITEM 7: Estimated Initial Investment ……………………………………………………………………………………. 34

ITEM 8: Restrictions on Sources of Products and Services ………………………………………………………. 40

ITEM 9: Franchisee’s Obligations …………………………………………………………………………………………. 44

ITEM 10: Financing ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 45

ITEM 11: Franchisor’s Assistance, Advertising, Computer Systems and Training ………………………… 46

ITEM 12: Territory ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 60

ITEM 13: Trademarks …………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 61

ITEM 14: Patents, Copyrights and Proprietary Information………………………………………………………… 63

ITEM 15: Obligation to Participate in the Actual Operation of the Franchise Business ………………….. 65

ITEM 16: Restrictions on What the Franchisee May Sell …………………………………………………………… 66

ITEM 17: Renewal, Termination, Transfer and Dispute Resolution …………………………………………….. 68

ITEM 18: Public Figures ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 74

ITEM 19: Financial Performance Representations …………………………………………………………………….. 75

ITEM 20: Outlets and Franchisee Information ………………………………………………………………………….. 80

ITEM 21: Financial Statements ………………………………………………………………………………………………. 85

ITEM 22: Contracts ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 85

ITEM 23: Receipts ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 85