Coastal Hire

Coastal Hire Franchise

  1. Description

Coastal Hire, previously Coastal Tool Hire, is the leading small equipment hire franchise in SA with over 80 stores trading nationwide in southern Africa.

Coastal Hire

Established: 1994
Initial Franchise Fee: R100 000 excl. Vat
Set-up Costs:  R1,4m excl. Vat
Management Fees: 6%
Marketing Fees: 2%
FASA Member: Yes
John Harcourt Cooke
+27 (0)11 314 4844

About Us

In 1994 Coastal Tool hire, later known as Coastal Hire, opened its doors to the public. The concept was to provide a hire alternative on all types of power tools, construction equipment and garden and home tools that appealed to the DIY enthusiast.

Managing Director John Harcourt-Cooke, has under his stewardship and experience,  has grown the Coastal Hire brand from just  16 to more than 80 outlets.

Ideal Franchisee Profile

Coastal Hire look for an enthusiastic, self-motivated entrepreneur committed to owning and operating their own business. Coastal Hire is not a side- line investment. Properly managed, the business will provide an excellent living and a good ROI.

Franchisees must be prepared to offer customers first-rate service at all times. Customer service and personality play a large role together as well as the ability to motivate and manage staff is also of prime importance. Hard working hands-on individuals with an ability to get on well with people are needed for our business.

Franchisee Training

Coastal Hire has developed a training schedule with partners in major industry sectors to ensure that our franchisees and their staff are fully trained and constantly kept up-to-date with industry trends and expertise.