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When luxury meets the portable toilet

Post by C.R. Roberts / The News Tribune on Jan. 15, 2008 at 2:22 pm with No Comments »
January 15, 2008 2:22 pm

Speaking of franchise opportunities….along with the press release from Gold’s Gym (see below) announcing development in Tacoma, I heard this week from the folks at Royal Restrooms ("A regal portable restroom experience") of Georgia, who said there was a franchisee in "your area" with whom I might want to speak.

Well, it turns out the franchisee is in Maple Valley, which isn’t quite my area (although it is a nice place to visit in the spring). Still, it sounds like an interesting idea. Upscale porta-loos. Running water. Some even have showers.

Kym McCarty, marketing head at RR, told me today that the company continues to look for franchisees.

FYI, here’s what the facilities look like:

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