Eric Brotz is the newest Master Franchisor in the growing network of building service and maintenance franchises awarded by Stratus Building Solutions, a successful international company setting new standards in the building services and maintenance franchise industry.

Stratus Building Solutions of Tampa Bay will serve building owners and managers in greater Tampa, Clearwater and St. Petersburg. As President of the new Master Franchise, Mr. Brotz plans to hire three employees immediately and expand operations with unit franchises providing a full range of maintenance services for building owners and property managers throughout the area.

“With Stratus Building Solutions, I am achieving my long-time goal of owning and operating my own business after working almost 25 years in the field of high-tech healthcare equipment systems in Florida and New York,” said Mr. Brotz, a successful entrepreneur and marketing executive with more than 20 years of business experience. “I investigated many different franchise business opportunities, and chose Stratus Building Solutions because of its track record of building maintenance success, top-down support and high-quality customer service,” he said.

“Stratus Building Solutions is the fastest-growing brand in the building services and maintenance industry, and the company has a reputation for excellence, eco-friendly maintenance systems, innovative products and superior customer service,” Mr. Brotz added. “I am very excited about introducing Stratus Building Solutions and establishing unit franchises to serve building owners and property managers in the Tampa Bay area.”

Stratus Building Solutions of Tampa Bay is the company’s second Master Franchise in Florida. Stratus Building Solutions of Jacksonville was established in 2007.