Wednesday, August 15th, 2018


Emerson Salon Leasing Opportunity

If you’re ready to be your own boss, and would like to grow your hair business at a prime location in Seattle — then Emerson Salon could be a great fit for you!

Our location offers you an opportunity to grow your business alongside other independent hair professionals.

(*Serious inquiries are to be submitted via email ONLY to (please no unscheduled drop by’s.) Please include references, resume, examples of your work, and information about your specialties.)

Catering to an eclectic mix of clientele, our storefront is at street level in the Pike/Pine Corridor in Capitol Hill, Seattle, WA. We are within close proximity to the light rail, Metro buses, hospitals, Seattle Central College, Seattle University, and the First Hill Streetcar.

Our loft style space benefits from the natural light coming in from our storefront windows in tandem with our eco-friendly LED lighting. The space is maintained on-site by working owners/operators (read below “Background on Us.)”

We operate clearly as “A Community of Independent Hair Designers,” where each booth renter can run their own calendars with online booking like (or any other online scheduler you might choose.)

No receptionist “gatekeeper” to manage or make mistakes with your schedule. We all pitch in on daily chores and greet each client coming through our doors as if they are one of our own!

We are seeking hair professionals with 3+ yrs experience who are ready to run their own business within a salon in Seattle. Stations are leased for 2 (at minimum) – 6 days (maximum) per week, and our salon is open 6 days a week. Emerson Salon sees foot traffic from our regular clients in addition to walk-ins for services and/or purchasing retail products.

We are closed on Mondays for salon cleaning and educational events/opportunities. Booth renters’ lease rates are determined per days of the week each station is leased. We start everyone out with a 3-month trial lease with an option to sign a longer term 6-month or annual contract following successful completion of the trial period. There is no increase to your base day rate during the trial period {currently $55.00/day.} As individual small business owners, we each establish our own appointment hours, available services, and book our clients’ appointments. Online booking is provided to booth renters at no additional cost through

We each maintain all required licenses to do business in Seattle, WA in our industry (Cosmetology, Salon/Shop, WA State Master Business License and City of Seattle Business license.) Each booth renter must carry their own insurance liability policy in accordance with WA State Salon Shop licensing regulations.


Chair rental includes space access on the days you work (including a key to the premises), all utilities, back bar (Kevin Murphy, Moroccan Oil, and Loma), barbicide, towels, storage space, continuing education opportunities in-salon (We offer quarterly in-salon educational classes by our retail brand educators.) We have monthly cleaning of the common areas and floors.

We provide you with a customized profile on our website with your picture and any website/social media links and online booking link you utilize. We also maintain ongoing salon marketing through our storefront advertising, our Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest pages, and our salon blog.

We provide you with complimentary Back Bar shampoo and conditioner, Barbicide, towels, and capes.
**If you don’t want to provide your own supplies and color inventory, you have access to COLOR.ME Kevin.Murphy, It&ly, and Pravana haircolor brands and associated supplies; 
you only pay for the amounts you use per service.


Background On Us:

Emerson Salon is run by experienced professionals Lancer Forney-McMahon and D’Arcy Harrison. Combined, they have experience of over 35 years in the salon industry and have been successful at Emerson Salon since 2008. They will support your success and offer free mentoring (if desired), as they aim to empower your success and longevity!

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