Top Franchise Opportunities for 2017

Each year, Franchise Business Review surveys thousands of franchise owners across North America and publishes a ranking of today's top franchise opportunities based exclusively on owner satisfaction. The list below includes our featured award-winning franchises for 2017.

We researched hundreds of franchise companies to compile this ranking, and the franchise opportunities listed here have been rated among the very best franchises by their own franchisees - the real franchise experts!

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If you are considering buying a franchise, this list of top franchise opportunities is a great place to start. From each company's profile page, you can learn more about the opportunity, read about their investment requirements, and request free franchise information. We also have lots of information to assist you with your franchise research including advice on buying a franchise, tips on franchise financing, and many other resources for franchise buyers.

Franchise Name Industry Minimum Investment Profile 50
AdvantaCleanHome Services$124,800832
Amazing AthletesChild Services$25,000935
Anago Cleaning Systems Master FranchiseCleaning & Maintenance$154,000 882
APEX Fun RunSports & Recreation$65,500 955
ASP - America's Swimming Pool CompanyHome Services$85,000885
Assisted Living LocatorsSenior Care$59,300 806
Big Frog Custom T-ShirtsRetail$180,750894
Brightway InsuranceBusiness Services$115,000865
Budget BlindsHome Services$99,240 978
CarePatrolSenior Care$64,649856
CertaPro PaintersHome Services$134,750993
Checkers & Rally'sFood & Beverage$165,796951
Christian Brothers AutomotiveAutomotive$403,200986
College Hunks Hauling JunkServices$105,000910
Color Me MineSports & Recreation$136,700 825
Creative World SchoolEducation$600,000810
CruiseOne/Dream VacationsTravel$3,245 987
DogtopiaPet Services$454,437820
Drama KidsChild Services$29,000 877
DreamMaker Bath & KitchenHome Services$95,895890
East Coast Wings & GrillFood & Beverage$658,875917
Expedia CruiseShipCentersTravel$150,000956
Fastest LabsServices$66,508 837
FASTSIGNSBusiness Services$151,140981
FibrenewServices$90,000937
Firehouse SubsFood & Beverage$131,150 898
FirstLight HomeCareSenior Care$95,156943
Fish Window Cleaning ServicesServices$83,225919
Home Care AssistanceSenior Care$199,000947
Home Instead Senior CareSenior Care$115,000 985
HomeVestors of AmericaReal Estate$44,000940
Honest-1 Auto CareAutomotive$169,975 863
HouseMasterHome Services$61,100973
Hungry Howie's Pizza & SubsFood & Beverage$253,075 962
Huntington Learning CenterEducation$96,675903
HWY 55 BurgersFood & Beverage$191,255 972
Image OneCleaning & Maintenance$29,750811
Interim HealthCareSenior Care$88,000874
JumpBunchChild Services$40,300 966
Just Between FriendsRetail$32,774 957
Keller WillamsReal Estate$183,947 999
MaidProCleaning & Maintenance$58,960995
Marco's PizzaFood & Beverage$264,592 906
Mathnasium Learning CentersEducation$90,750953
Men In Kilts Window CleaningServices$41,400 965
Minuteman PressBusiness Services$62,207954
Mosquito JoeHome Services$69,600886
Murphy Business & FinancialBusiness Services$57,525945
My Salon SuiteHealth & Beauty$395,000916
Office Pride Commercial Cleaning ServicesCleaning & Maintenance$51,400 976
Our Town AmericaAdvertising & Sales$74,800983
Oxi Fresh Carpet CleaningCleaning & Maintenance$40,000911
Penn StationFood & Beverage$269,232 930
Pinch A PennyRetail$230,000971
Pinot's PaletteSports & Recreation$76,600994
Planet SubFood & Beverage$182,500907
ProformaAdvertising & Sales$4,730 974
Rent-A-WreckAutomotive$159,000846
Repicci's Italian IceFood & Beverage$175,000 807
Sandler TrainingBusiness Services$88,150980
Senior Care AuthoritySenior Care$52,350855
ShelfGenieHome Services$70,100 844
Showhomes Home StagingReal Estate$45,300 821
Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline ParkSports & Recreation$850,000839
Smoothie KingFood & Beverage$188,200876
Snap-on ToolsAutomotive$169,503964
Soccer ShotsChild Services$31,742979
SpeedPro ImagingBusiness Services$232,200835
Sport Clips, Inc.Health & Beauty$183,300925
Supporting StrategiesBusiness Services$77,130 897
Surface Specialists SystemsHome Services$43,200 934
Taziki's Mediterranean CafeFood & Beverage$323,000 869
The Goddard SchoolEducation$706,700950
THE MAX ChallengeFitness$89,925 862
Tropical Smoothie CafeFood & Beverage$198,050 931
Truly Nolen of AmericaServices$50,200 968
TSS PhotographyChild Services$10,500824
Two Maids & A MopCleaning & Maintenance$47,200 895
Two Men and a TruckServices$75,000977
Visiting AngelsSenior Care$77,985998
Wild Birds UnlimitedRetail$125,978990
Window GenieServices$90,800970
WOW 1 DAY PAINTINGHome Services$90,000913
YESCOBusiness Services$64,300 904
Young RembrandtsChild Services$41,250 908
Zoup!Food & Beverage$386,860814
101 MobilitySenior Care$114,060843
9Round KickboxingFitness$66,600 929
A All Animal ControlServices$10,750 889
ActionCOACHBusiness Services$61,250 922
Aire-Master of AmericaCleaning & Maintenance$39,584 967
American Poolplayers AssociationSports & Recreation$16,704 984
Assisting HandsSenior Care$70,550 878
Auto Appraisal NetworkAutomotive$12,000 920
Baby Boot CampFitness$4,570 909
Bahama Buck'sFood & Beverage$223,346 816
Better Homes and Gardens Real EstateReal Estate$65,170 991
Biggby CoffeeFood & Beverage$160,350 831
Billy Sims BarbecueFood & Beverage$169,000 938
Buffalo Wings & RingsFood & Beverage$1,224,000 805
California ClosetsHome Services$227,850 851
Captain D'sFood & Beverage$771,000 963
CARSTARAutomotive$18,700 854
Coldwell BankerReal Estate$52,470 924
Coldwell Banker CommercialReal Estate$37,450 826
College Nannies & TutorsChild Services$176,700 864
Complete Weddings and EventsServices$30,350 901
CompuChildChild Services$18,300 850
Creative Colors InternationalServices$83,600 845
Crunch FitnessFitness$1,200,000 879
Culver'sFood & Beverage$1,845,000 982
Dick's Wings & GrillFood & Beverage$237,500 868
Donatos PizzaFood & Beverage$361,360 870
ERAReal Estate$48,000 902
Estrella InsuranceFinance & Tax$49,950 896
Family FareRetail$33,800 936
Fazoli's RestaurantsFood & Beverage$883,000 942
Fit4MomFitness$6,205 944
Five Star PaintingHome Services$61,600 834
FRSTeamServices$32,000 952
Fuzzy's Taco ShopFood & Beverage$330,260 881
Glass DoctorHome Services$111,800 802
Go Mini'sHome Services$224,604 804
Goldfish Swim SchoolChild Services$1,364,033 900
Good Feet WorldwideRetail$39,740 803
Great PlayChild Services$173,000 912
Ground RoundFood & Beverage$450,000 933
Help-U-Sell Real EstateReal Estate$43,750 891
ILOVEKICKBOXING.COMFitness$206,500 927
In Home Pet ServicesPet Services$9,200 867
Iron TribeFitness$305,000 829
Jamba JuiceFood & Beverage$201,000 849
Jan-Pro (master franchisors)Cleaning & Maintenance$150,000 887
Jason's DeliFood & Beverage$905,891 853
Kampgrounds of America/ KOASports & Recreation$27,500 959
KidsParkSports & Recreation$185,000 818
Kitchen SolversHome Services$54,450 817
LaRosa's PizzeriaFood & Beverage$800,000 958
LaVida MassageHealth & Beauty$161,750 809
Learning ExpressRetail$199,875 815
Leather MedicServices$49,500 926
Lenny's Sub ShopsFood & Beverage$140,000 893
MarbleLifeServices$50,000 808
Mighty Distributing SystemAutomotive$134,000 921
Miracle Method Surface RefinishingHome Services$75,000 941
MODERetail$185,000 819
Natural AwakeningsAdvertising & Sales$59,700 827
Nothing Bundt CakesFood & Beverage$392,875 915
Orangetheory FitnessFitness$327,600 948
Padgett Business ServicesFinance & Tax$99,975 892
Painting with a TwistSports & Recreation$94,300 969
Palm Beach TanHealth & Beauty$503,070 975
Paul DavisServices$179,464 830
Pet Supplies PlusPet Services$550,400 858
Pizza 9Food & Beverage$64,580 860
Pizza FactoryFood & Beverage$151,000 875
PJ's CoffeeFood & Beverage$171,400 813
Planet FitnessFitness$853,390 949
PortraitEFXRetail$28,373 884
Precision Door ServiceServices$56,960 899
Priceless Rent-A-CarAutomotive$178,350 852
PropertyGuys.comReal Estate$45,000 866
Real Property ManagementReal Estate$75,000 872
Rhea Lana'sRetail$18,050 961
Right at HomeSenior Care$77,200 923
RootermanServices$46,750 932
Sanford Rose AssociatesBusiness Services$108,250 989
Scooter's CoffeeFood & Beverage$200,000 848
Sir Speedy Printing & Marketing ServicesBusiness Services$275,000 880
Sit Means SitPet Services$45,000 842
Sotheby's International RealtyReal Estate$196,050 997
Tailored LivingHome Services$131,130 871
TeamLogic ITTechnology$160,000 946
TGA Premier Golf & TennisChild Services$16,300 841
The @WORK GroupBusiness Services$99,500 861
The Dog WizardPet Services$47,400 873
The Exercise CoachFitness$95,000 928
The Grout DoctorHome Services$12,000 823
The Learning ExperienceEducation$495,290 857
The Little GymChild Services$145,750 838
THE TUTORING CENTEREducation$90,000 918
The Wendy's CompanyFood & Beverage$300,000 939
Tint WorldAutomotive$108,000 888
Toppers PizzaFood & Beverage$291,666 828
Town Money SaverAdvertising & Sales$5,700 822
United Country Real EstateReal Estate$16,690 833
Uno Chicago GrillFood & Beverage$736,000 812
Vapor SharkRetail$110,000 859
Weed ManServices$68,453 996
Weichert Real EstateReal Estate$50,000 960
Welcomemat ServicesAdvertising & Sales$58,830 840
Wine and DesignSports & Recreation$41,160 836
WingstopFood & Beverage$227,888 914
World GymFitness$762,200 801
You've Got MAIDSCleaning & Maintenance$34,282 905
Zaxby'sFood & Beverage$352,000 988

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