Illinois Franchise Opportunities

Chicago, Oprah, The Cubs… what else does the great state of Illinois have to offer? For small business owners… a lot! Illinois is consistently ranked the best Midwestern state to own a business.

Why Illinois?

  • Educated Workforce – almost 1/2 the workers in the state are skilled professionals and almost 60% have attended college or received professional/technical training.
  • Lowest effective business tax rate of all the Midwestern states according to Ernst & Young.
  • According to the Illinois Business Journal, homes sales have remained steady compared to other states indicating the economy is on the rebound – even ahead of many of the other states.
Capital Springfield
Year of Statehood 1818
3 largest cities Chicago, Rockford, Aurora
Motto State Sovereignty, National Union
Nickname Prairie State

Some HOT Franchise Opportunities in Illinois:


Garage Experts

Tap into the rapidly growing Garage Improvement and Garage Home Storage markets which are expected to rise rapidly at 5.6% per year through 2017. The 2013 Vance Research cabinets and closets study indicated that several of the top homeowner garage upgrade requests include: flooring, cabinets, slatwall and overhead hanging racks. Garage Experts is well positioned to take advantage of this growth and offers proprietary concrete floor coatings that can be installed in as little as a few hours and custom fabricated garage cabinets that are designed for speed of assembly and installation as well as overhead storage and slatwall. Garage Experts offers a complete turnkey franchise business model that can have you up and running in this exciting business in as little as 30 days.

Liquid Capital Required:
$30,000

AlphaGraphics

AlphaGraphics is a business-to-business print and marketing solutions franchise offering print, digital and visual communication solutions. Truly a one-stop solution. • Conceptual Marketing Solutions • Brand imaging • Graphic Design • Print • Digital, Offset & Wide Format • Full Sign Service - Direct Mail Marketing • Social Media Management • Website Development • E-Mail marketing Campaigns • QR Codes / SEO As a B2B model standard operating hours are M–F 8–5. Ask about our quick start Ramp-In program.

Liquid Capital Required:
$150,000

Sears Home Appliance Showrooms

Partner with one of the most well-known home appliance retailers in the country! With Sears' complete training program, marketing support and attractive financing options, starting your business has never been easier. The best part is we provide the inventory! Contact us today to get started.

Liquid Capital Required:
$100,000

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