Multi Unit Franchises For Sale

Are you the type of person who dreams big? Do you see more than one business opportunity ripe for the taking? If so, consider developing a Multi Unit franchise. Many Area Franchise Developers help to manage their businesses at a higher-level and have less of a day-to-day involvement in their business, hiring the right staff to help carry out their goals and maximize profit. Obviously there can be higher investment required to open a multiple unit franchise but the reward is often times higher. Learn more about franchise area developers here.

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Did You Know?

Multi-unit franchisees currently own 53% of the 450,000 franchise units in the U.S.

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Multi-unit owners control 76.5% of franchised restaurants

SOURCE: Entrepreneur.com

Over 35,000 requests were made for area developer information at Franchise Gator in 2016

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Types of Area Developer Opportunities

Franchise Gator has a number of multi unit franchises available across a variety of industries. Seemingly unrelated industries such as automotive repair and discount retail goods can be owned and operated by entrepreneurial franchisees who see a need for these services in their area.

Why Invest in Multi Unit Franchises?

Franchising is a less risky investment for those looking to protect their assets but also grow their wealth. Many brands offer multi unit and area development opportunities for investors with dreams bigger than single unit franchise ownership can provide, offering the potential to make a larger return on their investment.

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Multi Unit Franchises For Sale Currently Available:

For more than 96 years, Ace Hardware has been America's neighborhood hardware retailer. Ace Hardware is offering a tremendous opportunity for those wanting to build a profitable and lasting business. With financial backing...

250k Minimum Cash Required

Highly profitable business brokerage opportunity available in most US cities. Our brokers earn up to over 4x your initial investment within their first year of business. Our firm offers a variety of business and financial...

70k Minimum Cash Required

Do you dream of owning a business that is both profitable and rewarding? Then Kiddie Academy is the opportunity you've been waiting for! Our strong support system, training program, and proven business model will help you...

250k Minimum Cash Required

Become a BODYBAR Boss! BODYBAR Pilates purpose is to provide an environment that is conducive to building communities who love, respect, encourage and motivate one another to being strong, healthy and happy human beings. We...

150k Minimum Cash Required

FASTSIGNS is the leader and ranked # 1 by number of units in North America, verified by third party sources such as Entrepreneur, Franchise Business Review and Franchise Research Institute. This provides us great buying...

100k Minimum Cash Required

At SYNERGY HomeCare, our “Care for Everyone” philosophy creates a unique value proposition for our franchisees and the families they serve. Since 2001, SYNERGY HomeCare has established itself as the nonmedical home care...

50k Minimum Cash Required

As a Chem-Dry Carpet Cleaning franchisee you can now own your own profitable carpet cleaning business without the risk and hassle of starting from scratch! Our franchisees receive unmatched training and support, a complete...

50k Minimum Cash Required

For more than two decades, School of Rock has been teaching kids and adults how to channel their inner rock stars using a revolutionary performance-based approach to music education. Even if you’re not familiar with the...

130k Minimum Cash Required

Ziebart offers superior proprietary products and services and a diverse business model. Specializing in professional automotive detailing, window tinting, paint protection films, fabric and rust protection, sprayed-on bed...

150k Minimum Cash Required

Poolwerx is America's fastest moving retail and service pool business, with over 166 service trucks and 31 retail stores joining Poolwerx in America since they first arrived in 2015. A global brand established as the largest...

50k Minimum Cash Required

Franchise Owners of Retro Fitness can count on predictable monthly income from membership base, along with multiple revenue centers. Learn more about the costs, benefits, and available locations today!

500k Minimum Cash Required

American Business Systems is the fastest way to start your medical billing business. Guaranteed. American Business Systems is the fastest way to start your own medical billing business and were the only company with Live...

30k Minimum Cash Required

Sylvan Learning is the most recognized brand in supplemental and enrichment education, and the nation's largest provider of STEM education. With more than 750 locations and over 39 years of stellar results from our students...

80k Minimum Cash Required

A West Coast original—Togo’s offers big, fresh, meaty sandwiches and one-on-one service. We look for people who will be involved in the business, managing their restaurant or providing oversight for restaurant managers...

150k Minimum Cash Required

Lifesize Plans, the revolutionary company that brings building plans to life, is on a growth trajectory on a global scale. With multiple international locations in the pipeline, including a brand-new state of the art...

500k Minimum Cash Required

There's never been a better time to own a Liberty Tax franchise. With year round revenue streams from services such as tax prep, tax consulting, bookkeeping, small business services, loans, and insurance. Inquire today!...

50k Minimum Cash Required

Frost Shades is ready to become the nation's leading window tinting franchise! Low startup costs, low overhead costs, and our business model is designed to be simple, efficient, and maximize profitability. In fact, all you...

30k Minimum Cash Required

The home improvement industry is a $300 billion dollar a year industry. The opportunities that exist are immense and are very profitable. N-Hance Wood Renewal is the #1 solution for renewing hardwood flooring, cabinets

40k Minimum Cash Required

As the fastest growing mail box store developer in North America, The Mail Box Stores' development specialists guide you step-by-step through the process of starting your own mailbox store business. Our simple turn-key...

30k Minimum Cash Required

Creative Colors International franchisees offer convenient, on-site repairs to vinyl, velour, leather, plastics, carpeting, and other material, at a cost far less than replacement parts.

90k Minimum Cash Required

N-Hance is one of the brightest brands in the $450 billion home remodeling industry. By providing homeowners with fast, affordable, and beautiful solutions for kitchen cabinets, hardwood floors, and more, N-Hance has grown...

50k Minimum Cash Required

Signarama is the World’s largest full-service Sign and Graphics franchise with over 700 locations in more than 50 countries worldwide. Signarama is also a part of United Franchise Group, a proven leader in the franchising...

50k Minimum Cash Required

Garage Force has worked tirelessly to build a reputation as one of the most dependable installers of concrete coatings for both commercial and residential markets. We have developed a product that speaks for itself and we...

30k Minimum Cash Required

Booskerdoo Coffee & Baking Co. is the first coffee franchise that roasts the coffee in front of the customer. With fresh-centric logistics and positive customer service culture, Booskerdoo is not just in the business of...

150k Minimum Cash Required

Is a Multi-Unit Franchise Right for You?

Multi-unit franchising is fundamentally different than opening a single-unit business. Here are some things to consider so you can determine if these opportunities are right for you:

A Unique Challenge

When starting a franchise business with just one unit, the owner typically does a lot of the work to get the business up and running. It’s very much a hands-on experience. By definition, that approach isn’t going to work with multi-unit franchising. With multiple locations to handle, tasks must be delegated to a team that will do the work necessary to get each business started.

Investing Money Over Time

Opting for a multi-unit approach requires a larger investment to get started. There are larger financial rewards possible when you own more than one location, but significant risk comes along with investing so much money upfront. Be sure to perform your due diligence to weight potential returns versus your initial investment and how long it may take to turn a profit.

Safety in Diversification

There is no doubt that multi-unit franchising represents a significant investment, and there is notable risk that comes along with such an investment. At the same time, by opening multiple locations, you can spread that risk out around a geographic area. That way, if one location struggles for a while, the others may be able to pick up the slack. Rather than going all-in on one location, a portfolio of multiple franchise units can help to mitigate your risk.

Management Skills Are Essential

Above all else, management skills are going to be required to succeed in this endeavor. There are sure to be plenty of people to manage when operating multiple franchise locations in a given area, so working properly with those people and building strong relationships is essential. Those who can build and manage a strong team will have an advantage in the marketplace.

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