Illinois Franchises

Diversity, connectivity and talent—these words are often used to describe the small business landscape in Illinois. The Prairie State is home to people from many diverse backgrounds. Couple that with Illinois' location in the center of the nation, connecting it easily via air and rail to all of the continental U.S., and the highly skilled labor force, and Illinois might be the perfect place to invest in your entrepreneurial dreams.

Facts About Illinois

Capital: Springfield
Year of Statehood: 1818
Largest Cities: Chicago, Aurora, Rockford
Motto: State Sovereignty, National Union
Nickname: Prairie State

Move Your Small Business Forward in Illinois

  • U.S. News & World Report ranked Illinois as 13th among the 50 states for infrastructure in its Best States list. (source)
  • The cost of doing business in Illinois is 1.7% below the national average. (source)
  • Illinois was listed as 15 among the 50 states in terms of quality of life. (source)
  • The state of Illinois is home to a broad labor force of more than 6.5 million people. (source)

    Current opportunities in Illinois:

    Bigger, Better, Blimpie - Blimpie is one of the largest sub sandwich franchises in America. Quality, fresh-sliced meats and cheeses set the brand apart. Easy to own and simple to operate. Join our franchise family and reach...

    80k Minimum Cash Required

    School of Rock is a performance-based music school with a rock music program that provides individual music lessons taught by working musicians, group rehearsals, performance experience, exclusive limited access to the...

    100k Minimum Cash Required

    GLOBAL CAMARADERIE! Self-motivation is great, but a team to support you is even better. When you work out at World Gym, you’re surrounded by friends and champions who share your passion, and who raise each other to...

    300k Minimum Cash Required

    Want to earn big commissions in the lucrative financial industry but you lack the experience? Let Global Financial Training Program help you get started! With comprehensive training, marketing support and the potential to...

    20k Minimum Cash Required

    German Doner Kebab (GDK) is in the fast growing Mediterranean Grilled Sector preparing and sharing menu items that are fresh with a healthy nutritional approach that delivers on taste,abundance,choice and experience. Our...

    250k 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...

    100k 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...

    30k Minimum Cash Required

    Senior Relocation - Downsizing - Estate Sales. Caring Transitions is looking for motivated franchisees who want to be a part of the growing senior care industry! Getting started is easy with our home-based turn-key system...

    50k Minimum Cash Required

    Whether full-time, or part-time; Mattress By Appointment is your easiest pathway to get out of your suit/tie 60 hour work week, while earning more money!! This opportunity is great for men, women, or couples who want to grow...

    10k Minimum Cash Required

    We do not charge a Franchise Fee, Royalties, Membership fees, or dues. Most of your investment will be for salable inventory. You will start with highly competitive pricing that will be much lower than you can get on your...

    10k Minimum Cash Required

    You can start your Pet Wants business in your home, small office or store, and grow at your own pace. Pet Wants will teach you everything you need to know about operating and building a successful pet food business.

    50k Minimum Cash Required

    In Home and Online Tutoring allows our franchisees to grow their businesses as large as they want. When you combine our proven SAT and ACT programs with the ability to provide tutoring in all subjects and grade levels 24...

    40k Minimum Cash Required

    Do you want to own your own business in the high demand grooming industry? Then V's Barbershop is the franchise for you! Demand for our upscale barber services continues to grow as more men try to find that traditional...

    150k Minimum Cash Required

    THE MAX Challenge is a total transformation process combining: fitness training, nutritional counseling and motivation. It has a low barrier to entry fee and is a total turn-key operation with low monthly overhead, a...

    50k Minimum Cash Required

    CycleBar is the first and only truly premium experiential fitness concept offered in franchising. The concept of indoor cycling has built incredible momentum over the last 30 years. CycleBar leverages current markets to...

    150k Minimum Cash Required

    For more than 90 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...

    200k Minimum Cash Required

    Maaco is North America’s Bodyshop, franchised with over 500 owner operators. We celebrate extraordinary brand recognition and 46 years without any national competition. Our unprecedented and continued operational support...

    100k Minimum Cash Required

    Oxi Fresh Carpet Cleaning® is a green, revolutionary cleaning system built on the power of oxygen. As a business, Oxi Fresh combines the advantages of protected territories, turnkey marketing programs, and a variety of...

    40k Minimum Cash Required

    A PIRTEK franchise is a unique and outstanding opportunity. We boast more than 30 years of success, launching 400+ locations in markets spanning 23 countries. The comprehensive training and support PIRTEK USA franchisees...

    100k Minimum Cash Required

    SlipDoctors offers a home-based business opportunity that highlights our innovative and comprehensive collection of anti-slip products. We offer products that are easy to install on a wide variety of surfaces (tile,...

    20k Minimum Cash Required

    With over 30 years of leadership and innovation in a multi-billion dollar industry, premier business-to-business, M-F hours of operation, Receive 50% Royalty Rebate 1st year

    70k Minimum Cash Required

    Why Options? Because it’s one of the most viable business venture of the coming 4 decades.Backed by a robust business model and a dedicated team of experienced individuals, an Options franchise affords you many unique...

    80k Minimum Cash Required

    The Ultimate Franchise Opportunity! IFG provides cash flow acceleration to their business clients by purchasing selected invoices at a discount. This is a financial service ‘White Collar’ franchise, usually run on a...

    150k Minimum Cash Required

    It's time to PanIQ! Owning a PanIQ Room provides you an opportunity to partner with an industry leader in a completely new sector of real life entertainment, whose sales grow more and more annually.

    100k Minimum Cash Required
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