Tennessee Franchises

If you are interested in starting your own small business, look no further than the business-friendly state of Tennessee. Whether you desire the peacefulness of the Great Smokey Mountains or the hustle and bustle of the world’s country music capital, Nashville, the potential of your small business to grow and thrive will be second to none.

Facts About Tennessee

Capital: Nashville
Year of Statehood: 1796
Largest Cities: Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville
Motto: Agriculture and Commerce
Nickname: Volunteer State

Tennessee's a Smart Start...

  • In 2012, ranked 4th best state for business by Chief Executive based on tax code, quality of workforce and living environment; Knoxville ranked as the 6th best city for jobs by Forbes Magazine and #1 for green jobs.
  • Favorable Worker's Compensation rates and very low utility costs throughout much of the state.
  • Job tax credits of $2,000 to $4,500 per worker in certain areas.
  • No personal state income tax as well as numerous sales tax exemptions for business purchases.

Current opportunities in Tennessee:

Expedia CruiseShipCenters is North America's largest retail travel agency franchise and a leading seller of cruise travel. Build equity and enjoy a great lifestyle with our proven franchise model with 29+ years of success.

100K Min. Cash Required

Smokin' Oak Wood-Fired Pizza is one of the originators of the fast casual pizza concept. Franchisees that want to be part of a growing brand while earning a fantastic return on their investment can secure their territory now...

150K Min. Cash Required

SpeedPro Imaging is the nation's leader in large format imagery. We specialize in a variety of high quality product including wall murals, event graphics, tradeshow displays, vehicle wraps, and window graphics. Own your own...

100K Min. Cash Required

With more than 120 retail locations nationwide, Learning Express Toys is the country’s leading specialty toy store franchise selling educational books, games, toys, arts & crafts, fashion products and much more.

150K Min. Cash Required

Health care is a Booming Industry. * Doctors are Increasingly Outsourcing. * Interesting and Respected Career. * Highly Profitable and Recession Proof. * Affordable Startup Cost for New Business. * Low Cost to Operate &...

20K Min. Cash Required

Merry Maids won The Women's Choice Award which has set the standard for helping women make smarter choices by collectively identifying the brands most recommended and trusted by women, as well as those that deliver a...

30K Min. Cash Required
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