Business Services Franchise Opportunities

Running a franchise that serves local businesses can be a steady and profitable opportunity.

Business Services franchises are expanding quickly across the US.

With 279 franchise systems, there are several great business opportunities that fit your investment range.
This sector includes Printing, Business Transportation, Warehousing and Storage, Data-Processing Services, Insurance Agencies and Brokerages, Office Administrative Services, Employment Services, Investigation and Security Services, Tax-Preparation and Payroll Services, and Heavy Equipment Leasing.
Sector Report
Sample research stats taken from our data in the Business Services sector
Initial Investment

What does it cost to get into the Business Services sector?

The average investment in the Business Services sector is $134,798. But, that doesn’t tell the whole story. There's a striking difference between the average and median.

Of all Business Services franchises, 138 have an investment lower than $87,100. The average initial investment is skewed because the most expensive franchise in this sector is $2,225,950.

When looking at franchise opportunities make sure you examine brands within your investment range. Search below for Business Services investments that fit your financial criteria. If you're not sure what you can afford, fill out our Franchise Affordability Calculator.

Initial Investment
$2,225,950 Highest
$3,195 Lowest
Figure 1: Initial Investment required for a franchise in the Business Services sector
Financial Transparency
Provides Item 19 Data
Figure 2: 47% of franchises in this sector have Item 19 in their FDD.
Discloses Expense Data
Figure 3: Of franchises with an Item 19, 30% disclose expense data

How much can I make in the Business Services sector?

How much money you can make from a Business Services franchise depends on several factors, including location and demand for your services.

One way to predict your profit potential is to evaluate the financial performance representations provided by a franchisor in Item 19 of their Franchise Disclosure Document. Franchisors are not required to disclose this information, some are more transparent than others.

In the Business Services sector, 47% disclose a financial performance representation. Of those, only 30% disclose some type of expense data on its franchisee operations.

Unlock our Business Services Sector Report to learn which franchises are profitable.

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Why buy a Business Services franchise?
Business Services franchises include a variety of business options from home-based to larger retail establishments. It's one of the easier sectors to find a unique franchise opportunity that fits your personal criteria.
  • It's an emerging sector with great potential
  • Variety of different investments to fit all budgets and backgrounds
  • Great for first time business owners
  • Popular investment for career changers over 40 years old
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Are you an ideal candidate?
Clients and customers are typically local businesses, so having a business background is important but not necessary. An ability to listen to clients and offer solutions that fit their needs is also important. Being good with numbers and having an outgoing personality will help solicit and retain clients.
Want a more detailed analysis of the Business Services sector?
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