The Franchisee Satisfaction Award Winners - Best Franchise Opportunities for 2017

There are lots of "top franchise" lists out there, but Franchise Business Review's annual Franchisee Satisfaction Awards are the only franchise ranking based on actual franchisee satisfaction and performance. For this year's top franchise list, we surveyed over 30,000 actual franchise owners, representing 334 leading franchise brands, to identify the Top 50 Franchises in four franchise size classes - Small (under 65 locations), Medium (65 - 120 locations), Large (120 - 299 locations) and Enterprise (300+ locations).

Here are this year's Top Franchise Opportunities...

 

Franchise Name Industry Minimum Investment Profile 50
AdvantaCleanHome Services$124,800832
Amazing AthletesChild Services$25,000935
Anago Cleaning Systems Master FranchiseCleaning & Maintenance$154,000 882
APEX Fun RunSports & Recreation$65,500 955
ASP - America's Swimming Pool CompanyHome Services$85,000885
Assisted Living LocatorsSenior Care$59,300 806
Big Frog Custom T-ShirtsRetail$180,750894
Brightway InsuranceBusiness Services$107,700865
Budget BlindsHome Services$99,240 978
CarePatrolSenior Care$64,649856
CertaPro PaintersHome Services$134,750 993
Checkers & Rally'sFood & Beverage$96,414951
Christian Brothers AutomotiveAutomotive$463,698986
College Hunks Hauling JunkServices$83,300910
College Nannies & TutorsChild Services$176,700 864
Color Me MineSports & Recreation$136,700 825
Creative World SchoolEducation$600,000810
Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel RepresentativeTravel$10,495992
CruiseOne/Dream VacationsTravel$3,245 987
DogtopiaPet Services$416,032820
Drama KidsChild Services$29,000 877
DreamMaker Bath & KitchenHome Services$95,895890
East Coast Wings & GrillFood & Beverage$658,875917
Expedia CruiseShipCentersTravel$150,000956
Fastest LabsServices$74,650 837
FASTSIGNSBusiness Services$182,329981
FibrenewServices$75,000937
Firehouse SubsFood & Beverage$131,150 898
FirstLight HomeCareSenior Care$97,681943
Fish Window Cleaning ServicesServices$83,225 919
Five Star PaintingHome Services$69,700834
Glass DoctorHome Services$111,800802
Ground RoundFood & Beverage$450,000 933
Happy and Healthy Products, Inc.Food & Beverage$45,000847
Home Care AssistanceSenior Care$199,000947
Home Instead Senior CareSenior Care$115,000985
HomeVestors of AmericaReal Estate$50,000940
Honest-1 Auto CareAutomotive$169,975 863
HouseMasterHome Services$61,100973
Hungry Howie's Pizza & SubsFood & Beverage$253,075 962
Huntington Learning CenterEducation$96,675903
HWY 55 BurgersFood & Beverage$191,255 972
Image OneCleaning & Maintenance$29,750811
Interim HealthCareSenior Care$88,000874
InXpressBusiness Services$55,3001
JumpBunchChild Services$45,800 966
Just Between FriendsRetail$32,774 957
Keller WillamsReal Estate$183,947 999
Kona IceFood & Beverage$120,2251000
MaidProCleaning & Maintenance$74,560995
MarbleLifeServices$30,000808
Marco's PizzaFood & Beverage$264,592 906
Mathnasium Learning CentersEducation$102,750953
Men In Kilts Window CleaningServices$41,400 965
Mighty Distributing SystemAutomotive$134,000 921
Minuteman PressBusiness Services$62,207954
Miracle Method Surface RefinishingHome Services$75,000 941
Mosquito JoeHome Services$69,600886
Murphy Business & FinancialBusiness Services$57,525 945
My Salon SuiteHealth & Beauty$395,000 916
Office Pride Commercial Cleaning ServicesCleaning & Maintenance$59,500 976
Our Town AmericaAdvertising & Sales$63,300983
Oxi Fresh Carpet CleaningCleaning & Maintenance$40,000911
Painting with a TwistSports & Recreation$89,300 969
Payroll VaultFinance & Tax$22,800883
Penn StationFood & Beverage$269,232 930
Pinch A PennyRetail$230,000971
Pinot's PaletteSports & Recreation$63,400994
PJ's CoffeeFood & Beverage$350,000813
Planet SubFood & Beverage$182,500 907
ProformaAdvertising & Sales$4,730 974
Rent-A-WreckAutomotive$159,000846
Repicci's Italian IceFood & Beverage$175,000 807
Sandler TrainingBusiness Services$88,150980
Senior Care AuthoritySenior Care$52,350855
ShelfGenieHome Services$70,100 844
Showhomes Home StagingReal Estate$45,300 821
Sky Zone Trampoline ParkSports & Recreation$850,000839
Smoothie KingFood & Beverage$188,200876
Snap-on ToolsAutomotive$169,503964
Soccer ShotsChild Services$36,000979
SpeedPro ImagingBusiness Services$315,200835
Sport Clips, Inc.Health & Beauty$189,300925
Supporting StrategiesBusiness Services$77,130897
Surface Specialists SystemsHome Services$43,200 934
Taziki's Mediterranean CafeFood & Beverage$323,000 869
The Goddard SchoolEducation$706,700950
The Learning ExperienceEducation$500,000857
THE MAX ChallengeFitness$112,694 862
Tropical Smoothie CafeFood & Beverage$198,050 931
Truly Nolen of AmericaServices$50,200 968
TSS PhotographyChild Services$10,500824
Two Maids & A MopCleaning & Maintenance$47,200 895
Two Men and a TruckServices$95,000977
U.S. LawnsServices$53,5000
Visiting AngelsSenior Care$77,985998
Wild Birds UnlimitedRetail$146,693990
Window GenieServices$90,800970
WOW 1 DAY PAINTINGHome Services$90,000913
YESCOBusiness Services$64,300 904
Young RembrandtsChild Services$41,250 908
Zoup!Food & Beverage$386,860814
101 MobilitySenior Care$114,060843
9Round KickboxingFitness$66,600 929
A All Animal ControlServices$10,750 889
ActionCOACHBusiness Services$61,250 922
Aire-Master of AmericaCleaning & Maintenance$39,584 967
American Poolplayers AssociationSports & Recreation$20,070 984
Assisting HandsSenior Care$70,550 878
Auto Appraisal NetworkAutomotive$12,000 920
Baby Boot CampFitness$4,570 909
Bahama Buck'sFood & Beverage$223,346 816
Better Homes and Gardens Real EstateReal Estate$65,170 991
Biggby CoffeeFood & Beverage$160,350 831
Billy Sims BarbecueFood & Beverage$169,000 938
Buffalo Wings & RingsFood & Beverage$1,224,000 805
California ClosetsHome Services$227,850 851
Captain D'sFood & Beverage$771,000 963
CARSTARAutomotive$18,700 854
Coldwell BankerReal Estate$52,470 924
Coldwell Banker CommercialReal Estate$37,450 826
Complete Weddings and EventsServices$30,350 901
CompuChildChild Services$18,300 850
Creative Colors InternationalServices$83,600 845
Crunch FitnessFitness$1,200,000 879
Culver'sFood & Beverage$1,845,000 982
Dick's Wings & GrillFood & Beverage$237,500 868
Donatos PizzaFood & Beverage$361,360 870
ERAReal Estate$48,000 902
Estrella InsuranceFinance & Tax$49,950 896
Family FareRetail$33,800 936
Fazoli's RestaurantsFood & Beverage$883,000 942
Fit4MomFitness$6,205 944
FRSTeamServices$32,000 952
Fuzzy's Taco ShopFood & Beverage$330,260 881
Go Mini'sHome Services$208,441 804
Goldfish Swim SchoolChild Services$1,335,283 900
Good Feet WorldwideRetail$39,740 803
Great PlayChild Services$173,000 912
Help-U-Sell Real EstateReal Estate$43,750 891
ILOVEKICKBOXING.COMFitness$206,500 927
In Home Pet ServicesPet Services$9,200 867
Iron TribeFitness$305,000 829
Jamba JuiceFood & Beverage$201,000 849
Jan-Pro (master franchisors)Cleaning & Maintenance$150,000 887
Jason's DeliFood & Beverage$905,891 853
Kampgrounds of America/ KOASports & Recreation$27,500 959
KidsParkSports & Recreation$185,000 818
Kitchen SolversHome Services$54,450 817
LaRosa's PizzeriaFood & Beverage$800,000 958
LaVida MassageHealth & Beauty$161,750 809
Learning ExpressRetail$199,875 815
Leather MedicServices$49,500 926
Lenny's Sub ShopsFood & Beverage$140,000 893
Natural AwakeningsAdvertising & Sales$59,700 827
Nothing Bundt CakesFood & Beverage$392,875 915
Orangetheory FitnessFitness$327,600 948
Padgett Business ServicesFinance & Tax$99,975 892
Palm Beach TanHealth & Beauty$503,070 975
Paul DavisServices$179,464 830
Pet Supplies PlusPet Services$550,400 858
Pizza 9Food & Beverage$64,580 860
Pizza FactoryFood & Beverage$151,000 875
Planet FitnessFitness$853,390 949
PortraitEFXRetail$9,995 884
Precision Door ServiceServices$56,960 899
Priceless Rent-A-CarAutomotive$178,350 852
PropertyGuys.comReal Estate$45,000 866
Real Property ManagementReal Estate$75,000 872
Rhea Lana'sRetail$19,050 961
Right at HomeSenior Care$79,250 923
RootermanServices$46,750 932
Sanford Rose AssociatesBusiness Services$108,250 989
Scooter's CoffeeFood & Beverage$200,000 848
Sir Speedy Printing & Marketing ServicesBusiness Services$275,000 880
Sit Means SitPet Services$45,000 842
Sotheby's International RealtyReal Estate$194,650 997
Tailored LivingHome Services$131,130 871
TeamLogic ITTechnology$160,000 946
TGA Premier Golf & TennisChild Services$16,300 841
The @WORK GroupBusiness Services$99,500 861
The Dog WizardPet Services$47,400 873
The Exercise CoachFitness$95,000 928
The Grout DoctorHome Services$12,000 823
The Little GymChild Services$145,750 838
THE TUTORING CENTEREducation$90,000 918
The Wendy's CompanyFood & Beverage$1,700,000 939
Tint WorldAutomotive$108,000 888
Toppers PizzaFood & Beverage$291,666 828
Town Money SaverAdvertising & Sales$5,700 822
United Country Real EstateReal Estate$16,690 833
Uno Chicago GrillFood & Beverage$736,000 812
Vapor SharkRetail$110,000 859
Weed ManServices$68,453 996
Weichert Real EstateReal Estate$50,000 960
Welcomemat ServicesAdvertising & Sales$58,830 840
Wine and DesignSports & Recreation$41,160 836
WingstopFood & Beverage$227,888 914
World GymFitness$762,200 801
You've Got MAIDSCleaning & Maintenance$40,379 905
Zaxby'sFood & Beverage$352,000 988
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