Franchises In District of Columbia

Washington, DC Franchise Opportunities

The nation’s capital and home to a proliferation of government activity, DC is a great place to take advantage of a fairly affluent population, great (and free!) museums, and a dazzling art scene. If you’re thinking about opening a franchise, Washington, DC might be the perfect place for you!

Life in the District

DC itself is home to about 660,000 residents, but there are nearly 6 million in the greater metropolitan area. The city has a large African American population, and also has a significant LGBT community.

The District boasts four professional sports teams, countless museums, major national monuments, many music venues and lots of local theater.

The Metro makes it easy to get around town, and there is also a bus system, a bike share program, trains in and out of the city, and three major airports.

Major Industries

The biggest industry by far in Washington, DC is the government. Nearly 30 percent of the population works for the federal government, and many other industries—such as lobbying, non-profits and trade unions—are also dependent on it.

Tourism is the second largest driver of the DC economy, with visitors contributing about $4.8 billion per year.

Let’s Talk Taxes

Washington, DC charges a franchise tax of 9.975 percent, which is one of the highest in the country. There is also a high personal income tax, which runs between 4 and 8.95 percent.

Business Statistics

  • There are 55,000 small businesses in Washington, DC.

  • Of those, 1,820 are franchises, employing 26,000 people.

  • Washington, DC has a GDP of $103.3 billion.

Featured Franchises

Available Franchises

FULLY PROMOTED

We are the world’s largest retail embroidery franchise. Fully Promoted is a promotional marketing consulting company that specializes in marketing programs to meet businesses on their level and budget while offering marketing programs that result in growth for the business.

$49,500
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Fitness 1440

Fitness 1440 is a unique fitness franchise committed to helping people achieve their best self in Mind, Body, and Spirit. Our franchise model is built to truly support our franchisees and ensure they are able to succeed and to make a living while changing peoples lives.

$150,000
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Kumon Math & Reading Centers

Kumon is the world's largest after school learning program with an emphasis on math and reading. We focus on franchisees with a passion for education and a minimum of a four year college degree. You must be available to run your center day-to-day (no absentee owners).

$70,000
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TemperaturePro

Great Business Available with high PROFITS. TemperaturePro offers a broad spectrum of indoor temperature control services to keep homes and businesses comfortable through every month of the year.

$75,000
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UFood Grill

To meet the growing demand for healthy options made with fresh ingredients that taste great, UFood Grill expects to open more than 100 new restaurants over the next four years and is seeking experienced restaurant operators and multi-unit investors for franchise development.

$200,000
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Diamond Physicians

Diamond Physicians offers a unique, refreshing, and luxurious approach to medicine – one that puts quality healthcare back into the hands of patients through a revolutionary, membership-based model that's taking the industry to the next level!

$250,000
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Maaco Collision Repair & Auto Painting

Open your doors to a built-in customer base on day 1. At Maaco we are proud of the fact that our franchisees average some of the highest sales volumes of any national automotive retail franchise company.

$140,000
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SuperGreen Solutions

SuperGreen Solutions is a leading a franchise in commercial energy efficient solutions, making us truly a 'one stop energy efficient solution shop'. We are different because we look at energy creation and energy saving from a holistic point of view, to provide our clients with total solutions.

$50,000
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British Swim School, USA

British Swim School is an educational franchise teaching children how to swim. The model is designed for ease of operation: classes are held in rented pools and as a franchisee you hire the swim instructors. BSS requires franchisees to be operators for the first 12 months, after which semi-absentee ownership is permitted.

$80,000
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Andy's

At Andy’s, success is driven by a very ambitious and determined staff. When you join our team as a franchisee,our systems and marketing will set you apart from the competition and make it easy to start a business and implement systems that are proven to succeed.

$75,000
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Fresh Coat Painters

Fresh Coat franchises offer interior and exterior residential and commercial painting services. Fresh Coat will paint a whole house or just one room, is referral-based and eco-friendly. Franchisees don't need painting experience; instead, they hire and manage experienced painters.

$45,000
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Dickey's Barbecue Pit ®

Dickey's is the largest bbq franchise in America, and has been named Fast Casual's #1 brand. Dickey's owners have multiple revenue streams, including the restaurant, catering, online orders, retail (bbq sauce, cookbooks, gifts), deliveries, and special events. No restaurant experience needed - total training and support provided.

$100,000
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The Great Frame Up

For over 40 years, The Great Frame Up has been the trusted standard in bringing inspiring artwork, valuable photographs, and other precious memories to life in homes and offices across the country.

$100,000
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Experimac

Experimac is the innovator in sales and service of Apple® products. Their multiple revenue stream model includes sales of pre-owned Apple® computers and devices, repair of laptops, phones and tablets, trade-ins of existing devices, and sales of accessories, upgrades and software.

$50,000
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Cinnabon

Cinnabon has been serving delicious goodies for over 25 years and seeks franchisees who are passionate about owning their own Cinnabon Bakery to continue expansion and create lasting memories for their Guests. Retail management or business ownership experience required.

$120,000
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AAMCO Transmissions

An iconic brand for over 50 years, AAMCO made its name as the world's largest transmission repair franchise. AAMCO locations now offer total vehicle care, meaning more repeat business for franchisees. No automative experience is needed to open an AAMCO - franchisees hire a team to perform the service work.

$65,000
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GoliathTech

GoliathTech is a hands-on, construction-oriented opportunity that offers customers a new alternative to expensive, traditional concrete foundations. Franchisees are trained as certified GoliathTech installers, then work to choose and install the ideal GoliathTech helical screw pile product for each project.

$75,000
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BeBalanced

BeBalanced is a hormone weight loss center helping women optimize their hormonal balance. Combines two lucrative industries - weight loss ($61b) and hormone replacement therapy ($3.6b in next 5 years). BeBalanced is looking for individuals with a passion for health and wellness and strong sales skills.

$100,000
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Schooley Mitchell Telecom Consultants

Schooley Mitchell Telecom Consultants is a telecommunications consulting business focused on reducing expenses for clients. If you are a business professional looking for a low-investment, high-return franchise, look no further.

$47,000
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Fantastic Sams Hair Salons

The Fantastic Sams Hair Salons franchise system offers one of the world's largest full-service hair care franchises. Fantastic Sams franchisees receive both local and national support through on-going management training, educational programs and national conferences, as well as advertising.

$70,000
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Scout & Molly's

Do you have an eye for fashion? Scout & Molly’s provides the opportunity to combine your passion for fashion and entrepreneurship in an excellent franchise opportunity! Scout & Molly's is a fashion boutique for women 25-55, featuring unique fashion lines not found elsewhere.

$225,000
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DRNK/QWENCH

DRNK coffee + tea / QWENCH juice bar - two great franchises under one roof with the perfect winning co-branded combination offering highvalue. Expanding across the United States with a timeless positioning and brand flexibility that are second-to-none!

$250,000
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Cleanpro Carpet Cleaning System

Cleanpro is an eco friendly carpet cleaning opportunity that utilizes specialized ION Exchange technology and citrus-based organic solutions to clean residential and commercial carpets. Cleanpro represents a low overhead, work-from-home opportunity and does not require any prior experience.

$50,000
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Five Star Painting

Operating under The Dwyer Group® brand, Five Star Painting offers franchisees unparalleled support and systems as they help customers add color to their lives. Why start a business from square one when you can be part of a recognized brand?

$50,000
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Virgola - Oysters & Italian Wine Bar

Virgola - Oysters & Italian Wine Bar is a distinct oyster bar concept that has gained local and national media attention. Established in Manhattan's Greenwich Village, Virgola is now expanding its business operations by offering franchises throughout the United States.

$100,000
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