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Franchises In Maine

Maine Franchise Opportunities

If you’re a fan of forests, find yourself salivating over seafood, and want some peace away from people, maybe Maine is the right state for you to settle down in and start a franchise. There are lots of smaller towns—such as Augusta, Portland and Bangor—that will provide enough customers to run a business, but without the overwhelming hustle and bustle of major metropolitan areas.

Economy: The Sea, The Land, The People

  • Water: Commercial fishing, especially of lobster and ground fish, are major economic drivers for the state. The aquifers in Maine also supply to the bottled water industry, and the ports in the state are the busiest in New England.

  • Land: Maine’s agricultural exports include blueberries, apples, potatoes, maple sugar, maple syrup, eggs and poultry. Maine also exports large amounts of paper, lumber and wood products, due to its heavy forestation.

  • People: Tourism plays a large part in Maine’s economy, and the state draws in people looking for sport hunting, fishing, snow sports, camping and hiking.

Taxes in The Pine Tree State

Maine has a corporate income tax, but does not have a franchise or business privilege tax, so unless you run a C corporation, you won’t have to pay a state tax on your income. If your business income passes through you personally, you will have to pay the state income tax that ranges from 6.5 to 7.95 percent.

State Statistics

  • Maine is the only state that borders one other state—New Hampshire.

  • More than 94 percent of the people in Maine are non-Hispanic whites, the highest of any state.

  • Maine has the highest percentage of French speakers, with 5.3 percent of households using it as their language at home.

  • This is the state that sits furthest northeast, and gets the first rays of morning sun.

Business Breakdown

  • There are 143,142 small businesses in Maine, which constitute 97 percent of all employers.

  • Maine has a GDP of $48.1 billion, and an unemployment rate of 6.7 percent.

Featured Franchises

Available Franchises

Rainbow International Restoration

$50,000

With more than 30 years of experience, well-established restoration procedures, and a recession-proof focus, we give franchisees the opportunity to build profitable disaster restoration businesses.

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Unishippers

$75,000

For 25 years, Unishippers has been the trusted shipping advisor for over 50,000 shipping customers. Unishippers creates individualized shipping solutions and partners with carriers like UPS to handle shipments.

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VaporMaven

$120,000

Over the past few years the vapor (e-cigarette) industry has been experiencing phenomenal growth with new vapor shops opening up throughout the United States. Come Join the Team with Vapor Maven and start your Own business today.

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Venture X

$500,000

Revolutionarily Designed Private Membership Office Space, Workspace and Meeting Rooms for Today's Innovative Professionals and Entrepreneurs. We provide you all the tools and amenities to help you impress clients and achieve success.

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Sears Franchise Businesses

$50,000

Three franchise business models are available: Carpet Cleaning, Air Duct Cleaning and Garage Solutions. Sears is the nation's largest provider of home services, with more than 13 million service and installation calls made annually. 30% discount for Armed Forces Veterans!

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Growler USA

$100,001

Craft beer is America’s fastest-growing industry. Growler USA’s award-winning concept provides quality, select cuisine and the best local and regional craft beers and hand-crafted beverages in a comfortable, upscale neighborhood environment.

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FranChoice

$50,000

FranChoice helps people considering franchise ownership find your "Perfect Match." FranChoice consultants are an elite group of caring, experienced experts who have been handpicked for their understanding of the industry and their ability to bring exceptional value to a search.

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The Joint

$250,000

The Joint brings affordable and convenient chiropractic maintenance services to locally owned and operated clinics nationwide. Each clinic offers excellent chiropractic care, designed for identifying and addressing all clients’ health care needs.

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Senior Care Authority

$50,000

We have experience in the senior care business and have fine-tuned every aspect our placement agency operation. Senior Residential placement services provide assistance to help identify the best location for seniors to live at no additional cost to families. Request more information today!

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Transworld Business Advisors

$49,500

Being a Transworld Business Advisors is essentially three complementary businesses rolled in one: business brokerage, franchise consulting, and franchise development. They teach you how to succeed in every aspect all three profit centers.

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Spenga

$150,000

Welcome to an unrivaled fitness experience. Unlike any studio of its kind, SPENGA combines spin, strength training, and yoga to create what’s simply known as the best workout ever. We believe strong bodies and minds are created through the power of ride, rep, revive. That’s why each SPENGA session boosts your endurance, strengthens your muscles and restores your body through a combination of spin, HIIT training and yoga. Our boutique fitness studio fills a void in the fitness market and delivers cardiovascular, strength, and flexibility training in every session.

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Aire-Master

$50,000

Aire-Master is an odor control and commercial hygiene service which can be operated from home. The nature of the service means franchisees can anticipate repeat business every 7 to 14 days. Virtually any business or public facility is a potential Aire-Master customer, including hospitals and other public facilities.

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Rush Bowls

$100,000

Rush Bowls offers meals crafted from the finest fruit, topped with granola & honey, and blended with protein, vitamins and other nutritious ingredients that taste delicious while promoting a healthy lifestyle!

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Nextaff

$60,000

NEXTAFF is a workforce strategy provider offering a compelling business model, an impressive track record and strong support channels. You’ll enjoy all the benefits of being part of a large, national organization while retaining the flexibility to control your own business and your own future.

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Fantastic Sams Hair Salons

$70,000

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.

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Top Ten Percent

$49,000

Top Ten Percent is the best mobile loyalty program of its kind. As a Top Ten Percent franchisee, you will harness the power of mobile marketing to instantly connect consumers to product and service discounts from top-rated businesses at the point of purchase.

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Synergy HomeCare

$100,000

SYNERGY HomeCare was founded in 1999 and is the most trusted name in non-medical home care with over 300 franchise units in 36 States. The need for non-medical, in-home care is growing at an unprecedented rate and we're at the forefront of this exciting business opportunity.

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Scout & Molly's

$225,000

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.

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Baja Fresh

$200,000

Baja Fresh is a well known (first established in 1990) fast casual Mexican restaurant franchise with a heavy emphasis on fresh, healthy, handmade ingredients. Ideal for someone with restaurant or franchise experience with ambition to own multiple units.

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Beef O'Brady's

$250,000

Beef ‘O’ Brady’s is a full service family restaurant and pub. Each location has a game room for kids, a bar for adults and a full menu of food options. Beef 'O' Brady's is ideal for someone looking to be hands-on as they do not allow absentee ownership.

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Honest-1 Auto Care

$200,000

Honest-1 Auto Care is the country's most trusted family of automotive maintenance and repair centers. Honest-1 developed its brand through superior training and support. Honest-1 franchises have six-figure income potential, and require no industry experience, with extensive training provided.

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Mosquito Terminators

$52,500

A leading edge mosquito and tick control company that helps protect families from harmful diseases such as the Zika Virus, Malaria, West Nile, Lyme Disease and more.

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Miracle Method Surface Refinishing

$85,000

Our unique and affordable refinishing process makes ugly bathtubs, counter tops, and tile beautiful again – without replacing. The residential AND commercial demand for our time-saving alternative to replacing old bathroom and kitchen fixtures is skyrocketing.

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WIN Home Inspection

$40,000

We offer a home-based, low-overhead franchise opportunity inspecting homes as well as commercial buildings for buyers, sellers, lenders, and real estate investors. WIN franchisees have strong income potential, distinctive brand awareness, and a proven business system.

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Signarama

$49,500

SIGNARAMA is the largest sign franchisor in the world. The sign industry has become more than a $49 billion market and SIGNARAMA has been ranked by Entrepreneur as the top franchise in the industry for nine straight years.

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