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Franchises In Maryland

Maryland Franchise Opportunities

Maryland might be small (only slightly larger than Hawaii), but it’s mighty—the wealthiest state in the nation with the highest median household income and the most millionaires per capita. Maryland takes advantage of its close proximity to Washington, DC, and is home to many companies in the defense, aerospace, biotechnology and governmental fields.

City Selection

Though small, Maryland boasts an impressive selection of cities to choose from, ranging from major metropolitan areas to smaller towns:

  • Baltimore: With more than 2.7 million inhabitants of the metropolitan area, Baltimore has a thriving economy and plenty of culture. Referred to as a city of neighborhoods, “Charm City” is known for its harbor, the strong accent and health/science focus.

  • Columbia: A community of 10 villages, Columbia is located in the second wealthiest county in America, and has been consistently ranked one of CNN Money’s top 10 best places to live in America.

  • Silver Spring: A major business hub that lies in the northern part of the Washington, DC area, Silver Spring offers many opportunities for new business.

Franchising in the Free State

Maryland requires franchise registration before you can offer or sell a franchise in the state. It costs $500 and takes about 30 days to complete the application.’

Maryland also requires franchises to give potential franchisees a franchise disclosure document and a copy of the proposed agreement prior to any franchise purchase.

Let’s Talk Taxes

While Maryland doesn’t have a franchise tax, it does have a corporate income tax set at a flat rate of 8.25 percent of net income. There is also a personal income tax ranging from 2 to 5.75 percent.

Business by the Numbers

  • There are 529,743 small businesses in Maryland, making up 97.5 percent of employers in the state.

  • Popular Mechanics has ranked Baltimore fifth for “Best Startup Cities in America,” citing the low cost of doing business.

  • Maryland has the highest percentage of women-owned companies at 32.6 percent.

  • Maryland’s GDP is $268.7 billion, and has a 5.5 percent unemployment rate.

Featured Franchises

Available Franchises

DRNK/QWENCH

$500,000

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!

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360 Painting

$50,000

360 Painting is a home-based painting franchise offering customers the highest quality and service. 360 Painting requires no painting experience. Their proprietary sales and estimating techniques take stress out of the process and help franchisees capitalize on the market.

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SiempreTax+

$25,000

SiempreTax+ is a low-investment tax franchise opportunity, specializing in tax return preparation for individuals and small businesses in the Hispanic market. It is an affiliate of the Liberty Tax brand, one of the fastest growing tax preparation companies in the industry.

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SMS Masterminds

$28,800

As an SMS Masterminds licensee, you'll receive an exclusive market in which to sell a state of the art mobile-based loyalty program to local businesses. Replacing traditional punch-card loyalty programs, SMS Masterminds is the next generation of direct marketing.

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DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen Remodeling

$255,000

Dreammaker Bath & Kitchen Remodeling is a full-service kitchen, bath and interior remodeling franchise. Dreammaker provides proven business systems, brand name and image, and more to help you grow your business and experience the strong margins and quality of life you deserve.

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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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SandFree

$100,000

At SandFree, we offer a unique and innovative solution to floor refinishing that has been utilized all over the country. If you have the resources, management skills, and drive to succeed, we can help you create a business that you can stand behind with enthusiasm and pride.

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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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TravelHost

$75,000

Serving visitors from coast to coast since 1967,TravelHost is the most widely read travel magazine in the nation and the medium of choice for thousands of advertisers - from local businesses to Fortune 500 giants - who are seeking to attract the traveling consumer.

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Dickey's Barbecue Pit ®

$100,000

Join the largest barbecue chain in America*! Our smokin’ hot franchise has been treating guests to great tasting barbecue since 1941. If you’re looking to diversify your portfolio or retire and start a business, we’re seeking passionate entrepreneurs to join our highly rated franchise.

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American Business Systems

$24,990

20 years as America's leader in Medical Billing, with unparalleled training and support. $100k potential. Work from anywhere, full-time or part-time. Come join our success!

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The London Day School

$100,000

Passionate about the education of young children? We're looking for candidates with a minimum of a Bachelor's degree who possess 5-7 years of work experience. The London Day School is a premier, private educational and enrichment based preschool and kindergarten.

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Menchie's

$90,000

Menchie’s is a frozen yogurt franchise that allows customers to mix and match among nearly a hundred rotating flavors of frozen yogurt, and top them with some 70 rotating toppings. Menchie’s innovative self-serve model leads to happy, loyal, repeat guests.

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Challenge Island

$30,000

Challenge Island is a red hot and one of a kind educational enrichment business on the cutting edge of S.T.E.A.M Education (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) and 21st Century Learning.

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Five Star Bath Solutions

$30,000

Our motto at Five Star Bath Solutions is "Franchisees First". If you're looking for a great business you can run from home, with low startup costs and high revenue potential, look no further! It's our mission to become the best franchise system in the service industry.

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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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Urban Float

$150,000

Urban Flat is a national leader in an industry primed for exponential growth. Urban Float focuses on providing floaters with a superior experience. We have meticulously designed retail float centers and cutting edge floatation tanks.

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BeBalanced

$100,000

Our patent-pending program has helped thousands of local women. Founder Dawn Cutillo has been featured on NBC, FOX News, CBS and The Doctors. This ground-breaking, natural hormone balancing approach can be experienced in local BeBalanced Centers across the U.S.!

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Tony Roma's

$1,000,000

With over 150 restaurant locations, Tony Roma’s is one of the most recognized brand names in the world! Development of Tony Roma’s is continuing in new and existing markets around the world. If you are interested in a terrific franchise opportunity here’s is your chance!

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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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Mathnasium Learning Centers

$50,000

Today we have over 600 locations and are teaching children in communities across America and in countries around the world, providing neighborhood environments where humanity combines with math expertise.

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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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The Brass Tap

$250,000

The Brass Tap is one of the fastest growing upscale beer and wine bars in the country, leveraging this rapidly expanding market. We offer up to 80 different craft beers on tap, more than 200 varieties of imports, local craft beers, and a large selection of premium wines and cigars.

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Cinnabon

$120,000

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.

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Home Helpers

$150,000

Home Helpers provides medical, non-medical and personal care services for seniors and others needing short or long term care. Home Helpers offers franchisees marketing and public relations expertise, comprehensive training, a national accounts program, and personalized support.

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