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Ohio Franchise Opportunities

It’s consistently been ranked one of the best states for business, is a bellwether state for politics and is conveniently located between two of the major regions of the country. Ohio would be a superb choice for a place to live and start a franchise!

City Choices

With nearly 11,600,000 residents, Ohio is a state full of busy metropolitan areas. There are plenty of large (or small) cities to choose from, but here are a few of our favorites:

  • Columbus: Both the state capital and the largest city in the state, Columbus has a diverse economy and has been ranked one of the best cities for business in the country.

  • Cincinnati: Home to two major sports teams and the University of Cincinnati, the city has a strong arts scene and is renowned for its historic architecture.

  • Dayton: Known for its aerospace and defense industries, Dayton houses the National Museum of the United State Air Force and was home to Orville Wright.

Leading Industries

The two largest industries in Ohio are finance and manufacturing, each putting out about 18 percent of the state’s GDP. Manufactured goods include rubber, plastic, metal, appliances and electrical equipment. In addition, health care, education, trade and transportation are also major players.

A Beautiful Place To Do Business

  • Ohio has been consistently ranked one of the best states to do business in by a multitude of magazines and organizations, due to the taxes, business growth and regulations.

  • Ohio passed a law in 2013 that gives extra protection and benefits to franchisees.

  • The state has a commercial activity tax, but it’s incredibly low (and you might not even have to pay it if your business doesn’t make enough income).

  • Ohio’s personal income tax is also quite low, ranging from 0.54 to 5.39 percent.

  • There are 31,300 franchises in Ohio out of 916,800 small businesses in the state.

Featured Franchises

Available Franchises

Seniors Blue Book

$50,000

Provider and Services Directory for Seniors is trusted online & print resource for communities nationwide. Low entry, no employees, work from home!

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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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RedLine Athletics

$100,000

RedLine Athletics is a sport-specific training facility developed to help young athletes become stronger, faster and more powerful. Your own business in sports and fitness is within reach!

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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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N-Hance

$50,000

N-Hance is a wood refinishing company looking for more great franchise owners. We are 100% committed to your success. At N-Hance, we pride ourselves on our unique culture. Unlike many other franchise organizations, we don't try to pit franchise owners against each other.

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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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Wireless Zone

$175,000

Franchisees in the Wireless Zone system sell and service mobile phones, wireless data devices, satellite communications devices, PDAs, internet-based devices, and other accessories. It's become the nation's largest premium wireless retail franchisor!

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ComForCare HomeCare

$75,000

ComForcare Senior Services franchisees provide medical and non-medical home care and skilled nursing services to seniors. ComForcare offers a scalable business model with no limit to earnings, a low investment, multiple revenue streams and large protected territories.

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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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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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ShelfGenie

$75,000

ShelfGenie is a customized Glide-Out shelving and organization solution franchise that has remodeled millions of cabinets in kitchens, pantries, bathrooms and garages since it began transforming spaces in 2007.

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Fitness 1440

$150,000

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.

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Bloomin Blinds

$40,000

Bloomin' Blinds is unique to its competition in the fact that we offer blind repair, and sales. The focus on blind repair makes it easier for Bloomin' Blinds to generate new customers, win bids and create repeat appointments. Blind repair is easy to learn, start making a profit today!

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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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CMIT Solutions

$150,000

With more than 150 locally owned and operated locations nationwide, CMIT Solutions offers a broad menu of technical support and IT services that all work toward one goal: helping businesses run smoothly by being prepared for any technology-related issue.

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Liberty Tax Service

$50,000

Liberty Tax Service is one the fastest-growing tax preparation companies in history. Our franchise owners work hard for 3 ½ months (tax season), then they are free the rest of the year. When tax season comes to a close, what you do with your time is up to you!

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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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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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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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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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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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Minuteman Press

$150,000

Are you a business minded individual looking for a B2B service franchise? We offer capped royalties, normal business hours, multiple revenue streams, local support & more! Our customer service driven business model provides digital print, design and promotional services to businesses.

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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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Captain D's

$350,000

Captain D’s is one of the most popular, best-selling seafood franchises in the country. A proven dining leader with a track record for innovation, Captain D's has relaunched its brand and is poised to claim even more market share after a nationwide expansion.

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Handyman Matters

$100,000

Handyman Matters strives to solve home improvement problems the way our customers expect. Previous experience with operations, business management, strategic planning, and project management experience are the most effective Handyman Matters owners.

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