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Hawaii Franchise Opportunities

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If you’ve ever dreamed of living on a tropical island, surrounded by beaches, surfing, lush vegetation, Hawaii might be an ideal place for you to open a franchise. Imagine running your own business and staring out into the Pacific Ocean with a drink in hand!

So Many Islands, So Little Time

Hawaii is an archipelago made up of eight islands. The different islands offer unique chances to live in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Consider living on:

  • Hawaii (the Big Island): The largest of the islands, it’s built from five separate volcanoes, three of which are currently active.
  • Maui: A huge tourist draw, Maui is renowned for its surfing, snorkeling and black sand beaches.
  • Oahu: The third largest island, but home to about two-thirds of Hawaii’s population, as well as the capital city, Honolulu.

Trouble in Paradise

If you choose to move to Hawaii, keep in mind that the cost of living might be a lot more expensive than what you’re used to. Because many items have to be brought over from the mainland, expect to be paying three to four times as much for commodities such as milk, meat and bulk food items.

Tropical Taxes

Life might seem like a permanent vacation if you start a franchise in Hawaii, but you’ll still have to pay taxes. While there is no franchise tax, there is a corporate income tax that ranges from 4.4 to 6.4 percent. In addition, the state income taxes are on the steep side—the tax brackets go from 1.4 to 11 percent.

Tennessee Franchise Opportunities

Birthplace to the blues and home to more than 6.5 million people, Tennessee attracts tourists from around the world, has a low cost of living and a booming economy. Consider making Tennessee your next home for a franchise!

Alabama Franchise Opportunities

While you might think of peanuts and cotton, the state of Alabama boasts a wide array of businesses and nearly five million residents. Major industries include agriculture, aerospace, mining and automobile manufacturing. The economy is comprised mainly of small businesses, and would be an excellent place to open your new franchise!

Wisconsin Franchise Opportunities

Known as “American’s Dairyland” and especially renowned for its cheese—and cheeseheads (fans of the Green Bay Packers)—Wisconsin sits between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River and has a wide variety of geographical features. If you want to live among the best cheeses and craziest football fans in the nation, consider opening your franchise in Wisconsin!