Top Franchises For Sale in California

Discover top franchises for sale in California

Franchises for sale in California are plentiful, spanning nearly every imaginable industry. From Silicon Valley to the entertainment capital of the world (Los Angeles), to the expansive agricultural land, California has something for everybody. If you’re looking for your next (or first!) franchise opportunity, California offers several benefits and incentives for entrepreneurs.

  • California has the world’s fifth largest economy, bigger than the economy of the United Kingdom.
  • California produced $2.7 trillion in goods and services in 2018.
  • California Competes Tax Credit is an income tax credit available to businesses that are looking to come to the state or to stay in California and grow.
  • There are 3.4 million small businesses in California, accounting for 99% of the state’s employers. These businesses employ 52% of the workforce.
  • Small business owners receive big tax credits for hiring qualified employees, buying land, and offering state-approved training to new employees.
  • The Small Business Loan Guarantee Program helps new business owners who don’t qualify for traditional loans get the loans they need and build a favorable credit history.
  • California is home to 53 of the U.S. Fortune 500 companies.

Our research has revealed some of the best franchise brands currently looking to grow in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Sacramento, Fresno and other CA regions. This list includes only those brands which have been rated highly among their own franchisees, in a recent independent survey, and are looking for motivated entrepreneurs to open new California franchise locations.

Best franchises in California as rated by franchisee satisfaction

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ActionCOACH

ActionCOACH is a global business coaching franchise that offers aspiring entrepreneurs and professionals personalized one-on-one mentorship from a team of skilled business coaches. 

Investment: $52,000 - $150,000 Cash Required: $75,000

Aire Serv

Aire Serv is a HVAC franchise specializing in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning installation, repair and replacement. Aire Serv offers a franchise opportunity that provides exceptional servic…

Investment: $54,984 - $160,900 Cash Required: $50,000

Amazing Athletes

Amazing Athletes uses a multi-sport program designed to benefit children aged 18 mos. to 6 years physically, mentally, socially, and emotionally. Their program introduces the fundamentals of 10 differ…

Investment: $33,100 - $64,950 Cash Required: $30,000

Assisting Hands

Assisting Hands Home Care grew out of a desire to provide seniors, and others needing non-medical assistance at home to help clients remain independent, safe and comfortable in their own homes. Assist…

Investment: $87,700 - $159,650 Cash Required: $100,000
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ATAX Franchise

ATAX is a full-service national tax and business services franchise.

Investment: $62,500 - $79,000 Cash Required: $27,500

British Swim School

British Swim School is a franchise dedicated to providing an opportunity for children to learn how to swim, no matter what age.Their classes have been proven to prevent child drownings by utilizing on…

Investment: $93,700 - $125,850 Cash Required: $75,000

Capriotti's Sandwich Shop, Inc.

Industry: Food, Retail

Capriotti’s is a fast-casual restaurant chain whose franchises earn exceptional returns by selling the best tasting, highest quality food in an attractive setting. Their Butterball turkeys, hand-rol…

Investment: $413,000 - $739,000 Cash Required: $150,000
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CarePatrol

Industry: Senior Care, Services

CarePatrol is a free senior living placement service. 

Investment: $43,620 - $103,620 Cash Required: $50,000
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Caring Senior Service

Caring Senior Service provides non-medical home care services to seniors who need assistance with daily living activities allowing them to remain in their own home. 

Investment: $110,000 - $170,000 Cash Required: $150,000
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Checkers & Rally's

Industry: Food, Retail

Checkers & Rally’s drive-thru restaurants specialize in hamburgers, hot dogs, french fries and milkshakes. 

Investment: $790,797 - $2,368,316 Cash Required: $250,000
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Crestcom International

Crestcom delivers an interactive leadership development experience that produces real business results. They do this through a unique blend of video-based, live-facilitated instruction in vital leader…

Investment: $86,500 - $99,819 Cash Required: $86,500

Critter Control

Critter Controls’ model operates on the simple concept of getting pests out and keeping them out, using humane techniques to handle nuisance wildlife such as birds, moles, squirrels, mice, racco…

Investment: $63,525 - $169,525 Cash Required: $8,075
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Cruise Planners

Cruise Planners is a travel agency specializing in booking cruises to destinations around the world.

Investment: $2,295 - $23,465 Cash Required: $10,995
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DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen

DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen is a faith-based, full-service home remodeling franchise business.

Investment: $209,775 - $369,650 Cash Required: $200,000
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FASTSIGNS

FASTSIGNS specializes in providing custom sign and graphic solutions for any size business and event.

Investment: $234,317 - $322,489 Cash Required: $80,000
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Fibrenew

Fibrenew is a mobile service franchise specializing in the repair, restoration and renewal of leather, plastic, vinyl, fabric and upholstery.

Investment: $87,000 - $99,000 Cash Required: $25,000