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Top Franchises Over $200K

The franchises listed below are those with an initial investment of at least $200,000. This category includes many brick-and-mortar franchise opportunities, such as restaurants, frozen yogurt and ice cream, retail stores, and several other business types.

With a higher investment often comes a higher earnings potential. While this is not a steadfast rule, the companies listed here all scored highly in franchisee satisfaction, which considers in a franchisee’s financial outlook, among other criteria. For more information on what you can earn as a franchisee, complete the contact form on a company’s profile and speak directly with the franchisor.

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            <span class="hidden-investment-span" style="display:none">230000</span>
            <span class="hidden-name-span" style="display:none">Pinch A Penny</span>
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                                                        $230,000
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            <span class="hidden-investment-span" style="display:none">458950</span>
            <span class="hidden-name-span" style="display:none">Christian Brothers Automotive</span>
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                                                <p class="is-large">$85,000</p>
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                                                        $458,950
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            <span class="hidden-investment-span" style="display:none">611900</span>
            <span class="hidden-name-span" style="display:none">The Goddard School</span>
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                                                <p class="is-large">$150,000</p>
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                                                        $611,900
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            <span class="hidden-investment-span" style="display:none">372000</span>
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                                                <p class="is-large">$90,000</p>
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                                                        $372,000
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            <span class="hidden-investment-span" style="display:none">493549</span>
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                                                        $493,549
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            <span class="hidden-investment-span" style="display:none">658875</span>
            <span class="hidden-name-span" style="display:none">East Coast Wings &amp; Grill</span>
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                                                        $658,875
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            <span class="hidden-investment-span" style="display:none">600000</span>
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                                                <p class="is-large">$600,000</p>
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                                                        $600,000
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                                                <p class="is-large">$200,000</p>
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                                                        $416,032
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            <span class="hidden-name-span" style="display:none">Zoup!</span>
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                                                <p class="is-large">$120,000</p>
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                                                        $386,860
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