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Sunbelt Business Brokers

2014 Franchise 500
#453
At a Glance

Products & Services: Business brokerage

Number of Locations: 201

Total Investment: $41.7K - $96.5K

Founded: 1979

Began Franchising: 1993

About Sunbelt Business Brokers

Sunbelt Business Brokers was founded in 1979 in Charleston, South Carolina. It began franchising in 1993 and has franchises throughout the United States and internationally. The company is now based in Independence, Ohio.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 134 31 35 1
2013 139 31 36 1
2012 150 38 35 1
2010 185 32 36 0
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $41,700 - $96,500
Franchise Fee: $19,900
Ongoing Royalty Fee: $600/mo.
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $150,000
Liquid Cash Available: $50,000
Operations
18% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 2 - 5. Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators).

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 2 days.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Internet, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks,
Other marketing support: Marketing materials, buyer leads

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #453 (2014), #408 (2013),
Low-Cost: #85 (2014), #74 (2013),
America's Top Global: #198 (2014),

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