Leading visual communications, graphics and signs brand FASTSIGNS has just been named to the 2019 "America’s Best Franchises to Buy" list by Forbes. FRANdata, an industry research organization, and Forbes reviewed more than 3,000 brands across a five-year span to identify the top franchising opportunities in the low, medium and high investment categories. FASTSIGNS was the only franchise for sale in its industry included on the list, being recognized as a top investment in the medium range for its franchiser support and stability, the demand for its system, its system's sustainability, and the value of the investment.
Brand Executive VP of Franchise Development Mark Jameson said the company was honored to earn a spot on the Forbes list. Jameson also credited the company's strong commitment to its franchisees and its dedicated support team for the recognition.
Since the start of 2019, this visual communications brand has opened 11 new locations, including four in Chile and additional centers in the US in Texas, Florida, North Carolina, Georgia and California. Its first location in Queens, New York City, opened in July.
In addition, there are currently 20 signed franchise agreements to develop markets in many areas, including California and Kentucky. This brand has a franchise for sale in markets both overseas and in the US, with a domestic focus on urban areas in the northeastern part of the country, such as Long Island, New York, Portland, Oregon and Providence, Rhode Island.
This brand currently has over 700 centers across nine countries and is still actively seeking franchisees across many markets. Its locations offer comprehensive graphics and sign solutions to companies and organizations of all sizes, and these solutions include banners, posters, event graphics, digital signage, interior decor, architectural and fleet graphics. Named the top franchise opportunity in its category on the 2019 "Franchise 500" list from Entrepreneur magazine, the initial total investment for a FASTSIGNS franchise opportunity ranges from $197,172 to $313,136.