franchises in Guatemala

Franchise Opportunities in Guatemala

Popular franchise directions in Guatemala

List of franchises for sale available in Guatemala

Altairika franchise
Altairika - virtual encyclopedia franchise Investment from $8,500
Tenacious Techies franchise
Tenacious Techies - full service digital marketing agency franchise Investment from $2,000
PunctureSafe franchise
PunctureSafe - total tyre protection franchise Investment from $1,875
Rulomatik™ franchise
Rulomatik™ - Vending Machines Franchise Investment from $70,000
PANO Global Sign’service franchise
PANO Global Sign’service - Advertising & Marketing Franchise Investment from $34,000
PITAYA franchise
PITAYA - Thai Street Food Franchise Investment from $233,300
YOKO franchise
YOKO - Fix-Price Retail Franchise Investment from $45,000
Mikel Coffee Company franchise
Mikel Coffee Company - Cafe Franchise Investment on demand
C House Italia franchise
C House Italia - Cafe Franchise Investment from $100,000
Verbatoria franchise
Verbatoria - Talent Quotient - Child Care Franchise Investment from $4,990
Morendi franchise
Morendi - Car Detailing & Chip Tuning Franchise Investment from $80,800
Abakus Center franchise
Abakus Center - Abakus Center - Child Education Franchise Investment from $5,505
EPL Yakutian Diamonds franchise
EPL Yakutian Diamonds - Fine Jewelry Store Franchise Investment from $15,000
Etagi franchise
Etagi - Real Estate Franchise Investment from $20,000
Mango Mania franchise
Mango Mania - Cafe Franchise Investment from $76,500
Goodwill franchise
Goodwill - gastronomic supermarkets franchise Investment from $222,000
9ROUND franchise
9ROUND - kickbox fitness centers franchise Investment on demand
BookingCat franchise
BookingCat - pet hotels chain franchise Investment from $4,530
Krispy Kreme franchise
Krispy Kreme - doughnuts and coffee store franchise Investment from $275,000
Travelto franchise
Travelto - Hotel Franchise Investment from $82,590
Bye Bye Nitz franchise
Bye Bye Nitz - lice treatment center franchise Investment on demand
Podsolnuh PRO franchise
Podsolnuh PRO - Kids Center - Child Care Franchise Investment from $26,020
Orangetheory Fitness franchise
Orangetheory Fitness - fitness centre franchise Investment from $488,405
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Attractiveness of Guatemala for the development of franchise business

Guatemala is a developing country, the economy of which is represented within four sectors: manufacturing (20%), commerce (18%), private service (14%), and agriculture (12%).

Being the third largest country in Central America, Guatemala has a numerous population of 17,467,312 people with half living in urban areas. The biggest cities such as Guatemala City (2.45 mln), Villa Nueva (1.5 mln), and Mixco (688,124) provide the most opportunities for various franchise businesses.

For the last 10 years, the number of franchise companies in the country has grown drastically. 80 % of franchise businesses operating in the country are foreign, mainly from the United States, Mexico, Spain, Brazil and Colombia.

But it doesn't mean that only global brands have successfully entered the Guatemalan market. The growth is also due to the Guatemalan home-based franchise companies expanding not only all over the country but in the USA, Europe, Asia and South America.

All in all, there are over 300 franchise chains with 3,500 locations which provide 25,000 jobs in the country. The most successful and demanded franchise sectors are fast food which makes up to 43 percent of the market share; then services with 33 percent, retail business has 11 percent, clothing occupies 6 percent of the market, and other franchise businesses available in the country take 7 percent of Guatemalan franchise market share.

There are high investment business opportunities, as well as cheap franchises in Guatemala presented for review, the choice is yours.

Indicators of Guatemalan Business Market

  • Capital: Guatemala City

  • Currency: Quetzal (GTQ)

  • Education Index (2015): 0,508

  • Official languages: Spanish

  • Per capita GDP (PPP): $8,429

  • Quality-of-life index (0-10): -

  • Population: 17,2 mln

  • Total GDP (PPP): $145,514 billion

  • Ease of Doing Business Ranking, Rank: 98

  • Gini: 55,1

  • Human Development Index (HDI): 0,64