Franchise opportunities in Puerto Rico

Attractiveness of Puerto Rico for the development of franchise business

Puerto Rico is an island situated between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean.

99% of 3.67 million of Puerto Rico residents live in urban areas. The most populated cities are San Juan (395,326), Bayamon (205,693), Carolina (150,712).

Having a developing economy, Puerto Rico boasts the highest income in Latin America, according to the World Economic Forum. The GDP per capita is 28,703.75 USD. The significant achievements in economic development are due to manufacturing of petrochemicals, textiles, electronics and pharmaceuticals, and tourism (4.2 million visitors annually). A successfully growing economy, duty-free access and generally low tax rates attract many investors. The main of them is certainly the USA, since Puerto Rico is an incorporated territory of the country.

The fact that Puerto Rico imports many goods from the USA and other countries to satisfy the consuming demands means that it is available for new brands and franchise outlets.

Transportation business, dressmaking and sales, pharmaceutical manufacturing, restaurant, real estate, guest house are the industries with the best opportunities for foreign investors.

Franchise Rule of the Federal Trade Commission is the main law for franchisees and franchisors. All Puerto Rico franchise companies have to comply with the regulations.

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Indicators of Business Market in Puerto Rico

  • Capital: San Juan

  • Currency: USD

  • Education Index (2013): 0.89

  • Official languages: Spanish, English

  • Per capita GDP (PPP): $35,024

  • Quality-of-life index (0-10): 7,38

  • Population: 3.67 mln

  • Total GDP (PPP): $125.861 billion

  • Ease of Doing Business Ranking, Rank: 64

  • Gini: 53.1

  • Human Development Index (HDI): 0.845

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List of franchises for sale in Puerto Rico

Southern Fried Chicken franchise
Southern Fried Chicken - restaurant franchise Investment from $322,850
RAMEN IROHA franchise
RAMEN IROHA - Ramen shop franchise Investment from $45,000
9ROUND franchise
9ROUND - kickbox fitness centers franchise Investment from $
BNI franchise
BNI - Business Network International Franchise Investment from $65,000
Nutty Scientists franchise
Nutty Scientists - spectacular interactive activities franchise Investment from $45,000
Funtopia franchise
Funtopia - family entertainment centers franchise Investment from $629,674
KIO DA franchise
KIO DA - retail shops chain franchise Investment from $139,000
DetailCar franchise
DetailCar - waterless carwash franchise Investment from $9,960
Danube Home franchise
Danube Home - furniture & home accessory franchise Investment from $400,000
al Mamà Bistrot franchise
al Mamà Bistrot - restaurant franchise Investment from $135,000
Dietplus franchise
Dietplus - healthcare coaching franchise Investment from $56,000
Jour franchise
Jour - healthy restaurant chain franchise Investment from $336,942
Los Pollos franchise
Los Pollos - chicken barbecue franchise Investment from $175,980
TUCANO COFFEE franchise
TUCANO COFFEE - coffee shop franchise Investment from $84,600
Questoria franchise
Questoria - organize birthdays franchise Investment from $3,140
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