As of 2014, some of the most profitable franchises are Anytime Fitness and Hampton Hotels, as reported by Insider Monkey. The startup cost of Anytime Fitness is as low as $56,290.
Anytime Fitness is a franchise of 24-hour fitness centers. As of 2015, franchisees must have a net worth of $250,000 and available liquid cash of at least $70,000 to apply for franchise. The minimum investment is $62,900, with a term of franchise agreement of 5 years, according to Entrepreneur.
As of 2015, applicants must have liquid cash of $3.75 million to become a franchisee of Hampton Hotels. The minimum investment is about $3.79 million, with a term of franchise agreement of 22 years, says Entrepreneur.