Invest in a Hot Starkville, MS Bakery Franchise Opportunity
Great American Cookies is looking for someone hard-working and ambitious to become our newest franchise owner in Starkville, Mississippi! If you are looking for the chance to be your own boss, investing with Great American Cookies is a great idea. Starkville’s many wonderful qualities, including its business resources and exciting college town atmosphere, make it an ideal place for a Great American Cookies location. Keep reading to learn why opening a franchise in Starkville is a great business decision.
When you open your Great American Cookies franchise in Starkville, you will have the support of the Mississippi Development Authority, or MDA. The MDA helps Starkville businesses and their owners by working to keep business taxes low, developing workforce training programs, and providing general support to small business throughout the state. The MDA can offer your Starkville franchise assistance with such things as applying for permits and licenses, finding skilled employees, selecting a location, and more. If your franchise needs funding, the MDA offers help with financing through business loans. In addition, there are grants available for businesses that create jobs and stimulate the local economy within certain parameters set down by Mississippi. As a Starkville franchise owner, utilizing these resources can be an integral part of getting your business started on the right path from the beginning.
Mississippi State University is a key part of Starkville and has been since it first opened in 1878. Between then and now, MSU has grown into a nationally recognized university with hundreds of degrees and a student population of over 20,000. MSU makes great effort to provide each student with the best education possible by dedicating a huge portion of its resources to research. Just some of the fields that MSU faculty and students study are education, medicine, biology, and engineering. In 2014 alone, MSU’s research expenditures totaled $210 million in these and other fields. MSU students have gained fame and prestige for the school by utilizing this research funding to prove themselves in national and international competitions.
The college of engineering especially brings renown to MSU through various competitions including the Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition. MSU’s Space Cowboys Rocket team won the competition in 2014 against competitors from dozens of countries. The United States Department of Energy puts on a mechanical engineering competition, the Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition, which an MSU student-led team won. Although your Starkville franchise will not be directly involved with MSU, the university contributes immeasurably to the culture, education, and economy and your franchise will benefit from operating in such close proximity to a Starkville fixture.
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The time to invest in Starkville is now! This city has so much to offer a franchise that this investment opportunity will get snatched up quickly.