Are you a seasoned investor ready to add an industry-leading QSR brand to your portfolio? If so, you’ve come to the right place! Right now, Church’s Texas Chicken® has chicken franchises in Virginia available that can put you in the middle of our robust industry. Keep reading to find out more about why we’ve set our sights on this business-friendly state.
There are so many reasons to love doing business in Virginia. With access to a variety of outdoor amenities in both thriving cities and quaint small towns, as well as its vibrant arts scene, Virginia boasts a quality of life that has been recognized time and again by numerous respected outlets. Virginia’s business climate is also unparalleled, having been ranked the #2 state for business by CNBC and one that has enjoyed a lower-than-average corporate income tax rate since 1972. All this and more make the friendly state of Virginia the perfect place to take advantage of Church’s Texas Chicken® opportunities.
A robust city of just over 226,000 people, Richmond enjoys the advantage of being situated just two hours from Washington, D.C., Virginia Beach, and the Blue Ridge Mountains. It’s been ranked a top 50 city in which to start a business by Forbes, and is home to numerous Fortune 1000 companies. The city boasts a diverse population, with a median income of roughly $76,000, and its residents will soon benefit from Richmond’s upcoming redevelopment of prime downtown real estate. Folks in Richmond will love your Church’s Texas Chicken® menu of wholesome and affordable meals, sandwiches, and sides, and we’ll be right there with you to help you grow your restaurants.
Home to the world's largest naval base, Norfolk is a bustling city of 235,000 residents who are enjoying a decades-long housing, retail, and financial boom. The city hosts a vibrant arts scene and caters to thousands of young people who make up the student bodies of its numerous colleges and universities. With its affordable living, miles of riverfront, and pleasant year-round weather, more and more people of all ages are making Norfolk their home — all great reasons why we’ve set our sights on this city as a place to grow the Church’s Texas Chicken® name.
With more than 300,000 people living in the metropolitan area, and 900 businesses calling downtown Roanoke their home, this fast-growing and diverse city is the perfect location for our QSR opportunity. The city is populated by hardworking people who appreciate the value of their dollar and will turn to your Church’s Texas Chicken® franchise menu to get the most of it. With its lower cost of living and large talent pool, Roanoke is the perfect place to grow your franchise territory.
Furthermore, it’s predicted that North America will likely be responsible for over 30% of the takeout fried chicken market share, spending a total of $2.56B at quick-service fried chicken restaurants.
If you’re excited to add a chicken franchise in Virginia to your portfolio, have at least three years of QSR experience, and the financial resources — $1M in liquidity — to build your Church’s Texas Chicken® empire right out of the gate, we’re ready to go! We’re looking for investors who can commit to developing a minimum of five restaurants over a five-year period.
You can have the tastiest QSR menu in the industry (and we do) but if your restaurants aren’t easy to find and easy to get to, it won’t amount to much. That’s why our real estate and site selection experts do in-depth analyses of any potential Church’s Texas Chicken® location before you settle on the right one. Just a few of the considerations we make include: