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Transworld: A Franchise Opportunity in Jackson, Mississippi

Transworld is looking for an ambitious self-starter to become the newest franchise owner in Jackson, Mississippi. At Transworld, the premier commercial real estate franchise company in the nation, we want our franchisees to have the best training, support, and locations available to them, which is why we want to expand into Jackson. Jackson’s strong economy, amazing business resources, and dedication to citywide improvement combine to make it the ideal city to invest in. Keep reading to learn more about everything Jackson has to offer a new business owner.

Jackson, Mississippi

Strong Economy

Jackson is a growing city, with a population of nearly 600,000 people. Job growth is well above the national average and unemployment is nearly 2% lower than the national rate of over 6%, making Jackson a city of great opportunities for citizens and business owners. On Forbes’ list of the 200 Best Places for Business and Careers, Jackson came in at #145, in part due to its low cost of doing business. Indeed, as the nation gets further away from the recession of 2008-2009, Jackson continues to lead the way in economic improvement.

Resources for Business Owners

New businesses are the key to a diverse economy, which helps a city remain strong even during economic downturn, which is why Jackson has its Business Development Division, or BDD. The BDD aims to encourage investment, foster job growth, and support new and existing businesses by offering such resources as Startup Jackson. Startup Jackson offers businesses counseling, assistance with business plans, demographic research, and entrepreneurship workshops.

City Development Projects

A city is constantly changing, which is why Jackson has several programs in place to ensure that the city is continually developing for the better. One thing the city is doing is the Bold, New Infrastructure Plan, which is a planned overhaul of the roads, waterways, drainage systems, and bridges in Jackson. This plan will be set in motion in 2016 and during the first year there are thirty projects planned to make improvements to the necessary infrastructure of the city. This plan, which is funded by a 1% increase in sales taxes, will improve all areas of the city by the time it’s complete several years from now.

A city that takes care of its business owners and its residents is a great city indeed. Jackson is dedicated to remaining in the top tier of American cities, which is why we at Transworld want to open a franchise there. There are limitless opportunities for a commercial real estate franchise in a city that is so committed to economic success. If you’re ready to make the investment in your future, click this LINK to find out how to open a Transworld franchise today.