Immediate Opportunities to Buy a Daycare

We have found markets across the U.S. that are ready and waiting for you to open a Goddard School! These cities are attractive to families and business owners alike because they’re experiencing rapid growth and innovation. Be part of this exponential growth by choosing your ideal Goddard School location today.

Be part of something bigger when you open a Goddard School in one of these fast growing markets.

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Birmingham, AL

With a low cost of living and the distinction as one of the best cities for building a career, Birmingham has become extremely attractive for young professionals and families. Known as The Magic City, Birmingham is also home to a wide variety of cultural events and festivals.

Chicago, IL

A vibrant city known for diversity and quality education, Chicago is a family-friendly location and the third largest city in the U.S. with plenty of space for growing families. It’s also home to 10 of Illinois’s 36 Fortune 500 companies.

Cincinnati, OH

A diverse city with a thriving downtown, booming job market and low cost of living, Cincinnati’s tranquil metropolitan area is the perfect spot for professionals and families to grow. This is an amazing opportunity for new Goddard School locations.

Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is one of the top 10 fastest growing franchising markets in the United States. Plus, Dallas-Fort Worth is known for being family-friendly with a community that caters to its childhood population.

Detroit, MI

Named one of the nation’s top 10 cities for economic growth, Detroit has some of the best talent, resources and infrastructure in the U.S. It was also named one of the top three cities that attract millennials making it an attractive destination for young families with a growing need for premium childcare.

Greenville, SC

Greenville has been voted one of America’s most livable cities. With friendly neighborhoods, gorgeous views (hello, Blue Ridge Mountains) and a business community that wants to see everyone succeed, Greenville is the perfect place for young families and professionals to settle.

Houston, TX

Houston is the fourth largest city in the U.S. and is expected to see a population surge of 1.2 million more people between 2020 and 2029. A lot of this expanded population will need high-quality childcare, making Houston a hot spot for premium preschools!

Indianapolis, IN

Known as one of the friendliest cities in the Midwest (Hoosier hospitality!), Indianapolis is a hot spot for businesses and families alike. The inexpensive cost of living and the high-quality schools are appealing to young families and leading global organizations have chosen Indianapolis because it’s a city of growth and innovation.

Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas has much more to offer than the flashy nightlight on the strip. There are beautiful parks, quiet suburban communities and lots of child-friendly activities that attract young families. Childcare is in high demand making Las Vegas a great location for Goddard Schools.

Louisville, KY

Louisville is home to both globally recognized corporations and small businesses that benefit from its supportive entrepreneurial culture. Families enjoy a great quality of life, low cost of living and access to high quality education.

Los Angeles, CA

A favorable place to open a Goddard School due to its large demand, favorable regulatory environment, and potential for stability. The city has a large population of working parents who need reliable childcare, ensuring a constant demand for daycare services. Additionally, Los Angeles has clear and supportive regulations for childcare businesses, which promote safety and quality standards while making it easier to comply. Finally, the childcare industry is stable due to the ongoing need for reliable care from parents, making it a resilient and recession-resistant business.

Madison, WI

Opportunity abounds in Madison. Its key economic indicators like business growth, job opportunities and construction are outpacing many other cities in the state. This fact coupled with a small-town feel make Madison a desirable destination for young families.

Miami, FL

Miami’s low taxes, stable job market and diversified population have made it a highly desirable city for businesses and young professionals alike. The warm weather and endless outdoor activities make it a great spot for growing families. 

Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee is experiencing a business boom as companies of all sizes open in or relocate to the area. It’s also considered the economic, cultural and social hub of southeastern Wisconsin.

Minneapolis, MN

Known as the Twin Cities and Land of 10,000 Lakes, Minneapolis - St. Paul is one of the more affordable places to live for young adults and families. Its thriving economy is a boon for businesses, which include 18 fortune 500 companies.

Nashville, TN

One of the fastest-growing southern cities, Nashville offers businesses and entrepreneurs access to the city’s thriving economy. With its eclectic and diversified population, it’s quickly becoming one of the best markets for young couples to settle and raise a family.

New York, NY

Opening a small business in New York City is a highly advantageous prospect due to its large customer base, thriving economy, and unparalleled access to resources. The city's massive and diverse population ensures a steady stream of potential customers with varied preferences, giving businesses a wide market to tap into. New York City's status as a global economic powerhouse provides access to ample funding opportunities, networking prospects, and a wealth of talent, all essential for business growth.

Orlando, FL

If the mild winters and abundance of theme parks aren’t enough to draw families to the Orlando area, it also has a strong job market and inexpensive cost of living. The constant growth in this city makes it a prime location for new Goddard Schools. 

Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix has one of the fastest-growing job markets and economies in the U.S. Young professionals are moving here in droves because of exciting business opportunities, which is driving the need for premium childcare facilities.

Portland, OR

Portland is considered one of the top 15 cities for millennials, making the need for premium childcare crucial for families with young children. It’s also a hub for small businesses—95% of all companies in Portland are small businesses, which contribute significantly to the city’s economic strength.

Riverside, CA

Riverside is an affordable city with a robust economy filled with young families. It’s also perfectly situated between the beach and mountains and is only a short drive to Los Angeles making it an idyllic location.

Sacramento, CA

California’s capital city is an economic hub for the state and, in recent years, has experienced a population boom. A lot of young families are relocating to Sacramento from Silicon Valley making this a fantastic location for preschool franchises.

Salt Lake City, UT

Salt Lake City’s booming job market — especially in tech — has made it a highly desirable area for professionals and their families. With a culturally diverse population and plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy, Salt Lake City is an ideal spot to call home. 

San Antonio, TX

Steeped in rich history, San Antonio is a gorgeous city with a lower-than-average cost of living making it a popular destination for young families. The city offers businesses community connections, market and business intelligence and site selection support.

San Jose, CA

San Jose is a great place to open a small business thanks to its large and diverse population, strong economy, and business-friendly environment. With over 1 million residents, there is a large potential customer base for businesses of all types. Additionally, the city is home to many Fortune 500 companies, which creates a lot of economic activity and a pool of qualified workers.

Seattle, WA

Listed as one of the country’s Top 10 locations for tech jobs, Seattle is experiencing a booming job market. The local population places a high value on education, which makes it ideal for opening a Goddard School. An abundance of outdoor activities adds to the charm of this West Coast gem. 

Tampa, FL

Tampa’s combined low cost of living and affordable housing make it a desirable location for young professionals and their growing families. Great weather and easy access to beautiful beaches add to the charm of this growing city. 

Washington, D.C.

With its reputation for high career growth, cultural diversity and a wide variety of neighborhoods, the nation’s capital is the ideal spot for driven professionals and their families to live and work. Washington, D.C. is also known for its top ranked schools, which makes it a wonderful option for premium childcare facilities. 

West Palm Beach, FL

A thriving job market and family-friendly neighborhoods has young adults flocking to West Palm Beach. With the area quickly growing, it’s a great opportunity for new Goddard School locations to thrive. 

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