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Why Franchise in Hartford, CT?

Do you love ice cream? Are you looking to take the leap to become your own boss? Do you live in the Hartford, Connecticut area? If you answered yes to these questions, Marble Slab Creamery wants you to become their newest franchise owner.

From the city government dedicated to helping small business owners to the exciting historical activities, there are so many reasons to open a franchise in Hartford!

Amazing Business Opportunities

The City of Hartford’s Economic Development Division is committed to assisting entrepreneurs and small business owners. This city wide initiative offers assistance to new and existing business owners in every aspect of business: real estate, taxes, funding, and more.

On top of the city’s resources for small business owners, Marble Slab is dedicated to providing resources for their franchisees. One benefit of opening a franchise, rather than starting your own business from scratch, is corporate support. Corporate and city support are two important avenues to help you get on the right track for your business.

Quickly Growing Economy

The last few years have been tough, but Hartford is already working its way up and out of the great recession. As job growth increases through the next few years, real estate values will continue to rise. Now is the right time to invest in a franchise so you can save on the cost of property and get in on one of the up and coming locations throughout the city.

With Hartford’s economy already improving, it’s an easy choice to open a franchise in this area. An added benefit of Marble Slab is that your ice cream mixture will come from dairy products from a local dairy producer. This means that you are stimulating the economy further by utilizing a business in your area for your products. Ice cream tastes best when it’s fresh so this is a winning situation for your business, your community’s economy, and your customer.

Local Attractions

Hartford is a highly educated city, ranking number thirty-four in education on Forbes’ list of the Best Places for Business and Careers. Therefore, there is a large variety of educational and historical venues, including:

  • Mark Twain House
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
  • Connecticut State Capitol Building
  • Copernican Observatory and Planetarium
  • Connecticut Science Center
  • Elizabeth Park’s greenhouses and sprawling rose gardens

Locals are sure to work up an appetite for something sweet after spending the day learning at a museum or planetarium.

Don’t be fooled, though. Hartford has more than history and science. Shopping centers and movie theater complexes offer a perfect setting for a Marble Slab Creamery. Locals love to enjoy ice cream while they shop and browse around, or after seeing this week’s big blockbuster. Additionally, Marble Slab has property experts who help franchisees find ideal locations for their business.

Nearby Cities

Once you get the hang of owning a franchise in Hartford, there is always room to expand. A Marble slab infrastructure is designed with the multi-unit franchise owner in mind, so owning more than one unit is simple. Indeed, most Marble Slab multi-unit owners find owning multiple franchises to be about the same amount of work as owning one, but with the added benefit of additional revenue streams. When you are ready to expand past the Harford city limits, check out any of the following nearby cities:

  • Wethersfield
  • East Hartford
  • West Hartford
  • Newington
  • New Britain
  • Vernon

There are so many reasons to open a Marble Slab franchise in the Hartford area that we couldn’t even begin to list them all. The time is now to invest inyourself and your community by becoming your own boss, enjoying the work you do, and providing the ultimate sweet treat to your customers. Click this to find out more about opening a Marble Slab franchise in your city!


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Available Markets in Connecticut

  • Waterbury
  • Norwalk
  • East Norwalk
  • Danbury
  • New Britain

Store Options

drive maximum traffic with minimum overhead.

Our growth strategy at Marble Slab Creamery focuses on enhancing not only our brands awareness, but extends to aiding every franchisee to find the best location possible. To that end, we have some of the best real estate specialists that wil help look at local trends and demographics, as well as assist you in site selection. Our store locator assistance and layout is designed to drive maximum traffic with minimum overhead. Additionally, Marble Slab Creamery continually offers new and existing owners and consultation.

Franchise Toolkit

GFG, provides a vast array of resources like eBooks and Infographics

  • The Complete Guide to Starting and Running Your own Franchise Download
  • Franchising: Finding the Right Fit Download

Marble Slab Creamery History

specializing in super-premium ice cream with the finest ingredients since 1983

Originally, the franchise was invented by chefs Penn and LaPage, who changed the way we enjoy frozen dessert with the ability to create your own concoction. Their “Frozen Slab” was the first, the original, and soon they began franchising this concept. In 1986, one of the first franchisees built a franchising concept that provided other franchisees a comprehensive business venture. In August of 2010, Global Franchise Group, LLC acquired Marble Slab Creamery. We now have more than 350 open stores around the world.

What It Takes

comparable characteristics among some of our most successful franchisees:

  • A net worth of at least $250K and $100K of that in liquid assets
  • Committed, Positive Attitude
  • Willing to work for success, complete ongoing training and attend meetings
  • Wants to build a business rather than create a job
  • Confident, Ambitious, Self-Motivated
  • Passionate about the business, brand and community
  • Not just mall based locations

Financial Requirements

the cost to open a Marble Slab Creamery will vary depending on the location, area, and size of the store.

  • Your total investment will be approximately $238,085 to $371,635
  • A typical store ranging from 650 to 1400 square feet

Owning a franchise is fun and if you have a good company like Global Franchise Group behind you to help you along the way it becomes a lot easier.”

- Mark

Global Franchise Group is a great brand and Marble Slab is the Rock, it’s a great product, who doesn’t like Ice Cream.”

– Aneal

Try co-branding with Global Franchise Group, it helps you succeed and that is the ultimate goal.”

– Kevin

Call or contact us today for more information (877) 503-2386