If you are an entrepreneur living in the gorgeous state of Colorado, we have a great franchising opportunity for you that aligns perfectly with the eco-friendly culture of the state while simultaneously providing you with a lucrative business opportunity.

Wild Birds Unlimited, a leading wildlife and retail franchise, has more than 350 locations throughout the U.S. and Canada and we continue to grow in communities where entrepreneurs recognize the benefits of our model. Our franchise does extremely well in locations like Colorado where residents realize the beauty of nature and the importance of maintaining a balanced environment and eco-system.

Colorado Economy is Ideal for Franchising

This is why Wild Birds Unlimited will thrive as a Colorado franchise. From a business perspective, Colorado, with its diverse scenic and rugged landscapes, welcomes about 84 million tourists who help grow the economy. According to Colorado tourism numbers, visitors to the state help stimulate the economy spending about $21 million in 2021 alone. The sites and activities visitors enjoy include great hiking trails, Rocky Mountain National Park, ski slopes, white water rafting, biking and taking in the breathtaking views.

Top Spots for Birding

While visitors and residents alike enjoy nature in Colorado, they are sure to appreciate the many species of birds that make a home in this Rocky Mountain state. The Audubon society says that Colorado ranks among the top ten states with the biggest bird lists including the white-tailed ptarmigan, American three-toed woodpecker, gray jay, and pine grosbeak.

Become a Wild Birds Unlimited Community Expert

Such a rich and diverse birding environment makes Wild Birds Unlimited one of the best franchises to own in Colorado. As a Wild Birds Unlimited franchise owner, you will be the neighborhood expert on birds and a valuable resource to customers who enter your shop. There are advantages to growing a customer base in an eco-friendly community like Boulder, located about 25 miles northwest of Denver at the base of the Flatiron range of the Rocky Mountains. The people of Boulder are passionate about protecting nature and have many initiatives designed to maintain the environment. Those initiatives include a preservation of the mountains, sustainability, and respect for the land. Additionally, the city of Boulder welcomes new business opportunities and guides owners with their Economic Vitality program which encourages innovation and entrepreneurship at the same time preserving the quality of the area.

Strong Business Opportunity

From a business perspective Colorado has a growing and diverse economy, allowing a retail franchise like Wild Birds Unlimited to thrive in a strong region that also values nature and serves bird watching enthusiasts. As a Colorado franchise owner, setting up shop in Boulder, you enjoy being part of a business-friendly city and state with numerous accolades as best place to live and great places to do business.

This combination of a strong state and local economy coupled with the potential to secure a customer base of nature enthusiasts makes owning a Wild Birds Unlimited, Colorado franchise an appealing investment. Add to this equation, stats from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service that shows how healthy the backyard bird feeding market is:

• $5 Billion is spent annually on birdseed and wildlife food
• $960 Million is spent annually on bird feeders, bird baths, and nesting boxes
• $1.8 Billion is spent annually on binoculars and spotting scopes
• $7.6 Billion is spent annually on bird feeding and watching wildlife

More good news for your investment—in the 40 years we’ve been in business, we’ve sustained during good and bad economic times and have discovered that wildlife franchises like ours are recession resistant.

For franchise owners, start-up costs for your Wild Birds Unlimited franchise range between $185,179 – $311,043, which includes our franchise fee of $40,000. Royalties remain at a modest 4% of sales. We remain transparent with our costs because we want this to be a successful partnership all around. You benefit from learning the industry from franchise experts who conduct comprehensive training and on-going support to help grow your franchise.

Come Fly with Us

If you are ready to hear more, we’d like the opportunity to share additional details about joining our flock. Inquire today and we will be in touch.