Market Research Report
Based on the parameters below, we project this business would break even in 1.9 years with a net present value of $313,556.
Net Cash Flow over 5 years
|Year 0||Year 1||Year 2||Year 3||Year 4||Year 5|
|Net Operating Profits||$44,091||$66,136||$88,181||$93,487||$99,113|
|Net Cash Flow||-$83,331||$44,091||$66,136||$88,181||$93,487||$396,453|
Startup costs are estimated as the larger of PYE and median income multiplied by the cost of living in the city. The positive cash flows in years 1 to 5 are estimated from the PYE. The first year is discounted by 50%, the second year is discounted by 75%, the fourth through tenth years are inflated according to a growth rate estimated from the GDP growth rate of the state. The profit margin is defaulted 10%. In year 5 a “terminal value” equal to the year 5 net operating income times three is added. The hurdle rate is defaulted to 15%. All values are net of taxes.
How is this opportunity calculated?
The following ten market factors are the most important determinants used to calculate the need for businesses of this type in Arlington.
- median income
- gross rent
- population density
- July temperature
- household size
- land area
- November temperature
- May temperature
- family households
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About Arlington and its Consumers
Arlington is a city in the U.S. state of Texas, within the DallasFort WorthArlington metropolitan area and Tarrant County. According to the U.S. Census Bureau's estimate, the city had a population of almost 374,000 at the end of 2011, making it the third largest municipality in the metropolitan area. Arlington is the fiftieth most populous city in the United States, the seventh most populous city in the state of Texas, and the largest city in the state that is not a county seat. Arlington is the largest city in the United States without a comprehensive public transit system. Located approximately 12 miles (19 km) east of downtown Fort Worth and 20 miles (32 km) west of downtown Dallas, Arlington is home to the University of Texas at Arlington, a doctoral-granting institution, and a General Motors assembly plant. Additionally Arlington hosts the Texas Rangers' Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, AT&T Stadium, the International Bowling Campus (which houses the United States Bowling Congress, International Bowling Museum and the International Bowling Hall of Fame), the headquarters for American Mensa, and the theme parks Six Flags Over Texas (the original Six Flags) and Hurricane Harbor.
Arlington is a city in the U.S. state of Texas, within the DallasFort WorthArlington metropolitan area and Tarrant County. According to the U.S. Census Bureau's estimate, the city had a population of almost 374,000 at the end of 2011, making it the third largest municipality in the metropolitan area. Arlington is the fiftieth most populous city in the United States, the seventh most populous...description source
Population Population (2012) 375,600 Population Density 3,917 ppl/sq mi Population Growth Rate 2.8% Median Income $50,655 Median Age 32.4 Unemployment 3.6% Family Household Percent 68.4% Avg. Household Size 2.7 Avg. House Price $125,500 Foreign Born 19.7% Married 47.4% Cost of Living 49.6%
Demographics White 40.7% Hispanic / Latino 30.0% Black / African American 19.3% Asian 8.4% Native American 0.3%
Market & Regulatory Conditions For Texas
Third parties rate Texas's business and regulatory conditions according to their own methods. We report them here for informational purposes.
Small-Business Friendliness Overall small business friendliness A+ Ease of starting a small business A Cost of hiring a new employee B+ Overall regulatory friendliness A Friendliness of health and safety regulations A- Friendliness of employment, labor, and hiring regulations A Friendliness of tax code A Friendliness of licensing regulations A Friendliness of environmental regulations A- Friendliness of zoning regulations A Publicity of training programs C+ Publicity of networking programs C Current economic health of small business 13th/50 Change in revenue over past 12 months 29th/50 Forecast of small business's future economic health 17th/50Source: Thumbtack.com (2012)
Business Friendliness Overall Business Friendliness 2th/50 Cost of Doing Business 23th/50 Economy 1th/50 Infrastructure 1th/50 Workforce 11th/50 Quality of life 37th/50 Technology and innovation 2th/50 Business friendliness 20th/50 Education 27th/50 Cost of living 18th/50 Access to capital 5th/50Source: CNBC (2014)
Tax Friendliness Texas Corporate Tax Rate 6.3% Avg Local Corporate Tax Rate in Texas 1.9% Avg Combined Corporate Tax Rate 8.2% Overall tax friendliness 10th/50 Corporate tax rank 39th/50 Individual income tax rank 6th/50 Sales tax rank 36th/50 Unemployment insurance tax rank 15th/50 Property tax rank 36th/50Source: Tax Foundation (2015)
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