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Club Pilates retains its spot at the top of this year’s Fast & Serious list, but Urban Air Adventure Parks is nipping at its heels as that brand debuts on our ranking at No. 2. An investment from MPK Equity Partners in 2018 is helping fuel Urban Air’s rapid expansion, says CEO Michael Browning, who co-founded the franchise in 2011 and touts “revolutionary” initiatives such as a membership program for driving sales. Some franchisees have a different view, but the brand grew systemwide sales by nearly 293 percent over three years, to $216 million in 2019. Read more from Browning and check out strategies from the other 39 companies on this list in our exclusive research project that identifies sustainably growing brands.

The latest real estate bet for franchises? Fit rows

The latest real estate bet for franchises? Fit rows

“Fit row” is the generic term for groups of workout concepts clustered together, a recent phenomenon liked by landlords to fill empty spaces i…

The latest real estate bet for franchises? Fit rows

The latest real estate bet for franchises? Fit rows

Fit rows work best when they also include an offering to draw the general public, like this Squeeze Juice Co.

Fast & Serious: 2-10

Fast & Serious: 2-10

Dave Long is CEO of No. 2 Orangetheory Fitness.

Fast & Serious: 2-10

Fast & Serious: 2-10

CEO Brian Belmont at No. 4 brand Fyzical Therapy.