Start a Business on the Cheap: 10 Growth Industries

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Artificial Grass Turf Installation
Projected five-year annual growth rate: 12.3%
Fake grass might not spring to mind as a hot business opportunity, but the turf installation industry is growing fast. The reason? Major technological advancements have improved the quality of artificial turf, making it an appealing option for sports venues eager to cut down on field maintenance costs. You’ll pony up for licensing fees to get in on the $649 million industry, but the bulk of installation costs is related to labor.