Helpful Links & Resources

FRANCHISE

Federal Trade Commission – Franchises, Business Opportunities, and Investments
https://www.ftc.gov/tips-advice/business-center/selected-industries/franchises%2C-business-opportunities%2C-and-investments

Franchise Regulation – NASAA
https://www.nasaa.org/

International Franchise Association
https://www.franchise.org/

Small Business Administration
https://www.sba.gov/

EMPLOYMENT

U.S. Department of Labor
https://www.dol.gov/

Texas Workforce Commission
https://www.twc.texas.gov/

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
https://www.osha.gov/

DOL Veterans’ Employment & Training Service
https://www.dol.gov/agencies/vets

REAL ESTATE

Texas Real Estate Commission
https://www.trec.texas.gov/

International Council of Shopping Centers
https://www.icsc.com/

Commercial Real Estate Women
https://crewnetwork.org/home

Associated General Contractors Association
https://www.agc.org/

National Association of Home Builders
https://www.nahb.org/

FEDERAL CONTRACTING

SBA – Federal Contracting
https://www.sba.gov/federal-contracting

Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/

VA Federal Contracting
https://www.vendorportal.ecms.va.gov/nac/

CONSUMER PROTECTION

Federal Trade Commission – Consumer Protection
https://www.ftc.gov/about-ftc/bureaus-offices/bureau-consumer-protection

Texas Attorney General – Consumer Protection
https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/consumer-protection

LEGAL

Texas Courts
https://www.txcourts.gov/

FindLaw
https://www.findlaw.com/

Super Lawyer
https://www.superlawyers.com/