Business Overview

A pillar in the sign and graphics space, this is an excellent strategic add-on or expansion.
This nearly two-decades old sign business is a major player for signage and graphics needs throughout Western Washington. It offers outstanding customer-service and has a large and growing portfolio of quality clientele. Part of the rent includes a spacious warehouse for sign assembly.
The business knows no limits, having built years of experience in design, fabrication and installation from wall and window graphics, to interior room signs, interior/exterior lit signs, reception signage and large monument signs, as well as promotional products.
There is enormous growth potential here based on the excellent reputation for reliability, quality products and attention to detail. Long-time clientele continues to return because of the impeccable results and superior service.
A state of the art cutting laser, printer and a delivery trailer with a market value of more than $35,000 are included in the sale.


  • Asking Price: $350,000
  • Cash Flow: $170,000
  • Gross Revenue: $1,500,000
  • FF&E: $35,000
  • Inventory: N/A
  • Inventory Included: Yes
  • Established: N/A

Detailed Information

  • Property Owned or Leased:N/A
  • Property Included:N/A
  • Building Square Footage:N/A
  • Lot Size:N/A
  • Total Number of Employees:8
  • Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
Is Support & Training Included:

4 weeks

Purpose For Selling:

other business interests

Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?

There are all sorts of reasons individuals decide to sell businesses. However, the true reason and the one they say to you may be 2 completely different things. For instance, they may state "I have way too many various commitments" or "I am retiring". For many sellers, these factors are valid. But also, for some, these might just be justifications to attempt to conceal the reality of transforming demographics, increased competitors, current reduction in revenues, or a variety of various other factors. This is why it is very essential that you not depend absolutely on a vendor's word, however instead, use the seller's response in conjunction with your general due diligence. This will paint an extra practical image of the business's present situation.

Existing Debts and Future Obligations

If the existing entity is in debt, which many businesses are, then you will have reason to consider this when valuating/preparing your deal. Numerous businesses take out loans in order to cover points like stock, payroll, accounts payable, and so on. Bear in mind that occasionally this can imply that profit margins are too tight. Many businesses fall into a revolving door of taking on debt as a way to pay back other loans. In addition to debts, there may also be future obligations to consider. There may be an outstanding lease on equipment or the structure where the business resides. The business may have existing contracts with suppliers that need to be met or may lead to penalties if canceled early.

Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics

Just how do companies in the location draw in brand-new clients? Most times, companies have repeat consumers, which form the core of their day-to-day profits. Particular elements such as new competition growing up around the area, road construction, as well as employee turnover can affect repeat consumers and also negatively impact future incomes. One crucial point to consider is the placement of the business. Is it in a highly trafficked shopping center, or is it concealed from the main road? Certainly, the more people that see the business regularly, the better the possibility to construct a returning client base. A last thought is the general area demographics. Is the business situated in a densely inhabited city, or is it located on the edge of town? Just how might the regional typical family earnings influence future earnings prospects?