Listing ID: 70241
Long established high traffic count full service, exterior only and lube for sale. Real Estate included on major 5 lane high traffic count arteries. Same owner for over 30 years will provide training to new ownership.
This business has been operating for over 30 years with the same ownership.
Only full service car wash within 100 miles.
Subscription services are being investigated as a way to rapidly grow the business.
- Asking Price: $3,800,000
- Cash Flow: $167,320
- Gross Revenue: $1,687,513
- EBITDA: N/A
- FF&E: $575,000
- Inventory: $36,000
- Inventory Included: Yes
- Established: N/A
- Property Owned or Leased:N/A
- Property Included:N/A
- Building Square Footage:N/A
- Lot Size:N/A
- Total Number of Employees:21
- Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
The sale shall include inventory valued at $36,000, which is included in the listing price.
Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?
There are all types of reasons why people choose to sell operating businesses. Nevertheless, the true reason and the one they say to you may be 2 completely different things. As an example, they might say "I have way too many other responsibilities" or "I am retiring". For lots of sellers, these factors are valid. But also, for some, these might just be reasons to try to hide the reality of altering demographics, increased competitors, recent decrease in profits, or a variety of various other factors. This is why it is very essential that you not rely absolutely on a vendor's word, yet rather, make use of the vendor's answer combined with your total due diligence. This will repaint an extra practical image of the business's present circumstance.
Existing Debts and Future Obligations
If the existing company is in debt, which lots of businesses are, then you will certainly have reason to consider this when valuating/preparing your offer. Many companies borrow money with the purpose of covering points such as inventory, payroll, accounts payable, so on and so forth. Remember that occasionally this can imply that revenue margins are too tight. Many companies come under a revolving door of taking on debt as a way to pay back other loans. In addition to debts, there may additionally be future obligations to consider. There may be an outstanding lease on tools or the building where the business resides. The business might have existing contracts with suppliers that must be satisfied or may cause charges if terminated early.
Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics
Just how do operating businesses in the location bring in brand-new customers? Often times, companies have repeat clients, which create the core of their day-to-day profits. Particular variables such as new competitors sprouting up around the area, roadway building and construction, and staff turnover can influence repeat clients and also adversely influence future profits. One important point to take into consideration is the placement of the business. Is it in a highly trafficked shopping center, or is it concealed from the main road? Undoubtedly, the more people that see the business on a regular basis, the better the opportunity to build a returning customer base. A final thought is the basic area demographics. Is the business situated in a densely inhabited city, or is it located on the outside border of town? Exactly how might the regional median household earnings impact future revenue potential?