Listing ID: 71515
Well-established, large fencing contractor serving New England and New York state. Almost entirely commercial/public projects so no “small” residential projects.
High-margins with a small staff means less headaches compared to the normal fencing company.
Business can be bought with or without real estate. If you buy the real estate, you’ll add another couple thousand or so each month to your profit versus leasing.
Enormous $1 million temp fence inventory INCLUDED with sale, not to mention equipment and trucks that are well maintained and fairly new.
Temporary fencing is like an annualized revenue stream. Set up, sit back and collect the money. When that project is over, you do it all over again and keep making the money! Company does permanent fencing jobs as well, plus other services.
Asking Price: $3,750,000 with $200,000 in seller financing (5years, 6%) for Business Only. Real Estate asking price is $2,500,000.
- Asking Price: $3,750,000
- Cash Flow: $832,388
- Gross Revenue: $2,698,144
- EBITDA: N/A
- FF&E: $750,000
- Inventory: $1,000,000
- Inventory Included: Yes
- Established: 1988
- Property Owned or Leased:Own
- Property Included:N/A
- Building Square Footage:N/A
- Lot Size:N/A
- Total Number of Employees:6
- Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
3 acres, large staging area, office and large garage
Seller supports transitional training.
The business was established in 1988, making the business 34 years old.
The deal does include inventory valued at $1,000,000, which is included in the asking price.
The business has 6 employees and is situated in a building with approx. square footage of N/A sq ft.
Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?
There are all kinds of reasons why people decide to sell operating businesses. Nevertheless, the true factor vs the one they say to you may be 2 entirely different things. As an example, they might state "I have a lot of other commitments" or "I am retiring". For lots of sellers, these factors stand. But, for some, these may simply be justifications to try to conceal the reality of changing demographics, increased competitors, current reduction in incomes, or a variety of other factors. This is why it is extremely vital that you not depend absolutely on a vendor's word, however instead, make use of the vendor's response along with your overall due diligence. This will paint a much more realistic picture of the business's present situation.
Existing Debts and Future Obligations
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Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics
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