Business Overview

Very well-established Italian restaurant for 16 years in a small town in a suburb of Oklahoma. Very tastefully decorated with a full bar. Great traffic flow and good signage.

Financial

  • Asking Price: $250,000
  • Cash Flow: $102,343
  • Gross Revenue: $369,266
  • EBITDA: N/A
  • FF&E: $186,000
  • Inventory: $10,000
  • Inventory Included: Yes
  • Established: 2004

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:1
  • Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
Is Support & Training Included:

2 weeks hands-on training, 6 month phone consultation.

Purpose For Selling:

Relocation

Pros and Cons:

Minimal competition in the small town that specialize in this type of food.

Opportunities and Growth:

Advertising could help grow the business.

Additional Info

The company was started in 2004, making the business 18 years old.
The sale will include inventory valued at $10,000, which is included in the listing price.

Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?

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Existing Debts and Future Obligations

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Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics

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