Business Overview

Lexington, Ky area metal fabrication business for sale. Established over 20 years. Owner is retiring and will transition and train buyer. Annual Sales 2.5 Million. Annual cash flow 300,000. Asking price for business only is 900.000. Real estate is owned and also available for sale.. Equipment and vehicles 500,000 value. 30% of sales from repeat sales of specialized industrial and commercial metal doors. 18 Employees, very stable.
Please reply to Mike Hedgebeth, Lexington Business Brokers, business has been approved for an SBA loan.


  • Asking Price: $900,000
  • Cash Flow: $300,000
  • Gross Revenue: $2,500,000
  • EBITDA: $300,000
  • FF&E: $500,000
  • Inventory: $100,000
  • Inventory Included: Yes
  • Established: 1995

Detailed Information

  • Property Owned or Leased:Own
  • Property Included:N/A
  • Building Square Footage:25,000
  • Lot Size:N/A
  • Total Number of Employees:18
  • Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
Is Support & Training Included:

Yes full Support and Training

Purpose For Selling:


Additional Info

The company was established in 1995, making the business 27 years old.
The sale does include inventory valued at $100,000, which is included in the asking price.

The company has 18 employees and is situated in a building with approx. square footage of 25,000 sq ft.

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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