Listing ID: 75077
Well-established architectural concrete and hardscape contractor with great reputation. Business specializes in residential concrete work such as new driveways, patio and driveway extensions, RV parking, and hardscape work including repaving, brick inlay, artificial turfs, flagstone design, acrylic overlay, and more. Business is home-based and business is owner-operated with no employees. Seller has provided a list of sub-contractors they work with.
- Asking Price: $285,000
- Cash Flow: $120,000
- Gross Revenue: $640,000
- EBITDA: $120,000
- FF&E: $40,000
- Inventory: N/A
- Inventory Included: N/A
- Established: 2008
- Property Owned or Leased:N/A
- Property Included:N/A
- Building Square Footage:N/A
- Lot Size:N/A
- Total Number of Employees:N/A
- Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
2 week training period
This Business Is Home Based
The venture was established in 2008, making the business 14 years old.
Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?
There are all kinds of reasons individuals choose to sell businesses. Nevertheless, the true reason and the one they say to you might be 2 absolutely different things. For instance, they might say "I have a lot of various responsibilities" or "I am retiring". For numerous sellers, these factors stand. But, for some, these might just be reasons to try to hide the reality of changing demographics, increased competition, current decrease in incomes, or an array of other factors. This is why it is extremely essential that you not depend absolutely on a vendor's word, yet rather, make use of the vendor's response in conjunction with your total due diligence. This will paint an extra practical picture of the business's existing circumstance.
Existing Debts and Future Obligations
If the current company is in debt, which numerous businesses are, then you will need to consider this when valuating/preparing your deal. Lots of companies borrow money with the purpose of covering items like stock, payroll, accounts payable, and so on. Keep in mind that sometimes this can mean that earnings margins are too thin. Numerous businesses fall under a revolving door of taking loans as a way to pay back other loans. Along with debts, there may likewise be future commitments to take into consideration. There may be an outstanding lease on equipment or the structure where the business resides. The business might have existing contracts with suppliers that must be fulfilled or might result in fines if canceled early.
Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics
Just how do companies in the location attract brand-new customers? Most times, businesses have repeat consumers, which form the core of their everyday revenues. Particular aspects such as brand-new competitors sprouting up around the area, road construction, and employee turnover can influence repeat consumers as well as negatively influence future revenues. One vital thing to consider is the placement of the business. Is it in an extremely trafficked shopping mall, or is it concealed from the main road? Obviously, the more individuals that see the business regularly, the greater the possibility to develop a returning consumer base. A last idea is the general area demographics. Is the business placed in a largely populated city, or is it located on the outskirts of town? Just how might the neighborhood average house earnings impact future income prospects?