Business Overview

Tree landscaping biz established 30 years in East Granby. A very scalable business.80% Residential Landscape and 20% Commercial Landscape.
Owner planning to retire and must sell this very profitable business. For over 30 years this business has been growing and has FANTASTIC cash flow.
Asking $600,000 for business and $600,000 for equipment if sold separately.

Financial

  • Asking Price: $1,100,000
  • Cash Flow: $300,000
  • Gross Revenue: N/A
  • EBITDA: N/A
  • FF&E: N/A
  • Inventory: $600,000
  • Inventory Included: N/A
  • Established: 1996

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:N/A
  • Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
Purpose For Selling:

Retiring

Additional Info

The company was established in 1996, making the business 26 years old.
The transaction doesn't include inventory valued at $600,000*, which ins't included in the suggested price.

Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?

There are all sorts of reasons why individuals choose to sell operating businesses. Nonetheless, the real reason vs the one they say to you may be 2 totally different things. For instance, they may state "I have a lot of other obligations" or "I am retiring". For lots of sellers, these reasons are valid. However, for some, these may simply be justifications to try to hide the reality of changing demographics, increased competitors, recent reduction in revenues, or a range of various other factors. This is why it is extremely important that you not depend completely on a seller's word, however rather, use the vendor's solution combined with your total due diligence. This will repaint a much more reasonable picture of the business's existing situation.

Existing Debts and Future Obligations

If the current entity is in debt, which many businesses are, then you will need to consider this when valuating/preparing your offer. Numerous companies finance loans so as to cover points like supplies, payroll, accounts payable, etc. Keep in mind that sometimes this can indicate that revenue margins are too thin. Numerous companies fall under a revolving door of taking on debt as a way to pay back various other loans. Along with debts, there may likewise be future commitments to think about. There may be an outstanding lease on equipment or the building where the business resides. The business may have existing agreements with vendors that have to be met or might result in fines if terminated early.

Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics

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