Business Overview

An all-inclusive headquarters for mountain enthusiasts! This property has it all. Sargents, CO is located only 32 miles from Gunnison, 33 miles from Salida & 12 miles from Monarch Ski Area. Situated on US Highway 50 in the Gunnison National Forest, the thoroughfare of travelers is year-round & easily captured with all this Trading Post has to offer. The main commercial space is a gift shop and retail convenience store with snacks, beer & ice. New fuel pumps have been installed and offer diesel, premium & regular fuel. A new POS system easily tracks all sales & ordering is convenient with multiple vendors to purchase from. The restaurant has been completely renovated & draws in the crowds with a full-service bar & menu. For lodging, these owners have capitalized on the acreage with 9 cabins, 20 full hookup RV sites & tent camping with electricity by Marshall Creek that meanders through the property. The cabins range from sleepers, to resort or cottage style, to the lodge cabin that can sleep up to 8, accommodating the most economic traveler to the deluxe. All RV sites have electric, water & sewer. The septic system has been recently redone with four tanks to service the entire property and accommodate future growth. Propane is available for purchase adding an extra income stream & ease for guests. The main building has showers, restrooms, coin operated laundry facilities & an EV charging station outside. Guests truly have all they need on-site. Employee housing is provided with four RVs & cabin. All of this is surrounded by the most amazing views and recreation opportunities to accommodate nearly anyone wanting to enjoy Colorado. It is a ride-in, ride-out property with miles of trails for dirt biking, mountain biking, snowmobiling, ATV’ing, hiking, fishing, photography, hunters, you name it! Sitting on 2 trans-American overland routes, they capture all these trail users by offering a resupply station. Contact us for more information on this special property today!

Financial

  • Asking Price: $2,950,000
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Detailed Information

  • Property Owned or Leased:Own
  • Property Included:Yes
  • Building Square Footage:8,336
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  • Total Number of Employees:N/A
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Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?

There are all sorts of reasons individuals choose to sell businesses. Nevertheless, the true reason vs the one they say to you might be 2 absolutely different things. For instance, they might say "I have a lot of other responsibilities" or "I am retiring". For numerous sellers, these factors are valid. But also, for some, these might simply be reasons to try to hide the reality of changing demographics, increased competition, current reduction in incomes, or an array of various other factors. This is why it is really important that you not count totally on a seller's word, however rather, use the seller's response combined with your general due diligence. This will paint an extra sensible image of the business's present situation.

Existing Debts and Future Obligations

If the current company is in debt, which lots of businesses are, then you will certainly need to consider this when valuating/preparing your deal. Many operating businesses finance loans in order to cover points like inventory, payroll, accounts payable, so on and so forth. Keep in mind that in some cases this can indicate that profit margins are too thin. Lots of companies fall into a revolving door of taking on debt as a way to pay back various other loans. In addition to debts, there may also be future commitments to think about. There might be an outstanding lease on tools or the structure where the business resides. The business may have existing contracts with vendors that should be met or may lead to charges if terminated early.

Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics

How do operating businesses in the area draw in new consumers? Most times, businesses have repeat clients, which develop the core of their everyday revenues. Particular aspects such as new competitors sprouting up around the location, roadway construction, and staff turnover can influence repeat clients as well as adversely affect future profits. One vital point to take into consideration is the location of the business. Is it in an extremely trafficked shopping center, or is it concealed from the main road? Certainly, the more individuals that see the business regularly, the greater the chance to construct a returning customer base. A last idea is the general area demographics. Is the business situated in a densely populated city, or is it situated on the outside border of town? Exactly how might the neighborhood typical home earnings impact future income prospects?