Listing ID: 77532
Specialized landscaping business established over 40 years focused on residential full service landscape design, construction and maintenance.
Commercial lot for storage of trucks and equipment.
- Asking Price: $410,000
- Cash Flow: $239,990
- Gross Revenue: $1,129,069
- EBITDA: N/A
- FF&E: $109,000
- Inventory: N/A
- Inventory Included: N/A
- Established: 1987
- Property Owned or Leased:N/A
- Property Included:N/A
- Building Square Footage:N/A
- Lot Size:N/A
- Total Number of Employees:13
- Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
The company was started in 1987, making the business 35 years old.
Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?
There are all types of reasons individuals decide to sell businesses. However, the real factor vs the one they say to you may be 2 totally different things. As an example, they might say "I have way too many other commitments" or "I am retiring". For many sellers, these factors stand. But, for some, these may simply be reasons to try to hide the reality of altering demographics, increased competition, current decrease in earnings, or a range of other reasons. This is why it is really essential that you not rely entirely on a vendor's word, however instead, utilize the vendor's answer together with your general due diligence. This will repaint an extra sensible image of the business's present situation.
Existing Debts and Future Obligations
If the existing company is in debt, which numerous companies are, then you will certainly have reason to consider this when valuating/preparing your offer. Numerous operating businesses take out loans with the purpose of covering things such as supplies, payroll, accounts payable, so on and so forth. Keep in mind that sometimes this can suggest that revenue margins are too thin. Many organisations fall under a revolving door of taking loans as a way to pay back other loans. In addition to debts, there may additionally be future obligations to take into consideration. There might be an outstanding lease on tools or the structure where the business resides. The business might have existing contracts with vendors that must be met or may result in penalties if terminated early.
Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics
Just how do companies in the location bring in brand-new clients? Many times, operating businesses have repeat clients, which form the core of their day-to-day profits. Particular factors such as new competition sprouting up around the location, roadway building, and employee turn over can impact repeat customers and also adversely influence future profits. One crucial thing to think about is the placement of the business. Is it in a very trafficked shopping center, or is it concealed from the main road? Undoubtedly, the more people that see the business often, the better the possibility to construct a returning consumer base. A final idea is the basic location demographics. Is the business located in a largely inhabited city, or is it located on the edge of town? How might the local typical family earnings impact future earnings prospects?