Business Overview

Liquor store in Shaw / U Street area. Can operate late hours to capitalize on nightlife in this neighborhood. Perfect for owner/operator who wants a compact and easy-to-manage store in a vibrant part of Washington DC. Class A retail license. Central address and valuable DC location for delivery services and online sales – smaller space but very low rent – great way to get on the map. Quoted price does not include inventory.


  • Asking Price: $299,000
  • Cash Flow: $150,000
  • Gross Revenue: $967,486
  • FF&E: $12,000
  • Inventory: $200,000
  • Inventory Included: N/A
  • Established: N/A

Detailed Information

  • Property Owned or Leased:N/A
  • Property Included:N/A
  • Building Square Footage:400
  • Lot Size:N/A
  • Total Number of Employees:5
  • Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
Is Support & Training Included:

2 weeks

Purpose For Selling:

other business ventures

Additional Info

The transaction shall not include inventory valued at $200,000*, which ins't included in the asking price.

The business has 5 employees and is situated in a building with estimated square footage of 400 sq ft.
The property is leased by the company for $2,600 per Month

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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