Business Overview

Custom tailor and alterations business in affluent northwest Washington DC neighborhood. Wisconsin Avenue area. Manageable rent and plenty of equipment already installed. Room to hire more tailors and grow business.

Voted best tailor in Washington DC.

This shop also serves as a drop-off location for dry cleaning which is done off-site at half the price charged by this store.

Could add tuxedo rentals as a new service given proximity to both public and private high-schools.

Off street parking for owner-operator is available. Ample street parking for customers.


  • Asking Price: $120,000
  • Cash Flow: $90,000
  • Gross Revenue: $180,000
  • FF&E: $50,000
  • Inventory: $500
  • Inventory Included: Yes
  • Established: 2012

Detailed Information

  • Property Owned or Leased:N/A
  • Property Included:N/A
  • Building Square Footage:900
  • Lot Size:N/A
  • Total Number of Employees:1
  • Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
Purpose For Selling:


Additional Info

The company was established in 2012, making the business 10 years old.
The deal will include inventory valued at $500, which is included in the suggested price.

The business has 1 employees and is situated in a building with disclosed square footage of 900 sq ft.
The building is leased by the company for $4,667 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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