Listing ID: 78694
This well-established, growing business is located in the heart of Moultonborough. Dolbier Landscape Design and Property Services is a leader in the local market and offers a broad spectrum of landscape and hardscape design, installation, maintenance and retail sales. The business portion consists of a large, loyal client list with exceptional growth potential. The real estate consists of a 60’ x 40’ metal building with two 14’ overhead doors, showroom, private office and 1/2 bath, along with a 16’x24’ pole barn on 2.07 acres situated on busy Whittier Highway (Rte. 25). Also included is an extensive list of vehicles and equipment and current materials inventory. Solid financials and income; details available to qualified buyers with signed confidentiality agreement.
- Asking Price: $1,500,000
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- Property Owned or Leased:Own
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- Building Square Footage:2,880
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There is a 60’ x 40’ metal building with two 14’ overhead doors, showroom, private office and 1/2 bath, along with a 16’x24’ pole barn on 2.07 acres.
Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?
There are all kinds of reasons people decide to sell operating businesses. However, the true reason and the one they tell you might be 2 absolutely different things. As an example, they might state "I have way too many other obligations" or "I am retiring". For lots of sellers, these reasons stand. However, for some, these might just be justifications to try to conceal the reality of changing demographics, increased competitors, recent reduction in earnings, or an array of various other factors. This is why it is really important that you not count completely on a seller's word, but rather, make use of the vendor's solution together with your overall due diligence. This will paint a much more sensible picture of the business's current circumstance.
Existing Debts and Future Obligations
If the existing entity is in debt, which many companies are, then you will have reason to consider this when valuating/preparing your deal. Lots of businesses borrow money with the purpose of covering items like supplies, payroll, accounts payable, and so on. Remember that in some cases this can indicate that revenue margins are too tight. Lots of companies fall under a revolving door of taking loans as a way to pay back various other loans. Along with debts, there may also be future obligations to consider. There might be an outstanding lease on tools or the structure where the business resides. The business might have existing agreements with vendors that should be met or may result in charges if canceled early.
Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics
Just how do businesses in the area draw in brand-new clients? Many times, companies have repeat consumers, which create the core of their everyday profits. Specific factors such as brand-new competitors sprouting up around the area, road building, and employee turn over can impact repeat customers and also negatively impact future revenues. One vital point to take into consideration is the area of the business. Is it in a highly trafficked shopping mall, or is it concealed from the main road? Certainly, the more people that see the business often, the greater the chance to develop a returning consumer base. A last thought is the basic location demographics. Is the business located in a densely populated city, or is it situated on the edge of town? Just how might the local mean house earnings effect future earnings prospects?