Business Overview

The current owner has been there 35 years and is the owner for past 25. The company specializes in the recertification of e-perbs and life rafts. Also is a mercury honda outboard dealer and sells inflatable life rafts and boats. He is the only recertification dealer on the west coast of FL and handles the East coast up to Maine. Two trucks and all warehouse equipment included in sale. Warehouse is 15000 sq/ft and has ramp for bringing boats inside. All utilities included in rent.

Financial

  • Asking Price: $795,000
  • Cash Flow: $200,000
  • Gross Revenue: $1,800,000
  • EBITDA: N/A
  • FF&E: N/A
  • Inventory: N/A
  • Inventory Included: N/A
  • Established: 1982

Detailed Information

  • Property Owned or Leased:N/A
  • Property Included:N/A
  • Building Square Footage:15,000
  • Lot Size:N/A
  • Total Number of Employees:5
  • Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
About The Facility:

In good shape

Is Support & Training Included:

Will stay two mths

Purpose For Selling:

Retirement

Additional Info

The business was started in 1982, making the business 40 years old.

The business has 5 employees and resides in a building with approx. square footage of 15,000 sq ft.
The property is leased by the company for $10,000 per Month

Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?

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Existing Debts and Future Obligations

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