Business Overview

Great opportunity to purchase a profitable full service lawn care company serving commercial properties and multi-family home complexes in the metro Atlanta area since 1980. Services include professional landscape design and installation for both new construction and renovations of existing properties, lawn maintenance (mowing, weed-eating, edging, debris removal, pruning, etc.) irrigation design, installation and repair, as well as commercial hardscape design and installation among other services.
KEY COMPANY HIGHLIGHTS:
• This is a high margin business model and the business is fully staffed and can be run either as an owner operator or semi-passively.
• Recurring revenue model, high gross profit margin with multiple revenue streams.
• Long time loyal commercial accounts, with great exposure and opportunity to expand.
SUSTAINED GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES:
• Many opportunities for expansion and growth exist including:
o implementing an aggressive marketing strategy
o outside sales representation
o adding more working crews in the field to increase the service area
o add complementary services to offerings
The company is well positioned to be taken to the next level! This is a fantastic opportunity for a new entrepreneur to step into an independent business or for an industry veteran to add to their existing business.

Financial

  • Asking Price: N/A
  • Cash Flow: $395,000
  • Gross Revenue: $2,491,528
  • EBITDA: N/A
  • FF&E: $977,000
  • Inventory: N/A
  • Inventory Included: Yes
  • Established: 1980

Detailed Information

  • Property Owned or Leased:Own
  • Property Included:N/A
  • Building Square Footage:5,000
  • Lot Size:N/A
  • Total Number of Employees:21
  • Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
About The Facility:

Office has 2791 sq. which consists of 3 offices, 4 cubicles, 3 bathrooms, break area, conference area, and storage area. Shop is 40x60 uninsulated Metal Building with 3, 12ft. high doors, concrete floor with truck lift. Property is 4.4 acres. The business leases the Property, Office, and Shop from the owners at $1,235.00 per month.

Additional Info

The venture was started in 1980, making the business 42 years old.

The company has 21 employees and is situated in a building with estimated square footage of 5,000 sq ft.

Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?

There are all kinds of reasons why individuals decide to sell companies. Nonetheless, the true factor and the one they tell you may be 2 completely different things. For instance, they may claim "I have a lot of various obligations" or "I am retiring". For lots of sellers, these factors are valid. However, for some, these might simply be reasons to attempt to hide the reality of altering demographics, increased competition, current decrease in profits, or a variety of various other reasons. This is why it is extremely important that you not depend entirely on a vendor's word, but rather, make use of the seller's answer together with your total due diligence. This will paint an extra realistic image of the business's present circumstance.

Existing Debts and Future Obligations

If the existing entity is in debt, which many companies are, then you will certainly need to consider this when valuating/preparing your deal. Many operating businesses finance loans with the purpose of covering items such as stock, payroll, accounts payable, so on and so forth. Bear in mind that occasionally this can imply that profit margins are too thin. Lots of businesses come under a revolving door of taking loans as a way to pay back various other loans. In addition to debts, there may likewise be future commitments to think about. There might be an outstanding lease on tools or the building where the business resides. The business may have existing contracts with suppliers that should be met or may cause penalties if canceled early.

Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics

Just how do businesses in the location attract new clients? Many times, companies have repeat consumers, which create the core of their everyday revenues. Specific factors such as new competitors sprouting up around the location, roadway building, and also employee turn over can influence repeat clients and negatively influence future incomes. One essential thing to think about is the placement of the business. Is it in a highly trafficked shopping mall, or is it concealed from the highway? Certainly, the more people that see the business on a regular basis, the greater the possibility to develop a returning client base. A last thought is the basic location demographics. Is the business located in a largely inhabited city, or is it located on the outside border of town? Exactly how might the regional median family earnings influence future earnings potential?