Business Overview

This acquisition opportunity is twofold:
? The first business opportunity provides equipment for HVAC contractors, independent and national chain restaurants, laboratories, and food truck owners, among others. They specialize in fabricating custom commercial kitchen and food truck exhaust hood systems as well as many other ventilation needs. Products include ETL Hoods, Concession Hoods, Make-Up Hoods, Exhaust-Only Hoods, Heat & Condensate Hoods, as well as Fans and Accessories.
• NO RETAIL TRADE. The business works directly with the commercial customer to fabricate hoods and systems to client specifications.
• The business serves local and State clientele and ships product across the USA. Products are UL710 and NFPA Approved.
• The business has eleven employees plus the owners and one not specialized part-time employee.
• As an added value to customers, through two distributors, the business can supply everything for the commercial kitchen.
? The second business performs exhaust and return air fan repair, removal, replacement and installation.
• The business works with a group of 35 contracted companies. The service area is within 25 miles of Atlanta.
• The business works only with contracted customers and does not take calls for repairs from noncontract businesses.
• This service business also installs hoods and ventilation systems locally for the manufacturing company above.
• The business has four service employees, two installers, one tech, and one office employee.
The businesses are located in the metro Atlanta area and were founded in 1992.
Revenues and Cashflow on this listing are YTD 2021 Jan thru June.


  • Asking Price: N/A
  • Cash Flow: $100,000
  • Gross Revenue: $1,400,000
  • FF&E: $570,000
  • Inventory: $142,000
  • Inventory Included: Yes
  • Established: 1992

Detailed Information

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

Additional Info

The business was started in 1992, making the business 30 years old.
The transaction does include inventory valued at $142,000, which is included in the requested price.

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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