Business Overview

This acquisition opportunity is a light manufacturing business. The company manufactures and installs commercial kitchen exhaust hood systems and other custom metal products such as HVAC ducting, and food truck exhaust venting systems etc. They also perform exhaust and return air fan repair, removal, and installation. They work directly with business owners to design, manufacture, and install hoods in customer’s kitchens.
• The majority (approximately 90%) of revenue is generated from hood fabrication and installs. Custom fabrication accounts for the remaining 10% of revenues.
• NO RETAIL TRADE. Typical customers are restaurant owners and food truck owners.
• The business service area is all of Georgia, excluding Atlanta. This area is currently not served by owner preference. Thus, there exists a great opportunity to increase revenues with the addition of the Atlanta market.
• Additional opportunities to increase sales include attending food truck conventions and implementing a structured marketing plan. The current owner does zero marketing and has built a prosperous business since 2002 by customer referral only!
The business is staffed with three fabricators, one welder, and an office administrator besides the owner. The owner manages the day-to-day operations of the business as well as fabrication and costing.


  • Asking Price: $495,000
  • Cash Flow: $187,419
  • Gross Revenue: $945,328
  • FF&E: $50,000
  • Inventory: N/A
  • Inventory Included: N/A
  • Established: 2002

Detailed Information

  • Property Owned or Leased:N/A
  • Property Included:N/A
  • Building Square Footage:2,400
  • Lot Size:N/A
  • Total Number of Employees:5
  • Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
About The Facility:

The business is located in a bedroom community just north of the Atlanta area. The standalone business facility is leased at $1,900 per month and contains 2,400 square feet of space including 120 square feet of office space. The building has 2 bay doors and 3 exterior doors.

Purpose For Selling:


Additional Info

The business was founded in 2002, making the business 20 years old.

The business has 5 employees and is situated in a building with estimated square footage of 2,400 sq ft.
The property is leased by the company for $1,900 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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