Listing ID: 80408
Fantastic opportunity to acquire a long established “Master Elite” roofing business with a very active online presence serving the Atlanta and north metro market. The company has one of the best recognized brand names in the business.
This company performs new roof install work and also does a large volume of roofing repair. Most revenue is generated from the residential roofing segment and commercial roofing is provided on a more limited basis.
A large number of leads are generated online and are converted to contracts as a result of website optimization, brand recognition and years of online advertising.
The company consistently is one of the names that appears at the top of the page when doing online search for roofing companies. They are a top rated roofing business on Google reviews and have a great reputation in the market. They are a Master Elite GAF roofing company.
- Asking Price: $895,000
- Cash Flow: $299,100
- Gross Revenue: $1,586,305
- EBITDA: $143,187
- FF&E: $5,000
- Inventory: $4,000
- Inventory Included: Yes
- Established: 2010
- Property Owned or Leased:N/A
- Property Included:N/A
- Building Square Footage:300
- Lot Size:N/A
- Total Number of Employees:30
- Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
The business leases a small space for administrative personnel. The lease is on a month to month basis and is available to a buyer post closing. Day office space is rented at a couple locations in the north metro Atlanta market. Key employees are located strategically in north metro Atlanta and business activity is very strong in Cobb, Fulton and Gwinnett counties.
The owner is willing to provide two weeks of time for transitional purposes.
The owner is looking for a new challenge.
The Atlanta market has many roofing companies varying in size, quality of product and pricing. This business utilizes their online strategy and marketing image combined with quality work and competitive pricing to great advantage. They are consistently a top rated roofing company and enjoy Master Elite status with GAF.
The name and brand of the company, as well as their online strategy could easily be leveraged to encompass a larger geographic area. With some added infrastructure the brand would allow for expansion throughout Georgia and the Southeast USA. In addition, a commercial division could be added to the existing operation starting with commercial repair work.
The business was established in 2010, making the business 12 years old.
The deal does include inventory valued at $4,000, which is included in the suggested price.
The company has 30 employees and is situated in a building with approx. square footage of 300 sq ft.
The real estate is leased by the company for $500 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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