Listing ID: 81094
Great opportunity to buy an established gas station with great sales!
This gas station has everything!
* Gas & Diesel *C-Store *Car Wash *Beer & Wine License *Sandwich *Chicken *Pizza *Money Orders *Propane
- Asking Price: $3,950,000
- Cash Flow: N/A
- Gross Revenue: N/A
- EBITDA: N/A
- FF&E: N/A
- Inventory: N/A
- Inventory Included: N/A
- Established: N/A
- Property Owned or Leased:Own
- Property Included:Yes
- Building Square Footage:1,716
- Lot Size:N/A
- Total Number of Employees:N/A
- Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
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Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?
There are all types of reasons why people choose to sell companies. However, the genuine reason and the one they say to you may be 2 absolutely different things. For instance, they may claim "I have way too many various commitments" or "I am retiring". For many sellers, these reasons stand. However, for some, these might just be excuses to try to hide the reality of changing demographics, increased competitors, recent decrease in incomes, or a variety of various other factors. This is why it is really important that you not rely entirely on a vendor's word, however rather, make use of the vendor's response in conjunction with your total due diligence. This will repaint a more reasonable picture of the business's current scenario.
Existing Debts and Future Obligations
If the current company is in debt, which lots of companies are, then you will certainly need to consider this when valuating/preparing your deal. Lots of operating businesses borrow money in order to cover points such as stock, payroll, accounts payable, etc. Remember that sometimes this can suggest that earnings margins are too tight. Many organisations fall under a revolving door of taking on debt as a way to pay back other loans. In addition to debts, there may also be future commitments to think about. There may be an outstanding lease on tools or the structure where the business resides. The business may have existing contracts with vendors that need to be fulfilled or might lead to penalties if terminated early.
Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics
Exactly how do businesses in the area attract brand-new clients? Most times, operating businesses have repeat consumers, which develop the core of their daily profits. Specific elements such as brand-new competition sprouting up around the area, road building and construction, as well as staff turn over can affect repeat clients as well as adversely affect future earnings. One essential point to consider is the placement of the business. Is it in a highly trafficked shopping center, or is it hidden from the main road? Obviously, the more individuals that see the business often, the greater the chance to construct a returning client base. A last idea is the general area demographics. Is the business located in a largely populated city, or is it located on the outskirts of town? How might the neighborhood average family earnings impact future earnings potential?