Business Overview

The Company is a premier commercial landscaping contractor engaged in landscape maintenance, snowplowing, ground level landscaping, green roof landscaping, paver installation, and segmental retaining wall construction.

Pavers/Retaining Walls 27%
Green Roofs 21%
Ground Level Landscaping 21%
Maintenance Agreements 16%
Subcontractors 12%
Snowplowing 3%

Market Position
The Company specializes in large, complex projects, leveraging the strength of its stellar reputation with the major General Contractors in the region. ?

The Company’s average project generates $800,000 – $1,000,000 in revenue. However, the Company prefers larger, more complex projects, which allow the Company to display its project management expertise and delight clients. The Company’s largest project during the historical period generated $4,600,000 in revenue.

The Company has a strong contingent of project managers, who are all OSHA 30 certified, seasoned veterans who understand how to handle projects both large and small from start to finish. From estimating and obtaining submittals, to scheduling and installing, the Company’s superior staff have been one of its key success factors.

Customers
The Company’s customer base by annual revenue is approximately:
Offices 40%
Apartments 35%
Homeowner’s Associations 10%
Retail 10%
Assisted Living Facilities 5%

Profitable key customer projects include:
National chain super center landscaping
Multi-story green-roof projects requiring crane and heavy lifting expertise and engineering
Large scale multi-year civic parks & recreation sites

Midwest Facilities Ideally Located Close to Tier 1 DMA
Multiple facilities, offices, mechanics’ shop and storage buildings on a 12+ acre farm, zoned agriculture adjacent to top tier DMA. Offices for finance, design and project management staff, plus parking for maintenance staff for daily deployment. Business has extensive drip watering system in place on numerous acres for staging plant materials and tree inventory for small to massive customer projects.

Financial

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  • Gross Revenue: $14,000,000
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Detailed Information

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  • Total Number of Employees:89
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Purpose For Selling:

Retirement

Opportunities and Growth:

National chain super center landscaping Multi-story green-roof projects requiring crane and heavy lifting expertise and engineering Large scale multi-year civic parks & recreation sites

Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?

There are all types of reasons why individuals resolve to sell operating businesses. Nevertheless, the true factor vs the one they say to you might be 2 entirely different things. For instance, they may say "I have too many various obligations" or "I am retiring". For numerous sellers, these factors stand. But, for some, these might just be reasons to attempt to hide the reality of changing demographics, increased competitors, current decrease in earnings, or a variety of other factors. This is why it is really important that you not count entirely on a vendor's word, but rather, make use of the vendor's solution together with your general due diligence. This will repaint an extra practical image of the business's current scenario.

Existing Debts and Future Obligations

If the existing entity is in debt, which lots of companies are, then you will need to consider this when valuating/preparing your offer. Lots of operating businesses take out loans with the purpose of covering items such as stock, payroll, accounts payable, so on and so forth. Keep in mind that sometimes this can indicate that revenue margins are too thin. Lots of companies fall into a revolving door of taking on debt as a way to pay back various other loans. Along with debts, there may likewise be future obligations to think about. There may be an outstanding lease on equipment or the building where the business resides. The business may have existing agreements with vendors that have to be fulfilled or may cause penalties if terminated early.

Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics

How do companies in the area draw in new customers? Most times, operating businesses have repeat customers, which form the core of their daily revenues. Particular aspects such as brand-new competitors sprouting up around the location, roadway building, as well as personnel turnover can influence repeat customers as well as adversely influence future profits. One important thing to think about is the placement of the business. Is it in a highly trafficked shopping center, or is it concealed from the highway? Obviously, the more people that see the business often, the better the opportunity to build a returning customer base. A last thought is the basic area demographics. Is the business located in a densely populated city, or is it situated on the outskirts of town? Exactly how might the regional typical family earnings impact future revenue prospects?