Business Overview

Lawn care, landscape design, water gardens, snow removal, irrigation and tree planting.

This landscaping and lawncare business is full-service.

Established for over 40 years.

2M+ sales and cash flow positive.

Financial

  • Asking Price: $1,650,000
  • Cash Flow: $432,612
  • Gross Revenue: $2,039,791
  • EBITDA: $432,612
  • FF&E: $400,000
  • Inventory: $50,000
  • Inventory Included: Yes
  • Established: 1992

Detailed Information

  • Property Owned or Leased:N/A
  • Property Included:N/A
  • Building Square Footage:250
  • Lot Size:N/A
  • Total Number of Employees:24
  • Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
About The Facility:

Operated out of a yard in Central Iowa.

Is Support & Training Included:

Negotiable. If desired...owner will continue to work for a negotiated time frame.

Purpose For Selling:

Retirement

Pros and Cons:

Established for over 40 years. Great reputation.

Additional Info

The company was established in 1992, making the business 30 years old.
The sale does include inventory valued at $50,000, which is included in the requested price.

The business has 24 employees and is located in a building with approx. square footage of 250 sq ft.
The building is leased by the business for $1,900 per Month

Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?

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Existing Debts and Future Obligations

If the current entity is in debt, which many businesses are, then you will have reason to consider this when valuating/preparing your deal. Numerous businesses borrow money so as to cover points like inventory, payroll, accounts payable, and so on. Keep in mind that sometimes this can indicate that earnings margins are too tight. Lots of 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 might be an outstanding lease on equipment or the building where the business resides. The business may have existing agreements with suppliers that should be satisfied or may result in fines if canceled early.

Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics

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