Listing ID: 82470
12% net profit on $10M sales. This business has proven to be recession-proof and provides high-demand services to targeted US markets for the past 48 years. 8:30 to 4:30 Monday through Friday – no weekends, evenings or holidays. Unique business model perfected over decades. 12 management-level employees oversee operations. Most of the employees have 10 to 20+ years and are well compensated. The customer base is diverse with hundreds of accounts across multiple industries.
- Asking Price: $4,850,000
- Cash Flow: $1,207,267
- Gross Revenue: $9,970,955
- EBITDA: N/A
- FF&E: $10,000
- Inventory: $1,000
- Inventory Included: Yes
- Established: 1973
- Property Owned or Leased:N/A
- Property Included:N/A
- Building Square Footage:N/A
- Lot Size:N/A
- Total Number of Employees:12
- Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
Overhead costs are minimal. Employees operate from approximately 3,500 square feet of upscale, professional office space. Controls are in place to maintain quality performance and technology is established to continue remote growth.
Will train for 8 weeks @ $0 cost. This is not a franchise. The work environment is business casual. Strong management and people skills are required. Sales experience is advantageous. You broker and manage a service that all businesses require. Subcontractors provide the "heavy lifting".
Would like to find a new operator that sees the value of the current staff.
This business is straightforward. A new owner can adapt quickly. Ongoing business relationships are not associated directly with the owner which creates a scenario for minimal disruptions in the actual ownership transition.
Growth opportunities lie in the ability to identify national tenants who prefer a single source for all locations and facilities. The process is underway for expansion. Relationships are currently being cultivated that will soon lead to growth. The framework to operate is established. The potential has few limits.
The business was founded in 1973, making the business 49 years old.
The deal shall include inventory valued at $1,000, which is included in the listing price.
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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