Business Overview

Nursery in business for over 30 years producing quality plants including flowering annuals, perennials, lilies, tulips, poinsettias and specializing in hanging baskets. Retail sales begin in April and run through July. With seven retail locations business revenue has grown to over $1,021,000 in 2019 and continued to over $1,300,000 in 2020.

Financial

  • Asking Price: $499,500
  • Cash Flow: $174,581
  • Gross Revenue: $1,301,262
  • EBITDA: N/A
  • FF&E: $67,002
  • Inventory: N/A
  • Inventory Included: N/A
  • Established: 1986

Detailed Information

  • Property Owned or Leased:Own
  • Property Included:Yes
  • Building Square Footage:N/A
  • Lot Size:N/A
  • Total Number of Employees:4
  • Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
About The Facility:

Main facility includes retail building, 50,000 sq ft of greenhouses, storage area and loading dock all located on 3 acres of land. Newer boiler used to run radiant heat with additional boiler and generator for back up. Two additional commercial lots in neighboring cities of 1.38 and .9 acres with retail buildings on busy highways are included and used for retail sales, great for additional growth. Business has all the equipment to furnish their four additional satellite locations including greenhouses and racking.

Is Support & Training Included:

Will train for 4 weeks @ no cost. No special license needed to operate facility.

Purpose For Selling:

Owners are looking to retire and travel.

Pros and Cons:

No local competition.

Opportunities and Growth:

Great growth potential with both wholesale and retail sales. Additional marketing through both website and social media should help improve sales. Business is well known throughout community for superior plant products.

Additional Info

The venture was started in 1986, making the business 36 years old.

The business has 4 FT/72 PT employees and is located in a building with disclosed square footage of N/A sq ft.

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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