Business Overview

Free standing building, with ample parking. Neighborhood setting, apartments, walkers and foot traffic in a highly populated Washtenaw County town. Employee operated with great hours. Excellent opportunity to get into the liquor store business. No check cashing, money orders, or bill payment but these services can be added for increased profits. Kitchen can be added for increased traffic and revenue. Store needs TLC exterior and interior, priced accordingly. For improved traffic and revenue, a little work would go a long way.
MUST SELL! Owner has other interests, call for your personal showing. No landlord for you, own your own business and building, land contract possible.


  • Asking Price: $295,000
  • Cash Flow: $60,000
  • Gross Revenue: $900,000
  • FF&E: $45,000
  • Inventory: $100,000
  • Inventory Included: N/A
  • Established: 1974

Detailed Information

  • Property Owned or Leased:Own
  • Property Included:N/A
  • Building Square Footage:2,187
  • Lot Size:N/A
  • Total Number of Employees:4
  • Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
About The Facility:

Single stand alone building with ample parking.

Is Support & Training Included:

Owner willing for 2 weeks.

Purpose For Selling:

Other business interests.

Pros and Cons:

Since this is a stand alone building, there is no immediate competition due to the neighborhood setting.

Opportunities and Growth:

Carrying pizza or quick grab food items would greatly increase revenue. Space to make store larger.

Additional Info

The business was established in 1974, making the business 48 years old.
The transaction doesn't include inventory valued at $100,000*, which ins't included in the requested price.

The company has 4FT employees and resides in a building with disclosed square footage of 2,187 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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