Listing ID: 83941
Joe’s Coney, offering the famous Detroit style Coney, with both Flint and Chicago style, and Koegel hot dogs from the only plant in Flint, along with gyros and more. Large breakfast crowd. Completely renovated with all new kitchen equipment. Large walk in cooler, freezers, and an Ansel fire suppressant system . Live in Northern Michigan and be your own boss… live the dream. Well known by locals and tourists alike. Open, operating and fully staffed.
- Asking Price: $219,000
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- Property Owned or Leased:Own
- Property Included:Yes
- Building Square Footage:1,393
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Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?
There are all kinds of reasons individuals choose to sell operating businesses. Nevertheless, the true reason and the one they tell you might be 2 totally different things. For instance, they may state "I have a lot of other responsibilities" or "I am retiring". For numerous sellers, these factors stand. But also, for some, these may simply be justifications to try to hide the reality of changing demographics, increased competitors, recent reduction in profits, or an array of various other reasons. This is why it is extremely vital that you not rely totally on a seller's word, but rather, use the vendor's solution along with your overall due diligence. This will repaint an extra realistic image of the business's current scenario.
Existing Debts and Future Obligations
If the current business is in debt, which lots of companies are, then you will need to consider this when valuating/preparing your offer. Numerous businesses borrow money in order to cover items such as stock, payroll, accounts payable, etc. Remember that sometimes this can imply that profit margins are too small. Many 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 commitments to take into consideration. There might be an outstanding lease on equipment or the structure where the business resides. The business might have existing contracts with suppliers that have to be satisfied or may lead to penalties if canceled early.
Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics
Just how do businesses in the area draw in new customers? Often times, operating businesses have repeat customers, which create the core of their day-to-day profits. Particular factors such as brand-new competitors growing up around the area, roadway building, as well as staff turnover can influence repeat clients and adversely affect future profits. One important point to think about is the placement of the business. Is it in a highly trafficked shopping mall, or is it concealed from the main road? Undoubtedly, the more people that see the business often, the higher the possibility to build a returning consumer base. A last idea is the basic area demographics. Is the business located in a largely populated city, or is it located on the outside border of town? Exactly how might the local median home income effect future income prospects?