Listing ID: 83988
Popular, well established and well known family restaurant and lounge centrally located on Highway M-55. Completely renovated and enlarged in 2007. Totally ADA compliant. Holds a Class C Resort license. Financials available for review. Owners retiring.
- Asking Price: $575,000
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- Property Owned or Leased:Own
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- Building Square Footage:4,732
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Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?
There are all sorts of reasons why individuals decide to sell businesses. However, the true reason and the one they say to you may be 2 completely different things. As an example, they might say "I have way too many other obligations" or "I am retiring". For lots of sellers, these factors are valid. But, for some, these might just be excuses to attempt to conceal the reality of altering demographics, increased competition, current decrease in incomes, or a range of other factors. This is why it is really essential that you not rely totally on a vendor's word, yet instead, utilize the vendor's solution in conjunction with your total due diligence. This will paint a much more practical picture of the business's existing circumstance.
Existing Debts and Future Obligations
If the existing company is in debt, which numerous companies are, then you will have reason to consider this when valuating/preparing your deal. Many businesses finance loans in order to cover points like supplies, payroll, accounts payable, and so on. Bear in mind that occasionally this can suggest that revenue margins are too small. Many companies fall under a revolving door of taking on debt as a way to pay back various other loans. In addition to debts, there may likewise be future obligations to take into consideration. There may be an outstanding lease on equipment or the structure where the business resides. The business may have existing contracts with vendors that need to be satisfied or may lead to charges if canceled early.
Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics
How do companies in the area attract brand-new clients? Often times, operating businesses have repeat clients, which develop the core of their day-to-day revenues. Certain factors such as new competition growing up around the location, road building, and employee turn over can influence repeat clients as well as negatively influence future profits. One important thing to think about is the area of the business. Is it in a highly trafficked shopping mall, or is it hidden from the highway? Obviously, the more people that see the business often, the higher the opportunity to build a returning client base. A final idea is the general location demographics. Is the business placed in a largely populated city, or is it located on the edge of town? Exactly how might the local typical home income impact future earnings prospects?