Business Overview

Profitable educational business that has been serving the community for over 20 years. Own one of the largest territories in the Metro East for Sylvan Learning Centers allowing for expansion of more satellite centers. Also included is a fully operational Sylvan Learning center in a city that values education. Center is fully operational, and setup for a absentee owner.


  • Asking Price: $99,000
  • Cash Flow: $35,000
  • Gross Revenue: $330,000
  • FF&E: $50,000
  • Inventory: N/A
  • Inventory Included: N/A
  • Established: 2001

Detailed Information

  • Property Owned or Leased:N/A
  • Property Included:N/A
  • Building Square Footage:3,000
  • Lot Size:N/A
  • Total Number of Employees:8
  • Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
About The Facility:

Fully remodeled in 2019, 3,000 sq ft

Is Support & Training Included:

Current staff would remain. Owner is absentee owner today.

Purpose For Selling:


Pros and Cons:

Fully established with very good reputation in the community for tutoring, homework support and ACT/SAT test prep.

Opportunities and Growth:

Many opportunities for growing the business with expanding virtual, in home, and additional satellite centers in the area. Also many grants available throughout Illinois for assistance for tutoring to the community.

Established Franchise:

This Business Is An Established Franchise

Additional Info

The company was started in 2001, making the business 21 years old.

The company has 8 employees and is situated in a building with approx. square footage of 3,000 sq ft.
The property is leased by the business for $2,000 per Month

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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