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Truforte Market Watch, Issue #002
April 06, 2011

Truforte Market Watch

Hello,

Thank you for visiting www.TruforteBusinessGroup.com and signing up for our Truforte Market Watch e-zine. We welcome the opportunity to keep you abreast of the latest Florida businesses for sale and help you achieve your goal of finding that perfect Florida business opportunity. Below you will find a list of the new opporunities that have recently become available.


9046161 Tax Practice CHARLOTTE COUNTY Asking 99,000 Owner Benefit 88,642

A full service accounting/bookkeeping/tax service. Appx 500 returns (51% businesses, 49% personal), 35 monthly write ups/P&Lís, condominiums, payroll, etc. Retiring partners would consider remaining for seasonal assistance. Owners are flexible for the transition. 5 unit commercial strip center available.

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9046149 Amusement SW FLORIDA Asking $150,000 Owner Benefit $33,769
Voted America's Best Place to Have a Birthday Party! Franchise. Childrenís indoor inflatable party facility providing everything from invitations, cake, food & drinks, to party favors. Great for private parties/school/church functions etc. Facility is well maintained & looks brand new. Business has done remarkably well in a down economy. Over $700K invested. $10K Transfer fee. 2010 'Other' - Mgr. $18,000 & Rent Adj. -($32,041). MOTIVATED SELLER!

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9046154 Game Room FORT MYERS, FL Asking $240,000 Owner Benefit $66,854
Located in a strip center on the major North-South thoroughfare through the city of Fort Myers, FL. Business includes 57 company owned machines and 3 progressive machines. Seller will discount the price for a cash purchase. Seller will agree to a 30 day trial period in the business as an element of due diligence after a purchase agreement.

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92403341 INTERNET/ONLINE SERVICES USA Asking $550,000 Owner Benefit $167,343
This is a unique internet business. The owner spent 5 hours a month. This sale includes real estate, about 16 lots and $140,000 in receivables. The monthly cash flow is about $8,600 per month, including sales the seller made $167,354. All key employees are in place. The operation of this business can best be explained by the seller. You only need a computer and the business can be operated from anywhere. Financial statement required from Buyer before additional information provided.

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92403345 Auto General Repair Naples Asking $100,000 Owner Benefit $66,900
This is a small well established auto repair business with low overhead (Monthly rent $608) and a lot of repeat customers. This is ideal for a skilled mechanic to have his own business and make some money. Seller is willing to carry some paper. Please contact listing agent for additional information.

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9046151 Hair Salon LEE COUNTY Asking $175,000 Owner Benefit $28,417
A Merle Norman franchise w/ full line cosmetics. Designers are licensed in Barbering, Cosmetology, Color Specializing, etc. Salon offers: 1st time color, retouch, highlights, caramelizing, corrective color, reconstructive treatments, basic straightening w/ flat iron, curl reforming, perms & body waves, haircuts & style, waxing, nails, cosmetics w/ lessons and Permanent makeup. No transfer fee required. Cosmetics sales are over 50% of sales. Salon consistently grossed over $400,000 during good economy.

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9046152 Marinas COLLIER COUNTY Asking $5,800,000 Owner Benefit $344,832
Very profitable 22 yr old marine business with 2 locations. Marinas, boat dealer, yacht broker, parts & accessories, boat repair, diesel and gas. 10ft to 65ft hull-out. Dry storage for 127 boats. Dealership for major boat and engine brands. Service center location includes 2 acres of prime waterfront property, 60 ton travel lift and fork lift. Permits issued for marina expansion.Local yacht and boat transport service. Sales were over $11m in 2006. Comps for Real Estate.

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92403342 Water Damage/Restore Fort Myers Asking $350,000 Owner Benefit $149,951
In these economic stressed times it is hard to find companies that are growing each year by 25% or more. This company offers the following services: Water Damage, Mold Remediation, Carpet Cleaning, Tile & Grout Cleaning, Repair and Remodeling. They are approved by several insurance companies and have good contacts with several management companies. They offer 24/7 water damage service. This is one of the few industries in the area that is growing and has a high 70% profit margins. The business is also pre qualified by lender for SBA financing with approx $60,000 down for buyer that meets the lender's criteria. Please contact listing agent for additional information.

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9046153 Storm Shutters SOUTHWEST FLORIDA Asking $165,000 Owner Benefite $-57,945

A 30+ yr old full line shutter company; manufacturing/installing all types of hurricane protection products. They are also authorized dealers for 9 major manufacturers. The 4800 SF facility is loaded with equipment combined with 30+ yrs. of customer files & records make this a great addition to an existing company. There premier website has a fantastic domain name and is recognized widely.

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9046150 Hardware Retail MAJOR HIGHWAY Asking $550,000 Owner Benefit $124,685
This long established hardware store is an excellent opportunity where customers get value for their dollar and good personalized service. The location is fabulous. Chain competition already exists in the area and the business is still flourishing in a unique niche market. The business belongs to a large buying co-op so they get the buying power of a big company and can be competitive with any other hardware store. Loyal and ever expanding customer base. (-$28,800) in the Owner Benefit column is Rent.

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9046145 Ice Cream Store SW FLORIDA Asking $395,000 Owner Benefit $97,716
This well established ICE CREAM FRANCHISE is a landmark in this tropical island community. Well trained, reliable staff is in place. Experienced manager and the OWNER IS ABSENTEE. Equipment is in excellent shape. The property is available for $545,000. A working owner could bring this store up to DQ standard operating profits.

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92403351 Cleaners Drop Store Estero Asking $155,000 Owner Benefit $87,398
This store continues to have excellent sales revenue since the opening in 2008. A long-term contract is in place. The financials as presented by the seller reflect an owner operator. Excellent opportunity. Please contact listing agent for additional information.

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92403350 Cleaners Drop Store Naples Asking $80,000 Owner Benefit $41,586
This store is located in Publix Plaza in Naples. The store has tremendous potential and is already showing good sales figures that are improving each week. The build out and equipment is new and top quality. Long-term contract in place. The financials below as presented by the seller are based on owner operator. Please contact listing agent for additional information.

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92403352 Cleaners Drop Store Naples Asking $155,000 Owner Benefit $86,190
This store with a drive through is situated at one of the busiest Publix Plaza's in Naples. Sales have been consistent. Long-term favorable contract in place. The financials as represented by the seller are based on owner operator. Please contact listing agent for additional information.

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92403349 Cleaners Drop Store Fort Myers Asking $85,000 Owner Benefite $34,240
This store with Drive through is situated at a busy Publix plaza just off College Pkwy in Fort Myers. The store is run absentee and a new owner offering better service could improve the numbers. Long-term contract in place and owner is willing to carry paper. The financials provided by the seller represents an owner operator. Please contact listing agent for additional information.

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92403348 Cleaners Drop Store Naples Asking $60,000 Owner Benefit $20,131
This store is situated in Naples/ US 41 business corridor and since opening in 2009 is already showing a good level of business that no doublt will improve over the coming months. The build out and equipment is all new and top quality. The financials below as presented by the seller ar based on owner operator. Longterm contract in place. The store is presently run absentee with Manager in place. Please contact list agent for additional information.

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9046148 Liquor Package Store SOUTHWEST FLORIDA Asking $650,000 Owner Benefit $125,280
Eight year old LIQUOR & WINE STORE located in a busy Publix shopping center on the main North-South corridor of a large blue-collar Southwest Florida city. Current owner is relocating. Pre-Qualified for SBA guaranteed lender financing. Terms approximate.

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92403347 RETAIL CUSTOM CABINETRY Fort Myers Asking $199,000 Owner Benefit $130,933
CLOSET & GARAGE ORGANIZER SYSTEM. This is a nice home improvement business with some high end clientele. Custom made layouts makes this company attractive to a lot of homeowners who want to refurbish their homes. The present owner priced this business for a quick sale as he and his family wants to return home. This business qualified the present owner for his E-2 visa. The business has two salesmen working on commission. Please contact listing agent for additional information.

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92403353 Specialty Restaurant Punta Gorda Asking $49,000 Owner Benefit $40,257
This is a very nice Restaurant with mainly outdoor seating. They are well known and offer a variety of different foods like Kabobs. It is a great place for parties. They are one of the few restaurants offering over twenty different Hookah Flavors. It is licensed for 50 seats. Dinner versus Lunch is 70%-30%. Sales in high season are $13,000 a month and in low season $9,000 a month. Please contact listing agent for more detailed information and pictures.

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9046162 Gourmet Dining NEAR BONITA BEACH Asking $110,000 Owner Benefite $86,932
Award winning, intimate restaurant on busy highway, free standing building with good off street parking. Good financials, would qualify for E2/L1 Visa. Open 5-9 for dinner only. The reason for the drop in sales for '09-'10 is that the owner closed for lunch in '10 as he could not keep up the longer hours. Closes 10 weeks a year in summer. Buyer must have strong restaurant experience.

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92403343 Cafe Type Eatery Naples Asking $90,000 Owner Benefit $45,459
This is a nice cozy neighborhood bar. Present owner built up a nice business. This bar has excellent location with a large supermarket anchor in Naples. Nice atmosphere with large bar/counter with seating available for 38 (Maximum 50). A few additional tables outside. Food is 60% of sales and beer and wine 40%. Most days open from lunch time till about 9.00 PM. Excellent opportunity. Please contact listing agent for additional information.

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94201005 Auto General Repair Fort Myers Asking $750,000 Owner Benefite $142,889
Full service auto repair shop with 12 bays and 4 lifts plus extra room outside includes a 6556 sq ft facility. Business established in 1994 and has an extensive list of customers. Has space and opportunity for growth. Located in the heart of Fort Myers.

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94201008 Auto Used Cars Fort Myers Asking $957,600 Owner Benefite $365,714
This used car dealership is thriving in this economy. They have an excellent sales performance record with approximately 100% inventory turnover per month. Great opportunity to buy turnkey used car business on a high traffic street that also includes RE. Seller will share his technique of how he buys and hand selects inventory. Inventory not included in asking price and they have approximately $500K to $600K of inventory at cost that is usually floor planned. See listing # 94201006 for biz & RE

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94201007 Dist-Electronics Lee county Asking $325,000 Owner Benefit $116,468
Company provides a variety of audio, video and computer related products including TVís, Cameras (home and professional), Projectors, Printers, Scanners, Monitors and professional cables and system accessories of many well known brands. Products and services are offered competitively to customers including schools, government agencies, private companies and individuals. They also provide commercial duplication, replication and transfer services for video, DVD, audio and picture products. Fiscal year ends September 30th


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