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Truforte Market Watch, Issue #160
December 04, 2014

Truforte Market Watch

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Thank you for visiting www.TruforteBusinessGroup.com and subscribing to our Truforte Market Watch e-zine. Here are this weeks New or Updated opportunites and the latest Florida businesses for sale information. We hope we can help you achieve your goal of finding that perfect Florida business opportunity.


Animals/Pets

 

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BBF-95107512

Volusia, Florida USA

* Should Qualify For Visa * Pet Grooming

450,000

450,000

140,020

465,000

 

FULL SERVICE MOBILE PET GROOMING FRANCHISE SERVING PROTECTED AREA OF 39 ZIP CODES (4 COUNTIES). 6 CUSTOMIZED AND FULLY FURNISHED VANS. 2500 PLUS CUSTOMER BASE. THIS IS A TURNKEY OPERATION WITH EXCELLENT GROWTH POTENTIAL. TO START A SIMILAR FRANCHISE BUSINESS AN INVESTOR WOULD NEED $549,000. BUY NOW.

 

Automotive

 

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BBF-95106006

Sarasota, Florida USA

Auto General Repair

79,000

79,000

47,601

138,439

 

For over thirty years, this European Auto Repair shop specializing in German brand high performance cars has been servicing a base of loyal customers. Fully equipped shop with low, low rent. Sale includes all equipment/tools including 2 lifts.

 

Aviation

 

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BBF-95101050

Sarasota, Florida USA

Flight School

5,900,000

5,900,000

2,560,000

10,000,000

 

Turnkey flight school/aircraft maintenance center with a fuel service station. They have new contract with major overseas airline & agreements with several European universities. 2014 financials reflect partial & 2015 reflects full implementation of new agreements.Housing is in proximity to the school and rental is coordinated with the applications. The established school has a part 141 certificate granted by the FAA instructing to airline standards. Current capacity to instruct 120 students per yr.

 

Beauty/Personal Care

 

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BBF-95109033

Lee, Florida USA

Barber Shop

173,000

100,000

55,000

208,000

 

Busy BARBERSHOP located in heavily populated area of Cape Coral, INCLUDES REAL ESTATE. Established 5 years, shop has (1) full-time and (2) part-time barbers on staff at 70% commission. Open Tues - Sat 8a - 5p. Seller financing available, wants to offer smooth transition. Great opportunity to move into a busy shop and increase profits further. Contact listing agent for further details.

 

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BBF-891611016

Manatee, Florida USA

Hair Salon

45,000

45,000

-898

78,813

 

Well appointed and inviting east county hair salon located in plaza on major east west artery in Manatee County. Has five hair stylist plus the owner who is willing to stay on and help with a smooth transition. 1,400 square feet with additional stylist stations available.

 

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BBF-95107009

Sarasota, Florida USA

Skin and/or Massage

45,000

45,000

20,000

38,500

 

Customized skin and body care shop, specializing in facial and body treatments, detoxification, physiodermie, acne, manicure, and massage, etc. Large repeat customer base. Priced to sell fast.

 

Cleaning/Clothing

 

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BBF-891300149

Manatee, Florida USA

* Should Qualify For Visa * Dry Cleaners

199,000

125,000

46,139

239,347

 

This dry cleaner has a very complete, well-maintained plant that is just seven years old. The business is in a great location by Wal-Mart on a major corridor in a booming area. It has a loyal following due to its quality. Experienced employees handle the cleaning operations -- the owner staffs the front counter. The premises lease has 13 years remaining. There is great potential for growth through marketing, instituting pickup and delivery service, and serving wholesale and commercial accounts.

 

Construction

 

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BBF-95106007

Manatee, Florida USA

* Should Qualify For Visa * Contractor A/C & Heating

499,000

250,000

197,000

1,100,000

 

A well-established and successful 11-year old HVAC company who has visibility and clients all over Florida. Clients include large commercial accounts (70%). Services also include refrigeration and other equipment repairs. Owner willing to stay on as a qualifier.

 

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BBF-894038332

Sarasota, Florida USA

* Should Qualify For Visa * Contractor Cabinets

70,000

70,000

35,111

183,669

 

Custom Manufacturer and installer of quality made cabinets for both residential and commercial clients. There are 6 contractors that submit plans for bidding to the cabinet shop on a regular basis. Computerized program that designs and estimates the costs of the cabinets. An aggressive owner can easily take this to the next level by building a website and contacting more builders and contractors.

 

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BBF-95102099

Lee, Florida USA

* Should Qualify For Visa * Contractor Cabinets

285,000

150,000

147,315

1,174,366

 

This established custom furniture and cabinetry manufacturing and finishing company offers a unique opportunity to jump into a profitable and growing business with a great reputation. Plenty of work from both commercial and residential accounts with a proven recession-proof track record. From kitchen remodels, high-end design work, to furniture restoration and repairs or custom manufacturing, no job is too big or small for the well-trained staff.

 

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BBF-891611017

Manatee, Florida USA

Contractor Plumber

800,000

800,000

62,550

979,714

 

This is a 40 year old pluming, HVAC and class A general contractor entity with a outstanding reputation for municipal, educational and retirement homes. The company services natural gas, LP gas and medical gas along with underground pollution and piping. The owner is retiring. Company has $900,000 + work in progress.

 

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BBF-894038325

Sarasota, Florida USA

* Should Qualify For Visa * Contractor Screening

125,000

110,000

85,398

350,351

 

Growing Rescreening Company specializing in pool cages , screen rooms , window screens and gutters. Also offer changing out of old and rusted screws with new vinyl clad screws that do not rust. Many contacts with pool cleaning companies, property management companies, landscape companies and contractors that consistently refer business. Sale includes a pickup truck and a Box Truck. Experiencing growing pains and seller would like to remain on as either a sales person or partial owner.

 

Fitness

 

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BBF-95314021

Lee, Florida USA

Fitness Gym

119,000

119,000

37,107

79,203

 

Fitness gym perfect for personal trainer or gym fanatic. Additional income opportunity if able to train. Seller's other business does not allow him time to do personal training. Daytime hours or 24/7 access by appointment. Workouts can be self-managed, or certified, knowledgeable personal trainers bring their clients. Free and body weight resistance equipment. Cardio equipment. Located in strip center on well-traveled road. 5,000 SF space for $2,332/month rent. Business growing through referrals only.

 

Ice Cream/Yogurt/Ice

 

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BBF-894038098

Sarasota, Florida USA

Yogurt Store

75,000

75,000

1,783

73,200

 

This Yogurt Store proudly serves the Honey Hills brand of yogurt. There is a combination of 15 flavors available daily and new flavors being changed in and out. Flavors include no sugar for diabetics, no fat as well as regular. Full selection of fresh fruit , candies nuts and syrups available as toppings.The Taylor brand machines can be re-purposed to serve gelato and ice cream .Located in a Publix shopping center with other great anchors.

 

Internet Related

 

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BBF-90406565

Lee, Florida USA

* Should Qualify For Visa * Online Retail Store

595,000

195,000

175,000

975,000

 

6 year old INTERNET BASED Business experiencing year over year growth. Seller says the business is now in position to double growth in the next year. Seller likes to start business concepts to the point of requiring additional personnel but does not want to personally grow it beyond this level.

 

Lawn/Landscaping

 

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BBF-95108057

Sarasota, Florida USA

* Should Qualify For Visa * Lawn Biz Landscaping

299,000

299,000

47,300

197,501

 

Rare opportunity to acquire thirty-year old, well-known landscaping and tree service, as owner must sell due to health issues. Everything you need to operate, including a great shop in Sarasota corridor with block construction and room for staging/repair and secured equipment storage. Good base of commercial accounts and over $100K of equipment included! Will qualify for a Visa. Don't wait, as this one will go fast!!

 

Liquor Related Biz

 

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BBF-93410291

Collier, Florida USA

* Should Qualify For Visa * Bar/Restaurant

340,000

340,000

76,242

619,137

 

Your friendly neighborhood bar & grill. Offering a wide variety of appetizers, pizza, soups, salads, sandwiches, burgers, wraps, pasta & much more. Fully stocked bar w/2 speed rails. Entertainment every night ranging from karaoke to floor shows. Diverse & classy clientele set this unique & well-appointed bus. Recently updated furnishings, sound & video system & decorating. Also offers catering to many of the local events & private gatherings. Incl. 4-COP liquor lic. Note: 2014 numbers are through Oct.

 

Marine Related

 

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BBF-95108054

Manatee, Florida USA

Marine Canvas Products

59,000

59,000

-4,738

64,924

 

Great opportunity to acquire fully functioning sail making company. Lots of boats in the area and the potential is limitless. Due to illness, owner has been limiting the work to mainly sail making; but it can market the bimini covers and other canvas work along with boating accessories. Everything you need to get started for a fun career among beautiful boats and sunny skies. Priced right! Great equipment and truck included that are valued at $60K. Great relationships and unlimited potential.

 

Medical Related Biz

 

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BBF-894038328

Sarasota, Florida USA

* Should Qualify For Visa * Physical Therapy

375,000

375,000

128,123

455,432

 

Physical Therapy practice that includes both a doctor and a chiropractor who rent rooms and refer business. Location has a total of 10 private treatment rooms as well as an open area for exercising. Practice is established 7 years and many area doctors refer patients. All therapists are sub contracted. Located in a beautiful 2 story building with other medical practices and a bank.

 

Moving

 

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BBF-95104002

Collier, Florida USA

* Should Qualify For Visa * Moving Storage Company

325,000

175,000

141,600

449,223

 

Specialized storage and delivery service serving the interior design industry in Southwest Florida, operating out of a 17,000 square foot warehouse in the heart of Naples for the past 15 years. The staff is experienced in household moving, freight management, logistics, warehousing, inventory control and customer service. In addition, the company is the exclusive delivery service for a specific luxury item retailer. The Company is on an upward trend and has growth opportunities available.

 

Restaurants

 

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BBF-93701005

Collier, Florida USA

* Should Qualify For Visa * Breakfast Lunch

129,000

129,000

57,828

225,694

 

Location, Location, Location!!! Popular restaurant located on busy main highway with great reviews. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and also does catering. Fully equipped kitchen. Bright end unit with lots of glass and 60 seats indoor and outdoor covered dining overlooking beautiful park like setting. Owner closes restaurant for summer to vacation in Europe.

 

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BBF-93701004

Lee, Florida USA

Breakfast Lunch

156,500

156,500

31,530

186,884

 

This is a key breakfast/lunch deli/café well positioned to capture the workers/staff within the most economical business/industrial area in Ft. Myers. It seats 40+/- and provides a substantial carryout/delivery service. The food is prepared fresh daily with a good selection of sandwiches, salads & soups. There is ample parking for guest and delivery. The overhead is fair and provides a good income for the owner. The lease is always renewable.

 

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BBF-95108055

Manatee, Florida USA

Deli Restaurant

99,900

99,900

109,000

288,000

 

Enjoy life and run a small deli by the beach. Great sandwiches, wraps and breakfast items. Daytime hours and owner needs to only work 30 hours a week with great staff in place! Very busy resort area and season is underway soon - delivery is a huge plus for this business. Hurry, don't miss out on this opportunity.

 

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BBF-96313078

Sarasota, Florida USA

* Should Qualify For Visa * Fast Casual

599,000

599,000

92,400

1,300,000

 

Franchise named as one of the fasted growing concepts and has received numerous top franchise awards. Brand new franchise location just built about a year ago filled with TV's for the family to watch any sporting event, fresh food and great ingredients. With estimated price for a new franchise at $750k this is a deal. Seller and franchisor will train so no experience is necessary. Location has gone through initial growing pains, has stabilized and ready to take off. Likely to qualify for an E2 visa.

 

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BBF-95102102

Lee, Florida USA

Fast Food-No Franchise

120,000

70,000

66,999

195,305

 

Excellent opportunity and great family business! Serve up tasty treats at this conveniently located neighborhood ice cream shop! Sales are continuing to grow with a newly expanded menu including hamburgers, hotdogs and other sandwiches. Close proximity to schools and public park make this business a natural recipe for your success. Don't miss this one, for more information call TODAY!

 

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BBF-894038019

Sarasota, Florida USA

* Should Qualify For Visa * Seafood Restaurant

1,500,000

1,500,000

512,227

2,382,569

 

Outstanding and beautifully decorated full service lunch and dinner restaurant in desirable Sarasota County. This establishment boasts over 300 inside seats as well as additional seating outside. Well known iconic restaurant with thousands of loyal customers. Menu includes everything from salads , seafood , steaks , chops, pizza and simple finger foods. Full service bar and extensive wine menu makes this a must stop and dining location for many tourists.

 

Retail Miscellaneous

 

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BBF-92403475

Lee, Florida USA

Retail Candy Store

35,000

35,000

63,888

118,410

 

This gourmet chocolate business is run by husband and wife. All their chocolate items are handmade on premises using imported Belgium chocolate. It has a very high profit margin with low monthly overhead. In order to buy this business you must love chocolate! The equipment is completely new. The owner is selling because family circumstances. The total value of the assets alone is $34,000. This business is ready for a quick transfer of ownership, and seller will train. Please contact listing agent.

 

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BBF-894038033

Sarasota, Florida USA

Retail Tobacco Store

115,000

100,000

60,779

137,020

 

E-Cig store selling both organic and regular juices produced strictly in the U.S..Full line of e-cigarettes available for sale. Great customer service as well as lower prices continue to drive store sales. This is being sold with a licensing agreement as they have another location and intend to open more.

 

Routes

 

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BBF-90406558

Lee, Florida USA

Routes Bread

175,000

175,000

101,045

994,658

 

This is a BREAD ROUTE located in sunny SW Florida. Well-known bread/bakery company. This route has major supermarket chains and large exclusive territory. Delivery Truck is included in the price. Rent is $32/mth for a parking spot. Seller is burned out. Great commission /percentage on sales. Fantastic return on investment. Don't wait to own your own business!!!

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Truforte Business Group









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