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Truforte Market Watch, Issue #003
April 29, 2011

Truforte Market Watch


Thank you for visiting 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.

94202014 Auto Accessories Charlotte County

Asking 335,000 Owner Benefit 105,025

Profitable Auto accessory business featuring Audio/Video, wheels/tires, suspensions, window tinting, car alarms, security, tracking devices and more. Company is a direct dealer of JL Audio and Memphis Car Audio and offers a full line up of high quality auto accessories. Top name brand products with quality sales, service and installation have made this business a consistent winner with steady sales for the past 10 years.
94202012 Dive Shop Southwest Florida

Asking 325,000 Owner Benefit 44,858

Don't miss the boat on this one! Enter into the fun and exciting underwater adventure business with this leading area dive shop. Whether a first time snorkeler or an experienced scuba diver, shop includes large selection of top quality name brand equipment and accessories from some of the biggest names in the dive industry. Shop offers sales and rentals as well as air and nitrox fills. The service and repair dept. is a factory authorized repair facility for some of the leading manufacturers of dive equipment. Classes and instruction are offered year round at all levels from Discover Scuba to the instructor level. Dive excursions are offered locally as well as throughout the state. Seller maybe available for an extended period to ensure smooth transition. Numbers were down in recent years due to economic conditions but sales are currently on the rise.
9046172 Gift Shop NAPLES

Asking 550,000 Owner Benefit 182,396

93700817 Pressure Cleaning Naples (Collier County)

Asking 239,000 Owner Benefit 97,217

Profitable family owned residential and commercial pressure washing and window cleaning business with unlimited expansion possibilities. Top of the line immaculate equipment including 2 international 4200/4400 series trucks and 35ft high articulating lift able to handle largest jobs. Biz income from operation of 8 months from Oct to May and is in demand for increase to 12 months.
93700816 Water Damage/Restore SW FL

Asking 1,700,000 Owner Benefit 263,191

The company was established in 2004. It only did restoration, mold, water/flood damage, fire damage, storm damage, carpet/tile work, ductwork and Chinese drywall damage until 2009. In 2009 they added a construction division. Before that, they contracted the work to other construction companies. The Company covers a three-county area with a population of approximately 1,060,000. The company has ALL MANAGEMENT IN PLACE. A new owner could step in and not miss a beat. What makes the company unique is that they deal with emergencies, water damage, fires, etc. THIS WORK CANNOT BE POSTPONED. Most of their clients have insurance which covers the damage. However, some clients are self-pay.

9046164 Site Preparation FORT MYERS, FL

Asking 1,950,000 Owner Benefit 244,393

Seventeen year old site preparation business located in beautiful Southwest Florida. Business has been impacted by the general economy and by the downturn in construction but the Seller indicates that the business has rebounded in 2010. Price includes Real Estate. Non-Seller Financing assumes 80% bank financing of R.E.

94201009 CONTRACTOR RESTORATION Southwest Florida

Asking 160,000 Owner Benefit 54,181

Residential and Commercial restoration specialists in wood surfaces, furniture repair, art objects, on site refinishing of cabinets, built in doors, structural repairs and much more. Moving damage and insurance claim inspections are available. Provide service to an eight area in Southwest Florida. They have some relationships with insurance companies that service Florida. This is a franchise opportunity but if someone is knowledgeable in this field it may not be a requirement to buy the franchise. Estimate of franchise fee is approx. $22,500. Facility presently has a paint booth included in the lease that could be considered optional.

9400789 Floor Coverings Collier County

Asking 1,500,000 Owner Benefit 224,316

Southwest Florida's fastest growing importer and wholesaler of the finest marble, travertine, onyx and limestone materials to the high-end construction and pool building industries. Doubling in sales between 2009 and 2010, this 5 year old Company is on track to double again in 2011. Stone is sourced directly from the finest quarries in the Mediterranean. Products include high grade flooring tiles, pavers, backsplashes, moulding, coping sinks, fascia and more. Seller wil work with Buyer to continue sourcing at low, preferred pricing and guaranteed access to key quarries.

94202013 Flooring/Carpeting N Fort Myers

Asking 110,000

This established flooring business has been offering quality products at low prices since 1997. Carpeting direct from the mill, wood laminate floorig made in the usa, easy care no wax vinyls or indoor/outdoor carpeting are all provided with prompt expert installation and written guarantee. Voted "The Best" area flooring store, company caters largely to a number of local residential communities. Company reputation and client history make this an excellent opportunity for entering the flooring industry of Southwest Florida. Recent sales have been on a decline becasue of the economy but there is plenty of room to grow the business through increased marketing.

93700818 Food Deli Take Out On a tropical island right on the water

Asking 219,000 Owner Benefit 50,554

DELI/MARKET LOCATED ON A TROPICAL ISLAND OVERLOOKING MARINA ADJACENT TO A HOTEL. They have a beer/wine license. They also rent golf carts. Sales can increase by operating longer hours and by renting more golf carts, adding bike rentals and adding pizza. Owner is selling to retire. THERE ARE TERMS POSSIBLE FOR QUALIFIED BUYER. This is the most BEAUTIFUL and AFFLUENT island off the coast of Florida. Sales thru March 2011 $142K.

92407268 Italian Deli/Grocery Cape Coral

Asking 200,000 Owner Benefit 30,999

This is a super opportunity for an energetic Butcher to take this USDA inspected sausage manufacturing facility and Deli to the next level. A fully outfitted & equipped Italian Deli with dine-in Pizzeria is included in this price. From Pizza, Calzones, Eggplant Parmesan, Meatballs, Veal Cutlets to custom prepared dinners, all offered to eat in or take out. This is one of the oldest Italian markets and Italian Foods Importer/Wholesaler in Lee County. This is a family operated business.

9046168 Fitness Gym LEE COUNTY

Asking 125,000 Owner Benefit 73,490

This is beautiful Fitness & Aerobic Club. The 4,000 sq. ft. club has State-of-Art Equipment, an Aerobic Room, Full Locker Facilities, Free Weights, Yoga, Cardio Equipment, Personal Trainers, POS systems and Strength Equipment. Membership has been growing. Over $100,000 in assets included. This club is very well equipped but additional revenue sources could be added. Make money enjoying what you love to do. All reasonable offers will be considered.
92405153 Coin Laundry Ft. Myers,

Asking 180,000 Owner Benefit 60,146

This fully attended coin laundry allows the owner to be semi absentee. The laundry has been at the same location for 20 years and has been remodeled and reequipped in 2006-2007 at a cost of approximately $150,000. There are 49 washers; 15 front loader doubles, 4 front load triples, and 20 top loaders. There are 26 dryers that use natural gas not propane. There is a sizable wash and fold business at $1.10/lb. The seller's 3 employees attend the business.

9046171 Medical Equipment 5 COUNTY FRANCHISE

Asking 65,000

Excellent service franchise. Current owner is retiring after 14 profitable years. Home based business. Repairs dental hand pieces. Sellers works less than 15 hrs/wk. Franchise has exclusive territory from Sarasota to Marco Island. Business could be greatly improved with good marketing and 40 hr work week. Franchisors very helpful to Franchisee and offers outstanding tech support.

9046165 Pizza Shop CAPE CORAL

Asking 275,000 Owner Benefit 106,500

Italian PIZZERIA & RESTAURANT new to the market. Solid location on busy highway and many residential homes & businesses. Solid year round business. Large volume pizza sales. Business increasing every month. Owner must relocate to New York due to family issues.

94202011 American Restaurant Fort Myers

Asking 130,000 Owner Benefit 55,692

Well established restaurant serving Fort Myers for 36 years. Most of the business is from local patrons who provide consistent flow of revenue. Open for lunch & dinner, seats 64 inside with seating available for 16 outdoors. Restaurant offers catering services with some contracted service in place. Current menu consists of sandwiches, burgers, chicken and seafood baskets as well as daily dinner specials. Business could be expanded by offering breakfast and extending dinner hours as well as through increased catering business. Great opportunity for someone to walk in and take over an established business with a proven history.

9411104 Pack/Ship Service North Naples

Asking 140,000

This shipping and packing store is located in North Naples on Tamiami Trail. It is ready for a new owner to promote this 3000 square foot facility. Franchise can be kept and expanded as the master franchise for Florida is included. Business can be expanded in many directions.


9046170 NF Restaurants BONITA SPRINGS

Asking 49,000

Steak & Sub Franchise established 5 yrs. Opened by a professional person who operates absentee. Priced to sell fast. A very good opportunity for a owner/operator. Great location between South Fort Myers and Naples.

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