Truforte Market Watch, Issue #236
February 03, 2017
Truforte Market Watch
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.
Great location, on a heavily traveled road in Manatee County. Business has 3 grooming stations, 1 bathing room-which includes 3 wash stations. Glass frontage allows foot traffic to appreciate the dogs and the quaint sitting room. Two groomers and 2 bathers, make this absentee owned, but adjusted net, is for an owner-operator. Call today to find out more!
This is a website Start-up business which includes 15,000 Art Prints and the website with E-commerce Store. The Buyer can use their current web url or one of the other available URL's in the Company's portfolio.
PRICE REDUCED $20,000. Most Successful Paint and Sip Franchises in the Country.This studio is immaculate and extremely well outfitted,capacity 36 in one room and 24 in another. Hosting public and private parties, Team Building, Holidays, B-Days, Kids groups. The artists are sub-contractors and performers making it fun and memorable , BYO Beer or Wine or purchase in studio. It is a well oiled machine with excellent presence in the community. Financial reports are for a Artist owner operator.
ASSET SALE- An established auto body shop with all equipment in place including Lift, Spray booth, Frame Machine and Tools at great location near Hwy 41. Currently offering Collision Repair, Auto Restoration, works with Insurance Companies. Great Reputation, seller willing to stay on for extended transition.
Well Known Vehicle and Boat Detailing Business in Affluent SW
Florida. Established 12 years with great profitability. Shop provides all aspects of vehicle detailing including wash, wax, rim repair, interior repair and window tinting. Also features production of signs and graphics for individuals and commercial customers and is a UHAUL dealership. Great reputation, repeat customers and good landlord. Seller does little advertising- new owner could see rapid sales growth with marketing efforts.
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Robust company that sells, service & repairs trailers and hitches. In business 15 years. With great location on one acre of secured property with building located on a major access road to several boat ramps and marinas. This business has all you need and includes a great rent. Significant potential if new owner increases advertising for utility trailers and for custom trailers manufactured by the company. SBA Lender Pre-Qualified with $90K Down. Terms are approx.
Established for over 20 years this company offers great reputation, huge profits and tremendous growth potential with the resale and restoration of emergency service vehicles. Company has many contacts with county and municipal organizations who are in need of service and business is ready for a new owner to take this one to the next level. Seller is available for extended transition.
Attractive 8 chair salon in superior North Naples on main highway in a busy Publix anchored shopping center. Salon is currently being operated on a chair rental basis. Rent includes cam, water, trash and tax. Seller seeking to travel and retire has priced this salon to sell and is looking for a quick sale.
Naples busy high traffic location with water view directly off busy east west street. The high end well established salon is in a destination plaza with a mix of boutiques, quality dining, entertainment, and personal retail. The interior is sleek with polished woods, six stations, three wash sinks, color area and dryer stations. The salon has chair renter and the seller would like to stay on and rent.
The salon is well established and opened about 25 years ago. It has built a reputation of quality services and attention to detail. They have clients as far away as Fort Myers and Marco Island with a concentration on the Naples communities surrounding the salon.
standing, turn-key, very upscale hair salon. Revitalized by present owner. Split commission/chair rental with room to add stylist/owner. The Salon has good exposure just off a very high traffic road. Near many large businesses and hotels. Surrounded by an affluent community with long established clientele. Contemporary decor. State of the art equipment with 10 total stations, 3 sinks and 3 dryers. Staff highly compatible and motivated.
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This is a well established Beauty Salon in an affluent area of Naples,Florida. High-end customers are attended by professional beauticians by appointment only. There are six hair stations, three pedicure stations, four manicure stations, two shampoo stations and two dryers. The employees are all on W-2, which makes this an attractive business for E-2 visa Buyers. The Business is SBA lender pre qualified with $26,250 down, which includes $50,000 working capital. Terms are Approx.
This is a very high-end salon. They are full service. shop totally remodeled in 2016. The two owners want to continue to work but would like to sell ownership. All the staff would stay. They do nails & esthetician is on site. They have large bridal work that goes on in the weekends. New owner can continue to grow the business. The owners moved in Aprio 2016 from other shop to this expanded shop.
Old shop was across the street. 2015 was a drop becuase of the move to new shop.
PRICE REDUCED FROM $145K - DON'T MISS THIS EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY - GOOD NET AND NICE LOW RENT AT THIS BUSY 3-BAY LOCATION. ALL MACHINES JUST 6 1/2 YRS OLD EXCEPT 2 LARGE WASHERS AND 1 LARGE DRYER WHICH ARE 3 1/2 YRS. NO EMPLOYEES HERE - HUSBAND/WIFE TEAM NETS $67K/YR.
Easy business with long term employees in place. Perfect if you want it uncomplicated or semi absentee. CLEAN papers. Lender pre-qualified for SBA loan' . 26 years in Business. PLANT, Coin Laundry..3 Drop Stores all are in hi traffic locations. There is great potential for growth through marketing, instituting pickup and delivery service, commercial and wholesale service. Current owner brought 2 families on E2E visa!! Owner will discount for cash.
Established water/damage restoration company providing services related to all aspects of fire and water damage. From water extraction, structural drying and dehumidification, mold inspection, remediation and removal to damage repair. Company has consistent sales and offers top knotch service.
A well-established HVAC company located in Naples, FL. They have a well-established customer base. Owners Benefits have been very consistent over the years. $69K Net in 2013, $74K Net in
2014 and $81K in 2015. With the growth in the area there is plenty of room to expand the business.
*Lender Pre-Qualified* *Should Qualify For Visa* Contractor Drywall
Drywall & construction company works with custom home builders and general contractors on several phases of the construction process. From the slab and concrete block to the roof trusses, framing, drywall and stucco, company has an experienced crew and team of sub-contractors that is capable of completing the entire shell of the building. Great opportunity to own a well established company.
The best investment in solid business. Health issues force owner to sell.Exclusive Electric Contractors Company with steady and high volume clientele base is first time for sale! Build from scratch by an original owner with long-term goals to retain excellent employees and to be an asset for the community. Great for foreign individual who would like to make a good investment and should qualify for visa. Documents are in great shape, quick sale.
*Lender Pre-Qualified* *Should Qualify For Visa* Contractor Electric
Well established and highly respected franchised electrical contracting business in Southwest Florida. "Other" in 2014 is bad debt. Seller says one customer refused to pay for work completed. Seller will agree to qualify the business for a transition period. Approximately 25% residential. Business & Real Estate is pre-qualified for SBA Lender Financing. Terms are approximate.
*Lender Pre-Qualified* *Should Qualify For Visa* Contractor Electric
FULL SERVICE ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR, WITH SECURITY/FIRE ALARM DIVISION! Sarasota rated 2nd most desirable place to
live in USA. & #1 in Florida growth. Thousands of new homes, condos apartments, retail locations zoned and ready to be built! This opportunity specializes in upscale luxury homes, complete home theatres, electrically smart homes, generators & more. A unique opportunity with tons of growth yet to come. Owner will stay and keep license in place if requested. Bank financing for qualified buyer.
*Lender Pre-Qualified* *Should Qualify For Visa* Contractor Home Improvement
Home Improvement Contracting business with fantastic reputation earned over 10+ years. Aging owner more selective on 2016 jobs. Focus is on remodeling (kitchen/bath/laundry/etc), but also offering new construction and insurance renovation. License holder will stay on staff. Owner could easily accept more bids if he had the energy to continue the growth. Solid business, easily transferred.
Retail stained glass studio that showcases one of a kind stained glass pieces, Tiffany style lamps, and chandeliers. The studio provides custom designs, custom doors, windows, side lights, and repair work. The studio offers classes once a week and sells all of the necessary products to the students and public to assemble a custom piece. The studio is only open five hours a day five days a week.
Distributor - 40% Casinos & Resorts - Industry leader in to-the-trade fabric import & distribution. Est. in 1989, they serve residential, contract & hospitality interior designers in the US, Canada & the Caribbean. Product lines are available through an exclusive network of sales representatives & showrooms where the newest collections are launched 2X a yr. High-end product & client list. Some seller financing for qualified buyer. Relocatable-Great for E2-Visa.
Unique Trade School for Sale- In Business 30 years w/ same owner. Local landmark providing training for in demand, high paying occupation throughout SW Florida. Seller is retiring and
sales could grow rapidly under new management with strong marketing abilities. Great expansion opportunity for additional locations throughout state. Seller oversees operations and does not teach. Long term instructors and staff in place. Highly Confidential-- Type of school not disclosed without NDA!
Rapidly Growing Audio Visual Integration Company- regional leader in their field with a stellar reputation. Since 2003 this firm has been installing the latest technology in Audio/Visual for residential & commercial accounts. Experienced management and staff in place. Multiple channels for expansion.
Business has a recurring revenue component. SBA Lender Pre-Qualified, terms approx. Specific nature of services only disclosed with NDA, PFS and resume.
High-end flooring business. Specializing in carpets, rugs, and carpet/rug cleaning and repair. Top brands from US and international manufacturers. 30 plus years. Excellent reputation. Consistent sales and owner benefit. Installations are subcontracted. $1.55M in inventory ($950K owned/$600K consigned). Opportunity to grow by calling on designers. 6400 SF showroom. Lease/purchase option.
Price reduced! Independent quality specialty retail meat, sausages and wild game products. The selection of products are carefully selected by the owner to insure that the quality and seasoning meets the customers expectations. The products are offered in bulk, samples provided, and the customer selects the amount they want. The store is well laid out, easily navigated, and a favorite for tourists, regulars, fishermen & hunters.
90% of business within a 5 mile radius. Window shutters and drape treatment specialist providing on site consultation, design, and installation. From new construction to replacement treatments for home, office, or retail establishment. They primarily serve one of the premier vacation areas.
The retail location features custom made free form jewelry. The shop has incorporated area relevant styles and theme designs as well as one of a kind custom creations. They use new gold, silver or other metals or can reuse unused client pieces, melt it down, and transition into a unique
personal item. This includes pendants, rings, bracelets, necklaces and body jewelry. The shop also offers full service watch & jewelry repair from tune up to rebuild. The inventory is consigned and non transferable.
REDUCED PRIC- MOTIVATED SELLER. This very unique jewelry store concept has captured a perfect niche with
its unusual twist on a traditional business model. Loyal & new customers continue to add to the growth of this business. It is located in the heart of a premier shopping venue in SW Florida. If you like retail & Jewelry this is a must see. Great opportunity for E2 visa buyer.
Family owned and operated Port Charlotte based Residential and Commercial Lawn and complete Tree Service business. Serving Charlotte and Sarasota Counties since 1996. Equipment valued at $215,000. 80+ residential accounts. This company is committed to providing reliable and professional service to their customers. Seller is ready to retire.
Well established full service Comml/Res Lawn & Landscape business located on a main thoroughfare. Specializing in landscape maintenance|arbor care/tree trimming|fertilization/pest control|landscape design/new
installation|landscapeirrigation|outdoor living/hardscape low voltage landscape lighting & landscape supply store. On site nursery & horticultural dump. Price includes A/R & Inventory|RE is available. Pre-Qualified for SBA Lender Financing. Terms are approx.
Well established full service Comml/Res Lawn & Landscape business located on a main thoroughfare. Specializing in landscape maintenance|arbor care/tree trimming|fertilization/pest control|landscape design/new installation|landscapeirrigation|outdoor living/hardscape low voltage landscape lighting & landscape supply store. On site nursery & horticultural dump. Price includes Real Estate, A/R, and Inventory. Pre-Qualified for SBA Lender Financing. Terms are approx.
Sports Bar and Grill,
Just Reduced, located in busy shopping center on major 6 lane road in Bradenton. Recently remodeled with indoor and covered outside seating for 150 people. Location has 14 TV's and is establishing a great following. There are 2 pool tables that are owned by the bar, and a ATM Machine and Jukebox (not owned) which the income is not included in the numbers. Get in now before the season begins and change the theme if desired.
A full service B2B
shop and sign franchise offering all types of signage, ink cartridge replacement, copy equipment sales and service. Est. 19 years w/ solid reputation. 4 vehicles including bucket truck and trailer w/ boom lift. Owner works less than 20 hours per week. GC license will remain w business. Excellent for E2, L1, or EB5. ES license to remain w business. Est. 19 years and added franchise business in last few yrs. Financials are for working owner operator. Transfer fee incl.
Southwest Florida's largest Pre-Owned boating center is available for immediate sale . Total
revenue for 2016 was over $3.0 Million with Owner Benefits over $300k. This company has a full service department and handles all your boating needs. With over 1 million in consignment inventory and 200k in owned inventory this boating center has over 150 new and used boats available. Also is a authorized dealer for Mercury ,Mercruiser and Harris Pontoon boats.
Southwest Florida home health care provider for over 20 years. Two offices in prominent cities with the highest quality home medical care from the top professional care givers. This company has multiple contracts that keep a consistent work force generating consistent revenues. Some Medicaid, No Medicare. The original founder/owner is willing to stay with the company in some needed role, if necessary. One of the most respected companies with growth potential. Affluent clientele demographics.
This is a WEIGHT LOSS CENTER utilizing supplements, appetite appeasers, diet, nutrition, hydration, education, metabolism boosters and laser-lipo (latest non-surgical laser cellulite treatment). The company has comprehensive weight loss programs that are professionally designed for safe, long term results. This is not a franchise! No medical doctor license or supervisor is needed. Anyone can own this business and be a part of the 64 billion dollar weight loss industry.
QUALITY moving &
storage company located in the affluent Naples area. Turn-key operation with meticulous equipment, long-term well trained staff, and superior customer feedback . Interstate and intrastate licensed and insured. Down payment can be a combination of seller note and cash from buyer and comes with $50k working capital. Bring your energy and take this one to the next level!
A premium franchise package / shipping store specializing in packaging, shipping, custom crating, mail and business services for commercial and residential customers. They are focused on
service and can ship anywhere. Franchise approval and training required. Award Winning, newly upgraded store with lots of repeat customers. Situated on major thoroughfare with good visibility. Seller has implemented new service segment that is driving rapid sales growth to est. owner benefit of over $100k+ this year.
Established for over 35 years this diversified business has an number of different facets including blue print copies, color enlargement & digital scanning, sales of drafting and surveying equipment & supplies and a frame shop. The expansive customer base includes
architects, engineers, builders, homeowners, artists & decorators. Owners retirement make for an excellent oppportunity for someone to walk in and take over this well established company.
A full service B2B shop and sign franchise offering all types of signage, ink cartridge replacement, copy
equipment sales and service. Est. 19 years w/ solid reputation. 4 vehicles including bucket truck and trailer w/ boom lift. Owner works less than 20 hours per week. ES license will remain w business. Excellent for E2, L1, or EB5. GC license to remain w business. Est. 19 years and added franchise business in last few yrs. Financials are for working owner operator. Transfer fee incl.
HOME BASED 13 year property management business focused on high-end HOA and Commercial and Residential Condos. 9 long-term clients totaling 216 doors. Opportunity to grow as Seller has
relied 100% on word-of-mouth marketing. Seller retiring.
Car Wash at busy prime location on a well laid out 1.4 acre site with 5 self serve bays, one a stand alone Touchless Automatic. A future 6th Bay is already set up with piping for an additional Touchless Automatic. There are 10 Car Vac systems.
Vegas Style Casino Arcade and Game Room included in this easy to operate business are 50 machines with additional space to add 50 more machines. Nicely decorated, easy to operate, profitable business. Business has a regular customer base which provides a steady flow of revenue. Located in a strip center with a great amount of parking.
MOTIVATED SELLER - PRICE REDUCED! Free standing, fully equipped, turn-key restaurant being sold as an asset sale. Beautifully designed interior, all new equipment, just open one year. Seats 65 inside and 35 outside in a relaxing, comfortable atmosphere. Perfect restaurant for a person to relocate to sunny Florida or looking for a visa. Owner does
no cooking and restaurant has great potential for growth. Needs good management and marketing.
Exceptional and established cafe with great reputation. Simple menu and ample seating, plus a separate banquet area. Well trained staff in place to assist a new owner. Only open for breakfast and lunch. Seller is very motivated and will consider all offers.
22 year upscale Sushi, prime steak and seafood Japanese restaurant with regular table and Hibachi (Teppan-yaki) table side dining. Sushi dining room has 10 tables and sushi bar counter. Hibachi dining room has total of 6 tables including 2 private tables. Offers a traditional style Japanese food with noodle dish,
sukiyaki, tempura and many Japanese tapas dishes with different kinds of Saki. Restaurant closed for 30 days in 2015 resulting in sales and profit decline.
Authentic turnkey exciting restaurant concept that could be a franchise. Easy to learn menu with minimum core products and a footprint that could be at the beach, a kiosk or a sit down establishment. Fast friendly service using top quality
products with attention to detail and consistency. Cost structures built in and operating formulas to manage all aspects of the process. This opportunity includes the Trademark, recipe builds, training, and website. Ideal for first time to established restaurateurs.
Exceptional gourmet bistro/cafe with chef in place. Menu designed by well trained
culinary artist and popular chef incl. gourmet soups, salads, open face sandwiches, hour doeurve plates, traditional sandwiches, flat bread pizzas and incredible desserts. Beverage selection incl. beer and wine. SRX license. Great local following an unlike other Southwest Florida restaurants, Summer months are profitable. Open 5 days only.
*Lender Pre-Qualified* *Should Qualify For Visa* Gourmet Dining
Steakhouse and gourmet dining 2 story, 3 bars incl. 1 rooftop bar, remodeled in 2014, 2 hoods, walk in, large kitchen, 6 POS terminals, $260K/mo in season, destination for tourists and locals. Private party room. Currently absentee run - financials show as a working owner operator. 4+ stars on Google. Full SRX license. Video tour avail.
*Lender Pre-Qualified* *Should Qualify For Visa* Gourmet Dining
Award winning gourmet restaurant in high traffic plaza with anchor tenant. Only open five hours a night 5 or 6 nights a week. The exterior and interior are warm, inviting, and provides a comfortable casual dining experience. Dishes are made to order, featuring specialty sauces, daily fresh products, and extensive wines. The owner has trained the chef & staff to run the kitchen and the operation. Seller travels several weeks each year and the staff runs the restaurant.
*Lender Pre-Qualified* *Should Qualify For Visa* Italian Restaurant
Opportunity abounds for this desirable Gourmet Italian Restaurant serving homemade pastas,bread and mozzarella.Situated in one of Sarasota Counties rapidly growing,high wealth areas,this restaurant is only open for Dinner and is reservation only.Kitchen is state of the art with new equipment.Opening for lunch,adding pizza and using the bountiful outside seating areas with bar in place would probably cause instant significant growth.Dining place is well known by celebrities that call this area home.
This 10 year old Pizza/Italian restaurant is a local favorite having been voted best pizza and Italian restaurant in the area for several years. Family run and operated featuring Pizza,Pasta, Hot and Cold Subs, Salads. Restaurant also serves beer and wine. Ideal business for husband and wife working owners. Restaurant did an extensive remodel in 2015 in new equipment and front of house decor. Well trained staff willing to stay with new owner to assist in day - day operations.
Well established and centrally located Sub Shop and Deli located on a high traffic volume street. Reasonable lease, excellent books and records and steady customer base. This restaurant has been established for over 20 years and under the same ownership in excess of 10 years. All equipment is in great condition and well maintained. CPA prepared Tax Returns are available for review.
Asset Sale of Franchised Candy Shop in highly visible location within a major regional mall. Fun business with very high profit margins and minimal retail staff required. Business offers wide selection of bulk candy, gourmet chocolates, nostalgic & pre-packaged confections,etc. Highly supportive franchise system would allow sale of additional products for expansion. Current owner operates business with 2 P/T staff. Ideal business for husband & wife.
This lamp and shades retail store has been a family business for over 30 years. Here you can find that missing lamp to complete all of your home décor needs, modifying it as you wish. Conveniently located in a high traffic area; this store stocks hard to find lamps and shades not found anywhere else. This shop contains the largest selection of models and designs. Business is ready for a new owner to bring this shop to the next level. Business is E2 visa qualified.
Asset sale !Turn key thrift store opportunity located in a high traffic area with low monthly rent. Huge selection of inventory including collectibles , guitars , classic albums ,knives, pool and dart supplies , fishing equipment , motorcycle parts , huge selection of vintage auto parts and hard to find items. Excellent opportunity ! Make offer !
This BREAD ROUTE is located in Cape Coral and North Fort Myers. Well-known bread/bakery company. This route has major supermarket chains and large exclusive territory. Incredible concise route. Wrapped, low mileage, delivery truck is included in this sale. New bread lines added. The Seller is burned out. The bread company may finance up to $90,000 to a qualified buyer. Parking Spot is rented for truck.
High volume comfort footwear store in sought after tourism area. The store features internationally recognized comfort wear lines and provides professional fitting for each customer. The owner has been serving the area for over 30 years.
There are under 20 lines and serves a loyal dedicated client base and seasonal visitors. The long term staff can add transitional support after the initial training period. The owner is active and on site during peak season, but spends 15-20 hours a week out of season.
A full service B2B shop and sign franchise offering all types of signage, ink cartridge replacement, copy equipment sales and service. Est. 19 years w/ solid reputation. 4 vehicles including bucket truck and trailer w/ boom lift. Owner works less than 20 hours per week. ES license will remain w business. Excellent
for E2, L1, or EB5. ES license to remain w business. Est. 19 years and added franchise business in last few yrs. Financials are for working owner operator. Transfer fee incl.
This successful destination alteration and tailor shop is located in a large plaza with easy access and ample parking. The well maintained bright interior has dressing rooms, alteration stand, and finished clothing room. The shop has seven sewing stations, three ironing stations, and is very well maintained & organized. The customers come from all over Southwest Florida to get great service, attention to detail, and quick turnaround. The business is staffed and has favorable rental terms.
One of the premier automotive and motorcycle transport brokerages in the United States. Focused on delivering exceptional customer service and on-time pickup and delivery. Cross-town to cross-country vehicle moves for individuals, dealers and moving companies. Grow the business by expanding the highly profitable dealer and moving company relationships. Great lease, but can be moved anywhere once lease is up.
Rapidly growing premium franchise package / shipping store specializing in freight forwarding and custom crating along with traditional shipping services for commercial and residential customers. They are focused on customized service and can ship anywhere. Franchise approval and training required. Award Winning, newly upgraded store with lots of repeat customers. Situated on major thoroughfare with good visibility. Sales up YTD by 46% ! 2016 owner benefit on track to well exceed $100k+
Well established family owned, servicing all types of water treatment equipment, pumps, rev osmosis, aerators, etc. provides mthy svc & maintenance on all commercial and industrial brands. Currently focus on residential systems with over 200 mthly customers. Most of the customers are in a consolidated area. This is a home based business with storage in movable containers and cargo van for office. SBA lender prequalified. Seller will consider a promissory note to reduce buyer down payment.
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