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Truforte Market Watch, Issue #256
January 11, 2018

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.


Agricultural

 

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BBF-95151016

Manatee, Florida USA

*May Qualify For Visa* Fruit Farm

880,000

500,000

0

0

 

Established 43 years,Citrus Grower with store front selling juice/fruit/ice cream & more.Close to ALL 3 countries Sarasota/Pinellas/Hillsborough.Opportunity for more revenue if opened ALL year long and Marketing done.Property is approx 5.5 acres with 2 main buildings and all equipment and personnel is in place for new ownership.Owner will hold a promissory note for a large amount of the listing price at a great rate.Get you citrus juices going with this one of a kind Business!

 

Animals/Pets

 

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BBF-95107027

Sarasota, Florida USA

*May Qualify For Visa* Aquarium Store

599,000

599,000

180,000

220,000

 

`GET TANKED HERE`PRICE REDUCED.Specializing in custom made museum quality polcast acrylic aquariums, live reefs, and tropical and salt water fish from around the world. Also offer maintenance and servicing of fish tanks and koi ponds. Many repeat customers that love the service and quality of this business.. NO BUILDING EXPERIENCE NECESSARY as owner outsources to sub-contractors for manufacture and installation. Real Estate also available.

 

Automotive

 

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BBF-95106024

Manatee, Florida USA

*Lender Pre-Qualified* 
*May Qualify For Visa* Auto Body Shop

1,625,000

425,000

344,924

1,754,546

 

Established for over 35 years, this family run collision repair and body shop service is well known in the Sarasota/Manatee market. Extensive list of updated equipment and systems are included in the sale. Well run, clean facility with trained long term employees in place with ASE and I-car Gold certifications. Will qualify for L1 or E2 visa and this includes the Real Estate. Contact agent with NDA and Proof of Funds.

 

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BBF-92401350

Lee, Florida USA

Auto Used Cars

249,000

149,000

150,749

1,913,196

 

Hard to find used car lot with proper zoning on busy U.S. 41 location. Traffic count is 55,000-63,000 daily. Business enjoys an excellent reputation and a 5 star rating. 175+ units sold/year. Good lease w/ option to purchase- property includes 1200 s/f building, parking for 75 cars, and 18 vehicle car-port. Great opportunity for an aggressive operator in a high growth area!

 

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BBF-90406838

Lee, Florida USA

Truck Repairs

1,500,000

1,500,000

341,262

3,429,986

 

SW Florida's premier heavy truck full service & repair center. Huge parts inventory. Engine rebuilds, transmissions, diagnostics, hydraulics, pneumatics, brakes, collision repair, road service and much more. MANY national fleet accounts. Their excellent reputation for quality and customer service is demonstrated by the rapidly increasing sales. Valuable real estate available.

 

Business Services

 

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BBF-894091255

Charlotte, Florida USA

Asset Recovery

130,000

30,000

295,362

465,400

 

Price Reduced !! Repo Company working with 19 recovery forwarders representing well over 60 creditors. Seller will maintain the license for 1 year as buyer trains and is able to get there own license. No one can get this license unless sponsored by someone else. Currently operating in a small area as he is concentrating on his other businesses. Buyer must find his own secured lot to store vehicles and business can be ran from a home. No equipment included as this is a sale of the license only

 

Cards/Gifts/Books

 

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BBF-89213360

Manatee, Florida USA

Gift Shop

99,000

79,200

84,229

284,646

 

This is a store offering; quality T-shirts, Gifts, Decorative items, Licensed/Branded items. Products have high margins, yet are priced competitively. The store has a great location which results in a large amount of foot traffic. The product mix appeals to many repeat customers as well as tourists. The owner has maintained detailed sales records which are departmentalized by product category. The husband and wife owners work at the store 3-4 days per week and only use 2 additional part-time employees.

 

Cleaning/Clothing

 

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BBF-90406770

Collier, Florida USA

Cleaners Drop Store

229,000

229,000

88,446

264,090

 

Drop Store located in a desirable location with seasoned counter staff. Well established business model that is easy to manage and maintain. Financials assume an owner/operator.

 

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BBF-90406769

Collier, Florida USA

Cleaners Drop Store

295,000

295,000

143,859

321,563

 

Drop Store located in a desirable location with seasoned counter staff and alterations staff in place. Well established business model that is easy to manage and maintain. Financials assume an owner/operator.

 

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BBF-90406771

Lee, Florida USA

Dry Cleaners

595,000

595,000

240,428

672,931

 

Centrally located, high volume Dry Cleaning plant with established retail accounts as well as large commercial accounts, all under contract. The present owner has made many new equipment updates. The staff is well seasoned with multiple years of dry cleaning experience.

 

Cleaning

 

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BBF-894081170

Sarasota, Florida USA

*Lender Pre-Qualified* 
*May Qualify For Visa* Janitorial Service

532,000

116,000

271,714

515,466

 

Cleaning Company established 28 years primarily working for about 10 New Home Builders. Each home is scheduled for multiple cleanings during the construction process. Business just added weekly cleaning of Builder's Model homes which has added significant income for 2017. Sale includes 4 vehicles and the 11 full time employees willing to stay. Clean books

 

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BBF-92401333

Lee, Florida USA

*Lender Pre-Qualified* 
*May Qualify For Visa* Maid Service

550,000

82,500

204,336

567,713

 

VERY PROFITABLE, COMPLETE HOME SERVICES COMPANY FEATURING MAID, LAWN, POOL & HOME-WATCH SERVICES. Easy-to-operate Business has long term, repeat customers, well-trained staff and an excellent reputation. Impressive annual growth with Seller only working part time. Situated in the #1 fastest growing metro area in the US. Seller wants to relocate. 7 well-kept (3 newer) vehicles included in sale. Huge capacity to expand rapidly for new owner. SBA Lender Pre-Qualified (terms approx). Great E-2 Visa Opp.

 

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BBF-92401334

Lee, Florida USA

Window Cleaning

60,000

60,000

44,000

68,000

 

RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL WINDOW CLEANING SERVICE in business over 12 years. Strong base of satisfied, repeat clients. Business is on track to increase gross sales by 20-25% for 2017!! Business has an excellent reputation and a well-trained, full time employee. New owner can realize rapid growth by increasing advertising and the services offered. Situated in the #1 fastest growing metro area in the US. "Other" below is adjustment owner working F/T.

 

Construction

 

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BBF-90406802

Lee, Florida USA

*Lender Pre-Qualified* 
*May Qualify For Visa* Contractor Electric

499,000

75,000

245,866

601,362

 

Highly successful ELECTRICAL CONTRACTING business located in dynamic SW Florida. With a stellar reputation for many decades and a client list to go with it, this company is as solid as they come. Seller is willing to assist with transition. Building and property are not included but are available. Financials for 2017 are Jan-June. SBA LENDER PRE-QUALIFIED WITH ONLY $75,000 DOWN. Terms are approximate.

 

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BBF-95151015

Sarasota, Florida USA

Contractor Sandblasting

61,000

61,000

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*Great opportunity to own your business*Sand Blasting with upto date equipment,easy and profitable.Business is 3 yrs old & owner works 6 hours a week due to health.Equipment ONLY has 55 hours on it(210 John Deer Diesel tier 3 with no pollution device and mixer)All attached on a trailer.Hook up and go anywhere with this mobile business.Rate is $125 per hour with materials costing approx 10%,lots of profit!!!Website,phone and established clientele in place.Start building you business TODAY!

 

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BBF-84300352

Sarasota, Florida USA

*May Qualify For Visa* Furniture Repair

115,000

115,000

60,216

281,443

 

Live & Work in Sunny Beach Community on West Coast of Florida! Well-Established 13 Yr Furniture Restoration, Refinishing & Repair Business, Servicing Clients at Home, Office or On-Site. Highly Qualified Staff in place. Owner does Sales. Great Reputation, BBB A+ Certification, Servicing Charlotte, Sarasota, Manatee, Lee & Collier Counties. No Competition in Area. Technicians Professionally Trained using latest Technology in Furniture Repair. Poss. Seller Financing to Highly Qualified Individual. HURRY!

 

Flooring

 

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BBF-84310086

Manatee, Florida USA

*May Qualify For Visa* Flooring/Tile

180,000

130,000

72,016

350,050

 

Perfect for husband/wife! Retail tile & stone in upscale W. Bradenton area serving the islands & more! New residential communities planned in immediate area! Beat the cold winter with this opportunity. Working with home owner remodels, plus interior designers & contractors on new construction. The beautiful showroom is loaded with samples & ideas many exclusive, no close competition, higher quality & selection than big box outlets. Seller willing to work part time. Financing avail to qualified buyer.

 

Lawn/Landscaping

 

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BBF-45809058

Sarasota, Florida USA

*May Qualify For Visa* Lawn Biz Commercial

285,000

285,000

159,274

325,614

 

Very nice commercial landscape business for sale with good crews in place. Commercial contracts with new business signed up already for 2017. Good equipment in place. Sellers have other business interest they wish to concentrate on. Very solid business with good contracts and very good name in the business. Ideal for an E.2 or L.1 Visa applicant. 7 full time employees plus owner in summer, 5 full time employees plus owner in winter. Figures annualized from quickbooks P & L. Storage unit for equip

 

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BBF-95105611

Collier, Florida USA

Lawn Mower Repairs

89,000

89,000

18,539

168,598

 

Lawn equipment repair company. Owner dedicates 20 hours per week & manages financials but had put trust in employees to use cash for purchases which led to a $44K loss. No recovery and employee has been replaced. Both current employees know how to repair but only one handles sales and pricing. The recast assumption is that a new owner would replace one employee. Lease is $1,900 but has two subleases of $600/month so lease payments is $1,300/month.

 

Liquor Related Biz

 

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BBF-895602095

Sarasota, Florida USA

Bar/Restaurant

799,000

799,000

0

0

 

Talk about a beautiful restaurant...This place is GORGEOUS! Very well designed and built. A++ Location in busy entertainment district. Not a single penny was spared on this joint! Easily manageable and fun to operate. You won't want or need to put another dime into this place. Buy It...Run It...Love It!!! Cheers! Financial information will be updated shortly.

 

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BBF-890717009

Manatee, Florida USA

Liquor Bar/Lounge

179,000

62,500

121,000

450,000

 

Opened 3/1/2017. Small Beer/Wine Bar in a Fantastic Location. Very well done Nautical Theme. Fantastic Lease only $1,000/month. 2COP License Included. Can get license to serve food.(No Hood) Easy to Operate. Can Add a 4COP Liquor License...Already Approved. AMPLE Parking (Rare on the Island) A Must SEE!!!

 

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BBF-93701099

Lee, Florida USA

Liquor Package Store

724,000

188,000

158,182

1,121,249

 

LENDER PRE-QUALIFIED. The package store has been established for 15 years. It is in a busy shopping center directly adjacent to a popular super market. They sell liquor, beer and wine. They also sell lottery and lottery scratch off tickets. The asking price includes a COP liquor license valued at $250K. The owner is selling to retire.

 

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BBF-93701116

Lee, Florida USA

Tavern

475,000

475,000

154,173

923,671

 

A franchise restaurant that has a neighborhood tavern atmosphere. They have indoor and outdoor seating. The owner runs the business semi-absentee. They seat 132. They have a beer/wine license. The owner is selling because he is moving out of state.

 

Medical Related Biz

 

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BBF-92401349

Lee, Florida USA

Medical Clinic

675,000

675,000

306,226

1,146,764

 

Busy Walk-In Emergent & Family Practice Medical Clinic serving permanent, seasonal and tourist patients for over 30 years in tropical SW Florida. A second, fully equipped location is under re-development and is included in the sale. Both units are situated in high traffic shopping plazas. Very limited competition in this desirable, captive market. Financials below assume new owner in seller's role as office administrator and maintaining the full medical and support staff that is currently in place.

 

Real Estate Related

 

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BBF-95102193

Lee, Florida USA

*May Qualify For Visa* Broker Real Estate

410,000

410,000

130,730

1,541,632

 

This well established real estate brokerage comes complete with everything needed to operate a prosperous real estate business. With dozens of experienced agents and referral sources the company operates from 2 incredible office locations which are equipped with all of the tools and luxuries. Both office locations have tens of thousands of dollars of remodel and upgrades. 100% turnkey real estate office. Everything in place to manage consistent cash flow or continue to grow the agent base.

 

Restaurants

 

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BBF-93711116

Lee, Florida USA

American Restaurant

475,000

475,000

154,173

923,671

 

A franchise restaurant that has a neighborhood tavern atmosphere. They have indoor and outdoor seating. The owner runs the business semi-absentee. They seat 132. They have a beer/wine license. The owner is selling because he is moving out of state.

 

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BBF-898073401

Sarasota, Florida USA

*May Qualify For Visa* Barbecue Restaurant

95,000

95,000

80,789

574,303

 

PRICE REDUCTION JULY 28. Bring all offers; seller is highly motivated. The business is composed of two key activities, catering (40%) and a sit down Barbeque restaurant (60%). They are located in a strip center with great visibility on two key roads. There is no competition which comes close to their longevity and outstanding reputation. Catering is primarily on repeat customer business with functions booked through out 2018. Full time employees work from 10 to 40 hours depending on season.

 

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BBF-894091794

Collier, Florida USA

*May Qualify For Visa* Cafe Type Eatery

175,000

175,000

65,000

196,000

 

Inviting downtown Naples cafe serving fresh, healthy, gourmet food & handmade deserts. Both interior and exterior seating, signature dishes, wine/ beer, and fantastic deserts. European atmosphere with table settings and china. Great opportunity only open 8-9 months each year, 12-8 each day, and closed Sunday and Mondays. Recognized as a five star location with multiple reviews.

 

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BBF-115800090

Sarasota, Florida USA

*May Qualify For Visa* Fast Casual

237,000

237,000

94,000

251,000

 

Very good opportunity to own a new renovated restaurant in the Center of the town. get ready for the season turn the key and get money. All staff in place FOH & BOH, 110 seats inside plus 10 outside, full kitchen,Beer and wine license.Possibility Liquor license. Very affordable rent : $2,970 all included. Strong potential to increase income. Can accommodate all different concept. Can qualify for Visa.

 

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BBF-95130015

Charlotte, Florida USA

*May Qualify For Visa* Italian Restaurant

99,000

99,000

68,668

229,185

 

Turn key Italian restaurant in a small strip mall on busy road in Port Charlotte. Seating for 66, local following. Has been in new location since Feb 2017, all equipment purchased NEW, including 6 zone A/C units. Super clean restaurant. Kitchen includes 2 large Blodgett Pizza ovens flat top grill, Char broiler, 10 burner double oven stove. See equipment list for complete items. Strong off season sales. Beer wine license. PRICE REDUCED TO $99,000

 

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BBF-93701103

Lee, Florida USA

Pizza Shop

69,900

69,900

58,061

244,148

 

Ft Myers Beach pizzeria. Super family, Mom & Pop Business. Busy location near Times Square. Extremely popular with fantastic reviews. Voted best pizza for Fort Myers Beach for 2016 & 2017. Heavy take-out and delivery business with all drivers in place. Low overhead. $1500 for rent per month including water and taxes. Excellent Cash Business. Gross reported sales $286K for 2017 (18% increase).

 

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BBF-84304105

Manatee, Florida USA

*May Qualify For Visa* Pizza Shop

74,900

74,900

37,753

220,000

 

Get out of the cold. A New York Pizzeria in Florida is waiting for you. Also serves Italian dishes, subs, and great deserts. Ideal for husband/wife team. Servicing one of the high-growth areas of Manatee County. Owner increased sales by over 20% in 2017. Newly remodeled in 2015. Seats 48. Includes 2COP - Beer & Wine license. Motivated seller.

 

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BBF-416700005

Manatee, Florida USA

*May Qualify For Visa* Specialty Restaurant

275,000

275,000

77,728

308,250

 

French restaurant in a shopping center plaza. Was completely remodelled two year ago. Fully equipped kitchen with most of the equipment less than 2 years old. Nice casual atmosphere with one of a kind furniture. Very good reviews online. More than $50,000 per month during the busy period. Turn key business than can even do more by opening for lunch. P&L 2017 below is January to September, total gross sales 2017 will exceed $400,000. 40 seats inside, 16 outside (can be doubled).

 

Retail Miscellaneous

 

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BBF-92428035

Collier, Florida USA

*May Qualify For Visa* Retail Specialties

120,000

120,000

44,700

225,000

 

PRICE REDUCED TO 120,000 Owner has re-vamped inventory to only include new and unique products that appeal to upscale clientele gift shop in prime neighborhood Publix shopping center with non-chain restaurants. Curated inventory includes 120 vendors, most unique to the store. E-commerce site developed and easily expanded at no cost. Established customer base of women and men residents; many walk or bike to the store. Inventory value will be adjusted at closing base 50,000.

 

Sports Related Biz

 

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BBF-95107040

Sarasota, Florida USA

Golf Store

85,000

85,000

64,000

180,000

 

Golf clubs and equipment new and used on consignment. The owner repairs and renovates including new grips etc. There is also a virtual reality golf range and instruction from a professional on site. The store stands in a busy main street with ample parking.

 


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Truforte Business Group









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