Truforte Market Watch, Issue #260
February 23, 2018
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.
*Lender Pre-Qualified* *May Qualify For Visa* Dog Training
Award winning, 5-star rated franchise dog training business. Fully staffed with experienced trainers. Opportunity to continue first four year's of rapid growth by opening additional homes, adding new classes, partnering with new shelters/rescues, and buying radio/tv spots. This business is a dog lovers dream. 2017 numbers annualized through November.
Top quality dog day care, grooming and kennel. The interior is large inviting with interior play areas by dog size, exterior play areas with sun protection screening. The center added grooming about a year ago and sees continued upside potential. They made a payroll change this year that saves them 8 hours a day or about $29,000 a year. They are considering another change that would save another $5,900 a year. Sales growth in 2016 $236,000, and in 2017 $289,289. Word of mouth marketing.
Known for their excellent customer service this Naples body shop has a loyal customer base with a great reputation. Shop has top online ratings and provides quality workmanship at reasonable rates. Long term key employees and office management in place. Shop comes complete with 2 spray booths and plenty of equipment.
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. Contact agent with NDA and Proof of Funds.
Auto Body Shop Business with real estate opportunity. 13,283 sqft buildings, nearly 2 acre lot. Great location, Automotive Body Shop owned and operated by current owner since 1976, over 41 years. Walk-in traffic and a
steady steam of insurance company referrals. For a buyer with appropriate experience and credit history the seller will consider some financing. Highly qualified technicians. Wrecker Business also for sale separately, ask listing agent for more info. Possible E2 VISA qualifying.
*Lender Pre-Qualified* *May Qualify For Visa* Auto Body Shop
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.
Established for 15+ years, fully equipped facility w/reasonable rent. Includes 3 service bays, waiting area & office space. Great repeat customer base, full line of truck accessories & installations for all the products. Located in a fast growing area, they also do commercial window tinting at local businesses and residences and that business could be grown easily. Trained employees are in place and business is ready to grow with new energy. Seller willing to partially finance qualified buyers.
This unique service business caters to an affluent clientele of repeat customers. From dog walking, cat sitting to airport and doctor visit runs everything is in place for a new owner to take this turnkey opportunity to the next level. Business could easily be expanded by adding additional personal concierge services.
A happy & unique store; nestled among a charming cluster of historic cottages in downtown Sarasota. The shop is loaded with colorful happy art, jewelry & gifts by mostly FL artists. Also original paintings, photography, metal sculptures, fused & stained glass, seashell creations, ceramics, handcrafted soaps, candies & more. Separate area can be a studio/classroom for art or pottery. Regular hours 6 days a week, Sunday Nov-May. Near luxury hi-rise condos, apts, hotels. Ample parking, close to beaches.
Welcome to Florida mate! This full staffed commercial cleaning business is the PERFECT E-2 VISA OPPORTUNITY. Present owners spend less than 15-20 hours per week managing the business, leaving a new owner plenty of opportunity to expand the business or just kick back and enjoy a leisurely Florida lifestyle in a tropical paradise. Business is complete with long term customers and employees. Hurry this one won't be on the market long.
*Lender Pre-Qualified* *May Qualify For Visa* Janitorial Service
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
This cleaning/maid service franchise provides significant flexibility to operate your own business. There are no marketing or royalty fees payable to the Franchisor, so as the business grows, the profits are retained in your business. There is simply one small annual fee payable to the Franchisor irrespective of sales revenue. Unlike many maid service businesses, the owners do not clean homes to increase profit margins, the role of the owner is to grow and manage the business.
*Lender Pre-Qualified* *May Qualify For Visa* Maid Service
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.
Established Pressure Cleaning business 80% residential/20% commercial. Serving Lee and Collier Counties. Cleaning roofs, driveways, sidewalks, exterior walls, pool cages, decks, etc.. Transferable relationships with realtors and CAMs. Seller has not
attempted to grow for past 3 years. Opportunities for new owner to add window cleaning; paver, deck, dock and river rock sealing; paint touch-up; light and fan repair; and increase marketing (only Yellow Pages/Dex and word-of-mouth).
Full service heating & cooling company well established in the SW FL area for 10 yrs. Excellent annual growth in sales and profitability. Services include installation, repair, replacement and maintenance of residential and
commercial HVAC systems. Business ratio is 75% new installation and 25% service with 95% residential and 5% commercial. Business includes 4 service vehicles and is fully staffed with 4 techs and 4 office employees. If needed, seller will qualify buyer and assist with the transition.
Live & Work in #1 Beach Community! Profitable Residential Roofing Co. specializing in Repairs & New Shingle, Tile & Flat Roofs. 10+ yrs of success. Multiple Industry awards. Strong reputation in SW FL for honesty, integrity & dependability. A+ Rating w/the Better Business Bureau, Houzz, Angie's List. Exp. crew all on payroll w/W-2's. Great books & records. Should qualify for Visa. Poss seller financing for Qualified Buyer. Perfect for existing co. to take on a new area, or exp. roofer relocating. Hurry!
Live & Work in Sunny Beach Community on W. Coast of
Florida! Well-Established 14 Yr Furniture Restoration, Refinishing & Repair Biz servicing clients in home, office or on-site. Highly Qualified Staff in place & will stay. Owner does Sales. Great Reputation, BBB A+ Rating, Servicing Charlotte, Sarasota, Manatee, Lee & Collier Counties. No Competition in Area. Technicians Professionally Trained using latest Technology in Furniture Repair. Fully equipped free-standing shop w/paint booth included. HURRY!
Collier, Lee and Charlotte County licensed territory to provide restoration for counter tops, tubs, appliances. Opportunity includes start up equipment, training and on going support. Excellent add on to handy man business
or home improvement business. Ideal start up, second career, or side business. Territory approval required. Very good margins.
Top quality yoga studio professionally designed to provide challenging classes in Zen like workout room. The plaza is located off of a busy route has good visibility, easy access, ample parking & covered walk. Reception area is sleek relaxing and reassuring for first time or experienced student. The class room with 20 foot ceilings has audio visual, handles 20-30 students. There is a team in place to handle day-to-day management, marketing, social media, class structures and format.Transfer fee $15,000
Highly successful gas station/convenience store & U-Haul business located in excellent location off busy I-75 exit. Station sits next to two hotels & is a pickup location for Trailways. Pumps over 2 million gallons a year with 12 pumps & easy access to 4 satellite diesel pumps. Avg inside sales are $80k/month.CASH COW! Also has lottery, ATM & vacuum revenue. PLUS your rent amount is reduced as Dunkin Donuts, Bus lines and U-Haul all pay mthly fees/commissions to Dealer. Includes $80K in inventory.
#1 Store in Florida! Long, long history in the same upscale area for 3 decades. 2017 gross up $20,000. This franchise store was remodeled a few years ago. Spotless and pretty, start making money from day one. New store build outs are $250K to $350K with no revenue! Why gamble a new, untried location. Seller and franchise will provide training with staff, clients, business operations, systems, marketing, management and reporting. A $5,000 transfer will be required by the new Buyer. Great cash business.
Profitable commercial landscape business (90% commercial, 10% residential) for sale, contracts in place and renewed already for next year. Contracts have been in place with business now for 7 years.Annualized figures from accountant show $139,259 for year. Good equipment. Good staff in place. Run from small lock up unit so business could be relocated within Sarasota area.Ideal for E.2 or L.1 buyer.Business has a very good name in community. Very good books and records. Established 13 years
Lawn and Landscaping business with 29 Home Owner Association and Commercial clients. Services include landscaping design, maintenance, tree trimming and irrigation. Aggressive owner can expand market through advertising, networking and adding services such as ponds/waterfalls and lighting. Newer, well-maintained, commercial grade equipment. 2017 financials likely understated as they are annualized from 9/30/2017 (4th quarter is usually best quarter).
Immediate Monthly Income! Profitable turnkey Residential Lawn/Landscape business w/67 Mow/Edge/Blow clients & 40 add'l Landscaping clients in SW Fla beach community. An entrepreneur will find a very loyal clientele due to present owner's honesty & attention to detail. Includes Dodge Extended 1500 Van, Interstate 5' x 10' Box Trailer, Gravely 52" Commercial Mower, Edger, Trimmer, Pruner, Blower & all sml tools & equipment to do the job. Business easily expanded. Hurry!
*Lender Pre-Qualified* *May Qualify For Visa* Lawn Biz Residential
A full service residential/commercial lawn service and landscape company with approx 400+ accounts providing exceptional services for 17 years. Trained crews do the work. Substantial list of equipment included.
Owner will remain for up to 1 year for a smooth transition.Drought decreased revenues but gross is rebounding dramatically. SBA Lender Pre-Qualified with $71,250 Down. Terms are approximate.
Motivated Seller!!! This is an American restaurant in a stand-alone building with plenty of parking both on site and adjacent free city parking. The restaurant seats 150+ with full bar and liquor license. Outdoor dining is available with ample seating. Many locals make this a thriving business all year around. Lease needs to be addressed. Very Motivated Seller!! Bring an offer!!
THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX. Outstanding opportunity to learn & grow a manufacturing business with minimal upfront investment & low overhead/expenses during the ramp up stage. Current owner flexible & creative. Will work with potential buyer to put a plan together to allow them to ease into this operation by deferring rent & offering a lease with an option to buy once new owner demonstrates proficiency
& the motivation to generate a profit. One of a kind equipment ensemble being offered at a deep discount.
Live & Work in gorgeous Beach Community in SW Florida! Fast-Growing Company manufactures Countertops for Kitchens, Bathrooms, Tabletops, Bar Tops & Fireplaces. Supplies Sarasota, Bradenton, Venice, North Port & Port Charlotte with Granite, Marble, Onyx, Quartz, Caesarstone, Cambria, Silestone & Zodiaq. Present Owner has developed a great reputation with both Builders & Individuals. Great location on Major Hwy, Very reasonable Rent. HURRY!
Pack/Ship/Postal business. Strong national franchise.
Upward trends in sales and Owner Benefit. Great strip center location with strong anchor tenant. Very busy plaza, ample parking and serves surrounding businesses and growing residential areas. Business has developed reputation for high quality custom packing and shipping. In addition, it has over 150 mail boxes, Great Opportunity for growth by adding other services. Current owner is retiring and has owned the business over 8 years.
Well established and independently owned Pack N Ship Store located in the middle of a well known shopping are in Sarasota. Store has 190 PO Boxes available with only a portion currently rented. Regular services
include FedEx, USPS and DHL. Current owner discontinued a unique overseas shipping service offering low rates to 27 countries which can easily be added back in. Location also offers copy service, fax service and use of internet. Recently added was Ebay shipping. Great one man or family location.
Established turn key Real Estate Brokerage located in a booming southwest Florida city, great location on main thoroughfare, 32 agents on split
commission, Broker is willing to qualify new owner until they get their license. Rent includes electric.
Well established residential home and commercial inspection business serving southwest Florida with a strong network of referrals and repeat customers after more than two decades in business. Business provides inspection services to home owners, sellers, realtors, contractors and to new home buyers prior to closing on new construction projects.
This home based business is an excellent opportunity for someone with the right credentials to purchase expand its customer base. Financial Statements required
Island based property management and real estate sales. 83k in prop mgmnt fees and 85k in sales income. Integrate into another office to save $65k+ in just assistant and rent and add to bottom line. Almost all short term vacation rentals with only 2
long term rentals. Lots of opps to grow and increase sales as it is just an office with owner and assistant, no advertising...
This is a Real Estate and Business opportunity. CONFIDENTIAL Listing: Do not approach employees or venders. The property is in high traffic corridor of I-75 . The subject site is 1.92 acres. Building is 8,209 sqft. under air. Perfect outdoor patio, part covered and includes a bar. The kitchen designed with function in mind. Restaurants seats 300 plus, has separate banquet room. This business is fully equipped; everything is operating and in good condition.
Location, location, location. This cafe is located in an extremely desirable high traffic Sarasota location. With a stable and loyal clientele, great tasting sandwiches and long term employees in place; this place is ready for you to
take over. Nice "Turn Key" operation to run with excellent LONG term lease in place. Will qualify for E2 Visa.
15 year old fast food franchise located on main east west artery through downtown Sarasota. Business is operated out of 1,200 square foot location on heavily pedestrian traveled street. Competition is limited to mostly non franchised lunch & dinner restaurants. A $70,000 renovation has been completed to bring franchise up to current franchisor standards. Renovations and Hurricane Irma closed unit for seven weeks impacting gross sales. Present owner and prior owner used E2 Visa to purchase.
Italian Restaurant in a modern shopping plaza with national anchor. 160 seats inside + 40 on a patio.full liquor license SRX. Nice round central bar with a cool lighted up counter top with a suggestive colors changing. Very cozy atmosphere with a soft background music "perfetto" for any kind of clientele.This is an asset sale of ongoing biz. Great opportunity for a young motivated working couple. Owner offers partial financing to a proven qualified buyer. Rental is gross amount.
This is 10 years established and profitable owner operator Italian Restaurant/Pizzeria. Located in a Strip Plaza right on US 41 in downtown Fort Myers busy area with steady residential and commercial clientele. Mostly pick up and delivery activity with only 18 seats inside. Small business with very low overhead expenses easy to run by a motivated couple. Rental is gross amount included sales tax and garbage service. Best deal on the market!
PRICE REDUCTION FROM $890,000 to $745,000.This is a well known, established restaurant, in the heart of Venice flourishing tourist district. Founded in 2011, it is clearly is the best known and favorite of many. For the last several years the Cafe has won the Venice Gondolier Sun Reader's choice Award for dining. For the outdoor lover, Burgundy Square Cafe offers comfortable outside covered courtyard dining along with interior seating.They serve wine and beer.
Antique Mall and Flea Market now with rentals of floor space. Over 1200 sq. ft. of covered outdoor display area as well as the 2300 sq. ft. under A/C.inside New lease in place below market value. Renters have been very happy as to the floor traffic and sales they are getting. Seller will be increasing the rent per square foot in 2018 as well as considering adding a 10% commission on all sales which will increase cash flow.Store has a great following and excellent reputation.Currently open limited hours!
*Lender Pre-Qualified* *May Qualify For Visa* Retail Specialties
Very successful and hugely profitable specialty retail store. Established for 20+ years. This very
lucrative business is priced to sell and includes real estate. This business is well known and SBA Lender Pre-Qualified with $460,000 Down. Terms are approximate.
*Lender Pre-Qualified* *May Qualify For Visa* Shoes Retail
Specialty retailer of high performance footwear-Has a key location in an upscale shopping center in the Naples, FL area-Business is a candidate for E2 or L1 visa or SBA lender prequalified-Key employee in place-Owner was not able to maximize marketing & sales due to family health issues-Opportunity for new owner to grow the business in rapid growing SW Florida. Seller & Franchise will provide excellent training & smooth transition- Contact listing broker for more detail.
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