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Truforte Market Watch, Issue #290
September 21, 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.


 

 

Advertising

 

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Location

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BBF-951-09086

Lee, Florida USA

Advertising/Promotion

89,000

89,000

84,251

161,959

 

Long standing promotion and balloon business for sale. Repeat business from long term clients including car dealerships, hotels, HOA communities and other local businesses.Be a business owner today with this easy to run, low overhead business. Real estate is also available for purchase with a fully stocked warehouse at an additional price. Owner willing to stay on for a smooth transition for a new buyer! PRICED TO SELL! MAKE OFFER!

 

Animals/Pets

 

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BBF-883-90233

Manatee, Florida USA

*May Qualify For Visa* Pet Grooming

129,000

129,000

69,424

235,556

 

Solid books and records. The owner does not groom dogs but oversees staff and helps customers on a day-to-day basis. This business currently has three groomers. Growth could be achieved through extension of hours and operating days but the business currently enjoys plenty of business during it's established hours of operation. Use your skills and experience to grow and expand or just enjoy the great schedule of operating only five days a week and being finished by 4PM.

 

Automotive

 

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BBF-8980-40008

Sarasota, Florida USA

*May Qualify For Visa* Auto Car Wash

2,800,000

2,800,000

219,447

890,398

 

30 YRS., SAME LOCATION on the South West Coast of Fla. Turnkey opportunity . High volume, excellent location, strong cash flow. Traffic count 28,500 daily. 43K car washes a year @ $14.95 per wash. Extra services = spray wax, fragrances, Etc. and detailing. Prime piece of Real estate. Option available to purchase property for $2MM or enter into a lease with owner. Owner is an ABSENTEE OWNER working only 2-3 hrs. a week. Adjacent 70+ Acre hard corner lot available for $295K. R/E Available (.70 Acres).

 

Beauty/Personal Care

 

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BBF-951-08082

Manatee, Florida USA

Hair Salon/Day Spa

65,000

65,000

51,000

440,000

 

Established, large salon & day spa in fast growing upscale area of Sarasota. Elegantly decorated, they have a separate manicure and pedicure room, four facial and massage treatment rooms, and 10 fully equipped stations. Seven employees are in place would be willing to stay. All equipment is included and is in great condition. Being sold at the value of assets as owner is looking to relocate out of state, however he would be willing to stay during season to service his clients. Unbelievable value!

 

Cleaning/Clothing

 

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BBF-8940-159526

Collier, Florida USA

*May Qualify For Visa* Dry Cleaners

915,000

915,000

301,368

1,275,762

 

Full plant operation with three counter locations. They provide pick up and delivery for contract commercial accounts such as hotels, and for other drop off cleaners. The plant is large and designed for production. There is a full time plant supervisor and staff that is cross trained to handle multiple jobs. The operation provides high volume turnaround and delivery. Alterations provided on site. Staff in place, and processes implemented. This is a key turn opportunity. Seller works 10 hours a week.

 

Cleaning

 

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BBF-964- 18012

Lee, Florida USA

*Lender Pre-Qualified* 
*May Qualify For Visa* Carpet Cleaning

650,000

130,000

222,528

1,032,563

 

Established franchise carpet cleaning company specializing in residential and commercial cleaning of carpets, upholstery, tile & grout and area rugs. Excellent opportunity to expand the business by adding more commercial work, water damage and increasing on-line advertising. All equipment is owned.

 

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BBF-951-05609

Lee, Florida USA

Construction Cleanup

165,000

165,000

65,364

329,000

 

Established in 2012, this construction clean up business is still growing. Company has two main customers, new home builders, located in the area of Fort Myers, both of which bring sales of about $10K a month. Other smaller accounts bring the rest of sales which average $25K to $30K/mo. Owner oversees the operations, and permanent and part timer workers do the operation. Seller may consider a small promissory note for a qualified buyer.

 

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BBF-963-06186

Lee, Florida USA

Maid Service

140,000

140,000

69,077

72,990

 

Maid Cleaning Service, estab. 10years! 250 Customer Accounts! Very professionally run with room to grow. Most of the biz is generated by repeat customers and referrals. Jobs are within the Lee County area. 95% residential customers. A 2010 Nissan Cube as a spare vehicle. Quality & Customer Svc is the key to their continued success. 2017 Decline due to health reasons.

 

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BBF-917-02210

Lee, Florida USA

*May Qualify For Visa* Pressure Cleaning

60,000

60,000

116,149

155,782

 

The businesses operates primarily with homeowner-condo associations with many 2 yr. contracts. Many additional condo associations are available if new owner would desire to grow. Present owner was injured in early 2017 so total sales reflect only 5 mo. of earnings. Present contracts start October 2018 and run thru March 2020.

 

Construction

 

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BBF-951-07557

Sarasota, Florida USA

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

700,000

700,000

477,600

2,400,000

 

5 star BBB rated company offering 24/7 service. All responders are factory trained and NATE certified. Many repeat customers appreciate the excellent service. Please call the broker for a meeting.

 

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BBF-924-03576

Lee, Florida USA

*Lender Pre-Qualified* 
Contractor Cabinets

369,000

80,000

150,115

265,551

 

This is a well-established Kitchen & Cabinet business. They have a small, nice show room for appointments only. The company has a long term relationship w/ several good standing builders & works mainly on the high end of the market. Specialize in outdoor kitchens. Key sales & installation employees are in place. The company may qualify for E-2 visa. The business is pre-qualified for SBA Lender Financing w/ $80,000 down which includes $75,000 line of credit. Please contact listing agent for more info

 

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BBF-924-26002

Sarasota, Florida USA

Contractor Plumber

150,000

75,000

84,532

229,939

 

Well Est. 34 year old Pump & Plumbing Service company .Specializes in service and repairs with large customer base and steady profitability. Owner is selling due to Health issues and is willing to work with prospect throughout transition phase. Includes tools , inventory and company vehicle. Excellent Opportunity for a New or Expansion business . Seller Financing Avail. Contact listing Agent for additional Information.

 

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BBF-937-01115

Collier, Florida USA

*Lender Pre-Qualified* 
Contractor Roofing

1,950,000

600,000

524,935

5,166,832

 

LENDER PRE-QUALFIED. Company was established 45 years ago. They do shingle, metal and tile roofs. They also do all types of roof repairs and gutter soffit/fascia work. They have a years' worth of work on the books. Real estate is included with the business. Financial information is required from all interested parties.

 

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BBF-951-07552

Sarasota, Florida USA

*May Qualify For Visa* Contractor Screening

242,900

145,740

157,873

504,000

 

PRICE REDUCED TO SELL FAST FROM $325000 TO $242900.MOTIVATED SELLER. This Company has a 5 star reputation for installing and repairing blinds and shades, shutters, draperies, valances, and motorization. Authorized dealer for Hunter Douglas Window Fashions. There is an opportunity for a Buyer to franchise. Situated near a busy highway in a large showroom. Owner will consider seller financing and will offer 5% discount for all cash buyers. Call Broker for a viewing.

 

Convenience Stores

 

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BBF-951-05612

Collier, Florida USA

*May Qualify For Visa* C-Store & Restaurant

419,000

419,000

145,446

1,794,070

 

Established for 20 years, this Latino grocery store fronts a major high-traffic road in Naples, FL, with restaurant offering Latino breakfast and lunches. Full service retail C-Store, includes beer, wine, cigarettes, ATM, fresh meat, empanadas, tacos and arepas. Services include check cashing, paying invoices, Lottery, phone cards, coolers and freezer. Full camera circuit (16 cameras). Lots of repeat customers. Come and see in person this money making machine.

 

Furniture Retail

 

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BBF-478- 18011

Manatee, Florida USA

Furn Retail Lawn/Patio

140,000

140,000

61,267

375,923

 

Great chance to own a premier furniture store specializing in high-end outdoor and patio furniture. Niche business is ideally located on the West coast of Florida near affluent communities and has solid growth each year. Excellent margins, a large show room and easy to run system make this a perfect opportunity.$140K in current inventory included. Excellent frontage on a major highway. Perfect opportunity to live & work near the beach. Seller will consider some financing to a very qualified buyer.

 

Hardware Ret Related

 

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BBF-904-06863

Charlotte, Florida USA

*Lender Pre-Qualified* 
*May Qualify For Visa* Hardware Retail

724,000

157,000

156,359

1,284,235

 

Beautiful hardware store in fast growing coastal area of SW Florida. New to the market this store is affiliated with a nationally famous household name and has great buying power. Anchor store in busy modern shopping center. Large store. Reasonable rent. Affluent customer base. Growing geographical area. Wonderful opportunity for partnership or family to operate. Modern fixtures & store layout. Sale price includes over 400K in current, salable inventory. Clean books & records. SBA Lender Pre-Qualified.

 

Ice Cream/Yogurt/Ice

 

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BBF-8940-362896

Collier, Florida USA

Ice Cream Store

275,000

275,000

65,000

400,000

 

Freshly made chocolates and deserts including gelato, popcorn, gift baskets and novelty items. The shop has combined a spot to enjoy treats and deserts with a glass of wine. This is a relaxing atmosphere in the heart of a tourist area. Concept could be expanded.

 

Lawn/Landscaping

 

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BBF-458-09148

Sarasota, Florida USA

*May Qualify For Visa* Lawn Biz Commercial

249,900

225,000

166,250

337,168

 

Excellent business Commercial Lawn Care WITH CONTRACTS in place. Good employees in place. Seller has built an excellent business which should qualify for an E2 or an L Visa as it has 5 employees and plenty of equipment including two trucks and two sets of equipment. Some residential properties maintained but in the main it is doing commercial work. 2018 Figures annualized from 6 month P & L from Quickbooks. See steady growth of this excellent lawn care business

 

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BBF-963- 15108

Lee, Florida USA

*May Qualify For Visa* Lawn Spraying

65,000

65,000

46,013

97,093

 

Established lawn care business, over 60 accounts that is eco friendly & provides services such as fertilization, weed control, pest control & more. Accounts from Naples to Ft Myers with the largest concentration in the Ft Myers/Cape Coral area with an average cost of $62 for standard homes. Spray truck, car & all equipment necessary included. Great opportunity for a working owner or an add on for a pest control, spraying/fertilization type businesses. Numbers assume full time working owner

 

Liquor Related Biz

 

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BBF-8940-87832

Manatee, Florida USA

*Lender Pre-Qualified* 
*May Qualify For Visa* Liquor Package Store

799,000

199,750

263,119

1,112,202

 

Liquor and Convenience Store established over 20 years in growing Manatee County area.In addition to beer,wine and liquor this store also sells tobacco, lotto, candy, soda, energy drinks,snacks and bags their own ice from the ice maker they own.This is the last liquor store on the way to the beaches along a heavily traveled corridor.Price includes 3PS license and $10,000 in inventory.In addition to earnings shown,seller draws a hefty amount of profit annually.New Residential Development being planned.

 

Locksmith

 

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BBF-966- 03119

Collier, Florida USA

Locksmith

160,000

160,000

75,961

166,139

 

Well established Commercial and Residential Locksmith in Southwest Florida with strong repeat client relationships throughout the Southwest Florida region. Purchase price includes $8K in inventory and $11.5K in FF&E in a completely mobile operation, with no storefront. Owners' Blended/Weighted SDE for 2015 thru 2018 is $72K. For the right buyer, sellers will consider seller financing for a small portion of the transaction. Sellers will stay on to train new owner for a mutually agreeable timeframe.

 

Medical Related Biz

 

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BBF-951-02202

Lee, Florida USA

*May Qualify For Visa* Adult Day Care

150,000

150,000

52,814

138,950

 

For over 15 years this adult day care has been providing quality care, activities, entertainment, exercise and developed a great reputation in the community for enhancing the lives and overall well being of their elderly patrons. The center offers a safe and secure environment with a knowledgeable staff in a great location. Numbers reflect a working owner.

 

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BBF-924-01349

Lee, Florida USA

Medical Clinic

599,000

399,000

358,970

1,146,982

 

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.

 

Mobile Homes

 

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BBF-951-10016

Lee, Florida USA

Mobile Homes Repairs

99,000

50,000

115,000

235,000

 

Long established reputable mobile home service and repair located in Lee Co. Money making machine, seller got offered a great opportunity out of state. Needs to sell quick, included in the price and down payment: 2 trucks, 4 trailers, air compressors, generator and all kind of tools, all sales, and expenses are well documented by invoices and bank statements. Seller will qualify new owner as long as needed. Seller has to move, says bring an offer....PRICE & DOWN PAYMENT REDUCED!!!!!!

 

Pack/Ship/Postal

 

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BBF-904-06884

Lee, Florida USA

*May Qualify For Visa* Pack/Ship Service

79,000

79,000

25,589

157,626

 

Independent Turn-Key Gift/Retail/Postal Service. Successful business opportunity. Includes contract US Post Office Annex with 250 mailbox rentals that ensures consistent customer traffic and US Post Office income of $43,000/ yr. Located in a premier Island beach community, perfectly situated for a walk-in & recurring customer traffic. The store serves locals & tourists with special services, lottery sales, gifts & accessories. Presently run absentee. Seasoned staff in place. May qualify for a US visa.

 

Recreation

 

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BBF-951-07554

Manatee, Florida USA

Dinner Theater

65,000

65,000

0

0

 

This famous live music lounge and bar has assets to be sold which include the brand name, web site, email, sound and lighting equipment, advertising and 8,500 customer list. Huge opportunity for an entrepreneur to resurrect this well known and loved live music business.

 

Restaurants

 

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BBF-8980-73402

Sarasota, Florida USA

*May Qualify For Visa* American Restaurant

149,500

100,000

81,034

271,907

 

This unique breakfast and lunch diner has been operating for over 50 years and is a landmark on the Island of Venice. They are noted for their Fish Tacos which can be served in the restaurant or ordered as take out. The usual in season staff if two cooks and 3 waitresses. They have 24 seats inside and 24 seats outside.Property is leased at $1492/mo. on a ten year lease renewable every two years. They are licensed to sell beer or wine for in house consumption.

 

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BBF-964-18014

Charlotte, Florida USA

*Lender Pre-Qualified* 
*May Qualify For Visa* American Restaurant

1,750,000

350,000

347,876

1,951,519

 

Exceptional waterfront restaurant including real estate just a short drive to beach. Moderately priced menu featuring steak, seafood, Mediterranean dishes, bountiful salad bar and vast appetizer selection. Full bar, well stocked with spirits & wines. Choice of indoor or outdoor dining. Ample parking. Opportunity to expand bar or add outdoor Tiki bar. SBA lender pre-approved. Seller will participate.

 

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BBF-924-28049

Collier, Florida USA

*May Qualify For Visa* Cafe Type Eatery

150,000

150,000

98,283

592,601

 

Sales up over 10 % in 2017, Well known Cafe and catering company for 21 years in a great location on main thorough fare in a exclusive city in southwest Florida. Sales are split between the cafe and catering $300,000 each per year. company caters to prominent Attorneys, Architectural firms, Brokerage houses, Banks, and Pharmaceutical professionals. Preferred caterer for venues. Owner benefit reflects owner chef.

 

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BBF-963-61706

Charlotte, Florida USA

*May Qualify For Visa* Coffee Shop/House

57,800

57,800

32,491

122,266

 

Stand alone drive through Coffee shop, Smoothie shop, and Sandwich shop. Great opportunity for a small business .Busy location on a main artery and also on the corner of a busy shopping plaza. Great entry level opportunity, don't miss out! Lease number will go down also! REDUCED!!! Owner Motivated Bring Offers!Owner operator can add $25k in profit. Landlord willing to lower rent which will add and additional $5k in profit! Owner benefit can equal 1X asking price! Some seller financing avail

 

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BBF-8980- 73412

Sarasota, Florida USA

*May Qualify For Visa* Italian Restaurant

160,000

160,000

78,324

478,473

 

Profitable, established restaurant and diner specializing in america's favorite sandwiches and salads in addition to Pizza. The Family welcomes you to the wonderful world of tantalizing flavors & homemade dishes that bring warmth to the heart, and smiles to all who come to enjoy. It starts with the freshest ingredients and the pride that comes with making all of our dishes from scratch. The business services breakfast lunch and dinner and has a 2COP (beer and wine) license. Seating for 60.

 

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BBF-904-06864

Lee, Florida USA

Italian Restaurant

499,000

300,000

300,000

1,147,302

 

Cash cow restaurant in busy Southwest Florida mall. Indoor and outdoor seating. SRX liquor license. Must see opportunity. This is a turn key restaurant with year around business. Located near University and growing population.

 

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BBF-951-07555

Manatee, Florida USA

*May Qualify For Visa* Pizza Shop

120,000

120,000

125,664

264,000

 

5 star rated Brooklyn NY pizzeria located on a very busy main street adjacent to a Walmart store. Serves homemade pizzas and Italian favorites. Seating for 46 in all new mahogany booths and tables in an attractive Italian setting. Additionally serving beer and wine with a 2 cop license. All new kitchen, cooking and freezing equipment . This is a great opportunity to buy a profitable and expanding business. .

 

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BBF-951-30032

Lee, Florida USA

*May Qualify For Visa* Sandwich Shop

67,500

67,500

41,653

216,324

 

Great opportunity for a well established sandwich/catering operation established 11 years. Unique location with expansion options. Catering business accounts for approx 50% of sales. Loyal customers year round. business includes take out, eat in, and catering.

 

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BBF-8980-73999

Sarasota, Florida USA

*May Qualify For Visa* Specialty Restaurant

745,000

350,000

348,643

1,116,000

 

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. 2018 Finalist for Best Lobster Roll in Entire USA. For the outdoor lover, Burgundy Square Cafe offers comfortable covered courtyard dining along with interior seating.They serve wine and beer.

 

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BBF-924-03575

Lee, Florida USA

*Lender Pre-Qualified* 
Steak Restaurant

299,000

45,000

133,690

902,087

 

This is a well run restaurant in Englewood, Florida. The company has good records & is one of the few restaurants approved for SBA lender financing w/ $45,000 down which includes $20,000 working capital & a separate $75,000 line of credit. The restaurant's a landmark & has been in business for over 20 years in good & bad times. Seats 170+. Almost 4000 sq. ft. Sales are consistently over $1 million. Open for dinner only. Present owner has health issues & is retiring. Contact listing agent for addtl. info

 

Retail Miscellaneous

 

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BBF-951-09093

Lee, Florida USA

Retail Tobacco Store

99,000

99,000

0

0

 

Asset Sale! Established cigar shop for sale that sells, cigars, cigarettes, pipe tobacco and many more retail tobacco items. Large percentage of sales are mostly cigars. Humidor alone is worth approx. $35k! Easy business to expand with adding e-cigs and vape products. Motivated seller make offer today!

 

Routes

 

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BBF-8981- 00320

Manatee, Florida USA

Routes Packages

150,000

150,000

100,000

350,000

 

FedEx Contracted Service Provider serving areas in Sarasota, with ISP-compliant Home Delivery PSAs plus Supplemental Routes. Trucks are owned and will be transferred free and clear at Closing – no leases or liens to be assumed. Seller is looking to exit FedEx operations to pursue other business interests. Growth is EXTREMELY impressive. This opportunity will NOT qualify for SBA financing.

 

Telephone & Related

 

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BBF-8940- 592740

Manatee, Florida USA

*Lender Pre-Qualified* 
*May Qualify For Visa* Cellular/Beeper Sales

225,000

26,600

65,240

189,296

 

T-Mobile cell phone store located on highly traveled east/west corridor in Manatee County with Publix as the main anchor. Store is currently ran absentee. Location is relatively new but already averaging 180 boxes per month. All inventory is owned by parent company and managed by seller. An owner operator should easily be able to double sales. Company is merging with another major carrier by year end which will also bring in new clients. Build out and equipment is slightly over a year old.

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