From the category archives: Certified Business Brokers

Certified Business Brokers have quickly, profitably and smoothly sold hundreds of businesses for these exceptional owners.

SOLD: Donut Kolache Shop

Very attractive donut/kolache shop located in a growing area in NW Houston. Great exposure on a major thoroughfare. Average household income within a five mile radius is $75K+. Serving delicious donuts, the shop also has attracted a loyal following for its sweet kolaches and breakfast tacos. The 1,400 sf shop includes a new 750 gallon grease trap and all equipment has been meticulously maintained. Generous kitchen space provides new owner many possibilities to add to the menu.

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SOLD: Grocery / Supermarket in Houston Established 33 Years

After 33 years operating and managing this great local Supermarket, the owners had decided to retire. The Supermarket is located on the corner of a major intersection with high visibility and accessibility. The store has 22,000sf under roof and 18,000sf of open area. They offer groceries, fresh vegetable/fruits, frozen/fresh meats, dairy products, wine and beer. They also offer services such as: ATM, Lottery Tickets, Money Orders, and Check-Cashing (which has great growth prospects with buyer focus on this service).

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SOLD: Child Care Centers - 2 Locations in West Houston

Beautiful and highly rated daycares in standalone buildings located in popular shopping area in Katy and Cinco Ranch.  Licensed for 174, there are 130 children enrolled. Longtime Director on staff, absentee owner. Known for high quality daycare, healthy meals, and family-like tenured staff. Facilities are highly secure with 24/7 Cameras, key code door access, and biometric technology (fingerprint identity check-in/check-out) and utilizes ProCare POS system. 

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SOLD: Dozier's BBQ Restaurant & Meat Market

For decades, this highly profitable, iconic restaurant, deli and grocery has satisfied its customers with not only delicious sandwiches and plate lunches, but with a range of services that keep them coming back for more! This spot is a generational favorite for locals, celebrities, and sports figures from all over the state of Texas. People drive for miles for a taste. 

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SOLD: Profitable Pizza Franchise in Prominent Houston Community

Dine-In, Carry-Out or Delivery, Custom Brick Oven. Excellent opportunity to acquire a fully built-out, profitable pizza franchise at far less than cost.

The restaurant was built less than two years ago and no expense was spared. The business has a large and modern dining room to serve its consistent walk-in customer base. The business is well-located off a main thoroughfare in a highly trafficked, newly built shopping center.

The store was being run by an absentee owner with a full-time manager, but needed an engaged owner to invest some time and skill in advertising. The store recently started offering delivery through a third party company. The new owner could bring delivery in-house which would greatly increase profitability.

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This well-known international frozen yogurt franchise in affluent Kingwood area performed at record levels in 2018, while owner only works four hours per week. Sales were up over 10% from 2017. This location is one of 30 larger concept stores worldwide, which has a party room for additional revenues. Surrounded by many schools that contact owner regularly for fundraising events. Robust POS system and strong franchise support allows owner to focus on providing great customer experience. Long term lease at reasonable rates. Nice patio provides additional seating. Prime opportunity to increase sales as many schools and churches are within a 5-mile radius.

The Buyer left his 8-year Business Management position at a big box national retailer with 200+ employees. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps in a leadership position and was President of University Veterans Organization. The Buyer fulfilled his dream of owning a business. His plan is to buy more franchises in Northeast Houston.

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SOLD: ISO 9001 Advanced CNC Machining Center in Houston

An investment holding company from North Dakota owned an ISO-certified machine shop that had been providing high tolerance precision machining and fabrication services to the oil industry in Houston for over 55 years.

The holding company decided to divest the Houston operation to focus on growth in other business lines. They chose CBB to help find a buyer for the machine shop and the real estate / facility.

CBB found a good match with a company based in Houston that is recognized as a world-class producer of engineered bolting for use in hostile environments and safety-related applications

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SOLD: Process Server & Legal Services Company -- Oldest in Texas

The Seller, an attorney with a growing law practice, acquired this business from the original owner a few years ago. He grew the company beyond its previous size and no longer had time to effectively manage this business and decided that it was time to sell.
The Buyer was a husband and wife team. The wife had previous experience working in the legal system and with HPD. She also had prior experience in the process server industry, so it was a great fit. She transitioned out of her full time job at the end of the year to run the business full time.
The business was sold within four months of going to market.

Ryan DeGennaro listed and sold the business.

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SOLD: Metal Supplier in Houston

This small-quantity metal supplier in southwest Houston more than doubled revenues in 2017 over 2016 revenues with a continuing strong performance in 2018. Well-trained, experienced employees are on staff with a dedicated focus on providing great customer service. Over 3,000 customers with more than 75% of those customers being repeat buyers.
The company sells a wide variety of metals with no minimum orders and will cut to the customer's specifications. No competitor can match this service. The company sells to a good mix of business-to-business and business-to-consumer markets including contractors, machine shops, maintenance and repair organizations, corporations, end-users and the general public.

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SOLD: Residential Remodeling Construction Company in Houston

This residential remodeling company has been in business for 38 years and services the upper-class professional areas in the Medical Center, West University, and Bellaire areas of Houston. 

The company regularly has a backlog of work with clients that are willing to wait. The company does no advertising and has no website - 100% of the jobs come from word-of-mouth and has had steady growth year-over-year. Their strength comes from a superior workforce and a solid / loyal client base. Top remodeling services are Kitchen & Bathroom Renovation, Siding / Stucco, Roof, Fencing / Landscape, Repair Work & Painting.
SBA financing by Wells Fargo was part of the deal.

Rose Stabler listed the business and Fernando Saldivia sold it.

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