From the category archives: Certified Business Brokers

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

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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SOLD: Upscale Barber Shop & Salon Inside Loop 610

This business was built from the ground up in 2013. It has become a local fixture in the community with numerous outreach programs drawing in a large book of repeat customers from the neighborhood around it. The space is significantly over built and could support twice the current number of barbers and stylists on staff, which the new owners are planning to capitalize on.

The new owner will have plenty of opportunities to expand revenue and grow the business well beyond the strong base created by the current owners. The buyer, a husband and wife team, has owned several business over 25 years, such as Trading, Advertising, Beauty Salons, Day Care Centers, and Construction.

Some Seller financing was part of the deal.

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SOLD: Home-Based Care-Giver Franchise in Houston Established 10 Years

A successful and profitable home-based home-care business that is performing at record levels in 2018! Revenues up over 75% from 2017! Operating in the Houston area since 2008, this established company has long-term clients and loyal, devoted caregivers. The company provides companion care, personal care, homemaker's services, care for persons with dementia and Alzheimer's, and respite care. 

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SOLD: National Deli Franchise in Houston

This award-winning national deli franchise, located in affluent Clear Lake, was named in the top 100 fastest growing franchises by Entrepreneur Magazine. This location has been established for 8 years. An E-2 Visa was obtained by the buyer. He moved to the U.S. from India with his wife and two daughters.

Some seller financing was involved in the deal.

Anita Charpiot listed and sold the business.

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SOLD: Nationwide Residential & Commercial Painting Franchise

Fantastic value for this national franchise painting business providing residential/commercial painting, cabinet staining, outdoor deck staining, drywall repair, and flood restoration. High quality workmanship and customer service sets this business apart from others.

Recipient of 2014, 2015, 2016 Best of Houzz Service Award. Their services are in high demand right now and have a waiting list of customers. Business uses subcontractors and supplier materials, thus no inventory or payroll. Sources of business are 25% from word of mouth and referrals, 75% from internet advertising.

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SOLD: Highly-Rated Collision Repair Shop

This best-in-class collision repair shop has been in operation since 2007. Business is focused on providing personalized family service to customers and fleet service operators from Spring, The Woodlands, Conroe, Tomball and surrounding areas. Nice facility with 9 working bays, heated paint booth, computerized paint mixing system, prep station, vehicle lift, frame machine and an office, and a storage area that holds 25-30 vehicles. Trained, experienced ASE and I-CAR certified technicians. Multiple year award winner of the Better Business Bureau "Awards of Excellence" with a Gold Star and A+ rating. Works with all insurance companies. Solid website and internet presence. Constant backlog of work. 

Pictured left-to-right: Buyers (2), Ray Doba (CBB Broker), Sellers (2), SBA Lender
This business was sold within five months of going to market. SBA Financing was involved in the deal.

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SOLD: Full-Service Auto Repair Shop with 30 Years of A+ Service

This well-respected, full-service, auto repair shop has been established in the highly desirable Sugar Land area for 30 years. The building has a spacious office and waiting area for customers, as well as restrooms, and 6 bays for servicing vehicles. The company has had repair contracts with the United States Postal Service and Enterprise Rental Car as well as a close relationship with Penske Truck Leasing in the past. All new customers are currently generated only through word of mouth and social media. The shop employs four full-time technicians.
This business was sold within six months of going to market. SBA Financing was involved in the deal.
The Seller sold the business because he had other business opportunities to pursue.
The buyer is currently a controller at an IT staffing company, but will be leaving his position to run this new automotive enterprise. In the past his family owned a Shell Auto Center which he had managed. He's worked as an assistant mechanic as well. His brother is an auto mechanic with more than 30 years' experience and he will be the new owner's right-hand man.
Chris Adkins listed the business and Ryan DeGennaro sold it.

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Location #1 is licensed for 65, accepting infants through age 12, and has been in business since 2010 serving the northwest Houston area. Location #2 is licensed for 75, accepting infants through age 12, and has been in business since 2011 and serves the north Houston area.

Both locations have an experienced staff, including non-owner Director and Cook, that is responsible for entire meal program, including inventory management, preparing, serving and paperwork reporting required for food program reimbursement. Both centers are Texas Rising Star Certified and has received Texas School Ready Certifications and is climbing their "Star" process. Training manuals, daily procedure manuals, quality control measures and a reporting and check system are in place and will help with the transition to new buyer.

Divorce prompted the reason for sale.

The buyers, a husband / wife team have had experience in the education field for over 15 years and ran a tutoring business for over 10 years. They purchased both locations that were for sale.

The businesses were sold within three months of going to market. Some seller financing was involved in the sale.

Marcia Bowron listed the locations and Chris Treleaven sold them.

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One of the leading psychological services practices in Houston. Services include psychological evaluations and treatment, educational evaluations and testing, forensic psychiatry and individual treatment services. Ten psychologists with Ph.D.'s and Psy.D.'s are affiliated with this practice and provide the services. About 80% to 90% of the services are provided to children age 5 to mid-teens who have a specific issue. The practice has an outstanding reputation in this very tight niche specialization, which makes marketing more targeted and efficient.

The owner is semi-retiring and may go into private practice in an unrelated specialty.

The buyer owns and runs three dental practices for children. He has a Doctorate in Dental Surgery, BS in Biology, and is currently attending UHCL for MBA.

The business was sold within 6 months of going to market.

Some seller financing was involved in the deal.

Peggy Tate listed and sold the business.

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