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From the category archives: Certified Business Brokers

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

Sold: National Brand Auto Care Shop with Building

This long established car care and lube center is located in the inner loop near Bellaire and the Medical Center. The shop does basic repairs and maintenance including oil changes, tire rotations and sales, batteries, belts, AC service and more. The building (which is included in the purchase price under a ground lease) features 5 bays, top of the line lifts, a dyno and state inspection bay with a large parking lot. The shop is associated with a national brand. Most of the staff has been at this location for several years, which many have been working with this owner for 10+ years. 

The owner has done zero marketing and has been running the shop on a part-time basis. The buyer has been in the automobile wholesale business for many year buying and selling front line automobiles from all over the country. Mainly selling to Franchise dealerships, providing inventory for their pre-owned departments and overseeing the reconditioning process to get vehicles ready for front line retail.  The buyer has a Bachelor’s in Business Administration and will be running the business full time and plans to initiate a marketing and advertising campaign to boost sales.

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SOLD: Bath & Kitchen Remodeling Contractor with Showroom & Design Center

This very reputable bath and kitchen remodeling company in growing, high-income area in Katy, has been providing excellent service since 1993 and has built strong relationships within the community. Very loyal repeat customer base. Fantastic 1,710 SF Showroom/Design Center that's equipped with beautiful custom built kitchen and bathroom displays. Very dependable, professional, and loyal workers have been with the company for many years. Uniforms, yard signs, security cameras, well-structured home remodeling contracts and excellent supplier relationships make this a complete package. Great website in place, SEO structured for excellent online visibility. Incredible growth opportunity for new owner by expanding business outside of Katy area, taking small jobs, increasing scope of remodeling work and adding commercial clients. The reason the business was sold was because the owners were moving out of the country.

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SOLD: Freight Delivery Company in Houston

This home-based company has been hauling commercial products within the Houston Area for the last 15 years. Due to sudden critical health issues the owner was forced to sell what he had rapidly built.  The Buyer can easily maintain the six-figure discretionary income with the current routes that have been serviced for the last several years and pursue new growth.

Anita Charpiot listed and sold the business. 

Pictured left to right: Buyers, Anita Charpiot (CBB Broker), Sellers

The business was sold within 5 months of going to market.

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SOLD: Upscale Hair Salon In Katy

This unique, upscale, luxurious full-service Hair Salon & Blow Dry Bar, with multiple revenue streams, is located in a desirable, fast-growing area in a new high-traffic shopping center in the west Houston area. The salon specializes in haircuts, color, blow dry, make-up and waxing. A full-time manager is in place with 7 full-time stylists and a receptionist. This salon has a teamwork culture, an employee handbook / manual and education programs in place. POS & camera system can be accessed online for monitoring anywhere outside the facility. Revenues come from repeat customers from Katy, Cinco Ranch, Fulshear, Sugar Land, and Richmond areas. Great online reviews, a highly recommended salon and one of the best hair salons in its area. Incredible growth potential.

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SOLD: National Sandwich Franchise in The Woodlands

This established and profitable national brand sandwich franchise located off one of the main thoroughfares entering The Woodlands.  The seller was completely absentee from the business and had a full-time manager running the operation.
 
The new owners plan to be personally involved in operating the establishment.

Pictured left to right: Buyers (two brothers), Seller, Ryan DeGennaro (CBB Broker)

Ryan DeGennaro listed and sold the business.


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SOLD: Certified Carpet Cleaning & Restoration Company in Houston

This industry-respected family-owned and operated carpet cleaning enterprise has been instrumental in writing certification standards for the Institute of Inspection Cleaning & Restoration Certification organization (IICRC). The Company is well-known for its expertise, well-trained staff and being notably well equipped to handle many jobs at the same time. It is consistently rated as one of the top performing companies in the nation by their referral sources and national insurance providers. The Company provides commercial / residential carpet cleaning and water restoration services to the Greater Houston Metro Area.  As a preferred vendor by approximately 30 insurance companies and three national chain stores, the company enjoys a high level of commercial and residential clients.

Pictured from left to right: Rose Stabler (CBB Broker), Buyer, Sellers

The family was ready to retire and the President has been elected to serve as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the IICRC (Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification).

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SOLD: Frozen Yogurt Shop In Houston Mall

This frozen yogurt shop is ideally located next to a multi-screen theater complex in a busy mall. This brand is found throughout United States and more than 25 additional countries. Efficient and beautifully designed self-serve concept. The store gets constant foot traffic from the theater and mall. No royalty, no transfer fees. Owner runs this business absentee. Low payroll. Manager in place takes care of scheduling and supplies. Low long-term lease. Great potential to increase sales as Owner does no advertising.

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SOLD: Event Staffing Company Established 1987 In Houston

This well-established event staffing company, established in 1987, offers on-call professional wait staff, bartenders, bussers, dishwashers, and event setup/takedown. Current revenue comes from regular corporate clients that use services on a weekly basis. Fully insured with General Liability Insurance and Workers Compensation Insurance makes this provider very popular with corporate and governmental clients. Excellent service, great reputation, quick response and last-minute availability are just a few things customers love about this company.  The Seller regretfully had to move out of town and feels a local owner is needed to effectively continue the growth.  

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SOLD: Lunch Delicatessen

This profitable and easy to manage deli centrally located near 290 & 610 is completely surrounded by office, industrial and retail customers that converge here for a quick lunch. Due to the clientele this business only needs to be open 5 days a week, a rare opportunity to own a food business with short hours! Many of the customers have been coming to this location for 15+ years, there is a very steady & loyal clientele here. Current owners have not had time to implement an advertising strategy, or catering to grow sales - both of which could tremendously increase the net income of this business.

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SOLD: Postal Shipping Shop

This 10-year old profitable postal store is a well-established business with a strong, loyal customer base. The store offers shipping services, primarily with FedEx and USPS. Other services include boxes, packaging, copying and notary. The store is also a unique Texas gift store. It is located in an affluent Katy neighborhood. Automated shipping stations are easy to learn and easy to use. This business can be run by one person with some temporary help around the holidays.

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