From the monthly archives: September 2015

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SOLD: Dinosaur Plastics

Pictured left to right: Virginia Stephens & Chris Conrad (Sellers), Eric Estrada (Buyer), Marcia Bowron (CBB Broker)


We thank the Buyer of this business, Mr. Eric Estrada, for writing this post for us and providing his testimonial.


"Things have been very busy at Dinosaur Plastics, a commercial sign manufacturer that's been operating in Houston since 1968. The first week of owning the business has gone great...Chris and Ginny, the former owners, have done an excellent job showing me how the business operates and I'm soaking up all the knowledge I can. The business is exactly as advertised and I've seen a consistent flow of orders by repeat customers all week. This is my testimonial to CBB:

A+ to Marcia and the rest of the team at Certified Business Brokers! As an aspiring entrepreneur, I couldn't have asked for a better team to work with for my first business acquisition. From the first meeting with the seller to the final day of closing, the entire process was handled in an organized and professional manner. I had been searching for the right business opportunity for over a year and when I came across Dinosaur Plastics I knew I had found the perfect fit. Dinosaur Plastics has been providing signs, banners, custom graphic solutions and promotional products to the Houston area for almost 50 years with an impressive client list including The University of Houston, Macy's, AT&T and the City of Houston. As the new owner I will ensure that we continue to provide the same great products and services that our clients have grown accustomed to. I also have some exciting plans for growing the company such as implementing a web-to-print interface that will allow our customers to place orders directly through our website. Visit our website at dinosaurplastics.com for more information and feel free to contact me with any questions about the business or my experience with Certified Business Brokers."

-Eric Estrada

This business was sold within four months of going to market. SBA financing was part of the deal. Marcia Bowron listed and sold the business.

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SOLD: Serious HP

Pictured left to right: Marcia Bowron (CBB Broker), Joel Shaw (Buyer), Jerry & Kathy Stuesser (Sellers)


The Buyer, with a BS in Mechanical Engineering, comes from years of experience with an engineering background in corporate America. "I really enjoy the invention and ideation process. I love mechanical design, I am interested in electronics, and I enjoy programming. I have always enjoyed tinkering. I mainly mess around with cars." Serious HP was the perfect business.

Jerry, the seller, loved being out working on the cars in the garage, but his existing back condition wasn't faring so well. So, for health reasons the owners decided to sell the business. It was sold within three months of going to market.

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SOLD: Hollywood Deli

Pictured left to right: Rico & Vivian Dang (Sellers), Rania & Malak Samaan (Buyers)


Established 13 years, this deli ideally located and surrounded by several office buildings, a large office park, and a fitness center, was sold within four months of going to market. Some seller financing was part of the deal. Jay Yoo listed and sold the business.

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SOLD: Moody Tile

Pictured left to right: Dan & Gretchen Worrell (Sellers), Peggy Tate (CBB Broker), Matthew & Mary Biagiotti (Buyers)


This commercial tile sales and installation company has been in operation since 1950. The owners, Dan & Gretchen Worrell, already working part-time in the children's ministry at their church, sold the business in order to work the children's ministry full time.

This was the only business the buyers, Matthew & Mary Biagiotti, looked at with our firm. As former owners of a flooring enterprise in New York, they appreciated the very unique business model with no overhead expenses. The business is run from home. Materials are drop-shipped to the locations from their vendors, so no need to store inventory. Vendors have showrooms that the company uses to show tile samples to their customers, so no need for a storefront. An experienced, long-term sub-contractor team does the installation, so no need for employees.

The sellers and the buyers were very excited to have made the connection with eachother. Some seller financing was part of the deal. Frank Stabler listed the business and Peggy Tate sold it.

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SOLD: Memorial Postal Center

Pictured left to right: Hitesh Dhariya (Buyer), Randip Nibber (Seller)

Randip Nibber, the seller, purchased this mailbox rental and shipping center through CBB in 2009. It has been in business for 22 years and is located in the energy corridor area of Houston. Randip decided to sell the postal center to concentrate on his other enterprise, US Global Mail Services, which he also purchased through CBB. US Global Mail, is a worldwide mail and package forwarding company that specializes in providing technologically advanced mail and package forwarding services for expats and international shoppers.


The buyer purchased this business to add to the group of businesses his family operates in the Houston area.


The business was sold within four months of going to market. Jay Yoo listed and sold the business.

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