Testimonials

SOLD: ISO Certified Precision Machine Shop Northwest of Houston

This ISO 9001-2008 certified precision machine shop, established in 1980, provides a variety of custom fabrication and welding services from its 24,000 square-foot manufacturing facility northwest of Houston. The Company’s primary services are precision machining for mid to large size products with tight tolerances, custom welding and fabrication of assemblies utilizing certified welders on staff, working with manufacturing customers to keep their machinery running by repairing or machining worn or broken parts and repairing hydraulic cylinders. Approximately 40% of the Company’s sales are from their local area and 55% of sales are from the Greater Houston Metro Area. Customers cover a broad range of industries including Manufacturing, Construction, Food Packaging, Agriculture, Transportation and Oil & Gas. Very experienced, stable work force, systems are in place for processes, training, employee policies and customer relations. Daily operations are managed through a robust job-flow tracking software system from initial purchase order to completion. Digital documentation records for  employee time and materials used through each step of the manufacturing process. The software also captures historical information which produces reliable data to use for bidding new jobs.

 
The Buyer, a family-owned investment group, has purchased three business with us within the last three years.  This is the 16th business they've purchased.  They own businesses in manufacturing, flooring, catering/venues, golf cart retail/repair and training companies.  

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SOLD: Locally Famous Sports Bar & Grill in Houston Area

Photo by Houston Press Staff

Like Cheers, Coaches is a joint where people know the names of the north Houston patrons who swamp this place to observe sports (on three big-screen TVs), as well as participate in sports (well, recreation activities at least, with pool tables and a game room). A new 10-year lease was recently signed to ensure the longevity of the business.

The buyer has managed his own full-service hotels with sales of
2.4 million or higher. His specialty has been in food service for events and receptions. He plans to operate the establishment full time. The Seller, on the other hand, operated as an semi-absentee owner, letting the management staff run the place.

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SOLD: Liquor Store in Growing Spring/Woodlands

Pictured from left to right: Chris Treleaven (CBB Brokers), Seller, Buyer

This retail establishment has been in operation for 13 years in the Spring Woodlands area in an upscale neighborhood shopping center with several restaurants, a wine bar, dentist, daycare center, and several other venues.

Some seller financing was part of the deal.

Chris Treleaven listed the business and sold it.

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SOLD: Houston Manufacturer & Wholesaler of Filtration Products

This company is a leading, broad-line supplier of commercial, manufacturing, and industrial dust collection and filtration products with the most comprehensive inventory in the industry. Their diverse customer base consists of manufacturing, chemical processing plants, energy sector, large commercial buildings, healthcare and hospitality. The majority of their customers are process oriented and require their filters to function in their business, therefore enabling repeat business and recurring revenues. None of their clients represent more than 6-7% of their revenues. They have experienced increased revenue and profitability year after year due to a solid product, superior customer service, swift, on-time delivery and a good marketing/advertising program. 
 
The buyer, with a BA from Notre Dame and a MBA from University of Chicago, is an M&A investment banking professional and had several years with private equity investments. He now purchases companies of his own for long-term growth.

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SOLD: Children's Indoor Birthday Center In West Houston Suburb

Pictured from left to right: Sellers(2), Buyers(2), Marcia Bowron (CBB Broker)

This premiere children's entertainment/party center is located on the west side of Houston in a highly populated area.  The 6,000 square foot facility is quite spacious and a lot of creative imagination and attention to detail went into designing the space.  Open play during week is charged per child for unlimited use and birthday parties over the weekend. Reservations for daycare field trips and summer camps are also offered. Average household income is $108K and over 17K children under 6 years old live within a 5 mile radius from this location.

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SOLD: Childcare Center in Northwest Houston with Real Estate

Established in 2000, this child care center provides quality service and is strategically located in a booming Northwest Suburb of Houston. Full-time Director and Assistant Director on staff. Owner currently works part time in the business. The curriculum at the childcare center is both thematic and literature based. Materials are designed and selected based on the age and ability of each child and promotes pre-reading skills at an early age.

The buyer is a Chemical Engineer by profession but also owns an educational test center and an independent insurance agency that is managed by the family. This newly acquired child care center will be family run.

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SOLD: Restaurant / Grill in Southwest Houston

Pictured from left to right: Buyer, Seller, Fernando Saldivia (CBB Broker)

This restaurant was a start-up in January 2017 in high-traffic Southwest Houston. Modern build-out seats 44 with ample parking. New owner can convert or keep concept of hamburgers, sandwiches, arepas, tacos and tequenos. The restaurant's on-line ordering does well in UBER Eats, Grub Hub, and Amazon. Ideal business for family ownership.

The buyer has experience running several retail stores in Houston. This is his first venture into a restaurant. He plans to change the concept to Mediterranean food.

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SOLD: Shipping/Postal Center In Northwest Houston

Pictured from left to right: Chris Treleaven (CBB Broker), Buyer & his Family, Seller, Marcia Bowron (CBB Broker)

This popular postal center, in an affluent neighborhood in Northwest Harris County, has been in business since 1990 and has received excellent ratings/reviews. The center is an authorized shipping outlet for FedEx, USPS, UPS and DHL. Mailboxes are available for rent. Other services provided are notary, stamps, copies, faxing/scanning, boxes/packing supplies/bubble wrap/foam peanuts, office supplies, greeting cards, shredding, seasonal gifts and custom packing and box making for delicate or odd shaped items.

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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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