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SOLD: Speciality Organic Lawn Care Company in Houston

Green Pro is a unique organic specialty lawn care service which provides various fertilization and lawn preservation services throughout the Houston and surrounding areas without the use of many of the common environmentally harsh chemicals used by larger competitors. The business is operated on a subscription-based model and provide services to mostly residential customers. One-time services are provided to commercial properties with applications that may not require repeat service. There is, however, the potential to add commercial accounts with repeat application. Most customers are not price conscious. The new owner could add additional services, such as grounds maintenance to increase cash flow. The Seller built this business to franchise in the future. This is truly a unique business with very little real competition in the market! The Buyer has a B.S. in Information Systems, is a software engineer, owns a staffing firm in Houston, and was looking to diversify. Green Pro fit the ticket because of its ...

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SOLD: Gorgeous Houston Heights Area Wine Venue

Walking into this wine bar is like being transported to another place and time. In addition to great wine and attentive service, this bar prides itself on its enchanting ambiance. Deep reds and blues are accented with ornate chandeliers, wall sconces, and oil paintings. It’s easy to lose yourself as you sink into an over-sized sofa while sipping pinot and listening to a jazz trio. Located at a high-traffic intersection in the affluent Washington Heights.

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SOLD: High-End Interior Finishes Contractor in Houston

This long-established, award winning high-end residential specialty finishes and interior plaster contractor in Houston enjoys an excellent reputation in the residential interior design industry with designers, architects, and builders. The seller started the business in 1989 and was ready to retire after 27 years of operating the company.

The buyer is an attorney, investment banker and was somewhat agnostic regarding the industry of the business he purchased. Rather, he was more interested in building upon a stable company that could be positioned to scale.

The happy new owner started looking at businesses with us in August and closed on the deal in November.

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

Ron Consolino listed the business and Peggy Tate sold it.

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SOLD: Freight Hauling Company in Houston

This freight company, established in 2001, has been hauling commercial products within the Houston Area for the last 15 years. The owner was ready to retire.

The buyers are in the bulk material handling and machined plastics industries in the Houston area and started looking for a business with us in September. This acquisition allows the company to quickly deliver the products they manufacture to their customers.

The business was sold within 8 months of going to market. 

Anita Charpiot listed and sold the business.


 

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SOLD: Custom Countertop Fabricator & Installer in Houston

This custom countertop fabrication and installation company has been serving Greater Houston Area customers for over 39 years. The company offers both installation and fabrication services for kitchen and bathroom countertops as well as commercial laminated cabinetry. Customer base is comprised of 80% commercial contractors and 20% residential.

The Buyer is the owner of Contracting Unlimited and this acquisition will expand his market area and service capabilities.

The business was sold within 3 months of going to market.

Anita Charpiot listed and sold the business.

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SOLD: Party Rental Company in Houston

The semi absentee-owner of this party rental company in Houston also owns a few postal centers and is in the process of acquiring another. They wanted to sell the party rental company so they could focus on growing their postal center holdings.

The Buyer is a professor for UTMB school of nursing. She used her 401K funds to make the acquisition through Guidant Financial. Her sons will be instrumental in working in the business and she will continue as contract professor at UTMB.

The business was sold within six months of going to Market.

Marcia Bowron listed and sold the business.

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SOLD: Online Babysitting Service Franchise

This Internet membership, fee-based franchise business has a great reputation in the Katy/Sugar Land area! This franchise was built on a foundation of safety, for both sitters and members and offers an awesome online experience for both client and franchisee. To ensure the safest possible experience for everyone involved, the franchise performs thorough background screenings through their in-house private investigation company on every sitter and member that applies. This business has been recognized as one of the Top 10 franchises every year since 2010. All clients are charged and sitters are paid through a 3rd party with the difference going to franchisee/business owner.

The buyer has a B.A. in Marine Engineering / Naval Architecture and a MBA and started her own drafting and design business.

Marcia Bowron listed and sold the business.

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SOLD: Certified 8-Bay Auto Repair Shop - Real Estate Included

Strong Traffic, Highly Visible Location, Competent and Certified Techs, High Marks for Customer Service, and High Customer Loyalty. This very attractive, money making auto-repair shop has everything, including valuable real estate and a good building with eight work bays plus attractive reception area and office. Although very successful, the current owner wants to pursue his other business interests.

The buyer, the owner of another auto-related business, looked at several businesses with us and closed the deal on this shop within seven months of working with us. He also purchased the property. The deal included bank financing.

Tom Pence listed and sold the business.

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SOLD: Transmission & Auto Repair Shop

This business opened in August, 2014 and has experienced explosive growth since inception and is on course to have a record year in 2016. The business operates in a 4,000 square foot building on a major thoroughfare in fast-growing Tomball and has 6 repair bays, an office and a Customer Waiting Room. Overall the general public makes up 60% of the sales and commercial accounts make up 40%.

The buyer served six years as a Reconnaissance Marine (Special Forces) and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration in Management and Minored in International Business. He also has management experience in the oil and gas industry. This was the only business he looked at with us and closed the deal within two months.

The business was sold within three months of going to market. Some seller financing was included in the sale.

Ray Doba listed and sold the business.

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SOLD: Personal Transport / Utility Vehicles Dealership - Real Estate Included

This well-run business had clean books and records. Joe and Cindy Burch started the business on their own with a handful of used golf carts and grew it to a $3 million enterprise in less than five years!

The buyer, a family-owned partnership, which has invested in approximately 19 different businesses ranging from Catering companies, to Medical training companies, Flooring companies (they purchased Pro Floor through us a year ago), Manufacturing, and Industrial Construction. They look for bolt-on/add-on companies to their existing base of companies and now have a golf cart dealership they plan to expand on. Wealth of experience and knowledge in the group.

The business was sold in 9 months. The property was part of the sale and some seller financing was part of the deal.

Marcia Bowron listed and sold the business.

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