Business Brokerage Services

Coldwell Banker Upchurch Realty now offers professional business brokerage services for both buyers and sellers. Mike Denham and Joe Moon of our Accelerate Commercial & Business team bring over 30 years of business and investing experience to clients. This team of licensed professionals is committed to providing clients with the personalized, hands on professional service they expect. Accelerate C&B walks sellers and buyers through each step of the process from inquiry to closing and also assists with certified business valuations and fraud examinations. The team’s primary service is the representation of privately held companies for sale through an exclusive listing agreement. Accelerate C&B ensures their client companies are presented in confidence and only to qualified buyers, allowing the sellers to continue operations with few distractions while Accelerate C&B finds a suitable buyer. Accelerate C&B also helps clients who are looking to acquire a business by understanding the buyer’s goals, conducting targeted searches for businesses matching the buyer’s criteria, assisting the buyer with negotiations, and sourcing financing institutions. Selling or buying a business is a complicated process that requires a special set of skills that the team at Accelerate C&B has.

Business Listings

Established Cell Phone Repair Business in Athens

Asking Price: $25,000

Gross Revenue: $156,000

Inventory: $10,000*

Rent: $3,000 /Month

*not included in asking price.

Business Description

Perfect opportunity for an owner-operator. This store is fully stocked and furnished, a true turn-key opportunity. Established business with lots of foot traffic. Owners have other business interests so this is priced for a quick sale. The price of $25,000 includes training and over $30,000 in furnishings, fixtures and equipment. Buyer also needs to purchase existing inventory and pay $9,000 in prepaid rent. Total purchaser out of pocket is around $45,000 but includes inventory and prepaid rent. Sellers will provide financing for the right candidate. Seller is a licensed agent in the state of Georgia.

Detailed Information

Location: Athens, GA

Inventory: Not included in asking price

Real Estate: Leased

Building SF: +/- 800

Employees: 2

Facilities: Excellent location. Details provided to qualified buyers.

Growth & Expansion: Multiple locations are available through the franchisor.

Support & Training: Franchise training is included.

Reason for Selling: Owners want to pursue other interests.

Franchise: This business is an established franchise

Athens Area Carpet Cleaning Business

Asking Price: $172,000

Gross Revenue: $161,000

EBITDA: $77,829

FF&E: Included

Established: 2009

Established carpet and floor cleaning business for sale. Over 10 years of success in the market. Business is complete with two work vans and all equipment needed to continue this successful operation. Why start a new business when the phone is already ringing? Repeat business from satisfied customers makes this a great opportunity for a quality minded professional. Sale includes work truck and tools.

Facilities: Home based business. (Home Based)

Competition: Fragmented.

Support & Training: Seller will train the new owner.

Reason for Selling: Seller wishes to pursue other business interests.

North Georgia Mountains Family Attraction

Asking Price: $1,450,000

Gross Revenue: $583,000

EBITDA: $181,000

FF&E: Included ($200,000)

Established: 2007

This business is actually several businesses rolled into one. There is a general store with unique gifts and specialty foods, a homemade ice creamery, a grille with fresh cooked foods including fudge and baked goods. There is even gem mining. This popular attraction is located in a great tourist area with traffic counts growing. This is a great attraction for the entire family complete with a playground for the children.

Type of Location: Multiple Buildings totaling over 4,000 square feet on +/-.75 acre

Facilities Information: Two buildings on +/-.75 acre located on major highway. One building which houses the country store and gift shop has the upstairs roughed for a one bedroom apartment for use by the new owner or an on-site manager. The second building houses the grille, ice creamery and baked goods.

Reason for Selling: Seller wishes to pursue other business interests.

Training and Support: Owner will remain and provide training and support for up to two weeks or longer.

Popular Gym in Commerce

Asking Price: $170,000

Gross Revenue: $225,000

Established: 2003

Business Description: This popular gym has it all. Personal Training, great location and over 16 years of business success. Absentee owned business provides an excellent opportunity for an owner-operator to buy a business with great cash flow.

Detailed Information

Location: Commerce, GA

Real Estate: Leased

Lease Expiration: 3/1/2020; Five year lease available

Employees: 8

Facilities: Great facilities in a great location. Bikes, Treadmills, Cross Trainers, Isolation Machines, Free Weights, Yoga, Spin Bikes and Tanning Beds. This is a turn-key opportunity complete with sound system and nutrition.

Competition: Limited local competition and nothing comparable in size or services offered.

Financing: Owner financing available

Support & Training: Current staff manages the operation. Owner is willing to remain for 2 weeks to assist in the transition.

Reason for Selling: Owner is pursuing other business interests.

Buyer and Seller Representation

How we assist sellers:

1. Review business financials & market 

2. Establish a listing price

3. Develop a marketing package

4. List among multiple services

5. Qualify potential buyers

6. Obtain confidentiality agreement

7. Coordinate exchange of information

8. Coordinate and assist with closing

How we assist buyers:

1. Define business type and location

2. Establish a budget

3. Identify available investment options

4. Review financials and operations data on each option

5. Help identify the best fit based on your goals

6. Coordinate with your legal and accounting team

7. Preparation a written offer and assist with negotiations 

8. Assist with gathering info needed for due diligence 

9. Coordinate and assist with closing 

Services Provided

Assist in negotiations

We negotiate profitable sale terms and deal structure.

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Qualify potential buyers

We find, screen, and qualify prospective buyers so you can focus on your business.

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Develop marketing plan

We execute the marketing and advertising plan designed for your particular business.

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Present client companies in confidence

Confidentiality is often a prime concern in selling an on-going business. Our brokers operate under strict procedures to protect your proprietary information and ensure utmost confidentiality.

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Help determine business value

We help determine the market value, possible strategic value, and appropriate listing price.

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Coordinate and assist with closing

We assist with all the complex details of a business closing.

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Work with professional advisors

We work with professional advisors on the team.

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Accelerate Commercial & Business Team