FEATURED LISTING: Seller Motivated…Sport/Event Photography Business. SOLD!

 Well-Established; Sport and Event Photography Business. Superior name and reputation: It has been in operation since 1983 providing high quality professional photography. Sales are generated from sport and event photography as well as creating team poster / banner, custom templates and a full line of award and recognition products including, patches, decals, plaques, pins, magnets, bumper stickers and certificates. This business is an authorized representative for multiple award businesses. All Photo Production is done in their lab. Great opportunity for a Photography Business to purchase an established studio with a solid customer base or expand into the Minnesota market.

The office hours are Monday – Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

  • Facility: This business is located in the metro area with 7,150 square feet; the gross monthly rent is $5,900. Lease expires Feb. 2013.
  • Asking Price: $599,000. This includes: 24 years of Goodwill, Client List, Equipment approx. valued at $50,000 and $10,000 in Inventory (at cost).
  • Gross Sales/Cash Flow: Gross sales in 2011 were $955,000, 2010 gross sales were $1,069,695 and 2009 gross sales were $1,084,328. Client list has remained the same or slightly increased. The sales have declined mainly because the size of client orders has become smaller.
  • Reason: Retirement
  • Listing Number: 7667 b.k.
  • Employees: 2 Owners work full-time plus a full staff of very experienced Photographers, Graphic Designer, Scheduling Manager, Lab Manager and a Full-time Customer Service Department. Total of 10 full-time employees.

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Featured Listing: Soft Cloth Tunnel Car Wash, MAKE AN OFFER!

This soft cloth tunnel car wash was built in 2009 serving the south metro of Minneapolis. Traffic count on this intersection is approximately 22,000 autos per day. The business offers a variety of washes plus detail services.

FACILITY: The tunnel is 121 feet long with 3- 55 foot detail bays. The wash is 8,246 square feet. The wash was designed with water, chemical and energy conservation in mind. It has a water treatment system that recycles and reuses 100% of the facilities water, and solar panels were recently installed for electrical generation. This is a state of the art car wash built for efficiency and low maintenance.

This car wash was built on a corner with a major anchor in a retail strip center.

EMPLOYEES: The business operates with a full time manager and 4 full time employees and 25 part time employees. The owner has the business set up for an absentee owner to operate.

GROSS SALES: 2010-$329,000; 2011-$460,700.

SALE PRICE: The owner is asking $2,200,000 for the building and the business assets. Build out invested in this wash in 2009 was approximately $3mm. There’s a land lease of $4,000 per month. The land lease was set for 44 years, but the owner of the property would negotiate a sale for the land.

REASON FOR SALE: A partnership separation.


bill.kraemer@oibmn.com, 612-331-8392.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The above information has been provided by the Seller. Neither The 20/20 group (dba Opportunities In Business) nor it’s agents has verified accuracy or comprehensiveness.  b.k.

Featured Listing:Great Cash Flow! Discount Retail Store, SOLD!

This retail store opened 12 years ago located 2 hours Northwest of Minneapolis. The owner has operated this successful business for the past 8 years. When the store first opened they marketed the $1.00 item concept, which they still do, but added items with a higher price tag ($1.00-$5.00). A few of the items sold at the store are: scrap-booking, party items, greeting cards, paper products, cleaning products, health & beauty, tools, toys, crafts and snack items. The owner attracts customers from a 60 mile radius of the location and from neighboring states for the scrap-booking.

FACILITY: The business operates from a 9,000 square foot facility; 6,000 for retail and 3,000 for warehouse. Lease payments are $7,815 including CAM charges.

EMPLOYEES: The owner operates the business with 6-8 part time employees.  The employees are paid between $8.00 and $11.00 per hour.  Owner works an average of 20 hours per week depending on the time of year.

GROSS SALES: 2009-$1,060,000; 2010-$1,020,000; 2011-$1,007,000 and for the period January thru July 2012 – $526,860. The cash flow for 2011 was about $131,400 and for January thru Sept. 2012 was about $136,000.

SALE PRICE: The owner is asking $299,000 for the business and  includes $100,000 in inventory.



bill.kraemer@oibmn.com, 612-331-8392.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The above information has been provided by the Seller. Neither The 20/20 Group, Inc. (d.b.a. Opportunities In Business) nor its agents guarantee its accuracy or comprehensiveness.  b.k.

Featured Listing: Popular Cafe located in the Metro Area. SOLD!

Very Popular Cafe located in the Metro Area, serving breakfast and lunch six days a week and is known for their homemade pastries and breads. This business was established over 10 years ago and has developed a loyal customer base. The potential to grow this business is tremendous. A new owner could open on Sundays, extend business hours to accommodate for dinner, add beer and wine, cater private parties after hours in dining room and on patio and off premises catering.

FACILITY: This business currently operates out of a 1,500 square feet and is able to seat approximately 35 customers with a beautiful outdoor patio. The feel of the cafe’s decor is very warm. Monthly rent is $934.00. The lease is a month to month agreement with an option to extend. The owner indicates that extending or obtaining a new lease should not be a problem.

EMPLOYEES:  Owner Operator with 4 full-time and 6 part-time employees.

EQUIPMENT: Included in price:  Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment valued at approximately $50,000.  Inventory approximately $3,500.


GROSS SALES: Gross sales for 2010 were $372,000. Gross sales for 2011 were $409,000. Cash Flow was approximately $100,000. 2012 sales are tracking 10% over 2011.


ASKING PRICE: The owner is asking $310,000. This is a turn key operation and a perfect opportunity for someone who what’s to own their own business.

REASON FOR SALE:  Other Interests.

Important Notice: The above information has been provided by the Seller.  Neither

The 20/20 Group, Inc. (d.b.a. Opportunities in Business) nor its agents guarantee its accuracy or comprehensiveness. 7712  b.k.