Unique editor business opportunity is the best kept secret in the twin cities.

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TYPE OF BUSINESS: This unique editor business opportunity is the best kept secret in the twin cities. As editor, you will be the marketing arm for the local businesses in your community, promoting them to a local audience in your town, aligning them with the other exceptional businesses within your city, and connecting them to the national company network. This role comes with a full support team that includes, franchise relations, design, production, experienced local photographer, marketing, and editorial services. The city guidebook has an established social media following with more than 500,000 followers nationally and between 50 – 80 local companies who are currently advertising in THE SCOUT GUIDE.

This opportunity is perfect for someone who eats local, explores local, loves finding the unique and hidden gems their city has to offer, and is a committed self-starter. This is a role for someone who is great at sales and also has an eye for style and design.

The editor role is a flexible, full-time job that ramps up or down depending on the phase of the book lifecycle. THE SCOUT GUIDE entails sales, photography, design, and production, launch and distribution, blogging and social media. 

If you are passionate about creative writing, working with people and being in control of your financial future, then owning a home-based editing business could be for you.

EMPLOYEES: Owner operator.

FACILITY: This business is a home-based business.

GROSS SALES: The latest book (with COVID) sales were approx. $164,900. Sales in 2019 was approx. $217,321 and the sales in the 2018 book was approx. $215,100. Note: Books can overlap years.

ASKING PRICE: $110,000 to include, exclusive territory, client files, vendor files, potential client files, all social media platforms (approx. 44,000 followers on Instagram, 1,900 followers on Facebook, over 500,000 followers on the national blog. Extensive training by seller and franchisor. Transfer fee of $5,000. The seller is willing to finance a portion of the sale to a qualified buyer.

REASON FOR SALE: Other Interests.

Gift, Art and Framing Shop

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TYPE OF BUSINESS:  Gift, Art and Framing shop, established over 21 years ago located in a very popular area. They sell prints, canvas prints, posters, originals, framed art, unique furniture pieces, gifts, candles, cards etc. The business enjoys a great reputation and provides it’s customers with a quality product that is competitively priced. They have a great customer base and on-line presents. The hours are Monday through Saturday 9 – 4, business is located 2 ½ hours north of the metro (Crow Wing County).

FACILITY:  The business occupies a building approximately 2,688 sq. ft. space that is part of a quaint shopping area. This beautiful building was built in 2005, wood frame with stucco and brick exterior. The building and property are available for purchase for $270,000.

SALES/CASH FLOW:  2021 sales are $30,000 above 2020 sales ytd. Gross sales for year ending 2020 were $195,781, 2019 were $191,731, 2018 were $201,728. Cash flow in 2019 was approx. $51,000 to an owner operator. Note :2020 cash flow is approx. the same as 2019.

ASKING PRICE:  The owner is asking $150,000 for the business (this includes furniture, fixtures, equipment and $65,000 in inventory – wholesale value) and $270,000 for the building and property.

REASON FOR SELLING: Retirement.

SOLD! Rental Business – Family Owned & Operated.

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TYPE OF BUISNESS: Rental Business – Family Owned & Operated.
Serving the home, party and construction rental industry for over three decades. Current owner has owned this business for the past 8 years. Their inventory consists of a massive variety of tables, chairs, tents, generators, carpet and floor care, lawn and garden equipment, trucks and trailers just to name a few.
The company has a large market share with a long-established reputation that results in many repeat customers year after year.

FACILITY: The business operates from a 9,900 square foot facility, with a large shop for repairs and maintenance, office, warehouse and retail area. The rent is $4,200 during the summer season and $3,000 during the winter season. This business is located 40 minutes of the Twin Cities.

EMPLOYEES: This is an owner operator business with 7 full- time employees with extensive experience and 10-15 pull-time employees during the summer months. The owner oversees the business and works with sales and estimating.

GROSS SALES: 2018-$1,352,231; 2017-$1,333,619; 2016-$1,222,349 Cash flow for 2018 was approx. $410,000.

SALES PRICE: The seller is asking $2,350,000 for the business which includes $1,200,000 (fair market value) in equipment. The sales price does not include inventory of $45,000

REASON FOR SALE: Other interests.

 

Franchise: Speedway Gas Station

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TYPE OF BUSINESS: Seller very motivated due to health. Speedway Gas station franchise – located in a southern TC suburb. Established for 26+ years with the current owner owning it since 2013. This is a very nice gas/convenience store, located in a fast-growing community with a strong customer base. Business sells gas, grocery items, beverages, snacks, cigarettes, and other tobacco products, lottery and has an ATM. The business installed a new carwash just over a year ago and the sales and profits have more than doubled. The hours of operation are Monday through Friday 5:30 am to 11:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday 6:00 am to 11:00 pm. Owner works 20 – 25 hours per week.

EMPLOYEES: There are 4 full time and 4-part time. The owner is the part-time manager who runs the operation, along with the full-time clerks. The part time employees are paid $10.00 – $ 12.00 per hour.

FACILITY: Store is 4042 sq. ft. located on a 1.24-acre lot.

GROSS SALES/CASH FLOW: Gross sales for 2018 were $3,663,448, for 2017 were $3,417,213, for 2016 sales were $3,432,275. Cash flow to the owner operator, based on 2018 numbers was approx. $206,505, 2017 numbers was approx..$188,500. The sales will fluctuate year to year due to gas prices.

ASKING PRICE: The asking price for the business, franchise rights, land and building is $1,100,000. A 2013 appraisal valued the land and building at $1,100,000. The value of the furniture, fixtures and equipment is approximately $150,000 (included in asking price), and the value of the inventory (gas and other inventory) is approx. $70,000 (not included in asking price). The new Car Wash Lease is not included. The monthly payment is $2,300.00 per month with 4 years left on lease to own. Purchaser will need to be approved by Speedway (franchisor).

REASON FOR SALE: Health.

SOLD! Unique all-natural beauty products manufactured and distributed from home

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TYPE OF BUSINESS: Unique all-natural beauty products manufactured and distributed from home, all handmade 100% natural & organic bath bombs, gourmet soaps, lotion and shampoo bars, shaving oil, fresh face spritz, exfoliating bars and roll-on perfume. The manufacturing process involves harvesting the absolute highest potency vegetables, plants, nuts, flowers, etc. as ingredients and turn them into gourmet, therapeutic products that will nourish your skin and relax your mind. This is the perfect addition to any income. They have a great on-line present and are in over 100 retail stores in over a dozen states. This business can operate anywhere in the United States.
Additional sales and marketing efforts will produce quick results for new owner.

FACILITY: This business is a home-based business.

EMPLOYEES: Owner

GROSS SALES: Gross Sales for 2018 were $52,000. Gross Sales for 2017 were $62,200. Gross Sales for 2016 were $49,800. Cash flow in 2018 was approx. $11,300.

ASKING PRICE: The owner is asking $39,000 for the business, this includes equipment, formulas, vendor information, client list, logo and all marketing sites. Inventory is approx. $4,000; this is not included in price.

REASON FOR SALE: Other opportunity.

 

 

 

 

Franchise: Venture X, simply provide the modern work space.

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We currently represent industry leaders in their respective industries. They are franchises with tremendous support and training for their franchisees with concepts that are proven in the marketplace and where franchisees are thriving.
This carefully chosen franchise opportunity is:

Venture X franchisees simply provide the modern work space and members buy private memberships, giving them access to open areas or private offices, whichever they prefer.
By 2020, The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates 65 million Americans will be freelancers, temps, independent contractors or entrepreneurs, making up a full 40% of the workforce. Venture X provides an attractive opportunity for those workers who want to benefit from a rich work community.

Overview:
• Total Investment – $800,000 – $1,200,000 (includes Franchise Fee) w/Financing available.
• $400,000 minimum cash required.
• Franchise Fee – $79,500.
• 4 Weeks of training included in Franchise Fee. Airfare, Hotel are included.
• Royalty – 6% Gross Revenues.

To find out more-with no cost or obligation- call Bill Kraemer at 612-331-8392 or email bill.kraemer@oibmn.com. Listing ID# 1007 b.k.

Franchise Opportunity: Health and Wellness Services for Individuals and Organizations.

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We currently represent industry leaders in their respective industries. They are franchises with tremendous support and training for their franchisees with concepts that are proven in the marketplace and where franchisees are thriving.
This carefully chosen franchise opportunity is:

Revolutionary Health and Wellness Services for Individuals and Organizations.RX2Live provides services in three vertical markets that are in huge demand today.
• Medical Support Services:
o In-office Patient Screenings
o DNA Testing
o Nutritional Supplements
o Weight Loss System
o Chronic Care Management (CCM)
o Thermal Imaging
• Senior Wellness
o We promote an enhanced quality of life for seniors by improving cardio function, strength, flexibility, balance, endurance, intellectual stimulation, diet and education programs.
• Workplace Wellness
o This is one of the fastest growing and most popular segments in healthcare services today. A comprehensive analysis of 42 published studies of worksite health programs showed that companies including “self-insured employers” that implemented an effective wellness program realized significant cost reductions and financial gains.

OVERVIEW:
• Total Investment – $65,000 – $75,000 (includes Franchise Fee).
• $49,900 in liquid capital to begin.
• Royalty Fee – TBD

To find out more-with no cost or obligation – call Bill Kraemer at 612-331-8392 or email bill.kraemer@oibmn.com. Listing ID# 1010 b.k.

Franchise: SuperGreen Solutions, preserve the environment by providing sustainable solutions

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We currently represent industry leaders in their respective industries. They are franchises with tremendous support and training for their franchisees with concepts that are proven in the marketplace and where franchisees are thriving.
This carefully chosen franchise opportunity is:

SuperGreen Solutions, a thriving franchise model that takes advantage of large invoice customers, rebates and tax incentives to make a major financial impact while also working to preserve the environment by providing sustainable solutions to every day energy needs.
Quickly emerging as an energy efficiency franchise industry leader, SuperGreen Solutions has ranked among the Franchise Direct Top 100, #1 in category in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500, and a “Best for Vets” franchise opportunity.

Overview:
• Total Investment – $65,000 (includes Franchise Fee)
• $65,000 minimum cash required.
• Franchise Fee – $45,000.
• 2 Weeks of training prior to opening.
• Royalty – 6% Gross Revenues.

To find out more-with no cost or obligation- call Bill Kraemer at 612-331-8392 or email bill.kraemer@oibmn.com. Listing ID# 1005 b.k.

Franchise Opportunity: The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill

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We currently represent industry leaders in their respective industries. They are franchises with tremendous support and training for their franchisees with concepts that are proven in the marketplace and where franchisees are thriving.
This carefully chosen franchise opportunity is:

The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill franchise.
• Serves authentic third generation Greek family recipes.
• High quality ingredients with sauces, soups, dressings, marinades and desserts made from scratch daily. This leads to a passionately loyal customer base.
• We never use processed produce or meat. We chop, slice and trim it ourselves each and every day.
• The service matches the food. Each team member provides outstanding hospitality, so each customer feels special.
• 5 Week Training Program included in the Franchise Fee!

OVERVIEW:
• Total Investment – $500,000 – $650,000 (includes Franchise Fee) w/Financing Available.
• Franchise Fee – $39,500.
• Royalty Fee – 6% of Gross Revenues.

To find out more-with no cost or obligation- call Bill Kraemer at 612-331-8392 or email bill.kraemer@oibmn.com. Listing ID# 1006 b.k.