NOTE:ÿSeller REQUIRES that Prospective Purchasers have relevant or translatable industry experience such as pavement sweeping, pressure washing, cleaning, construction, contracting or mechanical services.
Services primarily involve cleaning or removing dirt or water on horizontal surfaces such as parking lots-garages, streets, and interior concrete slab surfaces (such as warehouses or newly constructed buildings). The company can sweep inside or out, large or small areas. They have a) large commercial street sweepers for heavy dirt inside on slab or outside on pavement, b) air sweepers for water removal from slab, c) floor scrubbers for white glove finish clean on slab, and d) water cannon service to prepare pavement for paint striping.
The Company's 4 well trained and long tenure employees run all day-to-day operations. The owner's role is mostly phone work and relates to scheduling and estimating. The owner occasionally assists with scheduled operations work when needed (estimated at 5x per month). The owner takes 7 to 14 vacation days monthly and averages ~20 hours per week. This can be eliminated by adding an employee and growing-offsetting with increased sales.
The owner feels that there are many growth opportunities for an aggressive new owner. The Company advises that there are few contractors in the sweeping industry in the DFW marketplace. The business operates as a word of mouth ?niche business?; Adding sales personnel could rapidly improve growth. The business is only running at 25-50% capacity. Capacity can be significantly increased by adding equipment and operators.
The owner plans to retire. The owner represents that the business has excellent books & records and can prove all sales & expenses.
Purchase Price: The asking price for the assets of the business is $2,000,000 with $400,000 CASH down payment and balance financed as an SBA7(a) loan. If required by a commercial lender, the seller will consider financing up to 10% of the price to a purchaser qualified/approved by the Seller. All financing is to be personally guaranteed by the individual principals of a prospective purchaser. THE SELLER PREFERS TO SELL FOR ALL CASH. The assets include inventory at cost of $0, Accounts Receivables valued at $268,000 and FFEV (Furniture, Fixtures, Equipment and Vehicles) valued at $1,000,000. The price will be increased or decreased for actual inventory, work in process (WIP) and accounts receivable as of the sale date.
Facilities: The business occupies approximately 1,300+/- SF in a mixed use industrial area with easy access to major thoroughfares on ~1 acre. A long-term lease at $3,500/mo + triple net, with options and room for expansion, is available to a qualified purchaser.
Competition: The Building Exterior Cleaning industry is very competitive. Most companies competing in this space are similar sized or much larger. Some competitors offer a wide range of services or provide services in specific market niches. This Company focuses on creating relationships and bonds between the Company and their customers based on quality work, fair pricing, integrity, and reliability.
Growth & Expansion: Demand for the Company?s services is driven by city and EPA regulations. The sweeping, cleaning, and water service niche allows the Company to have repeat revenue streams with predictable and high margins. A new, energetic owner can further increase sales & profits in many ways: 1) Direct calling on new construction sites for pavement, slab, and road cleaning, 2) Adding full-time or commission salesperson, 3) Establishing partner or referral arrangements with: pavement striping contractors, pavement contractors, milling contractors, aggregate haulers, asphalt or concrete batch plants, slab sealing contractors, manufacturing facilities, municipalities or DOT contractors, 4) Soliciting litter control/parking lot sweeping for entertainment districts and amusement parks, 5) Partnering with janitorial companies, commercial parking lots and parking garages, 6) Expanding (scaling) into other geographic markets, 7) Increasing local and regional market share by pursuing strategic acquisitions, 8) Adding related services such as pavement marking, high pressure washing, vacant cleanouts.
Support & Training: The business is semi-absentee owned and operated by experienced, long tenured employees. The seller will train buyers in their oversight role for 4 weeks included with the purchase price. The seller is willing to provide additional training at mutually agreed compensation for a finite period.
Reason for Selling: Retirement.
NOTE: All statements, figures, and values are subject to a prospective purchaser?s due diligence.
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