Garden Service Business for Sale

 

 

Garden Service Business for Sale


Selling Price (Excluding VAT)

R 950 000.00

 

Monthly Profit

R 35 000.00

Assets

R 75 000.00

Stock

R 25 000.00

 

Established Garden Service Business in East London with fixed contracts.

The business has been established over the past 6 years and we have developed a very effective team of workers.

 

Fully describe the Business Activities

The Business has been operated as a (Pty) Ltd with the Owner as the only shareholder and Director. The Business operates as a Garden Service with clients on fixed Contracts

How long has the business been established?

The business has been established for 6 years

How long has the owner had the business?

The current owner also started the business and has been with the business for 6 years.

How does the business operate on a daily basis?

The owner with a team of 12 workers work from 07h00 to 17h00. No work over weekends

How are the clients attracted to the business?

By means of Facebook Ads

What advertising and Marketing is carried out?

Social Media Marketing

What Competition exists?

Very little competition in the area

What are the seasonal trends?

Much busier in summer, although the contracts run all year.

Is the business VAT Registered?

No, the business is not registered for VAT

What VAT documentation is on file?

Not Applicable

Are there up-to-date Management Accounts available?

Yes, the Management Reports are up to date

What Balance sheet and Income Statements are available?

Up to the past month

What percentage of the business is cash or credit?

100% Cash Business

How could the profitability of the business be improved?

By getting more customers

Is seller finance available and for what amount?

No, unfortunately no seller finance available

What is the total staff compliment?

The total staff compliment is 12 excluding the owner

Give a breakdown of staff / functions and length of service.

Most of the workers has been with the company for more than 3 years

Do any receive special perks or incentive?

No special perks or incentives

Are they on contract?

Yes, they are all on contract.

Do any have management potential?

Two with management potential

How involved is the owner in running the business?

Actively involved

When does the current lease end?

There are no lease

Is there an option of renewal and what period?

Not Applicable

What is the annual escalation percentage?

Not Applicable

What are the trading hours?

07h00 to 17h00 Monday to Friday

What is the square meters of the business?

Not Applicable

Is a copy of the lease available?

Not Applicable

Do you require a license?

No Licence Required

What are the main assets of the business?

Machinery

What is the overall condition?

Very Good

How have the assets been valued?

By the owner based on replacement value

Are the assets presently insured?

Yes there is an insurance policy

Strengths

Very managable

Weaknesses

Cashflow is a weakness of the current setup

Opportunities

There are still a number of possible clients available in the area

Threats

The current political climate in the country

What is the reason for the sale?

The owner is retiring

Why is this a good business?

The business has a solid foundation and the permanent contracts guarantees business for the future

Christo Fouche

081 2700 884
christo@onlinebusinessbrokers.co.za

 

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