Tony Gavros

Tony Gavros



We specialize in helping you to confidentially buy or sell businesses in or near Chicago

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Thank you for inquiring about Advantage Business Acquisitions.

We take great care in the representation of our clients. Confidentiality, attention to detail, and years of experience sum up the quality of service that we provide.

The marketing and sale of an existing & operating business, if handled properly, will result in the successful matching of buyer and seller who otherwise, may have never met . We look forward to consulting with you and learning about your specific business opportunity. We invite you to learn more about our firm and discover what makes us different. Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have about our services here at Advantage Business Acquisitions.

Our business brokers have experience in many different industries. Some of these industries include Banquet Halls, Bakeries, Coffee Shops, Fast Food, Restaurants, Bars, Catering, Breweries & Lounges, Convenience Stores (Liquor Stores, Grocery Stores, Wine Shops), Automotive Services (Rentals, Repairs, Sales, Towing, Tires), Entertainment (Billiards, Bowling, Concert Venues), Manufacturing (Electrical, Metal Goods, General, Machinery, Plastic products, Signs, Valves), Distribution/Wholesale (Liquor, Medical Equipment, Grocery, Industrial), Franchises, Retail stores (Clothing, Gifts, Supplies, General, Hardware, Bedding, Books, Sporting Goods), Car Washes (Hand Car Washes, Tunnel Car Washes & Automatic/Self-Serve Car Washes), Salon & Spa Services (Hair Salons, Nail Salons, Spas, Barber Shops, Beauty Salons, Tanning), Medical Services (Billing, Labratories, Practices, Transcription), Home Services, Assisted Living Facilities, Moving & Storage, Gas Stations, Cell Phone Stores, Bed & Breakfast, Bicycle Shops, Boat Dealers, Services (Accounting, Dentistry, Payroll, Tax Services, Staffing), Pet Services (Grooming, Walking, Pet Sitting, Boarding, Pet Shops, Pet Supply), Coin Laundries, Radio Stations, Construction, Day Care Centers, Real Estate/Business Brokerage Offices, Waste Collection, Truck Stops, Insurance (Companies, Agencies, Brokerages), Hotels, Motels, Resorts, Printing (Silk screen, Commercial, Quick Print), Laundromats, Rental Centers, Publishers (Books, Newspapers, Software, Internet), Nurseries, Parking Lots, Movie Theatres, Marinas (Storage, Sales, Yacht Services), Lock & Key Shops, Drug Stores, Junk Yards, Injection Molding, Photography and many other industries.

Services Offered:
Advantage Business Acquisitions provides decades of experience in helping people buy and sell established and operating companies. We can help you to understand the process of selling a business and the various factors involved, including... • Helping you Determine the Market Value of your business. • Recasting your financials to discover the true Cash Flow or Profit. • Bringing you Qualified buyers with the financial wherewithal to buy your business. • Creating a Confidential Business Profile or presentation for your business. • Marketing the Business for Sale and Screening for Qualified Buyers. • Maintaining Confidentiality & keeping your employees, customers & competitors from knowing your business is for sale. • Advising prospective buyers on strategy and funding. • Negotiating the Price and Terms and assisting with Due Diligence tasks. Advantage Business Acquisitions also enjoys helping people achieve their goals of business ownership by helping them locate and acquire established businesses for sale.  
Areas Served:
Cook County, Illinois. DuPage County, Illinois. Lake County, Illinois. Kane County, Illinois. Will County, Illinois.  
One of the unique features of having Advantage Business Acquisitions represent you is that we have the experience owning and selling small businesses of our own as well in Chicago. We are an entrepreneurial firm and enjoy working with clients that have the same spirit.

Like many businesses, our greatest assets are the knowledge, experience, and contacts that our people bring with them.

Tony Gavros is an Illinois Licensed Business Broker and also an Illinois Real Estate Broker.

Tony has over 20 years working in, managing, consulting with and selling all kinds of businesses. While many of the businesses have been within the food & beverage industry, Tony has also sold businesses in more than 200 other industries.

Tony started working in the restaurant industry when he was 15 years old and for the past 12 years has specialized in selling all types of businesses, including food and beverage related businesses.

Given Tony’s past history in business operations & consulting, he understands the key elements of analyzing a business and identifying areas of opportunity. Being a business owner, Tony also fully understands the importance of confidentiality when advertising a business for sale, along with the potential impact to the business if employees, customers & competitors find out the business is for sale. Advantage Business Acquisitions takes the necessary steps to properly prepare your business for sale. Preparation, is the key to success.
Advantage Business Acquisitions is proud to have been affiliated with the following professional organizations; AMAA Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors AMBB Association of Midwest Business Brokers ASA American Society of Appraisers BBB Better Business Bureau BBF Business Brokers of Florida CAR Chicago Association of Realtors CBC Certified Business Counselors FBBA Florida Business Brokers Association IAFP International Association of Financial Planners IBA Institute of Business Appraisers IBBA International Business Brokers Association IFA International Franchise Association IRA Illinois Restaurant Association M&A Source International Business Brokers Association MABBA Mid-Atlantic Business Brokers Association MABIA Mid-Atlantic Business Intermediaries Association MBBI Midwest Business Brokers and Intermediaries MLS Multiple Listing Service NAR National Association of Realtors  
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Banquet Hall in North/Northwest Su...



Chicago & Suburbs, IL (Cook County)

This a full service restaurant and banquet hall with a lounge, a full-liquor license, 5 banquet rooms and over 735 seats. It can handle just about any size party or wedding. This property is a must see! You can t beat the location. This banquet hall has been operating in the same location for more than 25 years. This isn't the only reason so many people know this place. Another reason...

Staffing Business for Sale in the ...



Orland Hills, IL (Will County)

Southwest Suburbs of Chicago Sale includes: the Business, all Equipment & all Fixtures. Purchase Price / Business only = $990,000 plus receivables This business is a staffing company providing staffing needs for companies throughout the Chicagoland area, primarily Will and Cook Counties. Their primary focus is in Light Industrial (about 92% of sales) with a secondary focus in...

Bar/Restaurant for Sale West/NW Su...



Chicago & Suburbs, IL (Cook County)

This bar/restaurant is a full-service bar & restaurant located in the heart of a downtown area in the West/Northwest suburbs of Chicago. It consists of 2 floors plus a basement, a full- service bar on each floor, a stage for bands and live music, an outdoor patio, an excellent reputation and menu. It's located on a major, high traffic street with more than 36,000 cars driving by the front...

Sign Shop with Property for Sale i...



Chicago, IL (Cook County)

North Side of Chicago Sale includes: the Property, the Business, all Equipment & all Fixtures. Purchase Price / Real Estate = $475,000.00 Purchase Price / Business = $39,000.00 Total Purchase Price / Business & Real Estate = $514,000.00 The current owner has been in the business since 1986. This sign shop is well known throughout Chicago & they sell, design & manufacture all kinds of...

Beauty Salon for Sale in Near Nort...



Niles, IL (Cook County)

This is a full-service beauty salon located in the near north suburbs of Chicago in a great location. Some of the services they provide are haircuts, manicures, perms, color & highlights, body waxing, threading, facials & extensions. The salon opened in early 2004, so it has a long history in this neighborhood and has had the same owner the entire time. Located in the Near North Suburbs of...

Restaurant & Banquet Hall for Sale...



Kane County, IL

Located in the West/Northwest Suburbs of Chicago (Kane County) Sale includes: The Property, the Business, all Equipment & all Fixtures. Total Purchase Price/Real Estate & Business = $3,599,000 plus inventory Purchase Price/Real Estate = $2,999,000 Purchase Price/Business = $600,000 plus inventory These days many people planning weddings rely on the internet to scout locations. I know...

Sports Bar for Sale in Southwest S...



Will County, IL

Very Profitable Bar with Video Gaming & OTB

Located in the Southwest Suburbs of Chicago (Will County) Sale includes: the Business, all Equipment & all Fixtures. Purchase Price / Business only = $550,000 plus inventory This is an 8,000 sq ft full-service restaurant & sports bar with 5 video poker machines (with the ability to add 5 more video poker machines, an off...

Breakfast/Lunch Restaurant for Sal...



Cook County, IL

Location!! Location!! Great Location!!!

This is an 2,400 sq ft breakfast & lunch restaurant with a full kitchen, a website, a full basement, and an outdoor patio area. It is located on a very busy street with a tremendous amount of foot traffic. Located in the West/NW Suburbs of Chicago (Cook County) Sale includes: the Business, all Equipment & all Fixtures...

Hand Car Wash for Sale in Northwes...



Cook County, IL

No Expensive Machinery to Maintain! Great NW Suburban Location!!

This Hand Car Wash & Detail Center first opened its doors for business around 1999. The current owners acquired it about 5 years ago. Sales are very consistent & approximately 60-70% of sales are from detailing. The owner states that they wash about 1000 – 1300 cars per month plus about 200 full details per month on average. The hand car wash is located right in the heart of the Northwest...

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