R. Stephen Thomson

R. Stephen Thomson

714-619-9310

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Company Information:
We at Sunbelt Business Brokers of Orange Coast provide quality services to put willing sellers and buyers together for a successful and rewarding transaction.

Have you entertained the thought of buying a business or franchise or are you an owner looking to sell your business? You have come to the right place! Our uniquely interactive site can help you take the first step towards your goals. At Sunbelt Business Brokers of Orange Coast, we know the business of buying and selling!



If you are considering selling or buying a business, utilizing the services of a broker makes sense. A professional business broker is an experienced intermediary managing the negotiations of a business sale, keeping complete confidentiality, until closing legalities are finalized

Background:
Robert Stephen (Steve) Thomson is president of Sunbelt Business Brokers of Orange Coast. An honors graduate of the University of Iowa, Thomson has enjoyed a varied and successful business career. He was founder and chief executive of a multi-million dollar service/retail firm with locations ranging from southern California to the Midwest. Much of his company's growth came from merger and acquisition activity. After selling his firm several years ago, Thomson became active as a business broker, helping others buy and sell businesses. A licensed California real estate broker, Thomson is very active in the profession. He is an involved member of the California Association of Business Brokers and the International Business Brokers Association. Thomson is a holder of the highly sought designation, "Certified Business Intermediary. Steve serves as Chairman of Sunbelt's President's Council which represents all 340 of Sunbelt's Offices worldwide. He is also a stakeholder in Sunbelt's parent, Sunbelt Business Advisors Network. Thomson is also a contributor to the annual publication, "The Business Reference Guide", published by Business Brokerage Press, considered by many to be the bible of the brokerage profession. Thomson is involved in the community as well. He is a former Vice-President of the South Orange County Chamber of Commerce, President of the Rotary Club of Laguna Hills, and Vice-President of the Orange County Chapter of LeTip International. He is also active in the Saddleback Community Church in Lake Forest. Steve resides in Coto de Caza, CA with his wife of 28 years, Christine, and their two children, son Fran, 19, a student at Arizona State University, and daughter Bess, who attends the University of Iowa.

Specialization:
see our website at www.sunbeltorange.com for a complete list of all our listings

Affiliations:
International Business Brokers Association, California Association of Business Brokers, Certified Business Intermediary

Areas Served:
Orange County, CA  

Established Businesses For Sale

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Commercial Cleaning Service

  $140,000

  $99,600

Mission Viejo, CA (Orange County)

Franchised commercial cleaning services and a member of world’s largest commercial cleaning franchise company with more than 12,000 franchisees, has thrived in a competitive market by providing unlimited opportunity backed by professional support. The company has strategically focused long-term objectives to ensure continued relationships with their clients and franchise owners. They provide...

Auto Repair & Transmissions

  $115,000

  $79,000

Murrieta, CA (Riverside County)

Auto Repair and Transmission Shop-Temecula/Murrieta Area This Auto Repair and Transmission Shop in the Temecula/Murrieta area of southern California is something of an institution with locals. They’ve been in the same location for 18 years serving multiple generations and now the owner wants to retire and spend time with the grandkids. In addition to all general auto repairs they also offer...

Vape & Coffee Shop

  $195,000

  N/A

Costa Mesa, CA (Orange County)

Very nicely designed & decorated Vape & Coffee place located in a very high traffic area of an upper income community in Orange County. It has been in the business for the last 3 years with great monthly sales of $45,000 to $65,000 a month & operates on absentee basis ownership. The owner spent total of $250,000 in the store buildup in the last 3 years including the remodeling of the coffer bar...

Manufacturer - Home Improvement On...

  $149,990

  $51,000

Santa Ana, CA (Orange County)

Home Improvement-Online Business This very unique business manufactures and sells Pull Down Door Screens, an innovative new approach to screen doors These screens are superior to existing screen solutions in a number of ways: virtually invisible when not in use; far more convenient to use than other screen door options; and sold at a fraction of the cost of sideways retracting screens. The...

Music Store

  $99,990

  $25,046

Mission Viejo, CA (Orange County)

Music Store-Price Reduced. This successful Music Store has been fulfilling music education needs since 1962. In addition to selling instruments, accessories and sheet music, they offer music lessons and rent instruments, primarily to school students. They offer private lessons for just about any instrument and voice. Teachers are chosen for their patience, experience and innovative teaching...

Mailbox Store

  $30,000

  $28,163

Carson, CA (Los Angeles County)

Franchised Mailbox and Shipping Store-Los Angeles County, CA- In Business Since 1993! This highly regarded mailbox and shipping center has been serving customers in the Los Angeles County, CA area since 1993. After years of successful operation, seller is ready to retire and turn the reins of this well known, community oriented business to a new owner.. The store is a franchise location of one...

Lighting Service Business

  $800,000

  $210,000

Irvine, CA (Orange County)

Highly Profitable Full Service Electrical Company with Unique Niche This turn-key business is ready to be grown to the next level by new ownership! A southern California company, this electrical services firm has performed exceptionally well even through the Great Recession. A solid and well executed marketing plan combined with a unique product focus has allowed the company to experience...

Automotive Locksmith.

  $350,000

  $200,000

Orange, CA (Orange County)

Automotive lock smith providing emergency roadside service to unlock cars’ ignition system & making new keys if it is needed for motorist in central orange County area. They serve all types & model cars from 1940s to the newest modes. According to the owner this service cannot be performed just by any auto repair mechanic & it is highly specialty service in itself. In case the car owners want...

Mexican Restaurant

  $128,000

  $50,000

Fullerton, CA (Orange County)

Mexican fast food restaurant serving lunch & dinner with & some catering business, located in a neighborhood shopping center on a major street in Fullerton area. The current owner has established this business about 6.5 years ago. The owner used all brand new equipment, furniture & fixture in establishing the business. There is seating for about 22 people inside the restaurant. Because of the...

Manufacturer

  $395,000

  $179,657

Santa Fe Springs, CA (Los Angeles County)

Manufacturer and Installer of Glass Wall, Fence and Railing Systems This profitable company designs and installs glass wall and railing systems for both corporate and residential clients. Located in East LA County, they perform installations all over Southern California. Owners started the business at the beginning of the recession, but their annual revenue has been consistently in the $450K to...

Auto Repairs

  $60,000

  $102,000

Fullerton, CA (Orange County)

Complete auto Repair & service with certified SC mechanic located nearby intersection on major Blvd., off of 91 Fwy in downtown Fullerton. The area is popular with auto dealerships and auto related services. Services provided are include computerized diagnostic, oil change, tune-ups, tires, air conditioning & electrical systems, brakes, mufflers, & engine works for all types of domestics &...

Medical Transportation

  $199,990

  $45,476

Garden Grove, CA (Orange County)

Whether clients have a medical appointment or just a need a ride they offer both Medical and non-medical transportation. Among services provided include: Ambulatory; Wheelchair or Power Chair; Gurney/Stretcher Dialysis Transportation Services to get patients where they need to be. Ambulatory services are for those who are able to walk or with little assistance. They will come and pick customers...

Electronic Components Manufacturer

  $130,000

  $39,100

Santa Ana, CA (Orange County)

Electronic Product Assembly-Orange County, CA This established Orange County based company specializes in the assembly of electronic products, specifically capacitor and diode arrays. They are located in a popular Enterprise Zone and enjoy the incentives and tax benefits of being headquartered in such an area. At present, the business is operated by the owner, who handles administration, and...

Montessori Pre-School to K-1, Sout...

  $250,000

  $118,000

Santa Ana, CA (Orange County)

Well Established, Authentic Montessori School, licensed for 60 with current enrollment of 33 as of Mar 1, 2016. Enrollment increased from 22 when owner took it back over in Sept 2015 due to adverse family circumstances of prior owner. Increase of 50% in enrollment in 5 months with new management. A couple of years ago, prior to sale, enrollment was 40 to 45 students. If the school was closer...

Online Distributor of Highly Rated...

  $435

  $137,831

Orange County, CA (Relocatable)

Distributor of Highly Rated Composter This profitable online business is the exclusive North American distributor for a well known, highly rated and industry leading composter. The equipment is designed and manufactured overseas and, according to the seller and ecoconscious consumer advocates, outperforms all competitors on the market. With the continued growth in the green organic space and the...

Trucking Company & Delivery Servic...

  $1,795,000

  $232,345

Whittier, CA (Los Angeles County)

So Cal Based Next Day LTL Carrier / Trucking Company This profitable next day, LTL carrier has been in business for 20 plus years covering all of Southern California. The company has 200+ rolling accounts, carries a wide range of cargo and is consistently busy throughout the year. The company averages about 10,000 deliveries per year and uses a team of independent contractors / owner-operators...

Manufacturer, Fabricator, Distribu...

  $295,000

  $84,042

Anaheim, CA (Orange County)

This business engages in the manufacturer, fabrication and distribution – Retractable Screens. These items are marketed to other remolding/home improvement companies as well in these under contract exclusive states of California & Nevada. Hawaii is also part of their territory. The company is very well respected in the industry. By putting client needs first, they have developed a trusted...

Profitable Indoor Playground for C...

  $49,000

  $32,767

Whittier, CA (Los Angeles County)

Profitable Indoor Playground for Children This business is the latest addition to a successful chain of indoor playgrounds for children, offering parents a safe and clean socks-only environment. Located in the heart of the downtown district of an attractive suburban college-town community in East LA County on the main street in the town’s retail district. Great demographics for target customers...

Luxury Rentals-Exotic and Unique A...

  $599,990

  $163,000

La Jolla, CA (San Diego County)

Luxury Rentals-Exotic and Unique Automobiles, Yachts This unique, innovative and successful company has been providing luxury rentals for discriminating clientele since 2005. The southern California firm rents exotic and unique automobiles, as well as yachts for short periods, ranging from a day to several weeks. They also offer luxury home rentals and vacation packages for high end clients. The...

Health and Nutrition Store-Orange ...

  $149,990

  $57,840

San Clemente, CA (Orange County)

Health and Nutrition Store-Orange County This 23 year old Health and Nutrition Store has been serving residents of its upscale coastal community for over two decades. The current owner is ready to retire and this presents an excellent opportunity to a new owner who has a passion for health and nutrition. They carry a popular line of Health Supplements on an exclusive regional basis thru a...


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