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, IL
Kane County, IL
DuPage County, IL
McHenry County, IL
Lake County, IL
DeKalb County, IL
Kankakee County, IL
Kendall County, IL
Montgomery County, IL
Rock Island County, IL
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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Pizza Restaurant for Sale in West ...



DuPage County, IL

Dine In / Carryout / Delivery

This is a Carryout & Delivery Pizza Restaurant with seating inside for approximately 18 people, plus 3 tables outside. This is NOT a Franchise, so there are NO Franchise Fees. It’s located on a very busy street in the West Suburbs of Chicago with more than 32,000 cars driving by the front door each day. It’s in DuPage County near Naperville. This pizzeria has been in business for approximately 18...

Trendy Japanese Restaurant for Sal...



Cook County, IL

Beautiful Decor, Excellent Reviews

This business is a full-service, very modern and trendy Japanese Restaurant located in the North/Northwest Suburbs of Chicago. It’s located in a VERY busy shopping center with many large and well-known corporate tenants such as; Office Max, Corner Bakery, Chipotle, Best Buy, PetSmart, Buffalo Wild Wings, Bed Bath & Beyond and many other popular businesses. The shopping center is located at very...

Tanning Salon for Sale in West Sub...



DuPage County, IL

This is a retail tanning salon located in the West Suburbs of Chicago. They have 9 tanning beds (stand up beds and lay down beds) and 1 spray tan booth. They also sell tanning lotions & creams, jewelry, handbags, scarves, tanning accessories and protective eyewear. The business is run primarily absentee. The current owner works here 1 or 2 days per week. This is one of the reasons it has...

Tanning Salon for Sale in Northwes...



Kane County, IL

This is a retail tanning salon located in the NW Suburbs of Chicago. They have 9 tanning beds (stand up beds and lay down beds) and 1 spray tan booth. They also sell tanning lotions & creams, tanning accessories and protective eyewear. This location has been a tanning salon for more than 14 years. The current owners acquired the business in 2010. It’s located in a shopping center in the NW...

Sandwich/Fast Food Restaurant for ...



Chicago, IL (Cook County)

This restaurant opened for business nearly 30 years ago. It’s located in the heart of Chicago’s financial district and is well-known for its huge, made from scratch sandwiches. The corned beef & pastrami is baked fresh daily in house, which is one of the reasons I believe they have the best pastrami and corned beef sandwiches in Chicago. They also make all their sauces from scratch, including...

Golf Bag Distributor, Manufacturer...



Will County, IL

Originally founded in the early 70’s and purchased from the original owner in 2008. Specializing in the design & manufacturing of the highest quality mid-priced men’s and ladies golf bag lines. The golf bags and other golf related products are purchased by pro shops, country clubs and specialty golf outlets across the USA. They have seen significant growth in E-commerce the past 3 years with...

Family Style Restaurant for Sale i...



Cook County, IL

This is a family style, full-service restaurant serving breakfast, lunch & dinner 7 days a week. The restaurant does not currently have a liquor license however, the current owner believes a new owner could obtain one if they want. The current owners acquired the business in 2001. They recently spent approximately $50,000 remodeling. Some of the remodeling included new carpeting, new paint, a new...

Breakfast/Lunch Restaurant for Sal...



Cook County, IL

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...

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...

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...

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