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
Will 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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New Hand Car Wash for Sale in Chic...



Chicago, IL (Cook County)

Beautiful New Hand Car Wash for Sale!!

This is a Hand Car Wash located on a very busy street in Chicago. This location has been a car wash for a long time. At the time the current owners purchased the car wash, it was closed. They extensively remodeled the business and opened in August 2015. The average sales per month in 2016 have been $29,774. In 2015, the average was $19,411 per month. The current owners purchased the building in...

Busy Hand Car Wash for Sale in Chi...



Chicago, IL (Cook County)

Very Busy Hand Car Wash for Sale! Great Cash Flow!!

This is a Hand Car Wash located on a very busy street with more than 27,000 cars driving past the front door each day. The cash flow for 2015 was $177,572.08. In 2015, the average sales per month were $37,164.00 and in 2014 the average sales per month were $29,718. This Hand Car Wash is located on the N/NW side of Chicago. It’s on a very busy street & has more than 27,000 cars driving past the...

Electrical Contracting Business fo...



Cook County, IL

This is an electrical contracting business that specializes in commercial, residential & industrial installation, service and repair throughout Chicago and the near suburbs. They have been in business since 2009 & have seen consistent sales increases year after year. The cash flow for January – June of 2016 was $230,386.16 This company has been in business since September of 2009. They are an...

Meineke Franchise Store for Sale i...



DuPage County, IL

The current owners opened this franchise location in March of 2013. They had no experience in the automotive repair business, so they chose to go the franchise route and open a Meineke franchise store in the West suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. It’s located in a busy and relatively new shopping center with other well-known tenants such as Kentucky Fried Chicken, Pizza Hut & Dunkin Donuts. There’s...

Cigar Store Chain for Sale in West...



DuPage County, IL

This chain of retail cigar stores opened for business over 14 years ago. Sales and cash flow are increasing, along with their customer base. All of the employees are part-time. Each location has 2 or 3 employees and they are paid $10 - $14.50 per hour. The current owner works here full-time. The largest cigar & tobacco shop is located at a busy shopping center. The visibility and traffic counts...

Manufacturing Business for Sale in...



Chicago, IL (Cook County)

This manufacturer makes products for the U.S. Government and has been doing so for more than 40 years. Most of the products they manufacture are made from steel tubing. The owner has had this business since the late 1960’s & he’s considering retiring. The price includes the Real Estate. The average annual cash flow for the last 3 years was $968,534.00 and the average gross annual sales were...

Upscale Salon & Spa for Sale in Ch...



Chicago, IL (Cook County)

This popular Salon & Spa opened for business in December of 2010. It's located on the North side of Chicago. It's an upscale full service beauty salon & spa that primarily focuses on pampering, nails and hair care for the entire family. They also offer ear piercing, birthday parties and spa day parties, & other services such as blow-out, styles, facial waxing, straightening, deep conditioning...

Hand Car Wash for Sale in Northwes...



Cook County, IL

This hand car wash has a long history of providing quality auto detailing by hand. Some of the services offered include; hand washing, hand detailing (interior and exterior), hand waxing, buffing and light engine cleaning. They occupy a 3,100 sq ft space & have 6 overhead doors & plenty of parking. Located in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago (Cook County) ...

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...

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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