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Beautiful Historic Building in downtown Asheville. This is a one of a kind location with adjacent parking and close proximity to all of the major downtown attractions. The restaurant has been successful for many years, seller is wanting to retire. You can continue the current concept or convert this location to any concept. The 4400 square foot space has consistently shown gross revenues of 1 million plus. New long term lease to be negotiated with landlord. Purchase Price $239,000.00
Buncombe County, NC
Own an established specialty market with a café and wine bar in the mountains of Western North Carolina. The market has a strong customer base year-round with multiple streams of income, including fresh meats and seafood, deli foods to-go, produce, beer and wine and a large line of store-branded products. The café offers specialty coffee drinks, breakfast items, fresh-baked pastries, salads, soups and sandwiches, juice bar, along with an appetizer menu serving beer and wine by the glass or bottle. This truly is a unique business with great cash flow/owner benefits and a solid lease in one of the most beautiful locations. If you are looking for quality of life and have a passion for food and wine this is an amazing opportunity to own a successful business.
$449,000 plus inventory
Some seller financing available
Confidentiality agreement required
Profitable HHC agency provides private pay, medicaid and VA services in Western NC
FedEx Ground and Home Delivery Routes for sale $539,000! Currently grossing $461,795 and nets $162,902 per year as an owner/manager of the business. Includes 5 Routes, 5 vehicles worth an estimated $90k, and 5 employees in place willing to transfer with the business if given the opportunity. Employees are solid and have been with owner since he started. Territory for this route includes the Western Asheville, North Carolina area. Note: Owner just assumed a 5th Home Delivery route. Routes income and price are based off 4 routes documented income plus an additional $50,000 for the Home delivery Route he just acquired. Please be advised that owner will not entertain seller financing, SBA lending, or financing through a third party source. For more details go HERE: http://www.routesforsale.net/fedex-ground-routes-asheville-north-carolina.html
Work and play in Asheville, NC with Electro Bike Tours!
A very unique opportunity to own the only bike tour in the outdoor mecca of Asheville, NC. Well suited for an owner operator who would rather work independently, outdoors, and have fun, than be in the office. The operating season is March through November so you have the winter months off to travel or relax. Would work well for a retiree looking for an enjoyable company to own. The business model has extremely low overhead as we keep the bikes in a trailer in a storage unit and transport them to the meeting site for each tour. Cash flow does not include tips from each tour, which average $20 per 2 hour tour, but can exceed $50 for bigger groups.
I started this company from a dream of mine to work actively outdoors in 2012. The tour is a perfect 8 mile loop around Asheville and features historical and architectural highlights that serve as stops. We have 8 Kettler electric pedal assist bikes, which are the finest in the industry as they are made in Germany. There is a company pickup truck and enclosed trailer which are used to transport the bikes from the storage unit to the start of the tour, Weaver Park. Maintenance on the bikes is done at a local bike shop and we have never had any problems with the electrical components. We are an authorized dealer of Kettler E-Bikes, so there is a huge opportunity for growth in sales online that we have not pursued.
To build this business it has been a labor of love. I am not looking to make a profit on the sale. I want to pass the business on to someone who will be a great owner operator for Electro Bike Tours and continue to grow the company to its potential.
There is a business Facebook page that is updated with tour photos weekly and has 285 Likes from previous people on tour.
After two years we have 55 reviews on Tripadvisor. Only 5 reviews are 4 stars, every other review is 5 stars. I have never had a client finish the tour without raving about how amazing it is. Read the reviews to get an idea: http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g60742-d2704614-Reviews-Electro_Bike_Tours-Asheville_North_Carolina.html
UNC-TV aired a 5 minute professional video segment on state television about Electro Bike Tours in April of 2014. You can view the clip here: http://video.unctv.org/video/2365229436/. This video is an instant badge of credibility that you could not buy if you wanted to.
Black Mountain, NC
We have created the iRetrofone from home and sold mainly through Etsy. We have a Design Patent as well.
ATM Route business for sale $129,900! Currently nets $39,500 per year as a owner of the business. Business currently operates 16 ATM machines, within a 45 minute drive of each other in and around the Asheville, NC area. The ATM route can be serviced in only 5-10 hours per week. This is an ideal part time/passive business with a nice income! No lease, no employees, flexible hours, easy to run and fully automated. Remote access and reports on each ATM machine make this business very easy to monitor and run and the only inventory is cash! Motivated seller has other business interests. For more details and financing options go HERE: http://www.vendingroutesforsale.net/atm-route-asheville-north-carolina.html
Well Established and Well Loved Kitchen Store.
The doors of this profitable retail business opened in March of 2006.
Quality kitchen wares, ranging from practical cookware to items for
the professional cook, fill the location. Cutlery, countertop
appliances, pots and pans, gadgets, bakeware, pottery, aprons and
towels, make up much of the inventory. Extremely loyal local and regional customer base is supplemented nicely by area retreat centers and the fact that Black Mountain is a hot tourist destination.
Business is solid all year round, and can easily be grown simply by conducting much desired and requested cooking classes and adding on-line sales. There is no local competition, and the big-box stores are a twenty minute+ drive away. The business is situated at a prime commercial location: At the main intersection of a bustling and growing town. 1,600 square feet of hard wood floors, 10 foot walls with original tin ceilings, and a wall of windows at the storefront, are perfect for exposure and display purposes.
Owner had intended to establish the business and sell within three years, but enjoyed it and the people so much that she more than doubled her time here! Selling now simply to move on to next venture. She is willing to train.
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