Ian Harding

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Professional and attentive, relentlessly at your service


Harding & Associates


Buying or selling a business, regardless of size, can be a daunting task and perhaps one of the most expensive transactions in which you will participate. You need to be sure that you are represented by a competent, honest and hardworking business broker that has your best interest at top of mind. Harding & Associates - Business Brokerage Services has helped many people achieve their dream of selling or buying a small business in Florida.

Contact us today for more information on buying or selling a business.

We offer the following services: Buying a Business; Selling a Business; Exit Strategies; Business Consulting; Commercial Real Estate; Immigration and Visa Assistance; Legal, financial and title services (through our exclusive affiliations with local firms).

Confidentiality is key in providing the above services, and our discreet approach to helping people achieve their goals is paramount in our service offering.

Our dedication and professionalism is what sets us apart.

Services Offered

Sell a Business | Buy a Business | Commercial Real Estate | Immigration & Visa Assistance | Business Consulting | Exit Strategies


Ian Harding has spent most of his career in high-profile leadership positions with large organizations in the energy sector. Having previously operated at Senior Vice President level in the Berkshire Hathaway group of companies, Ian’s specialties are in contract and commercial negotiations.

Ian adds valuable business experience to the Florida small business community where he has relocated with his wife and three children to enjoy the lifestyle and amenities that the Gulf Coast offers. Ian has a passion for small business and real estate, and has an enviable track record of closing deals of varying size and complexity.

Indeed, Ian is comfortable in dealing with professionals across a range of different disciplines and has an impressive depth of experience in commercial business transactions, including the sale and acquisition of business ventures.

Going the extra mile for his clients is one of Ian’s traits that he always delivers on, and his attention to detail provides comfort and confidence for clients so they know that they are being represented with integrity and diligence.

Ian holds an MBA from the University of Newcastle and a First Class Honors degree in Engineering.

Ian specializes in small business sales in Sarasota, Bradenton, Orlando, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Fort Myers, Naples, Venice, Miami, Fort Lauderdale and all other areas of Florida. We provide prospective buyers and sellers of small businesses in Florida with professional and personally-attentive business brokerage or consulting services. If you are planning to buy or sell a small business in Florida then we would love to hear from you to discuss your requirements with a view to representing you to help you achieve your goals.

Areas Served

  • Sarasota County, FL
  • Manatee County, FL
  • Charlotte County, FL
  • Hillsborough County, FL
  • Lee County, FL
  • Pinellas County, FL
  • Polk County, FL
  • Orange County, FL
  • Lake County, FL
  • Osceola County, FL

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  • Member of the Business Brokers of Florida (BBF) Member of the Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee


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