Buy a Day Care or Child Care Center

The U.S. Day Care industry earns almost $50 million annually and has a consistent growth rate that seems to climb even during sluggish economic times. There’s a good reason, as almost two-thirds of parents of children under six years old work outside the home and require childcare. High-quality child care is essential for allowing parents the freedom to get the jobs they need to provide decent livings for their families. So, finding the right daycare center for sale or deciding to buy a daycare center can benefit far more than just your own bank account. Industry products and activities include:

  • Providing daily care for children and infants
  • Providing programs for preschool children
  • Pre-elementary school instruction and activities
  • Other child-related programs and services
  • In-home child care
  • Center-based childcare

Almost 750,000 daycare-related businesses nationwide employ over 1.5 million American workers. Opting to buy a child care center that’s for sale can go a long way towards keeping the American economy running strong. And according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the day care industry is expected to top the industry list for employment growth by the year 2020. Buying the perfect daycare business for sale can help you build a future you’ll truly be proud of.

If you feel like you need to expand your horizons past simply childcare, buy a children's franchise which includes educational, musicals, and athletic franchises- all for children! 

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Day Care and Child Care Centers

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Daycare licensed for 123 students, NOVA / DC bedroom community
$125,000Seller Financing
Daycare licensed for 123 students, NOVA / DC bedroom community

Spotsylvania County, VA

This daycare is located in a bedroom community of NOVA. Easy access off I-95 provides a convenient drop off point for those parents heading to work. If you are expanding an existing daycare business by adding new locations, consider this as an opportunity. If you are thinking about opening a new daycare, you should compare the cost of opening a new daycare to simply buying this existing business at a fraction of the cost. More information is available by requesting online refer: bizbuysell. Scott Davis (broker) 703 593 075 or email commonwealthbb@gmail.com. All enquires are welcome. Thank you.

Profitable Child Care Facility in Tidewater VirginiaPre-approved for SBA financing!
$320,000Cash Flow: $120,934
Profitable Child Care Facility in Tidewater VirginiaPre-approved for SBA financing!

VA

Located in the beautiful Tidewater Virginia region, this local daycare facility serves about 85 children from 6 weeks to age 12 (currently licensed for 96 but chooses to limit enrollment). The purpose-built facility allows for the separation of children by age group to optimize play and learning. With about a 50/50 mix of private pay vs. subsidized students, this business is able to serve the needs of the entire community and currently has a waiting list for new clients. This is NOT a franchise - company was built from the ground up to fill a gap in the local area. The experienced FT and PT staff focuses on child development through education and nurturing.

4Day care center for saleBack to market,buyer finiancial fell through,Reduced price
$200,000
Day care center for saleBack to market,buyer finiancial fell through,Reduced price

Manassas, VA

Back to market, buyer financial fell through, up to 50% seller financing! Great location. No competitors within 5 miles. New Cloud HQ data center 5 minutes away.Here is an excellent opportunity to own a 10-year-old, successful daycare operation located in the Manassas Virginia area. Daycare is approved for 144 children ranging from infants to 12-year-olds. New experienced owner operating at an 85% enrollment would gross an annual revenue close to $1 Million! Original cost to build new and equip including outside playground and storage was nearly $300,000. Business also comes with a van/bus as part of the assets. Seller is selling due to health issues (broker can discuss). Business has excellent staff in place, good book-keeping, and 2015-2016 IRS returns are available. Five years sales average is $440,000 a year. IMPORTANT NOTES: seller, at this time, has not taken advantage of the Virginia Subsidy Program that parents can use to cover daycare. She has applied, and expects this to be approved; she’s not taken advantage of any USDA food purchase credits that may be available. In addition, seller is willing to stay on after the sale on a part-time basis either as an assistant director, teacher, or in any capacity that would help the new owner in their transition. For more information, please contact Becky Wang For name, address and website information, please sign and forward over the Non-Disclosure Agreement which is the last page of this document. PRICE DETERMINATION Price determination is based on what the industry “rules of thumb” say as to value (see attached reference). Along with the “rules of thumb” for an existing business a fair comparison as to what it would cost to open a business like this from “scratch”. This would include finding a location, building out the space, equipment cost, and opening start up costs. Price Determination: Value of lease, location & License $50,000 Leasehold Improvements $200,000 Equipment Costs (today’s value): $100,000 New business start up cost: $35,000 Sales Volume Value (2017 reference guide, 55% of gross sales) $242,000 10 years of good will, establishing sales base: $50,000 Base on earning $60, 108 times 3.5 = $210, 378 Asking Price: $225,000 This price is based primarily on the value of the location and the lease, along with a 15,000 square feet build out of a daycare. Priced fairly also base on Gross sales/ SDE profits The cost of this business could easily cost $450,000 to build and open new today. We are offering a true turnkey opportunity with some seller financing. REASONS TO BUY 1. An Established Turnkey Opportunity 2. Support & Training Available 3. Excellent Bookkeeping and Financials (available for verification) 4. Excellent Location for a Daycare 5. Some Owner Finance Would Be Considered 6. Rent/Overhead Very Reasonable Based on Market-Rent Comparisons 7. Demographics are Very Good. 8. Priced Fairly (seller will consider all offers) 9. No Immediate Direct Competitions 10. This Location is Well Established and Proven to be Successful for 10 Years 11. Profitable 12. Equipment is in Good Working Condition 13. Employees Have a Long Work History at This Location – Very Experienced and Knowledgeable 14. Long Term Lease with Excellent Terms 15. Current Owners are Dedicated to the Success of the Business and so They Will Provide Solid Support as Needed to New Owners

Private Childcare School with Real Estate in the Richmond Area
$1,695,000Cash Flow: $260,000Seller Financing
Private Childcare School with Real Estate in the Richmond Area

VA

Light & Raphael is pleased to offer for sale a well-established private childcare business in the Richmond area. Real estate is included in the purchase price. The business has strong ties to the community and a strong and committed staff. SBA financing for qualified buyer.

Established Children's Fitness Center
$163,000Cash Flow: $40,000
Established Children's Fitness Center

VA

Purchase this proven children's fitness franchise concept. Nearly 10 Years of Service to Local community. State-Of-The-Art 2,515 SF Exercise Center. This business has developed an time-proven program and facility devised to help children 6 weeks thru 10 years of age develop physically, cognitively and emotionally. Weekly classes incorporate music, dance, relays, games, special rides, gymnastics, sports and more. The state-of-the-art modern facility, extensively trained staff, award-winning class programs, and excellent student/teacher ratio have earned is business ht the reputation as one of the best early learning franchise programs of its kind. This business additionally hosts Birthday Parties, Camps, Drop-Off Programs, Pay-By-The-Day Options, and offers Sibling Discounts to encourage family participation as well as a multiple class options with ever-changing themes. Contact FOUAD MOHIT at (757) 237-2301 or fouad@sunbeltnetowrk.com for more information.

Childhood Development Center
Childhood Development Center

Richmond, VA

The owners would be interested in the sale of the center and the real estate.

Franchised Early Childhood Development Center
Franchised Early Childhood Development Center

Richmond, VA

The Company operates a highly respected day care and early childhood development center in the Richmond, VA area. The current owner is interested in selling the Company along with the real estate the Company occupies. The owner is willing to provide appropriate training and consulting time to facilitate a smooth transition by the purchaser.

Prime value-add Daycare in premium location in Northern, VAOpportunity to acquire a non-franchised, prime value-add daycare
$550,000Cash Flow: $120,000
Prime value-add Daycare in premium location in Northern, VAOpportunity to acquire a non-franchised, prime value-add daycare

Loudoun County, VA

Opportunity to acquire a non-franchised, prime daycare within the highly coveted Northern Virginia market. Prime value-add opportunity Limited daycare supply pipeline Good enrollment with high upside Ideal location with superior accessibility, visibility, and proximity to demand generators Growth Opportunity: 1. Capacity for the center is 138 (with the possibility of increase) and enrollment is currently at 90 kids. 2. $0 spent on marketing. Growth through an effective marketing plan can be realized. 3. Long term (5 year lease) in-place at a good rate. 4. Owner operator can make business more efficient.

Established Child Care Center with RE
$620,000Seller Financing
Established Child Care Center with RE

Pierce County, WA

Owner operated child care center/ Montessori servicing children ages 1-12 years old. Established by current owner in 2004. Center has a great reputation with local community and established staff. Building has two floors with restroom on each floor, full kitchen and outdoor fenced in play area, large deck and gardens. Currently at max capacity with 33 students enrolled with waiting list. High end supplies and inventory. Center can be expanded as real estate includes additional lot already equipped with septic and electricity. Very little competition and vastly growing demand for child care in the area.

Profitable Childcare and Preschool Center - Yakima Lower Valley
$219,000Cash Flow: $69,901
Profitable Childcare and Preschool Center - Yakima Lower Valley

Grandview, WA

The largest privately owned Childcare Center located in the Yakima Lower Valley. Established over 30+ years ago, maintains an outstanding reputation in the community. Offering full day childcare 12 months of the year and preschool is offered for 9 months. Summer camps, before & after school services and extended hours are also provided. The property sits on 17 well maintained acres of land that also includes a home and income producing crops. The property can be made available for the buyer to purchase separately if desired.

Premier Childcare and Learning Center with Real EstateHighly Rated Daycare-Education Center - Room for Expansion
$3,255,000Cash Flow: $335,000
Premier Childcare and Learning Center with Real EstateHighly Rated Daycare-Education Center - Room for Expansion

Dane County, WI

This family-owned, Wisconsin state-licensed business provides quality childcare and learning opportunities for the children of its clients. BUSINESS OVERVIEW A highly profitable business that receives tremendously positive reviews from the families it serves, JOYFUL NOISE provides care and education for infants through 4th graders that is supported by a high-quality curriculum and professionally minded teachers. Characterized as a “learning center” or “school” as opposed to daycare by its staff and customers, JOYFUL NOISE is one of the premier such businesses in Southern Wisconsin, with a state-of-the-art facility located in a large corporate business park. INVESTMENT HIGHLIGHTS • Established company with strong, positive reputation and loyal customer base • Strong revenues & seller’s discretionary earnings • Excellent relationships with local school district and businesses • State-of-the-art facility in highly accessible location • Not a franchise currently • Real estate included in the sale

Multi-site, Specialized Child Care CenterEstablished center serving high demand niche
$650,000Cash Flow: $220,000Seller Financing
Multi-site, Specialized Child Care CenterEstablished center serving high demand niche

Dane County, WI

These two family-owned, Wisconsin-licensed centers are the premiere provider in their high demand child care niche. Ideally located near large employers and along critical commuting routes these centers benefit from both walk-by traffic and word of mouth referrals. This concept's families (highly-educated) are very committed to the school's core philosophy/approach, as well as its warm, non-institutional environments.

Successful Child-Care Business with Real Estate
$1,750,000Cash Flow: $180,000
Successful Child-Care Business with Real Estate

WI

This child care center, opened in 2009, provides early education programs and child-care to the surrounding community in a metro area in central Wisconsin. The business is licensed for up to 110 children, ages six weeks to twelve years old and current enrollment is at capacity. The business is an absentee-run operation with the owner living out of town and providing leadership and oversight as needed. The day-to-day operations are provided by the center's Director and a staff of twenty-nine employees. The facility was designed and built specifically for the child center in 2009. It features six separate class rooms, gymnasium, outdoor playground with equipment, fully equipped kitchen, office, teacher break room, and teacher planning room. The building is approximately 11,200 square feet on 1.75 acres of property. The business has a cash flow of $180,000 before real estate expenses. This business is one of the best in the area with a first-class facility and boasts services and qualities that many parents are seeking for their children.

Profitable day care & preschool business in West Central WI.
$325,000Cash Flow: $90,000
Profitable day care & preschool business in West Central WI.

WI

Profitable day care and preschool business in West Central WI. This is an established day care operation started in 1999. It is currently operating at 72% of 50 child licensed capacity with waiting list that would be at 100% capacity. The business has a profitable 4K program. 2018 monthly gross revenue is over $23,000. Wonderful business opportunity to increase revenue and profits day 1 of purchase. It has a great location near Interstate 94, the primary shopping district and schools. This is a turn-key sale with real estate.

01213-WI Childcare $116-147K EBITDA w/in 30 minutes of Green Bay, WI
$1,043,000Cash Flow: $122,194
01213-WI Childcare $116-147K EBITDA w/in 30 minutes of Green Bay, WI

WI

#01213--WI: Seller ready to retire from the industry.*****Center has exceptional track record to go with consistent profits.*****Real estate is available for purchase or lease pending buyer qualifications.*****Private Pay Clientele*****Expenses kept in check*****Above average employee benefit plan.*****Stable staff.

Day Care Center For Sale
$350,000
Day Care Center For Sale

Racine County, WI

This turn key independent business is licensed for up to 48 children from 6 months to 12 years old and has been continuously operating for 20 years. This business offers a K4 program as well as before and after school care at the local elementary school. Since the real estate is included you can not only operate your own business but also instead of paying rent to someone else, you can build equity in your own investment property. Call for details.

#01099100--SER $2.4MM Revenue, $601K EBITDAR & Employee Mgmt in Place
$4,335,000Cash Flow: $393,447
#01099100--SER $2.4MM Revenue, $601K EBITDAR & Employee Mgmt in Place

US

#01099100--SER: Normalized occupancy cost...Anticipated Buyer EBITDA is $367,396 with only 15% down payment.*****100% private pay clientele.*****Employee management team in place.*****EBITDA OF $393,447 made from three items...very clean financials.*****2016 expected to be better than 2015...current market value based on 2015 results.*****Professional facilities.*****Location in southeastern city.*****Real estate can be purchased or leased pending buyer qualifications.


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