BizBuySell.com Small Business Buyer & Seller Demographic Study

San Francisco, CA -- Driven in large part by an increase in the number of buyers and sellers on the market, the small business transaction market grew substantially in 2013, ending the year with small business sales up 49% over 2012 transaction volumes. 

But just who are these new buyers and sellers?

In the first quarter of 2014, BizBuySell.com commissioned a deeper look into the pool of prospective buyers and sellers to learn more about the individuals who are buying and selling in today's small business market. The study, which surveyed more than 2,000 buyers and sellers, uncovered several interesting market trends, particularly with respect to the racial identities, age, gender and military status of buyers and sellers.

Key findings:

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Media Contact:

Bobby Chilver
Walker Sands Communications
office: (312) 546-4712
email: robert.chilver@walkersands.com


About BizBuySell

BizBuySell is the Internet's largest business for sale marketplace. Since 1996, BizBuySell has offered tools that make it easy for business owners and brokers to sell a business, and potential buyers to find the business of their dreams. BizBuySell currently has an inventory of approximately 48,000 businesses - spanning 80 countries - for sale at any one time and receives more than 1 million monthly visits. The site also features an extensive franchise directory as well as an easy-to-use business valuation tool. Please visit www.bizbuysell.com for more information.

BizBuySell was founded in 1996 and in 2012 became a division of CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ - CSGP) - commercial real estate's leading provider of information and analytic services. CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information and offers a suite of online services enabling clients to analyze, interpret and gain unmatched insight on commercial property values, market conditions and current availabilities. For more information, visit www.costar.com.


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