NDD No.61 Volume 11 2007
Volume 11 2007
AUSTRALIAN BUSINESS FOR SALE
Thinking of buying or selling a Hotel
HISTORIC HOTELS Highly recommended boutique style hotel offering accommodation, a cafĂŠ / restaurant, function room, bar and shop. 19th century landmark building on the beachfront in a picturesque town. Indoor and outdoor dining all with fantastic ocean views. Dynamic owner / operated business with a small dedicated team. Gross T/O approx. $700,000 p.a. with excellent profit margin. Strong 25 year lease in place. Unlimited potential.
Price On Application mob 0407 077 781
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Private equity the new finance for growth option for SMEs
Located in picturesque Boorowa only 1 hour drive of Canberra. Newly refurbished hotel receives constant repeat trade from travellers, both in food and accommodation. Large local clientele. TAB and SKY facilities, only hotel ent. license in town. Restaurant & Landscaped beer garden. 16 rooms. T/O $700,000 plus.
$1,300,000 f/hold WIWO mob 0429 638 530 ....................................................................................
Beautiful 2 storey historic hotel. Situated in rural western Victorian town of Casterton on the banks of the Glenelg River. 11 room hotel accommodation, 2 bars, dining / lounge room & bottle shop. Complying with fire &health regulations. Manager's accommodation available. Spacious main bar with great mural painted full length of the bar (1958), wood fires and modern kitchen. Contact owners for financial and further information.
$380,000 + S.A.V. freehold mob 0429 966 101
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VOLUME 11 2007
BUSINESSES FOR SALE - ARE LISTED ALPHABETICALLY BY BUSINESS TYPE
Pizza Hut never looked so good . . . 4 Franchise in a box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Amazing Clean . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Chooks hatches a new plan. . . . . 12 Who says there is no safety in Franchising . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Couriers Please deliver No.1 opportunity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Clearly a better lifestyle . . . . . . . . 21 Contours opens 100th franchise. . 22 A vision of Australia’s future . . . . . 24 Full steam ahead . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Great business opportunity benefits from women’s need for lasting... . 28 Future is still bright for Bright Eyes Sunglasses . . . . . . . . 32
Be your own boss in a ‘Wheelie’ unique industry . . . . . . . 34 Private equity the new finance for growth option for SMEs . . . . . 36 Jet Therapy - Enjoy success as part of this fast growing and profitable business . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Vending your way to wealth in 2007. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 The personality factory . . . . . . . . . 46 Building a successful franchise business . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Thinking of buying or selling a hotel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Child Tag; Help keep the children safe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58
FRANCHISES, BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES & OTHER RELEVANT COMPANIES PRIVATE SALES & AGENTS/BROKERS LISTINGS
7 Eleven Stores. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Healthy Inspirations . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Action International. . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Himalayan Goji Juice . . . . . . . . . . 61
Private Sales section . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .61-163
Amazing Clean Pty Ltd. . . . . . . . . 11 Holy Sheet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
SUBSCRIPTION FORM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .160
Appliance Tagging . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Hudsons Coffee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
SELLING YOUR BUSINESS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .161
Aussie Outdoor Blinds . . . . . . . . . 48 iSold It. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
A - Z Index of Businesses for Sale . . . . . . . . .162
Austway Vending . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Jet Therapy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Autobarn Pty Ltd. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Jumping J Jays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Borderline Australia Pty Ltd . . 18, 19 Lifetime Distributors . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Brazilian Beauty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Mobile Hose Fixers. . . . . . . . . . . . 42
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Bright Eyes Sunglasses . . . . . . . . 32 My Tunes Pty Ltd . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Chooks Fresh & Tasty. . . . . . . . . . 13 My Tunes Pty Ltd . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 City Pacific Finance . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Pizza Hut (Yum Restaurants) . . . . . 5 Computer Solutions . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Rhino Linings Australasia Pty Ltd. 53 Contours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Snap-On Tools (Australia). . . . . . . 27 Couriers Please . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Solomons Flooring . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Diversified Exhibitions Australia . . 33 St Clair partners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Duco Magic Australia Pty Ltd. . . . 49 Telco In A Box Pty Ltd . . . . . . . . 6, 7 Ecowash Mobile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 The Coffee Club Pty Ltd . . . . . . 164 Enzed Hose Doctors . . . . . . . . . . 52 The Ink Shop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Opinions expressed by contributors do not necessarily reflect those of the publisher, and no responsibility for breaches of current anti-discrimination or trade practices acts occasioned by these opinions will be accepted. Australian Business For Sale uses care and diligence in the preparation of this magazine, but it is not responsible or liable for any mistake, misprint or typographical error. Australian Business For Sale prints advertisements provided to the publisher but gives no warranty and makes no representation as to the truth or sufficiency of any description, photograph or statement. Australian Business For Sale accepts no liability for any loss which may be suffered by any person who relies either wholly or in part upon any description, photograph or statement contained herein. Australian Business For Sale reserves the right to refuse any advertisement for any reason.
Events of Elegance. . . . . . . . . . . . 48 The Leather Doctor. . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Fastway Couriers . . . . . . . . . . 40, 41 The Natural Way . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Fibrenew Industries Ltd . . . . . . . . 42 The Touch Up Guys . . . . . . . . . . . 24 G.J. Gardner Homes . . . . . . . . . . 51 Tropical Sno . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Glass Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Tru Safe Test & Tag . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Goop Guys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 VOIP4U . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Green Clean . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Yourhome . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Pizza Hut never looked so good The friendly and relaxed atmosphere of Pizza Hut has been enhanced with a new modern look, yet again, demonstrating the company’s leadership in store design and customer comfort. Pizza Hut was the first pizza chain to open in Australia and from that first restaurant in Belfield, Sydney, established in 1970, the business has grown to over 394 stores in Australia and New Zealand and over 12,000 stores worldwide. The brand’s success is due to the great tasting quality product, value for money meal bundles and the welcoming, comfortable atmosphere that attracts a wide range of customers including families and young people. In 2006, the back of house was opened up so that customers could become more involved in the assembly and cooking of their food by watching the process from order through to collection. Now, this great customer experience is being further developed with a range of service enhancements to the foyer area.
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New backlit menu boards with reader friendly panels are being used, flat screen LCD TVs provide entertainment and a new simple eating bar style of dining has been added where patrons can enjoy views through the shopfront glass. The overall effect is stunning. Each new element in the design is linked together and given a new ultra-modern look by the careful choice of ceramic tiles, purposedesigned murals and bright lights. Stores across Australia are being renovated so the new look will be consistent and easily recognised. It is all part of the Pizza Hut strategy for actively growing the brand. “Pizza Hut is a company focused on growth. We have had an extremely successful track record over the past 37 years and we will continue to lead the pizza category in product and service innovation,” says Kurt Whitlow, general manager of operations. Over the next three years Pizza Hut is relocating some existing stores and has plans to build more than 50 new stores throughout Australia.
The overall effect is stunning. Each new element in the design is linked together and given a new ultra-modern look by the careful choice of ceramic tiles, purposedesigned murals and bright lights.
“The execution of our growth strategy presents greater opportunities for locallyowned, single-unit Pizza Hut franchises and we are looking for new franchisees in most states right now,” says Kurt. “It is a very exciting time and we look forward to recruiting more franchisees to our friendly and successful team.” To find out more about Pizza Hut franchise opportunities contact us on (02) 9930 3274 or visit www.pizzahutfranchise.com.au.
Franchise in a Box
“Our purpose is to allow Franchisees to grow through a reliable support framework, and leadership committed to innovation and creating opportunity. With over 70 franchisees we understand what is required to build a successful recurring revenue and profit business. Franchisees, under their own brand and pricing, make money every time their customers make a phone call or use the internet, that is why we are unique” Telcoinabox was the first, and still the only Franchise product on the market that offers a business opportunity for ambitious franchisees wanting to tap into a proven recurring revenue
and profit model through a full range of Telecommunications products. Different from other franchises, Telcoinabox allows franchisees to set their own prices and provide services under their own brand name. Franchisees can be profitable with as little as 50 business customers. Inside the “box” is fully managed infrastructure, including a full web based billing and customer relationship management system, wholesale access to mobile, fixed wire and broadband networks, technical support for the franchisees customers and a dedicated account manager to assist with growth and technical issues. Ongoing training and mentoring is also a major component offered. “This solution opens the door to anybody with a phone, computer and internet connection to become a fully operational 'telco', without the need to manage their own infrastructure,” says
Damian Kay, an industry veteran and one of the driving forces behind Telcoinabox. “Franchisees simply set their own prices according to the margin they wish to make and focus on signing up customers, building their brand and we take care of all the 'heavy lifting'.”
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Franchisees are able to compete in the competitive Telecommunications market due to the aggregated buying power of over 70 franchisees. Depending on the pricing structure set by the franchisee, savings of up to 25% can be provided to the end customer while still making excellent margins. It costs $45,000 (ex GST) to be fully set up and trained with an ongoing 1.5% management fee of billed revenues. Franchisees can be as big as they want to be as there are no territorial boundaries. “What we have done is allowed franchisees to serve a market niche, mainly in the Small To Medium (SME) market, and to make money
out of a very small customer base,” Mr Kay says. Telcoinabox's blue print is based on a proven Telecommunications reseller model. “Our main motivation is to share our expertise in Telecommunications and help build every franchisee's business so that they realise the full potential of this business opportunity.” “Deregulation and maturity in the Telecommunications industry has made it possible for anyone to be a provider with the right infrastructure and training.” Telcoinabox products and services are provided through trusted Tier 1 carrier networks. Franchisees are able to offer, Fixed Line, Mobile,
Broadband, VoIP, VoDSL (Business Grade VoIP), Web and Domain Hosting. Telcoinabox is also working on providing other value added services such as Pay TV. For further information, please visit www.telcoinabox.com, call 1300 7 TELCO (83526) or email email@example.com.
Amazing Clean Amazing Clean offers potential franchisees the choice of two amazing business opportunities in the stable and growing markets of Window Blind Cleaning and Repair, or Curtain and Upholstery Care! Though window blinds are everywhere; in offices, shops, factories, rental properties and private residences, many neglect to clean or consider their health implications. The result is a niche market with huge potential to build awareness and grow. Enter Amazing Clean, founded by entrepreneur Steve Kent. After working two decades in Australia’s blind industry, Kent recognised the need for a professional service that could clean and repair all blind types. His investigations unearthed a vibrant industry in the USA using ultrasonics to clean blinds. “After analysing the American practices, I was able to design better ultrasonic equipment and methods to suit the Australian conditions. Add the development of strong marketing strategies, including the Amazing Clean logo, and a new industry emerged.” By 1996, Amazing Clean was born and is now a thriving essential service within both domestic and commercial markets. The state-of-the-art ultrasonic equipment using high frequency sound waves to clean and sanitise blinds helps Amazing Clean deliver outstanding customer service. Often used in the medical industry's sterilisation process, the ultrasonic system provides a thorough clean without using harsh chemicals. With over 70 franchisees nationwide, an experienced team at its Brisbane head office and now Hamilton, New Zealand, as well as Master Franchisees in each Australian state, Amazing Clean is solidly established. Amazing Clean is considered by most major window blind manufacturers to be the premier blind cleaning and repair group in the country and is a long standing member of the 10
prestigious Blind Manufacturers Association of Australia. To broaden its services and appeal to both customers and potential franchisees, Amazing Clean has recently established a second division - Amazing Clean Curtain and Upholstery Care. Using Amazing Clean's lightweight and easy-to-use mobile cleaning system, operators within this division provide customers with the convenience of on-site cleaning of their soft furnishings, ranging from curtains and fabric pelmets to lounge suites and even leather furniture. Franchisees within both divisions are bolstered by the ongoing back up of a strong support team. Says Mr Kent, “Relatively speaking, a franchise in Amazing Clean is a very affordable business option. For $60,000 $90,000, people can buy a franchise including all equipment; training and the impressive company logo emblazoned van, and really be in charge of their own destiny with their business.” Adding to this are a host of start-up benefits ranging from $3,000 initial marketing package tailored for optimal impact in the territory, a three month franchise fee waiver, to uniforms and business cards. Amazing Clean franchisees share a desire to learn, a passion for high quality customer service and an ambition to be in business for themselves. The market for cleaning blinds and soft furnishings is here to stay. Amazing Clean estimates only 10% of the public and commercial sector is even aware that a professional blind cleaning service exists. Add to that the public's growing knowledge of its health benefits and the result leaves Amazing Clean poised to offer potential franchisees significant and increasing turnover for years to come. For more information visit www.amazingclean.com.au & www.amazingclean.co.nz
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What Makes a Successful Business? There are hundreds of millions of dollars worth of venetian, vertical, timber, roller and pleated blinds in the Australia and New Zealand Market. Until Amazing Clean commenced its services across Australia in 1996, there was no professional way to clean them. Now Amazing Clean is cleaning and repairing all of those blinds, using our unique technology, turning over millions of dollars jointly every year. The Amazing Clean franchises are exciting businesses with huge potential that are spreading quickly across the country. Once you join the team you can share in the experience of your fellow operators and benefit from joint promotions like group Yellow Pages advertising and other special events around the country such as Home Shows and local shopping centre displays. Importantly, with a national 1300 number in Australia and a national 0800 number in New Zealand appearing in full colour advertisements in all capital cities across both countries, your Amazing Clean business will have immediate representation. Our opportunities can be home-, mobile or shop/factory based - the choice is yours.
For full information package
Aust: Rick Nash 1800 816 618 NZ: Ray Foot 0800 2 AMAZE 2 2 6 293
CHOOKS hatches a new plan CHOOKS fresh & tasty's culture is about to take a new turn; everything the company does will truly reflect its mission, philosophies and values. The March 2007 conference marked the official opening of the CHOOKS Encouragement Centre, the new name for the CHOOKS head office.
encouraging them in every way,” Mr Hansen said. “To show this commitment, all terminology and materials in the manuals have changed to reflect the warm community environment that the company personifies.
The new Encouragement Centre has been named and developed to reflect and effectively communicate the already existing community and unique culture that CHOOKS fresh & tasty embodies. Previously known as the CHOOKS fresh & tasty Managing Director but now affectionately known as the Chief Chook, Mr Steve Hansen said the company hoped to strengthen its internal culture to continually reflect the values the members of the CHOOKS family portrays out to its local communities. “We want to encompass the culture in everything we do and the main aim of the new Centre is to help our franchisees build better businesses while
farm their businesses while continually encouraging the members of his CHOOKS family. “We have always maintained an open door policy which has helped us to succeed because people see that CHOOKS is like a family and is a very warm and welcoming environment to work in,” he said. “We are very proud of our community focused organisation that interacts actively with its local members and we believe this refreshing change will support our franchisees to continually be encouraged by one another.”
“For example, inspections are now called Guiding Reviews and are aimed to achieve exactly that; provide an in-depth analysis that gives our franchisees an internal focus and review to help them run more efficient and profitable businesses.” The change of titles for Mr Hansen personifies his role perfectly, the chief of the chickens, helping his chickens to
The timing of the launch is perfect, with the Encouragement Centre moving to new office premises in Stirling in early April. For further information or photo opportunities please contact Penny Appleby at LapePhelan Marketing Communications on 07 3368 1650 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Don’t buy a business until you have taken the franchise challenge CHOOKS has been recognised by BRW Magazine as one of Australia’s fastest growing franchise groups and
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comparable businesses. It adds up to higher profits. Our system is providing existing franchisees with an average return of 50% p.a., from an investment of under $300,000.
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CHOOKS Encouragement Centre Unit 15, Stirling Axis 51 Cedric Street Stirling Western Australia 6021 Ph: (08) 9440 5877 Email: email@example.com Web: www.chooks.com.au
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Who says there is no Safety in Franchising? Experts are labelling Service Based Franchises as the new growth area of the franchise sector. Often referred to as ‘buy a job’ franchises, due to the heavy reliance on the franchisees labour, these franchises are extending beyond the traditional areas of cleaning and home services and into the growing area of business services. One area of business services also experiencing high growth is the all important Safety industry. It is in this growing Business to Business service sector that Appliance Tagging Services have launched a franchise system devoted to workplace safety. Franchise Industry veteran, and Managing Director of DC Strategy, Rod Young, believes the coming years will see the evolution of the franchised owneroperator, combining the service ethics of an individual who understands that the centrepiece of their goodwill is the lifetime value of each customer, and supported by the strategic planning capability, buying power, and marketing muscle of bigger networks and brands. Appliance Tagging Services specialise in providing Electrical Safety Assessments and Testing & Reporting Management Systems in accordance with Australian
Safety Standards. Already established as a leader in this field in Australia, Appliance Tagging Services plans to further drive growth through the ongoing evelopment of a nation-wide franchise system. With established franchisees in Victoria, Queensland, ACT and New South Wales, Appliance Tagging Services deliver consistent service and support under the Appliance Tagging Services brand to business sites across both Metropolitan and Regional Australia. With centralised management and data reporting directed from our Melbourne Head Office, along with national help desk support, businesses around the country benefit from dealing with one point of contact for all service requirements. This ensures business receives the most advanced safety testing programs available to any location in Australia. ATS have over 10 years industry experience, an electrical contracting background, an established client base over 2500 sites and exceptional buying power. Franchisees are provided with state-ofthe-art equipment, proven business processes and procedures, ongoing training and development, and sales, marketing and technical support.
This ensures consistency across the network, and provides clients with the same high quality Appliance Tagging Services experience regardless of their location. In fact, Business Development Manager, Sarah Allen says, “Our aim is for a client in Broken Hill to experience the same level of technical knowledge, support and customer service as a client in metropolitan Melbourne or Sydney. An employers “Duty of Care” obligation is the same regardless of where they are based, and we owe it to all employees across the country to ensure their Electrical Safety”. Appliance Tagging Services franchisees require no previous electrical experience and complete a comprehensive 2 week training prior to commencement. Franchisees are also trained to provide additional services such as Exit and Emergency Light Maintenance whilst on site, thus increasing their appeal as truly a “one stop shop” for workplace preventative maintenance. For further information on Appliance Tagging Services franchise offer, please contact Kim Davies, Franchise Development Manager, on 1300 287 669 (1300 ATS NOW)
Couriers Please deliver No.1 opportunity Couriers Please is a wholly owned subsidiary of New Zealand Post Ltd., which is internationally recognized as providing one of the most efficient postal services in the world. Couriers Please supports a modern, efficient and well-presented fleet comprising over 550 self-employed contractors and 150 staff delivering Industry leading service standards. Contractor cover Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, and the Gold Coast up to four times daily and comprehensive coverage to several major regional areas such as Queensland's Sunshine Coast, and the NSW Northern Rivers area, Newcastle, the Central Coast, the Blue Mountains, Wollongong and the South Coast. Couriers Please has over 37,000 customers sending 8 million parcels each year. Founded in 1983, the Couriers Please system is commonly regarded as Australia's leading courier parcel distribution network. Couriers Please provides facilities to a large number of independent contractors allowing them jointly to form an efficient and cost
effective distribution network. The Couriers Please System is a hub and spoke system. Each contractor works in a set geographical area, picking up and delivering goods within that area only. Couriers Please provides various depot facilities, and at pre-determined times during the day, all contractors return to the central depot or local sub depot to
sort and exchange freight. Depots in different areas are linked overnight by air or road linehaul to provide an overnight express service. Our superior position is maintained with support of highly automated and responsive technologies, including Ezytrak electronic scanning and signature capture, Ezytone touch-tone booking, Ezynet online booking, mobile data despatch and Ezytrak online track
and trace. These systems combine to enable customers to place a booking, track a shipment, obtain a POD, and enjoy all the benefits of our state-of-theart technology at your convenience. As we look to the future we recognise the importance of building a strong national and international network that supports an economic region on the move. We will strive to enhance our reputation as Australia's leading parcel distribution network. RANGE OF SERVICE OFFERS Couriers Please offer a wide range of services to our customer base: • Base & Kilo rates • Break bulk • Prepaid Coupon system • EDI (Electronic Data Interface) - an automated freight solution that allows the customer to print their own barcoded labels. • Ezyfreight - Customers can generate their own labels via the Couriers Please website For further information call 1300 36 1000 or visit www.couriersplease.com.au.
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Testimonials Harlan C – NSW Bananacoast Borderline is based in Coffs Harbour and owned/operated by myself – previously an Aerospace Systems Engineer for Rolls Royce (Gas Turbines) in Bristol, England. I joined Borderline in January 2004, six months after I emigrated here from the UK with my wife, Alice, and our two daughters, Grace and Evelyn. I started in the height of summer and although I didn’t have much of an idea of what was involved, I was confident that it was the right niche for Coffs. I started training and Craig brought up all of my equipment and helped me complete my first couple of jobs. For my first job I’d approached the biggest garden nursery in the area
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Glass Technology Franchisees use patented world leading state of the art equipment designed by GT to gain a clear edge on their competitors in the ever increasing auto glass repair market. They enjoy a profitable, low overhead business offering a 5 day week with flexible working hours. Not only does GT repair windscreen chips, cracks and scratches but it also
repairs headlight and taillight lenses both glass and plastic. Mark Elliott of GT stated “Our clients are continually amazed at the level of quality we achieve with our lens repairs. Some of these lights are up to $1000 to replace which makes our $90 “as new” repair look very good”.
With 29 well established franchises GT is now looking to expand its proven system. GT has both regional and metropolitan areas available throughout Australia.
What makes the business even more attractive is the fact that GT is one of the few franchise systems in Australia that doesn't charge a franchise fee or royalty. The company believes this is one of its keys to success and a reason why it has many franchisees who have been with the system for between 5 and 15 years. Franchisees have a greater motivation to grow their own business because they get to keep the fruits of their efforts.
Ph: (07) 5476-8182 or 0402-755-887 and ask for Mark.
The investment is from $33,000 and interested parties should call now for more information.
The typical client base for a GT Franchisee includes major car dealerships, hire car companies, truck, bus, taxi and corporate fleets. GT does the “cold calling” to give the new Franchisee the kick-start he or she needs to get their business going from day 1.
GT franchisees, using world leading state of the art equipment, gain a clear edge over their competitors. They enjoy a profitable,low overhead business offering a 5 day week with flexible working hours and NO ON-GOING FRANCHISE FEES. GT provides windscreen, headlight, taillight, steering wheel and scratched glass repairs to major car dealerships, car rental, truck, bus, taxi and corporate fleets. With 29 franchises, we are now looking to expand our proven system through-out both city and regional Australia.
Investment from $33,000
Contours opens 100th franchise Contours' revolutionary new fitness concept for women proved its unrivalled success with the official opening of its 100th franchise studio on Monday 25th June 2007. The 100th studio, which opened in North Ryde, NSW is the 63rd for 2007 and paves the way for what is expected to be another strong year of growth for the franchise. With the first studio opening in January 2005, Contours has ballooned in to one of Australia's fastest growing and most respected franchise systems.
increase in group revenue, and with strong franchise sales for the 2006/7 financial year, we're expecting similar results.”
loss program is based on a quick, effective, non-intimidating 29 minute workout combining low impact aerobic activity and resistance exercise.
The key to Contours' success has been the development of a user-friendly business model and extensive studio support.
The program is particularly popular among the 25-65 year-old age group, as women who are pressed for time due to family and work commitments can fit the short workout in to their busy schedule and still achieve results.
The official opening was celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new North Ryde studio, with Contours director and CEO Mr Dave Hundt. “With 100 franchises now operating and another 74 in development, Contours has cemented itself as a major player in the Australian fitness industry,” said Mr Hundt. “Throughout the 2005/6 financial year, Contours recorded an amazing 1308%
“Franchisees are attracted to Contours because their purchase gives them more than just a brand name,” said Mr Hundt. “They also acquire an entire operating system and an Australian-based team that provides set-up, training, marketing and day-to-day operational assistance.” Contours' innovative fitness and weight
Contours uses weight bearing equipment specifically designed for women with positive and negative resistance. This ensures a far superior workout to the hydraulic equipment often used by other mainstream gyms, providing quick, sustainable results and an increase in energy levels. For more information contact Contours on 1300 657 339 or visit contours.net.au.
A vision of Australia’s future Changes on this planet have always been occurring but the pace of change has never been as rapid as it is today. It is said that world knowledge now doubles every ten years. Countries will forge closer relations to deal with all types of global issues. The world economy will be more integrated. More ‘EU’ type situations, free trade blocks and groups of countries using the same currency. It is likely that a closer union will occur between Australia and New Zealand; at least using the same currency. In fifty years from now the world economy will have grown to over $US75 trillion; over double what it is today. So, it is wise to consider what changes may occur over the next fifty years in Australia and how these changes may affect your business and investments. As a warning, it may be fair to say that some changes in the next fifty years have not even been thought of and may well come as a big surprise. As an example, scientists in the US have announced that they now can slow the speed of light and when this happens matter is created. What is the ramification of this? Coming back to the real world of you and I, there
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are many areas we can predict and with a certain amount of accuracy. The world population will grow by about another two and a half billion people mainly in the developing world and then after peaking the world population will decrease according to a recent World Bank report. In the developed world there will be an ageing of the population. Both these factors will have a material impact. The per capita income of the developing world, now estimated at $US4,800 will rise to over $US12,000. Economic activity over the next fifty years will continue to shift to the Chinese, Indian and East Asian areas. This is close to our part of the world particularly as Darwin is a key capital city close to the Asian markets. The development that will take place in these countries will be akin to the development that took place during the period 1850 to 1927 in America and Europe. Despite these changes the United States will retain its position as the dominant global power. That is why free trade agreements in the Asian and American countries are so important. World trade has been and will continue to increase at a rapid rate. So it is important
for us to take advantage of export markets. It is said that only five per cent of Australian manufacturers export their products. More expansion in this area will occur. Akin to export/import is travel. Imagine the numbers who will travel from countries like China, India and East Asia as living standards rise. As with European expansion after 1850 great numbers of extremely poor people had their living standards lifted, developing a large so called ‘middle class’ ready and eager to travel. Growth of this so called ‘middle class’ will represent some twenty per cent of the global population. Their per capita purchasing power will be between $US5,000 and $US20,000. This ‘middle class’ will underpin the driving force of the global market place, demanding high international standards of product, travel, health and education. Many moving into ‘middle class’ status will be moving from agriculture into manufacturing. Areas of agriculture will develop ‘boutique niches’ in type and how the product is produced. For example new types of product tastes, organic, special feeding and growing, etc. Australia will remain a world food basket
and mineral supplier. We will see even greater improvements in the delivery of travel. In 1935 it took 4 days to fly via Asia to Europe with over fifteen stops. Today it is twenty-four hours with one stop. In the years to come??? As living standards rise so too wage costs in those countries will rise. As an excellent example of this is what occurred in Japan after the Second World War. Wages were extremely low at that time. The move of factories from the Western Countries to Japan was immense. In the seventies and eighties most manufactured goods had “Made in Japan” written on them. Now it is, “Made in China”. The standard of living and wage costs rose in Japan and today it is said Japanese wage costs are higher in Japan than in Australia. The factories are now being located in China, India and East Asia rather than Japan and the same economic process is and will take place as it did in Japan. Great demand will be placed on the world’s resources and since Australia is so rich in mineral resources we should continue to be known as the “Lucky Country”. A major problem for Australia is not to be just able to sell minerals to the world but rather to ‘value add’ to those minerals and then sell. As mineral
resources start to deplete, Australia will be in a better position to ‘value add’. An example of what we are missing out on is in Korea which is the largest ship building nation in the world. A vast amount of iron ore is used to build a super tanker. Korea buys its iron ore from Australia, paying about $US4 million for the iron ore utilised in each super tanker and selling that super tanker for about $US100 million. World merchanise and services trade is estimated to triple in fifty years time compared to what it is today. Inroads by China, India and East Asia into the markets of developed economies will continue. This is and will be challenging for Australia and developed countries. Figures suggest that developed countries will import sixty-five per cent of manufactured products compared with forty per cent today and fourteen per cent two decades ago. The implications of this in regard to employment in the short and medium term is enormous. This is why further reform of the economy is so important. A near revolution is underway as to what powers motor vehicles, and improvements on petrol and diesel consumption in traditional motor engines as a result of oil depletion. This will affect all of us in some
form or other. Climate change and environmental considerations will also impact on us all. In economic terms the impact will add to costs. We will be hearing alot more about this as the years roll by. The question of carbon trading or carbon tax is yet to be resolved. Water up until now has been a pretty cheap item. With climate change and the costs necessary to deliver sufficient water the price of water will increase. Whilst Australia is said to be the world’s driest continent, we do have an abundance of water during the wet season in our north. In order to direct this water south into our rivers and dams it is going to cost money and take time. But if Australia is to be ‘drought proof’ with clean water some massive action is required. Gone will be the days of cheap water. As in the past so to future events, some quite unexpected will occur, like global economic downturns, terrorist attacks, debt crises etc. We must be ready for these knowing full well that life carries on. The areas touched on in this overview will have a flow on in their effects and ramifications into all business and investment large and small. St. Clair partners 02 9221 4088.
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Full Steam Ahead Buoyant Economy a Plus for Snap-on Although the Financial Review's Smart Investor magazine recently named Snapon Tools among Australia's seven best franchises in terms of return on investment, Snap-on franchisees have long been aware of the value of their businesses. They operate a franchise that is easy to run, flexible, enjoyable, has opportunity for growth, allows for serious profitmaking and retails a bestin-class product. Here's how it works: franchisees buy their selection of Snap-on tools from the franchisor and sell them at a markup from a mobile showroom to the professional tool users in their exclusive territories. They pay low monthly a management fee for the brand, systems and franchisor support. Supply, accounts and marketing are simple, aftersales warranty is looked after by the
franchisor, and reporting requirements are negligible, leaving more time for franchisees to work 'on' their business rather than in it, using a staged growth system to make it affordable and manageable along the way. National Franchise Manager Nick Hudson says that for franchisees, there is no better time to be in business. Consumer spending remains steady, and in turn satisfaction throughout the Snap-on network tends to be high. “The Financial Review naming us as one of the top seven helps,” adds Nick, “It means that, of more than a thousand systems in Australia, we are right up there in terms of helping putting money in our people's pockets. That usually goes a long way towards franchisee contentment.” Nick says Snap-on franchisees are generally satisfied with their business because they have no premises to lease and no landlords to answer to, have no need for a storage facility as product is delivered weekly, are able to sell back excess stock to the franchisor, don't have
staff to manage, have support oncall when it comes to marketing and warranties, and most of all enjoy being proud of what they do: retailing tools that are a status symbol, a coveted product with a designer pedigree and a heritage spanning nearly a century. Getting a business financed, off the ground and getting the volume pumping is a great deal easier during positive economic times and this, coupled with greater security and opportunity for capital gain, creates an ideal window for new franchisees to join the network. For more information contact Snap-on on 1800 762 766 or visit www.snaponfranchise.com.au
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Great business opportunity benefits from women's need for lasting weight loss National franchise, Healthy Inspirations, offers Australia's first holistic weight loss program based on a model in the USA that is a lasting diet, fitness and support plan for Australian women.
• Comprehensive marketing and sales resources, • Demographic and site selection assistance, and • Excellent ongoing support.
Healthy Inspirations franchisees share a passion for inspiring women to lose weight and improve their quality of life. At the same time they create a potentially successful and profitable business.
There are currently 37 sites around Australia and in New Zealand. Existing franchisees agree Healthy Inspirations is a highly successful franchise model. Some testimonials are listed below.
A fitness club owner since 1981, franchisor Jamie Hayes and wife Ellen, realised the fitness industry does not offer any real weight management solutions and the result is false hope for women who want to lose weight for good. Equally, the weight loss industry does not offer an effective exercise and fitness strategy for women. Healthy Inspirations provides the solutions for both all under one roof.
Tamworth franchise co-owner, Rebel Whale, said: “Within three weeks of opening, we have over 100 members and three weeks of solid bookings to boot. This has exceeded all of our initial forecasts and we are very excited!”
The Healthy Inspirations franchise model provides a fully integrated business system with the following elements: • Proven and well established operating systems, • Full training provided,
Franchisees in Wagga Wagga, Rohan and Renae McGregor said: “We have loved the business and weight loss model from day one, but to see the systems and processes in action is another thing. After six weeks, we are at 120 members and absolutely ecstatic about the results, the feedback, the support and the systems.” Paul and Melinda Lewis from Bunbury
One-on-one weight loss coaching one of the keys to members success said: “We spent considerable time looking at various business opportunities and settled on a franchise with Healthy Inspirations because it was the only one that met all nine of our evaluation criteria. After opening in mid April, we have a vibrant business and expect to break even next month, after only four months.” For more information about opening your own Healthy Inspirations centre, call (07) 3870 5528, visit www.heatlhyinspirations.com.au or email email@example.com
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When you purchase a Brazilian Beauty franchise we don’t just give you the keys, wave bye bye and wish you all the best. We want your business to be hugely successful, and to make that happen we offer ongoing training and continual support in all aspects of the franchise. Why not be part of our exciting, profitable and dynamic team leading the way in the buoyant beauty industry. Low cost entry, full training, weekly business coaching and analysis and the very best industry systems, policies and procedures insure your success. And most importantly, it’s fun!
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Future is still bright for Bright Eyes Sunglasses
Looking for a franchise? Look at us! A Bright Eyes Sunglasses store offers you, the franchisee Low start-up costs High profit margins Great locations Internationally recognised brands No retail experience required New sites (and some existing) available
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protection, which is essential After more than 20 years, in Australia's climate, Bright Eyes Sunglasses is one sunglasses have become one of the largest, most successful of the major consumables sunglass chains in Australia purchased for fashion, and continues to be one of the glamour and image. But fastest growing. As an whatever the need, Bright Eyes Australian operated business, Sunglasses offers the complete Bright Eyes outlets now range to suit any customer number around 140 stores with brands and styles priced and kiosks nationally, both from $20 to $600. corporate and franchised, and The Group has outlets are located in most of the operating in every state, major shopping centres in the country. The Group's success has been recognized by Business Review Weekly (BRW) through being awarded a place in Bright Eyes Sunglasses store - Armadale WA BRW's Fast 100 list 3 times including Tasmania, and with in the past 5 years. 2 of these the main concentration of placings were achieved in stores in Queensland and consecutive years and the Western Australia Bright Eyes January 2005 list identified Sunglasses are currently Bright Eyes Sunglasses as the looking to expand further into 9th Fastest Growing Australian New South Wales, Victoria and Franchise System at that time, South Australia. Franchise when the Group was still only packages can be set up at a level of around 110 sites. starting from around $150,000 The range of sunglasses sold through to $180,000 on through Bright Eyes outlets is average, which includes initial second to none and includes franchise fee, franchise all the latest styles and documentation, fitout, international brands such as training program and Oakley, Gucci, Dior, Guess, approximately $35,000 in Revlon, Maui Jim and Arnette start-up stock. Franchisees to mention a few. The Group's also benefit from a range of outlets also proudly stock ongoing support services Australian-made products especially product supply from Spotters Sunglasses, as arrangements and discounts well as its own brands such as, negotiated on their behalf by Legend, Mangrove Jacks, Head Office. Zenith, Stiletto, Obsession, Attitude and Revs, plus If you would like to know children's sunglasses and more about Bright Eyes reading glasses. In addition to Sunglasses and become their extensive product part of its ongoing success selection, outlets also carry an application can be lodged full range of accessories like by visiting the website at cords, cases, cleaning cloths www.brighteyes.com.au and solutions. Beyond eye
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Be your own boss in a 'Wheelie' unique industry Green Cleen, The Wheelie Bin Cleaners, began in the UK in 2002, and is now recognised as the fastest growing wheelie bin cleaning franchise in Europe, with a presence in 6 countries. Green Cleen, Australia was started after a lot of research and planning by Donna Groom. Donna was previously involved in the cleaning industry. With her employees constantly being asked "how to clean the wheelie bins", "who cleans the wheelie bins" or "does your company clean the wheelie bins" she knew she had to find an answer. “Wheelie bins if left unclean are a health and hygiene hazard, let alone a smell hazard! It is important that everyone understands that wheelie bins are a haven for germs, pests and bacteria and this is why they smell so badly. Hosing them out doesn't rid the bin of the smell, let alone the waste of water.” With a thorough understanding of the cleaning industry the search for answers began. Donna's search took her in and beyond Australia, and ended with Green Cleen, a UK based company. "Once I had analysed the Green Cleen system and their equipment I knew I had answered all the questions".
"Solving this problem of dirty, smelling, unhygienic wheelie bins is exactly what Green Cleen is all about" says Donna. "Green Cleen provides a cost effective, professional, affordable, productive and environmentally friendly way to clean a wheelie bin. Our deodoriser/sanitiser contains a specially formulated penetrating agent and hospital grade disinfectant that is absorbed by the porous plastic walls of the wheelie bin and attacks the bacteria that is causing the offensive odour. With the regular cleaning of your wheelie bin you ensure that your wheelie bin stays in a healthy and hygienic state and you can finally say goodbye to all those unwanted pests and smells. By finally offering a solution to the smelly, dirty wheelie bin, I knew that potentially everyone in Australia could be a Green Cleen customer". The Green Cleen Mobile Wheelie Bin Cleaning Unit was designed and purpose built to meet strict environmental policies and guidelines. The unique and purpose built water recycling unit on all vehicles allows for the saving of thousands of litres of water per week and the capture of all contaminated waste water. Green Cleen's
The right time for a real business for someone like you! Here’s what you get: Voip4u offers the opportunity to run your own telecommunications company focusing on VoIP technology and the integration of existing telephone, switchboards and pabx systems into the VoIP age.
commitment to protecting the environment is clearly highlighted by having been twice awarded the coveted Green Apple Award for "Best Environmental Practice". All waste water is disposed of at an authorised drop off point ensuring none ends up in our beautiful water ways. All cleaning products used in the cleaning process are environmentally friendly. Green Cleen offers an outstanding wheelie bin cleaning franchise that is unique in its approach. Wheelie bins have become the accepted medium for the storage of our waste prior to collection by the waste contractor. With this acceptance we have seen the phenomenal growth in the number of wheelie bins out in the market place - both domestic and commercial. Perhaps the most important factor to consider when purchasing your bin cleaning franchise is the bin cleaning equipment. Why - because it should do all the work for you and be as productive as possible. Bin cleaning is a numbers game. The more you clean - the more you make (PROFITS!). Green Cleen's equipment allows you to continued on page 61
You can wheelie clean up with a Green Cleen Franchise! Seeking new franchisees for Australia and New Zealand.
We offer > 20 years experience in IT industry. > 30 years in the Telco industry. > Your own promotional territory. > Great up front commissions. > Increasing trailing commissions. > Key system sales and integration > An opportunity to build a business that has ongoing recurring income for the life of the business. > A legacy you can leave your family. > Full billing reporting. > On line call center. > Help desk for subscribers. > A franchisees support center. > Full initial training. > On going training. > Help with set up. > Help with initial sales and establishing your business. > And much more
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Private equity the new finance for growth option for SMEs With savvy Australian SMEs moving from strength to strength, financiers are beginning to take notice of substantial new business opportunities and bringing their focus to this sector. This is particularly apparent in the current proliferation of marketing campaigns aimed at SMEs initiated by major banks. But according to the Reserve Bank of Australia, despite this visible marketing outreach, actual bank lending to small businesses went backwards in the latter half of 2006. One of the reasons for this may be that many small businesses seeking to fund expansion are turned down by the banks due to the relatively high risk associated with financing growth. Banks are typically more inclined to finance debt, and look for sufficient comfort that their loan will be secure and the interest paid. They are also more inclined to loan against existing assets such as real estate, which is still a major hurdle for many small business owners. One emerging source of finance for SMEs is private equity, which until now was more commonly associated with funding large scale businesses. There are substantial benefits to be gained for SME owners that have successfully forged partnerships with private equity firms, and the approach is very different to what they may be used to with banks. What is private equity? Private equity is a potential source of capital for SMEs wishing to grow their business operations. The private equity firm and the business owner forge a business partnership for the medium to long term, often around 5 years, to realise their common goal of profitable growth. Substantially growing a business necessitates risk, so an extensive assessment is undertaken, typically over a period of 3 months. Thomas Taylor of Sydney-based early stage private equity firm Tin Chook says a partnership with a private equity firm means that a high level of transparency is required. “Our intense interest and analysis lies in the potential of growth in the business. We are investing the future prospects of the company, essentially the people and the product or service they have created.” As distinct from banks, which require that loans be secured against assets, the agreement between the private equity firm and the business owner defines the nature of the partnership. A significant factor in this agreement is the level of respective ownership. Taylor says the aim is for both parties have sufficient ownership to be 36
fully committed to the business and to benefit significantly from its success. Private equity firms have a strong emphasis on documentation and tracking including provisions for regular reporting, breach of agreement and the often forgotten exit strategy. Beyond the benefits of receiving capital, the small business owner is able to leverage the substantial experience of the private equity firm through access to an ongoing management service, often charged at a set fee, or in the case of Tin Chook, approximately 5 per cent of business turnover. This not only aids in growing a successful business, but provides the entrepreneur with often much needed moral support from someone equally committed to making the business a success. Given their experience, the private equity firm can often predict the short and medium term challenges and hurdles that the company will face, and help the business owner prepare for and manage the challenges. Private equity firms can also add considerable leverage to small business owners through access to their network of contacts. Identifying and securing high quality service providers with the right expertise is very time consuming, and yet the contribution of these service providers can be pivotal to the business’s success. Having a private equity partner can open up a wealth of contacts in areas such as taxation, legal, marketing, web development and public relations. There are also many administrative matters that the private equity company may be able to attend to, such as workers compensation, company registration, public liability insurance and GST, to free the SME owner’s time and enable them to go about building the business. How do I maximise my chances of securing private equity funding? While only a small number of SMEs are currently benefiting from private equity, there are steps that can be taken to maximise their chances of securing a partnership. In the case of Tin Chook, the initial focus is on ensuring that the business owner has a clear vision for their business, a sound business plan and ‘cultural fit’, given that everyone will be working in close association. For an SME seeking private equity, a strong business plan is critical. Taylor says it’s important the plan is a true working document, not merely a marketing tool
created to secure finance. The plan should demonstrate a clear understanding of the competitive environment, provide insight into the management team, present strategies for taking the product to market and detail the operation plan. It is important to be clear about how much money is required and how this money will be specifically utilised. Providing test market results to prove the robustness of the business model can be useful here. Often a staggered injection of funds over a period of time can be better managed than a lump sum investment, so clear planning and direction is crucial. The timeframe of approaching a private equity company and securing a partnership tends to take longer than many expect. Three months is typical. The process of establishing and distilling information and ideas together is an opportunity for the private equity company and the SME owner to get to know one another, establishing a new working dynamic for years to come. ABOUT TIN CHOOK Tin Chook (www.tinchook.com.au) is an early stage private equity firm formed in 2006 by Australian economist, Henry Ergas. The company invests in established small to medium enterprises seeking capital and management expertise in order to grow. Tin Chook invests in businesses that require less than $500,000 in the inaugural funding year, have a committed management team, proven track record, and significant growth potential. ABOUT THOMAS TAYLOR Thomas Taylor’s skills in business analysis, strategy and forecasting have been utilized to maximize profitability for small-tomedium sized businesses from a variety of industries. Thomas is a certified practising accountant, and has worked as an independent consultant for the past five years, including for NECG, where he met Tin Chook’s founder, Henry Ergas. Prior to establishing his consulting practice, T2 Consult, Thomas spent 15 years in management and finance roles at APCA, Terrace Tower Group and in other companies. Thomas’s greatest strength is collaborating with organizations to achieve business growth by providing solutions for structural issues that may impede their achievement of business goals. Thomas holds a Bachelor of Financial Administration from the University of New England and a graduate management qualification from the AGSM.
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Be part of a global success story with a proven formula from a brand that’s recognised throughout the world. In Australia 7-Eleven have 365 stores in 3 states, with a turnover twice that of Subway, and 6 times bigger than Gloria Jeans (BRW 2006). As a 7-Eleven franchisee you’ll enjoy the position of market leader in convenience retailing, and a highly lucrative turnover. To further ensure your success, 7-Eleven gives all franchisees comprehensive training, and a proven and highly structured support system that’s streets ahead of the competition. For more information go to www.7eleven.com.au or contact: VIC – Len Campbell (03) 9550 0600 NSW – Shayne Howarth (02) 9798 0711 QLD – Brett Reading (07) 3511 7733
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No pain, no impurities, no surgery, no artificial additives, no drugs, just PURE AIR and a MONEY BACK GUARANTEE on cellulite reduction! That's right “A MONEY BACK GUARANTEE on cellulite reduction” and the demand is getting bigger every day. Jet Therapy is now in 22 countries, is FDA approved and is completely drug, surgery and pain free, it feels incredible! They use purified air at a low pressure and in just one action the jet increases circulation, exfoliates, increases blood flow by 57times, dilates the micro vessels in the skin giving a healthier look, stimulates lymphatic's, detoxe's the body & reduces cellulite. Jet Therapy is a compact wall mounted unit giving you more floor space. You need a massage table, a study size room, the hand held jets which are no bigger than a TV remote to do the various treatments Jet Therapy offer. Managing Director Matt McFarlane said that “before buying the Master Licence for Australia in 2005, that his wife was earning in excess of $150k from a converted spare room in their home. People deserve a life style and like my wife the ability to work from home, having quality time with the kids, earn more than 2 x the
Jet Therapy is sold under Licence similar to Franchising, everything has been done for you. Their very simple system, has been proven over and over again, it is easy to learn and is extremely rewarding. Jet Therapy offers finance plans T.A.P to suit to those people that do not have the finances available to purchase a business, but would like to work for themselves. They can also provide complete turn key option if you would like a new salon. Jet Therapy would suit those who are friendly, out going, who want a change in lifestyle by setting up their own
Detox treatment Beauty business at home or Salon. It would also suit existing Beauty Salons, Day Spas, Hair Salons, Personal Trainers or Gyms who are looking to make that distinct point of difference in business from their competitors and significantly increase their turnover. There are limited option through out Australia, so don't be the one that says “WHAT IF” or “IF ONLY”. Call them now for a FREE presentation on Jet Therapy and see how simple it is for you!!!! Phone 1800 88 64 62, visit www.jettherapy.com.au or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Cellulite Reduction, De Stressing, Detoxing & Anti Wrinkle facials. Demand for Jet Therapy treatments is extremely high and most clinics are earning in excess of $3000 pw for less than 40 hours. Jet Therapy is sold under License similar to a Franchise and you have the support of a worldwide network of clinics to call on for assistance. Working for yourself but not by yourself. Jet Therapy benefits: • Work from your own home Beauty Salon, Day Spa, • Hair Salon or Gym or as a stand-alone Clinic • Work your own hours • Jet Therapy creates an excellent lifestyle • Significant increase in turnover • Exclusive territories • Simple Business system. • Start earning from day one • No experience necessary • Full training provided • 24/7 support by email or 1800 886 462 Receive $5,000 cash back toward marketing or fit out conditions apply Finance options are available from $200.00pw TAP. Offer ends Sept 30, 2007
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Vending your way to wealth in 2007 While you are reading this magazine, Australian’s and New Zealander’s in all walks of life are improving their independence and lifestyles in a simple and flexible cash flow business. Dave has just finished ordering his toy capsules and super bouncy balls over the phone using his visa card. 1,000 toy capsules will arrive the day after tomorrow at his home in Brisbane. Once his car is stocked, he will visit ten of his U-Turn vending machines, fill them and clean them, and then take the cash home to be counted and banked. Tracy has already serviced her last U-Turn machine over the weekend in Tasmania. She will deposit the cash in the bank on Monday. She has also purchased some spare parts and a spill tray to provide an excellent quality of service to one of her U-Turn clients. Having purchased 50 machines 4 months ago, the service routine is well established and she finds it a simple-to-run second income. Many Austway clients are very successful vending machine owners. A usual career change story happens to be one about a school teacher who started vending because he wanted to supplement his income to support his family. As soon as he began, he recognised the potential of the vending business. Within eight months, he left his teaching position and became a full-time vending operator. He now only works half the hours he did as a teacher, and earns almost three times as much! He enjoys his new independence and flexibility and appreciates the feeling of financial freedom. Many people now enjoy successful career changes by starting a vending business with Austway. Austway Vending began in Adelaide, South Australia in 1996. The company's core business is selling vending
machine businesses to individual operators, with an all-inclusive approach that makes starting a new business a very simple task. Austway is able to package a range of vending machines to suit an individual's business goals and entrepreneurial style. In recent years, Austway Vending has expanded throughout Australia and New Zealand. The company now has a network of over 500 business owner/operators throughout these two countries. Teachers, accountants, police officers, mums at home and defense personnel are some of the variety of entrepreneurs who have taken up this opportunity of owning their own businesses-and controlling their own time. Austway operators vary from hobby interests to part-time and 2nd income earners to full-time business owners. Investment in a vending business has expected returns of 30% p.a. and higher. Fulltime income, part-time work! One of Austway's most popular and profitable business ventures is their U-Turn confectionery machines. Austway supplies dedicated and clearly signed complimentary lolly machines to raise money for Austway's charity partners, the largest of which in Australia is the Australian Red Cross. Vending provides a flexible, cash positive, full-time income/part-time business, leaving you with the time and resources for other things. You can establish the lifestyle that makes you happy. At Austway, we believe life was meant to be easy. Take control of your future and discuss a business profile for yourself with one of Austway's senior business advisors. Contact AUSTWAY VENDING today on 1300 769 967 Visit www.austway.com or www.uturn.com.au
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For more information please contact: Gareth Trotman Franchise Development Manager Phone: 0449 167 426 firstname.lastname@example.org
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The Personality Factory To get a little deeper perspective on The Personality Factory we sat down and quizzed the founders about where they saw the franchise systems heading as a whole as well as what makes them tick. BFS: Okay guys so what's this buzz floating around that you are â&#x20AC;&#x153;the fresh face of franchisingâ&#x20AC;?? Kingsley: Ha! People are saying that? It probably has to do with being on the younger side of the franchise community. We were both only 29 when we first franchised.
A quick visit into the My Tunes/Personality Factory website is a pleasantly macabre look at where this novel and unique franchise concept has stemmed from. The founders Kingsley Jurd and Acintya Das both openly express their own past distaste of personalised products back when they themselves were children. Of course this was not for any other reason than being insanely jealous of their peers with off-the-shelf names like Kate, Daniel or Michael. It seems only just one generation ago personalised products were not nearly as accommodating of our culturally diverse backgrounds as they are today. And it is a good thing they have evolved too because it seems this valued added product/service is as universal as it is timeless. Some adults might remember the hand typed personalised books from their youth that painstakingly took eight weeks to arrive once ordered. Those days are long gone too, The Personality Factory (with 'factory' being the operative word) actually personalise, print and bind beautiful hardcover books before your eyes, not to mention over 100 other products. Probably the most striking feature that hits you as you enter a Personality Factory is the diversity of products and brands. These guys seem to have every Agrade children's character and brand proudly displayed for all to see and it definitely seems to be key to their formula. Children can be seen breaking free from strollers and squealing with 46
delight at Spider-Man, Disney Princesses or their favourite Sesame Street characters and naturally you will always see their doting parents or grandparents in tow. Another pleasantly surprising aspect to this business is some of the very cool technology being used. As an example, you can actually buy a traditional looking alarm clock, of which you choose your favourite clock face then with a software program and USB cable they will download a song onto it that will play every time the alarm is goes off. Very cool, but it gets better. The song itself is a wake up song that actually uses your name within it so every morning you will have a personalised wake up call to get you into your day. This technology has also been adapted into plush toys such as teddy bears that when squeezed will also burst into song with whatever name you choose. It really is priceless when you see some of the reactions of the customers themselves. Then there growth charts, wall clocks, music cds, posters and a heap more great products to add to the mix. Not all products are gift orientated of course, The Personality Factory also covers the back to school necessities such as vinyl labels so that kids don't lose all those expensive items that parents are obliged to pay for.
Das: Yeah we definitely don't fit the traditional mould of a franchisor but if anything it's an asset. People are far more discerning of what makes a good franchise opportunity than in the past. They are educated about what works and see points of difference as assets rather than something to be afraid of. BFS: How do you guys know each other? Das: We went to University together when we were fresh out of school. We became good mates and we even way back then discussed doing something (a business) in the future together. BFS: So what exactly is a Personality Factory? Kingsley: In a nutshell it is a one-stop shop for personalised products. It is the first completely dedicated retail chain of these products world wide as far as we know. BFS: How did it all start? Kingsley: I essentially saw the personalised music in its infancy when I was travelling through the United States. It was just a couple of albums back then. I travelled around in an old Econoline bus with my girlfriend and we would set up at festivals and markets to sell the music to fund the next leg of our trip. It was awesome. Das: Then I managed to track him down after being out of contact for a couple of years. He played some personalised music over the phone and I said count me in! That was about 4 years ago now but after a lot of hard work the Personality Factory was born.
BFS: Did you ever see yourselves ending up in a predominately children's product business?
BFS: How many company owned and franchised locations do you currently have?
Kingsley: No never. But we do actually love the products despite not being kids.
Das: We will have about 15 combined by the end of the year with another 5 already booked for the start of next year.
Das: Yeah, I actually never grew out of Saturday morning cartoons and I always make an effort to see the latest animated film releases. I do love that side of the job. BFS: What would you say are the greatest strengths of the franchise business itself? Kingsley: Our products are key. They are exclusive to us and literally sell themselves. People actually cry at our stores sometimes because the products stir up so much emotion. Not may businesses can claim their products do that. Das: I would say it's also our uniqueness. Our niche is very specific but in saying that it can also be applied very broadly. For example when the Pirates of the Caribbean films were recently released we had a range of products developed across several formats to capitalise on the market demand instantaneously.
BFS: Seems like you are growing quite quickly. How has that come about? Das: We have a comparatively low start up investment, which can make comparable returns of much bigger more expensive systems. This opens the opportunity to a wider range of potential franchisees. The business itself is also a feel-good business. People love their kids and want them to be well educated and our business expresses a bit of both. And thirdly people have seen good franchise systems explode in the past and I have noticed that there is some anxiety to get involved before the best locations fill up. These are all playing a factor at the moment.
BFS: What does the future hold for both you personally and The Personality Factory? Kingsley: Haâ&#x20AC;Śwhere to start? There is always room for improvement and as a business owner you have to continue to initiate change. We really want to take this concept to its pinnacle which means never being satisfied to rest on your past achievements.
BFS: Your products are very unique. Can you tell us what else is in the pipeline? Das: Oh many things. Unfortunately some are still under wraps at the moment but we are diversifying into some other very exciting markets. Our next planned release is for a range of licensed personalised ring tones for the teenage market. They are hilarious and should definitely be big sellers. BFS: Where are your most suitable locations for Personality Factory's? Kingsley:Just about any shopping centre is ideal. Our customer demographic is very diverse so all we need is some passing traffic. Our model is also able to capitalise on other trafficked areas such as shopping strips, airports or tourist destinations such as amusement parks.
in three years to spaces subsequently twice the size of the previous one. Moving is always a little stressful but hopefully we will get much longer out of our current premises.
BFS: What have been some of the biggest hurdles in getting to where you are today? Kingsley:For me it has been having had nothing to compare ourselves to. We are not a reinvention of a existing business such as a coffee shop or food retailer, which is good on one hand because we have very little competition, though because there are no benchmarks set we have had to create everything from the ground up. Das: Expansion of our supply and inventory has been a little unsettling because we have now moved three times
Das: I suppose in the short to medium term we are about riding the expansion wave in a manageable way. It's a fairly exciting phase when you see all the hard work just gel and work. It is much bigger than us now and that in itself is very rewarding. In the longer term dare I say International? Maybe? It may not even be as far away as we thinkâ&#x20AC;Ś
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Building A Successful Franchise Business Excuse the play on words in the heading but literally we mean Building is a proven successful Franchise model as evident with G J Gardner Homes who have recently entered into Global expansion having originated from humble beginnings back in 1983 on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland. The brand has been identified as one of only a handful of building brands in Australia's fastest growing building companies. Not only that but G J Gardner Homes has been the largest building company in New Zealand for the past 6 years and recently the brand has opened up in USA, Germany and South Africa. All this growth has come from their unique Franchise model which specialises in turning smaller based builders into volume building companies. A noticeable trend of recent has been where a person with business management experience has partnered up with a quality registered builder to purchase a G J Gardner Homes Franchise. The G J Gardner Franchise model has proven to be a highly productive and strong business model when the right owners are at the helm. New home construction is a strong growth sector in most parts of Australia as positive
immigration predictions continue to rise making this Franchise business opportunity worthy of your appraisal. Driving a successful G J Gardner Franchise requires a mix of sound building experience together with solid management skills. G J Gardner's systems and proven procedures provide the rest. The heartbeat of their system is the unique G J Gardner software package which fully integrates the building process from sales, administration controls, management reporting right through to on site scheduling and ordering. Combine that with the strength of being part of an Australian wide group that regularly meets in each State to exchange information and share experiences. Aside from the system and processes each Franchisee is provided with the group's volume buying preferred Supplier agreements to further enhance their structure. Here is what two of their Franchisees had to say; Danny Breen & Kris Gill G J Gardner Franchisee Bendigo “We thought about getting into the business through other options, but found
that it would take us a lot of time and money to get to where we wanted to be in twelve months. Purchasing a GJ Gardner franchise gave us a head start, with an Danny Breen & Kris Gill added bonus G J Gardner Franchisee being the Bendigo instant branding available to us. I now work fewer hours than my last job, and can spend time with my family or get away for the weekend to play sport. There still are exclusive Franchise territories available throughout Australia so now is a great time to get onboard with G J Gardner Homes as the brand continues to build it's success. If you would like to know more call Guy Millar on 0414 774 663.
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Thinking of buying or selling a hotel? Owning a hotel is more than having your own business. It is a passion, a lifestyle, a dream that brings a better life. Of course it is not for everyone, but for anyone who has a passion to own a hotel there is a wide variety of ways to achieve this dream. You can buy Freehold, Leasehold or Freehold Investment and can choose from a wide variety of styles such as modern, traditional, heritage, sports orientated, family oriented or country style, just to name a few. The services offered can range from drinks only to meals, entertainment, accommodations, functions, and more.
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The Top Pub
Situated in picturesque Boorowa only an hours drive north of Canberra, this newly refurbished hotel receives constant repeat trade from travellers, both in food and accommodation, being located on the Lachlan Valley Way, which carries approx 30,000 vehicles per week. Large local clientele. TAB and SKY facilities, with the only hotel entertainment license in town. Well patronised a la carte restaurant. Landscaped beer garden. 16 rooms available for accommodation. T/O $700,000 plus. Long lease available. Please contact owner for further information.
Only Hotel in Gravesend, a small friendly country town. Known for its fishing and rodeo. Town facilities include post office, general store/cafe, primary school and bus to high school. Hotel has main bar with open fireplace, 5 poker machines, ATM, poolroom, lounge with open fireplace, restaurant and a new beer garden/entertainment area. It has 8 room accommodation (2 used as residence with private bathroom.). Hotel has great potential for growth. Contact for full and financial information.
price: $139,000 + S.A.V. bh (02) 6729 7005 fax (02) 6729 7005 mob 0427 240 720 www.bingara.nsw.gov.au
price: $1,300,000 Freehold WIWO mob 0429 638 530
Café / Bar / Accommodation
This is your opportunity to own this beautiful 2 storey historic hotel. Situated in a well serviced rural western Victorian town of Casterton on the banks of the Glenelg River. 11 room traditional hotel accommodation, 2 bars, dining/lounge room & bottle shop. Complying with fire &health regulations. Manager’s accommodation available. Spacious main bar with great mural painted full length of the bar (1958), wood fires and modern kitchen. Contact owners for financial and further information.
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Own Your Own Piece of History
Highly recommended boutique style hotel offering accommodation, a café / restaurant, function room, bar and shop. 19th century landmark building on the beachfront in a picturesque town. Indoor and outdoor dining all with fantastic ocean views. Balcony ensuite rooms overlooking the jetty and fishing boats. Dynamic owner / operated business with a small dedicated team. Gross T/O approx. $700,000 p.a. with excellent profit margin. Strong 25 year lease in place. Unlimited potential. Contact Matt for further information.
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HOTELS ROCHE'S FAMILY HOTEL, GRAFTON - NSW
VALLA BEACH COUNTRY CLUB, V.BEACH – NSW
The Roche's Family Hotel is an outstanding country trader and has been with the same owner for 21 years. Immaculately restored and maintained, the Roche's Family Hotel is one of the best valued hotels on the market.
Expressions of Interest
SAWTELL HOTEL, SAWTELL - NSW
The hotel is located on the main road of Valla Beach which is surrounded by mountains, rainforest, bushland and many miles of secluded beaches and easy drive from the regional centre of Coffs Barbour, Belligen and Nambucca Heads.
ALBION HOTEL, GRENFELL – NSW
The hotel is located on the corner of First & Second Avenues, Sawtell - a North Coast holiday hot spot. The First Avenue is said to be the heart of Sawtell and hence providing the hotel with maximum exposure to tourists.
$10,500,000 + SAV (Conditional)
THE GATES HOTEL, ADAMSTOWN - NSW
This hotel, steeped in history has been lovingly restored with its eye catching lace verandah. The Hotel sits at the crook of the main street occupying one of the most prominent sites in town. It is one of the best value hotels on the market.
$3,900,000 + SAV
$1,875,000 + SAV
WINDMILL TAVERN, NYNGAN – NSW
Having undergone major renovations and refurbishment over the last two years, the Gates Hotel, Adamstown is one of the best presented hotels on the market today. The hotel has great potential and an inspection will not disappoint.
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The Tavern is a single storey relatively new open-plan modern tavern. It is a single bar operation servicing the Public, Lounge, Dining and Bottle Shop areas. The kitchen is modern and well equipped with stainless steel appliances.
$1,325,000 + SAV
IMPERIAL HOTEL, COWRA - NSW The Imperial Hotel is located in the main CBD area of town. The three storey building has undergone extensive renovations over recent years, which has lead to solid increases in revenue in all areas over a number of years.
$1,795,000 + SAV
THE MARLIN HOTEL, ULLADULLA - NSW The Marlin Hotel is the only hotel in Ulladulla, located 227 km south of Sydney via the Princes Highway, about half way between Batemans Bay and Nowra. It is an iconic hotel and enjoys excellent turnover per week.
$1,995,000 + SAV
RIVERINA - NSW This hotel is an ideal first time owner hotel. Set in a quaint rural village servicing a large surrounding area. The residence has a kitchenette, lounge, bedroom and office. Call today to arrange an inspection.
$280,000 + SAV
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A HOME WITH AN INCOME! Call now for your FREE Introductoru brochure CASH COW - Gold Coast Modern Mediterranean complex located by the sea. Popular up market holiday location on the Gold Coast. Mixture of 1 & 2 bedroom apartments. No set hours & very little grounds work. Nett $235,000 Price $1,800,000 Contact Andrea Venz 0438 925 977 Sole Agent LARGE PERMANENT - Gold Coast Ideal for the family. 3 bedroom managers residence with room for the family pet. Great salary for workload & plenty of potential. Currently run by one. Nett $210,000 Price $1,600,000 Contact Andrea Venz 0438 925 977 Exclusive Agent
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WATER VIEWS - Gold Coast Superb views from the managers 2 bedroom unit, easy to run holiday complex, currently run by one person! Easy care grounds, no set office hours. Great location to live, work & play! Nett $152,000 Price $1,085,000 Contact Wesley Venz 0412 768 178 Sole Agent LUXURY GOLF COURSE FRONTAGE - Sunshine Coast Like golf? You will love this. Situated right on the edge of fairway of exclusive golf course, letting 20 in this 48 apartment complex. Pool, spa, BBQ, long agreements, 3 bedroom ensuite luxury unit. Nett $130,000 Price $1,200,000 Contact Gerry Lewis 0411 655 445 Exclusive Agent POSITION A BEACHFRONT - Cairns Stunning contemporary beachfront holiday complex. Huge 4 bedroom managers residence only 2 steps to the ocean. Situated at one of Cairns most prestigious northern beaches. Nett $90,000 Price $995,000 Contact Alex Barker-Re' 0414 835 128 SOUGHT AGTER NOOSACILLE - Sunshine Coast Well presented complex set in tropical gardens close to all facilities. Excellent income with potential to increase further. Spacious managers unit. Great value here! Nett $246,300 Price $1,740,000 Contact Mike Brand 0407 739 575 MINIAMAL DUTIES - Brisbane Lovely managers residence, spacious living area, large backyard, no pool, no BBQ, security gated. Nett $90,000 Price $695,000 Contact Stewart Dawes 0439 670 854 Exclusive Agent
Sunshine Coast Gerry: 0411 655 445 Maria: 0409 349 285 Mike: 0407 739 575
Bargara/ Harvey Bay Michael Leiper 0409 932 721 email@example.com
MELBOURNE OPPORTUNITY - Victoria Modern permanent situated close to transport & shopping, 90% investors, long agreements. Manager enjoys 3 bedroom unit with office on title. This represents great buying at 3.6 times nett. Nett $150,000 Price $840,000 Contact Wesley Venz 0412 768 178 Exclusive Agent LIFESTYLE - Sunshine Coast Primarily caretaking of 16 townhouses, gated with large pool, floodlit tennis court, pontoon, electric BBQ's. Approx 7 hours work per week. 3 bedroom ensuite a/c managers townhouse. Nett $20,000 Price $450,000 Contact Gerry Lewis 0411 655 445 Exclusive Agent PRISTINE PORT PERMANENT - Port Douglas Contemporary huge 3 bedroom 3 bathroom stunning home with private pool & garden. Office on title, body corporate salary $34,000 with long agreements & no set hours. Nett $77,000 Price $320,000 Contact Alex Barker-Re' 0414 835 128 GREAT OPPORTUNITY - Sunshine Coast This extremely attractive complex is set in lush tropical gardens in Noosaville & comprises 52 units in the letting pool with both holiday & permanent lettings. Spacious air conditioned unit. Nett $221,600 Price $1,478,000 Contact Mike Brand 0407 739 575 PERFECT LOCATION - Brisbane Golf course across the road, river behind you, perfect! A lovely complex to manage. Up market suburb. 3 bedroom ensuite air conditioned. Nett $131,750 Price $1,175,000 Contact Stewart Dawes 0439 670 854
Suite 1, First Floor, Victoria Square, Broadbeach, Queensland Aust. 4217 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: www.venz.com.au
Phone: (07) 5592 5927 Fax: (07) 5531 5313 CENTRAL SURFERS - Gold Coast
BEACHSIDE - Gold Coast
Excellent returns on the business with great repeat business, long term agreements & a 2 bedroom unit with office on title. Nett $200,000 + POA Contact John Ennis 0407 750 862 Exclusive Agent
Great first time managers business. 50 metres to ocean on the Southern Gold Coast. Excellent repeat business, 2 bedroom ensuite unit with office and 20 year agreements. Nett $115,000 Price $920,000 Contact John Ennis 0407 750 862 Exclusive Agent
BREATHTAKING OCEAN VIEWS - Airlie Beach
WOW BOUTIQUE LUXURY COMPLEX - Airlie Beach
Stylish 41/2 star complex with uninterrupted ocean and island views. Spacious managers 2 bedroom ensuite air conditioned unit. Manager has large office & plenty of storage for exclusive use. Nett $215,000 Price $1,600,000 Contact Denise Lucas 0408 153 092
Exclusive with superb views. 1 bedroom unit with office attached. No owner occupiers. Small letting pool, opportunity to increase. Each unit has private spa on balcony to soak in the stunning views. Nett $60,000 Price $670,000 Contact Denise Lucas 0408 153 092
JUST PERFECT - Sunshine Coast Prime property in a premier Sunshine Coast position. All units in letting pool & all have been maintained in tip top condition. Building repainted & refurbished. Direct ocean views. Nett $217,500 Price $1,880,000 Contact Maria Duke 0409 349 285 Sole Agent
DON'T MISS OUT! - Sunshine Coast Close to the action & yet a world away from the traffic. Superb resort facilities, right in the heart of Alexandra Headland, minutes to either Sunshine Plaza shopping or famous Restaurants. Nett $372,000 Price $2,900,000 Contact Maria Duke 0409 349 285 Exclusive Agent PET FRIENDLY - Gold Coast Got the lot, this very nice permanent letting complex has a large 3 bedroom ensuite a/c managers unit with private courtyard. No set office hours. Pet ok. Nett $147,000 Price $1,140,000 Contact Ross Venz 0414 925 802 Exclusive Agent
BIG PERMANENT - Brisbane Exclusive permanent letting complex in prime location. Delightful, spacious managers unit with large balcony. Plenty of storage, comfortable office on title. Well worth inspection. Nett $417,000 Price $3,452,000 Contact Ross Venz 0414 925 802 Exclusive Agent FOUR STAR COMPLEX - Gold Coast Excellent pool & garden area, prime position for gaining repeat business. A well established business with all procedures in place to take advantage of further growth in the area Nett $155,000 Price $1,185,000 Contact Gold Coast Office 07 5592 5927 Exclusive Agent RIVERFRONT - Gold Coast Superb riverfront position. Substantial upgrade & improvement to units in the letting pool, gardens & landscaping redeveloped. Full range of resort facilities. Mix of holiday & permanent units. Nett $200,000 Price $1,600,000 Contact Gold Coast Office 07 5592 5927
View all listings @ Hervey Bay Denise Lucas 0408 153 092 email@example.com
Townsville Laura Harvey 0412 910 615 firstname.lastname@example.org
Cairns Alex Barker-Re' 0414 835 128 email@example.com
Port Douglas Grant Skinner 0408 996 188 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Child TagTM: Help Keep the Children Safe parents/guardians via their mobile phone or an alternative number, helping ensure the safe return of the child in minutes, not hours.
Crowded supermarkets, busy malls…you only have to look away for one second and your child can disappear from your sight. What if you can not find them? How does anybody know who they are or how to contact you? Research has shown that in times of stress children from 2-7 years are unable to effectively remember or communicate information. Child TagTM presents an easy, effective solution to quickly reuniting parent/guardian with their child. It is a wristband that has been specially designed to better protect Australian children by containing the information necessary to immediately contact
Currently, you have the once in a lifetime opportunity to purchase the Australian market rights to Child Tag, a new and innovative business and brand with enormous upside potential. The business is well placed to be the market leader in Australia and has been positioned strongly as “Australia’s Child Identification”.
The Child Tag business model allows for the business to be operated from any location in Australia in a home or office environment. The asking price for the Australian rights is a modest $180,000. See advertisement for details.
Independent market research conducted by one of Australia’s leading parenting magazines showed that more than 50% of parents in Australia – with children in the relevant age groups – would consider purchasing a Child TagTM. There aren’t many products on the market that have achieved that kind of demand!
Australia’s Child Identification
Relocatable anywhere, this is an ideal opportunity for family or partnership. Child Tag™ represents a once in a lifetime opportunity to purchase the Australian market rights to a new and innovative brand with enormous upside potential. With the business well positioned to be the Australian market leader, the upside is virtually unlimited. Child Tag™ is a reusable wristband that has been specially
designed to better protect children in Australia by helping ensure that they can be reunited with their parents quickly, should they ever become lost. Child Tag™ is uniquely positioned in the Australian market as “Australia’s Child Identification”. Operate from anywhere. First to investigate will purchase. Up to 11/2 weeks training available over 3 weeks. Contact Michael for further information.
fax (02) 4981 0089 mob 0419 180 019 email@example.com www.childtag.com.au 58 Australian Business For Sale
Kick Juice Sandwich Bar
Located in the heart of the Gold Coast at Robina Town Centre offering a unique experience beyond shopping that few other centres offer.
This well established franchised juice/sandwich bar is superbly located in front of Target at the main entrance from the bus stops in a major foot traffic area. Top marketing & support. Great product range including Juices, Boosters, Smoothies, Yoghurt, Wheatgrass, Fruit Salads & Wraps. A brand new upgraded shop design/layout & fit out, a secure lease and currently run under management. Net $80K+ P.A. or a partnership $100K + P.A.
TOTAL ASKING PRICE:
contact: 0400 200 946 firstname.lastname@example.org www.southportbusinesssales.com.au
Wayne Heilman p: (02) 6342 1744 m: 0418 699 080 email@example.com
Thriving patchwork business. Materials and patterns on sale from business premises or by mail. Agent for JANOME. Excellent "Block of the Month" programme. Plenty of room for classes. Long established, quality reputation, diverse income and substantial client list. Ideal purchase for a craft enthusiast wanting to turn a hobby into an income. Genuine Seller. Located adjacent to Cowra CBD. Heaps of potential for improvement. Price includes plant and equipment. Stock of approx $65,000. Priced to sell at $70,000, plus stock.
Price: $70,000 + S.A.V AB0305_61_1
Hervey Bay Boating Sales & Undercar Servicing DUAL BUSINESS RETURNS PLUS FREEHOLD CAPITAL GROWTH! $1,050,000 + S.A.V. This rare opportunity provides the buyer with two long established businesses yielding a combined net profit of $180,000 P.A. Furthermore, the 2526m2 of commercial freehold is situated on prime CBD real estate (zoned CBD). In addition to the excellent land capital appreciation, a town planning appraisal has revealed significant development for the site. Sit back and enjoy the business returns until you are ready to redevelop of resell. Also, being only 20 mins to Hervey Bay, this offers the astute buyer a fantastic lifestyle opportunity.
Boating Sales and Servicing Established for 17 years, this business has exclusive rights to sell Ally Craft, QuickSilver and Savage Boats as well as Mercury and Mariner Outboards. Along with after sales servicing, mechanical repairs and a complementary range of safety, fishing, and leisure equipment, this business is highly successful in its own right.
Undercar Servicing This proven business has been established for 32 years which specialises in undercar repairs ranging from exhausts to suspension and tow-bars fitting. By supplying brands such as Pedders, Berklee and Trailboss, the business is renowned locally for its superior products and workmanship. Call Foresight Business Sales on (07) 4124 4677 for a Business Profile or Site Inspection. AB0083_61_1
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MANAGEMENT RIGHTS - HOME WITH AN INCOME HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO LIVE & WORK HERE? This is just one that we have available. Phone now for more details on how you can become a part of this exciting and secure industry. Purchase a unit to live in and a guaranteed income with long term stability.
Prices start from $300,000 to $8M VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR A LIST OF MANAGEMENT RIGHTS BUSINESSES FOR SALE.
Free Information Brochure on request
Tel: (07) 5538 5955
MANAGEMENT RIGHTS BROKERS PTY LTD Suite 45, Level 2, Oasis Shopping Centre, Broadbeach QLD 4218
Fax: (07) 5538 6955
Freehold Smash Repairs
Far North Queensland
Established 45 years and located in Mareeba, approx 45 minutes from Cairns, this outstanding cash flow business is offered to purchasers as a going concern (WIWO). •
Boasting modern equipment and account/costing software (DNS Technology);
Reliable, highly skilled staff able to operate business in owners' absence;
Towing, trailer hire, car holding yard and R22 mustering helicopter repainting services provided.
Freehold land (4,047sqm) with main workshop (428sqm), including office / reception and covered skillion / wash-down area, and second work area of 200sqm (two adjoining sheds).
(07) 4031 3443
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0408 066 517
Owners are retiring but will consider vendor finance. Formal offers invited.
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clean bins of all sizes allowing you to the opportunity to capture as much of the market as possible in your area and of course the profits to go with it! The Green Cleen Duplex Bin Cleaning Equipment requires no manual lifting. All lifting is done by the hydraulic lifter just like the garbage trucks do. The equipment is also “ute” mounted and is highly manoeuvrable, just like driving a normal car, eliminating the necessity of manoeuvring both vehicle and trailer or larger less manoeuvrable and costly vehicle. Ten years of proven success in the market place with this equipment assures the Green Cleen franchisee of its reliability and productivity. Green Cleen offers its Franchisees an outstanding training and support package which complies with all Health and Safety regulations, including professional training in both the operation of wheelie bin cleaning
equipment and the running of their proven systems. As a Green Cleen Franchisee you are able to use the name and proven systems of an established successful business so that you can capitalise on this existing successful brand. Green Cleen has been able to stand out from its competitors by building a distinct brand. Being a Green Cleen Franchisee you will have help with planning, implementation, marketing and operations for the duration of your franchise.
Like to know how to build a $160,000 residual income in less than 6 months part time from home? Message from a bottle
“We believe ourselves to be the most professional in the business in terms of equipment, our systems and procedures and the resulting income earning potential. We can clean all size bins. We invite you to come to see us for a no obligation demonstration of our bin cleaning equipment.” For further information call 1300 550 523 or visit www.greencleen.com.au.
Put your Pedal to the Metal!
The worlds most powerful anti-aging food and virtually unknown to the world! “I believe Himalayan Goji Juice has more powerful benefits on health well-being and anti-aging than any other product I have seen in the last 40 years.” - Dr Earl Mindell
This is a simple and easy business, everybody can do this • Unique highly consumable, stand alone, patented
product with 90 day money back gaurentee. There is simply no product that compares!
Franchise Brisban e QLD
Forecasted to turn over $1.0M next financial year, and with profit well over $200,000 this year, if you are looking in the automotive industry for a business opportunity, you’d better hit the brakes! Join the leading window tinting franchise group with a huge head start. Currently servicing 5 dealerships + retail at approx 60/40 split, this unique territory is protected by the franchisor. Products and services include window tinting, paint protection, fabric and interior protection, rust proofing and various electronic device installations. Full training provided by franchisor, franchise fees built into product supply. Plenty of gas left in the tank to take this business even further!! Please contact David Miller for details.
$495,000 + SAV
ph 07 3206 7981 mob 0418 798 183 email firstname.lastname@example.org web www.qldpm.com.au
• Simple, Automated, online/offline systems, anyone can
build a business from home. 24 hour online/offline support and training every step of the way. • No hard selling, just share the secret, send people to
your website and the results will do the selling for you. • Only $1,950 will get you started in this exploding
industry, to begin building your business call us now PRODUCT IS 90 DAY 100% UNCONDITIONAL MONEY BACK GUARANTEE
Mark Spencer Himalayan Goji Juice Freelife International
P: 02 9212 6367
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Menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Cruise Club
A unique concept adult club. One of only a few on the Gold Coast, catering to male patrons. Operating from premises located in the suburb of Ashmore. Large client base, with many regular & casual clients. Offering a movie lounge, private internet booths and other facilities. Advertising in place also with good word of mouth publicity. High cash-flow type business, with very low overheads. Currently run as a day-time business by owner / operator. Providing net profit exceeding $100,000 p.a. with potential to increase by extending hours.
Successful gallery located in a high growth area. Large premise of 400sqm. Would suit couple with passion for art or younger person wanting to establish in the industry. Established Exhibition Program in place with plans for 2008. Mailing List - network of Artists - systems computerised. Please contact owner for financial and further information.
bh (07) 5539 6141 email@example.com
mob 0411 865 917 firstname.lastname@example.org
price: $150,000 WIWO
Auto or Mechanical Repairs
Ballina Radiators Specialist
Welcome to beautiful Ballina, one of the fastest growing regional centres in Australia. Positioned in the major Industrial Estate on the main road to Airport. Operating 13 years with well established Trade Accounts. 250sqm floor area includes workshop, mezzanine, bathroom, office &
reception areas. All tools, equipment & stock included. Long-term lease available at very low rate. Great opportunity for expansion into other related Trades. Priced to sell for medical reasons. Wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t last - ACT NOW!!!
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price: $65,000 WIWO
Auto or Mechanical Repairs
Auto or Mechanical Repairs
Upmarket Workshop by the Sea
Auto Repairs & Service Centre
This is a family owned and operated business that trades Mon to Fri 7.30am-6.00pm in Sydneyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s upper north shore. The workshop area is approx 312 sqm and has 4 Hoist Bays plus 6 vehicle workspaces. Additional parking for 5 vehicles in front of the workshop and 5 vehicles under the premises. Modern workshop fully equipped. Service and repairs to all makes and models. Well est. clientele, approx 60% private and 40% business. Easy access to transport and long lease available. Contact owners for full & financial information.
price: $285,000 WIWO
price: $260,000 + S.A.V.
bh (02) 4984 7740 ah (02) 4982 9950 mob 0418 684 211 firstname.lastname@example.org
mob 0418 764 522 email@example.com
All new auto mechanical business located in Salamander Bay, with long lease or option to buy freehold. Well est. & fully equipped with 3 x 2 poster hoists, 1 x 4 poster wheel aligner and modern diagnostic equipment etc. In floor engine wash sump to oil separator. Great reputation, large client base. T/O $400,000 - $500,000 p.a. Convenient access to spare parts. Parking for 16 vehicles. Large block with easy access. 2 sheds - 8 bays. Staff in place. Genuine reason for sale. Price includes 2 vehicles. Possible finance available.
Auto or Mechanical Repairs
Auto or Mechanical Repairs
Gippsland/Latrobe Valley VIC
Well established business specializing in Log Book Servicing, Dyno Tuning,Brake and Clutch, Suspension, Cooling System, Air Conditioning, Fuel Injection, Electrical, Registration Inspections. Member of the Institute of Automotive and Mechanical Engineers, Motor Traders Association etc and recognized as preferred repairers for AAMI insurance and their associated companies. Now looking for new owners to take advantage of this highly recommended business. Contact owner for full and financial information.
Est. 30 years with great reputation. Manufacturing, repairing and modifying Springs and fittings etc. Trade and retail sales (incl. fitting) of suspension & steering related parts for truck, bus, 4WD, car, etc. Drive shaft (CV) re-conditioning & new sales. Well located in busy area. Would suit owner/operator with mechanical & welding experience, ability to work with steel, who enjoys great rewards. The best spring-maker around and retiring, is willing to train in the old fashioned art of spring-making. Servicing local and casual clientele from the NSW border to Melbourne. Reluctantly offered for sale. Contact owner for further information.
price: $350,000 O.N.O.
price: $140,000 negotiable
bh (02) 9708 6908 fax (02) 9790 3251 mob 0415 650 075 firstname.lastname@example.org www.efficientauto.com.au
bh (03) 5134 8999 mob 0412 406 557 email@example.com www.gippslandtourism.com.au
Suspension Specialist - Turn raw steel into $â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s
Efficient Automotive & Auto Electrical
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If It's So Good… Why Do They Sell?
Automotive Engineers & Repairs Business This business consists of two workshops, one in North Brisbane, and the other on the mid-Sunshine Coast. Between them they run 5 mobile workshop vans. The core of the business has been established over 50 years. For the past 7 years it has been trading with a very accurate database, including name address, email address, vehicle make model and VIN number - all information which literally takes years to record and what's more it is all contained inside a marketing program. Solid, long term leases are available for both of these high quality locations. An annual combined turnover is above
$2,000,000. For the purchase price with P & E in consideration, in less than a 12-month trading period you will receive full return on investment. In addition, staff is in situ and the owner is prepared to work out an arrangement to continue on for a period of time in an advisory capacity. Business is eligible for 457 VISA. Finally, the business is completely franchise ready, with all systems and documents prepared. All this for less than $800,000 combined or $450,000 North Brisbane, $350,000 Sunshine Coast. 100% Finance possible from ANZ for approved buyer.
To find out contact Mike Ryan on 0418 711 285 www.brisbane.qld.gov.au www.sunshinecoastholidays.com.au
Auto or Mechanical Repairs
Mullumbimby Brake and Exhaust
This highly recommended business has been est. for18 yrs in the centre of Slacks Creek’s thriving commercial area, 20 mins from Brisbane CBD. Medium sized busy workshop specialising in service and repair of cars, 4wd and light commercials up to 22 tonnes. Fully equipped and close to engine re-builders, clutch & brake, gear box, and exhaust shop. Strong customer base. Gross T/O $400,000 + p.a. 1 year lease with further option. Staff in place & prepared to stay on. Owner willing to remain throughout the transition stage or remain as the manager in the new owner’s absence. Vendor finance possible.
This is a fully licensed and RTA approved Mechanical Workshop. Well established for 8 years in Mullumbimby in Northern NSW near Byron Bay. Price includes all speciality tools, Brake Hose Manufacturing Machine, On & Off Car Disc Lathe, Drum Lathe, Pipe Bender, Wheel Aligner and many more. Gross turnover for 2005/2006 was $240,000 and increasing yearly. Please contact Mark for further information.
price: $100,000 WIWO
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price: $140,000 bh (07) 3808 4435 ah (07) 3341 4825 fax (07) 3808 5885 firstname.lastname@example.org www.logan.qld.gov.au
bh (02) 6684 6030 ah (02) 6684 1168 fax (02) 6684 6035 mob 0407 788 252 email@example.com www.walkabout.com.au/locations/NSWMullumbimby.shtml
Auto or Mechanical Repairs
Auto or Mechanical Repairs
Heavy Vehicle Repairs & Spare Parts - Once in a lifetime opportunity! Perfectly situated on the South Coast of NSW in one of Australiaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s fastest growing areas, this thriving heavy vehicle repair and servicing workshop with spare parts outlet is highly suitable for family, partners or Companies wishing to expand. This fully equipped operation has been successfully operating for sixteen years and during this time has established an excellent customer base and is highly reputable for
mechanical repairs to trucks and trailers in the Heavy Vehicle Transport Industry. Excellent turnover - Room for expansion - Experienced staff Great returns - Very well respected with a great reputation. Property value is $850K and a long-term leasehold could be considered as an alternative to the pricing below. Finance is available to suitable approved buyers. S.A.V. approx $200,000.
price: $1,100,000 freehold + S.A.V. (approx $200,000) 415638
mob 0400 558 256 firstname.lastname@example.org
Auto or Mechanical Repairs
Do You Want the Best of All Worlds...Well Here It Is!
This is an impressive business opportunity plus idyllic lifestyle.
* National Parks * Coral Sea * Whitsunday Islands * Great Barrier Reef * Substantial Income Wonderful beaches, great boating and fishing on the doorstep. Picturesque rural/coastal setting yet not far from Mackay, Queenslandâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s
fastest growing regional centre. The business has very strong and reliable income streams. Auto mechanical and hydraulic repairs and maintenance with fully equipped 5 bay workshop with 2 hoists. RACQ road service, repairs and towing. Bulk and retail fuel supplies. There is huge potential to expand in this rapidly growing area. T/O increasing yearly 04/05 - $630,000, 05/06 - $690,000, 06/07 - $750,000. Owners would prefer to sell as freehold. Possible vendor finance and training available.
bh (07) 4958 8227 fax (07) 4958 8124 email@example.com www.whitsundays.com.au
price: $635,000 + S.A.V. Freehold or $368,000 + S.A.V. Leasehold
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Auto or Mechanical Repairs
Auto or Mechanical Repairs
Novus Autoglass Franchise
Be Your Own Boss
One person can run this, but with plenty of potential to expand should you wish to. Very successful franchise in automotive glass repair and replacement. Full training and franchise support. Large client base. Currently operating as a mobile service only with rented warehouse to hold windscreen stock and materials. T/O $200,000. Comes with fully set up 1997 Toyota Hiace SBV van, windscreen racks, tools, Novus windscreen repair kit and some stock. Selling due to other business commitments. Please contact owner for details. Visit www.wollongong.nsw.gov.au for information on local area.
Ideal for an owner/operator, looking to gain entry in this well established business. Specialising in all mechanical repairs for its regular and casual clientele. Conveniently located in busy area of Roselands. Gross turnover $4,000 - $5,000 per week, and improving, with good profit margin. Good lease with low rent. Contact Owner for further information.
price: $130,000 423312
price: $55,000 WIWO bh (02) 9758 3803 firstname.lastname@example.org
Auto or Mechanical Repairs
Mid North Coast
Air Compressor Repairs, Sales & Service
Advance Motorcycle & Mower Repairs
Located in Brookvale, on Sydneyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Northern Beaches, for 30 years, this predominately Compressor Repairs and Service business has established an excellent reputation and strong client base of regular and loyal customers. There is a fully equipped workshop specialising in all aspects of the repairs and service. Both Pilot and Pulford, locally manufactured air compressors, are distributed from the business. Figures, Finance and Full Assistance are available to genuine buyers. If you are hands on this could be the business for you, NOW priced to sell.
Looking for a lifestyle change? Located in Tuncurry/Forster Mid North Coast NSW. Opportunity for licensed mechanic as motorcycle repairer for most makes and models. Stocking a range of parts and accessories. Servicing Australia Post bikes. RTA inspection station for Pink Slips. Employing 1 apprentice - 3rd year. Also outdoor power equipment sales and repairs - ride on & push mowers, brush cutters, hedge trimmers, edgers, chainsaws and small engines. A stocked showroom & extensive range of spare parts. Rented premises. T/O $150 - $200K p.a. Finance available. Offering support for one month - negotiable.
price: $150,000 negotiable
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ah (02) 4423 0979 fax (02) 4423 0979 mob 0413 141 313 email@example.com www.novusaust.net.au
Auto or Mechanical Repairs
price: $85,000 negotiable 414064
bh (02) 6555 8522 fax (02) 6555 2189 firstname.lastname@example.org www.greatlakes.nsw.gov.au
bh (02) 9905 5667 fax (02) 9905 5167 email@example.com
Auto or Mechanical Repairs
FREEHOLD - Auto Electrical & Air Conditioning
Successfully operating for over 30 years, situated in central position in the town of Goondiwindi. Solid client base servicing a large irrigation and dryland farming area in South West Queensland and Northern N.S.W. Sale price includes well maintained freehold premises, fully equipped workshop, 3 x utes in good condition, 2 x mobile and 2 x workshop air conditioning stations, and all plant & equipment. Average
T/O $575,000 p.a. with excellent net profit. Financial Statements available to genuine enquirers. Owners prepared to consider partial vendor finance. Bus. only $180,000 + S.A.V. Land and buildings $230,000. Owners prepared to lease bldgs with option for vendor to purchase after 3 yrs. Outright sale considered $450,000 W.I.W.O. Owners selling to retire, please contact for further info
price: $450,000 WIWO
Auto or Mechanical Repairs
Auto Parts & Accessories
Walk in and Start Earning
Authorised Dealership for Sale
Established business in Oxley operating for 25 years with street frontage on major 4 lane arterial road. 316sqm floor area, air conditioned office and customer lounge, reception area, spare parts section. Fully equipped to handle modern cars, 1 x 2 post hoist, 1 x 4 post hoist. Extensive list of equipment included. Sales 05/06 - $379,683 & 06/07 - $387,608. Low rent, long standing data base of customers, ensuring good net profit. Computerised workshop and accounting program. Monday - Friday operation. Currently 1 full time office staff and 3 on workshop floor.
A successful automotive glass repair and replacement business is offered for sale situated in Bega on the far south coast of NSW. The business has been owneroperated for the past 6 years with a large regular client base. Situated just of the main highway there is a regular drop in rate as well. Full training is available. Offered on a WIWO basis including a 2005 Nissan Navara with toolboxes for a mobile service. Please contact owner for financial and further details.
price: $90,000 + S.A.V.
price: $145,000 WIWO 419921
bh (07) 3379 3690 ah (07) 3271 4464 fax (07) 3379 3687 mob 0414 451 148 firstname.lastname@example.org www.brisbane.qld.gov.au
bh (02) 6492 2266 mob 0419 289 585 email@example.com
bh (07) 4671 0563 firstname.lastname@example.org www.goondiwindi.qld.gov.au
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Auto Parts & Accessories
Good Business - Great Location
Ozzie Pozzie Backpackers
This long established and successful business is situated in northern NSW, on the beautiful southern Gold Coast. The large premises are well located to take advantage of both passing trade and holiday-makers. The business also has a large and loyal clientele. There is approx $40K in stock incorporating radiators, radiator tanks, batteries, fishing sinkers, battery jumper leads, battery chargers and more. The shop is well appointed with excellent plant and equipment. Currently showing good profits and huge potential. Would suit an auto electrician, motor mechanic etc. Contact Accountant for further details.
Situated close to the centre of town. Small, clean family run hostel providing a variety of accommodation for up to 35 people. Large, well equipped self-catering kitchen with BBQ facilities. Separate TV/Video lounge, courtyard, security lockers, off-street parking as well as laundry and internet facilities. All accommodation is bright and clean with linen and duvets provided. Voted the best in guide books. Close proximity to many varied tourist attractions ensures continued success. Please contact Ray or Robyn for further information.
price: $89,000 WIWO
price: $1,100,000 freehold WIWO 408127
bh (07) 5536 3755 email@example.com www.borderbatteries.com.au/sale
bh (02) 6583 8133 mob 0417 285 593 firstname.lastname@example.org www.ozziepozzie.com
Far North Queensland
Make Heap$ of Dough in Crusty’s Bakery
Better Than a Bakery Franchise
Situated between Townsville and Rockhampton, Mackay is one of the major Queensland coastal tourist destinations. This very successful bake house has 2 retail outlets. No experience necessary as a computerized bread-making machine is in operation. The business is currently being operated under staff management. This is a rapidly growing area with an ever-increasing population. Crusty’s Bakery produces the best bread, pies and cakes in Mackay. T/O 2006 $950,000 - $1,000,000. Owner’s willing to provide training. Possible finance available.
price: $595,000 negotiable
fax (07) 4041 3178 mob 0437 807 247 email@example.com
bh (07) 4951 1353 fax (07) 4953 0020 mob 0412 190 505 firstname.lastname@example.org www.atn.com.au/qld/east/east-a.htm
Excellent opportunity to take advantage of this well established bakery, located in the tropical North Queensland region. Trading only 5 days per week 6 am to 6 pm daily, with the bake from 12 am till 7 am. 98% retail trade with 2% wholesale trade. Good retail and wholesale figures. Room to expand or decrease business to suit. Gross turnover of $420,000 per annum. Please contact for further information.
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Regionâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Premier Bakery Cafe A rare opportunity exists to purchase the Premier Bakery/Cafe in a thriving and expanding Riverland town. This high turnover business with the latest modern plant and equipment offers indoor and outdoor seating for 5o with ample parking. The business is currently run under management with dedicated and experienced permanent and part time staff. It is ideally suited to a husband and wife team, however it would also suit the families
of 2 bakers or a business person with sound management skills. Shop presentation is stunning and a new bakehouse was built 2 years ago with equipment to accommodate day baking. The business also has a solid wholesale trade. Secure 5x5 lease is available. Turnover $1,000,000 +. For further information, please contact Owner Mary Richardson - 0407 602 803 and Accountant Randell McClure - 08 8586 6644.
price: $650,000 + S.A.V. 424477
mob 0407 602 803 email@example.com www.murrayriver.com.au/regions/renmark.htm
Big Profits in Paradise - Bakery & Coffee Shop
This busy and very profitable Bakery/Coffee Shop is located on the north-eastern tip of the Gove Peninsula surrounded by white beaches and the stunning blue Arafura Sea, and the area offers some of the best fishing in the Northern Territory. The business caters to a growing mining community (3,500 4,000 people) with virtually no competition. T/O 06/07 $1,000,000 averaging over $20K per week, trading 51/2 days.
The air-conditioned coffee shop seats 24 inside plus there is a 60 sq meter outside verandah seating area. The shop has a large and regular clientele with a reputation for the best coffee and cakes within 1,000 km. There is a long lease available and loyal staff in place. Accommodation is available on a leased arrangement. This is a Must See Business showing great profits, in an idyllic part of Australia.
price: $400,000 + S.A.V. bh (08) 8987 2999 mob 0418 800 340 firstname.lastname@example.org www.ealta.org
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Bar and Cafe in City Centre
Bowralâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Best Beauty Spa
Well established lounge bar situated in prime Melbourne CBD position. Operates Tuesday - Sunday offering a relaxed ambient atmosphere. Staff in place. 3x5x5 lease. Full training & support provided to serious buyer. Catering for large neighbouring corporate clientele, university students, regular backpacker groups, and private functions in the rear bar. Huge downstairs storage area, and fully functional kitchen available to provide cafe style meals. Huge potential for the right person. Possible finance available. Contact owners for financial and further information.
Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t miss this opportunity! 7 rooms complete with standup solarium. Dermalife spa, wet room, spray tan room, latest & greatest equipment. Owned outright & all included in the price. Established for 2 years in Bowral, with strong clientele & growing. Great profits for owner operator, low overheads, big salon. Huge further potential. Fully computerized, many inclusions. A MUST SEE!! Well below fit-out cost! Be quick enquire TODAY.
mob 0419 550 324 / 0416 007 772 email@example.com
ah (02) 4681 9314 mob 0424 237 110 firstname.lastname@example.org www.bella-k.com.au
Silhouette Body Toning Spa Located in a shopping centre at Mount Gravatt East. Convenient street access and plenty of parking. Specialising in fitness, weight loss and beauty. Premise 118sqm. 5+5 year lease. Catering for regular and casual
clientele. Extremely well setup, no expense spared. Nothing to do other than taking over this highly successful business. Selling only due to family commitments. Contact owner for financial and further information.
bh (07) 3349 5335 fax (07) 3349 5262 mob 0404 025 221 email@example.com 70 Australian Business For Sale
Bayside Solarium and Beauty
Boutique Salon / Day Spa
Established well known solarium located in the bayside area of Brighton. This salon offers a range of services including 4 lay-down & 1 stand-up solarium bed, Spray Tan room & Spray Gun, 1 Detox 2-person both, beauty services including Nails, Waxing & Eyelash Extensions. Excellent reputation with good turnover. An extensive client database of over 2000+ clients. The salon enjoys excellent exposure to a high volume of passing traffic with a lease on well located premises. Please contact owner for further information.
mob 0412 621 632 firstname.lastname@example.org
mob 0416 043 115 email@example.com
This is a great business opportunity, centrally located, catering for its regular and casual clientele. Would suit a beauty / spa therapist who is ready to take their career to the next level. Very profitable business and growing. Established for 3 years. Attractive premises, low overheads and no money to spend. Marketing support provided. Reluctant sale. Price includes all stock and equipment. Contact owner for full financial information.
Blinds and Shutters
Award Winning Business
Established for almost 4 years. Situated less than 10 minus from Brisbane City Centre. Beautifully appointed. Top end clientele with high disposable income. Great exposure in high traffic area. Ample free parking. Amazingly low rent considering positioning of salon. 21/2 years of lease remaining. Fully equipped and stocked. Own private bathroom. Remote entry security system. 3 large treatment rooms. This sole operated business has excellent potential for expansion. The salon currently runs at full capacity and the demand for appointments continually exceeds availability. The salon is already furnished and equipped for additional staff members and has a large existing client base.
Excellent opportunity to take advantage of this well-known company, specialising in selling famous brands of blinds and awnings and complimentary products. Located on a busy road with great exposure in Batemans Bay region. Plenty of parking available at rear in the shopping complex. Turnover $415,000 and increasing. Established for over 5 years and growing every year. Now looking for new owner, full staff in place, ideal for owner operator. Only selling due to health reasons. Contact owner for further information.
price: $115,000 + S.A.V.
ah (02) 4472 1336 fax (02) 4472 1336 mob 0427 447 273 firstname.lastname@example.org
price: $110,000 WIWO 424218
mob 0401 662 407
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Bike and Motorcycle
Income + Lifestyle
This business has been operating successfully for over 14 years and is an accredited Tour Operator with all the required licences plus a liquor licence. “Capella” was launched in Feb 02 & “Charter 1” has the reputation of being one of the best charter boat businesses in WA. Price incl. a substantial amount of equipment. The business has been run on a semi-retired basis but still shows good profits, being the only sailing charter boat able to operate in the Swan River. Owner’s willing to work with purchaser to ensure a smooth transition.
Established 30 years in excellent location on busy, main thoroughfare. Selling new and used motorcycles plus parts and accessories. Large fully equipped workshop. Authorized Inspection Station with a great reputation for customer service and an established customer base. Currently employing 4 staff. An incredible opportunity to combine the love of motorcycles with a fantastic lifestyle. Contact owner for full & financial information.
mob 0409 629 855 email@example.com www.tourismnoosa.com.au
bh (08) 9339 4889 fax (08) 9467 6158 mob 0411 045 909 firstname.lastname@example.org www.charter1.com.au
price: $100,000 + S.A.V.
Noosa Leisuretime Houseboats
Ultimate lifestyle business on the Noosa River. Noosa Leisuretime Houseboats are the newest & most modern houseboats for hire on the Noosa River. Noosa is the main tourist destination on the Sunshine Coast, with a climate that appeals to national & international visitors all year round. The fleet comprises two vessels; 47’ Sea Venture and 30’ Cruisecat, both are complete with fibreglass tenders (including 2HP Honda 4-stroke outboard motors). The business also includes a 6m centre console rescue boat. This business is ideally located at the Noosa
Marina, which is very popular with visitors & locals. The Marina facilities support the functions of the business, whilst the location provides great exposure. Effective marketing is in place; recently updated website (both in design & functionality), quality colour brochures, Yellow Pages, Tourism Member, exposure across key tourism & search websites. Client database - with return charter incentive program. Advance bookings in place which guarantee future income. Ideal business for a couple - well set up & easy to operate. Training is available.
bh 1300 853 787 ah 0401 452 500 mob 0401 452 500 email@example.com www.noosaleisuretimehouseboats.com.au 72 Australian Business For Sale
Supplement Your Retirement Lifestyle Why just buy a boat when you can buy a business that includes your boat? Share the joys of the ocean with family, friends, regular customers and holidaymakers - on average working 3 to 31/2 days p.w. This business (est. 15 years) caters for fishing, diving, snorkelling, island cruises and whale watching in the pristine waters around Montague Island in the Bateman's Marine Park. A recent $70K refurbishment includes 2 new turbo marine diesel engines. Training and/or an experienced skipper & crew are available if required. Enjoy the tax advantages of small business ownership at a price set to sell.
Black Pearl Charters
price: $260,000 mob 0428 491 796 firstname.lastname@example.org www.blackpearlcharters.com.au
This is a great cash business as well as the ultimate lifestyle change. Located in picturesque Port Stephens, the business involves a fully operational timber 54ft charter boat offering deep sea, reef and game fishing. Council regulations have placed restrictions on the number of additional boats registered in the area. The boat is also able to conduct dolphin and whale watching cruises. In season the business returns $1,800 per trip with minimal expenditure while income remains steady throughout the year. Visit website and contact owner for further information.
price: $230,000 bh (02) 4476 1047 mob 0408 428 857 email@example.com www.islandchartersnarooma.com
Great Location in Busy Retail Centre
Lifestyle & Security
Well established business located in prime position in Penrith. Lease in place til Sept 2007 with a definite 5 year extension. T/O $1 Million +. General stock range with emphasis on education and childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s categories. Perfect opportunity for owner operator to build on established customer base - huge potential for growth, particularly in servicing local libraries, schools and training colleges. Store size is 152m2 with 15m2 storage room. Staff in place. Full training & support provided. Possible licensing deal available with attendant discount from suppliers. Contact for further information.
Great opportunity with a secure income in a good profitable business. This Tip Top bread run has an established and growing clientele in a rapidly expanding area. The business is particularly suited to a family with schools and amenities easily accessible. The bread run has a turnover of more than $306,000 with a solid profit margin. Price includes a near new Toyota Hino Dutro newly registered. Please contact owner for further information.
price: $40,000 + S.A.V. + fixtures & fittings
fax (07) 3287 5443 mob 0423 828 518 firstname.lastname@example.org
price: $170,000 422767
bh (02) 8332 6803 fax (02) 8332 6851 email@example.com
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Tip Top Bread Run Located 10km from Brisbane city and 10km from the Tip Top Bakery, this bread run displays growth and profit. Situated in the heart of Carindale, you can earn an annual
turnover of over $125,000. The vehicle is a 2003 ISUZU with hydraulic lifter. For further information contact Greg.
price: $135,000 WIWO negotiable
Building and Construction
Profitable small business located in one of the fastest growing regional areas in Australia. Est. over 20 years and still growing - immediate income from forward contracts. Servicing the construction, mining, commercial and industrial industries, utilising airless spray-painting equipment. Easily operated from home by one person working 2-3 days a week. Strong reputation with repeat clients, Local Government and Defence Contracts. Full training provided - no experience or qualifications required. Average net profit last 3 years $105,000. New contract expected increase T/O and profits by up to 50%.
Live the dream, work in paradise, finish off your work day with one of the best views over the Sunshine Coast. Run your own business with support from a large national company, Tip Top Bakeries bread run, Sunshine Coast Hinterland. Current owner selling after 10 years gives you the chance to get into the fastest growing area in Queensland. Earning $95,000 p.a., asking $85,000. Truck available for $25,000. Call Craig on 0438 785 273 for more information.
price: $200,000 O.N.O. 421990
price: $85,000 + vehicle
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Live The Dream!
mob 0438 785 273 firstname.lastname@example.org
bh (07) 4724 0522 fax (07) 4724 0422 mob 0408 730 112 JBurr@westnet.com.au www.townsville.qld.gov.au
ah (07) 3829 2410 mob 0410 470 557 email@example.com www.ourbrisbane.com/living/suburbs/carindale
Building and Construction
Highly recommended and successful Victorian owned scaffold company, providing complete scaffolding packages including hire, transport, labour for erection and dismantling, maintenance and sales to the Commercial, Industrial, Civil and Residential markets within the greater Melbourne region. Fully customised to suit clientsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;
requirements. Operating from well-presented premises. Creating a turnover of $4,000,000 plus per annum with excellent profit margins. Price includes Kwikstage - tube and fittings, Kenworth t300 - 23 tonne crane truck, 3 tonne tray truck and all plant and equipment. OHS qualified - all staff fully licensed. Please contact owner for further information.
Building and Construction
mob 0414 918 012 or 0418 311 012 Building and Construction
Safetnett is a unique patented safety system designed to stop injury or death resulting from falls from heights. The system is patented and scientifically proven for the protection of voids and other instances where a worker can fall more than 2m. The vendor has the Queensland rights to this product and is looking for people with construction background to take on territory/s as exclusive operator in that area. Contact for further information.
This profitable business mainly uses treated pine product, therefore ensuring long life. Located in Sydneyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Northern Beaches, the business involves the design of decks, home offices, studios, cabins, mini kit homes and garden sheds. Also provides all materials for those people wanting to carry out their own construction. The sale includes 2 vehicles:- a Mitsubishi truck and a Ford utility; a fork lift and other equipment. T/O $800,000+. Owner wishing to retire. Please contact for further information.
price: $150,000 + S.A.V. + plant & equipment
mob 0407 023 037 firstname.lastname@example.org www.safetnett.com
mob 0414 382 411 email@example.com www.greenwoodgardenproducts.com
Treated Pine Retail and Construction
Unique Worksite Safety Systems
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Building and Construction
Building and Construction
Unique Lifestyle Business
Well Established Family Business
After many successful years of service to the Newcastle, Hunter, Central Coast and Sydney areas, the owner wishes to sell the business to a younger entrepreneur. This business is likely to suit anyone with a history in carpentry, landscaping or construction. Specialising in three varieties of thatch and being the sole importers of a unique hut from Africa, this business offers a lot of potential. For further information, please contact Accountant Chad Nean.
Top ceramics business, located in western suburbs of Brisbane. Now is the ideal time to purchase with Queensland entering something of a building boom. Well established with staff in place. Sale includes a 12 month old Hino truck and forklift. Great opportunity to take this business to the next level and grow T/O to $1 Million. Genuine sale, present owners wishing to semi-retire. Figures available to serious buyer. Please contact owners for further information.
price: $180,000 + S.A.V.
price: $300,000 + S.A.V. 423789
bh (02) 4969 6600 ah (02) 4988 6143 fax (02) 4969 6655 firstname.lastname@example.org www.benedictusthatch.com.au
Building and Construction
Kwik Kerb Opportunity
Cement Truck &
10 Year Renewable Contract
Ideal husband/wife business. Providing machine-extruded continuous concrete edging to enhance gardens, driveways and any landscaped areas. The finished product not only looks great, but it is cost-effective and very functional. Based in Hornsby, however there are no area restrictions. Sale includes trailer, 1991 Holden Rodeo ute & equipment; also promotional merchandise including brochures, signage used for trade shows, etc. No ongoing fees. Price includes training. Also, ask owner about â&#x20AC;&#x153;Euro Brickâ&#x20AC;? - an exciting, never used product. Selling due to family commitments. Contact Owner for further information.
Excellent opportunity to take advantage of this well established business. Specialising in delivering cement to the building and construction industry. Business includes a like new truck in excellent condition, 6m3 capacity with year renewable contract. Instant good earnings. Working for busy city plant. Please contact for further and financial information.
price: $279,000 422163
price: $48,000 WIWO
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mob 0412 028 432 email@example.com
Building and Construction
bh 0416 180 536 ah (02) 9987 2573 firstname.lastname@example.org www.kwikkerb.com
mob 0415 378 778 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
Building and Construction
Coastal Far North
Magnificent Magnetic Island
Highly successful business in an island paradise. Two businesses in one. Specialising in steel construction, fabrication, engineering and earthworks. Equipped workshop and all plant, including 2 tipper trucks, 3 skid steers & attachments, backhoe & attachments, plus 2 utes. Only business of this kind with building and construction booming on the world heritage listed island. A new harbour
has been completed with a Fast-cat ferry service to Townsville(20 minutes). The lifestyle is brilliant with pristine beaches, excellent boating facilities, fishing, snorkelling and water sports. Great eating out in the many excellent restaurants. Also available for sale is a beautiful home and apartment on 1 acre lot, with own creek. For more information on the area please visit www.townsville.online.com.au.
bh (07 ) 4778 5559 fax (07) 4778 5782 email@example.com www.magnetic-island.com.au Butcher Shop
Bulk Meat Specialist
Business + Stylish 3-Bedroom Residence
price: $59,000 WIWO
price: $395,000 negotiable
Well established on main road with plenty of exposure. Situated in Bexley North, approx.13km south of the Sydney CBD. Close to airport. Good parking facilities. Cheap rent, good lease and profit margins. Big cooler room and big preparation area for meat and sausages. Near new fit out. All set-up, nothing to do. Only selling due to retirement. Contact owner for further information.
bh (02) 6458 3589 fax (02) 6458 3450
ah (02) 6458 4181 mob 0419 460 781
mob 0402 447 001 ah (02) 9789 5359 fax (02) 9789 5359
Ideally located in Bombalaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s main street, offering maximum exposure to passing trade. Only butchers for 100km. Enjoy best of both worlds being located only 1hr from the coast & 11/2 hrs from the snowfields. The butchery is food safe accredited, with 2 walk-in fridges and meat delivery vehicle. Staff in place & prepared to stay on. Currently supplying: 2 hospitals, 2 pubs, 2 supermarkets, 2 cafes, an aged hostel as well as the town and surrounding districts. T/O $750,000 plus. Excellent opportunity suited to an owner/operator or family. Full training & support provided.
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Buy Yourself an Income
Kilcoy Quality Butchery
Vendor very keen to sell â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Make us an offer! Situated in the main street of Orbost, a coastal town 375 km from Melbourne and 670 km from Sydney. Very good holiday trade. Currently supplying the largest supermarket in town as well as retail trade. Latest modern display cabinets and mincer mixer. New upright freezer, all other equipment in good order including cryovac machine, smoke oven, scales etc. 2 large walk in cool rooms. Genuine reason for selling. Contact for further information.
Situated in Kilcoy, this is more than just another butcher shop. Just 1 hour drive from Brisbane and Sunshine Coast. Purveying Locally sourced, home grown beef and other top quality meat since 1958. We supply to local hotels, bakeries and hospital, with regular and growing orders. Smokehouse incorporated in new extension. Shop recently renovated. Area has all amenities incl. hospital, schools etc and experiencing current population growth. Ideal husband/wife business. Currently trading 51/2 days with room for expansion. Present owners willing to help in transition period and enthusiastic apprentice will stay.
price: $95,000 O.N.O
price: $450,000 422300
bh (03) 5154 1921 ah (03 ) 5154 1121 fax (03) 5154 1921 firstname.lastname@example.org www.gippslandtourism.com.au/Orbost/
bh (07) 5497 1138 ah (07) 5498 1230 email@example.com
FREEHOLD - Butchery & Bacon Factory
Best Coffee in the North
price: $88,000 WIWO
bh (07) 4121 3983 fax (07) 4121 3983 mob 0407 743 391 firstname.lastname@example.org
ah (02) 9484 8757 mob 0412 680 857
Retail/Wholesale award winning business established 1945. Loyal clientele, excellent walk in trade. Located at busy Maryborough - Hervey Bay, 1/4 acre block, 210 sqm shop and factory. Extensive plant/equipment, 35 leg smoke house, 40 litre cutter, 100kg mincer & sausage linker. Great turnover in rapid growth area. A sure business development. Excellent opportunity. Genuine Sale. Toyota Hi Lux 1999, refrigerated meat truck. Contact Col for further information.
This cafe / deli / catering shop has been operating successfully for over 8 years. With seating for 22, the business offers a variety of cuisines, lots of takeaway gourmet sandwiches & burgers, also pizzas, Italian pastas and seafood. The cafe also has a busy home catering business. A reputation for great food & service have built a solid regular clientele. Sale includes all fittings & furniture. Business has enormous potential for growth by introducing home deliveries & extending opening hours. Owners selling for health reasons. Please contact for more information.
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Muffin Break Dubbo
Beautiful French Style Patisserie
Your opportunity of a treechange to Dubbo & leave the rat race. Popular franchise in prime food court position. Long lease, rent below 10% of turnover. Over $500,000 reported figures, showing over 20% growth. Limited competition with fully trained staff in place. Great business being sold to focus on other business interests. Visit website for info on Dubbo. Contact owner for further information.
Well established coffee shop, located in a Shopping centre at the busy corner of Woolworthâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s (Sydney Eastern Suburbs). Specialising in freshly baked sweet and savoury tarts and pies in the French tradition, as well as coffee and cold drinks. Would suit Husband and Wife team. No experience required and easy to manage. Catering for its regular and casual clientele. Average turnover $11,500 per week. Possibility to expand into franchise type business.
price: $320,000 WIWO 422812
mob 0412 138 030 email@example.com www.dubbotourism.com.au
ah (02) 9344 4733 fax (02) 9280 3302 mob 0414 444 915 firstname.lastname@example.org
Cash Flow Business
Cafe specialises in gourmet burgers made from the freshest and finest ingredients. Also offering a gourmet all day breakfast menu, freshly roasted coffees and sumptuous deserts along with many vegetarian options. BYO beer and wine. Relaxed and friendly environment, also catering for special events. Located on the main road in the heart of a thriving dinning district, directly across from the biggest local pub. Owners have created manuals for all operating procedures, so new owner can walk in and take over.
Guaranteed Profit - Muffin Break
Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t miss this rare opportunity. Business runs itself. Fantastic position - Sunnybank Plaza - next to K-Mart entrance high foot traffic. Sit back and enjoy the profits or take it to the next level. Easy to run, full training & support, no experience necessary. Well established cafe 41/2 years solid training. Turnover $500K, continued growth expected. Rent approx $70K. Figures available. For more information, please contact the owners.
bh (02) 9281 4599 fax (02) 9212 6054 email@example.com
mob 0421 730 330 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Vegetarian Organic Cafe
Tens of Thousands Through Weekly
Vegetarian Organic Café with Organic Fruit and Veg Delivery Service. Minutes from Bondi Beach this 24 seat café has operated for 7 years and has a stable, local clientele. Suit partnership. Reasonable rent and outgoings. Training available if required. Currently operating only 4 days breakfast and lunch. These hours can be easily extended to include dinners and a seven day operation. Business has a website and another domain name registered for expansion of organic box service, throughout the lucrative eastern suburbs area. Kiwi owners going back to NZ for family reasons.
Busy franchised cafe with RFG (Retail Food Group). Top location in busy Carindale Shopping Centre. Lease in place. Big name neighbours. T/O just under $11,000 per week. Training provided. Not just a secure turnkey operation making $$, but also a great Queensland lifestyle opportunity!
price: $120,000 negotiable WIWO 422848
price: $40,000 bh (02) 9365 7599 fax (02) 9365 7599 mob 0405 166 716 email@example.com www.bamboocafe.com.au
bh (02) 9281 4599 fax (02) 9212 6054 firstname.lastname@example.org
Cafe & Gift Shop
2 Businesses - Cafe & Ice Creamery
Well established and patronised offering the best of both worlds: - a gift shop and café. This highly unique concept allows customers the opportunity to shop or browse, while enjoying coffee and cake. All food is cooked on the premises. Cliental is established with new client’s everyday. Close to all public transport. Lease is 3 x 3. Staff in place. T/O $4,000 per week. All equipment and gifts are included in selling price. Full assistance offered for transition. Will consider partial vendor finance. Please contact Rob for further information.
Great business + great lifestyle in top location. Will sell together as a package or separately: Cafe $185,000; Ice creamery $225,000. Dine in seating for 70 people. T/O $550,000. Approx. 7 year lease on both. All equipment owned. Catering for local staff as well as tourists. Good money earner and the best lifestyle in Paradise. Wishing to retire. Full assistance for easy take over / staff available. Will consider partial vendor finance for serious buyer. Owner staying in Port Douglas and available to work on part time basis. Contact Owner for further information.
bh (07) 4099 5167 ah (07) 4098 5453 fax (07) 4099 5167 email@example.com www.portdouglaswebs.com.au
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fax (03) 9598 9333 mob 0417 381 962 firstname.lastname@example.org
price: $395,000 package 422275
Takeaway & 1/2 acre Freehold in Heart of the City
Well established, highly profitable cash flow business. Situated in Katherine, the fourth largest town in the Northern Territory, and located on the beautiful Katherine River, 312 kilometres south-east of Darwin. With a population of over 9,000 people Katherine is a modern thriving regional centre that offers a wide range of services and facilities to the surrounding communities. The
premises are being sold as freehold, including accommodation, and tropical gardens. Currently operating 51/2 days per week, with only 3 staff, and giving a turnover in excess of $800,000 p.a. Well patronised by the local community and indigenous population, providing a secure income and capital growth. Please contact Ivan for full and further information.
price: $1,900,000 Freehold 422836
bh (08) 8971 1139 mob 0408 359 285 email@example.com www.katherine.nt.gov.au
Fabulous Cafe - Earn an income IMMEDIATELY Bella Boo is a stylish cafĂŠ in an excellent position in the main street of Mundubbera, a vibrant community located 380km northwest of Brisbane on the Burnett Highway. Established 20+ years with a loyal following, no competition, and a large catchment area. Offering dine-In, takeaway, and catering services.
2006 gross turnover $425,000 and increasing, with huge growth potential for the motivated owner. All figures, equipment inventory and staffing rosters available. Business & Freehold package also available for $350,000 + S.A.V. W.I.W.O. Contact owner for further details.
price: $200,000 + S.A.V. WIWO mob 0430 178 781 firstname.lastname@example.org www.mundubbera.qld.gov.au
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Super Sea Change / Great Cash Flow
Ideal Husband & Wife Business
Well presented and well organised alfresco cafe located in Paddington, one of Brisbane’s best known cafe dining & shopping precincts. Approx. 2kms from CBD. Easy to run & ideal husband & wife operation. Trading 6 days per week breakfast, lunch and dinner. Seating for approx. 60+ people in open or enclosed setting. T/O $7,000 - $10,000 per week with good cash flow. Staff in place and prepared to stay on. Vendor prepared to provide training if required. Please contact owner for further information.
price: $165,000 WIWO
price: $125,000 + S.A.V.
bh (02) 4476 1241 www.southcoast.com.au/narooma/index.html
Casey’s café is located in the coastal town of Narooma, one of the most beautiful areas of the South Coast. The business has been established for 18 years and has a solid local client base, as well as a large number of tourists that visit the area. Offering plenty of seating, 30 inside and 16 outside, with great atmosphere, friendly service and views of the coastline and inlet. Best breakfasts in town with quality Vittoria coffee. The business generates a T/O $260,000+ increasing yearly, with good profit margins. Possible finance available and owner willing to train. Contact for further information.
mob 0407 200 636 email@example.com
Conveniently Located Cafe/Bakery/Deli
Cafe & Play Centre
One of a kind in the Shire. Located in Caringbah, this cafe has indoor/outdoor dining, extensive indoor/outdoor play equipment for children. Party Room where children’s theme parties are hosted. Cafe is also used for private functions. This cafe has been operating for over 12months and has genuine regular clientele. Must sell due to other ongoing business commitments. Only genuine enquiries welcome.
price: P.O.A. leasehold or freehold - WIWO
price: $150,000 negotiable
mob 0419 973 869 firstname.lastname@example.org www.argylecounty.com.au
mob 0438 544 009 G_S_FRASER@bigpond.com.au www.sslc.com.au
Popular upmarket Cafe in absolute prime position in a friendly country town. Well established over 5 years with solid reputation for service and product. Solid customer base of locals, visitors and passing trade. Character filled building that has been extensively renovated resulting in an excellent layout and facilities. Well maintained equipment. Indoor seating for 55, covered courtyard seating for 35 plus outdoor streetscape seating. Currently operating 6 days p.w. with off site catering business. Heaps of potential to expand into evening a la carte. Very good turnover and strong lease. Please contact owner for details.
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Modern Upmarket Cafe
Goanna Tree Cafe/Service Station/Roadhouse
Very modern licensed Café / Restaurant. Well presented and well organised alfresco dining located in prime position of upmarket Coorparoo. Staff in place with 4 x 5 year lease. This business has great potential. Easy to run and ideal for a couple who have good people skills. Trading 7 days breakfast, lunch and 2 nights Fri / Sat dinner. Seating for approx 100 people. $80,000+ cash flow profit in last 6 months. 2 weeks training available. Please contact owner for further information.
Located approx. half way between Dubbo & Orange with Mitchell Highway frontage. Operating as a Service Station/Cafe/Roadhouse plus local produce and giftware. Selling all types of meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner as well as light snacks and refreshments. Open 7 days a week and have an ever increasing regular clientele of truck drivers. 12 months left on existing lease with an option of another 2 years. A 2 bedroom home attached and 1 bedroom granny flat on site. Regretful sale due to ill health.
price: $165,000 WIWO
bh (02) 6846 7133
price: $36,000 WIWO www.walkabout.fairfax.com.au/locations/NSWWellington
ah (07) 3353 8587 fax (07) 3353 8582 mob 0409 150 350 email@example.com www.brisbane.qld.gov.au
Golden Key Café
Cozy Cafe / General Store
The business has been est. and continuously run since the 1920’s. It is located in the middle of the Main St and is the main Take Away in town. Gross is approx $7,000 to $10,000 per week. Partial vendor finance will be consider for serious buyers only. All equipment recently updated. Has two room apartment upstairs. Would be ideal as a family run business. Cowra is a growth area; it has goods schools 3 public 1 private, health services, public amenities and sporting faculties. Please contact owners for further information.
Fancy a Tree Change? This busy little shop has the feel of a country store but only 10 mins from beautiful Burliegh beach. Clean and tidy kitchen. Cozy and friendly environment with covered verandah seating. Located at Tallebudgera, a southern eastern suburb of Gold Coast, approx. 25 mins drive from Surfers Paradise or Coolangatta Airport. Staff in place. 19 months left on present lease, with new 3 + 3 lease under negotiation. Turnover has increased each year, to over $270,000. Studio type accommodation means it is perfect for a couple. Full training & support. Contact owner for further information.
price: $110,000 WIWO negotiable 422794
price: $120,000 negotiable ah (07) 5534 8804 mob 0417 005 987 firstname.lastname@example.org www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au
mob 0423 150 214 email@example.com www.cowratourism.com.au
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Princess Highway, Sale
East of Melbourne
Martians Cafe, Bar and Bottleshop
Located in the centre of Gippsland area, Sale is the gateway to East Victoria, the Gippsland lakes, 90 mile beach and other exciting tourist destinations. Centrally situated in the heart of town, this cafe/takeaway does a thriving business and provides a double shop front with seating for 24. Business has a good cash flow from a regular client base as well as the great number of people that visit this popular and rapidly growing area. Owner’s willing to provide training with possible finance available. Please contact owner for further information.
Set in the foothills of the Otway Ranges, 15 mins to the popular tourist town Lorne. Open 7 days for breakfast, lunch & dinner. Popular meeting spot for tourists and families with kids playroom and playground. Great reputation for live music, food, coffee and atmosphere. Fully licensed with bottle-shop and full bar selection and local wines. Reliable experienced staff help run the place. Turnover $500,000 p.a. Also another shop front which sells petrol, local crafts and produce, and a 2/3 bedroom house separate from the café. Long lease in place.
price: $380,000 + S.A.V. 408304
price: $190,000 WIWO bh (03) 5144 7668 ah (03) 5143 3098 fax (03) 5144 3999 www.wellington.vic.gov.au
Take me to the next level
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Our water efficient businesses located at Carindale, Springwood and Strathpine are experiencing unprecedented growth and demand from both the retial and corporate markets. We are prepared to sell these businesses individually or as a bulk. Ideal for an investor or owner operator. Please contact Gary for further information.
Prices: • Carindale $350K • Springwood $150K • Strathpine $50K negotiable
Car Wash and Detailing Store
Walk into a basically new cafe/restaurant - nothing to spend. During the week we operate as a Café serving great coffee, light meals and cake, inside or out. On Friday nights it’s a modern Australian Cuisine BYO restaurant. Extend the hours and improve the results (currently $5,500 pw). Rent $400 pw and a long lease available. If you want to build on an established, loyal clientele, this is your opportunity. Priced to sell. If you’re prepared to work it, growth is assured. Genuine sale due to changed family commitments. Move quickly, contact the owners for detailed financial and operational information.
mob 0404 253 532
bh (03) 5236 3380 ah (03) 5236 3380 fax (03) 5236 3250 firstname.lastname@example.org
price: $115,000 WIWO
mob 0414 989 849 email@example.com www.sparkles.com.au
Warrumbungles Holiday Camp / Accommodation bunkhouses, rail carriage bunkhouse, sleeping up to 155 in total; caravan and group camp sites (3 powered & 15 unpowered), a shed, barbecue and recreation area, a solar heated pool, kitchen/dining hall, laundry and amenities block. Abundant supply of high quality water from a 300ft bore. Sale includes the land, the Camp, a 3-bedrrom hardiplank cottage residence and vehicle & equipment. Selling business and freehold at land value plus improvements only. Please contact owner for further information.
price: $740,000 freehold bh (02) 6842 3400 fax (02) 6842 3401 firstname.lastname@example.org
Located on 28 acres of natural bushland 12kms from Coonabarabran on the road to Warrumbungle National Park and Siding Spring Observatory. Coonabarabran situated on the Castlereagh River in the Warrambungle Mountains, half way between Dubbo and Narrabri and 465kms north-west of Sydney, styles itself as the â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Astronomy Capital of Australiaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; and one of the best places to experience nature. The business is specialising in group accommodation to schools, church groups and general public. The site has self-contained ensuite cabins,
Authentic Outback Tourism Accommodation (FREEHOLD)
Owners reluctantly selling this profitable caravan park (1ha/40 sites) as committed elsewhere. This 3 Star park has 2 amenities blocks, 2 cabins, 3 units, comfortable 2 bedroom older style Queenslander with office and a excellent established camp oven area which caters to
tourists in the busy season. Only 4 minutes stroll to shops and most attractions which include the hot artesian spa, woolscour and the black stump. Please contact owners for further information.
price: $950,000 Freehold + S.A.V. bh (07) 4657 4816 fax (07) 4657 4327 email@example.com
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Child Care Centre
Live and Work in Paradise
Best Commercial Site in Town
Long day care centre situated metres from beach, a sought after and idyllic location in Far North Queensland. Currently licensed for 25 places but easily increased to 35 places. Purpose built premises with 8 years left of a 10 year lease. On a large block, 1,100 sqm not far from the town centre. Well established lawns and gardens. All equipment, computers, toys etc and new floor coverings included in the sale. Fully equipped new modern kitchen and kitchenette. T/O $240,000 plus. Fully staffed. Generous handover time and possible finance available.
Excellent opportunity to take advantage of this well established caravan park, just looking for new owners to take over as current owners have been unable to operate. Closed recently for medical reasons. Could be re-opened or re-developed. 5.5 acres freehold, 180 metres highway frontage. 50 powered sewered sites, 8 cabins, camp kitchen, amenities block, pool, large sheds, which could be used for an additional business. It has great position for re-development as a commercial site. Please visit council website for info on the region.
price: $950,000 WIWO freehold
price: $260,000 WIWO 012208
ph (02) 6889 3362 mob 0429 891 623 / 0417 227 213 firstname.lastname@example.org www.narromine.nsw.gov.au/default.asp?page=48
bh (02) 9281 4599 fax (02) 9212 6054 email@example.com
Good Cash Flow Business
Qld Lifestyle Choice Home-based and 1 person can run this. Established over 14 years, and only selling due to health reasons. Pressure cleaning specialising in commercial and industrial. Healthy T/O of approx $110K gross p.a. Extensive and wellestablished client list. Price includes extensive equipment including Holden Rodeo ute dual cab, trailer, pressure cleaners, hoses and lances etc. Please contact owner for full & further information.
price: $75,000 WIWO
price: $98,000 O.N.O.
mob 0412 987 223 firstname.lastname@example.org www.warwick.qld.gov.au
bh (07) 3385 5813 fax (07) 3385 5813 mob 0419 671 159 / 0412 551 131
Ideal home-based business. Established cleaning run with long-term commercial clients, turning over approx. $160,000 p.a. Includes van and equipment, including 5 Polivac suction polishers, 2 floor polishers, 8 backpack vacuum cleaners, sundry associated equipment, chemicals and supplies. Can be run on as little as 20 hours per week and currently employing 5 casuals that are prepared to stay on. This is an ideal business for a husband and wife team. Up to 4 weeks training available.
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Unique 3 in 1 Business
$2.5 Million Turnover
This is NOT a Franchise but you will reap the â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;recognition of nameâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; rewards. Home based business est. 12 years. Excellent domestic and commercial client base. Diversified range of services including carpet & upholstery, tile & grout cleaning and water blasting. Ideal two-person operation. Low overheads, strong cash flow, no staffing problems and no water shortage make this a fabulous opportunity. Strong growth (approx 30% p.a. for past 3 years). Projected T/O $230K. Marketing in place. No experience necessary - owners will train & interstate courses available. Owners want to travel. Plant & equipment approx. $120K.
Commercial cleaning business specializing in pubs, nightclubs, RSL clubs, offices and more. Currently with up to 50 commercial cleaning contracts in place all around the Brisbane City area. The business turns over $2.5 Million per year. It has a full-time manager and supervisors in place ready to help run the business. Net Profit around $250 000 p.a. Full financial records are also available. Contact for more information.
mob 0408 996 445 / 0411 511 383 email@example.com
bh (02) 9281 4599 fax (02) 9212 6054 firstname.lastname@example.org
price: $140,000 + equipment
Proven Growth Business
Interior Decorating, Giftware & Building
This long established commercial cleaning business has a solid and loyal client base. Currently employing 15 subcontractors. T/O $250,000+ with good profit margins. The business can be run hands on or easily managed. Sale includes 2003 Mitsubishi van, extensive equipment, website and documented systems. This is a good profit marking business. Owner only selling because of need to relocated. Please contact for further information.
This business was established 25 years ago and is situated in the main street of Maitland. Turnover $500,000 p.a. with strong profits and many regular customers. Upstairs is very large residence with 3-4 bedrooms, 2 lounges, modern kitchen and bathroom, large office area and sun verandah all tastefully decorated. On the other side is large factory, workroom. Staff in place. Up to 2 months training available. Will consider partial vendor finance for serious buyer. Maitland has the fastest growing commercial property market in NSW with much planned for the future.
price: $150,000 WIWO
price: P.O.A. 037971
D L O S S S E N I BUS mob 0428 150 771 email@example.com
mob 0425 359 622 firstname.lastname@example.org www.maitland.nsw.gov.au
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Dancewear Retail/Costume Hire
Online Maternity & Baby Boutique
2 Small businesses in one. Established over 20 years, current owners 7 years. Large customer base covering the Nepean and Blue Mountains area. Store expanded and renovated in September 2004, with new lingerie range added. Shop has separate rooms with industrial dryers and washing machines and 2 separate kitchens, 3 change rooms. Selling due to husband’s business commitments. Good solid business. Open 7 days, current owner working 3 days. Turnover $250,000. Owners willing to train. Contact Gordon.
Breastfeed in Style! designer boutique, specialise in breastfeeding clothing for the mum to be. Unique range of tops, designed and manufactured in Australia, and available online and in maternity boutiques in Australia and overseas. Established label with a strong customer and wholesale database already in place. Ideally suited to motivated person who can promote business into further markets or expand into a range of products. No design experience necessary, just a flair for fashion. Currently working 3 days per week from home based office.
price: $100,000 + S.A.V.
bh (02) 4962 3198 fax (02) 4962 3799 mob 0439 627 937 email@example.com www.mamalicious.com.au
fax (02) 4722 2318 mob 0433 412 992 firstname.lastname@example.org
Convenience Store with Fuel
Unique multinational concept store, located on the corner of a main road in northern Brisbane, next to a health gym. Also doing Fish and Chips takeaway. T/O $730,000 p.a. Ample parking. Shop has all the hard work done - all it needs is “fill the shop and sell”. Complex has a hair dresser, a Fruition Tuition place, a liquor shop and restaurants etc. The complex is fully tenanted - long term tenants. Growing residential developments in this area. Please contact for further information. Possible finance available.
price: $515,000 + S.A.V. freehold
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Profitable Shop “With A Difference”
Situated in Cowra, this long established store has been trading successfully since 1930. This attractive and fertile region is 4 hours due west of Sydney and 2 hours north of Canberra. The sale includes a 2/3 bedroom house suitable for a family with primary and high schools in the same part of town. The store has 2 fuel bowsers. Also sells oil & other automotive products. The business has a regular clientele for golden fried chicken and burgers, basic groceries, fruit & vegetables, drinks, ice cream plus Kwick gas swap. Current owners wishing to retire.
price: $299,000 423242
bh (02) 6342 4307 ah (02) 6342 9441 fax (02) 6342 4307 mob 0419 276 482 email@example.com
bh (07) 3286 6660 mob 0429 649 745 firstname.lastname@example.org
Fashion Design Boutique
Unique opportunity to buy this exclusive fashion Design Boutique. Established as a fashion label 5 years ago the collection caters for after five wear, bridesmaids and special occasion wear which includes specially designed gowns for the AFI, ARIA and Golden Globe awards nights as well as school formals. Winner of the 2005 and 2006
Most Outstanding Fashion Business and three-time finalist. These specially designed gowns are made from exquisite and exclusive luxurious fabrics. This business comes highly recommended with great repeat sales from word of mouth. The fabric room includes a substantial quantity of fashion fabrics. Fully qualified staff base.
price: $375,000 422720
mob 0403 537 712 email@example.com
Electronics Specialist Established 9 years with a good reputation in the local community. Staff in place and prepared to stay on. Lease in place with option for further renewal. T/O $200,000+. 2 weeks training available. A technology based business encompassing computer sales, service and repairs; photocopying, printing and graphic design; and home
entertainment systems. Moving into home surveillance systems. Computer repairs are done in a functional tech room as well as offering onsite services to cater for the growing demand. Well established client base and supplier list. Please visit www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au for more regional information or contact Agent for further business information.
price: $125,000 bh (07) 5573 6600 mob 0408 884 283 firstname.lastname@example.org www.lbscomputers.lb.com.au
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Sydney & South Coast NSW
Senior Partner Wanted
Get active - healthy - and make $’s
Senior Media Partner or co-director wanted to take marketing and public relations consulting to next level. Ideal part-time directorship for someone with degree and media contacts or direct marketing skills. Consultancy established 2004 serving SMEs, Councils, dental surgeries, hospitality industry and start-ups in Sydney to South Coast and Canberra. Founder needs another expert to keep up with demand. Income potential $75,000 per annum (part-time). See website for details.
price: $149,000 O.N.O.
Established 8 years, this one-man business is based on regular clientele. Vendor is prepared to stay with the new operator, provided same excellent service is maintained. Brand new (3 months) Volkswagen vehicle, ideal for current business requirements. Customers Deliveries incl. bathroom ware, furniture, small unit removals, artwork deliveries etc. Normal daily hours, 5 days a week, plus occasional Sat morn work will see your turnover remain at current level. Don’t just sit there - get active - buy a business and travel, predominately Bris - Gold Coast. Be your own boss - more work - more money - it’s up to you! Possible finance available.
bh (02) 9281 4599 fax (02) 9212 6054 mob 0414 640 274 email@example.com www.stgmpr.com.au
ah (07) 3341 0057 mob 0417 798 325 firstname.lastname@example.org
price: $75,000 + Vehicle ($50,000)
Milk Distribution and Ice Works - FREEHOLD This business has supplied the community of Hay and villages of Maude, Carrathool, Booligal and Ivanhoe for 3 generations. As well as the distribution of Dairy Farmers milk and a major Ice facility, our own Juice line has been popular for over 25 years. T/O is currently $550k+. Price includes plant and equipment. Staff willing to stay if needed. Training available. Opportunities to own a long established business like this one are rare. Owner retiring.
Great QLD Husband & Wife Business Pet food delivery run covering southeast area of Brisbane. Independent operator, meaning no constraining contracts. Comes with database of customers and extensive equipment including Ford trader with ice box and 2 cold rooms. 3 day operation, plenty of free time! Sold as ongoing concern, therefore not attracting GST. Genuine sale. Figures available. Contact owner for more information.
price: $100,000 + S.A.V.
bh (02) 6993 1483 ah (02) 6993 1789 mob 0401 537 286 email@example.com www.visithay.com.au
bh (07) 3890 0757 fax (07) 3890 2224 mob 0410 238 675 firstname.lastname@example.org
price: $350,000 + S.A.V.
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AquaMassage Equipment (National)
Highly Recommended - Possible Finance
Highly recommended, proven profit generator. Unique business opportunity to gain exclusive rights to importing and distributing amazing DRY WATER THERAPY equipment Australia wide. Machines made in USA and famous in 54 countries. Ideal markets: fitness chains, health clubs, shopping malls, hotels, medical etc. Possible finance available. Owner is only selling due to family commitments overseas. Realistic turnover $1.2 MILLION p.a. Possible future franchising. Sale includes operating demo site in Sydney and extra stock. Huge growth potential. Visit website for more details.
Busy dry cleaning business established over 60 years in North Carlton and close to CBD. This business has a reputation for high quality service in all aspects of dry cleaning has a large & loyal clientele. With excellent plant and equipment, a great cash flow, good net returns, and potential for expansion. Long lease in place and the hand over period is negotiable. Contact Andrew for further & financial information.
price: $195,000 + S.A.V. bh (03) 9380 6122 mob 0407 805 072 email@example.com
price: $170,000 WIWO bh (02) 9281 4599 mob 0414 509 777 firstname.lastname@example.org www.aquamassage.com.au
Echuca / Moama
Electrical Appliances Sales & Repairs Well established for ten years. Specialising in selling & repairing new, factory-second and second hand appliances. Situated in large growth area on Brisbane north side, adjacent to the Bruce Highway. Shopping complex has post office, auction centre & furniture stores etc. T/O 2006/07 - $270,000. Staff and technicians prepared to stay. Very reasonable rent incl showroom, workshop & storage area. Stock suppliers will continue. Great value $88,000 incl GST & stock on hand.
Outdoor Go Karts & Amusements
This fun business is located in Moama just across the Murray River from Echuca. Member of the Echuca-Moama Attractions Association. Featuring: Authentic Grand Prix Track, Lights for night driving, Amusement area and BBQ facilities, Tandem karts incl. junior and senior karts (12 in total). The track has beautiful palms and is situated in bush surrounds. Huge tourism attraction. Air conditioned shop has video games, ice-creams, soft drinks, sweets etc. Currently open weekends, public holidays, school holidays and by appointments. Lease in place. Please contact for financial information.
price: $89,000 WIWO + S.A.V. 423197
price: $88,000 including G.S.T. bh (07) 3888 7077 ah (07) 3263 9643 mob 0410 568 563 email@example.com
bh (03) 5482 6611 mob 0404 087 924 firstname.lastname@example.org www.echuca.net.au/gokarts
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Business Opportunity - Family Fun Entertainment Centre
This is a successfully owned popular well patronised & immaculately presented ALL CASH streamlined enterprise. Consisting of 105 first class coin operated machines. Established in 1995 & consistently growing by popular demand because of its excellent presentation & reputation. Staff in pace. T/O approx. $230,000. This modern airconditioned premise is situated in the heart of the Launceston CBD. An easily operated lucrative cash business with minimal overhead. NO
accounts NO experience needed, NO hard work involved with an excellent ROI. Buy a relaxing profitable fantastic business & enjoy a fabulous laid back lifestyle in superbly beautiful Tasmania. Price includes ALL plant & equipment. Owner retiring. All help, assistance, guidance & support will be given. Price for business only is $325,000. 2-storey freehold is also avaliable for $600,000.
price: $325,000 business only 404899
bh (02) 9281 4599 fax (02) 9212 6054 email@example.com www.launceston.tas.gov.au
Mackay / Whitsundays
Jukebox and Party Hire The business is comprised of 2 parts:- the Hotel sites from the Whitsunday Islands, Bowen, Mackay, Sarina, Pioneer Valley and Moranbah, with location agreements in place and a service agreement with an equipment manufacturer for major repairs. The 2nd part of the business is the Party
Hire consisting of 12 Jukeboxes, 4 Frozen Cocktail Machines, 5 Karaoke machines and a 1999 Mercedes Vito Van. Limited competition in the market. Owner selling to retire but willing to assist with ongoing technical & business support. Will consider selling separately.
bh (07) 4959 2799 fax (07) 4959 2598 mob 0418 185 600 firstname.lastname@example.org www.jukeboxhire.com.au 92 Australian Business For Sale
Life Balance - Unique Health, Fitness & Training Centre
well used by Darwin Private Hospital Physiotherapy, local health practitioners, insurance companies and the Australian Defence Forces. Life Balance has Registered Training Organisation Status (RTO) meaning it is able to conduct any Nationally Accredited Training Course from its training rooms. Offering a huge range of classes & programmes (see website for further details) as well as conducting school elective programs and seniors classes, corporate health, fitness & stress management programs. Contact for financial information.
price: $550,000 mob 0418 806 652
A fantastic opportunity to own a quality business with unlimited potential. Life Balance is a dedicated health facility, with over 800 members, providing a unique combination of health education, resistance & muscle building exercise, diet & nutrition, educational training, fitness programs & health products. Located in Palmerston, the fastest growing satellite city in Australia, this facility is strategically positioned for future growth. The only Health & Fitness Centre in the Northern Territory boasting quality equipment specifically designed for rehabilitation (all equipment is less than two years old). The facility is
Spartans Gym and Fitness Arena
This fitness centre is located in Ballarat Victoria and has been established since 1994. This centre specialises in weight training with a separated fitness & toning room as well as main weight training area. Both areas contain imported Italian equipment making it one of the largest equipped centres in country Victoria. The gymnasium has a cardio hall with additional cardio in the main gym area.
There are 2 saunas, fitness assessment room and solarium. Long lease with reasonable rent. Long established clientele and great staff. This centre would cost well $300,000 to duplicate. Turnover $23,000 per month, gross profit $18,000 per month. Ideal owner/operator to increase profit. Please contact Kevin Garner for details.
price: $195,000 WIWO bh (03) 9387 0744 www.spartansgym.com
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Stay Fit While You Work!
Curves Bondi North - Fitness for Women Join the largest fitness franchise in the world. This is the fitness and weight loss facility dedicated to providing affordable, one-stop exercise and nutritional information for women. This gym is located in the busy residential and shopping district with strong memberships and ever increasing clientele. Fully staffed. It has 10 machines and a stretch station (very rare to find at curves). Currently being run under management. Owner is selling due to relocation. Contact owner for full and financial information.
There are 129 Contours studios across Australia. You have an opportunity to purchase a fitness studio already set up in an excellent location in Hurstville. Healthy membership base plus it has huge growth potential. Full training and support provided â&#x20AC;&#x201C; No fitness qualifications necessary. Selling at set-up cost only. A highly recommendable business for some looking to get into this industry at this price!
price: P.O.A. 422815
mob 0416 138 310 email@example.com www.contours.net.au
Highlands Health Club
Finance / Cash Loans Business
Situated in Mittagong in the beautiful Southern Highlands. A modern new building and ultra clean facility. Approximately 500sqm. Plenty of parking. High levels of training are offered by our excellent staff on the latest equipment, spread over 2 spacious levels. Indoor Cycle, Boxing, Belly dancing, Pilates etc. Established clientele. Turns over $17,000 per month. Possible finance available. Please contact for further information.
As part of a Franchise dealing in fast access Cash Loans etc - not mortgages - this business is ideally located in a busy Arcade housing the Motor Registry office. The business offers cash loans with motor vehicles as security thus the location is ideal. Current Profit is $9,500 per month. Current Growth is 18% p.a. Full training and ongoing contact will remain, as local franchise support is readily available. This franchise is priced to sell, so contact the owner and talk NOW. Price is negotiable and includes the Franchise Fee.
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mob 0421 488 938 firstname.lastname@example.org www.curves.com
price: P.O.A. 416535
bh (02) 9281 4599 mob 0404 483 680 email@example.com www.highlandliving.com.au
bh (07) 5541 0300 fax (07) 5541 0606 firstname.lastname@example.org
Outstanding Florist - Winner 2006
Blossoms on the Hill
Multi award winning business established over 3 years in Wheelers Hill. Visually a delight for the senses, this business offers a wonderful variety of giftware to compliment the beautiful selection of fresh flowers. With a strong clientele base, this is a rare opportunity to purchase a well loved and respected business. Features include great signage and outside covered storage area, delivery access, fully air conditioned, separate office and kitchen, spacious work benches. Long lease in place. Contact Catriona or Amanda for financial information.
Located in the heart of a prestigious shopping village on Sydneyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s lower North Shore. The studio has a high profile street frontage and specialises in high quality fresh local and exotic flowers and arrangements. The studio has a regular & loyal district clientele as well as visitors to the area, corporate clients throughout Sydney and numerous weddings. An Australia-wide and International service is provided by membership of the Interflora network. Also selling a wide range of giftware. Contact for further information.
price: $59,000 + S.A.V.
price: $50,000 WIWO 422828
bh (03) 9560 0055 ah (03) 9758 7507 / 9793 3496 fax (03) 9560 0566 mob 0402 257 271 / 0419 343 357 email@example.com
bh (02) 9960 6511 mob 0412 331 662 firstname.lastname@example.org
Relocatable Business Opportunity
Floral - Bouquet Preservation
price: $57,000 WIWO
Unique business opportunity in the florist industry, now looking for new owners. Established for approx. 4 years in Redlands. Would suit buyers wanting to work from home with an interest in the outdoors. Specialising in florist supplies to the retail and wholesale markets. Exclusive product. Established loyal repeat client base. Unlimited growth potential, ideal for franchising. Currently trading 35 days a week. Estimated gross income $150,000 p.a. Low overheads. Full equipment and training supplied. Please contact owner for further information.
mob 0400 390 866 email@example.com www.flowersforever.com.au
bh (07) 3207 1574 fax (07) 3207 1574 mob 0414 975 685 firstname.lastname@example.org
Work from home with minimal overheads. This Brisbane based business specialises in Freeze Drying using the Worldâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Leading Floral and Bouquet Preservation System, freeze drying the actual flowers as they were in their natural state. Then these flowers are recreated and mounted in a beautiful framed display. This business has grown over the past 21/2 years and shows good potential for much further growth. Sale includes 2 Freeze Drying machines and all equipment and stock. 1 month training and on going contact support. Owner selling due to other business commitments.
price: $190,000 WIWO 424083
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Hosemasters Onsite Service
Weight Loss & Health Care
Be part of one of the world’s best one person franchises. Hosemasters International has been established for over 18 years, specialising in mobile on-site maintenance of all types of quality hydraulic, pneumatic and industrial hoses and associated fittings. This franchise has been operating for over 6 years in the Sutherland Shire with a sub area of the Qantas jet base. Turnover $178,220 p.a with good profit margins. Price includes vehicle. Full training and assistance given. Only selling due to other business commitments. Contact owner for further information.
Highly recommended, this sensibly priced business is one of the best within the Franchise Group in Australia. Has won Franchisee of the Year 2003, also the 2006 Grand Finalist in the “Heritage Bank Toowoomba & Southern Queensland Business Excellence Awards for 2006”. Excellent cash flow business. T/O $278,000 p.a. with good profit margins. Ideal for people wishing to join this fast growing industry and run their own business. Work your own hours with unlimited potential. Owner will provide training if required, by negotiation. Possible finance available.
price: $140,000 420815
bh (07) 4632 7490 fax (07) 4632 6030 mob 0408 073 446 email@example.com
fax (02) 9548 0743 firstname.lastname@example.org
mob 0438 954 810 www.hosemasters.com.au
Financial Services Sensibly Priced
Big Chief Flame Grill
Very Successful Franchise located in Worongary. Easy to run, all systems in place. Currently under part management. Full training and franchise support. Shop is only 21/2 years old - no expense spared with all new top quality equipment. Good customer base plus heaps of room for growth with new developments nearby. Lease 5 x 5. Rent $32,500. Turnover $600,000+, net $100,000. Accountants figures available.
Price: $ P.O.A
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price: $335,000 negotiable
mob 0412 172 301 firstname.lastname@example.org www.locallenders.com.au
Established 5 years in Strathpine, Brisbane. Situated in the Pine Rivers area, only 5 minutes from the rapidly expanding Brendale industrial area. T/O $130,000+ p.a. with huge growth potential. The business includes a very sophisticated electronic administration system. Agency agreements exist with: CASH STOP, LOAN & LEASE, and ECARDS who provide both secured and unsecured personal loans, payday advances, cheque cashing, business and commercial funding. There is also a sub-agent recruiting system. Home loans and training loans are being activated. Owner is selling due to retirement.
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Take the advantage of joining this high profile, well known franchise. This is a high cash flow, work from home business that will secure your financial position. Specialising in providing a rental program for products including whitegoods and browngoods and much more. Full training and ongoing support from the Franchisor. Operate your business from home 9-5pm, 5 days a week, while earning an enviable income most people can only dream of. Both areas
have been managed easily as a two-person operation. Both areas are for sale either separately or together. 1st Franchise covers Sydney Inner West suburbs. T/O $231,639 & income remaining from existing contracts $410,259. Asking price $500,000+GST. 2nd Franchise covers Sydney South West suburbs. T/O $119,665. Income remaining from existing contracts $167,048. Asking price: $250,000+GST. Please contact owners for further information.
bh (02) 9791 6103 mob 0418 749 197 email@example.com www.renttheroo.com.au
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Three Gyms - looking for new owners
price: $170,000 + S.A.V. negotiable
mob 0411 585 294 firstname.lastname@example.org www.curves.com
mob 0419 428 686 email@example.com
Curves is the largest fitness franchise in the world. It is located in 49 countries and currently has in excess of 380 centres in Australia. With its 30 minute complete workout it is dedicated to providing an affordable solution to women’s health. •Gunnedah $220,000 •Inverell $240,000 •Moree $150,000. All 3 franchises have strong memberships. Owner is only selling due to other commitments. Could be sold as a package or individually if required. Please contact for financial and further information.
Highly successful franchise, located in Sydney’s northern suburbs, with strong support from Franchisor. The business involves baking, cake decorating, selling, full stock control and purchasing plus promotions with the help & guidance of head office. Shop size 70sqm. Lease in place till 2010. Turnover $220,000 p.a. Price includes all equipment, including new air-conditioning, new top-of-the-range touch screen cash register, ovens, mixers, computers, microwave, cool-room & chiller, showcase, etc. Everything one needs to carry on the business immediately to the Franchisors satisfaction.
Healthy Inspirations - Weight Loss & Exercise
This is a highly recommended and unique franchise. Located in Pender Place Shopping Centre Maitland in large modern air conditioned premises. 260 memberships and growing. Flexible operating hours & friendly experienced staff. Easy to learn procedures with personalised eating plan, one-on-one consultations, simple to use exercise circuit and highly popular tranquillity room. A wonderful business for a family team or partnership with assured growth potential. 3 years left on lease + 5 year option. Full franchise training & support. All enquiries on a confidential basis to Mimi Bruurs.
price: $349,000 WIWO
mob 0403 570 830 / 0411 147 749 firstname.lastname@example.org www.muffinbreak.com.au 98 Australian Business For Sale
Muffin Break Mt Gravatt. Located in middle of food court at Westfield Garden City Shopping Centre, one of the biggest in the Southside of Brisbane. Franchise agreement is just renewed. Current lease expires 2010. Rent approx: $70K. Turnover: $570K. Net profit: $90K (not including owners taking which is about $45K)*. Please visit www.brisbane.qld.gov.au.
ah (02) 4934 2293 mob 0418 244 495 email@example.com www.healthyinspirations.com.au
Mower Shop / Turnover $1.2 Million and Increasing
Well established in the same area since 1990. Specialising in selling and servicing all types of outdoor power equipment. Franchise with Stihl, selling and repairing chainsaws, brush, blowers, concrete saws etc. Franchise with John Deere selling and repairing the ride on mowers, lawn mowers etc. Also sell other brands such as Victa, Rover, Masport, Atom, Cox and a broad range of accessories and spare parts. Extensive clientele base incl. local councils, golf courses, and schools
as well as the local community. Large modern showroom and 180sqm of floor space. Two workshops & ample car park. Loyal staff in place and willing to stay on. Secured lease in place. Average T/O $1,200,000 during 2005 and 2006 with great potential to increase the figure. Stock value approx. $280,000. Including in sale price are all computers, plant & equipment, tools and vehicles. Owners only selling due to health reasons. Please contact owners for further information.
price: $430,000 + S.A.V. 423951
ah (03) 9817 1030 mob 0418 333 335 firstname.lastname@example.org
Worldwide Online Printing Take the advantage of this exciting opportunity to be a part of Australiaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s most dynamic and fastest growing design and printing group. Worldwide Online Printing Canberra has been established for over 6 years in the heart of ACT, offering the finest quality digital and offset printing products to meet almost every design and print requirement. 107sqm premises with a modern retail shop front. Secured lease. This business has customers from small to medium
sized businesses, corporate, local governments and others. T/O $1,000,000+ with excellent profit margins. Fantastic returns, low overheads and excellent growth potential. Great staff in place. Franchisor group marketing and advertising. Centralised manufacturing. NO printing experience needed - training provided. Ideal family business. Owners only selling due to family commitment. Please visit websites and contact for further information.
bh (02) 9281 4599 fax (02) 9212 6054 email@example.com www.worldwide.com.au www.visitcanberra.com.au
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Wendy’s Supa Sundaes
Big Chief Flame Grill Victoria Point
Golden opportunity to become part of the Wendy’s franchise network. Founded in Adelaide over 25 years ago, Wendy’s now boasts 300 stores across Australia and New Zealand, providing treats for over 750,000 consumers each week. Located in the Tuggeranong Hyperdome, this store is ideally positioned outside Woolworth’s, with great passing trade. This top performing franchise also has great visual appeal, and customer seating. Set within leafy surrounds, Canberra is full of fantastic experiences for visitors, as well as stylish restaurants, bars and shops. Contact Jon Philpin for further details.
Successful Franchise - easy to run. Australian Owned. Full training and Franchise support. Shop is 18 months old. Servicing the Redlands Shire. New lakeside development comprising library, 9 theatres, restaurants and more. Huge scope for growth with theatres opening in March. Lease 5 x 5. T/O approx. $500,000 p.a. Staff in place and prepared to stay on. Will consider partial vendor finance up to $100,000 for serious buyer. Please contact owner for further information.
price: $420,000 + S.A.V.
price: $157,000 mob 0412 818 933 firstname.lastname@example.org www.wendys.com.au
fax (07) 3820 7077 mob 0437 317 855 email@example.com www.queenslandholidays.com.au/destinations/brisbane/ places-to-visit/victoria-point/
The Cheesecake Shop Franchise
The Cheesecake Shop
Highly successful franchise, located in Port Macquarie, with strong support from head office. Specializing in cheesecakes, cakes, desserts & savouries, all baked on premises. Turnover $320,000. Lease in place until 2010 with option for further 5 years. No qualifications required. Full training & support provided. Contact Kim for further information.
price: $350,000 negotiable
price: $250,000 + S.A.V. - negotiable
mob 0417 288 099 firstname.lastname@example.org www.cctourism.com.au
bh (02) 6581 2728 fax (02) 6583 7292 www.portmacquarieinfo.com.au
Winner of the 2006 Business Awards - Best Bakery/Cake shop. Specialising in cheesecakes, cakes, desserts and savouries, all baked on premises. Located on outside of busy shopping centre. Staff in place & 41/2 year lease in place. Current T/O $600,000+ p.a. Includes coffee option with inside/outside seating for 30. Successful franchise, consistently the highest sales in NSW. Huge growth area with opportunity to expand to other locations. No qualifications required. Full training & support provided. Contact Marian for further information.
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DAVID CAMPBELL (Master Franchisee NSW/ACT) Phone: 02 9633 5077 • Mobile: 0412 117 162 Fax: 02 9635 9809 • email@example.com
If you are interested in a Cartridge World NSW Franchise please contact:
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Fully Relocatable Business
Profitable Family Business / Supermarket
Owner only selling this highly recommended, sensibly priced business, due to ill health. Specialising in tree removal, tree pruning, de-stumping and stump removal. This business comes with all the machinery needed, also a new truck. Great earning capacity, $1500 - $2000+ per day. Huge potential to expand. Training provided if required. Possible vendor finance. Please call the owner for further information.
Well established general grocery store, ideally suited for married couple. Located in the rural farming community of Trundle, approximately 65km North-West of Parkes. Associate members of SPAR national wholesalers, offering a wide range of groceries. Fresh fruit & vegies, cold meats and fresh meat delivered weekly. Turnover $480,000 p.a. Operating 51/2 days a week and employing 2 casual staff. Sale includes all plant, equipment & freehold with large underground cellar. Contact Allison for further information.
Urgent Sale Required!
price: $170,000 + S.A.V.
bh (02) 9520 8238 mob 0419 295 185 firstname.lastname@example.org
bh (02) 6892 1025 ah (02) 6892 1224 www.parkes.nsw.gov.au
price: P.O.A. - All Offers Considered
Good Country Lifestyle - All Freehold Mixed business - general store, only 20 minutes from Armidale. Ideal lifestyle location, surrounded by beautiful National Parks. Petrol, groceries, liquor, newsagency, postal agency and much more. Stock valued at $25k. Plus 4 bedroom residence. 5 x 1/4 acre blocks of land, with separate titles. Long established. No competition. T/O $5,000 -$6,000 per week. Good profit margins. Owner willing to train. Selling due to retirement. Would suit husband and wife team.
price: $330,000 WIWO
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Cash Flow Family Business
Well established mixed business located in Chain Valley Bay, overlooking Lake Macquarie. Servicing the community for over 22 years, owners are now looking to retire. Having no competition, and providing general groceries, deli, sub newsagent, bait and tackle, icecreams, confectionary, fresh fruit and vegetables, frozen goods and meat. Excellent trading with turnover in excess of $650K. Situated amongst other businesses, in convenient location. Please contact Sean James for full & financial information.
price: $175,000 + S.A.V. 380968
bh (02) 6778 7320 fax (02) 6778 7320 www.armidale.nsw.gov.au
bh (02) 4396 1022 fax (02) 4396 1066 email@example.com
A Serious Graphic Arts Studio Equity Investment - 50%
Business only for sale to genuine parties. Long est. Graphic Arts, Photo & Communications Group. Strong client base. Own 3 level establishment, inclusive of: ~ Fully equipped, modern & comprehensive Art Studio ~ Full state-of-the-art equipped photographic studio (infinity design) with client
kitchen ~ New roof top studio & Ent. Area ~ In-house parking ~ Boardroom ~ Visuals ~ 2 new kitchens & toilets ~ Ample storage. Room to expand. Owner & staff will remain (TBA). Total purchase may be considered. Lease to suit equity partner. Stock & Equipment included.
price: $375,000 50% Equity 424358
bh (02) 9281 4599 fax (02) 9212 6054 mob 0403 154 003 firstname.lastname@example.org
Bridgewater on Loddon
Great Cash Flow
recharge, gas refills, fishing licenses. Huge range of stock. ATM on site. Large store shed. Shop fully air-conditioned. Great cash flow turning over $10,000 min per week. Seating inside for 8 people, outside 12 people under verandah, also garden area capable of seating 20. 2-bedroom residence attached, large lounge, dining and kitchen area with huge backyard, room for expansion. Primary school 2 min walk, secondary school bus pick-up for private and public schools in Bendigo. Possible finance available.
price: $380,000 negotiable + S.A.V. bh (03) 5437 3242 / 02 9281 4599
Popular halfway stop between Melbourne and Mildura/Swan Hill, just 30 minutes from Bendigo. Walking distance to Loddon River, great for fishing and well known for water skiing, sky diving within 5 mins, gold detecting/fossicking close by. This very well presented award-winning mixed business has been owned and operated by current owners for the past 61/2 years. The business itself has been operating for over 30 years. We have established an excellent reputation for quality food (eat in or takeaway). Hot and cold food, groceries, DVD hire, ice, phone
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The General Store & Lemon and Onion Cafe
Turn-key / Great Cash Business Excellent opportunity to take over this well established (15 years), fully mobile hairdressing salon. Located in southeast suburbs of Melbourne, or can be relocated anywhere. Comprising 4 work stations, 1 wash basin, 1 hand basin, 22 feet long duel axle professionally built steel frame vehicle - sign written on two sides. Current health certificate. Working only 3 days a week. Low overheads. Heaps more potential for hands on owner. Contact for financial and further information.
Situated outside of Canberra, this Heritage General Store sells newspapers, magazines, grocery lines, wood-fire bread and homemade cakes & pies. Excellent coffee, breakfast and lunches, as well as artwork & cards. The dining room has 2 open-fires and seats approx 20 off a commercial kitchen. 2 large water tanks and beautiful spring fed bore water. The business comes with a 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom residence attached. Contact owner for further details.
price: $550,000 freehold
price: $56,000 WIWO 420437
bh (02) 4848 0003 ah (02) 4822 8844 fax (02) 4848 0209 mob 0412 841 365 email@example.com
Prime Location - Priced to Sell
Beauty treatments - skin/body/nails
Modern, bright and spacious salon with large and varied client base. Located in Kyneton on the Campaspe River, 84km north of Melbourne. Fully stocked (Matrix products) and equiped in perfect location next to Supermarket. 4 work stations with room for more. Massaging wash basin chairs. 2 rooms out the back would be perfect for Beauty Therapist. Also includes kitchen, heating / cooling and plenty of parking. Excellent Landlord with negotiable lease. Sale due to ill health. Please contact for full and financial information.
Positioned in one of Melbourneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s well established and fastest growing western suburbs. Located in a prime shopping centre with a high traffic flow. Offering great visual appeal, welcoming and delightful ambience. The studio covers 163 sqm. 6 work stations, 2 wash basins, 2 large beauty treatment rooms, top facilities and full equipment. Strong lease in place. Extensive client base of 1700 clients. Fully computerized system. T/O $200,000 for the first year. Potential to earn up to $500K annually. Vendor moving back overseas must sell. 1 week training provided. Contact Jilda for further information.
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ah (03) 9796 9889 mob 0415 932 404 firstname.lastname@example.org
price: $270,000 O.N.O. 422878
ah (03) 5427 1687 email@example.com www.travelvictoria.com.au/kyneton
mob 0421 468 781 firstname.lastname@example.org
Cherrybrook Village Hair Force
Stylish, well known salon has been established in Cherrybrook for 22 years with large client base. A refurbishment 18 months ago has incorporated an exclusive fit-out & furniture, state of the art equipment, 13 cutting stations & large retail displays. It is a high-tech salon that would be the envy of any salon owner, with 2 plasma screens to advertise the salon’s products and promotions, and display the latest cutting edge hairstyles. Fully staffed & 3 year lease in place. Presently
run under management with full systems in place. Would suit owner/manager’s position. Salon can run itself. Full training & support. Figures available to serious buyer. Also includes CCTV, office, kitchen, colour lab and fully computerised reception area, with P.O.S., appointments, stock levels and data-basing all controlled electronically. Striving to perform the most exclusive service possible for our clientele. Contact Ray for financial & further information.
Rare Business Opportunity
Shop will pay for itself in 1st year
Est. 30 years, this hair salon has been recently refurbished, to cater for its large loyal client base. Salon consists of 4 stations, 2 basins, large beauty room and kitchen area. Long lease in place with low overheads and plenty of parking. T/O $75,000 (sole operator). Great start for new owner operator with prime prospect. Situated in Wangaratta, north east Victoria’s Alpine Valleys between the Ovens and King Rivers. Wangaratta is famous for its world class wines & spectacular scenery. Please contact owners for further information.
Well established over 50 years, located in the centre of Cootamundra just opposite post office and council chambers. Approx 1500sqm retail floor space and 2000sqm bitumen timber yard. Great opportunity for enthusiastic persons to expand and take more of the market share. T/O $1,000,000. Staff in place. Price includes computer system, shelving / racking, office furniture, forklift, ute and gyprock trailer. Long lease available and training for new owners if required. Freehold is also available $830,000. Please contact owner for further information.
price: $45,000 negotiable
bh (02) 6942 2311 ah (02) 6942 6970 fax (02) 6942 2542 mob 0412 114 845 email@example.com www.cootamundra.local-e.nsw.gov.au
bh (03) 5721 7164 ah (03) 5722 2496 mob 0428 306 041 firstname.lastname@example.org www.visitwangaratta.com.au
price: $295,000 + S.A.V. leasehold
price: $485,000 fax (02) 9484 2200 mob 0414 442 997 email@example.com please visit: www.cherrybrookvillage.com.au & www.villagehairforce.com.au
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Growing Top Performer
Warrnambool One Stop Shop
Established over 20 years, this very solid, fast growing retail hardware business is well situated in a busy bayside location. Awarded Business Achiever Finalist of 2006 and 2007. Recently upgraded to new generation Mitre10 Handy format to benefit from national buying group of 600 stores. Loyal clientele and no major competition nearby. 2 x 4 lease with staff in place. Training will be provided if required. 90% cash business with high profit margin. T/O $500,000 plus p.a. Ideal for husband and wife. Contact owner for further information.
Established for 50 years, current owner 24 years. Prime location plus rear entry from 270-space car park. In major growth area. Specializing in camping, hiking gear, fishing and ski gear, also kitchenware, work clothing, hardware and auto accessories. Good profit. Loyal regular and tourist trade. Employs 4 full-time staff. 5 x 5 year lease in place. Retail display area 313 sq meters. Downstairs camping display area 153 sq meters. Upstairs storage 153 sq meters. Contact owner for further information.
price: $140,000 + S.A.V. ah (03) 5562 8483 mob 0417 372 012 www.warrnambool.vic.gov.au
price: $225,000 + S.A.V. ah (03) 9816 8984 mob 0421 384 178 firstname.lastname@example.org
YOUNG HEARTS NSW
Established for over 30 years
Healthy Children, Healthy Profits
Well known business, supported by loyal trade and retail customer base. Business has excellent main road frontage in local shopping village with drive-through timber yard. Well positioned to capture local business and good distance from competitors. Total refurbishment including new shelves and racking in the shop and yard was completed in 2001. Strong retail pos computer network in place with automated stock re-ordering set up. Trading is 7 days with well trained full time and casual staff in place. All the basics in place for an easy start for new owner.
Whether youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re a person looking to work from home, a teacher/school, Personal Trainer or Health Club you can contribute to reducing childhood obesity. This independent business provides everything you need (from marketing material to operations manuals & equipment) to successfully operate a childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s health and fitness lifestyle program for 5-12 year olds anytime, anyplace. Be part of the solution by providing education and fun activities to the children in your area. For a full prospectus please contact.
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price: $600,000 + S.A.V. + plant bh (02) 4573 1326 fax (02) 4573 2418 mob 0434 232 445 email@example.com
bh (02) 4958 9496 firstname.lastname@example.org
mob 0425 269 867 www.hype4kids.com.au
Chauffeured Limousine Service
Party Hire - Weekend Cash
Well est., highly recommended business, specialising in chauffeured limousines for weddings, school formals, special events and tours. Business includes 3 Cadillac stretch Hollywood limousines, 1 unique Jaguar stretch limousine plus 5 matching Jaguar support limousines, a shuttle/tour mini bus, optional one off 4 dr Jaguar convertible limo and extensive advertising in place. T/O exceeds $200K with easy growth options. All training and systems will be provided as part of the sale, with no real experience being required. For further information please call after hours or visit our website.
Excellent opportunity to double your income and keep your day job. This jumping castle hire business is your chance to enter the booming party hire industry. Included is brand new equipment, storage-delivery trailer, full signage, website and training. No experience necessary for this cash business. With a unique range and proven marketing strategy, all that is needed is a dedicated buyer to guarantee business success. Please contact for further information.
price: $23,000 - $34,000
price: $385,000 422824
fax (02) 9499 4453 mob 0430 100 363 email@example.com
mob 0433 211 174 firstname.lastname@example.org www.bwclimousines.com.au
Hit the ground running!
Mobile Bar/Cool Room
This mobile bar is a unique and fantastic opportunity. It has the facilities to serve up to 4 kegs at once and the added convenience of cool room facilities to keep food and other drinks chilled. The trailer and bar are constructed of quality materials and are in excellent condition. Hire out to parties, weddings, functions, sporting carnivals the list is endless. It is easily set up and can be operated by anyone. For further information contact owner.
fax (02) 4739 0858 mob 0414 531 431 email@example.com www.wish-events.com.au
mob 0407 482 723 firstname.lastname@example.org
Well established, reputable, successful event decorating and stationery business. Highly creative, stimulating, cheerful environment. Huge potential for growth/business development. 2007 Bookings in place. Established client base, regular bookings. Well positioned showroom, displaying hire items, invitations, bomboniere etc. Flexible hours, suit mums at home looking for new opportunities. No experience necessary, will assist to ensure smooth transition. Price includes furnished showroom and extensive range of hireware (chaircovers, glassware, candelabra, outdoor hire items, stationery samples etc). T/O approx $68K.
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Multi-purpose Facilities & Modest Income
Cash Flow - Jumping Castle Entertainment
Serene 18 acre property situated in the Bega Valley. Everything in place for a healthy self-sufficient lifestyle. Ideal for a family wishing to relocate to this friendly community. Comprising a 4 bedroom home (including all furniture and effects), double carport, fully equipped office & large laundry/workroom. Future expansion plans are council approved. Rabbit shed with 220 rabbits cages. Full support over transition period & will consider partial vendor finance. Phone owner for more information.
Keen to sell NOW - hence very sensibly priced. Excellent opportunity to take advantage of this fun business. Guaranteed to keep children of all ages entertained for hours. Can be relocated anywhere. Easy to set up and install, no experience required. Catering to private, corporate, public events, functions and celebrations etc. Price includes four 5m x 5m Jumping Castles (near new condition), all equipment, trailer signage and advertising material. Owner is only selling due to family commitments. Contact owner for financial and further information.
price: P.O.A. bh (02) 9982 1449 mob 0409 866 819 email@example.com www.jollyjumpers.com.au
price: $600,000 O.N.O WIWO ah (07) 3839 8843 fax (07) 3839 8843 firstname.lastname@example.org www.begavalley.nsw.gov.au
Own a Business that Makes a Difference! Just imagine...being your own boss; total flexibility; lifestyle; home office; low overheads; job satisfaction...Résumés for Results specialises in assisting their clients to achieve their career goals. Business operation is currently part time (15 20 hours per week) with an average weekly income of $1,000. Full training is provided by Franchisor. All you need is sound computer literacy and great communication skills. Receive ongoing support from current owner who is the MD of Résumés for Results Group.
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Mobile Car Cleaning
Profitable business providing a full range of services, specialising in exterior detailing. Servicing western, northern, south-western and inner city areas. Trading 6 days. Training provided. Includes fully equipped vehicle, wet’n’dry vacuum, 2 shampoo machines, Gerni high pressure-low pressure washer, cut and polish machine, chemicals and polishes. Website and personalised mobile number. Excellent clientele list. Waterless and low use water washing. Selling due to other commitments. Contact for financial information.
price: $60,000 422862
price: $38,000 bh (07) 5437 8707 mob 0414 226 659 email@example.com www.resumes.net.au
bh (02) 9281 4599 fax (02) 9212 6054 firstname.lastname@example.org www.icemanscarcleaning.com
Reluctant Sale due to Ill Health
price: $100,000 negotiable
Kwik Kerb is an internationally recognised product specialising in Residential and Commercial continuous concrete edging. No restriction on areas worked. Equipment only 6 months old in a modern secure trailer - fully portable. Projected T/O of $129,000 in first year with sound planning. Work full or part time, with no ongoing fees. Price includes all plant & equipment, training, uniforms, promotional material and the authorised use of the Kwik Kerb name and back up. Sale of business also possible without the Kwik Kerb name at $33,000 negotiable. Contact Jim for further information.
bh (02) 9834 4039 ah (02) 9834 4039 fax (02) 9834 4039 mob 0400 991 006 email@example.com
bh (07) 3385 6022 mob 0439 707 345 firstname.lastname@example.org www.caboolture.qld.gov.au
This unique and easily run home-based franchise covers an area from Rooty Hill to Katoomba and Kemps Creek to Windsor. The business involves mobile suit hire and includes stock, vehicle/van, database, advertising, equipment and more. Current owner willing to provide training. The business generates a good income and offers loads of flexibility - the hours that best suit you. Contact Patricia for full details. Possible finance available.
price: $49,500 including G.S.T. 422752
Sales & Service Drinking Water Systems
This successful business can be easily run from a home base. ‘Boilex’ has been established for over 14 years servicing the commercial market providing boiling, chilled and filtered drinking water to the Sydney Metropolitan area. The services provided include repairs to wall-mounted & under-bench systems, water chillers, coolers & filters. The only Sydney Metro organisation to repair all types of units
across a wide range of manufacturers. ‘Boilex’ has developed a healthy & growing market in new & replacement equipment. T/O $260,000 plus showing good margins. Price includes developed website, tools, equipment, extensive customer list, computers & workshop equipment. Ford Falcon Ute is also available. Electricians Licence is Not Necessary. Owner willing to train. Possible finance available.
bh (02) 8854 0907 mob 0419 292 416 email@example.com www.boilexhotwater.com.au
price: $235,000 + S.A.V.
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Are you an Investor or a Worker?
Hire For Baby Franchise
This business would suit either. Buy it as an INVESTOR and enjoy healthy returns from Soak Tanks already in situ in Hotels, Commercial Kitchens etc on long term leases. Work it as a BUSINESS EXPANDER and the skyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the limit. Business can be relocated with the new owner provided service remains in place for existing clients. Currently 25hrs hands on per month and nets $90K p.a. enjoying associated tax advantages. The tanks save water, chemicals and labour in large commercial kitchens. Expansion opportunities exist nationally for the right operator. Current owner prepared to conduct the servicing operation for up to 6 months after purchase, allowing new owner to do only sending of invoices and receive the income.
About 38km south-east of the heart of Melbourne, the Narre Warren branch of Hire For Baby has been established for 10 years. Hire For Baby is the biggest baby equipment hire service in Australia. Covering a large area, with the fastest growing under 5 populated area in Victoria. Offering the flexibility to be with children and work from home. Full training is provided prior to start up. Great franchisor keeps franchisees informed of the latest equipment on the market plus training. Price also includes current stock and future bookings.
price: $48,000 424286
bh (03) 8790 3899 fax (03) 9796 7902 mob 0419 583 615 firstname.lastname@example.org www.hireforbaby.com
price: $300,000 negotiable mob 0416 333 077
Giftware and Country Clothing
Home Based Business in Seaside Location
A great opportunity for an enthusiastic person with a love for interiors - homewares and quality giftware. Situated in Yea, an hour away from the centre of Melbourne, Summers 4 All Seasons boasts a large clientele drawn from the local district and the ever increasing tourist trade. Large floor space, and an authorised stockist of RM Williams clothing. Currently trading 6 days per week with the assistance of 2 casual staff. Genuine opportunity to obtain a business in a developing area with reasonable potential for growth. Contact Megan for further information.
price: $65,000 + S.A.V.
bh (07) 3284 8698 mob 0418 883 346 www.redcliffe.qld.gov.au
bh (03) 5797 3382 fax (03) 5797 3384 email@example.com
Ideal husband & wife plumbing business with established brand name. Family business est. 1984 and located in beautiful Redcliffe City. Specialising in domestic & commercial plumbing repairs & maintenance. Ideal for a hands-on operator looking to earn themselves a good income and great lifestyle. Offers a client base of regular & casual clientele. Projected T/O $160K. Price includes 2004 Triton ute, tools, equipment, parts, excellent local and yellow pages advertising. Owner selling to retire, but prepared to stay on for training & transition. Contact Bruce for further info.
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Unique Business Opportunity Blitz Imports is an International buying and distribution organization who have developed a unique trading solution to provide you an opportunity to import products sourced throughout Asia directly to your location. Various opportunities exist ranging from supply directly to existing business operations through to full franchisee solutions supported by our experienced Australian based support network. International Buying Power • China / Vietnam / Malaysia / India
Great Product Range • Varied Items / Constantly Changing / Excellent Price
Extensive Experience • Proven Track Record / Excellent Support
Preferred Locations • Opportunities available throughout Australia
The Key to your Future This is an exciting opportunity for you to develop your own operation and join the other Blitz Imports operators who have already established exciting businesses supported by an experienced company with a proven track record.
For more information please contact Mr. Chris Peckston Mobile (0411) 377 726 Office (07) 5437 6281. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website www.blitzimports.com
Reluctant Sale due to Retirement
Smartsat has an excellent cash flow, with very good expansion possibilities. Many companion/associated products may be added to the business supplying an expanding market. Est. in 2001, has increased income and client base. High profit margins. Australia wide dealer network. Ultra modern warehouse and workshop occupying 320sqm. The building has 2 levels with large modern offices, showroom, display and installation bay. Located in a well serviced new modern industrial estate on the Gold Coast. Ample parking area. Full accounting details are available to qualified proposals.
Unique & fulfilling business - earn an excellent income. 1. Hervey Bay - Est. 12 years with loyal customer base. Prime retail position - 800sqm. Long term lease. Great seaside location - close to Fraser Island. Annual T/O $650K. Hervey Bay - $325,000 + SAV. 2. Mackay - Est. 3 years in rapidly expanding retail precinct 300sqm + storage. Long-term lease. Prosperous yet relaxed North Queensland location. Annual T/O $650K+. Mackay - $225 000 + SAV. Both stores are located in high growth areas with potential for expansion. Fully trained & competent staff. Full in-store training & foreign-buying training guaranteed.
price: $425,000 413878
bh (07) 4124 8229 mob 0407 031 742 email@example.com
bh (07) 5597 5911 ah (07) 5502 2123 fax (07) 5597 4711 mob 0408 944 811 firstname.lastname@example.org www.smartsat.com.au
Price : $50,000 plus your choice of Inventory (approx. $100,000)
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Unique Website Opportunity
Very Rare Opportunity - Buy Online
bh 1300 797 579 ah 1300 797 579 fax (03) 9775 5148 mob 0412 510 058 email@example.com www.buyonlineptyltd.com.au
Website purposely designed for students around the world looking to come to Australia to study and gain extensive experiences. The website has everything that students need to know about studying and living in Australia, including education, careers and lifestyle information. Potential revenue can be derived from sponsors, advertisers, and educational institutions. The first step has been made, now looking for a person with marketing skills to take this to the next level. Owner only selling due to other commitments. Please visit website. Interested parties please contact for information package.
The “Secret to success is being the CEO of your own state-of-the-art home based global business. Imagine, no employees, low running costs and no commute. Are you ambitious, entrepreneurial, good communicator & desire real change? Many regard this highly respected opportunity as the finest global home based business today. We’ll show you how. NO experience necessary using our brilliant 100% “turn-key” business system. $1,000-$5,000 per sale with a $2,000-$9,000 start up cost. Go to www.byoaudio.com/play/WnsTpbTx to hear an independent evaluation of our company. Please contact for full information.
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Golden Opportunity - Includes High Profile Domain Names
Earn $150K + first year from home!
Your Election Solutions is a website business with 16 prominent domain names such as mayor.com.au, statemember.com.au, federalmember.com.au, etc all forming part of it. Most of these domain names are redirected to the main website - www.candidate.com.au. The business income is based on candidates running for up and coming local, state and federal elections promoting their campaigns on the site.
price: $500,000 422855
mob 0424 167 709 firstname.lastname@example.org www.earngolden.com
bh (02) 8257 3333 mob 0412 611 446 email@example.com www.student2australia.com
4 Highly successful import/export e-commerce website businesses. Wigs Online www.wigsonline.com.au Shoes Online www.shoesonline.com.au Lingerie Online www.lingerie-online.com.au Buy Online Pty Ltd www.buyonlineptyltd.com.au plus feeder sites. Market leaders in their fields. Minimal stock on hand required ($30K aprox). All with EXTREMLY high search engine rankings. Large repeat customer base plus new customers every day. Annual sales of $600,000 worldwide with enormous growth potential. Full training & support will be provided.
bh (07) 5498 9186 fax (07) 5428 2619 mob 0418 886 045 firstname.lastname@example.org www.candidate.com.au
Snugzeez Baby Comforters™
Busy Location/Exciting New Market
Award-winning home-based business that can be operated anywhere. Winner of 2005 “Best Product” at Sydney Kidz Expo and personally recommended by sleep experts and by name in the book “Save Our Sleep”. Operating since December 2004, this popular business includes Website domain names, trademark, right to display awardwinning logo from Kidz Expo, stock (50 comforters) and patterns. Realise the business’ full potential and have them manufactured or sew at home. Established trading with on-line and boutique stores in Australia and New Zealand. Contact for full & financial information.
Fantastic opportunity to enter easy to operate cash business. Unlimited potential. Ideally located in busy and highly sought after Shepparton shopping centre. Well established with loyal customer base. Bright modern shop fitout. Attracts busy passing trade. All equipment industry standard. Turn key operation with little effort and well trained staff. Grab a piece of the rapidly expanding health-conscious market. Priced to sell with genuine reason for sale. T/O $182k pa.
price: $25,000 WIWO
price: $60,000 O.N.O. 424484
mob 0418 761 005 email@example.com www.snugzeez.com.au
bh (03) 5831 3308 mob 0401 730 980 firstname.lastname@example.org www.greatershepparton.com.au
Smoothie, Juice & Ice Cream Bar
Make Money in Paradise! Location, location, location! Very successful Juice Bar in the centre of Byron Bay. Est. 8 years, this is definitely one of the most profitable shops in town. With excellent T/O and profit margins, now you can finally move to Byron and earn a substantial income! NO franchise fees and a long lease available on 85sqm premises. Currently selling juices, smoothies and gourmet yoghurts, with loads of space to expand. Byron Bay is a beautiful place to live, so if you’ve always wanted to move there…now’s your chance!
price: $230,000 WIWO
bh (02) 6674 2093 ah (02) 6674 2093 email@example.com
mob 0404 807 720 firstname.lastname@example.org
Fabulous and trendy smoothie, juice and ice cream bar, located in the main street of Coolangatta. The shop is bright and beautifully presented, with huge floor to ceiling windows and professional signage. Only 4 years old, it is very clean and all equipment is well maintained and in full working order. The shop attracts a steady passing trade and comes with an excellent lease. Turnover $250,000+. Easy and stress free business to run, perfect for a husband and wife team. This business has huge potential for a passionate buyer.
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Turf Maintenance Specialists
Jewellery & Gift Store - Urgent Sale Established Jewellery & Gift Store located in busy beachside shopping centre in The Entrance. Newly renovated with new lease, good turnover, growing clientele and good potential. JAA member & part of Australia’s Largest Independent Buying Group. Complete sale WIWO minimum stock holding. Handover period by owners available with full support and training. Owners reluctantly selling due to family illness. More detailed package available on request.
A unique turf aeration process highly regarded in the golf course, bowling and sports facility industries. Established in 1991, the business has been servicing SA, VIC and NSW, and the owner now wishes to sell the SA/VIC operation. Offered for sale: two specialised aeration machines (one second hand and one brand new); enclosed custom-built trailer; specialist tools and spare parts and associated plant. The current owner would provide a list of all SA/VIC clients and full training over 2 weeks. Vehicle not included.
price: $65,000 + S.A.V. O.N.O.
bh (02) 9806 0171 ah (02) 9633 2901 fax (02) 9806 0085 mob 0412 834 751 email@example.com www.hydro-turf.com.au
mob 0418 601 183 firstname.lastname@example.org
price: $180,000 + G.S.T. 422851
Landscape Supplies & Equipment Hire Business
supplies as well as trailer & builder equipment hire. Sale includes, Yanmar articulated loader, Mitsubishi 3.3t tipper, shop fixtures & fittings, hire equipment, stock and Goolwa’s only registered public weighbridge. Figures available to serious buyer. 3 x 3 x 3 lease available. 2 weeks training. Freehold package also available.
price: $340,000 mob 0428 812 306 114 Australian Business For Sale
Ideal husband & wife business. The leasehold business has been established 17 years, located near a Woolworth’s shopping centre & large hardware store, with newly built office/ showroom & workshop. Goolwa is located on the River Murray near the Murray Mouth, approx. 100 km south of Adelaide. The business is supplying builders sand & metals, landscape & garden
Golden Opportunity This very profitable Liquor Store is located in the gold capital of Australia. This city is also Australiaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s largest outback city with a population over 30,000. Situated in a prime position with good exposure, strong sales growth plus excellent profits. T/O $1,700,000+, increasing yearly. Sale includes a 3-bedroom house with 20-year lease available.
The business is well established and has a well-patronized drive-thru. The prosperous city provides great family opportunities and lifestyle with quality education and first class amenities. Freehold also available. Owner would consider possible vendor finance. Please contact owner for further information.
price: $490,000 + S.A.V.
Landscape & Building Supplies Yard
2 Superb Business Opportunities
With a great location in Annangrove, this business boasts excellent facilities. Fully set up office and retail area, concrete flooring with lots of bins, plenty of storage room, and big cement shed. Good solid client base, with yard fully stocked and operating. Also comes with a truck and dog (33tonne), bogie (15tonne), 8tonne and 4tonne trucks, two loaders, forklift etc. Unbelievable potential in growing area. For full and financial details please contact Andrew.
Management Rights for sale Brisbane Bayside at an asking price of $650,000. Includes a spacious airconditioned townhouse with office and a great Body Corporate Salary that has a built in 8% increment per annum in the contract. Netting $80,000. Also Management Rights for sale Brisbane Bayside incorporates 2 co-joining complexes at an asking price of $1.3 Million. Includes 2 properties both with offices on title and can be operated as one complex. Netting $150,000 (also on a built in 8% increment on Body Corp salary per annum.)
mob 0407 706 223 email@example.com
bh (02) 9281 4599 fax (02) 9212 6054 firstname.lastname@example.org
price: $1,100,000 WIWO
mob 0412 689 568 email@example.com www.kalbould.wa.gov.au
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Mackay - North Queensland
Capital Growth on the Beach
Boutique style resort with (19) 4.5-star, two bedroom townhouse apartments, with (2) salt water pools & spas, amongst tropical gardens, BBQs, tennis court & (2) kms of white sandy beach & great fishingâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s. Great opportunity to secure rights & income in new adjacent units complex. Spacious Freehold: with (2) bedroom managers residence
and back office. Licensed Restaurant and Bar with reception/office (45) seat dining area, and outside alfresco dining under sails and patio, good B/Corp salary. 99% occupancy consistent until 2009, with repeat corporate trade. Net profit $112,000: financials, variation report and valuation available. Contact Denise Lucas for details.
price: $850,000 + S.A.V. 422175
ah (07) 4942 0316 mob 0409 050 076 firstname.lastname@example.org www.venz.com.au
Feel Like a Seachange 3 year old Luxury 4.5 Star Resort comprising 35 1 & 2 Bedroom and Family Apartments on David Low Way at Coolum Beach. 100 meters to beach - a short stroll to shops & restaurants. Heated spa, beach & lap pools. Price includes (value $760,000) air-conditioned 3 bedroom 2
bathroom luxury apartment, large reception, office, games room, linen room all on title. Net Profit $211,000 with plenty of potential to increase this figure to $300,000 or more. Up to 3 weeks training available. Please contact for further information.
bh (07) 5471 7799 ah (07) 5471 9601 fax (07) 5446 5380 mob 0408 685 253 email@example.com www.seachangecoolumbeach.com.au 116 Australian Business For Sale
Beachfront Holiday Business
Queensland Lifestyle Opportunity
Ideal husband & wife business. Beach-front location, 15 mins from Cairns city and airport. Refurbished 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom luxury apartment with superb ocean views from every room. Office is on title. Managers own all the linen, telephones, new PABX, office computers and operating software. Complex has a large swimming pool, spa and BBQ facilities. Close to all major tourist attractions. Body corporate salary of $30,000 is CPI indexed. Giving owner a very good net income of $88,000 p.a. and lifestyle. 2 weeks training provided.
Located in sought-after area Brisbane northside. Management rights for 52-unit complex with well-appointed stand-alone 4-bedroom, airconditioned managerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s house (4th bedroom is office with separate entry), large, undercover outdoor area. Income approx. $56,000; letting pool with scope for increase. $652,000 total includes well-equipped office (computer, printer-fax-copier, filing cabinets, shelves). Very attractive complex, wide streets, fully-grown trees, low-maintenance shrubs; pool/spa; large covered barbecue area. Please contact for further details.
price: $652,000 422317
price: $840,000 bh (07) 4057 8246 ah (07) 4057 8246 www.cairns.qld.gov.au
bh (07) 3264 1023 fax (07) 3264 2155 mob 0402 114 435 firstname.lastname@example.org
Well established timber joinery business. Located in Illawarra on the South Coast, 1 hour drive south of Sydney encompassing the industrial city of Wollongong. 3 x 3 lease possible. $500K worth of machinery. T/O $180,000 for first 6 months of 2007. Full training and support offered. Package with house also available for $1.6 million. Please contact owner for further information.
Master franchise opportunity. Manufacture, assembly &/or hire of an exciting modern range of Rotamoulded heavy duty Polyethelene camper trailers and garden / farming trailers. Also supplying poly components such as ute trays and canopies, slide on campers and tractor canopies. Relocatable and ready to go with patents & aluminium dyes for extrusions. Training & on-going support available. New owner should have marketing skills, and a desire to expand business into its inherent franchising, licensing & distribution potentials. Regional licences available.
price: $185,000 WIWO
mob 0423 251 603 email@example.com
bh (02) 9281 4599 fax (02) 9212 6054 firstname.lastname@example.org
Relocatable Licencing & Distribution Opportunity
Ideal Husband & Wife Business
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Great Family Business
Environmentally Friendly Manufacturer
Highly regarded business opportunity. Specialising in the manufacture of a worldwide patented unique Australian design of permeable pavers and stormwater grates. This exclusive Southern NSW/ACT licence is 1 of only 5 in Australia. Factory can be located anywhere in licensed area. Products not only filter 100% of gross pollutants from stormwater runoff, but also can prevent runoff completely. Export opportunities available. This highly potential business package includes exclusive licence and equipment. Contact owner for financial and further information.
Well established and profitable ceramic tile business. Ideal business for a family. Terrific 50% return on capital here, which means investment can be paid back in 2 years. Also plenty of potential to increase returns. Currently under management. Current location for 20 years. Retailing extensive range of wall tiles, adhesives, grout, tools, slate cleaners etc. to builders, tilers and general public. Figures available to serious buyer. Please visit our website.
price: $230,000 + G.S.T. fax (02) 4262 6747 mob 0434 035 495 email@example.com www.permapave.com.au
price: $260,000 + S.A.V. bh (02) 9281 4599 fax (02) 9212 6054 mob 0427 588 188 firstname.lastname@example.org www.ceramiccitytiles.com.au
Hunter Press Crete manufactures and distributes premium quality products for the coloured concrete industry. Stencil patterns, colour hardners, release agents, polymer activators etc. Located in Maitland, the largest growth area on the East Coast of Australia. Plant and equipment valued at over $200,000. This Business has plenty of growth potential with a younger enthusiastic person at the helm. Asking $400,000: this is only one yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s takings. The only reason selling is wishing to retire.
Leading player in the field of salon furniture design and manufacture. The head office is located in Melbourne, with an agent in Sydney. The product range caters for all aspects of a salon fit out - wash basins, cutting chairs, mirrors, trolleys, reception desks, shelving and accessories. Most of the sales come through word of mouth, and solid reputation. Figures available to serious buyer. Please contact Australian Business For Sale for further information.
price: $400,000 WIWO
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Coloured Concrete Specialists
Cutting Edge Design & Manufacture Business
bh (02) 9281 4599 fax (02) 9212 6054 email@example.com
bh (02) 4932 0499 ah (02) 4238 7085 fax (02) 4932 1561 mob 0427 202 620 firstname.lastname@example.org www.hunterpresscrete.com.au
Plumbing and Engineering Specialist
Highly recommended and long established business, specialising in steel fabrication / engineering, shed erection and associated plumbing. The business fabricates, designs and constructs to specific requirements and needs. All the work being done â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;inhouseâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; to ensure the highest quality and customer satisfaction. Creating a turnover of $3,000,000 plus per
annum from its broad range of products and services and the business is showing consistent growth. Very presentable premises, situated in the industrial heart of a thriving Murray River township with good visual appeal and plenty of parking. Strong lease. 15 - 20 Experienced staff in place. Please contact for further information.
price: $1,250,000 422845
bh (03) 5872 2156 fax (03) 5872 2527 mob 0438 835 326 email@example.com www.cobrampe.com.au
Aluminium Windows & Doors Manufacturer
Located in Batemans Bay, this business has been servicing the rapidly growing area of the South Coast for over 15 years. Specialising in suppling quality Aluminium Windows and Doors and associated products. It has established a large and loyal customer base with all infrastructures in place to support its high turnover. The staff of 14 are
experienced and long serving. There are 5 vehicles and a forklift. The business is located in brand new purpose built premises with high visibility and street frontage. T/O $2.4 $2.5 Million. 2,000sqm premises, 3 x 3 x 3 lease available upon request. Up to 1 monthâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s training available if required. For further information, please contact owner.
fax (02) 4472 4429 mob 0414 624 442 firstname.lastname@example.org www.atn.com.au/nsw/south/south-d.htm
price: $690,000 + S.A.V. leasehold, $1.5 million freehold
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Lattice and Balustrade Specialists
Lifestyle with Huge Growth
Ideal business for sole trader with some manufacturing or hospital equipment experiences. Specialising in the high growth Aged Care Industry products including trolleys, wheelchairs, swim platforms (hydro therapy) etc. Components for manufacturing are sourced locally and overseas. Business is currently based in Windsor but can be relocated anywhere. 2-3 weeks handover/training available and informal help desk (phone) afterwards. Profitable business (new contracts landed with major hospitals). Selling reluctantly due to health reasons. Please contact for further information.
Well est., since 1987. Specialising in lattice, balustrade, verandah gates (Batwing), decorative brackets, louvre panels and window hoods to the renovation market. Supplying products to both retail market and to builders. Staff & 15 month lease in place. T/O $185,000 ex. GST. 2 weeks training provided free. Business prides itself on offering Quality without compromise. Low overheads when run as 2-person business. Ideally suited to someone with joinery and woodwork experience. Owner selling to retire. Please visit www.ourbrisbane.com/living/suburbs/geebung/home.
price: $200,000 + S.A.V.
bh (07) 3865 3066 ah (07) 3901 1033 fax (07) 3865 3625 mob 0433 215 742 email@example.com www.martinlattice.websyte.com.au
fax (02) 4577 4583 mob 0412 168 344 firstname.lastname@example.org www.platypusproducts.com.au
price: $60,000 WIWO
ClearShield Security Screens
This strong business recently moved to new premises. You are buying an established - 11 years - business with a large customer base producing Truck Bodies, both gravel and flattop. Truck mounted water tanks, toolboxes, shed frames, grain bins, combined conversions for conservation farming as well as all general steel work. Make the move - buy a business, a house and a boat to enjoy the nearby Lachlan River. Leave the city behind and enjoy good profit margins - extended training and possible partial vendor finance for approved serious buyers.
price: $220,000 WIWO - negotiable 422762
price: $50,000 + Stock & Machinery
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Truck Body Building
Your choice - Ideal husband/wife business, or 1 person can run this. An exciting new opportunity exists in the Security Door industry. Manufacturing licencee to produce the Clear Shield range of Security Screens and Doors for domestic and commercial applications. Price $50K plus stock (approx. $20K) and take over leases on all new machinery ($937/m). Rent $300/m. 12 month lease available. Plenty of potential. $40 Million p.a. industry. Full training and support. Ask Owner about â&#x20AC;&#x153;2nd business supportâ&#x20AC;?. Australia wide wholesale and retail market with 1300 number. Checkout www.clearshield.com.au or call David for details.
fax (02) 4422 0034 mob 0412 680 356 email@example.com www.shoalhavengaragedoors.com.au
bh (02) 6341 3383 ah (02) 6341 3383 fax (02) 6341 3383 firstname.lastname@example.org www.cowra.nsw.gov.au
This highly successful business is situated on the Moore River in the heart of the Midlands District, 180kms north of Perth. Moora is in the centre of a stable, mixed farming area, primarily wheat, sheep and cattle. It is the largest town between Geraldton and Perth. The business includes the fabrication of steel walls & roof trusses, steel framed homes (kits), sheds, garages, patios, park homes and insurance work. We have the franchise rights for Ranbuild Sheds & Rhino Tanks and have developed a Park Home style, now sold throughout W.A. Currently $3,000,000 forward job orders on our books. This is a very profitable business showing a 30% - 35% profit on a growing turnover of $1,500,000 (2006) & $1,800,000 (2007). Included is an extensive list of machinery including 2 trucks, utes, forklift, welders, new office equipment and stock. The new factory and office complex are on 2 acres of industrial land with a main road frontage. Possible vendor finance available with owner willing to stay on for 6 months plus. Please contact for further information.
price: $1,100,000 freehold mob 0427 511 466 email@example.com www.moora.wa.gov.au
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Nationwide Business Opportunity - Plantation Shutters
Seeking enthusiastic individuals who are looking for a low cost, low risk way of running a small, but very productive business. This is a terrific niche opportunity that can either be run from home, or alternatively, from a workshop premises. Plantation Shutters are considered the ultimate window covering because of their desirability, versatility and increased appreciation of your home, which never goes out of style. By developing exclusive specialty tools, jigs and templates we
have created a low cost business start-up that gives the small producer a big advantage over the large manufacturers. The start up package has been designed for simplicity, accuracy and efficiency appealing to anyone with handyman skills. Package includes equipment, training and work manual for the production process, plus ongoing support and marketing advice. Turn your woodworking skills into a profitable business lifestyle. Contact Mike for further details.
price: $23,500 422243
bh (02) 9973 1718 mob 0408 251 440 firstname.lastname@example.org www.colonialplantationshutters.com.au
Turnover $1.1 Million p.a. for the last 3 years
This well est. highly profitable business has been operating for 10 years. Specialising in the manufacture, supply and installation of all types of signage, as well as structural steel work for light and heavy industry. Signage industry experience not necessary but would suit those with fabrication background. Present staff prepared to stay on. Large wellequipped workshop with new and modern machinery and
3x3 year lease in place. Located close to suppliers. Easy 60mins along Highway to Sydney CBD. Choice of beautiful beaches just 2 mins drive for a quick lunch-time swim or surf. There is huge scope for this already successful business to expand even further. Price includes 1 truck with 6m tray and 1 managerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Toyota HiLux ute. Possible finance available. Owner is willing to stay on if needed.
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price: $390,000 WIWO
Well established over 10 years, specialising in stainless steel, aluminium and mild steel fabrication. Ideally looking for someone with a background in the same industry, to take advantage of this well patronised successful business. Providing large range products, such as balustrade fixtures for pools, balconies and commercial fittings. T/O $1,500,000. Staff in place. Only selling due to other commitments. 3 x 3 year lease possible upon request. 2 weeks training. Will consider partial vendor finance for serious buyer. Contact owner for further information.
Very successful and profitable business operating for over 50 years. Great opportunities exist for the motivated purchaser of this highly respected leader in its industry, current owners looking to retire but willing to stay on for phase in period. • T/O of $2 million + • GP of 40% + • Consistent returns • Australian Standards accreditation • Significant upside in growth potential • Quality customers • Stand alone or integrate on to existing business • Great added value for mechanical or air conditioning contractor • POA, based on EBITDA. Strictly confidential expressions of interest. Please forward your expression of interest to Craig Douglas. 424417
price: $400,000 WIWO
mob 0414 512 642 www.visitnsw.com.au
Retail Business Opportunity
Home & Business & The Grampians
Merchandise, General Store, Newsagency and Café. Varied mixed business supplying newspapers, magazines, coffee, hot food, confectionary and rural supplies to the local farming community. Also an agent for Bank of SA/St George, providing regular income. Macarthur is centrally located for work, school and tourist destinations. Conveniently situated on the main highway, attracting passing trade and providing everyday needs such as milk, bread, groceries and takeaway food for locals and tourists alike. For further information, contact Jo and Andrew.
Thriving & long established business located in prime position in a prosperous and picturesque town. Situated opposite a school, the shop has a loyal clientele of local residents and reliable trade customers. Milk bar, grocery, sub-newsagency, EFTPOS, prepaid mobile plus a well renowned lolly counter. T/O $523,000+ and increasing. Well appointed 3br home and the business are under one roof in this rapidly growing area. Sale incl. walk-in cool room, fridges, freezers and computer. Plenty of educational and sporting facilities in the town. Contact owner for details.
price: $390,000 + S.A.V. 422837
price: $215,000 + S.A.V. freehold bh (03) 5576 1006 fax (03) 5576 1002
fax (02) 8543 3999 firstname.lastname@example.org
bh (03) 5571 1220 ah (03) 5571 1220 fax (03) 5571 2511 email@example.com www.atn.com.au/vic/west/west-b.htm
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Mobile Paint / Corrosion Control
Long established & very profitable mobile business. Fully owned, non-franchise mobile tool sales business with a large, loyal and growing clientele in the automotive trade. Customers are serviced on a regular call basis in the metro areas of Melbourne. Wide range of quality tools. Low overheads. T/O $250-300K with good profit margin. Auto industry experience not necessary. Owner willing to train. Contact Owner for full and further information.
Excellent small business with very little overheads. Great turnover and sound established client base. Comes complete with sign written vehicle, mobile phone, all stock and equipment, as well as ongoing support and training if necessary. No limit to what this business can earn you! Please contact owner for further information.
price: $150,000 negotiable 423931
fax (02) 8807 5660 mob 0400 199 907 firstname.lastname@example.org
bh (03) 9444 6485 fax (03) 9444 7384 mob 0408 170 436 email@example.com
Franchises and State Licences
Excellent opportunity to take advantage of these mobile catering vans. Specialising in outdoor events & functions. Currently being used to supply baked potatoes, but can be used for other hot foods. Business comes complete with 2 x trailers, 2 x marquees, 2 x glass door fridges, and all equipment to run this turn-key operation. Capable of generating work & income, when and where you wish. Contact owner for further information.
price: $35,000 422853
price: $33,000 including G.S.T.
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Relocatable Business Opportunity
Ovenu the oven cleaning and detailing professionals are now offering Franchises and State Licences Australia wide. Ground floor opportunity to join the global market leader in offering this unique service. Full training provided with ongoing support. Best value start up package. Flexible and profitable business opportunity. For more information visit our website www.ovenu.com.au or call 1300 OVENU 1
bh 1300 683 681 firstname.lastname@example.org www.ovenu.com.au
ah (03) 5143 0057 fax (03) 5143 0175 mob 0414 769 793 email@example.com
MOBILE JUICE VAN This is an ideal business for a partnership such as a husband & wife team. “Joose On The Loose” is the latest concept in mobile juice vans. Easy tow tandem trailer with electric brakes, industrial blenders, peelers and juicer. Hot & cold water, automatic tap, 2 x sinks, 1 x freezer, 2 x fridges, 80L fresh water and 80L sludge tank, heaps of
storage and stock. Health department approved, uniforms, excellent cash flow business. Now that the business has become established enough to have some set runs in place, this is a great time to buy. 1 week’s training available. Contact owner for full and financial information.
price: $35,000 WIWO 422335
ah (03) 9874 3515 mob 0401 896 913 firstname.lastname@example.org
Easy Freehold Business Offering A Great Lifestyle
Unique executive home plus excellent income. Riverfront location in popular historic village of Ross, mid-way between Launceston & Hobart on heritage highway touring route. Winner of the 2006/07 Tidy Towns Tourism award for new high standard accommodation. Contains 11 deluxe 4 star overnight units. Husband and wife operation with 2 part-time housekeepers. 21/2 years old pristine condition. Quality
fittings throughout. No restaurant. As well as the freehold of the accommodation and residence, the leasehold of the Ross Caravan Park is included in the asking price. Net return p.a. from accommodation only for the combined businesses is 14%. Huge potential for growth. Can close in winter with minimum loss of profit. Owners retiring. Visit website for more viewing or contact owner.
bh (03) 6381 5224 ah (03) 6381 5224 email@example.com www.rossmotel.com.au
price: $1,520,000 negotiable
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Profitable fun business to own and operate
Queensland Family Opportunity
This newsagency is located in busy Morningside Shopping centre. Approx. 5,000 customers per week and Woolworths included amongst neighbours. Est. over 25 years. Currently run under management. Staff in place. Lease in place til 2009 with further 5 x 5 option available. The hard years have been done, ready to be taken to next level. Healthy net profit with figures available to serious buyer. Genuine sale. Please contact owner for full and further information.
price: $175,000 negotiable + S.A.V.
price: $850,000 + S.A.V.
bh (03) 5482 1171 firstname.lastname@example.org www.echucamoama.com
bh (02) 9281 4599 fax (02) 9212 6054 email@example.com
Located in Echuca, one block from CBD on the main thoroughfare to Moama NSW. Large shopfront, show room and display yard. Facilities includes storage and large workshop. Catering for local and tourist clientele. Well est. and strong turnover of 800k plus. Some exclusive agencies such as Horizon Boats, Johnson & Evinrude Outboard Motors, Hummingbird and MinnKota. Finance available to approved buyers. For further info. contact Garry & Jacinta.
Family Business Opportunity in Queensland
Well-established ‘A’ class newsagency located in Elimbah. Situated on the tourist route of the Glasshouse Mountains and the coastal hinterland. Approximately 10 km north of Caboolture. Within a half hour’s drive from Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast. The business is centrally located within the shopping village township. Supplying to its regular and casual clientele soft gambling, newspapers, magazines, Australia Post products. On site bill payments etc. Shop area 50.562 sq metres. Contact owner for full and financial information.
price: $590,000 + S.A.V.
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Cash Flow Business Suit Husband & Wife
Historically newsagencies are perceived as solid investments and this is a good example of the breed. Established 15 years. 21/2 years left on lease with further 3year option. Staff in place. 6 sub agencies and newspaper runs. Drivers in place. Top location in Loganholme Shopping Centre near Hyperdome. Figures available to serious buyer.
price: $208,000 + S.A.V. 415649
bh (02) 9281 4599 fax (02) 9212 6054 firstname.lastname@example.org
mob 0403 305 242 email@example.com
BEMBOKA NEWSAGENCY STORE Genuinely reduced price for a quick sale, valued at $513K asking price $480K (negotiable) + fuel. Goodwill $110k, turnover $650k, stock $28k, plant & equipment $50k. Full training available (if required). Benefits: a spacious 4 bed brick residence with outstanding mountain views, double garage & paddock; a profitable business with 6 streams of income; and a relaxed country lifestyle in the lush Bega valley only 30 mins to Sapphire Coast. This is an ideal and easily run business. What more could you want? This FREEHOLD is a must to see!
price: $480,000 freehold negotiable
High Cash Flow Business
Established over 20 years. Located in Narangba Village Shopping Centre in one of the fastest growing suburbs on the north side of Brisbane. A LOTTO shop with multi-services including Greeting Cards, Phone Cards, Dry Cleaning, Bill Express, EFTPOS and Digital Imaging Kiosk etc. Delivery run by staff/contractors. 6 Sub-agents. Monitored security system. Sales includes 1995 Toyota Hi-Ace Van and all plant & equipment. Loyal customer base - winners of the Quest Business Achievers Award for retail service for 2006. Lease in place. Training available. Please contact owners for further information.
price: $650,000 + S.A.V. 026994
bh (02) 6493 0271 ah (02) 6493 0271 firstname.lastname@example.org www.begavalley.nsw.gov.au
bh (07) 3886 6640 fax (07) 3886 6640 mob 0419 669 252 email@example.com
Ideal Family Business
High Cashflow Business
Adelong Newsagency located at the foot of the Snowy Mountains. Staff in place and prepared to stay on. Specialising in NSW lotteries, Darrell Lea, magazines, newspapers, stationery, CD’s and DVD’s. As well as mail runs for newspapers, and sub-agent, extensive range of John Sands cards and wrap, cold drinks, confectionery, bill express agency, phone cards/credit, and cigarettes. T/O approx $500,000 per annum. Price includes a three-bedroom house. Ideal for a family. Standard training time provided.
price: $160,000 + S.A.V.
price: $450,000 WIWO f/hold
bh (07) 3355 2619 fax (07) 3355 2619 firstname.lastname@example.org
bh (02) 6946 2051 fax (02) 6946 2051 email@example.com
This busy newsagency located in the leafy suburb of Keperra opposite the railway station & only 9km from the Brisbane CBD. The business is a class ‘A’ newsagency & Golden Casket agency. Also has lotto, OZ lotto etc. Computer link P.O.S. system, Bill Xpress/Dial Time, 2 sub agents and a compact delivery run. Long lease available. T/O $800,000 and increasing yearly. Schools, childcare, playgroups and kindergardens a readily accessible. Possible finance available. Contact owners for full information.
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Central West Slopes
Newsagency & A Lot More
Located in a new and growing shopping centre â&#x20AC;&#x153;Thornleigh Marketplaceâ&#x20AC;? on the corner of Comenarra Parkway and Pennant Hills Rd with rail station and bus stops nearby. The newsagency is situated near the entry to Woolworths and is 140sqm plus a storeroom in the basement. Total gross profit increased 12.4% in 2006/07 vs. 2005/06. Lotto commissions have increased a massive 18% over the same period. The territory covers most of Thornleigh with 7 subagents. Included is a POS system, computers, printers, photocopier, back to base alarm, DVD CCTV system and newspaper wrapping machine. Current lease 10 years. Training will be provided. Nets $2,141 per week.
Situated in the idyllic little country township of Yeoval, between Dubbo and Orange, this ideal family business is both a newsagency and a general store plus a busy takeaway. The business carries a wide range of merchandise including clothing and hardware. Virtually no competition. The takeaway side of the business services both local schools with lunches. The newsagency has daily deliveries and carries all major publications and magazines. There is a sub agency in Cumnock. Housing is available if required. For further information, please contact owners.
price: $240,000 + Fittings + S.A.V.
price: $120,000 WIWO 412729
bh (02) 6846 4102 firstname.lastname@example.org
mob 0423 529 041 email@example.com
Pleasurable Business to Own and Operate
Ideal property for anyone looking to earn an income whilst living in idyllic surroundings. Be the new owner of this first class luxury lifestyle property on 12 acres with fruit tree nursery. With the same owners for over 22 years, this well established, highly successful business offers exceptional turnover and profit with reliable income from day 1. New Owners will be given training, and a staff of 2 will stay on.
No experience necessary. Sale includes a beautiful large 5bedroom Tudor-style home. Located in highly sort after Amamoor area in the scenic Mary Valley. This property is only 15 min. from Gympie and 40 min. from Noosa. The owners have established a highly profitable and accredited wholesale nursery with its own delivery service. Please contact Owner for full and financial information.
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ah (07) 5484 3052 mob 0428 851 052
price: $1,170,000 + S.A.V. freehold
South East Queensland QLD
For A Green Change
Independent PPG Trade Centre
Ideal part time business. Terrific exponential opportunity. Lifestyle property/nursery, 17km west of Beenleigh. Freehold land 2.282 ha, 2-bedroom dwelling, Capital works (water tanks, sheds, irrigation, shade houses, etc), Plant and equipment (pumps, auto sprinklers, fences, etc), Wholesale nursery (S.A.V.). Water licence to take water from creek for irrigation purposes and automatic sprinkler system. Also has approval from the G.C.C.C. as a Wholesale Nursery and Certificate of Accreditation from Dept. of Primary Industries. Employs part time WWOOFers. For more information please contact Mark Blomkamp at Highpoint Business Centre.
Established over 10 years in a great location on Warrigal Road in Melbourneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Eastern suburbs. Trading 6 days the Paint Shop has excellent potential for growth. Suit family operator or subcontractor. Shop has long-term lease, and is air-conditioned with alarm monitored security. Fittings and equipment including colour matching computer plus stock at valuation $210,000. Good and growing T/O with solid profits. Owner willing to provide training. Only selling due to retirement. For full and further information, contact Bob.
price: P.O.A. bh (03) 9885 7300 fax (03) 9885 7388 mob 0429 403 193
price: $600,000 bh (07) 3387 7719 fax (07) 3387 7700 mob 0402 510 642 firstname.lastname@example.org
Paint Business for Sale
This business is part of the Paint Right group and has been operating within the City of Banyule for over 20 years. Ideally located in Dougharty Rd, Heidelberg Heights (14 km northeast of Melbourne CBD). Near new showroom/warehouse (approx. 770sqm), with two roller doors and off street parking. Secure long term lease and existing sub-tenant with the potential for further sub-division. Price includes full stock, equipment, fittings etc. Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t miss out on this excellent business opportunity. For further information contact Nick.
3D Paint and Colour Franchise, situated in Goulburn, on the Southern Highlands. Dulux Trade Depo with 85% of trade sales in the area. Also servicing a strong healthy retail base, ensuring business keeps growing each year. Ideal for a partnership or family owned and operated business. Turnover $250,000 + commissions $45,000. Currently open 51/2 days a week. No major competitors near by. Business selling due to family illness. For more information, contact Andrew or Kristy.
price: $200,000 negotiable WIWO
price: $100,000 all Inclusive 419448
bh (02) 4821 5550 ah (02) 4832 1231 fax (02) 4821 1519 mob 0418 200 986 email@example.com www.goulburn.nsw.gov.au
bh (03) 9458 1411 fax (03) 9457 5796 mob 0430 014 943
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Gobles Camera shop
Queensland Lifestyle Opportunity
Est. since 1938 located in the inner western suburb of Footscray, only 5km from the Melbourne CBD. It is one of the longest established camera shops in Australia. This shop made $100,000 net profit and the turnover was about $600,000 per year. Long lease available upon negotiation. Full training & support. Currently the shop holds stock valued at about $70,000 including one photo printer, one film processor, and shop fittings together. Contact owner for full and further information.
Great little husband & wife business. Price includes all equipment, truck, website, 1300 phone number, brochures, fridge magnets, polo shirts with company logo and future booked customers. T/O $43-$53K p.a. Home Based, with regular clients in fast growing areaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s of Logan City and Redlands. Approx. 10-15 hours per week with full-time income. Flexible hours possible to get all weekend work done by Friday night & pick up Monday. Local Yellow Pages advertising in Logan City and Redlands until March 08. Visit our website for equipment list.
price: $85,000 WIWO
price: $50,000 + S.A.V. 421080
ah (07) 3209 9494 mob 0439 794 154 firstname.lastname@example.org www.thepartyguru.com
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Good Profits / Excellent Business
Great opportunity in an established Digital Photo Processing and Camera Sales store in a busy suburban shopping centre, just 20 mins from Melbourne CBD. Trading all major brands from Canon, Nikon, Samsung etc. All fittings and equipment are the latest in digital technology. Printing from both digital media and film. Currently operating as part of a franchise with over 30 stores nationally. Could be run independently. Simple business to operate showing solid profits with an increasing and loyal clientele. No experience necessary training provided. Long lease. Possible finance available.
Established over 9 years, this professional studio is located on a main road close to Penrithâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s CBD. The premises are well presented. Turnover exceeds $750,000 p.a. Staff in place & prepared to stay on. Lease in place til March 2008, with further 3-year option. Asking price includes digital photographic and printing equipment, lighting, props, and stock on hand. Full training will be provided to potential purchasers of up to 1 month. Possible finance available.
price: $135,000 + S.A.V. 417181
bh (02) 4722 2247
bh (03) 9846 1717 fax (03) 9687 3406 mob 0403 110 951 email@example.com www.visitmelbourne.com
Professional Photographic Studio
price: $220,000 O.N.O
mob 0404 086 522 firstname.lastname@example.org
Great Business & Great Lifestyle Picture framing - Gallery/Showroom. This successful business has been established for 41/2 years and is located with main road exposure in one of Queensland's fastest growing areas - Caloundra. There is 90sqm. of well stocked showroom and 110sqm. of modern equipped workshop.
Plenty of off street parking is available. A solid lease is in place with turnover continuing to grow. Great reputation for service. This business would ideally suit a working couple. Training would be provided if necessary. Owners are planning to retire. Please contact for further information.
Central Northern Vic
Country Lifestyle/Excellent Income
â&#x20AC;&#x153;Spidermanâ&#x20AC;? Pest Control
A fantastic opportunity for a motivated plumber looking for a tree change. Established 1983 Husband/Wife home based business. Ideally located in a safe, friendly community. Price includes list of well established clientele, forward bookings, phone numbers, stock on hand, sewer machine, Dell computer. Owners willing to offer full support and guidance for agreed period for smooth transition. Contact owner for full details. Annual T/O approx.$170,000 excl. GST. Visit: www.suncountryonthemurray.com.au/nath.html
price: $130,000 negotiable
price: $50,000 negotiable
bh (02) 4297 1690 mob 0411 804 229 email@example.com
bh (03) 5866 2841 ah (03) 5866 2841 fax (03) 5866 2841 mob 0407 845 124 firstname.lastname@example.org
Situated on the picturesque South Coast not far from Shellharbour with easy access to the beautiful Southern Highlands. This thriving family business has been established for over 30 years with regular customers. Excellent reputation with both the building trade and the real estate industry with on-going referrals. Only selling because owners wish to retire. Assistance and training available. Contact owners for further information.
price: $160,000 + S.A.V. bh (07) 5492 7577 mob 0412 836 704 email@example.com www.caloundratourism.com.au
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Great Family Business
Giant Indoor Play Centre and Cafe
Near new Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Indoor Play Centre with cafe. Catering for children aged 0 - 10 years. Air-conditioned birthday parties, playgroups and casual play. 3 themed party rooms, separate toddler area, 6 metre super-slide, 2-laned astro-slide, ball pits, flying fox, spheres, rope bridges & much more. Located in central shopping precinct only minutes from bay and boat ramps. Please contact for further information.
Well known childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s play centre, established approximately 12 years ago. Situated in growing part of town, with many families in the surrounding area. Good turnover, would suit couple or investor. Owners willing to stay on to train buyers. Cheap rent, long lease. This business is not a childcare facility, so no blue card is required. Only play centre in town. Contact owner for full and financial information.
price: $300,000 O.N.O. WIWO
fax (07) 4636 6399 mob 0419 024 477 firstname.lastname@example.org
ah (07) 3207 0636 mob 0413 876 615
3 Businesses including Restaurant Option (STCA)
Ultimate Indoor Party Centre With Huge Potential To Incorporate Restaurant (council zoning correct and will approve with favourable traffic report). Well established business with 8 years goodwill. Parking available. Heating and water cooling. Safe and alarm system. Vendor is looking for sale (or partner) due to ill heath and may offer
vendor finance if needed. Ideal zoning for restaurant upstairs - just need cool room and oven (potential 2nd income stream). Also potential for possible childminding service (3rd income stream). Vendor loves this business and will be pleased to help in transition period. Handover/training period negotiable.
mob 0408 551 193 www.jumpnjiggle.com 132 Australian Business For Sale
price: $380,000 + S.A.V.
Est. over 25 years, this highly respected screen-printing and sign cutting business is famous for its quality and service. Located in a lifestyle community, only 2 mins from the beautiful Shoalhaven River. Largest screen printer in the area, with large repeat clientele. T/O $200K+. Equipment includes 6-colour manual carousel, electric heater, snap dryer, over 2,000 screens, sign cutter and associated equipment. 2-bedroom residence included. Ideal husband/wife operation. No experience necessary, 4 weeks training available. Owners retiring. Will consider partial vendor finance for serious buyer.
Operating for 26 years, this promotional printing business has a well established client base. Located in Brookvale, the business provides printing of corporate logos on promotional materials. Whilst specialising in golf products, the company provides services to all types of promotional services. Full assistance and training (if required) will be provided to the new owner. Contact Frank for full details & financial information.
price: $480,000 WIWO freehold 422830
price: $1,100,000 + S.A.V.
bh (02) 4421 6441 fax (02) 4421 6441 mob 0414 942 667 email@example.com www.southcoast.com.au/shoalhaven
Century Old Country Newspaper
Furniture Removal Specialist
The Warialda Standard has changed hands only 4 times in 112 years. It is run by a retiring husband and wife team. Working from rented premises, The Standard is printed weekly and is currently returning $70,000 p.a. PURE PROFIT. Warialda, 200kms North of Tamworth is a typical small country town. Hospital, medical, education and sporting facilities in Warialda are envied by many much larger centres. Housing is very affordable at $150 for a/c 3br homes. Contact Doug Wilson for details.
This long established home based business is situated in one of the most beautiful areas of the South Coast. Merimbula is a popular seaside town located at the mouth of the Merimbula Lake. Schools and other facilities are easily accessible. The business specialises in local, country and interstate furniture removal. Price includes 35m3 Mitsubishi truck and 18m3 trailer. Owner will provide training for a 4 week period. Possible finance available. Contact owners for full information.
price: $180,000 WIWO
price: $120,000 408153
bh (02) 6729 1460 ah (02) 6729 1031 firstname.lastname@example.org www.walkabout.com.au/locations/NSWWarialda.shtml
Ideal Home + Income Business
bh (02) 8815 5400 fax (02) 8815 5401 mob 0412 320 018 email@example.com
bh (02) 6494 9587 fax (02) 6494 9113 mob 0428 218 006 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Resort Lifestyle with TWO Incomes
Cafe / Bar / Restaurant
Well marketed by Shoalhaven Tourism for constant bookings, here is a FREEHOLD opportunity to own a 10 hectare property with holiday cottages (3.5 stars) and a thriving wild flower business providing $80,000 p.a. income. This relaxing farm lifestyle would be ideal for a couple or extended family with four fully self-contained pet-friendly holiday cottages, three dams, a 3br managerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s residence, habitable barn and spectacular hillsides scenery. Current owners have bought elsewhere, so reluctant sale. Situated just 15mins from Ulladulla and Batemans Bay. Close to beaches. Contact owner for further information today.
Well presented restaurant located at The Junction in the heart of Nowra, 2.5 hours south of Sydney. A restaurant by day and a fine dining by night. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days a week. Elegant function area, finest catering and services for all special occasions, weddings and engagements, corporate events and conferences. Loyal regular and casual clientele. Ideal family business. Owner must sacrafice at well below establishment costs due to family commitments in QLD. Contact owner for detailed plant & equipment and fitout costs and more photos.
price: $1,300,000 freehold WIWO
price: $178,000 WIWO 423934
bh (02) 4457 1421 mob 0429 942 913 email@example.com www.southcoast.com.au/mimosa
mob 0411 708 041 firstname.lastname@example.org
Leura/Blue Mountains NSW
Italian / Mediterranean Wood Fire Pizza
Ideal Family Cafe / Restaurant
Located just to the side of Leura Mall, this well patronised business is set in an atmosphere filled Californian bungalow-style building. Featuring an open fire, large sunny level courtyard and off street parking. The intimate setting makes it a perfect venue for small wedding parties. A well equipped kitchen and coffee bar. An ideal opportunity for a working couple. Possible finance available. Please contact for further information.
mob 0400 563 421 or 0410 463 421 email@example.com
bh (02) 9281 4599 fax (02) 9212 6054 firstname.lastname@example.org www.theopoulos.com
Located in Darling Street Balmain. Seating - 120 people catering for its regular and causal clientele. Features include front courtyard, back courtyard, inside and mezzanine dining. 5 x 5 x 5 year lease in place. Only restaurant in Balmain with the front courtyard like this. Turnover - $8000 p.w to $21 000 p.w. Selling for family reasons. Full training & support available. Large 2-bedroom apartment also included. Please contact for further information.
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Position / Lifestyle / Residence
Seachange Business Opportunity
Situated in historic Sheffield, “The Town of Murals”, 20 mins to Devonport and gateway to Cradle Mountain. Easily managed mostly day hours with room for extended hours. Easy home style cooking, famous for meat pies & scones. Ex Flo’s Pumpkin Scone Shoppe. Featured in Getaway 2004. Licenced with seating for 70 inside and 20 outside. Residence has 3-bedrooms, bathroom & lounge upstairs. Excellent T/O with good local trade & high tourist trade. Forward bus group bookings. 3x3x3 lease with low rent.
Hobart’s leading Thai Restaurant. Well set up and established in historic Salamanca place. The only Thai restaurant currently in this area, with seating for up to 80 people. Fully equipped kitchen and walk-in cool-room. Currently operating 6 days per week for dinner and takeaway. Good genuine figures, with potential for growth. Strong long term lease. Genuine reason for sale. Contact for full and financial information.
price: $140,000 bh (03) 6224 4618 mob 0419 377 359 / 0408 688 025 email@example.com
price: $180,000 bh (03) 6491 1077 ah (03) 6491 1920 fax (03) 6491 2478 mob 0419 890 367 www.kentish.tas.gov.au
Ideal Family Lifestyle Opportunity
Buy Yourself a Lifestyle
Settling in restaurant in the heart of Milton with highway frontage seats 40 and BYO. Currently it is open Wednesday to Saturday evenings. Excellent steady local and tourist clientele. Award winning and finalist in the 2004-2005 Best New Restaurant of the Year. Turnover $80,000. Rural atmosphere yet only five minutes from the pristine beaches of Mollymook and Narrawalee. All enquires email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Located in Burnie, a vibrant seaside city on the North West Coast of Tasmania. Long established, well-known fully licensed restaurant with a loyal customer base. Newly re-furbished kitchen with modern appliances. Intimate dining environment with open fireplaces and a welcoming bar-entertainment area. Lease due for renewal in 2010. Operating as a Hospitality Training Venue. Gross turnover in excess of $290,000 pa. Great potential for growth. Contact Kim Gray for further information.
price: $80,000 email@example.com
bh (03) 6421 6560 fax (03) 6423 1208 mob 0438 249 688 firstname.lastname@example.org www.burnie.net
price: $130,000 + S.A.V.
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Beautiful River Location
Busy BYO restaurant with great views of the Camden Haven River. Seating 43 inside & 10 outside. Trading 5 days 9.30am - 3pm, and 2 nights 6pm-10pm. T/O $380,000 p.a. Located in a fast growing beachside town, 20 mins to Port Macquarie. Established for 7 years. Strong 5x5 lease. Also a separate 3 bedroom residence behind restaurant available at $155p/w. All equipment owned outright approx replacement value $70,000. Great staff in place. Good regular clientele plus forward bookings. Please contact for further information.
bh (02) 6559 8869 mob 0422 383 289 email@example.com
mob 0410 631 309 firstname.lastname@example.org
Fabulous Family Dining
Magnificent Waterfront Position
Very well known and patronised establishment in Edsenor Park, now available for new owners. Specialising in Italian and modern Australian cuisine. Trading Tuesday to Sunday 5pm - 10pm, with 80 internal seating and 30 for alfresco dining. Fully liquor licensed. Turnover $12,000 per week. 12 month lease in place with further 5 year option. 2 - 4 weeks training available. Will consider partial vendor finance. Selling only due to other business commitments. Contact owners for further information.
Established for 2 years, located in the best position in Forster - 312 km north of Sydney. Fully licensed drink/dine authority. Catering for its regular and casual clientele with seating capacity for 70. 15 well trained staff in place. Long lease (11 years). Currently operating 6 days a week. Great potential for growth. Turnover $750,000 + per annum. A very well set up business, with everything in place. Please contact owner for full and further information. Two weeks training & owner will consider partial vendor finance for serious buyer.
price: $250,000 negotiable
ah (02) 6554 9073 mob 0412 540 910 email@example.com
mob Joe 0418 202 390 / John 0419 985 005 firstname.lastname@example.org www.fairfieldcity.nsw.gov.au
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price: $145,000 negotiable
Well established in Castle Hill since 1999, Zeus restaurant enjoys an envied reputation for excellence in food and friendly service in an enjoyable dinning environment. Specialising in Modern Greek and seafood cuisine. Regular repeat clientele plus a constant stream of new guests. Successful systemised approach including an effective database (Wine & Food Club) with over 800 regular customers and growing. Loyal staff. Comprehensive marketing in place. Gross profit approx. $400,000, netting $80,000. Excellent growth potential. Owner is only selling due to other business commitments.
Jewel in the Crown
Waterfront location established for 15 years with current owner. A la Carte, seats 120 inside and 80+ on the deck outside. Uninterrupted views of surf beach and islands of the magnificent Coffs Coast. Currently opens 7 days
Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast Sat / Sun. New 5 x 5 yearr lease. Experienced staff in place. Price includes plant and equipment. Very popular for Weddings and Functions. Contact owner Michelle for full and financial information.
price: offers over $400,000
Best Restaurant in town
Thriving Business, Plenty of Growth
Cafe / Restaurant in top location in the only shopping centre in town with 11,000 shoppers in the centre every week. Staff in place. T/O $700,000. Lease in place til August 2011. Very busy business offering a large variety of foods, cold drinks and coffee. Well established top earner for the right buyer. Please contact owners for full and further information.
ah (03) 5133 7479 mob 0438 099 276 email@example.com
bh (02) 9281 4599 fax (02) 9212 6054 firstname.lastname@example.org
Unique decor. Established 22 years. Excellent reputation. Seats approximately 90 people, including private function room for 40 people. Trading 5 days 5 nights. Great family business, great returns. Average weekly takings $11,000. Fully licensed. All plant and equipment included. New fryer, hot plate and six burner range. Walk in walk out.
mob 0438 561 584 email@example.com www.coffsharbour.nsw.gov.au
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Mid North Coast
Award Winning Business
Restaurant with Guest House Accommodation Opportunity to acquire FREEHOLD and the business of this established, award-winning boutique guest house with 50-seat licensed restaurant located in Wingham. Recent architectural refurbishment of 1929 former bank building has created 6 guest rooms all with private facilities; plus free-standing operator accommodation in rear garden. Currently being managed by great chef and staff who are willing to stay on. This represents an outstanding lifestyle/business opportunity in an authentic country town 3.5 hours north of Sydney, 30 mins from beaches. An ideal business for a couple. Some vendor finance possible for suitable purchasers.
Conveniently located at the main entrance of Westpoint Shopping Centre in Blacktown. Modern Italian and Australian cuisine and breakfast. Catering for its regular and casual clientele. Seating up to 32 people outside and 58 inside. Newly established, modern decor. Exceptional kitchen plus a pizza area. Suitable for any style restaurant if wanting to change. T/O $12,000 plus per week. Open 7 days till late. Well known in area. New customers every week from the Entertainment guidebook. Strong lease. Please contact owners for further information.
price: $320,000 + S.A.V.
price: $745,000 + S.A.V. freehold 423069
bh (02) 9622 8050 fax (02) 9622 8056 mob 0410 518 968 firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
bh (02) 6557 0409 fax (02) 6553 0809 mob 0418 668 294 firstname.lastname@example.org
North Coast Goldmine
Armidale’s Leading Restaurant
Amazing location - would suit any cuisine style. Popular holiday destination teaming with tourists hungry for a feed at your new fully licensed, award winning Indian restaurant & catering (R+C NSW) with bar area. Seating 60 inside and 20 balcony (alfresco). Surrounded by motels, cafes in Forster’s busy CBD there’s plenty of parking for this leasehold with some water views. Just 3.5 hours drive north of Sydney. Previously a steak house for 12 years. Low rent, 3 years lease. Please contact for details.
price: $50,000 WIWO
Armidale’s most popular restaurant, est. for 17 years, with very loyal clientele. Situated in main street with high exposure. Sits approx. 60 people inside and 15 outside. With its modern decor it would suit various themes. Three bathrooms including disabled. Staff in place. Full training & support provided until exchange of contracts. T/O $6,300 p.w. Currently open 5 nights only, could increase turnover by opening for lunch and liquor licence. 3 x 3 lease with low rent. Two secure car parks with back door access. Will consider vendor finance. Contact for further information.
bh (02) 4981 0356 ah (02) 4981 0356 fax (02) 4981 0356 mob 0403 200 780 email@example.com
bh (02) 6772 2201 mob 0432 178 216 firstname.lastname@example.org www.armidale.nsw.gov.au
138 Australian Business For Sale
price: $110,000 negotiable 422786
price: $95,000 WIWO
price: $145,000 WIWO negotiable
fax (02) 9564 6307 mob 0418 414 969 email@example.com www.galantes.com.au
Open nearly 3 years this fully licenced restaurant has earned a great reputation. Fantastic reviews in the well known dining guides and newspapers. Casual informal style dining allows patrons to relax and enjoy the great food. Located Camden in a retail strip popular for takeaways with plenty of parking. Open 6 nights per week offering a great opportunity to increase an already good turnover by opening lunches in the popular historic tourist town. Leasehold with full fit-out, wheelchair access toilet and storage space.
Well established nearly 20 years, operated by current owner for 7 years. Located in the busiest area of the town. Specialising in Mexico food, catering for its regular and causal clientele. Good reputation, Award winner of best Mexican restaurant 2004. Some staff may be available. 5 x 5 lease available. T/O $300,000. Selling due to other commitment. Sale includes liquor licence. Full training and support. For full and financial information, please contact owner.
bh (02) 6554 5573 ah (02) 6555 8699 fax (02) 6555 8699 firstname.lastname@example.org www.walkabout.com.au/locations/NSWForster-Tuncurry.shtml
Galante’s Italian Restaurant
Restaurant & Bar / Food & Beverage
Est. 11 years, Galante’s has earned a great reputation for quality cuisine, consistency and friendly service. With over 100 seats including indoor, courtyard and the famous Norton Street strip dining in bustling Leichhardt. Fully licensed, car parking, cool-room, plenty of storage, private unit residence, office, air-conditioning/heating, ample amenities and regular clientele. The courtyard is the pride of Galante’s with a very relaxed and casual atmosphere, perfect for private functions for up to 55 guests. The courtyard is under-cover, heated in winter and smoking is permitted.
Extraordinary business opportunity to acquire this lucrative business within one of Darwin’s highest profile hotels Saville Hotel. With its Esplanade location this operation includes room service, function catering, ninety seater restaurant and lovely alfresco area and bar. Income diversification at its best. Please contact owner for financial and further information.
price: $295,000 WIWO
price: $400,000 negotiable 424478
fax (02) 9564 6307 mob 0418 414 969 email@example.com www.galantes.com.au
bh (08) 8941 0055 fax (08) 8941 0663
ah (08) 8941 0055 mob 0416 945 827
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Freehold Commercial Property
Aussie Bins & Bags
The Bush Verandah is the only stand-alone a-la-carte licensed restaurant in Longreach. There are many places to eat, but the support of the local community is very strong and loyal. The restaurant operates successfully with one chef, one kitchen-hand and two wait staff. Seating for 40 - 45 inside with provision for verandah dining al fresco. Owned and operated for 18 years, this ideal family run business, lends itself to many other avenues of income. Fully liquor licensed, with the ability to earn from day. Contact Katie or Tony for full & further information.
Established 13 years and now possessing 4 trucks and over 200 bins, this business has grown dramatically servicing a large customer base. Specialising in rubbish removal for industrial, farm & domestic homes, providing a healthy turnover, with profits over $100,000 p.a. Experienced staff in place, and prepared to stay on. Price includes plant & equipment. Possible finance available. Contact owner for full and further information.
bh (07) 4658 2448 mob 0438 583 863 firstname.lastname@example.org www.longreach.qld.gov.au
bh (07) 4155 2570 fax (07) 4155 1011 mob 0407 155 488 email@example.com bundaberg.qld.gov.au
price: $285,000 freehold
We Remove Your Problems
Established for 17 years in the Hawkesbury area (Windsor). The business has a strong and reliable customer base including builders, general public and most of the schools in the area. Renting a large workshop, all bins are tipped out and rubbish is recycled. Approximately 60 bins of various sizes. 3 trucks, a bobcat, various sundries, phones, strapping tools business cards, stencils for bins, etc.
Average turnover Minimum $20,000 to $30,000 per month, plus steel sales averaging 4 ton a week.
bh (1300 ) 136 117 ah (02) 4579 6162 fax (02) 4579 6172 mob 0416 021 661 firstname.lastname@example.org 140 Australian Business For Sale
price: $350,000 WIWO
Located in historical Ben Lomond, between Glen Innes and Guyra in the Northern NSW Tablelands, this long established business has been operating successfully for over 40 years. The store specialises in rural merchandise & supplies, as well as being a general store plus running the local school bus. This is a diversified but highly profitable business, with a T/O $650,000+. The price includes a recently renovated 4bedroom home and the school bus. Current owners willing to provide training. Possible finance available.
Well established operation. Includes 1996 Mitsubishi canter with lifting system, recently overhauled. 60 bins, 40 of 3 cubic metres, 20 of 2 cubic metres. Regular and casual clientele through advertising in local papers, Internet and yellow pages. T/O $170,000. One person can run this. There is absolutely massive potential for growth. Full training & support provided. Please contact owner for further information.
price: $350,000 + S.A.V. freehold
price: $190,000 422756
bh (03) 9761 9499 fax (03) 9761 9541
bh (02) 6733 2035 fax (02) 6733 2046 email@example.com www.guyra.nsw.gov.au
Sales and Distribution
Lifestyle - Tree Change Opportunity Relaxed lifestyle. Owner retiring after 41 years. Business price $60,000 (approx) incl. Goodwill & SAV. Large Showrooms, toilet and ample parking. Fully stocked. Repeat customers from local area, A.C.T. and Highlands. Business can be purchased separately ($60,000) or as a package with a 25 acre property with 3 bedroom home ($375,000). Permanent Water - this is a big feature! Landscaped gardens, mature trees, large tanks. 10km north of Goulburn on Hume Highway. Vendor prepared to assist new owner. Will consider partial vendor finance.
price: $435,000 freehold bh (02) 4829 8100 fax (02) 4829 8100 firstname.lastname@example.org www.goulburn.nsw.gov.au
Great Business and Lifestyle
Tidy Up Specialists
Be Your Own Successful Boss
This new concept is NOT a franchise - Easy to operate - No heavy labouring - Limited competition - No need to work long hours - You own the equipment and client base - Build your own territory - Full training provided. Finance available to approved applicants. Revolution Equipment can tailor a package to suit you. * Skid Steer Packages from $45,500 plus GST. * Bark Blower Packages from $69,000 plus GST. To explore this opportunity please contact Donna and visit website.
bh 1300 366 693 mob 0427 647 115 email@example.com www.revolutionequipment.com.au
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Sales and Distribution
Builders Supplies Specialist
Extremely well set up, with nothing to do! Established over 15 years this business sells power tools, hand tools, fasteners and construction machinery primarily to builders, tradesmen and the serious handyman. Operates out of a well located shop front plus two fully stocked sales vans which visit building sites and factories all over the Riverina.
Also operate a tool repair shop and are Warranty Agents for several power tool companies. Sales in 2006/2007 exceeded $1.5 million. Price includes two fully equipped sales vans. A secure lease is available and training for the new owners if required. Contact Owner for further details.
price: $400,000 + S.A.V. bh (02) 6925 5966 fax (02) 6925 5870 firstname.lastname@example.org
Sales and Distribution
Matilda Matting and Maintenance Products
Queenslandâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s largest Importer / Manufacturer of Industrial and Commercial Matting. Covering all industries, supplying Entrance (Dirt and moisture control), Anti-fatigue, Non-slip, Ute and Safety Matting. Matilda sells factory direct to the public, has many commercial repeat customers and a large distributor base Queensland wide. Plenty of room for growth nation wide. Complimenting this business is Matilda Maintenance products. This division caters to the supply and installation
of Building Safety Products, including Speedhumps, Linemarking, Health/Safety and Traffic signage, Anti-slip products, Bollards, Convex Safety Mirrors etc. This is a rapidly growing industry and one with very high profit margins. Selling both businesses together as a package. The combined businesses have shown steady growth over the past 3 years and now turn over just under $1,100,000 per annum with a gross profit of around 51%. Please contact owner for further information.
bh (07) 3891 9966 fax (07) 3391 0355 mob 0412 498 448 email@example.com www.matildamats.com.au 142 Australian Business For Sale
price: $975,000 + S.A.V.
Sales and Distribution
Hard yards & marketing have been put into this top little business, now it is ready to be taken to the next level. Only organic/health food outlet of its kind in the area, with highway frontage in the centre of Murrurundi, 4 hours north-west of Sydney. Loyal customer base of locals and visitors alike. Specialises in certified organic/biodynamic produce as well as gluten free, local and gourmet products. Nestled in a gorgeous valley surrounded by the Liverpool ranges, this is the ideal opportunity to settle into a country community, with affordable real estate. Would compliment someone in the natural therapy field. Full training and support.
The present owners have done the hard yards in this business, now itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s time for fresh blood to take it to the next level. Seafood business located 15 minutes from Yamba. Staff in place and prepared to stay on. 3 x 3 year lease. T/O $205K - $210K p.a. Extensive equipment, value $42K. A money maker in waiting. Please contact owners for full & further information.
Sydney - North Shore
Queensland Lifestyle Opportunity
Situated in busy North Shore shopping centre with ample parking. Very popular with the locals. Complimenting businesses incl. supermarket, cafe, baker, butcher. Catering in fresh and cooked seafood. Staff prepared to stay. T/O $1,400,000 p.a. & growing. Long lease in place. Up to 1 monthâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s training. Please contact Robert King for further information.
Takeaway, coffee shop & Internet cafe in one. Great family business opportunity in Woorim on Bribie Island. 3 X 3 year lease. T/O $10,000 per month. Extensive equipment. Top little earner in a growth area. Genuine sale. This is priced to sell. Please contact for further information.
price: $350,000 422044
price: $39,000 WIWO mob 0404 893 960 firstname.lastname@example.org
bh (02) 6645 1300
bh (02) 9906 5511 fax (02) 9906 6511 email@example.com
price: $89,000 O.N.O. - WIWO
price: $42,000 WIWO
bh (02) 6546 6007 fax (02) 6546 6887 firstname.lastname@example.org www.upperhunter.local-e.nsw.gov.au
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Great Lifestyle - Mild Climate - Beaches & Scenery
Grassy Service Station is a long established (since 1982) and well regarded business on King Island. Situated at the western end of Bass Strait, it is a friendly caring and safe community with daily air services, all essential educational, hospital services and amenities. The business is located on a large corner block zoned commercial. It is one of two service stations in the township of Currie and the only authorized inspection station on King Island. Specialising
in a wide range of vehicle & machinery repairs and services. Fully equipped 5-bay workshop with offices and showroom. Dealers for Kubota Tractor, a large range of farm machinery and implements etc. Strong and loyal customer base. Staff in place. T/O $1.1 Million p.a. Price includes freehold land and buildings, business and plant and equipment. Training provided. Ownersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; retiring. Will consider partial vendor finance for serious buyer.
bh (03) 6462 1222
price: $250,000 + S.A.V. freehold fax (03) 6462 1261 www.kingisland.org.au
Freehold Roadhouse That Offers A Lot More
This exceptionally profitable business is located in the township of Toogoolawah on the Brisbane Valley Highway about 1 to 1.5 hours drive from the Brisbane CBD. The business is centrally situated in a prime position with good exposure on 3/4 acre. There is an onsite residence. The roadhouse has been established for many years and has a large regular clientele as well as a consistent passing
trade. T/O for 06/07 $2,000,000+, increasing yearly with a growing population (1,200) due to proximity to the city. The business is a service station, a convenience store, a deli, a restaurant and a takeaway. Has seating for 20 and serves a huge range of hot and cold food with the best breakfast in town. Current owner wishing to retire but willing to help with transition. Call Barry for further information.
bh (07) 5423 1338 email@example.com www.esk.qld.gov.au/toogoolawah.htm 144 Australian Business For Sale
price: $695,000 + S.A.V. freehold
North East Victoria
Outstanding Opportunity in Growth Industry
Car & Truck Detailing & Painting
Unique Retail Security business, situated on a busy shopping strip on the beachside of the Nepean Highway, in a growth area of Melbourne. Specialising in supply and installation of Security Doors, gates, all types of locks, re-keying and opening service with shop sales, key cutting etc. Very low overheads & long lease. Well established and recognised trading name and good reputation. Huge potential for expansion for this profitable, easy to operate business. Training will be provided if required. Ownerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s travelling overseas. Price includes a 1997 Ford Courier Wagon fitted with galvanised roof racks and all extras.
Well-established business for 28 years located in Wodonga, specializing in the detailing of cars & trucks, and the painting of trucks, cabs and chassis. Plus signwriting, lining and scrolling of trucks, horse floats and trailers. 2 workshops and 1 paint booth. Qualified staff in place includes 5 employees, 1 office administrator. All employees to remain with new owner. Good strong lease in place. Contact owner for full and financial information.
price: $138,000 + S.A.V.
bh (02) 6024 3434 fax (02) 6024 3047 mob 0414 591 490 firstname.lastname@example.org
bh (03) 9555 9139 fax (03) 9555 1451 email@example.com
price: $340,000 WIWO
Ladies & Gents Fashion Shoes
Serious sale - This is priced to sell! Located in the mall at Windsor, only 57 kilometres northwest of Sydneyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s CBD. Operating for 15 months and has a 3 year renewable lease. The premise is 122sqm plus plenty of storage space with rear access. Staff in place with full training and
support. Full security system in place. Supplier lists and contacts available. Computerized till and inventory system, EFTPOS and credit card facilities included. There is nothing to do but move in and start trading. Please contact owner for further information.
bh (02) 9281 4599 firstname.lastname@example.org www.windsor.com.au
price: $5,000 + S.A.V.
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New England Highlands
Sportspower in Great Location
Situated in the beautiful regional centre of Inverell on the Macintyre River. The huge country sporting goods store and Best Business Award Winner is 540sqm in area. The store trades as Sports Power, is long established and very successful with a strong clientele base. T/O $740,000 and increasing yearly. The current owners have had the business for over 10 years and only selling due to retirement. Contact owners for further information.
Well established over 15yrs. Situated in the beautiful tropical north and located in one of the best shopping centres in Qld, Cairns Central Shopping Complex. Sportspower Cairns comes with an excellent reputation in the market and demonstrated growth. Sportspower is a buying group & not a franchise (no ongoing fees and royalties) with over 180 stores nationally. The business has the best of both worlds, with a strong local retail & club market & an ever growing tourist industry, insuring a very good cashflow and high margin return.
price: $220,000 + S.A.V. bh (07) 4031 6106 ah (07) 4036 1559 fax (07) 4031 3958 mob 0427 296 005 email@example.com
price: $160,000 + S.A.V. bh (02) 6722 2798 fax (02) 6721 4575 mob 0438 277 563 firstname.lastname@example.org www.inverell.nsw.gov.au
Surf and Ski
One of Melbourneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Clothing Icons
Established in 1988, then relocated and refurbished in 1997. This 500sqm funky clothing superstore provides concepts for a ladies and menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s boutique, a street wear concept for youth and a separate surf shop and kids shop - a one-stop shop. Stocking all major brands including Billabong, Quicksilver, Rip Curl, Levis, Jag, Mossimo, Seduce, Bettina Liarno, Diesel shoes and Ben Sherman to name just a few. T/O $2,000,000 p.a., extremely profitable with exclusive labels. Stock value approx. $400K. Building has an American Diner appearance and the
massive window displays are a feature of Williamstown. Attached warehouse provides great space and ambience on a prime busy corner awesome location. Some 1000 cars a day drive past the front door. Employing a manager and 3 full timers and 8 part timers, all prepared to stay on. Open 7 days including public holidays. Stylish fit out with new P.O.S. equipment. 91/2 years left on lease with further option available. 3 year financial history provided upon request. Williamstown is by the sea and thus provides great tourist trade. Owners to assist with transition.
ah (03) 9399 9154 fax (03) 9399 9154 mob 0439 972 679 email@example.com www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au 146 Australian Business For Sale
price: $450,000 + S.A.V.
Want to be THE POOL MAN in a GROWTH AREA ?
Here’s your opportunity. This Pool Shop and Outdoor Display Centre situated in Richmond, in the booming Hawkesbury District, is your way to do it. After 6 years, this family run businesses annual growth is a consistent 20%. There is a loyal client base. The retail aspect of the business is recently renovated. The business sells everything a pool owner needs, along with new Aboveground Pools and
Portable Spas, Fencing and Outdoor Furniture. The business services/maintains existing pools and has excellent prospects for expansion aided by the move west of big home owners. The backyard pool is the answer to hot days in this area - be part of this industry and grow with the area. Both Training and Finance is available to approved purchasers. Average stock value $150,000.
price: $200,000 + S.A.V.
bh (02) 4588 6814 fax (02) 4588 6815 mob 0428 618 844 firstname.lastname@example.org Takeaway
Fantastic Cash Flow Business
Green’s on Blenheim - Gourmet Pizza
price: $179,000 negotiable + S.A.V.
ah (07) 4159 2377 mob 0409 990 743 email@example.com
mob 0412 213 941 firstname.lastname@example.org www.greensonblenheim.com.au
Independent pizzeria located in North Ryde, specialising in providing gourmet quality, healthy, pizzas, pastas, salads and more. Delivery and takeaway. Business growing at 20% p.a. with strong net profit. A large range of great products at reasonable prices. Also catering for corporate clients. For more information, please visit website or contact Rodger.
An outstanding extremely busy takeaway in an ideal corner location right in the heart of Bundaberg’s main industrial estate, with heaps of growth and potential! Servicing only a breakfast and lunch trade 5.5 days a week and finished at 4pm. Included in business is a certified food van and Honda 50cc scooter for deliveries. Please contact owners for financial and further information.
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Gourmet Chickens - A BoneApart
Family Business Opportunity
Located in Darlinghurst, BoneApart is all about gourmet chickens. Takeaway restaurant serving only fresh, natural ingredients for health-conscious urban types. Reflecting the market’s desire for healthy food on the run, BoneApart’s free-range, corn-fed chickens are marinated in Indian, Asian, Portuguese or Mediterranean herbs and spices, then char-grilled on an open flame. Also supply food to busy local pubs, and catering to local hospital and the Garvan Institute. T/O $5,000 - $5,500 p.w. Great cash business.
Well established Takeaway / Convenience store, located within a residential and industrial area of Chester Hill. Catering for its regular and casual clientele, with great growth potential by servicing nearby factories. Easy to run, and ideally suited to husband/wife team. Weekly turnover approx. $6,000 with good profit margin. Dial Time and EFT facilities. Operating 7 days with security features in place. Strong lease in place. Contact Heather for full and financial information.
price: $50,000 negotiable mob 0438 010 742 / 0410 586 007 email@example.com
AJ’s Corner Store
Pizza and Ribs Penrith
Without a doubt, this is one of the best corner stores in NSW. Situated next door to Armidale TAFE College and supplies the full range of hot and cold food at reasonable prices. Takings over $560,000 per year ensures a great profit of over $155,000. Rent is currently only $500 per week which covers the shop and the attached 3-bedroom residence. Established for over 100 years, your turn to get ahead. Please contact owner for further information.
This is a Pizza and Ribs Restaurant with a difference. Independently owned. Located close to major sporting venue and large shopping centre. There is seating inside the 150m2 shop and outside seating. The trading hours are only in the evening and the present owners have it mostly under management with excellent staff. This will suit an owner operator that may wish to open during the day as well. Call now for an inspection and all details.
price: $170,000 + S.A.V.
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price: $45,000 mob 0414 430 149
price: $117,000 + S.A.V. 422951
bh (02) 6772 3272 ah (02) 6772 3704 fax (02) 6771 1705 www.armidaleregion.com
mob 0421 757 671 firstname.lastname@example.org
Funky Fish Cafe Gourmet Fish and Chips Take away Cafe. High exposure situated within the heart of Coffs Harbour CBD and Mall precinct. Opposite busy Hotels and RSL. Footpath licence for Alfresco dining. Long 10 year lease. Shop recently renovated and all plant and equipment refurbished.
Bright, clean and up to date appearance. Ideal for husband and wife team. No experience required, manuals for all procedures. Staff willing to assist during transition. Please contact owner Michelle for full and financial information.
price: $145,000 422952
mob 0438 561 584 email@example.com
Busy Family Cafe / Restaurant in Seaside Location
Located in Paynesville overlooking the picturesque Gippsland lakes, this long established business has been in the family for nearly 20 years. Specialising in pizza takeaway & delivery with a restaurant providing breakfast, coffee, lunch and dinner. Currently trading Wednesday - Sunday with inside seating for 25, and 2 outside eating areas. There is also an area for icecreams and smoothies plus a full liquor
license. This is an ideal family business with an extensive local patronage, which is well supported by a large tourist industry in the area widely recognised as Australiaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s boating capital. Set on the McMillan Straits between Lake King and Lake Victoria, this seaside resort is situated 18km from Bairnsdale and 298 km east of Melbourne. Freehold option also available. Contact for full & financial information.
bh (03) 5156 6190 mob 0429 180 014 firstname.lastname@example.org
price: $120,000 + S.A.V.
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Healthy Profits Await
Lifestyle + Income Family Business
Well established business located in prime corner spot on The Corso at Manly, the largest tourist town in NSW. New concept of take-away specialising in a wide range of healthy fresh foods including salads and 97% fat-free hamburgers, sandwiches, hot and cold drinks, fat-free smoothies etc. willing to train right couple. Leasehold 5 years + 5 option. Voted in Top 10 Take-Aways in Sydney 2006 by Facom Magazine. Gross T/O $1 million plus. Please contact for further information.
Located in the Industrial Estate in Morisset. Currently there is no competition in the estate. Shop specialises in homemade food, including pies, sausage rolls, chicken snitzels and sandwiches. Staff in place & 3 x 3 year lease. T/O $250,000. Full training provided. The current trading hours are Monday to Friday from 6.00am to 3.00pm. Closed on weekends, public holidays and for three weeks over the Christmas period. Please contact Gary for details.
price: $450,000 WIWO
bh (02) 4973 2552 fax (02) 4973 2552 mob 0438 100 506 email@example.com www.walkabout.com.au/locations/NSWMorisset.shtml
bh (02) 9976 6966 fax (02) 9976 6966 mob 0410 657 201 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Village Fish & Chips
Separate 3 b/r brick residence. Renowned, prize-winning pies, sausage rolls & pizzas. Mixed bus. selling groceries, fuel, drinks & cigarettes, with sub-newsagency. T/O $628,000. G/P $169,000. Vendors retiring. Proserpine is a booming town in the Whitsunday region. Forty new homes being built one block away. 25 km to dine at the oceanâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s edge with palm trees. Sail the Reef, snorkel, fish, swim or visit the 74 tropical islands. Possibility to expand via franchising. Full training to the new buyer.
price: $90,000 WIWO
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Lucrative Freehold - Takeaway Business
Ideal family business, well established in shopping centre in South Tamworth, the largest tourist region in NSW. Specialising in a wide range of takeaway foods such as hamburgers, sandwiches, hot & cold drinks, and ice cream. Loyal regular and casual clientele. Staff in place. 3 x 3 x 3 year lease available upon request. Gross T/O in excess of $200,000 p.a. and ever increasing. Other businesses inside the shopping centre include IGA supermarket, butcher shops, bakery, chemist and many more. 2 weeks training available. Please contact for more information.
price: $523,000 + S.A.V. negotiable 422777
bh (02) 6765 4800 ah (02) 6761 7461 fax (02) 6765 4800 email@example.com www.visittamworth.com
bh (07) 4945 2091 ah (07) 4945 5457 fax (07) 4945 2091 firstname.lastname@example.org
Icon Take Away Landmark
The Morwell Hot Spot has been run by John Blewett for the past 20 years and is a popular spot for the best takeaway food in the Latrobe Valley. Morwell is 150kms east of Melbourne. Business is situated on Princes Drive between the main CBD and Mid Valley Shopping Centre. Sells the best fish and chips, hamburgers and much more. The
shop is spacious and clean. Genuine sale due to ill health. Staff prepared to stay on. 2 weeks training provided. Ideal for a family. Two spacious 3-bedroom houses attached to the business. The current lease has just been resigned and finance can be arranged to approved purchasers through reputable Finance Brokers.
price: $149,000 + S.A.V. 421757
bh (03) 5134 2474 mob 0409 720 310 email@example.com www.latrobe.vic.gov.au
First and Last This is a highly profitable business based in a boom city with Mount Isa Mines, one of the most productive mines in the world and growing each year with new mines opening. There are 2 business involved: the only 24 hr supermarket and takeaway, plus 4 mobile food vans that service the
industrial areas around the city. The T/O generated 06/07 $4,300,000 shows a large percentage profit. This is a unique opportunity in a rapidly growing area of Australia. Contact owner for further information.
bh (07) 4743 1804 mob 0427 719 274 www.mtisa.qld.gov.au
price: $1,595,000 WIWO
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Make Your Sea Change and Have Instant Income
Can you imagine living on the most beautiful coastal stretch of eastern Australia and owning a business that allows you the time to enjoy it? Leo’s Kitchen is that business. Loyal customers come from far and wide because of Leo’s Kitchen’s reputation for producing high quality take-home meals from a well-appointed onsite
kitchen. An interest in cooking & hospitality is preferred to compliment reliable fully trained staff. A new 3 + 3 year lease with rent set at $1100 per month. A full-colour 20 page Information Disclosure Document will be available for genuinely interested parties.
price: $195,000 WIWO
Full Service Telecommunications Company The offered telecommunications company has been operating for 2 and a half years. It has a solid core of national customers both residential and Small and Medium Enterprises. The business turns over approx. $3,000,000 per annum. Telecommunication services include Fixed Line PSTN and ISDN, GSM Mobile, Dial Up Internet, ADSL and Wireless Broadband. Please contact for further information.
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Looking For A Seachange?
1 person can run this. Make enough income chartering the 42 ft. yacht for 6 months in the high season and go cruising the rest! Well established sailing business on 12metre steel yacht. Tours around Magnetic Island, a beautiful rapidly developing tropical island located 8km of Townsville. Can be run while living onboard. Sale includes a permit to operate in Great Marine National Parks whilst carrying 14 passengers. Owner willing to help the next buyer obtain a Skipper’s licence and provide guidance. Current Owner retiring.
price: $160,000 422859
price: $1,100,000 mob 0407 001 001 firstname.lastname@example.org
ah (02) 4455 1187 fax (02) 4455 1187 email@example.com www.shoalhaven.nsw.gov.au
bh (07) 4778 5530 ah (07) 4778 5530 mob 0404 875 530 firstname.lastname@example.org www.jazza.com.au/sale.php www.magneticisland.com.au
QLD / NSW Profitable Houseboat Hire Business
Buyers looking for accommodation type businesses such as caravan parks, motels, tourism ventures consider this highly successful enterprise. It is easier & more fun to operate. Currently being run with full staff in place. Long established with forward bookings. Has now expanded to present day with an eight vessel fleet and growing. No special licences
required. Located just below Queensland border in Tweed Heads. T/O $428,000 p.a. Genuine reason for sale. Great reputation and clientele database. Good lifestyle, would suit family buyer or couples. 2 weeks training and possible finance available. For community information visit www.tweed.nsw.gov.au. Contact owners for further info.
price: $750,000 417279
bh (07) 5524 3222 fax (07) 5524 8022 mob 0408 159 788 email@example.com www.bergerhouseboats.com.au
Live and Work in Paradise - Exciting Eco Business
Established 10 years, this tour operator is the largest in the area offering huge scope for further growth in the highly popular tourist mecca of Noosa at the northern end of Queenslandâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Sunshine Coast. Both cruises and 4 wheel drive safaris are provided by the business on the Noosa everglades and in the Cooloola National Park.
This is an exciting and profitable lifestyle opportunity. Ideal family business, well established with staff in place and prepared to stay on. Present owners are prepared to not only give full training and support for up to 1 month, but will also consider partial vendor finance for serious buyer.
Call Alison @ C. A. Douglas & Associates (02) 8543 3900 or Email firstname.lastname@example.org For Confidentiality Agreement and Information Memorandum.
price: $890,000 WIWO
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STAR FX - Make-up artists to the Stars
Unique Award Winning & Internationally recognized Make-up & Hairstyling Centre. Est. 11 years offering the finest training & services in area of photographic, film/tv, weddings & special occasions. Plus retail & supply showroom with in-demand stock, ensuring good regular cash flow. Positioned to expand in all aspects of business. Good location. Required staff avail. Owner can stay on for 3 weeks during changeover. Clients include celebrities, radio stations, production companies, major events & more. Photo studio & casting agent avail on premises. Make-up skills not essential. Selling to move interstate. Well reduced due to personal & health issue.
Jetset Travel Warwick has been in the same location for 15 years. Situated in a very busy Shopping Mall, in the northern beaches area of PERTH. This business has great potential and would suit an enthusiastic couple. Current owners have run the business for 12 years and are now retiring, but willing to assist in the transition period. Staff in place. New 5 year lease signed. T/O exceeds $3,500,000 p.a. and is at the moment franchised with JETSET.
price: $150,000 WIWO
price: $220,000 negotiable 419663
ah (08) 9247 5753 fax (08) 9246 2367 mob 0434 983 775 email@example.com www.jetset.com.au/warwick
fax (07) 5570 2980 firstname.lastname@example.org
mob 0412 429 808 www.starfx.com.au
Cheesemaking and Cookery School
Exclusive Chauffeur Limousine Service
Duck Under the Table is a purpose built cookery school, featuring a modern air-conditioned fit out. Est. in 2004 and located 3.5 hours north of Sydney and 40 mins from Forster-Tuncurry. A wide variety of classes are presented by local and visiting chefs on weekdays, evenings and weekends; as demonstration only for up to 30 or hands-on catering for 16. Special classes for private groups, community organisations and corporate groups are popular. Sponsorships and marketing in place. Currently operated as a lifestyle business, but can be operated more fulltime. Hand over assistance provided. Financials available, but only to those who inspect in person. Freehold incl. strata-title premises.
Well established and operational for over 15 years with a vast customer database. Located in Ryde, the business runs 2 cars with government contract in place and many large company and individual clients. Business can be run from home or commercial office based anywhere in Sydney. New owner needs to be an accredited operator, which can be easily organised through the Ministry of Transport. For more information please call/e-mail Adrian.
Freehold $265,000 WIWO or Leasehold $70,000 WIWO bh (02) 6553 4057 mob 0418 668 294 email@example.com www.duckunder.com
bh (02) 9808 5381 mob 0411 699 600 firstname.lastname@example.org www.echauffeur.com.au
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price: $50,000 422842
Bus & Coach Fleet - Annual Turnover Exceeding $3 Million An opportunity now exists to purchase this well established bus and coach fleet. First time on the market for this family run, high profile and profitable business located in the Emerald Shire. Consistent fleet replacement and upgrading policies give the future owners one of the youngest, modern and most versatile fleets in Queensland. The continuing rapid and sustainable increases in the region give prospective purchasers an unlimited scope for expansion in all sections
of the business. Substantial government and private contracts give a sound platform and income, while the charter and tour markets have huge potential and have shown continued upward movement for a number of years. Large fully equipped depot, including offices, workshop and hardstand parking area is also available for purchase or lease. Full details and financial information are available on application to Frank Houlihan.
price: $4,662,000 422250
bh (07) 4983 9999 email@example.com www.emeraldcoaches.com.au
Various options available to buy this business Amazing opportunity to live in Bateman’s Bay, a desirable area on the NSW South Coast, and operate this excellent water cartage business. • Shire Work • RTA Work • Contractors
• Domestic Waters • Plenty of Work • Good Returns • Prompt Payments • Good Tanker Fleet • Purchase All or Part • Option Depot/Workshop
• Sold as Going Concern • Some Vendor Finance May be Possible Please contact for full and further information. P.O.A. depending upon the number of tankers purchased.
bh (02) 4472 7687 fax (02) 4472 6851 mob 0411 044 276 www.bayinfo.com.au
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ADVERTISING MEDIA HOME BASED TRANSPORT
Truck with Work
Ideal Queensland lifestyle opportunity. Steady work and reliable income.1 x 14 month old prime mover and 1 x 45 ft tautliner. 4 clients. T/O $3,500 - $4,000 per week. Figures available to serious buyer. Genuine sale. No G.S.T. Ongoing concern.
Location van - photo/film/TV industry. This home-based business would suite an outgoing energetic owner/operator who would like to work in the fashion/advertising industry. Unique purpose built Mercedes 912 with custom fit-out. Core business is service and transport of advertising and fashion industry crews to and from shoots as well as offering logistical support. Refer to www.urbanvans.com for more information. Ongoing support for up to 3 months. Will consider partial vendor finance. Please visit www.travelvictoria.com.au/stkilda.
bh (02) 9281 4599 fax (02) 9212 6054 firstname.lastname@example.org
bh (03) 9974 2769 ah (03) 9974 2769 mob 0412 999 350 email@example.com www.urbanvans.com
Sale of Christmas Island Bus Service & Truck Hire
Two well established, profitable businesses, being sold as a package, or separately. Uniquely situated on Christmas Island, a territory of Australia, but is duty-free and GST exempt. Christmas Island Bus Service and Truck Hire has operated since 1992. The bus service comprises 7 large buses and 4 coasters. The main school bus contract has 61/2 years remaining, with an annual contract price is $310,900. The kindergarten bus contract has a contract price of $28,500. Three coasters and two large buses are used for school excursions and other
private hire work. The truck hire vehicles include low loader, 2 prime movers, 4 trailers, 2 dollies, front-end loader, forklift, sidelifter, 2 hiab trucks and 2 utes. Much of the work is cyclical and depends on various government and private construction projects. Regular ongoing work includes industrial bins, container transport, earth-moving and moving of general freight. Turnover 06/07 was $1.3 million. Operating from fully equipped workshop with a 7-bay busport, with lease renewed annually.
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Designated Drivers (D.D.) is a part time business providing owner operators with an excellent profitable cash flow. Owners are moving interstate, business is priced to sell. By driving drivers, who have had a drink, home safely D.D. solves the problem of drink-driving. Buy an established iconic brand concept - D.D. and take over an established Website, National phone number, current database of regular customers, logo and corporate identity, with marketing material including flyers & promotional business cards. Option exists to takeover vehicle lease on a 2006 Holden Astra - fully signwritten. Visit web site for more details, make money in your spare time.
Excellent family business based in Brisbane Northside with excellent potential for expansion. • Great cash flow • Established 8 years • Loyal clientele • Includes 2 trucks. Owners committed elsewhere. Please contact owners for further information.
price: $25,000 negotiable
price: $340,000 424251
bh 1300 765 112 email@example.com www.designateddrivers.com.au
bh (02) 9281 4599 fax (02) 9212 6054 firstname.lastname@example.org
Truck and Trailer Specialists
25 Machines Located in Sydney
Well-established highly respected transport family business is now available for new owners, due to retirement. Plant and equipment includes 1998 MAN 420 H.P. 18 speed Road Ranger prime mover with 48 ft. drop deck, both on air with weight gauges, in good order. Constant work creating a very good income for the owners. Specializing in runs between Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne. Contact Warwick or Nigel for further and financial information.
Strong cash flow. T/O approx. $280,000 p.a. & a profit of around $60,000 and growing. Established operating system. Run your own business and work flexible hours. The machines are accessible through the Internet using vend manager so you can get up to date figures and also plan your day and week as to which machines you need to visit. Comprehensive training program. Please contact owners and visit website for more information.
bh (02) 4868 3245 fax (02) 4868 3245
bh (02) 9808 3905 mob 0412 455 783 email@example.com www.sari.com.au
price: $176,000 WIWO
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Ideal Family Business
Upmarket Bridal Boutique-Priced to Sell
A great opportunity for anyone re-locating to the area. It has the advantage of not only giving you an income, but also other family members. The business is easy to run and you have the added support of our Head Office Team if needed. The property is in the main street of Byron Bay with great visual appeal & ample parking right outside. Catering for its regular & casual clientele. Fully air-conditioned, with surveillance cameras and back up security. There is secure parking for four cars on the property.
Est. 18 months ago all the hard work has been done to set this up to be a highly successful and profitable business. Due to family commitments, the business has now become available, and looking for new owners to take over and reap the benefits. Sale price includes approximately $93-95,000 of stock, fittings and fixtures. 18 months left on current lease of 220 sqm premises, with further 3 x 3 option available. Contact Owner for full and further information.
price: $250,000 424485
ah (02) 6684 7467 fax (02) 6684 7694 mob 0400 826 483 firstname.lastname@example.org
bh (07) 4638 4449 ah (07) 4638 0003 email@example.com www.toowoombanow.com.au
Bridal & Formal Wear Sales & Hire
Established store, specialising in bridal gowns, bridesmaid dresses, range of mother-of-the-bride and guest wear, jewellery, shoes, bags, invitations, bombonieres, gift lines and accessories from both local and interstate suppliers. Also a range of menswear, both for sale and hire, and a huge range of school formal wear. Hire Service also incorporates tablecloths, chair-covers, and table decorations, with an existing agreement with the local party hire company for all other items. A coordinators service is also available. Excellent rapport with complementary businesses, such as florists and photographers, etc.
price: $275,000 422967
price: $60,000 + S.A.V.
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Complete one-stop Bridal & Formal Wear
Busy and exciting outlet located in Lilydale, 39kms west of Melbourne in the gateway to the Yarra Valley wine-growing area. A great opportunity to enter the wedding industry. Established over 12 years, in an excellent position with low rent. Supplying to over 40 schools per year for debutante sales & hire with a great reputation. Also selling jewellery and accessories. Strong growth potential. Operates with owner and 2 casual staff. Genuine reason for sale. Contact owner for further information.
ph / fax (03) 9735 0900 mob 0411 272 305 firstname.lastname@example.org
bh (02) 6551 7128 fax (02) 6551 7128 email@example.com
Caveat Emptor (BUYER BEWARE!) An important notice to all vendors
Wedding & Event Hire
Dear Vendor, It has come to our attention that some vendors are being approached by other "so called Business for Sale type" organizations offering various packages with wildly exaggerated claims.
Well established business in the Newcastle area. Corporate contracts secured with elite reception venues and forward bookings into 2008. Over $200,000 worth of replacement stock value, sign written vehicles also included. Staff in place. Showroom lease in place til January 2009, with storage space also available if required. Catering for both weddings and corporate events in Newcastle, Central Coast and Hunter Valley. Up to 3 months training possible. Contact for financial and further information.
Buyer Beware Some of these organizations might be disguised as Business Brokers that are really only interested in your advertising dollar and not in selling your business, if in doubt ask them to show: A. That they are licensed to sell businesses
price: $80,000 mob 0417 431 225 firstname.lastname@example.org www.newcastle.nsw.gov.au
B. That they are a member of the Australian Institute of Business Brokers (AIBB) or the Real Estate institute
Throughout Australia those parties acting as agents for vendors or purchasers of existing businesses must be Licensed Agents. In fact, in NSW this has been the case since 1935, when the government enacted legislation designed to protect the public from unscrupulous operators.
Fencing Business/Retail/Trade/Installation Established over 10 years. This successful business has solid sales from retail, installation and trade accounts. Online shop and website selling fencing Australia wide. There is enormous potential for adding sales to this business by increasing awareness throughout Australia. Business comes with all fixtures & fittings, a new Ute, tools and a forklift truck. Currently located in Hoppers Crossing, one of the fastest growing areas in Australia. Could secure a good lease of the factory or move to a main road location if desired. Please visit website and contact for more details.
price: $140,000 + S.A.V. bh (03) 9690 6464 email@example.com www.3029.com.au
C. Names of vendors who they have sold businesses for and are happy with their services. Some of these organizations are so called "Internet, magazines, etc." publishers. In our 18 years of working in this arena, we have seen a lot of these organizations come and go. Australian Business For Sale claims that we give you the best possible marketing/ exposure/ connection that is available in Australia. Please check before you decide to go ahead or call us if you need more info. Australian Business for Sale Tel (02) 9281 4599 Fax (02) 9212 6054 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Vendors / Purchasers Beware Deal with a Licensed Agent
applicable to your state (Code of Ethics);
All funds paid to an agent, including any pre-paid advertising expenses, must be deposited in the agentâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s trust account, and accounted for to his Principal. If the agent misappropriate funds, he can be prosecuted under the Property, Stock and Business Agents Act, and the aggrieved party can get restitution by claiming upon a compensation fund. However, the fund is ONLY available to you if you have used the services of a Licensed Agent.
to defraud customers vendors in particular) of thousands of dollars, which they have claimed for marketing and advertising expenses. Should you be approached by someone representing themselves as an agent, who wants you to list a business for sale, and who asks for pre-paid advertising and marketing expenses, ask for their License Number. Then call the Department of Fair Trading to check if the number is genuine. To be absolutely certain, deal only with a member of the Real Estate Institute Business Agentsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Chapter. All members of the Institute are Licensed Agents, and are bound by a code of ethics. Call the Real Estate Institute of NSW on (02) 9264 2343.
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INDEX OF BUSINESSES A
General Store . . . . . . . . . . .102-104
Resort . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .134
Adult Entertainment . . . . . . . . . . .62
Graphic Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . .103
Restaurant . . . . . . . . . . . . . .134-140
Art Gallery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .62
Rubbish Removal . . . . . . . .140-141
Auto or Mechanical Repairs . .62-67
Hairdressing Salon . . . . . . .104-105
Rural Supplies . . . . . . . . . . . . . .141
Auto Parts & Accessories . . . .67-68
Hardware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .105-106
Health/Medical . . . . . . . . . . . . . .106
Sales and Distribution . . . . .141-143
Backpackers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68
Hire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .107
Seafood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .143
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68-69
Hobby Farm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .108
Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .145
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70
Home Based . . . . . . . . .58, 108-110
Service Station . . . . . . . . . . . . . .144
Beauty Salon . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-71
Homeware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .110
Shoe Shop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .145
Bike and Motorcycle . . . . . . . . . .72
Hotel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .54
Sign Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .145
Sports Goods . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .146
Boat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72-73
Import/Retail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .111
Surf and Ski . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .146
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .73
Import/Wholesale . . . . . . . . . . . .111
Swimming Pool . . . . . . . . . . . . . .147
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .73-74
Internet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .112-113
Building & Construction . .74-77,163
Takeaway . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .147-152
Butcher Shop . . . . . . . . . . . . .77-78
Jewellery Store . . . . . . . . . . . . . .114
Telecommunication . . . . . . . . . . .152
Juice Bar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .113
Tourism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .152-154
Cafe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .78-84
Training . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .154
Car Detailing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .84
Landscaping . . . . . . . . . . . .114-115
Transport . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .154-157
Caravan Park . . . . . . . . . . . . . .85-86
Liquor Shop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .115
Truck . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .157
Child Care Centre . . . . . . . . . . . . .86
Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .86-87
Management Rights . . . . . .115-117
Vending Machine . . . . . . . . . . . .157
Clothing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .88-89
Manufacturing . . . . . . . . . . .117-123
Video Store . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .158
Commercial Property . . . . . . . . . .87
Marine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .126
Computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .89
Mixed Business . . . . . . . . . . . . .123
Wedding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .158-159
Consultancy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .90
Mobile Business . . . . . . . . .124-125
Wholesale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .159
Convenience Store . . . . . . . . . . . .88
Motel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .125
Courier . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .90
Newsagency . . . . . . . . . . . .126-128
Distribution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .90-91
Nursery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .128-129
Dry Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .91
Paint Shop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .129
Colliers International . . . . . . . . . . .60
Electrical . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .91
Party Hire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .130
Entertainment/Arts . . . . . . . . . .91-92
Pest Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .131
Foresight Business Sales Pty Ltd .59
Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .130
Financial Services . . . . . . . . . . . . .94
Picture Framing . . . . . . . . . . . . .131
LJ Hooker Cowra . . . . . . . . . . . . .59
Fitness Centre . . . . . . . . . . . . .93-94
Play Centre . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .132
Management Rights Brokers . . . .60
Florist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .95
Plumbing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .131
Franchise . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .96-101
Printing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .133
Southport Business Sales . . . . . .59
Garden Maintenance . . . . . . . . .102
Removalist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .133
Venz Managements Rights . .56, 57
Blinds and Shutters
. . . . . . . . . .71
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Gilchrist Business Brokers. . . . . .55
Queensland Property Marketing .61
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Building and Construction Gold Coast Hinterland
Excellent Cash Flow Business
This successful family run business is located in the beautiful Mount Tamborine area in the Gold Coast hinterland of southeast QLD, 70kms south of Brisbane and 25kms inland from Surfers Paradise. This rapidly growing and highly profitable business involves all forms of earthmoving with a wide range of equipment to handle any job of whatever size. It is specialising in bitumen roads, driveways and repairs. The business has a permanent staff of 7 employees who are willing to stay on. It would be beneficial
if the purchaser held earthmoving tickets and truck license. The business turns over $1,000,000 per annum and shows a healthy 40% - 50% profit with plenty of forward bookings in this fast developing area. Price includes all plant and equipment. Owners are willing to train the purchaser and possible vendor finance could be available. Please contact owners for further information.
bh (07) 5543 6553 mob 0418 985 003 email@example.com www.tamborinemountain.net
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