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NDD No.63 Volume 11 2008

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Volume 11 2008

AUSTRALIAN BUSINESS FOR SALE

Incorporating

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Where are we going?

Wizard Home Loans

Price: $550,000 mob: 0488 970 672 businesssale@optusnet.com.au

Treat Day Spa

Don’t sell yourself short Business succession planning: Developing an exit strategy

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Fantastic opportunity to own this est. franchise located in Sydney’s western suburbs with new purpose-built premises, homogeneous neighbours and a long lease. The company arranges business loans, equip. leases, personal loans and credit cards, but specialises mainly in housing loans for owner - occupiers and investors. No finance experience required - leave the four staff in place to continue operations or be fully trained and work alongside them.

Beauty Salon

Operating for 6 years Treat Day Spa is a successful and growing business located inside Fitness First Health Club in the heart of the city. A strong loyal client base and steady stream of new clients, aided by referrals from the gym, walk-ins, business travellers & backpackers as well as from other city businesses. Treat offers services, for both men and women, such as: • Massage • Tanning • Facials • Manicures and Pedicures • Spa Packages • Universal Contour • Eye lash extensions Wraps Treat uses high quality products, creating satisfied customers and strong repeat business. Contact for full & financial information. Price: $87,000 + S.A.V. mob 0413 822 444 treatdayspa@upnaway.com

Hardware Retail & Trade Well-established hardware retail and trade business situated in the fast growing Tuncurry region, with a major development nearby. Large premises (store 900sqm, yard 1,600sqm) retailing general hardware and supplying to builders, landscapers and local state authorities. BOC gas agent. Turnover estimated at $1.7 mil per annum with huge growth potential. Off street parking for at least 20 cars and a drive through yard makes this a destination store. Price: $350,000 + S.A.V. neg. mob: 0412 600 864 godfrey@greatlakeshardware.com

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CONTENTS Franchise in a Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 No Limits: Going that extra mile. . 37 Real estate franchising . . . . . . . . . . 8 Small business opportunities Innovation in franchising . . . . . . . 10 with Goodman Fielder Cold rolled steel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Baking Australia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Contours opens 150th franchise . 18 Snap-on's Mobile Store How to pick an emerging

Saves Franchisees Big Bucks . . . 42

industry and franchise . . . . . . . . . 20 CHOOKS fresh & tasty to The Writing’s on the Wall ..and

expand its brood into the

you can clean up!. . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 eastern seaboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Don’t sell yourself short . . . . . . . . 22 Woman rising to the challenge. . . 48 The complete cartridge

The Contact Group - Bringing

and printer specialist . . . . . . . . . . 25 business growth to Australia . . . . 51 Where are we going? . . . . . . . . . . 26 Amazing business opportunity. . . 51 BUSINESSES FOR SALE - ARE LISTED ALPHABETICALLY BY BUSINESS TYPE

UK's Largest Franchise

Business succession planning:

Cleaning Up In Australia. . . . . . . . 30 Developing an exit strategy . . . . . 52 SumoSalad tops poll as

Sing with a green planet &

number one food franchise . . . . . 34 a green planet sings with you! . . . 56 PRIVATE SALES & AGENTS/BROKERS LISTINGS FRANCHISES, BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES & OTHER RELEVANT COMPANIES Private Sales section . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55-155 SUBSCRIPTION FORM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .152 SELLING YOUR BUSINESS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .153 A - Z Index of Businesses for Sale . . . . . . . . .154

7 Eleven Stores. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Hudsons Coffee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Amazing Clean Pty Ltd. . . . . . . . . 29 Jim's Graffiti Solutions . . . . . . . . . 21 Aussie Outdoor Blinds . . . . . . . . . 46 Jumping J Jays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Austway Vending Investments . . . 42 Mrs Fields Bakehouse . . . . . . . . . 23 Autobarn Pty Ltd. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Myhome . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Borderline Australia Pty Ltd . . 16, 17 Pack & Send Systems Pty Ltd . . 156 Brian Tracy International . . . . . . . . 32 Paradise Shade Umbrellas PL . . . 37

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Capital Steel Buildings Australia . . 13 Pizza Hut (Yum Restaurants) . . . . 36 Chooks Fresh & Tasty. . . . . . . . . . 47 Raine & Horne Pty Limited . . . . . . . 9 City Pacific Finance . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Refills Now . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Contours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Rhino Linings Australasia Pty Ltd. 10 ColorTech Franchises . . . . . . . . . 155 Snap-On Tools (Australia). . . . . . . 43 Couriers Please . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 St Clair partners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Diversified Exhibitions Australia . . 24 Starcom Brisbane. . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Dymocks Book Stores . . . . . . . . . 20 Subway Systems Australia. . . 44, 45 Events of Elegance. . . . . . . . . . . . 26 SumoSalad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Fastway Couriers . . . . . . . . . . 14, 15 Synergy Business Centres Pty Ltd . 2

Disclaimer

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.

Flower Power Professional

Tankwerx . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51

Garden Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Telco In A Box Pty Ltd . . . . . . . . 4, 5 FreshCUP International Pty Ltd . . 38 The Contact Group. . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Gondola Entreprises. . . . . . . . . . . 33 The Ink Shop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Goodman Fielder Ltd . . . . . . . . . . 39 The Natural Way. . . . . . . . . . . 41, 48 Healthy Inspirations . . . . . . . . . . . 30 The Touch Up Guys . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Holy Sheet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Tropical Sno . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7


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Franchise in a Box

Damian Kay

“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

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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 2% 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 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 info@telcoinabox.com.

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.

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Real estate franchising Running your own real estate office, and watching it grow, is one of life's most rewarding experiences. Of course starting from scratch is hard work. You have to build a solid, dependable reputation in your local area and make a name for yourself before vendors and buyers will trust you with their business. Moreover, this can cost you plenty in time and money. Join a franchise system such as super brand Raine & Horne and there are no upfront fees and your business can hit the ground running. Franchisees can also benefit from the kind of support a lone ranger agency can only imagine, such as television advertising, public relations, website marketing and other marketing activities that can promote your name and business in your local area. There is a marketing fee to help cover your slice of the action but as Jason Maxwell, Managing Director of Raine & Horne Newcastle and Raine & Horne Stockton, says, “Marketing costs are pooled and this gives the network more bargaining power with print, television and radio networks. Raine & Horne runs regular television and mass marketing campaigns in my region which my competitors running their own shows simply can't match.” Brett Hunter from Raine & Horne Terrigal/Avoca agrees and says, “Buyer discounts for advertising and from suppliers and partner companies means more dollars for a franchise owner's bottom line.” In addition, franchise owners are part of an inner sanctum which involves many opportunities to share ideas (and mistakes) with other franchisee real estate owners. Raine & Horne's franchisees, for example, meet regularly at the franchisee advisory council and attend conferences where they share information and learn from each other. 8

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Raine & Horne is celebrating 125 years of business in 2008. So, when you decide to pitch your tent with a real estate franchise it is not uncommon for the phone to ring almost immediately. Combine this benefit with the training that the franchisor provides and new franchises definitely have a running start. Unlike starting a business from scratch with no past performance, a franchise is one that is literally a turn-key operation, which can help provide a realtor with longterm sustainability. At Raine & Horne, if a potential franchisee doesn't come armed with industry experience and a real estate licence, then they can forget getting to first base. Talking about training, a real estate franchise such as Raine & Horne provides franchisees with extensive training as part of the package. Start from scratch and there's no training or mentor to lead the way. Look, there's also no guarantee linking with a real estate franchise will secure small business success. However if you stick to the established game plan and like working as part of a team, there's no reason why you can't make it in the exciting world of property. Breakout: Raine & Horne franchise fee structure is fair, reasonable and incentive based. • No initial upfront franchise entry fee; • Competitive, incentive based fee structure; • Financial assistance and genuine concessions to new franchisees; • Minimal cost training levy; • Minimal cost special functions and seminars; • Very modest monthly marketing fund contribution. David Haythorn is Raine & Horne's General Manager Operations, NSW/ACT


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Innovation in franchising LEADING owner, operator and developer of franchises Allied Brands Limited is fast earning a reputation as one of the most exciting and innovative retailers in the world.

Cookie Man

The Gold Coast-based company, which owns the Baskin Robbins Australia, Cookie Man, Kenny's Cardiology and Awesome Water brands, operates an empire of franchise stores which stretches as far as India and is set to expand to three more countries this year.

At the heart of each Cookie Man retail outlet is the automated cookie oven which are supplied exclusively to Cookie Man Pty Ltd both here in Australia and the international markets. Cookie Man also provides a comprehensive franchise support system including on-site training as well as provision of a detailed Operations, Training and HACCP Manual.

The company's commitment to innovation extends well beyond the shop front with new services such as Allied Brands Finance, due to be launched this year, which will lend aspiring franchisees the money to buy a franchise. Allied Brands also recently introduced a groundbreaking service to help franchisees who want to sell their business with the promise that “We won't sell it to you if we can't sell it for you.� Following is a summary of Allied Brands market-leading brands:

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One of Australia's oldest operating franchise brands, Cookie Man celebrates 50 years of operating in April and now has more than 40 stores.

Baskin Robbins Allied Brands is the Australian Master Franchisor for Baskin Robbins which is the world's largest chain of ice cream specialty stores. In Australia, BaskinRobbins can be found at 81 locations. Founding US partners Irv Robbins and Burt Baskin pioneered the concept of franchising in 1948 when they decided to license operations to people who would operate the stores themselves - launching

the franchise concept that has evolved into a billion-dollar industry worldwide. Kenny's Cardiology Kenny's Cardiology is Australia's Premier Retailer of cards and gifts. Its beautifully merchandised stores stock a range of products, from John Sands and Hallmark greeting cards to cute and cuddly Russ and Skansen teddy bears. It has gifts for most occasions and a range of beautiful wrapping products to compliment every gift. Awesome Water Awesome Water, which was established in 2003, has 57 franchisees across Australia distributing and servicing water coolers and filters with exclusive rights to the technology in Australia and New Zealand. For more information on Allied Brands franchises please call 1300 255 433.


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Cold rolled steel Capital Steel is an international company currently operating in six countries and expanding rapidly. It is the leading producer of cold rolled steel buildings in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Our company can boast an extensive network of distributors in Europe who run successful businesses based on our philosophy of awesome service and clever design. So while Capital Steel is a new comer on the Australian scene, we have a long history in the cold rolled steel building industry with a vast amount of experience to offer potential distributors. Capital Steel Buildings are portal framed buildings constructed with cold rolled steel. There are many advantages in using cold rolled steel. This type of steel is high tensile and very durable. It is incredibly strong. It allows relatively small sections to span long distances. In turn, this cuts the cost of materials and due to the reduction in weight, it allows for innovative construction techniques to be employed. This will result in shorter construction times, thereby reducing the erection costs. Constructions using the portal frame methodology are strong, durable, inexpensive and easy to erect.

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Capital Steel have taken this innovative building material, and through exhaustive testing at Strathclyde University in Glasgow, produced improved designs using cold rolled steel. Then we have taken these designs and incorporated them into a software programs that take all the hassle out of designing, quoting and ordering our buildings. Distributors of Capital Steel products enjoy the use of software programs that incorporated with a couple of days training, make them experts in an industry worth 1 billion dollars per annum, that they may initially know very little about. Capital Steel's success has been based on three important elements. Firstly, we have experienced staff that has a proven record of accomplishment in numerous countries. Secondly, based on this experience, we have developed procedures and software applications that are uncomplicated and user friendly. Finally, we offer our distributors the assistance required to ensure that their needs are addressed in a timely manner. When you become a Capital Steel distributor it is our first aim is to make

your businesses run efficiently. To do this, we provide a range of procedures and software applications that are uniquely designed for this industry, taking into consideration the needs of both the suppliers and resellers of our products. We are able to offer full support to our distributors with our extensive knowledge and by liaising with local engineers and planning authorities. This way we ensure our products and services are acceptable in the marketplace. Basically we offer our distributors, not only the most up-to-date software available, to place orders for materials and pre-engineered structures, but a full service package. Capital Steel is currently looking to expand its distributor base throughout Australia. If you think that you have what it takes to be a distributor in a growing market, where there is a great opportunity for the right people to get in on the ground floor of this exciting industry, contact us. It could be your first step towards a great business opportunity that will allow you to become your own boss earning fantastic returns. For More information call 02 46 477 390 or visit www.capitalsteelbuildings.com.au


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Contours opens 150th franchise Contours' revolutionary new fitness concept for women proved its unrivalled success with the official opening of its 150th franchise studio last month. The 150th studio, which opened its doors in Sunbury, Victoria, 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. “With 150 franchises now operating and another 74 in development, Contours has cemented itself as a major player in the Australian fitness industry,” said Contours CEO Mr Dave Hundt.

the development of a user-friendly business model and extensive studio support. “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.”

“Throughout the 2006/7 financial year, Contours recorded an amazing 355% increase in group revenue, and with strong franchise sales for the 2007/08 financial year, we're expecting more outstanding results.”

Contours' innovative fitness and weight 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 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. 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 www.contours.net.au.

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Wizard Home Loans Fantastic opportunity to own this established franchise located in Sydney’s western suburbs with new purposebuilt premises, homogeneous neighbours and a long lease. The company arranges business loans, equipment leases, personal loans and credit cards, but specialises mainly in housing loans for owner - occupiers & investors. No finance experience required - leave the four staff in place to continue operations or be fully trained and work

alongside them to grow the business even further - your choice! The tailored customer database also allows remote management. This genuine WIWO sale includes all equipment, merchandise, furniture, stationery and ongoing trail commission from the existing loan book. Contact us today to find out more about this exciting business.

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How to pick an emerging growth industry and franchise! It is interesting times in Australia and specifically with franchising. In Australia, over $128 Billion is transacted through franchises and this figure is growing every year. So where is this volume and where is the growth coming from you ask. One we will look specifically at is one of Australia's fastest growing emerging industries for white collar franchisees businesses are relying on serviced offices (your offices and full office services are provided for a fee), specifically the full turnkey franchise Synergy Business Centres! www.synergybusinesscentres.com.au A young clever man named John Joannou created an enterprising office environment where he runs the offices for small businesses and provides them with services to be better and more profitable businesses. In a way, John has said, let me worry about leasing property, securing and maintaining furniture, managing your reception and secretarial work, providing gas, lighting, telephone and internet services at group negotiated prices. Tenants can have an office and

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receptionist and all the rest of our services, generally for less than employing their own receptionist! In building this system, John has taken a lot of the work and worry away from businesses so they can get on to the things that make them more sales and more money. No wonder John has one of the fastest growth emerging franchises. In asking John about how good his services are he said “well, I could answer that or simply I could put you in touch with my first two franchises who were/are clients within my serviced offices and loved it so much that they got involved at a higher level”. Well that is a strong endorsement, but what is the potential? John says “ in the UK, serviced offices are normal and here they are not well known - yet! I established 3 in suburbs beside each other to test there success and see how they work beside each other so closely. Needing only 25-35 clients for each service office building, we believe we have the ability to establish over 250 in Australia. With our next franchise opening this week in Sydney, we now

have 9 operations in Australia - our first full year of franchising - 8th year of operation. There are not many businesses where you require only 25-35 clients, so what happens when they are full? John said “well, then we ask the franchisees whether they want another one! (smile). We do the property management and account collection for our franchisees. Our systems are second to none, so all they need to worry about is managing the receptionists servicing of tenants, local marketing and sales of the office solution. We also focus the franchisees on making greater profits as many businesses need our services, but not a physical office as they are mobile business etc. They can use our meeting rooms and have a great address, but their calls are answered and directed to them as instructed. It is possible to have many of these clients, further expanding the profit and growth potential.

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The Writing’s on the Wall ..and you can clean up! Look around your neighbourhood and you are sure to see some sort of graffiti ‘decorating’ the landscape. Follow the railway lines, look around industrial areas, fences, signs, letterboxes; in fact it’s hard to find any accessible surface that hasn’t been attacked by some sort of graffiti. Removal of this blight on our urban landscape to date has been expensive and basically ineffectual. We scrub at it with harsh chemicals that damage the surface or we keep painting over the top only to have it re-attacked a short time later. The cost to individuals and the community are enormous Bigger penalties and spray paint purchase restrictions simply are not working, only setting new challenges for graffiti vandals to inflate their egos.

So how does this equate to a business opportunity? Trust the Jim’s Group to find the way to turn this problem into a viable business proposition for specialised operators armed with the latest technology in graffiti removal and surface protection. Jim’s Franchise Group has brought together everything needed in expertise, management, equipment and products to create a mobile force capable of both removing graffiti and protecting the cleaned surface from further attack. The system is effective in application and cost, minimising the time and effort needed to remove subsequent attacks on treated surfaces. It is this ability to apply a permanent protective coating to all surfaces that makes Jim’s Graffiti Solutions operators unique and in high demand. Both new and cleaned surfaces

can be protected so that any new graffiti can be removed simply with soap and water in minutes by the operator or the client. Costly signage and surface finishes no longer need replacement or expensive removal procedures. Jim’s seeks potential operators to manage their own business in selected areas throughout urban Australia. You will be trained and outfitted with a fully equipped mobile workshop. Jim’s also give a continuing work guarantee. Not too many opportunities arise with as high potential for success as this new Jim’s enterprise and anyone with practical ability and ambition to start and grow their own business is encouraged to contact 131 546 or visit jim’sgraffitisolutions.com.au.

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Don't sell yourself short

by David Wolstencroft

For any SME business owner looking to increase the value of their business prior to sale, there is a new strategy on the horizon. According to the experts, it's essential to look at the new generation for ideas and then beat them at their own game. It's hard to ignore the growing divide between traditional small business owners and their younger counterparts. In an age dominated by new technology and globalization, those who favor 'old school' face-to-face marketing find themselves using very different sales techniques to the new generation of PC savvy whiz kids. Where Baby Boomers value personal networks and 'pressing the flesh', Generation X and Y prefer online advertising and internet marketing. Current SME business owners with an eye to selling their business need to bridge the generation gap in order to gain the best possible sale price for their business. After all, it is the young and enthusiastic Generation X and Y entrepreneurs who represent their most likely buyers. 'Many of my clients face a dilemma prior to the sale of their businesses,' says Boyd Roberts of Corporate Image. 'How can they ensure that their businesses appear as profitable as possible prior to sale, yet also spend on the intangible assets that appeal to Generations X and Y?' The answer, according to Boyd, lies in consistency and long term planning. 'There is no doubt that business owners can reap enormous rewards from 'intangible' assets such as websites, blogs, forums, consistent branding and viral marketing. But they need to allow at least a year for these intangibles to take hold. Only then will a business be in a position to increase sales and rates, and maximise profitability, thus creating a sale price premium on the eventual sale of the business.' 22

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Recent research published in the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science only serves to confirm Boyd's position. The research, conducted by academics at the University of Georgia and East Carolina University, indicates a positive relationship between levels of advertising/promotional spending and the market value of the firm. Marketing activities were clearly shown in the study to deliver future cash flows and increase shareholder wealth. SME business developer, Mac Healy, warns of the consequences of failing to recognise this clear link. 'The sad reality is that most SMEs are sold for emotional and external reasons, such as family problems, owner burnout or brief economic turbulence. Rather than being so spontaneous in selling, an SME owner must plan for any sale well in advance so as to make structured, concrete steps toward build a marketing strategy that will eventually lead to a better sale price.' Mac, Principal at Melbourne's Phalanx Resources, believes that the key to maximising business sales is a systematic approach to all aspects of the business, including marketing spend. The first step is for SME business owners is to acknowledge that the time will come when they will want to sell their business, and that they need to be active and take initiative now to ensure that they are remunerated for their hard work. The adage that you 'have to spend money to make money' is never truer than it is for the sale of a business - but of course that spend has to be

wise and part of a business's overall strategic plan.' 'The second step is to acknowledge that aspiring business owners of Generation X and Y clearly place a higher value on marketing services than Baby Boomers, particularly in the online environment, and to build this into your business plan. Clearly, the experts present a compelling case. And as always, the approach is to gain support from experts and tailor a marketing plan specifically to your business. With a comprehensive plan in place, you will be well on your way to reaping the rewards you deserve when selling your business. For more info Contact David +61 3 9902 6757

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Knowing this is a different and interesting franchise, the question is how much? “It is a common question and firstly I want highlight that most food franchises are $450,000+. Our franchises are an investment. They range in size and investment amounts of between $250,000 to $350,000. They are a professional business with hours Monday to Friday 9 to 5. We expect franchisees to make an appropriate salary and an appropriate return on the capital invested. With franchisees selling at 3 to 4 times earnings, these businesses allow franchisees to build a nice nest egg. Further enquiries and research on Synergy Business Centres can be obtained by visiting their franchise information section on www.synergybusinesscentres. com.au or calling 1300 476 946.


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The complete cartridge and printer specialist Over the past ten years, refilling printer cartridges has become one of the fastest growing industries in the world. Information technology has taken the world by storm. Nearly everyone in the western world has a computer for their business and their home. Computers need printers and printers need cartridges which run out on a regular basis. Think of Universities, Government departments and even the humble used car salesman who need to print contracts!! Digital photography has also had a significant impact on the industry with estimates indicating that inkjet printers have taken 95% of the traditional photography market. Recycling is a hot issue and another huge growth industry. People want to support this industry and we help them to do just that; firstly by refilling their printer cartridges instead of buying new ones, they can save up to 60% on the cost of a new one. Secondly, because recycling cartridges is environmentally friendly, people feel good about doing their bit for the planet.

About us and why we differ from our competitors Refills Now Head Office is based in Hervey Bay Queensland, with franchises opened in Queensland and New South Wales. Our core business is refilling empty printer cartridges. When possible we refill the customer's cartridge while they wait. Our franchisees are offered independent supply sources from approved suppliers for the most competitive prices and quality products available to the industry. WE ALSO OFFER OTHER SERVICES: - New Ink & Laser Cartridges - Specialty Papers - Copier Toners - Fax Supplies - Printers and consumables - Printer Servicing & Repairs - 100% money back guarantee - We have positioned ourselves as a one stop shop for printer consumables. Your comprehensive franchise inclusions in a Refills Now franchise include: • Use of the Refills Now name, logos & trademarks

• Exclusive territory • Intensive two week training program which includes hands on, in shop environment training • Site selection • Store planning & fit out design • Marketing & operational support • Advertising & promotions program • Ongoing technical & business support • Exceptional retail management POS system • Support from existing franchisee network • Regional & national conferences • Access to approved suppliers dedicated to seeing our brand become market leaders • Start up kit - INCLUDING initial retail wall stock, inks, toners, specialised equipment, tooling, packaging, stationary, corporate uniforms, testing equipment and more! VALUED @ $34,500.00 INTERESTED?? Want to know more? Contact John Matthews our franchise manager on 07- 4194 1722 or Email john@refillsnow.com.au

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Where are we going? by Paul St. Clair, F.C.A. It could be said that 2008 has come with a bang. Stock markets in turmoil, a change in the Federal Government, rising interest rates and inflation, and everything else pretty rosy. If it wasn’t for the stock market, higher interest rates and inflation, things in Australia for 2008 would be much the same, if not better than 2007. The Australian economy is not in great shape but in excellent shape. It has been well reported that the top 150 companies on the Australian Stock Exchange are stronger than they ever have been and extremely well managed. The companies and their management compare most favourably with the world’s best. So where you can as investors, you should ride out the turbulence. Today’s events will be history tomorrow. Patience can be a real virtue and panic a disaster. The new Rudd Labor Government has inherited a good economy from the former Howard Coalition Government but with inflationary pressures. Good economic fundamentals are all in place and will continue under the Rudd Labor Government. The mining boom which Australia is experiencing will continue at

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worst at a reduced pace as a result of economic events in the US. It seems that the Australian economy is being pulled along by the Asian boom while the Australian Stock Exchange is being pulled along by the events in the US. It would also seem that the stock market turbulence will continue whilst the US economy sorts itself out. During this time we will hear the good and the bad news in particular from the US. There will no doubt be news of companies collapsing, profits up and profits down. February is the start of the reporting season and in Australia the anticipation is for good numbers. The recent world wide stock market turbulence was as a result of fear, company collapses, some poor numbers as a result of debt write-offs, computer generated sales and margin calls. The big question as I write is, is the US going to go into recession and, if so, how bad will it be? There is a variety of expert opinions on this question varying from no recession to a deep and prolonged recession.

It will not be surprising if we hear of more than the usual number of US bank collapses. The US history of banking is different from ours. Because of government laws banks were established on a state basis, with the result being that independent bank numbers are well in excess of one thousand, unlike our situation, where we have five major banks and only a handfull of smaller banks. Consequently some US banks collapse from time to time. In the current US economic situation no doubt the number will be greater. Since the US is the world’s largest economy how will it affect Australia? This will depend on how it will affect China, India and the rest of Asia. Assuming the worst, our fundamentals are in great shape and should get us through as it did in the last so called ‘Asian Crisis’. Presently with a slightly overheated economy, a down turn in the Asian economies may be what is required to cool the Australian economy. There is now a lot of good buying value in the stock market. continued on page 28


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This should continue while the current US crisis remains. Picking the bottom of the market is most difficult. The suggestion is to buy in stages called ‘dollar cost averaging’ or ‘time diversification’. It may be said that 2008 could be the year of the stockpicker. A further interest rate rise seems almost certain as a result of strong consumer price data recently announced. This situation reflects the strength of the Australian economy. The experts believe that there are at least another two or three interest rate rises ahead. Such a decision will be made by the Board of The Reserve Bank of Australia. For some years now the Federal Parliament has given this power to The Reserve Bank board; a truly independent body. The Board comprises the Governor of The Reserve Bank, other bankers, economists, senior Australian business leaders and others. Their task at the moment is not easy. They will have to contend with such diversities as the booming economies in Western Australia, Queensland and the Northern Territory whilst economies are at average levels in other parts of Australia; the impact of the

US woes; falling housing prices in the less affluent areas with high to very high borrowings; near full employment; manufacturers and farmers feeling the effects of a high Aussie dollar; those farmers operating in drought areas etc. A daunting task! The Governor of The Reserve Bank has put on notice that inflationary pressures can be expected to continue until 2010. So more rate rise pain seems certain to be on the way. That is not good news for those borrowing but it is good news that action is being taken to rein in inflationary pressures. Inflation at the moment is over three percent. The range of two to three percent is considered the desirable level by The Reserve Bank. So if you are considering maxing out your credit card – do think again. In the past, if the US sneezed we in Australia would catch a cold as the old adage says. However the US economy has weakened and other economies such as the “Bric” group of countries (Brazil, Russia, India and China) have become economically stronger. It is these economies that are pounding along. Australia’s trade in this area is considerable. The question is, have

countries like China decoupled from the US? If so then the effects of the US downturn on Australia would be considerably lessened. This would be quite a change from the effects of previous US downturns. To correct the economic problems that have arisen in the US all corporations and businesses must get back to fundamentals and dice sloppy business practices. Clear out the nasties through the financial statements and aim for complete transparency and balance sheet strength. This approach applies also to your business practices. The economics relating to the market for Residential Property in Australia have some unusual characteristics. With the exception of upmarket areas the buying market is, at the very least, flat. The market peaked about four years ago. Higher interest rates are no inducement to lifting the market. Rental demand is at an all time high. Some tenants are offering to pay rent twelve months in advance. Building approvals are down. Immigration and the birth rate are up. On this basis rents should rise which should see improvement on building continued on page 30

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• How do I obtain finance • What should I know about the business • Obtaining legal advice • What type of finance should I get • What registrations should be undertaken • What books should I keep • What entity should own the business • Is the valuation of the stock correct • What insurance should I have • Taxation requirements • Long term planning • and the… many many other matters to consider

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2 AMAZING FRANCHISE OPPORTUNITIES

Ultrasonics Blinds Vehicle

1. Amazing Clean Ultrasonic Blind Cleaning & Repairs 2. Amazing Clean Curtain and Upholstery Cleaning

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Highly Profitable Exclusive Territory Low Overheads Marketing Assistance Leaders in the industry Manufacturers Preferred Choice Full Training & Ongoing Support

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

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approvals. Whether the buying market will pick up with higher interest rates is questionable. What we are learning, I think, is that residential property prices previously peaked at ridiculous levels. Commercial and Industrial Properties are in demand. The availability of these types of properties is falling. The future will depend on the state of the economy and interest rates. If the rises in interest rates and/or the US down turn adversely affect our economy, the negative effect would flow through to, amongst other areas, Commercial and Industrial Property. Climate change is an area we cannot ignore. Most of the answers are not easy and are expensive. Changes forced on us will alter our spending

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patterns both for business and personally. Spending discipline as well as good judgement will affect our consumption of resources and, in particular, energy. Australia is a small player by world standards in climate change, but regardless, it is vital we all play our part. In summary key themes for where we are going in 2008 are:• Interest Rates • Inflation • Resources Boom • Higher Aussie dollar • US downturn • Credit squeeze • Climate change • Margin calls fears

St. Clair partners Phone (02) 9221 4088.

UK's Largest Franchise Cleaning Up In Australia Myhome homecare and residential services, the largest franchise operation in the UK is on target to clean up in the Australian market, with new franchisees joining right across the country. Based in the UK, Myhome comprises over 800 franchisees in 14 countries. The Australian operation has launched with great success, with the first franchise growing at more than 50% faster than any other anywhere in the world. "I believe our local success is a testament to the group's proven franchise systems and to the Australian business spirit," says Myhome CEO, Chris Barlow. "We like being in our own bosses and we have a really positive approach to small business." "The Myhome business

model is also very successful here because the AB demographic that makes up the core of our target market is starved of quality home services suppliers. "We haven't had to invent anything in bringing Myhome to Australia. We've taken proven models from the UK parent company and applied them here with great results." Myhome is now one of Australia's fastest growing premium cleaning services. Franchisees are enjoying a booming market and benefit from tried and tested systems that have been proven over ten years. Tens of thousands of customers worldwide are delighted by the regular services supplied by the domestic services leader. continued on page 34


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SumoSalad tops poll as number one food franchise Forget burgers, fried chooks and pizzas...Aussie healthy fast-food brand, SumoSalad, has just been announced as the number one food retailer in a prestigious poll about the country’s ‘Fastest Franchises,’ released this month by influential magazine BRW. In addition to being the highest ranking food retailer on the list, SumoSalad was also recorded as the second fastest growing franchise by outlet numbers and third fastest growing franchise by revenue – proving that this cheeky health brand is definitely one to watch. “We knew that SumoSalad was growing fast, however to be featured so high on such a well-renowned list as the BRW Fast Franchises poll, is a great testament to us that the brand is progressing as well as we had hoped,” says SumoSalad Co-Director, Luke Baylis. With such a strong growth rate both in Australia and more recently overseas, along with a great product offering, affordable entry costs and other

franchisee benefits (such as a higher return on investment and buying into the lucrative health industry), it’s no wonder so many small business owners are choosing SumoSalad as their preferred franchise to own and operate.

Australian adults are not only overweight, but continuing to get fatter, we hope that more people will switch to our philosophy of healthy eating and overall wellbeing,” he continues. SumoSalad currently has 50 outlets across Australia, in addition to several stores in the UK and Dubai and expanding shortly to New Zealand.

Founded in 2003 by two young Aussies, Luke Baylis and James Miller, the brand has come a long way since its first store in Sydney. “SumoSalad’s fifth birthday is coming up this year, and whilst we acknowledge how far we’ve come, we’re now more determined than ever to continue expanding and building the brand, to ensure more people across the globe have access to our nutritional, delicious and convenient food offering,” says Baylis. “With the Australian Bureau of Statistics recently reporting that more than half of

For more information on SumoSalad franchise opportunities head to www.sumosalad.com/franchising

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100% Australian-owned, managed and run, Myhome Australia is part of a quoted public company, is a member of the Franchise Council of Australia and of the Australian Chamber of Commerce (VECCI). Further information call Myhome 1300 80 HOME (4663)

Would you like To have a business that supports your lifestyle? . . . have weekend time off with the family

To save your Customers money? . . . potentially in every home and business

A business that needs no previous experience? . . . all training is provided and supported

To enter a fast-growing IT Industry? . . . offering “in-demand” products and services

To help save the Environment? . . . by reducing harmful landfill

If you are seriously considering investing in a Franchise business, you simply must consider

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Call now

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No Limits: Going that extra mile Imagine: It's 10.00am and your boss tells you from your Sydney office that you have to arrange - at all costs - the delivery of a fragile ornament to Perth…by 5.00pm…today! You ring one courier company after the other, only to hear that the job is impossible. You then come across your local Pack & Send store and the response is, “Of course, we can do that”. What you don't know is that the Pack & Send manager is a franchisee, with a reputation for going the extra mile….but today this franchisee is prepared to go a few more than usual. With the assistance of other Pack & Send stores, the franchisee collects the precious cargo, rushes to the airport and personally flies across Australia to Perth, finally hailing a taxi at the home stretch to get the goods there by 4.58pm! To celebrate its recent win of the prestigious PriceWaterhouseCoopers Franchisor of the Year Award, Pack & Send published a book called No Limits - True stories about going the extra mile. The book showcases just a small sample

of the legendary customer service stories that occur at Pack & Send on an almost daily basis. According to Michael Paul, “Pack & Send is unique because we provide a packaging service and handle freight through a network of retail stores. But what really gives us the edge is the team of people behind our brand: our franchisees - trained professional

owner-operators who have enthusiastically embraced our 'no limits' culture with a commitment to 'going the extra mile' for their customers”. No Limits gives a fascinating insight into the company's success and how motivated people give real meaning to a brand. It highlights how individual Pack

& Send franchisees work closely together as a team (a service known as Store Connect) and can turn a customers' seemingly impossible job into a hassle-free customer service experience. Turning a collection of individuals into a world-class team is the dream of every business, and this book demonstrates how Pack & Send has turned that dream into a reality. In the words of Michael Paul: “There are really 'No Limits' to the success that can be achieved when you have a motivated team totally focused on the customer”. No Limits is a fascinating read for anyone who wants to be inspired by how ordinary people committed to a common vision and teamwork can achieve extraordinary feats of customer service. Free copies are available by visiting www.packsend.com.au/nolimits See our ad on the Back Cover.

AREA LICENCES AVAILABLE IN YOUR REGION Selling Giant Poolside & Garden Umbrellas All Australian made with 5 year guarantee.

Part-time, Casual, Full time High profit returns and easy clean work! Full back up service - 6 days a week Full price of $9,750 + GST includes your own 4m Giant Shade Umbrella PLUS your own Website PLUS all stationery The ultimate in modern and colourful design

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Exceptional Business Opportunity Distributors Wanted Totally clean profits in only 30 seconds! Everyone has gone to the office kitchen to get a cup of coffee & there are no clean cups! What’s more, the sink is overflowing with dirty glasses, spoons, mugs/cups & the entire kitchen looks like a pigsty! FreshCUP has the solution! FreshCUP is a unique cleaning system that has revolutionised the office kitchen. The compact FreshCUP system washes & sanitises cups, mugs, glasses, spoons & saucers simply & hygenically in just 30 seconds.

See demo

www.freshcup.com.au We have no competitor & the earning potential is unlimited! As an authorised FreshCUP distributor you will receive: • Initial Stock • Marketing Collateral • Stationery • Unlimited Earning Potential • Ongoing Income from Consumables • Training • Sales, Marketing & Admin support

Investment $29,500

Small business Opportunities with Goodman Fielder Baking Australia Goodman Fielder (GF) is one of Australasia's leading food companies “icons” in the Australian and New Zealand food Markets. Baking Australia is a division of Goodman Fielder and is one of Australasia's leading bakery companies supplying a range of loaf breads, rolls, buns, muffins, crumpets and bakery ingredients across 30,000 retail and foodservice outlets every day. Key brands include Wonder White, Helga's, Mighty Soft Molengerg and Country Life. To service their customers GF currently has around 700 independent contractors spread across Australia. Contractors deliver and provide customer service to regional Australia as well as capital cities. Customers range from large major Supermarket Chains, and Independents to small rout customers and food service accounts such as schools, hotels, hospital etc. The process for becoming a contractor involves attending an interview with Goodman Fielder representatives where you can find out more about the opportunity as well as providing information on your strengths for a contracting role. Each contract involves establishing and maintaining a good rapport with customers, product ordering and adjusting orders, obtaining off-location opportunity as well as providing information on your strengths for a contracting role.

expressions of interest

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In order to have products in the marketplace by store opening time contractors need to commence from

around midnight to 3am. Merchandisers normally work between 5:30am through to 8am where they take product off the shelf and place the delivered product on the shelf. Merchandisers then make a call in the afternoon where they top up and tidy up shelves and offlocations. Most contractors deliver product themselves and employ a merchandiser and a relief driver. GF encourage potential contractors to take up a contract area that is close to where they live. This helps the contractor keep rapport with customers and monitor sales. A number of contractors have transferred interstate to be closer to their families or look for a lifestyle change. Currently there vacancies in the booming economies of WA and Qld. There is a bimonthly contractor newsletter that keeps contractors updated on various issues as well as listing all vacant contracts. Contractors and Goodman Fielder have worked successfully together for over 8 years throughout Australia in growing sales and providing excellent customer service to GF customers. Please refer to the advertisement on the opposite page for details on making an inquiry. To find out more contact Linda McMillen +61 2 8874 7143.


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With over 62% of men and 45% of women in Australia considered overweight

WHAT A GREAT TIME TO BUY A THE NATURAL WAY FRANCHISE

Brooke

Tama

Christine

Flav

Maggie

THE FACES OF SOME OF OUR SUCCESSFUL FRANCHISEES WE INVITE YOU TO JOIN OUR TEAM

WHAT SETS US APART - OUR FRANCHISEES SAY IT ALL

The demand for weight loss has never been greater. 1000's of Australians want to lose weight everyday. If you are looking for a proven approach to weight loss with healthy profits and very experienced and dedicated team to guide you look no further than The Natural Way. Your clients will love the great results and personal service as our system is designed to help clients not only lose their weight but maintain it - which is just one of the reasons we are proving so popular. Just some of the reasons why you should consider buying a The Natural Way Franchise: • • • •

27 years experience Repeat business - you clients visit you weekly No Royalties - you keep all the profits you make Full Training - regardless of your previous experience we will train and equip you for success.

I WAS SO THRILLED I BROUGHT A SECOND CLINIC (OPENED IN OCTOBER 07) “The Natural Way has allowed me to achieve my goals in a very safe environment. This was important to me as I had not been in business before.” Brooke - Perth BEST DECISION I EVER MADE “Buying a The Natural Way franchise was the best decision I ever made. As a business opportunity I cannot recommend it more highly.” Tama - Tamworth FIVE YEARS ON “Because it was my first business I felt more confident buying a franchise. I chose The Natural Way as they did not have a royalty”. Five years on Christine has opened a second clinic. Christine - Toowoomba MADE TO MEASURE “The Natural Way is a made to measure business for a mature and caring woman.” 8 years on Flav still enjoys the business. Flav - Rockhampton

START LOVING YOUR WORK

I DIDN'T WANT A GYM OR A COFFEE SHOP “I didn't want to own a gym or a coffee shop, but I did want a business where I worked with people helping them achieve their goals.” Maggie - Sydney

1800 633 433 www.thenaturalway.com.au

NEW FRANCHISE OPPORTUNITIES NOW AVAILABLE IN: NSW: SYDNEY CBD EASTERN SUBURBS WESTERN SUBURBS WOLLONGONG

NEWCASTLE BLUE MOUNTAINS PORT MACQUARIE BALLINA ACT: CANBERRA

QUEENSLAND: GOLD COAST SUNSHINE COAST BUNDABERG BRISBANE SUBURBS

Your town NOT LISTED, contact us for a list of available areas.

WA: PERTH METRO KALGOORLIE GERALDTON ALBANY

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WISH YOU DIDN’T HAVE TO GO TO WORK TOMORROW? • Our clients work from home • They make cash by employing machines not staff • They make 300% - 800% profit margins • They enjoy 2-8 days per month collecting their cash • They own a simple lifestyle business that works

Invest from $29,990 and achieve ROI from 35% to 90%

What did they do to achieve this? They called us!!!

1300 769 967 www.austway.com

Snap-on's Mobile Store Saves Franchisees Big Bucks One of the most common gripes franchisees have in any retail based system is the exorbitant commercial leases doled out by shopping mall moguls. Floor space is at a premium and of course, the highest traffic areas incur the highest prices, with franchisees often handing over a large percentage of profits to uncompromising landlords. Whilst there's a lot to be said for the exposure afforded by strip malls and shopping centres, Snap-on Tools have taken a different tack for their franchisees and created a mobile retail space - a big, comfortable, air conditioned, custom-built store on wheels - bridging the gap between retail visibility and direct-tocustomer convenience. Snap-on's distinctive vans are equipped with computerised inventory control and accounting, mobile EFTPOS, and a bespoke display system that showcases a comprehensive selection of tools and equipment chosen from Snap-on's 16,000+ product lines. It's so good that the USA's Fortune Magazine describes a Snap-on mobile showroom as 'amongst the most productive retail spaces in the world'. And it certainly is a global business; Snap-on is the largest independent tool company in the world with around five thousand franchisees worldwide and a solid heritage dating back to 1920 when Joe Johnson invented the first interchangeable socket. Imagine making your living by dropping into tool-using workplaces where you're well-known and respected for having by far the best

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tools in the market. Snap-on tools aren't cheap, but then, NASA uses them in space, the F1 teams use them in the pits, the market is willing to pay for quality and your margin is generous. And, a Snap-on business is simple to operate and completely transparent. There's no royalties. You buy from the manufacturer and up-sell to the market in your exclusive territory. Your low monthly franchise fee covers the brand, systems, and franchisor support. Supply is simple, accounts are simple, marketing is simple, aftersales warranty is looked after by the franchisor and reporting requirements are negligible. So where's the catch? Around 150 franchisees in Australia and New Zealand will argue that there isn't one. In fact here in Australia, the franchisor has not once faced a legal challenge from any franchisee, which is pretty much unheard of for a network of this size. If you have been searching for a simple, profitable retail business but have been discouraged by commercial leasing horror stories, visit www.snaponfranchise.com.au to learn more about how 'retail' doesn't have to mean 'expensive'.


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Franchise

Western Sydney

Franchise

Goulburn

NSW

NSW

Long Established with Proven Record

Located in Chester Hill, this long-established business provides new concrete surfaces in a range of colours and designs for existing concrete that is drab, slippery, dangerous or unsightly. Domestic, commercial or government application, ideal for driveways, patios, verandahs, ramps, carports, pool surrounds, paths etc. “Business Package Modules” offered to help start business. Includes training in Spray Paving, guaranteed work & customer SMS leads, product research & development, customer’s interest free finance, call centre messaging, marketing & promotion etc. Also includes all equipment, stock and Ford Transit van. Only selling due to ill health. Contact for full & financial information.

This Angus & Robertson Bookshop, situated in the centre of Goulburn’s largest shopping centre, has been trading profitable for the past 23 years. Staff in place & prepared to stay on. There has been continual growth in T/O each year even throughout the drought. 5-year lease in place. Current T/O $850,000 plus. SAV approx. $120,000. Price includes fixtures + fittings plus an 11-year franchise agreement. Owner willing to assist during the transition. Possible finance available.

price: $45,000 WIWO

price: $400,000 + S.A.V.

bh (02) 9743 7376 kdchristmas@hotmail.com www.spraypave.com.au

ah (02) 4821 7324 fax (02) 4821 7088 arbgoulb@bigpond.net.au www.goulburn.nsw.gov.au

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Spray Paving / Unique & Successful Business

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CHOOKS fresh & tasty to expand its brood into the eastern seaboard THE months ahead look bright for CHOOKS fresh & tasty as the franchisor plans to expand its brood further into the south-eastern states. Chief Chook Mr Steve Hansen said there were plenty of franchise enquiries in Western Australia but there was equal interest coming from the east. “Our goal for 2008 in an ideal market is to have 40 stores established by mid-year,” he said. “Our ambition is to expand our operations not only at home and Queensland - where we have a few stores - but to also see stores open for the first time in New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania. “As we bring new franchisees into our CHOOKS family we will also continue to provide them with practical training at our training store at Stirling, WA.” Mr Hansen said the Stirling store was established in May 2007 and was designed to assist future CHOOKS franchisees from all states become more

familiar with the store environment, and to learn how to run their new business 'eggsellently'. “At CHOOKS we are passionate about franchising, our business, our franchisees and their customers. Our franchisee training programs are based on our commitment to customer quality at all costs and our experience is passed on to everyone who works in the company.

“Our Stirling CHOOKS training store allows future franchisees to experience first-hand what it takes to run their own store and gives them the opportunity to gain necessary skills for real life situations. “The training store also helps our franchisees become accustomed to our internal culture of encouragement and

open communication.” Mr Hansen said CHOOKS always had its franchisees' best interest at heart and looked after them in many ways such as through aiming to secure low occupancy costs. “We generally open stores at centres in local neighbourhoods and individual main streets in order to keep our costs significantly down on the occupancy costs some retailers pay, which allows us and our franchisees to offer the best quality products at more competitive prices. “CHOOKS continues to target the family unit and we focus on being a very local and convenient presence in the community. “We are about establishing relationships with our customers where they live, which is a very different strategy compared to our competitors.” For CHOOKS fresh & tasty franchising enquiries please contact the CHOOKS Encouragement Centre on 08 9440 5877

BRAND NEW

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY alfresco • cafe blinds Outdoor BBQs and parties with friends and family are great, but everyone hates being forced inside by wet weather or scorching summer heat! WE have the answer. Easy to operate and a stunning addition to any outdoor area, Aussie Outdoor blinds turn outdoor areas into rooms you can use all year round for all occasions. Locally made from heavy duty materials suitable for Australian conditions, the blinds are available in a variety of materials and colours including clear PVC, tinted PVC and shade blinds. Our mission is to achieve the highest standard in quality, service, attention to detail and customer relationships, operating in a professional and ethical manner at all times.

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We are looking for franchisees to share our success! There are so many great reasons to become part of the Aussie Outdoor team. As an Aussie Outdoor franchisee you will benefit from: • Being part of a massive growth industry If you share our excitement about this multimillion dollar growth opportunity and would like • Exclusive territory to be a part of a successful team contact us today! • Exclusive use of registered trade marks and patents • Group branding and marketing campaigns • Turn key operation with effective, practical business systems • Full and ongoing training and support Contact Lloyd Gaunt - ph: 1300 131 289 • Power of group purchasing or 0415 112 122 fax: (08) 9306 5522 • Multiple profit streams email: lloyd@aussieoutdoor.com.au • Great return on investment • Fantastic lifestyle web: www.aussieoutdoor.com.au


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MASTER FRANCHISE TERRITORIES FOR SALE Wellness and wellbeing is driving a multi-billion dollar natural health and fitness boom. With 62% of men and 45% of women in Australia considered overweight, 1,000’s of people want to lose weight everyday. The Natural Way is expanding across Australia due to the demand for our unique approach to health and weight loss and the growing demand for weight loss with a holistic approach. A Master Franchise business creates sales and profit by:

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• Building and developing a business where multiple Franchisees are working for you.

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As a franchisor of a business with 94% female franchisees, The Natural Way Director Alec Farr says, “recent research confirms that women specifically search for a proven business system, instant network and brand strength”, which he sees constantly when a woman researches buying a The Natural Way way franchise. “We're more than happy to support them through the process of talking to as many franchisees as possible because our experience is that once they've committed to the business and really believe in it, they're more successful as a franchisee.”

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Maggie says she was looking for a business working with people, helping them reach their goals. “I thoroughly enjoy owning my own business. I have an excellent relationship with my Master Franchisee and am grateful for the mentoring and advice but equally thankful for the flexibility to make my own decisions.” 2007 Queensland Franchisee of the Year, Christine Paroz, is well known for her enthusiasm as one of the longer serving franchisees with five and a half successful years at The Natural Way Toowoomba.

• Making money from franchise sales and ongoing product sales to your Franchisees • You will be guided every step of the way from an experienced Head Office that has sold over 15 franchises in Queenland

This rare opportunity exists for a person with a passion for health and healthy profits $$$$$$$$ QUOTE FROM W.A. MASTER FRANCHISEE “To be able to support another person through their business growth is rewarding beyond anything I could have expected. Being a Master Franchisee in a fast growth industry delivers all my expectations.” Robyn Bishop November 2007

regain their sense of selfesteem and purpose. “I can honestly say that this is only the beginning of what I believe I can achieve for our Sydney clients,” says Maggie. “I love our unique programme and the fact that it's a permanent weight loss solution when many other weight loss companies are really just selling quick fixes. I'm dedicated to helping our clients and I love witnessing their success.”

Maggie Bowden Smith accepting her award as NSW Franchisee of the Year from Master Franchisee for NSW Robyn Woods-Child

“I am still motivated and passionate about helping our clients lose weight and regain their enthusiasm for life. This is the longest I have dedicated to any business or job and I still love what I do,” says Christine

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The Natural Way franchisee of Mona Vale and Balgowlah and the company's 2007 NSW Franchisee of the Year, Maggie Bowden-Smith says that her recent first anniversary served as a reminder that she'd only just scratched the surface of what she believes is possible in helping local women and men to lose weight and

The Natural Way currently has 26 clinics in Australia and continues to grow thanks to its proven, holistic approach to weight management and a 27 year commitment to permanent weight loss and a healthier future for all Australians. For more info visit www.thenaturalway.com.au


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The Contact Group - Bringing Business Growth to Australia! If you are looking for a truly unique opportunity that allows you to work from home, be your own boss, help businesses of all types to grow, with potential to make over $200,000 every year then this is for you!

processes. This successfully builds customer loyalty and retention, and ultimately makes their business more profitable. We know because we do just that for all kinds of businesses - all over Australia every day!

This is a genuine and wellrespected business opportunity, which is only for people who truly enjoy challenges and expanding their knowledge, not to mention being handsomely rewarded at the same time!

This is a $9 Billion industry, which is growing at an average of 4% every year, making it one of the fastest growing sectors in the world. Anyone with proven sales skills, a basic understanding of business processes and solid problem-solving skills can do great things in this business model. Needless to say, as part of our team, you'll be given all of the training you need to get started, and we'll be there to support you every step of the way. Don't forget to ask us about the passive income streams that are also available to you in this business model!

As a member of our growing national team, you'll have your own home-office, and be showing business people of all types how they can revolutionize their business by successfully implementing the world's No.1 Customer Management Solution (CMS), and building proven CMS strategies into their day-to-day

Amazing business opportunity "There's no business like the tank business" Never before has it been so easy to enter the booming rainwater tank manufacturing business. Tankwerx don't just supply rainwater tanks, they are the manufacturer of a range of quality polyethylene tanks made to Australian standards. This enables Tankwerx to not only offer quality products but also easy, efficient service, competitive prices and guaranteed on time delivery. If you are looking for: • High cash returns

areas to either establish their own manufacturing facility or to partnership Tankwerx. Tankwerx manufactures its own rotational moulding machinery in Queensland, and has the expertise in setting up a manufacturing facility in a very short time. If you are looking for an opportunity without paying goodwill, no license fee and is not a franchise, this is it.

Call 1300 725 113 for information pack.

• Huge demand product • Australia wide product acceptance Tankwerx is offering opportunities to people in regional and metropolitan

Factory & Showroom: Unit 2, 9 Enterprises Street, Molendinar QLD 4214 Fax: (07) 5597 6925 • sales@tankwerx.net.au • www.tankwerx.net.au

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Business succession planning: Developing an exit strategy

by Grant Hyman

Not many soloists give a good deal of thought to business succession planning and developing an exit strategy, yet one of the key requirements of a successful business is to know how you want your involvement to end up. A popular phrase to describe how to terminate your business involvement is ‘exit strategy’ however I prefer ‘succession strategy’ or business succession planning as you ideally want your business to succeed even after you’ve moved on, don’t you? In fact, it’s commonly accepted that as a business moves through its various cycles, different personalities are best suited to leading it forward. In troubled times, a handson and highly-focused manager is usually best, however when things are going well, the business is best guided with a light touch, with most of the manager’s time focused on planning and preparing for future growth. So, what should we be considering with our own business succession planning? Firstly, consider if and when you may want to hand over the business. Is it when it gets to ten employees? When it gets too big to run from home? When we’ve built a nest egg big enough to be able to retire?

Do you need an exit strategy, or business succession plan? The difference between the exit strategy and the business succession plan is that the first means you exit and your involvement ceases, whereas business succession planning means that you want to have an active say in the future of the business, if not by retaining equity, then at least choosing who takes the

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business to the next step.

The problem for soloists There are actually two problems. The first is that as soloists, we are the business and unless we build in some residual (i.e. passive) income then we have to keep working for the business to survive. For instance, I’ve just written, and am about to publish, a book which I hope will be so successful it will generate huge royalties for decades to come. If we are to be able to sell our solo business, it is vital that we give the business a personality of its own (known as ‘building the brand’) so that the business can survive without us, thereby giving it real value in the eyes of a potential buyer. The second problem is that even when we have employees, the business is still our baby and we are reluctant to delegate authority to employees, much less to create and document business rules, a strategy which give the business structure and enhances its value to potential buyers. If you maintain this level of control, even if you do have a number of employees, then from potential buyer’s viewpoint the owner is still the business and so the business has no real value for a new owner to exploit and grow.

The Solution When you do your business plan and set your milestones and measures for the business, always keep in

mind the need to create equity, i.e. value that others are willing to pay for. You also need to have systems and procedures in place that mean the business can continue to operate to the satisfaction of your clients even if you aren’t there. Before you say that your clients need you, think of locums that allow loved and trusted family doctors to have holidays. If your business is organised so that it can survive without you, the worst that can happen is that you’ll be able to go on holiday leaving your mobile and email at home. The best that can happen is that you’ll retire comfortably,

happily knowing your ‘baby’ is growing under the careful and loving guidance of its new owner! To those thinking of walking away, I'd say please don’t close your business down. You had a dream and turned that dream into something that others valued. It would be a sad loss to you and them to just close it down.

Grant Hyman is a specialist Sales Consultant whose company, Sales Central, is dedicated to maximising the sales successes of clients by assisting in the areas of Training, Recruiting, Automation, Motivational Speaking and Coaching.


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Terrific Lifestyle Opportunity in This Eco-Age!

In this modern age where space is at a premium, this is a unique and sought-after business opportunity that incorporates tourism, eco-tourism accommodation and mobile business in one. Three models of portable accommodation available, which can sleep up to 24 people, ranging from $70,000 - $250,000, which provide travellers with all the creature comforts, yet little impact on the environment. Accommodation could be set up in or near: • Hunter Valley vineyards • Fraser Island • Daintree Rainforest destinations • Set up hot air balloons alongside the accommodation, offering overnight packages • Accommodation for school or youth groups • The Bungle Bungles in Western Australia • Mining and drilling operations all over Australia • Popular eco-tourist destinations • Grand Prix events • Fishing locations and outdoor adventure tours… the possibilities are endless. Suitable for both bare acreage or as an adjunct to existing hotels, motels or other forms of accommodation. Fully transportable and easily assembled. Magnificently engineered design and attention to detail make these unique mobile accommodation solutions. Many more features including Sony TV's & fridges. Plenty of potential to net approx. $5,000 per week and work 6 months on / 6 months off.

Loadable on flat top trucks

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price: $70,000 / $150,000 / $250,000 Please contact owner for full & further detailed information.

bh (02) 9668 8388 mob 0407 878 818 williamsgroup@bigpond.com

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Sing With A Green Planet & A Green Planet Sings With You!

WHOLESALE PATISSERIE & CHOCOLATIER Tropical Cairns, Far North Queensland

Make an environmentally sound business investment The Williams Group have successfully managed to couple an environmentallyfriendly product, to a useful adjunct to any business that has even a modicum of need for accommodation – that covers a lot of businesses! Specifically, they are offering portable accommodation units capable of sleeping up to 24 people (different models available). Being low input & high return the units are specifically designed to be very easy to transport, easy to assemble, & could be set up anywhere across Australia. Ideal for meeting any new or auxiliary accommodation needs in a broad range of industries from hotel to motel to mining to tourism to

vineyards to chartering to fishing to outback tours… The list goes on. The only limit is your imagination!

Make a lifestyle decision and change to the easy pace and friendly people of lush, tropical Cairns in Far North Queensland. This thriving area is the 4th fastest growing part of Australia. Capitalise on the opportunities this presents.

The units come with all the creature comforts right up to televisions & refrigerators.

Our client is a very profitable wholesale patisserie and chocolatier with an excellent reputation and a loyal and diverse client base.

For more information please contact at: williamsgroup@bigpond.com or: (02) 9668 8388.

Established in 2003 it has shown strong growth in sales and profits since the beginning. The sale includes a purpose-built, fully equipped, commercial kitchen in a convenient central location. There is a Food Standards Accreditation Program in place This is a unique chance to step in at the top - the local competitors don't come close. Selling at only $600,000 this is an opportunity that won't last long! Contact Kleinhardt Business Consultants for more information: Call or email Leslie on 07 4040 7100 or leslie@kleinhardt.com.au (Interested parties will need to sign a Confidentiality Agreement and be qualified buyers.) AB0382_63_1

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Night Club This business is more than a night club. A recent refit has transformed it into an up market lounge bar providing first class entertainment for the ever growing local population and the thousands of tourists who continually flock to this world famous designation. The recent upgrade is already proving a success with increased profits justifying the capital outlay. A secure lease ensures the long term future of this excellent business.

Price: $595,000

+ trading stock

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Video store GERRINGONG NSW

Seachange Gerringong Well established easy to run video store in the beautiful New South Wales sea side town of Gerringong. Easy two (2) hour drive South of Sydney.

Price: $165,000

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Taxi Plates x 5 For Sale Now Blue Mountains Locality

- Consistent, established turnover - Good return on investment

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Successfully operating for 15 years Reliable drivers Solid, loyal customer base Can be run by owner-operator or investor Offers great lifestyle in Sydney's Blue Mountains

Price: $575,000 neg

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Phone: (07) 5592 5927 Fax: (07) 5531 5313

Suite 1, First Floor, Victoria Square, Broadbeach, Queensland Aust. 4217 Email: enquiries@venz.com.au Web site: www.venz.com.au

A HOME WITH AN INCOME! Call now for your FREE Introductory brochure A PERFECT START! - Port Douglas Popular holiday, very neat & tidy. Excellent business & all systems in place to ensure ease of management. 2 bed 2 bath managers unit with courtyard & you can bring your pet! Nett $150,000 Price $997,000 Contact Grant Skinner 0408 996 188 Exclusive Agent THE OPPORTUNITY TO EXCEED - Airlie Beach Stunning complex with views out over the Coral Sea to the Whitsunday Islands. Plenty of scope left for business growth. Offered for sale in immaculate condition throughout. Nett $181,000 Price $1,650,000 Contact Grant Skinner 0408 996 188 (pictured left) ALL THE HARD WORK IS DONE - Hervey Bay New building of 39 apartments with 20 in the pool so far, all have magnificent sea views including the two bedroom managers apartment with office attached. Nett is still the projection figure. Nett $120,000 Price $925,000 Contact Michael Leiper 0409 932 721

TROPICAL PARADISE - Nth Qld 4.5 star luxury set in one of Australia's premier tourist destinations. Tropical rainforest gardens surround this unique holiday resort. Beach, shopping & cafĂŠs a short stroll away. Nett $319,000 Price $2,200,000 Contact Wesley Venz 0412 768 178 Exclusive Agent

PERMANENT POSITION - Gold Coast This complex takes advantage of schools, shops and transport all conveniently located nearby. Rents continuing to increase. Fully fenced courtyard makes this pet friendly managers unit a must see! Nett $148,000 Price $1,110,000 Contact Wesley Venz 0412 768 178 Exclusive Agent

GREAT LIFESTYLE - Gold Coast Beautifully presented complex in highly sought after rental location. Spacious 3 bedroom managers house with private yard & room for the family pet! Nett $168,000 Price $1,408,000 Contact Andrea Venz 0438 925 977 Exclusive Agent

ONE PERSON - Gold Coast Ideal complex for the single operator. 50 metres to beach. Boutique, modern building within walking distance to Casino & Pacific Fair. Nett $60,000 Price $530,000 Contact Andrea Venz 0438 925 977 Exclusive Agent

SOUTHSIDE - Brisbane Beautifully presented & established, security gated, Philip Usher complex. Well located in popular major growth corridor of Brisbane South. Well positioned for major freeways & City. Nett $150,000 Price $1,215,000 Contact Nan Demeral 0419 677 845 Exclusive Agent

GOOD BUYERS HERE - Brisbane Well established & maintained security gated complex located on a main through road from Brisbane, East side to South side. Comfortable managers 3 bed ensuite townhouse, easy to manage. Nett $143,000 Price $1,090,000 Contact Nan Demeral 0419 677 845 Exclusive Agent

RIVERFRONT - Sunshine Coast This complex is situated on the Noosa River & is set in a fabulous tropical setting. Check out the income, a rarity in Noosaville. Immaculately presented & well managed. Great opportunity! Nett $338,000 Price $2,840,000 Contact Mike Brand 0407 739 575

BOUTIQUE HOLIDAY - Sunshine Coast This boutique complex boasts excellent income yet can be run by one person. Beautiful tropical gardens & close to river and restaurants. Spacious managers unit. Nett $148,600 Price $1,395,000 Contact Mike Brand 0407 739 575

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Sunshine Coast Gerry: 0411 655 445 Maria: 0409 349 285 Mike: 0407 739 575

Bargara/ Harvey Bay Michael Leiper 0409 932 721 leiper@mail.com

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HOLIDAY ICON - Hervey Bay Easy to run holiday building on the Esplanade in the middle of everything, solid business with plenty of room to improve. New PABX just installed. Current owner willing to relieve. Nett $126,000 Price $875,000 Contact Michael Leiper 0409 932 721 Exclusive Agent


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Suite 1, First Floor, Victoria Square, Broadbeach, Queensland Aust. 4217 Email: enquiries@venz.com.au Web site: www.venz.com.au

Phone: (07) 5592 5927 Fax: (07) 5531 5313

BIG & BEAUTIFUL - Sunshine Coast Recently refurbished in the common area & a magnificent pool area and facilities. Short stroll to Mooloolaba beach. Hotel style holiday only complex with long agreements. 2 bedroom unit. Nett $524,000 Price $3,750,000 Contact Maria Duke 0409 349 285

LARGE PERMANENT - Sunshine Coast Only 200m from one of the coast’s best beaches & opposite the Maroochy River. 3 bedroom managers unit with fantastic views & an exclusive managers roof top area with spa - it has it all! Nett $188,000 Price $1,875,000 Contact Maria Duke 0409 349 285

SIMPLY ONE OF THE BEST - Gold Coast Simply one of the best holiday complexes on the Gold Coast. Walk to beach, shops and transport. Very nice managers unit & lots of other real estate included. Excellent amenities! Nett $750,000 proj Price $6,025,000 Contact Ross Venz 0414 925 802 Exclusive Agent

WHAT A MIX - Gold Coast One of the best mixtures of holiday & permanent lettings. A short stroll to the beach & shops. Great managers unit & office on title. Long agreement. A must to inspect! Nett $198,000 Price $1,810,000 Contact Ross Venz 0414 925 802 Exclusive Agent

VERY PRESTIGIOUS COMPLEX - Brisbane Mirvac Built! Absolutely beautiful complex, 4 bedroom ensuite stand alone managers residence, plenty of room. Close to bay. Bring your tinnie! Nett $97,200 Price $986,000 Contact Stewart Dawes 0439 670 854

VALUE FOR MONEY - Brisbane Top complex, easily run by one person with very good return on your investment. No pool or BBQ to maintain. Lawns and gardens very easily managed. New water tanks installed. Nett $83,000 Price $660,000 Contact Stewart Dawes 0439 670 854

WESTSIDE - Brisbane An excellent complex, close to shops & transport. Easy commuting to Brisbane with easy access to university of Qld. Opportunities exist for future expansion. Nett $145,400 Price $1,170,000 Contact David Harris 0418 748 050

SOUTH - Brisbane A great location - handy to the city. Constant rental demands, opportunities to increase income with repairs & maintenance. Body Corporate pays for landscape maintenance separately. Nett $165,000 Price $1,520,000 Contact David Harris 0418 748 050 Sole Agent

SYDNEY COMPLEX - NSW Large permanent high-rise complex. 2 bedroom ensuite unit on 9th floor. Income can be improved here, excellent rental area. Nett $130,000 Price $1,260,000 Contact John Ennis 0407 750 862 Exclusive Agent

BRISBANE’S FINEST - Brisbane Executive style complex as-new 2 bedroom ensuite residence with private courtyard in stylish suburb, close to water & city, a one person business. Nett $64,000 Price $875,000 Contact John Ennis 0407 750 862 Exclusive Agent

WATERFRONT PERMANENT - Sunshine Coast Superb as-new waterfront complex of 48 luxury apts, 3 bedroom ensuite managers unit with courtyard & separate office. Complex has heated lap & lagoon pools, spa, pontoon & floodlit tennis crt. Nett $120,400 Price $1,270,000 Contact Gerry Lewis 0411 655 445 Exclusive Agent (pic) PERMANENT - GOOD STARTER - Sunshine Coast Established permanent letting complex of 51 townhouses & villas, letting 15. 3 bedroom ensuite managers townhouse. Long agreement, no pool or facilities to maintain. Nett $54,500 Price $618,000 Contact Gerry Lewis 0411 655 445

Hervey Bay Denise Lucas 0408 153 092 chezlucas@aapt.net.au

Townsville Laura Harvey 0412 910 615 venztown@hotmail.com

Cairns Alex Barker-Re' 0414 835 128 venzfnq@bigpond.com

Port Douglas Grant Skinner 0408 996 188 grantjuliet@austarnet.com.au

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Kyabram VIC

Pizza Restaurant Outstanding opportunity for an energetic couple or family to run their own business. Currently trading as pizza restaurant & cocktail lounge with spacious inside dining, plus relaxing lounge and outside dining spaces. Well established business in large GV town, busy main street location, well equipped modern shop, large weekly turnover with high net profit. Long lease available with very reasonable rent. Potential plus with this business with excellent staff available to new owner.

Mini-Tankers Franchise: Opportunity. Reward. Are you seeking a business opportunity in Newcastle that will provide you with: • • • •

A proven business formula? Growth? No risk of bad debts? Flexibility and support? Mini-Tankers Refuelling Solutions The No.1 on-site refuelling solution.

Newcastle area for sale Contact Mal Harrison

Price:

$380,000

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www.kyabramrealestate.com.au

02 4943 2976 – 0412 859 539 Visit www.bizsmart.net.au Bizsmart Business Brokers

• Self-contained units manufacture & store 500 bags daily using town water supply and 3-phase power • Low operating costs and compact footprint • Exclusive territories available • Expected return of at least 25% in hard cash for very little effort • Single units from $153,500 + GST + Installation • Units operating in Newcastle, Liverpool and Lightning Ridge Build on your bottom line!

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Noosa River Cruise Business - Live the Dream

Noosa Health & Fitness Centre

Imagine a lifestyle on the majestic Noosa River. If you love boats and are a people person then this is for you......This is the only business that cruises the Noosa Sound and Weyba Creek Waterways.

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Noosa River & Canal cruise business Unique opportunity with cruises & boat hire Located in Noosa's only Marina Easy for a couple to run price: $299,000

High quality fit out & air conditioned Approx 800 members, potential for 1500 The best and latest equipment available Purpose built premises & excellent parking High reputation for service & quality staff Five on premise health care suites Huge potential in this growth industry

price: $495,000

CHEAP AS CHIPS

Want to work for yourself in Noosa?

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Established cash flow takeaway Beautiful hinterland town on the Sunshine Coast Easy to run with casuals Prominent location in town No competition & strong fresh seafood sales Potential to add coffee and other lines

price: $142,000

Suit a quick learning handyman Located in Noosa Village Easy care and could be managed Open 6 days currently Quality shoe repairs Key cutting, engraving & leather stitching

price: $90,000

Enquiries: Richard Locke 0433 237 422 Corner of Thomas & Mary Streets Noosaville, Queensland 4566 Australia Phone: (07) 5449 8899 • Fax: (07) 5449 8022 • Email: richard@noosarealty.com.au

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Advertising/Media Sydney

NSW

Print Management & Promotional Products Print Management & Promotional Products business, established for 10 years with good track record, strong foundation and ready for unlimited growth. Good business model based on diversified products, services & suppliers. Large range of customers from small business to Fortune 500 companies. Exclusive database of clients (544) &

Prospects (833). Network of over 1000 suppliers in Australia & overseas. Exclusive membership with associations offering online trade pricing. Extensive range of innovative products & product catalogues. Turnover $500,000 to $1,000,000. Over $3,000,000 in pending sales. Great staff in place, training provided. Can relocate. Great Opportunity.

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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 $330,000 to $4M VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR A LIST OF MANAGEMENT RIGHTS FOR SALE

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Advertising/Media

South East Queensland

Air Conditioning

Brisbane

QLD

QLD

Recognized Air Conditioning Service

Local monthly newspaper, well-established for 10 years, situated in the vibrant, fast growing town of Rainbow Beach, approximately 265km north of Brisbane and 76km east of Gympie on the Cooloola Coast. Very popular with holidaymakers with World Heritage Fraser Island just 700 metres away. Only 1 weeks work each month working from home. No overheads. Turnover $130,000. 3 months training included. Selling due to retirement. Contact for full & financial information.

Varied and substantial long term contracts in place, along with a “breakdown” sub-contract to major service stations. Base business is in sales, service and installation of domestic air conditioning. New add-on is pump in cellulose fibre insulation (machine included). Warranty service agent for Airwell, Fujitsu and Mistral. Sale includes 2 vehicles & trailer. Full time and part time staff and sub contractors will stay on if required. Licensed with QBSA; ARC Refrigerant Handling License and ARC Refrigeration License. T/O 06-07 $195,000; forecast 07-08 $500,000. 2 weeks training will be provided over transition period.

price: $130,000

price: $170,000 WIWO all Inclusive

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Antiques

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Freehold Family Business

A superb opportunity to purchase a well-established & successful antique & furniture business in on the NSW North Coast. Located on the Macleay River, 20 min from Southwest Rocks & Crescent Head, the business specialises in quality 2nd hand & period furniture. The store area is 240 sqmts, recently fully renovated. T/O $180,000 plus trading 3 days with a solid net profit. Price includes a 3-bedroom home & office. Easy to run with plenty of free time to enjoy a great lifestyle. Training will be provided & possible finance could be available to a suitable buyer. Contact PRDnationwide Kempsey.

Fully equipped mechanical workshop with strong private and Government client base. Authorised Repco Service Centre, and Bridgestone, Dunlop and Goodyear tyre dealership. Located in Halls Creek, the heart of the Kimberley, and currently servicing 80% of the market place. Spare parts & tyres sales account for 70% of total income. Preferred Government fleet service provider for Education, Police, A.L.S., Water Authority and Telstra. Fully computerised systems with gross T/O exceeding $900,000 p.a. Owner selling for family reasons. Please contact for further and financial information.

price: $440,000 + S.A.V. freehold

price: $600,000 freehold

bh (02) 6562 1444 fax (02) 6562 3144

bh (08) 9168 6508 baileyautoparts@bigpond.com www.baileysautoparts.com.au

mob 0427 547 925

425762

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Auto or Mechanical Repairs

Port Macquarie

Auto or Mechanical Repairs

Sydney’s North Shore

NSW

NSW

Successful business established 55 years, situated in Brookvale on the main road servicing from Palm Beach to City. Unbeatable exposure, approx 65,000 vehicles/day. Very busy, 5 staff, excellent reputation and strong client base of regular and loyal customers. Workshop accommodates 20-25 vehicles. 2 street accesses, a well-equipped workshop with latest diagnostic equipment. Registered NRMA approved repairer. Includes vehicle, stock, plant & equipment. Long lease avail. Great opportunity for expansion. Owner willing to stay on for training. Contact owner for full information.

price: $195,000

price: $285,000

bh (02) 6583 1235 ah (02) 6581 1805 fax (02) 6584 6727 macamech123@bigpond.com

fax (02) 9907 1463 mob 0409 126 434 service@gradysauto.com.au www.gradysauto.com.au

Auto or Mechanical Repairs

Auto or Mechanical Repairs

Wodonga

Sydney

VIC

NSW

Current Customer List of 4,500 +

Two for the Price of One

Established for over 21 years, specializing in exhaust & towbar installation, along with light engineering & auto repairs. Over 4,500 listed repeat customers. Currently working a 5 day week and turning over $250,000 - $300,000 pa, with an excellent profit margin. Plant & equipment, valued at over $100,000 is included in the sale. Two very good courtesy vehicles available, with signage. The business is booming in a growth area on the Murray River & Wine Growing Region but owners would like to retire ASAP. Loyal staff will stay on & owners will train. Possible finance available.

Highly recommended Mechanical & Auto electrical workshop, established 14 yrs. Well equipped & extensively stocked allowing easy transition to buyer. Business caters for array of clientele from general public & businesses to insurance companies. Preferred repairer for AAMI and associated companies. Log book servicing, dyno tuning, brakes, clutches, air conditioning & fuel injection servicing are just a few of the services provided. Ready to start trading. Contact owner for further information and financial details.

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bh (02) 9708 6908 fax (02) 9790 3251 mob 0415 650 075 renzo@efficientauto.com.au www.efficientauto.com.au

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price: $350,000 O.N.O.

price: $135,000 + S.A.V. mob 0400 401 471 blackshaw@austarnet.com.au www.wodonga.vic.gov.au

427044

Auto Electrical/Auto Air Cond./Mechanical

Established over 13 years this busy workshop is located on the major road entering Port Macquarie, with great front & side signage. Specialising in all mechanical repairs of 4WD’s, light vehicle & light trucks, as well as an accredited Authorised Inspection Station for all light & LPG vehicles. Boasting a reputation for providing friendly & reliable service with a high standard of workmanship. Workshop comes stocked & fully equipped with 3 hoists & a range of modern equipment. Long term lease available. New developments in the area make this is an opportunity not to be missed.

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Auto or Mechanical Repairs

Auto Parts & Accessories

Mossman

Brisbane

QLD

Auto Electrical & Air-Conditioning

Auto Protection Highly Profitable Business

Business is located in a high growth area off Far North Qld coast. Well established business of 18 years with large 3 bay workshop and office/parts room and all plant and equipment. Very Good present turnover with excellent potential for expansion. Specialising in repair of cars, 4WD’s, light commercial, trucks, farm machinery and airconditioning services. Present Owner Tradesman prepared to stay for negotiated period.

A unique opportunity exists to secure an expanding business with huge growth potential. Excellent returns. Would suit husband and wife team. Full training will be provided and full support from brother business that has 7 years operation and is a Business Achiever Award Winner (2007). Price includes all stock, plant, equipment (high pressure hot polyurea, polyurethane spray machine) and training. Contact Tim for expressions of interest.

Price:- Leasehold $150,000 + SAV. Further option to purchase Freehold $380,000 + $150,000 + SAV

price: $120,000 422805

bh (07) 4098 2282 mob 0407 961 868 blainsauto@bigpond.com

Backpackers

Bundaberg

QLD

bh (07) 3865 5820

mob 0418 935 940

sales@xtremecoatings.com.au

www.xtremecoatings.com.au

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Bakery

Gold Coast

QLD

QLD

Top Location on the Beach

Located in a region known for its near perfect climate. Hostel is close to town centre & major shopping centre. Specialised as a working hostel accommodating 68 guests. Occupancy 100% for 10 months per year. Staff in place & prepared to stay on T/O $350-$380k P.A. This is a specialised business in which owners are prepared to offer support & training for up to 6 months & will consider partial vendor finance for serious buyer. 2-bedroom Manager’s residence. Includes several self drive as well as two larger staff driven buses. Contact Pat & John for further information.

Ideal husband & wife business. Located in shopping centre in Kirra Beach, on the Gold Coast. 1-year lease + 4-year option. Established 10 years. Currently trading 7 days with 2 full-time bakers, and 5 part-time girls. Outside seating area. Video security system. Owners wishing to retire. 1 week hand-over period. Construction of 12 storey block of units presently underway just 50 metres away. This means 150 hungry construction workers for 18 months! Also the only competition is closing, meaning even more trade for this bakery. Call now! This will go!

price: $1,250,000 freehold WIWO

price: $260,000

ah (07) 4151 6636 mob 0427 405 677

ah (07) 5522 5729 mob 0408 590 094 chappy26449@bigpond.com

fax (07) 4151 7277 gonewest@westnet.com.au

420928

Bundaberg Workers & Divers Hostel

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Bakery

Bakery

Gold Coast

QLD

Ideal Husband & Wife Gold Coast Sandwich Bar & Bakery

Darling Downs

QLD

Ideal Family Business Prime location off busy highway in Highfields, one of southeast Queensland’s fastest growing areas. 7 years left on 9-year lease. Sales in excess of $400,000 expected this financial year catering for its regular & casual clientele. Equipment regularly maintained. Plenty of potential for growth. Next to Village Green tourist area, just down from busy state school. Contact Owner for full & financial information.

Well-established sandwich bar & bakery on main road location at Miami Beach. The business enjoys a large & loyal local customer base as well as busy tourist trade. Staff in place (including full-time baker) & prepared to stay on. Lease in place till July ‘08 and 3 year option. T/O $7 1/2k p.w. Present owners have operated the business for 8 1/2 years. Genuine sale. Please contact for full and financial information.

fax (02) 9212 6054

Bakery

Newcastle

bh (07) 4630 8144 ah (07) 4697 9509 fax (07) 4697 9509 mob 0409 611 033 chopes91@gmail.com

Bakery

Central Western Slopes

NSW

NSW

Great Bakery & a House!

Located in a strip shopping location opposite the picturesque Lake Macquarie. The Brumby’s franchise has been operating successfully for over 10 years. Best suited for anyone looking to be their own boss in a successful retail franchise system. Ideal for a husband / wife team. Experienced & reliable staff in place. The stores great location in Warner’s Bay offers lovely views, and a good position to capitalize on the numerous events which take place along the foreshore during the year. Contact for full & financial information.

This bakery was established over 100 years ago and is centrally located in a beautiful and prosperous area of NSW, only 45 minutes from Orange, Parkes, Cowra, and Forbes. As the only bakery in town we make a large range of pies, cakes, slices, specialty rolls, breads, hot x buns, Xmas cakes & birthday cakes. We also do coffees, sandwiches and have plenty of outside seating. Located on the main street we get a lot of passing traffic, and also wholesale to surrounding towns. Great potential in an increasingly popular tourist destination with newly established wineries.

price: $250,000 WIWO

price: $350,000 WIWO freehold

ah (02) 4957 9280 mob 0400 389 908 brumbyswb@live.com.au

bh (02) 6344 2525 mob 0408 147 878 caseyellen2@bigpond.com

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Ideal Owner / Operator

426208

bh (02) 9281 4599 info@ab4s.com.au

425586

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Bakery

Sale

Bakery

Belmont

VIC

NSW

2 Specialty Cakes & Pies Shops

Situated in heart of Sale CBD, this well known bakery caters for regular & casual clientele in wholesale and retail, making breads, a variety of pies, sausage rolls, pasties and selection of cakes, slices and mixed sandwiches. Price includes delivery van, all stock and equipment, new floor coverings in cool room, store rooms, steel shelving and waste sink. 3 vacant rooms upstairs for residence or office and storage space. Training given if needed and staff willing to stay. Contact for further and financial information.

Well known retail cake shops, specialising in homemade novelty cakes, pies, gourmet sandwiches, fresh bread etc. Established 12 years. Currently operating from 2 great central locations in Belmont, a tourist resort on the eastern side of Lake Macquarie, approx. 30mins from Newcastle’s CBD and 90mins from Sydney. Full experienced staff in place. 21-year lease on the large store, 4-year lease on the smaller. T/O $33K p.w. 1 month’s training. Will consider selling the smaller store at $95,000. Ideal for owner operator or can be run under management. Please contact owners for further and financial information.

price: $179,000

price: $495,000

bh (03) 5144 6155 mob 0408 178 974 ierardi@bigpond.com

mob 0422 248 821 www.bscp.net.au

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Established For Over 30 Years

Bakery

Blue Mountains

juapete@bigpond.net.au www.lakemac.com.au

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Bakery

Mackay

NSW

QLD

Breads & Pastries

Modern Equipped Bakery

This bakery has been established over 40 years. Now located in a new shopping centre in the foothills of the Blue Mountains and trading there for 4 years. The bakery caters for both bread and pastry products, with a large range of cakes and danish, meat pies and quiches. The bakery also offers coffee/tea and cold drinks with seating at the front of the shop. Sale price includes a large range of equipment. Good T/O in a growing area.

This is a great opportunity to purchase a thriving bakery in one of the fastest growing areas of sunny Qld. The bakery is long est. and offers good income from day one. NO extortionate franchise fees, NO baking in the middle of the night, NO baking or previous experience necessary. This bakery is fully automated & computerized. T/O currently $750 / $800K. This business is very easy to run by an owner/operator or under management. This is an exceptional buy at a basement price. Full training & support would be provided with partial vendor finance available to a suitable buyer.

424825

mob 0414 967 018 rainyrob6961@hotmail.com

bh (07) 4951 1353 fax (07) 4953 0020 mob 0412 190 505 gch94063@bigpond.net.au www.atn.com.au/qld/east/east-a.htm

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Bakery Geeveston

TAS

Ideal Family Business This superb Bakery / Cafe is located in the picturesque & historic township of Geeveston 62 kms South West of Hobart. No long Bakers hours & currently operates on a 10 hr day, easily managed by husband & wife team with no special skills required, owners will provide training. The Bakery has unique features,& is a regular tourist bus stopover, as well as catering to a local clientele. The shop has the capacity to look after up to 100 seated patrons in a large (290 sqmt) timber featured cafe. Fully licensed with dual male female toilets, compliant with all

health regulations Current T/O $360,000 plus, under management, with huge potential for an owner operator, this business has in 3 years tripled the sales of the original business GREAT opportunities for more substantial growth. Valuation on the premises & equipment over $350,000.. Owner selling due to other commitments & will consider partial vendor finance to a suitable buyer. This is a UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY to acquire a GREAT VALUE business in a GREAT LIFESTYLE LOCATION Contact owner for information.

price: $395,000 WIWO freehold

Bakery

Bakery

New England

VIC

NSW

Country Lifestyle - $1.2 + Mil. Turnover

Well-established business 15 yrs, in very attractive pedestrian mall leading from highway. Captures daily passing trade + locals & office workers. Wholesales to popular cafĂŠ next door. Plenty of parking. 5 min walk from Mitcham railway station. Has specialty artisan bread & cakes to order & noted for its pies. T/O latter half 2007, average $6,300 per month retail excluding wholesale. Ideal for owner-manager. Excel spreadsheet avail. detailing customers per day, average dollar spend, items sold etc. Reluctant sale due to family circumstances.

Established 67 years & currently trading at over $1.2 million plus p.a. Thriving and vibrant country town with strong possibilities for 2nd shop in neighbouring township. Bakery prominently situated on busy CBD shopping strip. Loyal clientele. Over $200,000 shop fit-out including equipment, recently completed. S.A.V. average $15,000. A 5 x 5 lease offered (longer if required). Plenty of parking, no bad debts (ever), affluent township and growing. Partial vendor finance available. Willing to train. Staff willing to stay. Freehold option also available on request.

price: $180,000 WIWO

price: $570,000 WIWO - leasehold

ah (03) 9773 0140 fax (03) 9773 0140 mob 0417 550 337 junehutton@aapt.net.au

bh (02) 6732 1108 fax (02) 6732 5355 smeatonsbakeoffice@exemail.com.au

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424642

Melbourne

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Bakery

New England

Bar

Melbourne CBD

NSW

VIC

LUSTRE LOUNGE is a well established cocktail bar located in the renowned Flinders Lane nightlife precinct. Fully equipped and self-managed with experienced staff. Lavish 100sqm fit-out, overhanging Flinders Lane balcony. SMOKING PERMITTED under new laws. Currently operating approx 35hrs/pw between Tue-Sat, with opportunity to extend. Average weekly T/O $10,000 with triple margin average on liquor sales! 4am Liquor / Planning License allowing greater earning capacity and flexibility. Lease till 11/2017 with well below market rent at $30K p.a. & no outgoings. Possible finance available. Contact owner for further information.

price: $415,000 leasehold

price: $545,000 incl. fixtures, fittings, stock + lease

mob 0447 287 875 / 0413667909 gmc51196@bigpond.net.au

mob 0423 208 336 info@LustreLounge.com.au www.lustrelounge.com.au

Beauty Salon

Mordialloc VIC

Emu Plains

Hair Beauty Warehouse plus salon

NSW

Tranquility Skin & Body Care

Well-established new Hair Beauty Warehouse - retail plus salon. Salon includes hairdressing, nail, waxing & spray tan. Located on busy shopping street in Mordialloc. Great potential. Excellent opportunity. Sale price $50,000+SAV.

Well known & acknowledged award winning beauty/makeup salon. Established for over 5 years, commanding highway exposure & high consumer traffic. Ample free parking. Stockist & retailer of Dermalogica & Napoleon Perdis. Low rent, long lease with option available. Two large treatment rooms, along with an elaborate, spacious makeup area. Internal private bathroom. Extensive & existing loyal client base. T/O in excess of $140,000 p.a. Website & online shopping cart included. Excellent & well respected reputation. Owner will assist & staff will stay on, if required.

bh (02) 4735 3114 ah 0423 049 667 mob 0417 224 022 transkin@bigpond.net.au www.yourtranquility.net.au

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price: $195,000 + S.A.V.

Clayton VIC

Slim & Beauty salon Well-est. weight loss and beauty therapy business located in Clayton. Specializes in slimming and facial treatments. Latest equipment incl. exclusive Italian slimming machines. 3 fully equipped treatment rooms. Ample client & staff parking. Annual TO $100,000. Great potential. No competition. Must sell. Owner going overseas. Selling price $40,000 only.

mob 0433 592 109 goldensnake@optusnet.com.au www.slimfirst.com.au

426130

Beauty Salon

424486

Cash Bar Business

Family operated business located in town centre of beautiful affordable Glen Innes. Well established 25 yrs with loyal customer base. Product range also includes bread products, pastries & busy salad & juice bar. Mostly retail with small amount of wholesale. Trades 7 days wk & currently operated by manager, with loyal staff. T/O approx. $600,000 with good cash flow. Keen vendors. New 5-year lease with exclusive purchase rights end of lease period. Some vendor finance avail. Contact owners for great business and lifestyle opportunity.

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Beauty Salon Sydney - Northern Beaches

NSW

Welcome to the 21st Century in “SPA” Design Pampering the greater Northern Beaches area for over 7 years, this Beauty Spa known as “Street Retreat” stands alone as a prestigious ‘One-of-its-Kind’ in Sydney, winning The Manly Daily, ‘Beauty Spa of the Year’ award, 2 years running. The $300,000 fit-out and renovations project takes in – The main greeting area - 2 waxing rooms – 3 treatment rooms – spray tanning room with extractor booth – Vichy shower room with adjoining treatment area, including separate kitchen & laundry. Inclusions list,

state-of-the-art equipment, fixtures, fittings, plant, electronics, S.A.V. and all the necessities to start operating immediately, valued at over $237,000. Over 1,500 clients revisited last year, with a current data base listing of 5,000 plus. T/O, over $220,000 pa, with a low rent, 5 + 5 lease recently in place. Owners will train and qualified loyal staff will stay on. A full business profile & financial details will be forwarded to genuine parties on written request. Possible finance available.

bh (02) 9940 0503 mob 0417 555 525 duncan@streetretreat.com.au www.streetretreat.com.au

422791

price: $185,000 WIWO

Beauty Salon Tweed Heads

NSW

Grand Luxurious Spa & Salon This well - established ‘Pampering House’ is located within a high traffic area on the fringe of The Gold Coast at Tweed Heads. Impeccable décor & designer architecture only enhances this magnificent two storey ‘Beauty Rest’. Highly respected by frequenting locals & visitors alike, this Spa commands strong clientele, whilst enjoying their extended recommendations for future

bookings. The $200,000 fitout includes, – Sauna, Vichy shower, Spa, Private hair rooms, Wet room, Beauty rooms (8 beds) and a lot more. Fixtures & fittings, valued at $50,000. S.A.V. average $ 20,000. Lease in place – 5+5 yr. T/O – over $230,000pa. Owner will train & qualified staff will stay on. Possible finance available. Contact owner for full details & inspection.

ah (02) 6676 3435 mob 0414 949 403

fax (02) 6676 3436 spafrangipani@hotmail.com

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Beauty Salon

Beauty Salon

Byron Bay

Perth

NSW

WA

Treat Day Spa

Feel Good - Relaxation & Healing Lounge

Operating for 6 years Treat Day Spa is a successful and growing business located inside Fitness First Health Club in the heart of the city. A strong loyal client base and steady stream of new clients, aided by referrals from the gym, walk-ins, business travellers & backpackers as well as from other city businesses. Treat offers services, for both men and women, such as: • Massage • Facials • Spa Packages • Eye lash extensions • Tanning • Manicures and Pedicures • Universal Contour Wraps. Treat uses high quality products, creating satisfied customers and strong repeat business. Contact for full & financial information.

Specialty massage and beauty therapy. Using new age health technology, this business has a superb location at Main Beach Byron Bay. Ideal for couple. Gross T/O $125,000 in first year. Sale price from $66,000 to $123,000, depending on equipment included. Owner only selling due to other commitments. Make a lifestyle change to beautiful Byron Bay, a global tourist destination offering whale watching, music, writing and film festivals, athletics and surfing etc. Contact for further information.

426344

bh (02) 6680 9887 feelgood@aapt.net.au

Beauty Salon

Upwey

bh (08) 9221 7522 ah (08) 9275 7336 mob 0413 822 444 treatdayspa@upnaway.com www.treatdayspa.com

426254

price: $87,000 + S.A.V. price: from $66,000

Bed and Breakfast

North-West NSW

VIC

NSW

Beauty & Health Specialist

Underground B&B In The Opal Fields

OWNER RETIRING!! Beauty Therapy Business established 16 years in the beautiful Dandenong Ranges. Salon comprises 3 fully equipped large treatment rooms, spacious reception and manicure area with loads of room to expand. 3 x 3 year lease. Present staff available for up to 3 months, and Owner available for 1 months training. Offering an extensive range of treatments including oxygen facials and spray tanning. Ample client and staff parking. Regular loyal clientele. Reasonable rent $900 pcm. Turnover $100,000 p.a. Excellent business for an owner/operator. For full financial details please contact R.A Pascoe (Accountant) on 03 9758 3022.

Unique bed and breakfast business opportunity, located at Turley’s Hill in the White Cliffs opal fields. Speciality accommodation, 6 guest rooms, opal showroom – souvenirs. Potential for underground restaurant/café. Opal mine at rear. Mine and dugout tours. Gross turnover $140,000. Net with add backs $87,500 last year. 10 X 5 years lease at $20,000 PA + CPI. Owner selling due to family reasons. Please contact for further and financial information.

bh (02) 9281 4599 mob 0408 543 497

ah (03) 9754 3497 upweybeauty@bigpond.com

425093

price: $75,000 WIWO

bh (08) 8091 6626 ah (08) 8091 6626 fax (08) 8091 6726 pjsunderground@bigpond.com www.babs.com.au/pj

426656

price: $160,000

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Bike and Motorcycle

Bike and Motorcycle

North East Melbourne

Broken Hill

VIC

NSW

Long Established Business

Established over 3 years Eltham Motorcycles has built a brand of quality imported motorcycles, and has a number of brand distributors locally and interstate. Comprises 100sqm showroom and 250 sqm workshop / storage area. Great location on a high traffic road opposite a newly constructed Bunnings Warehouse. Full inventory control and management system in place, bank and retail facilities, good term accounts with major industry suppliers, and a solid customer base with links with local motorcycle clubs and sports clubs. Stock valuation approx $250,000 (including spare parts).

Magic Motorcycles is a thriving business in a booming rural mining town. Dealers for Honda, Kawasaki and Suzuki motorcycles and Honda Power Products. Specialising in the sale and service of new and used motorcycles and 4 wheelers, parts, tyres, tubes, oils, full range of riding gear and accessories, along with a workshop department and extensive customer base. Contact owners for further and financial information.

price: $250,000 stock included

price: $180,000 + S.A.V.

mob 0419 335 398 aheath@elthammotorcycles.com.au

bh (08) 8088 4100 mob 0428 666 658

425928

Great Opportunity for Bike Enthusiast

Bike and Motorcycle

Noosa

fax (08) 8088 4050 joywill@bigpond.com.au

Boarding Kennels/Cattery

South Gippsland

QLD

Bicycle Bonanza

VIC

Fastidious Cattery Home Away From Home

This very profitable business is located in one of the most beautiful parts of Australia. Catering to all aspects of the bicycle market. The shop is spacious (220sqm) with extensive fixtures plus a wide range of tools & equipment for the busy repairs workshop. Agents for all major brands of bicycle: Giant, Colnago, Felt etc. Great buy for the bike enthusiast or could be run under management. Current T/O approx $780K with huge potential for expansion.

Drouin Boarding Cattery is a family owned business, located in 2 acres of gardens in a quiet rural environment in Drouin South. Offering 5 star accommodation and care for felines, the cattery can accommodate over 50 cats in large walk in pens, all with outside runs. Ideal opportunity for someone looking for a lifestyle change. Gross turnover $78,000 p.a. Excellent owners accommodation. Contact for further information, or visit website.

price: $510,000 freehold

mob 0414 698 649 noosabikeshop@bigpond.com

bh (03) 5627 6290 mob 0414 616 660 drouincattery@dcsi.net.au www.drouincattery.com.au

423259

price: $250,000 + S.A.V.

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Boat Hawkesbury River

NSW

Bareboat Charter Business Unique opportunity to purchase a well established and easy to operate boating lifestyle business an hour from Sydney’s lower north shore. Operational areas include all the Hawkesbury and Pittwater waterways, the sale includes a 10 Berth Resort 35’ Flybridge Cruiser in 1E and 4E commercial

surveys, a Walker Bay RID with Honda O/B, a 5mtr. BFG Bowrider Speedboat and other associated equipment. Forward bookings, on going support and management are possible. Easily expandable. For further more detailed information contact owners or visit our forsale info website.

price: $285,000

Boat

Boat

South Coast

QLD

NSW

Scenic Cruising on the Noosa River

Supplement Your Retirement Lifestyle

Operating over 10 years, Kingfisher Boat Hire is renowned by visitors and locals alike as the quality boat hire company on the Noosa River. The hire fleet consists of 17 boats, including fishing skiffs, cruisers, fishing kayaks and luxury pontoon boats. Superbly located in the Noosa Marina, the office doubles as a retail shop which offers stunning and uninterrupted views of the river and harbour. Effective web & print marketing in place, and strong referral business. Gross T/O for year ending 30/11/07 was $172,000. Owners selling to retire. Sale includes $160,000 plant and equipment.

Buy yourself a lifestyle to be envied. Established 15 years the business generates a good retirement income plus a huge amount of fun. Situated in the most spectacular and beautiful area of the South Coast, the business specializes in private charters catering for fishing, scuba diving and snorkeling, as well as the more sedate charters around Montague Island, whale, seal and dolphin watching in the pristine waters of the Bateman’s Marine Park. The vessel, refurbished recently with new turbo marine diesel engines, has all the specified safety equipment. Training & crew are available if required.

price: $230,000

bh (07) 5449 9276 mob 0438 009 276 blawrenc@bigpond.net.au www.boathirenoosa.com

426382

price: $275,000 plant & equipment Incl.

bh (02) 4476 1047 mob 0408 428 857 islandcharters@westnet.com.au www.islandchartersnarooma.com

416154

Noosa

404450

bh (02) 4377 1155 info@hawkesburyrivercharter.com.au www.hawkesburyrivercharter.com.au/forsale

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Boat

Book Shop

Magnetic Island

QLD

Hervey Bay

QLD

Solid Performer - Ideal Family Business

1 person can run this! Huge opportunity to expand present profitable operation. Well established cruising and fishing charter business located on beautiful tropical Magnetic Island. Including an 11m Steber cruiser powered by a Caterpillar diesel engine. Equipped with radar, colour sounder, new GPS / fish finder, current Queensland 1C survey. Tender is new 3.6m inflatable RIB fitted with new 15hp Johnson outboard. All permits, snorkelling gear, fishing tackle, advertising and training included. Ever growing tourist location with new resorts opening recently. Fantastic lifestyle business, will consider partial vendor finance.

Book City Hervey Bay is in the coastal city’s main shopping centre (major expansion planned) and is in one of the fastest-growing areas in the country with a large tourism base. A franchise operation, the business has traded for 12 years and is a solid performer. Franchise group main award winner in 2007. Figures and price available to serious buyer. Please contact Owner for further details.

price: $295,000

price: P.O.A. www.townsville.qld.gov.au

Bread Run

ah (07) 4128 7705 mob 0412 278 850 bbabooks@bigpond.net.au

426102

djlaqua@hotmail.com

www.seaquestislandcruising.com.au

Building and Construction

Gladstone

QLD

Basossa Valley

SA

Building Suppliers Specialist

Well-established business and brands, servicing growth areas including Gladstone, Boyne Island, Tannum Sands, Calliope and Beneraby. Current growth rate of 20% per year to date, overall growth rate of 108%. Proud sponsors of the QLD tourist award winner. Boyn/Tannum hook-up. Business plan in place. Enjoy the ultimate lifestyle change in this picturesque coastal area. Please contact for full and financial information.

Well established building supplies business, located in Barossa Valley wine region, specializing in a wide range of customized products, minor renovations and building selections, with a personal-approached service. Strong growth region with building surge. Large and loyal clientele including trade and retail. Reliable and skilled staff in place. Low overheads with high returns. Showroom is upgraded on a constant basis. Owner only selling for retirement. Please contact for full and financial information.

price: $105,000 and $75,000

price: P.O.A.

bh (07) 4973 3794 mob 0423 971 368

mob 0407 187 088 www.barossa.sa.gov.au/site/page.cfm

ah (07) 4973 3794 johnamahon@optusnet.com.au

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Tip Top Bread Runs / 2 Areas

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bh (07) 4778 5952

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Building and Construction

Building and Construction

Gold Coast

Hunter Valley

QLD

Coloured Concrete Specialists

Specialist in all Decorative Concrete Finishes

Ideal father & son business. 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. The only reason selling is wishing to retire. Up to 1 month’s training will be provided & vendor prepared to offer vendor finance for serious buyer.

Quality Decorative Concreting Service, located in the Northern end of the Gold Coast. 80% of business from local area, with strong community support and clientele. Specialising in all decorative concreting finishes, repairs and reseals. Gross turnover approximately $250,000. Owner selling for career change. Contact for full and financial information.

price: $350,000

fax (07) 5529 6868 qdcs@iprimus.com.au

426383

price: $45,000 bh (07) 5577 3999 mob 0412 392 800

NSW

bh (02) 4932 0499 ah (02) 4238 7085 fax (02) 4932 1561 mob 0427 202 620 mick@hunterpresscrete.com.au www.hunterpresscrete.com.au

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Butcher Shop

Limestone Coast

Ipswich

SA

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Business Opportunity

Freehold or Leasehold Options

Earthmoving and ready mixed concrete business. Selling sand, metal and other quarry products. Also performing excavating, earthmoving and contract cartage. Established over 30 years with strong local client base. Ideal family business. Staff in place. T/O this year will exceed $1.8 million. The premises, a 3 hectare site, includes a 30m x 15m steel framed shed, 138 sqm offices, 60 tonne weighbridge and concrete bunkers are available for long term lease, or can be purchased with the business. All plant and equipment is for sale. Contact the owner for full and further information.

Established for over 25 years, this butcher shop is a landmark in Leichhardt, Ipswich. Reluctant sale due to health. Ideally would suit two butchers. Healthy T/O of $560K with plenty of regular clientele & nursing homes etc. Leasehold $130,000. Freehold $200,000. Please contact owners for full & financial information.

price: $300,000 plus plant & equipment bh (08) 8752 0044 fax (08) 8752 0011 mob 0419 800 617 bss@lm.net.au www.tatiara.sa.gov.au

price: P.O.A. bh (07) 3281 4552 fax (07) 3281 4552

ah (07) 3288 7034 mob 0413 133 927

426743

421135

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Butcher Shop

Sydney South West

Butcher Shop

Cundletown

NSW

NSW

Freehold Butcher Shop & Residence

Situated in a new shopping centre directly opposite Coles this thriving butcher shop has great exposure to the rapidly growing passing trade. The butchery specializes in quality meats & a good range of “home made” sausages. Located in a growing area with plenty of good Aussie meat eaters. Current T/O on average $18,500 a week, over the Christmas period $40,000 a week. All modern equipment included in the price. Contact owner for full & financial information.

Huge opportunity to purchase very profitable butchery in beautiful township located on Manning River between Forster and Port Macquarie. Established over 70 years with solid regular clientele plus plenty of trade from visitors who frequent the area. Current T/O $500,000 plus. Price includes modern 4 bedroom air-conditioned home with 2 bathrooms, 3 toilets, great kitchen, quality appointments & double garage. 2 min walk to the wharf. Area has ample amenities, schools, Tafe, colleges, sporting facilities, airport, hospitals etc. Perfect business in a wonderful place. Would suit husband & wife.

price: $210,000 WIWO

price: $699,000 Freehold

bh (02) 4677 3500 mob 0401 943 723

bh (02) 6553 9302 ah (02) 6553 8755 mob 0424 535 982 bradshell5@bigpond.com

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Scotts Family Butchery

Butcher Shop

Wollongong

Cafe

Northern Sydney

NSW

NSW

Best Coffee in the North

Well-established over 40 yrs in prime location on main street Balgownie Village. Gross T/O $750,000+. New spacious, bright, easy to clean premises built 9 yrs ago copes well with Christmas madness. Large coolroom, walkin freezer. All equipment top condition, no leaseholds. Majority of sausages award winning, gluten free. Pork, chicken, lamb, veal & beef free of hormonal growth products. Supply large variety of game meats. Excellent reputation for quality products & service. New 5+5 yr transferable lease. Selling due to health problems.

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.

price: $180,000 + S.A.V. negotiable

price: $95,000 WIWO

ah (02) 4284 7576 fax (02) 4283 2576 mob 0431 759 275 wattsdnmj@bigpond.com

ah (02) 9484 8757 fax (02) 9484 8757

427307

Balgownie Quality Meat

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Cafe

Brisbane

Cafe

Melbourne

QLD

VIC

Pizza Cafe

Dual Business Opportunity in undeniably one of the best locations in Brisbane, located next to rebel sport and adjacent the Cinemas in Westfield Chermside. The business is a café and indoor play centre which has jumping castles and soft play equipment in a safe enclosed area. The business been trading for 3 yrs and has a loyal clientele and there is plenty of room for growth with the menu and food offer. The price includes all fixtures, fittings and all equipment at the site currently including the 2 giant jumping castles and use of the business name. Selling due to work and family commitments. Please contact owner for more information on 0408 056 574.

Been in business before? Then you will know this one is in fine shape, kick back do nothing more and it will keep ticking along. Want to make a packet? There’s no trick to it. Can’t make pizza, don’t worry, I’ll be glad to show you how. The café has operated for 15 years, opens 6 days a week & takes $6.5K/week. Good location, low rent, a full liquor license, & seats 28. Asking price $125K is not cheap, it’s ridiculously cheap. Serious buyers are invited to call anytime. Possible finance available.

price: $110,000

price: $125,000 O.N.O.

mob 0408 056 574 gavinpalmer@dodo.com.au

bh (03) 9399 2121 mob 0429 353 524

Cafe

South Coast

ah (03) 9314 1071 nicksos@hotmail.com

422775

425927

Café and Indoor Play Centre

Cafe

Coonabarabran

NSW

NSW

Cafe / Bakery

Popular With Locals & Tourists

Modern and well presented busy café located in the middle of busy shopping centre in Ulladulla on NSW South Coast. Ideal family business, specialising in a delicious array of home-made meat & vegetarian pies and quiches; irresistible fresh cream cakes, croissants, birthday cakes and pastries. Business hours: Monday to Friday 7:30am 5:30pm, Saturday 7:30am - 4:00pm, and Sunday 8:00am 3:30pm. Please contact for further and financial information.

Located on the Newell Highway in the heart of town. Open only 51/2 days, but could be extended. Outside eating area as well as indoor. 3 x 3 lease. Turnover 06/07 $177,000 per annum. Ideal family business. The owner would like to retire after running the business for over 10 years. Please contact owner for further details.

price: $150,000 bh (02) 6842 2021 fax (02) 6842 1936

ah (02) 6842 3297 jollycauli@hotmail.com

026893

price: $80,000 WIWO O.N.O. 426074

bh (02) 4455 1401 ah (02) 4455 1401 s_antiohos@hotmail.com www.southcoast.com.au/shoalhaven/index.html

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Cafe

Cafe

Sydney Eastern Suburbs

Brisbane Northside

NSW

QLD

Great Cafe / Great Local

What a Great Location!

The cafe is ideally situated to take advantage of the tourism & passing trade of the area, however most of our clientele are regular repeat custom. The cafe has been totally refurbished with additional seating on the footpath. There is a great village feel and we have worked hard to bring good, healthy quality food and a point of difference to the cafe. The current T/O $350,000 is increasing yearly.

This is a timely opportunity. Established 8 years this coffee lounge enjoys a great location. The present couple, who are ready to retire, have built a reputation for tasty; made-onthe-premises food. Staff in place & prepared to stay on. Solid lease in place until 2010. Busy little area in Sandgate on Brisbane’s Northside. T/O $518k. Please contact owners for full & financial information.

price: $300,000 425389

price: $170,000 WIWO mob 0422 598 037

bh (07) 3869 4621 fax (07) 3869 4623 mob 0409 062 239 chris_48@tpg.com.au

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Cafe

Raymond Terrace

Jindabyne / Snowy Mts.

NSW

NSW

Cravings Café

Gloria Jeans at the Snow

Situated in a fast growing area not far from Port Stephens this successful business caters mainly to a local commercial & residential clientele who frequent the café on a regular basis. The business is family friendly trading Mon to Fri only, offering light meals, breakfasts, sandwiches, wraps etc, all prepared on site. Plenty of seating inside & out. Good position with easy parking. Showing good profits with minimal staff.

The only Gloria Jeans in the Snow Scene - $250,000 cafe fit-out in beautiful Jindabyne, the gateway to all major local Ski Resorts. Guaranteed growth and lifetime opportunity. Motivated owners must sell for other commitments. S.A.V. approx $10,000. T/O $450,000 pa, plus. Full training & support will be provided by company and owners. Four year lease, with option. Unbelievable lifestyle throughout summer & winter. Continuous, ready-made tourist & local trade, along with an increasing growth pattern for the area and visitors. Possible finance available.

fax (02) 9212 6054

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bh (02) 9281 4599 info@ab4s.com.au

bh (02) 6457 1388 mob 0410 103 131

fax (02) 6457 1288 gloriajeansjindy@bigpond.com

www.visitnsw.com.au/Destination.aspx?DProductID=9017175

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Cafe

Gold Coast Hinterland

Cafe

Port Douglas

QLD

QLD

Excellent Business - Ready to Operate

2 Businesses - Cafe & Ice Creamery

Located on Gallery Walk, Mt Tamborine, a bustling and well-known tourist strip. Situated next to a winery and wedding gallery, seating 50-indoor/outdoor dining. Currently operating 6 days a week, closed on Tuesdays, with no night trade. Business has a good regular trade and cash flow, with long lease available. Currently produces restaurant quality fresh gourmet fare. Weekly T/O approx. $6000. Selling due to health problems. Please contact for further information.

Great business & 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. Good 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. Owner retiring in Port Douglas and will help with changeover. Contact for further information. $395,000 Package, but willing to discuss all offers.

price: $395,000 bh (07) 5545 0924 mob 0448 734 969 pvallentine@bigpond.com

426826

price: $130,000 WIWO

Cafe

Brisbane

package - all offers considered

bh (07) 4099 5167 ah (07) 4098 5453 fax (07) 4099 5167 boatsportdouglas@bigpond.com.au www.portdouglaswebs.com.au

Cafe

Inglewood

QLD

QLD

Café & Florist shop – As seen on TV

Freehold Café with Separate 3 b/r Home

This uniquely positioned, prominent Café & Florist shop, as featured on Channel 7’s “Great Southeast,” is a must to visit. Commanding magnificent panoramic views filtered through Brisbane’s near-by hill tops. Main road frontage, high traffic and passing trade and only 5 mins from the CBD. Trades 7 days – seats 60. Established for over 4 years, with a 4 year lease remaining, with option. T/O – over $750,000 pa. Fixtures/fittings and equipment valued at $50,000. S.A.V. average - $5,000. Loyal staff will remain and owners will train. Member Interflora . Possible finance available.

Landmark establishment, only 21/2 hrs S/W of Brisbane, includes an immaculate and separate 3 b/r home on the property, with a combined value of over $300,000. Business commands direct frontage to the Cunningham Hwy, servicing both regular & passing trade, at gross takings of over $300,000 pa. Limited opening times only by the retiring owners. (Well below potential income). Magnificently presented café, located in the town centre, has antiques & collectables on sale, complimenting the newly completed $100,000 fit-out. Plant & equipment valued at over $50,000. S.A.V. average - $50,000. All inclusive sale. Possible finance available.

price: $590,000 WIWO freehold 424727

price: $320,000 WIWO mob 0413 584 045

422275

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ah (07) 4652 2171 fax (07) 4652 2181 maureenbrigden@bigpond.com www.inglewood.qld.gov.au

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Cafe

Car Detailing

Outer Melbourne

Windsor

VIC

NSW

Family-Owned Business

Maxi-Shine / Maxi-Profits

Ideally located on Main Street in Greensborough at entrance to shopping centre. Provides breakfast, sandwiches, coffee & cakes etc. Weekly turnover approximately $10,000 and more depending on seasons. Open 7 days a week, but this is flexible as Café is not part of the shopping centre – different landlord which is an advantage. Has Main St and shopping centre access. Contact for full & financial information.

This carwash has been trading successfully for the past 13 years, operating 7 days a week. Recently expanded to cope with demand, the business now has 2 touch automodics, 5 self serve bays & 6 vacuums. This very profitable business is run with a minimum of staff & current T/O exceeds $750,000. The carwash is well located with maximum exposure in a growing area. Could be easily run under management.

price: $300,000

Civil Construction

Gold Coast

424458

price: $1,550,000 WIWO 427306

mob 0413 959 502 victoria_kondis@hotmail.com

mob 0412 494 898

Caravan Park

Central Qld

QLD

QLD

Gold Coast Husband & Wife Opportunity

Lifestyle with Good Return

Well-established business with plenty of work. Rock excavation & cartage. Sale includes Volvo F12 & 20 ton excavator with buckets, ripper and grab. As most of the land on the Gold Coast has been built out, a majority of homes are now being built in the Hinterland areas. Therefore there is big call for rock. Home-based & staff prepared to stay on. T/O $20K per month. Regular clientele. Also available separately and apart, Ford Louiville truck $40,000 O.N.O. Please contact owners for full and further information.

Current owners have operated for 14 years. The park is situated in Willows Gemfields, on 3 acres in the world famous sapphire fields and near the booming Bowen Basin, west of Rockhampton. This 3 star ‘tourist only’ park operates on a seasonal basis (8 months) in a quiet village catering mainly for retirees. Consists of approx. 30 sites, 3 cabins, 2 onsite vans turning over $60,000 pa and increasing as a result of becoming a member of Top Tourist Parks. Owners willing to stay on for training, if required. Possible finance available.

price: $430,000 WIWO freehold

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price: $185,000

bh (07) 4985 5124 ah (07) 4985 5124 fax (07) 4985 5111 mob 0429 855 124 gemair@bigpond.com

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Caravan Park Far East Gippsland

VIC

Holiday Accommodation in Stunning Bush & Beach Setting Well established caravan park situated next to the Cape Conron national park in far east Gippsland. Gross T/O 2006 $151,114. Consists of two cabins sleeping 6, 2 new cottages sleep 8 and house sleeping 16. Includes playground, 2 pools and 2 tennis courts, laundry, general store and bottle shop on the premises. 57 annuals and a

waiting list. Beautiful beaches across the road. Set on approx. 200 acres. 40 acres cleared for powered, unpowered camp sites. Relaxing atmosphere throughout the year with bush surroundings and abundant wildlife, although park alive with atmosphere during holiday season. Contact for full information.

price: $1,300,000 freehold 426444

bh (03) 5154 8219 kelly.conroy@bigpond.com

Caravan Park North-west

NSW

Warrumbungles Holiday Camp / Accommodation This business is ideal for a husband & wife team. Possibility of staff staying on & up to 1 month’s training possible. 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, styles itself as the ‘Astronomy Capital of Australia’. 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,

bunkhouses, rail carriage bunkhouse, sleeping up to 155 in total; caravan and group camp sites (3 powered & 15 unpowered), a covered multipurpose entertainment area, 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 3bedroom hardiplank residence and vehicle & equipment. Selling business and freehold at land value plus improvements only. Will consider partial vendor finance for serious buyer. Please contact owner for further information.

bh (02) 9281 4599 fax (02) 9212 6054 warcamp@bigpond.com.au www.coonabarabran.com

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price: $740,000 freehold

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24/7 • TAKEAWAY • SUPERMARKET • CATERING TURN OVER

$ 4.4 million

TURN OVER

Plus guaranteed, major contracts pending

The Location:- This locally owned leasehold business is situated in down town Mt Isa, a well renowned growth mining area in north-west Qld., with a varying population of around 24,000 locals & workers. This is a cashed-up area/town, with hard working people and a BIG appetite for money, food & entertainment. The Business Operation:- A well oiled "Food Outlet Machine" providing a 7-day x 24hr. service for take away food, catering & all supermarket provisions to locals, commercial enterprise and workers alike, in this far-reaching district. The operation carries a constant stock level of around $250,000, employs 17 staff & casuals. Fully serviced & maintained, as-new equipment, work vehicles & fork lift, with a lot more. (Full details on request). Fixtures, fittings, equipment, plant & vehicles - valued at over $425,000. Basic Information:- The business generates well over $4.4 million p.a., maintaining large current growth and enjoys a better than average gross profit. Annual returns, financials & a full inventory will be provided to genuinely interested parties, by way of written request. Commercial, long-term catering contracts are in place and future contracts at hand will be discussed, only in private. “A well established & extremely sound business operation in a growth pattern, for future investment.”

$1,250,000 WIWO with long term lease

SOLD EVERY DAY... OVER 6 00 BU 1200 S RGE

= BIG

bh (07) 4743 1804 • mob 0427 719 274 di11756@bigpond.net.au • www.mountisa.qld.gov.au

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Catering

Melbourne

Clothing

Western Sydney

VIC

NSW

Unique Mobile “Wok” Business

Paparazzi Babes - Children’s Boutique

Successful and iconic brand catering business in Melbourne, contracted on-site with Federation Square and Queen Victoria Market. Low overheads and high margins, easily managed, with growth potential. Reliable, long-term staff and regular, loyal, clientele. Gross turnover: $400,000. Franchise-capable and well systemised, owner only selling for career change. Please contact for further and financial information.

Well established Children’s Boutique specialising in European and Australian brands. Located in Bossley Park, Paparazzi Babes caters for children from premature babies up to age 16. Solid client base with over 400 VIP clients. Strong 3-year lease. Currently open 7 days with owners working 3 days a week and two assistants. Gross turnover $266,000 p.a. Only selling due to husband’s business commitments. Please contact for full & further information.

price: $220,000 bh (02) 9822 9766 mob 0412 559 092 fpa35589@bigpond.net.au

425932

price: $140,000 negotiable + S.A.V. 408634

bh (03) 9533 2885 fax (03) 9533 2884 mob 0433 755 935 anton@flyingwoks.com.au www.flyingwoks.com.au

Child Care Centre South Coast

NSW

Taking Care of Children and Your Income Excellent opportunity to take over this quality childcare business with a 29 place capacity. Situated in the fast growing area of Ulladulla, the centre caters for 2 to 6 yearold children, and offers great potential. Located in a fantastic town centre position on an 895.5sqm block of land with ocean views from the back yard. The centre is a large open area with a petitioned area for 2 year olds, and is fully equipped

with resources, air conditioning, computer, fax/phone and printer, large outdoor play area and big sandpit, slide, fort and veggie garden for children’s enjoyment. Currently operating Monday – Friday from 8:30am – 5:30pm. Gross turnover of $220,920 p.a. Owner only selling due to health reasons. Please contact for further and full information.

bh (02) 4455 5597 ah (02) 4455 4102 fax (02) 4455 5597 mob 0403 123 607 tracey_gsp@hotmail.com www.southcoast.com.au/shoalhaven/index.html

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Clothing

Mintabie

Clothing

Northern Beaches

SA

NSW

Ideal for a couple or family, the primary clothing business of 30 years has an average gross T/O of $800,000. An excellent wage for 4 people, it includes 10 water tanks, 3 houses with large verandahs. Owners’ retiring. Contact Robert, Eve or Gertrude for further information.

This successful children’s wear boutique was established in 1998 and provides locals and visitors to the area with a combination of European and new Australian designed fashion, including a large range of accessories and gifts. ‘I Am Kidz’ has a very strong brand name supplier list, many on an exclusive basis, and a strong reputation within the children’s/baby/fashion retail market, with a large customer database. With a high profile shop front location in a busy shopping strip.

price: $850,000 + S.A.V.

price: $98,000 + S.A.V.

bh (08) 8670 5248 ah (08) 8266 7305 fax (08) 8270 5145 mob 0448 708 328

mob 0423 855 007 iamkidz@pacific.net.au

Clothing

Central Coast

423518

I Am Kidz

422135

Clothing Store

Clothing

North East Victoria

NSW

VIC

Unique Business

Vendors of this business will consider partial vendor finance for a serious buyer. Located in Toukley between the lakes and just 2km from the beach, Duckies has become the premiere dance shop on the Central Coast. Excellent main road frontage, 140sqm retail floor space, 120sqm storage and office. In 06/07 turnovers exceeded $400K, with plenty of potential to expand. Current owners will happily assist with training and support, and experienced staff can stay on. Lease till Dec 2008 + 3 year option. Stock level approx. $140,000. For more information - please call anytime.

Well-established 13 yrs. in desirable rural area of Wodonga. Manufactures school wear; sports wear, catering for over 15 schools. Business still growing, loads of potential. Retail shop has school, work, hospitality and corporate range. Sale includes one-head Tajima machine, industrial sewing machines, elasticator, button holer, patterns etc. plus all customer files. Also embroidery service running as own identity. Computer system with stock control package. Great business for family or partnership. Owner wish to retire. Contact for full & financial information.

price: $100,000 + S.A.V.

price: $130,000 + S.A.V.

bh (02) 9281 4599 fax (02) 9212 6054 mob 0414 951 811 paul@duckies.com.au www.duckies.com.au

bh (02) 6056 3413 fax (02) 6056 3416 mob 0429 431 463 jmcloth@dragnet.com.au www.alburywodongaaustralia.com.au

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Clothing Melbourne & Sydney

VIC

Zentini Fashion Retailer Melbourne and Sydney for Sale Zentini is a well known, respected brand within its market, specialising in corporate apparel. Operating in a niche market for fashion conscious professional women and men, aged between 25-65 working in Melbourne and Sydney CBDs. It is a well designed and positioned brand, vertically integrated, selling exclusively through its own prime retail sites in Melbourne and Sydney CBD. Zentini is a well set up company in design, manufacturing, sales and customer database systems and niche marketing strategies. The

company’s competitive advantage is speed to market; unique product lines and made to measure and customisation services. The fabrics used in the range are imported from overseas. The main countries of import are Italy, Germany, London, France and Japan. This is the opportunity to purchase an Australian owned and made brand. A good relationship with suppliers and customers ensures future development. Huge potential for growth. Please contact Amanda Kelly for full and financial information.

price: $550,000

Clothing

Perth

426784

bh (03) 9663 1345 mob 0417 385 608 amanda@zentini.com.au www.zentini.com.au Clothing

Philip Island

WA

VIC

Beauty Therapy / Clothing / Jewellery

Sea Change Holiday Location

Well-established & successful business on major shopping precinct in Victoria Park, close to the city of Perth. Comprises 50% beauty therapy and 50% retail of a variety of goods from women’s clothing to skin care. Gross Turnover Jul 07 – Mar 08 $129,000. Selling due to retirement. Contact for full and financial information.

Well-established Women’s Fashion Retail Shop in the main street of Cowes on picturesque Phillip Island – fastest growing area in coastal resort in Victoria. Great opportunity to exchange the stress of city life for a peaceful existence. Life style business and long lease secured. Offering special terms such as rent-free for the first month and on-the-job training if requested. Please contact for full and financial information.

price: $250,000 WIWO ah (03) 9853 0756 mob 0439 311 954 cliffwinnett@dodo.com.au

427253

price: $65,000 + S.A.V. 427038

mob 0412 162 142 panash1@optusnet.com.au www.what-women-want.com.au

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Clothing

North Coast

Clothing

Mid-North Coast

NSW

NSW

Special Occasions – Sales & Hire

Well-established for over 30 years in Murwillumbah an important rural centre just south of the Queensland border, between Byron Bay & Coolangatta, just 20 mins to airport and 15 mins to Tweed Coast. Good local as well as tourist trade. Great opportunities to grow & expand lines and stock. Staff in place. Suppliers come to you. Situated in a great position in one of the fastest growing towns in NSW. Contact for full & financial information.

Exquisite sales/hire formal wear (plus) store, in Taree’s CBD, winning respect of locals & far-reaching repeat/new customers for over 3 years. Providing “Special Occasion’s” fulfilment for males & females alike, irrespective of age. A one – stop solution for “That Occasion,” carrying full range of venue requirements, invitations, shoes, accessories, gifts, school formal wear and more. Good local business links, co-ordinator service, contacts with florists, photographers & professional suppliers. SAV – over $120,000 (sale), plus $60,000 (hire). Recent fitout,$50,000 plus. New website, 3-year lease with option. Staff will stay, owners will train. Possible finance available.

price: $80,000 negotiable + S.A.V.

price: $230,000 WIWO

bh (02) 6672 2600 brigitteprammer@yahoo.com.au

bh (02) 6551 7128 fax (02) 6551 7128 weddingwotnots@bigpond.com

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Clothing Business / Lifestyle & Seachange

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Commercial Property Atherton

QLD

House / Rental Income Shops / Flooring Business Well presented commercial complex, 3 x shops currently tenanted and situated on main road in Atherton just over an hours drive from Cairns, plus owner’s flooring business@ $500,000. 4bedroom house with 2 lounge rooms, 2 bathroom/toilets, office, large deck, s/screened and built-ins + separate sewing/storage room. Entire house has recently been fully renovated. Large under cover

area/parking with mezzanine floor. Annual income from shops rent $36,000. House could easily rent for $385 p/week. Low maintenance block and brick with longterm tenants. Well established local businesses are located directly across from local hospital and situated within metres from 3 busy medical centres. High R.O.I. business. Please contact for full and financial information.

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Computer Gold Coast

QLD

Electronics Specialist Established Northern region of Gold Coast since 1997 and has a good reputation in the local community resulting in plenty of referrals from a well established client base. Turnover is in Excess of $200,000. Technology Based Business encompassing Computers, Printing, Graphic

Design, Copy Shop services, Entertainment, DIY Security / surveillance, Telstra Dealership for internet & phone Services giving more opportunity to grow the business. On the edge of a major growth area of the Gold Coast. Contact agent for more information.

price: $90,000 + S.A.V.

North Coast

Confectionery

NSW / VIC Border

QLD

VIC

Great Buy / Mainly Cash

Successful & well-established business located in Mackay on Queensland’s spectacular north coast. High turnover (approx $300k p.a.) & existing client base. First time offered for sale. Currently all repairs done in store leaving huge opportunity for expansion with call out service and/or conducting networking services. Situated on busy arterial road in well-known shopping location - advertising not needed. Enjoy a thriving business & lifestyle change. Would suit owner operator. Contact for full & financial information.

Super cash flow business located in border town of Yarrawonga on Lake Mulwala part of the mighty Murray River. Modern air-conditioned shop situated in main street not far from lake offering boating, fishing & water-skiing. Great tourist destination (population increases 6,000 to 36,000 in holiday periods). Specializes in superfine quality chocolate varieties, old time favourite & locally made boiled sweets and party merchandise. Currently showing an excellent turnover increasing substantially (15%) each year with a large profit margin. Training available. Ideally suited to couple looking for lifestyle change.

price: $97,000 + S.A.V.

price: $150,000 + S.A.V.

ph (07) 4955 4749 admin@scrcomputers.com.au

bh (03) 5743 1956

427243

Computer Sales & Repair

mob 0438 271 875

techware@bigpond.com

www.yarrawongamulwala.com.au

425904

Computer

422226

bh (07) 5573 6600 enquiries@lbscomputers.com.au www.lbscomputers.com.au

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Convenience Store

Central West

Deli

Western Sydney

NSW

NSW

Convenience Store with Fuel

Fast Growing Area

Situated in Cowra, this long established store has been trading successfully since 1930. 2/3 bedroom house included. 2 fuel bowsers. Also sells oil & other automotive products. Staff in place. T/O approx. $600,000 with potential to earn up to $1M. Regular clientele for basic groceries, fruit & vegetables, drinks, ice cream, Kwick gas swap, confectionery, plus potential to provide Golden Fried Chicken & burgers. Current owners wishing to retire. Leasehold also available $65,000+SAV. 2 weeks training and will consider partial vendor finance for serious buyer.

• Compact & well established Deli occupying 60sqm within a busy centre in the Hills District. • Well suited to a husband and wife team. • Excellent fit-out, equipped with the latest in refrigerated display units (worth approx. $300,000). • The Deli operates with casual staff plus the owner who has had the business for the past 9 years. • Healthy T/O ($5,000 p.w.) with plenty of potential to increase turnover. • Will consider partial vendor finance for serious buyer. 2 weeks training available. • Owner retiring.

price: $499,000 WIWO freehold

price: $110,000 + S.A.V. 423242

bh (02) 6342 4307 ah (02) 6342 9441 fax (02) 6342 4307 mob 0419 276 482 deerfield5@bigpond.com www.cowra.nsw.gov.au

Deli

Blue Mountains

mob 0433 544 523

wdunbar@bigpond.net.au

Distribution

Melbourne

NSW

VIC

Concrete Resurfacing Business

Newly established business, already running extremely well with enormous potential. Located in busy arcade in beautiful town of Leura 100km west of Sydney in the spectacular Blue Mountains. Sells Gourmet products from Australia and Europe including frozen pasta meals, Gelato ice cream and Sandwich Board takeaway. Also catering and hampers. Long Lease. Includes fitout & stock. Area is busy tourist location boasting many gardens open to public; Leura Garden Festival and Village Fair popular annual events. Many fine coffee shops, restaurants and galleries.

Well-established business located in Ringwood 25 km east of Melbourne. Uses Stone-Crete Concrete Resurfacing System, transforming grey dusty concrete floors into look of polished granite, saving up to 65% on floor covering costs. Benefits include: bonds to existing concrete floor; exceptionally hard wearing; seamless floor; easy to clean; stunning colours; stain resistant; easily installed and guaranteed. This system offers customers exceptional value for money and business owners a solid, profitable business opportunity. Contact for full & financial information.

price: $85,000 WIWO

price: $15,000

ah 0403 314 928 deligoods@optusnet.com.au (preferred way of contact)

fax (03) 9870 4194

427286

Family Business with Potential in Prime Location

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mob 0402 303 703

apspraycon@hotmail.com

www.slipstopmelbourne.com.au

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Distribution

Sydney

Dry Cleaning

Maryborough

NSW

QLD

Melex Electric Golf and Utility Vehicles

Great Location, Cash Flow & Future

Areas available are NSW, TAS. & N.Z.

Established 68 years, Murray’s Dry Cleaners proudly services Qld’s Fraser Coast & Wide Bay area. Only business of its kind in town, centrally located high traffic area + 9 local & regional depots operating. Opportunity to expand. Rapidly growing area but owners wish to retire after 18 years. Valued reputation quality & service from established large, strong and loyal clients & customers. State of the art modern equip., + fix/fittings valued $133,000. Land & building - $250,000. Staff will stay on. Will train for predetermined period. Possible finance available. T/O approx. $170,000 p.a.

Manufacturers in Europe since 1971, world’s largest & most intelligent fleet of Electric Utility vehicles (120 models), including range of golf vehicles. Distributors set in every other state in Australia. NSW will be the largest market for our vehicles. Others territories avail TAS. & N.Z. Seeking astute business person/s eager to reap fantastic margins offered within this specialized electric utility market. Successful distributor will have good wholesale experience, be energetic & passionate about our products & will receive back up for parts & advice. Contact for full & financial information. 426445

fax (07) 3314 8024 mob 0417 643 988 paul@melex.com.au www.melex.com.au

price: $450,000 freehold bh (07) 4121 3830 ah (07) 4122 3815 gralyn5@optusnet.com.au www.jodesign.net.au/murrays.html www.frasercoast.qld.gov.au

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Dry Cleaning

Buy a Franchise or a Company!

QLD

Great Buy / Great Area Well-established & successful dry cleaning business located in Buderim on the beautiful Sunshine Coast not far from Maroochydore. This business is easily run with an efficient & compact plant. Services a loyal & regular clientele. T/O approaching $200,000 with huge opportunity for growth & expansion. Full training & partial vendor finance available to a suitable buyer.

ah (07) 5456 1966 fax (07) 5456 1966 mob 0402 225 197 jgdalzell@bigpond.com

402680

price: $225,000 WIWO

Contact us: Fax (02) 9833 4142 Mob 0433 251 036 info@tagitsafe.com.au www.tagitsafe.com.au

419925

Sunshine Coast

Excellent opportunity to take advantage of this highly sought after Electrical Safety Testing and Tagging service. Providing electrical testing to residential, commercial and government departments in the Manufacturing, Building & Construction, Education, Childcare, Food Service and Medical industries across all states of Australia. No experience required as full training will be provided. Franchise agreements in place giving option to purchase individual franchises from $45,000 or option to purchase whole company POA including franchisee waiting list. Great income.

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Electrical Warwick

QLD

RetraVision Electrical Retailer Established over 20 years, current owner over 8 years. Situated in the main street of a growing country town, 2 hours southwest of Brisbane. Large modern 300sqm showroom plus storage & office. Full computerised systems in place. Part of a National buying group with over 400 stores. Average annual turnover $1,400,000+ for the past 3 years. Stock value approx. $230,000. A great opportunity for a young

enthusiastic operator to develop the business in this rapidly changing field. 18 month lease in place with further 5 x 5 year option. Loyal staff willing to stay. Assistance with training in the group’s operation is available. Sale includes all fixtures, fittings, office equipment, shares in group and delivery vehicle with hydraulic lifter. Owner’s wishing to retire. Will consider partial vendor finance for serious buyer.

bh (07) 4661 4558 ah (07) 4661 4999 mob 0408 063 459 aastevenson@bigpond.com www.warwick.qld.gov.au

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price: $397,000 + S.A.V.

Engineering Mid North Coast

NSW

Steel Fabrication Successful business est. 5 years, with a huge potential in growth area of Woolgoolga 25 km north of Coffs Harbour half way between Sydney and Brisbane. Servicing the building industry plus maintenance & repair work. Suit experienced Boilermaker. Current workforce of 3: Owner / Operator + 4th year apprentice + casual

Boilermaker. Fully equipped workshop (currently working on extension). Separate office with computer; fax etc. 2 bedroom double brick residence on 1 acre of freehold land, in quiet cul-desac. 500m from Highway, 500m from beach, 1km to town centre, schools etc. Contact Denis for full & financial information.

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Engineering

Broadford

Entertainment/Arts

Echuca / Moama

VIC

NSW

Portable Line Boring Service - Best in Australia

Outdoor Go Karts & Amusements

Boring capacity 40–1000mm diameter. Equipment light, user friendly, reliable, most not more than 3 yrs old. Boring & welding equip work separately, remotely controlled. 35 C.F.M. compressor, 2 x types of mounting systems, stored in B.A.C cabinet systems. All equipment truck mounted in secure lockable steel water & dust proof body. UD Nissan diesel truck MKA 245 6 ton, still under warranty. Long range fuel tanks/ air bag suspension, bull bar, d/lights, fully mine site compatible. Must be seen to be appreciated. Selling due to health reasons. Contact for full information.

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: $85,000 neg. - WIWO+ S.A.V. 426925

bh (03) 5784 2555 fax (03) 5784 2777 mob 0428 535 625 micksyzygy@bigpond.com

Financial Services

Financial Services

VIC

QLD

Easy Money Lending Business

Opportunity in Financial Industry

• Looking for a finance business? • Sophisicated Collection Management • Easy to use software • A must for existing businesses extending credit • Direct debiting facility Licenses now available (QLD, NSW, VIC, SA). Be your own Boss. Low start up costs, No franchise fees, Negotiable contract terms, Fixed License fees, Low hours high return, Ongoing Return business, High Profitability, Increase your profits. Extensive training and ongoing support. CALL NOW - Morgan Taylor-Halpin

Established and growing debt collection and credit management business, based in Melbourne. Regular clientele and growing in this niche market. Providing a variety of services, from debt recovery, ledger management, mediation, credit reporting, consultancy and training. Everything is in place for a smooth transition. Price includes all equipment to run this successful business. All technical support will be provided. Please contact for further details and financial information.

425929

price: $30,000 bh (03) 8786 8286 fax (03) 8786 8287 rod@meridiancredit.com.au

Greater Brisbane

mob 0412 752 571 morgan@ladbroke.com.au www.ladbroke.com.au

426880

Melbourne

bh (03) 5482 6611 mob 0404 087 924 silverstonegokarts@hotmail.com www.echuca.net.au/gokarts

424143

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Fishing

Gold coast

Fitness Centre

Newcastle Region

QLD

NSW

Well-established, professional & enjoyable business specializing in offshore deep-sea reef & game fishing. Advance bookings, regular & casual clientele. T/O $300,000. Income plus great lifestyle on beautiful Gold Coast. Vessel ‘Careel’ is a 34’ purpose built fast & stable Cougar Catamaran built 1996, maintained in immaculate condition, powered by twin 250hp Suzuki 4 strokes fitted new November 2005, survey for 12 passengers & 2 crew offshore. Includes all safety, navigational & fishing equipment & new courtesy vehicle. Crew avail plus training for new owners. Contact for further information.

Located in prominent business region of Newcastle. Complete with new equipment and new premises, ample off-street parking. Leasehold or freehold. These gyms are extremely popular because ladies can focus on good health and fitness in a non-threatening environment. Walk into an established business where all the hard work has been done. Not only a great product and service but backed by a supportive, progressive and effective franchise system. Well-trained staff happy to stay on. No experience necessary as training available through franchisor.

price: $390,000

price: $135,000 leasehold

mob 0418 450 585 matt@fishthedeep.com www.fishthedeep.com.au

mob 0412 128 965 wwjd@internode.on.net

Fitness Centre

Western Sydney

425922

Ladies Only Fitness Studio - Franchise

408646

Fishing Charters / Lifestyle & Income

Fitness Centre

Sydney

NSW

NSW

Fitness That’s Friendly & Fun

Well-established business located in the M centre at Minchinbury for 15 years. Has excellent regular and casual clientele. Prime main highway exposure. T/O $250k – $300k p.a. Includes private ladies gym with aerobics/group fitness classes, life fitness hammer strength and men’s weight area, life fitness cardio area and sauna. A walk straight in business. Contact owner for full & financial information.

Great business for young mother who likes to stay fit. Be one of 129 successful Contours franchisees in Australia. Work the hours that suit you in the fast growing women’s fitness industry. Excellent opportunity to purchase already established studio at very reasonable price in Hurstville. Great location with healthy and growing membership. T/O currently $70K with plenty of potential to expand. No fitness qualifications necessary and full training and support are provided. Nothing to spend. Low overheads and royalty fees. 4 casual staff in place. Possible vendor finance could be available to a suitable buyer.

price: $199,000 negotiable

price: $149,000

mob 0406 007 041 ultrafit@optusnet.com.au

mob 0413 949 878 / 0416 138 310 cequre@hotmail.com www.contours.net.au

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Fitness Centre Ballarat

VIC

Spartans Gym and Fitness Arena This fitness centre is located in Ballarat Victoria and has been established since 1994. Specialising in weight training/ separate fitness & toning room/ main weight training area. There are 2 saunas, fitness assessment room and solarium. Lease in place with further 5 x 5 year option with reasonable rent. Long established clientele and great staff prepared to stay on. 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. Up to 1 month’s training & up to $50k vendor finance over 3 years at 6% possible for approved purchase. Please contact Kevin Garner for details. Visit www.ballarat.vic.gov.au for info on local area.

price: $130,000 WIWO 423633

bh (03) 9387 0744 www.spartansgym.com Fitness Centre

Eastern Melbourne

Florist

Dubbo

VIC

Contours Women’s Only Fitness Franchise

NSW

Top Florist in Dubbo

Operates in fast growing sector of the Fitness Industry. Regarded as a Top 8 Franchise System in terms of Professional support and return on investment. This business is located opposite a key anchor tenant in a shopping centre in the heart of the Eastern suburbs & has established membership base with many loyal members. Well known in the community. Three part time & two full time employees. There are no other territories available in Melbourne with the potential of this area.

Teleflora Agency in large regional country town. Australia-wide and International service, weddings, funerals, corporate – guaranteed work in place. Ideal location opposite main Post Office, on major shopping precinct. Stylish air-conditioned shop, fully equipped, with storeroom and office upstairs. Our excellent product has created strong repeat business, and there is potential for more growth. University, Tafe colleges, airport, Western Plains Zoo and half a million visitors a year make Dubbo a vibrant area, but still has affordable home buying and renting. Contact for further & financial information.

price: $169,000 including G.S.T. bh (02) 6884 9394 ah (02) 6884 6162 fax (02) 6884 0728 mob 0428 631 573

426124

price: $25,000 WIWO 427298

bh (03) 9874 6103 ah (03) 9681 6279 fax (03) 9874 5136 mob 0414 507 954 tonybuharge@optusnet.com.au www.contours.net.au

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Franchise

South East Melbourne

Telecommunication

North Rocks

VIC

NSW

Optus Franchised Mobile Phone Kiosk

Excellent opportunity to purchase an established studio in the South East suburbs of Melbourne; the popular Melbourne franchise territories are now all sold. Terrific business district location, good membership, great studio, very attractive rent and lease terms. Contours Fitness has recently been recognized by the Financial Review Smart Investor Magazine as one of the best 8 franchises to buy and is the fastest growing fitness franchise in Australia. Fitness qualifications are not necessary. An urgent sale required. Contact for full and financial information.

Situated in busy local shopping centre with excellent foot traffic. Established over 7 years, new fit-out and good lease. Trailing commissions (airtime) almost fully cover rent making the Kiosk almost RENT-FREE! T/O $370,000 + p/a. Very well maintained business consistently achieving top 10 in state. Accurate & verifiable financial records. Est. franchise, systems & training with over 130 stores nationally. Selling easy-to-sell, well known products and brands (Optus). Owner works 5 days + 1 casual. This is the change you’ve been waiting for! Give your boss the boot! Asking price is below average!!

price: $120,000 negotiable

price: $120,000

mob 0421 045 460 lambythegun@ozemail.com.au

mob 0425 224 697 sowrabh@digital-soul.com.au

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Contours Ladies Fitness

Franchise

Sunshine Coast

Franchise

Brisbane

QLD

QLD

Dreamy Donuts

Australia’s largest fashion jewellery Franchise in Qld’s No.1. Shopping Centre. No experience is required to run this business with easy to follow systems. Stock is all supplied and computerised by Head Office. Full training is provided. Located in Maroochydore, this store has been established for over 10 years. Sunshine Plaza Shopping Centre is rated the best in Qld (7 years in row), 4th Nationally, with over 11.3 million visitors per year. This is a great opportunity to buy a business and have a great lifestyle on Qld’s Sunshine Coast.

Great opportunity to join Australia’s newest and most successful franchise. Premier location in major Brisbane shopping centre. T/O $1.2 million p.a. with an excellent net profit over $270,000. All major QLD shopping centre locations are sold, so this is your only chance to secure an A grade site. 41/2 years left on lease. Interested parties would need to work / be involved in the business for the first 3 - 6 months, but can then be run under management. Owner selling for career change. Please contact for further information.

price: $197,000 + S.A.V.

price: offers over $700,000

bh (07) 5478 1710 mob 0417 757 907 kennyg22@tpg.com.au

mob 0401 139 367 dreamy.donuts@internode.on.net www.dreamydonuts.com

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Queensland Lifestyle Opportunity

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Franchise

Redbank

Franchise

Hills Area

QLD

NSW

Pack & Send

With profitability & security, this well-established “Wendy’s Supa Sundaes” franchise is an ideal husband & wife opportunity in Queensland. Present owner 41/2 years. Genuine sale. 5 year lease & staff in place. T/O approx. $450K. Located in Redbank Plaza & with new fit out, including new soft serve machine, this will go.

This is an ideal opportunity to join a successful franchise at a very reasonable cost. PACK & SEND is an Australian success story with 14 years experience and a proven business model. Located in a developing area with excellent exposure to passing traffic. Corporations, small business, and private individuals are all turning to PACK & SEND for personalised packaging & freight solutions. With no set up costs and virtually new equipment & store fit-out this business is a great buy.

price: $250,000 + S.A.V.

price: $110,000 WIWO

mob 0438 713 486 nstevens@tpg.com.au www.wendys.com.au

ah (02) 9654 9912 mob 0419 405 503 aljellis@bigpond.com www.packsend.com.au/sevenhills

425682

Established 22 Years

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Franchise Franchise

Bribie Island QLD

Refrigerator Seal Manufacturing & Fitting Seal-A-Fridge specialize in on-site manufacturing and fitting of domestic & commercial refrigerator door seals. One of approx 35 franchises throughout Australia, the Cairns Master Franchise offers the option of selling off one or more portions of the exclusive territory. Sale includes M.Benz Sprinter Panel Van in excellent condition (45,000km), stock, plant & equipment. Excellent cash flow business with very low operating costs in a growth region. Well established operation with on-going training available. A detailed Information pack and CD is available to genuine persons.

Make Money Living in Paradise! Have you ever wanted to live and work in paradise? Here is your chance! Donut King franchise with prime location, situated in the main shopping centre on beautiful Bribie Island. Low rent, loyal customers, excellent income, and high growth potential. Gross T/O $345,000 p.a. Experienced staff in place with all the hard work done. Owners are ready to retire and do some travelling and very committed to sell. For further details and financials please contact Keven or Caroline.

price: $295,000 426392

price: $98,000 fax (07) 4054 3548 mob 0412 154 313 rrolley@bigpond.net.au www.seal.com.au

QLD

mob 0421 997 515 keven_10@bigpond.com

426381

Cairns

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Franchise

Sutherland Shire

Franchise

Central Coast

NSW

NSW

Since 1982 Pure & Natural has been one of the most successful franchise businesses in Australia. Located in a major shopping centre, centrally positioned in the International Food Court. This business has been operating for 18 years (current owners 7 years) offering people healthy tasty fresh food. We make coffee, fresh juice, smoothies, frozen yoghurt, wraps & salads. Not much cooking easy to run.

Michel’s is a well established & highly successful Australian franchise, boasting internationally renowned coffee & a large selection of cakes, savouries & danish’s. This Michel’s Patisserie is situated in the major shopping centre of the area, adjacent to both Coles & Woolworths. The patisserie is a kiosk store including 34 seats. Current T/O $600,000 increasing yearly in this rapidly growing area. Please contact Tony Choong for further details.

price: $250,000 WIWO

price: $325,000 WIWO

mob 0425 281 898 guhuizhi@hotmail.com

mob 0411 197 768 www.rwbbs.com.au

Franchise

Franchise

Sydney North Shore

424764

Michel’s Patisserie

424883

Pure & Natural

Sunshine Coast

NSW

QLD

Outstanding Health Food Franchise

Pedders is a unique & highly successful franchise specialising in a wide range of steering & suspension products and services. These products have been developed & manufactured by Pedders for distribution and installation throughout 116 locations in Australia. This Pedders outlet is currently turning over $700,000 plus and run totally under management. The business is in a growing area with good exposure. Huge potential for owner operator.

Mrs Flannery’s Franchises specialize in retail Health Food, Natural Products, Organics, Vitamins & much more. This prime-located outlet situated in busy Central One Shopping Centre, operating for 5 years with 06/07 T/O of $850,000. Huge opportunity for right person/s. Current stock value approx. $120,000 included in the price. Also purpose built fit-out included (over $250K). Ongoing support, training. Please contact owner for further information.

price: $280,000 + S.A.V.

price: $165,000 WIWO

mob 0401 692 999 peter@autoco.com.au

mob 0418 982 625 martin@mrsflannerys.com.au www.mrsflannerys.com.au

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Canberra Region ACT

Highly Profitable Amazing Clean Opportunities

Tired & bored of office work? This could be the change you’ve been looking for. Sale due to other business commitments. Three amazing business opportunities in ultrasonic blind cleaning & repairs, and curtain & upholstery cleaning. These businesses have been well-established over a ten year period They have a large

client base and are highly profitable (Financial figures available). Three great locations in the Canberra region. Easy to learn business, full training provided. Business is suitable for a sole operator, husband and wife team or those who wish to build a larger enterprise.

Invitation to spend a day or two in one of our factories to see the amazing results achieved with the gentle ultrasonic cleaning process. Also the financial rewards associated with owning the business. For further info. please contact Terry Hunt on 02 6280 8822 or Rick Nash on 0403 644 010.

rick.nash@iinet.net.au

Franchise

Byron Bay

www.amazingclean.com.au

Franchise

Western Sydney

NSW

NSW

Excellent Ratings - Location Perfect

Cake It Away

Ideal family business, with a great opportunity to re-locate in the area. Gives you, and other family members, an income. Easy to run with added support from our Head Office Team. Full franchisor training & support. Staff in place. Long lease available with more than $200,000 S.A.V. fittings & fixtures included. T/O $95,000 p.a. Main street of Byron Bay. Fully air-conditioned, with surveillance cameras and back up security. Secure parking for four cars on-site. Possible finance available.

Suit husband & wife team, or owner plus casual. A unique cake franchise, located in an open air shopping centre with parking at the door. This easy to run store requires NO early starts or experience (training available). Fixed franchise fees from a supportive head office. Fully equipped for baking/decorating, coffee, pie warmer and more, with nothing to spend. T/O $195K. Currently experiencing growth, now is a great time to capitalise on current success and pursue other untapped opportunities. 2 years left on current lease with another 3-year option.

price: $250,000 WIWO

price: $135,000 + S.A.V. 424485

ah (02) 6684 7467 fax (02) 6684 7694 mob 0400 826 483 robtom2@aapt.net.au www.byron.nsw.gov.au

mob 0414 617 608 cakeitawayhg@optusnet.com.au www.cakeitaway.com.au

423297

mob 0403 644 010

426398

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Franchise

Franchise

Cairns

QLD

Brisbane Northside

QLD

Highly Recommended Business

Well-established business located in south Cairns and servicing Atherton Tablelands, covering large area, ideal to divide and sell off or run multiple vans. Extra features include reverse sensors, paint protection, paintless dent removal, electronic rust protection and fuel saving devices. (See website for more info.) Great returns working the business only 4 days per week. Huge potential for further growth. Price includes territory, van, stock and equipment, training, admin costs, non-transferable items and good will. Selling due to family commitments.

Possible finance available for this excellent retail bedding / mattress franchise outlet (established by the Franchisors) is now ready for new owners. Located within an extremely busy Homemaker Centre on the booming northside of Brisbane turning over $1million p.a. now, after only 18 months, this business offers a potential 50% return on investment for the purchasers in their first year with lots of further growth. Excellent H & W operation or investment opportunity. 5-year lease in place. Full training and support part of the package. Simple to run. Loyal & highly trained staff will stay on if required.

price: $125,000 WIWO

price: $380,000 + S.A.V.

bh 1800 220 039 www.touchupguys.com.au

mob 0422 184 083 aqtms@three.com.au

427213

Mobile Paint & Bumper Repairs

Franchise

Sutherland Shire

www.dtrdi.qld.gov.au

Franchise

Central Coast

NSW

NSW

The Cheesecake Shop Franchise

This is a franchise with a difference. No extortionate rent, no expensive overheads. This business generates a great income maintaining all types of hydraulic, pneumatic and industrial hoses & fittings. The franchise area is the rapidly growing Sutherland Shire. Sale price includes a purpose built vehicle with custom slide out workbench with awning, plus stock. No specific qualifications are required, full training & assistance will be provided. Franchisor has recently injected a large amount of capital to further improve the business.

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 & 3 1/2 year lease in place. Minor upgrade soon to be completed. Current T/O $600,000+ p.a. Includes coffee option with inside/outside seating for 35. 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.

price: $120,000

price: $315,000 negotiable + S.A.V.

fax (02) 9548 0743 mob 0438 954 810 marcel2233@hotmail.com www.hosemasters.com.au

mob 0417 288 099 cheesecake@jumpnet.com.au marian.corcoran@bigpond.com

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Hosemasters International with Top T/O

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Franchise

Franchise

Sunshine Coast

QLD

Outer Brisbane

QLD

Power for Anything, Anytime

Training Franchise - Secondary Schools Market

Est. 8 yrs, family owned & operated. Specializes all battery types smallest watch to largest truck battery. Also solar & accessories e.g. fridges, dual battery systems, inverters, chargers etc. Exclusive territory, large customer base including local store & national accounts. Limited competition with low overheads. Training & ongoing support provided as part of franchise, experience not necessary. Easily run 2 f/time staff. Suit family or husband and wife. Situated South East Queensland with huge growth potential. Expected sales this financial year excess of $700,000. Price includes Rodeo Ute.

4 franchised territories have become available along the eastern coast of Queensland. These territories are available either as one package, or a combination of each. The franchise offers well resourced and researched reading, writing & study skills courses to late primary, secondary and tertiary students. For more information click on the link ‘Business Opportunities Available in Queensland’ at www.skillscentre.com.au (bottom right of home page) or call. Price $75,000 (or will split to suit buyer).

425649

bh (07) 4921 2236 / 1300 559 833 fax (07) 4921 2246 mob 0419 817 973 www.skillscentre.com.au

bh (07) 3809 0169 fax (07) 3809 0414

ah (07) 3803 3530 mob 0417 192 497

brownsplains@batteryworld.com.au www.batteryworld.com.au

426442

price: $235,000 + S.A.V. price: $75,000

Franchise

QLD

Toowoomba

Termimesh Pest Management Termimesh offers pest management solutions to the building industry. The original part of the business is a Franchise area in booming Qld. This provides the only termite control system that uses finely woven Ultra marine grade stainless steel mesh. The unique system is installed during construction by trained and accredited

installers. Setting industry standards, Termimesh warrants performance and longevity to give customers confidence and security. Working in conjunction with an extensive Temimesh database, the newer part of the business offers post construction termite inspections and general pest control. Strong customer base with

$615k T/O for 06/07, + healthy profit. New 3+3 year lease available. Sale includes tools & equipment, fixtures, well fitted out offices and workshop valued at $30,000. Also 3 late model fully equipped work utes with signage at $43,000. SAV is $30,000 average. Training provided and loyal staff intend to stay on.

bh (07) 4659 8100 mob 0418 750 184 termi@aanet.com.au www.termimesh.com.au

424602

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Fruit and Veg Shop

Function Centre

Far North Coast

NSW

Hawkesbury

NSW

Highly Recommended Opportunity

Great Venue The Windsor Function Centre

Well-established family owned business specializing in all aspects of fruit and vegetable retailing. Catering for its regular and casual clientele. Desirable location, well placed to catch passing trade. Ideal family business for someone wishing to enter this area of retail. Only selling due to other commitments. Contact owner for further and financial information.

Located in the picturesque & historic township of Windsor on the upper reaches of the Hawkesbury River. This long established & busy centre caters to weddings, concerts, school formals, presentations & conferences. Made up of 3 large function rooms, The Macquarie, The Philip & The Bligh, suited to 530, 270 & 70 seated patrons respectively. The whole centre has been recently refurnished & has forward bookings well into 2009. Current T/O $300,000 plus, with plenty of opportunity to increase in this growing area.

price: $195,000 + S.A.V. 427110

price: $75,000 WIWO mob 0412 920 175

Garden Centre

Sydney - Inner West

bh (02) 4577 9399 mob 0414 832 201 wfc5@bigpond.com

Garden Equipment

Wollongong

NSW

Well Established Business In Residential Area

NSW

Small Engine Specialists

price: $100,000 + S.A.V.

price: $170,000 + S.A.V. $30K

bh (02) 9558 9611 ah (02) 9591 2445 fax (02) 9558 5215 jennyinoz@optusnet.com.au

mob 0404 052 507 fourpoms.4@gmail.com

427289

Great opportunity to own a profitable garden centre. Operating 10 years, little competition. Located busy road, adjacent to sports park. Good repeat customer base, open 7 days, equiv. 3 full time staff. New lease avail. (3 x 3 x 3 or 5 x 5) Stock incl. plants, chemicals, manures, fertilisers, mulches, potting mixes and pots. Fixtures, fittings and 4 year old van with low km’s included in the price. Potential for further development. T/O excess of $500,000 p.a. Owner retiring.

Well established business since 1972, dealers and warranty agents for Honda, Rover, Masport, Victa, Shindaiwa, Dolmar/Makita, Atom, Briggs & Stratton and Talon. Winner of the 2006/2007 NSW Honda Sales Award, with strong lead base and local contractors. Selling, repairing, and servicing high quality professional products to the trade and general public. T/O $320,000 p.a., easy to run and low rent lease. Staff willing to stay. Please contact Harry for further information.

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General Store Noosa Region

QLD

Freehold / Ideal Family Business Opportunity Amamoor General Store and Licensed Post Office, established over 60 years. Located in beautiful Mary Valley, 30 minutes from Noosa, 2 hrs from Brisbane, 20 mins from Gympie. T/O $820,000+ p.a. Includes Licensed Post Office, General Store, Fuel, Takeaways, Gas bottle refills and Newsagency. Only store/fuel in town. 1930’s building on 2688 sq mtrs; 3bed residence can be divided into 2. Amamoor increasingly

popular tourist destination. Mary Valley Heritage Railway visits 4 times a week (railway station just across the road). Annual Toyota Country Music Muster in August attracts over 90,000. Busy camping areas. Amamoor primary school and school bus service to Gympie. Public swimming pool and hotel only 10 mins by car. Great community offering relaxed lifestyle. Current owners wanting to semi retire; will provide full training.

price: $800,000 negotiable WIWO 037393

bh (07) 5484 3488 fax (07) 5484 3488 isis131@bigpond.com General Store

Mornington Peninsula

General Store

Northern Rivers

VIC

NSW

Best Coffee on the Peninsula!

Great Freehold Family Business

Iconic general store operating successfully for over 60 years! Renowned for its organic, fair-trade coffee, and located across road from popular beach & camping foreshore. Off-street parking, landscaped outdoor eating area and great exposure on main road. Takeaway food, coffee, milk, bread, newspapers, gas swap, trailer/mower hire, organic & fairtrade products, bait, groceries. Long-term lease includes 2-bedroom house behind store on large block. Average weekly takings for last 12 months is $10,400. Young owners selling to travel before starting a family. Contact for full & further information.

Speciality general store, takeaway and fuel station, excellent location – 30 Km from QLD border, with regular and casual passing trade. Large family home, with a modern kitchen and bathroom, and a spacious outdoor area. Gross turnover $873,196.03, giving current owners an excellent income and lifestyle. Now only selling for health reason and moving back to UK. Please contact for full and financial information.

price: $230,000 plant & equipment included bh (02) 9281 4599 ah (02) 6634 1211 (after 7pm) urbenville@optusnet.com.au

392212

price: $625,000 + S.A.V. freehold 426391

bh (03) 5985 5147 ah (03) 5985 5147 mob 0433 112 182 jessie@whitecliffs.com.au www.whitecliffs.com.au

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Garden Maintenance

Sydney Metro

Gift Shop

South Coast

NSW

NSW

Maintaining Commercial Landscaping

“Ritzy Bitz” Business Plus Location

Established for over 19 years and highly recommended, with loyal, long-term, high profile industrial and strata clientele. Company provides top quality service maintaining landscaped gardens to a high standard. Covers all Sydney metropolitan area. Generates excellent, all year round income, regardless of weather. Turnover $250,000. Owners moving interstate. Sale includes all equipment needed, valued at $35,000, including a two-tonne Isuzu truck with fully enclosed back. Possible finance available.

Well-established patchwork/embroidery and giftware shop, specialising in personalised service and craft classes. Located in popular “sea change area” – Jervis Bay, a high growth region with very few local competitors. Excellent reputation with approx. 400 genuine customer database. Over 800 bolts of fabric and wide selection of giftware with proven sales. Leasehold ($350 per week plus outgoing). 2 year lease remaining. Full training given if required. Contact for full and financial information.

price: $330,000 WIWO 424501

bh (02) 4443 5515 ah (02) 4443 4338

fax (02) 4443 5326

Gift Shop

Gift Shop

NSW

Mount Waverley

VIC

Homewares plus T/away Food / Cafe

Tots Stuff - Toy Shop - Cafe

Homewares and gift shop with adjoining takeaway, food bar/ coffee shop. Growing seachange area, also active holiday resort. Situated in brand new shopping complex near busy Coles store. Excellent range of kitchenware, toys, recreational goods, gifts etc. Good off-season trade in birthday gifts and sporting equipment. Takeaway food bar includes deep fryer grill, dishwasher, coffee machine, fridge, freezers etc. Price includes approx $35K stock, all fittings and equipment. Owners wish to retire. Contact for full and financial information.

Immaculately presented award winning. Located Mt Waverley Village Shopping Centre. • Educational toys and specialty giftware • Children’s clothes • Circus themed café area • Coffee, drinks and snack foods • Gelati • Preschool based activity programs • Circus themed children’s birthday parties. Has earned respect local community - following business awards: • 2004 Monash Micro Business Award • 2005 Finalist Waverley Leader Business Awards • 2006 Winner Specialty Retailer category Waverley Leader Business Awards • 2007 Winner Specialty Retailer category Waverley Leader Business Awards.

price: P.O.A.

godfrey@greatlakeshardware.com

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427049

price: $49,000 negotiable

bh (03) 9205 2117 mob 0416 052 115 totsstuff@middletons.com www.totsstuff.com.au

427050

Hallidays Point

mob 0412 600 864

426377

price: $25,000 + S.A.V. WIWO

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Glazing

Glazing

Wetherill Park

Northern Tasmania

NSW

Leadlights, Splashbacks & Fully Frameless Showerscreens

TAS

Great Business in an Idyllic Area Located in Deloraine between Launceston & Devonport this successful business has been established 11 years. Specialising in glazing & aluminium fabrication; windows, doors, showerscreens, security etc. Showing good profits with a T/O of approx $1,000,000. Price includes land & building, 6 vehicles (4 fitted with A-frames) all plant & equipment. Second office & small workshop operated in leased premises in Longford. Great opportunity for the right person to purchase a solid business at a reasonable price.

Well-established leadlight, glass & glazing business. Situated with great exposure and cheap rent in the Wetherill Park industrial area, servicing the entire Sydney metropolitan area. This business has been in operation for 14 years, with excellent returns, stable clientele and has the potential for further growth. Includes 1 vehicle – 2004 Toyota Hilux Ute.

price: $110,000 O.N.O. price: $425,000 + S.A.V. freehold

Hairdressing Salon

Hairdressing Salon

Tweed Coast

mob 0400 745 052 delglass@tassie.net.au

424882

425403

fax (02) 9688 4110 mob 0411 866 125 info@lawrenceleadlights.com.au www.lawrenceleadlights.com.au

NSW

Central Coast

NSW

Owner relocating and looking for quick sale! Prepared to pay first 2 months rent, and possible finance available. Bella Hair, Body Care & Tanning is a large modern hair and beauty salon in two connected shops situated in the busy East Gosford Shopping precinct, near a large residential area. It has a wellestablished clientele and a long-term lease, with plenty of customer parking. Price includes fittings, equipment, computer and software. Current stock value approx $5,000 $7,000. Genuine sale as Owner is leaving the Central Coast.

price: $40,000 O.N.O.

price: $49,000 + S.A.V.

bh (02) 6674 4999 mob 0422 820 092

mob 0408 436 031 www.gosford.org

fax (02) 6674 0863 chrislaidler@optusnet.com.au

raynersd@hotmail.com

426443

Stylish Hair/Beauty Salon in Ideal Location

Ideally situated on the beachfront, Marine Parade, Kingscliff. Ocean views. Established 25 years. Six mirrors, two wash stations, massage room, spray tan/wax room. Stand-up solarium with own change room. Nail lady operating at rear of shop. Service includes cosmetic tattooing. Computer, new washing machine and drier included, plus plenty of hanging space. Sale price of $40,000 is dependant upon new owner taking over solarium terms. Contact owner for financial and other information.

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Hair & Beauty Salon in Perfect Location

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Hairdressing Salon

Brunswick

Hairdressing Salon

Melbourne

VIC

VIC

Just Cuts Hairdressing

Well established Salon, specialising in hairdressing, bodypiercing and hair extension, located in Melbourne. Regular and loyal clientele. Qualified staff willing to stay and help training of new owner. Gross turnover $135,000 with $50,000 taxable income on paper last year. Owner only selling due to motherhood. Further information available on web site. Please contact for full and financial information.

Established in 2005, located in a major shopping centre. You don’t need to be a HAIRDRESSER, as your team will simply and easily run the business for you. You will enjoy more leisure/family time away from your business. Fixed royalty/support fees - the more you grow the more your pockets grow! T/O $300K plus. 4-year lease in place. Full training and support provided with all the tools and support systems to help your business grow. Feel safe and secure being part of Australia’s most successful and trusted hairdressing franchise. In a good or bad economy hair always grows & grows & grows.

price: $98,000 + S.A.V. (approx. $5,000)

price: $125,000

ah (03) 9384 1400 mob 0419 311 775 home@risingangel.com.au www.risingangel.com.au

mob 0414 313 107 lorvek@tpg.com.au

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Hair, Body, Art

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NSW

Cherrybrook Village Hair Force Located in Cherrybrook Village, this beautifully appointed & long established salon has an extensive regular client base. Recently refurbished the salon boasts a superb fit-out, the latest in equipment, 13 cutting stations & large retail displays. It is a high tech salon with 2 plasma screens to advertise products. Promotions & display the latest in hairstyles. Also

includes CCTV, colour lab & is fully computerised for the control of appointments, POS, stock levels & database. There is a separate manager’s office & kitchen/laundry. This is a quality salon & easy to run by the owner or under management. Fully staffed with a new 5-year lease available. Full business management training provided by owner if required.

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Hardware Mid North Coast

NSW

Hardware Retail & Trade Huge Growth Potential Well-established hardware retail and trade business situated in the fast growing Tuncurry region, with a major development nearby. Large premises (store 900sqm, yard 1,600sqm) retailing general hardware and supplying to builders, landscapers and local state authorities. BOC gas agent. Turnover estimated at $1.7 mil per annum with

huge growth potential. Off street parking for at least 20 cars and a drive through yard makes this a destination store. Price includes stock valued at approx $250,000, includes bobcat, forklift, Flatbed truck, tipper and Felder table saw. Plus all fittings & equipment. Owners wish to retire. Contact for full & financial information.

price: $350,000 + S.A.V. negotiable 426718

mob 0412 600 864 godfrey@greatlakeshardware.com www.greatlakeshardware.com Hardware

Hardware

Lismore

NSW

Sydney Metro

NSW

Lismore’s Only Sharpening Service

Mitre 10 / Award Winning Hardware Store

Well-established home-based sharpening service, situated in combined residential / industrial zone in growing area of Lismore. Caters to building & woodworking industry, domestic, gardeners & commercial businesses. Large clientele extends to Northern Rivers, Far North Coast and west to Tenterfield. 2-storey 3-bedroom weatherboard house. Walking distance to local schools and shopping centre, school bus to door. Workshop 132sqm downstairs. Well maintained automatic and manual machinery. Netting $60,000 plus p.a. with room for expansion. Business $128,000, House $250,000. Contact for further information.

Winner 2006 Hardware Association Small Store of the Year. Winner 2007 Holroyd Area Best Specialty Business.T/O $850,000. This Handy Store has been operating under the current owner for 25 years. Area 330 sq mts, situated in a community shopping centre with two supermarkets and twenty other stores including a Post Office, Pharmacy, Butcher etc. There is no major competition nearby. One year left on lease with 5-year option at same rental +3%. Owner wishes to retire. Contact Bob for full financial information.

ah (02) 9636 4203 greym10@bigpond.net.au

426037

price: $70,000 + S.A.V. 425942

bh (02) 6622 7373 ah (02) 6629 0306 fax (02) 6622 7373

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Hardware

Hardware

Newcastle

NSW

Southern Sydney

NSW

KL Hardwarestore - www.hardwarestore.net.au

Busy Hardware Store

Australia-wide and International exposure. Well established business supplying architectural hardware, skirting boards / architraves and mouldings, doors and door hardware. Low overheads and unique marketing using innovation and latest IT technologies. The product is sold direct to retail, trade and other hardware store customers Australia wide and Internationally. This is a high growth enterprise providing hardware items not normally found in local or major hardware stores. This business will integrate successfully with an existing hardware business or a stand alone independent. Contact owner for further & financial information.

Very busy store in Newcastle close to city and beaches with T/O in excess of $2 million and growing. Excellent customer mix 70% retail, 30% trade. Part of a high profile group. This is a bullet-proof business with plenty of growth potential. Owners wishing to retire.

price: P.O.A.

mob 0407 326 740 menzfamily@hotmail.com www.ncc.nsw.gov.au

bh (02) 9540 5899 fax (02) 8905 9645 sales@hardwarestore.com.au www.hardwarestore.net.au www.hardwarestore.com.au

423279

price: $320,000 + S.A.V.

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Hire

Central Queensland

Albury

QLD

NSW

Dental Equipment Services Business

Exhibition Hire

Unique opportunity to own a specialist technical services business! Exceptional position in market with limited opposition. 100% professional clientele. Potential for significant market and geographical expansion. Business showed a net profit of 73% of the asking price in the six months to December 2007. Current service area of Central Queensland includes Rockhampton, Gladstone, Emerald, Mackay, Cannonvale and Airlie Beach, and could be relocated. Would suit any competent technician.

Ideal established & relocatable business with clients in Victoria and New South Wales. Established 1992 with existing forward bookings and loyal client base. Huge potential. Presently run from premises with 3 x 3 x 3 year lease with staff in place. T/O $350-500K. Owner willing to train for a period of time. Can produce good income for family or partnership. Ideal stand alone business, or easily integrated into existing business. Full list of plant and equipment is available. Will consider partial vendor finance for serious buyer. Contact the owner for financial info.

bh (07) 4926 1222 mob 0417 790 080

fax (07) 4926 4440 lab@cqtec.com.au

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price: $160,000 + S.A.V.

bh (02) 6040 7091 fax (02) 6040 6531 mob 0412 691 564 expo1@bigpond.net.au www.countrywidehire.com.au

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Hire

Mail order business

If you are looking for a real business that you can run from your home, our mail order business may be what you have been looking for... Established 3 years. We have developed 5 DVD courses that are sold throughout Australia and New Zealand. Brisbane

What we are selling is the rights to the five courses for distribution to Australia & New Zealand. Included is all that you need to duplicate them. We will give you 6 months help in change over.

QLD

Boutique Car Rental Business What a Fantastic Opportunity!! Fully operational, Brisbane based with a fleet of 32 new / modern vehicles. All the hard work has been done over the last 12 months and this car rental business has loads of future Growth Potential. Ready built facility within close proximity to the airport. Already showing excellent returns with a fully developed web site and agents in place. Walk In / Walk Out.... nothing to do but reap the rewards. This is an income producing business from day one. Family reasons for a reluctant sale. Contact for full & financial information.

$150,000 O.N.O. Call (02) 9402 5810

426959

bh (07) 3865 8900 fax (07) 3865 8922 mob 0418 734 877 sales@assetcarhire.com.au www.assetcarhire.com.au

026910

price: $150,000

NATIONWIDE ULTIMATE FREEDOM BUSINESS!

Are you making $1500+ Per Week In Your Own Business From The Comfort Of Your Couch? If You Are Looking For An Affordable, High Income Home Based Business, That Can Give You a Full-Time-Income While Working Part –Time Hours Then You Can NOT Go Past This Business Opportunity. This Business Opportunity is in the Area Fund of Recovery, you get full support in the initial set up stage to ensure success.

Call: 1800 817 110 NOW.

412551

Request Our Free Information Brochure

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Home Based

Port Macquarie

Home Based

Sunshine Coast

NSW

QLD

Great Lifestyle Opportunity

Ideal husband & wife business. Established for 16 years. EXCAVATOR – Kubota KX161-3. Tilt head & hydraulic hitch, air cond.cab, 4-in-1 bucket, many extras. BOBCAT – Melrose G series 773. Air cond.cab, forks, tracks, many extras. ROLLER – Case Vibramax, 1200 wide twin drum. TRAILER – 5.5m flatbed with attached ramps, twin axle, air brakes. TRUCK - 8 tonne. All plant & equipment required to run this business, many extras not listed. All in excellent condition. Full training supplied if needed. Must sell due to illness. Contact for further information.

Perfect opportunity for a semi-retired couple or as an adjunct to an existing business. Well-established part time tour business with heaps of potential locally & internationally. Eligible for “AUSTRADE” grants. Boost your income or take this business to the next level. Owner works approx. 15 hours per week. Custom Harley-Davidson® trike, 2 websites, all marketing materials, phones, PO Box etc included. Heaps of advertising in place. Home based - no rent or lease. Currently operated as a lifestyle business. T/O $100,000 plus. Full training, genuine sale, & house renting arrangement available if required.

price: $160,000

price: $120,000

bh (02) 6559 4489 mob 0448 867 528 suze_59@hotmail.com www.hastings.nsw.gov.au

bh (07) 5448 4200

425089

Excavation Specialist

Home Based

Brisbane - Thorneside

info@freedomwheels.com.au

www.freedomwheels.com.au www.sunshinetriketours.com

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Home Based

Melbourne

QLD

VIC

Established Florist Greenery - Plus

Ideal for Owner / Operator

Ideal husband & wife business, with possibility of staff staying on should it be required. Unique business - home based. One of a kind. Low overheads. Established permanent customers. Potential for franchising Australia wide. Repeat supplier base. Established 4 years. Full equipment (2 fridges, trailer, cutters, 2002 Rodeo etc.) and training supplied. Est. T/O $150,000. Vendors can assist with accommodation over transition period.

1 person operation. Smallgoods delivery run covering outer north and northeast area of Melbourne. Independent operator, meaning no constraining contracts. Currently operating 4 days with potential for growth. Sale price includes database of existing customers, equipment and truck. Vehicle is 4.5 ton Ford Trader van. T/O $430,000. Sold as a going concern. Genuine sale. 2-4 weeks training provided & owners will consider partial vendor finance for serious buyer. Contact Barry or Kate for full and financial details.

price: $130,000 all Inclusive

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419247

price: $75,000 + S.A.V. 425282

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Homeware

Import/Retail

Deniliquin

Wagga Wagga

NSW

NSW

Floor Coverings & Window Furnishings

Radio Control Retail Hobby Store

Long established family business for 40 years. Situated in main shopping area of Deniliquin on the Edward River on the fringe of the world’s largest redgum forest, where bird and wildlife abound. Specialising in floor coverings and window furnishings. Large show room and storage area, both with rear and front entrance. Price includes stock, plant and fittings, premises available for rent. Contact for further and financial information.

Fantastic opportunity for anyone wishing to be profitable in this lucrative market. Est. 29 years in the beautiful Riverina area. Fantastic showroom with a range of hobby goods including aircraft, helicopters, cars, boats, radio control sets and engines. Staff in place. T/O approx $900K. Lease available upon request. Self-manageable website for automatic internet sales. Solid reputation with ongoing repeat business from over 5,300 loyal customers. Infrastructure in place for further expansion into domestic and international markets. Business can be relocated. Training available. Owner’s retiring. Financial details available on request. Vendor will consider partial vendor finance for serious buyer. Visit www.wagga.nsw.gov.au

price: $60,000

price: $900,000 427004

bh (03) 5881 1473 ah (03) 5881 1353 fax (03) 5881 3448 mob 0408 271 915 mahers384@westnet.com.au www.denitourism.com.au

stock included (approx $850,000)

bh (02) 6925 6600 mob 0429 328 598 luvfishin@bigpond.com.au www.coltaylormodels.com

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Import/Wholesale

Exciting Business Opportunity Would you like to be able to import a range of homeware items directly from the manufacturers whilst avoiding the hassles involved with importing (paperwork, shipping, quality control, negotiations, etc.)? The “Blitz Imports” operation has been established for a number of years and provides you with a process to effectively import a range of items including indoor & outdoor furniture, ceramics, iron art and an array of other specialty items that you can sell directly to the public.

Sydney

Want to be Involved in an Eco-Friendly Business?

Blitz Imports provides you International Buying Power Great Product Range Extensive Experience Preferred Locations

The business is primarily import/manufacture/wholesale distribution of biodegradable disposable products (mainly catering and packaging). With environmental issues high on the agenda of all levels of government and individuals, the business is growing rapidly, with a wide existing customer base consisting of Government Depts through to small and large businesses. Now looking for motivated purchaser to realize its full potential. Can be run from a home office, but would be best based in Sydney metro area. Owner willing to assist during transition period, or offer advice as required. Only selling for family reasons.

We believe the “key” to success is in the buying and we aim to make this process as easy as possible for you.

For more information please contact Mr. Chris Peckston Mobile (0411) 377 726 Office (07) 5437 6281 Email: chris@blitzimports.com www.blitzimports.com

422801

Price $35,000 plus your choice of starting Inventory ($50,000 - $150,000 depending on store size).

price: P.O.A. bh (02) 4620 9248 mob 0407 456 076

fax (02) 4620 9948 tao@ispdr.net.au

426120

The Key to your Future

• • • •

NSW

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Import / Wholesale

This is a wonderful opportunity to purchase an extremely profitable business (established 5 years) generating a very good income from day one. Currently located in Canberra ACT, this fun business could operate from anywhere in Australia. Ark Art is an importing and wholesale business with a product range exclusive to Australia. The product is an ornamental gift line of animals & accessories made from natural palm fibre, with an Australian theme. Ark Art exhibits at 3 gift trade shows throughout the year showcasing new products and obtaining new clients. Ark Art has over 400 existing clients & currently holds $100,000 plus in forward orders. THIS IS A GROWING BUSINESS. No experience is necessary as full training & trade show assistance would be provided.

Price: $460,000 + S.A.V.

409556

Ph 02 6260 1241 Ah 02 6260 1241 Fax 02 6260 1242 haley@arkart.com.au www.arkart.com.au

Nationwide

Internet

NSW

Worldwide

QLD

Automatic Revenue Stream

Long established book wholesale business, since 1992. Supplies a niche market of special education professionals, including teachers, speech pathologists, Psychologists, counsellors, parents of children with disabilities, Parent Support Groups and Associations. Currently a network of customers in Australia & New Zealand - mostly mail order but could establish a retail outlet in right location. Now looking for new owners to take over. Please contact for full and financial information.

This business provides software for mobile phones, pinpointing instant tidal information worldwide. The market for this product is vast, targeting surfing, fishing and boating enthusiasts. Can easily be operated from home with minimum input and extremely low overheads. No Internet or software knowledge is required. It has the capacity to sell 24/7, and unlimited sales potential. Price includes all software. Only selling due to other commitments. For further information view website and contact owner.

price: $120,000 + S.A.V.

price: $40,000 negotiable

bh (02) 4987 3457 ah (02) 4987 5535

bh (07) 5554 5832 vostchris@yahoo.com.au www.oceanometer.com

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Could Be Relocated Anywhere

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Internet Cafe

FINALLY !!!

A business that delivers the financial freedom you’ve been looking for!!! • Work From Home & Set Your Own Hours • Use a Simple, Duplicatable System • Work with a Reputable Company • Excellent, High Value, High Demand Products • Receive High Commissions (min. $1000 profit per sale!) • NOT an MLM and NO Meetings to Attend • NO Experience Necessary • On-Going Support

Sydney CBD

Internet Café in Prime Position Modern and stylish Internet café, located in prime location Sydney CBD. University of Technology Sydney is nearby, surrounded by colleges and TAFEs. Best computer & fastest Internet in the city, popular with students as well as professionals. Regular clientele base and strong potential. All equipment installed and smoothly operated under monitoring system. Easy to run. Please contact for full and financial information.

Follow our simple “3 Step Plan” and learn how you could earn a 6 FIGURE INCOME and also take the pleasure in FIRING YOUR BOSS!!!

www.LetsGetWebucated.info Get your Free Digital Information Package TODAY!

price: Up to $22,500

Juice Bar

Sydney South-West

bh (02) 9283 8606 fax (02) 9283 9790 mob 0416 108 859 james@jkent.com.au www.jkent.com.au/ebluetooth

426874

price: $600,000 424498

bh (07) 3410 1434 ah (07) 3410 1434 mob 0434 995 144 admin@letsgetwebucated.com www.LetsGetWebucated.info

NSW

Kitchenware

Sunshine Coast

NSW

QLD

Boost Juice

Retail - Quality Kitchenware

Join the fastest growing franchise in Australia, located in a busy town centre which is about to double in size. ‘Boost Juice’ specialises in juice, smoothies, wraps & other supplementary foods. There are 180 ‘Boost Juice’ franchises in Australia & was rated Franchise of the Year. The business is currently run under management with T/O of $300,000 plus. Huge potential for hands on owners in this thriving centre.

Easily run, well established, quality retail kitchenware business. Ideal for two people. Currently operated by one owner plus 2 part-timers. Located in busy Stockland Shopping Centre, Caloundra, Sunshine Coast. Adjacent to Coffee Club, opposite newsagent and Medicare, and 10 meters from Coles. Shop recently renovated with lease in place till 2011. Average T/O $400K. Net Profit $90,000 p.a. Owners willing to train buyers in running and management of business & will consider partial vendor finance for serious buyer.

mob 0425 291 112 mail@oakworth.com.au

425421

price: $295,000 + S.A.V.

bh (07) 5476 6467 ah (07) 5476 6467 fax (07) 5476 8004 wleahy@southernphone.com.au www.caloundra.qld.gov.au

425178

price: $230,000 + S.A.V.

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Landscaping Sunshine Coast

QLD

Landscape Suppliers - Over 1.7 million p.a. T/O - FREEHOLD Established over 33 years & located in prime industrial area of Kunda Park, on the Sunshine Coast. Land - 3,255 sqm, valued at $1.2 million, plus 150 sqm - modern shed & offices, plus large material storage bays. High net profit, with all valuations & financial details available to genuine parties. Quality & good condition plant and equipment in place, incl. 2 x articulated loaders, 4 x modern trucks and Alloy dog

trailer. Plant, equipment, fixtures & fittings, - $400,000. S.A.V. averages $50,000. Trained staff, employed for over 5 years will stay on. Owners plan to retire but will stay to train. Business systems in place for owner/manager running. Big growth potential, with major private & commercial developments in the area and Sunshine Coast. Contact direct – No agents – Possible finance available.

price: $1,700,000 + S.A.V. freehold 424493

ah (07) 5476 5223 mob 0400 007 164 www.tourismsunshinecoast.com.au Landscaping

Southern Sydney

NSW

NSW

Commercial Grounds Maintenance - Cream Business

Landscape/Building Supplies - Huge Future Re-established for 41/2 years within the magnificent “Regal Garden Complex”at Annangrove & commanding main road frontage. Servicing both trade & public customers with extensive landscape & building requirements and now acquiring contracts for 8 new outlets with the Bunnings Group - Western Region, (unbelievable potential & massive business boost). Sale includes: Office facilities etc.- $15,000 + SAV $100,000 + Trucks. 8 & 4 tonne, Bogie (15 tonne) - $140,000 + Loaders, 4 & 9 tonne + Forklift - $15,000 and $10,000 paid advertising. Plus bulk storage bins. Full details available. T/O $1,250,000 pa. Qualified staff will stay & owners will train. Possible finance available.

Own a prime & secure geographical part of this wellestablished larger business operation, contained in the South and Southwest of Sydney. Only six prime sites to maintain, reducing travel & maximizing productive work time. Turnover $93,000. Nett $83,000. Includes truck, enclosed trailer, ride on mower, gardening equipment, brushcutters, hedger and full training and ongoing support to run and grow the business. This is a very secure and substantial opportunity.

price: $93,000

mob 0407 706 223 andrew@andrewslandscapesupplies.com.au

ah (02) 4862 4657 mob 0425 216 216 scottmckay@westnet.com.au

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424782

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Lawn Mowing

Brisbane

Manufacturing

Gold Coast

QLD

QLD

Casual Furniture & Aged Care Equipment Specialists

Lawn mowing business based at Graceville. Core areas are Eight Mile Plain, Ascot, Clayfield, Hamilton, Paddington and Brookfield. The mix with Commercial and Residential would be about 40/60. 5 staff at the moment, as we are winning a lot of new business, but last year we only had 4 staff. Extensive plant & equipment including 2 Toyota Hilux Utes, 2 Honda Mowers, 2 trailers, etc. T/O $260K. Genuine save. Please contact owner for full & financial information.

Enjoy a lifestyle change with this successful established business in Bundall on Queensland’s Gold Coast. Same owner since 1983. Manufacturer of commercial quality outdoor furniture. The business sells mainly wholesale to a large number of repeat corporate customers. Plant & equipment valued at approximately $75,000. T/O 2006 $456,000. T/O 2007 - $507,000. Stock value approx. $35,000. Contact for further information.

price: $130,000

price: $125,000 + S.A.V.

fax (07) 5510 9429 mob 0414 734 653 brian.duncombe@rslcom.net.au

bh (07) 5539 8288 fax (07) 5570 2200 pridecasual@optusnet.com.au

426361

Queensland Lifestyle Business Opportunity

Manufacturing

Manufacturing

Blacktown

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Tamworth

NSW

NSW

Unique Letterbox Manufacturing

Unique Magnetic Products Business

The only market manufacturer of “Stone Letter Boxes” with this unique style & system. Operating for past 10 years, with potential for expansion for motivated buyer. Very simple business to learn, working with the cheapest resources: sand and cement. Making great returns, business comes complete with all equipment, tools, forklift etc. Large client base consisting of some of the largest nursery outlets, and some builders & contracts with developers. T/O over $150,000 p.a. Saleable stock at hand approx. $20,000 to $35,000. Contact for further information.

Innovative business located in Tamworth, specializing in magnetic products for farming, workshops, general, industrial, therapeutic and personal. First export order delivered to Middle East last year. 6 agents in place in NSW and 1 in QLD. 2-3 franchise opportunities in each state. No other companies like this in the market place. 4 unique products currently patented in Australia, with 2 new projects under development. 60 page website. Tremendous potential for right enthusiastic person. Only selling due to sudden loss of key partner. Contact for full and financial information.

price: $160,000 + S.A.V.

price: $200,000 422465

bh (02) 9621 5151 fax (02) 9621 6151 mob 0418 221 503 sales@stonecrete.com.au www.stonecrete.com.au

bh (02) 6765 6510 mob 0412 632 253 magnetsrus@bigpond.com www.magnetsrus.com.au

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Manufacturing

South Coast

Manufacturing

Salisbury

NSW

Aluminium Windows & Doors Manufacturer

Investor Wanted

Well-known business located in the sea-change area of Batemans Bay, NSW. This well established business has been servicing the area for 30 years. Specializing in the manufacture of aluminium windows, doors and all associated products. Massive client base and work in progress to support the high turnover. There are 14 long serving staff, up to date computer systems, and 5 vehicles. Located in new premises, 3 x 3 leasehold. Freehold on request. Contact Peter for further details.

Investment opportunity with outstanding growth potential within Australian and overseas markets. High margins, unique and iconic products that will become antiques and investment. Company has exclusive rights to large guaranteed supply of unique Australian product, a declining, precious and protected resource. Wide network of established customers. Variety of timber furniture and heritage giftware products. Manufacturing capabilities. We wish to further develop product range & distribution base to take business to next level & capitalize on international opportunities. Unique materials in a unique business environment.

price: $690,000 + S.A.V.

price: $3,500,000 negotiable 422451

fax (02) 4472 6701 mob 0414 624 442 pgjs@westnet.com.au www.atn.com.au/nsw/south/south-d.htm

QLD

bh (07) 3274 3206 fax (07) 3272 7206 mob 0401 066 280 / 0432 636 221

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Manufacturing Brisbane

QLD

Factory Business - Pool Tables • Located in-between busy Gold Coast and Brisbane • Situated on a highway - 50,000 Cars Per Day Exposure • 375m2 Factory with Beautiful Showroom and Spacious Offices PRODUCT INFO: • Most popular Pool Table Manufacturer in Australia • Coin Operated Pool Table Giant • Australia-wide Distribution • Pool Table Internals are world famous for simplicity & reliability • Excellent Quality and Reputation PRICE: • $490K + SAV ($40,000) • NETT PROFIT $270K • Huge Cash Flow Business • Business Can Easily Be Doubled REASON FOR SALE • Owner retiring

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- MANUFACTURING -

STEEL FABRICATIONS “We can build just about anything… with Steel!”

$1.6 million $2 million TURN OVER - P.A.

O V E R

WORK IN PROGRES

ocated at Moora, on the Moore River, 170km from Perth. The company caters for the building industry’s requirements and needs for Steel Fabrication & Design to suit residential, commercial and heavy industry projects, large or small.

L

The freehold operation has no immediate opposition and ultimately deals in the production of Steel Fabricated Structures and development of Miners Cottage “Park Homes” now being extensively sold throughout W.A. The company also holds the franchise rights for the sale and erection of Ranbuild Sheds and Rhino Tanks. The business operation (Freehold) includes a comprehensive inventory of first class quality machinery, including – Two trucks, Utilities, Forklift, Welders & New Office equip. etc, valued at over $170,000. (Full inventory & financials by written request). The newly constructed office & factory complex offers main road frontage and occupies two acres of prime industrial land in Moora, being the centre of lush farming, wheat growing, sheep & cattle grazing and now boasting the largest town (and growing) between Geraldton & Perth. Owner, loyal staff & workers are willing to stay on, if required. Possible Vendor finance available.

PRICE: Freehold - W.I.W.O.

$1,100,000 Includes: • • • •

Property - $650,000 average S.A.V. - $70,000 Work in progress $2 mil. All plant & equipment. valued at over $170,000

m: 0427 511 466 e: austeelmoora@westnet.com.au w: www.moora.wa.gov.au 413872

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Manufacturing Canberra

ACT

Create Income Through Unique Metal Coatings Forged Metals Australia is offering chance to limited number of people to share their knowledge and learn the technology developed to run their own business. Extensive in house and hands on training in Canberra factory shows how to create different high polished and textured finishes that set their metal product apart from others in the market place. For upfront fee starting $75,000 AUD & NO MORE on going fees Forged Metals will give you exclusive right to use the technology in your designated area. Product has

already been launched in N.Z. & soon Korea. Opportunity now to secure a foothold within Australia. This technology would increase the business scope of anyone already working within signage, architectural, kitchen and bathroom manufacturing & interior designing fields, however no experience necessary. One job alone could cover the outlay to get started with this exciting product, as profit margin using this technology is about 10 to 1. For more information visit website.

price: P.O.A.

Manufacturing

Manufacturing

QLD

These are the products we make

Great Buy - Lattice & Balustrade Specialists Highly recommended. Exceptional buy. This is a rare opportunity to get into a successful and fast growing business on the ground floor. The business has been established for over 20 years. Specialising in lattice, balustrade, verandah gates (Batwing), decorative brackets, louvre panels and window hoods to both the retail market and to builders. Current T/O $240,000. Very little competition and low overheads. Would suit a person with some woodwork experience. Owner willing to provide training. Possible finance available for suitable buyer.

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Unique Manufacturing Business Opportunity Specialising in manufacture of aluminium windows & doors, domestic & commercial. Located in Orange an economically strong area with diverse mining, health & agricultural industries. Two new vehicles included - optional. All hard work done establishing systems, client base, tools & equipment plus computer program for quoting, production, invoicing & stock control. Potential to expand business or keep as is. Three well-trained loyal & reliable staff, 2 f/time & 1 casual. Contact for further & financial information.

price: $60,000 + S.A.V.

price: $340,000 + S.A.V. 422714

bh (07) 3865 3066 ah (07) 3901 1033 fax (07) 3865 3625 mob 0433 215 742 martinlattice@optusnet.com.au www.martinlattice.websyte.com.au

Central West Country

bh (02) 6361 2018 fax (02) 6361 1465 mob 0402 823 077 info@stunning-windows-doors.com.au

427309

Brisbane

427303

mob 0405 158 425 info@forgedmetals.com.au www.forgedmetals.com.au


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Manufacturing Melbourne East Suburbs

Security Gate Specialist Innovative business which designs, manufactures and automates systems of all kinds, to suit their clients needs Catering to the top end of the market, we manufacture automated security gates and selected fencing for industrial, commercial and domestic situations, including supply to the Government sectors. The business also supplies quality imported and locally produced gate automation systems (remote controlled operators), gate manufacturing hardware and associated electronics, including a range of pedestrian turnstiles and vehicular turntables. We utilise and sell systems manufactured in Australia, Europe, South Africa and Asia, and have been involved in the design of gate hardware and operator equipment for 20 years. Located in a major industrial centre in Melbourne’s outer eastern suburbs, the Factory / Showroom are only 40 minutes drive from Melbourne’s CBD. With an ideal corner position, the Factory / Showroom offer excellent visibility from the main road. The building is a modern design with 497m2 floor space, and an additional 36m2 upstairs. Boasting full street frontage, the Showroom has been designed with floor to ceiling tinted glass windows to incorporate the gate display. The offices are located on the ground floor with additional offices upstairs, and potential for further expansion above the showroom. The main factory has direct access to receive deliveries and dispatch, with the premises secured using an automated roller shutter, security card entry, and CCTV. The new owner needs no special licences, with fully trained staff in place to run the business at an operational level. Current owner only selling due to retirement, but prepared to stay on in an advisory capacity (terms and conditions to be negotiated).

Contact for full and financial information mobile 0428 300 400 amandaosborne7@hotmail.com www.gateautomation.com.au

425939

Sale price:- $585,000 + S.A.V. Work in progress:- $304,000 Stock at value:- $57,500 (excluding G.S.T.)

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Marine

Echuca

Market Stalls

Darwin

VIC

NT

Located in Echuca, one block from CBD on the main thoroughfare to Moama NSW. Large shopfront, show room and display yard. Facilities include storage and large workshop. Catering for local and tourist clientele. Well established 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 information contact Garry & Jacinta.

Well-est.12 yrs, solid market share in retail sector experiencing spectacular growth. No competition. Sole provider extensive range of gourmet arabica beans. Low overheads. Targets younger generations’ love of espresso – Australia has one of highest domestic espresso machine ownership levels in the world & growing fast. Outdoor market industry in Darwin is huge, phenomenal growth last 25 yrs, attended by thousands day & night. All 4 major markets attract huge tourist & local dollars. Includes all plant & equip. + vehicles. Owners wish to retire. Call Greg for more details & see website.

price: $185,000 WIWO

price: $289,000 negotiable

bh (03) 5482 1171 mob 0429 809 858 murrayrivermarine@bigpond.com www.echucamoama.com

bh (08) 8988 6999 mob 0411 204 457 justcoffee@bigpond.com www.justcoffee.com.au/sales_details.htm

Milk Run

Management Rights

NSW

Mackay - North Queensland QLD

Highly Successful Milk Franchise

“Lifestyle” Capital Growth on the Beach

Dairy Farmers wholesale milk franchise, currently being operated by manager/owner and employs 2 employees. Strong contracts in place. Large client base includes high profile supermarkets, service stations and retail shops. Sale includes 3 refrigerated trucks HACCP approved, 3 hand held computers with printers and a PC. May include latest model Toyota Camry sedan. Staff in place & prepared to stay on. Depot parking available. T/O $197,000. Full training provided. Business is going from strength to strength and currently winning awards. Please contact owner for financial and further information.

Boutique style resort with (19) 4-star Two Bedroom Townhouse Apartments, with (2) Salt Water Pools & Spas, amongst Tropical Gardens, BBQs, Tennis Court & (2) Klms of White Sandy Beach & Great Fishing. Spacious Freehold with (2) Bedroom Managers Residence, and back office. Licensed Restaurant and Bar with Reception, (45) seat dining area, outside Alfresco dining, Good Body Corporate salary annual 5% increase, occupancy consistent at 95% ongoing, with repeat corporate trade. Net profit $112,000: Financials, Variation Report and Valuation available. Full training and assistance getting business licenses, Vendor finance for the serious buyer. Phone Owner Direct.

price: $300,000 negotiable

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price: $850,000 + S.A.V. 425080

bh (02) 6772 1545 fax (02) 6771 5119 mob 0402 466 276 anna.forrest7@bigpond.com www.armidale.nsw.gov.au

bh (07) 4943 5000 seaeaglesresort@bigpond.com www.seaeaglesresort.com.au

422175

Armidale

426879

Just Coffee / High Profits / Unlimited Potential

422189

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Management Rights “Ideally suited to a couple but can be managed by one”

Great Lifestyle Business over $150,000 net profit p.a. Location Coolum Beach is located in the heart of the Sunshine Coast, mid-way between Maroochydore and Noosa, approx 20 minutes drive from each town and about 11/2 hour’s drive from Brisbane, the capital city of Queensland. The Resort Coolum Beach ‘Getaway’ is a quality 41/2 star Resort comprising 18 immaculately clean, quality furnished, townhouse/apartment style, two and three bedroom units. Each unit has a fully self-contained kitchen, laundry and lockup garage. Tropical gardens and one street back from the main road, it has a quiet pleasant family atmosphere, yet it is only a 2-minute stroll to Coolum’s fabulous beach, alfresco dining and the main shopping center. Maroochydore, Noosa, Caloundra, Eumundi, have a range of excellent golf courses along with the Sunshine Coast’s world famous tourist attractions of Australia Zoo and Fraser Island, just a short drive away. Coolum - Sunshine Coast, QLD.

Resort features include: • Air conditioning • Cable TV & DVD players • 1/2 court tennis & basketball hoop • Heated spa and pool • Free undercover BBQ • Individual lockup garage

Own Unit included The manager’s unit is a spacious, ground floor, single level 3-bedroom apartment. The unit has a private garden and patio area. The resort office is also on the title for the manager’s unit. History The Resort has been operating since 1999 with figures steadily increased each year. Not only have the occupancy rates been increasing but the average daily room rate has been increasing significantly as well. The owners are extremely happy with the way the resort is being run and always maintain the 41/2 star rating. If this trend is upheld the returns to the managers will continue to improve & increase for future investors’ turnover.

• Over 75% occupancy on average • 15 years remaining on contract

• Net profit – over $150,000 p.a. • Turnover - $550,000 plus. 422252

Full financial statement & details will be provided to genuine parties, with written request. Current managers will assist with change-over & staff willing to stay on, if required. Possible finance available.

price: $1,150,000 p: (07) 5471 6759 f: (07) 5471 6222 e: info@getawayresort.com.au www.getawayresort.com.au Australian Business For Sale™ 119


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Mining and Construction

Mixed Business

North Queensland

Mid North Coast

QLD

NSW

Mixed Business Plus Home

10 mining leases and 1 camp lease. Camp lease no ML 20462 granted. Mining leases 20463 & 20464 granted; 20482 & 20483 due to be granted in early March; 20577, 20578, 20579, 20580, & 20581 all lodged with mines dept awaiting inspection. Mining plant is mounted on 2 skids, and it is fully mobile only requiring 1 excavator to mine. The plant is easy to operate, quick to move and its operating costs are very low. Accommodation at the camp is made up of professional converted air-conditioned containers.

This thriving business includes post office, newsagency, takeaway with latest in fast food equipment, mail delivery run, grocery, delicatessen & fruit & veg. Only store of it’s kind in town. Located on the Macleay river in picturesque Smithtown. Also supplies lunches for the busy Nestle factory in town. T/O over $1 mil p.a and growing. Excellent opportunity to live on the mid north coast 4 hrs from Sydney. A lovely 4-bedroom house is included with this freehold business. Contact owner for full & financial information.

price: $1,175,000 WIWO - negotiable

price: $800,000 + S.A.V. freehold

bh (02) 9281 4599 ah (07) 4095 8334 mob 0488 758 334 ehmining@bigpond.com www.ehmining.com

bh (02) 6567 4824 ah (02) 6567 4824 fax (02) 6567 4115 mob 0428 674 111 big.fella98@bigpond.com

426295

Sale of Mining Leases & Plant

Mixed Business

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Mixed Business

Tumut

NSW

Alexandra

VIC

Ideal Freehold Family Busines

Ideal Family Business

This thriving mixed business, with a fully refurbished 4-bedroom house, is fully secured. Current owners have operated this store for 27 years. It provides for a strong local clientele as well as the tourist trade. Groceries, Deli, Sub Newsagency, Fast Food, Slushy Machine, DVD hire, Fishing Gear and Licences, Fax, Photocopying, Mobile Phone and Internet Recharge Toys. T/O and financial details provided on request. Possible vendor finance available.

Situated in a prime location on the main street of town. The business is well stocked supplying Camping gear, Ladies fashion, Children’s fashion, fitness wear, fitness gear, music accessories, to name a few. Established in this present location for four years it provides a very lucrative income. The business is well supported by the high volume of campers who visit the district. Ideal husband and wife situation or could be run by one with casual staff. Please call for further details please.

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bh (02) 6947 1799 fax (02) 6947 1799

bh (03) 5772 1904 ah (03) 5772 1782 fax (03) 5772 2310 mob 0448 018 649 jkkg@virtual.net.au

426388

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Mixed Business

Southern Highlands

Mixed Business

Central Coast

NSW

NSW

Tobacconist & Gifts Business - Strong Profits

Exceptional Cash Flow Business & 2-b/r Flat

Well presented business with spacious 120sqm premises. Could easily convert to two shops. Sells a diversified mix of economicallypriced gifts and home brew equipment plus the usual tobacco products etc. Lease available upon request and training available upon negotiation. T/O $880,000. Located in Tahmoor in the Southern Highlands, just 30mins from Campbelltown, the town has the largest population and second-largest retail area in the Wollondilly Shire. Contact owner for full and further information.

Established for over 40 years, with large modern 2bedroom residence, coffee shop, takeaway, landscape patron courtyard, all inclusive supermarket, plus newspapers, magazines, beach & fishing needs, games and lots more. Close to 2 main beaches & schools, ‘The Entrance’ & F3 freeway. D.A. approved for 3 shops & residence. You can live-in or rent now. In-house chef & loyal staff will stay on. Land valued at $550,000. Fixtures & fittings plus S.A.V. approx. $150,000. Turnover $500,000 plus p.a. Owner will train. Possible Finance available.

price: $110,000 + S.A.V.

price: $850,000 freehold WIWO

Mixed Business

North East Arnhem Land

bh (02) 4971 2264 fax (02) 4396 4246 lgeddes@bigpond.net.au

424480

425529

ah (02) 4683 2770 mob 0417 043 047 snappingturtle48@hotmail.com www.highlandsnsw.com.au

Mixed Business

North West Country

NT

NSW

Richo’s Mini Mart

Located in Nhulunbuy on the coast of the Gulf of Carpenteria - lots of good fishing and sailing. Selling a large variety of goods; clothes for all ages and unisex, including toys, phones, souvenirs, jewellery, computer gear, play station consoles and games as well as Xbox 360. Sale price includes all inventory. 2-bed house for sale if required. Owner only selling for retirement. Contact for further & financial information.

Great family business, well-established, 1 owner 20 years. Situated in friendly sporting town of Wee Waa, Australia’s cotton capital. T/O $800,000 +. One stop shop providing takeaway food, groceries, DVDs, gas fittings, lawn mower parts, gas refills (Origin gas agent), newspapers and coffees. ATM & EFTPOS available. 3-bed residence above shop with double carport, large block of land with room for expansion. Owner retiring. Will stay on for 3 months if required. Contact for full and financial information.

price: $550,000 stock included WIWO

price: $450,000 WIWO freehold

bh (08) 8987 1338 fax (08) 8987 1339 bernieblouin@bigpond.com www.australianexplorer.com/arnhem_land.htm

ah (02) 6795 3097 fax (02) 6795 4037 mob 0429 117 210 www.weewaa.com/Document1.aspx?id=6

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Great Husband & Wife Business

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Mobile Business

Townsville

Mobile Business

Sunshine Coast

QLD

QLD

Floor Sanding & Finishing

Watch Your Income Climbing

Well established and successful floor sanding business located in tropical Townsville. Opportunity of a lifetime. Premier business of its kind in North Queensland. Easy to run, key staff in place. Owner agrees to stay on for up to 12 months. Operating in a growing dynamic market for 16 years with huge potential for expansion. Price is walk in walk out including all vehicles, plant and equipment, valued at approx $50,000. T/O around $400,000 p.a. Figures available for due diligence. Possible finance available.

Well-established mobile rock-climbing wall business. Attracting interests from local councils, community, youth groups, team building events and parties etc. Suits children and adults alike. Diverse customer base and many repeat bookings. Currently only operating part time. Gross turnover in the first year to Dec. 07: $51,000, with advance bookings over $9,500 and growing. Equipment and infrastructure, (including great web site), just over 12 months old. All ready to go. Please contact for further information.

price: $450,000 WIWO

Brisbane Southside

Mobile Business

Byron Bay

QLD

NSW

Food & Lifestyle Business Opportunity

Well established mobile business. Servicing car, motorhome and caravan dealerships on Brisbane’s Southside. No experience necessary as full training provided. Owner will work with purchaser for as long as required. Rewarding business that provides job satisfaction with results that are achieved. 5 days per week. Very low overheads. Late model Hiace van, stock, equipment and training all included in price. T/0 $124,000 p.a.

Healthy food & lifestyle - Vegetarian Food Van, currently operating 3/4 times per month, calling on popular local markets around the Byron Shire. Ideal husband and wife business, three days per week with good income. 100% home cooked. Recipes and training will be given. Genuine vendor, personal reasons force urgent sale. Please contact for full and financial information.

price: $75,000 WIWO

price: $79,000

mob 0412 287 498 color.tech6@three.com.au

bh (02) 6685 6792 oshos@optusnet.com.au

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Auto-Mobile Paint Repairs

425916

Mobile Business

ah (07) 5428 3318 mob 0438 096 939 ron_ahl@iprimus.com.au www.nogravity.com.au

425979

price: $120,000 424591

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Mobile Business

Mobile Business

Sydney

NSW

Eastern Suburbs Sydney

NSW

Well-established business for 6 years, supplying high quality professional brand name tools and equipment to the automotive, marine and heavy transport industries. Good relationships with vehicle dealerships & independent workshops with a high percentage of repeat business. $350K turnover, 5 days a week with no weekend work, offers an affluent income & flexibility. Team member will work alongside new owner for 2 weeks, ongoing support available from existing owner who operates identical business on the Northern Beaches. Genuine reason for sale. Please contact Jason for full and financial information.

price: $45,000 O.N.O.

price: $175,000 WIWO

mob 0411 769 282 lisabransdon@hotmail.com

bh (02) 4389 8455 mob 0418 278 909 toolzone@primusonline.com.au

Mobile Business

Gold Coast

426841

Automotive Tool Sales - Fantastic Opportunity

Suits variety of food. Trailer as new, registered. Pullout provides more room inside plus foldout & top signs. Stainless steel rangehood. Smev 3 burner gas stove & oven. Cookon gas fryer, single pan 2 full size baskets. 2-door undercounter stainless steel chiller. Upright chiller. Countertop ingredient cabinet. LG solardom convection/microwave oven. Fresh water tank & waste water tank. Dish wash sink & hand wash. Gas hot water system. Loads of extras. Ready to work. Has worked numerous shows & events in QLD & NSW with sites avail for 2008.

426229

Mobile Food Business

Mobile Business

Brisbane

QLD

QLD

Fantastic opportunity to buy an established mobile coffee business in a growing industry. Selling due to family commitments. Work your own hours, mostly by booking to corporate and private customers, via website. Easily relocated. Includes barista and cart hire. The T/O in this business is healthy & growing & ready to be taken to the next level. Roast your own coffee brand. Business includes brand name, website, sign-written car, a brand new coffee roaster, tools and much more. Very low rent. Training is provided. Possible finance available. Please visit www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au for further information on area.

Excellent opportunity to purchase your own business in fast growing industry. Offering an immediate income (120+ cups/day), minimal overheads (no franchise fees) and unlimited potential for future growth. Well-established clientele. Ideal business for husband & wife. The fit-out of the van includes a brand new 6.5 KVA Honda generator, fridge, water and sullidge tanks, stainless steel panelling and sinks. Contact for full and financial information.

price: $87,000

price: $168,000

fax (07) 5528 0240 mob 0407 226 776 sibonis@smartchat.net.au www.gobarista.com.au

mob 0437 662 453 robadams@bigpond.net.au

426706

Coffee On The Move

425230

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Mobile Business

Manly Beach Sydney

Sale

NSW

VIC

Mobile Security Locker Hire Business

The Ultimate Relocatable Cash Flow Business

Operating successfully for 5 years at Manly & other beaches, plus swimming events, concerts etc. Unlimited earning potential, no competition & many requests about the service. Fantastic franchising opportunity. 6-week trial with Gold Coast City Council - possible future customer. Sale includes 2 mobile locker trailers, containing over 260 individual lockers, a 2001 fully optioned Mitsubishi Challenger 4 x 4. Full business plan plus all business contacts. 2 weeks training & year phone support available. T/O $100 - $1,000 per day, averaging $300. Genuine reason for sale. Contact for full information.

Can be run from anywhere - baked potato business with 2 complete signwritten trailers. Work the weekends that suit you, then take the rest of the week off. Specializing in outdoor events and functions, this cash business has unlimited potential with country fairs, Easter shows, race meetings, school sporting events, club functions etc. Sale includes 2 marquees, 2 glass door fridges and 2 ovens, suitable for a variety of hot food. Easily set-up and easy to operate with big profit margins. T/O $100,000. Owner willing to advise and give support.

price: $35,000

mob 0424 512 514

mediacycle@hotmail.com

426401

price: $50,000

Mobile Business

Sydney

bh (03) 9372 6337 mob 0414 769 793

fax (03) 9372 6338 rmisseos@bigpond.com.au

Mobile Business

Brisbane

NSW

QLD

Upper North Shore Goldmine

Mobile Juice Bar

This CafĂŠ-2-U mobile coffee franchise has been successfully operating in the Hornsby area over the past 4 years. Currently visiting around 35 regular commercial clients each day & in close proximity, from 7:30am to 2:30pm, 5 days, weekly. Gross takings of over $200,000 pa. Contract also in-place for regular Saturday sports event - 7:30am to 3:30pm. Sale includes an immaculate, late model & fully serviced CafĂŠ-2-U van with all equipment, stock, new uniforms, franchise training, plus full barista training with Belaroma Coffee. Owner will assist with everything. This is a recommended buy. Possible finance available.

2004 V W van, LWB Turbo Diesel. Complete professional stainless steel fit-out, commercial juicer, 3 x commercial blenders, large custom fit diesel generator in silenced casing. Fresh water & waste water tanks. Storage fridge and freezer inside. Service area contains fridge & freezer, all operating utensils, boiling water outlet, washing basins, temperature controls, serving areas etc. Van easy to work with, created for full council approval in Brisbane. Includes price of signage produced at your instruction by professional designer & sign writer. Total spend was $105,000. Reduced for quick sale.

price: $210,000 WIWO

price: $50,000 427281

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Motel Snowy Mountains

NSW

Lifestyle & Income in Beautiful Jindabyne Well-established two-storey double brick motel at the gateway to the Snowy Mountains. Consists of four two-bedroom apartments, one four-bedroom and two one-bedroom apartments plus communal laundry. Fully furnished and air-conditioned. Opposite National Parks centre and Nuggets Crossing. Short walk to lakes and shops. Cosmopolitan Jindabyne with its mix of new residents and

pioneering families is a winter and summer playground, a base for skiers in winter and bush walking, mountain biking, white-water rafting, horse riding etc in summer. Lake Jindabyne is a stone’s throw and can be viewed from various rooms in the motel; it offers trout fishing and water sports. T/O approx $120,000 p.a. and could be increased dramatically. Contact for further information.

price: $1,500,000 freehold 426455

mob 0425 818 141 mickjayes@hotmail.com www.atn.com.au/nsw/south/south-b.htm

Central QLD

Motel

North-West NSW

QLD

NSW

NSW Lifestyle Opportunity

Well established business at Windorah on Cooper’s Creek, 31/2 hours south of Longreach. 6 hotel rooms and 4 motel rooms plus café. Catering for many tourist groups plus individuals, also locals and surrounding stations. Gross T/O $726,000. This business is located in the channel country in Western Queensland and is ideal for a couple wanting to run a profitable business and experience the real Australia. Selling due to other commitment. Contact for further information.

Ideal husband & wife business. The Village Motor Inn is modelled on a Swiss style resort with guests staying in one of 32 chalets situated on 41/2 acres of trees, lawns & gardens. Located on the Dubbo side of Gilgandra 1.5 km from the Post Office, on main highway. The complex is built around a fully licensed a-la-carte Restaurant, pool & BBQ area. Sale includes 1 x 2 B/R House & 1 x 4 B/R House. T/O in excess of $230k. Genuine sale as owners moving. Please contact owners for full financial information.

price: $450,000 + S.A.V. leasehold

price: $1,150,000 freehold

bh (07) 4656 3166 fax (07) 4656 3103 westernstarhotel@bigpond.com www.westernstarhotel.com.au

bh (02) 6847 1433 fax (02) 6847 2096 villagemotorinn1@bigpond.com www.users.bigpond.com/villagemotorinn1

426441

Hotel / Motel in Country Queensland

422376

Motel

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Motel

Newsagency

Coffs Harbour

Launceston

NSW

Top Year-Round Occupancy

TAS

Family Cash Flow Business Local landmark! Established 62 years in the same prominent position on the corner of Thompson’s Lane & Georgetown Road. Currently operating as Newsagency & Takeaway, with potential to change. Less than 1km from the largest TAFE college in the state and large industrial area. Good lease in place with 3-bedroom residence attached. Sale includes extensive plant & equipment. Sole venue for gourmet chicken for the area. Taking over $559,114 p.a. trading 6 days per week. Owners selling to retire. Please contact Dale or Kerry.

price: $795,000 WIWO leasehold

price: $98,000 + S.A.V.

bh (02) 6652 2566 fax (02) 6652 2566 allens@hot.net.au www.bentleighmotorinn.com.au

bh / fax (03) 6326 5885 ah / fax (03) 6330 2593

425014

Newsagency

Norman Park

426132

Bentleigh Motor Inn – star, 2 storey brick, 33 rooms with tour desk, large web link, and internet access. Located on the coast in “Coff’s” CBD, main road location, close to shops, restaurants and clubs. Every attraction, including – “The Big Banana,” Pet Porpoise Pool, beaches, boating, golf, whale-watching, white-water rafting, plus Sunday markets & seafood. Recent $120,000 in-house improvements, plus $15,000 bedding & linen up-date. T/O – over $600,000 p.a. Nets $227,000 p.a. Has 19 yr lease remaining. Owners will train and good staff will stay on. Possible finance available. Price reduced to $795,000.

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Newsagency

Western Sydney

QLD

NSW

Profitable Business

Ideal husband & wife moneymaker. Newsagency in top location. Present owners 5 years. Part time staff in place who are prepared to stay on. Sale includes paper run, which is contracted out. Healthy net of $151,000. T/O up by 10%. Solid lease until 2016. Genuine sale please contact owners for full & further information.

Established over 20 years with excellent clientele. The business is ideally suited to a husband & wife team, and conveniently located in local supermarket. The agency offers lotto, bill express, dry cleaning, magazines, stationery & delivery run. Computerized POS system, monitored security system. 11 subagents with growing residential and industrial areas. Current lease 3 x 3 years. Training will be provided. Figures available to genuine buyers. Contact for full & financial information.

price: $499,000 + S.A.V.

price: $220,000 + S.A.V.

bh (07) 3899 9255 fax (07) 3899 9266 mob 0412 336 547 jfurness@ozemail.com.au

bh (02) 9624 3972 mob 0412 621 834

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Queensland Lifestyle Opportunity

fax (02) 9624 3972 parmjit_57@hotmail.com

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Newsagency

Newcastle

Newsagency

Sydney

NSW

NSW

Located in a new and growing shopping centre “Thornleigh Marketplace” on the corner of The Comenarra Parkway and Pennant Hills Rd with 2 floors of parking, 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 & 18% again this year. Staff in place & prepared to stay on. The territory covers most of Thornleigh with 7 subagents. Current lease 10 years. Training will be provided. Nets $2,141 per week (2006/07).

price: $320,000 + S.A.V.

price: $220,000 + fixtures & fittings + S.A.V.

bh (02) 4953 2488 mob 0414 692 932 wpate@bigpond.net.au

mob 0423 529 041 thornleighnews@bigpond.com

424084

Growing Business

A very good business in the right position, long established in West Wallsend, a unique town nestled in the foothills of Mount Sugar Loaf, just off the F3 freeway and only 25 min from Newcastle city and beaches. The newsagency profit is approx. $100,000 plus which will no doubt increase with the proposed housing developments in West Wallsend and surrounding territories and the upgrade of the golf course. Due to commitments elsewhere and the need to live closer to family, the owners are selling their much loved business. Owners willing to help & staff will stay on.

425991

Great Family Business - Lots of Potential

Newsagency Cessnock (North NSW)

NSW

Profitable Business with Residence Long established business with excellent clientele. Turnover $575,682. Situated in the Hunter Valley one of the fastest growing tourist destinations in the state. Features of the newsagency include lotto agent, ATM, paper delivery area, 3 sub agents and a delivery car. Business has air-conditioning plus ceiling fans and there is

room for expansion. A new 3-4 bedroom brick residence is included, carpeted and tiled throughout, ducted vacuum system and air conditioned, with double garage. The area is growing all the time with a new housing estate planned for Bellbird. Attached hairdressers with current tenant. Contact owner for further information.

ah (02) 4991 7885 kathyaustin@bigpond.com www.cessnock.nsw.gov.au

425763

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Newsagency

Loganholme

Newsagency

Brisbane

QLD

QLD

High Cash Flow Business

Established 15 years in one of the fastest growing areas of Queensland this highly successful Newsagency is located in Loganholme Shopping Centre. The business operates with 6 sub-agencies & substantial newspaper runs. Drivers & staff in place & are happy to stay. T/O from newspapers, magazines, stationery, cards etc $822,000. Soft gambling Lotto & Scratchits $1,213,000. Training & possible finance available to a suitable buyer. Looking for a quick sale due to illness. EXCEPTIONAL BUY at this reduced price. Contact owner for further information.

Est. 20 yrs, located in one of fastest growing suburbs outer Northern Brisbane. Development approval for 10,000+ dwellings and 5 major developments. LOTTO shop with multi-services. Well-trained staff willing to stay on. 3 X 3 X 3 year lease. Delivery run (can be separated on sale). 6 Sub-Agents. Includes Toyota Hi-Ace van, delivery vehicle, all plant & equipment. Monitored security system, POS system, all card stands & fittings owned outright. Very loyal customer base – winners Quest Business Achievers Award Retail 2006. Owners willing stay on short term to train. Contact for further information.

price: $490,000 + S.A.V.

price: $595,000 + S.A.V. negotiable

mob 0412 766 402 barjonm@bigpond.net.au www.brisbane.qld.gov.au

ah (07) 3889 2236 mob 0419 669 252 / 0437 866 640 shop4sale@live.com.au www.brisbane.qld.gov.au

415649

Great Buy / Family Business

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Nursery Devonport

TAS

Lifestyle change, Latrobe Tasmania 10 minutes to Devonport and 10 minutes to Port Sorell with beaches and aquatic activities. 2 mins to public school. Top end of the state. Work from home with family and enjoy a lifestyle most only dream about. Free school bus service from front gate. Wholesale herb and cottage plant nursery servicing the Tasmanian state. PLUS wholesale fresh cut, bagged herbs for the chef market servicing the Tassie state. Established for over 20 years. Transportation of all stock

serviced by professional carriers. Support from a national network of growers. Easily operated by couple plus 2 staff. Excellent potential for growth, projected wholesale figures available. No previous experience necessary, full documentation and training available. 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom renovated character home with office/study and entertainment area lined with Tassie Baltic pine. Please contact owners for full and further information.

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Nursery

Sunshine Coast / Hinterland

Panel Beating

Western Suburbs

QLD

Long Established Panel Beating & Spray Painting Business

Long Leasehold with First Option to Buy Thriving, successful & profitable production nursery in the Sunshine Coast hinterland. Specializing in Clivia, Strelitzia, Cycads & palms. Prime acres of gently sloping land with permanent water supply. Glasshouse Mountain & Stanley River views. Full stock inventory. Equip includes low mileage 2004 Mercedes Benz 4.5 tonne truck, 3 tractors & self tracking trailers. Room to expand, excellent cash flow & net profit. Approx T/O $750K. Secure distribution network of customers in 3 states. Currently 4 full time staff with manager living on site. Training is avail & current owner also avail to assist if required.

This smash repair and panel beating business is located close to Ingleburn Railway Station and has traded successfully for the past 23 years, doing insurance, private and restoration work. Currently turning over $350,000 per annum with plenty of opportunity for expansion. Staff in place and prepared to stay on. 2 weeks training provided. The price includes 2 factory units and land (approx. 290 sqm) plus equipment. Please contact owners for further information.

price: $500,000 WIWO freehold or $250,000 leasehold 425894

price: $900,000 + S.A.V. fax (07) 5496 3189 mob 0412 466 492 stanhort@caliph.net.au

ah (02) 9605 6698

fax (02) 9829 2439

ingleburnsmash@bigpond.com www.campbelltown.nsw.gov.au

Pet Shop

Pet Shop

Brisbane

NSW

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QLD

NSW

Established 15 Years

Petbarn - Everything for Pets

Great Queensland opportunity. Present owners of this business have built it up over the past 14 months and it is now ready to be taken to the next level. T/O $220,000 $250,000. Staff in place. 3 1/2 years left on present lease with further 5 year option. Top location in major complex, 15 minutes from Brisbane CBD. Please contact for further information.

Centrally located in major shopping center backing onto busy road, in growing region of NSW. Shop has front and rear access with plenty of parking. Can easily be run by 2 people and one casual. Staff & lease in place. T/O $450,000 plus. 2 months training available. Business has been growing steadily, with stock value of $50,000 - 60,000. Storage space upstairs, toilets, sink in back room and space outside. Shop next door is currently available for lease, giving you the opportunity to double the size of the shop. Possible finance available. Be your own boss with a great lifestyle.

423210

ah (07) 5496 1983 mob 0409 058 613 cathiandscott@bigpond.com

bh (02) 9281 4599 mob/ah 0402 014 609 joel_ian_robertson@hotmail.com www.portstephens.nsw.gov.au

425091

price: $150,000 + S.A.V. negotiable price: $140,000 WIWO

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Photography

Western Suburbs

Photography

Melbourne

NSW

VIC

Professional Photographic Studio

Good Profits / Excellent Business

Established over 9 years, this professional studio is located on a main road close to Penrith’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. Will consider partial vendor finance for serious buyer.

Great opportunity in an established Digital Photo Processing and Camera Sales franchised store in a busy suburban shopping centre, just 20 mins from Melbourne CBD. Trading all major brands from Canon, Nikon, Olympus 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 approx. 20 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.

price: $170,000 417181

price: $135,000 + S.A.V.

bh (02) 4722 2247

Play Centre

Kenmore

mob 0404 086 522

striker_77@hotmail.com

Post Office

South East QLD

QLD

QLD

Thriving Family Country Business

Located in Wongabel shop precinct in Kenmore, this is a rare and unique opportunity. Toy hire business with large selection of toys for hire, catering for children from 2 months to 6 years of age. Business also includes retail sales and play area. Average T/O $85,000 for past 3 years. Extensive word of mouth, large catchment area. 3-year lease. Fit out only 3 years old and versatile. Genuine sale. Please contact owners for full & further information.

Located in CBD of Blackbutt. Offering services to the local community. 2 hrs from heart of Brisbane. 1 1/2 hrs to Sunshine Coast, Toowoomba, Ipswich, Caboolture, 50 mins to Kingaroy. On 2 blocks commercial/industrial land (1/2 acre). Includes timber & iron 2 bed house, 2 large verandah rooms, patio & outdoor entertain.area, large double garage. Gross profit 2006/7 $171.121. This growing community has all amenities including golf club, RSL, library, galleries & antiques, child care centre and schools, sports centre etc. Contact for further information.

price: $40,000 + G.S.T.

price: $665,000 + S.A.V. freehold

ah (07) 3720 1826 greg.nic@bigpond.net.au www.littlemunchkinstoyhire.com.au

bh (07) 4163 0230 fax (07) 4163 0230

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Ideal for Mum Going Back to Work

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Post Office

Glenreagh

Printing

Sydney

NSW

NSW

Ideal Lifestyle Change for Husband & Wife

Well Est. in Print - Great Location

Freehold licensed post office with home. Well est.premises, situated in friendly, relaxed rural village of Glenreagh, 30 mins from beaches, airport, Grafton & Coffs Harbour. Separate modern 3br brick home on same block, both in immaculate condition. House & land valued at $385K (business being sold for just $100K!). Netting $41,000. One person can operate, working only 5 days per week. EFTPOS terminal. Existing 191 PO boxes are full and a demand exists for more. Full figures available to prospective purchasers, also Aussie Post supply 6 weeks training & a free call ‘Help Desk’ number. Owners will give a further 2 weeks training.

Family owned business, trading since 1987, located in major shopping mall at Mona Vale, close to one of Sydney’s most spectacular Northern Beaches. Offering a wide range of printing & office services, including commercial and instant printing, art & design, B/W and colour copying, binding, posters, plus digital & plan printing. High standard of customer service, with increasing turnover due to building boom in local & adjoining areas. Profitable business with a T/O of over $450,000 p.a.

price: $485,000 + S.A.V. freehold bh (02) 9979 5499 mob 0415 236 979

fax (02) 9979 5397 imprint@aapt.net.au

424619

price: $280,000 + S.A.V. 425147

bh (02) 6649 2140 ah (02) 6649 2140 fax (02) 6649 2291 pedemont@msn.com www.clarencetourism.com/glenreagh

Printing Whitsundays

QLD

Endless Opportunities Magnificent Lifestyle A Rare Opportunity to Get it All Located just up the road from Airlie Beach in the magnificent Whitsundays this successful instant general & offset printing business has been established over 15 years, servicing 3 shires & growing each year in this booming area. Paradise Printing has a loyal & regular clientele with an excellent reputation for quality printing. Clients include local businesses, large tour operators (The Whitsundays receive over 800,000 visitors a

year) & Government on the mainland & the Whitsunday Islands. This is an easily run business with on site graphic design studio, modern printing machines & a small competent staff in place & willing to stay. Current T/O $370,000 plus. With $4 Billion being spent in the area & the population set to double in the next 10 years this is a huge opportunity to acquire a growing business & a great lifestyle.

bh (07) 4946 5246 fax (07) 4946 7605 mob 0439 754 820 yuri@paradiseprint.com.au www.paradiseprint.com.au

409587

price: $325,000 WIWO

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Printing

Sunshine Coast

Printing

Northern Beaches/Sydney NSW

QLD

Cartridge World Business Opportunity

Well established in Maroochydore since 1977, with the same owners for the past 22 years. This lucrative general printing operation enjoys the benefits within a growth business and population area, whilst partaking in the idyllic lifestyle of the Sunshine Coast. Working 5 days a week, with public holidays and annual leave. Sound customer base of Private, Business, Corporate, Government. Long lease available. Owner will stay on to train. Good margins, low overheads, excellent profit. Contact Stewart for further information.

Retail shop in excellent location. Operates in the fast-paced information technology environment. Advancements in this technology have meant that businesses are dependent on computers & printers. Consequently refilling printer cartridges has become one of the fastest growing industries in the world. Cartridge World provides an environmentally sound economical solution to the cost of replacing printer cartridges. The premises have a strong lease in place. Contact owner for full & financial information.

price: $310,000 + S.A.V.

price: P.O.A.

mob 0411 102 873 cecprint@bigpond.com

ah (02) 9453 9047 mob 0403 046 421 helenthor@hotmail.com

426077

Perfect Location - Booming Business

Printing

Balaklava

Restaurant

Forster

SA

NSW

4 Businesses Rolled Into 1

Exceptional Buy or Lease

Established since 1996 this printing business is 4 businesses rolled into 1. Offering their clients printing, screen printing, promotional products and signage. With all work completed on site without the hassles of waiting for outside work to arrive. The owners have achieved excellent growth and with local industry growing the business is sure to grow much more. Offering a country lifestyle while being your own boss, this opportunity shouldn’t be missed for that person looking to secure their future. Contact for full & financial information.

Year round high traffic location, in Foster’s CBD, a popular holiday destination for tourists & visitors. Fully licensed, award winning Indian restaurant, catering (R + C NSW) with bar area. Seating 60 inside and 20 balcony (alfresco). Surrounded by motels & shops, plenty of restaurant parking, water views, and just 3.5 hours drive north of Sydney. Previously a steak house for 12 years. Low rent, long lease. Possible finance available.

bh (08) 8862 1696 fax (08) 8862 1195 mob 0419 760 151 gpress@rbe.net.au

bh (02) 4981 0356 mob 0403 200 780 rajoog@hotmail.com

426590

price: $390,000

price: $60,000 WIWO leasehold $350,000 WIWO freehold

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Restaurant

Restaurant

Sydney

NSW

Cronulla

NSW

Mexican on the Beach

Open nearly 3 years this fully licensed restaurant has earned a great reputation. Fantastic reviews in the well known dining guides and newspapers. Located Camden in a retail strip. 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. 11/2 years left on present lease with further 5-year option. Staff in place & 1 months training will be given. First to see will buy. Full fit-out, wheelchair access toilet and storage space.

Well-established eating venue on Sydney’s coastline for over 14 years, where the best recipes from Mexico are served right here on Cronulla Beach! Fully licensed with seating 85 indoor and 25 outdoor. Open 7 days, 6pm till late. Air-conditioned. Fully owned equipment included in sale. T/O $470,000 plus p.a. Long Lease with 5 + 5 option. Selling to retire. Staff will stay on if required. Training provided. Possible finance available.

price: $65,000 WIWO

price: $125,000 WIWO

fax (02) 9564 6307 mob 0418 414 969 bargalante@bigpond.com

bh (02) 9525 8573 mob 0417 597 003 / 0423 979 076 sombreros@sombreros.com.au www.sombreros.com.au

424306

Salute Trattoria

Restaurant

Kenthurst

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Restaurant

Sydney - Northern Beaches

NSW

NSW

Malaysian Restaurant in Prime Position

Established for over 9 years, this local iconic Italian & Seafood ‘A La Carte’ restaurant, set on magnificent acreage in Sydney’s N/W rural district. Strong loyal patronage & referrals. Commands main road frontage. Trading Tues. to Sat. only. Dance floor & fully licenced. Seats 80 plus, both indoors & courtyard, in air conditioned enclosed comfort. Also operating an eat-in, takeaway & delivery gourmet Pizza service. Plenty of parking. Long lease with option. Staff will stay on. T/O $600,000 + Plus p.a. Possible finance available.

Situated in affluent Northern Beaches, commanding main street frontage. Operating as BYO restaurant/café/takeaway. Has developed a strong loyal patronage. Local area experiencing growth in high to medium density housing. Seats 55 plus, both indoors and courtyard. Plenty of onstreet parking. Currently trading 4 lunches and dinners 7 nights. Fully equipped wok/commercial kitchen with barista standard coffee station etc. Long lease with option. Staff will stay on. Training provided. Selling due to family commitments. Contact for further information.

price: $245,000 WIWO

price: $289,000 WIWO

bh (02) 9654 0222 mob 0411 422 458

bh (02) 9979 8838 mob 0416 268 996 pandan.leaf@gmail.com

fax (02) 9654 0233 buoni_amici@bigpond.com.au

424908

Italian Dining & Pizza Service

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Restaurant

Western Sydney

Restaurant

Manly/Northern Beaches NSW

NSW

Two Well Established Restaurants

Exclusive French Dining

(1) Much sought after location in Parramatta. Specializing in Mediterranean cuisine, with a seating capacity of 90. Sale Price $350k WIWO negotiable.

This well established fine dining Restaurant situated on a high traffic road and bus route. Open 5 nights only (can be open 7 nights + few lunches) seats 40. Low rent and no water charges. Close to Manly beach. New big Stockland complex with 280 apartments opening soon. Equipment, fixtures & fittings valued at approx $40,000. Well below potential. T/O $430,000 p.a. Suit couple. Owners will train if necessary. Possible finance available.

(2) Restaurant located in Parramatta, specializing in Greek and seafood. Seating capacity up to 150. Tremendous potential to increase profit. Sale Price $200k WIWO negotiable or lease for 42 months for $2,800 p.w. including all equipment & fittings plus outgoings. Selling due to retirement. Contact owner for full and financial information.

price: $230,000 WIWO

Restaurant

North West Sydney

bh (02) 9949 4155 mob 0408 826 181 mauricemagneron@gmail.com

426114

426332

bh (02) 9281 4599 fax (02) 9212 6054 info@ab4s.com.au

Restaurant

North of Brisbane

NSW

QLD

Lease Opportunity Awaits

Restaurant established 50 years, T/O $400,000, Italian / Australian cuisine at present. Set on 10 acres, situated in booming Hills District. Seats 110, function room, main road exposure, off street parking, licensed, regular & casual clientele, loads of potential. Lease includes separate 4-bedroom residence, plus large workshop/shed.

Prestigious restaurant and wedding reception business, located at Maleny, with spectacular views, overlooking the Glasshouse Mountains. The property includes a restaurant, kitchen, storeroom, gallery, verandah, deck, toilets, external gazebo and a sealed car park. Operated for the last 10 years as “Malcolms of Maleny”, with internal floor area is 238 sq. m and the deck area is 137.7 sq m and the land area is 3000 sq. m. The car parking accommodates 12 cars and additional street parking is available. The vacant premises are available for lease at $60,000 PA. Please contact for further information.

price: $250,000 + S.A.V.

price: $60,000 + outgoings

mob 0419 629 424 / 0414 913 134 rachel.heard@bigpond.com

bh (07) 5494 3323 mob 0409 613 231

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Restaurant in Kellyville

fax (07) 5494 3323 kenlonie@bigpond.com

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Restaurant

Leichhardt

Restaurant

Sydney Region

NSW

NSW

Location Perfect - Brilliant Business

Italian Pizza restaurant located in Leichhardt, close to the Sydney CBD. Corner position, fully licensed and recently renovated restaurant seats 60. Function room seats 80, potential wine bar with adjoining courtyard. Pizza section seats 16, plus additional outdoor seating for up to 15 people. Takeaway & deliveries. Large coolroom with adjoining freezer room. Sale includes extensive modern equipment and S.A.V. T/O in excess of $400,000 p.a. + rent. 2-bedroom unit upstairs included. Currently tenanted for $300 per week. Two car spaces.

The Riverside Brooklyn Restaurant is located within the busy Hawkesbury River Marina, at Brooklyn. Spectacular 270 degree water views, with tables extending the full length of the balcony, opening panoramic views of "The Hawkesbury Water Ways." Seating for 130 plus (Private Function room seats 60). Accessible by car, train & boat. Fantastic reputation with experienced staff in place. T/O over $800,000. A 4 1/2 yr lease remaining with option. S.A.V. averages approx. $15,000. Motivated owners selling due to family commitments. Financial information on request. Possible finance available.

price: $195,000 WIWO

price: $375,000 WIWO

bh (02) 9568 3467 ah (02) 9810 7992 mob 0410 729 282 mtotaro78@hotmail.com

mob 0413 867 845 rebeccah@riversidebrooklyn.com.au www.hawkesburyweb.com.au

424796

Italian Restaurant

Restaurant

Sydney South

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Restaurant

Forster

NSW

NSW

Motivated Sellers - Dining & Bar

Best Position / Best Restaurant

Situated in the entertainment precinct of the affluent suburb of Caringbah. Newly renovated with contemporary decor, brand new commercial kitchen and bar. Fully licensed with seating for 54. Trading 5 nights pw Tue - Sat. Currently Mediterranean but kitchen is suited to any type of cuisine. All equipment is fully owned, in excellent condition and included in sale. Plenty of parking. Cheap rent $628 p/w inc GST. T/O $250,000. Regrettable sale due to illness in family. Possible finance available.

Located in a magnificent waterfront position in Forster on the picturesque north coast of NSW. Forster is 312kms north of Sydney. The restaurant has been established for 3 years and has developed a solid regular and casual clientele with a seating capacity for 70 people. Well-trained staff in place and a long lease available (10 years). Operating 6 days a week. T/O $800,000 plus p.a. Well set-up and no money to spend. Owner willing to assist with training and advice. Possible finance could be available to a suitable buyer.

426579

bh (02) 9540 4699 mob 0431 379 758 sallesi@aapt.net.au

ah (02) 6554 9073 mob 0412 540 910 jan_500@hotmail.com www.walkabout.com.au/locations/NSWForster-Tuncurry.shtml

422328

price: $449,000 price: $178,000 negotiable WIWO

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Restaurant

Restaurant Sydney Inner City

NSW

Spacious Popular Dining Venue

NSW

Popular – Suit Couple – Booming Town Re-established 5 years ago, the owners currently provide sort-after German & Australian dishes created in this appealing coastal, atmospheric restaurant, with adjoining tropical courtyard-garden. Elaborate & separate function room. Close to main beach & on access road, ample off road parking. Busy Hotel and 4 top motels, the restaurant enjoys both tourist and local trade, returning for its very popular cuisine & location. Licensed & seats 90. T/O close to $300,000 pa. Excellent lease, with option, including furnishings. S.A.V. average $12,000, Recent fixtures/fittings - $15,000. Staff will stay on and owners will help. Possible finance available.

price: $110,500 WIWO

Restaurant

Brisbane

bh (02) 9319 7705 fax (02) 9345 5833 metroem@optusnet.com.au www.coachmen.com.au

Rubbish Removal

Cooktown

QLD

Great Investment Opportunity

QLD

Cooktown Skip Bins Great Business / Relaxed Lifestyle

Become a part of the future in fast food. The InterSalad concept stands alone in product and process and is continually growing and ready to expand. Presents very well with an excellent unique product. Located in busy CBD centre with large regular client base. Huge potential with all the hard work done. Don’t miss this opportunity!!

Highly recommended excellent business opportunity located in far north tropical Queensland. Included in sale: Hino, Fuso & Mercedes Trucks, Ford Trader, 15 Hook bins, 35 Skip bins & 4 Bulky bins. Enjoy the unspoilt natural beauty of Australia’s first European settlement and plenty of outdoor activities such as wildlife safaris, golf, waterskiing etc. Reap the benefits of our retirement. Contact owner for full and financial information.

price: $1,500,000

ah (07) 3210 0926 mob 0414 788 474 InterSalad@bigpond.com

bh (07) 4069 5851 fax (07) 4069 5851 www.cooktown.com.au

427236

price: P.O.A.

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price: $300,000 424940

ah (02) 6651 1907 fax (02) 6652 9471 mob 0418 293 196 jarehwinkel@bigpond.com www.coffs.com.au

426702

Coffs Harbour

Well renowned restaurant in Surry Hills in majestic heritage building, at present specializing in traditional Russian & continental cuisine. Live music, cabaret show, bar & cellar room, dance floor, vodka tasting & Russian cocktails. Log fires in two of the rooms create superb ambience. Operates Tues Sat. Could easily be converted to other food specialty. Caters for its regular and casual patrons. Ideally located in a high-density area to capture passing trade. Owner selling due to other commitments. Contact for full & financial information


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Rubbish Removal

Bundaberg

Sales and Distribution

Sydney

QLD

NSW

Bundy Aussie Bins & Rubbish

Big Waffle Demand in Australia

This is a well-established business (14 years) & highly successful being the largest rubbish removal operation in the area. Currently running 4 late model work trucks (1 x 12 ton, 1 x 10 ton, 2 x 8 ton, plus 1 x 6 ton spare), with more than 200 bins/skips in service. Specializing in the removal of industrial, farm & domestic waste. Large repeat business from a regular & loyal customer base. T/O $400,000 plus in this growing area. Staff willing to stay. Training & possible finance could be available to a suitable buyer.

URGENT SALE - Manufacturers, sales and distributors of Hand Made Belgian waffles since 1999. Frozen dough & finished waffles - 2 days plus Sat. at Paddington Market. We also supply waffle machines. Profit p.a. minimum $200,000. Selling the recipe, training, established client data base, market stall (as shown), all equipment, excluding premises. Own 15 sqm kitchen required, or could be developed as a home business. Full assistance provided and ongoing training. Very profitable business but we would like to return to Europe. Only supplier of frozen waffle dough in Australia.

price: $680,000

price: $495,000 negotiable WIWO 412262

bh (07) 4155 2570 fax (07) 4155 1011 mob 0407 155 488 rkra9111@bigpond.net.au bundaberg.qld.gov.au

Sales and Distribution

Sydney Metro

bh (02) 9918 5580 mob 0414 537 984

fax (02) 9918 5517 franli@dodo.com.au

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Service Station

Tamworth

NSW

Established Run Wholesale & Distribution

NSW

Highly Profitable Country Business Main service station in town, with land area approx 8000 sq mtrs. Yearly T/O $2million – $2.5million. Business includes 3 bed house, 3 garages. New 10x5 year lease. Located 25mins south of Tamworth on the main road. A popular truck stop. Great tourist attractions for the area include music festival, paragliding championships & competitions plus recreational parks popular with fishermen, caravans, campers etc. Reluctant sale due to family problems. Contact for further information.

Well established wholesaler & distributor of food & eggs to cafes, resturants, takeaways, IGA & Fruit Markets. Only working an average 10 hours/day, Monday - Friday. Price includes 2005 UD Nissan MK240 Turbo 10,500 GVM. Excellent to drive (better than a Mercedes). Insulated pantech body with fridge unit. In fantastic condition. Average T/O a week - $16,000 to $19,000. Average T/O a year $800,000 to $900,000. Owner OK to stay & train.

426679

bh (02) 9606 8870 mob 0411 726 224 giuseppesellaro@bigpond.com

bh (02) 6785 1563 fax (02) 6785 2280 mob 0416 821 1285 libertym@bigpond.net.au www.visittamworth.com

426439

price: $180,000 + S.A.V. negotiable price: $215,000 WIWO

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Sports Goods

Stationery

Cairns

Gold Coast

QLD

QLD

Sportspower in Great Location

Excellent Business

Well established over 15 yrs. 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. Staff in place. T/O approx. $940,000. 2 weeks training.

Est. by current owners over 10 years ago & continually traded from the same premises. Open 5 days/week & easily run by one person. Owner had no previous experience in the industry, displaying it can be easily learnt. Sales of $311,000 with over 40% being on a cash & carry basis. A profitable business netting in excess of $69,000 pa. Building and land valued at $260,000. Please contact for further information.

price: $150,000 negotiable + S.A.V.

Stationery

bh (07) 5576 8850 ah (02) 6676 0067 fax (07) 5576 8851 cheapaoffice@redzone.com.au

400310

price: $40,000 + S.A.V. 424085

bh (07) 4031 6106 ah (07) 4036 1559 fax (07) 4031 3958 mob 0427 296 005 cairns@sportspower.com.au

Supermarket

Toowoomba

NSW

QLD

Highly Profitable IGA Grocery Store

Situated within Sydney’s fastest growing commercial area near Baulkham Hills, it’s Location – Location – Location. Purpose-built in the right place for steady growth over the next 5-10 years, plus. All new fixtures/ fittings & computer system fit-out, valued at $60,000. The location commands high visibility & profile within an excellent new building. Extremely good turnover & climbing each month, plus an on-line ordering system. Operating Mon to Fri only. Suit husband and wife. Walk-up start, as everything is here and well presented to commence immediate income. Long lease and possible finance available. Owners will assist & train.

Well established award winning family grocery store, situated 15km from Toowoomba in high growth area, on major highway. Sales figures show 20% growth over past 3 years. Excellent 31% GP margin. All plant equipment and point of sale systems in excellent condition. Well known IGA brand provides owners with buying power and support of professional network. New store owners can confidently take over ownership of business and start trading. IGA Stores currently in high demand! Not to be missed! Contact for further information.

price: $150,000 + S.A.V.

price: $725,000 + S.A.V.

bh (02) 8883 0050 mob 0412 251 409

mob 0411 056 553 withcottiga@westnet.com.au

fax (02) 9899 4005 geoff307@yahoo.com.au

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Ground Floor Opportunity

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Supermarket

Swimming Pool

Sydney Metro

Cairns

NSW

Foodtown Supermarket $1.9 Million Turnover

Pool, Spa & Accessory Shop Long established operation & loyal customers. Well exposed location on one of Cairns’ main thoroughfares. Valuable potential to increase sales. Stable & happy large client base maintained. Highly respected in the industry, with an annual T/O of around $700.000 p.a. Training will be provided and qualified, experienced staff will stay on, if required. 2 years remaining on lease, with new lease negotiable. For further business information contact our company accountant, Bevan Phillips – (07) 4050 1717. Possible finance available.

Long term established family business located in the heart of Riverwood near public transport. Annual turnover of $1.9 million+ with well established customer relationships. Convenient close parking around the area. Well known IGA brand provides owners flexible buying power. New owners shown the ropes for a successful business. Current owner looking to retire after 7 years of success. Do not miss out on this great opportunity! Possible finance available.

price: $370,000 + S.A.V.

fax (02) 9534 3401 kan.huang1989@gmail.com

426581

price: $398,000 negotiable + S.A.V. bh (02) 9153 6297 mob 0412 161 128

QLD

bh (07) 4033 1993 fax (07) 4033 2079 mob 0438 771 802 snows@qldnet.com.au www.cairns.qld.gov.au

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Swimming Pool Kimberley Region

WA

Relocate to Paradise Pool business located in the far North of WA in the Kimberley Region, this business offers a unique lifestyle in a fast growing community with new land being released now and over the next few years. Kununurra pools has a broad spectrum of profitability, with pool supplies sales, selling and installing Fibreglass pools and spas, cabinet spas, above ground pools along with a weekly pool maintenance

service. Builder’s pool package deals are in place. Plant and equipment are valued at approx $81K. Winners of Homebased Small Business Award 2007. This slice of paradise comes with a Pool Shop, large workshop, office and modern 3 bedroom 2 bathroom caretakers dwelling complete with the Mini Bungles backdrop which we can negotiate for purchase or lease. Full hand over support given.

bh (08) 9168 1816 mob 0407 055 145

fax (08) 9168 1816 w.mboot@bigpond.com

425516

price: $235,000

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Takeaway

Northern Tablelands

Takeaway

Tweed Coast

NSW

NSW

Profitable Family Business

Well established takeaway business for 35 years, located in the beautiful and friendly country town of Inverell. 5 1/2 days per week, easily extended. Highly patronised by locals and visitors for our unique recipes. Approx. 164sqm of floor space including seating for 30 people plus 100sqm storage. Air conditioning, gas heating and cool room space. Long lease available (3 x 5 x 5). No extra expenses after the purchase price of $120,000.

Very popular takeaway serving burgers, fish, chips and breakfast meals with plenty of dine in tables. Located in the heart of the Kingscliff main street, approx 150 metres from the beach, providing ocean views. Consistent turn over and loyal customers with seating for up to 48 people, both inside and out. With good staff in place owners need only work minimal hours, allowing you to enjoy the lifestyle that the fast growing area has to offer. Figures show that this area is booming. Please contact for more information.

price: $120,000 WIWO

price: $185,000 WIWO

ah (02) 6722 2069 mob 0427 208 114 greeks@northnet.com.au

bh (02) 6674 1485 mob 0412 048 590 richiemc@bigpond.net.au

425910

Reap the Benefits of our Retirement

Takeaway

Takeaway

Brisbane

Mackay

QLD

QLD

Award-Winning QLD Opportunity

The Fish Shack - Endless Potential

Located in Brisbane’s largest shopping centre, Westfield Shoppingtown Chermside, ‘Lovely Legs Poultry’ is ready to be taken to the next level by enthusiastic buyers. Established in May 2005 with new fit-out. Retailing in gourmet value-added fresh chicken products, hot takeaway foods, and soft drinks. 06-07 T/O $852,684. Gross profit 50.4%. 1 week handover and current owners will not open another like retail shop within a 15km radius of Westfield Chermside. Benefit from current owner’s twoyears of building goodwill.

Well-established fish & chip takeaway, situated at the Hibiscus Shopping Centre in Bucasia, in Mackay’s northern beaches, just 10 - 15 minutes from the city. Specialising in making the freshest and best cooked fish and chips, quite popular due to the demand for ready made burgers, wraps, kebabs, rolls, hot dogs, sandwiches, breakfast muffins etc. for our local trade. Easy business to run with strong client base. Weekly turnover of approx. $12,000. Current lease agreement is 5x5 with the optional 5, 2 years remaining. Regretful sale, owners only selling due to family commitments. Please contact for further information.

price: $220,000 negotiable

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price: $85,000 + stock negotiable bh (07) 3247 3676

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bh (07) 4954 6515 mob 0408 760 934 thefishshack@hotmail.com

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Takeaway

Mid North Coast

Takeaway

Corryong

NSW

VIC

Downtown Milkbar

Well-established mixed business supplying all requirements, situated in a prime industrial location. Corner block on main highway with alfresco dining. Plenty of off street parking, catering for its regular and casual clientele. T/O $1.3M PA and growing. Long term lease available and secure future return. Please contact for further and financial information.

Well-known business located in Corryong, at the bottom of the Snowy Mountains. The town hosts the “Man From Snowy River” festival every April, as well as the National Folk Festival, which starts New Years Day. Situated 120km away from Wodonga, it is a very lovely town surrounded by mountains, and just 100km from the Thredbo snow fields. Specialising in sit-down down meals, ice creams, lollies & DVD’s for hire. Staff in place, 5 x 5 x 5 year lease. T/O $5,500 p.w. Only selling for health reasons. 2 weeks training provided. Contact for full financial info.

price: $450,000 WIWO

price: $100,000 WIWO

bh (02) 9281 4599 info@ab4s.com.au

bh (02) 6076 1606 fax (02) 6076 1606 mob 0427 354 732 www.atn.com.au/vic/east/east-c.htm

fax (02) 9212 6054

426594

Coast/Country All In One

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Takeaway Coastal

VIC

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. Staff in place & prepared to stay. Turnover $250,000 plus. Stock value $3 - $6K. 5 x 5 x 5 lease available. 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 ice creams and smoothies plus a full liquor license. This is an ideal family business in area widely recognised as Australia’s boating capital. This seaside resort is situated 18km from Bairnsdale and 298km east of Melbourne. Freehold option also available. $330,000 & will consider partial vendor finance on basis of freehold sale. 2 weeks training. Contact for full & financial information.

bh (03) 5156 6190 mob 0429 180 014 dgeverett_@hotmail.com www.gippslandlakes.com

423812

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Takeaway

Hawkesbury

Takeaway

Launceston

NSW

TAS

Not many opportunities like this around. Well established in Riverstone, this is a sound business investment with steady weekly growth. Number 1 trader and shop presentation in the area. State of the art fittings and equipment, including large walk in fridge, ducted r/c air-conditioning. Indoor/outdoor eating areas.Secure long term lease (Freehold also available). Trading Mon-Fri 6am to 2pm, T/O over $330,000 p.a. Ideal for motivated family to enjoy goods profits and still maintain a family life. Huge potential for increased turnover. Selling due to partnership separation. Good staff will stay on.

Well-established for 40 years, this local corner shop provides a variety of goods as well as hot food. Ideally suited to a couple, with potential for expansion. Has a solid base of regular customers and is open 7 days. Nothing to spend. Situated in the northern region of Tasmania an area rich in natural attractions and the best trout fishing in the world. A business opportunity and a life change opportunity! Contact for full & financial information.

price: $110,000 all inclusive - negotiable

price: $38,500 WIWO

mob 0414 954 699 fmartino@lwplanners.com.au

bh (03) 6326 2805 mob 0413 852 233

Takeaway

427068

Ideal Family Business

426083

Don’t Delay - Motivated Seller

Takeaway After

Before

Coffs Harbour

QLD

Crusty’s Pizza & Pasta

Space Offering Unlimited Potential

Well-established business in beautiful historic town of Nanango, 210 kms northwest of Brisbane. Dine-In or Takeaway, with indoor and outdoor seating areas. Varied pasta dishes including Bolognaise, Cabonara and homemade Lasagna. Solid base of both regular & casual clientele. Nanango is Queensland’s 4th oldest town and is the service & administrative centre for the surrounding shire, with primary & high school. Industries of the area include power generation, coal and agriculture, tourism and natural medicine. Contact for full & financial information.

Great location at beautiful Coffs Harbour, ideally situated to attract patrons frequenting the cinema next door. The restaurant and takeaway was changed into a huge storeroom and takeaway bar for convenience. Not operational at present. Easily convertible, providing space for 50+ seats inside plus more. 2 bathrooms, good-sized kitchen, cool room and built-in boss speakers in roof. Selling due to relocation. Contact for further information.

price: $30,000

bh (07) 4171 0631 fax (07) 4171 0631 mob 0400 070 098 crusty's8@bigpond.net.au

mob 0434 435 281 patdawgroup@yahoo.com

427088

price: $80,000

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Telecommunication

Sydney

Telecommunication

North Rocks

NSW

NSW

Optus Franchised Mobile Phone Kiosk

Excellent opportunity to be your own boss and become a franchisee of an Optus premium dealership. This shop is strategically located in a busy shopping centre in Campsie which has only recently been extensively renovated. Long lease and low rental. Good business volume with a substantial customer base and growing clientele. Call early to check further and negotiate.

Situated in busy local shopping centre with excellent foot traffic. Established over 7 years, new fit-out and good lease. Trailing commissions (airtime) almost fully cover rent making the Kiosk almost RENT-FREE! T/O $370,000 + p/a. Very well maintained business consistently achieving top 10 in state. Accurate & verifiable financial records. Est. franchise, systems & training with over 130 stores nationally. Selling easy-to-sell, well known products and brands (Optus). Owner works 5 days + 1 casual. This is the change you’ve been waiting for! Give your boss the boot! Asking price is below average!!

price: $95,000

price: $120,000

mob 0412 233 333 tccamp@optusnet.com.au

mob 0425 224 697 sowrabh@digital-soul.com.au

425918

Great Optus Dealership

Telecommunication

Sydney Inner West

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Telecommunication

Hornsby

NSW

Telechoice Ashfield Excellent Business Opportunity

NSW

Fantastic Optus Dealership For Sale

price: $179,000

mob 0411 077 007 vinh83duong@yahoo.com.au

mob 0447 588 888 sp.phang@hotmail.com

427282

price: $195,000 427242

A fantastic opportunity to run your own business with Australia’s number one Optus Premium dealer. This franchise opportunity is located in the prime location of Ashfield Mall. The business has loyal and repeated customers. It generates high recharge and prepaid sales to maintain cash flow. Other major telecommunication outlets in the shopping complex are Telstra and Vodafone. Trailing commission (airtime) almost fully cover shop rent making the store rent-free. Training and on-going support will be provided from head office and local franchisees.

This is a rare opportunity to own this Optus Dealership business. Trailing commission (Airtime) is currently over $3,200 per month and it will keep increasing the more connections you make. Average connections per month are 90. High volume of cash sales which is between $38,000 and $48,000 per month. Full training will be provided by us and our Head Office. We do negotiate but unreasonable offer will be rejected. Please do not hesitate to contact us as soon as possible.

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Timber Yard

North Queensland

Tobacconist

Goulburn

QLD

NSW

Timber Yard - High Profit

Free Choice Tobacconist

This highly successful and well established retail timber yard is located in Mareeba 63km west of Cairns on the Atherton Tablelands. Gross Turnover in 2007 was approximately $1.8m. All timber is bought in ready for sale and is not milled but is cut to size or dressed.The area offers an ideal lifestyle change with many social, educational, recreational and sporting opportunities available. Only selling due to health problem. Contact for full & financial information.

This great business is located in a shopping centre in Goulburn. Specialising in cigarettes & tobacco products and framing + trophies + gifts + engravings. Well established with turnover in excess of $3 million. 5-year lease in place. Owner only selling for retirement. Free Choice Tobacconist is a national franchise with more than 155 stores. Possible finance available. Contact owner for further information.

price: $800,000 + S.A.V. price: $180,000 negotiable + S.A.V.

Tourism

Tourism

VIC

Tweed Heads

NSW

Unique Tourism Business Snorkelling & Whale Watching

Shopping Tours – make money, have FUN!! Love to own a highly profitable and successful Discount Shopping Tour business that has revenue of $1 million + and an earning capacity of $120,000 + p/a working 5 days per week with 6 weeks annual leave each year? Tours are coordinated from one central location, however we don’t own or drive any buses. Established 20 years ago and now the most respected company in the industry. Fully computerized and can be run from anywhere using an existing 1300 number. Walk in and enjoy this lucrative operation.

Price reduced for quick sale! Located in Fingal next to Tweed Heads in the fastest growing tourism region in Australia. This well established business is ready to be turned into an empire, or keep it simple. It was featured on the front cover of the Courier Mail and shown on Sydney Weekender. All equipment provided and in excellent condition, plus Toyota Hiace 12 seater. Competition is limited. International airport on doorstep and many resorts. Gross T/O $50,000.00 part-time cash flow. Only selling due to other commitments. Contact for further information.

price: $80,000 O.N.O.

bh (03) 9524 9713 lgreen@psbb.com.au

mob 0438 339 034 snorkel5@bigpond.net.au www.tweedoceanadventures.com.au

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price: $275,000

426122

Melbourne

mob 0422 459 457 yourchoice4@bigpond.com

426105

426651

bh (07) 4092 6200 fax (07) 4092 2780 mob 0417 983 408 qualitytimbers@ledanet.com.au www.qualitytimbersmareeba.com.au


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Tourism Tweed Heads

NSW

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 licenses required. Located just below

Queensland border in Tweed Heads. T/O $598,800 p.a. Genuine reason for sale. Great reputation and clientele database. Good lifestyle, would suit family buyer or couples. 2 weeks training. Vendor will consider partial vendor finance for serious buyer. For community information visit w w w. t w e e d . n s w. g o v. a u . Contact owners for further information.

bh (07) 5524 3222 fax (07) 5524 8022 mob 0408 159 788 berger@better.net.au www.bergerhouseboats.com.au

417279

price: $750,000

Tourism Tropical North

QLD

Profitable Tourism Business in Queensland’s Rainforest Well established tourism business on the beautiful Daintree River. Same owners for 7 years. Excellent turnover with high profit margin and cash flow. Has strong local support with regular bookings from accommodation venues. A great business for husband and wife team. Opportunity for expansion into organised group tours and private charters. Training available for new owners. Coxswain license required. Marine

Parks have capped the passenger numbers for the Daintree River so there are no more permits available. Price includes: 7.6 meter Cairns Custom Craft vessel, 2 X 9.9 hp Yamaha outboard motors + spares, Marine Park permit for 21 pax, 365 days per year and ticket booth near Daintree car ferry. This will be sold complete as a going concern. Contact owners for full and financial information.

bh (07) 4098 7456 fax (07) 4090 7803 niceneasytours@ledanet.com.au www.niceneasytours.com

422212

price: $220,000

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Tourism

Brooklyn

Tourism

Port Macquarie

NSW

NSW

Jet Ski Hire Business

Excellent opportunity to take advantage of this holiday / tourism enterprise consisting of a fleet of luxury houseboats. Operating on the Hawkesbury River since September 1987, and only 50 minutes from Sydney on the Newcastle Expressway. The Hawkesbury is a wonderful waterway, and the best way to see it is by boat. Providing vessels for fishing, water sports, enjoying the spectacular scenery, or just getting away from it all. Please contact for full & financial information.

Unique business opportunity exists on the Hastings River with a prime location, great lifestyle, excellent returns with heaps of potential to expand and grow, no competition. Includes large floating office, 4 x 4 stroke Yamaha jet skis, floating pontoon, 8.25 hectare ski park, 4 meter snyper runabout with 40 hp motor plus all equipment. Also available large berth next door to the office. Other opportunities in Canoe Hire, Deep Sea Fishing, Whale Watching, and River Cruises. For more info contact Tony.

price: $1,800,000

price: $270,000

bh (02) 9985 7344 fax (02) 9985 7407 mob 0410 423 908 billglover@luxuryafloat.org www.luxuryafloat.org

bh (02) 6583 8811 mob 0427 484 438 info@aquaticbluecharters.com.au www.aquaticbluecharters.com.au

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Luxury Afloat

393004

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QLD

4WD Tag-Along Tours This adventurous & exciting family owned tour business has been operating successfully for over 25 years organizing wondrous tours throughout outback Australia. Cape York, Arnhem Land, the Kimberley, Simpson Desert, Victorian High Country, the Tasmanian Wilderness plus plenty of other remote but breathtaking destinations. Our experienced guides & cooks help clients enjoy the spectacular scenery, wildlife,

flora & fauna of our beautiful country in security & safety. All tours are fully catered camping tours. Price includes 2 purpose built & equipped Toyota 4WD’s plus an extensive range of camping equipment. Advance bookings currently over $150,000. Owners willing to provide training & support for initial tour season. Partial vendor finance would be considered for suitable buyer.

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Tourism Sunshine Coast

QLD

Noosa River Lifestyle Business Located on the magnificent Noosa River. This is one of the most popular tourist destinations on Queensland's Sunshine Coast, with a climate that appeals to local, interstate and international visitors all year round. Noosa Leisuretime Houseboats proudly operate the largest and most modern houseboats for hire on the Noosa River. The business includes 2 x houseboats providing luxury waterfront accommodation, with fibreglass tenders & outboard engines. A 6m

centre consol work boat is also included. Ideally located at Noosa Marina. Effective marketing is in place; quality colour brochures, Yellow Pages, Tourism Member, exposure across key tourism & search websites. Advance bookings in place. Ideal business for a couple - well set up and easy to operate. Training is available. Great business as is or the opportunity exists to increase size and earning potential. Contact Richard Locke for confidential business report.

mob 0433 237 422

richard@noosarealty.com.au

Tourism

Perth

www.noosaleisuretimehouseboats.com.au

422880

Sale Option A - $650,000 (2x houseboats & includes plant & equipment) Sale Option B - $360,000 (1x houseboat & includes plant & equipment)

Training

Redcliffe

WA

QLD

JETSET Travel

Terrific husband & wife set-up in sunny Qld.

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.

Redcliffe Learning Centre up for sale - buy it as it is or easily convert it to your own tuition centre, internet cafĂŠ, training organisation, commercial employment centre and/or other technology dependent service you would like to add. Well situated in shopping centre, spacious 80sqm, study desks, ergonomic chairs, 13 computers on-line and additional 2 computers for solitary work. Fully air-conditioned, carpeted, serene atmosphere. Great location at Elizabeth St Clontarf with fantastic views to Moreton Bay.

price: $150,000 bh (07) 3283 3300 mob 0403 438 360 redcliffe@fruition.com.au

423176

price: P.O.A. 419663

ah (08) 9247 5753 fax (08) 9246 2367 mob 0434 983 775 kevxxxx@argo.net.au www.jetset.com.au/warwick

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Training

Transport

Macarthur Area

Sydney

NSW

Master Coaching

NSW

Trucking - Specialising in Building Materials

Long-established coaching business (22 years) in excellent location. 3 x 3 year lease. T/O $160-170K. Tuition is done in small groups (6 or less) or on an individual basis with outstanding student progress. The business is comprised of 60% high school students and 40% primary school children. A committed & loyal staff are willing to stay on. Main subjects tutored are Mathematics & English although some Reading, Physics, Chemistry and Biology are also covered. Full training provided over transition & vendor prepared to stay on in sub-contracting capacity.

This well established successful truck business involves mainly the transport of materials used in construction. The area serviced includes all suburbs varying from western Sydney, south, east, north and interstate, with a client base of both new and regular customers. Gross turnover is $150,000 p.a. Only reason for selling is other business commitments. Contact owner for further information.

price: $130,000

www.masterlearning.com.au www.campbelltown.nsw.gov.au

price: $150,000 fax (02) 8456 5960 mob 0424 490 488 lynn@embroker.com

Transport

Gladstone

QLD

North West Rockhampton

QLD

Mining Sites Gravel Deliveries

Concrete carrying business for sale, based in the biggest industrial area in Qld. 1 x 1998 ISUZU FVZ 1400 5.6 M3 CAPACITY - Working Hervey Bay. 1 x 1999 ISUZU FVZ 1400 5.6 M3 CAPACITY - Working Agnes Water. 1 x 1999 ISUZU FVZ 1400 5.6 M3 CAPACITY - Working Gladstone. 1 x 1998 HINO RANGER GD7 With 2.8 M3 BOWL (Bowl is 24 months old) - Working Gladstone. Gross T/O for the 4 is approx. $495,000. Please contact owners for full & further information.

Well-established transport business in Gracemere. Owners willing to introduce new owners to the National Company. Situated in central QLD mining town, delivering of gravel products to railway & various mine sites. Annual turnover in excess of $300,000. Price includes 1 x 1996 Freightliner Prime Mover & 1 x 2006 Tri-Star Side Tipper. Please contact for full and financial information.

price: P.O.A.

price: $240,000 negotiable fax (07) 4978 6903 jojusell@tpg.com.au

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QLD Lifestyle Opportunity in Gladstone

bh (07) 4933 4136 fax (07) 4933 4133 libertyexpress@bigpond.com

427089

Transport

bh (07) 4978 6904 mob 0409 202 226

426340

fax (02) 4628 5830 admin@masterlearning.com.au

423494

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Transport

Transport

Brisbane Northside

Brisbane Nth/Redcliffe

QLD

QLD

Historically AB4S knows these are a solid investment. This will go. Concrete Mini Agitator with 5 year contract with major Queensland concrete player. Based on Brisbane’s Northside. Sale includes vehicle in good condition. Full training and support provided to approved buyer. Genuine sale. Please contact owner for full & financial information.

One person can run this! Well-established customer base for wholesale delivery of pies, cakes and bread. Includes refrigerated delivery van in good condition. Operating 5 days - no weekends or public holidays - between midnight and 8 am. Good net profits for owner/operator. Ideal for someone looking to buy themselves and income and location life style. T/O $236K. 2 weeks training provided. Possible finance available. Please contact Noel for further information.

price: $110,000

price: $85,000 negotiable

bh (07) 4848 5252 mob 0418 715 592 mtd@dodo.com.au

bh (07) 3869 0650 ah (07) 3869 0650

Truck

422249

Food Delivery Run - Pies and Bread

426417

Money Maker in Waiting

Truck

Brisbane Southside

QLD

Hervey Bay

QLD

Queensland Lifestyle Opportunity

Plenty of work

Truck with work. 1994 Volvo FL 10 320 HP. Based in Beenleigh, great opportunity with plenty of work moving sand & soil. Gross approx. $16 K p.m. Please contact owner for full & further information.

Sewer cleaning truck with plenty of on-going work with QLD contractors. 2005 Hino 4WD. Project Cannon 3000 litre water tank. Gross $78,000 per annum. Top moneymaking opportunity. Plenty of potential. 1 week’s training provided. Owner selling due to ill health. Please contact for full and further information.

bh (07) 3207 6245 fax (07) 3804 7569 mob 0408 756 616 diberndt@bigpond.com.au

426435

price: $150,000

ah (07) 4125 7287 mob 0409 055 090 dougwbpc@bigpond.net.au www.herveybay.qld.gov.au

423779

price: $150,000

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Truck

Brisbane

Upholstery

Hervey Bay

QLD

QLD

Start Being Your Own Boss

Unique & profitable business collecting chickens for big name operators. Grown from 30 customers 9 years ago to 70 - 80 today. No need for advertising. T/O $300,000 +. 5 days per week only. Vehicle is 20 month old Isuzu 14 tonne tipper/aluminium body/F30 crane. Owners have organised business so that they are presently only working 2 days per week personally. Perfect for those with acreage, or parking space may be available. 2 weeks training & contract driver prepared to stay on. Not critical to live in local area. Please contact owners for further information.

Well-established upholstery business in beautiful Hervey Bay, one of Queensland fastest growing cities. Large airconditioned workshop with 2 x 2 x 2 lease currently a single person workshop, with potential to expand into marine and canvas markets with additional staff. Consistent workload. T/O $110,000 + figures available, can assist with transition, selling for family reasons. Contact for full and financial information.

price: $335,000 negotiable

price: $50,000 WIWO

mob 0417 623 854 batescb@optusnet.com.au www.redland.qld.gov.au

bh (07) 4125 4644 fcupholstery@yahoo.com.au www.fcupholstery.com.au

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Unique Business

Vending Machine Sydney

426129

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Video Store NSW

Be Your Own Boss Start your own business or just consistent money in the pocket with low overheads and immediate cash flow. 4 new vending machines. Gross turnover – approximately $45,000 per annum and growing. Machines dispense snacks and drinks. Excellent sites and weekly sales. Includes stock, change, manuals, equipment, advice and training if needed. No royalties or commission to be paid. Less than 2 hours work per week. Machines still under warranty from manufacturer. Contact for full & financial information.

Sydney Inner West

NSW

The Perfect ‘Blockbuster’ Sale

price: $390,000 WIWO

mob 0410 342 348 jacktan@people.net.au

mob 0438 676 176 ljnath@bigpond.net.au

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price: $55,000

426000

Newly fitted out 18 months ago. The current location has been used as a video store for more than 8 years and is well known in the neighbourhood. No competition. Conveniently located on the main road and close to takeaways with ample parking. Council approval to use footpath for business. Operates under semi-management. Opportunity to negotiate new lease terms. Nothing to spend.


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Caveat Emptor (BUYER BEWARE!) An important notice to all vendors

Video Store

Dear Vendor,

Brisbane

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.

QLD

Buyer Beware

Award-Winning Business Owners

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:

Ideal owner/operator opportunity & Queensland lifestyle choice in Carina, Brisbane. All the hard yards have been done here & the business is ready to be taken to the next level by an enthusiastic couple. 200sq.m store with reasonable rent. T/O approx. $5,000 per week. Genuine sale due to other commitments. Please contact owners for full & financial information.

A. That they are licensed to sell businesses

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mob 0417 071 552 johnwilton@dodo.com.au www.networkvideo.com.au

B. That they are a member of the Australian Institute of Business Brokers (AIBB) or the Real Estate institute

applicable to your state (Code of Ethics); 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 info@ab4s.com.au

Vendors / Purchasers Beware Deal with a Licensed Agent

Wedding

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.

South Coast

NSW

price: $140,000 negotiable

All funds paid to an agent, including any pre-paid advertising expenses, must be deposited in the agent’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.

bh (02) 4421 6921 MOB 0438 639 518

Most agents are genuine, but bogus agents have been known

Profitable Untapped Market

ah (02) 4421 6921 www.shoalhavenprestige.com.au

421229

Ideal husband & wife weekend business situated near Nowra. Well established with drivers in place. 2 x 1984 Jaguar XJ6 white stretched limousines, 2 x 1953 white MK7 Jaguars. Cars are in excellent condition and maintained regularly. Sale price includes 4 Jaguar wedding cars and plenty of forward bookings. Lifestyle opportunity with an income stream. 2 weeks training provided. Will consider partial vendor finance for serious buyer. For further information, please contact owners and visit our website. For regional information visit www.shoalhaven.nsw.gov.au

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 Agents’ 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 Advertising / Media . . . . . . . . .62, 63 Air Conditioning . . . . . . . . . . . . . .63 Antiques . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .63 Auto or Mechanical Repairs . . . . .63 - 65 Auto Parts & Accessories . . . . . . .65 B Backpackers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .65 Bakery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .65 - 69 Bar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69 Beauty Salon . . . . . . . . . . . . .69 - 71 Bed and Breakfast . . . . . . . . . . . .71 Bike and Motorcycle . . . . . . . . . . .72 Boarding Kennels/Cattery . . . . . . .72 Boat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .73, 74 Book Shop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .74 Bread Run . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .74 Building and Construction . . .74, 75 Butcher Shop . . . . . . . . . . . . .75, 76 C Café . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .76 - 80 Car Detailing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .80 Caravan Park . . . . . . . . . . . . .80, 81 Catering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .82, 83 Child Care Centre . . . . . . . . . . . . .83 Civil Construction . . . . . . . . . . . . .80 Clothing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .83 - 86 Commercial Property . . . . . . . . . .86 Computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .87 Confectionery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .87 Convenience Store . . . . . . . . . . . .88 D Deli . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .88 Distribution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .88, 89 Dry Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .89 E Electrical . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .89, 90 Engineering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .90, 91 Entertainment / Arts . . . . . . . . . . .91 F Financial Services . . . . . . . . . . . . .91 Fishing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .92 Fitness Centre . . . . . . . . . . . . .92, 93 Florist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .93 Franchise . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .94 - 99 154 Australian Business For Sale™

Fruit and Veg Shop . . . . . . . . . . .100 Function Centre . . . . . . . . . . . . .100 G Garden Centre . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100 Garden Equipment . . . . . . . . . . .100 Garden Maintenance . . . . . . . . .102 General Store . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .101 Gift Shop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .102 Glazing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .103 H Hairdressing Salon . . . . . . .103, 104 Hardware . . . . . . . . . . . . . .105, 106 Health / Medical . . . . . . . . . . . . .106 Hire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .106, 107 Home Based . . . . . . . . . . . .107, 108 Homeware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .109 I Import / Retail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .109 Import / Wholesale . . . . . . .109, 110 Internet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .110, 111 Internet Café . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .111 J Juice Bar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .111 K Kitchenware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .111 L Landscaping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .112 Lawn Mowing . . . . . . . . . . .112, 113 M Management Rights . . . . . .118, 119 Manufacturing . . . . . . . . . . .113 - 117 Marine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .118 Market Stalls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .118 Milk Run . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .118 Mining and Construction . . . . . .120 Mixed Business . . . . . . . . . .120, 121 Mobile Business . . . . . . . .122 - 124 Motel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .125, 126 N Newsagency . . . . . . . . . . .126 - 128 Nursery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .128, 129 P Panel Beating . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .129 Pet Shop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .129 Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .130

Play Centre . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .130 Post Office . . . . . . . . . . . . .130, 131 Printing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .131, 132 R Restaurant . . . . . . . . . . . . .132 - 136 Rubbish Removal . . . . . . . .136, 137 S Sales and Distribution . . . . . . . . .137 Service Station . . . . . . . . . . . . . .137 Sports Goods . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .138 Stationery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .138 Supermarket . . . . . . . . . . . .138, 139 Swimming Pool . . . . . . . . . . . . . .139 T Takeaway . . . . . . . . . . . . . .140 - 142 Telecommunication . . . . . . . .94, 143 Timber Yard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .144 Tobacconist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .144 Tourism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .144 - 147 Training . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .147, 148 Transport . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .148, 149 Truck . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .149, 150 U Upholstery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .150 V Vending Machine . . . . . . . . . . . .150 Video Store . . . . . . . . . . . . .150, 151 W Wedding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .151

BUSINESS BROKERS & REAL ESTATE AGENTS Bizsmart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .60 Business Fusion . . . . . . . . . . . . . .57 Gilchrist Business Brokers. . . . . . .57 Kleinhardt Corporate Advisors . . .56 Lewton & Pennimpede Real Estate & Business Brokers . .57 Management Rights Brokers . . . .62 McConnell Kerwin First National . .60 Noosa Realty Service . . . . . . . . . . .61 QLD Business Brokers . . . . . . . .56, 57 Venz Managements Rights . . .58, 59


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The Auto Paint Professionals

ColorTech - Franchises New & Established Areas Established since 1990 Color Tech are a team of skilled auto paint technicians specialising in onsite bumper and scratch repair. A Color Tech franchisee receives many benefits:

The Auto Paint Professionals

• Comprehensive initial training, equipping you with the skills to be the best • Admin support, we chase your debtors allowing you to focus on your customers • Marketing and promotional support and the use of established name and trade mark • Ongoing technical support & training from an established team • Low setup costs and minimal overheads • Regular monthly cash flow • Access to a proven business system

On-Site Minor Damage NEW FRANCHISE OPPORTUNITIES

On-Site Scratch Repairs

Color Tech will work with you to identify the market potential within a specific area. Nominate a preferred territory that will best suit you. Once the territory is defined and secured, you commence our 4-6 week initial training program. Color Tech then initiate the detailed marketing program to introduce you to the market. Ongoing technical and promotional support ensure you stay ahead of the game. ESTABLISHED BUSINESS OPPORTUNITES BRISBANE Strong customer base with turnover of $124,000 p.a. Includes late model Hiace, comprehensive equipment list, training and ongoing support. The owner will work with you for as long as required to ensure a smooth transition. $75,000 WIWO

On-Site Bumper Repairs

SYDNEY Established 8 years with a large customer base and immense further expansion potential. Includes Ford Econovan and full equipment fit-out, training and ongoing support. Motivated vendor $45,000 WIWO.

Call today and talk to our team members who have escaped the wage trap and now have their own successful and rewarding business. Contact Aaron Wagner

phone 1800 SCRATCH (1800 727 28 24) fax (02) 9882 3732 mobile 0411 799 795 email aaron@colortech.net.au www.colortech.net.au

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