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Trekking & Hiking Trekking and Travel business inside Australia’s Premiere and Largest Sports Store, Sporty’s Warehouse. Approx. 1000 people a day walking through the doors. There is also a free courtesy bus which operates multiple times through the day. Sporty’s Warehouse is open 7 days a week. Specialises in Trekking and Travel. Stocks all Major Brands and well known products. Lots of Hiking Gear. 200m2 of floor space. Rent and outgoings 9% of turnover which is $400,000+ (includes all outgoings). $170,000 Stock at Cost+$20,000 - for fixtures, fittings, equipment and good will +GST (10%).

Bob Jane T-Mart

$190,000 + G.S.T.

mob 0408 737 720

$550,000 + S.A.V.

ph 02 9328 1188

$185,000 + S.A.V.

mob 0417 169 251

Buy into the leading tyre retailing system in Australia - the Edgecliff store is for sale. Work in the eastern suburbs on the busy main route to the city. Bob Jane T-Marts has outlets Australia wide with a close knit group of franchisees working together. Supplies a huge range of wheels and tyres from the world’s leading manufacturers and uses the latest technology to perform wheel alignment and balancing services. The new owner will need to meet all Bob Jane Corporation requirements prior to purchase. Contact owner for further details.

Sandgate Mower Centre This long established and profitable business sells, services and repairs quality lawn mowers and outdoor power equipment. Wide range of loyal customers including professional and DIY tradesman, contractors and the general public. Situated in a prime location on one of the main traffic flow roads, only Honda Dealership in a 10km radius. Its convenient position offers easy access and plentiful parking. Current T/O $700K plus. Stock approx $200K. 1km from Morton Bay, owned & operated by a husband & wife with one staff member. Steady increase in GP for the last 7 years, a knowledge they are willing to pass on to the new owners. Contact Gary for info.


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CONTENTS Have you ever... asked yourself the question, “What is success?” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 Women in leadership - is it possible . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 Grow your turnover . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 Learn from business failure and start again . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 Successful people are willing to promote themselves and their value... People who struggle think negatively about selling and promotion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 An overlooked ingredient of Boost Juice success . . . . . . . . . . . .14

BUSINESSES FOR SALE - ARE LISTED ALPHABETICALLY BY BUSINESS TYPE

What happens when parents buy their kids a franchise... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 How to spot an undervalued business . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19

FRANCHISES, BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES PRIVATE SALES & AGENTS/BROKERS LISTINGS Private Sales section . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23-94

& OTHER RELEVANT COMPANIES ActionCOACH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16

BUYING A BUSINESS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .95

AAED . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17

SUBSCRIPTION FORM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .96

Bartercard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4, 5

SELLING A BUSINESS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .97

Bob Jane T-Mart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1

A - Z Index of Businesses for Sale . . . . . . . . . .98

Business Ideas Group . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19 Diversified Exhibitions Australia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100 Ford Dealership . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 Hogs Breath Cafe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 Jumping J-Jays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13

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Lenard’s Chicken . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13

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PinSource (Victoria) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23 Rhino Linings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 Sandgate Mower Centre . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 Sleep Doctor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7

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Have You Ever… Asked Yourself the Question, "What is Success?" By Louise Woodbury - Co-authors of the books The Invisible Partnership and The Invisible Entrepreneur There is no better time than today to be asking or revisiting this question: What is success? Because, if you are willing to allow yourself to speak the truth about what success is for you, it gets you off the fence and propels you into action. Last week in one of my coaching sessions, a client posed the question about a desire to develop a second business-ready to create her business plan. With a sparkle in her eye, she said, “I want to build a business that turns over tens of millions of dollars with a healthy profit." I thought, no harm in thinking big. However, is she ready to do whatever it takes to achieve this reality? And, more importantly, is she ready, willing and able to operate like an owner of a business that turns over tens of millions of dollars? For the past eight years, this client has owned and operated a healthcare practice, and now ready to sell. The second business idea is focused on importing a range of healthcare products that could be distributed Australia-wide to similar practices. There is no doubt in my mind that this will work well. And, like most small business owners, there was a degree

of impatience about the startup process. So our journey towards a new business began.

committed to following through with this next business idea.

What's your why?

As you can imagine, my client started to get agitated by me repeating the same question. However, I wasn't moving on until she declared a strong enough 'why' statement. So, her response was, “Louise, this business can give me the money I want. And wouldn't it be exciting to go for a goal like ten million.” Of course she thought she'd done a great job in convincing me.

No matter what the goal, idea or dream is, identifying what you want is just as important as knowing why you want it. So, I asked the question, “Why do you want to do this?” Her response was, “Well, this is the one I've been waiting for." Again, I asked the question, “So, why do you want to do this business?” Because, as I stated to my client, while it's extremely easy to get excited about an idea and then create the business plan, it's a whole different ball game to then live that business plan. Too often, entrepreneurs invest time and money in a business plan that sits in their desk drawer-never to be revisited, let alone translated into an action plan. The American poet, actress and Civil Rights figure Maya Angelou once said, “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” Therefore, from my perspective, if this client is going to have a business that changes her reality, then it's important that she is fully engaged and

I didn't want to demoralize her by asking the same question and so I reframed by asking, “What is exciting about this product?” She didn't even have to think: “I am passionate about bringing products and services that are chemically and toxinfree and educating other practitioners the value in using a product like this.” I continued and asked, “So, what would excite you most? Running a successful business that is committed to introducing chemically and toxin-free products or a business that turns over ten million dollars?” For my client, it started to become clear-what she was really passionate about was the product rather than the money.

Franchise Central Coast

NSW

Lifestyle Business Close to Beaches Just coming onto the market is this well positioned business in a major Westfield shopping centre containing 350 shops, cinemas and parking for 3,500. Michel’s Patisserie is Australia’s largest coffee and cake franchise with over 355 stores nationwide. Well established for 12 years, this business has recently been upgraded to its current high standard and has a growing locally based clientele, plus is well positioned to attract a constant passing trade. With

an ideal location adjacent to Woolworths the business enjoys the benefits of the extra traffic flow created to and from this major retailer. Current sales $900,000 + per annum. 35+ kilos of coffee per week. A long lease is in place. Located on the N.S.W. central coast means the business offers a combination of a good solid enterprise with the added attraction of a desirable place to live and work. Contact owner for further information

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

mob 0435 648 091 jshop1@yahoo.com.au 6 Australian Business For Sale ®

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What drives you? Imagine if we'd invested the time and effort in developing a plan purely around the money goal. It's very likely that she would have become just as disillusioned as she is about her current business. Therefore, for my client to experience a different level of success, a complete rethink was required. There is no doubt in my mind, when you are energized and inspired by your business, results are achieved. If you're hoping, wishing and praying for success-then every day is about living life on a treadmill. Over the past 20 something years, I have been on our own roller coaster ride in business. What we know is that when you are connected with what's important-you look up and the world is your oyster. However, if and when you disconnectyou can only face down and all you can see is the fast approaching ground.

If this was the week where you stopped and got connected to what's driving you, then what would this month look like? What action would you take? Who would you be connecting with? And, more importantly, how would you measure your success over the next 30 days? This week, I invite you to schedule some time alone to be honest with yourself about what's working and what isn't, and more importantly, if something needs to changethen change it. Be inspired by your business. Louise Woodbury and William de Ora are married business owners, in-demand motivational speakers, and coauthors of the books The Invisible Partnership: How to Work with Your Spouse without Getting Divorced. The Invisible Entrepreneur: How to grow Your Business by Taking 3 Months Off! www.InvisiblePartnership.com www.InvisibleEntrepreneur.com

Franchise

Sydney

NSW

Sleep Doctor Bedding & Furniture Established in the affluent Sydney suburb of Castle Hill, this high profile franchise boasts an excellent position and maximum exposure. Currently turning over nearly $2,000,000. Beautiful $160K shop fit out. 2 fully trained staff will stay on if required. Full support offered by the franchise. Sale includes order picker and racking. Sleep Doctor is a leading retail brand in bedding with an exclusive mattress and furniture range for a growing customer base. Trading for over 20 years, Sleep Doctor prides itself on providing a range of quality furniture that transforms bedrooms into retreats. Contact for further information. Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: P.O.A. bh (02) 9680 9066 mob 0413 449 292 john@bedroomsandmore.com.au www.bedroomsandmore.com.au

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Women in leadership - Is it possible? By Louise Woodbury Co-authors of the books The Invisible Partnership and The Invisible Entrepreneur

In Australia, we have made an important decision for our future. But are we truly ready for a female Prime Minister? And, whilst we are at choice about which party we prefer, whether we like it or not, we are also being confronted with the choice of male leadership or female leadership. No different to the USA when they were given the opportunity to choose a black president over a white president. The reality is that in Australia only 11 percent of senior executive roles are held by women, and only 2 percent of CEO's are women! Arguably the only job where woman are paid more than men is in prostitution. Is there a clear message here? Of course I could fill this article with tips and tools to help you learn how to develop women into leaders in your workplace; and if you are a female manager or entrepreneur, I could equally advise you about how to forge ahead in your own career. However, this will not address the core issue, it will only do a band-aid job to cover up the symptoms. Another way of putting this: if you keep having headaches you can address the symptoms by continuing to take Panadol or you could address the root cause of the headache by treating the cause and prevent getting headaches again. So, how can you address the female leadership issue in your business? 8 Australian Business For Sale ®

To do this effectively I want to highlight two areas: one is your business environment and the second is the role model. There are plenty of great women who'd make great leaders. However, the issue is that even when you recruit such leaders they are often suffocated and frustrated by the environment. If you' re a business who is serious about cultivating women as leaders, then you would need to ask a simple, but a powerful question “Have we got an environment that will support women as leaders?” In order for women to succeed, it is important to create the foundations that are conducive for women to be leaders. A good analogy to demonstrate this point is to look to a simple farmer. If the farmer wants to grow barley or wheat, then they would need to prepare the soil that will be suitable for such a crop. It' s not about having soil that can only grow rice or corn! Therefore, to bring women leaders into a business environment that is more suited for men is a recipe for disaster. Men and women have two very different ways of going about building a business or a department. If your organisation is more suited for men at the helm, then this environment will end up becoming less than supportive to women as leaders. We are seeing a fundamental shift from the ground up with the business-world beginning to understand that there really is a difference in the way women and men operate, and what they bring to a leadership role. And, the more businesses are prepared to create an environment that will support both leadership styles, the more we will see

women taking the helm. This brings me to the subject of who are the role models for women to aspire to. Unfortunately, Julia Gillard hasn't been in this position long enough and the jury is still out. Anna Bligh the current Premier of Queensland really impressed us all. If we look to Hillary Clinton, maybe this is a better example of a leader who is demonstrating the quality of women in a leadership role. Hillary Clinton had more support and sympathy when she shared her true self in showing her emotions in New Hampshire. And whilst crying is very natural to women, given that their female tear glands are 60 percent larger, did the showing of her emotions make her any less of a leader?

From an individual perspective, my invitation to you is to consider whether or not your business is ready and willing to provide the opportunity for women to become leaders within your business. And, if you are ready, then start creating an environment that will support this to happen. Then, identify the most suitable role models for your business. Louise Woodbury and William de Ora are married business owners, in-demand motivational speakers, and co-authors of the books The Invisible Partnership: How to Work with Your Spouse without Getting Divorced. The Invisible Entrepreneur: How to grow Your Business by Taking 3 Months Off! www.InvisiblePartnership.com www.InvisibleEntrepreneur.com

Franchise

Mudgee

NSW

Submarine Sandwich Franchise Established submarine sandwich franchise in the regional NSW Wine District of Mudgee. Great position on the main street of the town. Opportunity for a couple to run or investment. Staff of 7 part time and 1 full time manager. Turnover $520,000+ p.a. A leading franchise brand established for 20 years, bigger than McDonalds in the U.S. This store has been operating since 2003. Contact owners for further information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $250,000 + S.A.V. bh 0407 292 467 ah 0407 292 467 subwaymudgee@gmail.com

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Let's not kid ourselves! This is a man' s world. And the world of business has been designed by men for men. As a result, when women do become leaders they can too often fall into playing a man' s game, by rules that are not congruent with their natural instincts or strengths.


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Grow your turnover by Karen Huynh, Adv. Dip. Acctg. Business owners naturally want to grow their business turnover. However, their various approaches of how to grow their business turnover arises but are unsure of where to begin. Here are four ways to help grow your daily takings: 1.Locate your consumers Start by assessing all the different ways you have tried to gain customers over the last say: year or so, and find out which isn’t working for you. Focus on the areas in which your business is likely to grow and dispose of the ones that aren’t performing so greatly. One of the main questions to ask yourself is for example “Do I follow-up on customers that I have prepared a quote for?” The answer should be a definite YES. Always go ‘that extra mile’. 2. Sell more to current consumers So, you have worked hard and gained your customers. Now, the important part is to keep that relationship you

have built, long term. Keep in regular contact and ask them how you can assist them. Ask questions like: “What are your plans for the coming year?” or “What do you like about the work that we do or the product we sell?”. You may be surprised with the feedback they provide. 3. Increase your price No one likes it when you have to pay more. But think about if you could increase your price by say 2 per cent, you could gain $10,000 extra in turnover depending on the volume of turnover. For example; a company may have increased prices by 10 percent with the offer of incentives and/or money back guarantees and in the end had lost three clients due to the change, however overall had increased in profits. It is a good idea to calculate a whole array of assumptions and see what may be feasible.

have is asking your suppliers for a better deal as you may have been with them for quite some time. Review your team’s performance, find out what you could do better to avoid wasting time, money, and product. Consider providing training where needed etc. If you have any questions, please call Peter Small at St Clair partners on (02) 9221 4088.

4.Increase your margins Make your business efficient and effective. Review all costs and see how you can economise. The best idea you could

Don’t Buy a Business Before Seeing Us… Have an expert on your side to attend to everything that matters • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •

What Business What size Franchising advice What value Have I the money Can I meet my commitments Is it worth the asking price How do I know I am not overpaying for the business Property rental advice Are the vendor’s figures for the business correct Lease advice Negotiating a better deal Is the sale contract in order The financial proposal Getting behind the figures How much should I borrow Obtaining banking advice

• 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

...the RISK is too Great! Make an appointment with Paul St. Clair

St. Clair partners Chartered Accountants Level 15, 109 Pitt Street Sydney NSW 2000 Fax: (02) 9221 7498 www.stclairco.com.au

(02) 9221 4088 Ask about our FREE “Buy a Business Seminar”

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Learn from business failure and start again By Stephanie Harrington - Queensland University of Technology Owners of businesses that failed due to tough economic times or recent natural disasters risk sabotaging future success if they ignore or dwell on grief, a Queensland University of Technology (QUT) expert says. Adjunct Professor Dean Shepherd, from the Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship at QUT, said people who dealt poorly with their feelings after business failure would struggle to learn from the experience. "In many ways, the emotional reaction to a business failure is very similar to the emotional reaction to the loss of a loved one. You've got to work through the grief. Even if the loss was out of your control, you can explain it in a way that makes sense," he said. "You can start again." Professor Shepherd, who is also Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, will discuss how to move on from business failure at a special research seminar today at QUT. He will present a paper on his latest research, to be published in a prominent American publication, Academy of

Management Journal, which examines how research scientists cope with failure.

He said that technique involved confronting why the project failed.

"The assumption used to be that learning from failure was automatic and instantaneous. But the more important the business is to you, the more negative emotional reactions you have when it fails, which can interfere with learning from the experience," Professor Shepherd said.

However, before becoming overwhelmed by negative emotion, Professor Shepherd said to turn one's attention to solving secondary causes of stress, such as signing up to receive unemployment benefits.

"My research focuses on how to help people who have businesses or research projects fail to manage their emotions more quickly to reduce negative emotions, learn from the experience and start again." The new study of more than 100 research scientists in Germany showed organisations that penalised failure deterred people from being creative or entrepreneurial. "Some organisations try to normalise failure so when a person experiences failure there is not as great an emotional reaction," he said. Professor Shepherd said participants who successfully moved on from failure used an "oscillation restoration" coping technique to lessen the emotional impact.

"Spend some time thinking about why it failed but as negative emotions arise, give yourself a break, stop thinking about it and address secondary causes of stress," he said. "People who use the oscillation technique are able to reduce negative emotions more quickly, remain more committed to success and are most likely to learn from failure." Professor Shepherd said there were valuable lessons for business owners and larger organisations such as universities to learn from his research. "If failure hits you too hard for too long you're less likely to try again," he said. Media contact: Stephanie Harrington, QUT media officer, 07 3138 1150 or stephanie.harrington@qut.edu.au

Franchise Coonabarabran

NSW

Ford Dealership & More This successful country business is located in the prosperous & historic township of Coonabarabran (pop 2,600+) in Northern NSW. Brains Ford is long established & the oldest Ford Dealership in NSW. The Dealership trades in vehicle sales, major repairs & maintenance of all makes & models. The well equipped workshop has the latest in tooling & equipment. A longstanding contract as an NRMA licensee providing road side assistance & services, produces an ongoing income. Current T/O exceeds $1.5mil.

Present stock approx $200K. Price includes all tools and equipment. Coonabarabran is situated at the intersection of the Newell & Oxley Highways, between Dubbo & Tamworth, approx. halfway between Melbourne & Brisbane, 6 hours from Sydney. Coonabarabran is the gateway to the Warrumbungle National Park & the leading community in the Warrumbungle Shire with excellent schools, medical facilities & sporting venues. Some SELLER or VENDOR FINANCE could be available to a suitable purchaser.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Freehold land & building also for sale: P. O.A.

bh (02) 6842 1500 brainsf@bigpond.net.au 10 Australian Business For Sale ÂŽ

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Successful people are willing to promote themselves and their value… People who struggle think negatively about selling and promotion It's interesting to note the reactions of people attending the Better Business Report seminars. During the seminar we'll briefly mention a few of our other programs, then Bob Lyon offer the participants special “at seminar” tuition rates and bonuses. Most people are thrilled. They appreciate getting to hear what the other programs are about and to receive the special pricing. Some people, however, are not so thrilled. They resent any promotion regardless of how it might benefit them. If this sounds in any way like you, it's an important characteristic to notice about yourself. Resenting promotion is one of the greatest obstacles to success. People who have issues with selling and promotion are usually broke. It's obvious. How can you create a large income in your own business or as a representative of one if you aren't willing to let people know that you, your product, or your service exists? Even as an employee, if you aren't willing to promote your virtues, someone who is willing will quickly bypass you on the corporate ladder. People have a problem with promotion or sales for several reasons. Chances are you might recognize one or more of the following. First, you may have had a bad experience in the past with people promoting to you inappropriately. Maybe you perceived they were doing the “hard sell” on you. Maybe they were bothering you at an inopportune time. Maybe they wouldn't take no for an answer. In any case, it's important to recognize that this experience is in the past and that holding on to it may not be serving you today. Second, you may have had a disempowering experience when you tried to sell something to someone and that person totally rejected you. In this instance, your distaste for promotion is merely a projection of your own fear of failure and rejection. 12 Australian Business For Sale ®

We need to realize the past does not necessarily equal the future. Third, your issue might come from past parental programming. Many of us were told that it's impolite to “toot your own horn.” Well, that's great if you make a living as Miss Manners. But in the real world, when it comes to business and money, if you don't toot your horn, I guarantee nobody else will. Successful people are willing to extol their virtues and value to anyone who will listen and hopefully do business with them as well. Finally, some people feel that promotion is beneath them. I call this the high-andmighty syndrome, otherwise known as the “Aren't I so special?” attitude. The feeling in this case is that if people want what you have, they should somehow find and come to you. People who have this belief are either broke or soon will be that's for sure. They can hope that everyone's going to scour the land searching for them. But the truth is, the marketplace is crowded with products and services, and even though theirs may be the best, no one will ever know because they're too snooty to tell anyone. You're probably familiar with the saying “Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door.” Well, that's only true if you add five words: “If they know about it.” Successful people are almost always excellent promoters. They can and are willing to promote their products, services, and ideas with passion and enthusiasm. What's more, they're skilled at packaging their value in a way that's extremely attractive. If you think there's something wrong with that, then let's ban makeup for women, and while we're at it, we might as well get rid of suits for men … After all that's nothing more than” packaging.” Robert Kiyosaki, best-selling author of Rich Dad, Poor Dad (a book I highly recommend), points out that every business, including writing books, depends on selling. He notes that he is recognized as a best-selling author, not a best-writing author … one pays a heck of a lot more than the other.

Successful people are usually leaders, and all great leaders are great promoters. To be a leader, you must inherently have followers and supporters, which means that you have to be adept at selling, inspiring, and motivating people to buy into your vision. Even the Prime Minister or the President of the United States has to continuously sell their ideas to the people, to their Senate or Congress, and even to their own party, to have them implemented. And way before all of that takes place, if they don't sell themselves in the first place, they'll never even get elected. In short, any leader who can't or won't promote will not be a leader for long, be it in politics, business, sports, or even as a parent. I'm harping on this because leaders earn a heck of a lot more money than followers! Leaders earn a heck of a lot more money than followers! The critical point here isn't whether you like to promote or not, it is why you're promoting. It boils down to your beliefs. Do you really believe in your value? Do you really believe in the product or service you're offering? Do you really believe that what you have to offer will be of benefit to whomever you're promoting it to? If you believe in your value, how could it possibly be appropriate to hide it from people who need it? Suppose you had a cure for arthritis, and you met someone who was suffering and in pain with the disease. Would you hide it from him or her? Would you wait for that person to read your mind or guess that you have a product that could help? What would you think of someone who didn't offer suffering people their cure because they were too shy, too afraid, or too cool to promote? More often than not, people who have a problem with promotion don't fully believe in their product or don't fully believe in themselves. Consequently, it's difficult for them to imagine that other people believe so strongly in their value that they want to share it with everyone who comes their way and in any way they can.


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If you believe what you have to offer can truly assist people, it's your duty to let as many people as possible know about it. In this way, you not only help people, you just might get rich!

ACTION STEPS: 1. Rate the product or service you are currently offering (or you are planning to offer) from 1 to 10 in terms of how much you believe in its value (1 being the lowest, 10 being the highest). If your rating result is 7-9, revise your product or service to increase the value. If your result is 6 or below, stop offering that product or service and start representing something you truly believe in.

promote your value successfully and with 100 percent integrity.

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For further information on how your business can benefit from these and other exciting business and marketing tactics call Bob Lyon direct on 043 883 0937 or get your FREE report entitled “How To Sell Your Business At Your Price … And Cause A Stampede Of Prospective Buyers Literally Begging For Your Time” by simply going to www.betterbusinessreport.co m/ab4s1.htm

2. Read books, listen to audios and CDs, and take courses on marketing and sales. Become an expert in both of these arenas to a point where you can

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Jumping J-Jays Lane Cove This profitable, fun part-time home based business supplies inflatable jumping castles for children’s parties and corporate events. The exclusive territory covers the Lower North Shore of Sydney. Great business systems. Unique and innovative products. Full training and ongoing mentoring and support provided by Franchisor. No special skills are required. Good English and a cheerful attitude very useful. Purchaser should be flexible and fit and healthy. 3 years profitable trading and still growing. Nets $50K for 25 hours per week. Contact Owners for further information. Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $75,000 mob 0413 878 901 ah (02) 9428 4660 jjjlanecove@yahoo.com.au www.partycastles.com.au

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Lenard’s Chicken Lenard's is a national branded supplier of freshly prepared uncooked fresh poultry products ready to cook. Lenard's Ocean Keys is a well established franchise operating in the area for 10 years. Excellent location in the Ocean Keys shopping centre, trading 6 days p.w. 08:00 – 18:00 with potential for longer hours. The shopping centre is located in the Clarkson area of Perth, with plans for expansion in 2012. Ocean Keys is located in the western sector of the Joondalup, Mindarie, Quinns Rocks and

Yanchep areas and supports over 75,000 people and growing. This area is booming in residential construction with plans for further development of residential housing in the years to come. Current T/O $16K per week. Stock value approx $4K. The business is growing rapidly. The customer base is well established with the potential to expand and tap into the booming residential market. Price includes all equipment (as new). Current lease to 2014 with option to extend.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

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An Overlooked Ingredient of Boost Juice Success By Louise Woodbury Co-authors of the books The Invisible Partnership and The Invisible Entrepreneur natural to get highly enthusiastic about your work. “We were both so excited that the excitement drove us forward, past all the obstacles,” Janine reflects.

“People think Jeff and I somehow were just in the right place at the right time,” says Janine, “but the secret is our commitment and mutual alignment with our dream. In the early days, it was a struggle, but we never gave up on our vision.” Somehow these two type-A personalities survive the pressure-cooker, 24/7, joined-at-the-hip existence of being married to one's business partner. Both Janine and Jeff are powerful individuals who feel compelled to speak their mind. Jeff hails from the cutthroat corporate world, where he earned a reputation for getting the job done. The combination is a natural spawning ground for conflict and division. You'd expect the stress of their efforts would turn into a power struggle. With 50 percent of marriages ending up failing and an even greater percentage of start-ups collapsing within the first five years, how come a volatile, lethal combination of two natural leaders at the helm succeeded? Why didn't they wind up in a divorce, arguing over who should get the business? The clue to their success may lie in what Jim Collins, in his book Good to Great, calls “a Big Hairy Audacious Goal.” Jeff and Janine's goal was to be the best in the world at what they do. This drove them, and united them. Creating an audacious goal entails risk. But with such a goal as a starting point, it is

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Like many successful life partners sharing the reigns of their own company, the two alphas learned not to compete with or challenge each other. They chose to fully align themselves with their goal and, through it, with each other: mentally, physically, and emotionally. The couple says their alignment is the essential factor in their success. And they maintain their alignment without compromise, because the same goal drives them. Business gurus emphasize the importance of business planning, financial forecasting, systems, and processes. But they tend to overlook the relational, personal, and emotional factors that affect an entrepreneur's performance. And they rarely discuss the difficulties and solutions surrounding husband-andwife business duos. The absence of a unified excitement, Janine believes, is why most couples who work together engage in an endless struggle at home and in the office. The core problem is lack of passion about their work. So they start to go their own way and lose their unity with each other. Living with such a

division takes an emotional toll that drains life and strength from the business and from the relationship. Enthusiastic alignment, according to the Allises, is the most essential ingredient of a successful working relationship between life partners. “I am a firm believer that you can have anything you want,” says Janine. “But to have what you really want, you need to be prepared to stay with what you believe in, without compromising. From the very beginning, we had one simple idea: to be the best in the world at what we do. We aligned ourselves with that and, through that goal, with each other.”

Invisible Partnership: How to Work with Your Spouse without Getting Divorced. The Invisible Entrepreneur: How to grow Your Business by Taking 3 Months Off! www.InvisiblePartnership.com www.InvisibleEntrepreneur.com

Louise Woodbury and William de Ora are married business owners, in-demand motivational speakers, and co-authors of the books The

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Multimillion $ Turnover / Great Lifestyle Hogs Breath Café franchises rarely come onto the market. Australia’s leading franchise restaurant chain, 75 locations and growing, 20 year track record. This business was the first Hogs Breath Café in south east Queensland and has an outstanding location and clientele. Positioned in an award winning retail complex close to Brisbane CBD, Suncorp Stadium and Caxton Street, the business is primed for further expansion. Undercover parking, outside and inside dining, large bar. Superb business with 12 years left on lease - a blue chip investment. Confidential inquiries to Tim Pratt. Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $1,250,000 + S.A.V. mob 0438 553 276 hbbrisy@hogsbreath.com.au www.hogsbreathcafe.com.au

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INTERNET BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY ONLY $400 INTERNET USERS WANTED FOR DISTRIBUTING THE WORLD’S LATEST FREE WEB BROWSER “SMART MEDIA BROWSER” (SMB) is the world’s latest and fastest Internet Browser and the only one that PAYS its distributors when other people use it. ** WE HAVE DISTRIBUTORS ALREADY EARNING OVER $20,000 PER MONTH! **

This amazing new browser has Google interface and is up to ten times faster than Intrenet Explorer, Google Chrome or Firefox. It comes packaged with free music, movies, thousands of educational videos, a bargain finder for shoppers and many other popular features not found on any other browsers. Never before has there been such an opportunity to earn serious money by simply giving away a free service that everyone needs and uses. No selling or special computer skills are needed – and you can work part time from home.

$400 is all it costs to secure World Distribution Rights for the revolutionary “Smart Media Browser” Business System What do you get for the $400? Besides global marketing rights and the browser registered in their name, distributors also receive an amazing multifunctional program called ‘Smart Media Desktop” (SMD). This is a complete “Business In a Box” system with advertising spaces, hosted websites, marketing videos, training and support, webinars, 24/7 instant computer support system and much more. These features alone are worth far more that the joining fee of $400. To understand this you should first examine the contents of the “Smart Media Desktop” & Browser. It can be downloaded, used and shared by anyone from this link, without cost or obligation. www.ab4s.smartmediadesktop.com How do you make money? There are two ways for doing this: A You will make money whenever people use the browser that they downloaded from your link. Your browser link can be distributed anywhere by using email, SMS, Facebook, brochures, advertisements, Twitter, seminars & exhibitions, websites, or just by personal recommendation. Then when people click on the paid ads on “your” browser, YOU GET PAID! In addition, you will also receive a share of the revenue whenever any of your ”free users” want the extra benefits of the registered version and pay to UPGRADE their free SMD to their own name. B Your registered SMD can be promoted as a business opportunity to many different people who seek additional income, business advertising or just immediate online computer support. Prospective buyers are business owners, social clubs, charity organizations, students, housewives, networkers or anyone wanting a home based online business. When people pay and register their own SMD & Browser from YOUR link, YOU GET PAID To see the different income streams available from this business and how to join, go to www.ab4s.smartmediatechnologies.com If you would like to see how the SMD promotes and sells itself, go to www.ab4s.smartmediapays.com Questions? Please contact smart@ab4s.com.au Telephone: 0432 500 411 Australian Business For Sale ® 15


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What happens when parents buy their kids a franchise… Author: Jason Gehrke real estate market to do more than hold on, rather than build enough equity to allow for future borrowing opportunities.

Generation Y are impatient

Franchisors are noting an increase in the number of franchise applicants who are proposing to pay for their franchise using funds borrowed in part or full from their parents or other family members. This is partly the result of several economic and social trends, outlined as follows:

The GFC Banks have tightened their lending criteria in the wake of the Global Financial Crisis and now require more security and a demonstration of the capacity to service a business loan than was required pre-GFC. Additionally, the relatively buoyant housing market in Australia has meant a flow of funds toward home lending that might otherwise have been allocated for business lending. This compounds the difficulty of achieving a business loan when the criteria is tightened and there’s less funds available.

The housing market Unlike the United States, England and parts of Europe, property prices in Australia have generally risen – not fallen – during the economic turmoil of the last couple of years. For many Australians, home ownership is becoming increasingly unattainable, and consequently a growing proportion of potential franchisees are unlikely to have any real estate equity to offer a bank as security for a business loan. Likewise, the growing cost of owning a home given the higher proportion of household incomes now allocated to mortgage payments and utilities makes it increasingly harder for those who have managed to get a toehold in the 16 Australian Business For Sale ®

Rather than waiting until they have acquired the asset base necessary to secure a business loan, they are ready to get into business for themselves now. (And by the same token, if these Generation Y candidates are already working within a franchise as an employee, their talent will be obvious to a franchisor). However Generation Y is not known for its long-term outlook, and a franchise over five or 10 years may represent a future commitment longer than the time a Gen Y candidate can realistically envisage.

By contrast, if Mum and Dad lend the money to Junior to buy a business and the business then fails, what are the consequences to the child? Family gatherings at Christmas are likely to be a bit subdued for a while. They might miss out on birthday presents from Mum and Dad thereafter, and other family social gatherings may be a bit awkward, but in real terms, the chances of parents pursuing an outstanding debt with the same rigour as a bank are pretty remote. And consequently, people who are financed by their parents do not have the same subtle but powerful debt repayment motivation like those who

borrow from banks, and in the long run may be less determined to succeed. One potential outcome of a family-financed business is that parents may be forced to step in to protect their investment as the performance of the business deteriorates, and franchisors could find themselves increasingly dealing with Mum and Dad rather than the child who was granted the franchise. Such an outcome would be one that neither the franchisor nor the parents of the franchisee signed-up for. Jason Gehrke is a director of the Franchise Advisory Centre and has been involved in franchising for 20 years at franchisee, franchisor and advisor level. He provides consulting services to both franchisors and franchisees, and conducts franchise education programs throughout Australia.

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Mum & Dad want to help Baby Boomer and some Generation X parents, whose share investments have been savaged by the GFC, and who can see bleak wealth creation prospects for their Gen Y offspring given the ever-rising property market, are now actually more prepared to consider lending to their kids as a way of getting them started in life. Many parents treat such loans as an advance on their kids’ inheritance. But despite all the factors that lead to family financing, one key difference remains between that and traditional bank lending: A bank will move heaven and earth to get its money back. For a borrower who uses his house to secure a business loan, the fear of losing the home in the event of a business

Sydney

NSW

Business Coaching Franchise

Business Coaching Practice License with the world’s #1 Business Coaching Firm, ActionCOACH. Licensee can practice unrestricted, throughout New South Wales. ActionCOACH is no longer selling these unrestricted territory licenses. Save $15,000 on the original purchase price. Enjoy building a business that rewards you for your efforts, work with business owners, helping them build their businesses for greater profitability, use your business acumen plus the ActionCOACH proven systems to supercharge your clients' businesses. Become a business mentor and help businesses excel using the tools available to Franchise Owners. Contact Geoff Mutton. Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $35,000 ah 0438 891 225

mob 0438 891 225

geoffmutton@actioncoach.com

www.actioncoach.com.au

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People born in an age of computer gadgetry and internet connectivity, and who have joined the workforce during the pre-GFC economic boom and times of easy credit are incredibly confident in their own ability to do almost anything. This is often demonstrated by the way they quickly acquire technical skills in new jobs, and change jobs just as quickly.

failure is subtle but powerful motivation to work harder and smarter to make the business succeed. Beyond losing the home is the risk of bankruptcy, bad credit references and so on, with the stigma often attached to these occurrences.


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How to spot an undevalued business by Marc Hurwitz, B.Com, (Accounting) will give a good understanding of the actual sales and profit of the business as well as alert you to any tax debt owing. 3. Dig behind the scenes and get a good understanding of the realities of the business. One way is get the owners permission and shadow them during the day-to-day operations. Also talk to customers about their opinion of the business. 4. Determine how much you are prepared to pay for the business based on your valuation. 5. Examine the industry, is it struggling, growing, consolidating etc, this will help determine the price and future profitability of the business. 6. Be picky when buying a business as this is normally a major investment for you. Do not be afraid to walk away from a deal for whatever reason. Ph: (02) 9221 4088

Develop your own import product label Source – direct from overseas manufacturer Ship – factory to shop floor Sell – online, wholesale, retail, export Convert your import idea into your own sustainable business

Price: From $25,000

P (07) 3889 9300 M 0407 749 092 E info@myimportlabel.com.au

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When looking to buy a business most people are worried about overpaying for a business. You can often find this out from the financial records. However what can be harder to spot is when a business has been undervalued and is actually a bargain purchase. This is often due to the current owners/operators not capitalising on existing opportunities. Some ways to help identify an undervalued business are: 1. Find out why the current owners are selling, is it retirement, family moving to another state/country or are there problems with the business that the owner wants to unload? Also talk with anyone familiar with the business as this may reveal unexplored opportunities within the business. 2. Review the financial statements and tax returns for the past 3 to 5 years. This

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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

MANAGEMENT RIGHTS A home with an income! Call now for your FREE Introductory brochure

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OCEAN VIEWS - Sunshine Coast Letting 17 apts is this quality, well located complex. 3 bed ens a/c managers apt on 1st level, balcony with ocean views. Long agreements, ground floor spacious office/reception. Nett $148,000 Price $1,320,000 Contact Gerry Lewis 0411 655 445 WATERFRONT COMPLEX - Sunshine Coast Letting 39 apts with 3 bed ens managers apt, spacious office & back office on title. Long agreements, on site restaurant (not responsibility of mgr). Has lift, heated pool, spa, sauna & gym. Nett $330,000 Price $2,495,000 Contact Gerry Lewis 0411 655 445 QUALITY BEACHFRONT LIVING - Sunshine Coast

All units with magnificent water views over Maroochy River, north facing complex. 3 bed mgrs unit with water views, office attached & on title. Secluded sandy beach. Boat ramp nearby. Nett $130,000 Price $1,120,000 Contact Maria Duke 0409 349 285 Exclusive Agent

Letting 15 of 17 units in a prime beachfront location with both ocean & lagoon views. Keen Vendors have called time after 5 years. 3 bed unit offers real luxury with quality & space. Nett $120,000 Price $1,130,000 Contact Maria Duke 0409 349 285

BOUTIQUE BEAUTY - Sunshine Coast

NOOSAVILLE GEM - Sunshine Coast

Boutique style complex with a Mediterranean ambience aimed at the couples market. Located 10 mins walk to Hastings Street & Main Beach. Easily run by 1 person. Excellent starter complex. Nett $54,000 Price $645,000 Contact Mike Brand 0407 739 575

This compact complex caters to the couples market & is set in immaculate gardens. Free standing mgrs unit. Close to Gympie Tce & restaurants. Good starter, great location. Earn extra $.

PUT YOUR STAMP ON THIS OTP PROPERTY - Brisbane

BIG & BOLD - Brisbane

Great new business in progress Southside. Complex will consist of 66 x 3 bed t/houses plus a large 3 bed mgrs residence. Changes can still be made to manager's unit to provide extra room. Nett $188,500 Price $1,155,000 Contact Don Brady 0400 211 505

Large complex in great rental hub on the Southside. Beautifully renovated 3 bedroom manager's residence along with a great business. Still plenty of growth left in this business going forward Nett $234,000 Price $1,583,000 Contact Don Brady 0400 211 505

BAYSIDE - Brisbane A very nice low maintenance gated complex, easy to operate by 1 person. Minutes from Moreton Bay. The mangers 3 bed lowest villa is very comfortable & well maintained. Will not disappoint. Nett $69,700 Price $650,000 Contact David Harris 0418 748 050

CARETAKING ONLY - Brisbane A very clean & tidy complex with easy caretaking. No licence required & suited to off site management. The managers residence includes a self contained flat renting for additional $12K pa. Nett $45,000 Price $660,000 Contact David Harris 0418 748 050 Exclusive Agent

LARGE PERMANENT - Brisbane Good size 3 bed ensuite home with granny flat, office on title & long term agreement. This complex is in excellent rental area. A good family home & business. Nett $184,000 Price $1,350,000 Contact John Ennis 0407 750 862 Exclusive Agent

HIGH RISE HOLIDAY - Gold Coast Burleigh Heads, excellent position with good repeat business. Spacious 2 bed ensuite unit with office on title & long term agreement, managers are keen to sell! Nett $150,000 Price $1,250,000 Contact John Ennis 0407 750 862

Brisbane David Harris 0418 748 050 Don Brady 0400 211 505 Denise Lucas 0408 153 092

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

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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

RIVER VIEWS - Gold Coast Great position on river with view north & south. Short stroll to Surfers beach & all other attractions. Managers 2 bed unit has been renovated. Be quick this one will not last. Nett $206,000 Price $1,430,000 Contact Garth Rippin 0412 735 389 CASH COW - Gold Coast Mixture of holiday & permanent letting. Walking distance to Surfers Paradise. Long agreements & large Body Corporate salary. Ideal complex to live off site. Nett $323,000 Price $2,000,000 Contact Andrea Venz 0438 925 977 Exclusive Agent LARGE 4 BED HOME - Nth NSW

GREAT COMPLEX - Gold Coast On the water at Surfers. Just listed, lovely 2 bed air conditioned managers unit. Little Body Corporate work would suite one person. Nett $126,000 Price $875 000 Contact Garth Rippin 0412 735 389 GROWTH POTENTIAL - Gold Coast Near new complex offer many benefits. All units refurbished the same, designated short term letting, mixture of holiday & permanent & corporate. On site conference centre & licensed bar. Nett $820,000 Price $4,900,000 Contact Andrea Venz 0438 925 977 MIX OF HOLIDAY & PERMANENT – Gold Coast

Excellent permanent letting complex with 4 bedroom ensuite managers house. Office on title. Long agreement. Great rental complex. No set office hours. This is one you should inspect.

Great location metres to the beach & shops. Nice managers unit. Long term agreement. Lots of repeat business. This is one complex you should inspect. Only asking 4.5 times nett. Nett $170,000 Price $1,070,000 Contact Ross Venz 0414 925 802

Nett $450,000 Price $2,975,000 Contact Ross Venz 0414 925 802 BEACHFRONT BEAUTY - Gold Coast Situated in dress circle location, expensive frontage on the beach with spectacular panoramic views overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Holiday letting only - full licence required, no need to live on-site. Nett $50,000 Price $625,000 Contact Office 07 5592 5927 Exclusive Agent LOCATION PLUS - Sunshine Coast All apartments have magnificent views over the Maroochy River, from north facing complex. 3 bed mgrs unit with water views & office attached & on title. Secluded private sandy beach. Nett $130,000 Price $1,120,000 Contact Office 07 5592 5927 Exclusive Agent OVERLOOKING THE OCEAN - Sunshine Coast Short stroll to 3 of the coasts most popular beaches. Mix of 1, 2 & 3 bed units to cater to a wide market. Reception/back office on title, long agreements. Quality complex, beautifully presented unit. Nett $431,600 Price $2,860,000 Contact Office 07 5592 5927 Exclusive Agent

BOUTIQUE HOLIDAY - Gold Coast Money earner only asking 4 times Nett income, 4 star modern complex, long agreement, easy care grounds, 2 bedroom unit. Nett $100,000 Price $695,000 Contact Office 07 5592 5927 Exclusive Agent WATERFRONT - Gold Coast Located near the heart of the action. Spacious managers unit & no set office hours. Recently painted & plenty of opportunity for growth. Nett $190,000 Price $1,305,000 Contact Office 07 5592 5927 Exclusive Agent

STYLISH HIGH RISE - Gold Coast (pic) Modern holiday, well appointed with all the features you would expect. Included in managers title is 2 bed unit, reception, office, back office & much more. Good salary & potential to increase. Nett $528,000+ Price $3,710,000 Contact Office 07 5592 5927 Exclusive Agent

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www.venz.com.au Bargara / Hervey Bay Michael Leiper 0409 932 721 leiper@mail.com

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

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A rare opportunity Panoramic coastal mountain top

Real Estate Opportunity Maleny QLD Just 10 minutes from Maleny, this unique parcel of land is 11.5 acres in size with unparalleled coastal and country views. The opportunities are obvious; this would make a fantastic wedding venue, boutique cabin escape or exclusive B&B retreat. Panoramic views of Coast, Country and The Glasshouse Mountains. Choice of building sites available, 1 pad already prepared. East side of Maleny, 10 minutes from town, 20 minutes drive to the coast / 1 hour drive to Brisbane. This is one of those rare opportunities to obtain a unique piece of real estate with extensive commercial possibilities.

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Whitsunday Shuttle Service Whitsunday Shuttle Service has been established in the Whitsunday region for 15 years and the owners of this well known Bus Transfer & Coach Charter business are looking forward to retirement. Transporting passengers between the Whitsunday Coast Airport & various accommodation complexes, they also service the marina for tourists meeting boats to cruise the Whitsunday Islands & Great Barrier Reef. Providing Private Charters for Businesses, Conferences and Weddings, this easily run business has an efficient management system in place making it easy for new owners to take over. With a fleet of well maintained vehicles and healthy figures this business still has potential for further growth. Please contact Paul Skinner at Ray White Whitsunday for further details.

Price: $395,000 Contact Michael Reck on 0447 589 491 www.malenyrealty.com.au

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$2.7 million penalty for fake "Yellow Pages" directory scam Australian Competition & Customer Commission

The Federal Court in Melbourne has imposed penalties totalling $2.7 million against two overseas companies, Yellow Page Marketing BV (YPM) and Yellow Publishing Limited (YPL), for sending thousands of Australian businesses misleading faxes and invoices in an attempt to obtain subscriptions to their online business directories. The ACCC alleged that between May 2010 and November 2010, YPM and YPL misled thousands of businesses into thinking they were dealing with Sensis Pty Ltd Yellow Pages®, a business well known around Australia. The YPM and YPL companies sent faxes and invoices that contained the words 'Yellow Page' and a 'Walking Fingers' logo. "This is a significant outcome and represents the highest penalty to be 22 Australian Business For Sale ®

handed down since civil pecuniary penalties were introduced as part of the Australian Consumer Law," Australian Competition and Consumer Commission chairman Graeme Samuel said. "These proceedings are a warning to companies both here and overseas that the ACCC will not tolerate this type of conduct and will seek substantial penalties," Mr Samuel said. In her reasons for judgment, Justice Gordon noted that the traders involved in this directory scam had hectored businesses, demanding payment of invoices and threatening the imposition of late fees. It is important that businesses affected by this scam understand that the court's orders (described below) mean that they can now ignore any demand for payment and stop making payments to these companies.

While making orders as to refunds the court did note the real possibility that the parties may not comply. This is because the case reveals this directory to be a scam run by overseas entities, and it is therefore unlikely that any real assets can be tracked down. The court declared that YPM and YPL had contravened sections 52 and 53 of the Trade Practices Act 1974* as neither of the companies are in any way affiliated with Sensis Pty Ltd Yellow Pages®. The court's final orders also included: • injunctions restraining YPM and YPL from registering domain names including the words "yellow page/s" in combination with ".au" or the name of a city, state or other location in Australia • all Australian online directory contracts with YPM and YPL were


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Commercial Laundry - Agnes Water QLD

King Island Motors Well established freehold service station/mechanical workshop/fuel outlet and car hire business. On one title with an area of 1963m2. Includes panel work and paint shop business, servicing of road vehicles, and machinery. Agents for vehicle and machinery sales; licensed site for roadworthy inspections; 24-hour electronic fuel access and 6 fuel pumps, including LPG auto gas; and a fleet of 29 hire cars which are included with the business.

Price: $900,000 + S.A.V.

Freehold Coastal Lifestyle Business Agnes Water’s premier lifestyle business. Featuring a commercial premises, commercial laundry & drying facilities, linen hire, cleaning, paper and packaging supplies, storage area & fleet of vehicles. Servicing resorts, holiday accommodation and local businesses for 6 years with an impeccable reputation for service. Sale includes two bedroom residence and sheds, all located on 40 acres close to beautiful Agnes Water renowned for its rugged beauty and unspoilt beaches. Enjoy the area and a first class business. Great team of staff, suit family, couple or aspiring business owner. Call today. AB0657_70_1

P l (03) 6462 1474 / 0429 621 474 E l kingisland@harcourts.com.au Wl

www.harcourts.com.au

declared void, with no further amounts payable, unless specifically requested by a business to remain in force • cheques subpoenaed from the Commissioner of Police of Western Australia to be delivered to the ACCC. The ACCC will return those cheques to the relevant businesses, and • YPM and YPL to pay the ACCC's costs.

Price: $1,200,000 P l (07) 4902 1444 / 0417 206 500 E l gordon.christian@harcourts.com.au Wl

On 1 January 2011 as part of Australian Consumer Law amendments the Trade Practices Act 1974 was renamed the Competition and Consumer Act 2010. Media inquiries Mr Graeme Samuel, chairman, (03) 9290 1812 or mobile/pager 0408 335 555 Mr Brent Rebecca, media, (02) 6243 1317 or 0408 995 408 General inquiries Infocentre: 1300 302 502 NR 66/11 14 April 2011

AB0416_70_1

www.naiharcourts.com.au/qar110320

Custom Promotional Merchandise Import Business Reluctant sale due to overseas transfer. PinSource Victoria, Master Franchise is part of a long established international network with offices in 16 countries. Established 1988, range of items includes Lapel Pins, Keyrings, Badges, Lanyards, Wristbands and PVC items. PinSource Victoria has enjoyed significant growth and an opportunity exists to further increase sales due to additions to the Victorian territory of up to 4 sub franchises. Excellent business opportunity for anyone wanting an established business about to experience expansion. This business requires no stock holding therefore can easily be run from home or a small office. Occasional face to face visits needed to keep business personal and ensure development of relationships, but most customer contact via telephone, email and web (www.pinsource.com.au). China factory visits and trade fairs an important part of business growth, also local trade shows and exhibitions. A growth industry offering a great lifestyle.

M: 0414 582 224 E: anne@pinsource.com.au Website: www.pinsource.com.au

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Adult Entertainment

Sydney

Appliance Service/Repairs

Bathurst

NSW

NSW

One of Sydney’s finest adult retail / entertainment complexes. Comprising 2 floors, the first floor has retail outlet and a 6 cubicle high speed internet arcade. The 2nd floor has M2M cruise lounge with large screen movies and private cubicles. Place of public entertainment license and adult shop permit. Seller is concentrating on interstate ventures. Stock can be included should the purchaser desire. Contact for further information.

Busy, profitable business established over 37 years, with a shop/workshop in the CBD of Bathurst, 2 1/2 hrs from Sydney. Specialising in the service and repair of domestic whitegoods (dishwashers, washing machines, fridges, vacuum cleaners etc.) Authorized Service Centre for most major brands such as LG, Electrolux, Samsung, Fisher & Paykel, Asko, Whirlpool, Maytag, Dishlex and Westinghouse. Fully operational workshop and 2 mobile units. Average gross T/O $500,000. Staff wish to stay and all systems in place. Unlimited potential for growth into commercial market and surrounding areas. Current owners relocating. Training period available.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $160,000

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

bh (03) 9663 2533 fax (03) 9639 2810

mob 0427 070 689 serv-u@ix.net.au

ah (03) 9663 2533 dean@hgc.com.au

429486

Serv-U Appliance Centre

438522

Adult Retail / Entertainment Shop

Appliance Service/Repairs Swan Hill

VIC

Very busy appliance repair business Looking for a Tree Change? How about Swan Hill, a wonderful town on the banks of the mighty Murray. Great place to raise a family, with good schools & sporting facilities. The business specializes in servicing household white goods such as washing machines, refrigerators etc, commercial laundry and kitchen equipment, plus sales, service and installation of air conditioners. Established 27 years, run by husband and wife team with 2 employees.

Services a large clientele including retailers in town plus major companies. Owners now ready to slow down, but will be available for any help required. There is an option for the sale of part of the business, with owners retaining part. New owner would require D Grade Electrical License or R.A.C License. This is a very successful and well patronized business – always busy, and operates 8.30 – 5.30 Monday to Friday (no weekends). Contact owners for further information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

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price: $170,000 WIWO


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Art Gallery Braidwood, Southern Tablelands

NSW

Fine Art Gallery and Gift Shop Altenburg Gallery has been a successful business for 3 decades. Healthy growing turnover, situated in the centre of Braidwood NSW only 1 hour from Australia’s capital city Canberra. Fabulous prospects going forward into the next decade. Established icon in Braidwood, the gallery represents good taste, high quality, unique and eclectic handmade and original stock along with exhibitions of fine arts from leading and emerging artists. Customers come from all over the country and the locals are

delighted to have a high quality exclusive outlet. Canberra customers are an ever increasing group of high end buyers, plus a tourist population visiting Canberra who travel the coast via Braidwood and stop for a coffee break and come to the gallery. Extensive exhibition mailing list draws buyers locally and interstate - this is a growing part of the business. Contact Bryce McMurtrie at Braidwood First National Real Estate if you would like to discuss the benefits of this vibrant and exciting business.

bh (02) 4842 2707 mob 0409 461 127 geoldham@yahoo.com.au www.altenburg.com.au

437919

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

Auto or Mechanical Repairs Tweed Heads

NSW

Tweed Valley Service Centre Opportunity to purchase a long established and successful auto repair Service Centre. This mechanical workshop is located in Chinderah Valley close to Tweed Heads and not far from the QLD border and Coolangatta airport. The workshop is large with 3 hoists and can accommodate 9 vehicles inside and ample parking for 12 vehicles outside. The business specialises in wheel alignment, brakes, gearbox and suspension problems as

well as general service, tyre and battery replacement, plus windscreen repairs. Current T/O $240,000 plus. Stock approx $30K. The Freehold premises has a 1 bed unit above the office plus shower & toilet facilities. Also a kitkchen / lunch room. A mezzanine floor has been utilised for storage. Sale includes tools and equipment. The Service Centre is close to the Pacific Highway and has a good regular clientele plus plenty of passing trade, with other auto related businesses close by.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $420,000 + S.A.V. freehold bh (02) 6674 4999 mob 0422 820 092 chrislaidler@blue1000.com.au

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Auto or Mechanical Repairs Port Stephens

NSW

Nelson Bay Mechanical Repairs Upmarket business located in beautiful Salamander Bay, Port Stephens, trading as a Repco Authorised Service Centre. Only one in the Port Stephen’s area. Fully established, extremely well equipped workshop located in busy industrial estate. Comprises 2 sheds, 8 bays plus large awning and storage areas. Modern reception & waiting area, 2nd office, kitchen/lunch room. Includes all equipment: poster hoists, poster wheel aligner, modern diagnostic equipment & tools. Includes 2

vehicles. Corner block 1,200m sq with front and side access. Parking for 16 vehicles. Room to expand and diversify. Annual T/O in excess of $600,000. Current stock approx $15K - $20K. Leasehold sale with the option to buy freehold – price to be negotiated. Tired of the heat and dust out west or hustle and bustle of city life? Work and live a short stroll from the crystal clear waters and golden sands of beautiful Salamander Bay, an idyllic coastal paradise.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $220,000 including stock 419117

ah (02) 4982 9950 mob 0418 684 211 / 0408 384 001 nbmechanical@bigpond.com

Auto or Mechanical Repairs

Auto or Mechanical Repairs

Bayswater

Sydney

VIC

NSW

Automotive repair business for sale. • Established 12 years • VACC accredited • $250,000 plus turnover per annum • Affordable rent, 300m2 workshop • Dyno Dynamics in floor dyno • Clear floor 2 post hoist • Up-to-date snap on scanner • Brake lathe and more. Price includes current stock. Contact Owner for further information.

Buy into the leading tyre retailing system in Australia - the Edgecliff store is for sale. Work in the eastern suburbs on the busy main route to the city. Bob Jane T-Marts has outlets Australia wide with a close knit group of franchisees working together. The business supplies a huge range of wheels and tyres from the world’s leading manufacturers and uses the latest technology to perform wheel alignment and balancing services. The new owner will need to meet all Bob Jane Corporation requirements prior to purchase. Contact for further details.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $150,000

price: $550,000 + S.A.V.

bh (03) 9761 7261 fax (03) 9761 4998 mob 0421 907 732 wendygoudswaard1@bigpond.com

bh (02) 9328 1188

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ah (02) 9328 1188

bjedgecliff@tmarts.com.au www.bobjaneedgecliff.com.au

439386

Bob Jane T-Mart Edgecliff

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Auto or Mechanical Repairs Austral

NSW

Partnership Break Up Forces Sale Existing owner not a mechanic so looking to move into another field. Mechanical Workshop established 25 years. Turnover $550,000 plus p.a. Well equipped with 2 twopost hoists, 1 four-post hoist, 2 tyre fitting machines & 2 tyre balancing machines, air bag ramps with wheel alignment machine, brake lathe, latest snap on diagnostic scan tool, tyre rack, brake safety stop, new jacks & stands for cars and trucks, engine crane & gear box stand, plus more. Full staff of mechanics happy

to stay on. Sale includes all equipment and stock on hand. Large carpark designed for trucks, plus employee parking. Fully equipped office, 3 computers, MYOB and customer data base, fax, cash register, eftpos terminal. Training provided to new owner. Huge growth potential with current subdivision of surrounding suburbs plus rail line & Westfields shopping centre development nearby. Workshop is part of auto centre with car wash, smash repairs & auto electrician.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

bh (02) 9606 8777 mob 0403 615 989 australautomotive@hotmail.com www.australautomotive.com.au

439370

price: $175,000

Auto or Mechanical Repairs Newcastle

NSW

Car and Caravan Repairs Established in1992 this very busy mechanical repair workshop does private work, warranty work for used car lots, insurance work, registration inspections for a large car auction firm and the mechanical work on cars belonging to other business operators in the area. The business also has authority to do N.S.W. State Fleet Vehicles. It also does insurance repairs on caravans for several insurance companies, plus warranty work for a caravan sales yard. Also general service work and Safety Slips

for caravan registrations. Booked out months in advance for caravan repairs. Located near a main road in Whitebridge,10 mins from Newcastle CBD & 5 mins from Westfield shopping centre. Close to industrial and residential areas. Operates as 2 businesses but one set of books for accounting and tax purposes. Financial records available. Well equipped workshop, 3 hoists and snapon computer tester. All equipment and tools included. Air cond. office, lunch room and amenities. Extensive parking area.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $120,000 all inclusive bh (02) 4959 2874 mob 0438 421 402 smithgriffith@hotmail.com

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Auto or Mechanical Repairs

Auto or Mechanical Repairs

West Wyalong

Mid North Coast

NSW

NSW

Feel Like a Tree Change?

Mechanical Repair Business

Busy tyre and exhaust centre located in the Main Street of West Wyalong.

Highly successful, unique business established 40 yrs, clear profits, great reputation. Ideal opportunity for instant stability and a desirable sea/tree change. Located in Wauchope a thriving country town on the Hastings River 20 mins west of Port Macquarie CBD. The town has a real sense of community and country living close to beaches, shopping, entertainment, major hospital, high quality educational facilities and major services. Extremely well priced business for the proven profitable returns. Very strong customer base, great lease, low rent. Walk in and start trading. Contact Garry Graham.

• Established over 20 years. • Present owners wishing to retire. • Large customer base. • Ideal opportunity for young enthusiastic buyers. • Two large buildings. Contact George for more information. Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $680,000

bh (02) 6585 1211 mob 0408 852 578

fax (02) 6586 0366 manager@grahamsmechanical.com.au

439459

price: $360,000 all inclusive 439401

bh (02) 6972 3422 ah (02) 6972 4042 fax (02) 6972 2971 mob 0427 076 592 wwte@pacific.net.au

Auto Parts & Accessories Central

QLD

Autopro Retail in Blackall The largest chain of independent retailers in auto parts and accessories – a rare opportunity to purchase a successful established business in a high profile area on the main street of Blackall. Excellent turnover generating net return of around 18%. Wide store frontage giving maximum exposure to locals and travellers. Specialising in all types of spare parts and auto accessories e.g. navigation, incar entertainment systems, security systems, oil & additive products, body repair and paint, tools, seat covers etc, Autopro offers all the benefits

of a national buying group but with no franchise fees. The premises have a large retail showroom and office area, with off street parking. Situated close to schools, shops etc. Stock approx $95K. This represents excellent value as it includes the commercial freehold, comprising the retail shop, spacious 4 b/r residence, and 6x6m colourbond shed. Blackall is situated on the Barcoo River and on the Landsborough (Matilda) Highway. Offering a secure Income and relaxed lifestyle. Owners willing to negotiate. Contact Mark for more info.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

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Auto Parts & Accessories Robinvale

VIC

Highly Successful Autopro Opportunity Established in 2002, Autopro Robinvale has grown into a strong diversified business supplying all parts, accessories, oils, outdoor power products, hardware, tools and equipment to agricultural areas. Includes local retail and trade customers. A Husqvarna Premium Dealer, the business services the large agricultural growth in Robinvale and surrounding areas. Autopro marketing is aimed at the agricultural sector which includes large Agribusiness companies as well as local table grape, dried fruit and wine grape growers, almond and pistachio growers plus local

vegetable growers. Autopro products include in-car entertainment systems, navigation and motor vehicle security systems, performance products and seat covers. The business has seen continued growth in sales each year since 2002 and continues to excel in sales growth exceeding all projections and expectations. Total sales for 09/10 were $2,280,000. Projected sales for 10/11 $2,500,000. Robinvale is a picturesque holiday town located on the Murray River between Mildura and Swan Hill. Contact for further information. VENDOR FINANCE available for stock.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $550,000 + S.A.V. 438121

ah (03) 5026 1437 mob 0427 264 055 rod@autoprorobinvale.com.au

Bakery Hunter Valley (relocatable)

NSW

Manufacturing and Distribution Gourmet Breads and Biscuits A unique outstanding business established in 2001 with solid national sales distribution. This well established business offers good hours (Mon to Fri, 8am-4pm), great lifestyle, access to regional government grants and can also be relocated anywhere in Australia. The bakery produces a range of gourmet crispbread, sweet biscuits and bread sticks. The business is equipped with state of the art machinery manufacturing

various bakery lines and is capable of supporting the potential of private labelling and international expansion. Business is established with fully trained staff and the buyer will be provided with full training on product manufacturing and business management. Business can be bought with an option to lease. Freehold is also offered. Sellers open to vendor finance. Owners selling to reunite with family in Europe.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $340,000 bh (02) 6546 6822 mob 0421 061 611

ah (02) 6546 6618 fax (02) 6546 6822 baccos@dodo.com.au www.baccos.com.au

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Bakery Regional

NSW

Merriwa Cakes & Pastries Trading for over 50 years, this long established and very busy bakery is located in the historic township of Merriwa. The bakehouse was the original town bakehouse & remains a successful & very profitable business. Gross T/O $800,000 plus. The bakery produces a variety of different breads, cakes, pies and pastries, and caters to a loyal & regular clientele plus an ever increasing passing tourist trade being not far from the mines and multiplying wineries. The bakery has 2 shop fronts, a bakery and a café, and presents a large seating area for approx 40 customers. The business requires 12 staff, who are

a mixture of casual and permanent employees. There is a long lease available with an option to purchase the freehold premises. Merriwa, commonly referred to as the Hub of the Golden Highway, is situated in the Upper Hunter Valley in the Central West of NSW. This unique and friendly rural town is an ideal place to stop over as it is centrally located between Newcastle, Dubbo, Tamworth & Bathurst and offers a number of tourist attractions. Accommodation is plentiful in the area, and good schools and sporting facilities are also close by.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $350,000 WIWO

Bakery

437296

ah (02) 6376 4615 mob 0407 461 746 willow.downs@bigpond.com www.merriwa.com

Bakery

Murchison

Gippsland

VIC

VIC

This business has been established for over 100 years and occupies a superb position opposite the Goulburn River. An icon in the area with a loyal customer base of locals plus visitors, the business has a strong cash flow and offers a very good return on investment. Trading figures available. Vendors willing to provide a training period to purchaser. Long term lease available. Murchison is 90 mins from Melbourne and is known as the “River Bank Garden Town”. Contact owner for further information.

A rare opportunity to purchase the San Remo Bakehouse has arrived. San Remo, being the gateway to Phillip Island, is a very picturesque town which is very popular with tourists. The present owners, who have had this business for the past 7 years, are only selling to move onto a different field and therefore are creating a great opportunity for someone. The bakery is an excellent cash flow business with an annual T/O of $760,000. It is partially managed and offers a long lease (over 9 years). Excellent quality equipment throughout. For details and figures on this business please contact Paul.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: P.O.A.

price: $480,000

bh (03) 5481 2911 fax (03) 5481 2999

ah (03) 5481 2911 sam2611@bigpond.net.au

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mob 0408 380 040 paul@sanremobakehouse.com.au

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San Remo Bakehouse / Cafe for Sale

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Bed and Breakfast Northern Rivers

NSW

Great Lifestyle & Income This is a great opportunity to purchase a well established Bed & Breakfast plus a secured income from a leased shop premises. The Bed & Breakfast consists of 2 bedrooms with ensuites and 2 double bedrooms with shared bathroom. The shop at the front of the building has its own kitchen and toilet facilities. The shop has a 4 year lease. The owner’s quarters are within a large mezzanine area, a section of which is currently under construction or could be

further accommodation. The combined businesses generate an income of approx $1000 per week. Present owners do not work the B & B full time and there is huge potential for this income to be substantially increased. The B & B has a constant flow of regular clients throughout the year with forward bookings well into 2011. Sale price is no more than the valuation of the land and building. Great for that lifestyle change with a solid income. Contact owners for further information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $698,000 freehold

Beauty Salon

434058

bh (02) 6644 5159 mob 0427 072 734 rooftopsulmarra@bigpond.com www.rooftops.com.au

Bike and Motorcycle

North Parramatta

Essendon

NSW

VIC

Looking for someone passionate to take over this Beauty Salon. This is a great opportunity for a beauty therapist looking to excell in this industry. The salon has four rooms including a spray tan room, kitchen, bathroom and lock up garage. This shop fitout is first class and brand new and the overall presentation is extremely attractive and inviting. Revival Beauty also has a bonus upstairs room which could accommodate a variety of uses. The business was a State Finalist in the 2009 Business Awards. Contact owner for further details.

This business is only 12 months old, selling bikes and accessories as well as repairing and servicing bikes. t is currently run under management and has exceptional potential for major growth under an owner operator. First year sales figures are in excess of $800,000. Sale Price includes plant, equipment and stock to the value of $200,000. This store is very well positioned with great street presence in the heart of Essendon. Contact Bill for further information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $35,000

price: $350,000 incl. plant, equip. & stock

bh (02) 9890 4443 mob 0414 717 571

mob 0417 904 603 wgordin@bigpond.net.au www.bikeforce.com.au

ah (02) 9759 0838 thelook.beauty@hotmail.com

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Bike Force Essendon

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Bike and Motorcycle

Brisbane

Bike and Motorcycle

Lithgow

QLD

NSW

Operating for 25 years from a fantastic, high traffic location on the busiest road in the Northside, Action Bicycles are a well known icon in Chermside area. The business sells bikes, parts, accessories, as well as carrying out repairs in its fully equipped workshop. Approx. stock value of $100K. Turnover averages in the mid to high $700K’s. Currently trading 7 days, with 2 full-time staff in place, plus Owner (working 3 days). Owner is keen to retire, but willing to provide training to new purchaser. Contact Guy for further information.

Insane Cycles is located next to a busy Subway restaurant and opposite Harvey Norman. Currently owner operated without staff Insane Cycles has gone through 3 years of good growth. Situated in an iconic mountain biking area with strong local club the town also has a popular skate park and BMX and scooters have been a big growth area over the last year. The business carries approx $60K in stock, ramping up to approx $90K in the Christmas period. Easy to use website capable of online sales and full work shop with approx $20K worth of tools included. Contact Craig for more information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

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

price: P.O.A.

bh 0418 985 976 ah (07) 3359 0636 mob 0418 985 976 vernonkathie@bigpond.com

bh (02) 6351 3171 mob 0448 513 172

Boarding Kennels/Cattery

Boat

Howard Springs

Gladstone

NT

ah 0448 513 172 craig@insanecycles.com.au

439063

Cycling Enthusiasts Dream

438681

Ideal, High Traffic Location

QLD

Premier Pet Resort

Large Liveaboard Charter Vessel

Premier Darwin boarding kennel and cattery, established over 25 years. Lucrative opportunity working from the comfort of home. Includes solid 3 B/R home, in-ground salt water pool, car port, garden shed, plus separate 2 B/R unit, all on 5 tropical acres with an abundance of fruit trees. Numerous chicken yards and solid housing. 2 paddocks for horse, cattle etc. Great bore with crystal clear water. Licensed to board 30 dogs and 21 cats. A beautiful place to live and work. Only 2 minutes from Coolalinga shopping complex, soon to have extensive upgrading. 30 minutes from Darwin CBD. Contact Owner for more information.

Long running Charter Boat based in Gladstone, Central QLD. Potential for interested Investors or someone chasing lifestyle change to take advantage of the upcoming industrial boom. MV Booby Bird has loyal and repeat customers pre-booked to 2012. Retirement of owners is driving reluctant sale. Owners happy to stay on for transition period. All genuine enquiries welcome.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: P.O.A.

fax (08) 8983 3381 shellsient@bigpond.com

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price: $1,325,000 bh (08) 8983 1431 mob 0407 725 971

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

bh (07) 4972 4129 ah 0428 799 403 mob 0428 799 403 srealf@tpg.com.au www.boobybird.com.au

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Boat

Boat

Yarrawonga

VIC

Narooma

NSW

Cruise Boat & Business For Sale

The Ultimate Coastal Lifestyle Business

The M.V. ‘PARADISE QUEEN’ is a cruise boat operating on Lake Mulwala in the popular holiday area of Yarrawonga, Victoria. The cruise boat is a double storey vessel that is licensed for 75 passengers and has a fully licensed bar and galley. Included is the bookings diary with $40K of forward bookings, plus all spare associated equipment. The ‘Paradise Queen’ not only caters for the general public and tour bus operators but regularly holds private and corporate functions and also wedding ceremonies and receptions. The business enjoys a reliable team of great staff. Good lifestyle, strong business with growth potential, figures available. Owner retiring must sell. Contact Brian for further information.

Buy a boat that makes money. Fully licensed and operational, conducting fishing, diving and wildlife cruises out of beautiful Narooma, around Montague Island in the pristine Bateman’s Marine Park. 2C survey for 13 persons. Powered by twin Cummins turbo marine diesel engines just 4 years old. Entire hull soda blasted and repainted Sept 09. High return customer base. $10K+ advance bookings. Changeover training and experienced crew available if required. Contact Martin for further information. Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

438501

fax (03) 5871 2592 mob 0418 508 616 brianwtate@yahoo.com.au

Boat

Airlie Beach

bh (02) 4476 8080 ah 0408 428 857 mob 0408 428 857 islandcharters@westnet.com.au www.islandchartersnarooma.com

416154

price: $220,000

price: $620,000

Building and Construction

Central West NSW

QLD

NSW

Whitsunday Boat Brokerage

Conrete Water Tank Manufacturing

High profile boat brokerage business located in the beautiful Whitsundays at the doorstep to the Great Barrier Reef. MDBS WHITSUNDAY operating 14 years, part of the MDBS (Maurice Drent Boating Services) Australia, Asia, New Caledonia and New Zealand. This office located in Abel Point Marina, Airlie Beach. Specializing in the sale of private motor and sailing vessels, charter vessels and commercial sales. If you are looking for a sea change and have an interest in the marine industry this is the lifestyle you’re looking for. Training and support offered.

Great outdoor business for energetic owner. Can operate from current location in Orange, or relocate to any area. The business builds concrete water storage tanks on site. All necessary equipment, set up frames and hand tools included in purchase, plus near-new Isuzu 2009 NPR300 truck with strong tray body and with Hiab crane and 2 axle trailer to carry equipment to build any sized tank. Water is a precious resource - business contacted by customers on regular basis. Owner has never run out of work. Offers some training and assistance.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please. Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $250,000

bh (02) 6365 1395 mob 0419 149 726

ah 0419 149 726 michelle@stillpictures.com.au

438680

price: $115,000 439359

bh (07) 4946 5883 ah 0439 744 308 fax (07) 4946 5683 mob 0439 744 308 mdwhit@bigpond.net.au

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Building and Construction

Building and Construction

Sydney

NSW

Adelaide

SA

Owner retiring after many profitable years. A golden opportunity for an “add-on” to an existing business, or to be run by itself. This dealership is for the leading steel manufacturer in Australia and specialises in the retail sales of a large range of garages, barns, sheds, industrial and commercial buildings. Excellent sales records, great turnover, full change-over support. No experience necessary as full training provided. Exceptionally well priced for quick sale. Contact Kate for further information.

This business specializes in bored piles and screw piles and shows very good returns for effort. Operating for over 10 years it is the longest established and most experienced screw piling business in South Australia. Primarily niche Commercial works (design & construct) leaving enormous potential for expansion. All the specialist equipment and contacts are in place. May consider 50% partnership to suitable applicant (active financial partner). Time restrictions from other business commitments force this sale or partnership offer. Contact owner for further information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $195,000

price: $800,000

bh 0425 341 082 mob 0425 341 082 missksti@tpg.com.au

bh 0447 745 464 mob 0447 745 464 s.a.piling@hotmail.com

438453

Business Opportunity - Piling

438697

Sheds and Garages

Book Shop Inner Melbourne

VIC

Westgarth Books Independent book shop in the heart of the Westgarth precinct. Beautiful modern shop that has been turned into a community hub for writers, published authors, book clubs and tie-ins with Westgarth Village cinema. Stocks all new books, with upstairs event room and outside court area. Window frontage display and outside tables and chairs. Includes all fixtures, maple counter, shelving, computer software systems (Booknet) security cameras, reverse cycle aircon, antique furniture, coffee machine, kitchen

and accessories. Turnover $160,000. Customers can browse a quality selection of books in comfortable, ambient surroundings with fireplaces, while enjoying a coffee. The shop hosts author readings, special events and art exhibitions and Multiple Book Clubs give the business a thriving active community feel. The shop is just a short walk from the Palace Westgarth Cinema. If you love books you’ll want to see this business. See website for photo tour. Contact owner for further information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

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Butcher Shop

Aspley

Butcher Shop

Sydney

QLD

NSW

Rare Opp, Butcher in Blue Ribbon Location

Long established Butcher Shop located in Aspley, a Brisbane suburb 10-15mins north of the CBD.

Established 60 years in the picturesque village of Wahroonga on the Upper North Shore of Sydney. This boutique butcher shop is located on a busy street front with a local train station 100m away. Local residential area highly populated and growing. Surrounded by private and local schools. Large car park. Currently specialising in high-end products with a wide range of gourmet ready-prepared meals. Solid customer base with average weekly revenue of $13,500. Potential to grow the business by servicing local cafes, restaurants, IGA and schools in the area.

• Excellent location (was not affected by recent floods) within busy shopping centre - Coles backed • New 5 year lease in place • Good plant & equipment - nothing to spend • Currently run by owner/operator and 1 casual butcher • Turnover $8,500+ per week. Currently trading 6 days but opportunity exists to increase sales by trading 7 days. Regretful sale. Contact Mark for more information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $69,000 negotiable

price: $210,000 negotiable

bh (07) 3263 2299 ah (07) 3216 2920 linda.blackburn@bigpond.com

bh 0418 650 927 mob 0418 650 927 duncan@webstersmeats.com.au

439275

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Cafe

Hobart

439407

Gourmet Butcher Shop

Cafe

Sydney

TAS

NSW

Coffee Roastery + Retail Outlets

Great Café in the Best Location

Coffee Roastery for sale. A multi-award winning coffee roastery including 4 x CBD outlets, in the magnificent city of Hobart, Tasmania. A well known and respected brand, we provide premium specialty coffee to our outlets, and to our statewide wholesale clients. Wholesale operates from an open city warehouse including full kitchen. All equipment, training, and branding included. Shops fully staffed by excellent teams. This is an extremely rare opportunity in a rock solid, highly profitable industry. $2.5M p.a. Can separate individual shops if wanted.

Highly recommended business located in the affluent Lower North Shore suburb of Mosman. Well established with a solid regular customer base – a recognized business that attracts a lot of customers from the local area. Includes outdoor seating. Situated amongst other premier businesses in Mosman Square. Trading Mon – Fri 7am – 2pm and Sat 7am – 1pm. Low rent and long lease. This is a genuine and profitable business and comprehensive assistance is offered during the hand over period. Contact owner for further information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please. Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $1,500,000

bh 0414 383 944 mob 0414 383 944 amy_diec@hotmail.com

438520

price: $190,000 438500

bh 1300 304 534 ah 0409 218 122 mob 0409 218 122 coffee@oomphcoffee.com www.oomphcoffee.com

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Cafe

Mid North Coast

Cafe

Sydney

NSW

NSW

Established arts & craft centre / café / gallery plus function centre and 3 bed. home overlooking beautiful Taree Valley. Located 10 mins from Taree and 15 mins from pristine beaches. Large cafe / gallery has spacious seating area, the function centre hosts weddings, birthdays etc. 4 months of forward bookings. No money to spend. Ample car parking, lots of paved areas. Surrounded by 2 acres of spectacular parks & gardens, own large spring fed dam. Value of buildings, plant & equipment excess of $1Mil. Owners wish to retire.

“Relish Sydney” is perfectly positioned in Broadway Shopping centre right outside Coles in the fresh food precinct. Trading for 3 years, offering a variety of ready to eat food including salads, savouries, cakes, pastas, lasagnes and coffee. Weekly sales average $14,000 per week with an increase in catering customers. Additional kitchen/ storeroom, large cool-room & office. Approval for more seating & signage within kiosk area. 4 year lease in place. The kiosk trades 7 days per w.k. with 1 manager & 7 casual staff. Great opportunity for barista wanting to grow a business.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $500,000 WIWO O.N.O.

price: $175,000 + S.A.V.

ah (02) 6553 1423 mob 0410 558 659

mob 0438 250 570 juliesammartino@gmail.com

439396

Food Retail Kiosk

422193

Café / Function Centre and Residence

Cafe Central West

NSW

Great Opportunity to Purchase Dunedoo Icon! Located on the busy Golden Highway, the White Rose Café has been a Dunedoo attraction for more than 50 years. This one-of-kind icon sets itself apart with original 1950’s style décor, featuring Tasmanian oak marble topped tables and oak chairs, checker-board floor tiles, chrome and formica ice-cream counter, and glass and chrome lolly counter. Open 7 days the cafe boasts a solid local trade and is ideally positioned opposite the Lions Park, Country-Link bus stop, and truck parking bay ensuring steady passing foot traffic. Also a licensed tourist info centre, carrying a small range of souvenirs, the opportunity exists to further expand

this side of the business. Sale price includes all equipment including coffee machine, grinder, pie-oven, electric pizza oven, dishwasher and all fridges, freezers and microwave ovens. The building is double fronted, double brick, with all original glass, mullioned oak front doors, and two small rooms above the shop which have the potential to be developed. Also convenient back-lane access and on-site parking. A new mining development in the area will see a population increase, and result in a positive impact on the local economy. This business offers a great opportunity for a couple or a family group. Contact owner for further information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

bh (02) 6375 1017 mob 0429 858 510 36 Australian Business For Sale ®

ah (02) 6454 6221 fax (02) 6375 1099 knaebler@bigpond.com

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Cafe Atherton

QLD

Great Location, Great Cash Flow Situated on the beautiful Atherton Tablelands, the Superstar Cafe is the longest established cafe in Atherton. Excellent position in the middle of the main street with wide street frontage. Superbly presented with unique red tulip oak floors, original antique booths and maple topped tables. The cafe seats approx. 60 and has a great reputation amongst locals and tourists for food, drinks

and fast service. Operating five and a half days per week, closed ALL Public Holidays & shutdown for 3 weeks per year for annual leave. Average weekly T/O $10,000 excl. G.S.T. Included in the lease is a 1 bedroom selfcontained flat, huge storage rooms downstairs, carport and a small fenced courtyard. Contact owner for further information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $260,000 fax (07) 4091 2015 wilson_mon@hotmail.com

435397

bh (07) 4091 1264 mob 0417 180 622

Cafe Broome

WA

Busy Lunch Bar Cafe Clementson Street Café is a well established business located in one of W.A.’s boom towns. Established in 1990, it is the only dedicated lunch bar in town and operates in the light industrial area only a few minutes from the centre of town. Also operate food van run on weekdays servicing businesses and construction areas all over town. The hours of operation are 6am to 3pm Monday to Friday, all year round and 7am to 12noon Saturday in the ‘dry’ season

Urgent Sale

(April to October). The business is ideal for an owner operator, with flexible hours of operation, an excellent reputation in town and a very loyal clientele. Has own pastry chef and offers a full range of homemade, pastries, salads, meals (dine or take home) and dressings. Broome is an exotic tropical coastal town in a spectacular landscape, famous for its pearling & tourist industry. Sale price includes food van. Contact owners for further information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $200,000 WIWO bh (08) 9192 3560 mob 0408 919 945 allreefcorporation@bigpond.com

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Cafe Bendigo

VIC

Fantastic Busy Cafe Located in a shopping centre in Epsom this café has good established customers plus passing trade. Busy and still growing. Option to grow further by expanding hours to morning breakfasts, and liquor licensed so could open at night as a restaurant . Currently open 9am to 5:30pm Monday to Friday, Saturday 9am to 5pm, Sunday 10am to 4pm. Near new equipment & fit out with long 20 year lease. Only cafe in the centre and has exclusive food

items for permitted sale within the centre. Situated in a huge new growth area of Bendigo with new housing subdivisions. Under management 7 days a week and runs well. 5 staff. Gross profit approx $200,000. Has own storage room with equipment. Alfresco area with tables and chairs plus mall tables & chairs owned by the cafe - these areas included in the lease. Reluctant sale due to illness. Contact owner for further information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $230,000 stock included fax (03) 5442 2208 heather.leech@bigpond.com

Cafe

Vaucluse

437880

ah (03) 5449 6718 mob 0409 403 603

Cafe / Takeaway

South Coast

NSW

NSW

Expresso Deli

Waterfront Shop - 4 Businesses In One

Prestigious Expresso Deli located in one of Sydney’s most exclusive suburbs. Situated in a convenient position in the village shopping centre, the business is set amongst excellent complimentary businesses. Offering an extensive range of quality Deli products, coffee, and sandwiches. Great potential for growth with right owner. Currently operating 5 days per week. Rental premises inclusive of 2 bedroom unit. Contact Robert for further information.

Secure your sea change. Iconic Tuross Boatshed located on picturesque Tuross Lake comprises a Tackle shop, Boat Hire, Surf & Dive and Cafe / Takeaway. Serves locals, fishermen and massive holiday crowd - must see location and business! High turnover. Fish “n” chip / takeaway seats 80. Coffee shop with espresso & slushy machine etc. Tackle shop sells marine spares, bait, rods, etc. Surf shop sells snorkle equipment, land sea and sports. All stock and equipment included in sale. Long 3 x 3 x 3 lease. Training available. Featured on Channel 9 Getaway. Ideal family business. Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

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mob 0411 346 688 robert@linkwm.com.au

bh (02) 4473 8127 fax (02) 4473 6112 john@turossboatshed.com.au www.turossboatshed.com.au/sale.html

439270

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Car Hire/Rental

Sydney

Camping

Brisbane South

NSW

QLD

Weddings / Formals / Photo Shoots

Camping and Disposals Business

I originally purchased this beauty for the sheer exhilaration but people often stop me in traffic and ask if the trike is available for hire. I usually escort an entourage of stretch limousines, then hand out my phone number and book more weddings, school formals, christenings etc. It’s viral! I charge from $350-$550 per event. Perfect weekend cash generator! The easy to drive trike, 1997 model, only requires a CAR LICENSE in NSW. Super safe in all weather, powered by a super reliable German efficient 1.6 litre VW motor.

Instant cash flow - very little working capital required. Est.16 years, on busy main road, easy access & ample parking. 40 mins to Gold Coast beaches. Run under part management. Owner works 30 hrs/week. Wife 6 hrs/week - flexible. T/O last 3 years $900,000 - $1M. Rewards program in place over 500 members. Staff 1 f/time manager, 2 casual (5 days/wk between them), 1 student on Sundays. Large support from Army & Air Force Cadets, Scout & Guide groups, employment agencies, local councils. Owners want to retire. Finance available.

I often say “I cant believe I get paid to do this.”

price: $28,000

price: $265,000 + S.A.V. negotiable

mob 0418 205 665 john@artandsoul.com.au

mob 0433 153 433 carobo22@bigpond.com

436592

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

439431

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Camping Sydney

NSW

All Camping Supplies This award winning store has been in business since 1978 and with the present owners since 1988. The store has built up a reputation and is regarded as The Camping Store on the north side of Sydney located on the Upper North Shore at Thornleigh. Turnover $600,000 plus per annum. This is a brilliant opportunity that would suit husband and wife or family- can be run by 2 people with 1 casual. This well established business that is recession proof, has a large customer base selling top quality equipment covering all aspects of camping and outdoor pursuits including Bushwalking, 4x4, Touring, Scouts, Guides, Cadets, D of E, & Schools, and is well

respected within the camping Industry. Also fills Gas bottles – only gas filling service in the area. 3 on-site parking bays. No competition in the near vicinity. Stock approx $150K. There is an option to expand the business by Internet trading. The business deals with all the major distributors of outdoor equipment including Black Wolf, Caribee, Coleman, DMH, Engel, Evakool, Garmin, GME, Hema, Outdoor Connection, Primus, Roman, Southern Cross Canvas, Supex, etc. to name a few. Long Lease in place. Extensive training offered. Some SELLER or VENDOR FINANCE available to a suitable purchaser. Contact for further info.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

bh (02) 9481 0473 mob 0405 355 522 sales@allcamping.com.au www.allcamping.com.au

432970

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Car Detailing Fremantle

WA

Long Established Vehicle Detailing Great cash flow business with lots of future potential. Established 22 years, Ace Auto Clean is positioned on a busy road with street frontage in the suburb of O’Connor. Ideally located just 10mins from the beautiful port city of Fremantle, and 30mins from Perth. Current owner has been running the business for 16 years and is now looking to retire. The business operates with a staff of 9, including hands-on owner and partner. The new purchaser will receive comprehensive training in accounting, worksafe

procedures and client liaison. Presently servicing 7 local car yards and numerous private clients, the emphasis of the business is to provide a quality and punctual result to customers on a daily basis. Current T/O a consistent $400K+. Stock approx $50K. Large premises with plenty of room to expand. This business would very much suit a husband and wife team who are prepared to work the business to maximize their return. 3-years left on lease and amiable landlord is happy to negotiable. Contact owner for further information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $295,000 + S.A.V. + equipment 438528

mob 0407 491 171 hb171@bigpond.com

Car Detailing

Caravan Park

Narromine

VIC

F1 Car Detailing Franchise

Freehold Caravan Park

Established car detailing franchise business in northern & western suburbs of Melbourne. Work your own hours & earn substantial income $2,000 to $3.000/week achievable. Low Overheads, no premises to rent, no associated overheads. Run the business from home, operate from van. Central booking office allocates work on a daily basis. Includes established clientele with regular invoiced income over $100,000 p.a. Join a professional team with extensive franchise experience. Paid training ongoing “hands on” training provided. No experience necessary. Comes with fully equipped Mercedes Benz Vito, equipment, and all required chemicals/polishes. Contact Scott Gregory. Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Excellent business opportunity. 40km west of Dubbo on Mitchell Highway. 5.5 acres. Lots of trees and roses, 50 powered sewered sites, 7 ensuite cabins (including 2 with spa baths), camp kitchen, pool, amenities block with 8 individual bathrooms. Large sheds - could be used to run additional business if desired. Narromine is a pretty and prosperous country town with all essential services. Presently closed due owners ill health.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $685,000 WIWO freehold

mob 0414 914 728

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price: $65,000 bh 0414 914 728

NSW

bh (02) 6889 3362 mob 0434 495 547

ah (02) 6889 3362 lbpearce12@yahoo.com.au

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Cleaning

Sydney/North Shore

Cleaning

Noosa Sunshine Coast

NSW

Professional House Washing Business

Instant Income Business with a Great Lifestyle

Established for 12 years, easy to run and no chasing work - mostly repeat customers. 99% of the work is on Sydney’s North Shore. The sale includes an excellent website, 1300 number, all equipment and a vehicle. Full training provided and ongoing support. Big profit margins and small outgoings. The business is well known in the market place. Make a fortnight’s wage in two days!! Owner forced to sell due to an injury. Contact for further information. No tyre kickers.

Well established non franchised domestic cleaning business based in beautiful Noosa. This business has proven itself to be recession proof having gone through the “Global Financial Crisis” not only unscathed but thriving. Strong, loyal customer base, regular clients for immediate income. Suit couple. Owners work 4 days p.w. to enjoy the lifestyle - option to do same or grow the business by taking on extra clients. Training offered. All plant & stock plus vehicle. Selling to join the “Grey Nomads.” Contact the owner for further details.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $235,000 negotiable

price: $60,000 WIWO 438676

bh 0414 864 793 ah 0414 864 793 mob 0414 864 793 housewash@bigpond.com www.housewash.net.au

Cleaning

Melbourne

QLD

bh 0418 768 184 ah (07) 5485 1102 mob 0418 768 184 cleanasorganic@gmail.com

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VIC

Outer Melbourne

VIC

Operating for 6 years now and going strong, this franchise is backed by an internationally award winning franchise system. All cleaning can be done between two people or staff can be hired to do it. Annual turnover $110,000. Net Profit $70,000. Not many expenses in this industry so profit can be high. All cleaning equipment currently used is included. Business can be primary income or second job as 90% of jobs are after hours or weekends. Contact for further information.

Would suit young couple that could build a fantastic lifestyle from this business. Specialising in all types of commercial, industrial and domestic cleaning. Sale includes Mazda van and truck mounted steam cleaning machine. Owner is retiring but the business is still generating excellent cash flow. Being mobile set up it can be located anywhere in the Gisborne region. The business enjoys exclusive contact with 2 supermarkets and 1 office, giving it 50% of its turnover. Don’t miss this one – it’s a virtual gold mine. Contact owner for further details.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $90,000 negotiable

price: $150,000 WIWO

mob 0402 724 133 riaz.rafiq@cleantastic.net.au www.cleantastic.com.au

bh (03) 5473 3307 mob 0419 006 591

ah (03) 5473 3307 christineadams7@bigpond.com

427635

Amazing Cash Generator

433004

Commercial Cleaning Contractors

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Clinic

Clothing

Australia-wide

AUS

Sydney Area

NSW

Fashion Parades - Sydney Area

Quit Smoking and Weight Control Clinics

Great opportunity to purchase a long established business with a huge data base of clients who pre-book Parades each Season. The business carries very successful, well known labels and has good cash flow. Could suit husband and wife team, with plenty of time off to enjoy life! Be your own boss and work your own hours in an exciting and invigorating environment. Caters for 35 to 140 ladies in some lovely venues. Very successful business but owner needs to retire for health reasons.

Seven Million Smokers Thirteen Million Over Weight People in Australia. Huge Ongoing Market Think how many you could sell. Flexible purchasing opportunity as a Master Licensor, or state by state. You will need marketing and entrepreneurial skills. This is a ground floor opportunity with little opposition. Plus a great ongoing passive income. Clinics now being sold in New Zealand. Support and Mentoring by Owner.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

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

mob 0064 2137 3523 power-hypnosis@paradise.net.nz www.powerhypnosis.co.nz

Maria - mob 0433 798 230 ashbrian@hotmail.com

425651

price: Call for purchase options

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Clothing Blue Mountains

NSW

Fantastic Opportunity for Young Designer / Pattern Maker This business is located in Glenbrook, the first suburb at the end of the M4, in the Lower Blue Mountains. Established over 15 years. Made to measure Clothing and Design, plus Alteration Service. Specialising in Bridal, Mother of Bride, Business and Formal wear. Comes complete with pattern library, all machines (5), overlocker,

cutting table, mannequins, fabrics, stock, computer and large data base (over 4000 clients), printed order books. Currently working with several bridal houses. Name is trademarked and comes with registered label. Low rent and long lease available. Walk in walk out, but happy to help with transition.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

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Computer

Melbourne

Sydney

Computer Business in Top Location

Mobile Computer Repair & IT Support

Outstanding computer retail sales and service business. Trading 6 years, broad customer data base of 5700. Business is stable, developed enviable reputation for outstanding service and compatible prices. Builds and sells wide range of desktop PCs, laptops and components, provides computer repair services and network installations to commercial and domestic customers. All Plant & Equipment required to operate the business included. Stock extra - can choose whether to take. Excellent brand awareness within industry. Strong growth potential. Premises on main road opposite shopping centre. Vendors prepared to train and assist the new owner during transition period.

Operating in the Sydney region since 2004, Fix My Computer offers the fastest and the best computer help, repairs and technical support. Our trained technicians go directly to the customers’ home or office and solve the computer problem on the spot. Fix My Computer offers its clients a 100% customer satisfaction guarantee, and has a database of 700 clients. This is an excellent opportunity for someone to grow & expand this business nationally. Included in the Sale Price is a sign-written 2004 van, with unique IFIXPC rego, 1300 number, and user-friendly website, www.fixmycomputer.com.au. Please contact Kamal for further information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $25,000

price: $65,000

ah 0414 695 128 mob 0414 695 128 sell436@bigpond.com www.techcomputer.com.au

bh 1300 557 034

NSW

mob 0405 130 917

kamal@fixmycomputer.com.au www.fixmycomputer.com.au

439191

438674

Computer

Computer Grafton

NSW

Computer Professional Looking for that Sea or Tree Change? Computer Troubleshooters Grafton is a locally owned and operated business servicing the Clarence Valley since 2000. Current owners have had since 2006 with excellent figures available. Grafton in the beautiful Clarence Valley ticks all the boxes for that sea or tree change. A charming regional city, 30 minutes from fantastic beaches and with the wonderland of the Clarence Valley at your back door. The business is part of an international franchise network highly regarded for unique and distinct style of on-site & workshop computer service. Area of expertise is to provide quality on-site & workshop computer services to

small businesses and home offices. This franchise services domestic and commercial clients from Iluka in the north, Woolgoolga in the south and the whole area west of Grafton up to Glen Innes. Focuses on providing service, solutions & sales in Computer Hardware & Software, Networking Solutions, Internet & Wireless Solutions, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) Solutions, POS & Cash Register Systems & Communication & Data Cabling. Also services corporate, domestic & industrial sector. Office & workshop located at 124D Prince Street Grafton. Employs 3 f/t technicians plus 2 support & admin staff.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

mob 0418 638 297 bonnie@ctsgrafton.com.au www.ctsgrafton.com.au

439380

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Computer

Computer

Gold Coast

Computer Repair

NSW

Computer Retail and Service

Operating since 2001, Aplus I.T. Computer Services Pty Ltd, repair PC's & Laptops for small businesses and home users on the Gold Coast. Boasting an extensive data base of regular, loyal clients, many of whom have been with the company since the beginning. The business was run from home, then moved to business premises in February 2009, but could easily be moved back to a home base if required. Sale includes sign-written vehicle and stock on premises at time of purchase. Owners will assist during 2 week handover. Numerous opportunities exist for expansion and diversification for an enthusiastic new owner. Reluctant sale due to health reasons. Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Vibrant computer shop for sale due to imminent relocation of business partner to Queensland. Outstanding location in high traffic area with customer parking. Established since 2002, great figures, trading 51/2 days. Currently run by principal and 1 staff member, approx 20 hrs per week. Only nominal computer knowledge is necessary as employee handles all PC repairs and assembly. Turnover could be grealty improved by extra marketing and by sourcing more onsite work. Specialising in custom built high performance computer system’s. Sale includes all fixtures and fittings. High quality professional website and management system in place. Company vehicle available for purchase. Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $220,000

price: $120,000 + S.A.V. negotiable 439260

bh (07) 5534 7002 mob 0416 328 956 admin@aplusit.com.au www.aplusit.com.au

Convenience Store

Southern Highlands

Blue Mountains

QLD

mob 0414 014 001

djones63@live.com.au

Convenience Store

Collinsville

NSW

Convenience Store in Great Location

QLD

Fuel and Lots More

Convenience store located in Mittagong in the beautiful Southern Highlands, and ideally situated right next to the Post Office. The business has been established for 3 years with a solid, regular and loyal clientele. Selling cigarettes, groceries, newspapers, magazines, fruit/veg and phone credit. Turnover is $12,000 per week or $624,000 per annum. Over 100 sq metres, all new fridges/freezers. The shop offers EFTPOS with an ATM in store, barcode scanning system as well as video security (monitored) back to base. The store is currently trading 7 days a week (7-7 pm), but hours could be altered to suit new owner. Staffing consists of one owner as well as 2 part timers. Rent = $575.00 per week (no out goings). Mittagong is the gateway to the Southern Highlands it offers a relaxed lifestyle and is a great place to live. Please contact for further information. Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $180,000 WIWO

price: $600,000 + S.A.V. freehold

bh (02) 4872 3882

bh (07) 4785 5416 fax (07) 4785 5111 suzlo@bigpond.com

Small convenience store with retail fuel attached. Sells general grocery lines, large takeaway menu, hire and sell DVD’s and gas bottle refills. Trading 7 days p.w. 5am-8pm daily. Current stock $50/60K. Small but rewarding account base consisting of local businesses and contractors - large portion of clients related to the mining industry. Current T/O approx. $2MIL. The store is a brick building, air-conditioned and screened, with small attached eating area. The freehold business comes with a 4 bedroom residence, double carport, 3 storage sheds and a workshop.

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Convenience Store

South East Melbourne

DVD/Movie Rental

Sydney

VIC

NSW

Turnover $750,000 p.a. This is your opportunity to purchase a very secure Convenience Store and Milk Bar in a busy residential area of Melbourne. The perfect family business, with a comfortable 4 bedroom living area attached. This is a fully equipped and spacious shop with huge opportunity for growth and increased takings with large pizza and bread oven included. 15 space car park. Very good profits. Long lease. This beautiful business will sell quickly. Offers welcome. Contact Frank for immediate inspection.

Conveniently located opposite Woolworths, Network Video Pendle Hill has been est. 15yrs. Unique to other stores it includes a CafĂŠ, well known in the area, with room for expansion. Providing a broad range of over 8500 titles, and boasting a large & loyal membership base. T/O $130,000 p.a. Great investment or owner operator. Sale includes all stock and equipment such as DVDs, TVs, PCs, disk cleaners, scanners, 24hr surveillance system. Assets total approx $146,000. No competition in the area and no experience necessary, as owner offers full training & support. Contact Mary for more information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $400,000 O.N.O.

price: $58,000

mob 0430 203 028 susancheo@hotmail.com

bh (02) 8787 0002 mob 0402 002 858 mfazzino@pacbrands.com.au

438831

DVD Store With a Difference

439375

Large Milk Bar / Convenience Store

Distribution & Manufacturing Australia wide

N SW

Can Be Run From Home Retail & Wholesale Distributor & Manufacturer of Fragrance Wax Chips. This is a home fragrance product made by hand in Australia. The business also sells burners and other accessories. Very large customer base, plus internet and home party sales. Works very well as a home business. Prime positions at gift trade fairs. The business continues to grow and is about to go to the next level of sales and needs a new energetic owner. All accounts over the past 6 years are Pro-Forma basis.

The product is Trademarked, patented and licensed by the USA. The Scentchips products include single and blended fragrance boxes, sachet scents, gift packs, and gift boxes. Products can be melted or used as potpourri, to create wonderful aromas inside the home or office. An easy and enjoyable business to run with great potential to expand in the future. Some seller or vendor finance would be available to a suitable purchaser. Contact for further information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

ph (02) 9388 1738 fax (02) 9388 1686 mob 0411 371 010 sales@scentchips.com.au www.scentchips.com.au

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DVD/Movie Rental

Sydney Inner West

Education and Training

Portland

NSW

Unique Opportunity / Registered Training Organisation

Blockbuster Store - Fantastic Earner Well established Blockbuster for sale in inner western Sydney suburb. No competition. Nothing to spend. Contact Owner for further information. Sale Price: $45,000 + offer for stock + Fittings & Fixtures

Well established business with head office in Portland and operating in a number of states. The scope for Certification Includes: • Forklift • Dogger • Rigger • Cranes • Elevated Work Platform • Construction Induction • Confined Space Entry • Safe Work at Heights • Traffic Management • Earthmoving Operator Certification (all classes: Loader, Excavator etc). This Registered Training Organisation is a recognised leader in industry based training. The business is growing by approx 30% p.a. The owner wants a break from management to concentrate on training. Contact for further details. Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $800,000 WIWO All Inclusive

426000

price: $45,000 + S.A.V. + Fixtures & Fittings bh 0438 676 176 mob 0438 676 176 ljnath@bigpond.net.au

VIC

bh (03) 5523 5491 fax (03) 5523 2013 mob 0402 400 154 australiantesting@iprimus.com.au www.australiantestingservices.com.au

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Engineering Gladstone

QLD

Machining & Fabrication Business Since opening for business this general engineering firm has been delivering specialist machining, engineering, general lathe work and fabrication services to Gladstone and Central Queensland. Customers include International and National companies present in Gladstone. A comprehensive customer list is available. The sophisticated equipment is able to provide controlled milling & boring, along with circular & helical interpolation, thread, profile deep pocket, deck & face milling, slotted holes &

accurate hole boring. Sale includes a full list of machines and tooling estimated at approximately $400,000. All support files and documentation will be included with the business. Last year’s turnover was $503,628 and all previous year’s figures are available. Sales figures pre-recession were 1 MIL + and Gladstone is set to boom again with three LNG gas plants just announced. This is the best time to buy with huge potential to expand. Contact owners for more information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

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Educational Equipment VIC

Melbourne, Adelaide, Hobart, Launceston

Long Established Educational Retailer and School Supplier This offer presents a unique opportunity to acquire an established educational supply business which can grow further in the vibrant Australian retail and mail order educational equipment business within Australia and the Pacific region. The business operates with 4 retail outlets (Melbourne, Adelaide, Launceston & Hobart) plus a large modern mail order warehouse and head office in Melbourne. The current annual turnover is approximately $5 million. Windmill Educational P/L is a well known retail and mail order business which was started at Mont Albert in December 1977 by the current owners who have now decided to retire. It has operated for 33 years providing enough profits to enable the owners to purchase the freehold of 5 retail premises plus warehouse/head office.

Melbourne Shop

Adelaide Shop

The main customer base includes primary schools, preschools, playgroups, special needs, councils, hospitals and general public throughout Australia and the Pacific. The constant cash flow from retail sales, mail order & institutional orders makes this a very flexible business. The vast range of products may be viewed on www.windmill.net.au The current stock level is approximately $1.3 million at wholesale value. The modern warehouse with Dexion style metal shelving to suit pallet storage at upper levels and picking shelving at lower levels. Its convenient situation enables easy container truck access and backing. Price includes all plant & fixtures. (Leasehold - very reasonable rents)

Hobart Shop

The Univex point of sale system includes approximately 20 connected computer terminal units, cash registers combined with efficient stock management and accounting and invoicing software. A 24/7 support and maintenance contract operates. Some VENDOR or SELLER FINANCE could be available to a suitable purchaser. Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please. Melbourne Warehouse 560sqm Office 150sqm

Launceston Shop

price: $1,500,000 or best offer + S.A.V. mob 0419 384 636 ornithology3@yahoo.com.au

www.windmill.net.au

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Fish & Chips Bass Coast

VIC

You Can’t Go Wrong With This One Well established business with beachfront location and a great reputation. Owner retiring. Extremely busy shop with high turnover, loyal customers and huge tourist trade. First class staff in place and all equipment in excellent working condition. Nothing more to do – just walk in and start trading. Long term lease in place, very reasonable rent. Cowes is located 140 km south of Melbourne, at northern end of Phillip Island – a popular day trip from Melbourne.Attractions include

world famous Penguin Parade and annual Motorcycle Grand Prix is also a highlight of the area, bringing in many national and international tourists. Cowes is the main town and administrative centre of the island and has fine beaches and an extensive range of accommodation. All general facilities plus motels, caravan parks, camping grounds, bed-and-breakfasts, golf club, theatre, cinema, pubs etc. Contact owner for more information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $180,000 leasehold 435785

mob 0415 539 283 fish.bizz@optusnet.com.au

Fitness Centre

Bondi Junction

Fitness Centre

Sydney

NSW

NSW

Curves Bondi Junction and Curves Randwick currently operated by 1 franchisee working and managing both clubs in less than 30 hrs per wk. Both clubs operating 5 yrs, showing solid track record of profitability. Well trained, experienced teams, extensive fitness industry qualifications and passion for helping women achieve their goals. Both clubs located within main shopping centres, close to schools, hospitals and offices. Curves International, the franchisor, is extremely proactive and supportive. Full training & extensive assistance provided. Approx T/O Bondi $241,000, Randwick $272,000. $100K each or $180K for both.

Established 10 years in Macquarie Park the fastest growing corporate district in Sydney. Clients include over 20 major companies, plus 300+ fee paying members. Doing 70+ PT sessions p.w., turnover approx $500,000 p.a. All equipment owned, first class fitout includes traditional sauna. Long lease. Manager currently in place - or owner/operator could take over. Location is one of the best in Sydney with over 25,000 people working within 1km of the gym and many large companies nearby. Potential growth is AMAZING! Owner changing industries - will consider reasonable offers. Full information available upon request.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $100,000

price: $155,000 negotiable

bh 0438 686 168 mob 0438 686 168 lmiller@trantor.com.au www.curves.com.au

mob 0414 706 966 bmonks_evolution@hotmail.com

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Fitness Centre Hornsby

NSW

Boutique Fitness Centre Very convenient location next to Hornsby and Wahroonga shopping centres. This boutique training studio is housed in a delightful renovated Californian bungalow located in Hornsby medical precinct and would suit a Personal Trainer who would like to own their own studio, or someone looking for a business they can manage in their spare time. Well established, operating since September 2004 with a very loyal membership of about 160. Excellent staff in place.

On site parking for members. Very little training needed to step into this business as the systems and procedures are simple, easy to learn and have been tried and tested for 5 years - the current owner has been able to run it in his spare time. Owner happy to provide all the training necessary for the hand over, including introductions to staff and members. The owner is reluctantly selling due to time commitments elsewhere. Contact for further information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

fax (02) 9763 2800 mob 0413 750 478 roger@amxhealth.com.au www.amxhealth.com.au

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price: $40,000

Florist Sydney

N SW

Grab This One! Reluctant sale due to partnership break up. Ideally located in a busy shopping mall in the south western suburb of Casula, this successful florist provides a 7 day delivery service, Interflora & an Internet-based ordering system. Specialising in weddings, the business sells arrangements of flowers, balloons, hampers, soft toys plus many more, and retails via the Online store. Net profit

is growing. Staff of 3 qualified casual employees in place, happy to stay. The business maintains an extremely high level of service and has an excellent reputation in the area. Current owner is willing to stay on for a month to assist new owner during the transition period. Finance could be available to assist purchaser of this great little business. Contact for further details.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $80,000 WIWO bh (02) 9822 7238 fax (02) 9822 7298 mob 0404 484 846 kylieorchid@hotmail.com www.cassiescountryflorist.com.au

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Florist

Florist

Greater Hobart

Hills Area

TAS

NSW

Operating 9 yrs this well established florist, with extensive gift range, occupies main road location in suburb of Sorell, 20 mins from Hobart CBD. Owner/operator has run business for 5 years with occasional casual staff. Only florist in area, servicing East coast, Tasman Peninsular & greater Hobart plus national & international deliveries. Great position opposite Comm Bank, adjacent to other businesses, good parking. Attractive premises, fresh fit out, good lease. Situated in fast growing region, large client listing, current T/O $130,000, continuing growth. Stock at value estimated $40,000.

Profitable business located in busy shopping centre in up market Hills area. Modern, stylish fit out and reputation for quality. Established 8 years, a member of Interflora and Petals, with Online presence. No direct competitors in shopping centre and captive market in the area. Open 7 days. Owner works 25 hours per w.k. with 2 other staff members on a rotating roster. Feel good business with great turnover. Owner selling for health reasons, will consider reasonable offers. Opportunity to live your dream of owning a great small business. Contact Dave.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $150,000 WIWO

price: P.O.A. WIWO

bh (03) 6265 2666 mob 0438 658 820

mob 0414 227 827 big_weber@hotmail.com

ah 0438 658 820 presday@hotmail.com

Fruit and Veg Shop

Yarraman

439456

Modern and Elegant Hills Florist

439171

Established Florist and Gift Shop

Garden Maintenance

Southern Sydney

QLD

NSW

Large 2000sq mt block with purpose built 325sq mt Fruit, Vege and Cafe shop. Well presented shop and display area, large loading dock storage area, and full carpark facilities. Highway Frontage. Shop built 1.5 years ago. Room for further 320 sq mt shop expansion. Situated in a picturesque country town only, 2 hours from Brisbane or Sunshine Coast. Current turn over approx $50,000 per month,m with plenty of potential for growth. Stock and Fittings Neg. Contact Michael for more information.

Lawnmowing / gardening business located in St George/Sutherland Shire for 18 years, 55 + long standing clients plus new business from Google and word of mouth. Currently a one man operation with turnover approx $75,000 – could be increased with advertising and more hours. Equipment includes two ride-on tractors, Ford Falcon ute, 2 brushcutters, 2 blowers, 2 Mulcher/Catcher lawnmowers, numerous tools for gardening & pruning, backpack sprayer, extension ladder, new Victa vac, plus 2 trailers. Equipment value exceeds $20,000. 2 weeks training and introduction to clients included. Owner selling due to moving interstate.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $450,000 freehold

price: $55,000 equipment included

mob 0418 639 141 sales@yarramanfruitandvegetables.com.au

bh (02) 9548 2341 mob 0412 000 779 bobnicolson@bcnlawn.com.au

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Garden Equipment Brisbane

QLD

Sandgate Mower Centre This long established and profitable business sells, services and repairs quality lawn mowers and outdoor power equipment. Catering to a wide range of loyal customers including professional and DIY tradesman, contractors and the general public. Situated in a prime location on one of the main traffic flow roads, Sandgate Mower Centre is the only Honda Dealership in a 10km radius. Its convenient position offers easy access and plentiful parking,

especially beneficial to trades people and professionals who require instant service as their businesses depend on it. Current T/O $700K plus. Stock approx $200K. Located approx 1km from Morton Bay, the business is owned & operated by a husband & wife with one staff member. The current owners have enjoyed a steady increase in GP for the last 7 years due to identifying and meeting customer needs, a knowledge they are willing to pass on to the new owners.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $185,000 + S.A.V. 438490

bh (07) 3869 0750 mob 0417 169 251 control@bigpond.net.au

General Store South Coast

NSW

Rare Opportunity on the NSW South Coast This long established and successfully operated business located in a beautiful fishing village on the NSW South Coast has been trading for over 45 years. Includes Australia Post, a full newsagency, Lotto, service station, groceries, fruit & veg, bait & fishing tackle, hardware & lots more. A friendly family operated business with 5 casual employees working a convenient roster 7 days per week. Gross T/O $1,660,000 plus current stock approx 80K.

Full financial & inventory figures are available to an approved purchaser. The leased premises include a separate 2 bedroom residence with a back yard. Current lease to Sept 2012 with a 3 year option. This is a rare opportunity to purchase a very profitable business with plenty of potential to grow in the future, plus a wonderful lifestyle. Owner only selling because of planned retirement.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $670,000 + S.A.V. mob 0432 405 992 theloosies@aapt.net.au

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General Store Northern NSW

NSW

Wallabadah General Store Rare opportunity to purchase an ever decreasing item - a successful FREEHOLD business. Established 1870, with a double shop fronting onto New England Highway, the business comprises General Store, Post Office & Coffee Shop, all beautifully renovated. Modern 3 bedroom residence attached, large shed and carport, 2 fresh water tanks. The property has landscaped gardens & lawns and is newly fenced. All the hard work has been done by the current fastidious owners. The Wallabadah Store is famous from Armidale to

Newcastle and beyond for its food and coffee and featured in a number of news and magazine articles such as Sydney Morning Herald Aug 2008, The Land Newspaper March 2011, Australian Road riders magazine and others. The shop’s Wall of Fame is signed by TV actors & musicians who have had the “Wallabadah Store experience” - Adam Harvey, Dianne Lindsay, Angry Anderson, McAlister Kemp, Shane Withington, to mention a few. Contact owners for further information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $580,000 freehold 439338

bh (02) 6746 5503 wgs2343@bigpond.com

General Store

General Store

Northern VIC

Central

VIC

VIC

Located in the wheat farming district of Ultima, 20 mins from Swan Hill & the Murray River. Ideally suit husband & wife team looking for a profitable business in friendly, relaxed, family township. Comprises post office, mail run, takeaway food, general store and RTC. BYO license, newly landscaped courtyard. Busy little business well supported by the community, regular clientele. 3 bed residence attached, pool & spa. Low rent, long lease, no stress, steady income. T/O $250,000, figures available. Ultima has all educational and sporting facilities. Genuine enquiries only.

Ideal family business incorporating General Store, Post Office & Newsagency. Also sells groceries, fruit and veg and takeaway food and is a V-Line ticket agent. Mail run 3 days a week. Included in the price is a 3 bedroom house. Colbinabbin is a small town in central Victoria on the banks of Cornella Creek. This rural area has experienced a boom in wine growing in recent years along the Mount Carmel Range. Good primary school, excellent sports facilities and amenities, and buses to local high school. A busy and successful business offering a good living plus country lifestyle.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $80,000 WIWO

price: $300,000 stock included

bh (03) 5039 6370 mob 0408 128 531

bh (03) 5432 9264 fax (03) 5432 9264 dianewoods2@bigpond.com

fax (03) 5039 6150 ultima.cafe@bigpond.com

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General Store, Post Office & Newsagency

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Gift Shop Halls Gap / Grampians

VIC

Illuminate Your Life in a Beautiful Tourist Mecca This thriving unique business is a joy to run and your ideal opportunity for a tree change with a good income. Situated in beautiful Halls Gap, a busy tourist area, the shop is well presented and located in the epicentre of tourist activity. Illuminations offers unique crystals, jewellery, clothing, self empowering books, cards and music - the home of healing, self awareness, positive thinking and spiritual growth. The business has provided the owner with a wonderful lifestyle for the last

14 yrs - only selling due to retirement and desire to be with grandchildren. Halls Gap is the tourist hub in the heart of the Grampians National Park, one of Victoria’s most visited parks. The town has a resident population of 350. Attractions include beautiful walks, waterfalls, scenic lookouts, unique rock formations, wildflowers and birdlife. Also rock climbing, bushwalking, fishing, canoeing or visiting local wineries and art galleries, all minutes away. Contact for further information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $147,000 WIWO 435959

bh (03) 5356 4619 mob 0427 564 619 illumin@netconnect.com.au

Hardware Gippsland

VIC

Ridgway Country Store Thrifty Link branded store located in Mirboo North in the green hills of South Gippsland. Selling a mixture of building and rural supplies and general hardware. Also supplies bottled LPG to Kleenheat customers in Mirboo North and surrounds. Serviced by the John Danks group with clientele primarily DIY homeowners, hobby farmers and tradespeople. Great staff in place. Total area 1150 sqm. Mirboo North lies on the Strzelecki Highway between Morwell and Leongatha and has a population of 1450. The town

has a vibrant commercial centre serving the townspeople and surrounding areas. Predominant industries are tourism and dairy/potato farming. New housing estates are being developed ensuring population growth into the future. There is a pre-school, primary and secondary school and the town is well served by a range of shops, bank and community groups. Current stock value approx $250K. Turnover for the last 2 years $980,000 plus p.a. Some SELLER finance could be available. Contact owner for further information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $250,000 + S.A.V. mob 0437 841 725 ridgway.pjones@gmail.com www.mirboonorth.vic.au

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Hairdressing Salon

South Coast

Hardware

Northern NSW

NSW

NSW

Secure Your Financial Future

Extraordinary opportunity to mix work and play. A change of lifestyle 2 min from golden sands of iconic surfing and golfing paradise of Mollymook Beach. Well established (8 years) with large local and loyal client base, strong retail sales, this busy, highly profitable salon is the ONLY commercial/retail Hair Salon in Mollymook region which boasts a high influx of tourists and an abundance of weddings and events throughout the year. Located in very busy Mollymook Shopping Centre. Sole owner/operator selling due to health reasons but delighted to work with the new owner during transition.

Freehold hardware, building & rural supply store serving the town & farming sector for 30 yrs. Combines Thrifty Link outlet with Stihl agency, selling diverse range of products from chainsaws, lawnmowers, pumps, generators, power & hand tools, to poly pipe etc, to steel, farm fencing, timber & building supplies, gardeners needs and livestock supplies. This store has the lot! Well presented showroom, drive thru warehouse, large storage sheds. Elgas & Country Energy gas agent. Owner is 70 & needs to retire. T/O $1million plus. Includes $320,000 stock, fixtures, forklift etc. Some vendor finance available. Training if required.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $47,000

price: $850,000 WIWO freehold

bh (02) 4455 7600 mob 0432 370 485

bh (02) 6782 1113 tuli@m2data.com.au www.visitnsw.com.au

439106

ah (02) 4454 0462 mbhs@scoastnet.com.au

Health/Medical

Health/Medical

NSW

Well established, fully equipped studio located near Macarthur CBD. Ample parking, established clientele with new referrals every week from a network of allied health professionals. Owner / manager / principal instructor involvement average 50 hours p.w., casual instructors average 10 hours p.w. Average annual gross income $100,000, average client numbers/visits per week 125. Ideal for Pilates instructors looking to start own business or an allied health professional business wanting to expand its services. Adjacent studio room available for expanding current space. PRICED TO SELL. Contact Sherrie for more information. Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Great opportunity to purchase a profitable organic health food store on the Central Coast of NSW. Busy with locals and tourists all through the year, this well established business offers a range of organic foods including fresh produce, dairy, meat, personal products and health supplements. Would suit owner operator or with a partner. Good systems in place, easy to run. Casual professional staff in place. T/O of $400,000 showing strong profits over the past 31/2 years. With plenty of potential to grow, this is a golden opportunity to secure your business future in the growing organics industry. Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $55,000

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

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Pilates Studio Narellan

Organic Health Food Store

bh (02) 4648 4235 439312

mob 0450 422 910 birgit.stech@iinet.net.au

South West Sydney

fax (02) 4647 9102

mob 0411 284 854 sherrie.aprilovic@narellanpilatesstudio.com

www.narellanpilatesstudio.com

433558

Central Coast

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Hire

Hire

Blue Mountains

NSW

Sydney

NSW

Jukebox and Cocktail Machine Hire

Special Event Hire

Thriving business established for 10 years. Loyal customer base and turnover $600,000 - $700,000 per annum. Minimal outgoings. Delivers a Digijuke® jukebox or Frozen Cocktail Machine to almost any location across Sydney helping customers celebrate special events such as New Years Eve, Christmas, Australia Day, Easter, Birthdays etc. Also offers a Party Essentials Pack™ which includes the jukebox and cocktail machine delivered to the party. Office hours Mon-Fri 9.00-5.00pm and Saturday 9.00-12.00. Sale includes 80 Karaoke Jukeboxes, 3 Isuzu trucks, and 30 Frozen Cocktail Machines. See website or contact owner for more information. Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

This highly recommended award winning business has serviced the Blue Mountains for over 20 years. T/O in excess of $400,000. Now the only party hire business for the NSW Central West for a radius of 200kms!! Occupying a central location in Leura with excellent office/warehouse facilities. The business is being offered with forward bookings and a large plant and stock inventory which includes two trucks and one forklift. The business provides a healthy profit and ideal lifestyle in one of the most beautiful towns in Australia. Full complement of staff in place, prepared to stay on. Owner selling to retire. Contact for full & financial information. Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $600,000

mob 0414 591 757 elizabethwoods1955@hotmail.com

428187

price: $290,000

bh (02) 9833 8900 fax (02) 9833 8911 mob 0407 811 989 jukeboxandcocktail@gmail.com www.jukebox.com.au

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NSW

Party Equipment Hire Business Catering for a large variety of private parties and corporate functions, with over 1,500 hires per year, this business operates throughout Sydney including the western and southern suburbs. Specializing in Digital Jukebox , Mobile DJ and Frozen Cocktail machine hire, the company can be easily run by 2 people operating Tuesday to Friday, with casual staff employed on weekends. There are 3 businesses under the one umbrella, each with their own trading names, the main business operating since

1994. These businesses can be sold separately and all reasonable offers will be considered. Current stock includes 10 Jukeboxes, 12 DJ Machines and 6 Cocktail Machines. Also included with the sale are 80 new 30cm x 250 watt speakers, 100 speaker stands and 250 microphones. Sale includes 2007 Toyota Hiace, plus equipment such as Samsung phone system, computer, booking software and office furniture. Contact owner for a confidential discussion.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $135,000 ah 0468 732 592 info@frozenfantasys.com.au www.frozenfantasys.com.au

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Home Based Sydney

NSW

Outdoor Life Income $500,000

This established and profitable business provides professional advice, supervision and management in the area of vegetation clearance, fire trail and track maintenance for environmental departments, relating to crown land and national parks etc. The business is also a contracted service provider to the state’s electricity and power providers. This is a simple but very lucrative business, all systems are in place and the current owner will provide training and assistance. Working 2/3 days a week providing quotations to a regular clientele established through personal contacts and professional know-how, the business generates approx $500,000 per annum with minimal overheads and NO stock and NO equipment to maintain. All work is on a contract basis. This is an opportunity not to be missed. Owner wishes to move on to other interests. Contact for further details

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Home Based

North QLD

Home Based

Brisbane

QLD

QLD

Truly “Australian� Business Opportunity

School Library Supplier

Aussiebest.com is an internet business selling a unique range of Australiana items, which can be operated as an internet retail business or wholesale to the souvenir trade. Run from your home anywhere in Australia, and write off your travel expenses. The range of products that we sell can be seen at aussiebest.com A complete list of stock on hand is available. The business is selling at less than stock value and includes registered domain names, a website which features well in search engine rankings. Please contact Patrick for more information.

Since 2000, we have been servicing primary and high school libraries in South East Queensland. Established in 2000, initially set up by an ex school teacher who saw a niche in the market and tailored the business around this niche. Company has grown approximately 25% each year since. Offers a variety of services from new release sales, special orders and book fairs. Also supplies books to schools that utilise the Accelerated Reader programme. We do not have to hard sell our books. Work 40 wks per year,12 weeks holiday.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please. Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $35,000 439102

Home Based

Drouin

bh (07) 3273 5318 mob 0412 253 241

fax (07) 3711 7423 brya8249@bigpond.net.au

437952

price: $85,000 + S.A.V.

bh (07) 4094 1572 ah (07) 4094 1572 fax (07) 4094 1987 mob 0438 809 942 aussiebest@gmail.com www.aussiebest.com

Import/Wholesale

Sydney

VIC

NSW

Great opportunity to take over a long established Removal business located in the picturesque township of Drouin, a major service centre situated in West Gippsland. The business has been operating from a home base by a husband and wife team. Good clientele with plenty of repeat business available. Ongoing advertising in place. A truck with signage, well known in the area, is included in the price. Drouin is only 90 kms east of Melbourne and has all the facilities, schools and amenities required for comfortable country living. Contact for further details.

Swatow Imports is a long established importer & wholesaler, over 1000 active accounts mainly furniture and homewares stores. Unique, exclusive lines include Bramble Furniture range well known in U.S. for its hand painted designs, also metal furniture, home wares, cane ware and giftware. Owner retiring due to age and ill health. Profit can be substantially increased by younger more energetic person. Trained staff. Suit buyer with solid financial background experienced in buying and selling quality merchandise. A respected business at a price well below replacement value.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $60,000

price: P.O.A.

bh 0408 576 896 mob 0407 554 065 auskiwi@dcsi.net.au

bh (02) 9503 0300 mob 0411 554 305

fax (02) 9503 0301

429468

Highly Lucrative - $2.2 Million Turnover

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Homeware Gippsland

VIC

Turkish Magic + 3 Bedroom House Turkish Magic has been well established over the past nine years, specializing in handmade Turkish and Persian rugs and tiles, as well as exclusive homewares and gifts. The store operates on the Princess Highway in Stratford, ensuring high visibility by a heavy traffic flow of Melbourne to Sydney commuters. Located only 30 minutes from Ninety Mile Beach, the shop also benefits from the many tourists travelling through the area. The business has received

significant exposure, having been advertised regularly on regional television, local magazines and newspapers as well as the internet via a fully established and functional website. In 2009 the business turned over $490K and with no competition in the area, the future is looking bright. Freehold sale also includes an extra 8mx26m showroom, an adjoining shop as well as a 3-bedroom house on a 22mx19m block of land.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

bh (03) 5145 6423 fax (03) 5145 7012 mob 0419 294 335 adembabuc@hotmail.com www.turkishmagic.com.au

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Import/Retail Melbourne

VIC

Import / Distribution Turnover $3.3 Million Centrally located in Melbourne, this wellestablished business specialising in lifting & materials handling equipment, consistently earns profits of over $25,000 per week. Easily run and ideal as a family business or utilizing existing staff. Solid reputation with ongoing repeat business from referrals. Long term industry relationships with Asia’s most progressive factories and other global distribution networks. Computerised accounting and inventory systems in place. 5x5 lease available. Situated in a new warehouse close to all amenities. Extensive media advertising ensures the company name is well known Australia wide. Plenty of potential for growth under a strong and enthusiastic management. Business plans for expansion are available. Price is less than 2.5 times

profit plus plant and stock etc. Generous Vendor Finance available with appropriate security. Existing owner wishes to retire and will provide support and guidance to successful purchaser. Contact owner for further information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

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Irrigation, Landscaping & Garden Maintenance SA

Barossa Valley

Internal view towards front of Store

External view of Store from Murray Street

Innovative company providing a quality product, on time and within budget Valley Irrigation (SA) Pty Ltd was established in 2002 to provide sound, practical solutions to irrigators and domestic water users in the Barossa Valley and its environs. With a retail store located in Tanunda, the business offers a range of services including: • Provide maintenance services over a wide range of water associated areas • Pump sales and services • Rainwater tank sales and installations • Domestic and commercial irrigation equipment sales • Irrigation installation including sub-surface dripline • Domestic and commercial landscaping • Domestic and commercial garden maintenance • Garden and irrigation design

Close up of pump display

Highly valued clients include Barossa Infrastructure Ltd - maintenance of its 400km of water main, together with the 300 plus customer sites drawing water from the main. In 2008 Valley Irrigation expanded into landscape construction by merging with Mark’s Waterwise Gardens, and along with its irrigation based services, can also provide hard and soft landscaping, develop plans and plantings, and undertake routine landscape and garden maintenance.

Part of workshop and storage area

Selling due to major investor/shareholder moving his business overseas. Valley Irrigation needs an investor to take the company to the next stage. Ideal entry point into the irrigation and landscaping markets in the Barossa Valley and environs, representing excellent value for money. The major asset of the business is the quality and dedication of the staff. There are 5 employees and as a team, Valley personnel have a strong practical knowledge of irrigation and landscaping that is targeted to providing the optimal solution, whether it is in equipment selection, construction and installation, or operational areas.

Internal view towards rear of Store

The day-to-day operation of the business is carried out by the existing staff, which would suit a buyer looking for minimal involvement. However, under the right ownership and with additional investment, the existing residential, agricultural and commercial customer base is capable of significant expansion. The company has zero borrowings from banks and has never accessed an overdraft. New owner will have absolute control of the process.

Sale Price: $350,000 including S.A.V. of $135,000 For more information, please contact Paul Jindra of Jindra Energy Conversions. Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please

Customised work vehicle (one of four vehicles)

price: $350,000 stock included bh (03) 8872 6555

mob 0411 111 556

www.valleyirrigationlandscaping.com.au

paul@energyconversions.com.au www.southaustralia.com/AboutTheBarossa.aspx

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Internet

Cliftleigh

Internet

Melbourne

NSW

Web Design & Hosting - Residual Income

Golly Gumdrops Online Baby Boutique

Successful progressive company trading 4 years with consistent web site enquiries and referrals. The business has amassed a considerable hosting client database which returns $80K p.a. on top of business turnover. Management team requires no direction, new owner needs no technical knowledge. This is a turn key business ready to continue performing and growing. Comes with shop front/office and 2 vehicles under lease – optional to continue leases. With residual income, high turnover and accounts payable $100K + this represents a very high return on investment. Call to arrange a confidential meeting. Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Appearing on page 1 of Google for Baby Clothing, this Online Baby Boutique is a great little business to buy. All the hard work has been done. Established August 2007 - since then it has received over 2,850 online orders and over 2.7 million hits. Achieved high rankings on Internet search engines. Customer database of approx 2,000. Currently stocks boutique baby and children's clothing from premmie to size 8 plus accessories and giftware. Options are endless with brands and items to stock, enormous potential for growth. Includes $48,000 stock. Contact Nicole. Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $350,000 439382

price: $70,000 stock included mob 0408 493 136 info@gollygumdrops.com.au www.gollygumdrops.com.au

VIC

bh 1300 638 949 ah 0425 788 202 fax (03) 9020 2030 mob 0425 788 202 tom@netwizarddesign.com.au

www.netwizarddesign.com.au

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Juice Bar Mudgee

NSW

Best Juice Bar in Australia Situated on the main street of Mudgee, this well established business sells juices, smoothies, fusions, fresh sandwiches, fresh fruit salad, low fat yoghurt, sushi and coffee. Colourful and beautifully presented premises with ramp style entrance and plenty of storage room. Large open shop front, walk in refrigerator, freezer and ice maker. The business is not a franchise, so new owner is free to introduce whatever products they like. Two large plasma TVs and DVD, and Redcat P.O.S.

system. Currently trading 7 days p.w. with 5 x 5 x 5 lease. Figures available. Operating manual included with all forms used and procedures of the store. This business has plenty of potential and owner wants whoever buys it to succeed so willing to stay and assist until new owner comfortable running the business. Mudgee is in the process of completing international sporting grounds - huge positive impact on the business. Contact owner for further information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

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Landscaping NSW

North-West Sydney

Landscape Supplies & Distribution Hardware and Landscape Display Centre and Customer Service Area plus 2 large covered storage areas. The large outside all weather yard has 40 bulk storage bins (approximate stock value $100K). The business has an established loyal and regular clientele, long term trade customers as well as good local traffic. Currently operating 6 days. Recently established with massive potential is a contractual arrangement for the direct delivery to 8 outlets of a major hardware retailer.

Located in Sydney’s busy north west with a huge potential to expand. This is the largest growth area of Australia, with new housing sub-divisions being established on a regular basis, plus large areas set aside for major light industrial and Current T/O $1,200,000 plus. Sale includes 4 trucks, 2 front commercial centres. end loaders, fork lift, plus other The business specialises in the relevant equipment. Current transportation and bulk delivery owners willing to assist with of landscaping materials and training and helpful advice related supplies. during the transition. The Landscaping business has been a long established family business and is located within a Garden / Business Complex. The leased premises contain Offices,

Some VENDOR or SELLER finance could be available to a suitable purchaser. Contact for further information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please

price: $800,000 + S.A.V. mob 0407 706 223 andrew@andrewslandscapesupplies.com.au

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Landscaping

Landscaping

Hunter Valley

Melbourne

NSW

VIC

Established Clientele, Great Set Up

Excellent opportunity for an energetic new owner to purchase this landscaping business located in Singleton. Owner has built up a great reputation up and down the coast over 30 years and now wants to retire. Continuous contracts in place for lawns & maintenance work. The business specializes in paving, concreting, retaining walls, gardens, lawns, pergolas, rock work, turf, driveways, decking, water features, fencing etc. Huge range of equipment includes Nissan patrol 92', twin cab delta Daihatsu, Ford cargo truck, Mazda twin cab ute, bogie trailers, New Holland bobcat with forklift, Turbo high reach with attachments such as back hoe, buckets, etc, plus various other landscaping equipment. Contact Mark for more information.

Grass & Garden is a boutique Garden Design & Maintenance business located in the Bayside area of Melbourne. Well established for 12 years with a loyal, and thriving, clientele of private & commercial gardens. Cash flow from day one. Currently run by 5 full-time staff plus 5 experienced casuals. Services include garden design & installation, garden maintenance, irrigation, pruning, hedgetrimming, turf management, pest & disease control and landscaping. Long lease available on depot with large lock-up yard & office. All vehicles, tools, gardening & office equipment included. Friendly team, great opportunity, low stress work, ready to walk in and start doing business.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $480,000

price: $250,000

ah (02) 6577 3032 info@ab4s.com.au

bh 0419 336 911 mob 0403 121 448 baillie.sue@gmail.com www.grassandgarden.com.au

431929

mob 0418 668 275

Management Rights

Brisbane

439181

Owner Retiring - Everything Must Go

Manufacturing

QLD

Naval Base

WA

Established 16 yrs, family owned company specializing in the manufacture and retailing of reconstituted limestone paving. Retailing to residential and commercial clients across WA. Current T/O approx $1.3 Million. Living Stone Paving has stamped their name in the market and will continue to do so. Paving is in continuous demand with building and renovations. Retail outlets situated in Joondalup and O’Connor. Living Stone Paving entered joint venture with WA Fiberglass Pools - pools being a perfect catalyst for paving. Owner ready to retire. Currently 8 employees. Profitable business and exciting opportunity.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $640,000 negotiable

price: $700,000 - $800,000

mob 0439 540 053 graceleighyou@yahoo.com.au

bh (08) 9331 4004 mob 0433 689 798

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ah 0407 775 946 naomi@livingstonepaving.com.au

438980

Manufacturing and Retailing Paving Company

This is a Management Rights of an easy care townhouse complex that contains 28 units. Each unit has 3 bedrooms, 3 ceiling fans each room, a remote controlled garage and most have air-conditioning. It is a secure complex with a security gate and an enclosed barbeque area. The Management Rights is in a good location, within walking distances to bus stops, schools, train stations, shopping centres and McDonalds. This Management Rights sale includes an airconditioned townhouse that has an attached office, a garden shed and a pergola. Price includes townhouse and Management Rights. Contact Owner for more information.

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Manufacturing South Coast

NSW

Industrial Engraving Business Small family business located in the Illawarra, well established for 26 years. Husband & wife operated with occasional casual staff. Specialising in laser engraving in stainless steel, plastics, aluminum, brass, glass & acrylic. Situated in a small complex with security fencing and gates, the premises comprise 2 front offices and a workshop. Servicing mainly large industry, steel, mining, electrical, fire protection and plumbing companies. Many customers on the books for over 20 years. Products

include electrical schematics, block plans, labels, signs & self appliable vinyl letters. Machinery includes NewingHall flat bed 800mm x 600mm computerized engraver, Trodat 25 watt Laser engraver, 2 Gravograph Im3’s, Crystal Blast sandblasting cabinet & Taylor Hobson “D” machine. Close to the industrial area, shops, schools and transport facilities. Very reasonable rent. Prepared to train new owners for 2 – 3 months and help out on long term basis if required. This is the perfect sea change opportunity.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $360,000 428908

mob 0409 774 801 Aylestone.68@bigpond.com

Manufacturing North Coast

QLD

Boilermaking, Steel Fabrication, Lathe Work Located in local industrial area in the town of Mossman,10 min north of Port Douglas and 1 hr drive from Cairns. Situated on 1,000 sqm of land with shed 24 mt x 12 mt x 5mt high, office and smoko room and one bay 6mt x 12mt, kitchen, shower & toilet. Upstairs is a 2-bedroom caretakers apartment, kitchen, bathroom, lounge and verandah. Established 14 years, customers comprise farmers, builders, general handyman and public walkins. Only boilermaker shop in town. Husband and wife

run the business with 3 employees. Financials available upon request. Equipment includes shed machinery, punch and sheers, hydraulic folders, hydraulic guillotine, 2 x 250 amp welders, plasma cutter, drill press, Colchester lathe, aluminium welder, aluminium tig welder, general tools eg grinders, drills, 2008 Mazda BT50 2 wheel drive and 2008 TCM 2.5 tonne Forklift. Plus office equipment: computers, printer, photocopier, MYOB software. Contact owners for further information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $850,000 freehold WIWO bh (07) 4098 3344 mob 0419 785 316

fax (07) 4098 3333 mossmansteel@bigpond.com

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Manufacturing Maryborough

QLD

Marine Sanitation Systems This financially viable business can be set up anywhere in Australia. SaniLooÂŽ Marine Sanitation Systems makes onboard sewage treatment systems, commercial and domestic, for vessels ranging from the weekend trailer sailor to multimillion dollar super yachts. Designed for reliability and economy the products comply with all government requirements. The company has stood up against the global financial downturn and won. Currently run by a husband and wife team who

started the business from scratch and now wish to retire. The Sani-LooÂŽ boat sewage treatment system treats toilet waste with a chemical added to the treatment tank that sanitises the waste to 99%. The system comes with complete installation instructions. In an economic climate not favourable to the marine industry this business has remained successful and the export potential for the Saniloo product is growing rapidly. Contact owners for further information or see website.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $960,000 mob 0416 150 900 www.sani-loo.com.au

438626

bh (07) 4128 2745 chris@jabs.com.au

Manufacturing Lismore

NSW

Hydraulic & Engineering Business Owners Retiring Sea Change. Beautiful Northern Rivers, NSW Massive growth potential with this business. Family business operating for 28 yrs, located in Lismore, near Byron Bay. Solid sales in hydraulics & general engineering, also designs and manufactures specialized equipment including harvesters, sweepers, blowers, sprayers & work platforms. Good time to buy with upsurge in confidence in agricultural sector. The Harvestmaster nut harvester is recognized nationally and internationally as industry leader. Owns registered designs & dies for finger wheel components providing market edge nationally and

overseas. Long established clients. There is a huge opportunity for a mobile hydraulic van which would attract extra business from fishing, quarrying, agricultural, horticultural and growing nut industry. Owners wish to retire but will remain for support as long as needed. 1 permanent and 2 casual staff. Freehold industrial shed and 1-bed residence with large rumpus room available for purchase/lease. $90,000 worth of equipment included. Possible finance available. Contact Sylvia Smith for further details.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

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Manufacturing

Southern Tablelands

Market Garden

Launceston

NSW

Business Opportunity - Spring Water or a Market Garden

Ugg Boot Manufacturing Home based business ideal for retirees or person who likes to work from home. Equipment would fit into double garage. All shelving and work benches included, plus Adler binder, Pfaff straight sewer, Sucess overlocker, AusTec straight sewer, Knife press, Ryobi scroll saw and spare overlocker. All press knives from size baby to adult size 16 included, plus professional website with shopping cart, 2 tier trailer and market gazebo. Have fun travelling around to markets and Field Days selling your Australian Made products.

Pure Spring Water source in a yet unpolluted part of the world, Patersonia, Tasmania, 25 min east of Launceston. Clean air and rain - ideal property for development. Includes house with 38 acres. MT. HAVEN SPRING WATER - over 8,000 litres per hour of pristine underground spring water. MARKET GARDEN – approx.12 acres fertile soil, unlimited water, 3 dam sites, perfect site for a market garden. HOUSE - rustic timber, colour bond, warm, cozy, 4 bed. Currently rented out to good tenants seeking renewal of contract. Contact Mira for further information. Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $30,000

price: $320,000 REDUCED for quick sale!! 433111

bh (02) 4837 3141 ah (02) 4837 3141 fax (02) 4837 3151 mob 0410 442 680 noelene@rdal.com.au www.rdal.com.au

TAS

bh (03) 6399 3380

mob 0407 302 667

mirachodan@activ8.net.au

www.mthaven.tulkawade.com

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Mining South East

QLD

Shares Offered in Mining Company Very high quality, sought after product. Established export market. Significant growth potential. Plant upgrade underway. Excellent management in place. 500 years of resource available at upgraded production rate. 55% ownership for sale, remainder may be available with negotiation. Only 3 other shareholders, all excellent and easy to get along with. The company mines, treats then packages for sale a product used as a filtering medium, planting and absorption medium and an

agricultural and horticultural product. A large amount of the product is exported and demand currently exceeds production capacity. A total of 250,845 shares are available in this sale. Estimated share value of $5 per share, based on available resource only, values the company at $3,000,000. Current asking price for the available shares is $750,000 or $3 per share. This is priced for a quick sale and good capital opportunity for the new investor. Selling due to relocation. Contact for further information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $3.00 per share bh (02) 6729 9156 fax (02) 6729 9126 mob 0428 635 323 mmccosker@bigpond.com www.maidenwelldiatomiteaustraliaptyltd.vpweb.com.au

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Mixed Business Smithtown

NSW

Great Business / Great Lifestyle Great opportunity to take over a well established and successful Mixed Business. Located in the beautiful rural township of Smithtown on the Macleay River not far from Kempsey and South West Rocks. The store is the only one of its kind in town. This thriving business includes a post office, newsagency, takeaway with the latest in fast food equipment, mail delivery run, grocery, delicatessen and fruit & veg. Large regular clientele plus supplies lunches to the

employees of the Nestle factory located in Smithtown. T/O $1MIL plus per annum and growing each year. Approx stock $30K. Large premises with great potential to grow. 4 b/room home included in leasehold - only driveway separates the two. Wonderful lifestyle with only a short drive to the coast and 4 hrs from Sydney. Some SELLER finance would be available. Contact Dave Sprague at Port City Realty for more information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

bh (02) 6589 4555 fax (02) 6583 4147

425963

price: $325,000 + S.A.V. leasehold mob 0408 652 985

Mobile Business Brisbane / Gold Coast

QLD

Work For Yourself Unlimited Potential This mobile business has been operating around Brisbane and the Gold Coast for the past 20 years. The business has 4 fully equipped catering vans, mobile cool room / freezer, refrigerated truck plus additional equipment for special events, which includes a bench top cold bar and donut machine as well as tables and chairs etc. The business includes catering and servicing at

special events, sporting fixtures, country shows, horse shows etc providing fast food such as burgers, chips, hot dogs, donuts, sandwiches, pies etc. Also cold drinks, tea and coffee. The current owner has been winding down attendances due to his wish to retire, but there are ample opportunities to work the vans every weekend and several days a week. Contact owner for further information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

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Mobile Business Sydney

NSW

Highly Lucrative Nudie Distribution Business Become a franchised distributor for the young and vibrant Nudie brand of fruit juices. This highly successful franchise will have a gross sales turnover of $450,000 this financial year, returning a gross profit of 32%. This mobile delivery run is home based & the current owner has established a solid regular clientele throughout the inner western suburbs of Sydney over the past 4 years. With the introduction of new products and the

help of a very innovative and progressive franchise company, the business will grow by 20% this financial year. This business would suit someone looking to buy an instant income. Sale price includes 2007 refrigerated Hino truck (a car licence only is required). The franchisor offers good support but no ongoing expensive franchise fees. Vendor or seller finance could be available to a suitable purchaser.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $160,000

Mobile Business

Melbourne

432283

ah (02) 9667 4063 mob 0420 966 216 emeraldparcels@eftel.com.au www.nudie.com.au

Mobile Business

Sunshine Coast

VIC

QLD

Excellent opportunity to earn a fantastic profit from day one! Operating weekdays, 5.30am - 12.30pm, in Melbourne's Northern suburbs, this established cash business has a solid commercial customer base earning $3,500 - $4,000/week, with excellent profits. Option to establish an afternoon clientele with customers requesting an afternoon visit. Offering a full espresso coffee menu, hot chocolate and a selection of muffins and cakes from a local supplier. The van, a fully fitted out Mercedes Benz Vito (manual diesel), and all equipment is in excellent condition. Ideal business for a first time small business owner and includes all business contacts.

Enjoyable and easy to run business. Relocatable – can be operated anywhere. Fully equipped 2005 Triton ute with kitchen grade stainless steel canopy, San Marino Coffee machine capable of taking very busy periods. Other equipment includes industrial grinder, industrial juicer and blender with spare accessories, double sided access fridge, Honda generator with mains supply inlet option and 100L water storage. Certificate from Fair Trading for the name, sim card for phone number, business cards - all the equipment to start trading tomorrow. Contact owner for further information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $84,500 + G.S.T.

price: $35,000

mob 0425 826 967 ashley@cafemobile.com.au www.cafemobile.com.au

mob 0422 882 719 mickyj_ruttle@hotmail.com

439307

Mobile Coffee, Juice & Smoko Van

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Espresso Mobile Cafe

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Mobile Business Bendigo

VIC

Dream Business and Lifestyle This award winning business proves huge CASH income. Easy to run mobile catering. Work from home. 2 established runs to blue collar workers at their place of work providing smoko and lunches. Also outside catering for weddings, parties, etc. Cash T/O $400,000 + with 2 runs and gross profit 46%. Operating 10 yrs with regular client base. Mon – Fri, NO w/ends, nights or public holidays. 4 weeks off at Christmas. Includes all equipment e.g. 4 vans (2 established runs, 2 for growth or catering) ice machines, coolroom, fryer, griller, operations manual, video surveillance on vans, cash registers. 2 people can operate or work less with 2 part time.

Commercial kitchen, 3 bedroom house with built-in pool on secluded 14 acre bush block, with shed and office all available to lease. 5 mins to major shopping centre, 15 mins to centre of town. No direct competition. Sky’s the limit for expansion. Option 1: Buy Business (& relocate it). Option 2: Buy business, lease house, kitchen, office and shed. Option 3: Buy the lot, business, commercial kitchen, office and huge shed. Option 4: ??? Some SELLER FINANCE available. Contact for further information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $325,000 438235

mob 0458 353 507

Mobile Business

Sunshine Coast

Motel

Riverland

QLD

SA

Knife and Scissor Sharpening Service

3 Star Motel in Beautiful Riverland

Mobile Knife & Scissor sharpening business servicing Industrial, Hospitality and Domestic customers from Noosa to Caloundra on the Sunshine Coast!! 1. Vehicle and Equipment Included 2. Minimal Operating Expenses 3. INSTANT CASH FLOW 4. Work hours to Suit 5. Most SUCCESSFUL Business and Easily operated by one Person 6. In existence for over six years 7. One Month Training 8. Ample Room for expansion 9. Loyal Extensive Customer Base 10. NO SELLING WHATSOEVER!!! Contact Julian for further information.

Centrally located in Glossop on the Old Sturt Highway, well maintained motel with 11 ensuite units, easily run by 2 persons, providing a comfortable lifestyle and income. Accessing all the towns of the Riverland, a vibrant rural community with tourism, wineries, the Murray River, all amenities, glorious climate and proximity to Adelaide. Property boasts pool with shade sail, BBQ area, undercover parking, guest laundry, office, play area & gardens. Large 3 bed residence. Only 3 star motel in the area. Ideal starter motel - shrewd energetic operator could double the profits.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please. Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $68,000 negotiable

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bh (08) 8583 2379 fax (08) 8583 2379 glossopmotel@adam.com.au www.glossopmotel.com.au

438197

price: $495,000 freehold 439377

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Motel Wagga Wagga

NSW

The Junction Motor Inn Is a family run business located in the very busy motel town of Wagga Wagga. The business is currently running at over 75% occupancy. Operating for 5 years the owners are selling the remaining lease of 25 years. An option to buy extra years is available. Excellent forward bookings in place and figures available on request. Built in 1987 this is a 3.5 star motel with 18 rooms and one 2 bedroom unit. Meals to rooms are provided Mon to Fri plus cooked and continental

breakfasts. Facilities include a pool and guest laundry. There is a 40 seat restaurant currently not in use. The building is single level, with beautifully presented and maintained gardens, and parking at the door. Includes a 3 bedroom residence with own yard, carport and shed. Wagga Wagga is NSW's largest inland city, centre of the Riverina region, situated on the Murrumbidgee River and half way between Sydney and Melbourne. Contact owners for further information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

bh (02) 6931 2900 fax (02) 6931 5075 mob 0407 813 437 junctn@bigpond.com www.thejunctionmotorinn.com.au

438654

price: $460,000 negotiable

Motel North East

VIC

Family Motel / Good Money Spinner Easily run by two people. Situated on a 3 acre rural property in Wangaratta North on the “Murray to the Mountains Rail Trail”, 5 mins from Wangaratta, and 30 mins from Wodonga. A PET FRIENDLY niche market motel with dog yards, cat cages and an assortment of birds and animals popular with family patrons. 68% return custom (the industry average is 31%). Comprising 6 standard rooms, 6 self-contained family suites with cable TV, 4 selfcontained studio apartments and 3-bed Settlers Cottage, with lounge-dining, BBQ, fenced yard, air con etc. Also

a 24-bed Bowser Lodge, with 4 separate bedrooms, 2 bath, 5 toilets, 4 showers, large common room etc. The motel has own water supply & sewerage systems and is totally self contained – no water or sewerage bills. Most day’s work finished by 1pm. All plant, equipment & furniture included in sale. The property is a perfectly positioned base for tourists visiting the Milawa Gourmet Region and Rutherglen district, as well as the Warby Ranges Region at Glenrowan. Over 120 wineries all within a 45 minute drive. Contact for further information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $595,000 freehold bh (03) 5721 2624 ah (03) 5721 2624 fax (03) 5722 4020 wnfm@people.net.au www.tourisminternet.com.au/wgnth2.htm

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Motel Albury Region

NSW

Escape to the Country and Earn an Income Easily run by a couple or small family and perfectly positioned between Sydney & Melbourne to catch interstate travelers. Swimming pool, childrens’ playground and large grassed areas. Within walking distance to eateries and specialty shops. There are 9 units making this a good little earner, centrally positioned on 1 acre of land leaving plenty of room to expand, enjoy the lifestyle or even subdivide! Affiliated with a major motel chain and holding its environmental accreditation with separate AAA 31/2 star

rating. No restaurant means no hassles with food and/or health inspectors. Take the kids, the dogs and the avid gardener, there’s plenty of room for everyone. Incl. a large 17 x 13 metre shed/ garage/workshop with 3 phase avail and a separate 2.4 x 4 metre wired and lined storeroom. Owners have transformed this property to an immaculate standard with soft and hard refurb’s including 81cm digital TV’s, bathrooms, solar heat pump hot water service, carpet, beds & bedding and the general day to day essentials.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

bh (02) 6036 2599 fax (02) 6036 2231 glenndalepark@bigpond.com.au www.budgetmotelchain.com.au

407487

price: $585,000 freehold

Motel Rockhampton

QLD

Motor Inn and Conference Centre The Fitzroy Motel and Rockhampton Conference Centre is a leasehold business situated in the CBD of Rockhampton in the Central Queensland boom hub for beef and mining. Comprising a 22-unit motel and a conference centre seating 30-50, this is an ideal business for a husband and wife or family to run.The conference side of the business is increasing. A three-bedroom residence is included and all parking is under cover. Catering is

provided for private functions. There is approximately 22 years left on the lease with more available.The business is on the Government booking preferred list and returns a 28-35% net profit. Located on the Fitzroy River the city of Rockhampton is a vibrant mix of commercial, tourism and cultural interests with a world class theatre and art galleries. The nearby airport provides easy access for visitors and locals. Contact for further information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

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Motel Port Stephens

N SW

Port Stephens Motor Lodge Long established Motor Lodge (30 yrs) located in picturesque Port Stephens overlooking Nelson Bay. Comprises 17 units, 3 on ground floor, 14 upstairs, plus well appointed 1 bed. owner/manager’s residence. All units have a fridge, microwave, TV etc. Well maintained building – no refurbishment required. Council valuation on land and building $1.5 mil plus. Landscaped surrounds with swimming pool, courtyard and barbeque area all within beautiful tropical garden. Underground parking plus laundry. The motel does not

have a restaurant, but has a commercial kitchen for preparation of breakfasts. This motel has created a strong niche market amongst retired couples, developing a good regular clientele. Being only 2 hrs from Sydney and not far from Newcastle, Port Stephens is easily accessible and a very popular tourist destination, with beautiful waterways, boating, fishing, restaurants & excellent sporting facilities. This easy to run motel would suit a couple looking for a good income and a relaxed lifestyle in a great area.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $1,800,000 freehold WIWO 438385

mob 0408 498 712 psml@bigpond.com www.portstephensmotorlodge.com.au

Music Equipment

Music Equipment

Penshurst

NSW

North Coast NSW

NSW

Do something you love! Village Guitar is a strong business trading in Sydney’s southern suburbs. Specialising in guitar and amp sales, the business benefits from the 300 tuition students passing through each week to the separate music school business which is one of the largest in Sydney. Easily run by one person the business also handles basic repairs and guitar maintenance. Excellent online store in place. Good location, the only guitar retailer in the St George region. Full training and support is offered to new owner. Contact Mark for more information.

All Music & Vision is an independent family owned business in Byron area. Broad range of stock plus LEADING EDGE MUSIC franchise brand. Only specialist music retailer in town. Owners selling to reduce work load. Music shops continue to show profit and return on investment. Suited to owner operator with existing passion for music and DVD, who wants to buy an income, a return on investment or investor looking for a reason to visit Byron Bay on a regular basis. Stock, plant and equipment included. Owners offer extensive training and ongoing advice.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $95,000 + S.A.V.

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

bh (02) 9580 9284 mob 0409 701 249 mark@villageguitar.com.au www.villageguitar.com.au

mob 0438 879 611 admin@allmusicandvision.com.au www.allmusicandvision.com.au

439387

Byron Bay Lifestyle

439279

Music Instrument Retail

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Newsagency

Paint Shop

Adelaide Hills

Blue Mountains

SA

NSW

Hahndorf Newsagency

Walk In & Start Earning

Hahndorf is South Australia’s premier tourist destination. A beautiful town in which to live and work and only 25min easy drive to the centre of Adelaide. Situated in the beautiful Adelaide Hills, it has a mild climate and surrounded by wineries and hobby farms. 50 minutes drive to the coastal towns of Port Elliot and Victor Harbour. The Newsagency has a paper delivery with 5 sub agents, magazines, stationery, S.A. Lotteries and thriving and profitable giftware component. Lovely large, clean and modern premises with long lease. The business can be managed with the assistance of two extremely reliable paper delivery drivers and part time staff. Ideal for a working couple. Genuine reason for sale, moving to live and work overseas.

Located in Springwood, this well established paint & decorator store caters for clients throughout the Blue Mountains, Penrith, and as far away as Lithgow. With a large retail and trade customer base, the store is reknown for its experienced staff & product knowledge. Business maintains a comprehensive client database, providing customers with an ongoing record of past colour purchases, ensuring continued repeat sales. T/O in excess of $600,000 p.a. Price includes extensive equipment list, including spectrophotometer, hire equipment for painting, displays and stock holding. Business would suit family owner or could continue to operate with existing staff. Contact Ray for more details.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

bh (08) 8388 7900 mob 0430 161 074

ah 0430 161 074 neville_marks@hotmail.com

439165

price: $330,000 + S.A.V. (approx $65K)

Photography

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $245,000 WIWO bh (02) 4751 1255 mob 0438 511 239 letspaint@westnet.com.au www.paintrightspringwood.com.au

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Play Centre

Blue Mountains

Western Sydney

NSW

NSW

Photo Mini Lab

Lollipop’s Playland & Cafe Campbelltown

Long established business for sale in the iconic Blue Mountains, same owner for 14 years. Would suit an enthusiastic, technology driven individual / couple or photographer. Processes film and digital prints using Fujifilm Frontier 340 digital minlab. Servicing regular consumers and professional photographers. Other services include passport and ID photos, photo restorations, printing and scanning medium format and slides, reproducing old photographs, large format ultrachrome prints, and laminating. Sells Fujifilm cameras, film, camera accessories, memory cards, frames, albums, gifts etc. Turnover 2010 $192,000. Selling for asset value only due to health reasons.

$300,000 WIWO - health issue forces sale. An icon in the Macarthur area. Established franchise system, the business offers flexibility, has excellent trained staff, a marketing database and a fantastic lifestyle. This business is family owned, family run and family fun. Trades 7 days. Owners want to see their business go to a good operator. Bring your kids. You'll love this one! Contact for further information. MUST BE SOLD.

price: $300,000 WIWO

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

bh 0405 692 762 mob 0405 692 762 campbelltown@lollipopsplayland.com.au www.campbelltown.lollipopsplayland.com.au

ah 0407 911 016

bigdskatoomba@westnet.com.au

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Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

438497

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Play Centre

Point Cook

Play Centre

Epping

VIC

VIC

Well established Children’s Play Centre operating 6 years in the attractive suburb of Point Cook, 15 mins from the city. The centre is modern and beautifully presented, trading 7 days, the takeaway shop Mon-Fri only. Well trained staff in place. Playtec equipment includes super slide, jumping castle and unique 10 seater electric “Mississippi train.” T/O averages $6,000 - $7,000 plus p.w. with gross T/O $350,000. Net profit over $80,000. This is a good, solid earner with an excellent reputation. Contact owner for further information.

Playground originally cost $280,000 in 2000 and structure is still in excellent condition. Need to sell due to upcoming building renovations. Playground is 10 metres high with giant slides, crawl tunnels, air slide, cargo bridge and numerous activities for children. Original plans for assembly are available. Playground could be easily modified to be an outside playground as the structure is made of powder coated steel in bright colors. Contact Denis for all enquiries. Viewing can be arranged at anytime and all genuine offers will be considered.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $275,000 WIWO

price: $55,000

ah 0418 316 275 mob 0418 316 275 cawanne@dodo.com.au

bh 0411 337 487 mob 0411 337 487 dbeltram@bigpond.net.au

439405

Playground Structure For Sale

428967

Indoor Play Centre / Cafe & Takeaway

Post Office Magnetic Island

QLD

Magical Magnetic Island This successful and long established business comes with a lifestyle to be envied. Magnetic Island Post Office has no competition and services a population of approx 5,000, which increases over the winter months due to the large number of tourists visiting the area. Located just off the coast of Townsville, the Island is serviced by passenger and car ferries almost on an hourly basis between 6am and midnight. The Post Office is situated in Nelly Bay where most of the island’s other businesses are located, and is staffed by a full time manager & part time assistant. Most business is carried out 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday, and Saturday 9am – 11am

(staffed by the owners). Current stock level approx $25-30K. The business is offered as a Leasehold with the Freehold available for purchase P.O.A. the vendors residence (a 3 bedroom bungalow with a swimming pool) is located at Picnic Bay and is also available if required by the purchaser. This is the ultimate lifestyle change with an abundance of beautiful beaches, great restaurants & cafes, fishing and boating, a National Park with lots of wildlife & all this within the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Marine area. Training would be provided and some rental assistance could be available to a suitable purchaser.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

mob 0418 182 019 picnicbay@gmail.com

437532

price: $360,000 + S.A.V.

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Post Office Upper Hunter Valley

NSW

Secure business with residence & lifestyle A licenced Post Office is Australia’s safest, low risk business. Merriwa LPO is a charming country PO with the option of a beautifully renovated sandstone residence. With secure net income of $85K this thriving business is a great treechange opportunity with scope for expansion. Merriwa is ideally situated in the scenic and flourishing Upper Hunter Valley, within 2 hrs of Newcastle, Dubbo & Tamworth & only 1.2 hrs from Mudgee. Our friendly town boasts many

facilities incl. new hospital, 2 doctors, 3 schools, cafes, Olympic pool, golf course and most sports. Three bed. house (much larger than it looks in the photos) has spacious well appointed rooms, high ceilings, 2 WC, new 8 metre garage/workshop, outside entertaining area, carport and attractive gardens. Priced to sell. Possible finance available. Price: Business, residence and commercial freehold property $495K + S.A.V. Business only $235K + S.A.V.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

bh (02) 6548 2042 mob 0427 164 680

ah (02) 6548 3088 fax (02) 6548 2878 mgillott@bigpond.net.au

429857

price: $495,000 freehold + S.A.V.

Post Office Ardlethan

NSW

Successful Business / Stress-Free Country Lifestyle Long established and very busy Post Office. This is a recession proof and highly successful business located in the picturesque, tranquil township of Ardlethan approx equidistant from Wagga Wagga, Griffith and West Wyalong. All systems electronically operated and easy to run, servicing all the major banks and credit unions. Currently operated by a husband and wife team, with 2 postal runs – a town run and a farm run. Stock value

approx $8-10K. The postal premises are air conditioned, well maintained, bright and spacious. The price includes an attached, attractive, well appointed 3 bed house and a 4 car garage. The business also comes with a twin cab ute and postie bike. Ardlethan is a community caring country town in Riverina area with schools, good medical facilities and plenty of amenities. Training would be provided. FINANCE AVAILABLE.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

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Post Office

Kuranda

QLD

Kuranda Post Office is the only Post Office in the tropical North Queensland township of Kuranda. A proven recession-proof business with potential to expand both retail and commission sectors. Situated in in a prime location, directly opposite the major supermarket. Excellent existing relationships with both locals and local businesses. This business offers a comfortable entry for any new owner with a range of operational systems, procedures and staff in place. New owners can reap the reward and relish the great lifestyle benefits that are associated with owning an Australian iconic branded business in tropical North Queensland. Contact Owners for more information.

438645

Kuranda Licensed Post Office

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

bh (07) 4093 7280 mob 0428 277 083

fax (07) 4093 7240 eduncan@webstersmeats.com.au

439388

price: $650,000

Printing Sydney South

N SW

Due to Health Reasons Very well-known and respected business opportunity now available. Specialising in printing and retailing a large range of promotional material to clients all over Australia, particularly in the home entertainment industry. Huge customer base and fully equipped with modern machinery etc. All work is done in-house. No experience necessary.

Turnover approx. $400,000. Plant & equipment value $310,000. Due to health reasons must sell, so owners prepared to negotiate all reasonable offers, and will train if required. Some SELLER FINANCE could be available to approved purchaser. Huge potential to build this business. Will suit ambitious person/persons. Contact for further information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

bh (02) 9542 6843 info@ab4s.com.au

mob 0414 437 502 / 0414 215 985

428861

price: $310,000 negotiable

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Printing

Real Estate Agency

Canberra

Sutherland Shire

ACT

Reluctant sale - Owners moving overseas Must sell!

N SW

High Profile – High Profits High profile and very profitable Real Estate Office located in the Sutherland Shire, in Sydney’s southern suburbs. Established 60 years, the business manages approx. 450 permanent rental properties. Modern, well-equipped office, with great staff in place. Gross income approx. $20,000/week. Owners will stay on for 3-12 months (if required) to simplify the change-over. Contact for more details.

Sozo Production offers full print, design and web services locally and around Australia to individuals and other businesses. Est 2003, annual gross turnover approx. $450,000. Located in Tuggeranong town centre, south Canberra, surrounded by large Government Departments contributing to strong client base. Preferred supplier to federal Government agency plus regular website work through this arrangement. Digital printing and finishing on premises, Offset and Large Format printing outsourced. Walk in and take over. Existing staff experienced and trained. All equipment and procedures in place. Training and assistance with transition offered. Contact Paul.

price: $175,000 negotiable

price: $1,900,000

bh (02) 6293 1188 mob 0421 058 550

mob 0447 243 654 georden@tpg.com.au

fax (02) 6293 1488 paul@sozo.com.au

Restaurant

Western Suburbs

438796

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

439169

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Restaurant

Richmond

NSW

VIC

Well known local eatery offering Italian & Modern Australian cuisine. Established for 9 years, the restaurant is fully licensed with a seating capacity of 140, and an alfresco area overlooking the local golf course. The business also caters for Takeaway & Home Delivery. Trading hours are Tuesday to Sunday night (potential to do Sunday breakfast or vary the trading days). The business is semi-managed and has well trained staff in place. On-site training for the new owners is available if required. Lease terms are negotiable with the Landlord. The business is ideally suited to a husband & wife team or Chef. Contact Joe for further information.

URGENT SALE - Owners bought 5 years ago for $160,000 - MAKE AN OFFER!! Situated in the middle of Swan Street, right in the heart of Richmond, this well-located restaurant has seating for 50 downstairs + 50 upstairs. Lots of walking traffic, and conveniently positioned close to the MCG & CBD. Also popular venue with locals. Current T/O $10,000 p/w Beautifully laid out premises. Offering a very varied menu of true French cuisine. Fully Licensed. Lots of potential. Contact for further information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: P.O.A.

price: All offers considered

bh 0418 202 390 ah 0418 202 390 mob 0418 202 390 joe.bongiorno@tarkett.com

ah 0408 665 548 mob 0408 665 548 steforbiz@yahoo.com.au

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A Touch of France in the Heart of Richmond

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Restaurant Allambie Heights

NSW

Sofias Restaurant Very busy restaurant with a large regular local clientele plus patrons from as far as Hornsby and Ryde. Established 15 years ago in Manly the restaurant moved to Allambie Heights 11 years ago. Seats up to 70 patrons. Loyal, experienced staff in place - have been with the business from 7 to 15 years. Sofias currently trades 5 dinners a week but could be operated 7 days with Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

The cuisine is currently Italian with a middle European influence. Owners would be happy to train buyer. Sofias Restaurant is part of a day time shopping strip with a large car parking area with a capacity of 92 vehicles. Sofias has been consistently nominated by the Restaurant and Catering Association’s Metropolitan Awards. Owners are getting ready to retire. Contact for further information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $200,000 louis@sofias.com.au

438494

mob 0412 786 011 www.sofias.com.au

Restaurant Five Dock

NSW

Asian Restaurant on Food Street Excellent migrant family business opportunity in prime position on busy “food street” with other restaurants such as Indian, Italian, Japanese, Vietnamese, Domino Pizza, Subway, Michel’s Patisserie, plus chicken shop, bakery, supermarket and major banks. Seating for 40, inside and out. Trading Hours: Lunch 11am-3pm (Mon-Sat); Dinner 5-10pm (7days) (Potential for Breakfast). Dinein, Take-Away, Home Delivery & Cartering. Nice warm cozy decor with big screen TV. Multi Award winner. Great exposure with 3.9m floor to

ceiling glass window and 4.5m frontage to busy main road. Huge kitchen with cool room, suit any cuisine. Loading Dock at rear. Computer System with 2,500 customer data base with phone and address. 4 x security cameras with web support. Turnover last year $385,000 and growing. Good rent with no outgoings – no water, garbage or cleaning expenses. Renewed lease 5x5 in place (start Aug 2010) . Owner selling for family reasons. Contact Pat for further information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: P.O.A. mob 0412 918 860 pat_leelapat@hotmail.com

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Restaurant

Loganholme

Restaurant

Brunswick Heads

QLD

NSW

Highly reputable local restaurant. Great opportunity for owner operator. Loyal clientele. Walk in and start trading immediately. Highly visible location, long lease, fully developed website and customer database. Extensive Internet exposure. Excellent layout, classic modern design, 3 dining areas including al fresco, lounge area and bar. Currently trading as upscale tapas / wine bar filling gap in local market. Offers jazz on Fri nights which is popular. Business has built huge goodwill. Massive potential - current owner has overstretched himself with business commitments. This is a must sell business priced accordingly.

Seating capacity of 45 plus huge take away clientele, this is a ripe investment. Outside dining, beautiful scenery, bustling nightlife - Sticky Fingers is the meeting place of Brunswick Heads. Average net profit $100,000 p.a. Situated in THE prime position of this booming sea change town in Northern NSW, oozing with energy and potential. Views of green parks and spectacular Brunswick River, the town has an influx of tourist in peak season. 3 caravan parks full of families during holiday times - Sticky Fingers’ target market. Restaurant booked out on w/ends.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $45,000

price: $177,000

mob 0413 304 274 james@focusbyjames.com

bh 0431 344 821 ah (02) 6685 0222 mob 0431 344 821 claredawson@hotmail.com

439360

Alfresco Pizza Restaurant

439223

Established Restaurant in Prime Location

Restaurant

Restaurant

Norfolk Island

Rockdale

Restaurant on Beautiful Norfolk Island

Authentic Indian Restaurant

Norfolk’s only authentic Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria. Well established, popular with locals & tourists with a reputation for quality, Stefanos Italian Restaurant is ideally located on the main street surrounded by tourist accommodation. Fully Licensed, al fresco dining, cocktail lounge & sundeck, seating 100 +. Free standing building, mountain views & tasteful decor. Excellent return on investment. The ultimate sea change & lifestyle only 2 hrs flight from Sydney, Brisbane or NZ. NO income tax, NO stress, NO pollution. Key staff in place. Full support & training provided. Operating 6 nights Tues-Sun. Contact owner for more information.

‘Mandap’ is a unique, lavishly decorated 2-storey Indian restaurant with great ethnic ambience, but could be converted to any cuisine. Located on Princes Highway in main shopping area, close to Sydney CBD and International airport. Seats 120 plus upstairs function hall seating 80. Full liquor license, bar, air cond, commercial kitchen, long lease, free car park. Favoured venue for private parties, business functions etc. Loyal customer base. Ideal for Family Immigration under Business Visa. Owner happy to stay for transition period. Staff in place. Selling due to health problem.

NSW

price: $250,000 WIWO negotiable

ah 0011 672 324 127 mob 0011 672 352 280 stefanos@ninet.nf www.stefanosnorfolkisland.com

mob 0433 171 470 / 0433 171 468 shailesh_khale@yahoo.co.in www.mandap.com.au

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price: $785,000 WIWO freehold

439440

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Restaurant / Takeaway

Gold Coast

Roadhouse

Carrabin

QLD

WA

Family restaurant in Helensvale, part of a local shopping village. Surrounding area provides potential 9,000 residences all within 10-15 min delivery radius. Menu offers classic Australian, traditional and gourmet pizzas, pasta and main meals, emphasis on fresh home cooked taste. Fernandos - top 5 Gourmet Pizzas in Queensland 2010 Dairy Farmers Best of the Best competition. Trading 6 days. Business can easily be run by a supervisor/chef. Fit-out in excellent condition and all equipment included in sale. 3+3 low rent lease. Owner offers ongoing training and assistance.

Carrabin Roadhouse / Hotel / Motel and Caravan Park is located approx 3 hrs from Perth, halfway between Perth and Kalgoorlie on the Great Eastern Highway. Situated on 2 acres of land, the business is being sold freehold, with fully renovated premises, managers’ house, and 2 x staff quarters. The business incorporates fuel, shop, ATM, restaurant / take away, 5 motel rooms (which are fully booked with workers from the nearby windfarm and gold mine), and Caravan Park. Also included in sale are a large chiller, 2 x storage sheds, ample truck parking, plant and equipment and much more. For more information about this good family business, being sold on a walk-in, walk-out basis, please contact Joan.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $72,000 WIWO

price: $950,000 O.N.O.

mob 0402 550 480 JNHASSARDS@bigpond.com

bh (08) 9046 7162 ah (08) 9046 7162 fax (08) 9046 7162 carrabin.r.house@harboursat.com.au

438686

Roadhouse / Hotel / Motel

439256

Fernandos Restaurant Gold Coast

Roadhouse Bodallin

WA

Great Freehold Roadhouse on Busy Highway Location Located approximately 3 hrs from Perth, halfway between Perth and Kalgoorlie on the Great Eastern Highway, Bodallin Roadhouse is known for supplying the cheapest fuel on the highway. Situated on 2 acres of land, the roadhouse is being sold freehold with fully renovated premises and owners’ unit. The business incorporates fuel, shop, ATM, restaurant / take away. Also included in the sale are contracts for mail delivery and the service of the

Post Office. The property offers ample truck parking, a new kids playground and toilet facilities, plant and equipment and much more. Fuel bowsers include one fast flow diesel pump for trucks, 2 for premium petrol, and 2 for regular petrol. Current opening hours are 6am – 8.30pm, 7 days a week. This good family business is being sold on a walk-in walk-out basis. For more information contact Mary or Barry.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

bh (08) 9047 5055 mob 0419 969 549

fax (08) 9047 5055 mary@bodallinroadhouse.com

439162

price: $520,000 WIWO freehold

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Sales and Distribution Statewide

VIC

Statewide Distribution of Energy Drink This business, established for 4 years, specialises in the sale of a refreshing energy fruit drink comprising lightly carbonated spring water and fruit juice.The selling point is “pure refreshment” and the spring water is sourced from central Victoria. The product is a trademark of Australian Special Beverages. Potential to expand by introducing the product onto the international market. The business would suit someone interested in the

beverage industry but no prior experience is necessary as the owner will offer training to incoming purchaser. The product this business produces is a simple, greattasting drink with a low GI (Glycemic Index) which means it has a low effect on blood sugar levels – a healthy alternative to the prevalence of high sugar beverages currently on the market. Contact Frank for further information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $350,000 438502

fax (03) 9331 6010 mob 0432 602 069 frank@lamontetiles.com www.asbeverages.com.au

BLUE CHIP BUSINESS 5 DAYS a WEEK = $272,150 net 2010 Rare opportunity to invest in a secure, well established & very profitable national sales and distribution business. We know of nothing else like this extremely unique business. Tired of hacking away in a highly

competitive business environment hoping for clientele to walk through the door? Here is a lifestyle opportunity to cut a slice of the action in a specialized distribution business as the owners are retiring.

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NO LEASE • NO RENT • NO STOCK • NO STAFF

The current owners enjoy a ‘work from home’ lifestyle. All systems are in place & able to locate the business anywhere in Australia. Secure & strong Australia wide licenced distribution base. Full support & all training is provided.

Priced to SELL 80 Australian Business For Sale ®

$495,000

Turnover $684,850 in 2009 – 2010 Written Valuation - $550,000 Exciting opportunities for further growth and development

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Sales and Distribution

Burpengary

Sports Goods

North of Brisbane

QLD

QLD

Best of Both Worlds / Retail & Home Business

Great Lifestyle and Income

www.officesupplies.com.au Pty Ltd is an on-line Office Supply business with a large customer base that can be run from home, and a well positioned Retail Store in Burpengary, 35km north of Brisbane. New development in the Burpengary area means huge scope for increased sales. This financial year sales over $800K. 3 year lease in place. The business is currently being run under management, with 2 permanent and 2 casual staff - ideal opportunity for a family to take over. Owner selling due to ill health and early retirement.

Retail and wholesale sport and fitness store providing excellent income. Situated within easy commuting distance from the coast in one of Queensland’s fastest growing shires. Offers business plus lifestyle. Retails to public and wholesales to clubs and schools, all major supplier accounts established. Comprehensive on-line store website. Wholesale side of business supplies all sporting, training equipment and apparel. Large customer base, plus salesperson employed on the road to make contact with untapped schools and clubs in area. Well trained staff. This is a great business with huge ongoing growth.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $390,000 + S.A.V. mike@officesupplies.com.au

www.officesupplies.com.au

price: $925,000 + S.A.V. bh (07) 3408 6495 mob 0438 209 169

ah 0438 209 160 nelsonph@netspace.net.au

438492

ah 0403 495 722 mob 0403 495 722

439400

bh (07) 3888 2270 fax (07) 3888 2786

Seafood Bendigo

VIC

Seafood Retail & Wholesale Beautifully presented retail outlet located in Kennington, the wealthier suburb of Bendigo. This relatively new business has progressed rapidly in the two and a half years since opening. Fully fitted out with the best equipment and boasting a large cool room and freezers to cater for the ever expanding wholesale component of the business. Currently employing 3 full time & 2 part time staff and operating Monday to Friday & 1/2 day Saturday. Seafood experience not

required, the owners will train in all aspects of the business. Option to buy just the retail component $192,000 (conditions will apply) or the entire business for just $260,000. This business has developed a sound customer base both retail and wholesale with huge potential to expand in both areas. Located in one of Bendigo’s most prestigious shopping strips, with a long lease and future potential for freehold. Figures available. Contact for further information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

bh (03) 5442 3118 mob 0427 536 776

fax (03) 5442 3119 wayne.kelly@bigpond.com

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Security North East QLD

QLD

BNA Security BNA Security is a well established firm within the Burdekin District. It is the only security firm in the Burdekin and it services Brandon, Ayr and Home Hill and surrounding areas. BNA Security is a unique business in that there is little to no competition in the security sector. BNA Security offers patrols for both commercial and private premises, cash-in-transit, static guard work, alarm responses and alarm monitoring. BNA Security has a sound client base with plenty of opportunity to expand in many areas. BNA Security is situated in the Burdekin District. The Burdekin is liquid gold in both commercial and private sectors. The Burdekin offers families an ideal lifestyle. It is bountiful in opportunities for both business and private sectors and offers a restful and relaxing environment for families, ideal for starting or raising a family or the individual who loves to fish or who wants a quiet and friendly country life.

BNA Security is a business offering excellent opportunities, unique rewards and a sound business investment. Requirements: Qld Security Licence Class 1 & Class 2 , Weapons Licences. Some SELLER FINANCE available to approved purchasers. Contact Jason for further information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

bh (07) 4783 5746 fax (07) 4783 6003 mob 0438 791 001 enquiries@bnasecurity.com.au www.bnasecurity.com.au

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Shoe Repair Launceston

TAS

Superb Little Business with Lifestyle Opportunity to purchase a successfully established business situated in the heart of beautiful Launceston on the wonderful Apple Isle. The shop is bright and well presented with a modern fit out and excellent displays. Located in a busy and vibrant area of Launceston with popular local eateries and fashion retail stores. The business specialises in shoe repairs, key cutting and engraving, but also stocks watch batteries and wrist bands, giftware and trophies,

rubber stamps and more. The shop has developed a large and loyal clientele with solid trading which is increasing each year. Stock approx. $20$25K. Currently operated by a husband and wife team who are willing to train a suitable purchaser in this easy to learn business. Located in a magnificent part of Australia the business has plenty of future potential and offers a lifestyle that is both enjoyable and rewarding. Contact owners for further details.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

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The Spray Painting Specialist Well established business for 25 years specialising in all types of light and heavy commercial work, particularly successful in the bus industry. The business is located in Brendale, a light industrial area just 17km from the Brisbane CDB. Facilities include 3 up-to-date spray booths, 2 accommodating the whole vehicle. Sprayrite’s main customer, Mills-Tui, is a NZ company operating in Brisbane. Mills-Tui make all the components for Brisbane’s fire engines and ambulances and manufactures buses for Greyhound and others. Sprayrite has a long association with Mills-Tui but also does smaller jobs for other customers when required. Average turnover is approx. $1,200,000 per annum. Possibilities exist to outsource the spray booths etc. and capacity is there for high turnover of smaller vehicles. Sprayrite has a sound footing in its area of specialised work, a healthy financial track record and the prospects for the future are good for someone with a “get up and go” attitude. The owner is getting on in years and wants to retire. Long lease available. Some Seller or Vendor Finance could be available to a suitable purchaser. This is currently a highly profitable business and has huge potential for further expansion in the future. For further financial information please contact Peter Di Tommaso, Accountant.

Price: $850,000

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Smash Repair Coolah

NSW

Great Country Based Business Located in Coolah, equi-distanced from Mudgee, Dubbo & Tamworth in the beautiful Warrumbungle region, this fully equipped workshop is perfect for an owner-operator or auto electrician. Established for over 35 years, the business services a large area and specializes in restorations, private & insurance work, detailing and some retail including new & 2nd hand parts, Black Duck canvas seat covers and Topaz canvas motorbike seat covers. Also available, but not included in the purchase price, is the hire of horse floats & box trailers. With a separate office, it is the only shop in the area with large vehicle access for trucks, tractors etc. A recent addition to the business is a brand new 4 tonne clear floor vehicle hoist. A 2009 Business Awards Nominee, the business boasts a strong repeat customer base, as well as an excellent reputation and relationship with industry assessors. The workshop currently employs 2 part time panel beaters/spraypainters, with an auto electrician who works regularly from the business. Coolah is the gateway to Coolah Tops National Park and the Warrumbungle Ranges, a sub-alpine park which combines scenic forest drives and panoramic views. Coolah has many attractions and offers all amenities including schools, hospital, clubs/pubs, gym, accommodation etc. Contact Danielle Tuckwell for further information, and visit Warrumbungle's website for more regional information.

bh (02) 6377 1171 ah (02) 6377 4516 mob 0429 416 021 coolahvalleysmash@hotmail.com www.warrumbungleregion.com.au/coolah.cfm

437062

price: $145,000 WIWO freehold

Surf, Skate and Ski North Coast

NSW

Sunpatch Surf Ideal Beachside Business Established in 1973 and situated in idyllic Sawtell, south of Coffs Harbour. Opportunity to enjoy a laid back lifestyle with an established income. Sawtell is becoming the top destination for holiday makers on the Coffs Coast. Occupies premier beachside retail position surrounded by boutiques, cosmopolitan café’s and restaurants there’s never a shortage of customers. Long lease, wide 8 metre frontage & huge window display, superb fitout and presentation. Long standing reputation and a piece of surf

history on offer here. All major labels represented and loyalty of locals second to none. Easy to run, all business systems in place, plus premium fittings, racking, Apple I-mac POS system, MYOB retail manager software, CCTV system, security system etc. plus stock at value. Vendor offers training to assist new owner in transition period. 2 staff willing to stay. Contact Mark Hodgson. SERIOUS BUYERS ONLY PLEASE. Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

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Supermarket QLD

Croydon

Croydon Centre Supermarket “FOUR (4) BUSINESSES IN ONE (1)” This well established family owned business is offered for sale on a “walk in walk out” basis, inclusive of Land, Buildings, Stock & existing clientele at a genuine price of $650,000. LOCATION Croydon FNQ is a historic mining town located on the Savannah Way (Gateway to the Gulf). The Business is well situated on the main Highway adjacent to the only Hotel/Motel in town. Croydon is a friendly QLD country town with a relaxed lifestyle. There is a primary school in town, a golf course, Library & lake Belmore which boasts excellent fishing & swimming is less than 4kms from the centre of town.

BUSINESS PROFILE

such as hardware & building materials. Current turnover is $1.4M with excellent growth potential to the RIGHT operators. The business is profitable with good cash flow & well supported by the local community. TRADING HOURS Monday to Saturday 7am – 7pm (Currently) Sunday 8am – 2pm REASON FOR SALE The current owners are a well established & recognised family in the district. They have various other business interests & as such wish to focus in other areas within the community. They recognise the growth potential & value to the community the business has to offer & believe the time is right to identify new owners who can not only maximise the potential of the business but provide greater service to the Croydon community in general. Hence the business is priced to sell & establishment assistance & training for the right Buyers is assured. IDEAL BUYER PROFILE

The business has four (4) revenue generating components these being: • Supermarket (Newly renovated) • Cafe & Takeaway foods • Fuel (Diesel & unleaded) plus LPG & AVGAS. • Freight DEPOT Each of these profit centres can be expanded on plus the expansion opportunity exists to increase sales into other areas that would be supported by the community & current client base,

The owners believe a family wishing to relocate from the urban jungle to a country community with a safe friendly lifestyle, to be the ideal candidates to maximise the continued success of the business. Equally as important as the financial consideration is identifying folks that wish to build a quality lifestyle & contribute to the community in general. For more information contact Bob Spike

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please

price: $650,000 WIWO bh (07) 4745 6184

mob 0400 048 878

bobspike@bigpond.com

www.croydon.qld.gov.au

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Swimming Pool Bathurst

NSW

Pumps, Irrigation & Swimming Pool Accessories SUBSTANTIAL PRICE REDUCTION WaterMart is located in Bathurst and has been operating since 1995. It enjoys an excellent reputation in the area, is situated in modern, attractive premises and has a large, loyal customer base. Owners are entering preretirement phase, are ready to sell and offer training and longer term support to assist new owners. WaterMart has a stable of high profile dealerships for household and agricultural pumps, domestic and commercial irrigation components and swimming

pool pumps, filters, accessories and chemicals. WaterMart is the largest seller of swimming pool supplies in the area and a visit to www.watermart.com.au will show the full extent of the business. WaterMart is a good performer – average annual sales $835K – with high gross margins and stock around $150K. Enthusiastic new owners can substantially improve sales, with other lucrative markets yet to be fully addressed.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

mob 0428 324 262 ralph@watermart.com.au www.watermart.com.au

438445

price: $395,000 + S.A.V.

Takeaway North Coast

NSW

Getaway to this Great Takeaway A superb business in the Coffs Harbour area, well known for a high standard of fried and barbequed chicken plus burgers, chips and impulse purchases. Also sells daily items such as milk and bread, and is open 7 days a week. Has been operating for 27 years, by the same owner, who is now ready to retire. Solid loyal customers plus constant new trade. Turnover has averaged in excess of $925,000.00 for the past 5 years. This local icon can be

operated under management or by an owner operator as all procedures are in place. All equipment is owned and maintained and a support system of back up equipment is included in the sale. The value of the stock is approximately $12,000.00 and is included in the purchase price. The owner will offer a long lease arrangement and stay for a period of settlement for the new owners.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

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Takeaway South West

WA

Eagle Boys Pizza in Bunbury Well-established business for 14 years serving a district extending from Australind in the north to Stratham in the south. Centrally located at the gateway to Bunbury with a large customer base from schools, local university and college. Equipment has been upgraded to cope with turnover of $25,000 + per week. Turnover $843,000 p.a. Bright immaculate premises. Eagle Boys have excelled in a highly competitive retail environment so you get a proven business with predictable cash flow, huge market awareness, a strong

team in place, high profile location adjacent to large shopping centre and an excellent demographic area for a successful pizza store. Opportunity exists for new owner to establish a second store in the developing suburbs. Well-established lunchtime trade and busy evenings. Loyal and stable staff. Full time owner/manager could save $50,000 p.a. from current wage costs. Full and extensive plant and equipment included in sale. Contact for further information. Price reduced for quick sale.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

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

Port Macquarie

Taxi

South Gippsland

NSW

VIC

Ideal Family Business

Established for 25 years, Calvins Chickens has been owned by the current owners since September 2005. An icon in the area, this popular takeaway is known for the best chickens and meals in town. This shop is in an excellent location in Port Macquarie, a beautiful seaside town on the Mid North Coast of NSW with a growing population. Surrounding shops include a bakery, butcher, IGA supermarket and fruit & veg shop and liquor shop. Some Vendor Finance available to approved purchaser. Contact Michelle Vassallo of Gorman & Moore Accountants for more information. Private sale, no contact Price by agents or marketers please. Reduc ed

Established for over 25 years this business has a large area with regular clients. Offers flexibility to maintain a work-life balance. Would suit an individual, couple or ideally a family with energy and drive to be owner/operators of the 2 taxis thus increasing turnover and reducing outgoings. Would also suit someone who wants a secondary income source. Sale includes the 2 vehicles plus licenses. There are opportunities for growth due to investment in offshore exploration and production in the local area. This is a very good business but the owner is 76 and is looking forward to handing over the reins so he can retire. Contact for further information. Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $159,000 + stock

price: $130,000

bh (02) 6584 2400 fax (02) 6584 2499 gorm@bigpond.net.au

bh (03) 5688 1335 mob 0427 594 527

438939

Busy Takeaway in Tourist Destination

fax (03) 5688 1530 ddjones@netspace.net.au

409579

Takeaway

432932

bh (02) 6760 3204 mob 0427 603 020 eagleboysbunbury@gmail.com www.eagleboys.com.au

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Tiles & Paving

Adelaide Hills

Tourism

Stockport

SA

SA

Very Profitable Retail Paving Business

4WD Outback Touring

Excellent opportunity to secure a long established and highly profitable Paving Centre in the ever growing Adelaide Hills town of Mount Barker. Established since 1986 this business has built up a first class reputation in the area and attracts a solid range of clientele. No experience is necessary as the owner offers full training and support for incoming purchaser. Situated in the beautiful Adelaide Hills only 30km east of Adelaide, the town has both city commuters and rural residents. A simple and easy to operate business. Contact for further information.

After 25 years this tour operator wishes to retire. Takes passengers in 4WD Nissan Patrols to remote parts of Australia – Motto “Where No Buses Go”. Catering to overseas market and across Australia. Goes to Canning Stock Route, Cape York, Simpson Desert, Kimberleys, Rudall River, Len Beadell’s Tracks and Outback South Australia and NSW. Current schedule of full camping trips and accommodation in outback pubs, shearers’ quarters, cattle stations. Includes 3 Nissan Patrol Wagons equipped with HF Radio, Sat Phone, Engel Fridges, and HEMA Sat Nav., plus all equipment. T/O currently $200,000 p.a. Advance bookings.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

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

price: $165,000 439430

bh (08) 8391 3467 fax (08) 8398 2518 mob 0405 468 636 capsa8@bigpond.com www.australianpaving.com

Tourism

Port Stephens

ah (08) 8528 2132 bill.brinkworth@gmail.com

Trophy & Engraving

Brisbane

NSW

Nelson Bay’s premier Boat Hire Business Great opportunity to purchase “Soldiers Point Boat Hire” with untold potential and excellent trading figures. Est. in Dec 2009, the business has developed a reputation for customer satisfaction. It is situated on the main jetty at Soldiers Point Marina, which was awarded the International 5 Gold Star Certificate in late 2010. Regarded as the ‘the preferred’ hire boat supplier for Port Stephens, the hire boats are becoming highly sought after and are presented as the best anywhere in Australia. The business also caters to the adjacent caravan park and Soldiers Point boat launching facility with usual general store provisions. Trade name, trading identity and est. website are all included in the sale. Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Leading Trophy & Award Retailer

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $390,000 439356

bh (02) 4919 1234 ah 0419 482 592 mob 0419 482 592 info@soldierspointboathire.com.au

QLD

This well established Northside business has been operating since 1979. Easily run by husband & wife and 1 casual. All processes and machinery are computer based and easily learnt by anyone with basic computer skills. Large 280sqm workshop with showroom. High net profit with numerous opportunities for expansion. Includes stock and plant valued at more than $110,000. The business services clients ranging from individuals to sporting organizations and corporations and from all areas: metropolitan, country and interstate. Contact for further information.

price: $125,000

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bh (07) 3265 1833 ah 0414 296 063 fax (07) 3265 7092 mob 0414 296 063 dav3395@aapt.net.au www.directtrophies.com.au

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Mandurah l WA Here is a rare opportunity to develop a wonderful, fullfilling lifestyle whilst generating an excellent income. Why is Abingdon Miniature Village so unique? Because nowhere else can you find a tourist attraction that appeals to seniors, adults, & kids of all ages. Meticulously handcrafted scale model miniatures of historic buildings set amongst 4 acres of multi award winning gardens, plus a true heritage tearoom, beautifully decorated with antique furniture, serving home baked morning/afternoon teas & light lunches. The tearooms are airconditioned & seat 62 people indoors & a further 40 alfresco on the expansive verandah’s or in the wisteria covered courtyard. The miniature village is very realistic with people, animals, vehicles, different sounds as you walk around & miniature trains that run at the push of a button. There is a 1000m hedge maze plus a circular labyrinth, 12 hole mini golf, 2 grassed picnic areas, undercover BBQ area & a kids playground. This is an excellent business with almost unlimited potential to expand in the future. The business is being sold as a leasehold & includes all plant & equipment, furniture & fittings plus 2 buses that are used to shuttle visitors from the Mandurah Train Station. A long lease is available & negotiable as is some Vendor Finance. Current turnover is in excess of $500,000pa & easily increased with some inventive marketing. Mandurah is a coastal city situated less than a hours drive or train ride from Perth. Due to the close proximity & easy access to Perth, Mandurah is a hugely popular daytrip destination for tourists & continues to be one of the fastest growing regions in Australia.

price: $700,000 + S.A.V

Ph: (08) 9534 9079 • Fax: (08) 9534 9719 Mob: 0409 441 411 • Email: ian@abingdonvillage.com.au

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Tree Lopping Gold Coast

QLD

Very Good Return on Investment One of the best small businesses in the tree industry on the Gold Coast. Servicing the coastal strip, including Tweed Heads and some hinterland areas. Consistently generating solid sales and profits. Est. 15 years with strong, loyal customer base. All types of tree and palm work including removal, pruning and stump grinding. Mainly domestic clients, also tourist parks, real estate, body corporate and schools. Excellent trained, experienced staff. Position no.2 in Yellow Pages. Operates on a 5 day

week, currently averaging well over $6500 per week. Business is currently managed, but an owner / operator would increase the turnover. Sale includes 2 vehicles, 9� chipper, 1 x 14.72mt Hinowa cherrypicker and trailer, 6 chainsaws, 2 x long handled pruners, plus ropes, lowerind gear and other assorted gear. Tap into a solid customer base instantly, the hard work has been done. Live, work and enjoy life on the Gold Coast. Contact Mick for further information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $145,000 + equipment ($45,000) 438573

bh 0411 808 384 mob 0411 808 384 mickcorker@bigpond.com

Turf Farm Gatton

QLD

Dreams Can Come True This is a great lifestyle opportunity on 63 acres, located in Gatton in the fertile Lockyer Valley just 60 mins from Brisbane. Comprising 40 acres of currently growing turf and 23 acres of selectively cleared areas for horses, a few head of cattle, bike riding or other activities. Includes a spacious 3-bedroom home with inground saltwater pool and a demountable for either an office or that little extra space for guests. A wide range of equipment included in the package: large machinery shed, cx60 tractor with forklift

and airconditioned cab, 5240 Kubota airconditioned tractor, 9ft and 6ft Howard roller mowers, Vanvuren turf harvester with tractor, fertiliser spreader and irrigation pipes. This property has an 18 megalitre dam backed up by a 3 megalitre turkeys nest and 2 working bores each pumping 3,000 plus gallons per hour. An ideal 2-man working operation with endless rewards. Owner regrettably selling due to health. Some VENDOR or SELLER FINANCE could be available. Contact for further info.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

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Transport, Tanker and Tipper Hire NSW

South Coast

Owners Wish to Retire

You can combine business and pleasure with this long standing business. A chance to enjoy the fantastic lifestyle on the south coast of New South Wales, while also generating the income you need to secure your financial future. With its fleet of 12 water tankers and 5 tippers the business has attracted an extensive client base throughout southern and regional New South Wales, ranging from RTA, Councils, local bodies and private contractors, transporting domestic water to supporting road construction projects. The business’ clientele generates a considerable $1.5million turnover. Established 19 years ago and located in a holiday town on the New South Wales south coast, the business operates from a Google maps 1,984sqm site in a key industrial area. The 400sqm building provides ample space for all plant and equipment with the freehold title to the site available for purchase in addition to the asking price. The business also owns a company and several trading names are registered. The area is expanding and extra plant could be added, e.g. rollers, diggers, graders etc. Turnover and profit will be up substantially this year. Call Lance and get your Buyer Pack today.

price: $1,600,000 negotiable bh (02) 4472 7687

fax (02) 4472 6851

mob 0411 044 276

ewth2o@hotmail.com

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Truck

Vending Machine

Moranbah

QLD

Australia wide

SA

Mack Metroliner 2005, excellent condition with full service history available. Located in Moranbah 200 kms west of Mackay. Supplies to major mines in the Central Highlands coalfields. This area is part of the larger region known as the ‘Bowen Basin’ and is home to numerous coal mines due to rich mineral deposits in the region. The business generates high earnings and accommodation is supplied. Excellent lifestyle on offer - life on the Highlands means being part of a community. Contact for further details.

Run a fun and successful business for under $20,000. No Royalties = you keep all the profits. Dance Heads has taken the world by storm. Located at iconic theme parks such as Disney Land, Universal Studios, Grace Lands and Movie World on the Gold Coast. Now you can place your own Dance Heads Vending Booth permanently at shopping malls, tourist attractions or take a portable Dance Heads Event Booth to corporate events, weddings and parties.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: P.O.A.

price: Under $20,000

mob 0410 491 466 drbt33@bigpond.com

sales@dhbooths.com.au www.dhbooths.com.au

Vending Machine

Australia-wide

438699

Easy to Operate - Business in a Box

432887

Concrete Truck / Central Highlands

Waste Removal

Sydney

WA

NSW

Juice Box

Truck plus Contract

Freshly squeezed orange juice vending machine stocked with fresh oranges - a revolution in vending. A healthy option vending machine that people want in their workplace. Gross profit margins unseen in traditional businesses or the main stream vending industry. Set to redefine the industry whilst offering business opportunities to a network of Licensees. Vending can be a safe and time rich way to generate spare cash or develop into a significant large scale business. This is a unique vending machine that has not yet achieved market saturation. Contact Vendwest for more information.

This is a great opportunity to obtain a Skip Bin Truck & Contract with one of Sydney’s leading Waste Management Company’s!! DATS Environmental Services is a leader in the casual hire / skip bin waste removal business servicing clients across the whole of metropolitan Sydney. DATS also has access to tipping facilities throughout Sydney. Sale includes truck & contract. The truck is a Mitsubishi 617, in very good condition, mechanically A1. The lifting marrelle is a WESTRANS DS70, which is also in good condition, with good lifting power. Price is negotiable. Contact Nik for further information.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $41,940

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price: $79,000 437402

bh (08) 9330 2761 ah 0419 217 090 fax (08) 9317 6297 mob 0419 217 090 vendwest@vendwest.com.au www.vendwest.com.au

bh 0414 350 411 fax (02) 9715 5414 mob 0414 350 411 pserbati@bigpond.net.au

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Wholesale

Melbourne

Wholesale

Gold Coast

VIC

Wholesale Cane Ware & Mahogany Furniture

QLD

Major Australian Brand For Sale

Cane N More is a family company that has been established since 1995 in the cane ware industry. We have extended our product range to teak, mahogany furniture and decorative lamps. We import our products from Indonesia (Bali and Java), to our premises in Narre Warren North, just 35km from Melbourne CBD. Cane N More also participates in several exhibition during the year: Reed Gift Fair - Saturday 29 January 2011 at Melbourne Exhibition Center, stand no 2730. *** Please feel free to come to our stand for this exhibition to have a look at our products. You can also view our products on our website. *** For more information, please contact Touddy. Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $150,000 negotiable

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

ah 0403 306 133 mob 0403 306 133 canenmore@yahoo.com www.canenmore.com.au

mob 0432 032 156 alexwrich@gmail.com

439378

439185

Stocked in hundreds of stores this brand is recognised across Australia and NZ with extremely high prominence in the minds of males and passionate sports people. Over 1,000,000 units sold to major retailers who buy regularly on season. Will interest buyers keen on fishing, racing, poker, golf, etc looking to expand internationally. Despite GFC sales remain around $500,000-600,000 p.a. for 2010 substantially more with new catalogue and ranges. Owners looking for prompt dispersal or happy to consider keeping a remaining share in the company for lesser price. Contact for further details. Genuine company sale.

Wholesale Kelmscott, Perth

WA

Wheels Direct - Import and Assembly Husband and wife team have run this business successfully for 12 years, minimal competition and loyal customer base of 110 W.A. customers. All parts and accessories purchased direct from Taiwan. Wheels assembled on site using high quality robotic machinery imported from Holland. Key advantages: • Niche market - one of three wheel suppliers in W.A. • Established 12 year relationship with overseas suppliers and agents. • W.A. agent for Gomier adult tricycles, Alex rims and Joytech hubs. Product range can

be expanded. • Existing machinery allows for increased production. • Ongoing lease of premises. • Minimal operating costs. Price Includes plant and equipment including 1 ISL robotic wheel lacing machine, 1 SG robotic wheel truing Machine, 1 Pilot 32cfm 3 phase compressor and 100 sqm mezzanine floor to warehouse. Stock value approx $40,000, gross turnover $234,000, gross profit $143,000. Owners currently working 50 hrs combined per w.k. Willing to train and assist during transition period.

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

bh (08) 9497 7033 mob 0412 185 720

ah (08) 9399 1944 wheels.direct@bigpond.com

439444

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Wedding

Dear Vendor,

Bald Hills

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

Wedding / Event Decorating and Planning We Decorate Pty Ltd has the additional trading name ‘Bride Friday’ and this business is ideal for those wanting something manageable part time / after hours / weekends, but with great potential to grow. Currently run from home, the business can be moved and re-established anywhere there are weddings – and there are weddings everywhere! Price includes extensive hire inventory including centrepieces, candelabras, wishing wells, chair covers, chair sashes, artificial flowers, MDF tables and pre-arranged marketing, e.g. advertisement and editorial in upcoming ‘Your Local Wedding Guide’ magazine. Alternate website www.wedecorate.com.au.

Some of these organizations might be disguised as Business Brokers that are really only interested in your advertising dollar and not in selling your business, if in doubt ask them to show: A. That they are licensed to sell businesses

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

price: $45,000 negotiable stock incl. 439454

mob 0403 324 214 edwina@bridefriday.com.au www.bridefriday.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);

Some of these organizations are so called "Internet, magazines, etc." publishers. In our 21 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

Windows & Doors

Sydney

NSW

Sydney Based Repair Business

Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please.

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www.ablealuminium.com.au

438936

price: $150,000 + S.A.V. mob 0409 781 315

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. 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.

Lucrative business, long est. for over 20 years, repairing windows and doors. Established clientele, good turnover, exhibiting growth and profitability. Comprehensive instruction manual with repairing techniques, sourcing parts for obsolete windows and over the phone quoting, plus training offered. On going internet support. Established logo and uniforms, office templates, supplier accounts and phone number. Ideal husband and wife enterprise, which can be operated from home. Sale Price includes tools & equipment. Current stock value approx $16K. Two utility vehicles, one sign written, available for negotiation. Contact owner for further info.

bh (02) 9674 2444

Buyer Beware

C. Names of vendors who they have sold businesses for and are happy with their services.

Most agents are genuine, but bogus agents have been known 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 prepaid 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 in your state.


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INDEX OF BUSINESSES A

G

Adult Entertainment . . . . . . . . . . .24

Garden & Building Supplies . . . . .99

Restaurant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .76 - 79

Appliance Service / Repair . . . . . .24

Garden Equipment . . . . . . . . . . . .51

Roadhouse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .79

Art Gallery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25

Garden Maintenance . . . . . . .50, 59

S

Auto or Mechanical Repairs .25 - 28

General Store . . . . . . . . . . . . .51, 52

Sales and Distribution . . .18, 80, 81

Auto Parts & Accessories . . .28, 29

Gift Shop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .53

Seafood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .81

B

H

Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .82

Bakery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29, 30

Hairdressing Salon . . . . . . . . . . . .54

Service Station . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23

Beauty Salon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31

Hardware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .53, 54

Shoe Repair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .82

Bed and Breakfast . . . . . . . . . . . .31

Health / Medical . . . . . . . . . . . . . .54

Smash Repair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .84

Bike and Motorcycle . . . . . . .31, 32

Hire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55

Sports Goods . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .81

Boarding Kennels / Cattery . . . . .32

Home Based . . . . . . . . . .11, 56, 57

Spray Painting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .83

Boat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32, 33

Homeware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .58

Supermarket . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .85

Book Shop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34

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Surf, Skate & Ski . . . . . . . . . . . . . .84

Building and Construction . . .33, 34

Import / Retail . . . . . . . . .19, 23, 58

Swimming Pool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .86

Butcher Shop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35

Import / Wholesale . . . . . . . . . . . .57

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C

Internet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .60

Takeaway . . . . . . . . . .38, 79, 86, 87

CafĂŠ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35 - 38

Irrigation & Landscaping . . . . . . .59

Taxi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .87

Camping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39

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Tiles & Paving . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .88

Car Detailing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40

Juice Bar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .60

Tourism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .88, 89

Car Hire / Rental . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39

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Transport . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22, 91

Caravan Park . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40

Landscaping . . . . . . . . . .59, 61, 62

Tree Lopping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .90

Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .41

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Trophy & Engraving . . . . . . . . . . .88

Clinic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42

Management Rights . . . .20, 21, 62

Truck . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .92

Clothing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42

Manufacturing . . . . . . . . . . . .62 - 65

Turf Farm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .90

Computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .43, 44

Market Garden . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .65

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Commercial Laundry . . . . . . . . . .23

Mining . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .65

Vending Machine . . . . . . . . . . . . .92

Convenience Store . . . . . . . . .44, 45

Mixed Business . . . . . . . . . . . . . .66

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Mobile Business . . . . . . . . . .66 - 68

Waste Removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .92

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Motel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68 - 71

Wedding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .94

Distribution & Manufacturing . . . .45

Music Equipment . . . . . . . . . . . . .71

Windows & Doors . . . . . . . . . . . . .94

DVD / Movie Rental . . . . . . . .45, 46

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Wholesale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .93

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Newsagency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72

Education & Training . . . . . . . . . .46

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Educational Equipment . . . . . . . .47

Paint Shop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72

Engineering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .46

Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72

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Play Centre . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72, 73

Fish & Chips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .48

Post Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .73 - 75

Harcourts Agnes Water . . . . . . . .23

Fitness Centre . . . . . . . . . . . .48, 49

Printing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .75, 76

Harcourts King Island . . . . . . . . . .23

Florist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .49, 50

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Maleny Realty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22

Franchise . . . . .6 - 8, 10, 13, 14, 16

Real Estate Agency . . . . . . . . . . .76

Ray White Whitsundays . . . . . . . .22

Fruit & Veg Shop . . . . . . . . . . . . .50

Real Estate Opportunity . . . . . . . .22

Venz Management Rights . . .20, 21

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Garden & Building Supplies VIC

Upper Plenty

Expanding Business – Owner Wants to Stay Involved Sticks n stones is situated on a twenty three acre hobby farm property and occupies about five or six acres of it. The business provides the area with garden and building products (sand, soil, rock, mulches, sleepers, cement,etc.) firewood, water tanks, diesel tanks, polly pipes and related products, water pumps, farm fencing materials (fence posts, wire, gates etc.) stock feed and much more. Also agents for Kleenheat Gas. The business has a 225 square meter shop/warehouse and is soon to have a further 150 square meters. The property is on a busy highway in Upper Plenty which is between Wallan and Whittlesea. It has been operating for approximately six years and has been growing steadily every year.

Equipment and trucks

There is huge potential to expansion as the business is located in a rapidly growing area with a lot of development taking place in surrounding towns. The owner is prepared to help the new business owner expand the operation and take it to another level - he is confident it can grow substantially.

Front end loaders

He is also prepared to offer seller finance and is willing to offer limited free rent to the right buyer. In the last financial year the turnover was approximately $700,000 and is steadily increasing. Contact owner for further information. Private sale, no contact by agents or marketers please Shed and water tanks

Inside view of shed

Sand and mulch bays

mob 0405 385 611

sticksnstones111@gmail.com

www.sticksnstones.yolasite.com

439457

price: $990,000 WIWO


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