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DO YOU WANT TO SELL YOUR BUSINESS? PROFITABLE 24 SEAT LICENSED DELI VANCOUVER WEST, POINT GREY

ESTABLISHED STATE-OF-THE-ART TANNING SALON IN RICHMOND

$2,000/Day Average Daily Sales! Currently operating 5 Days/Wee - Tuesdays to Saturdays, 11:30AM9:30PM. Rent is $3,561/Month with 4 Years left + 5-Year Option! Great profitable opportunity!

Over $220K invested!! All newer equipment includes: 2 Ambition 250, 2 Affinity 600, 1 Suncapsule 250 Max. Voted #1 Tanning Salon for 2 Years in a row! Esthetic Services! Turn-key! Great location!

PROFITABLE AND ESTABLISHED CAR RENTAL AGENCY!

PIZZA TAKE-OUT, PICK-UP & DELIVERY BUSINESS

$135,000

$98,000

Established 45 Years! Includes FULLY VENTED KITCHEN in Surrey at approximately 50 Cars! Great Cash- 96th & 120!! Low Rent of $1,800/MO + GST! Current Monthly Sales are $15,000/ Flow! Great Opportunity!! MO and Increasing! Huge Potential!! Seller has other interest! No direct contact.

$1,698,000 WHOLESALE BAKERY IN CENTRAL PORT COQUITLAM Near all major Highway Routes grossing $25K/mo! Fully Equipped for all types of baking and cooking! Low Lease Rate of $1,600/MO. Potential contract work coming! Great opportunity!

$98,000

$78,000

PROFITABLE FRESH SLICE PIZZA FRANCHISE ON THE BEACH IN PRIME WHITE ROCK

CASH-FLOW to Owner is approximately $75k/year, with a Minimum of $900/day sales and up to $1,500/ day in summer!! Low Rent of $1,500/month + GST and 7 years left on lease + 10 year option!! ROYALTIES or ADVERTISING FEES! THERE ARE 70 LOCATIONS BETWEEN BC & ONTARIO, and Growing!!! Great Opportunity for Hands-On Owner Operator!!! No direct contact please. Staff Unaware of sale.

$248,000

ESTABLISHED 194 SEAT PUB + 20 SEAT PATIO & LLBO TILL 1:00AM Gross Sales are $1.15 Million + LOTTO!! Rent is $8,900 + HST with long lease in place!! Seller may finance with security! Great cash-flow for owner operator!!!

$299,000

LICENSED 34 SEAT RESTAURANT ON FATBURGER FRANCHISE RESTAURANT IN PRIME HIGH TRAFFIC SOUTH SURREY PRIME ROBSON ST WITH PATIO

D L SO

Large Kitchen with 10 ft Hood! Specialized in Eastern & Western Cuisine. Dine-in or Take-Out & Delivery! Established 9 Years!! Great Location! Great Lease & Lease Rate!! Great Opportunity!!!

$175,000

DO YOU NEED TO SELL?

Gross Sales are over $600K/Yr with 56 seats inside + 28 seats on patio! Approximately $600K invested in High Quality Leasehold Improvements and Equipment. 17 Years left on current lease. Franchisor seeks good Manager Operator to build on existing business!! No direct contact please as staff is unaware of Sale.

$249,000 PROFITABLE RESTAURANT IN PRIME DOWNTOWN CORNER LOCATION VANCOUVER

Grossing $1.4 Million in sales serving breakfast, lunch & dinner!! Liquor License good till 2:00AM Friday & Saturday! Great Opportunity!!

$299,000

ESTABLISHED 95 SEAT 50’S STYLE DINER RESTAURANT

WATERFRONT FINE DINING 56 SEAT ITALIAN RESTAURANT WITH 16 SEAT PATIO - SOUTH SURREY, WHITE ROCK

VANCOUVER RETAIL SPACE FOR LEASE

PROFITABLE 50 SEAT MEDITERRANEAN RESTAURANT WITH PATIO

Including 2,200 sq ft strata property on prime W Broadway in Kitsilano!! Currently serves breakfast & lunch! Huge potential for liquor license & evening business! Secured 4 underground parking stalls included & storage locker!! Great opportunity to own restaurant with property!! Condo strata fee is $778.

Incredible Ocean View, near the Pier! Great kitchen facilities!! Spacious dining room!! Plenty of parking out front! Busy season starts soon!! No direct contact please.

622 sq ft on prime South Granville St! Zoned C-2 which allows for variety of commercial uses. 1 parking stall included. Nice Retail Space.

Great high traffic location! Good Financial Statements for qualified buyer. All buyers to sign Non Disclosure Agreement. Great Lease Rate! Great Lease! No Direct Contact Please!

$3,250,000

$168,000

Rent is $23/ft + $11.69/ft NNN

$399,000

BEAUTIFUL 97 SEAT RESTAURANT + 19 SEAT LOUNGE + 45 SEAT PATIO ON SEA TO SKY HIGHWAY

ESTABLISHED & PROFITABLE ITALIAN DELI IN THE HEART OF KERRISDALE

ABC RESTAURANT KELOWNA

LICENSED 105 SEAT LOUNGE STYLE RESTAURANT WITH 15 SEAT PATIO

Recently banded Best Western Hotel, 40 mins from Whistler & 40 mins from Vancouver! Open 7 Days/Week form 6AM-10PM! Over $800,000/Yr in Sales! Must be seen. No direct contact please. All showings by appointment between 3PM-5PM.

Same owner for past 20 years! Included is a kitchen upstairs for cooking! Rent is $3,789/mo including HST!! Open 6 days/week, Mon-Sat 9am to 5:30pm, Sat 5pm.

Licensed 124 Seat Franchise Restaurant on Harvey & Gordon, Anchored by Accent Inn!! Great Leasehold Improvements! Royalties ar 4% + 2% Advertising! Fully equipped Kitchen! Long Lease!! All parties to sign a confidentiality agreement.Staff unaware of sale. No direct contact please.

ER G F OF DIN EN P$230,000

ESTABLISHED AND PROFITABLE DRY CLEANERS BUSINESS IN PRIME WEST VANCOUVER AMBLESIDE Fully Equipped with most up-to date equipment. Fully Staffed!! Rent approximately $5,553/MO with 4 Years left on Lease. Hours of Operations are Monday to Friday from 7:00am-6:00pm, Saturday 8:00am-5:00pm. All showings after 6:00pm.

$395,000

$68,000

$359,000

LICENSED 70 SEAT RESTAURANT 121 SEAT RESTAURANT WITH PATIO + 20 SEAT PATIO ON PRIME HIGH TRAFFIC IN PRIME KITSILANO NORTH VANCOUVER Stunning Open Dining Room with Nice Bar! Separate Bar Lounge Seating Area with Second Bar! Huge gourmet kitchen with walkin cooler & freezer! Rent includes secured underground parking for 24 cars! All showings by appointment please.

$228,000

Liquor License till 1:00 AM!! Currently operates as a Live Entertainment Venue with some of Canada’s Best Stand-Up Comedians!! Amazing location near Broadway and Main! Lounge and Live Entertainment Endorsement with 21 Seats Allocated towards Lounge Seating! All Showings By Appointment Please!

$249,900 FAST FOOD LOCATION ON PRIME GRANVILLE ST!

Over 700K Invested in High End Finishing with Fully Vented and Equipped commercial Kitchen! Parking is no problem because restaurant has its own parking lot + plenty of street parking as well! Average Annual Sales are $750K/Year! This location will be de-branded as Ricky’s.

Fast Food location on prime hightraffic location of Granville Street! Name of Business and Concept not included. Must change to different concept! Current Gross Sales are $450K/ Year! Lease Rate $4,490/Month + HST. Location, Location!!

$199,000

$78,000

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PAGE 4 | VOLUME 13 ISSUE 5 DIRECTOR OF MARKETING

Augustus Sayson

Well Established

ESQUIRES FRANCHISE

Direct: 604-726-1401 Royal Pacific Realty Corp. Business, Commercial & Residential

More details available at www.vancouver-franchises.com

COMMERCIAL PROPERTY FOR SALE

#104 2970 Glen Drive Coquitlam

TAKE 5 CAFE • • • • • •

Metrotown Mall

$679,000

Prime street level 865 sq.ft retail storefront location at Grand Central 2. Increasing pedestrian traffic with multiple new high rise developments in the area. The future Evergreen Line’s Lincoln Station will be a few minutes away. Located steps from Coquitlam Centre Mall.

YEARS IN BUSINESS: 5 year(s) FLOOR AREA: 465 sq.ft EMPLOYEES Full-time: 2 Part-time: 6 LEASE TERM: 2018 PARKING: Metrotown Mall Free Parking Near Aldo Shoes, A/X, & Apple Store

EXCELSIOR SPA (HIGH-END SALON)

$345,000 BUSINESS HOURS/ Mall Hours M-F 8:00 am to 9:00 pm Sat 10:00 am to 9:00 pm Sun 11:00 am to 7:00 pm FISCAL YEAR 2012 SALES: $435,000+

West Broadway

KERNELS POPCORN

$89,900

• This easy-to-operate franchise business needs a motivated owner-operator! Increase sales by promoting school fundraising, catering and bulk sales. Very low Cost Of Goods (COGS). • Gross Margin (Percentage of Revenue) ≈ 80%. • Established nationwide branding and business system promoting delicious & healthier snack alternative. Lougheed Mall • YEARS IN BUSINESS 10 year(s)

TRUE COLOURS HAIR SALON

Commercial Drive Vancouver

$224,900

$138,800

Luxurious hair salon and day-spa treatment business located on West Broadway. Personal beauty services include hair cutting, colouring, manicures, pedicures, waxing, facial treatments, etc. Great lease with renewal option. Gross rent $5,680 include parking and GST. Improvements include flooring, LED light fixtures, two treatment rooms upstairs, etc.

• Successful Coffee Shop in Fraser Valley • 1,235 sf, Excellent Location • Same Location for 13 Years • Owner Retiring • Asking $224,900 (3x NOI)

Ken Kiers

$38,500

• Looking to open up your own hair salon location? Or looking to expand to another location? This small business might be ideal for you. • Provide your own haircutting, hair colouring, and other personal services. Motivated Seller. Call for a viewing appointment now. • Square footage: 672 sq.ft • Gross Rent: $1,403.85 (including hydro and tax) • Lease term: April 2015

Personal Real Estate Corporation

604-514-6830

kiers@naicommercial.ca

604.618.6600 HEINER SCHEIDACKER

West Coast Realty Inc. Brokerage Sales Representative

www.lowermainlandbusinessforsale.com

SANDWICH SHOP/CAFE IN MAPLE MEADOWS

$389,000

1,157 s.f., Great corner location with nice layout and lots of seating. Easy access from the Golden Ears Bridge. Two parking spaces included with strata unit plus additional parking for customers. Price includes business as well as the strata unit (please print this line in bold). M3 Zoning allows for variety of uses. Why pay rent when you can own!

NEWLY RENOVATED COFFEE SHOP

$119,000

Coffee shop in downtown office building. Located in high traffic area. Very nice build-out with lobby and street access. Lots of window space, super clean and short hours. Good lease and low rent make this a great opportunity.

FAMOUS CUPCAKES FRANCHISE

$339,000

In fast growing South Surrey/White Rock neighbourhood. Great street exposure in the growing Grandview Corners shopping district. Beautiful layout with top of the line equipment and a good lease. This business is well established & profitable!

373 TERMINAL AVE. - COFFEE FRANCHISE

$159,000

Located at the corner of Terminal & Scotia St. Spacious layout, comfortable seating. Situated in office building with access from building & st. Neighbourhood features a strong commercial & industrial base with lots of traffic. New college scheduled to open across the street within 6 months. Open 5 days a week. Very low royalty fees & Franchisor will train.

NON FRANCHISE COFFEE SHOP/CAFE

$159,000

995 Hornby St. Located in the downtown core. Great location across from the Courthouse & surrounded by office towers. Lots of window space & seating. Specializing in deli, pastries, espresso coffees, & baquette sandwiches. Business shows very well. Premises are spotless & show pride of ownership. Good lease in place makes this a great opportunity!

FUSE PAN ASIAN EXPRESS

$109,000

Located in the Yaletown Galleria just off Mainland at Helmcken. Well managed & est. business w/ good long term lease & rent terms. Well known for its good food, gourmet stir fry’s, house made tapa’s & unique flavours. Business can be bought without name or enter into a license agreement with current owner to keep the name. Check out the Fuse Pan Asian Express website at www.fuseexpress.co

Cell: 604.618.6600 • www.lowermainlandbusinessforsale.com • Business: 604.738.1000

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MAY 10 - JUNE 6, 2013 | PAGE 5 • Top 1% Realtors - President’s Club Member (2008, 2010 - 2012)* • Top 10% Realtors - Medallion Club Member (1999-2012)* • Top Commercial Realtor Award - Total Units Sold (2008-2012)* Awarded By Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver

Roger Chan, C.C.I.M. Tel.:

604 307 8288 www.rogerchan.ca

$128,000

$89,000

PITA SANDWICHES & WRAPS

16-SEAT SUSHI RESTAURANT in Richlea Shopping Centre on No. In Oakridge Centre Food Court, one 3 Road and Williams, just next to TD of the busiest malls in Vancouver. Bank and Safeway. 764 sf, gross Same business there for 20 years. rent $2,358/month + HST. New Easy to operate, no franchise fee. 5-year lease available.

160,000

30-SEAT PASTA BAR ON DAVIE AND GRANVILLE

$248,000

75-SEAT JAPANESE HOT POT RESTAURANT

$59,000

6-STATION HAIR SALON on the busiest section of Lonsdale and 15th Avenue with excellent traffic. Sublease income from waxing room & basement storage $1,250/month. 7 years in business with stable sales.

$49,000

SUTTON GROUP WEST COAST REALTY

$128,000

80-SEAT CHINESE RESTAURANT In Garden City Shopping Centre anchored by IGA. Fully equipped commercial kitchen, practical layout, liquor license. 1,910 sf. 5-year new lease. Owner plans to retire.

$132,000

32-SEAT INDIAN RESTAURANT

WELL-ESTABLISHED 11-ROOM KARAOKE On Kingsway & Gilley with lots of parking. 3,000 sf, 5-year new lease. Open in evening only. Easy to operate.

on Main & King Edward. Fully vented commercial kitchen, liquor licence, and reasonable gross rent of $1,800/month plus HST.

$99,000

$148,000

16-SEAT BUBBLE TEA HOUSE

PRODUCE STORE IN ROBSON PUBLIC MARKET

50-SEAT JAPANESE SUSHI RESTAURANT

In Coquitlam. Doing business and helping animal shelter in the local community. Price includes inventory and training. Staff unaware, no direct contact.

on Granville and 41st Avenue. 641 sf, gross rent $1,816/month + HST. Stable sales & easy to operate.

with free customer parking. 2,164 sf with huge walk-in cooler. Remaining 2.5 + 5 years term. Business is growing.

On Denman & Robson. Fully vented commercial kitchen, large sushi bar, liquor license. 1,400 sf, gross rent $8,100/month.

$48,000

$160,000

$23,000

$158,000

Kingsway and Gilley. Overhead table top exhaust hoods, commercial kitchen, high ceiling dining room, customer month. 906 sf. Absentee owner. Profitable parking lot and liquor license. 5-year new lease. By appointment only. Trade business. name is not included. Fully vented commercial kitchen, liquor license. Reasonable gross rent $4,200/

$128,000

SHOP-4-PAWS THRIFT STORE

16-SEAT CREPE & COFFEE SHOP

$33,000

150-SEAT CHINESE SEAFOOD RESTAURANT

20-SEAT CAFE ON 20th STREET AND 8TH AVE

45-SEAT INDIAN RESTAURANT ON W 3rd STREET & LONSDALE

corner location of Cambie & 17TH Ave. 7 years in business with stable sales. Gross rent $2,906/month, 3 + 5 lease. For Sale or For Lease: $36.38/Sq.Ft.

Broadway & Fir. Fully equipped big kitchen, banquet room & patio seating. 20 yrs same owner. Lots of delivery orders. By appointment only. Showing time: 10pm. Trade name is not included.

New Westminster. Fully vented commercial kitchen, 1,200 sf, gross Fully equipped commercial kitchen, liquor license, customer parking. 1,000 sf. By rent $2,000/month.

$179,000

$168,000

$65,000

appointment only.

$198,000

30-SEAT JAPANESE RESTAURANT ON 50-SEAT COZY RENOVATED 100-SEAT THAI SURREY CLOVERDALE HIGHWAY 10 MEDITERRANEAN CAFE & CHINESE RESTAURANT & 176th AVENUE. On Russell and Johnston Road, in a shopping plaza with ample parking. on the busiest section of Lonsdale & Fully equipped commercial big kitchen, 14th Avenue. Fully vented commer- Fully vented commercial kitchen, liquor White Rock. Fully vented commercial liquor license, and like new dining room. cial kitchen, walk-in cooler and prac- license, reasonable rent $2,500/month. kitchen, liquor license, newer leasehold May convert to other kinds of cuisine. New 1,350 sf. improvement. New 3-year lease available. 5-year lease available. tical layout for all kinds of restaurant.

50-SEAT MEXICAN FAST FOOD RESTAURANT

Many More Listings At www.rogerchan.ca Say you saw it in The Business Exchange!


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76 Units Sold in Year 2011

LICENSED PIZZA BURNABY

$98,000

65 SEAT KINGSWAY

INDIA RESTAURANT

$268,000

CAR WASH

$138,000

$69,000

Licensed 30 Seat + 16 Seat Patio Restaurant serving Pizza & pasta with Take-out Delivery in Prime North Burnaby at Hastings & Willingdon! Low Lease Rate of $3,600/ MO including HST! Good Business! Seller Leaving the Country!

Well established Chinese restaurant in Highgate area. Good layout & wide corner exposure. Fully vented commercial kitchen, 65 seats, full liquor license. 1853 sq ft. Lease till Feb 28, 2015 + 5 year option. Rent $6,350 + GST. Includes water & garbage.

India restaurant. 1700 SF , Rent $3,700 includes HST and the lease is open for the buyer. Full commercial kitchen, can switch to any menu. 50-65 seats. Open from 1 - 8:30pm.

Easy to operate and simple for someone who wishes to open a business. Now open 7 days/week 9am-5:30pm, Sunday 10am-5pm. Gross rent only $3575 + GST. Lease ends Sept 30, 2015.

300 SEATS BURNABY

SUSHI NEW WESTMINSTER

LONSDALE SUSHI

BILLARDS BAR

$218,000

$198,000

$158,000

$49,800

Well known 300 seat Chinese Buffet Restaurant on Kingsway & Gilley. Huge fully equipped kitchen, VIP rooms, liquor license & large parking lot. 5 plus 5 year lease. 7,280 SF, gross rent $14,500/mo. By appointment only.

80-Seat Japanese Restaurant in Uptown New Westminster close to Royal City Mall. Totally upgraded and renovated in 2007. Fully vented commercial big kitchen, liquor license, reasonable rent. Over 10 years in business in the same location.

Japanese Restaurant in Lonsdale. Rent $7,000 + HST, water included. Lease 3 Years with option to renew. Open 10:30AM9:30PM, 7 Days. 2 Owners + 2 Full-time & 3 Part-time running, show after 9:30PM. Call the Listing REALTOR.

Coffee - billiards bar in prime location East Vancouver with 5 pool tables, 12 coffee tables, big screen TV, rear & front parking, 2 washrooms, kitchen with stove, fridge, freezer, sink, etc. Ideal for family business.

90 SEATS VANCOUVER

50 SEATS SURREY

PIZZA MAPLE RIDGE

INVESTMENT PROPERTY

$198,000

$79,000

$148,000

$1.19M

Well established 90 seats restaurant with terrific exposure to Hastings traffic! 8 yrs in business w/ good reputation & steady base of customers. Fully licensed. Equipped kitchen w/ walk-in cooler & freezer & Much More! 2,400 SF net rent $22/SF. Quick Return on Investment. Open 7 days 11am-2am.

50 seats restaurant in Guildford area, specialize in Vietnamese food since 1999, full commercial kitchen, low rent, water and garbage. Lease until June 30, 2013 plus 5 year option. Mon-Sat 8-7 Sunday off.

Great opportunity to run this Franchise Pizza restaurant!!! Eat in, Take out and Delivery. Well established and run business. Central location with lots of traffic. Priced for sale! Please call listing agent for viewing.

Good investment property with lots potential which close to the Coquitlam City Centre and the coming Evergreen Line. Unit 2&3 (2330 sf) operated by a famous Chinese restaurant and the next door (1076 sf) is available. Call agents for detail.

DENMAN SUSHI

THAI NORTH VANCOUVER

148 SEATS COQUITLAM

CANADA POST

$113,000

$199,000

$150,000

$239,000

Great opportunity to own this 20-seat Japanese Sushi Business in well-known English Bay area. Fully equipped Japanese style kitchen. Lots of walk-in customers during summer time. 5 minutes walking distance to the Beach.

Thai Restaurant on save on food mall with lots of parking. easy to convert to other type of menu. Space 1,500 sf. The gross rent $6,000/month +HST. New 5 year lease started on Jan 1st 2012 plus 5 year option.

Over 4,000 sq.ft. with seating capacity of 148 people and fully licensed. Fully equipped kitchen with walk-in cooler and freezer. Located in a busy strip mall along extremely high traffic area.

Canada Postal Service Outlet & general stationary store plus Lottery in prime Pemberton Plaza. Great potential to grow for the right operator. It’s right beside Save-On-Foods with no competition. Renovated post office, high foot traffic.

68 SEATS VANCOUVER

SUSHI COQUITLAM

CAMBIE & 8 STREET RESTAURANT

JUICE BAR

$93,800 Chinese restaurant, 68 seats, liquor license, Full commercial kitchen, 1826 sq ft, low rent $5500 + HST. Price open to offers. Lease 3 years left + 5 year option to renew. Walk-in cooler. Open 11:30am-11pm.

$69,000

$69,000 Japanese Restaurant in busy area of Coquitlam, BC. Surrounded by Commercial & Residential development. Eat-in or Take-out. 804 SqFt, 10 seating, full kitchen with hood-system. Low rent $1,500/month. Easy to run.

Cambie & Broadway high-traffic fast food Falafe restaurant. Owner will train. Easy to convert to sushi-to-go, or others. Rent only $1,800 + HST, garbage. Open 11AM to 7PM; Friday 11AM to 3PM; Saturday Off. Owner work.

$110,000 Coquitlam Centre golden opportunity juice bar Big Orange. Very easy franchise to run for one person. Full training will be provided.

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FREE BUSINESS EVALUATION FOR BUYERS & SELLERS (604) 710-5397 DONAIR DUDE

SEASIDE MARKET

HIGH TRAFFIC STORE

Highly profitable top rated turn key franchise restaurant located in high traffic Downtown Vancouver. Rated #1 in BC. Sales over $1M and growing every year. $319,000

Profitable well established grocery & fresh produce market in busy high traffic Whiterock retail district. Loyal client base with sales over $800K/yr. Great cash flow business. $179,000

Small convenience store located in Metro Vancouver’s busiest mall. Simple to operate with great cashflow and excellent franchisor support. Great business at great price $69,900

DOG DAYCARE

HIGH VOLUME PIZZA

AWARD WINNING BISTRO

Award Winning & Fun Dog Daycare Business. Great cash flow with loyal client base. Turn key operation with fully trained staff and beautiful facility. Great value $119,000

Profitable and easy to operate Pizza Franchise in great high traffic location Poco. Excellent cash flow business with strong sales and loyal clientele. Fully turn key business with fully trained staff. $199,900

Highly profitable award winning North Shore bistro with fully trained staff and turn-key operation. Fully licensed facility with gorgeous renovations and loyal client base. $449,000

POPULAR WOMEN’S FASHION

PRIME LOCATION RESTAURANT

SIMPLE CONVENIENCE STORE

Winner of “The Best of the Eastside” award 2 years in a row for having the best in women’s fashion and accessories. Over 25 years in business with long term loyal client base. Simple and fun to operate. Great value $48,900

Prime location fully vented licensed restaurant in the heart of Kitsilano retail and food district. High traffic location with abundant foot traffic and excellent customer reviews. $159,000 $139,900

Simple to operate small convenience store on high traffic downtown location. Beside Tim Horton’s, Courthouse, high density hotels, offices and apartments for steady clientele. ONLY $44,900

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PAGE 8 | VOLUME 13 ISSUE 5 Sooke Harbour House 28 room oceanfront Inn 23 miles west of Victoria offering certified organic food from nearby farms and their own gardens. Ranked in top 5 restaurants in Canada. This world renowned 2.8 acre property has additional development potential

$5,900,000

Ebb Tide B&B UCLUELET/TOFINO This oceanfront B&B offers top floor for owner’s accommodation and lower floor has 3 guest rooms, common room and dinning room. Additional double car garage set up as wood working shop with 200 amp electrical service. Close to schools, shopping and oceanfront trails.

$1,000,000

Ocean Wilderness & Spa SOOKE Spacious well maintained 9 room oceanfront inn on 4.6 acres featuring spacious rooms minutes to schools shops and marina. Fish for crab and prawns from almost a mile of semi private pebble beach. Enjoy the ocean views from hot tub. This is an amazing opportunity to expand this established business

BIRRELL SALES REPRESENTATIVE

$950,000

Hemlock Hollow B&B Hemlock Mountain ski chalet - 1 hour from Vancouver. This B&B is a log home with 3 guest suites + deluxe owners quarters, featuring a snow removal business and small convenience store that the current owners operate. If you enjoy outdoors, and want to invest in a developing ski area this is for you.

PETER DIR: (604) 250-3301 OFF: (604) 988-8000 peterbirrell@shaw.ca

$1,100,000

Oak Bay B&B Guest House Featured in “Off the beaten Path” as #1 choice for accommodation in Victoria. In The exclusive area of Oak Bay featuring: • 11 guest rooms with old world charm, regular clientele year after year • Main level of inn is spacious owners quarters.

CREST REALTY $1,900,000 #101 - 2609 Westview Drive North Vancouver, PLEASE ASK US ABOUT OUR NEW POFINO LISTING - $649,000 British Columbia V7N 4M2 • 5 minute drive to down town Victoria and Parliament buildings

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Bond Lee

Professional Commercial Realtor

Off: 604-322-3272

Cell:778-322-7942

kyungsooa@gmail.com

COMMERCIAL BUILDING INVESTMENT

KOREAN RESTAURANT

SHOE REPAIR

North Vancouver $459,000

Coquitlam $229,000

Monthly Net Income $2,248/Month (5.9% Cap Rate), Present Post Office/ Excellent Tenant (13 years) Around 17 years old Concrete Building, 1050 sq.ft., Commercial/Residential Mix.

Sales $302,000 (2012), Rent $4,246 (all include), Lease New Lease Possible, Open 11am-11pm/7days, Full Commercial kitchen, Liquor Licence, Ample Parking

Rent $3,250 (Basic & Operating Cost) + GST, Lease May 2017, Open Mall Hours, Owner retire after over 30 years (Present Location 11 years), Seller’s Estimated Income for a couple around $5,000.

COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL DRY CLEANING

SNOW & SKATE BOARD + CLOTHING

OYSTER MUSHROOM FARM

Vancouver East $290,000

Squamish $90,000 (Only Stock at Cost)

Rent $3,472 (include all), Rent $1,425 (Include GST), Lease Nov 2017 (option exer- Lease June 2015+ 2yr, open cised), Open 8am-6pm / Sun- 10-am-6pm, Owner Retiring. day Close, 1,971 SF, Owner Retiring. GREEK RESTAURANT North Vancouver $139,000

COFFEE & SANDWICH

Chilliwack $19,000

Langley $1,399,000

COIN LAUNDRY Vancouver East $90,000 (Firm)

Rent $2,200 (all include), Lease Feb. 2016 (Option exercised), Open 9am-7pm/ Wednesdays Close, 10 washer/14 Dryer, One owner operating MOTEL Chetwynd, BC $550,000

4.89 Acres, 3 buildings and a house which has 5 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and around 2100 SF, 13 greenhouses. The owner will train. Established marketing route.

Room Sale $250,000 (2010), #97 Hwy, Sawmill, Coal Mining, Gas Plant, C-Dam & Windmill Construction near Future, 17 rooms, 0.4 Acres, 6,210 sq. ft. building.

SMOKE SHOP (INTERNATIONAL NEWS)

JAPANESE RESTAURANT

Rent $5,566 (GST include), 2017+ 5yr option, open 4pm-10pm/winter, 11am-2pm & 4pm-10pm/7days, Full Ventilated Commercial Kitchen, Liquor licence, 56seats & 18 seates patio 1,675 square feet, Walkin-Cooler & Freezer, Can change to any restaurant

North Vancouver $69,000

Downtown Vancouver $69,000

Courtnenay Vancouver Island $57,000

Rent $1,815(include GST),Lease 2014 + 5yr, open 7-5, 8-3 Sat. Sundays close, Near Hospital, Police Station, New High-rise, Office and residential Mix.

Rent $3,200 (include Utilities), Lease Dec. 2015 + 5yr option. Open 8am-6pm/5 days, Sat. & Sun. Close, Owner not work.

Sales around $200,000/ Year, Rent $2,100(GST Include), Open 11:30am-2pm/ 5pm-9pm/ 6 days, Sundays Close Full Ventilated Commercial Kitchen, 75 Seats, Liquor Licence.

GROCERY + FLOWER + PRODUCE

CONVENIENCE STORE

PIZZA FRANCHISE

MOTEL Chetwynd, BC $700,000

Vancouver West $99,000

Vancouver East $19,000

Vancouver East $150,000

Rent $8,134(All include), August 2015+3yr, 10-10/7days, Excellent Location, Huge Potential. 2,368Sf, Ample parking, Good Income.

Rent $1,336 (include GST), Lease New Possible, Store Near Vancouver Community College, Open 9am-9pm.

Rent $3,794 (Include GST), Lease October 2014+4 yr, Open 9:30am-3am/7 days, High Foot Traffic, Same Owner 8 years.

Room Sale $257,000 (2011), 25 rooms + Restaurant, Restaurant Leased, Lot 0.88 Acres, Building 12,326 Sf (2 Buildings), #97 Hwy, Big Construction start near future (C-Dam & Windmill).

LOTTO + SMOKE + PHONE CARD

MEAT & PRODUCE

DOLLAR & GIFT SHOP

RESTAURANT

Vancouver East $25,000

North Surrey $45,000

North Vancouver $49,000

Rent $1,219 (include GST), 9am-6pm / Sundays Close, Inventory around $15,000. Net income $1,500 - $2,000/month.

Rent $2,382(include GST), Lease 2015 + 3 yr option. 2 Walk-in cooler, 1 Walk-in Freezer, 1 Meat Smoking Area, Ample parking, Excellent potential for adequate person. Open 9:30am-8:30pm/7 days, enough training for new buyer.

Rent $6,200 (all include), Lease February 2014 + 5yr , Open 10-6 / 6 days, 11-5 / Sunday. Growing Area, High Foot Traffic, Core of North Vancouver, 2,000 sq. ft.

FAST FOOD

JAPANESE RESTAURANT

MOTEL

Downtown Vancouver $169,000

Saskatchewan $1,250,000

Rent $2,766 (include utilities & GST), Lease 2018+ 5yr option, Open 10am4pm/5 days, Saturdays & Sundays Close, Food Court of busy Shopping Mall, Same owner 12 years

Room Sales $450,000 23 rooms + 2 bedroom manager living quarter, 94,525 sq. ft., New roof, perfectly maintained building, Good Location.

Burnaby $69,000

Hamburger, chicken & stake, good sales volume, rent $5,400 (include garbage, electricity & water), lease October 2017. Full time 2, absent owner, open mall hours, food court, new owner can make franchise, owner retiring. Easy to learn.

Say you saw it in The Business Exchange!

Burnaby East $159,000

Rent $3,925 (Gross), Lease Oct. 2014+3yr + 3yr, Open 11am10pm/7days, 1980 sq. ft., 50 seats, Liquor Licence, Ventilated Full Commercial Kitchen, Renovated facilities.

MOTELS

Near Jasper, BC $3,490,000

(Shared Sale) Sales $886,000 + Restaurant, 70 rooms, Swimming Pool, Spa, Manager Living/1 bed, Appraisal $4.2M, Seller’s Estimated Net $520,000+.

Calgary, Alberta $1,190,000 (Asset Sale) 26 rooms, living quarter 2 bedrooms (1,000 sq.ft.). 1 Acre, a couple and part time, owner want to retire, Steady income. Near Calgary, Alberta.


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Sonya Reich

TOP PRODUCER

Emerald Master Medallion

Bus.: 604.530.4141 “No.1 Business Sales in FVREB 2011” View my listings at

www.sonyajoreich.ca

COMMERCIAL LAND FOR SALE

DOLLAR STORE

SURREY - $2,990,000 Great Investment property with redevelopment potential. Surrey City Centre Land use concept shows Mixed use 3.5 FAR. 0.66 Acres lot(4 separate titles), Two building on site fully leased. High profile property near Skytrain & King George Blvd.

Dollar Store in Central Maple Ridge fronting 224 Street. Next to “Tim Hortons”. 1600 SF retail space. Open 6 days/week (9:30am5:30pm). Also sells Lotto 649 and Flowers. Low rent & easy to operate.

SMOKE SHOP

SURREY - $99,000 Smoke Shop next to Liquor Store in busy Guildford Shopping Centre. 1,222 SF. Open 10am-6pm. Lotto 649 in place. Easy to run. Good income.

MAPLE RIDGE - $49,000

CLANCY’S GOURMET MEATS

ABBOTSFORD - $179,000

20 ACRES FOR SALE

AGASSIZ - $899,000

“NO. 8 across Canada” 12,350 SF MANSION ON 5 ACRES

LANGLEY - $1,590,000

20 Acres of great farm land with 2800 SF 5 bdrm house, Huge barn & storage for live stock. Close to Harrison Hot Springs& golf course. Currently rented for 1300/mth, Great holding property.

Excellent holding property next to Glucester Industrial Estates. Corner property with two road frontage. Boasts Main living area plus 4 unauthorized suites. 11 bdrms, 9 baths, 8 fireplaces & 5 laundries. Connected to city water and sewer nearby. Minutes to Hwy#1. Property currently rented at $6,000/mth.

COMMERCIAL VACANT LAND

THAI RESTAURANT

ROSEDALE BC - $1,190,000

ABBOTSFORD - $159,900

0.96 Acre of vacant commercial development land at the corner of Yale RD/AgassizRosedale Hwy No.9, Rezoned to C-5 Gateway Commercial. Offers many variety of development potential. Call LS for details.

Upscale “Authentic Thai Restaurant,” 2,900SF, 85 Seating, full kitchen with liquor license. Ample parking, open 6 days/week(Lunch & Dinner). Money making business.

GREENHOUSE BUSINESS

One of the fastest growing Franchise business for sale. Providing fresh & frozen meat, poultry, Seafood products, ready-prepared sides & desserts. Great family business. VITAMIN STORE

CAFE RESTAURANT

WINE KITZ

LANGLEY - $1,980,000 42,000 SF complete poly & glass green house operation on 4.53 Acres of land plus 3700 SF house. Indoor Tropical & spring hanging basket operation. Wholesale only. For details contact listing realtor.

Well established Vitamin Store in busy Strip Mall. Open 6 days/week(10am-5:30pm). 610 SF retail space. Low rent($1,640/mth). Easy to run. Good income

MAPLE RIDGE - $59,000

SURREY - $199,000 “Harbour House Restaurant” in beautiful Crescent Beach. 1,800 SF, 50 Seating + 25 heated patio. Full kitchen, Liquor license. Open 6 days/week. Great corner location & few steps to the beach. Money making business.

LANGLEY - $49,000 Franchise wine making business in Walnut Grove. 1368 SF. State of the art facility. Surrounded by residential & commercial development. Great business for wine enthusiasts. Fun Industry-buy yourself a JOB!

MODERN KIDS BOUTIQUE

COMMERCIAL LAND FOR SALE

COMMERCIAL FOR SALE

BUBBLE TEA CAFE

Well established upscale Modern Kids Boutique. Sells Upward styles for cool boys & Girlsnewborn to 8 years, Toys, shoes, baby carriers and more. Easy to run. Thriving business. Vancouver location also for sale at $89,000

AGASSIZ - $129,000 6,818 SF commercial land for sale in downtown Agassiz. Zoned CT2. Property has 1168 SF building- needs major reno or demolish & build new. Listed at land value only. This is a great investment and won’t last long.

Abbotsford - $850,000 Commercial for sale in central Abbotsford. 0.23 Acre lot, C-6 zoning, 17 parking, Good tenant. Well maintained building with great return. 6.5% Cap rate. For details contact LS.

“Bubble Tea Cafe” at high traffic area of Walnut Grove. 1015 SF, 30 seating, Internet Cafe style with Wi-Fi in place. Serves all kinds of Bubble Tea, Udon & Teriyaki. Easy to run.

JAPANESE RESTAURANT

COMMERCIAL FOR SALE

JAPANESE RESTAURANT

COMMERCIAL FOR SALE

LANGLEY - $2,990,000

RICHMOND - $230,000 Japanese Sushi & Grill Restaurant at Steveston Village. Serves lunch & dinner, eat in or take out. 2100 SF. 69 Seating. Full kitchen with liquor license.

Land & Building for sale in Langley City. Fronting Logan Ave with retail exposure. 8,463 SF lot. 7,879 SF building. Zoned C2(Service commercial). Main floor has show room, workshop & 2 loading bay and 2nd floor has office & 3 bdrm Apt. Currently Vacant.

PORT MOODY - $69,000

SURREY - $99,000

Dine in or take out Japanese Restaurant in busy strip mall. 1200 SF, 48 seating, full kitchen & liquor license. Open 6 days/week(11:30am-9pm). Doing great. For details contact LS.

Stratified Commercial Building on 0.49 Acre of Land. Built in 1998 and includes all six strata lots. 7800 SF 2 storey building with 7 tenants (Subway, Husky Gas Station, Post office & 4 Apt.). Worry free investment.

LANGLEY - $79,000

LANGLEY - $1,290,000

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Business Broker

Dir: 604-762-6429

www.yourbusinessbroker.ca • michael@yourbusinessbroker.ca

MUTT BUDDIES Well established dog walking company in downtown Vancouver. Owner does scheduling only with no walking and earns over $26,000/year. Business can be done from home.

$59,000

DELI & WHOLESALE BUSINESS Very successful deli and wholesale company specializing in Mediterranean fare. Sales over $990K/year with good profits. Inventory value approx. $400K.

$230,000 plus inventory

PANAGO PIZZA One of the highest grossing franchise pizza stores in Canada. Sales over $1.25M/year with great profits for the owner/operator.

$649,000

WILD BIRDS UNLIMITED Very established 20+ year franchise business with a great location and profits. Servicing all aspects of the backyard birding community.

$329,000

INTERESTED IN SELLING YOUR BUSINESS? I HAVE QUALIFIED BUYERS READY TO MAKE A PURCHASE. CALL: 604-762-6429

Royalty Group Realty 1057 Seymour St., Vancouver, BC, V6B 3M3

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PRESENTATION ESSENTIALS 6 TIPS TO SUCCESS BY GARY L MILLER http://ezinearticles.com/7512174

One of the most powerful skills in today’s business world is the ability to deliver effective presentations. Few of us are born with the raw natural talent to be great presenters. For most of us, it requires practice, coaching, and hard work to master a skill which can be intimidating and frightening. At a time when it seems there is an aversion to PowerPoint presentations, there will always be a need or requirement for career-minded individuals to be competent and comfortable speaking and presenting in front of audiences - in person or online and to employees, colleagues, or clients. Here are 6 tips to success from a career of delivering more than 300 presentations. 1 Start with the end in mind One of the most difficult steps in delivering effective presentations is the development of the presentation itself. We often struggle organizing a presentation so it delivers the messages you want, is well organized and flows nicely, and is visually appealing (if using visual aids). Start with end in mind. Identify 3-5 key messages you want the audience to remember. Once you have your messages, build your presentation around those messages. Create an outline for your presentation and fill in the blanks - introduction, body and content, value proposition of very most important takeaway message, and closing. 2 Keep it simple We hear it often - keep it simple. I recall preparing a presentation for a CEO in the Middle East about 5 years ago. I worked on it for about a week and went into the meeting ready to deliver about a 45 minute presentation. Before I started, the CEO turned to me and said “I have about 15 minutes so please just hit the highlights of what you are proposing and how it will solve our issues.” This was a great reminder of how most of us our today - busy and overloaded with information. I improvised and shortened a 45- minute presentation into about 12 minutes. Always be ready to deliver an “executive summary” of your presentation if needed. 3 Use graphics and pictures Using graphics and pictures in a presentation can be powerful. Use simple but attractive graphics to tell a story or convey and support a message. Use pictures to show your experience or an example. Graphics tend to trump bullet points and text every time. 4 Practice your presentation There is no better substitute than practicing. Whether you are using visual aids or just standing in front of a podium, practice, practice, practice. You should rehearse in front of a mirror or in front of other colleagues (when possible) at least 3-4 times before delivering the presentation. Be open to feedback. Sometimes we can’t see what others see in us or we don’t realize we are doing something annoying like putting our hands in our pockets and jingling coins. Never try to “wing” a presentation. Be ready when it counts. 5 Bring energy and enthusiasm Audiences and clients are perceptive. You need every edge you can get when competing against others for projects or competitions. Look like you want to be there by showing some excitement and enthusiasm. There is a fine line here with not over-selling or going out of character. Be yourself, be calm, confident, and make the audience feel you want to be there and you are enjoying it. 6 Nail your opening and closing Leave nothing to chance, nail your opening and closing. You should practice and know the first 25-35 words you are going to open with, exactly. You should also know how you are going to close and summarize, precisely. Both of these are opportunities to capture the audience and then confirm you delivered a winning presentation! Few of us are born with the raw natural talent to be great presenters. For most of us, it requires practice, coaching, and hard work to master a skill which can be intimidating and frightening. At a time when it seems there is an aversion to PowerPoint presentations, there will always be a need or requirement for career-minded individuals to be competent and comfortable speaking and presenting in front of audiences - in person or online and to employees, colleagues, or clients.

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MOBILE HOME PARKS

AUTO BODY/REPAIR RICHMOND - $63,800

#100-6133 BUSWELL ST RICHMOND - $585,000

SOLD Investment 894’ retail property, health food & travel agency, Lease till 07/13 +3, close to city ctr

Reputable shop, repeated clients Owner retiring, willing to train.

CAFE, CATERING & KITCHEN RICHMOND - $39,900

UP154-11782 RIVER RD RICHMOND, GROSS $1,500/M

SOLD

Edson, AB – 148 sites – 21 ac

$10,700,000

Edson, AB – 93 pads – 15 ac

$7,300,000

North Battleford, SK – 60 pads, 9.58 ac

$2,700,000

McLeese Lake, BC - 69 pads, Hse, 25ac

$875,000

Landenburg, SK – 60 pads, 14 acres

$675,000

Salmon, BC - 12 pads, 2.73 acres

$635,000

Rock Creek, BC - 14 pads, 3.19 acres

$550,000

Located at the airport area, attractive rent, many utility charges are included.

1,250’ bright office space wz 2 Exec Rms & Conference

Trenton, NS - 33 pads, 9.9 acres

$459,000

NEW & CONSIGNMENT CLOTHING RICHMOND - $46,000

JEWELRY BUY & SELL RICHMOND - $50,000

Oyen, AB - 21 pads, 1.71 acres

$399,000

Trendy, cloth for all ages, great reputation, unique sales pattern, great to be your own boss.

Rarely find Jewelry Buy & Sell Pawn shop ready, close to casino.

Toll free: 1-888-251-2822 Direct Line: 1-604-302-3771 Fax: 1-888-804-1394 Web site: www.mobileparks.com Email:hjesse@mobileparks.com

www.shermanlee.ca

Homelife Glenayre Realty

Joni Askew 250-365-4731

The Local Experts

Toll Free: 1-800-811-7650

www.joniaskew.com | joni@joniaskew.com

FRANCHISED RESTAURANT IN WEST KOOTENAY’S

$299,900

WAREHOUSE FOR SALE

Recently upgraded 2,021 sq. ft. restaurant with 74 seats. High traffic and high visibility in the busy hub with ample parking. Consistent sales over $550,000 per annum. Long term lease in place. Financial statements and full information package along with equipment and chattel list available upon request. Restaurant can also be purchased without Franchise.

CASTLEGAR, BC

MULTI-USE INVESTMENT PROPERTY

$599,000 • High visibility, highway access warehouse • 5,200 Sq. Ft. with 3 bay doors • 14 Ft. ceilings and paved lot • Light industrial zoning • Two offices & reception area

Say you saw it in The Business Exchange!

$439,900 • • • • •

Huge Price Reduction! 2.81 Acres w/Buildings 2 Residences (currently rented) Building Supply Centre Large Recreational Storage & Personal Storage Facilities


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RESTAURANTS

SUPER 8 MOTEL

Dairy Queen Restaurant for Sale Downtown Vancouver & Richmond

81 Rooms, Revenue $1.4 Million With Water Slides and Pool

MOTELS

Super 8 Motel. 46 Rooms Asking $2.9 Million, Trade Welcome. ABC Restaurant for Sale Williams Lake In Coast Hotel in Surrey CONVENIENCE 104 Room Motel, Trade Welcome. Franchise Canadian STORES Food Business For Sale Motel For Sale Convenience Store Business With Franchise Restaurant For Sale $3.4 Million, Trade Welcome. Land & Building. For Sale Located in Surrey Sale: $1.9M in Revenue 80 Room Motel, 46 Room Motel Convenience Store in Surrey For Sale Daily Sales Can Be $1,500 & 77 Room Motel in Surrey Banquet Hall With 5 Stores For to $2,000/Day Price $150,000 Plus Sale With Property in Vancouver for Sale All Are Franchise Motels. Stock. Surrounded by Apartments Established Restaurant For Sale 2 Franchise Motel in Surrey and Busy roads Near In Vancouver. 25 Years Established Sky Train Station. Good Income and Good Location. 2 Sub Franchise For Sale in VanConvenience Store in Surrey BC. 20, 29, and 32 Room Motels couver Daily Sales $1,700. All On Hwy 1 @ Cash Creek, Quiznos For Sale in Richmond Mall Smoke Shop Downtown Boston Bar, and Chillwack. $69,000 Plus Stock

SUPERMARKET

Produce Store for Sale In White Rock Daily Sales $2500-3000 Canadian Grocery for Sale, Daily Sales $10,000 On Average. In Surrey on King George Hwy. Don’t Miss 2 Supermarkets Surrey Daily Sales $10,000, Net Profit: $200,000 yearly Produce Stores - Vancouver Daily Sales $2500 - $3000 Asking $175,000 + Stock

SHINGLE MILL

Mission, Net Profit $600,000 - $700,000 Yearly

FAST FOOD

2 HOLIDAY INN FOR SALE IN BC

3 PIZZA STORES

Can Add on 27 Rooms with City Approval, Price Under $2.5 Million

Indian Style Fish Pakora Business For Sale in Vancouver LANGLEY + RICHMOND + COQUITLAN

Well Established, Excellent Location

GAS STATIONS

Esso Gas Station: Volume 5 Million Litres Gas yearly, Plus $1.3 Million Store Sales Yearly, In Fraser Valley. Husky Gas Station: 4 Million Litres Gas, Diesel & Propane Yearly + $1 Million Store Sales plus Net $5,000/ Mo Laundromat with Brand New Machines. Owner Carry Mortgage

9 STORES LEASED

Laudromat Plus Pizza Store Income Extra with 5 Bedroom House.

Building For Sale. Rental Income. $106,000/Year When Fully Leased

Gas Station For Sale in Scomish, BC with Car Wash

SPECIALTY STORE

2 Gas Stations For Sale With Property.

Beer & Wine Store For Sale in Vancouver

27 ROOMS MOTEL IN SURREY

HOTELS & MOTELS

87 Room Motel 42 Room Motel - Surrey 20 Room Motel - Cash Creek 48 Rooms - Surrey 32 Room Motel - Vancouver 104 Rooms Motel in Williams Lake

LAND FOR SALE Land To Build Motel In Kamloop. Land to Build Motel In King George Hwy.

POST OFFICE + HALLMARK CARD + LOTTERY & GIFT ITEMS Price Reduced $199,000 + Stock BUILDINGS/UNITS FOR SALE OR LEASE

Gas Station With Property

3 Storey Office Building For Sale In Surrey, BC Post Office For Sale In Richmond Net $9,000/Month

SEATTLE USA AIRPORT,

GROCERY STORE ON FRAZER STREET

Owner carry Mortgage

Excellent location and good price

RE/MAX SELECT PROPERTIES Please call Hall-of Fame-Award Winner Commercial Specialist KARTAR SINGH AHLUWALIA Phone: 604-737-8865 Cell: 604-831-0486 For Advertising Information Please Call 1-877-337-1188 or visit www.BusinessExchange.ca


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RAJ THIND.COM Personal Real Estate Corporation.

COMMERCIAL, FRANCHISE, BUSINESS & DEVELOPMENT

778-554-SOLD (7653) rthind@sutton.com VISIT

www.RajThind.com FOR MORE INFO: RESTAURANTS/FRANCHISE $479,000

• Busy Lower Main Land Location • Great Sale, Year Round • Catering And Additional Sales Options • Well Knows Franchise

Award Winning Burger Franchise Mall Food Location - Richmond -Great Hours, Minimal staff requirements -Newer Location , Great Price - Easy to run New Location! - Pitt Meadows - Steady Sales Year Round - Easy Location to Manage - High Traffic, High Profile North Vancouver - Fully Renovated $249,000 - Low Lease Rate - Great Sales Year Round

$1,050,000 - Call for Details $129,000 $299,000

$184,000

• Great Healthy Concept • Very Strong Profit Marjins • East Location to Manage

SUB FRANCHISES • Surrey Location • Approved for re-location to Surrey Central Sky Train Station

$120,000 + Relocation Costs

• Tinsletown Location • $7,000/week - $3,300 NNN

$240,000

• Commercial & Broadway • High Traffic Location, Consistent Business year round • Sales 27-30K per month

$199,000

$229,000

• Long time KITS Location • Strong Sales Year Round • NO FRANCHISE FEE • Established Business

PIZZA FACTORY $89,000

CHIMNEY PIZZA REDUCED! $100,000

• High Traffic Poco Location • Busy Strip Mall • Liqour License • MOTIVATED SELLER

HIGH VOLUME DOWNTOWN FRANCHISE WILL BE $1 M+ SALES FIRST YEAR

(partial vendor financing)

TACO STACK

YALETOWN DELI & SPORTS LOUNGE

• One of the busiest locations in Yaletown, great food great atmosphere • All day service-Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with Pub Liquor options • Multiple revenue streams with Catering, Corporate events & Large Order Contracts • Plus $1,000 of $$$ in direct payment from Corporate Sponsor Contracts • Huge Evening & Event Night Revenue - The Busiest UFC Location in the City • Franchising and trademarked - JOINT VENTURE EXPANSION AVAILABLE • AMAZING YALETOWN OPPORTUNITY WITH HUGE SALES VOLUME

• Great Surrey Location • Low Lease Rate with Incentives • Fully Equipted for Indian Style Cooking - Turn Key Operation

FOOD COURT FRANCHISE - $79,000 - PROFITABLE

• Soup Zone, Cambie Centre, Great Spot • Consistent Business Year Round • LOW OVERHEAD, EASY TO RUN

MOBILE FOOD TRUCK - $30,000

• Full Kitchen & Refrigeration Side • 1 Ton Truck, Business Set to Run

• Prime Location • Huge Volume Year Round With Massive Spikes During Event Nights, Great Franchise Reputation

CASH FLOW! CASH FLOW! CASH FLOW!

$699,000 EXCLUSIVE LOCATION

HIGH END FRANCHISE - FRASER VALLEY

• Large Restaurant & Lounge • Strong Liquor Sales With Strong Monthly Revenue • Fully Updated Location • Canada Wide Brand EXCLUSIVE OPTIONS $699,000

DOWNTOWN PIZZA BAR AND LOUNGE - $399,000 • Instant Instant Cash flow • Huge sales volume year round. Ave $760-$820K • Multiple Revenue Streams -Slice revenue,Sit down, • Many Corporate and Large order Clientele. Plus a bonus Lounge and Ent Area. Great Pizza Great Atmosphere.

EXPANSION & FRANCHISING OPPORTUNITY

SCOTT ROAD INDIAN RESTAURANT - $339,000 • Large 3,500 sqft Facility • 3 Separate Dining Rooms • 80-100 seats in Private Banquet Room • Beautiful Decor Throughout

INDIAN RESTAURANT

• High Revenue Sechelt Location $229,000 • OVER 90k-100k PERYEAR NET REVENUE VERIFIABLE • Turnkey, High End Location, Low Lease, HUGE INCOME • Vendor relocating - Full Compliance With PNP Program

CAR DEALERSHIP - $159,000

• Busy, High Traffic Kingsway Location • High Turn-over, Very Profitable

COQUITLAM OFFICE - CHEAP RENT

• Fully Renovated, Multiple Offices, Central location

$1,800 ALL IN

SURREY STRIP MALL • Outstanding Complex High Profile Location • Over 27,000 sqft property • Building is over 7800 sqft • Established Long Term Tenants • 5% Cap. Rate, Great Cash Flow • Great Expansion Potential • Presented by: Sadaf Imanian and Raj Thind

PRICE $3,000,000

VALEMOUNT, BC HOTEL FOR SALE • • • • • •

Large-Motel with property 72 Room, High Exposure, Prime Loc. Additional Lots available in price Well Recognized Brand Full service large Restaurant High profit, Call For Details.

$3.5M CALL FOR PACKAGE

HOTEL & HOUSE

• Main Hwy Interior BC • 26 Room Motel, Great Shape • 10 Years Old - Sold With Newer House • PERFECT FAMILY BUSINESS

$1.5M for Package

ESSO GAS STATIONS • Lower Main Land - Full Service, High Volume. Over 5 M Litres/Year. $3.2 M Exclusive • Merrit, Hwy 1 - 10,000 Sq. Ft. Lot. Direct Hwy Access. Newer Site - Vendor Motivated. $1.25 Million Partial Financing Available. Trades Welcome!

LARGE GAS STATION SITE • Large site in Langley • 2 parcel , with 2 Street Frontages • Over 24,000 Sqft - Assembly Package • Great Opportunity for Expanded Services • Gas Bar, Food Out Let, Car/Truck Wash • High Traffic, High Exposure • PRIME LOCATION

$899,000

FOR THE ENTIRE PACKAGE

High End Business • Distributor & Service Industry • Total Revenue Over $5M • Transition Training Available • Current Owner Nets $400K+/Yr • $1M Inventory Turn-over/Quarter

$1,680,000

For more great Business, Franchise and Commercial options. Please visit www.RajThind.com Say you saw it in The Business Exchange!


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The Stories Every Salesperson Needs

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http://EzineArticles.com/7644176 great salesperson is a great storyteller. Throughout the ages, stories have remained the primary way of capturing people’s attention and firing their imagination; and in today’s overhyped consumer society, stories cut-through the noise to powerfully influence your customer’s decisions. By Kevin J Ryan

Why Stories Work One of the truest statements about human behaviour is: Logic makes them think; emotion makes them act. Most salespeople have no trouble with the first part - making their customer think with an impressive list of features and benefits. They are often frustrated, however, because while the customer is acknowledging the value of all the enticements, they are still not buying! When pressed, some customers will even say, “It just doesn’t feel right.” This is because one part of the brain - the Neocortex which processes information - is very satisfied; but there is one major part which is unconvinced - the Limbic Brain which deals in images and emotions. This is the part of the brain that is engaged when we listen to a story. Most importantly, it is the Limbic Brain that is responsible for all decision making. Stories help your customer ‘feel right’ about their buying decision. There are four basic stories that every salesperson needs.

The Purpose Story The most powerful way you can influence the Limbic Brain is to move beyond the what and the how of what you do to the why. As Simon Sinek, author of Start With Why says, “People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it.” So, if you are a Financial Planner, you might tell the story about why you moved into this profession - why helping people plan for a secure future is important to you.

The USP Story Every company needs to work relentlessly to articulate their Unique Selling Proposition (USP). And, of course, this needs constantly updating, because in today’s fast-moving world, what was unique yesterday is commonplace today. It is concerning the number of salespeople who, when asked to describe their USPs, gave answers that were vague, forgettable or irrelevant. So, assuming that these are understood, the next step is to identify stories that help customers to understand them. Is your USP connected to your size (large or boutique), your specialty, your accessibility, or some other factor? What can you do better than any of your competitors - and what story best epitomises this?

The Values Story Good salespeople are constantly trying to sell the ‘value package’. Unless customers are sold on the full value of the

offering, they will fall into the trap of the lowest commodity supplier. They find out the value of back-up, customer service and reliability only when it’s too late. Often, it’s awkward to work into the conversation how you value your professional reputation or how your company lives its values of fairness and excellence. And, sometimes, if you do say it, the customer can think, “They all say that.” When you tell a story that demonstrates these values, it shows by your actions what you stand for.

The Objection Story For many salespeople, this is where it gets difficult. The willing customer suddenly becomes resistant - just when you’re about to ask for the sale. Firstly, don’t be put off. Remember that they still want to buy - or they wouldn’t be wasting their time speaking to you. They may need reassurance for that side of their personality that is more cautious. There may be others that they feel they need to justify their decision to and the objections are really just the questions that they expect to be asked later. In responding to an objection you are trying to - in the nicest possible way - tell the customer they’re wrong. And we all know how dangerous that is! This is where stories are particularly effective, because stories are one of the few places where we are happy to be wrong. We love the story with an unexpected ending. We laugh at the joke with the twist in the punch-line. And we can use stories as a non-threatening way of changing a customer’s perspective or their belief about an issue. Most customer objections are predictable, so the wellprepared salesperson will be able to have an appropriate story for each one. Professor Robert Cialdini in his book Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion nominates one of the main elements of influence as social proof. This means that people will be influenced to change their behaviour if they see others like them doing the same. So, if you have a story about someone they see as similar to them it will have the greatest impact. Kevin Ryan is a CSP (Certified Speaking Professional) who speaks and writes on negotiation, sales, presentation skills and humour in business. He works through the best sales stories in his sales training programs.

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