Broker Name:Darlene Lutzow
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Garden Center/Flower Shop/Nursery-Turnkey
(Home Improvement, Garden Center)
IL
Listed Price: $ 1,200,000
Listing ID: 19100

Listing DetailsInventory: $ 240,000 (Included in Price)
Reason for Sale:

Retirement


Training & Support:

Will provide necessary training and support to ensure a smooth transition.


OperationsYear Established: 1960
Days & Hours of Operation: daily
Employees: 30+
Absentee Owner: No
LocationLease Expire: 0000-00-00
Type of Location: Stand Alone
Facilities:

Approx.  9 acre beautifully maintained retail Garden Center, Nursery & Flower Shop located on a busy highway (20,000 cars pass annually).  Very large parking with easy access.  Property is available for sale but not included in price of the business.


SummaryBusiness Description:

Established in 1960, this is the description of turn-key.  The owners have kept the business up-to-date and run it profitably with clean books.  The business is always rated “Best in the Area”, and the owners are active in Garden Associations and local Chambers of Commerce to enhance the marketing and reputation of the business.

 

Employees are friendly and well trained and many have top certifications which contributes to the reputation of this business.  They are often sought out for advice on gardening problems by consumers. 

 

30% of the plant inventory is grown in-house.  The business has high-quality unique and hard-to-find inventory as well as all the common products consumers are looking for.  The product variety is impressive and extensive!

 

The business also has a robust Christmas/Holiday business.  They offer decorating and lighting services as well as a beautifully decorated shop with unique and traditional decorations, lights, trees, wreaths, garland, arrangements, etc. 

 

They also offer consumer education seminars, group tours and other education opportunities to stay connected with the consumers and provide a very positive association with the public. 

 

There are other similar businesses in the area, but this establishment has the highest reputation for quality product and service as well as top notch and hard to find product.

Employees: 27 FT, 28 PT, 35 Seasonal

 

Assets: Equipment: $300,000 depreciated Value

               Inventory:  Avg: $240,000

 

Facilities:  Approx.  9 acre beautifully maintained retail Garden Center, Nursery & Flower Shop located on a busy highway (20,000 cars pass annually).  Very large parking with easy access.  Property is available for sale but not included in price of the 


Competition:

:  There are other similar businesses in the area, but this establishment has the highest reputation for quality product and service as well as top notch and hard to find product.


Potential Growth:

Adding commercial business could enhance revenues