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Attachments available1461 SE Wisconsin OEM Manufacturing Company
SE Wisconsin
Manufacturing (Machine Shop): True industry leader with continued growth in revenue and earnings for sale in SE Wisconsin.  This CNC and manufacturing company is a very well run operation with great staff and management in place.  Numerous opportunities for growth in revenues and earnings with immediate impact.  Both the business and the real estate are for sale.  Given the level of revenue and earnings, this business will attract a lot of attention.
1549 Machine Shop for Sale in Fox Valley Area, Wis
Fox Valley, WI
3,150,0003,150,000Sale of Assets3,150,000
Manufacturing (Machine Shop): Established Machine Shop for Sale located in the Fox Valley area of Wisconsin. This business is seasoned with a talented pool of machinists who pride themselves on their quality of work, on-time delivery, and possess the experience and expertise to complete complex jobs. With ownership looking to retire, this business is primed for
new ownership to step in and take it to the next level.

The opportunity includes the sale of both the business and real estate; however, lease options will be entertained. Experiencing a positive financial trend over the last 4-5 years, the business still has several areas for growth available to capitalize on. This business has been “pre-approved” by several banks, so act fast… this one will not
last long!


• Seasoned Business with Solid Customer Base
• Positive Financial Trend – 2019 on Pace for Record Year!
• Low Customer Concentration
• Real Estate Included in Purchase Price
• Repeat Customers
• Opportunities for Growth and Expansion
• State of the Art Equipment
• Ownership willing to assist in transition
• ISO Certified
1432 Highway Construction & Landscaping Company
2,600,0002,600,000Sale of Assets2,600,000
Contractor Services (Construction/installation): A highway construction & landscaping company is newly available for purchase in Wisconsin. This business is very well known and highly respected by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and their local municipalities. 

This company was founded over 50 years ago and boasts an impeccable reputation due to their high standard for up-to-date and reliable equipment and state-of-the-art technology. The next owner can expect to maintain status quo or take advantage of the growth opportunities.

• Exceptional team of seasoned employees
• Low customer concentration
• Seller is willing to stay for a transition period
• Low marketing efforts, sales trend based on repeat business
• 50+ years in business
• All employees are part of a union
1599 Banquet Hall & Catering Company
2,499,0002,499,000Sale of Assets2,499,000
Restaurants (Restaurants): An extremely well known and premier catering business with a large hall and outdoor event area for sale in Wisconsin. 

This catering business, both on-site and off-site, cash flows nicely throughout the year with margins above industry averages. With their longevity and healthy mix of clientele of both B2B and B2C, makes this business an excellent low risk opportunity for the right buyer!

With its outstanding cash flow and prime real estate, this business is a great buy and investment for your future.
1508 Golf Course and Banquet Center
Southeast Wisconsin
2,200,0002,200,000Sale of Assets2,200,000
Land & Commercial Property (Golf Course): Golf Course and Banquet Center located in SE Wisconsin. This distinguished, outstanding public golf course, privately owned, features the first class conditions and feel of a private country club. Meticulously maintained 18 hole course in rolling terrain.

This golf course features a large clubhouse for banquets, conferences and weddings, large heated maintenance building, annual memberships and is on a well traveled 4 lane highway.
1619 Leading Edge Machine Shop for Sale
2,199,0002,199,000Sale of Assets2,199,000
Manufacturing (Machine Shop):

Acquire this highly profitable, leading-edge machine shop with ISO Certification!


For over 2 decades this business has built a strong reputation and a diverse customer base to include OEM manufacturers and the U.S. government.  With double-digit revenue growth over most years, this business has a strong history of company reinvestment which has kept this machine shop modern and highly competitive.


This is an excellent opportunity for rthe right buyer!

1466 Medical Case Management Company
2,000,0002,000,000Sale of Assets2,000,000
Health, Fitness & Nutrition (Health, Fitness & Nutrition):

Independent Case Management Company located in Southeastern, WI is now for sale. Business has been
operating for nearly 20 years and has more than doubled its revenue over the past 5 years. The business has a
seasoned team of healthcare professionals dedicated to the art of case management, eliminating over utilization
and coordinating quality, cost effective health care options for their clientele.

The business provides a wide variety of services including Case Management, Medical Necessity Consultation,
Utilization Review, Corporate Wellness, Disease Management, and much more. Connected with several benefit
brokers and health insurance agencies, the business thrives on referral-based business and is known for their
high-level customer service that is 100% customizable. The business is primed for a new owner to continue growing and expanding the operations and bringing the operations to the next level.


• Established Cash Flowing Operation
• Historic Positive Growth Trend
• Blueprint to Capitalize on Growth Opportunities
• Semi-Absentee Owner (25-30 hours a week)
• Low Customer Concentration
• Seasoned Staff Loaded with Expertise
• Proprietary Software
• Strong Industry / Optimistic Trends
• Owner willing to assist with a transition.
• Unexploited Wellness Program, ready to be

1561 Profitable HVAC Service Business
2,000,0002,000,000Sale of Assets2,000,000
Contractor Services (H.V.A.C.):

This opportunity is a well-established HVAC business located in the Midwest. The business has been in operation for over 20 years. It has built an excellent reputation of quality, customer service, and expertise. Its primary focus has been in commercial and institutional repair and preventative maintenance.

The business created an excellent reputation by placing an emphasis on customer service. There are ample opportunities for growth in the local area.

1590 Leading Safety Consulting, Training. Etc.
1,645,0001,645,000Sale of Assets1,645,000
Security Services (Security Service):
Leading safety consulting, training, and product supply firm for sale within a fast-growing region of Wisconsin.

This premier B2B safety firm with a strong reputation and a talented pool of professionals, has experienced excellent growth since its inception more than 2 decades ago. In 2018 this business realized and SDE cash flow increase of more than 50% which has continued into 2019!

This high margin business is an excellent opportunity for any buyer.

1651 Greenhouses, Land and Buildings
Southeast Wisconsin
1,595,0001,595,000Sale of Assets1,595,000
Land & Commercial Property (Other Land/Commercial Property): Innovative State of The Art Gutter connected Greenhouse Facility.
Proven Aquaponics system included.
Great Location with easy on off from express way.
Owners spared no expense to make this a top-notch facility.
Over 16,000 sq ft under roof.
1458 Multi-Site Cafe
Southeastern Wisconsin
1,490,0001,490,000Sale of Assets1,490,000
Restaurants (Cafe or Coffee Shop): This is a great opportunity to get involved with a highly successful restaurant / cafe operation with multiple locations. Fully Turnkey Operation in Southeast Wisconsin for sale. Highly successful business with a great reputation and staffed with an exceptional team. Each location has the same menu including breakfast sandwiches, great coffee and breads, lunch & dinner offerings, as well as desserts and pastries.
1548 Pallet & Crate Manufacturer in Wisconsin
1,450,0001,450,000Sale of Assets1,450,000

Past owner reacquired this business after nearly 2 years under failed ownership. Prior to selling this company in 2015; this Pallet and Crate manufacturer achieved multimillion-dollar revenues year after year. Known for their quality work and custom capabilities, this B2B pallet manufacturer steadily seen margins noticeably higher than Industry averages. Moreover, considering the recent re-acquirement of this company, the owner, whose desire is to be retired, is selling this turnkey operation at a favorable price. Though, with its recent history and difficult re-launch, this company should be viewed as a turnaround business.

A Wisconsin location is an excellent setting for a pallet business considering both sales and supply chain accessibility:

• In 2018 Wisconsin ranked 2nd in the nation in Manufacturing jobs created!
• Wisconsin is consistently a Top-10 State in Manufacturing.
• Forest Products in WI has more than 1,200 businesses and employs 64,000 workers.
1628 Growing Specialty Valve Company
1,300,0001,300,000Sale of Assets1,300,000
Manufacturing (Proprietary Shop): Sophisticated in design, yet simple in operation, this Specialty Valve Company is an ideal fit for both; an individual entrepreneur, or a company seeking a strategic add-on. With multiple patents, this company offers a variety of specialty valves that can be found in the facilities of some of the largest manufacturing companies in the country (international customers being added as of late). Many end users can be found on the Fortune 100 List.

Given the quality, design, and function of the products, this company has enjoyed considerable growth with virtually no marketing or advertising efforts. This company is well positioned to grow exponentially with a business development minded owner.

This business can be positioned anywhere in the United States and is easily relocatable. See Broker for details.
1467 Full Service Commercial Printer
1,299,0001,299,000Sale of Assets1,500,000
Printing Services (Commercial Printing):


Known for their quality and profitable, this full-service, two-location Printer that has been in business for over 45 years is now for sale with the owner ready to retire.

This company’s products and services include full design capabilities, die cutting, laminating, letterpress, catalogs, books, newsletters, brochures, forms, tickets, letterhead, envelopes, and mailing services. With Digital Presses and 2 & 4 Color Offset Presses, this Printer can satisfy a large portion of each regions’ printing needs.

A motivated owner can grow this business soon after taking over!

Moreover, the owner is willing to sell off one of the properties which if sold separately would be an excellent absentee owner operation!

Leading Non-Emergency Medical Transportation #1513
South Central WI
Transportation Services (Transportation Service): A leading non-emergency medical transportation professional serving several Wisconsin counties for many years, offering senior citizen assistance, including wheelchair accessible vans, and offer non-emergency medical transportation.
This very profitable business serves a growing market with the aging baby boomer trend. In 2005, an analysis by the Transportation Research Board revealed that nearly four million Americans miss or delay medical care each year because they lack transportation.
This is a privately owned, long-established, very profitable company with nearly $1.6 million in annual sales income, about $213,000 in owner’s annual earnings and continues to grow. Their highly reputable quality service sets them apart.
1601 Supper Club with Bar and Hotel
Northern WI
849,000849,000Sale of Assets849,000
Land & Commercial Property (Motel & Hotel): Do you want to enjoy the beautiful Northwoods lifestyle and be your own boss? This popular Wisconsin resort with supper club, well-maintained kitchen, full bar, and multi-room lodge offers the owner many sources of income. Both the lodge and supper club have an excellent reputation and the business cash flows nicely through most of the year to include the winter months, which is not true of most northern WI businesses. Further proof of profitability is that the owner currently operates this business as an absentee owner. A buyer in becoming an owner-operator could realize significantly more income.

With many recent upgrades and improvements, this business will provide a new owner limited reasons to improve the property out of the gates. Business is well-staffed with an outstanding and loyal team of employees.


• Seasoned Staff
• Current Ownership is Absentee
• Significant Historical Positive Cash Flow
• Living Quarters On-Site
• Loyal Local and Out-of-Town Customer Base
• Several Opportunities for Growth & Expansion
• Ownership willing to assist in transition
• An incredible platform for any restaurant entrepreneur who wants to build off a solid foundation!
1589 RV Dealership in Central Wisconsin
Central Wisconsin
805,000805,000Sale of Assets805,000
Amusement & Recreation (Amusement & Recreation): An RV dealership is newly available for sale in Central Wisconsin! This company has been serving Wisconsin for many years and is well-known and highly regarded in the RV industry.

Seasoned staff already in place!

Asking price includes real estate!

Seller is willing to negotiate a Transition Agreement and a Non-Compete Agreement with a qualified buyer.
Attachments available1613 Promotional and Gift Distribution Company
Southeastern WI
Distribution/Wholesale (Consumer): Two wholly owned distribution companies in Southeastern Wisconsin for sale.  The two companies distribute novelty and gift products throughout the United States and Canada.  This is an ideal opportunit for an existing industry player to bolt on two existing business operations OR for a new operator to jump in.  The business can be located anywhere and fit into roughly 5,000 square feet of space.  Both entities have very good reputations and a long history in the industry.
1643 Fabrication Shop for Sale in Central WI
Central Wisconsin
749,000749,000Sale of Assets749,000
Manufacturing (Fabrication/Welding): This long established, profitable, and well-respected manufacturer fabricates precision components that sell directly to other businesses.

For nearly ½ of a century, this family owned manufacturer has established deep customer relationships through their quality of work, on-time delivery, and expertise in fabrication and assembly.  With wide-ranging capabilities to include machining, welding and painting, a new buyer would have the ability to leverage these capabilities to develop new business.

With existing manufacturing resources and the ownership ready to retire, this company is positioned nicely for a new owner to step in and take this business to the next level.

Business highlights include:

Real Estate is available to purchase
Long tenured and talented employees
1 shift operation… add a shift and double your sales!
1537 Gas Station with Convenience Store
Southeastern Wisconsin
675,000675,000Sale of Assets675,000
Gas Stations (Station w/Car Wash & Market): The owner of this gas station with convenience store is ready to retire after 15 years of operating this business. Included in the business is a drive-thru carwash. This busy stations sells 50,000 gallons per month average. With no fuel contract in place, the new owner is free to decide how they want to proceed with a gas supplier. The convenience store sells cigarettes, lottery tickets as well as food items. The building is located on a major road with both residential and commercial properties in the area.
1524 Award-Winning, Fine Dining Restaurant
Southeastern Wisconsin
625,000625,000Sale of Assets625,000
Restaurants (Other Restaurants): Rare opportunity to own a turnkey, Fine Dining Operation in Southeastern Wisconsin. This Restaurant boasts an Award-Winning Menu and Extensive Wine and Beverage List. Highly profitable business with a great reputation and staffed with an exceptional and experienced team. The restaurant enjoys a great reputation throughout the area and is conveniently located.

- Fully Turnkey Operation
- Award Winning Fine Dining
- Great Reputation
- Destination Location
- Extensive Wine and Beverage Menu
- Steady Year-Round Business
- No Discounts / Coupons
- Experienced Staff
1492 Full Service Day Spa
Central Wisconsin
558,000558,000Sale of Assets558,000
Professional Services (Professional Services): Price Reduction of $41,900!  A profitable, highly rated, full-service Day Spa operating for 20 years within a growing metropolitan region of Wisconsin is now available to the right buyer! This Day Spa offers a wide range of services and products with unique offerings that no one other Spa can match in their vicinity. A sampling of their services includes Massage Therapy, Facials, Waxing, Body Treatments, Tanning, and Nails. Moreover, a motivated owner will have an excellent opportunity, and available space, to grow this business beyond its current capabilities.
1482 Commercial Wholesale Bakery
SE Wisconsin
550,000550,000Sale of Assets550,000
Miscellaneous Food Service (Bakeries): A popular twenty-two year old commercial bakery offering specialty breads, cookies and gift boxes to major grocers and delis. Customers include Sendiks, Woodmans, Airport Kiosks and over 20 farmers markets in SE Wisconsin and Illinois. The company’s location is a stand alone building with commercial baking in the rear of the operation and retail in front.
1631 Children's Learning Center
Southeast Wisconsin
550,000550,000Sale of Assets550,000
Educational/Schools (Daycare/Educational Center): This newly available children’s learning center is an excellent opportunity for a buyer to step in and take over on a well-established platform. This business is turn-key and comes with beautiful facilities.

This business is well-known and highly regarded in their local community.

This business comes with seasoned employees!
1568 Bakery in Wisconsin
475,000475,000Sale of Assets475,000
Manufacturing (Baked Food Products): A well-established bakery is newly available for purchase in Wisconsin. This bakery has been providing a wide variety of delicious baked goods for their customers for many decades. This business is turn-key and ready for a new buyer to take it to the next level!

Seller is willing to negotiate a training agreement and non-compete agreement with a qualified buyer.

1630 Stainless Steel Manufacturer with Patent
475,000475,000Sale of Assets475,000
Manufacturing (Machine Shop):

Wisconsin stainless-steel manufacturer that produces and sells a patented, high-margin product available for acquisition.

This established metal shop machines, assembles, and welds precision stainless-steel components that sell directly to businesses and distributors.  The owner has developed a well-respected, high quality brand with trademarks that is exceptionally cost competitive within its market.  Therefore, allowing a sale-savvy buyer or existing business an excellent growth and market penetration opportunity either as a stand-alone brand or complementary products to a company’s current offerings.

Seller who has been a proprietor and forerunner in the metal fabrication and machining business for over 40 years is ready for retirement.

1573 Tent & Party Rentals and Design Company
425,000425,000Sale of Assets425,000
Rental Services (Equipment Rental): A tent and party rental company is newly available for purchase in Southeast Wisconsin. This company is well-known and highly regarded as a long-time leader in their space. Multiple revenue streams provide a new owner with potential to grow sales easily. This business is turn-key and ready for a new owner to take it to the next level. 

Seller is willing to negotiate a Transition Agreement as well as a Non-Compete Agreement. 

The business asking price includes approximately $450,000 in furniture, fixtures and equipment. Real estate is available for an additional $470,000.
1495 Bridal Store for Sale
395,000395,000Sale of Assets395,000
Clothing Stores (Bridal Salon): Incredible opportunity to own a very successful Bridal Business in Wisconsin. The bridal industry is exceptionally stable through all phases of an economic cycle and the dress is viewed as the most important element of the wedding. This storied company is a reflection of the benefits of the industry.

The business has been operating for several years and has a seasoned staff allowing the owner to work the business as semi-absentee (15 – 20 hours per week). After many successful years in operation, the business recently expanded and continues
to have a stable platform. The operations are set up perfectly for a new owner to utilize the existing processes and staff to capture the ongoing stable cash flow as well as accelerate growth through an enhanced social media presence and a wider
product assortment. The existing staff consists of strong executors with a wealth of knowledge on the industry, product and sales/back-office processes.

The right buyer for this opportunity is someone who enjoys the management oversight of an existing cash flow generating machine and/or someone who wants to immerse themselves in the building of the brand and experience of the perfect dress shopping day! The platform is there for you to do as little or as much as you wish!

Asking price does not include inventory.
Attachments available1398 Assisted Living Operation w 24 beds
South Central Wisconsin
Land & Commercial Property (Nursing Home): Highly motivated sellers! This is a great opportunity for new owners to step into a fully turn-key assisted living operation where the existing owners spend less than 5 hours per week working on the business.  The facility has 20 units/24 beds with open land to add an additional 20 units/24 beds.  They have a full commercial kitchen in place. The owners currently own/operate the business and lease the facility.  However, the real estate can be purchased.  The operations have been a small asset within the owners’ large portfolio of medical/health related businesses.  The owners have operated the business for less than 5 years and have the facility near capacity.

The rented facility is less than 10 years old and in excellent condition.  The facility is located in a great community, they enjoy a good reputation and strong employee retention.  Numerous opportunities to increase revenue, increase the census and control expenses.

The owners have done all of the heavy lifting to get the business started and incurred the heavy costs of startup and filling the facility.  Due to their other business operations, the owners never spent the required amount of timing operating and managing the business and the expenses.  This operation needs an experienced owner and/or a new owner that will invest the time to properly manage the operations and expenses.

A new owner could purchase the real estate and the combined entity becomes even more profitable. 
#1543 Leading Meat Market & Grocery in Northern WI
Northern Wisconsin
Markets (Meat Store/Market): This business is a specialty market offering a wide and diverse selection of award winning fresh meat and sausage products at the best pricing for the quality received over any other store in the area, as proven by their very long-established customer base. For many, many years, this family-owned and operated business, has built an outstanding meat and food market reputation offering very high quality fresh meat cuts, sausage, home-made specialty items, soups, dips, while also carrying quality pizzas, a huge selection of local cheeses, and other grocery items. The business also includes wholesaling to other grocery stores, restaurants, bars, etc.
This meat market & grocery business boasts annual sales income of about $2.1 million with owner’s annual earnings SDE of about $185,000. This offering also includes for sale the real estate and store building with 2 apartment lease tenant spaces.
Contact the broker for more details on this great opportunity.
1530 Custom Countertop Fabricator Business
200,000200,000Sale of Assets200,000
Contractor Services (Construction/installation): Turnkey opportunity to own a custom countertop fabricator in Wisconsin. This operation boasts award-winning designs along with a diverse customer base. Profitable business with a great reputation and staffed with an exceptional and experienced team.

This is a great opportunity for an individual to acquire a successful operation or as a strategic add-on for an existing cabinet shop or remodeler to utilize the exemplary reputation of this company for future growth. Numerous opportunities for growth exist for a motivated buyer looking to maximize the potential of this business.

- Fully Turnkey Operation
- Award Winning Designs
- Great Reputation
- Mix of Commercial and Residential
- Steady Year-Round Business
- Experienced Staff
1486 Automotive Locksmith Business
Southeastern Wisconsin
199,000199,000Sale of Assets199,000
Other Services (Other Services): A respected automotive locksmith service located in Southeast Wisconsin is available for purchase. This opportunity would be a great fit for someone looking to bring growth to an established business. With almost 10 years in business, this is an opportunity to capitalize on current relationships and build future relationships.
Please Note: This list contains businesses that are offered on a co-operating basis by members of VR Business Brokers. Information contained herein has been provided by the Seller. Broker has not and will not verify the accuracy or completeness of any information. Purchasers are advised to consult with their legal and financial advisors to the extent they deem necessary. No prospect shall receive the name of any listed firm until the STANDARD DISCLOSURE STATEMENT is signed by the prospect. All listings herein are exclusive to the listing office as of the date of submission and have been accepted for publication subject to the cooperation between member brokers as executed and on file with VRBB. Assets Value: An estimate of the Fair Market Value by the seller. DISCR. EARNINGS: A combined estimate of Business Net, Compensation to Owner, Fringe Benefits, Interest and Depreciation Expense. Buyers, Sellers, and Brokers should be aware that all of the following businesses are not available to all types of agencies.