Tim Bullard, President

Tim Bullard, President

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4181-1725 - 1725 Diagnostic Imaging Services Provider
18,750,00018,750,000Sale of Assets18,750,000
Medical/Dental/Optical (Medical/Dental/Optician): -Well-established Diagnostic Imaging Service Provider is for sale in the Midwest.
-For nearly 50 years, this family-owned business has focused on superior service
and strong customer relationships to deliver flexible diagnostic options to
patients and medical providers alike.
-Strong leadership and talented employees are in place to facilitate a smooth

*Real Estate and significant assets included in price
4181-1698 - 1698 Profitable Automation Fabricator Business
Southeast Wisconsin
4,000,0004,000,000Sale of Assets4,000,000
Manufacturing (Industrial): Profitable Automation Fabricator Business operating for over forty years is ready for new ownership. This company has developed into a leader in providing top quality, productive solutions to customers in a variety of industries including Fortune 1000 companies. (Their customer list reads like a who’s who of manufacturing.)

The market forecasts for this industry have positive long-term outlook. The growth of this business has been due almost solely to reputation and word of mouth. With virtually no sales and marketing efforts, there is considerable growth potential for a new owner.

Owner seeks stable transition to a reputable firm.

• Growth Industry
• Well established and Loyal Customer Base
• Very Profitable
• Stable cross-trained staff
• Owner willing to transition over 12-24 months

Offering price includes inventory of $700,00 and working capital of $300,000.
Attachments available4181-1398 - 1398 Assisted Living Operation w 24 beds
South Central Wisconsin
Land & Commercial Property (Nursing Home): New Price w Real Estate included! 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 just started acitvely managing the operations in late 2019.

The 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.

The real estate was recently appraised at $3.5 MM.  This is a perfect opportunity for an existing operator with experience to take over.  Fully turn-key.  An excellent deal with a 13% cap rate.
4181-1599 - 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.
4181-1619 - 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!

4181-1561 - 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.

4181-1723 - 1723 Full Service Car Wash
Southeast Wisconsin
1,700,0001,700,000Sale of Assets1,700,000
Car Wash (Car Wash):
This full service car wash is for sale, as current ownership is looking to retire. Business has been around since the mid-1990’s and has a solid reputation with local customers on a busy street near an interstate. This business cash flows and provides several opportunities for growth for a new owner.

The business comes with a seasoned staff of managers and customer service representatives. Due to retirement, ownership is looking to sell both business and real estate. With opportunities for growth, and a solid team in place, this is an incredible opportunity for any entrepreneur who wants to grow and expand their current operation or become an owner of a turnkey full service car wash.

• In business for over 25+ Years
• Loaded with Growth Opportunities
• Equipment included in sale.
• Customer loyalty
• Limited local competition
• Management Staff in Place
• Seasoned Staff Loaded with Expertise
• Owner willing to assist with a transition.
• Strong customer service reputation
• Successful with ZERO marketing efforts

4181-1590 - 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.

4181-1651 - 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.
4181-1548 - 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.
4181-1587 - 1587 Golf Course for Sale
East Central Wisconsin
1,395,0001,395,000Sale of Assets1,795,000
Amusement & Recreation (Amusement & Recreation):

Priced to Sell!

This picturesque piece of prime real estate is just waiting for the right developer, expanding company in need of land, or future golf course owner.

This beautiful 18-Hole public golf course with a large clubhouse, full-service bar, banquet facilities, and outlining support buildings, is exceptionally located within a growing corridor of east central Wisconsin.  With its many qualities, this long established and profitable golf course has the ability to grow with the right buyer!

Whether you are the next golf course owner or business in need of land, this opportunity can be yours!

4181-1628 - 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.
4181-1649 - 1649 Full Service Landscaping Business w/Greenhous
Northern Wisconsin
1,295,0001,295,000Sale of Assets1,295,000
Lawn Care or Landscaping (Lawn Care or Landscaping):

A highly profitable, full-service landscaping company with greenhouse in Northern Wisconsin is now available to purchase!

This business is highly respected and a local leader in commercial and residential landscaping that has been serving their beautiful Northwood’s community for over 20 years. Nicely located on a multiple acre site, an outstanding opportunity that is turn-key and well-positioned for a new owner to step in and continue the growth of this busineses.

Business has a seasoned staff specializing in landscaping, maintenance, and irrigation

Multi-facility real estate included in total asking price

Sellers are willing to provide training to a new buyer to ensure a smooth transition.

4181-1612 - 1612 Specialty Steel Service Center Long Establish
Northern Illinois
1,250,0001,250,000Sale of Assets1,300,000
Manufacturing (Machine Shop):

Long-tenured, profitable company providing specialty steel products for OEM’s, foundries, mining, paper mills, and other industries. The business has proprietary registered trademark products, time-honored loyal customers, all the equipment needed, a great location in Illinois, skilled and experienced employees, and significant growth opportunities.

4181-1608 - 1608 Industrial Plastic Recycler
1,100,0001,100,000Sale of Assets1,100,000
Recycling (Other): Plastic recycling is the process of recovering scrap or waste plastic and reprocessing this material into useful plastic products. This plastic recycling business takes a company’s industrial HD plastic waste and converts the material back into a reusable regrind or pellet form and then sells it so that manufacturers can produce the regrind material completely back into a new finished product, which may or may not be the same as the original application. Since the vast majority of plastic is non-biodegradable, recycling is a part of global efforts to reduce plastic in the waste stream, especially the approximately 8 million tons of waste plastic that enters the Earth’s ocean every year. This business serves an important part in the plastic recycling industry, is a very profitable company providing nearly $300,000 in annual owner earnings, requires very little labor costs, long-established business with time-honored loyal customers and vendors, non-sophisticated business and easy to learn, all the equipment needed to currently run the business, and tons of growth opportunities.
4181-1659 - 1659 Leading Coffee Roaster - manufacturer
Northeast Wisconsin
1,000,0001,000,000Sale of Assets1,000,000
Distribution/Wholesale (Food Products):

Leading coffee roaster-manufacturer and co-packer that brings their customers’ brands to life through their proprietary packaging and custom roasting, and creates their own branded products as well. This company owns several coffee brands with registered trademarks. Very well-established and still-growing business with lots of upside growth opportunities.
This is a very profitable turn-key business with all the proprietary production equipment needed, all the certifications to operate, a unique and proven business platform with limited competition as there are many barriers to entry, upward-trending industry and business growth, experienced and skilled employees, and more make this a very appealing business acquisition.

4181-1513 - 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.
4181-1601 - 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!
4181-1665 - 1665 Educational Conference and Seminar Planning
Educational/Schools (Trade/Professional Schools): Outstanding opportunity in a growing business.  Part-time owner plans conferences and seminars across the country.  Owner works 3-4 hours per day, 4-5 days per week and takes 3-4 months each year.  Attendees to the conferences do so for coninuting education and graduate credit requirements.  Can be located anywhere in the US.  Limited travel 7-10 times per year to conferences.
4181-1589 - 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.
4181-1537 - 1537 Gas Station with Convenience Store
Southeastern Wisconsin
595,000595,000Sale of Assets675,000
Gas Stations (Station w/Car Wash & Market): Price Reduced !  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.
4181-1674 - 1674 Commercial Cleaning Business for Sale
Southeastern Wisconsin
575,000575,000Sale of Assets575,000
Cleaning Services (Office or Commercial): Acquire this well established commercial cleaning service located in SE Wisconsin. Operating for over 30 years the owner is ready to retire. By emphasising customer service, he has built a great reputation for this business and it has grown by word of mouth referrals.

Because of growth only by referrals, there is a huge potential to grow the business by implementing a marketing plan and having an online presence.

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to own their own business or an add-on to grow your existing business.
4181-1631 - 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!
4181-1568 - 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.

4181-1630 - 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.

Attachments available4181-1613-A - 1613-A Promotional/Novelty Product Dist. Co.
Southeastern WI
Distribution/Wholesale (Consumer): Wholly owned subsidiary - novelty and promotional product distribution company.  The company distributes novelty and gift products throughout the United States and Canada.  This is an ideal opportunit for an existing industry player to bolt on an existing business operations OR for a new operator to jump in.  The business can be located anywhere and fit into roughly 2,000 square feet of space.  Very good reputations and a long history in the industry.
4181-1695 - Growing Pallet, Skid, and Crate Manufacturer #1695
Southeastern Wisconsin
399,000399,000Sale of Assets399,000
Manufacturing (Wood Products):

Locatied in northeastern Wisconsin, this long running manufacturer is a profitable producer of custom and specialized pallets and skids.

Over the last 2 years this company changed their product offerings and pricing which has had a strong positive impact to their bottom line. Making this acquisition a great deal for any buyer!

An excellent opportunity to either expand within the pallet industry or to own an established business that has not yet reached its potential!

This business can be easily relocated.

4181-1543 - #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.
Please Note: All listings herein are exclusive to this listing office as of the date of submission. 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. Owner Benefit: 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.