MergerPlace

Lawn & Landscape Service Company

South Carolina (Greenville)


  • Asking Price: $121,500
  • Gross Income: $106,178
  • Cash Flow: $54,788
  • Real Estate: Not Disclosed
  • Inventory: $500
  • FF&E: $25,800
  • Listing ID: #223080
  • Established: 1994
  • Employees: 2 FT / 2 PT

Business Description

For sale is a well-established lawn care business that has been in business for over 26 years. This mature business enjoys consistent revenue year over year and enjoys a great local reputation, long term repeat customers with great reviews. The company provides lawn maintenance services for residential customers along with a mix of commercial properties. In addition to lawn mowing and trim services, the company performs core aeration, trimming, and lawn fertilization services. In addition, they provide some basic landscape services, shrub replacements, and other related lawn maintenance needs.


Business Details

Primary Business Category: Services - Other Services
Location: South Carolina
County: Greenville

Company Information

Year Established: 1994
Home Based: Yes
Franchise: No
Relocatable: Yes
Number of Employees: 2 FT / 2 PT

Financial Information

Asking Price: $121,500
Gross Revenue: $106,178
Cash Flow: $54,788
FF&E: $25,800
Inventory: $500
Seller Financing Available: No

Property Information

Facilities:

The business is home-based and easily relocatable. The seller owns an adjoining lot to his home which has an equipment storage facility/garage and workshop for equipment maintenance. The adjoining lot is available for rent on a short-term or negotiated long-term lease to the buyer.

Growth & expansion opportunities:

This is a scalable business which depends on the size and number of the labor crews. The seller has not tried to grow the business further in recent years as he knew retirement was nearing. An energetic operator with more advertising, social media exposure, and basic business development with your existing customer neighborhoods can grow revenue. Additional landscaping services, new home lawn installations with home builders is an area for development. Also, increased focus on small commercial lawn maintenance contracts is a great opportunity for revenue growth. This business would also be an ideal add on business to an existing lawn maintenance company.

Competition:

This is a competitive field where timeliness and quality of service are often the defining advantages for long term success. Building relationships with satisfied property owners is the key to maintaining and growing this business to expand in the existing neighborhoods for the economy of scale. The business is located in the Greenville Metro area, one of the fasting growing markets in the Southeast.

Reason for selling:

After 26 years in the lawn care services business, this owner has decided he is well overdue to retire and enjoy more time with his family and move into the next stage of his life. The seller is committed to providing a seamless transition and support of his customer base to a new owner that he has spent many years developing.

Support & Training:

Will train for 2 weeks @ no cost The business is a solid local lawn maintenance business. The seller will train the new owner in regard to the particular needs of each customer. Also if needed, he will train the buyer on the operation of the commercial lawn equipment that transfers with the business to include the basic maintenance to ensure the equipment operates for the long term. A new owner will need to have personable skills to work with homeowners and business owners to maintain satisfied long-term customer relationships. Also, basic management and organizational skills to manage the labor team, set up service schedules, and to recruit and train new workers as needed.

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Business Listed By:

Jon Swift

Murphy Business Brokers