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Charleston is a vibrant coastal city, famous for its rich history, distinguished cuisine, well-preserved architecture and breath-taking beaches. Top these great qualities off with a touch of Southern charm, and it's obvious why Charleston's population grows by at least 33 new residents daily. The 27 incorporated communities of Greater Charleston offer a diverse variety to choose from. Beach towns like Folly Beach and Sullivan's Island have a laid-back vibe that draws in tourists, while areas like Mount Pleasant and North Charleston offer more of an urban landscape. Outsiders have discovered the allure of Charleston, leading to unprecedented business growth over the past several years. In fact, it is ranked in the top 10 fastest growing cities for software and Internet technology. Charleston's pro-business incentive structure, attractive coastal location and highly skilled workforce make it a globally competitive business environment for multinational corporations, fast-growing startups and everything in between.

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$150,000
Cash Flow: $60,000 
Charleston, SC 
King Street Restaurant Downtown Charleston Restaurant Financing available

This highly confidential offering is nationally recognized as one of the best in its category.Priced less than many "rules of thumb" for this kind of business - the sellers have another unrelated business opportunity they would like to pursue.Business can be expanded easily, this location has so More info

Charleston, South Carolina Restaurants for Sale
$395,000
Cash Flow: $100,000 
Charleston, SC 
Busiest Dry Cleaners in the Charleston Area!

The busiest dry cleaners is Charleston, SC; and the lowest priced per item in the area. Nearly a million dollars a year in sales!. Seller wants more time for family and that is the reason for selling, as Seller is a daily hands-on owner-operator, with only 1 FT and 1 PT employee. Clean, safe, green hydrocarbon-based cleaning. Great More info

Charleston, South Carolina Dry-Cleaning and Laundry Businesses for Sale
$139,000
Cash Flow: $58,000 
Charleston, SC 
Cigar Store Only 1X Cash Flow! – Charleston, SC Profitable Growing Turn-Key Cigar Store at 1.1X Cash Flow Financing available

Turnkey opportunity to own a very well appointed Cigar store located in a rapidly growing area, in the heart of Charleston, SC. This is a profitable, well established Cigar store that also carries pipe tobaccos and all related accessories with sales growth of 16% in 2015, reaching total sales of More info

Charleston, South Carolina Other Retail Stores Businesses for Sale
$12,000
Charleston, SC 
Janitorial Service Business (Medical Specialization) Medical Grade Cleaning Business with Sales Support! Financing available

This existing and specialized commercial cleaning business provides an exceptional opportunity in a growing and recession resistant industry. You can even begin part-time and build the business into a full-time business of your dreams. There is a corporate representative in the Charleston, SC market More info

Charleston, South Carolina Commercial Cleaning and Janitorial Businesses for Sale
$60,000
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Planet Beach Featured Franchise

Join the worlds largest automated spa and start changing the way the world rejuvenates! More info

South Carolina Health, Fitness & Beauty Franchises for Sale
$95,000
Cash Flow: $35,000 
Charleston, SC 
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Excellent, Healthy Vending Business in Charleston SC

This is an opportunity to own a vending business that works with schools and businesses to offer healthy vending options. Seller is needing to relocate, which necessitates a quick sale. Great opportunity to More info

$440,000
Cash Flow: $120,000 
Charleston, SC 
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Well Known Franchise Automotive Service Repair

Live at the Beach near Historic Charleston SC....Top NameFranchise Auto Repair ServiceFast growing Coastal community...well establishedlocated near Boeing, Daimler and Volvo plants..Ideal for Husband and Wife More info

$9,000,000
Cash Flow: $1,400,000 
Charleston, SC 
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Rapidly Growing Specialty Construction Business in the Carolinas

This is a rare opportunity to acquire a rapidly growing business with sales exceeding $8MM in annual revenue. EBITDA for the the business exceeds $1.3MM. 2016 has seen continued growth, and all markets are More info

$80,000
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LaVida Massage Featured Franchise

Become part of a seasoned franchise system tapping into the health and wellness industry gaining revenue through our membership based business model! More info

South Carolina Health, Fitness & Beauty Franchises for Sale
$1,800,000
Charleston, SC 
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Temporarily Off Market

This industry leader has been in business in its current form since 1985. They offer same day cleaning service, 7 drop locations and professional pickup and drop off delivery service to residences and More info

$575,000
Cash Flow: $140,000 
Charleston, SC 
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Excellent HVAC Business in Rapidly Growing Part of Charleston

This HVAC business is located in an area of Charleston experiencing significant growth. Strong sales of over $1.3MM annually ,along with a well trained staff, will provide a great competitive advantage to an More info

$75,000
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Pinocchio's Original Italian Ice Cream Featured Franchise

We cannot tell a lieOur ice cream is simply the best! Join a family which has been in business for more than 33 years! More info

South Carolina Food & Restaurant Franchises for Sale
$40,500
Cash Flow: $25,000 
Charleston, SC 
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#1 ranked Tutoring Business (only $40,500) need new owner asap.. clients waiting for tutors

Relocation Forces quick sale. Incredible owner financing available #1 Home Tutoring Franchise in America. Huge demand!!! Ranked # 140 on Entrepreneur's Franchise 500Owner Manages Tutors ( great staff in More info

$45,000
Cash Flow: $15,000 
Charleston, SC 
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National Gym Franchise in The Charleston Area For Sale!

This is a great opportunity to own a well known, nationally branded, speciality-focused health club franchise. It has been operating since 2001, and has a loyal base of customers with an opportunity for a new More info

$152,900
Charleston, SC 
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Harborview

SIZE: This restaurant/bar is approximately 2,400 square feet. Building is free standing. The restaurant offers both indoor and outdoor seating. You can expand the outdoor seating by potentially adding a patio More info

$374,900
Charleston, SC 
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Profitable Integrated Print, Publishing & Digital Marketing Company

Multiple revenue centers drive strong profitability. This is one of the fastest growing (10%) integrated marketing & communications companies. Non-seasonal and recession resistant with recurring income, More info

$495,000
Charleston, SC 
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Award winning sound recording studio

This award-winning sound studio is just a few miles from the beach and only 15 minutes from an historic downtown area.. A variety of accommodations, restaurants, and sandy beaches are just minutes from the More info

$50,000
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Experimac Featured Franchise

Experimac is the innovator in technology sales and service, specializing in highly coveted Apple products with multiple revenue streams and a track record for financial success. More info

South Carolina Retail Franchises for Sale
$150,000
Cash Flow: $60,000 
Charleston, SC 
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Charleston area established full service restaurant with real estate

Established (13 years!) full service restaurant, The Old Firehouse Restaurant seats 85, free standing building with over 30 parking spots. Asking $150K for the business, Lease or purchase real property, $3500 More info

$149,000
Charleston, SC 
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Charleston SC BBQ Restaurant

BBQ Restaurant: located in high traffic area of Charleston SC and priced well below replacement cost. Easy to operate and seller will train. Great equipment package and a proven reputation for quality food.  More info

$99,000
Charleston, SC 
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Downtown Charleston Cafe Near C of C

Downtown Charleston Café near C of C: Roughly 1500 square feet with seating for 40 and rent just under $5000 monthly. Fantastic entry level spot for the peninsula. $99K. More info

$250,000
Charleston, SC 
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Downtown Charleston Top Location-Busy Cafe for Sale!

Grab this corner location on Upper King Street. Fully equipped and turnkey, well maintained and ready to do booming business in this popular destination. Foot traffic from College of Charleston along with More info

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Cash Flow: $300,000 
Charleston, SC 
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Metal Stamping & Custom Roll Forming Manufacturer

This company does a lot in metals including metal stamping with smaller tonnage up to 150 tons, custom roll forming which is highly profitable work, tube bending, tool and die, welding, press brake work, etc. More info

$49,500
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SuperGreen Solutions Featured Franchise

SuperGreen Solutions is a one-stop retail location offering energy assessment and green solutions for business and consumers. SuperGreen offers everything from LED and solar lighting, heating & cooling systems, to electric car charging stations all under one roof. More info

South Carolina Business Opportunities for Sale
$495,000
Cash Flow: $120,000 
Charleston, SC 
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Growing Commercial Landscape Company with Excellent Reputation

Excellent local commercial landscape company for sale. Over 8 years of operating history will give an owner a distinct competitive advantage in the market. Strong history of sales ($800,000) and cash flow More info

$770,000
Cash Flow: $250,000 
Charleston, SC 
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Fire Protection Business with Strong Cash Flow and Revenue

Charleston, SC based fire protection business for sale. Over 10 years of operating history and boasts over $1.5MM in annual sales. Loyal, repeat customer base that generates recurring annual revenue. Cash More info

$100,000
Cash Flow: $5,309 
Charleston, SC 
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Turnkey Taxi Company with Good Branding and Specialty Access

This well-known taxi company, located in beauitful Charleston, South Carolina has been in business for over 30 years. Charleston is a busy, historic destination for many clients who are working and vacationing, More info

$189,900
Charleston, SC 
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Tasty Thai & Sushi Bar

SIZE: This restaurant is approximately 4,000 square feet. Space includes a large bar, small sushi bar, walk-in cooler, walk-in freezer, and high ceilings. Space also offers a partially opened, fully equipped More info

$219,000
Cash Flow: $60,000 
Charleston, SC 
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Historic Downtown Charleston Cafe

Historic Charleston area Cafe: Roughly 2000 square feet opening up to the street. Established and profitable business with lease in place. Approximately $6,700.00 monthly rent. Contact Tim Hagar for More info

$75,000
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Kid to Kid Featured Franchise

Kid to Kid is an award winning upscale resale store franchise. The childrens market is huge, and with more than 40 million children under the age of 13 it continues to grow. With 20+ years of experience and more than 100 stores, the Kid to Kid model has proven successful in both up and down economies. More info

South Carolina Children's Franchises for Sale
$279,000
Cash Flow: $100,000 
Charleston, SC 
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Downtown Restaurant Charleston South Carolina

Charleston Peninsula Restaurant: 2300 square feet full service restaurant with attractive bar and dining areas. Seating for roughly 80 with great lease in place. Contact Tim Hagar regarding this confidential More info

$89,000
Charleston, SC 
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Charleston Quick Service Restaurant

W. Ashley Quick Service Restaurant: Great entry level spot, newly remodeled with 1000 gallon grease trap, large walk in cooler, 20’ exhaust hood and ADA bathrooms. This arrangement would easily convert to More info

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Charleston, SC 
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N. Charleston Fast Food Site with Drive Thru!

N. Charleston fast food site: 6116 Rivers Avenue. 2200 square feet plus storage shed, free standing building with drive-thru! Asking $4200/NNN. Contact Tim Hagar 843-442-1872. Location Description: Rivers More info

$59,000
Charleston, SC 
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Charleston Deli Site: Roly Poly

W. Ashley Deli (currently Roly Poly): Located in a highly trafficked area of W. Ashley (corner of Skylark and Sam Rittenberg Blvd.) serving healthy salads, sandwiches and wraps. Just over1300 square feet and More info

$295,000
Cash Flow: $100,000 
Charleston, SC 
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Tire and Auto Repair- Independent

Well established Tire and Auto Repair Facility..Independent- Good customer base that comes in on a regular basis. Fully equipped shop that has ample room for service and also storage,Safe , secure gated area More info

$39,900 - 49,900
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Sculpture Hospitality Featured Franchise

Beverage Inventory Auditing service for the Hospitality Industry. Most bars suffer from shrinkage problems of up to 30%. Our weekly on-going service reduces their losses and increases profits that affords them to pay us an on-going fee. More info

South Carolina Business Services Franchises for Sale
$325,000
Charleston, SC 
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Charleston Neighborhood Bar & Grill

Neighborhood Bar & Grill Established 10 years: Great location surrounded by roof tops and still growing. Upward trending sales last three years. Great low risk opportunity for new owner operator to take over. More info

$249,000
Charleston, SC 
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Fire Street Food

SIZE: This restaurant is approximately 1,400 square feet. The restaurant offers spacious indoor seating and an open kitchen. Restaurant offers high ceilings and bar. Restaurant could easily be converted to fit More info

$375,000
Cash Flow: $116,000 
Charleston, SC 
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Established Profitable Charleston (SC) Marketing Services B2B

IDEAL FOR BUYER SEEKING EXISTING BUSINESS WITH STRONG GROWTH POTENTIAL. EXCITING, CREATIVE CENTER PROVIDING HIGH QUALITY MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES TO DIVERSE CUSTOMERS. Stable client base with a high More info

$399,000
Cash Flow: $146,072 
Charleston, SC 
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Profitable Heating & Air Company

Established and profitable heating & air company. Business comes with multiple work vehicles and trailers stocked with tool and equipment. Servicing majority of Columbia and surrounding South Carolina this More info

$125,000
Charleston, SC 
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Charleston SC Established Liquor Store

Seller is retiring and ready to pass the torch. 9 years of business with solid records to support cash flow. 2014 projected income $675K. Contact broker to pre-qualify. More info

$110,000
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Meineke Car Care Centers Featured Franchise

From oil changes to brakes, our complete car care model provides consumers with high quality services at affordable prices. With nearly 1,000 franchises, Meineke continues to be one of the most trusted brands in auto repair! More info

South Carolina Automotive Franchises for Sale
$265,000
Charleston, SC 
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Successful Catering Company

A successful pickup/carry out restaurant and a longtime full service, catering business. Kitchen includes all F.F. & E. These two businesses have consistently grossed $550,000.00- $600,000.00 in sales with More info

$615,000
Cash Flow: $75,000 
Charleston, SC 
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Catering Company for Sale-24 Years of History in a Destination Market

This catering company enjoys a who's who client list in Charleston, SC. Opened in 1991 run for the past 24 years by the same owner. The current focus on Charleston as a destination location for all manner of More info

$638,000
Cash Flow: $150,000 
Charleston, SC 
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HVAC Business with Excellent Reputation, Cash Flow- for over 50 Years

This is a rare opportunity to acquire a business that has been in operation for over 50 years in the Charleston area. Easily recognizable as an industry leader, the name recognition, customer base and More info

$525,000
Cash Flow: $160,000 
Charleston, SC 
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Commercial and Residential Contractor Business for Sale- 30 Years

Wonderful commercial and residential contractor business for sale. Excellent relationship with subcontractors and strong referral base. Works on new construction, remodels, historical projects, commercial and More info

$330,000
Cash Flow: $50,000 
Charleston, SC 
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Coin Operated Laundry-Excellent Location w. Real Estate Avail

This coin operated laundry has been in the current location for 30 years and has provided good cash flow to the owner ever since. The real estate is included in the purchase price. Excellent cash More info

$150,000
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Bonchon Featured Franchise

Bonchon is a rapidly growing franchise that specializes in Korean fried chicken. In less than 10 years, Bonchon has opened up over 150 locations spanning across 13 countries. More info

South Carolina Food & Restaurant Franchises for Sale
$100,000
Cash Flow: $50,000 
Charleston, SC 
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Charleston Liquor Store

Established over 40 years with a strong track record of increasing volume. Nearly $1.25M in sales 2014. Contact broker for more details. More info

$148,000
Cash Flow: $30,000 
Charleston, SC 
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Fun Ice Cream Business for Sale in Charleston!

Excellent opportunity for an owner operator that wants to own their own business in the Charleston, SC community! Recognizable franchise that will add value along with the location near a prime shopping area.  More info

$25,000
Charleston, SC 
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Manny's Mediterranean Restaurant

Franchise puts you in the forefront of today's hottest franchise trends, the fast casual restaurant segment! Manny's feels we have a great niche in the Mediterranean market.This is virtually an untapped segment More info

$2,200,000
Charleston, SC 
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The Inn at ION

SIZE: Lot-4,908 sq ft, Inn building -5,918 sq ft.(7 Inn rooms plus restaurant space-currently used for events).TAXES: $14,235.00 a year approx.LOCATION: 148 Civitas, Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina 29464. At More info

$575,000
Cash Flow: $200,000 
Charleston, SC 
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Charleston Liquor Store

High Volume Liquor Store in Charleston: Excellent location in major Charleston sub-market. Situated in popular grocery anchored center. $1.6M sales including retail and class B. Can be purchased with other More info

$769,000
Charleston, SC 
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Restaurant/Catering Site- Fully Equipped

5600 Rivers Avenue: Free standing retail property with newly installed restaurant infrastructure. Excellent location for full service restaurant, caterer or other food service oriented business. 0.46 ac with More info

$66,500
Charleston, SC 
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Toyko Crepes

SIZE: The Restaurant is approximately 500SqFt. Building features bar/counter seating. Approximate occupancy is 15. The restaurant is equipped with a grease trap and triple sink.LOCATION: This property is More info

$325,000
Charleston, SC 
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La Hacienda

SIZE: This restaurant is approximately 2,800 square feet. Space offers 28 feet of storefront space, large and spacious indoor dining, exposed brick walls, a bar, a fully-equipped kitchen, hood system, and a More info

$105,000
Cash Flow: $58,419 
Charleston, SC 
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Smartphone accessory biz dominates Charleston County SC Mkt

Sales and profits keep going up since we have had this on the market. Partners selling their cell phone accessory businesses that have been serving the Charleston county market for over 5 yrs. Business has been More info

$169,900
Charleston, SC 
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Café Framboise

SIZE: This restaurant is approximately 1,880 square feet. Restaurant offers both indoor and outdoor seating. Space includes a fully functional kitchen with hood system. Open floor plan and high More info

$7,750,000
Cash Flow: $650,000 
Charleston, SC 
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Leading Manufacturer of Finished Products for Homes and Offices

Rated the top manufacturer of highest quality, unique residential and commercial products in South Carolina's coastal region, the full-service company (deliveries and installations) has been operating for more More info

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$150,000 Apricot Lane Boutique

Apricot Lane Boutique is the leading women's fashion boutique franchise combining opportunities from the fashion and gift industries! More info

South Carolina Retail Franchises for Sale
$49,500 Sign-a-Rama

Signarama is ranked #1 in the sign industry as the leading franchise offering branding services, signs, and graphics to businesses, organizations, and consumers. With nearly 900 stores, Signarama represents 80% of the franchised sign business around the world. More info

South Carolina Business Services Franchises for Sale
$100,000 Martinizing Dry Cleaning

Our dynamic hub and spoke re-designed franchise opportunity is revolutionizing the industry, and weve now added new services to diversify and expand our reach. More info

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$75,000 Pinocchio's Original Italian Ice Cream

We cannot tell a lieOur ice cream is simply the best! Join a family which has been in business for more than 33 years! More info

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