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As the home to NASA's Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston is known worldwide as “Space City.” It is also the largest city in Texas and the fourth largest city in America, and it's list of “bragging rights” goes on and on. The largest medical center in the world and the busiest international shipping port in the nation reside in this booming urban mecca. It's no surprise that a multitude of Fortune 500 companies have chosen Houston for their headquarters. The sprawling metropolitan area covers 600 square miles. From the bustling downtown Theater District or Galleria in Uptown, to the Energy Corridor and Museum District, there are numerous hubs of business, tourism and entertainment built strategically throughout the city and outlying areas. Known also for its charming Southern hospitality, delicious Tex-Mex cuisine and business-friendly policies, Houston is a great choice for entrepreneurs to call home.

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7 Listings | 12 Sold
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$219,000
Cash Flow: $85,000 
Houston, TX 
REDUCED - Franchised Gourmet Cupcakes - SW Houston REDUCED - Franchised Gourmet Cupcakes - SW Houston

Gourmet cupcake bakery franchise - great location in Class A shopping center located on a major freeway, in a rapidly growing part of southwest Houston. Successful and growing franchise with over 200 locations in 20 states and international ones too. Sellers earnings approximately 85,000 annually and currently operating as semi-absentee. More info

Houston, Texas Other Food and Beverage Businesses for Sale
$1,500,000
Cash Flow: $320,620 
Houston, TX 
Indoor Play Center - Central Houston Indoor Play Center - Central Houston

Indoor Play Center located in highly desirable Central Houston community. Fully equipped elite children’s activity facility catering to children up to 11 years old. Approximately 17,000 client database. Operated absentee. Fully trained staff including General Manager. Established in 2009. Spectacular warehouse type facility with 24-foot ceilings. Seller invested over $900,000 in leasehold improvements and equipment. Highly successful concept in an ideal location. Well known & respected brand. Owner has already taken steps necessary for franchising. Ideal for franchising or duplication of model. Seller is 100% firm on price. Business is SBA lender pre-qualified based on P & L and Tax Return More info

$620,000
Cash Flow: $126,000 
Houston, TX 
Absentee & Profitable Salon Suites with 45 Suites Absentee & Profitable Salon Suites with 45 Suites

This is an almost new 8,300 square foot facility containing 45 total suites. There are 5 vacant suites with 2 suites currently being used for storage. The business averages 90% occupancy. The previous owner spent over $600K to build out the suites with high end finishes. The business also receives additional income via vending machines which include snacks, drinks and laundry. These suites are individually leased to beauty industry professionals such as hair stylists, manicurists, acupuncturists, etc. These professionals pay rent weekly to the salon owner with rents averaging $2 per sq. ft. As part of the rent, owner provides a move in ready suite which includes chair, station, mirrors and More info

Houston, Texas Beauty Salons and Barber Shops Businesses for Sale
$135,000
Cash Flow: $107,114 
Houston, TX 
Profitable Country Bar w/ Live Music Absentee Owner Profitable Country Bar w/ Live Music Absentee Owner Financing available

This popular country western bar is located on the east side of Houston. And boosts full bar, bar food, and great parking. The largest in the area with live entertainment 4 nights a week. Great internet reviews. The business is completely absentee owner. 133k SF of real estate is available with the is business for $800,000. Note: This is a confidential business listing brought to market by Transworld. A Non-Disclosure Agreement and Personal Financial Statement will be required before any identifying information, including location, can be shared. More info

Houston, Texas Bars and Taverns for Sale
$50,000 Jon Smith Subs Featured Franchise

One of the most extensive training programs in the franchising industry backed by over 60 years of experience! More info

Texas Food & Restaurant Franchises for Sale
$75,000
Cash Flow: $50,000 
Houston, TX 
Downtown Tunnel Cafe & Bakery Awsome Downtown Tunnel Cafe & Bakery Business

Fully equipped Café and Bakery located in the Downtown Houston tunnel. Approximately 1,000 square feet of kitchen and serving area, equipped for breakfast and lunch catering and carry-out. Daily exposure of over 25K in foot traffic and easily accessible to over hundreds of businesses connected to tunnel. Prime location, great lease terms, diverse menu. Award winning sister location. Absentee owner. More info

Houston, Texas Other Food and Beverage Businesses for Sale
$300,000
Cash Flow: $50,000 
Houston, TX 
****SOLD***FEDEX SOLO ROUTE CONTRACT FOR SALE****SOLD**** Two FedEx Solo Routes for Sale in Houston, Texas.

Rear opportunity to be a FedEx independent contractor.Two Solo routes for sale in Houston, Texas.Asking price is $300,000 only, trailer trucks not included.Training assistance will be provided to new owners.As an independent contractor you have the potential to grow your business as you see fit, as a owner operator, investor or absentee owner. More info

Houston, Texas Logistics Firms Businesses for Sale
$299,900
Houston, TX 
Childcare Center W/ Director - Absentee Ownership Awesome Absentee Business!

Childcare center is strategically located in a SE Suburb of the Houston metro area near Pearland and Licensed for 70. This can be easily expanded to 120 plus. The sale comes with a 15 passenger van. Plus, Director on board with multiple full and part-time staff to remain. Selling as Absentee owner involved in other businesses looking to downsize the operations. The center currently has 45 enrolled. The center completed its first year in December 2017. New buyer could be owner/director. Our current rates range between $75-$180/wk. The center participates in the NCI and the food program. The curriculum at the childcare center is both thematic and science based. Materials are designed and More info

Houston, Texas Day Care and Child Care Centers for Sale
$458,950 - 555,350
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Christian Brothers Automotive Featured Franchise

A trusted name in the auto repair industry for over 30 years, Christian Brothers Automotive is a Christian business that provides each customer the love your neighbor experience. Currently, there are more than 135 locations successfully operating across 18 states, with a growth plan to reach 200 strategically placed locations by end of 2017. More info

Texas Automotive Franchises for Sale
$80,000
Houston, TX 
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National Healthy Fast Food Franchise in NW Houston - Below Asset Value

Great opportunity to own a national franchise with a unique combination of convenient, healthy foodservice that is located on well-established FM 1960 W. With the growing demand for healthy fast food, this franchise was ranked #16 in Business Insider’s Top 20 Food Franchises in the world. The pitas are 100% natural, with no preservatives or additives, custom designed to cradle the delicious lean grilled meat, fresh toppings, cheeses, and sauces. The current owner is absentee so new owner can replace manager for added income or take advantage of having staff in place. THIS SELLER IS VERY MOTIVATED! PRICED WELL BELOW ASSET VALUE. Sales have increased 30% from last year. $7,000 transfer fee More info

$34,900
Houston, TX 
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Hair Salon for Sale - Owner Moved & Must Sell!!!

Motivated seller, low rent, available for absentee owner or joint venture between multiple stylists. Space for 8 stylist stations and separate area for facials or massages. Owner has moved and must sell! More info

$100,000
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Allstate Insurance Agency Featured Franchise

No company out there offers a faster-to-market opportunity for success like Allstate. Join one of the most recognized brands in America and become an Allstate Agency Owner. More info

Texas Business Services Franchises for Sale
$350,000
Cash Flow: $237,509 
Houston, TX 
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Sports Bar & Grill in Houston @ Less Than Asset Value - Absentee Owner

Major Sports Bar and Grill in Northwest Houston. Huge 10,800 SF space set up for fun. Upscale build-out. Customers enjoy 43 TV’s, Billiards, Golden Tees, Golf Simulator, Bar top Games, great DJ sound system, dance floor, and full kitchen turning out great food. Everything in place to run a successful operation including all Golden Tee machines, pool tables, vending machines, POS system, security system, fire system with sprinklers, lighting, and furniture. Lease runs to 2022; includes 12 new five ton A/C units. Currently operating 7 days/week. Absentee owner. Offering price is well below asset value. With a little attention from a new owner, this place is ready to grow. Here is your golden More info

$129,000
Houston, TX 
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Pizza restaurant in the SPRING area!!

Listed for sale is a family owned and operated pizza and italian bistro. This restaurant has a full dine-in area as well as a buffet. Delivery is an important part of this business so owner has developed an easy way to place orders, including their own website and app. A variety of options are offered here including: Specialty pizzas, gourmet pizzas, traditional pizzas, subs, gyros, gourmet pastas, salads and more! This pizza shop is located in Spring, a highly developed area that is continuing to have tremendous growth! Anticipated monthly revenue for this store within next 3 months could easily be $25k-$27k a month and should be sustainable thereafter.Great business for owner-operator or More info

$45,000
Cash Flow: $47,501 
Houston, TX 
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Profitable Painting Franchise in Houston - Seller Financing

Fantastic value for this national franchise painting business providing residential/commercial painting, cabinet staining, outdoor deck staining, drywall repair, and flood restoration. High quality workmanship and customer service sets this business apart from others. Recipient of 2014, 2015, 2016 Best of Houzz Service Award. Their services are in high demand right now and have a waiting list of customers. Business uses subcontractors and supplier materials thus no inventory or payroll. Sources of business are 25% from word of mouth and referrals, 75% from internet advertising. Royalties are 6%. The $12,500 transfer fee will be paid by seller! Franchisor provides marketing and operational More info

$169,000
Cash Flow: $75,624 
Houston, TX 
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Deli Under A 26 Story Building- Absentee Owned! - WOW! Reduced Price!

This is a deli in the tunnel in downtown Houston under a 26-story building. Open for lunch only. The hours are only 11am to 2:30pm. Only 3.5 hours per day, 17.5 hours per week. Closed weekends and holidays. No breakfast. An area a new owner should consider. No delivery. No catering. Great opportunity for a new owner. Now primarily serves chicken with a variety of chicken options. Also, salads, fish and meat loaf. This business offers great potential. Hurry, sales are approximately $1,400 to $1,500 per day! There is a 12 foot hood. More info

$115,000
Cash Flow: $44,777 
Houston, TX 
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Salon Suites

This is a Salon Suites business whereby 2,450 square feet are divided into 12 separate rented suites rented to hair stylists on a weekly basis. The hair stylists pay rent to the owner of this business. The rent is based on the size of the suite and varies but average $250 per week for single suites to $300 to $350 per week for larger suites. The stylists keep all the revenue, less their weekly rent, of course. It is much more economical and profitable for stylists with a following of clients to operate this way. The rent the stylist pays includes utilities. They (stylists) charge whatever they want to their clients. The stylists/tenants are primarily on a one-year lease. Most have been there More info

$100,000
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Jabz Boxing Featured Franchise

Whether your a seasoned entrepreneur owner or first time business owner, Jabz Boxing is a knockout opportunity. No Boxing experience necessary. More info

Texas Health, Fitness & Beauty Franchises for Sale
$230,000
Houston, TX 
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Japanese Sushi Restaurant $230k

Japanese Sushi Restaurant $230kGreat Sushi restaurant in the highly desirable Memorial area of Houston. This is an excellent location and can be a good fit for an owner operator to take it to the next level. The business offers fresh ingredients, beer & wine license. This is a nice sized lease space of 2800 sq. ft. with capacity for 85 people. 12 years remaining in the current lease. Current owner is semi-absentee, with fully staff. This restaurant has been in business since 2010 and the current owner is relocating to another State. 2017 Gross Sales: $613,000.Asking Price: $230,000. includes all the assets, FF&E.Contact:Connie 800-656-8485Contact: Elva 800-656-8485 More info

$29,995
Houston, TX 
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Houston Vape Shop for Sale

Vape shop opened July 2016, has never been operated aggressively. Located in the Houston Heights area with a beautiful build out costing over $80,000.The absentee owner needs to sell to concentrate on other businesses. Presented by Sunbelt Business Brokers - Houston; a member of the Sunbelt Network, the largest organization of business brokers and M&A professionals world-wide. Call Doug Wisdom at 281.989.9650 for complete details. More info

$850,000
Cash Flow: $832,800 
Houston, TX 
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High Volume Water Vending Stations- Houston

This totally absentee and turn-key business sells highly purified water in high traffic locations. These machines also have digital advertising capabilities.Clean water vending machine Manufacturer is expanding its interests quickly, and is seeking financial partners to invest 850,000 in order to participate as an exclusive JV partner for the area. Your role is totally absentee.The manufacturer will contribute 100 bulk water vending machines (estimated value 1,500,000 installed) and carry out all the operational and management of the total business including installation, providing dedicated personnel to get the best sites and local advertisers and to grow the territory way beyond the More info

$450,000
Cash Flow: $309,734 
Houston, TX 
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Sports Bar & Grill NE Houston @ Major Hwy Intersection-Absentee Owner

This locally famous bar & grill sits at a major intersection in the Humble area and has been proudly serving customers for years. A full selection of beer, liquor and great tasting food from the kitchen is always available and keeps this place busy at both lunch and dinner. The large footprint allows customers to dance and move around or enjoy the many golden tee machines, pool tables, and patio. The current owner has management set up so that they do not need to be active in the operation of the business, sales can be monitored through the POS and employees through the cameras & phone. A new 10-year lease was recently signed to ensure the longevity of the business...and at a great rate! All More info

$199,000
Cash Flow: $112,999 
Houston, TX 
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Houston- Distinguished Retail Bakery/Coffee Shop

This attractive and modern, social media-friendly bakery concept offers multiple toppings and flavors to individualize freshly-baked cinnamon rolls. This one of a kind retail bakery was featured on “Shark Tank” in 2014 (with rebroadcasts over the past 3 years). It primarily serves gourmet cinnamon rolls that are dairy-free, egg-free, and incredibly delicious. Thousands of online reviews agree. All of the ingredients are sustainably sourced. The very low cost of goods and labor make it a simple and a financially rewarding business. Also offers locally-roasted gourmet coffee and other complementary products (like cookies and brownies) with seasonal frosting flavors.Key features and benefits More info

$18,900
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Pillar To Post Home Inspectors Featured Franchise

Provides flexibility and financial security. Named a Top 50 Franchise for franchisee satisfaction for the 4th straight year! More info

Texas Home Services Franchises for Sale
$200,000
Cash Flow: $216,237 
Houston, TX 
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Brand New Tex Mex Franchise South Houston only $200K! Seller Financing

New location just opened! One of 20 franchises of this very popular Tex-Mex Quick Service Franchisor in the Houston area! Build-out is brand new and in a very popular mall in the Southeast Houston area. Take advantage of Seller’s loss...he put over $250K into the build-out/startup just a few months ago and needs to sell now, as he has committed to opening several restaurant locations for different Franchisors. Seller is absentee, manager is in place, this turnkey business is ready to roll for you! Great tasting food! Mall traffic continuously delivers customers to your storefront! Buyer can subscribe to online ordering program offered through the Franchisor. Low royalties of only 4%. Seller More info

$275,000
Cash Flow: $154,460 
Houston, TX 
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Popular Hot Wrap Sandwich Franchise in West Houston area

This is one of the best locations possible in the Houston area for this very popular national hot wrap sandwich franchise! Absentee owner has over 20 other fast food restaurants and has committed to opening many more under a different brand name and needs to divest himself of this brand/location per his agreement. The shop serves fresh, healthy wraps with tasty combinations of meats, real cheeses, a variety of produce and delicious sauces. Also on the menu are flavorful customized sandwiches, salads, pitas, subs, baked fries and rice bowls. Beginning in 1989 this franchise is the largest one in its industry with 80 franchise locations currently in the US;10 of them in the Houston area. More info

$395,000
Cash Flow: $135,155 
Houston, TX 
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Houston Auto Repair Business for Sale

Established in 1972, this auto repair business is located near 610 and 290. Facility is 7,100 sq. ft. with 10 service bays on approximately ½ acre. Commercial accounts make up nearly 90% of business. Business is operated by an absentee owner. Marketing to the public is an immediate opportunity. Current Manager would stay with new owner. SBA financing is available. Real estate is available, valued at $1,000,000.Presented by Sunbelt Business Brokers - Houston; a member of the Sunbelt Network, the largest organization of business brokers and M&A professionals world-wide. Call Doug Wisdom at 281.989.9650 for complete details. More info

$29,900
Cash Flow: $31,439 
Houston, TX 
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Photo Booth Rental Company in Houston - Semi Absentee

Great opportunity to own a fun home based business and be semi-absentee! This full-service photo booth rental business fills the trendy “must have” attraction for all group events. The business offers modern on-the-go open and luxury enclosed photo booths. Target markets include home parties, weddings, company & office events, holiday parties, conventions and many other groups. The SEO optimized website is located on first page of Google and is the main source of new business. Lots of 5 stars reviews on different sites. The business brings all the equipment to location, sets up for customer, provides staff and fun props. Owner runs semi-absentee. No employees, only contractors. Potential for More info

$110,000
Cash Flow: $49,557 
Houston, TX 
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Salon Suites - WOW! REDUCED PRICE!!!

This is a 3,250 square foot facility containing 15 single suites and two double suites. One suite is currently used for storage. The business averages 85% occupancy. These well-built salon suites are individually leased to hair stylists, manicurists, and cosmetologists. The stylists pay rent to the owner of the salon. Rents range from $160 per week to $274 per week. All tenants sign an initial one-year lease. The owner leases the entire space from the landlord of the shopping center. The storage suite could easily be converted to a rental unit. Currently, the owner spends about 3-4 hours per week at the business. This could easily be absentee owned. More info

$275,000
Cash Flow: $120,399 
Houston, TX 
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Hot Wrap Sandwich Franchise in Busy SW Houston Mall - Absentee Owner

This very popular national hot wrap sandwich franchise is located in a premiere shopping mall in SW Houston Metropolitan area! Absentee owner has over 20 other fast food restaurants and has committed to opening many more under a different brand name and needs to divest himself of this brand/location per his agreement. The shop serves fresh, healthy wraps with tasty combinations of meats, real cheeses, a variety of produce and delicious sauces. Also on the menu are flavorful customized sandwiches, salads, pitas, subs, baked fries and rice bowls. Beginning in 1989 this franchise is the largest one in its industry with 80 franchise locations currently in the US;10 of them in the Houston area. More info

$150,000
Cash Flow: $29,847 
Houston, TX 
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Franchise Frozen Yogurt Business for Sale in Houston

Franchise frozen yogurt business in Northwest Harris County, is for sale. High traffic location, developed since April 2015, attractive build-out and franchise recognition help to maintain and increase sales. Owners are absentee and must devote time to their full-time jobs. Great opportunity for an investor or owner operator.Presented by Sunbelt Business Brokers - Houston; a member of the Sunbelt Network, the largest organization of business brokers and M&A professionals world-wide. Call Ken Teusink at 281.440.5153 for complete details. More info

$2,200,000
Cash Flow: $659,853 
Houston, TX 
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Diversified Oil & Gas Services Provided in Texas

This semi-absentee owner business has been providing various services to the Oil & Gas sector since 2011. The Company specializes in providing logistics, transportation, wastewater hauling services, operation and maintenance services for gas plants and pipelines, wellsite pad preparation and frac tank rentals. They operate and focus within the Eagle Ford Shale area which reaches across 30 Texas Counties. They hold Master Service Agreements (MSA’s) with 16 different companies currently active in the Eagle Ford. The sale includes 11 Vacuum Trucks, 2 Crude Haulers and numerous other vehicles/trucks and site-prep equipment. The Company has a mechanic on staff to maintain the fleet. The More info

$849,500
Cash Flow: $60,000 
Houston, TX 
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Car Wash w/ Real Estate for sale**Absentee-owner business**

This is a rare opportunity to purchase a self-serve car wash located in the northwest part of Houston. Jersey Village area. Real Estate is included in the sale. The intersection that this car wash is located at is very busy. Within a one mile radius there are about 9 apartment complexes. If you are looking for a cash business where you can be an absentee owner, this is for you! Car wash has 6 bays and 4 vacuums. 2 of the vacuums are covered More info

$500,000
Houston, TX 
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Sports Bar Restaurant Houston - Perfect loc. for Nat'l Chain/Franchise

Currently popular sports bar and restaurant in North Houston, this is the perfect location for a national chain/franchise to come in and benefit from the over $1mil investment seller made in opening it up and the incredibly upscale locale! Minutes away from the new Exxon Corporate HQ complex, this area has over 150K daytime population within a 5 sq mile area. Restaurant seats over 175 customers who can view any one of the 65 High Definition TVs throughout the restaurant, not to mention the 4 huge projection screens! Absentee owner is motivated, although landlord requires a national chain/franchise to take over the lease assignment. Please refer to CBB Listing #7833MB More info

$195,000
Cash Flow: $30,933 
Houston, TX 
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It's A Steal! Popular Sports Bar Restaurant Southern Houston community

Fantastic value for experienced bar / restaurant buyer! This is an awesome opportunity to purchase a very popular Sports Bar and Eatery in a busy location in a growing area South of Houston. Serving a full menu of wings, burgers, sandwiches, salads and entrees including rib-eye steak, seafood/fish and chicken dishes the eatery seats over 200 customers who can view any one of the 45 High Definition TVs throughout the restaurant. Over $1.2 mil was put into building out and equipping this location. Due to partner dissolution, this location is available for purchase at a fraction of the cost, enabling you to keep the concept and name or bring your own concept in! Absentee owner. Discretion and More info

$425,000
Houston, TX 
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Car Wash on Homestead Rd, Houston, TX

Built in 2006, Homestead Car Wash has 6 self-serve bays, 8 vacs with fragrances, vending, and wash packages that set this wash apart from competition. Situated in the busy intersection with Langley Rd. Steady cash flow. Ideal for absentee owner.Located in north Houston and has high visibility along Homestead Dr. This is an established location with surrounding single family communities where there is only 1 wash bay for every 1600 people. More info

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