Christopher C. Close

Close-Converse Commercial Properties

License Number: 40032244

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Fax: 218-828-4330

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521 Charles Street,
Brainerd, Minnesota 56401 (View Map)

About the Company

Broker Biography

Christopher C. Close (218) 828-3334


A commercial sales associate with Close~Converse since 2002, Chris holds the CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) designation. CCIMs are recognized experts in commercial real estate brokerage, leasing, asset management, valuation, and investment analysis. Only 6 percent of commercial real estate professionals nationwide hold the CCIM designation. Chris graduated from the Carlson School of Management with majors in finance, entrepreneurial management, and marketing.

Services Provided

The process of selling or investing in businesses requires a great deal of financial analysis, including an overall understanding of a company's financial structure, knowledge of appropriate pricing strategies, and a complete research on various aspects of the business - marketing, management, products, services, and all other aspects of the business that make it successful. At Close-Converse, we are committed to providing these details to our clientele on each business we represent.

Whether you are interested in selling or investing in land, retail space, office space or industrial space, Close-Converse has vast expertise in the area of commercial real estate. Our extensive knowledge of the area and current market makes locating possible properties a breeze.

Whether you are interested in leasing retail space, office space or industrial space, Close-Converse has vast expertise in the area of commercial real estate. Some of these opportunities may also be for sale if you have an interest in owning your business property.

By understanding your needs and desires, we can present a multitude of development opportunities in the Brainerd Lakes Area. We not only know the territory, we know the path to getting the government approvals necessary for your particular use.

Purchasing land for development can be a difficult task. But with the Close-Converse team, it can be a breeze! Knowing the process for approvals and working with an extensive network of related professionals, we can help create superb avenues for land ownership and assist you in locating that perfect spot to gain the most exposure and accessibility for your needs.

Areas Served

  • Crow Wing, MN
  • Licensed In

    • Minnesota
    • 40032244

    Business For Sale Listings

    Merrifield, MN 
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    Northwoods Inne Restaurant in the Brainerd Lakes Area

    PRICE REDUCED TO $215,000 FROM $275,000! Prime opportunity for an owner/operator to purchase a restaurant in the Brainerd Lakes Area. The restaurant boasts a casual “northwoods” atmosphere which has contributed to its attraction as an excellent option for customers to enjoy quality food in a comfortable setting over the years. With a long standing history and a favorable reputation, a new owner can easily revitalize this tasty stop for all of the locals and tourists alike, traveling the CR 3 corridor. Purchase Prices Includes Land, Building, and all Restaurant Furniture, Fixtures & Equipment. Seller Financing Available! More info

    Walker, MN 
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    Cafe Zona Rosa - Mexican Restaurant & Bar For Sale

    PRICE REDUCED TO $549,000 FROM $599,000! Fantastic opportunity to own “A taste of Mexico in the heart of Walker.” Cafe Zona Rosa is a family owned restaurant established in 1996. Located a couple blocks off of Leech Lake, they have garnered a reputation as a fun, welcoming, and family-friendly restaurant with a warm and festive atmosphere. They craft home made chips and salsa while offering a large assortment of Mexican and American dishes. All sauces, salsas and meats are made fresh daily, and there is a wide variety of hand-poured drinks including margaritas, mojitos, and cervezas. Along with the main level restaurant, the property also has an upper level containing 4 apartments, a lower More info

    Pierz, MN 
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    Pioneer Restaurant w/ Apartments

    PRICE REDUCED TO $239,900 FROM $249,900! Affordable investment opportunity in the heart of Downtown Pierz. The Pioneer Restaurant has been serving locals and tourists alike over the years with fantastic food for breakfast and lunch service, along with excellent customer service. The upper level has five apartments, adding additional income for an investor/owner. This prime downtown location has easy access, great visibility and high traffic counts while also being conveniently located within walking distance of many other businesses, parks, schools and more - making it an ideal location for the upstairs renters as well. More info

    Verndale, MN 
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    Maasconi's Char & Bar Restaurant For Sale

    Prime opportunity to purchase an established popular restaurant & bar. Maasconi’s Char & Bar is centrally located in the town of Verndale, along the Hwy 10 corridor. The facility offers ample dining space with a gorgeous bar, banquet room and large kitchen. You can also enjoy patio dining out front or out back at their two sand volleyball courts. This hometown favorite has become a destination gathering place where you can find old friends or meet new ones while enjoying from-scratch cooking, great drinks and wonderful service. The Hwy 10 corridor draws a significant number of local customers as well as many tourists traveling to or from their lake properties in the area. This is a great More info

    Aitkin, MN 
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    The Junction Gas/Convenience Store & Cave Liquors on Hwy 169

    PURCHASE PRICE REDUCED TO $599,000 FROM $649,000! Located in the Brainerd Lakes Area, The Junction/Cave Liquors has established itself as a popular local convenience store offering customers a clean facility with a friendly staff providing fuel, a wide variety of convenience store products, bait and tackle, a liquor store and a full service deli. The Junction/Cave Liquors location provides excellent visibility and allows easy access. The deli is popular for its sandwiches, burgers, pizza and many other items. It has developed a great local following as well as being a premier stop for tourists, locals and those using the many nearby lakes. Purchasing The Junction/Cave Liquors is more than More info

    Cash Flow: $147,200 
    Crow Wing Co., MN 
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    Popular Cafe For Sale in North Central MN

    PRICE REDUCED TO $275,000 FROM $399,000! Business continues to grow in sales and has a high cash flow that supports the asking price. With a long standing history in North Central Minnesota, purchasing this business is a rare and exciting opportunity. The business continues to thrive with 2017 & 2018 sales up over 2016 sales. Famous for their original pancake recipe, the Cafe draws in the crowds for their breakfast, served all day, as well as providing an extensive menu of lunch and dinner items. The Cafe is located near a large lake that is popular for fishing, shopping, dining, and more - now its your turn to benefit from the locals and tourists alike. More info

    Yankton, SD 
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    Restaurant / Retail Bldg on US 81 in Yankton, SD

    PRICE REDUCED TO $699,000 FROM $725,000! This former Bonanza Restaurant building is a prime commercial location on US81 in Yankton, SD. This restaurant is ideally outfitted to house a new restaurant concept or can be remodeled into a retail location. Tall ceilings through out provide a spacious atmosphere to suit your restaurant or retail needs. Enjoy prime frontage along the US 81/Broadway Avenue corridor, along with ample parking, easy access and high traffic counts. Numerous opportunities exist to revive this location with your business concept. More info

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