Rex Walters

Coast Business Brokerage

License Number: 01841628

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Fax: 831-685-1918

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10096 Soquel Dr., Ste 10, Aptos
Santa Cruz, California 95003 (View Map)

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Broker Biography

Rex Walters (831) 685-8866

Introduction

Rex is the only Certified Business Broker in Santa Cruz County. Local knowledge counts for everything in the Santa Cruz and Monterey areas. Rex Walters and Coast Business Brokerage guarantee a personal, professional, top-quality, and fully hands-on approach for your business selling or business buying needs. Rex specializes in larger Main Street-level businesses, and personally has 30 years of local start-up experience. He has personally started and/or sold nine of his own businesses in and around Santa Cruz, as well as hands-on management consulting experience in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors. Previously functioning as the president of Coastal Sol Foods, LLC, Rex is also a founding Partner with Bay Area Strategic Group, a Santa Cruz, CA based management consulting firm specializing in the areas of strategic business planning and human resources for small to medium-sized businesses, non-profit agencies, and entrepreneurial start-ups. He served as Executive Director of the Alliance of Communities for Sustainable Fisheries. He also is a former Strategic Management instructor at University of California, Santa Cruz, San Jose State University, and Chapman University. In his spare time he enjoys longboard surfing, outrigger paddling, and stand up paddling, both locally and in Hawaii, and loves to watch his wife Erica dance hula. Rex participates as a volunteer in the Santa Cruz Chapter of SCORE. Rex has earned a BA in philosophy, an MA in psychology, and an MA and PhD in Organizational Psychology, and considers himself a life-long learner.

For local, hands-on, personalized service, give Rex a call. Rex is a Certified Business Broker with the CA Association of Business Brokers.

Services Provided

Business Sales, Valuations, Business Planning, and Buyer representations.

Areas Served

  • Santa Cruz, CA
  • Licensed In

    • California
    • 01841628

    Business For Sale Listings

    $271,000
    Cash Flow: $118,027 
    Felton, CA 
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    Coffee Shop Santa Cruz County

    IN ESCROW. BACK UP OFFERS ONLY AT THIS POINT.Description: Charming, very well established and profitable, the White Raven is a local icon specialty coffee house located in the beautiful Santa Cruz County town of Felton. Nestled in the redwoods, this local favorite has been dispensing coffee drinks, teas, chai, and yummy baked goods as well as vegan and vegetarian options since 1983. Attention to quality customer service and strong support from the local customer base keep profits strong and customers returning. Consistent ratings on Google and Facebook of 4.7, and Yelp of 4. A busy calendar of local events and arts helps keep things hopping and popping. The current owners love the More info

    $95,000
    Cash Flow: $76,000 
    Santa Cruz, CA  Agent: Sylvia Reyes
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    Voted Famous Hair Salon in Santa Cruz!

    Acclaimed Hair Salon in the Heart of Santa Cruz for sale! Price Reduced $95K plus inventory!!!Settled in the "hot spot" of all the action in Santa Cruz, CA, this renowned turn-key salon has everything you need to continue being successful or create your own.Nine stylists with all five stations rented. A huge growth potential with the neighboring tech giants and their staff moving in close by! Was voted Good-Times "Best of Santa Cruz” five years in a row. Priced to sell ...Seller will look at all offers. Seller financing possible for a well qualified buyer. Non-Disclosure Agreement and Buyers Profile required. Contact Sylvia Reyes at (831) 566-2733 cell or sylvia.coastbrokers@gmail.com for More info

    $99,000
    Cash Flow: $54,340 
    Santa Cruz, CA  Agent: Sylvia Reyes
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    Santa Cruz Area-Successful Donuts/Pastries/Coffee Shop Business

    This famously well-established donut and pastry business is fully supported by its local community with the closest competitor approximately 5 miles away! The sellers are ready to retire and hand over the reigns to someone who can take over and add their own vision and ideas onto what they have successfully rooted over their 30 years in business. Highlights:o Located in a busy shopping mall with an abundance of foot and car visibilityo No competition within a 5-mile radius o Rent approx.. $2708.00o Training period included in purchase 2 weeks at 25 hours a week o Potential for new marketing and advertising strategies. Currently there is very limited advertising and/or marketing efforts More info

    $200,000
    Santa Cruz, CA  Agent: Sylvia Reyes
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    Santa Cruz Area- Restaurant With Full Liquor ABC Type 47

    Price Reduced! $200K plus inventory approx. $8K Santa Cruz Area Restaurant with ABC Type 47 Full Liquor License! That’s right! A turn-key restaurant with tons of parking!This restaurant is not only on prime real estate, it’s located very close to our desirable Santa Cruz coastal area. You won’t find anything like this anytime soon! Wait…there’s more! This establishment comes with an ABC type 47 full-liquor license. Currently run semi-absentee. Fully staffed and ready for a buyer to take over “as is” or bring your own concept. Contact Sylvia Reyes-CalDRE# 01750151 at sylvia.coastbrokers@gmail.com or (831) 566-2733 for more information. Non-Disclosure Agreement and Buyers Profile More info

    $650,000
    Cash Flow: $150,000 
    Monterey, CA 
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    Fabulous Restaurant and Bar Monterey

    Description: If you love the energy, vibes, and overall festive feeling of Monterey, Fisherman’s Wharf, and Cannery Row, then you should take a close look at this unique and enticing restaurant opportunity within the City of Monterey. Very well established, with a location than most restaurateurs would die for. Great food, excellent drinks, full liquor license, yet family friendly. Take over the existing wining concept, or consider a new one. Almost anything will work in this location. Based on past year's performance, there is plenty of room for growth in revenues. Premises of this quality come along once in a lifetime in this iconic restaurant area.Asking Price: $650,000 + More info

    $390,000
    Cash Flow: $135,000 
    Santa Cruz Co., CA 
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    Beautiful and Profitable Preschool

    Description: Located in the beautiful Santa Cruz area. Lovely, pristine, beautiful Montessori environment permitted to serve 26 preschool children per day. Fully developed grounds and garden. Complete Montessori curriculum, classroom, office and kitchen. 350K spent for beautiful remodel to existing building. Top tier grounds and school. School is successful year round. Turnover replaced by new students. Opportunities to increase revenues include enrolling up to capacity of 26 students, and including 2-and 3-day per week students. Real estate and building also available. Contact Broker. HIGHLY CONFIDENTIAL. NDA AND PROFILE REQUIRED BY SELLER PRIOR TO RELEASE OF CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION.  More info

    $650,000
    Cash Flow: $200,000 
    Monterey Co., CA 
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    Full Service Glass Company

    BACK ON THE MARKET. SELLER SAYS BRING OFFERS.PRICE REDUCED TO 650K PLUS INVENTORY.Description: Available for sale or acquisition is a full service glass company with multiple locations in the Monterey Bay/Santa Cruz vicinity. Established for over 70 years. This is a highly profitable, turn key operation. Windows, shower doors, skylights, wall assemblies- in fact anything dealing with glazing efficiency, energy efficiency, and beauty is within their wheelhouse. The current customer mix is approximately 60% commercial, 40% residential. Also, almost anything custom involving glass or mirrors can be fabricated in-house. Current owner works very part time, and is largely hands off. C-17 and More info

    $815,000
    Cash Flow: $230,577 
    Carmel, CA 
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    Cafe Restaurant in Carmel by the Sea w/ Beer and Wine

    PRICE JUST REDUCED TO $815,000+ INVENTORY! SELLER SAYS BRING OFFERS!Description: Are you dreaming of living and working in one of the world’s most desirable beach areas? Carmel Belle in beautiful Carmel by the Sea may just be your dream. This well-established and highly profitable café restaurant in Carmel by the Sea may be what you are looking for. Featuring locally sourced organic ingredients, serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner 7 days per week in a to-die-for setting that would fit right in with the TV show Big Little Lies! This business enjoys a major competitive advantage that will help ensure the new owners of sustained revenues and profits going forward. A Type 41 beer and More info

    $475,000
    Cash Flow: $231,933 
    California 
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    Central Coast Refridgeration Company

    Refrigeration Company for sale $475K + Inventory! This 52 year-old refrigeration company located in the central coast area of California specializes in total refrigeration management, which includes: sales, installation, and service of commercial, industrial, and transportation-related refrigeration. Complete commercial kitchen cooking equipment service, sales, and installation. This very-well-established area refrigeration leader is highly respected by its clients. Excellent opportunity for large refrigeration company to expand into a new territory, or for a local company to expand market share locally. Buyers to verify books and records. More info

    $1,250,000
    Cash Flow: $479,570 
    Monterey Co., CA 
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    Very Profitable Restaurant Monterey Bay Area Real Estate Available

    BEST AND MOST RESPECTED RESTAURANT IN THE AREA!BACK ON THE MARKET! SELLER SAYS BRING OFFERS!PRICE JUST REDUCED TO $1.25M PLUS INVENTORYSBA LOVES THIS BUSINESS! PRE-QUALIFIED WITH 3 LENDERS.Monterey Bay Vicinity. 5-10% DOWN IS POSSIBLESBA PRE-APPROVED. EXCELLENT REAL ESTATE ON VERY HIGH TRAFFIC COUNT STREET ALSO AVAILABLE. CAP RATE OF 5.75% POSSIBLE IF REAL ESTATE IS INCLUDED.Description: This restaurant is really a gem! Extremely well establish, beloved, and profitable full serve restaurant with full bar and liquor license available in the Monterey Bay area. Closing in on $4 million in gross revenues for 2018 clearly shows the drawing power of the current owner's commitment to fine More info

    $499,000
    Cash Flow: $287,387 
    Monterey, CA  Agent: Sylvia Reyes
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    Upscale Luxury Spa For Sale In Monterey Peninsula

    Extraordinary opportunity! A Franchise luxury spa established since 1993, in the beautiful Monterey Peninsula. Enormous potential for a Med-Spa concept! A deeply rooted business comes with a client database of the most elite in the county. This spa-franchise is the only one of its kind who is authorized in the US to carry a renowned imported, high end, 100% natural products and organic line of inventory; franchise transfer fees for a new buyer are zero (if buyer decides to keep the imported line). Enormous potential for a Med-Spa concept! Highlights of the business:• Turn Key• No debts• Training and support available• Water credits for location• Fully functioning and solid staff• 3500 SF More info

    $5,300,000
    California 
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    Food Service Industry Monterey Bay Area

    Description: If your dream is to invest in a food service-related business in the beautiful Monterey Bay area, complete with surf, mountains, beaches, wineries, and redwoods, then this may be what you and your investors are looking for. Available is a well oiled lower mid-market food services business with three individual, extremely well established profit centers, each individually run with all managers in place. Your job would be to “manage the managers,” oversee strategic planning and strategic HR functions, and ensuring that your managers have the tools they need to continue to provide excellent customer service and generate profits. At the investment level, this enterprise provides More info

    $396,500
    Cash Flow: $173,398 
    California  Agent: Ken Johnson
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    Established Profitable Specialty Furniture, Accessories Central Coast

    This well-established and profitable Furniture, Accessories and Original Art Store is located in paradise. It’s beautiful location near coast and mountains will afford the new owner an enviable and rare lifestyle.Unlike most furniture stores, this one is highly differentiated in its offerings and has a well-defined and well-protected niche. The furniture part of the business focuses on custom and exclusive furniture lines and accessories not otherwise available. The art used to decorate the showroom is actually an art gallery. They sell one-off art pieces by well-regarded, established local and regional artists are on consignment, so no cost to owner. This unique combination of furniture, More info

    $175,000
    Cash Flow: $169,000 
    Monterey, CA 
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    Well Established High End Millwork and Cabinet Shop

    PRICE REDUCED TO $175K INCLUDING INV. SELLER SAYS BRING ALL OFFERS.Description: Established for over 70 years, this highly regarded and profitable business sits in Monterey, one of the most prestigious and desirable areas to reside on the entire California coast. This high-end cabinet and mill works shop has seen plenty of style and construction phases come and go in its 70+ year history, and from initial design all the way through final installation, they have done it all! Nothing pre-fab, and every piece of work guaranteed. From cabinetry, millwork, countertops, and entertainment centers, to furniture, doors, and windows, all including final installation. Just like the hand- crafted More info

    $149,000
    Carmel, CA  Agent: Sylvia Reyes
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    Priced to Sell! Carmel by the Sea Restaurant including ABC license

    Priced to Sell Fast! You won’t find a better deal anytime soon! This location is not only ideal…it has an ideal, under-market lease. With plentiful parking extremely close to the restaurant in Carmel by the Sea. Yes! This is perfect for a buyer who would like to bring their own theme, concept and cooking skills! With approx. $1mil improvements (completed in 2012) and some outside seating, you’ll want to take advantage ASAP before it sells soon! ABC beer and wine license included! This is an asset sale only. No A/R included.Highlights:• ABC Beer and Wine License Type 41• Outside seating with heating lamps• Free of debts• Furniture, fixtures and equipment included • Some seller financing More info

    $95,000
    Pacific Grove, CA  Agent: Sylvia Reyes
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    Alberto's Ristorante-Under Market Lease

    ***Price Reduced***Under Market Lease-Restaurant Location in Pacific Grove-Pebble Beach Area! Attention Restaurateurs, Caterers and Café hopefuls, here is an ideal turnkey operation for anyone looking to bring in their own concept to beautiful Pebble Beach area. This is an asset sale which includes furniture, fixtures, equipment and ABC Type 41-beer and wine license. Comes with 800 SF at approx. $.75 a SF plus NNN! The square footage rate will continue through the end of this lease (approximately 5 years) Negotiations will need to take place between new buyer and Management Co. at the end of lease term. Seller will consider some financing for a well-qualified buyer. Seller to move on to More info

    Sylvia Reyes

    Rex is the only Certified Business Broker in Santa Cruz County. Local knowledge counts for everything in the Santa Cruz and Monterey areas. Rex Walters and Coast Business Brokerage guarantee a personal, professional, top-quality, and fully hands-on approach for your business selling or business buying needs. Rex specializes in larger Main Street-level businesses, and personally has 30 years of local start-up experience. He has personally started and/or sold nine of his own businesses in and around Santa Cruz, as well as hands-on management consulting experience in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors. Previously functioning as the president of Coastal Sol Foods, LLC, Rex is also a founding Partner with Bay Area Strategic Group, a Santa Cruz, CA based management consulting firm specializing in the areas of strategic business planning and human resources for small to medium-sized businesses, non-profit agencies, and entrepreneurial start-ups. He served as Executive Director of the Alliance of Communities for Sustainable Fisheries. He also is a former Strategic Management instructor at University of California, Santa Cruz, San Jose State University, and Chapman University. In his spare time he enjoys longboard surfing, outrigger paddling, and stand up paddling, both locally and in Hawaii, and loves to watch his wife Erica dance hula. Rex participates as a volunteer in the Santa Cruz Chapter of SCORE. Rex has earned a BA in philosophy, an MA in psychology, and an MA and PhD in Organizational Psychology, and considers himself a life-long learner. For local, hands-on, personalized service, give Rex a call. Rex is a Certified Business Broker with the CA Association of Business Brokers.

    Ken Johnson

    Rex is the only Certified Business Broker in Santa Cruz County. Local knowledge counts for everything in the Santa Cruz and Monterey areas. Rex Walters and Coast Business Brokerage guarantee a personal, professional, top-quality, and fully hands-on approach for your business selling or business buying needs. Rex specializes in larger Main Street-level businesses, and personally has 30 years of local start-up experience. He has personally started and/or sold nine of his own businesses in and around Santa Cruz, as well as hands-on management consulting experience in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors. Previously functioning as the president of Coastal Sol Foods, LLC, Rex is also a founding Partner with Bay Area Strategic Group, a Santa Cruz, CA based management consulting firm specializing in the areas of strategic business planning and human resources for small to medium-sized businesses, non-profit agencies, and entrepreneurial start-ups. He served as Executive Director of the Alliance of Communities for Sustainable Fisheries. He also is a former Strategic Management instructor at University of California, Santa Cruz, San Jose State University, and Chapman University. In his spare time he enjoys longboard surfing, outrigger paddling, and stand up paddling, both locally and in Hawaii, and loves to watch his wife Erica dance hula. Rex participates as a volunteer in the Santa Cruz Chapter of SCORE. Rex has earned a BA in philosophy, an MA in psychology, and an MA and PhD in Organizational Psychology, and considers himself a life-long learner. For local, hands-on, personalized service, give Rex a call. Rex is a Certified Business Broker with the CA Association of Business Brokers.

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