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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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

    $1,366,000
    Cash Flow: $456,090 
    Santa Cruz, CA 
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    Two Restaurants Santa Cruz Area

    Description: Located in the highly desirable Santa Cruz area, these two innovative and popular restaurants feature highly creative and delicious fun cuisine. Highest quality fresh and organic ingredients are used, with great vegetarian options available. Casual and affordable, these two restaurants appeal to the entire cross section of customers: students, families, and working adults as well all count these as among their favorite restaurants in the Santa Cruz area. Open for lunch and dinner daily.Asking Price: $1,366,000Seller Financing: Some possible for approved buyerGross Revenues: $3,079,174 averageSDE: $456,090 averageLease: $4100 and $2100, plus NNN monthly. Approx. 1350 SF More info

    $1,500,000
    Cash Flow: $691,583 
    Santa Cruz, CA  Agent: Sylvia Reyes
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    Santa Cruz County Gardening and Landscape Business!

    On the market for $1.5 million a successful Santa Cruz County landscaping business!30+ years of excellent full gardening services, hard work building a committed network of clients and their business, this Seller is ready to retire! An Iconic landscaping business in Santa Cruz County with over 300+ contracts throughout the Santa Cruz, San Benito and Monterey counties. This is an opportunity to expand your enterprise, or for a new buyer in the industry, to transition into his/her own successful landscaping business! The annual revenues and profits speak for themselves! Here’s two major plus sides…the seller currently runs the business Semi-Absentee and he has recently added a new contract More info

    $992,000
    Cash Flow: $336,000 
    Monterey Co., CA 
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    Commercial Bakery Monterey Bay Area

    Description: This is a truly unique opportunity to acquire a very well established and profitable wholesale bakery located in the beautiful Monterey Bay area of the Central Coast of California. Established over 30 years, this business has a stellar reputation for quality and service with customers on a business-to-business basis. The plant and bakery is fully operational and turn key for a new owner. Seasoned employees and managers eager to stay. Current owner happy to stay involved TBD to ensure a smooth transition. Owner also owns the building, so negotiating a new lease will not be difficult. Asset or stock sale possible. Seller happy to discuss extra cash flow opportunities and More info

    $300,000
    Cash Flow: $104,479 
    Monterey, CA  Agent: Sylvia Reyes
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    "Famous Monterey Bay Cafe/Restaurant for Sale with ABC Type 41

    This is a historical cafe/restaurant, established for over 35 years! The owner is ready to retire and hand over the reigns to someone who can successfully carry on his legacy and take this great business opportunity to the next level. With loyal patrons visiting this restaurant and the support of tourist, this business has proven to be here to stay! Visibility and location are key for any business, this cafe/restaurant is centered right along a heavily trafficked coastal route. Although the seller works semi-absentee, a new owner may want to work full time if he/she wishes to increase their income. Real Estate listed separately for $749K!Highlights:ABC Type 41 Beer WineAll equipment More info

    $180,000
    Cash Flow: $100,000 
    Santa Cruz, CA 
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    Restaurant with fabulous location in downtown Santa Cruz

    PRICE REDUCED TO $180,000 FOR QUICK SALE!Description: If you are looking for an ideal location to bring your winning restaurant or casual dining concept to, right in the center of bustling downtown Santa Cruz, then this is it! Both Hom Korean Kitchen as well as High Tide Poke locations can be yours. The restaurants boast 3600 SF, $11,000 per month plus NNN, with 9 years remaining on the lease with another 5 year option to renew available. Or negotiate a new lease with amenable landlord. Easy walking distance to the Transit Center, The Catalyst, Kaiser Permanente Arena, and every other iconic downtown Santa Cruz landmark.This is a sale of assets only. The current concepts are not More info

    $364,000
    Cash Flow: $117,000 
    Santa Cruz Co., CA 
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    Auto Truck and Transmission Repair

    Description: If you like cars, and would love to live in the vicinity of beautiful Santa Cruz on the Central Coast of California, AND make a very good living, then this business opportunity might have your name on it. Located in Northern Santa Cruz County, this business is extremely well-established, and provides excellent auto and truck repair as well as specialty services, diesel and transmission work. Great reputation! Shop performs diagnosis and repair of all makes and models. Seasoned manager and employees eager to stay on with new owner. Current owner is largely absentee. SDE can increase for full time working owner. Seller estimates new owner working full time as service writer More info

    $495,000
    Cash Flow: $150,000 
    Monterey, CA 
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    Fabulous Restaurant and Bar Monterey

    NEW LOWER PRICE. SELLER SAYS BRING OFFERS.SBA PRE-APPROVED!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 More info

    $547,000
    Cash Flow: $216,462 
    Santa Cruz, CA 
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    High End Auto Repair Shop

    Description: Offered for sale is a high-end auto repair shop. Well-established and profitable in beautiful Santa Cruz. For almost 30 years, this Central Coast gem has catered to the auto repair needs of its higher-end car owners, with a specialization in the more recent, quality vehicles. The shop is staffed with well- trained and certified mechanics. This award winning shop is certified Green as well. This is a turn key operation, with the current owner happy to include expert training as part of the transaction. Asking Price: $547,000 + inventorySeller Financing: Some possible for approved buyerGross Revenues: $$1,445,025 for 2018 SDE: $216,462. 3-year average.Lease: $7,995 per More info

    $35,000
    Santa Cruz, CA  Agent: Sylvia Reyes
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    Mid-town Santa Cruz-Purity Salon for Sale $35K

    Priced to sell! This salon has all the furniture, fixtures and equipment essentials to help you launch your own successful salon. Located on a major artery of Santa Cruz’s busiest streets, you’ll get tons of visibility. Currently 2 stylists, working full time generating approx. $14,652.00 annually in rental income, with room for more stylist! Turnkey operation and ready for a new owner to take this salon to the next level! Highlights: 1. Location, location, location situated in Mid-Town Santa Cruz2. POS system included3. Turnkey operation 4. Total of 7 stations and room to add more5. Training included in sale6. 1500 SF lease $2705 monthly 7. Clean titleContact Sylvia Reyes at 831-566-2733 More info

    $346,500
    Cash Flow: $180,000 
    California  Agent: Ken Johnson
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    Bay Area Custom Furniture Vertically Integrated Manufacture & Retail

    Bay Area: Well established, highly profitable, differentiated and scalable niche business. Manufactures proprietary custom designs and sells regionally protected furniture lines as well as original art on consignment in beautiful retail showroom. Simple custom jewelry and impulse buy items add to profits. Great opportunity to expand to scale both the manufacturing and retail businesses via online retailing, promotion, social media and distribution to other retailers. Great opportunity to scale the manufacturing via wholesaling and distribution. Current owners are “Old school” and look forward to the new owner to take it to the next level with better use of technology and marketing. Also a More info

    $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

    $120,000
    Cash Flow: $84,270 
    Santa Cruz, CA  Agent: Sylvia Reyes
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    Bailey's Mobile Pet Grooming Services

    Santa Cruz county Bailey's Mobile Pet Grooming Services for sale $120kIf you're handy with the clippers and have a love for our furry friends, this is the type of business you'll want to own! Freedom to schedule your own appointments with the convenience of working wherever and whenever you want. This well established since 2011 and successful pet grooming business has long been rated the top mobile groomer in Santa Cruz county.Highlights:. personal introduction to loyal clientele. a long and growing waiting list!. transitional training period and/or consulting from the owner-groomer.. wag'n tails elite with 100 gal water tank and hydro-surge washsystem. well maintained Ford E450 with 98k 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

    $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

    $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

    $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

    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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