Rex Walters

Coast Business Brokerage

Phone: (831) 685-8866

Fax: 831-685-1918

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

About the Company

For 15 years, Coast Business Brokerage has specialized in business sales in the Santa Cruz and Monterey Bay areas. We are the most experienced business-only brokerage in our area, with a proven track record of successful, win-win transactions. No two deals are exactly the same. We provide you with hands-on, personalized expertise and service.

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

Business For Sale Listings

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

PRICE JUST REDUCED TO $1.25M PLUS INVENTORYSBA LOVES THIS BUSINESS! PR-QUALIFIED WITH 3 LENDERS.Monterey Bay Vicinity. 5% DOWN IF REAL ESTATE IS INCLUDED!SBA 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 $5 million in gross revenues for 2017 clearly shows the drawing power of the current owner's commitment to fine dining and quality, as well as to customer-driven high-end service. Business is not More info

$80,000
Cash Flow: $27,350 
Santa Cruz Co., CA 
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Pet Grooming and Supplies Santa Cruz area

PRICE JUST REDUCED TO $80,000 INCLUDING INVENTORY! SELLER SAYS BRING OFFERS!Description: Unique, very well established Santa Cruz area self serve pet grooming and pet supply store. In-house groomers also available. Established 33 years. Great customer loyalty. Certified green. Features a full range of natural and organic pet products and pet food. Includes proprietary in-house soaps, sprays, and other products. Brand name included in sale.Price: $80,000 Incl. inventory est. at $20,000 to $30,000 at cost.Some seller financing possible for approved buyer. Contact: Rex Walters, Broker. Coast Business Brokerage. 831-239-2080#01841628SIGNED NDA REQUIRED. CALL BROKERConfidential More info

$3,000,000
Cash Flow: $550,611 
Santa Cruz, CA 
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Supported Living Agency

Description: The home care industry in general has become one of the fastest growing healthcare industries in the US, and saves patients and government billions of dollars per year by treating them in their own homes, rather than in hospitals. This is an excellent, viable, and profitable supported living business. This is a business from the heart. Heart-conceived and heart-driven. The most vulnerable members of our society need care and protection, and a society is judged by how it manages and cares for the less fortunate. This business model fills and fulfills a hugely necessary role in the care and custody of individuals in and around the Monterey Bay and Santa Cruz areas by providing More info

$95,000
Monterey, CA  Agent: Sylvia Reyes
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Fine and Fashionable Jewelry Store for Sale in Monterey Peninsula

Fine and Fashionable Jewelry Store for Sale in Monterey Peninsula***Price Reduced $95,000.00 plus Inventory approx. $60K***Here's a rare opportunity to own an exquisite jewelry store in our beautiful Monterey Peninsula at the most prestige location! This business comes with accessories such as, i.e.; handmade, semi-precious stones and an exclusive award-winning line of jewelry to fit every need and desire Classic to Modern! The rental lease is slightly under market value with the "fortunate" possibility of a buyer to keep it at the same rate, including options! Seller will entertain all offers!Highlights:* Exclusive Swarovski and Belleetoile Line * 2350 SF, includes 2 back offices with More info

$304,000
Santa Cruz, CA  Agent: Sylvia Reyes
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In Escrow-Pleasure Point Yoga in Santa Cruz for Sale

Calling all Yogis and Yoginis! Do you desire putting your heart and soul in to a business that serves a local community? Is your mission to live a “meaningful and purposeful life”? Do you currently practice Yoga and its philosophy? Pleasure Point Yoga located in beautiful Santa Cruz is now available for the peaceful minded & spirited buyer. Located in Pleasure Point area, this homegrown business specializes is teaching Vinyasa and Yin Yoga along with a wide variety of other special offerings in other various styles of yoga and workshops. The faithful student/customer base appreciate the warm, friendly and grounded setting that makes everyone feel at home since its inception in 2011. The More info

$90,000
Watsonville, CA  Agent: Sylvia Reyes
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“Watsonville Laundromat for Sale”

Situated in the heart of Wastonville on one of the busiest principal arterial streets, with an established customer base since 1993! Yes, it receives plenty of foot and vehicle visibility. This laundromat comes with operable washers, dryers, coin machine and a little space convenient to set up a little detergent store or your own concept!Highlights:• Training period 8 hours for 1 weeks • Free of debts• Furniture, fixtures and equipment included • Some seller financing for qualified buyer • Centrally located in Watsonville • 1475 SF rent to be approx.. $1800.00 monthly (buyer to negotiate rate and lease terms with landlord)Please call Sylvia Reyes at 831-566-2733 for more information. More info

$280,000
Carmel, CA  Agent: Sylvia Reyes
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Prime Corner Location in Carmel by the Sea Restaurant w/ ABC license

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! Highlights:• Training period 20 hours for 2 weeks • ABC Beer and Wine License Type 41• Outside seating with heating lamps• Free of debts• Furniture, fixtures and equipment included • Some seller financing for qualified buyer • Parking conveniently close by• Retail More info

$285,000
Cash Flow: $169,000 
Monterey, CA 
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Well Established High End Millwork and Cabinet Shop

PRICE REDUCED TO $285K + 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 products More info

$75,000
Cash Flow: $27,777 
El Granada, CA 
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Liquor Store in El Granada

BUSINESS IS IN ESCROW. BACK UP OFFERS ONLY AT THIS POINT.PRICE REDUCED TO $75K!Description: Here is a change to own a liquor stores on the beautiful San Mateo County Coast. Situated south of San Francisco, and just north of Half Moon Bay, in close proximity to world famous big wave surf break Maverick's, and Half Moon Bay /Pillar Point Harbor, El Granada Beverage and Video has been up and running and profitable for some 78 years. The videos are gone from this small footprint store, but beer, wine, all spirits, candy , snacks, soft drinks, etc., sell just fine. Very little nearby competition, and supported by locals, tourists, fishermen and surfers. If you want to be your own boss, and, More info

$900,000
Cash Flow: $230,577 
Carmel, CA 
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Cafe Restaurant in Carmel by the Sea w/ Beer and Wine

Description: Are you dreaming of living and working in one of the world’s most desirable beach areas? 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 wine license in included as well.Asking Price: $900,000 + inventorySeller Financing: Some possible for approved buyerGross Revenues: 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

$64,000
Cash Flow: $71,422 
Santa Cruz, CA  Agent: Sylvia Reyes
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Academic Aptos-Tutoring Prep Center

***Price Reduced***Santa Cruz County Tutoring and Academic Prep Center: Knowledge is Power! This Tutoring and Academic Prep Center is a symbol of this belief. Academic Aptos is located in beautiful Santa Cruz County; established since 2002 with a steady base of Pre-K to High School youth to tutor. Located in one of the most ideal shopping centers, this business gets plenty of foot, vehicle traffic and parking. Seller is ready to retire and move on to other business ventures. PLEASE DO NOT DISTURB staff, youth or seller. https://academicaptos.com/Contact Sylvia Reyes 831-566-2733 or sylvia.coastbrokers@gmail.com More info

$285,000
Cash Flow: $67,287 
Soquel, CA 
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Coin Laundromat in Santa Cruz Vicinity

Description: This is an extremely rare opportunity to own a coin operated wash and dry Laundromat within the City limits of Soquel. Laundromats come on the market in this area maybe once every decade…maybe. Extremely well established in its location at 2880 Porter St. Soquel, CA., for over 30 years, this facility provides wash and dry services for students, busy professionals, retirees, and everyone else in this highly regarded neighborhood. No nearby competition. Local stores include: Nearby restaurants, a bagel store, sporting goods store, taverns, and a US Post Office! Plenty of free parking available right in front, and to the side. This business is currently absentee run. All More info

$499,000
Cash Flow: $82,488 
Redwood City, CA 
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Online Tutoring and College Prep

PRICE REDUCED TO $499,000Description: Success in the modern world is rapidly becoming knowledge-based and skill-based. More than ever before, knowledge and education are power. If you love helping young people learn and succeed, then this business may be just what you are looking for. Synocate (www.synocate.com) is an established tutoring and college prep business that helps 9th to 12th grade students find their passions, engage in classroom and extracurricular activities, and helps them get into the college or university of their choice. And what's more, it is ENTIRELY ONLINE! As college admissions become more and more competitive, students need greater and greater levels of help to More info

$115,000
Pebble Beach, CA  Agent: Sylvia Reyes
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Under Market Lease-Restaurant in Pebble Beach area

***Price Reduced***Under Market Lease-Restaurant Location in 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 other business More info

$350,000
Cash Flow: $105,000 
Pescadero, CA 
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Micro Brewery Pub and Cafe

IN ESCROW. BACK UP OFFERS ONLY AT THIS POINT.SELLER IS HIGHLY MOTIVATED TO SELL.Description: If your dream is to live, work, surf, and commute along California's "undiscovered North Coast," then this business might be just what you are looking for. Situated half way between Santa Cruz and Half Moon Bay on an ultra pristine section of Highway 1, the Highway 1 Brewing Company provides excellent food, service, and above all, hand-made, hand-crafted beer! Hoist a mug of delicious Pepper in the Rye, Slowcoast Session IPA, or Riyas Chambermaid Cherry Amber, nibble on some tasty Thai Hot Wings or Buffalo Cauliflower Bites, Savory BBQ Plates or delicious salads, and gaze out across Highway 1 at More info

$250,000
Carmel By The Sea, CA 
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Beautiful Restaurant in Carmel with Full Bar

PRICE REDUCED TO $250K.NEW LEASE TERMS AT MARKET RATE FOR 10+ YEARS POSSIBLE.DescriptionIf your dream is to own and run a successful restaurant in one of the premier locations on the Central California Coast, then this may your opportunity. Located on Ocean Ave in stunning Carmel-by-the-Sea, this full service restaurant has it all. Location, ambiance, clientele, and easy proximity to one of the world's most beautiful beaches. Oh, and location! In addition to all that, it comes complete with a full liquor license type 47. Take over the existing award winning recipes and concept, or bring your own concept to this one-of-a-kind location. Established for over 20 years, it is currently More info

$3,495,000
San Mateo Co., CA  Agent: Ken Johnson
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Profitable Growing Niche Cleaning Building Maintenance SF Bay Area

Well established, profitable, highly differentiated, specialized and eco-friendly cleaning and building maintenance business using sustainable best practices. Niche clients in: Health Care (hospitals and research labs); High Tech (research labs and clean rooms), very large special events and offices. Growing, profitable and stable, this is a perfect strategic acquisition for a company that wants to expand geographically, increase market share or expand into specialized niches. Great for an owner operator due to lack of complexity, specialized niches and steady stream of new business inquiries. More info

$469,000
Carmel By The Sea, CA 
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High-end Restaurant Carmel

Description: This is a rare opportunity to live and work in one of the world’s most desirable areas: Carmel-by-the-Sea. This high-end restaurant is very well established, internationally known, and is situated in a fabulous location with constant foot traffic and auto traffic. Excellent Yelp, Zagat, Open Table, Trip Advisor, and Google ratings drive business to its doors all year round. A highly acclaimed wine selection enhances the culinary delights, and would please even the most discriminating palate. Gross revenues over $1M per year. This business and location are top tier.Price: $469,000 + inventoryFinancing: Some seller financing possible for approved buyerSDE: Call More info

$350,000
Cash Flow: $108,000 
Santa Cruz Co., CA 
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Auto Transport Shipping Broker

Description: REDUCED ASKING PRICE. OWMNER HIGHLY MOTIVATED TO SELL.Business is strong!Establish internet business since 2001. Currently located in gorgeous Santa Cruz County. No need to driver highway 17 every day when you can work and live in paradise with your own home-based office located in the beautiful foot hills or anywhere else in Santa Cruz or the Monterey Bay area, or anywhere in the world you have internet access! Already own an auto shipping brokerage? This is a perfect opportunity to expand your exiting business line. Auto transportation, shipping and brokerage is a thriving industry involving arranging the shipment of autos, trucks, motorcycles, boats, or yachts, in fact More info

$55,000
Watsonville, CA  Agent: Sylvia Reyes
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The Appleton Grill Restaurant in Watsonville for Sale!

The Appleton Grill Restaurant is for sale for $55KCalling all Restaurateurs, a Turnkey Opportunity! Bring your own concept or continue the current one for a great deal. Purchase includes; All Assets including a pizza oven, Type 41 ABC Beer and Wine license, under market lease (landlord is willing to negotiate a favorable lease), seating capacity-66 people, 2600 SF of restaurant, plus 1510 SF of patio/outdoor dining area. Options to negotiate the leasing of Event Lounge and Sports Bar as part of or separate from restaurant. NDA and Buyers Profile required. Please do not disturb, staff, customers or seller. Contact Sylvia Reyes at 831-566-2733 cell or email: sylvia.coastbrokers@gmail.com to 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

$750,000
San Francisco, CA 
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Full Service Glass Shop: Residential, Commercial and Auto

SF Bay Area-Full Service Glass Shop: Residential, Commercial and Auto Very well established for nearly 30 years, this successful and profitable full service glass shop is a great opportunity for an experienced glass pro or existing glass business looking to expand and grow.Whether it is commercial, residential, windows, screens, showers or auto, they do it all. Seller owns the building with space for shop and retail. Favorable lease terms are available to qualified buyer. Office Non-Disclosure Agreement and Buyers Profile required. Please call Ken Johnson at (408) 799-2117 or email kenjcoastma@gmail.com for more information. More info

$75,000
Carmel By The Sea, CA 
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B&G Estate Jewelers Carmel by the Sea

PRICE REDUCED TO $75,000 SELLER FINANCING!BRING ALL OFFERS. OWNER IS HIGHLY MOTIVATED TO SELL.Description: B&G Estate Jewelers is in a one-of-a-kind retail location opportunity in downtown Carmel by the Sea. Specified assets included are: Major buildout one year ago for $50,000 included, along with $100,000 in high-end furniture, fixtures, and equipment. Lease is currently under market, and will remain so for approximately 3 more years. Current business name, inventory, and goodwill not included. This is a highly desirable location in one of the world's top resort locates. One of only 32 permitted jewelry stores in Carmel by the Sea. Permit transfers with this sale. Suitable for 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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