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Creative Business Services

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319 N. Broadway,
Green Bay, Wisconsin 54303 (View Map)

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Broker Biography

Michael J. Schwantes (920) 432-1166

Introduction

Principal, Mergers & Acquisitions Master Intermediary (M&AMI) and Certified Business Intermediary (CBI), founded Creative Business Services in 1979. Prior to founding Creative, Schwantes successfully owned and operated five restaurants. Schwantes has also developed commercial projects including two condo hotels. With his background in sales and consulting, as well as on-going post-graduate development, Schwantes delivers experience-based expert advice in the brokerage industry. His areas of expertise include real estate investment, conversions, 1031 Starker Exchanges, taxation, and commercial property development. His specific areas of specialization are mergers and acquisitions with hotels, timber and sawmill companies, and specialized manufacturing/distribution firms. Careful consideration of all essential components in a successful transition enables Schwantes to deliver superior results to his clients. "I am surrounded by a cast of talented associates with an extraordinary desire for assisting buyers and sellers in the achievement of their professional goals in areas such as acquisition, divestiture, transition and retirement." Schwantes continues to attend industry conferences and is a member of the International Business Broker Association (IBBA) and M&A Source. He is a graduate of University of Wisconsin - Stout and enjoys spending time traveling as well as with friends and family. Mike also enjoys spending time with his loyal companion dog Caesar.

Services Provided

Precisely aligning the needs, wants & capabilities of business buyers & sellers is the most important factor in the successful purchase & sale of a business; accurate alignment is the primary "deal closing accelerator".

Areas Served

  • Brown, WI
  • Licensed In

    • Wisconsin
    • 23020-090

    Business For Sale Listings

    $800,000
    Cash Flow: $150,000 
    Wisconsin  Agent: Darren Harrington
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    Electronic Device Repair Franchise – 4 Locations

    This business fixes cracked screens, broken ports, buttons, dead batteries etc., on all types of personal electronic devices. It can economically help customers get their devices working again and back on the road just in time. A seemingly never-ending consumer demand, yet a perfect market for a business owner to choose!This is a great opportunity to be part of a proven business model with a solid cash on cash return on investment and over 500 stores open across the USA and Canada. More info

    $499,000
    Wausaukee, WI  Agent: Mary Lou VanDeusen
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    Profitable Turn Key Tavern & Food Venue

    Newingham’s Supper Club is an exciting restaurant opportunity for someone looking for a profitable turn key tavern and food venue. Located in the northeastern part of Wisconsin, this recreational area offers fishing, camping, boating, skiing and snowmobiling all within minutes of this restaurant. Newingham’s great reputation shows with the friendly clientele that have been patronizing them since 1999.The 7,024 square foot facility is situated on approximately one acre in the heart of Wausaukee. This spacious restaurant features a chef equipped kitchen, large tavern that seats 66 and two dining rooms. One dining room seats 35 and features a fire place. The second larger dining room, that can More info

    $1,285,000
    Cato, WI  Agent: John Foster
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    18 Hole Country Club on 262 Acres!

    Formerly known as Branch River Country Club, The Golf Course at Branch River is recognized as the finest golf course in Manitowoc County. Now open to the public, a rare opportunity exists to own the 18-hole, par 72 golf course, golf shop, and clubhouse. Golf participation is consistently strong, averaging nearly 18,000 rounds annually over the past three years. There are approximately 115 active members generating over $110,000 in membership revenue on an annual basis.The golf course itself offers five sets of tees for all talent levels to enjoy, manicured greens, and well-groomed fairways. The course sits on 206 of the total 260.4 acres being offered. The practice golf facilities consist of More info

    $389,000
    Cato, WI  Agent: John Foster
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    Spacious Country Club Restaurant & Bar

    The clubhouse is waiting for your expertise and personal touch in running the fully equipped bar and restaurant operation. The Golf Course at Branch River attracts golfers and non-golfers to utilize the clubhouse facility which is an extraordinary venue for special events - from social galas to weddings, golf outings, cocktail receptions and corporate parties. The “Hidden Gem” of Manitowoc County is ideal for gatherings from 8 to 150 guests in the beautiful banquet/dining room. A party/wedding tent can be situated on the large concrete patio overlooking the picturesque golf course which allows up to 275 guests for sit-down events, or up to 400 for cocktail parties.The spacious and inviting More info

    $1,490,000
    Cash Flow: $375,000 
    Indiana  Agent: Bob Wolter
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    Staffing Agency – Light Ind, Med Ind & Medical

    This staffing company holds itself to a high level of service to the clients and employees. It provides temporary staffing, contract to hire, a high level of training and other HR solutions. The company focuses on successful recruitment and retention solutions for all segments of business.The company operates out of 4 locations with 14 internal employees and management capable of running the business in place. More info

    $120,000
    De Pere, WI  Agent: Mary Lou VanDeusen
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    The Creamery - Popular De Pere Coffeehouse

    This eclectic coffeehouse, known as The Creamery, is located in the historic district of Ledgeview. With other thriving businesses in the square, it is considered as the new-old wooden tables, chalkboard menu, Ball mason jar glasses and reading nook to evoke a cozy, Door County atmosphere. Offering a local roaster flare, Terra Verde from Chilton, WI, makes it a favorite with its European style coffee that attracts the regular customers.This 1,600-square foot café is a turn key operation with significant growth opportunities available. With a continuing home expansion developing in this growing community and a golf course close by, this is the perfect venue to make your own.The Creamery More info

    $275,000
    Shawano, WI  Agent: Mary Lou VanDeusen
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    Popular Shawano Lake Restaurant

    The Spinning Wheel has been family owned, for over 40 years, and is located off the west shore of Shawano Lake, which is one of north central Wisconsin’s most beautiful and recreated lakes. With close access to the public boat landing and the City of Shawano just five minutes north with its population of 9,000+. This great restaurant is in a recreational area that offers snowmobile trails, fishing and boating access, local entertainment and close access to the casino!Situated on just over half of an acre lot, this 2,486 square foot facility has seating available in the dining room of 65 and the pub for 23. This restaurant also offers ample parking for over 50 cars and is handicap More info

    $725,000
    Wisconsin  Agent: Mike Van
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    Rev Inc 25%>SBA Eligible>Owner Finance>Flexible $$

    In business for over 50 years - this Midwest firm services the industrial and professional community with quality sharpening and custom tool grinding as well as sales from leading manufacturers within the tooling industry. It is a custom shop making high end niche products that are vital to its well-established and diverse customer base. The company machines custom products for a variety of customers in different industries including water works, commercial and residential construction/building, truck parts, manufacturing, machine repairs/manufacturing and is penetrating the plastics and food industries. This company has a great reputation with many long-standing customers, due in large part More info

    $1,295,000
    Sheboygan Co., WI  Agent: John Foster
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    Wildly Popular Iconic Mexican Restaurant

    This offering is for one of the top grossing, most well-known Mexican restaurants in Eastern Wisconsin. With over 8,000 square feet, the restaurant features a popular and colorful bar and seating for over 320 patrons. This business has excellent real estate, authentic recipes, and a modern well-kept kitchen.With outstanding real estate, a great reputation and superior cash flow, this restaurant is one of the best opportunities for a buyer looking for a larger restaurant. Interested parties must sign a confidentiality agreement and prove they are financially qualified. More info

    $378,000
    Manitowoc, WI  Agent: John Foster
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    Solid DQ Franchise Opportunity

    This is a fantastic opportunity to own a profitable Dairy Queen store. Located in one of Wisconsin’s top 25 largest metropolitan areas, this restaurant is on a controlled intersection with over 20,000 cars per day passing by it. There are some DQ mandated updates required for a new owner but these have been reflected in the purchase price. Dairy Queen is ranked as a “top 10 franchise” by Entrepreneur Magazine in its category and this store lives up to that notoriety. The recent addition of Orange Julius, DQ Bakes, on-line cake ordering and the DQ mobile app have all enhanced revenues and opportunities for a new owner! This is a great business to be run either actively or absently.  More info

    $3,500,000
    Wisconsin  Agent: Ryan Pankratz
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    Profitable O/O Led Trucking/Logistics Opportunity

    The trucking company, a general freight carrier that hauls a wide variety of dry van loads in all 48 contiguous United States, has spent nearly two decades controlling growth to ensure an enhanced employee and customer experience. Although the opportunity to grow exponentially has always been present, current management felt it more important to concentrate on fine-tuning the operation and building the well-recognized and respected brand the company has today.Newer to the table, the logistics company compliments the trucking company, raising revenue by over $1M and EBITDA by nearly $300,000 after its first full fiscal year.The Companies boast one of the lowest employee turnover rates in the More info

    $1,800,000
    Wisconsin  Agent: Josh Phillips
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    Prominent Fire Protection Co.

    This offering is for a leading manufacturer of fire protection equipment and components. The Company offers progressive, innovative engineering and utilizes precision manufacturing techniques and processes. It has an outstanding team of employees with over 100 years of manufacturing experience combined and over 21 years of engineering and product development experience. Between direct sales and an extensive dealer network, the Company enjoys exposure throughout the U.S. and internationally.Current ownership is hopeful to stay on in a capacity that would assist new ownership in furthering the growth of the company. More info

    $570,000
    Wisconsin  Agent: Bob Wolter
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    Innovative Third Party Logistics Services Company

    This third party logistics company currently provides service to several dozen companies in Wisconsin and many other states with freight services to and from all zip codes in US and parts of Canada. Services provided are tailored to customer needs and expectations and range from full logistics provider to arranging freight management and transportation of all orders for some customers, and just arranging sporadic shipments for others.The company has formed strategic partnerships with outstanding experts in the field of logistics and developed and made modifications to LTL consolidation, freight optimization and management software for its industry.It is believed that the company could More info

    $339,000
    New Franken, WI  Agent: Bob Wolter
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    Highly Regarded Custom Meat Processer

    Hujet Meats is widely considered the best custom meat processer in Northeast Wisconsin.Hujets Meats is located in New Franken just north of Green Bay, WI. The company was established in 1982 by the current owners, who have developed their business to cover a 5-county area (Brown, Door, Kewaunee, Manitowoc and Shawano Counties).Hujet Meats custom processes beef & swine and clients range from the hobby farmer to the mega farmer. Hujet Meats prides itself for the excellent quality of their work they have provided all these years. The business operates out of a 5,500-square foot facility, which is situated on a 4.6-acre parcel, leaving plenty of room for expansion.This is an excellent More info

    $499,600
    Cash Flow: $151,000 
    Ironwood, MI  Agent: John Foster
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    Top Rated Motel in Michigan’s UP Includes 2 Homes!

    This is an unbelievable opportunity to own one of the top motels in this beautiful resort community. Indianhead Motel features 25 rooms with various bed configurations. A small owner’s quarters featuring a kitchen, living room and bedroom is also part of the motel. But wait there's more… This opportunity also has two homes that are included in the price. Both the homes sleep around ten people comfortably. One home is a three-bedroom, 1.75-bath and the other home is a four-bedroom, 1.75-bath. Both homes are in good condition and have been well maintained. The motel, along with the two homes, sits on approximately 2.67 acres of land and is properly priced so don't let this opportunity More info

    $1,163,000
    Wisconsin 
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    Reputable NE WI Distribution Company

    This company was started in 2006 with a goal to create a company that could service the lodging trade and other customers in Northeast Wisconsin with a “one stop shop” for their supply and service needs. The company offers paper products, janitorial and building maintenance supplies, electrical and plumbing supplies, pool supplies and service, and much more.In addition to the hospitality industry, customers include hospitals, schools, retail shops, camp grounds, restaurants and all manner of businesses, including manufacturing. The business services convenience and grocery stores with tobacco products, candy and supplies, as well.The company operates out of a 12,880-square foot facility More info

    $823,275
    Wisconsin 
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    Long-Standing Supply & Service Company

    This company was founded in 1985 with the vision of one company that would be able to provide all the electrical and plumbing supplies a property maintenance engineer would need to keep a facility running. After a short time of servicing customer needs, they recognized that there was also an opportunity to provide swimming pool chemicals and janitorial / paper products to their hospitality and multifamily facility customers. They not only supply pool chemicals and repair parts, but now also have a certified pool tech on staff to handle pool repair work and troubleshoot challenges that customers have with their pools.Their customer base is very diverse. They service many different types of More info

    $1,495,000
    Door Co., WI 
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    Charming Door County Getaway Opportunity

    This charming Door County getaway is situated on 2.46 acres with approximately 267 feet of waterfront and 286 feet of highway frontage. The sandy beach, the cottages, suites and motel rooms give their guests sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of the real world.This facility offers travelers everything they need to relax and enjoy a wonderful vacation, weekend getaway or honeymoon in beautiful Door County, Wisconsin. This property consists of a 19-room motel with a bar and restaurant, owner’s quarters, and four cottages that include an additional five rental units. Each of the five units includes a kitchen with full-size refrigerator, pots, pans, dishes, silverware, small appliances, More info

    $7,250,000
    United States  Agent: Mike Van
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    Refrigerated Goods Transportation Business

    This is an exciting acquisition opportunity for a specialty trucking company that provides climate-controlled transportation for major firms in the food industry. The company has a well-maintained fleet of trucks and trailers with the majority of its trucks 3 years old or newer. The Company enjoys an excellent reputation within the frozen food industry for providing consistent, dependable refrigerated delivery service at competitive pricing with an outstanding safety and performance record.Operating in the “constant and stable” demand environment of the food industry, this established carrier represents an exceptional opportunity.Highlights:The business satisfies an essential special More info

    $1,380,000
    Wisconsin  Agent: Bob Wolter
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    Resilient & Steadfast Employment Agency

    This is a well-established staffing company operating out of several strategically located offices in Wisconsin. Although this company is quite profitable as a stand-alone business, this offeringwould be an excellent “add on” opportunity for someone looking to expand their market. Withcurrent management capable of running the business without owner assistance, new ownershipgroup could be looking at adjusted cash flow closer to $400,000.Long standing client relationships.Highly-regarded in its markets for its long history of reliability. More info

    $145,000
    Wisconsin  Agent: Bob Wolter
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    Quality Kitchen & Bath Remodeling Company

    Well-established custom cabinetry and refacing company with over 38 years of experience in design and installation. This company is located on a main thoroughfare with a daily traffic count of 18,300. This busy location gives it a huge advantage for product exposure.80% of their annual sales come from customer referrals with annual sales reaching nearly $500,000 annually. This is a great opportunity to step right into a fully operating business with established contracts reaching out 3 to 4 months, creating a continuous cash flow for any new owner.There is plenty of room for expansion for an aggressive new owner. More info

    $675,000
    Ellison Bay, WI  Agent: Bob Wolter
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    Mink River Basin – Price Reduced!

    Mink River Basin has been a family-owned operation since 2000. Open year round, it is Door County’s premier casual dining destination. Located on 1.24 acres in Ellison Bay, this well kept 5,500-square foot facility has a full bar, a game room with a pool table and gaming machines, and seating for up to 80 people in the main dining room. There is a 700-square foot deck, adjacent to the dining room, for outdoor dining during the warmer months. In addition to casual dining, the facility’s 100-person banquet room is ideal for private parties, business meetings and weddings.A unique combination of local charm, casual atmosphere and a warm friendly ambience keep the clientele coming back. Mink More info

    $275,000
    Manitowoc, WI  Agent: John Foster
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    First Rate Turnkey Restaurant Opportunity

    In operation for nearly 50 years, the Covered Wagon is one of Manitowoc’s most iconic restaurants. The thriving business is ideally located as there is very little competition nearby. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the business is blessed with a very loyal customer base. Sales have consistently been over $400,000 annually.The facility has been well maintained over the years. There is an upstairs full kitchen capable of handling high capacity. There is also a downstairs kitchen that can be used as prep kitchen, for baking or for special projects. The 1,368-square foot restaurant is situated on an acre with seating for over 50 guests.This opportunity is one of the nicest, most More info

    $1,850,000
    Wisconsin 
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    Patented Waste Processing Machinery Manufacturer

    This offering is for a leading manufacturer of a waste processing product line with the focus of power for processing and recycling materials including concrete, asphalt, light metal, wood, green waste, construction & demolition materials and solid landfill materials. The Company offers cutting-edge engineering and utilizes precision manufacturing techniques and processes. It has a team of employees with over 100 years combined experience of engineering and product development. The Company is committed to quality manufacturing and providing top notch service and support to its customers. More info

    $1,350,000
    United States  Agent: Mike Van
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    Dedicated & Reliable Transportation Business

    Established over the road trucking company with experienced drivers, a well-maintained fleet, and a solid and recurring customer base. Its relationship with its customers has encouraged the company to become what it is today. While current management is comfortable with the existing customer base and job load, new management would likely want to take advantage of excess work requests from current clients that the company presently turns away. This profitable and well-respected company is poised for growth in multiple directions and ready for someone to come in and take it to the next level! More info

    $830,000
    Wisconsin  Agent: John Foster
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    Tire and Service Center and C-Store!

    This is a chance to purchase the most respected auto center in the Northwoods. The business has been a family owned operation for over 40 years and offers four separate income streams.The business is located on a busy US Highway in a beautiful northern Wisconsin resort town. The region has thousands of lakes, rivers, and streams that literally saturate the geography. As one of the most traveled to tourist destinations in all of Wisconsin, this fabulous location insures a continual mix of revenue from both local and seasonal customers.One business, four income streams on prime real estate in a gorgeous resort town. A great opportunity awaits! More info

    $1,475,000
    Cash Flow: $225,000 
    Door Co., WI  Agent: Bob Wolter
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    Prominent Door County Restaurant

    In business for nearly 100 years, this celebrated supper club has remained very popular throughout the years featuring great food and a nightly happy hour.Conveniently located on major thoroughfare, this 6,350- square foot facility sits on a 1.37-acre parcel. The bar and lounge can seat up to 65 guests and the dining rooms can seat up to 158.This is a great opportunity for an experienced restaurateur to take advantage of the strong business model and take it to the next level. Given the size of the parcels, expanding the facility is a great option and the vacant parcel has two laterals for development. More info

    $825,000
    Egg Harbor, WI  Agent: Bob Wolter
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    BP Branded C-Store & Gas Station on State Hwy

    Mueller’s Mini Mart is a BP branded convenience store located in the heart of the Village of Egg Harbor directly on State Highway 42. This is the only convenience store within a seven mile radius of Egg Harbor.Built in 1988, the 925-square foot convenience store and five-pump fueling station are situated on just under an acre. The fueling station, with one diesel and four gasoline pumps, sits under a modern and well-lit 50’ x 30’ canopy. The gasoline pumps were just installed in 2016.There is ample room to expand the c-store by 900-1,200 square feet to increase the variety of in-store products.A new business owner will enjoy not only the revenue from the business but also rental income from More info

    $1,800,000
    Illinois  Agent: Mike Van
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    Deep-Rooted Material Transporters

    We are proud to be offering two trucking businesses, with 50 years in business, that have great customer bases because they live up to their commitment and get the product where it is supposed to be, when it is supposed to be there.They primarily haul steel coil, lumber, trusses and steel scrap materials on flatbed, dump, and gondola trailers. Much of these profitable and well-established companies accounts have been with them for at least five years to as many as 30 years. Everything is in place; these businesses are poised and ready for additional growth. Together the two businesses are equipped with a total of 26 tractors and 77 trailers, a comprehensive fleet of flatbed, dump, conestoga More info

    $630,000
    Wisconsin  Agent: Mike Van
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    Notable Garage Door Install & Service Co.

    For nearly 50 years, this premier garage door company has delivered reliable installation, repair and service of commercial and residential garage doors, operators and openers at great rates. The company has built a solid reputation, throughout Northeast, Wisconsin and the surrounding area, for being professional, knowledgeable and dedicated to customer satisfaction. The company carries an inventory of various stock doors, springs, operators and other various parts which allows a shorter lead time when time is an important concern to the customer. The company is family owned and operated. So, while large enough to handle all its customers’ needs, it still operates based on family More info

    $625,000
    Stevens Point, WI  Agent: Gary VanSistine
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    Central WI Landscaping & Excavating Company

    Tony’s Landscaping & Excavating, located in Stevens Point, WI, has been a family owned business for 35 years. From moving a grandmother’s rose bush to complete lawn installation, Tony’s provides both residential and commercial services in Stevens Point and the surrounding areas.The company offers lawn installation, irrigation installation and hard scape installation, along with excavating, and snow plowing/removal. Tony’s has maintained a loyal customer base throughout its 35 years. Many of its customers have been with the company since it began in 1983, having lawns installed on first, second and third homes.The day to day phone calls, scheduling, yard sales and general questions are More info

    $130,000
    Green Bay, WI  Agent: Gary VanSistine
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    Budding Lawn Care and Snow Removal Opportunity

    Lawn Care and More!Cutting Edge Lawn Care has been serving the Greater Green Bay Area since 1998. A mid-sized company with a solid list of over 65 repeat customers, Cutting Edge Lawn Care handles everything from mowing and seeding, to spring and fall clean-up, to core aeration, winter snow removal, and more! With an inventory of well-maintained commercial equipment, the current owner will gladly train and help guide new owners through the early start-up process. If you love the great outdoors, this is a business that would fit your passion. Take a closer look. More info

    $750,000
    Hartford, WI  Agent: Bob Wolter
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    Highly Profitable Market & Deli

    Exciting Southeast Wisconsin meat market, deli and bakery in a very economically sound area, with a number of other like communities within a ten mile radius.MJ’s Market & Catering was established in 2010 by the current owners, both of which are well experienced in the meat and catering industries, and is widely known for producing the best quality meats and fresh food items every day of the week. The business operates out of a nearly 12,000-square foot facility situated on a 1.5-acre parcel with ample parking and enjoys a great location on a major thoroughfare in the center of the community.This is an excellent opportunity for qualified individuals looking for a prospering retail business More info

    $2,100,000
    Green Bay, WI  Agent: Josh Phillips
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    Established Green Bay Gas Station & C-Store

    Long-standing, established gas station and convenience store situated on just over an acre on the east side of Green Bay. Built in 1999, with exterior renovations in 2008, the 5,570-square foot facility houses the 2,710-square foot convenience store and 2,860 is leased to A&W. The building has 600-amp electrical service, gas-fired forced-air heat with air conditioning, security cameras and the c-store hosts a walk-in beer cooler and built-in coolers. There is a 1,140-square foot, single bay car wash with a Laser 4000 wash system. The covered fuel island features six duel fuel dispensers with multiple grades of gasoline and two underground storage tanks that hold a total of 20,000 More info

    $615,000
    Wisconsin  Agent: Ryan Pankratz
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    Chic NE WI Full Service Salon & Spa

    This tasteful salon & spa has been designed to excite all of its clients’ senses and take them on a path to wellness. Its handpicked staff members are all highly skilled to deliver to its valued guests a spa experience that is unique and unforgettable. Services offered include, hair styling, manicures and pedicures, in addition to an array of spa services.The owned facility is perfectly situated on a 7,589-square foot parcel in a high traffic location near banks, a school and other retail venues, with adequate space for off-street parking. Built in 2013, the 3,701-square foot facility includes numerous hair and shampoo stations, a steam shower, manicure & pedicure stations. There is a front More info

    John Foster Serving Manitowoc County, WI

    Principal, Mergers & Acquisitions Master Intermediary (M&AMI) and Certified Business Intermediary (CBI), founded Creative Business Services in 1979. Prior to founding Creative, Schwantes successfully owned and operated five restaurants. Schwantes has also developed commercial projects including two condo hotels. With his background in sales and consulting, as well as on-going post-graduate development, Schwantes delivers experience-based expert advice in the brokerage industry. His areas of expertise include real estate investment, conversions, 1031 Starker Exchanges, taxation, and commercial property development. His specific areas of specialization are mergers and acquisitions with hotels, timber and sawmill companies, and specialized manufacturing/distribution firms. Careful consideration of all essential components in a successful transition enables Schwantes to deliver superior results to his clients. "I am surrounded by a cast of talented associates with an extraordinary desire for assisting buyers and sellers in the achievement of their professional goals in areas such as acquisition, divestiture, transition and retirement." Schwantes continues to attend industry conferences and is a member of the International Business Broker Association (IBBA) and M&A Source. He is a graduate of University of Wisconsin - Stout and enjoys spending time traveling as well as with friends and family. Mike also enjoys spending time with his loyal companion dog Caesar.

    Bob Wolter Serving Brown County, WI

    Principal, Mergers & Acquisitions Master Intermediary (M&AMI) and Certified Business Intermediary (CBI), founded Creative Business Services in 1979. Prior to founding Creative, Schwantes successfully owned and operated five restaurants. Schwantes has also developed commercial projects including two condo hotels. With his background in sales and consulting, as well as on-going post-graduate development, Schwantes delivers experience-based expert advice in the brokerage industry. His areas of expertise include real estate investment, conversions, 1031 Starker Exchanges, taxation, and commercial property development. His specific areas of specialization are mergers and acquisitions with hotels, timber and sawmill companies, and specialized manufacturing/distribution firms. Careful consideration of all essential components in a successful transition enables Schwantes to deliver superior results to his clients. "I am surrounded by a cast of talented associates with an extraordinary desire for assisting buyers and sellers in the achievement of their professional goals in areas such as acquisition, divestiture, transition and retirement." Schwantes continues to attend industry conferences and is a member of the International Business Broker Association (IBBA) and M&A Source. He is a graduate of University of Wisconsin - Stout and enjoys spending time traveling as well as with friends and family. Mike also enjoys spending time with his loyal companion dog Caesar.

    Mike Van Serving Brown County, WI

    Principal, Mergers & Acquisitions Master Intermediary (M&AMI) and Certified Business Intermediary (CBI), founded Creative Business Services in 1979. Prior to founding Creative, Schwantes successfully owned and operated five restaurants. Schwantes has also developed commercial projects including two condo hotels. With his background in sales and consulting, as well as on-going post-graduate development, Schwantes delivers experience-based expert advice in the brokerage industry. His areas of expertise include real estate investment, conversions, 1031 Starker Exchanges, taxation, and commercial property development. His specific areas of specialization are mergers and acquisitions with hotels, timber and sawmill companies, and specialized manufacturing/distribution firms. Careful consideration of all essential components in a successful transition enables Schwantes to deliver superior results to his clients. "I am surrounded by a cast of talented associates with an extraordinary desire for assisting buyers and sellers in the achievement of their professional goals in areas such as acquisition, divestiture, transition and retirement." Schwantes continues to attend industry conferences and is a member of the International Business Broker Association (IBBA) and M&A Source. He is a graduate of University of Wisconsin - Stout and enjoys spending time traveling as well as with friends and family. Mike also enjoys spending time with his loyal companion dog Caesar.

    Josh Phillips Serving Brown County, WI

    Principal, Mergers & Acquisitions Master Intermediary (M&AMI) and Certified Business Intermediary (CBI), founded Creative Business Services in 1979. Prior to founding Creative, Schwantes successfully owned and operated five restaurants. Schwantes has also developed commercial projects including two condo hotels. With his background in sales and consulting, as well as on-going post-graduate development, Schwantes delivers experience-based expert advice in the brokerage industry. His areas of expertise include real estate investment, conversions, 1031 Starker Exchanges, taxation, and commercial property development. His specific areas of specialization are mergers and acquisitions with hotels, timber and sawmill companies, and specialized manufacturing/distribution firms. Careful consideration of all essential components in a successful transition enables Schwantes to deliver superior results to his clients. "I am surrounded by a cast of talented associates with an extraordinary desire for assisting buyers and sellers in the achievement of their professional goals in areas such as acquisition, divestiture, transition and retirement." Schwantes continues to attend industry conferences and is a member of the International Business Broker Association (IBBA) and M&A Source. He is a graduate of University of Wisconsin - Stout and enjoys spending time traveling as well as with friends and family. Mike also enjoys spending time with his loyal companion dog Caesar.

    Ryan Pankratz Serving Brown County, WI

    Principal, Mergers & Acquisitions Master Intermediary (M&AMI) and Certified Business Intermediary (CBI), founded Creative Business Services in 1979. Prior to founding Creative, Schwantes successfully owned and operated five restaurants. Schwantes has also developed commercial projects including two condo hotels. With his background in sales and consulting, as well as on-going post-graduate development, Schwantes delivers experience-based expert advice in the brokerage industry. His areas of expertise include real estate investment, conversions, 1031 Starker Exchanges, taxation, and commercial property development. His specific areas of specialization are mergers and acquisitions with hotels, timber and sawmill companies, and specialized manufacturing/distribution firms. Careful consideration of all essential components in a successful transition enables Schwantes to deliver superior results to his clients. "I am surrounded by a cast of talented associates with an extraordinary desire for assisting buyers and sellers in the achievement of their professional goals in areas such as acquisition, divestiture, transition and retirement." Schwantes continues to attend industry conferences and is a member of the International Business Broker Association (IBBA) and M&A Source. He is a graduate of University of Wisconsin - Stout and enjoys spending time traveling as well as with friends and family. Mike also enjoys spending time with his loyal companion dog Caesar.

    Mary Lou VanDeusen Serving Brown County, WI

    Principal, Mergers & Acquisitions Master Intermediary (M&AMI) and Certified Business Intermediary (CBI), founded Creative Business Services in 1979. Prior to founding Creative, Schwantes successfully owned and operated five restaurants. Schwantes has also developed commercial projects including two condo hotels. With his background in sales and consulting, as well as on-going post-graduate development, Schwantes delivers experience-based expert advice in the brokerage industry. His areas of expertise include real estate investment, conversions, 1031 Starker Exchanges, taxation, and commercial property development. His specific areas of specialization are mergers and acquisitions with hotels, timber and sawmill companies, and specialized manufacturing/distribution firms. Careful consideration of all essential components in a successful transition enables Schwantes to deliver superior results to his clients. "I am surrounded by a cast of talented associates with an extraordinary desire for assisting buyers and sellers in the achievement of their professional goals in areas such as acquisition, divestiture, transition and retirement." Schwantes continues to attend industry conferences and is a member of the International Business Broker Association (IBBA) and M&A Source. He is a graduate of University of Wisconsin - Stout and enjoys spending time traveling as well as with friends and family. Mike also enjoys spending time with his loyal companion dog Caesar.

    Gary VanSistine Serving Brown County, WI

    Principal, Mergers & Acquisitions Master Intermediary (M&AMI) and Certified Business Intermediary (CBI), founded Creative Business Services in 1979. Prior to founding Creative, Schwantes successfully owned and operated five restaurants. Schwantes has also developed commercial projects including two condo hotels. With his background in sales and consulting, as well as on-going post-graduate development, Schwantes delivers experience-based expert advice in the brokerage industry. His areas of expertise include real estate investment, conversions, 1031 Starker Exchanges, taxation, and commercial property development. His specific areas of specialization are mergers and acquisitions with hotels, timber and sawmill companies, and specialized manufacturing/distribution firms. Careful consideration of all essential components in a successful transition enables Schwantes to deliver superior results to his clients. "I am surrounded by a cast of talented associates with an extraordinary desire for assisting buyers and sellers in the achievement of their professional goals in areas such as acquisition, divestiture, transition and retirement." Schwantes continues to attend industry conferences and is a member of the International Business Broker Association (IBBA) and M&A Source. He is a graduate of University of Wisconsin - Stout and enjoys spending time traveling as well as with friends and family. Mike also enjoys spending time with his loyal companion dog Caesar.

    Darren Harrington Serving Sheboygan County, WI

    Principal, Mergers & Acquisitions Master Intermediary (M&AMI) and Certified Business Intermediary (CBI), founded Creative Business Services in 1979. Prior to founding Creative, Schwantes successfully owned and operated five restaurants. Schwantes has also developed commercial projects including two condo hotels. With his background in sales and consulting, as well as on-going post-graduate development, Schwantes delivers experience-based expert advice in the brokerage industry. His areas of expertise include real estate investment, conversions, 1031 Starker Exchanges, taxation, and commercial property development. His specific areas of specialization are mergers and acquisitions with hotels, timber and sawmill companies, and specialized manufacturing/distribution firms. Careful consideration of all essential components in a successful transition enables Schwantes to deliver superior results to his clients. "I am surrounded by a cast of talented associates with an extraordinary desire for assisting buyers and sellers in the achievement of their professional goals in areas such as acquisition, divestiture, transition and retirement." Schwantes continues to attend industry conferences and is a member of the International Business Broker Association (IBBA) and M&A Source. He is a graduate of University of Wisconsin - Stout and enjoys spending time traveling as well as with friends and family. Mike also enjoys spending time with his loyal companion dog Caesar.

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