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Ed Smith (702) 274-7320
Edward J Smith, Ltd., “Ed Smith” is a licensed real estate Broker-Salesman in the State of Nevada. Ed also possesses the difficult and legally required State of Nevada Business Broker Permit. During the last 20+ years, he has listed and sold Las Vegas businesses and business real estate at First Choice Business Brokers, Nevada’s largest business broker.
First Choice, a National Franchise Company, has about 24 offices all over the Country. Often Ed is a guest speaker at the annual First Choice Business Broker’s national conference held in Las Vegas for all the offices. Plus Ed’s New York-New Jersey metropolitan area 30+ year previous and extensive background experience has always been a very strong personal and professional asset in closing sales for his clients.
Ed Smith is considered Nevada’s top business broker. His selling and negotiation experience embrace just about every type of business that exists. This includes but is not limited to: small and large restaurants, fast food franchises, national franchises, auto repair & body shops, light and heavy manufacturing, service industry, dry cleaning, slot taverns, tanning & beauty salons, adult and strip clubs, publishing, professional medical, legal and accounting services, health and medical services and practices, retail operations, mail box stores, limo companies, motels, multi-unit chains, and more! Price ranges vary from as little as $50,000 to well into the many millions of dollars!
Ed Smith’s 50+ years of full-time business listing and sales experience exceeds most other professionals in the same or similar fields. He’s been involved in just about every type of business sales structure including cash asset sales, SBA financed purchases, seller carry purchases, lease-to-own deals, equipment leasing, leasehold interests, and more. All contacts and communications with Ed Smith’s business buyers and sellers, existing or potential, are always kept in very strict confidence. Approximately 50% or more of Ed’s business is repeat or referral.
Some of Ed Smith’s business and real estate experience includes:
The coveted CRB, Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager designation. The Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager (CRB) designation is recognized industry-wide as the measure of success in brokerage and real estate business management. This designation is awarded by the Council of Real Estate Brokerage Managers to REALTORS® who have completed the Council’s advanced educational and professional requirements. CRB designees consistently increase their level of industry knowledge, advance their earning and career potential, increase their firm’s profitability and benefit from active involvement in a network of real estate professionals.
Professional business and real estate appraisal experience as an RM candidate of the American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers and as a licensed Business Broker. This is coupled with years of professional expert testimony and in a variety of courts.
Was appointed to and has held numerous important Realtor Committee Chairman positions with the Passaic County, NJ Board of Realtors including Chairman of the Passaic County Board of Realtors By-Laws Committee. Wherein he and his committees rewrote the entire set of by-laws for the Board. Passaic County is a suburb of New York City.
Ed was classified as a “Real Estate Expert” in the Superior Courts of Passaic County and Bergen County, NJ. This classification goes well beyond the more traditional “real estate appraiser” classification as it adds much more horizontal and vertical latitude in the expert level offered and required for this broader variety of testimony. Includes the New Jersey County Superior Courts and the United States Federal Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey in Newark, NJ.
Ed represented real estate, business use interests and land use development for buyers and sellers. Ed’s expert testimony also included client representation for certain bankruptcy proceedings, matrimonial, death and incompetency estates and class action law suits. Ed has testified in Clark County, Nevada proceedings as well as and including Federal Criminal Court.
Represented numerous buyers, sellers, developers, and architect clients appearing before city, county, and state Planning Boards and the Boards of Adjustment in many communities in Passaic and Bergen Counties, New Jersey. Assignments including major and minor land use, business uses, and rezoning of real estate and variances for non-conforming uses. Has also advised land and business use clients in the Las Vegas area as well.
Did location site location work for major national companies including McDonald’s, Burger King, Pizza Hut, 7-Eleven, and other commercial strip center and shopping center locations.
Ed sells more national franchises than anyone else in Nevada. For example, out of the last approximately 35 Dairy Queens sold, Ed has sold approximately 31 of them.
He has had his own national AM business talk radio show in Las Vegas and has appeared on business TV for commentary on a major network.
By invitation, Ed has done classroom seminars for the business department at the College of Southern Nevada for many times per semester for approximately 7 years. His high-quality seminars always encouraged return engagements.
Ed does business consultation for real estate and business buyers, sellers and owners and entrepreneurs.
Has won more top salesman awards than any other business broker in Nevada! Ed Smith has been the “Salesman of the Year” for most of his years with First Choice Business Brokers and he is the record holder for this title. Ed’s very savvy Las Vegas business market experience coupled with the resources of First Choice Business Brokers offers buyers and sellers his unprecedented skills and abilities for all Clark County and Las Vegas business purchases, listings, sales, and consulting work. Ed Smith, the Las Vegas Business Broker, is the experienced professional that business buyers and sellers want on their side!
Ed asks, "What's your business worth? I'll bet you don't know!" Call Ed Smith to set up a confidential appointment to review your business. There is no obligation or cost. See how all of Ed's experience can work for you! Ed is your first choice in business brokers!
Serious buyers should contact Ed at any time. Generally, there is a substantial inventory of listings to review in every price range.
Consultation with Ed at $500.00 for an hour can possibly save you $10's to $100's of thousands of dollars! Most business owners know how to run their businesses but don't have the knowledge or experience in matters affecting their business. For example, "Should I turn my business over to my son?", "Should I buy a business for my daughter?", "Should I remodel and expand my restaurant?", "Should I buy that new franchise?" and so forth. Most business owners make terribly expensive mistakes and some purchasers as well. So Call Ed Smith now for an hour consultation and potentially save you a lot of money. Ed Smith is your first choice!
One-of-a-kind location! Las Vegas Strip location! When this is gone, you will never see it again! High end boutique florist shop with top notch clients, custom arrangements, and impeccable customer service. 5-star online reviews! Nice mix of weddings, hotel display work, corporate/convention events, holiday decor, and phone & web orders. NOT a high volume wire shop. Room for growth. Great staff in place with W2 employees. Gross sales & total income are actual from 2018, per Seller. Excellent formal P&Ls and tax returns available (prepared by accountant)! EMAIL NOW before it is gone! For the fastest reply to you inquiry, please use this ad's email reply! For more detailed information, contact More info
Buyer's Dream Come True! Absentee owner non-franchise snack business in a major mall location next to Starbucks! Great financial records! Active Buyer can add back manager's salary of approx. $32K for even more profit! Landlord requires Buyer to have net worth of minimum $250,000 for lease. Possible Seller financing to qualified Buyer! Great for E2 visa investor! Seller willing to carry a note for a qualified Buyer. EMAIL NOW before it's gone! For the fastest reply to your inquiry please use this ad's email reply or contact Business Broker Ed Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org. More info
Restoration business with 20 year track record! One stop service specializing all wood related products such as cabinets, wall units, stair cases, doors, furniture new and old! Sale includes 2008 RAM Daytona truck with approx. 100K miles (as of 9/2019). Seller's personal items in warehouse NOT included in sale. All work in progress to be apportioned at close of escrow. Many major insurance & moving company accounts in place for all 20 years, plus casino & wealthy client work! Warehouse location includes all major equipment plus custom Devilbiss spray booth with specialty foam sprinkler system, 2 roll up doors, 2 gates, ample parking & more! EMAIL NOW before it's gone! For the fastest More info
Port of Subs asset sale pricing! Fully upgraded franchise! One of the nation's top sub franchises located in a very busy strip center with two major anchor tenants! Seller is absentee - employees run store! Due to the many healthy options, the sandwich category has become the fastest-growing segment of the restaurant industry. Close to businesses, major medical complex, and high density residential! Sale is subject to Buyer being approved by Franchise. As per national franchise sales, Buyer pays transfer fee. Full training by franchise! This is an easy to operate "No Brainer" sandwich store perfect for a Buyer looking for a proven franchise system. Cost to open a new store is $170K+ More info
Franchise healthy delicious bakery located in busy Green Valley / Anthem / Henderson area! Surrounded by dense and high-end residential, commercial & office! No seating, as most items are grab & go. Plant based food options not found elsewhere! No serious competition! Major wholesale accounts in place; you can't get these accounts anywhere else! Business did 1M+ bakery items in 2018! All recipes & 1 vehicle included in sale plus 2 weeks of in-depth training! Seller's other business interests force sale. Buyer shall have the option to keep or remove the franchise. SALE IS HIGHLY CONFIDENTIAL; DO NOT SPEAK TO EMPLOYEES! Great for E2 Visa investor! Gross sales & Total income are actual 2018. More info
Franchise gym in hot SW location! Seller willing to carry a note for Buyer with $200,000 down at 5% interest for 5 years! Solid membership base with room to grow! Many high-profile clients! Approx. 950 active members as of September 2019. Gym is co-ed and open 24/7 365 days per year. Access to the club is protected by a state-of-the-art security system and only granted with the proper key. Members enjoy full use of cutting-edge strength training and cardio equipment which fits with the Las Vegas 24/7 lifestyle. EMAIL NOW before it's gone! For the fastest reply to your inquiry please use this ad's email reply or email Business Broker Ed Smith More info
Healthy food, desserts & coffee! Restaurant/café located in hot west side area! Seating for 35-38. Currently just breakfast & lunch - add dinner for even more sales! Popular brunch spot! Menu can be vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, and/or regular food! Very popular with locals! All recipes included in sale plus Seller training! Employees are all W2 and cross-trained. Seller's other business interest force sale. SALE IN HIGHLY CONFIDENTIAL - DO NOT SPEAK TO EMPLOYEES! Gross sales & Total income are projected for 2019 full year based on 1st quarter actual figures. Great for E2 Visa investor! EMAIL NOW before it is gone! For more information, contact Ed Smith Business Broker. For the fastest More info
Full service established pet grooming business in a fabulous Green Valley Ranch location near major intersection with lots of foot traffic! Desirable area with high salary demographics! Great reputation for excellent grooming with solid employees dedicated to the business! Seller works 4 days per week doing admin. Approx. 2000 active customers in the database of roughly 4700 total! Strong testimonials & online reviews! Can add mobile grooming & retail for more profit centers as well as increase hours & days of operation, per Seller. Business remains strong despite an up or down economy. Gross sales and total income are actual 2018. EMAIL NOW before it's gone! For the fastest reply to your More info
Unbelievable! Lunch, dinner, late night dining, entertainment, night club with gaming all in 8,700 sqft located on a hot corner! Buy for 25% of the cost to build new! Minutes away from the Las Vegas Strip! Long established restaurant with separate full bar & 15 slots in freestanding building with corner position on major busy intersection! Great for any kind of nightclub or sports bar! Great floor plan, big kitchen with well-maintained equipment, and private event room! Impeccably clean! Does nice catering & events business as well! SALE IS HIGHLY CONFIDENTIAL - DO NOT SPEAK TO EMPLOYEES! E2 Visa candidate & SBA lender pre-approved! Proof of funds required before any Seller meetings. EMAIL More info
Stunning full service hair salon in Summerlin! Well over half a million invested in tenant improvements & top notch equipment! Sellers are absentee with a FT manager in place that can be replaced by an active hands-on owner. 7 stations (6 hair & 1 makeup) with room for adding more stylists! Excellent systems & processes in place for smooth easy continued operations! This independent salon has the look & feel of a franchise, but without the royalty expense! Great stylist team in place paid strictly on commission. Very high customer retention rate with CRM database for marketing tied to POS and booking software! Website is optimized for social media with thousands of followers and perfect More info
Profitable landscape maintenance home based business with long standing loyal customer base! Approx. 140 steady active customers in an upscale golf course community, per Seller! Sale includes 2 unmarked business vehicles, an open 10' trailer, and an enclosed 10' trailer. Business is operated by husband & wife with no other workers at this time. Gross sales and total income are actual for 2018 from tax return. EMAIL NOW before it's gone! For the fastest reply to your inquiry please use this ad's email reply or contact Business Broker Ed Smith at email@example.com! More info
Ever dream of owning a hip cutting edge restaurant/dub in Vegas? Located in a highly desired area, this business launched just over a year ago and has captured the marketplace. It rivals the competition by offering a diverse menu in a beautiful trendy setting. Approved as a supper club (5 machines currently not installed),business has a club-like feel with an indoor/outdoor bar & patio, party rooms, and alcohol bar lounge with TVs, and more! Seating capacity is 194 inside & 51 outside on the 1,120 sqft patio. Customers love this place and send their friends! Here's the best part- long term lease & high visibility frontage on a main road near a freeway exit! You can be the next owner of this More info
Gorgeous upscale established American Restaurant & Bar in a southeast location just minutes from the LV Strip, resort corridor & new Raiders Stadium! Great location with beautiful patio and ample parking in a very busy area! Amazing low rent, built-in clientele, and room for growth! Great website & fabulous online reviews! Gross Sales & Total Income are actual for 2018 from tax return! Nice clean financials! EMAIL NOW before it is gone! For the fastest reply to your inquiry, please use this ad's email reply or contact Business Broker Ed Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org! More info
Awesome outdoor adventure business with a unique twist! This adventure tour is targeted towards Las Vegas tourists looking for an unusual one of a kind experience! Excellent raving 5-star reviews online from many satisfied customers! Great partnerships in place for corporate events & VIP tours for executives. Seller is active in the business, but can be replaced if Buyer desires. Peak busy season is March through May and September to December. Business can be operated year round. Business is operated from Seller's home office with all equipment stored in a small area in the garage. Many areas for potential expansion including adding retail merchandise, videos, other venues, etc. Sale More info
Clean & busy specialty sporting goods store in high end shopping center with multiple national anchor tenants. Profitable shop with nice low rent. Double digit growth year over year! Great for someone new to the industry, or a veteran looking to expand. Repeat loyal customer base in place. Buyer will need to qualify for FFL license to operate business. Gross sales and total income are estimated for 2019. EMAIL NOW before it's gone! For the fastest reply to your inquiry please use this ad's email reply or contact Business Broker Ed Smith at email@example.com! More info
SWEET SPOT ICE CREAM SET FOR FAST SALE! Seller is willing to finance a qualified Buyer with 65-75% down payment, depending on the deal! Trendy non-franchise ice cream shop for sale featuring homemade fresh ice cream, gelato, smoothies, milkshakes, boba tea, snacks & more! Steal this very robust operating business for a fraction of what the assets alone are worth and way less than the cost to build new. Located in very busy west side area across from major hospital, medical office complexes, high-end & dense established residential developments, offices, commercial businesses, schools and parks! Cheap Rent! Nice clean space with good high profit margin menu items for all seasons! Granite More info
Great growth opportunity for aggressive entrepreneur in the mental health services field! Long established behavior health therapy services business serving all of Nevada. Excellent tele-health therapy network in place for rural areas of the state that offer room for expansion. Patients are referred from network for Medicaid and paid each week by insurance for constant cash flow. No special licensing needed, as licensed clinical therapy staff is in place (Seller is not licensed and does not see patients). Seller works 5-10 hours per week doing simple administrative tasks. EMAIL NOW before it's gone! For the fastest reply to your inquiry please use this ad's email reply or contact Business More info
Hit the jackpot with this winning combination! Plumbing and flood restoration businesses combined! Plumbers refer work to restoration business that handles demolition for drywall, cabinets, flooring, etc. No reconstruction at this time. Payment mostly by insurance company checks with minimal credit cards or cash. Great financial records. Excellent employees in place (all W2). Sale includes 12 vehicles. Seller works 20-30 hours per week doing administration only (no plumbing or restoration). Call service for 24/7 satisfied customers! Seller owns building and will negotiate a good lease. Seller feels business has great expansion potential! EMAIL NOW before it's gone! For the fastest reply to More info
Port of Subs asset sale pricing! Not 1, but 3 anchor tenants! Very hard to find! Fresh & healthy established sub franchise located in very busy west side plaza! Seller is absentee - employees run store! Due to the many healthy options, the sandwich category has become the fastest-growing segment of the restaurant industry. Buyer must complete approx. $45,000 in franchise required new upgrades as part of sale in addition to purchase price. Seller cannot devote time to complete this and has made the price very attractive for Buyer to complete this project. Sale is subject to Buyer being approved by Franchise. As per national franchise sales, Buyer pays transfer fee. Full training by More info
Port of Subs asset sale pricing! Top notch newer sub franchise located in a very busy shopping center in the heart of the growing SW part of town! Simple & clean operation! Newer store with full franchise upgrades! Seller is partially absentee - tons of room for growth! Due to the many healthy options, the sandwich category has become the fastest growing segment of the restaurant industry. Sale is subject to Buyer being approved by Franchise. As per national franchise sales, Buyer pays transfer fee. Full training by franchise! This is an easy to operate "No Brainer" sandwich store perfect for a Buyer looking for an established proven franchise system in a great area. Great for E2 Visa! More info
Exceptional established home based business supplies USDA organically certified wheatgrass to upscale markets, health food stores, juice bars, conventions, hotels, floral industry, plus a variety of other customers throughout southern Nevada and across the US. Virtually every juice bar, smoothie business, health food store and other similar businesses represent potential customers. Seller does not have resources required for significant expansion but feels that a new aggressive owner could expand to a much larger space, hire a phone sales person and start growing the business right away. Seller is committed to a smooth transition and will work with Buyer on training in all aspects of the More info
SUMMERLIN SUSHI! PRICE REDUCED FOR FAST SALE! Top sushi & ramen restaurant with poke bowls & boba tea in a prime Summerlin shopping center! Established 17 years! Great menu with all of the favorites! Beer/wine license in place. 50 seats, Grease Trap, Ansul Hood, NEW walk-in box & freezer (2018)! Recipes included! Seller motivated! Gross Sales & Total Income are actual from 2017 tax return (including add backs). 2018 tax return not completed yet. Seller states figures will be very similar to 2017. No formal P&Ls available. Seller will allow Buyer to conduct an observation period as part of due diligence. For the fastest reply to your inquiry, contact listing agent Ed Smith at (702) More info
THE BEST award winning franchise pet grooming, retail & natural pet food with fresh bakery located in the direct path of growth! Hot southwest location in a major busy shopping center anchored by gym with ample parking and close to I-215! Seller spent approx. $600K to build the business from scratch. Nice exclusive territory. Clean & attractive interior in a newer upscale shopping center. Excellent staff in place. All groomers & retail workers are W2 employees with commission base. Gross Sales & Total Income are actual 2018 from tax return. The pet industry is booming! EMAIL NOW before it is gone! For the fastest reply to your inquiry, please contact Ed Smith at 702-274-7320 or use More info
Long established franchise auto repair that can be run ABSENTEE! Shop has systems & management in place for absentee owner to prosper to success! Simple & easy operation requires approx. 10 hours per month, per Seller. Training school plugged in for new workers. All employees are W2. 6 bays with 6 lifts and 5,000 sqft warehouse for storage or sublease potential. Master Tech and service manager in place. Buyer must attend training in Florida for 2 weeks. Buyer pays franchise transfer fee in addition to price. Store has recently been upgraded, so Buyer benefits from all of the latest & greatest franchise updates! Substantial inventory included in sale! Great for E2 Visa investor! EMAIL NOW More info
TOP MALL LOCATION! Huge foot traffic of tourists plus locals in a very busy mall food court! Franchise has great marketing materials & nice look! Seller is mostly absentee (working about 5 hours per week) with manager & assistant manager in place. Gross Sales & Total Income are actual from 2018. P&Ls and tax returns available! EMAIL NOW before it is gone! For the fastest reply to your inquiry please contact Ed Smith More info
BIG SAVINGS! Extremely hard to find City of Las Vegas tavern liquor license available for sale! These cost approx. $75,000 new from the city, so here is a rare chance to pick one up for less! Approx. 10,000 people per month moving to the Valley! Buyer pays transfer fees associated with license. EMAIL NOW before it is gone! For the fastest reply to your inquiry, please contact Listing Agent Ed Smith at (702) 274-7320 or firstname.lastname@example.org! More info
LANDSCAPE ALL THE WAY TO THE BANK! Just reduced! 2 growing businesses in 1! One division handles construction (1400+ jobs completed) and the other does maintenance work (150+ active monthly clients on contracts and 600+ in database). Sale includes 5 vehicles, 4 trailers, plus heavy equipment! Business operates 100% above board with all workers being W2 employees. Roughly 40% commercial & 60% residential for maintenance and 80-85% residential & 15-20% commercial for construction. Seller is ready to retire after 25 years in business. Established name & reputation for quality, honesty & integrity! Real estate can be purchased as well (over and above business purchase price). Gross Sales & Total More info
Hot Hot Hot Tech Play! Rare chance to purchase a fully developed turn-key app for online business reviews. Works with both Android & IOS platforms! App allows business owners to take control of online reviews by getting more positive customer reviews on major sites such as Yelp, Angie’s List, Google & more, plus reduce negative reviews and reach out to customers before negative reviews are posted. Existing customer base in place with recurring monthly income. Seller runs a large SEO firm and does not have time to devote to grow this app. Seller will assist Buyer for smooth transition. This one could be huge with a growth oriented Buyer! Gross Sales & Total Income are from 2018. No More info
Buy 100 - 15,000 barrels of pure in-the-barrel Kentucky Bourbon! Perfect for signature name purchases, large bar operations, the speculator and anyone with an understanding and appreciation of bourbon! Very sizable project profits based on historical information. Comes directly from the Kentucky distillery! All handled by the company lawyers. Super opportunity! One time only! Price is $1,132.64 per barrel with 100 barrel minimum purchase and up to 15,000 barrels available. EMAIL NOW before it is gone! For the fastest reply to your inquiry, please contact Listing Agent Ed Smith Business Broker at 702-274-7320 or email@example.com. More info
LAS VEGAS STRIP MAJOR HOTEL RETAIL AREA! ONE OF A KIND LOCATION! Top non-franchise fast casual food & full liquor in finest prestige casino strip location! Huge foot traffic count - Landlord reports approximately 72,000 people walk thru the Miracle Mile mall every day! Perfect for serious experienced investor or corporate owner! When this is gone, there are no replacements in Las Vegas! Many possible themes! Perfect for national franchises! All glass corner store! Seating capacity is approximately 120 with 16 seats on mall walkway (indoor patio) and 25 at bar. Rentincludes utilities, trash & security. Gross sales and total income are actual for 2018 from P&L! Offsite seller feels a hands-on More info
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