Hank Beresin

First Street Business Brokers, LLC

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953 Islington Ave, Suite 23G,
Portsmouth, New Hampshire 3801 (View Map)

About the Company

First Street Business Brokers fulfills your goals by helping you maximize the potential of your business and then selling it to someone who will appreciate all you have built, or by finding the perfect business for your lifestyle and financial goals.

At First Street, it’s not just about putting buyers and sellers together. It’s about developing a well-managed and structured transition for your business that meets the needs of both the Seller and the Buyer. We create win-win scenarios for both parties. The seller can be confident that the business he or she has built will succeed for years to come and the buyer has the proper skills, desire and financial wherewithal to make the most of the opportunity.

We are here to help you through this transition.

Broker Biography

Hank Beresin (603) 501-3294

Introduction

Expert in Sales, marketing, training, e-commerce and retail operations. Hank has a long track record of success and experience working for and leading sales and marketing teams at companies of all sizes such as Hallmark Cards, William Arthur, Company C and Preserve Brands. Hank has always enjoyed partnering with clients, helping them develop strategies that meet their ever-changing needs – whether it be developing an acquisition strategy, recruiting new buyers, transitioning a business to the next generation, or adding new technology to improve lead generation.

Hank Beresin and Bill Stewart started First Street Business Brokers primarily to provide strategies and solutions to unlock the value of your business, or to help you purchase the business you've been looking for. We have sold numerous businesses of all shapes and sizes along with representing buyers on successful acquisitions. We are based in downtown Portsmouth, NH and focus on clients throughout New England.

Services Provided

We offer a variety of services depending upon what you are looking for. You may be thinking about selling your business but are not sure where to start. We can walk you through the steps. You may be wondering what your business is worth. We can provide you an independent valuation which includes comparisons to others in your industry and highlight areas which may need improvement to truly maximize the selling price. Learn more about our offerings:

- Independent Valuations
- Marketing your business for Sale
- Researching and finding the right business to purchase
- Management Consulting - from succession planning to building a sales team
- Lead Generation and Sales Optimization
- Buying and Selling Franchises
- Commercial Real Estate through Bean Group
- And more...

Areas Served

  • Rockingham, NH
  • Strafford, NH
  • Hillsborough, NH
  • Merrimack, NH
  • Cheshire, NH
  • Essex, MA
  • Suffolk, MA
  • Middlesex, MA
  • York, ME
  • Cumberland, ME
  • Professional Affiliations

    MBA in Marketing, with Honors
    BA in Psychology, Cum Laude
    Member of New Hampshire Board of Realtors
    Member of Business Brokers Alliance of New England

    Business For Sale Listings

    $120,000
    Portsmouth, NH  Agent: Lisa Brown
    Restaurant for Sale in Downtown Portsmouth, NH - Hot Spot! Bring Your Restaurant Concept to Portsmouth, NH - Great Location!

    Great opportunity to bring your restaurant concept to the heart of Portsmouth, NH.  This location is surrounded by hotels, businesses, luxury condos and single family residences, and many new development projects.  In the last few months, a new five-story, 618-space indoor garage has opened half a block away.For over 25 years, this space held a Thai restaurant which due to the owner's health, has had to close.  The furnishings, fixtures and equipment have been well maintained and the floor plan is adaptable to multiple concepts. Included in the restaurant are 2 bathrooms, ample kitchen space, an office space as well as a dry storage space. More info

    $519,000
    Portsmouth, NH 
    Freestanding Building - Salon or Office w/ 2 BR/Bath Apt - Portsmouth Freestanding Building for Sale with Turnkey Salon or office plus 2 Bd/1Bath Apt Includes Real Estate

    Terrific opportunity to acquire a well-maintained freestanding building, on a high traffic corner location in Portsmouth, NH. The commercial space has nearly 1000 SF for an office or other type of business such as a turnkey salon. There is plenty of off street paved parking for customers/clients directly behind the building. With town approvals, large exterior signing could be displayed on two sides of the building providing a valuable marketing boost. Above the commercial space is a large 2 bedroom/1 bath apartment with hardwood floors throughout. Additional details: Separate utilities for both units; Owner pays for water and sewer only; More info

    $1,400,000
    Cash Flow: $361,000 
    Merrimack Co., NH 
    Highly Profitable Power Equipment Company with Loyal Customer Base! Profitable & Growing Power Equipment Biz with optional Real Estate, S. NH Includes Real Estate

    A full-service sales and repair company based in New Hampshire that provides top quality brands of lawn mowers, zero turns, snow blowers, generators, chainsaws, trimmers and more. Authorized dealer to the industries most highly regarded brands. The growing business has been the “best in class” for years with a team of experienced professionals in place and a loyal customer base. This is a highly profitable, turnkey operation for a buyer who is ready to step in and take the business to the next level.Must complete NDA before providing even the general area of NH. More info

    $499,900
    Cash Flow: $125,730 
    Eliot, ME 
    Convenience Store, Popular Takeout Biz & Gas Station w/ Real Estate! Highly Profitable Conv Store, Takeout and Gas Station with Real Estate!

    Gas Station & convenience store with large private executive office (bathroom & kitchen) offered for sale with the business and real estate.  Well-established customer base, evenly distributed between self-service equipment, convenience store amenities, and an on-site grill/lunch counter that delivers to the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.  It is a full service convenience store with groceries, large selection of beer and wines, dairy, ice cream, propane exchange, ice, lottery, and more. Current owner has made significant upgrades to the equipment and facilities, including the fuel tanks being replaced in 2008.  Located at a highly visible corner of Route 236 and Ambush Rock Road with 15,330 More info

    $665,000
    Dover, NH 
    Convenience Store with 3-Bedroom Apt for Sale in Dover, NH area Convenience Store & Deli with large 3-Bedroom Apt for to Live in or for Addition

    Convenience store with full basement for storage and 3-bedroom apartment offered for sale with the business and real estate. Well-established local customer base within walking distance and constant flow of traffic. It is a full service convenience store with groceries, large selection of beer and wines, dairy, ice cream, lottery, ATM and takeout deli for subs and salads. The Seller has made a number upgrades over the nearly 20 years of ownership.Apartment is currently used for family members but could be leased for additional income. Market rent is approximately $1500 per month ($18,000/year). More info

    $210,000
    Cash Flow: $131,834 
    Newburyport, MA 
    Established Landscaping Business in Northern Mass for Sale! Successful & Profitable Landsape Biz - over 25 years with Long-term Employees!

    Great opportunity to own and operate a successful landscaping business in Northern Massachusetts!  The company has been around for over 25 years and has a loyal customer base. The company provides a variety of residential and commercial services in Northern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire including landscaping and landscaping maintenance.  This is an ideal acquisition for another landscaping company looking to grow quickly and add experienced personnel. More info

    $499,000
    Alton Bay, NH 
    Mini Golf & Ice Cream Biz w/ Real Estate Lifestyle Business with Real Estate and Mini Golf and Ice Cream Income - by Lake

    Opportunity to own and operate two seasonal businesses with additional year round rental income, in one of the most desirable lake front communities. The property has two apartments and two commercial spaces which are fully leased, and an ice cream shop and 18-hole miniature golf course. The miniature golf course and ice cream shop were built in 2008 and is one of the most enticing small “fun centers” on the lake. More info

    $499,000
    Hampton Beach, NH 
    Popular & Award Winning Seasonal Restaurant Located on Hampton Beach, Seasonal Restaurant with Management in Place, Highly Profitable & Great Views!

    Great opportunity to own and operate the Purple Urchin Restaurant, a highly profitable and award winning seasonal restaurant in a fabulous location! This family-friendly restaurant has been treasured by locals for 25 years and has magnificent views of the Hampton Beach and the ocean.  It has been voted Best of Hampton - Family Restaurants for ten years and has recently earned its place in the Hampton Business Hall of Fame.  With a seating capacity of 154 customers, a festive atmosphere, excellent food, it is a favorite of many locals and tourist alike. Purple Urchin is a turnkey business with tenured management in place while only open six months a year.  Annualize the sales and you are at More info

    Bill Stewart Serving Rockingham County, NH

    Expert in Sales, marketing, training, e-commerce and retail operations. Hank has a long track record of success and experience working for and leading sales and marketing teams at companies of all sizes such as Hallmark Cards, William Arthur, Company C and Preserve Brands. Hank has always enjoyed partnering with clients, helping them develop strategies that meet their ever-changing needs – whether it be developing an acquisition strategy, recruiting new buyers, transitioning a business to the next generation, or adding new technology to improve lead generation. Hank Beresin and Bill Stewart started First Street Business Brokers primarily to provide strategies and solutions to unlock the value of your business, or to help you purchase the business you've been looking for. We have sold numerous businesses of all shapes and sizes along with representing buyers on successful acquisitions. We are based in downtown Portsmouth, NH and focus on clients throughout New England.

    Lisa Brown

    Expert in Sales, marketing, training, e-commerce and retail operations. Hank has a long track record of success and experience working for and leading sales and marketing teams at companies of all sizes such as Hallmark Cards, William Arthur, Company C and Preserve Brands. Hank has always enjoyed partnering with clients, helping them develop strategies that meet their ever-changing needs – whether it be developing an acquisition strategy, recruiting new buyers, transitioning a business to the next generation, or adding new technology to improve lead generation. Hank Beresin and Bill Stewart started First Street Business Brokers primarily to provide strategies and solutions to unlock the value of your business, or to help you purchase the business you've been looking for. We have sold numerous businesses of all shapes and sizes along with representing buyers on successful acquisitions. We are based in downtown Portsmouth, NH and focus on clients throughout New England.

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