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Gregg Tobin

Gateway Business Sales

License Number: DRE# 01365233

Phone: (949) 546-0903

Fax: 949-266-9435

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114 Pacifica, Suite 370,
Irvine, California 92618 (View Map)

About the Company

Gateway Business Sales specializes in Mergers, Acquisitions, Business Brokerage and Consulting Services.
Our core value proposition: We maximize the value our clients receive for their businesses,
simplify the process and build ongoing relationships with our clients.

Broker Biography

Gregg Tobin (949) 546-0903

Introduction

An entrepreneur for nearly 40 years, Gregg has sold seven of the companies he started or purchased and thus is a veteran of both sides of the negotiating table. That makes him uniquely well qualified to address and understand the needs of both sellers and buyers.

As an industry leader in brokerage services for mergers, acquisitions and business sales, Gregg since 2003 has brokered the sale of more than 200 small, closely held companies spanning a wide range of sectors, including wholesale, distribution, manufacturing, service, food and restaurant, automotive and retail. Throughout this period, 75% of Gregg’s engagements have come through referrals, a sure sign of client satisfaction.

Gregg grew up in Pittsburgh in an entrepreneurial family where his late father founded and developed the largest junior panel billboard business in the country. Gregg and his wife Ruth, also a Pittsburgh native, live in Coto de Caza in Orange County.

Services Provided

WE MATCH BUSINESS BUYERS and SELLERS
Our team members serve as “master architects,” matching and guiding business sellers and buyers.

WE OFFER BUSINESS ADVISORY SERVICES
GBS professionals have hands-on experience in buying, selling, starting and operating closely held businesses — that makes us uniquely qualified to advise our clients. We are committed to professionalism and technical excellence.

WE FACILITATE SUCCESSFUL TRANSACTIONS
With experience in diverse industries, we negotiate and simplify transactions, resulting in successful outcomes for our clients. In fact, more than 75% of our engagements come from referrals from satisfied clients.

Areas Served

Los Angeles, CA
Riverside, CA
San Bernardino, CA
San Diego, CA
Orange, CA

Professional Affiliations

IBBA,
CABB

Business For Sale Listings

$180,000
Cash Flow: $59,060 
Orange Co., CA 
Premier Dog Daycare and Boarding Premier DOG DAYCARE in an Orange County, dog friendly city!

Established in 2004 and under the original ownership, this award winning Dog Daycare and Boarding Business has been dedicated to the health and well being of man’s best friend for the past 14 years. The facility is staffed 24/7 and other services include bathing, pickup, as well as delivery service. The facility is over 5,000 sq. ft. with a climate controlled indoor playground in a cage-free, leash free safe environment. The owner is only working about 10 hours per week but has a great staff who are all trained on dog behavior. There are 3 full time employees including the manager, who have been with the business since its inception, along with 10 part time employees. There is a data base More info

Orange County CA Pet Stores and Supplies Businesses for Sale
$2,000,000
Cash Flow: $720,000 
Massachusetts  Agent: Scott Leff
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Boston Production/Creative Shop w/Major Broadcast Cable Clients

Established, profitable agency with a 30-year history of growth. It is distinguished as a leading provider of promotional content, graphic redesign, and upfronts for many of the largest cable networks in the country. In addition, its in-house creative department enables it to provide strategy, story, and concept to a diverse range of clients, resulting in “storytelling with a purpose.” The firm has produced video content around the globe, and it generates annual fee income in excess of $5 million, with an average adjusted free cash flow over the past three years of nearly 12.5% of revenues.The company has evolved and adapted throughout its history to meet the needs of a changing More info

Not Disclosed
Orange Co., CA 
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Manufacturing Business- Health & Wellness Products

Established in 1976 and under the original ownership, this Orange County based company has been an industry leader in manufacturing products used by healthcare and fitness industry professionals. The company specializes in only two core products which resulted in commitment to designing, manufacturing, and marketing the most technologically advanced products which are the industry standard since its inception. The products are marketed through a large base of distributors throughout the United States and abroad as well as sold at trade shows, conventions, fairs & markets, conferences, events, Internet and more. At one point the company had presence in over 850 events per year. The owner is More info

$499,000
Cash Flow: $227,562 
Orange Co., CA 
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Gourmet Burger Franchise

This high-end, casual and contemporary franchise features customizable gourmet burgers and offers a full-service dining experience. This Burger Franchise is 1 of 3 stores that are available in Orange County.The store(s) are in high profile shopping centers and strategically positioned in areas with strong demographics. The franchise has over 100 stores, continues to grow, and the brand has strong brand recognition. The store has a full liquor license (type 47) that is assignable to a new buyer.Lease: The lease is good through October 2022. The landlord has very strict qualifying guidelines and Buyers must have strong financials, good credit, and restaurant experience.Other 2 locations: The More info

$395,000
Cash Flow: $130,918 
Orange Co., CA 
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Automotive Drivetrain & Parts Service Center

You can own one of Southern California’s most trusted Drive Train Parts and Service Centers under the original ownership since 1984. The company maintains an extensive inventory of differential, driveline, and performance parts and the staff is very experienced and has provided the highest level of professional customer service. The owner is selling due to retiring but is willing to stay on with a new owner for up to one year after the initial training and transition. The company also distributes and installs parts from some of the most reliable and trusted companies in the industry. There are 7 employees including administrative assistant, 4 mechanics in the shop, 1 parts, and 1 delivery More info

$169,000
Chino Hills, CA  Agent: Sandy Elliott
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Artisan Pizza Restaurant

This Artisan Pizza concept is a culmination of a pursuit to design and serve great tasting pizza, pasta and salads. This is an excellent opportunity for restaurateur or entrepreneur seeking a turn-key operation with solid reputation and loyal customer base. The business has been operating for only two years so all of the equipment is like new and the owner spared no expense in the build-out. There is a 41 license (Beer & Wine) included with the business. The sales increased in 2017 and the business continues to gain more recognition.Highlighted Features: • 2017 gross sales $477,132• $6,900/month rent all in with CAM• 1,800 square foot building• 2 years left on current lease with a 5 year More info

$325,000
Cash Flow: $109,297 
Orange Co., CA 
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Custom Sign and Graphics Franchise

This recognizable sign franchise offers a wide variety of sign products, signage design services and delivers the highest quality visual messaging solutions to its clients-large and small. The franchise company has been in operation for 25 years as a leader in the One Day Signage industry and this franchised store has been operating since 2007. The company specializes in site and developer signs, architectural signage, monument signs, banners and vehicle graphics-including full and partial wraps and vehicle/truck lettering-and has set the standard in quick turnaround installations.The business is strategically located near the freeway and in a large business area with high visibility. The More info

$140,000
Cash Flow: $50,349 
Orange Co., CA  Agent: Sandy Elliott
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Smoothie and Raw Juice Bar Franchise

You can own a smoothie and raw juice bar franchise located in south Orange County that has successfully operated since 2006! The franchise organization, located in California, has been the innovator in the smoothie and raw juice bar industry, with signature blends setting new standards for taste and nutrition. The store is strategically located within the proximity of 10 schools, in a highly traveled shopping center, with a major anchor grocery store, and several nationally recognized tenants. The store is operated by a manager and 9 other employees. The owner is absentee. As such, the cash flow, also referred to as Sellers Discretionary Earnings (SDE), is based on labor adjustments More info

$99,000
Cash Flow: $64,273 
Orange Co., CA  Agent: Sandy Elliott
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Art Education Franchise

Meet the high demand for Art Programs in your community with an internationally recognized mobile Art Education Franchise for grades Pre-K through 6th grade. This home based business can also be a storefront art studio and includes established curriculum for elementary schools, adult art soirees, camps, birthday parties and fundraisers.This program teaches a unique drawing based curriculum as well as meets or exceeds the national standards for Art Education. The class format is creativity-based, versus rendering-based, in a supportive environment where students’ self-confidence and problem-solving skills are empowered by the teaching techniques. Students learn to draw and develop spatial More info

$125,000
Cash Flow: $67,566 
Orange Co., CA 
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Restaurant & Cafe

Priced reduced ! Café & Restaurant in South Orange County with 2,447 sq.ft with 2 patios and parking. Can be a conversion opportunity without restriction. Established in 1977, this restaurant and café features a menu with European and German cuisine along with specialized cakes and desserts. The restaurant & café is located in South Orange County in a very busy shopping area and the space is 2,447 square feet with two patios. There is also a piano in the dining room so a new buyer can also have entertainment as well. The owner is the chef and his wife works with him at the restaurant along with 5 part-time employees. A new buyer will have the ability to change the menu and covert the name More info

$95,000
Orange Co., CA  Agent: Sandy Elliott
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Independent Pilates Studio

Independent Pilates StudioLocation: South Orange CountyReference: #405Financial InformationAsking: $95,000Gross: $167,000Cash Flow: CallSummary DescriptionThis is an opportunity to purchase an independent Pilates studio that offers a trademarked approach to high energy, low-impact group Pilates classes. Each class offers a full body workout that blends strength training with cardio activity in a dynamic group setting. The classes are taught by top notch Pilates instructors whose upbeat energy and extensive repertoire of exercises challenge every client to strive for their best. Upbeat vibes?and their bright storefront space creates an environment where clients of all fitness levels are More info

$449,000
Cash Flow: $196,866 
Orange Co., CA 
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Dairy Queen

Dairy Queen has been providing consumers with crave satisfying treats and food since 1940 and one of the more successful stores which include Grill & Chill, Orange Julius, and a drive thru is now available for sale. This wonderfully operated store is located in Orange County in a neighborhood with very strong demographics and loyal customer base due to the fact that the location has been serving guests since 1993. The current owners only work about 15 & 5 hours respectively and have an excellent staff of 14 part time employees. The owners have several other businesses and are selling to downsize their business holdings. The sales in 2017 were $755k and Sellers Discretionary Earnings $ 196k More info

$795,000
Cash Flow: $296,424 
Orange Co., CA 
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Gourmet Burger Franchise

Summary DescriptionThis high-end, casual and contemporary franchise features customizable gourmet burgers and offers afull-service dining experience. Currently we are offering 2 franchised locations in Orange County and the stores can be sold as a package or separately.Both stores are in high profile shopping centers and strategically positioned in areas with strong demographics. The franchise has over 100 stores, continues to grow and the brand has strong recognition. Each store has a full liquor license (type 47) that is assignable to a new buyer.Store Breakdown: The stores can be sold as a 2 store package (#391) with sales and net income listed above or sold separately: location 1 (#396), More info

$296,000
Cash Flow: $68,862 
Orange Co., CA 
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Gourmet Burger Franchise

This high-end, casual and contemporary franchise features customizable gourmet burgers and offers afull-service dining experience. This Burger Franchise is 1 of 3 stores that are available in Orange County.The store(s) are in high profile shopping centers and strategically positioned in areas with strong demographics. The franchise has over 100 stores, continues to grow, and the brand has strong brand recognition. The store has a full liquor license (type 47) that is assignable to a new buyer.Lease: The lease is good through April 2022 with two 5 year options to renew. The landlord has very strict qualifying guidelines and Buyers must have strong financials, good credit, and restaurant More info

$99,000
Orange Co., CA 
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Burger Franchise

Burger Franchise, location 3 of 3 available in Orange County.Update: Price was reduced to $99,000 and Seller will consider any reasonable offer and will include the type 47 (full liquor license). A Buyer must qualify with the landlord and have strong financials and restaurant experience. Rent is $14,481 per month for 2,957 sq. ft. that includes patio. The seller will also offer this store as a conversion opportunity to sell separate from the franchise but any new concept or existing independent, chain, or franchise must be approved by the landlord. This recognizable Gourmet Burger Restaurant offers a full service casual dining experience and is located in a high profile shopping center in More info

$495,000
Orange Co., CA 
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Sports Bar & Restaurant

Summary DescriptionSouth Orange County’s Premier Sports Bar & Restaurant featuring:• High-end sports entertainment in welcoming atmosphere• Clean books and records• 4,000 sq.ft. plus outdoor patio• Authentic recipes & fresh ingredients• 29+ beer taps & 6 wine taps• Cigar & tobacco license• Best Happy Hour around. Period!• Dedicated and knowledgeable staff• Turn-key Operation• Seller FinancingThe Sellers are long-time experienced operators and have built the business to a very high level in less than 5 years. Currently they work about 20 hours per week during summer and have an excellent system in place as well as a very solid staff. The Sports Bar and Grill is located in an affluent area More info

$49,000
Cash Flow: $27,000 
Dana Point, CA 
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Art Gallery- Dana Point

This Dana Point Gallery opened in 2016 and is part of another very successful and recognizable Gallery in Laguna Beach. The Galleries feature over 100 local and nationally renowned artists with very unique works including handmade art, ceramics, crafts, hand-blown and hand fused glass, metal art, and many other fun works of art. The sellers are both artists but a new owner can also add their own touches to the business and this would be a great opportunity for an existing artist to put your own touches and artwork in the gallery but also a great starter retail business. The sellers are a husband and wife team and spend about 2- 3 days at the gallery so a new owner could have the potential More info

$69,000
Cash Flow: $43,000 
Laguna Beach, CA 
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Art Gallery- Laguna Beach

Established in 1989, the Laguna Beach Gallery is in a prime location steps away from the Pacific Ocean and has been one of the longer standing galleries in this wonderful artsy beach town.If you have a passion for art, design, and crafts and have been seeking the best possible gallery scenario then this could be your opportunity. The Gallery features over 100 local and nationally renowned artists with very unique works including handmade art, ceramics, crafts, hand-blown and hand fused glass, metal art, and many other fun works of art. The sellers are both artists but a new owner can also add their own touches to the business and this would be a great opportunity for an existing artist to More info

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Los Angeles Co., CA 
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Catering & Event Business

.Serving Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley the last 26 years, this family owned Catering and Event Company specializes in corporate and full line catering and also has 5 office service routes in selected buildings in the Valley. The company operates from a 1,900 fully equipped facility and rent is only $2,115 per month and the landlord will offer a new long term lease. There are currently 3 employees and 5 independent contractors that handle the routes and the husband and wife team split duties in managing the business. The company has prided themselves on reliable service and friendly staff with homemade recipes for sauces, dressings, spreads, condiments & more. This is an excellent More info

$995,000
Cash Flow: $319,783 
San Diego, CA 
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Wholesale & Retail Bakery

This award winning Wholesale and Retail Bakery which has been operating successfully for over 50 years in San Diego County. The facility includes a fully equipped bakery for production as well as retail bakery business and on onsite deli and gift shop which account for about 65 % of the sales. The wholesale business continues to expand with products in over 80 locations in Southern California including many well know grocery chains. There are currently 34 loyal employees of which 25 are full time. The owner works about 25 hours per week and is selling the business to retire. The Seller will offer a long term lease for a new buyer or the opportunity acquire the real estate and nearly 13,351 More info

$87,000
Orange Co., CA 
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Wholesale Bakery

This is an opportunity to purchase an equipped wholesale bakery in the heart of Orange County that can also be utilized for catering kitchen. The owners have not been as active marketing the bakery the last few years but have a great product featuring gourmet cookies. There are very few wholesale bakery facilities available in Orange County and the space is 1,500 sq ft and rent is $2,250 per month. The location is in a business park close to the major freeways and very accessible. The owners are willing to sell the existing brand which has been around since 2001 and have 15 varieties of handcrafted cookie delights and more. This could also be a perfect satellite location for an existing More info

$300,000
Cash Flow: $110,000 
Pittsburgh, PA  Agent: David Tobin
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Automotive Repair & Transmission Specialists

You can own this well-established auto repair and transmission specialty shop set up to immediately make money. The company has a 42-year track record and very strong customer reviews. In-fact, 100% of the business comes from repeat customers, referrals, and referrals from repair shops. Most of the work is related to fixing drive lines, including transmissions, transfer cases, and differentials. In addition, they offer general repair and inspection services. The company has three well-trained technicians, with an average of 15 years of experience, who desire to stay with the company. You will get an operation that is fully equipped with all necessary tools, equipment, and fixtures. The More info

David Tobin

An entrepreneur for nearly 40 years, Gregg has sold seven of the companies he started or purchased and thus is a veteran of both sides of the negotiating table. That makes him uniquely well qualified to address and understand the needs of both sellers and buyers. As an industry leader in brokerage services for mergers, acquisitions and business sales, Gregg since 2003 has brokered the sale of more than 200 small, closely held companies spanning a wide range of sectors, including wholesale, distribution, manufacturing, service, food and restaurant, automotive and retail. Throughout this period, 75% of Gregg’s engagements have come through referrals, a sure sign of client satisfaction. Gregg grew up in Pittsburgh in an entrepreneurial family where his late father founded and developed the largest junior panel billboard business in the country. Gregg and his wife Ruth, also a Pittsburgh native, live in Coto de Caza in Orange County.

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Sandy Elliott

An entrepreneur for nearly 40 years, Gregg has sold seven of the companies he started or purchased and thus is a veteran of both sides of the negotiating table. That makes him uniquely well qualified to address and understand the needs of both sellers and buyers. As an industry leader in brokerage services for mergers, acquisitions and business sales, Gregg since 2003 has brokered the sale of more than 200 small, closely held companies spanning a wide range of sectors, including wholesale, distribution, manufacturing, service, food and restaurant, automotive and retail. Throughout this period, 75% of Gregg’s engagements have come through referrals, a sure sign of client satisfaction. Gregg grew up in Pittsburgh in an entrepreneurial family where his late father founded and developed the largest junior panel billboard business in the country. Gregg and his wife Ruth, also a Pittsburgh native, live in Coto de Caza in Orange County.

Scott Leff

An entrepreneur for nearly 40 years, Gregg has sold seven of the companies he started or purchased and thus is a veteran of both sides of the negotiating table. That makes him uniquely well qualified to address and understand the needs of both sellers and buyers. As an industry leader in brokerage services for mergers, acquisitions and business sales, Gregg since 2003 has brokered the sale of more than 200 small, closely held companies spanning a wide range of sectors, including wholesale, distribution, manufacturing, service, food and restaurant, automotive and retail. Throughout this period, 75% of Gregg’s engagements have come through referrals, a sure sign of client satisfaction. Gregg grew up in Pittsburgh in an entrepreneurial family where his late father founded and developed the largest junior panel billboard business in the country. Gregg and his wife Ruth, also a Pittsburgh native, live in Coto de Caza in Orange County.

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