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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.
Gregg Tobin (949) 546-0903
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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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.
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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 infoOrange County CA Other Food and Beverage Businesses for Sale
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Established in 2004 by the current Owner, 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 13 years. The facility is staffed 24/7 and offers other services including bathing, as well as, pickup and 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 which is all trained on dog behavior. There are 3 full time employees including the Manager that has been with the business since its inception, along with 10 part time employees. There is a data base More info
.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
If you want to become part of one of Southern California’s fast growing and hot quick serve franchises, this is an opportunity you don't want to miss.The store is an “A” location in a top-notch shopping center in one of South Orange County’s most recognizable communities with exceptionally strong demographics. The store has only been operating for 6 months and the owners are only selling due to a partnership split. The equipment is all brand new with warranties and the built-out is exceptional.• The sales for June $95k, July $93k, and August $97k and is far ahead of last year. The net income over the last 3 months (absentee operated) was $30k so the Net income and Sellers Discretionary More info
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
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
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
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
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
You can acquire an automotive and industrial parts distribution company that is a market leader in South Western Pennsylvania for servicing commercial fleets. The company distributes auto parts, fasteners, and tools to over 250 active accounts, including utility companies, postal services, steel manufacturers, transit authorities, colleges, and auto dealers. The company has a team of 23 employees that includes sales and service representatives, drivers, and warehouse personnel. Included in the asking price is a fleet of 15 vehicles, furniture, equipment, and current inventory of $300,000. The company has achieved sales of close to $4,000,000 because of its commitment to service, long-term More info
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
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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