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About the Company

Andy is a founding partner and senior broker at Lighthouse Business Brokers. With over a decade of experience as an accountant for a prestigious futures trading firm and a manufacturing corporation, Andy is a seasoned expert in financial statement analysis and business valuations. Andy's meticulous attention to detail, constant professionalism and his commitment to client satisfaction ensures he always puts his clients' best interests over anything else. Andy is also a licensed Real Estate Broker with the state of Illinois and his firsthand experience with advising on real estate transactions ensures he can negotiate even the most complex deals, especially when real estate is involved. Andy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Montana and he is a licensed Business Broker with the state of Illinois.

Broker Biography

Andrew Rosenthal (312) 291-4620

Introduction

At Lighthouse Business Brokers, our team is comprised of licensed business brokers that have the financial background and experience needed to find the perfect buyer for your business. Our highly effective listing strategies are designed to maximize the final sale price for every business we represent and with offices across the country, our advisors have the expertise you need on your side when selling your business. Our financial professionals have degrees in Finance, Accounting and Business Management, and 2 of our brokers are also licensed Realtors, which collectively gives our clients a competitive edge that simply can't be matched by our competitors. We're entrepreneurs just like you. We have personally started, operated and sold numerous business of our own and we have the first-hand experience needed to guide you every step of the way.

Services Provided

Lighthouse Business Brokers represents business in all industries and our experienced team has the expertise needed to find the right buyer for your business. From restaurants to gas stations, retail or wholesale, our business brokers are knowledgeable on all types of businesses and we will help you navigate the complex process of selling a business.

Areas Served

  • Cook, IL
  • DuPage, IL
  • Lake, IL
  • Will, IL
  • Kane, IL
  • McHenry, IL
  • Winnebago, IL
  • Madison, IL
  • St. Clair, IL
  • Champaign, IL
  • Professional Affiliations

    Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Montana, Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of South Florida, Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from George Mason University. Licensed Business Broker in State of Illinois. Licensed Realtor in State of Illinois.

    Business For Sale Listings

    $1,750,000
    Cash Flow: $1,324,421 
    Wichita Co., TX 
    Turnkey Trucking Business with Strong YOY Growth & 18 Year History Proprietary Technology. Huge Growth Opportunities. Financing available

    This highly profitable trucking company has worked with some of the biggest companies in the world and provides premium transportation services for entertainment, military, restaurant, automotive, retail fixtures & much more. With approximately 75% of annual revenues coming from repeat customers, this business consistently has a strong pipeline of reservations booked at least 2 months in advance and has produced consecutive YOY revenue growth over the past 3 years.With a fully trained staff that includes office personnel and 23 drivers, this turnkey business can be operated by anyone with general business management experience since all existing employees are willing to continue working for the company post-transition. The company created and owns proprietary lifting technology that gives them an edge over the competition. The seller has an exclusive More info

    $540,000
    Cash Flow: $230,891 
    Chicago, IL  Agent: Maria Campuzano
    Turnkey Dog Walking Business – Strong Cash Flow & Strong YoY Growth Turnkey Dog Walking Business – Strong Cash Flow & YoY Growth Financing available

    Lighthouse Business Brokers is pleased to introduce one of Chicago’s finest dog walking companies. This business has grown significantly each of the last three years, with plenty of room to expand. Dog walking is a lucrative and scalable business model as there are very few constraints to growth potential. The popularity of dog ownership in urban areas is on the rise and dog walking is an essential service for pet parents who work. Furthermore, this business is recession resistant as dogs need their walks regardless of how the economy is faring. Another benefit to this business is it offers an enjoyable and healthy lifestyle while generating over $600k in revenue with impressive 36% average margins. The Company utilizes technology to streamline their processes and even shares a GPS map of the walk with pet owners, putting them at ease knowing that their pets More info

    $275,000
    Cash Flow: $120,418 
    Chicago, IL 
    Turnkey Franchise Printing Business – Reliable Money Maker Printing Business - Professional Clientele - Reliable Money Maker Financing available

    Introducing an acquisition opportunity for a high volume, highly successful printing business located in the heart of the Chicago Loop. With an established reputation for quality and a large book of repeat customers, this is a proven concept that returns six figures year after year. This business has been operational at its location for over 30 years, and with the current owner since 2002. The staff has over 50 years of combined experience and is expected to stay on. The franchise provides training and the seller is fully committed to providing additional training and ongoing support, ensuring a seamless transition. With a phenomenal location, experienced staff, and everything needed to continue day to day operations, this is a lucrative acquisition opportunity with a proven model and plenty of growth potential. Contact Lighthouse Business Brokers for more More info

    $290,000
    Cash Flow: $138,112 
    Chicago, IL 
    Top-Rated Handyman Services Franchise, 14 Year History Top Rated Handyman Service Business with HUGE Growth Potential Financing available

    FRANCHISE WAS RECENTLY ACQUIRED BY A MAJOR LOCAL HARDWARE STORE CHAIN, OFFERING NUMEROUS MARKETING BENEFITS, PURCHASING POWER, AND BRAND RECOGNITION. Founded in 2004, this large, top-rated franchise location for sale in Chicago, Illinois specializes in providing handyman, repair and remodeling services to residential and commercial customers.Part of one of the largest turnkey handyman franchise systems in the country, a new owner will significantly benefit from the franchisor’s extensive initial training and operational systems, as well as its ongoing marketing, supply chain, and consulting expertise and support. The two previous owners of this business came from corporate backgrounds with no previous industry experience and capitalized on this top notch support system.The business model allows the owner the ability to have evenings and weekends free to More info

    $615,000
    Cash Flow: $253,459 
    Walworth Co., WI  Agent: Maria Campuzano
    Award Winning Architectural Firm Award winning Architectural Firm Financing available

    Lighthouse Business Brokers is proud to introduce a rare acquisition opportunity for an award winning architectural firm with an exceptional reputation and prestigious customer base. This firm is fully staffed and the owners are willing to provide an in depth transition with ongoing support. This firm has a long tenure of providing architectural services for some of the most luxurious homes in the Midwest, as well as Florida, Hawaii, Texas, Colorado, California, the Virgin Islands and more. They have been featured and awarded many times, including “Best of Houzz” and a feature spread in Better Homes & Gardens. Their vast customer base includes many high net worth families and celebrities that are repeat customers. With over 25 years of experience, a talented team, impeccable reputation and history of success, this is a lucrative opportunity to carry on a More info

    $160,000
    Cash Flow: $115,957 
    Dallas, TX 
    Turnkey Tile and Grout Installation and Repair Business Immediate Growth Opportunities. Excellent Reputation. Financing available

    Lighthouse Business Brokers is pleased to present an exciting acquisition opportunity for a successful tile and grout installation and repair business. The company boasts healthy margins, with an average net income margin of 38%. This award-winning business can be grown substantially and benefits from a stellar reputation among clients, a critical component of success in the repair and home service industry. Located in a growing metropolitan area with a strong real estate market, this company enjoys steady demand as it continues to grow. The owner has built a finely-tuned, thriving business that is ready for someone with general management More info

    $1,000,000
    Cash Flow: $779,695 
    New York, NY  Agent: Lenny Farber
    Prestigious Family Law Firm – Profitable & Large Book of Business Prestigious Family Law Firm Financing available

    This is an acquisition opportunity for a high profile law firm specializing in family law. The firm has maintained an elite reputation and comes with a significant book of business. They attribute their success to exceptional communication and extensive legal knowledge. The seller understands that the transition will be complex and is willing to provide in-depth training, ongoing support and consulting. Furthermore, the staff are committed to their jobs and expected to stay on with the firm. This is a rare opportunity for to add both talent and experience to an existing law group portfolio, or for an up and coming attorney to strike out on More info

    $750,000
    Cash Flow: $224,150 
    Will Co., IL 
    Established Landscaping Business – Low Seasonality, Strong Cash Flow Landscaping Business – Low Seasonality, Strong Cash Flow Financing available Includes Real Estate

    Lighthouse Business Brokers is pleased to introduce an acquisition opportunity for an established landscaping business with the real estate available. Seller prefers to sell the real estate with the business, please inquire for more details. The Company has a long track record of success, a large book of business and reliable cash flow. Customers are both residential and commercial. The business has low seasonality due to an established and highly profitable snow plow and salt business. The Company has 15 experienced employees that are expected to stay on post-closing. Furthermore, the seller is fully committed to providing a successful More info

    $5,500,000
    Cash Flow: $422,057 
    Chicago, IL  Agent: Maria Campuzano
    Popular Wholesale Bakery with Property and Equipment Included Wholesale Bakery with Property and Equipment Included Includes Real Estate

    Lighthouse Business Brokers is pleased to introduce an acquisition opportunity for Chicagoland’s premier Italian bakery. This acquisition includes ownership of the thriving business and the 25,000+ square foot upgraded property, equipment, inventory, customers and everything needed to continue operations seamlessly. The property is located on a busy street with ample parking, near a destination shopping center. The property includes a retail space in addition to ample space for the wholesale bakery operation, walk-in freezers, storage, office space, and additional rental units for extra income. No expense was sparred in improving the facility More info

    $50,000
    Cash Flow: $100,694 
    Cook Co., IL 
    Turnkey Auto Paint and Repair Franchise Business comes with lease for a qualified buyer.

    Profitable Franchise with a reliable team that specializes in automotive paint and collision repairs. Located in a facility that was established as a body shop more than 25 years ago, its strong community presence and capable team continue to thrive. The franchise is the national leader in the $43 Billion automotive paint and collision industry. This turnkey operation includes all the equipment and runs effectively with an absentee owner as five full time employees handle all aspects of daily operations. With recent CAPEX investment expanding capacity and improving the customer experience that business is poised for growth. This acquisition opportunity does not require automotive industry More info

    $225,000
    Cash Flow: $118,397 
    Dallas, TX 
    Custom Jewelry Design Studio with Repeat Wholesale Clients 3 Years of Consecutive YOY Revenue Growth Financing available

    Lighthouse Business Brokers is pleased to introduce a unique and exciting acquisition opportunity for a thriving jewelry design boutique specializing in producing custom, high-end jewelry and offering expert jewelry repair services. With a business model that can afford a strong support staff to handle the day to day jewelry making responsibilities, this acquisition opportunity is a great option for anyone with general business experience who wants to focus on the growth and evolution of the company. Wholesale, repeat clients account for 90% of revenue, highlighting the company’s reliable revenue streams. With an average net income margin of More info

    $400,000
    Cash Flow: $169,928 
    Kane Co., IL 
    UNDER CONTRACT - Popular Turnkey Daycare Franchise – Proven Model Profitable Daycare Franchise with a 10 Year History. Priced to Sell! Financing available

    Profitable daycare franchise with a stable 10 year history. Proven franchise model. Turnkey - Own a business that works for you! Perfect opportunity for an entrepreneur that loves working with children. Recognized and successful brand. Franchise provides the curriculum, training and ongoing support. Experienced staff will stay. No prior teaching experience needed. This is an opportunity to own a business that provides an essential service to the community and has a proven model to make owners successful year after year. More info

    $330,000
    Cash Flow: $54,629 
    Cook Co., IL 
    Quick Serve Restaurant with a 4 Unit Income Property Absentee QSR with income property Financing available Includes Real Estate

    Lighthouse Business Brokers is excited to announce an acquisition opportunity for a popular quick serve restaurant, and the 4 unit property it operates out of. The business is part of a Midwest chain that enjoys brand recognition and purchasing advantages, without the royalty. The restaurant is operated absentee and the experienced staff is capable of handling daily operations. The real estate is fully occupied and collects $4,000 a month from the tenants (not including the restaurant's unit). This is a perfect opportunity for someone interested in the QSR space with the added benefit of owning the real estate. Please inquire for more More info

    $195,000
    Cash Flow: $111,432 
    Will Co., IL 
    Profitable Window Washing Franchise with Huge Demand High Demand Window Washing Business with Huge Growth Potential Financing available

    Well organized, established, and profitable residential and commercial window washing company for sale. Also provides power washing, gutter cleaning, and Christmas light installation services to mitigate seasonality. Loyal customer base with over 70% repeat business. Franchise benefits include computer support, scheduling software, marketing support, OSHA compliance, safety training, vendor discounts, operational support and more. Huge demand and very little competition. Sale includes 2 vehicles, a pressure washing trailer, and all the equipment needed to operate successfully. This is an excellent acquisition opportunity for someone who wants More info

    $1,385,000
    Cash Flow: $382,648 
    Cook Co., IL 
    Turnkey Auto Collision and Repair Franchise Portfolio Turnkey Auto Collision and Repair Franchise Portfolio Financing available

    Lighthouse Business Broker's would like to introduce a rare opportunity to acquire three fully staffed and operational auto body and collision repair stores. These stores are part of a national franchise where the owner's benefit from a proven model, brand recognition, and buying power. Each location is strategically located near an airport, or positioned as a geographic market leader. Each store has an experienced manager and fully trained technicians that value their jobs and are expected to stay on. All three stores benefit from a mix of retail and fleet accounts, providing a diversified and steady customer mix. The sellers have made More info

    $282,500
    Cash Flow: $112,949 
    Montgomery Co., MD  Agent: Maria Campuzano
    Staging Company with Impressive Margins and Double Digit YoY Growth Staging Company with Impressive Margins and Double Digit YoY Growth Financing available

    Lighthouse Business Brokers is pleased to announce an acquisition opportunity for a popular and thriving staging company. This acquisition includes an estimated $116k worth of furniture inventory that can be used over and over again for repeat ROI. This business model results in great margins as there is minimal variable cost. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who enjoys real estate and/or design, although a formal design background is not needed. Organization, energy, great customer service, and general business management are the skills needed to succeed in this business. The seller is willing to offer thorough transition support More info

    $32,500,000
    Cash Flow: $6,732,023 
    Brooklyn, NY  Agent: Sal Clark
    Temporarily Off Market - Car Rental Company Runs on Autopilot. 90% Repeat Customer Rate. 78% Gross Profit Margins.

    Founded in 2006, this highly profitable business primarily specializes in providing automobile fleet rentals for the movie industry and their prestigious client list includes some of the world’s largest corporations such as NBC, Warner Brothers, NBA, Under Armour and more. With consecutive double digit YOY growth every year for the past 5 years, this business shows no signs of slowing down and is rapidly approaching $20MM in annual revenues.The company’s highly valuable infrastructure and assets include hundreds of vehicles and their established relationships with several car manufacturers allow for the business to return cars at a preset depreciated value. These arrangements drastically More info

    $795,000
    Cash Flow: $259,636 
    Floral Park, NY 
    Well-known HVAC Business For Sale – Cash Cow with Great Margins Well-known HVAC Company For Sale – Cash Cow with Great Margins Financing available

    This reputable HVAC Company offers a wide range of heating and air conditioning services for residential and commercial customers in the Nassau County area. As a well-known provider of HVAC services in this geographically dense area, this business enjoys attractive margins. The majority of their business is generated via word of mouth, with very little marketing. An experienced office manager coordinates scheduling and the reliable technicians performs the repair or new install. The seller is committed to a thorough transition and the employees are expected to stay on. This well-established cash-cow business is positioned for continued growth More info

    $250,000
    Cash Flow: $203,367 
    Mount Kisco, NY  Agent: Sal Clark
    Highly Profitable Activewear Retailer – 24 Yr History 48% Gross Profit Margins. $400K+ on Store Renovations.

    Founded in 1994, this highly profitable activeware retailer specializes in sports, school, vacation and camp related clothing and accessories for boys, girls, juniors and adults. Operating out a newly renovated retail space, this well-known store serves retail, online and institutional clients such as school and summer camps. This popular would be a perfect fit for anyone with general business experience and their attractive business model allows for a seamless transition even by someone who is not familiar with retail. With a strong foundation of recurring revenues, this high quality acquisition opportunity offers a tremendous upside for overall ROI and is well positioned for continued More info

    $100,000
    Cash Flow: $35,273 
    Suffolk Co., NY  Agent: Lenny Farber
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    Speech Therapy Center with Established School Contracts

    Introducing an acquisition opportunity for a well-respected speech and language therapy center with a 23 year tenure. This business works with impaired children from birth to 21 years old, helping them develop essential life skills. They have contracts with several schools and pre-schools throughout Long Island. They provide a wide range of services with a specialization in articulation, auditory processing, reading, writing, and phonemic awareness, to name a few. The owners work a combined 40 hours and employ two speech pathologists and an office manager. They also contract with a team of 18 independent therapist. The owners are dedicated to providing an in depth transition and fully More info

    $4,850,000
    Cash Flow: $2,164,936 
    Cook Co., IL 
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    Under Contract - Industrial Bus and Over-Sized Vehicle Repair Business

    Once in a lifetime opportunity to own one of the largest repair facilities in the Chicago bus and over-sized vehicle industry. This business has the location, infrastructure and workforce to bid and win major contracts throughout the Midwest. With a 16 year history of delivering impeccable quality and treating people right, this business has established itself as a leader in the industry, capable of taking on the largest contracts and delivering results. Their track record of success gives them the ability to continue winning the major re-manufacturing contract in the region. No other shop can compete. With over $2 MM in cash flow in 2018 and a strong pipeline, this is a rare acquisition More info

    $3,000,000
    Cash Flow: $965,443 
    Bohemia, NY  Agent: Lenny Farber
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    Highly Profitable Custom Steel and Masonry Contractor

    Introducing an incredible opportunity to acquire a custom steel and masonry contractor with a focus on municipal installations throughout the greater NYC metropolis. For over 14 years The Company has built a reputation as a reliable and experienced contractor for government, commercial and private custom steel and masonry projects. Over the years they have refined and leveraged their team’s skillset, offering unprecedented quality and gaining an edge over the competition. The Company can take on a wide variety of projects, from park equipment installations to custom fabricated ornamental building materials, and much more. They currently have a backlog of work lined up, turning down jobs More info

    $490,000
    Cash Flow: $169,522 
    Chicago, IL  Agent: Maria Campuzano
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    Real Estate Staging Business – High Margins and Profitable

    Introducing an acquisition opportunity for one of Chicago’s premier real estate staging companies. With deep ties to the local realtor network and reputation for delivering results, this business is a proven money maker. In Chicago’s competitive real estate market top agents know that staging results in quicker sales for a higher price. One of the key benefits of the staging business model is that inventory is reusable and maintains asset value for many years. This dynamic results in higher than average margins and low variable operating costs. Over the years this business has accumulated over 500k worth of furniture that can be deployed quickly across Chicagoland. This business comes with a More info

    $1,250,000
    Cash Flow: $320,799 
    DuPage Co., IL  Agent: Maria Campuzano
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    Thriving Flooring Business with Real Estate Optional

    Lighthouse Business Brokers is excited to announce the acquisition opportunity for a successful flooring business with real estate. The price breakdown is $1.25mm for the business and $1.9mm for the real estate. The real estate includes an 17,690k SF building (15k SF Rentable) with ample parking, situated on a 1.5 acre parcel centrally located near affluent suburbs. The facility is modern and impeccable, creating an atmosphere conducive to sales. With a 4 year average revenue of $3.14mm and TTM revenue of $4.19mm, this lucrative business is showing near term growth as the seller recently added to the team with the goal of making a transition as seamless as possible. Furthermore, their More info

    $380,000
    Cash Flow: $51,678 
    Suffolk Co., NY  Agent: Sal Clark
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    Popular Classic Car Restoration Business

    Well known and established classic car restoration business. This company specializes in restoring three specific auto model lines. As a result they have become the international premier provider of parts and restoration services for these specific model lines. The team is experienced at trim restoration and re-chroming, with clients coming from all over the world seeking out their unique and top of the line services. They also have office personnel in place that know how to handle incoming customers properly. This acquisition includes the inventory, estimated at over 280k. This is a perfect opportunity for someone who loves cars and can take this to the next level. They have only scratched More info

    $295,000
    Cash Flow: $114,135 
    Beach, TX 
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    Legacy HVAC and Appliance Repair Business For Sale

    With over 30 years of experience this turnkey business has a loyal customer base and reputation for high quality service. This business treats their customers like family and fixes their appliances as quickly as possible, resulting in a flourishing word of mouth and repeat business. They also work for home warranty companies, which gives them an opportunity to acquire new customers that often come back year after year. The seller learned the trade from his father and the business has earned his family a comfortable living for many years. Now that he is ready to retire he is fully committed to passing the trade secrets along to a new buyer during an in-depth transition period. Furthermore, More info

    $299,000
    Cash Flow: $154,868 
    Chicago, IL  Agent: Maria Campuzano
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    Provider of High End Home Finishing Materials

    Lighthouse Business Brokers is proud to announce an acquisition opportunity for one of Chicago's premier providers of eclectic wallpaper, fabrics, window treatments, and upholstery. This business has exclusive access to one of the largest design libraries in the US. It features a gorgeous showroom in a central part of Chicago. With over 14 years of history, this business has established itself as a trusted resource for both residential and commercial customers. Furthermore, this business has exclusive relationships with independent studios, making it the only place in the country where certain materials can be found. This business offers the public access to products that are not available More info

    $225,000
    Cash Flow: $88,492 
    Odessa, TX 
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    Boutique Tanning Salon – Turnkey with Equipment Included

    This destination boutique tanning salon enjoys 40% profit margins and has a massive following of loyal repeat customers. The experienced and friendly staff are fully committed to staying with the business and the seller will provide thorough training and transition support. This turnkey business only requires part-time owner involvement and can be run absentee if needed. This salon offers tradition tanning, spray tans and airbrush tans, as well as cutting edge laser light lipo, red light therapy, fit body wraps, teeth whitening and more. The sale includes 7 sunbeds, a Sundazzler booth, fit body wrap, Pura spray machine, laser light lipo machine, red light therapy machine, and tooth whitening More info

    Sal Clark Serving Nassau County, NY

    At Lighthouse Business Brokers, our team is comprised of licensed business brokers that have the financial background and experience needed to find the perfect buyer for your business. Our highly effective listing strategies are designed to maximize the final sale price for every business we represent and with offices across the country, our advisors have the expertise you need on your side when selling your business. Our financial professionals have degrees in Finance, Accounting and Business Management, and 2 of our brokers are also licensed Realtors, which collectively gives our clients a competitive edge that simply can't be matched by our competitors. We're entrepreneurs just like you. We have personally started, operated and sold numerous business of our own and we have the first-hand experience needed to guide you every step of the way.

    Maria Campuzano Serving Cook County, IL

    At Lighthouse Business Brokers, our team is comprised of licensed business brokers that have the financial background and experience needed to find the perfect buyer for your business. Our highly effective listing strategies are designed to maximize the final sale price for every business we represent and with offices across the country, our advisors have the expertise you need on your side when selling your business. Our financial professionals have degrees in Finance, Accounting and Business Management, and 2 of our brokers are also licensed Realtors, which collectively gives our clients a competitive edge that simply can't be matched by our competitors. We're entrepreneurs just like you. We have personally started, operated and sold numerous business of our own and we have the first-hand experience needed to guide you every step of the way.

    Lenny Farber Serving Suffolk County, NY

    At Lighthouse Business Brokers, our team is comprised of licensed business brokers that have the financial background and experience needed to find the perfect buyer for your business. Our highly effective listing strategies are designed to maximize the final sale price for every business we represent and with offices across the country, our advisors have the expertise you need on your side when selling your business. Our financial professionals have degrees in Finance, Accounting and Business Management, and 2 of our brokers are also licensed Realtors, which collectively gives our clients a competitive edge that simply can't be matched by our competitors. We're entrepreneurs just like you. We have personally started, operated and sold numerous business of our own and we have the first-hand experience needed to guide you every step of the way.

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