Celine Dufresne

Murphy Business Sarasota/Lakeland/Brooksville

License Number: BK680823

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Fax: 888-267-8068

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6151 Lake Osprey Dr,#315, Sarasota, Fl 34240, 2420 N Crystal Lake Dr,#100. Lakeland, Fl 33801
Sarasota,Lakeland,Brooksv, Florida 34240 (View Map)

About the Company

Murphy Business & Financial Corporation

"North America's Premier Brokerage Firm"

We are one of the largest and most successful business brokerage firms in North America with business brokers conveniently located throughout the United States and Canada. We specialize in helping clients buy or sell a business and franchises. As well as business & equipment valuations, and exit planning & strategies.
Murphy business brokers have unsurpassed access to buyers and business sellers in North America. Our proven process and system provides our clients with the means to achieve their goals through a more successful and confidential business transaction. We promise that you will not find a more complete, thorough and professional experience as the one Murphy Business & Financial Corporation can provide.
Identifying excellence in a professional business brokerage firm shouldn't be difficult. Take, for example, the following criteria:
Proven track record of successful business closings
High closing ratios
Ready access to buyers and sellers, both nationwide and internationally
Systems and processes to match buyers and sellers
Highly experienced and credentialed business brokers
Unsurpassed standards of business ethic
Membership in all significant industry associations, group listing services, multiple listing services and brokerage networks
Founded in 1994 by Roger J. Murphy, Murphy Business & Financial Corporation meets these criteria. As a result, the firm has become one of the largest and most successful business brokerage firms in North America, with business brokers conveniently located throughout the United States and Canada.
Members of the Murphy team have been carefully recruited and selected for their high level of achievement as former CEOs, CFOs, CPAs, business owners and senior level executives in a wide range of industries and professions. But their accomplishments don't stop with their prior experience. Our business brokers receive intensive training, ongoing support and many have subsequently received the highest awards, credentials and designations in our industry.
We invite you to learn more about Murphy's approach to the business brokerage profession. We hope to demonstrate how we provide both clients and professional partners with the highest standards of professional service and unmatched performance in the sales of privately held businesses, mergers, machinery and equipment sales, sales and re-sales of franchise businesses, commercial real estate transactions, business valuations, acquisitions and business consulting.

Broker Biography

Celine Dufresne (888) 299-9380

Introduction

CELINE DUFRESNE-- Top Performer (47 Awards)

CGMA, CMAI, Certified Value Builder, Broker

Sarasota/ Manatee/ Polk/ Pasco/ Hernando

Celine’s exceptional qualifications and success are due to a unique combination of education/certifications, 30+ years of business ownership, 16 years as Business Intermediary, as well as hard work, dedication, and a solution-driven approach.

Celine’s wide spectrum of experience comes not only from the ownership of software, & computer, electronics & high-tech, and a variety of service businesses, she also acquired an understanding of various other industries while working as a consultant in manufacturing. Such industries include, but are not limited to plastic, electronics, pharmaceutical, chemical, perfume, food, furniture, automotive, pre-fab homes, paint, pool fabrication, equipment, etc. She has also provided consulting with exit strategy and partner buy-outs. That experience has been proven instrumental in successfully putting together offerings, selling over hundreds businesses, and working with buyers.

Celine is an achiever with above-average business transfer completions. She has received over 47 industry-related awards as top producer since 2001, including Murphy’s President award in 2004 and Broker of the year in 2008.

Services Provided

We assist buyers with finding the best business that meets their requirements. We help them through the whole process from reviewing and comparing businesses, putting an offer together, financing, to closing.

If you own a business, and considering selling, you may want to know the true value of your business, and if you are not in any urgency to sell right away, get some recommendations on what needs to be improved to get the maximum value.

Our goal is to provide business owners with the right tools and education that will allow them to maximize the value of their business, and ultimately gain freedom to enjoy life. Whether you’re considering selling your business, or just want to know you’re building a valuable asset now and for the future--we can help!

Through Murphy Business, we offer the following services:

• Business Sales/Purchases
• Franchise Sales
• Business Consulting
• Business Valuations
• Machinery and Equipment Appraisals
• Commercial Real Estate Services (when associated with businesses)
• Mergers and Acquisitions
• Buyers searches
• Exit Strategies

For more information, please visit our websites at:

www.murphybusines.com/sarasota
www.murphybusiness.com/lakeland
www.murphybusiness.com/brooksville

Areas Served

  • Sarasota, FL
  • Manatee, FL
  • Polk, FL
  • Pasco, FL
  • Hernando, FL
  • Polk, FL
  • Sarasota, FL
  • Licensed In

    • Florida
    • BK680823

    Professional Affiliations

    CGMA (Certified Global Management Accountant)
    CMAI (Certified Mergers & Acquisitions Intermediary)
    Certified Value Builder

    Rotary Club Lakeland
    NAWBO (National Association of Women Business owners
    AICPA
    M&A Source
    PR HISPANIC CHAMBER
    BNI

    Business For Sale Listings

    $374,900
    Cash Flow: $192,731 
    Pasco Co., FL  Agent: Darlene Pane
    Contractor Windows & Doors Profitable Main Street Business with growth potential!

    Well-established, well respected windows and doors replacement contractor. 90% residential,10% commercial serving 2 counties. No overhead or automatic doors. Aside from installation they do repairs, locks, window balances, insulated and S/S glass replacement, decorative door glass inserts and screen doors. Great employees, excellent work hours make this a perfect business! Seller would like to semi retire for family reasons but would consider staying on in a part time position for easy transition. More info

    Pasco County FL Other Services Businesses for Sale
    $149,900
    Cash Flow: $106,856 
    Citrus Co., FL  Agent: Darlene Pane
    Restaurant & Bar Profitable Main Street Business with growth potential! Financing available

    Established award-winning restaurant/bar located on a unique parcel of land offering a scenic waterfront view of the property and access to the gulf for small boats/kayaks. A favorite scenic location for weddings and events. Newer building, equipment, profitable turnkey operation. Features full liquor with seating for 60 inside and capacity for 150. Located on major roadway with ample parking this is a must see! Real Estate is available for purchase also; seller is forced to sell due to health issues. More info

    Citrus County FL Restaurants Businesses for Sale
    $28,000
    Cash Flow: $20,752 
    Sarasota Co., FL 
    Specialty Educational Program Profitable Main Street Business with growth potential!

    Great well-sought-after technology-oriented school program and summer camps. Currently offers the program in 10 different schools. Ideal for a retired teacher. Buyer who would like to do some part-time teaching can earn more. A buyer who actively develops the business could make a lot more. More info

    Sarasota County FL Other Educational Businesses for Sale
    $115,000
    Cash Flow: $70,674 
    Polk Co., FL 
    High-Potential Lawn Maintenance Service Profitable main street business with growth potential

    Lawn Maintenance Business with 118 monthly lawn maintenance clients generating $11,565 monthly. This business does very little additional work and this provide potential for a Buyer able to offer landscaping, irrigation, or other complementary services to this client base. More info

    Polk County FL Landscaping Services Businesses for Sale
    $275,000
    Cash Flow: $167,309 
    Sarasota Co., FL  Agent: Mary Anne Servian
    Lanai/Screen Room Enclosures & Seamless Gutters Profitable main street business with growth potential!! Financing available

    This highly successful 16 year old business is perfect for someone already in the trades that wants to be their own boss. Business will be sold with a truck and all tools and equipment needed. This business is noted for superior quality material and installation in the following areas: screen rooms, screen enclosures, seamless gutters, lanai screen enclosures, vinyl siding, vinyl exterior ceiling and aluminum or vinyl soffit and fascia systems. More info

    Sarasota County FL Other Services Businesses for Sale
    $310,000
    Cash Flow: $85,366 
    Pasco Co., FL  Agent: Darlene Pane
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    Liquor Bar/Lounge

    Well established upscale 4COP bar/restaurant located in a major plaza in an up and coming vastly growing community. Featuring 60 different craft beers on tap, 300 varieties of other beers/wine/cigars/mixed drinks and music and entertainment for a total experience! Unique atmosphere where live entertainment can be enjoyed along with areas for the sports bar enthusiast. Truly a “Cheers” type of place with indoor and outdoor seating. 4 COP License included in price. Seats 95, sellers motivated, a must-see! More info

    $89,900
    Cash Flow: $61,996 
    Hernando Co., FL  Agent: Darlene Pane
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    Cafe Restaurant

    Wonderful Cafe offering gourmet coffee specialties, breakfast and lunch and all sorts of gourmet ice cream treats! It is located on a very busy major road with excellent visibility in a heavily populated area. A great deal of thought and effort were involved and no expense was spared in the build out and quality of the equipment. The customers always remark about the clean feel of the layout! This is a perfect opportunity for someone wanting a gourmet café. Seller is motivated, a must see! More info

    $775,000
    Cash Flow: $84,216 
    Polk Co., FL 
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    Well-Located, 8-bay Tire & Auto Repair Shop

    Very well-located Tire and Auto Repair Shop with 8 bays. Newly renovated. More info

    $325,000
    Cash Flow: $63,012 
    Hernando Co., FL  Agent: Darlene Pane
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    Breakfast/Lunch Restaurant

    Well established breakfast/lunch restaurant with huge potential for growth. Seller does very little advertising. Restaurant has been a town staple for 49 years, but nights could increase revenues along with beer and wine. Real Estate is included in sale. Property has been well maintained, new roof just recently along with well-maintained interior. Kitchen has a double Ansul hood, grill etc. Seller is motivated and looking to retire and relocate north but will train for a smooth transition. More info

    $155,000
    Cash Flow: $86,537 
    Sarasota Co., FL 
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    Profitable Pool Service Business

    Well-established pool service with around 130 accounts - a few of them commercial. Very efficient routes. The owner is active in the business and takes care of one route. This business has good records and should qualify for Visa. More info

    $975,000
    Cash Flow: $156,901 
    Polk Co., FL 
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    Highly Profitable RV Park

    High return on Investment of around 15%. *** Cash Transaction Only ***95% of the lots are rented year round typically to retired and low-income workers who use it for permanent residence. Considering the limited number of options available in this range of price, the population of this park is very stable. The Park is well-maintained and peaceful. More info

    $199,900
    Cash Flow: $59,029 
    Hernando Co., FL  Agent: Darlene Pane
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    Restaurant/Tavern

    A successful and profitable well-established 3000 sq ft sports bar themed family favorite restaurant is located on a major thoroughfare in a major plaza with several major anchors, excellent foot traffic. The area is booming now with continued substantial growth anticipated with planned communities in the area. Currently a franchise but is optional to buyer. Serves beer/wine but adding a 4 COP would increase revenue substantially. Seller is retiring after almost 20yrs! Seller motivated come see! More info

    $109,500
    Cash Flow: $60,398 
    Hillsborough Co., FL 
    View Details 
    Flower Shop- Perfect for Owner-Operator

    Perfect Flower shop. Well-located, Profitable, & well-established. Should qualify for a Visa. Mostly flowers with a few gifts/accessories. More info

    $59,500
    Cash Flow: $33,009 
    Polk Co., FL 
    View Details 
    Chiropractic Practice Ready to Expand

    All-equipped and established chiropractic practice that has tremendous potential for growth. The owner is semi-retired. However the facility and equipment can support a fully-operated practice with additional practitioners. More info

    $89,900
    Cash Flow: $32,400 
    Hernando Co., FL  Agent: Darlene Pane
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    Pack and Ship For Sale

    Well-established pack & ship franchise, located on a main highway in a very popular plaza with 2 major anchors. Strategically situated between several large high end communities. PO/FedEx/UPS, 24 hr. mailboxes, shipping supplies, etc.. Ample parking, easy in/out, incredible foot traffic, community & loyal customer base makes this listing a must see! A full time working owner will increase the bottom line along with adding DHL + estate packing. Seller retiring and priced below initial franchise startup fee! More info

    $198,000
    Cash Flow: $65,105 
    Sarasota Co., FL  Agent: Mary Anne Servian
    View Details 
    Wholesale Jewelry Design and Sales Online

    Internet wholesale custom designed jewelry and sales. Buyers for product already in place. Can expand by offering new products. More info

    $150,000
    Cash Flow: $82,606 
    Sarasota Co., FL  Agent: Mary Anne Servian
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    Electrical Service Business

    Full-service electricians, fully licensed electrical contractors providing quality electrical installations and service to residential, commercial and industrial clients throughout Florida since 1978. All electrician services from property remodeling to new construction, electric service upgrades, energy saving devices, light management control systems, voice/data lines, computer circuits, no job too large or too small. Available for 24 hour emergency electrician service calls. Meets your needs. More info

    $549,995
    Cash Flow: $131,628 
    Polk Co., FL 
    View Details 
    Central Florida Dry Cleaners with Real Estate

    Well-located and well-established Dry Cleaner with repeat clientele. More info

    $450,000
    Cash Flow: $153,816 
    Polk Co., FL 
    View Details 
    Large Independent Dollar Store with Real Estate

    Excellent opportunity for family business being sold for less than the value of its assets. This is a very large store with a lot more options than Dollar General & Family Dollar which have been located nearby for years. This store also includes a deli, snacks & canned food, cigarettes, beer, wines, gifts, etc. The proximity of the other stores is actually favorable in generating more traffic and sales considering that this store offers more variety. Financing available - Mustqualify. More info

    $350,000
    Cash Flow: $164,958 
    Florida  Agent: Mary Anne Servian
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    Engineering

    Full service architecture firm committed to design excellence, comprehensive project delivery and personal attention to each project. Sustainability is the key principal applied to each project. Designs are evaluated first for cost, life cycle cost, quality of life, future flexibility and efficiency, overall environmental impact, productivity and creativity and how the occupants will use it. More info

    $110,000
    Cash Flow: $27,565 
    Hernando Co., FL  Agent: Darlene Pane
    View Details 
    E-Commerce Retail

    Travel the World...vicariously! A fun and rewarding business. Internet retailer. Over 16,500 maps to countries/cities around the world, plus 3,800 travel videos and 1,000 language courses. Great for trip planning and independent travel. Plus world globes, guides, accessories, etc. This is info that neither GPS technology nor streaming videos, are able to provide. Owner/1 employee + 1 employee in Madras, India. Can be located anywhere in the continental US. Currently lists approximately 22,000 products on its website and 3,000 on Amazon. More info

    $100,000
    Cash Flow: $51,748 
    Hernando Co., FL  Agent: Darlene Pane
    View Details 
    Awards and Trophies For Sale

    Well-established awards and trophies store with excellent community standing. Offering all services for building, engraving trophies and plaques, custom logos, stock logos signage, ribbons, recognition and sports related promotional items and plaques and many many more! Sellers are looking to retirement and are motivated! More info

    Darlene Pane Serving Hernando County, FL

    CELINE DUFRESNE-- Top Performer (47 Awards) CGMA, CMAI, Certified Value Builder, Broker Sarasota/ Manatee/ Polk/ Pasco/ Hernando Celine’s exceptional qualifications and success are due to a unique combination of education/certifications, 30+ years of business ownership, 16 years as Business Intermediary, as well as hard work, dedication, and a solution-driven approach. Celine’s wide spectrum of experience comes not only from the ownership of software, & computer, electronics & high-tech, and a variety of service businesses, she also acquired an understanding of various other industries while working as a consultant in manufacturing. Such industries include, but are not limited to plastic, electronics, pharmaceutical, chemical, perfume, food, furniture, automotive, pre-fab homes, paint, pool fabrication, equipment, etc. She has also provided consulting with exit strategy and partner buy-outs. That experience has been proven instrumental in successfully putting together offerings, selling over hundreds businesses, and working with buyers. Celine is an achiever with above-average business transfer completions. She has received over 47 industry-related awards as top producer since 2001, including Murphy’s President award in 2004 and Broker of the year in 2008.

    Mary Anne Servian Serving Sarasota County, FL

    CELINE DUFRESNE-- Top Performer (47 Awards) CGMA, CMAI, Certified Value Builder, Broker Sarasota/ Manatee/ Polk/ Pasco/ Hernando Celine’s exceptional qualifications and success are due to a unique combination of education/certifications, 30+ years of business ownership, 16 years as Business Intermediary, as well as hard work, dedication, and a solution-driven approach. Celine’s wide spectrum of experience comes not only from the ownership of software, & computer, electronics & high-tech, and a variety of service businesses, she also acquired an understanding of various other industries while working as a consultant in manufacturing. Such industries include, but are not limited to plastic, electronics, pharmaceutical, chemical, perfume, food, furniture, automotive, pre-fab homes, paint, pool fabrication, equipment, etc. She has also provided consulting with exit strategy and partner buy-outs. That experience has been proven instrumental in successfully putting together offerings, selling over hundreds businesses, and working with buyers. Celine is an achiever with above-average business transfer completions. She has received over 47 industry-related awards as top producer since 2001, including Murphy’s President award in 2004 and Broker of the year in 2008.

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