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New Hampshire Business Sales, Inc.

Phone: 603.715.1097

Fax: 603.386.6689

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5 Sheep Davis Road, Suite D
Pembroke, New Hampshire 3275 (View Map)

About the Company

For 40 years NHBS has successfully worked with business owners, their attorneys, and business buyers to simplify the complexities of selling a business. From New Hampshire's southern border to its northern mountains, we broker business sales in a diverse array of business types including manufacturing, retail, service, and hospitality as well as commercial real estate.

We have a Division called Business Transition Strategies, where we assist companies to prepare for either exit strategies or growth strategies. This division is also where we handle mid-level M&A transactions. Check our web site for further description.

Broker Biography

Leon Parker, CBI, President 603.715.1097

Introduction

Company Information:
New Hampshire Business Sales, Inc. is a full service business and commercial real estate brokerage handling sales from our states southern border to the northern tip of the state. We have a strong track record in hospitality properties, but handle a wide range of businesses. Our corporate office is in Pembroke, NH and we have Associates working out of their satellite offices around the state.. Our highly trained team of experienced associates, several who have CBI (Certified Business Intermediary) certification, can help you work through the dozens of issues that will come up during the sale of a business.

Background:
Founder Stewart Lamprey, a New Hampshire native, made his first sale in the Real Estate Business in 1939. He has been highly successful in both real estate and state politics. He started New Hampshire Business Sales, Inc. in 1976, and with the exception of a brief period of illness in 1992 and 1993 sold businesses up until his recent retirement. He sold the company in 2000 to Leon Parker & Ivor Thomas. Ivor sold his share of the co. to John Howe in 2011.

President ( &CBI) Leon Parker has been associated with Stewart since 1987. He has handled the sale of a wide range of businesses, and has sold businesses from Nashua to Littleton and North Conway. After Graduation from UNH Leon went off to Washington and became a Federal Executive, serving in the Defense Department, Peace Corps, and a government foundation involved in foreign assistance. He came home to New Hampshire in 1985, and has been involved in business and real estate brokerage since mid 1986. Contact him at Leon@nhbizsales.com, or by phone in Pembroke at 603-715-1097

Vice President John Howe, is also the Director of our Business Transition Strategies Division. He has a broad business background as general manager of a daily newspaper company for over 30 years. He retired from Citizen Publishing Company. In 2008, he won the Yankee Quill Award for his career in journalism and was elected to the New England Academy of Journalists. He has taken graduate courses and seminars in marketing, management and accounting. He is a member of IBBA and NEBBA and is a Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA). He is a corporator of Belknap County Economic Development Council, Lakes Region General Healthcare, Laconia Savings Bank and an incorporator of Taylor Community. He is a Paul Harris Fellow of Rotary International and is active in civic groups. He graduated from Bates College. Reach him on jhowe@nhbizsales.com or tel. 603-715-1097.

Specialization:
We are always looking for good businesses to sell. Business owners should call us for a free market evaluation.

We always have a variety of businesses to sell, so buyers should contact us and tell us what they want. If we are not advertising what you want we probably know where to get it!

Services Provided

Business Brokerage, Commercial Real Estate Brokerage, Business Transition Strategies

Areas Served

Belknap, NH
Hillsborough, NH
Merrimack, NH
Rockingham, NH
Strafford, NH

Professional Affiliations

Professional affiliations include IBBA, NEBBA, BIA, N.H. Grocers Association, and the Manchester, Concord, Laconia, & Derry Chambers of Commerce. We have several Certified Business Intermediaries (CBI) in addition to myself, and John Howe is a Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA)

Business For Sale Listings

$899,000
Manchester, NH 
Indian Head Athletics Business and Real Estate for Sale Turnkey opportunity ideally suited to an owner operator. Includes Real Estate

Available for acquisition is Indian Head Athletics, a renowned retail sporting goods business, located in downtown, Manchester New Hampshire. For almost a half-century, this well-established business has offered the most comprehensive inventory of sporting goods apparel and equipment, along with screen printing and embroidery on all textiles for leagues, teams, schools, camps, businesses and individuals. Their central location, on Lake Avenue by Elm street, has been a hometown destination to many athletes. This is a great opportunity to own one of the most reputable and long-standing retail sporting goods stores in New England. The trained More info

Manchester, New Hampshire Other Retail Stores Businesses for Sale
$595,000
Cash Flow: $67,417 
Guild, NH 
7-Bay Auto Repair Business with Real Estate Experienced employees willing to stay on with new owner. Includes Real Estate

Opened in 1985 this successful, profitable family owned business is now servicing second and third generations of loyal customers. The business is located on a well-traveled state road with good visibility and plenty of space for parking. The current experienced, well trained employees are willing to stay on with a new owner. Opportunities for growth exist with enhanced marketing efforts, use of social media as well as with the reintroduction of used car sales. In addition to the property that the business is located on, there are two adjacent parcels across the street included in the sale. The attractive Mt. Sunapee area offers a variety of More info

Guild, New Hampshire Auto Body and Repair Businesses for Sale
$499,000
Cash Flow: $134,334 
Grafton Co., NH 
Tractor Sales and Service Dealership Take advantage of the growth in the industry.

This is perfect for an individual or a company to take over a business that is exploding in its market area. Tractors with attachments and accessories are not just for farms. They are becoming staples in many homes for what they can provide the home owner. This business was taken over about three years ago when the previous owner ran into difficulty. They have reversed the downward trend and the negativity of the previous dealerships and have dramatically increased sales and created a very positive reputation. This business is poised to continue its upward growth providing a great profitability for its new owner. More info

Grafton County NH Equipment Rental and Leasing Businesses for Sale
$599,000
Cash Flow: $183,686 
Merrimack Co., NH 
Successful Capital Area Landscape and Design Company Ideal capital area customer base

Great opportunity to own a very successful landscaping and design company in the area of Concord and surrounding towns, home to many upscale residences. Realizing that a well-landscaped yard adds value to a property, this company’s licensed technicians strive with great customer service to make this happen for their clients. The business, including all equipment, customer lists, covenant not-to-compete, goodwill and training is offered at $599,000. More info

Merrimack County NH Landscaping Services Businesses for Sale
$395,000
Cash Flow: $170,957 
New Hampshire 
Profitable Monadnock Area Family Restaurant and Bar Turnkey and highly profitable.

This is a terrific opportunity to control your own destiny and move up to ownership of your own restaurant and sports bar business. This business makes money and has a wonderful family-friendly atmosphere. For 27 years, customers come back, again and again. It would be an ideal business for an experienced restaurateur, husband and wife team or partnership. Sales have averaged just under $900,000 a year, producing discretionary earnings to the owner of $170,000 plus this past year. The nearly 5,000 sq. ft. location is highly visible from the state highway in a very busy commercial mall location. Seating consists of booth seats in the dining room and ample seating in the bar section.This is a More info

New Hampshire Restaurants for Sale
$224,000
Cash Flow: $88,382 
Belknap Co., NH 
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Lake Winnipesaukee Boat Canvas/Storage Business

PRICE REDUCED! For over 15 Years, this business has been offering high quality, custom upholstery services to the Central NH Lakes Region. The business provides custom boat tops and canvas, marine upholstery, patio and porch enclosures, outdoor furniture cushions, and custom snap-in carpets. Other services offered are shrink wrapping, boat storage, and boat/motorcycle detailing. Because of the variety of services provided to the boating community, their customers and local marinas can bring their boats to one location for multiple services, eliminating the need to coordinate the work through several shops. This is an ideal business for an owner-operator who desires to be his or her own More info

$349,000
Cash Flow: $46,014 
Merrimack Co., NH 
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Specialty Deli and Property – Sunapee Area

This well-known, profitable and busy specialty deli is ready for a new owner or partnership. The business is located on a state highway with good visibility and access in a quintessential New England town. The location in the Sunapee area draws diners from the local community as well as from the tourists and second home owners visiting this year-round vacation area. In addition to the dine-in and take-out service at the restaurant, revenues are also realized from the catering of special parties, business meetings, club events and family gatherings and additional seasonal off-site operation.The business and real estate including $47,137 worth of furniture, fixtures and equipment; non-compete More info

Not Disclosed
Cash Flow: $663,254 
United States 
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Highly Profitable New England Hardscape Distributor

Available for acquisition is one of the largest and privately-owned hardscape distributors in New England. This well-established company has enjoyed serving contractors and homeowners alike for almost 40 years. It is a leading supplier of hardscape, flooring and concrete products and has grown and sustained their company model based on building their business on high-end products and service. The company has developed a great reputation in the area for quality and service and is the predominant hardscape distributor in their region. They provide the product, install information and are able to deliver to residential and commercial contracts. The company has long-term relationships and solid More info

$139,000
Cash Flow: $81,776 
Manchester, NH 
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Profitable Manchester Pizza Shop

Price Reduced! This is an excellent opportunity to get into the pizza business or expand an existing one with a well-established, successful and popular restaurant in Manchester. Friendly atmosphere and great service with reasonable prices and large portion sizes make this shop a winner. In addition to pizza and calzones, the menu includes dinners, salads and hot & cold grinders. There is comfortable seating for up to 35. Opportunities exist for growth with extending days opened and marketing to local schools and businesses. This business including furniture, fixtures and equipment, inventory, goodwill and training is offered at $139,000. More info

$749,000
Cash Flow: $287,036 
New Hampshire 
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Property Maintenance, Construction & Renovation Business-Upper Valley

Projected Revenues for 2017 are $2,000,000 with projected discretionary earnings in excess of $325,000.This is a terrific opportunity to purchase one of the most reputable, established and profitable property maintenance, building, renovation and custom woodworking businesses in the Upper Valley of NH. The business also provides year-round commercial and residential landscaping and snow removal services in Western NH. Growth in the area and specifically at Dartmouth College and Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center has resulted in a need for home renovations and property maintenance services. The company’s diversified services and quality craftsmanship position it to continue to acquire new More info

$295,000
New Hampshire 
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Awesome Branded Specialty Restaurant

Started in 2015,this awesome branded specialty restaurant is on the rise with increasing revenues every month. It has received awards for excellence in both 2016 and 2017 and has been profiled in local media. It has a high visibility location that places it in the heart of all the surrounding activities; including theatres, shopping and performing arts in a vibrant and growing business and social community. There is plenty of adjacent parking for customers. The owners have focused on providing a superb customer experience providing unique menu offerings, a variety of seating options and loyalty programs. The branding and concept were developed with additional locations and franchise More info

$795,000
Cash Flow: $165,023 
New Hampshire 
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Established and Profitable Lakes Region Restaurant and Bar

This established and profitable Lakes Region New Hampshire restaurant business is a perfect situation for a chef who would like to own their own location and control his or her future. This is also an ideal situation for a husband and wife or partnership to manage their own restaurant operation. With sales of $829,239 producing discretionary earnings of over $165,000, this business continues to grow with happy repeat customers and new patrons coming in from local referrals. The business and real estate, including $125,255 of furniture, fixtures and equipment, $100,297 worth of upgrades and improvements, non-compete agreement, good will, training during the transition to a new owner, vendor More info

$1,200,000
Cash Flow: $146,025 
New Hampshire 
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Very Successful Lakes Region Restaurant

Landmark, established destination restaurant for sale. This profitable lakeside operation has been serving the local community, second home owners and vacationers for years. Excellent location, strong demographics and a well-maintained facility. There are multiple seating options in the restaurant to cater to a broad range of diners. The business and real estate including $194,000 of furniture, fixtures and equipment, $58,000 worth of upgrades and capital improvements, training during the transition to a new owner, supplier and vendor contacts, good will, recipes and special food prep information, and non-compete agreement are available for $1,200,000, allocated at a value of $900,000 toward More info

$184,900
Cash Flow: $100,489 
Carroll Co., NH 
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Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria- Mt. Washington Valley

This is an opportunity to own and operate a successful Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria in the Mt. Washington Valley, a casual dining, family friendly eatery offering dine-in, take-out, and delivery options. In addition to a wonderful menu of Italian dishes, the business offers an excellent variety of Mediterranean fare. Ownership takes great pride in their food and service and it shows in the business success. This business with inventory, furniture and equipment (estimated at $60,000) covenant not to compete, goodwill, and training is offered at a very attractive price of $184,900.00. More info

$399,000
Cash Flow: $109,811 
Grafton Co., NH 
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North Central NH Property Management Company

This is a good opportunity to purchase a property management company with a sterling reputation located in a central/northern year-round vacation destination area in New Hampshire. With almost three decades in business, this company specializes in condominium association management services and general property maintenance services. A new owner will benefit from the steady, predictable income the company provides and allow them to increase their book of business based on their current high standing in the community. The company is centrally located in a desirable geographic area with perfect demographics for continued success and growth. Employees are experienced with long-term longevity. More info

$89,500
Cash Flow: $30,564 
Tilton, NH 
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Janitorial and Floor Care Services– Central NH

FURTHER PRICE REDUCTION! This is an opportunity to own and operate a very successful, highly regarded business with 42 years’ experience in janitorial and floor care services. Over the last few years, the owners have downsized the business as they have been planning their retirement. Their customer lists and contacts, which are 100% commercial, are extensive and ready to be re-activated by an individual or another company seeking the territory coverage which encompasses the Lakes Region/Capital area and other towns in Merrimack, Hillsborough and Belknap counties. This business with tangible assets of all current use, backup, specialty, and project equipment, and intangibles of goodwill, More info

$94,900
Cash Flow: $39,208 
New Hampshire 
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Central NH Frozen Yogurt Shop

PRICE REDUCED! Established, profitable frozen yogurt franchise located in central NH. All equipment and systems are in place. This operation is currently run by managers with part-time support from the owners. A new owner could add to the bottom line by being more hands on. There is no franchise fee at transfer of ownership or any ongoing franchise fee. This business with all inventory, furniture, fixtures and equipment, goodwill and training is offered at $94,900. Some owner financing is available depending on the situation. More info

$899,000
Cash Flow: $232,033 
New Hampshire 
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Well-established, Profitable NH Garden Center

Available for acquisition is a well-established and privately-owned award-winning Garden Center. For over 50 years, this business has provided the southern NH region with their renowned services. Based on financials throught October 2017, the business is on track for projected revenues of $1,875,000 and discretionary earnings over $300,000. This is a fantastic opportunity to own one of the most reputable and long-standing Garden Centers in the northeast. This up-scale center has a large variety of products in plants, gifts and decor. Its current clientele resides in the communities of southern New Hampshire, northern Massachusetts and southern Maine. It has generated consistent revenue More info

$895,000
Cash Flow: $66,754 
Bartlett, NH 
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White Mountains NH Lodging Facility

This a terrific opportunity to own a profitable, established and meticulously kept, White Mountains of New Hampshire hospitality business. The business includes a free-standing, recently built, 6,000 square foot, four-story lodging facility that sleeps up to 34 guests with room configurations suitable for family or group accommodations. Bear Brook House is ideal for family reunions, club outings and corporate retreats. Also, available as part of the offering is the adjacent two-bedroom bungalow with two car garage and outside accessible full basement that can be used as an owner’s residence or as an additional income producing rental. The real estate including the main facility and the More info

$895,000
Cash Flow: $119,447 
New Hampshire 
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Truck Cap and Trailer Sales

This is a family-owned business serving the car, truck and SUV markets in New Hampshire and the surrounding states. The business has three locations strategically placed to capture market share of truck cap and trailer sales. In business for over 20 years, the business has been selling and installing truck caps as well as selling utility and cargo trailers. One location includes real estate and the other locations are leased properties. The owner will consider a lease-to-purchase for the owned property. The property and associated businesses are offered for a total of $895,000, plus inventory. A total of $200,000 worth of supplies and salable inventory, including some caps, will be More info

$395,000
Cash Flow: $111,321 
Kittery, ME 
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7-Eleven Convenience Store

UNDER AGREEMENT! Southeastern Maine location, high-traffic area, and near a major shopping location in a very touristy area. Gross sales have been in the $2M range for several years with an excellent net amount to the owner. There is ample parking available, good traffic flow, and commuters provide a brisk morning business. The 7-Eleven franchise owns, and is responsible for, the building and equipment and provides continual training and support. This location sells fuel. The franchise fee is included in the price. More info

$1,950,000
Cash Flow: $509,380 
New Hampshire 
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Highly, Profitable Marine Sales, Service and Winter Storage

For sale, an established and growing full service dealership for several boat lines, motors, power tools and with full service capabilities. This business is doing a large volume of sales, service, and winter storage business. The offering includes significant real estate with outside and inside winter storage.Revenues have grown to gross sales over $3 million. Approximately 45% of this is new sales, approximately 17% used sales, 17% labor and 20% parts & accessories. Seller’s discretionary earnings were over $500,000 in 2016. The real estate is offered for $1,000,000 and the business assets and goodwill are offered for $950,000, for a total package of $1,950,000. For a well-qualified More info

$285,000
Cash Flow: $142,462 
Manchester, NH 
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Profitable Sub and Sandwich Shop- Manchester NH

A terrific opportunity for an established sub shop business operator to increase their market share or, an ideal chance for a first-time entrepreneur to begin their career as the owner is willing to train. The business is in a densely populated, high traffic area with a combination of local business and long term, loyal residential customers. With an established sales volume, this business will allow a new owner to make money the very first week of ownership. The owner’s discretionary earnings this past year were $142,462. This turnkey business operation is available, including furniture, fixtures and equipment valued at $81,000, long-term transferable lease, website, training to a new More info

$895,000
Cash Flow: $180,212 
Carroll Co., NH 
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Premiere Restaurant Equipment and Supply Business

Established in 1998, this restaurant and store equipment business sells new and used items to customers in New England and beyond. Average sales over the past four years are just under $1.4 million and average discretionary earnings are over $200,000. The business has an excellent reputation for service and standing by its products. The experienced staff expertly restores the used equipment for resale. The business has grown and flourished in its 25,000-square foot warehouse facility. Customers are free to walk the building and view the available equipment or they can view thousands of pieces of equipment on the recently updated website with eCommerce capability. Items can be purchased More info

$299,000
Cash Flow: $103,775 
Rockingham Co., NH 
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Award Winning Home Design/Renovation Business

For almost two decades this business has specialized in the highest quality of interior design renovation, along with an array of custom homes designed and styled for their individual clients. The company’s ability to deliver a high-quality project inside and out has given it a leading edge against competitors. The showroom and design center, has made creativity and flexibility limitless and unparalleled in the local design market. The award-winning design showroom specializes in quality finished product and design for residential renovation. Its showcase of kitchens and baths offers the client a broad selection of elements. From lighting to flooring and all the details in between, the More info

$74,900
Cash Flow: $51,405 
Berlin, NH 
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Gas Sales Business and Real Estate

This opportunity is open to many uses and interests. The established gas station brings in constant income. The 3,000-square foot commercial building consists of office space and a single overhead door with tandem space for a couple of vehicles. The counter area currently is used to handle the gas sales but the space could also be used by an auto or truck mechanic or a tradesman such as an electrician, plumber, etc. Good traffic counts. Northern NH location. According to the July 20, 2017 issue of Business NH Magazine, "NH’s most northern city is reinventing itself as a recreational gateway, tourist destination and welcoming host to a new array of industries...Berlin has become an More info

John Howe Serving Belknap County

Company Information: New Hampshire Business Sales, Inc. is a full service business and commercial real estate brokerage handling sales from our states southern border to the northern tip of the state. We have a strong track record in hospitality properties, but handle a wide range of businesses. Our corporate office is in Pembroke, NH and we have Associates working out of their satellite offices around the state.. Our highly trained team of experienced associates, several who have CBI (Certified Business Intermediary) certification, can help you work through the dozens of issues that will come up during the sale of a business. Background: Founder Stewart Lamprey, a New Hampshire native, made his first sale in the Real Estate Business in 1939. He has been highly successful in both real estate and state politics. He started New Hampshire Business Sales, Inc. in 1976, and with the exception of a brief period of illness in 1992 and 1993 sold businesses up until his recent retirement. He sold the company in 2000 to Leon Parker & Ivor Thomas. Ivor sold his share of the co. to John Howe in 2011. President ( &CBI) Leon Parker has been associated with Stewart since 1987. He has handled the sale of a wide range of businesses, and has sold businesses from Nashua to Littleton and North Conway. After Graduation from UNH Leon went off to Washington and became a Federal Executive, serving in the Defense Department, Peace Corps, and a government foundation involved in foreign assistance. He came home to New Hampshire in 1985, and has been involved in business and real estate brokerage since mid 1986. Contact him at Leon@nhbizsales.com, or by phone in Pembroke at 603-715-1097 Vice President John Howe, is also the Director of our Business Transition Strategies Division. He has a broad business background as general manager of a daily newspaper company for over 30 years. He retired from Citizen Publishing Company. In 2008, he won the Yankee Quill Award for his career in journalism and was elected to the New England Academy of Journalists. He has taken graduate courses and seminars in marketing, management and accounting. He is a member of IBBA and NEBBA and is a Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA). He is a corporator of Belknap County Economic Development Council, Lakes Region General Healthcare, Laconia Savings Bank and an incorporator of Taylor Community. He is a Paul Harris Fellow of Rotary International and is active in civic groups. He graduated from Bates College. Reach him on jhowe@nhbizsales.com or tel. 603-715-1097. Specialization: We are always looking for good businesses to sell. Business owners should call us for a free market evaluation. We always have a variety of businesses to sell, so buyers should contact us and tell us what they want. If we are not advertising what you want we probably know where to get it!

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