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Tom Ossell

Orion Resort Sales

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945 Osprey Dr,
Bayport, Minnesota 55003 (View Map)

About the Company

Broker Biography

Tom Ossell (612) 805-9646

Introduction

Graduate of University of Northern Colorado 1971 (Finance and Marketing), 2 years as a mortgage broker, and a resort and campground broker since 1973. Co founder of Orion Commercial in 1979 since changed name to Orion Resort and Campground Sales. My wife and I have also owned and successfull operated 3 resorts and a campground. We sell by properly educating buyers on how to make good decissions then stay in touch with them as a consultant while operating. Some of our education is on "orionresortsales.com" under "How to Buy" and Resort Buyers Guide. Active in the Congress of Minnesota Resorts and a former board member of the University of Minnesota's Tourism Advisory Board. Common sense and experience does count.

Services Provided

Seller representation for marketing and selling their resort or campground: accounting knowledge and cpa assistance. Experience with 1031 tax defered exchanges and professional associates for all parts of the process.

Buyer representation: Educating a buyer for how to look at and buy a resort or campground. As an operator helping a buyer put together operating proceedures, accounting systems, reservation systems and a capital improvement budget tied to yields plus how to prioritize personal time and investment into the property.

Areas Served

  • St. Louis, MN
  • Itasca, MN
  • Itasca, MN
  • Faribault, MN
  • Lake of the Woods, MN
  • Business For Sale Listings

    $4,000,000
    Bemidji, MN  Agent: Tim Aarsvold
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    Kohl's Resort, Bemidji MN

    Kohl’s Resort was established in 1948 by a fashion model and photographer. They established the resort in 1952 as Kohl’s Last Resort. It is one of the largest and finest resorts in the Bemidji Lakes Area on Big Turtle Lake. It is located just 12 miles north of Bemidji, MN near HWY 71 and HWY 22. It caters to families and fisherman alike. Big Turtle Lake is a 5 lake chain with 3 lakes are assessable from Kohl’s Resort; Big Turtle Lake, Little Turtle Lake, and Movil Lake. The lakes are connected by channels and Kohl’s Resort has a private boat launch on site. The only public launch is located just off HWY 15 on the West side of Big Turtle Lake. The lakes feature Walleye, Northern More info

    $1,800,000
    Richville, MN  Agent: Tim Aarsvold
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    Northern Lights Resort in mid-Minnesota

    Northern Lights Resort, located on Dead Lake, was established in 1946 as a 3-cabin fishing resort. Prior to 1995, the resort was called Pleasant View. The resort is a well-known fishing resort and is located in Otter Tail County, just 4 miles west of Richville on County Road 14, and 13 miles southwest of Perham on State Highway 10. Otter Tail Lakes Country is located in West Central Minnesota. Just 2.5 hours from Minneapolis, MN and 45 minutes from Fargo, ND, the area has wooded hills and crystal clear lakes. The resort is located in a 400-acre bay on the southeast corner of Dead Lake, a 7900 acre lake with 36 miles of shoreline. Northern Lights Resort features 14.5 acres of land and More info

    $1,350,000
    Osage, MN  Agent: Dan Berg
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    The Wilds Resort

    Very nicely maintained family fishing resort featuring 6 very well maintained cabins, 14 campsites, 45 mostly undeveloped acres of woodland and a nice 4 bedroom Owners home.Tucked between Smoky Hills State Forest and Tamarac Wildlife Refuge in Northern Minnesota, The Wilds Resort and Campground is a four-season vacation destination for those seeking adventure, relaxation or something in between. A family resort on the edge of 3,146 acre Shell Lake near Osage, the comfortable cabins are surrounded by 50 acres of tall pines and white birch where a variety of birds and wildlife reside. You can expect to see owls, chickadees, hummingbirds, warblers, finches, and even an occasional eagle; the More info

    $3,250,000
    Cash Flow: $356,000 
    Villard, MN  Agent: Dan Berg
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    Canary Beach Resort

    Here is an exceptional Minnesota family resort in central MN close to a prime vacation destination community. This award-winning Alexandria MN resort is located on the sandy north shore of Lake Villard, where they have offered fun-filled lakeside family vacations since 1920. Sitting on 16.74 acres of park like grounds, 11 rental cabins ranging in size from 2 to 5 bedrooms and 10 all new since 2008, 69 seasonal RV sites, event center, boat storage and 3 bedroom owners quarters above main lodge, all overlooking hundreds of feet of sand beach. Large shop and storage building, impeccably maintained grounds and facilities. The multipurpose Event Center offers a versatile venue for a variety of More info

    $3,790,000
    Cash Flow: $334,461 
    Alexandria, MN  Agent: Dan Berg
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    1st Class Resort in Alexandria MN

    SUMMARYThe Historic Geneva Beach Resort, est. 1883, is one of the finest resorts in the Alexandria area. Located on Lake Geneva and the famous Alexandria Chain of Lakes, it caters to families and fishing enthusiasts. Alexandria is located on I-94 and is only a few hours from the Minneapolis or Fargo areas. Lake Geneva connects to Lake LeHommeDieu, Lake Carlos, Lake Darling and Lake Victoria to form a chain of lakes offering plenty of boating and fishing opportunities. The lakes are connected by channels, and guests can boat to 3 restaurants, and Carlos State Park. The lakes feature bass, pan fish, walleye and northern. The lakes are noted for the quality and variety of fishing More info

    $1,500,000
    Park Rapids, MN  Agent: Dan Berg
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    Great Family Fishing Resort in Park Rapids MN

    Fun Ta Boot Resort is located in North Central MN just North of Park Rapids on Boot lake. The resort features 13 modern cabins nicely spaced under a canopy of tall pines. With 65 acres of land and 836’ of lake frontage there are many options available to enhance and expand resort. The 13 cabins feature a good mix of large and small cabins with 1- 4 bedroom, 6- 3 bedroom, 5- 2 bedroom and 1- 1 bedroom. Cabins all have a stove, refrigerator, microwave, electric coffee pot, toaster, pots and pans, dishes, silverware, glassware… everything you need to boil water or cook a full meal. Eight cabins also have dishwashers. Each cabin has a deck or screened porch with patio furniture and a More info

    $1,200,000
    Hubbard, MN  Agent: Dan Berg
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    Family Resort in Prime Tourism Area

    Family resort near one of Minnesota’s most popular tourist town, with lots of activities to draw vacationers. Resort is located 12 miles NE or Park Rapids MN.The resort has 9 - 2 or 3 bedroom fully equipped cabins which are nicely spaced along 680 feet of shoreline. The resort has 26 acres of land included. The sand beach is gently sloping making a great area for kids and parents to hang out. There is an extensive dock system with a capacity of mooring 21 boats. Fishing is very good, anglers can expect to catch a variety of fish including Bluegill, Largemouth Bass, Muskie, Northern Pike, Pumpkinseed, Rock Bass, Smallmouth Bass and Walleye. The owners home is a very nice 4 bedroom 2 1/2 bath More info

    John Seekon Serving Itasca County, MN

    Graduate of University of Northern Colorado 1971 (Finance and Marketing), 2 years as a mortgage broker, and a resort and campground broker since 1973. Co founder of Orion Commercial in 1979 since changed name to Orion Resort and Campground Sales. My wife and I have also owned and successfull operated 3 resorts and a campground. We sell by properly educating buyers on how to make good decissions then stay in touch with them as a consultant while operating. Some of our education is on "orionresortsales.com" under "How to Buy" and Resort Buyers Guide. Active in the Congress of Minnesota Resorts and a former board member of the University of Minnesota's Tourism Advisory Board. Common sense and experience does count.

    Dan Berg Serving Becker County, MN

    Graduate of University of Northern Colorado 1971 (Finance and Marketing), 2 years as a mortgage broker, and a resort and campground broker since 1973. Co founder of Orion Commercial in 1979 since changed name to Orion Resort and Campground Sales. My wife and I have also owned and successfull operated 3 resorts and a campground. We sell by properly educating buyers on how to make good decissions then stay in touch with them as a consultant while operating. Some of our education is on "orionresortsales.com" under "How to Buy" and Resort Buyers Guide. Active in the Congress of Minnesota Resorts and a former board member of the University of Minnesota's Tourism Advisory Board. Common sense and experience does count.

    Tim Aarsvold Serving Douglas County, MN

    Graduate of University of Northern Colorado 1971 (Finance and Marketing), 2 years as a mortgage broker, and a resort and campground broker since 1973. Co founder of Orion Commercial in 1979 since changed name to Orion Resort and Campground Sales. My wife and I have also owned and successfull operated 3 resorts and a campground. We sell by properly educating buyers on how to make good decissions then stay in touch with them as a consultant while operating. Some of our education is on "orionresortsales.com" under "How to Buy" and Resort Buyers Guide. Active in the Congress of Minnesota Resorts and a former board member of the University of Minnesota's Tourism Advisory Board. Common sense and experience does count.

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