Richard B. Ames

RB AMES CO

License Number: RS280690

Phone: (724) 272-9431

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802 Applehill Court,
Gibsonia, Pennsylvania 15044 (View Map)

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Broker Biography

Richard B. Ames (724) 272-9431

Introduction

Company Information:
Dear Business Owner/Investor,
As business brokerage professionals, we completely understand the life span of a business. From start-up or acquisition to presenting your business for sale - we have established our principles:

Strict confidentiality (Free initial consultation)
Strong client representation
Solid valuation
Energetic marketing

As the President with more than 20 years of experience in all aspects of business and real estate sales, I am personally involved in every transaction. Through continued education and experience, we make complex business and real estate transactions manageable. Along with our team of professionals from environmental to legal experts, we provide all the services needed to arrive at a successful transition for buyers and sellers. We look forward to doing business with you.

Sincerely,
Richard B. Ames, President, CBC

Background:
Pat Ames is the Vice President of Marketing and Operations. Pat has extensive experience in Sales and Marketing for both local and national organizations. She has a Master{s Degree in Public Management from Carnegie Mellon University and a Masters Degree in Nursing from La Roche College, Pittsburgh, PA. She also served eight years as a Commissioned Officer in the US Naval Reserve.

Affiliations:
Certified Business Counselor
ICBC Member

Areas Served

Butler, PA

Business For Sale Listings

$150,000
Cash Flow: $85,000 
Butler Co., PA 
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$150,000
Cash Flow: $73,600 
Allegheny Co., PA 
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Allegheny County PA Beauty Salons and Barber Shops Businesses for Sale
$225,000
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$15,000
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Social Media Business Opportunity

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Cash Flow: $75,000 
Dilliner, PA 
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$28,500
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$545,000
Cash Flow: $175,000 
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$150,000
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Cash Flow: $33,607 
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$150,000
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$19,950
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$50,000
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$50,000
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Cash Flow: $100,000 
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$220,000
Cash Flow: $75,000 
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Unique Fast Casual Food Franchise: Burgerz & Dogz

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$44,970
Cash Flow: $9,500 
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$885,000
Cash Flow: $295,000 
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Vending Route Business

THIS BUSINESS HAS RECENTL SOLD; HOWEVER, I HAVE SIMILIAR OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE. CONTACT ME FOR MORE INFORMATIONL. This well-established vending business, located in southwestern PA. The business owner is completing his 21st year as vending business operator and his business continues to achieve continuously strong revenue numbers. The revenue growth over the last several years reached over $1M with each of the past few years the sales surpassing the previous year. Sales revenues in 2016: $1,300,000. The company is consistently adding new customers because of its unequaled service and integrity. The business has some annual contracts with its larger accounts in addition to hundreds of other More info

$50,000
Jacksonville, FL 
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Vending Route Business Opportunity

Begin here and go anywhere. Start a vending business and take action on the goals and plans you have always wanted to do. This is a simple plan for success and your income will begin in within 2 months of making the commitment. The business includes 130 vending machines. These are all brand new vending machines with a lifetime warranty. The business package also guarantees that all machines are placed on site by third part professional locator. The company will also fly the business owner to the company’s HQ to attend an extensive training seminar at their Vending University for training on how to operate the business. The price of the business also includes all travel expenses, airfare, More info

$50,000
Orlando, FL 
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Vending Route Business Opportunity

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$125,000
Cash Flow: $60,000 
Cranberry Township, PA 
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Vending Route Business

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