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2229 Harbor Bay Parkway,
Alameda, California 94502 (View Map)
Phil Holt (510) 523-0232
Phil Holt, MBA, CBI, CBB, CMMBI, CMSBB is President and Principal Broker (BRE #01731143) of Sunbelt Business Sales and Acquisitions. He has over 45 years in selling, buying, owning and operating small and mid-sized businesses, working variously as broker, proprietor, consultant, investor, and manager. In addition to business brokerage, he has direct operational experience extending through wireless communications, deep sea diving, marine construction, commercial fishing, commercial real estate development and brokerage, food warehousing and distribution, as well as non-profit social services.
His breadth of experience, across the country and worldwide, both strategic and hands-on, in operations and finance, has given him a keen perspective on the challenges and opportunities presented to small and mid-sized businesses and the issues faced by their owners in seeking to convert the equity in their companies into cash and other investments. He is particularly skilled in developing innovative and cost-effective solutions to problems arising in business sale and financing transactions.
He is member of both the International Business Brokers Association and the California Association of Business Brokers. He has earned and maintains numerous certifications as a business broker and as a mergers and acquisitions advisor/intermediary. He received his MBA from San Francisco State University and his BA from the University of Alaska.
Phil has been honored for exceptional community service with awards for his extensive work with such organizations such as the American Red Cross, Habitat for Humanity, the Alameda Food Bank and The San Francisco Foundation.
Previously, he served as a U.S. Navy SEAL. He lives with his wife in Alameda, CA and enjoys flying, scuba diving and long-distance bicycle touring.
Sunbelt Business Sales & Acquisitions, a multi-agent business brokerage with offices in Alameda, serves the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. The firm provides licensed business intermediaries and analysts for business brokerage, mergers & acquisitions, business valuations and exit planning. The firm is part of the world’s largest, longest-serving and most reputable business brokerage network, with more than 250 offices located in many countries. The Sunbelt network has sold almost 45,000 businesses. Whether representing buyers, sellers or other business clients, Sunbelt’s professional advisors strive to maintain the highest levels of ethical standards, communications and confidentiality.
This is a highly regarded, profitable, full-service electrical contractor. The firm’s services include new electrical installations, re-wiring, up-grading and replacement of electrical and meter panels, troubleshooting, consultation, maintenance, tenant improvements and temporary power installation. Its client list of over 1,500 includes the region’s general contractors, developers, realtors, school districts, property managers and owners of commercial and residential properties. The loyalty and appreciation of its clientele is demonstrated by the consistent 5-Star ratings the firm gets on Yelp. This offering presents an excellent opportunity for an individual to acquire a turn-key, profitable business with an outstanding reputation and major customer base. It also could be a very good addition for another electrical contracting business to quickly More info
Priced at only 1.49 times net profit, this is an outstanding opportunity for someone who wants to work with a team of professional “dog whisperers” with a passion for interacting with humanity’s best friend. Dogs can be a joy to be around, especially when they are trained to be well-behaved. The core of this business is dog (and dog owner) training, but its services also include dog walking and, on a limited basis, dog sitting, daycare and boarding at the customers’ homes. The primary service area is in the affluent Silicon Valley. The seller has done the hard part in establishing this business and it is primed for a new owner to continue its profitable growth. You can step into this More info
An understanding and capability in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (the STEM disciplines) has become an increasingly important part in the preparation of young people for career success. Moreover, some facility in programming will be a requisite for many future jobs. Many schools and parents have seen the need for instructional devices and support materials designed for a hands-on introduction to the digitally-based world of programming, specifically designed for young learners from elementary school to university.This company’s products are a response to this educational recognition and the resulting growing market. Their products promote hands-on learning with simple More info
Don’t miss this opportunity to own one of the most highly esteemed salons in the heart of one of the Wine Country’s busiest, most popular downtown areas. This relatively new, beautiful salon is quickly establishing itself as a California icon of quality and European style. The salon has a coveted “use-permit” that costs thousands of dollars and takes months to get approved. That is, if you’re lucky enough to find a space available in this highly sought-after commercial area with its small-town but vibrant charm.The salon is presently staffed with 6 hair stylists, one esthetician, a nail technician and a receptionist/sales person. Downstairs, there are well-equipped stations for four More info
This is one of the highest rated German auto repair and maintenance shops in its market area, and it has a very strong and loyal client base (over 3000 clients) reflected by its 200+ five-star Yelp reviews. Much of the company’s success stems from the effectiveness of its very thorough diagnostic process as well as the skills of its competent technicians. It has two dedicated and experienced technicians (one who has been there over 11 years and the other for over one year) and they have 20+ years of experience each. Operations are highly systemized and efficient. The impressive array of high-quality equipment is up to date and in excellent condition. This clean and well-organized shop is in More info
Here is an excellent opportunity to own a nice simple business in the beautiful wine country and generate enough income to support a decent lifestyle. This is a highly recognized and successful hot dog restaurant brand serving the tastiest dogs in Northern California, and it is relatively easy to operate. This is a semi-absentee ownership situation. A new owner who chose to work in the business full time would save considerable labor expense and add significantly to the bottom-line net profit.Priced at only 1.52 times cash flow, this is an excellent value. A community favorite, this brand has been around for over 4 decades. Not your typical hot dog shop, the owner stresses cleanliness, More info
Established in 1984 in San Francisco, this business has an excellent, long-term reputation for expertly installing, maintaining and repairing commercial and industrial access control systems, security gates and doors of almost every type, including but not limited to steel and aluminum roll-up, side-rolling, personnel doors, etc., whether operated by manual-push, chain-pull, or motor. Its skilled technicians do their part to ensure the security and safety of buildings and premises such as warehouses, parking garages, car washes, machine shops, auto service shops, self-storage centers, and much more. The company’s long list of loyal clients includes some of the Bay Area’s largest businesses More info
This well-established, award-winning, profitable, boutique dog & cat supply and grooming store is an excellent opportunity for a pet lover who wants to enjoy working while earning a very good income. You can share your passion for companion animals with customers who care as much as you do and you’ll gain the love of the many neighborhood furry friends and the people they own. This also could be a great opportunity for an existing pet service business to expand its offerings and its geographic coverage into a well-known, popular, growing East Bay area with its high density of upwardly-mobile and pet-friendly residents. This area draws a diverse clientele as it has a nice mix of residential, More info
: This long-established retailer of sporting goods and services also sells sports uniforms, trophies, banners and promotional materials and provides sports-related services. Much of the sports gear and clothing can be customized by their high quality graphics and large format digital printing equipment. The Company enjoys lower wholesale costs of goods by virtue of its membership in a national co-op organization that maximizes its purchasing leverage, keeps it informed on industry trends and developments and streamlines ordering and payment procedures. This fixture of its community has close relationships with the schools and teams in the area. Its customer base includes individuals, More info
Priced at only 1.61 times cash flow, this is an outstanding value. This is a profitable, independent sandwich shop where an owner has the freedom to operate his or her own way and not be restrained by the strict policies and procedures of a franchise. This shop has built an excellent, long-term reputation for friendly, efficient service and high quality ingredients. It has a long-term regular and growing customer base. Those who want to dine in can do so in a roomy, relaxing dining area with table seating for more than 30 people. The shop is located in the very popular, revitalized downtown of Alameda and is surrounded by businesses that draw heavy foot traffic to the area. Alameda, “The More info
This is an exceptional opportunity priced at only 2.13 times net cash flow and with an asking price that is less than the value of the inventory, furniture, fixtures and equipment. This long-established retailer of sporting goods and services also sells sports uniforms, trophies, banners and promotional materials and provides sports-related services. Much of the sports gear and clothing can be customized by their high quality graphics and large format digital printing equipment. The Company enjoys lower wholesale costs of goods by virtue of its membership in a national co-op organization that maximizes its purchasing leverage, keeps it informed on industry trends and developments and More info
This well established, bistro-style restaurant is a turn-key opportunity with existing cash flow in a great location in the City. Besides these attributes, this opportunity offers great equipment value. The equipment is high quality and in excellent condition. Included: A La Rossa gelato freezer display case, 2 La Rossa pastry display cases, a La Marzocco espresso machine, a micro-convection oven, crepe machine, freezer and refrigerator, counter top grill, prep tables, prep sink, hand wash sink, 3-compartment sink and much more. This easy to operate restaurant does not have an exhaust hood and is not required to have one because it functions well with an efficient and effective More info
A well respected, long established floor covering supply and installation business generating over $4.5 Million in annual sales revenue and producing more than $275K in consistent net cash flow for its owner operator is now available. This business specializes in high quality carpeting and flooring products for its clientele in the very high growth new home construction and home remodeling market industries. This company is located in an area that’s now booming in these market sectors with high growth being projected per annum for the next 10 to 15 years. The growth potential for this business is exceptional. More info
Owned by one of the top collectors and experts in the field, this amazing gallery is filled with many very old Ming and early Qing Dynasty furniture pieces, incredible architectural relics, and a vast amount of large and small antique decorative items, including items of the highest investment quality, plus many more beautiful and interesting small collectible objects as well.In the early to late 1990's this business was also one of the major leading wholesale and import companies in the United States, selling fine antique Chinese furniture and old decorative arts to many retail stores, brand-name catalog companies and top design firms.Today this is one of the last remaining Chinese More info
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