Mike LeCates MBA

Transworld Business Advisors of Delmarva

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1147 S Salisbury Blvd,
Salisbury, Maryland 21801 (View Map)

About the Company

Transworld Business Advisors has been the world leader in the marketing and sale of businesses, franchises and commercial real estate for more than 35 years with 200 offices, and 400 trusted professional advisors. With a vast internal marketplace for business sales including thousands within the United States, Transworld capitalizes on its worldwide marketing strategy to successfully connect business buyers and sellers. Their primary goal is to obtain the best deal for both sellers and buyers by maximizing value and creating a competitive marketplace for the opportunity. Transworld’s sales are always confidential and their advisors provide the following services: Business Brokerage and Sales, Franchise Sales, and Franchising Your Business

Contact Mike LeCates about buying or selling a business or franchise, franchising your business or learning about becoming a Transworld Business Advisor:

Transworld Business Advisors of Delmarva
Phone - 410-543-2299
Email – mlecates@tworld.com
Website: http://www.tworld.com/delmarva

Broker Biography

Mike LeCates MBA (410) 543-2299

Introduction

Mike LeCates, MBA is the President of Transworld Business Advisors of Delmarva, a full-service business brokerage and advisory firm serving the Delmarva Peninsula. With over 15 years of experience, Mike is a business sales expert who brings business buyers and sellers together, identifies franchise opportunities and helps small businesses grow through franchising & multiunit expansion. Mike is a seasoned business owner with extensive operational experience and has owned, operated and sold his own highly successful multiple unit and multimillion dollar businesses himself. He has provided business consulting services to a variety of businesses in diverse industries from manufacturing and services to real estate and construction, ranging in size from small family-owned stores to multimillion-dollar entities. His approach is systematic, efficient and confidential. He expertly guides clients through the business valuation process and keeps his eyes on his clients’ objectives allowing them to focus on running their business and maintaining profitability throughout the sales process.

Services Provided

Mike LeCates, MBA is the President and CEO of Transworld Business Advisors of Delmarva, a full service business brokerage, franchise consulting and advisory service. Transworld Business Advisors is the world leader in the marketing and sale of businesses, franchises and positioning your company to ensure a successful transaction. With over 15 year of brokerage experience, Mike acts as a "corporate deal doctor" and expertly guides clients through the complex business valuation process. Mike considers himself in the TIME and SLEEP business by buying his clients' TIME to get their lives back together, and helping them SLEEP at night by helping to relieve the anxiety that accompanies any financial crisis, and it is a business that provides a great deal of personal satisfaction, while at the same time helping other people. Having owned and run a multiple unit and multimillion dollar businesses himself, Mike is well-versed in all aspects of business operations & sales - he keeps his focus on his clients’ objectives allowing them to focus on running their business and maintaining profitability throughout the sales process

Areas Served

  • Wicomico, MD
  • Worcester, MD
  • Talbot, MD
  • Somerset, MD
  • Queen Anne's, MD
  • New Castle, DE
  • Dorchester, MD
  • Caroline, MD
  • Sussex, DE
  • Kent, DE
  • Professional Affiliations

    MBA, IBBA, IFPG, FCRA

    Business For Sale Listings

    $750,000
    Cash Flow: $265,607 
    Wicomico Co., MD  Agent: Tracy Peterson
    Residential and B2B Specialized Maintenance Company Profitable since 1998 with recurring revenune and owner retiring. Must see Financing available

    In business since the late 80's, this company has a great reputation and a large book of business. Turn-key ready. All the equipment, supplies, and employees are in place. Could be semi-absentee owner. More info

    $2,200,000
    Cash Flow: $593,119 
    Sussex Co., DE  Agent: Ryan Boyce
    Large landscaping business for sale. Established and profitable with contracts and 40 employees ready to grow Includes Real Estate

    In business for over 20 years, this fully-equipped, turn-key landscaping company offers all matter of property maintenance including all major landscaping services. Reputable with major builders and developers, no job is too big. Current owners are both interested in other careers, but will train for specified time. More info

    $950,000
    Cash Flow: $231,805 
    Maryland  Agent: Tracy Peterson
    Mechanical Contracting Business. Well-respected and well-run. Exceptional Opportunity to own this 70 year old highly profitable Mechanical Con

    Family-owned and run, this mechanical contracting business has specialized in plan and specification bids, as well as, design/build and custom projects. Experience includes over six decades of mechanical construction work. Licensed in Maryland and Delaware. Currently, the firm has jobs lined up throughout the rest of 2019 and into 2020 totaling 4.2M. More info

    $1,900,000
    Cash Flow: $138,998 
    United States  Agent: Tracy Peterson
    Federally contracted retail supplier to government entity. Relocatable Federally Contracted Retail Supplier to Military turn key and profit

    Rare opportunity to own a relocatable home based business that has guaranteed sales coming through the government. 5 year contract just renewed to guarantee a new owner time to recoup their investment. Owner willing to stay on to help train for a seamless transition. More info

    $200,000
    Cash Flow: $90,000 
    Princess Anne, MD  Agent: Tracy Peterson
    Rest/Bar on Rt 13 Md on southern peninsula Very Popular and great location restaurant and bar in college town

    Good food, good staff, and good numbers! This popular RESTAURANT/BAR serves American comfort food and is located just off the highly traveled Route 13, next to hotel and college campus. Though open a short time with its current management, the restaurant has been a staple in the area for quite a while and has earned a following with good food and prices. It has a large kitchen with 3 walk-ins, a 24" char-broiler and much more. (equipment list available) Seats 300 with three rooms that can be closed off for private parties/banquets. The bar is large and can sell beer, wine, and liquor to-go, if unopened. Nice POS micros with in-kitchen screens. Owner situation requires him to move. This More info

    $125,000
    Sussex Co., DE  Agent: Ryan Boyce
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    Well Established Auto Shop

    This business has been in business over 20 years with loyal customers coming back time and time again! The business is run by a husband and wife that get tasks done quickly and effectively. The garage has 3 bays and could be expanded to allow more jobs. Sales are constantly above $ 200,000 with the opportunity to increase with a proper marketing plan. The owners are selling due to retirement so everything goes! More info

    $3,000,000
    Cash Flow: $576,000 
    Delaware  Agent: Tracy Peterson
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    Outpatient Opioid/Addiction Center NEW SERVICES INCREASE NET!

    Center specializes in the outpatient treatment of addiction. DELAWARE AND MARYLAND MEDICAID, commercial insurance, and private pay. Great location: 23 offices, 6 baths including window bath for samples, 4 storage rooms, 3 dosing rooms. 2 Drs, 1 nurse, plus support staff - all licensed appropriately. Approximately 300 patients expected to double within a year.Recently added services for ER discharges, pregnant women and others needing some increased specialized care. More info

    $250,000
    Cash Flow: $65,450 
    Sussex Co., DE  Agent: Tracy Peterson
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    Established sign and digital printing franchise available!

    Must sell quickly! Make an offer! This is a full-service sign center offering everything from vehicle graphics, window graphics, vinyl signs, posters, digital, design, and indoor/outdoor signs. It is a one-stop-shop for all sign and graphic needs. No experience needed. Complete training provided. This business is operating without an outside sales representative. Other stores in this franchise that utilize an outside sales rep, record an annual average of $1 million in gross sales. Business revenues should quickly multiply with an expansion of the employee team to include an outside sales representative. More info

    $800,000
    Cash Flow: $325,715 
    Delaware  Agent: Tracy Peterson
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    Highly Profitable, Full-Service, Home Appliance Dealer Available

    For 10+ years, the owner of this full-service home appliance store has worked to make his shop a destination for appliance buyers from all over Md's Eastern Shore and Delaware. The shop has had a reputation for outstanding customer service, delivery, and service after the sale and this has allowed them to be profitable from the start and given the business the ability to survive market "down-turns" that have put other competitors out of business. The store deals both wholesale and retail and customer base includes consumers, builder, remodelers, property managers, schools and hotels. Being the exclusive dealer for many high-end manufacturers has allowed this business to differentiate itself More info

    $300,000
    Cash Flow: $167,450 
    Maryland  Agent: Tracy Peterson
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    Main Street "Anchor" Fashion and Gift Boutique Available

    Main Street "Anchor" gift boutique on Maryland's Eastern Shore Available! Grossing 750K/yr. Lease with good terms. 23 yrs old. Exclusive rights to several major high-end brands. This is a tourist destination for the town itself and nearby resorts. Offering quality handbags, jewelry, clothing, and accessories as well as a large collection of unique baby gifts. Come and see a rarity these days...a thriving downtown! More info

    $300,000
    Cash Flow: $141,602 
    New Castle Co., DE  Agent: Tracy Peterson
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    Ind. fitness center with 24 hour access. Est. 2001. Loyal members

    Fully-equipped, turn-key Gym/Fitness Center. Cash flow at $144,000. Loyal membership role, good location with 10,000 sq. feet of space. Equipment includes free weights, cardio, treadmills, spin bikes, Cybex Arc Trainer, Cybex Recumbent Bikes and much more too much to list here. (Equipment list available.) Locker rooms, Training room, Strength room, Circuit room, Cardio room, Spin room, and Childcare room. 24-hour card-controlled access and surveillance cameras. Certified personal trainers, group instructors, and professional staff, help this gym stand above the rest.Proudly voted as “Best Health Club!” in town. More info

    $210,000
    Cash Flow: $40,076 
    New Castle Co., DE  Agent: Tracy Peterson
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    Fitness/Performance Center Available. Not your average gym!

    What is the difference between a "performance gym" and a "fitness gym"? Ever go to a gym and see trainers working specifically on Football skills? Basketball skills? Field Hockey? The philosophy behind this performance center is to take athletes to the "next level", whether that next level is high school, college or pro. (Just look at the list of pros they have trained) Though recently established in 2017, it has shown nice growth of approx. 20% each year. (see financials) It achieved this growth by performance training focused on specialized skills and by working with local schools' coaches in elementary, high school and college. Located in an industrial park warehouse, there is a lot of More info

    $275,000
    Cash Flow: $75,412 
    Salisbury, MD  Agent: Tracy Peterson
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    Successful, Salisbury, franchise rest. available. Profits!

    Franchised quick-food restaurant available in the Salisbury, Md. area. Owner has been at the helm for 10+ years and is ready to retire. Everything is in place; all equipment, staff, delivery vehicle, menu, etc. Property available and is at good location. Possible absentee owner with the right oversight. Locals love it! Gross sales approaching 400K. More info

    $99,000
    Cash Flow: $17,196 
    Sussex Co., DE  Agent: Ryan Boyce
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    Unique Fashionable General Store!

    Very unique opportunity! Wide range of goods New and Old. Products range from beach clothing attire to Vinyl Records, Coffee's, Essential oils, and even at times specialty small furniture. Sales are up 25% and growing! This store is a prefect opportunity for a fresh start on the beach! Contact me for more info! More info

    $849,900
    Dorchester Co., MD 
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    A Restaurateurs Dream! Well-established premier seafood rest/bar

    This is a successful full-service restaurant and bar (including an additional storefront used for an additional income stream) located in the historic downtown of a waterfront community on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. It is centrally located about an hour and a half east of Baltimore and Washington DC, the same distance west of Ocean City and the Maryland and Delaware beaches and just a few miles from the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort. The restaurant opened for business in January of 2009 in a leased space of about 3,000 sq. ft. and achieved significant growth year over year enabling us to move and expand the operations after only two and a half years. The restaurant is now housed in More info

    $1,899,000
    Cash Flow: $329,087 
    Worcester Co., MD  Agent: Ryan Boyce
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    Extremely profitable hardware store with multiple locations

    Profitable hardware business that has been in business over 40 years! More info

    $150,000
    Cash Flow: $43,692 
    Delaware  Agent: Tracy Peterson
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    Ethnic Restaurant available in upper Delaware

    Peruvian Restaurant for Sale in New Castle, De. Located on one of the most traveled highways in the area, this authentic and well-established restaurant offers takeout, delivery, dine-in and has a popular catering service. Beer and wine license in place. Fully equipped commercial kitchen. Loyal and stable clientele. Good online reviews. Free parking. This restaurant has quickly become known for its delicious and authentic cuisine. Peruvian food keeps customers coming back! Owner will train and support new buyers. Seating capacity of 60+ plus, outdoor patio, ample parking and solid and stable clientele. Well-trained and seasoned crew. Beer and Wine license in place. More info

    $135,000
    Cash Flow: $70,000 
    Wicomico Co., MD  Agent: Tracy Peterson
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    Gas Station/C-Store with Lottery and Equip for In-store Deli

    Gas Station/C-Store with Lottery and Equip for In-store Deli. It has been owned and run by the same owner for the past 10 years who recently bought other businesses out of state and will be moving closer to those businesses. There remains 4 ½ years left on its current lease at $3500 per month with add’l 5 yr. option. All equipment is included (equipment list is available). The store offers gas, 2x2 pumps averaging 20K gallons per month, lottery averaging 50K per year, money order service, kerosene and an ATM. There is room and equipment for opening an in-store deli. It has a coin laundry and a detached car wash on site. More info

    $650,000
    Cash Flow: $204,974 
    Maryland  Agent: Ryan Boyce
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    Established and Profitable Pool Biz

    This business was started by the owner 30 + years ago and has thrived ever since! Last year has been the best financial year yet! Very profitable and owner friendly! The owner owes nothing on the business. Everything is completely paid for! Owner takes 50-75 K salary (not included in the Net). Incredible opportunity with a large expansion possible! A wide range of territory on the eastern shore of MD/VA/DE. The business specializes in custom in-ground concrete pools but also handles vinyl pools and patios. The owner has implemented very high standards to help with the quality of work and it has greatly showed! Constantly receiving good feedback from past clients on their work. Large growth More info

    Not Disclosed
    Cash Flow: $284,446 
    Worcester Co., MD  Agent: Tracy Peterson
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    Fashion Boutique, with multi-locations available. SDE of $280K!

    Profitable women's clothing and accessories boutique stores with strong and personal connections with customers. The stores have built a quality reputation with their clients over the years by helping women of all walks of life feel confident and beautiful. The business has a history of impressive financials and is a great opportunity for a passionate buyer who can continue serving the community in a genuine and caring way.Begun in 2004 as one store, these fashion boutiques started with a bang. What was considered a hobby quickly became a career for the owners. “Profitable from year one," the owner decided to open a second store which also was profitable from the beginning.In 2012, the More info

    $200,000
    Cash Flow: $145,234 
    Salisbury, MD  Agent: Tracy Peterson
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    Rare...Driving School with 3 locations available.

    This Driving School, established in 2008, has shown consistent revenue and positive growth. It distinguished itself by being one of only four schools in Maryland to gain approval to offer the "Young Driver Improvement Program" when the program began in 2009. The largest and most reputable driving school on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, it includes all FF&E with 9 vehicles, 3 office locations, and 14 instructors. They are able to serve three counties efficiently and provide their students with the best driver education available. Their focus on teaching students the safest and most current driving techniques has quickly made us the premier driving school on the shore with over 50% market More info

    Ryan Boyce

    Mike LeCates, MBA is the President of Transworld Business Advisors of Delmarva, a full-service business brokerage and advisory firm serving the Delmarva Peninsula. With over 15 years of experience, Mike is a business sales expert who brings business buyers and sellers together, identifies franchise opportunities and helps small businesses grow through franchising & multiunit expansion. Mike is a seasoned business owner with extensive operational experience and has owned, operated and sold his own highly successful multiple unit and multimillion dollar businesses himself. He has provided business consulting services to a variety of businesses in diverse industries from manufacturing and services to real estate and construction, ranging in size from small family-owned stores to multimillion-dollar entities. His approach is systematic, efficient and confidential. He expertly guides clients through the business valuation process and keeps his eyes on his clients’ objectives allowing them to focus on running their business and maintaining profitability throughout the sales process.

    Tracy Peterson

    Mike LeCates, MBA is the President of Transworld Business Advisors of Delmarva, a full-service business brokerage and advisory firm serving the Delmarva Peninsula. With over 15 years of experience, Mike is a business sales expert who brings business buyers and sellers together, identifies franchise opportunities and helps small businesses grow through franchising & multiunit expansion. Mike is a seasoned business owner with extensive operational experience and has owned, operated and sold his own highly successful multiple unit and multimillion dollar businesses himself. He has provided business consulting services to a variety of businesses in diverse industries from manufacturing and services to real estate and construction, ranging in size from small family-owned stores to multimillion-dollar entities. His approach is systematic, efficient and confidential. He expertly guides clients through the business valuation process and keeps his eyes on his clients’ objectives allowing them to focus on running their business and maintaining profitability throughout the sales process.

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