Doug Kose

Transworld Business Advisors of Knoxville

License Number: 348680

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3232 Tazewell Pike,
Knoxville, Tennessee 37918 (View Map)

About the Company

Transworld Business Advisors is the world leader in the marketing and sales of businesses and franchises. We are a global network of brokers offering turnkey solutions for those that want to buy or sell a business. Whether you represent an acquisition-minded corporation, or are personally interested in owning your own company, Transworld Business Advisors of Knoxville offers the professional services that successfully bring buyers and sellers together.

Broker Biography

Doug Kose (865) 315-7327


Transworld Business Advisors focus on three core concepts: business brokerage, franchise consulting and franchise development. Transworld Business Advisors is a global network of brokers offering a turnkey solution for those that want to build a solid business and future for themselves while maintaining a balanced quality of life.

Services Provided

Transworld Business Advisors of Knoxville provides the following services:
• Valuation
• Business Sales & Marketing
• Franchise Sales & Development
• Mergers & Acquisitions
• Asset Sales
• Financial Assessment
• Strategic Partnership Alignment
• Vendor Relations & Contract Negotiations

Areas Served

  • Knox, TN
  • Anderson, TN
  • Blount, TN
  • Sevier, TN
  • Washington, TN
  • Licensed In

    • Tennessee
    • 348680

    Professional Affiliations

    Transworld Business Advisors has been awarded several accolades including:

    - Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 and their special categories for top home-based and fastest growing franchise systems
    - Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year

    Business For Sale Listings

    Cash Flow: $195,364 
    Knoxville, TN 
    Reduced - Profitable Satellite & Internet Installation Business Contracts in Place; Little Competition

    Reduced - This satellite TV and Internet fulfillment company has contracts to do installations with the following retailers: Dish Network, Directv, Vivint, Exede, Hughes, etc. The company services over 5,000 customers annually and enjoys a loyal customer base, which is nearly 100% repeat business. Long tenured Techs and equipment makes this company the "go to" installer in the area. Direct sales is a small part of the business revenues, but not the focus and can be a great growth opportunity.The business did $670,584 in sales in 2018 (net operating income of $195,364). An office manager is the only full-time employee (outside of the owner) and ten 1099 contractors do all the installation More info

    Cash Flow: $214,456 
    Knox Co., TN 
    Professional Holiday Decorating Installation Service One of the Top Franchisees in the Country!

    This business opportunity provides professional holiday decorating and Christmas light installation service in East Tennessee. Same ownership since 2005, this award winning franchise company is one of the top producing franchisees in the country. The seller has grown sales year over year since inception. In 2018, total gross sales were $515,434.A vast majority of all franchisees have a core business with this business as an add-on revenue stream. This is a seasonal business from October thru February of each year. The business has a very loyal customer base: the company did 168 installation jobs in 2018 with an average ticket price of $3,068; and 85% customers return each year. The More info

    Cash Flow: $54,435 
    Dandridge, TN 
    Restaurant in Prime Location Motivated Owner

    An established and local favorite diner in Jefferson County, now a staple item in the community that serves breakfast and lunch. Daily blue plate specials are provided to the repeat clientele base and tourists. In 2017, the business did gross sales over $340K. Online reviews are strong including Trip Advisor and this business is turn-key to hand over to the next owner. Recent real estate appraisal came in at $376K. More info

    Cash Flow: $138,264 
    Knox Co., TN 
    Top Flight Sales Training Business Long-term Contracts In Place; One of the Top Franchisees in the Country

    One of the top sales training programs in the world and established business here in the greater Knoxville area for over two decades, this is a profitable and well run business. The Training program is built on the concept of incremental growth and change over time - supported by repetition, reinforcement, coaching and accountability. There is a need in the marketplace for business sales and management training as evidenced by secured contracts (through the next 1-3 years) with business executives and superlative companies in the Knoxville area with total monthly guarantees of up to $10K. More info

    Campbell Co., TN 
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    Successful Cabinet and Countertops Company

    Established business for over 30 years that offers affordable wood cabinets and granite, quartz and laminate countertops in the East TN market. Great business location on a busy street that carries 16K cars daily. Professional showroom and plentiful work space, which includes four bays in a 5,000 sq ft facility.There are over 20 wood factory cabinets to choose from including Fabuwood Showcase, Carolina Heartwood, Wilson Art International, Amerock, Formica, Virginia Marble, etc. Business also fabricates its own granite and quartz countertops in-house.In 2018, business did sales of $326K. The average ticket is $3K to $6K per job. This is a great opportunity to take over an established, well More info

    Cash Flow: $98,076 
    Corryton, TN 
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    Trustworthy Plumbing and Back Flow Testing Business

    A plumbing company that has serviced East Tennessee for the past six years and developed a strong, core customer base of both commercial and residential accounts that cover Dandridge, Morristown, Knoxville, Oneida, Oak Ridge, Dayton, etc. Owner follows motto of quality service at affordable prices. A customer base of over 450 customers, including two different fast food enterprises: 1) Services 37 locations and 2) 42 locations. Plumbing service business includes start up, repair and winter irrigations. In the winter, preventive maintenance on Navien instant water heaters (17 total) is completed annually. More info

    Oak Ridge, TN 
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    Reduced-Established and Delightful Restaurant

    An established and local favorite breakfast/lunch option in the greater East Tennessee area. The restaurant was founded over 20 years ago and has been run by the same owners. There is a loyal customer base that comes from Anderson, Knox, Tellico, Maynardville, Chattanooga and Sweetwater as well as local celebrities frequent the establishment. Catering has been a nice compliment to the business. More info

    Blount Co., TN 
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    Reduced - Established Bridal and Tux Business

    The average wedding cost in the US is $25,200*. The bride’s wedding dress continues to be the central focus and pinnacle moment of the Big Day.This bridal and tux store is located in the Knoxville area and has been established for over 15 years with the surrounding counties. Store is authorized dealer for three widely recognized designers in the industry and carries other brands as well to provide great options for a wide customer base. One third of total sales came from prom season and tux rentals via a limited marketing budget. Good online reviews. A motivated owner can take this business to a new level. Price REDUCED - Motivated Owner! More info

    Cash Flow: $88,324 
    Blount Co., TN 
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    Profitable and Long-Standing Bar

    An established 20-year old bar that opens for lunch thru late dinner is now available for sale in the greater Knoxville area. Great location that has regular clientele and out of town visitors due to all the great online reviews. The owners are great stewards in the community and have theme nights that include Karaoke and Bands. An outdoor deck is an added bonus for patrons on pleasant East Tennessee days. Menu includes burgers, chicken, steak, sandwiches and great entrees. Bar serves beer, wine and liquor. This is a great opportunity to run a profitable business that did sales of over $600K in 2018. More info

    Cash Flow: $115,296 
    Rutherford Co., TN 
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    Established Embroidery & Printing Business in Booming Nashville Area

    Entrepreneur magazine named this Franchise as one of the leading franchise providers of Marketing Services, embroidery, promotional products, printed apparel and personalized gifts services. This business has been established, outside of Nashville in one of the fastest growing areas in the country, since 2004. The company assists businesses (large and small), service clubs, local university, TN Government offices, etc. in promoting their services with embroidery, direct to garment printing, promotional products, printing, and informational technology support. The client database is over 18,000 corporate and individual accounts, including paper documentation of all the jobs to maintain their More info

    Cash Flow: $14,806 
    Blount Co., TN 
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    Established Interior Design Business

    A long tenured and successful interior design company is now available for sale. The business specializes in custom window treatments but also focuses on design services and re-upholstery. This is a fantastic opportunity for one with an eye for design to take over an in-demand and well-respected brand name with opportunities for growth. For the past 32 years, the same owner has run the business and has an extensive client base that totals over 4,000 jobs that is both corporate (local college, air base, business, etc) and residential. Also, the business is an exclusive county-wide provider of a well-known product and brand name. Sales in 2017 were $138K. Business has good reviews and a good More info

    Knoxville, TN 
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    Upscale Event and Wedding Rentals

    A turnkey business model providing high-end china plates/teacups/sets for event and wedding rental usage. Inventory value is over $50K with great patterns that are popular from areas all over the Smokey Mountains, East TN and the Carolinas. Various packages are available to the consumer to capture each end of the market. Business has a strong social media presence with over 3,750 likes and total followers. A strong referral network of area vendors has been established in local markets. Additionally, a marketing picture gallery with thousands of professional photos is included in the sale. The overall concept is easily scalable with all the franchise preparation (documentation, manuals, More info

    Knoxville, TN 
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    Cabinet and Floor Renewal Franchise Company

    Wood cabinet and floor renewal franchise company that prides itself on no dust, mess or odor. Business sale includes two franchisee locations, van and established clientele list. In 2017, business did 100 kitchen remodels with the average ticket price of $3K. Typical projects take 2-3 days; sales were $220K in 2017. More info

    Cash Flow: $70,282 
    Knoxville, TN 
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    Unrivaled Remodeling Business

    A great opportunity to inherit an established kitchen and bath remodeling business that has shown large strides in profit growth year over year. This franchise company is an industry leader nationwide that focuses on cabinetry and countertops. Projects range from one-day updates up to fully custom remodels with a ticket price that can vary from $1K to $25K. The business has been established in Knoxville since 2016 and has received ALL FIVE-STAR reviews on Facebook AND Google! The owners have won the National Project of the Month award twice from their corporate office. Sales increased by 17% in 2018 (total sales were $224K with $70K in cash flow this past year). Plus, the company averages More info

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