Scott Hislop

Transworld Business Advisors of Minnesota

License Number: 40471161

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8400 Normandale Lake Blvd., Suite 920
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55437 (View Map)

About the Company

Interested in buying or selling your business or franchise? Transworld and their professional services successfully bring buyers and sellers together. We have become the world leader in the marketing and sales of businesses, franchises and commercial real estate.

Broker Biography

Scott Hislop (888) 290-5232

Introduction

As President and Owner of Transworld Business Advisors of Minnesota, I assist business and franchise owners to confidentially market and sell their businesses. I bring 30 years of Owner/Operator experience to my role, giving me a unique perspective for business brokerage. Having been a business owner for many years, I understand the effort, sacrifice, and dedication that goes into running a successful business. I’m passionate about helping other business owners accomplish their goals. Those looking to buy or sell a business come to me for my knowledge of financial information, how businesses operate, and what makes them successful.

Services Provided

Business Brokerage
Franchise Consulting
Franchise Development
Mergers and Acquisitions

Areas Served

  • Hennepin, MN
  • Ramsey, MN
  • Dakota, MN
  • Anoka, MN
  • Washington, MN
  • St. Louis, MN
  • Stearns, MN
  • Olmsted, MN
  • Scott, MN
  • Blue Earth, MN
  • Licensed In

    • Minnesota
    • 40471161

    Professional Affiliations

    IBBA
    ACG

    Business For Sale Listings

    $300,000
    Hennepin Co., MN 
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    Heavily Discounted Restaurant/Bar A sset Sale

    This established restaurant/bar with $1.8 million in revenues in the Maple Grove can be yours. Potential of 150 internal seats plus 80 patio seats. Heavily discounted asset sale will allow for an easy and inexpensive conversion to buyer’s desired concept / theme. Complete with app. 20 existing employees. Landlord is anxious to work with qualified buyers with prior restaurant experience. More info

    $268,000
    Cash Flow: $168,322 
    Ramsey Co., MN 
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    Architect Design-Build General Contractor Firm

    Hit the ground running with this long established, profitable architectural and general contractor firm with current diversified clientele, work-in-progress projects, and ongoing remodel relationships with large national based franchisees. This business is well suited for an employed architect looking to become the boss and reap the rewards of business ownership. More info

    $589,000
    Morrison Co., MN 
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    Arco C-Store/Car Wash/Central MN On US Hwy

    Well established Arco Convenience Store with Car Wash in Central Minnesota. Well suited for an Owner Operator. Consistent business with excellent opportunity to grow for owner operator or part of independent chain.Detailed Information:• Built in 1997, Modern & updated in late 2017, 1 acre lot with 3360 square ft C-Store, with 768 car wash addition.• 4 3 product pumps (EVM Card Reader compliant) & canopy in Excellent condition• Steel sti-P3 fuel tanks (12,10,10,6 capacity)• ~500k annual fuel gallons• ~$525k/yr. inside sales• Automated Ryko Car Wash, Propane cylinder exchange.• Located on well-traveled US Hwy, with MN DOT daily traffic counts of 10,000.• Located in thriving small city, with More info

    $260,000
    Benton Co., MN 
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    Shell C-Store/ Central Mn On Busy Corridor Street

    Well established Shell Convenience Store with Central Minnesota. Well suited for an Owner Operator. Consistent business with excellent opportunity to grow for owner operator or part of independent chain.DETAILED INFORMATION• Modern & well maintained, 1.3 acre lot with 1300 square ft C-Store.• 2 two sided 3 product pumps & canopy in good condition• Steel sti-P3 fuel tanks (10,4,2 capacity)• ~300k annual fuel gallons• ~$500k/yr. inside sales• Propane cylinder exchange.• Located on well-traveled City Through-street, with MN DOT daily traffic counts of ~6,500.• Located in thriving city of 13,500 in 4 city cluster of 130,000. More info

    $125,000
    Cash Flow: $67,104 
    Sherburne Co., MN  Agent: Dan Huber
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    High quality custom muffler and brake repair shop

    Muffler and brake repair shop that specializes in custom exhaust systems. This is a great business for owner operator, or as an add-on location for a mutli shop owner. Inventory is not included in the listing price. More info

    $580,000
    Cash Flow: $224,112 
    Hennepin Co., MN  Agent: Lauren Altschuler
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    Profitable Established Cleaning Services Business

    Profitable and reputable cleaning services business serving the clean room, commercial, real estate and residential market segments in the greater Twin Cities metro area. Satisfied staff and customers. The business is well diversified and poised for growth. Systems, process and staff with longevity in place ready for new owner to step in. SBA and Seller Financing available More info

    $39,000
    Ramsey Co., MN  Agent: Lauren Altschuler
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    Established Picture Frame Shop St. Paul MN

    Established, full-service picture frame shop on a bustling street in St. Paul MN. More info

    $75,000
    Cash Flow: $39,121 
    Dakota Co., MN  Agent: Dan Huber
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    Heavily Discounted Farmers Insurance Agency

    This Farmers Insurance agency is being sold at a discounted price due to the small number of policies and the owner wanting a quick exit. This agency can be combined with 1 or 2 other Farmers agency to make a larger book of business. When combined with another agency the over all price of both agencies is a great value and a discount.This insurance business is made up of property and casualty policies the new owner will be able to take advantage for Farmers insurance brand and marketing. There is opportunity to sell financial services, life and commercial policies to new and existing clients. More info

    $2,400,000
    Cash Flow: $703,824 
    Hennepin Co., MN  Agent: Lauren Altschuler
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    Marketing Design Company in Twin Cities Metro Area

    Established and profitable marketing & design agency specializing in marketing collateral, packaging, point-of-sale displays, digital promotional programs, marketing promotions and in-store promotions. More info

    $240,000
    Cash Flow: $59,129 
    Washington Co., MN  Agent: Dan Huber
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    Farmers Insurance Agency North Twin Cities Metro

    Farmers insurance agency, Join a market leader and national brand in selling personal lines insurance, Life insurance and financial services. Excellent opportunity for an executive looking to change careers and is tired of traveling.Farmers Insurance has excellent in depth training and on going support for their agents. Additional agencies / policies can be added to this business to make it larger for qualified buyers.An office lease is available with this business. More info

    $225,000
    Cash Flow: $28,428 
    Minnesota  Agent: Lauren Altschuler
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    Minnesota Gun Shop For Sale

    For the gun enthusiast! Own a business that’s more like a hobby. Full-service firearms dealer offers a variety of firearms, gun smithing services and accessories. This gun shop stocks hundreds of new, used and custom firearms, specialty, and custom parts and offers special orders for any firearm or specialty product not in stock. More info

    $285,000
    Cash Flow: $75,026 
    Minnesota 
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    Profitable Relocatable Party Rental in Central MN

    This party rental business has a great mix of recurring revenue with regular annual event customers and one time special occasions. Three family members work part time to manage this business, but can easily be replaced with one owner-operator or manager. It is the only full service party rental business in the trade area. More info

    $150,000
    Cash Flow: $91,870 
    Minneapolis, MN 
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    Optical Boutique in Minneapolis

    This long established fashion optical boutique retail store is profitable and known for its personal service, expert fitting, and high quality frames. It boasts a high repeat customer rate, and is located in a popular shopping district. More info

    $155,000
    Cash Flow: $51,135 
    Apple Valley, MN 
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    Sub Franchise in Growing Metro Area

    This profitable and growing business is located in an increasingly growing community in the southern Twin Cities area. This turnkey business is a staple in the community and has had steady year after year growth since opening. Owners are willing to provide training if needed More info

    $89,000
    Hennepin Co., MN 
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    Healthy Fast Food Franchise in West Mpls Suburb

    Established at the current location for 2 years, the heavy lifting of franchise procurement, lease, build-out, and local brand recognition building has been accomplished so the buyer can hit the ground running on the day of closing. The store is fully staffed and trained with experienced general manager and shift leaders. This fast casual franchise concept is growing rapidly and perfectly positioned for today’s active, health conscious, flavor craving customers. The balanced mix of food and smoothies allows you to capitalize on breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snack day parts. More info

    $160,000
    Cash Flow: $50,497 
    Hennepin Co., MN  Agent: Dan Huber
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    Auto repair, great location, growing sales

    Auto repair shop with long successful sales history, steady mechanic staff and great location. This repair business has grown on this site since 1983. Current owner has owned since 2012 More info

    $250,000
    Cash Flow: $88,961 
    Hennepin Co., MN 
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    In-Home Pet Sitting in Twin Cities Recurring Rev.

    $0 down, 100% seller financing with payments based on revenues. This long established pet sitting service executes over 9,000 quality pet visits for cats and dogs each year. Consistently profitable and boasting of high reviews and testimonials, this business is expected to allow a buyer to hit the ground running. Fully licensed, insured and bonded, this business has developed a reputation of integrity that produces a high percentage of repeat customers with recurring weekly revenue. More info

    $85,000
    Cash Flow: $5,185 
    Minnesota 
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    Rochester MN Art Business Opportunity

    This business is a unique opportunity for someone looking to own an art/entertainment franchise locally. This franchise is an upscale art-as-entertainment studio offering unfinished ceramics and other craft media. The current ownership resides in another city and is looking for a potential buyer that can put more time into the Rochester market. With this business, not only is a buyer investing in a profitable business but one that invests in its community as well.Highlights:- Franchise (perfect for someone new to owning a business)- Great location- Reliable staff- Successful brand- Fun to operate- Low royalty fees More info

    $150,000
    Wayzata, MN  Agent: Lauren Altschuler
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    Full Service Salon Spa Twin Cities Western Suburbs

    This luxurious salon and day spa features high end furnishings and finishes, state of the art equipment and products, complete selection of treatment options for hair, nails, skin, and massage, plus eyelash extensions, micro needling, micro blading, and botox. The salon boasts hundreds of great reviews on Google, Facebook and Yelp.This upscale salon spa offers services to both men and women in a luxurious atmosphere with custom designed furniture. Nail salon accommodates private parties for special occasions. More info

    $235,000
    Cash Flow: $117,507 
    Hennepin Co., MN  Agent: Dan Huber
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    Farmers Insurance Agency in Western Twin Cities

    The agent has been part of the community for over 30 years and will work with the new agent/owner to transfer clients and build relationships. This agency has been providing excellent personal service which is reflected in their excellent client retention rate and excellent client claims history.The new owner of this agency will be able to spend time growing and working on the business, marketing to current clients and new prospects on day one. More info

    $899,000
    Ada, MN 
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    Complete Grain Handling Storage & Distribution

    Well equipped for seed, fertilizer, or small scale feed, bird seed / pet food manufacturing, distribution and retail businesses, or farm storage and sales. 300,000 +/- grain storage suitable for grain segregation, Large bag / tote flat storage at dock height. Office, Grain leg / conveyance systems, processing equipment , air screen cleaner / dust system, Crippen cleaners, separators, graders, stoners, hullers, aspirators, bagger system, Meyer tower dryer, enclosed load out and 10x70 truck scale with concrete deck. Full concrete basement at base of grain legs. More info

    $1,445,000
    Cash Flow: $422,902 
    Scott Co., MN 
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    Recession Resistant Storm Restoration S. Mpls Metro

    This highly systemized construction business specializes in all exterior building issues including roof, siding, and windows. The sales team is responsible for most sales and each sales person oversees the production team for each project they sell. A large percentage of their business is funded by insurance companies with whom they have excellent relationships. The staff consists of approximately 50 long-standing independent contractors with years of company experience and very low turn-over. More info

    $169,000
    Cash Flow: $70,755 
    Dakota Co., MN  Agent: Dan Huber
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    Fitness, Nutrition, Gym

    This established personal fitness and training business has manager and 6 experienced trainers in place. The new owner can step in and continue building this business from day one. Excellent facilities and location. This business has in place scheduling software and client tracking. Social media marketing in place. This business is ready for the new owner to start and continue growing the business. More info

    $799,000
    Cash Flow: $87,272 
    Fillmore Co., MN 
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    Quaint 25 Room Motel Active Tourist Location

    Great owner-operator opportunity to own a 25 room, well maintained motel in southern Minnesota. Conveniently located on main highway and is within a 5 minute walk of bike trails, numerous restaurants, and is in the heart of the Amish community, and other tourist attractions. Comes complete with an on-site three bedroom living quarters. More info

    $225,000
    Cash Flow: $993 
    Olmsted Co., MN 
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    Rochester MN Area Bar and Grill

    Located in the white-collar Rochester Minnesota area, this turnkey bar and grill features great quality food, superior service, strong community support, and offers a larger capacity than its competition. The business is ready for new ownership that desires to grow alongside the surrounding community. This is a prime opportunity for either an investor looking to add to current restaurant portfolio or someone looking to own their own bar and grill in the Rochester area. There is also untapped potential for a new owner to expand further into events and catering. Highlights• Turnkey• Well-established • Solid cash flow• Strong reputation in rapidly growing community • Large kitchen• Highly More info

    $15,000,000
    Cash Flow: $1,679,796 
    Minnesota 
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    Industrial Cold Storage Property for Sale

    Featured Business & Real Estate:Large (300,000+ Sq. Ft.); Approximately 20 Acres. Refrigerated Cold Storage facility. Facility has flexible Cold Storage warehousing capabilities, with 8 Pods which allows varied temperature environments for food storage. 40,000 Sq Ft. is leased to a wholesaler, remainder is 95-100% occupied with long term clients. Business is operated by current owner and 9 FT long term staff. More info

    $200,000
    Cash Flow: $119,395 
    Mound, MN 
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    Profitable Twin Cities Electric Contractor

    This electrical contracting business has multiple large, customers with recurring revenue and multi-year projects that reduce the normal seasonal cash flow effects of most new construction electricians. Approximately 70% of revenues are associated with new construction or major renovation projects and 30% for repair work for both commercial and residential customers. An estimated 15% of business occurs after normal 8:00 to 5:00 business hours for emergency repair work.Detailed master labor scheduling and project management are at the core of their ability to maintain costs for their customers. The master electrician owner is willing to continue working as an independent contractor in project More info

    $410,000
    Cash Flow: $28,390 
    Fillmore Co., MN 
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    Lanesboro MN Inn Including Residence

    Transworld is offering an exciting opportunity to own a piece of historic Lanesboro Minnesota. Guests enjoy a very short walk to the heart of the historic downtown district featuring art galleries, shopping, restaurants, and the well-known Commonweal Theatre. The Inn also maintains easy access to the Root River State Trail for the many biking and cross-country ski enthusiasts that the city draws. This 8-room Inn offers the perfect opportunity for either a passive investment or an owner operator who would take advantage of the private home included in the sale. Highlights:- 8 room Inn- Includes updated 1,591 SF house (2 bed, 2 bath)- Ability to turn home into rental income- Open More info

    $2,100,000
    Fillmore Co., MN 
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    Country inn and Event Business MN

    One of a kind 10,000 sq. ft. custom-built home/B&B with 10 fully furnished bedrooms and several living spaces throughout. This current Bed and Breakfast is set back on 103 beautiful and private acres making the possibilities for additional revenue here numerous such as, a resort, wedding venue, business retreat, wellness center/getaway, or maybe a winery. Just bring your imagination to this unique spot and start making your dreams come true.Just a few highlights:• Large custom built home/B&B overlooking 103 acres• 10 fully furnished rooms• Large shop/shed• One of the top trout fishing streams in Minnesota set against limestone bluffs• Space for weddings, retreat, and other events• Near More info

    $590,000
    Crosby, MN 
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    Price Reduced-C-Store & Car Wash in Growing Community

    Perfect for owner operator - Well established combo Convenience Store/ Car Wash located in Central Minnesota on an easy on-easy off access on a State of MN highway corridor. Located within 2 blocks of Crosby Ironton High School, nearby post office, Wells Fargo Bank & bike/walking/snowmobile trail. Car Wash is owned and operated by the same seller, generating traffic and demand. This business has a current on-site manager employee, with owner oversight and assistance. Competition level is low, access & visibility are good. More info

    $1,175,000
    Cash Flow: $256,973 
    Stearns Co., MN 
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    Branded MN C Store-1.5 mil gal-Visible Location

    Branded Franchise, growing & recently updated MN C-Store. Owner oversees operation, with FT Manager. Located in growing city on visible, updated & accessible intersection on major highway (15,000+/day traffic). C-Store realizes revenue sharing from next door car wash (separate owner). New signage with electronic message board.• Recently remodeled & updated, approximately 4000 square ft.• Updated pumps & canopy• Pumps have new CC technology, connected to streaming tv via screens on pumps.• ~1.5 million/gal/yr. fuel sales, consistent & growing• Located on major highway (15,000+ daily traffic, cross county road is 5000+ daily traffic)• Located in thriving small city on chain of lakes, growing More info

    $112,900
    Cash Flow: $89,961 
    Hennepin Co., MN 
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    Profitable Sandwich Shop South Twin Cities Metro

    This franchised sub sandwich shopis has a business model that is easy to run with flexible owner hours. Rock star employees and a great training protocol keeps customers coming back. This business enjoys wonderful clientele in what the owner believes is the best neighborhood in the entire Twin Cities region. More info

    $500,000
    Olmsted Co., MN 
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    SE Minnesota Winery/Vineyard including Real Estate

    Boutique winery located on the west edge of Rochester along with a 4 acre vineyard nestled in a scenic 21 acre setting near a county park. The Post Town Winery is the only winery in a city of 100,000+ residents and a large number of visitors.The appraised value of the buildings, property, equipment and inventory exceeds asking price. A perfect buyer would be someone interested in continuing this business to serve the Rochester market.Facility Highlights:• Recently built in prime location • 2,500 square feet • Tasting room and entertaining area• Wine production area in the back• Kitchen area• Wine making equipment (pumps, tanks, hoses, etc) to produce and sell wine. • Ample parking More info

    $2,200,000
    Cash Flow: $684,069 
    Minnesota  Agent: Dan Huber
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    Premiere High End Landscape Company, Twin Cities

    This leading landscape design company with over 30 years of history, sales growth, excellent reputation. The business has been built on creative design expertise, great reputation and client referrals. Company reputation is second to none. More info

    $1,500,000
    Cash Flow: $502,477 
    Ozaukee Co., WI  Agent: Dan Huber
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    Top Selling Allstate agency

    Leading Allstate insurance agency. This agency has won awards for sales growth and is one of the top sales agencies in the country. More info

    Dan Huber

    As President and Owner of Transworld Business Advisors of Minnesota, I assist business and franchise owners to confidentially market and sell their businesses. I bring 30 years of Owner/Operator experience to my role, giving me a unique perspective for business brokerage. Having been a business owner for many years, I understand the effort, sacrifice, and dedication that goes into running a successful business. I’m passionate about helping other business owners accomplish their goals. Those looking to buy or sell a business come to me for my knowledge of financial information, how businesses operate, and what makes them successful.

    Lauren Altschuler Serving Hennepin County, MN

    As President and Owner of Transworld Business Advisors of Minnesota, I assist business and franchise owners to confidentially market and sell their businesses. I bring 30 years of Owner/Operator experience to my role, giving me a unique perspective for business brokerage. Having been a business owner for many years, I understand the effort, sacrifice, and dedication that goes into running a successful business. I’m passionate about helping other business owners accomplish their goals. Those looking to buy or sell a business come to me for my knowledge of financial information, how businesses operate, and what makes them successful.

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