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Halifax Regional Municipality


Started 6 years ago as an option for semi-retirement, the owner of this company has built a brand and established a market position we feel is very well positioned for growth. The owner is not interested in further growth, even though demand is there. All business has been incoming, with next to no advertising.

There are 3 experienced staff + a book keeper, in addition to the owner, responsible for the operations. Senior staff are capable of all quoting and hands on work the owner does, so if you are more business oriented and your focus was on growth, operations, marketing, etc. the platform is here.

Owner service calls represent approximately 7% of total revenues generated for 2018.

Seller is willing to remain with the business until August 2020, to assist with the transition and provide any of the "hands on" work.

Financial Information

Fiscal Year is September 30.

For the 12 months ending fiscal 2018, revenues were $700k with SDE of approximately $235k.
For the 8 months ending May '19, revenues are $655k, projected to do not less than $1M with SDE of approximately $300k.

- Gross Profit is approximately 68% (before wages)
- As of May 18th, A/R stood at $150k.
- 4 leased vehicles, ranging in age from 2016 - 2019

We would anticipate the need for a $100k operating line of credit to support the cash flows early on.

* SDE - Seller's discretionary earnings are the pretax and pre-interest profits before non-cash expenses, one owner's benefits, one time investments, and any non-related income or expenses. SDE may require that expenses be adjusted if a new owner will necessarily need to take on a new expense.

Minimum Equity Required


Real Estate

Leased location - monthly, can easily be expanded or cancelled. Essentially, just a meeting place for staff and storage for supplies. Not a formal office space / warehouse, but very secure, clean, and accessible.



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