The Tremendous Importance of Simply Saying, “Hello!”

Far too many customers have grown to expect poor customer service. Whether its rude employees and customer support or impersonal robotic phone system responses, customers are often shocked when they receive pleasant customer service. In such a climate, it is clear that businesses that simply treat customers well are taking advantage of a huge opportunity. If you've ever personally called a credit card or cable company looking for help, then you already know that it can be something of a depressing and even Kafkaesque experience, leaving you feeling drained. More than likely you don't feel too positive about any automated experience that bounces you around from one hold menu to the next. Summed up another way, hold music is never a fun or rewarding experience. Communication is Always Changing In the “old days” a telephone call was often a customer's first experience with a business. Now, the game has, of course, changed, with most customers first experience being via the business's … [Read more...]

Cape Cod Seasonal Bar & Restaurant

Barnstable County , MA - Seasonal restaurant located on Cape Cod's busiest main street.  Operating from April 1st to Sept 30th this is tremendous seasonal operation (could operate until Jan 15th).  Boasting an enormous 38+ seat outdoor patio with seating for an additional 28+ inside this location is prime for multiple concepts.  Present capacity is 66 patrons. This business has operated at this location for over a decade! Presently being run as a Pub boasting one of the Cape's largest most unique Burger menus. 900 + SF kitchen area offers ample room for prep and functionality.  75% of sales are food 25% liquor. $300k + in revenue. Seller financing available. Asking $80,000 for business only email info@tbxllc.com for more information  … [Read more...]

Plymouth County Gastropub & Tavern

Plymouth County, MA - Thriving downtown full service restaurant and tavern.  50 seat capacity, known for their quality comfort food, oysters and craft beer.  This has been a thriving location since opening their doors in 2011. Open year round for lunch and dinner, all alcohol license and weekly entertainment makes this a unique opportunity.  Perfect for owner operator or operator looking to add an additional location. Asking $275,000  email info@tbxllc.com for non disclosure agreement … [Read more...]

Three Signs You May Be Experiencing Burnout

Burnout is a strange phenomenon in that often a business owner doesn't know that he or she is experiencing it until it is too late. Owners who feel beleaguered and over stressed frequently want to sell their business and move on. However, buyers are not so eager to accept burnout as a believable reason for why an owner wants to sell. It is the responsibility of every business owner to be on guard against potential burnout. After all, it is better to “cash in” than to burnout. In this article, we will examine a few of the key warning signs that you may be on the verge of burning out. Sign 1: There is No Joy in Owning Your Business Once upon a time, you were likely excited about your business. But if those days are long gone, then it might be time to move on. Owning a business is hard work and eventually it can take a toll. If you find each day to be boring, then it is probably time to sell, move on and start a new chapter in your life. Sign 2: You Feel Exhausted Just as feeling … [Read more...]

Three Signs You May Be Experiencing Burnout

Burnout is a strange phenomenon in that often a business owner doesn't know that he or she is experiencing it until it is too late. Owners who feel beleaguered and over stressed frequently want to sell their business and move on. However, buyers are not so eager to accept burnout as a believable reason for why an owner wants to sell. It is the responsibility of every business owner to be on guard against potential burnout. After all, it is better to “cash in” than to burnout. In this article, we will examine a few of the key warning signs that you may be on the verge of burning out. Sign 1: There is No Joy in Owning Your Business Once upon a time, you were likely excited about your business. But if those days are long gone, then it might be time to move on. Owning a business is hard work and eventually it can take a toll. If you find each day to be boring, then it is probably time to sell, move on and start a new chapter in your life. Sign 2: You Feel Exhausted Just as feeling … [Read more...]

Upper Cape Landmark Full Service Restaurant w/ 2 + acres

*photo is not actual and is stock image Upper Cape Cod, MA - Present ownership has operated at this location for over two decades.  The site features 2.367 acres featuring a well appointed 8,640 SF restaurant building , 600 + SF 2 bed/1 bathroom residential building and another 1,000 + SF outbuilding outfitted with a commercial kitchen.   Excellent frontage, multiple curb cuts, huge parking lot, 200+ seat capacity, full basement, annual all alcohol license, entertainment license.  This opportunity is one of a kind in a highly desirable Cape Cod town. email Adam Bauer at abauer@tbxllc.com for more information. Offered at $1.59M ($350,000 business/ $1.24M Real Estate) … [Read more...]

SOLD! Coin-op Laundromat Business

  Wareham, MA - ***SOLD*** The Business Exchange exclusively arranged the sale of LSB Investments LLC, DBA Wareham Laundry! Congrats to the new ownership who will continue to run the coin -op laundromat.        … [Read more...]

Full Service Upscale Pizza/Italian/Wine Bar

Plymouth County, MA - This award winning restaurant is located in a strategic south shore location. The main dining room seats 98 boasting over 3,000 SF of space.  Revenues have consistently increased year after year.   Approximately $2M + in revenue!  Over $300k in cash flow! Truly a turn key offering. SBA approved! Confidentiality required! Asking Price $599,000 Business Only email Adam Bauer at abauer@tbxllc.com for more information   … [Read more...]

56 Acre Function Facility & Golf Course / Redevelopment opportunity North Dartmouth MA

N. Dartmouth, MA - ***SEALED BID AUCTION DATE COMING SOON*** Hawthorne Country Club has been a premier function venue & 9 hole golf course in Bristol county on the South Coast of Massachusetts for decades. Offering over 56 acres of land the site is also an excellent redevelopment opportunity. Assisted living, recreational, multifamily or educational uses are some of the approved potential future uses under the present zoning code. The property features a nearly 30,000 SF, 700 person capacity function venue with multiple rooms, exterior decks, kitchens, 1st floor clubhouse with outdoor seating, locker room's, pro shop & lounge all over looking the scenic Paskamansett Valley. Hawthorne has been closed for business since December 2015. Ownership seeks to divest the real property and any associated business assets. Sealed bid auction details coming soon. Email Adam Bauer at abauer@tbxllc.com for offering http://hawthornecountryclub.com/ … [Read more...]

The Top 3 Unexpected Events CEO’s May Encounter During the Selling Process

When it comes time to sell a business, not everything goes as planned. You may be one of the lucky ones and find that selling your business is a streamlined process with only a few unexpected occurrences. But most CEO's looking to sell a business find they can expect the unexpected. Let's take a closer look at some of the top surprises CEO's experience during the sale process. Unexpected Occurrence #1 – Surprisingly Low Bids CEO's looking to sell their businesses need to be ready for almost anything. One of the larger surprises that CEO's face are surprisingly low bids. Don't let low bids shock you. Unexpected Occurrence #2 – A Huge Time Commitment CEO's have to make sure that everything from an offering memorandum to management presentation and suggestions to potential acquirers are ready to go. The offering memorandum is considered the cornerstone of the selling process and is typically at least 30 pages in length. Most business intermediaries expect the potential acquirers to … [Read more...]