Businesses For Sale in Charleston SC Area

Find a Small Business for Sale in Charleston SC

If you are looking to start a new business in the Charleston SC area finding a business opportunity or buying a local established business for sale can be one of the best ways to start your own business. Buy a profitable, established, local business for sale with a customer base and earnings. Optionally, you can find a franchise opportunity or an existing franchise for sale in Charleston SC which will get you some training and support form the franchisor along with some assistance in business setup, marketing and even financing as most franchisors have established relationships with small business lenders or have a streamlined loan approval process from SBA approved lenders. While it is harder for new small businesses to generate cash flow and/or to obtain business loans, if you are buying a local small business on sale or an existing franchise on sale with revenue and cash flow, you may be able to qualify for financing from local banks or small biz lenders to obtain a business startup loan, which makes it easier to buy and grow an existing small business.

Buying a Small Business from a Business Broker vs a Business Owner in Charleston

Many potential business buyers search online for a Charleston SC business for sale by owner and and may be it is because many potential buyers are led to believe that they can get a better deal, if they buy the business directly from the business owner rather than buying it from a broker. However, most small biz owners are hard core entrepreneurs and in reality and the way human nature works, most sellers will always want a higher price and many sellers price the business higher than what it is actually worth, whereas an experienced broker will price it based on the market metrics and valuation, so that they can sell the business quickly because keeping a business on market for too long by pricing it disproportionately higher can be counter productive. Secondly, despite websites and marketplaces like our's which facilitate any business owner to sell a business directly, most businesses are still sold through brokers and hence no FSBO websites & marketplaces have been successful. Also a very few businesses listed by owners eventually get sold because most sellers price it higher than what it is worth or do not use real valuation metrics, whereas an experienced broker in the South Carolina related industry will price it based on the market metrics and valuation, so that they can sell the business quickly because keeping a business on market for too long can be counter productive. Hence, buying a business from a qualified Charleston SC area business broker can be beneficial contrary to what some buyers tend to think. Find Charleston business for sale opportunities below listed by for sale by a small biz owner or by South Carolina business brokers.

 

Charleston Business for Sale Listings

  • Beauty-Fitness
    South Carolina Salon and Day Spa Company for Sale
    $250,000
    New
     Charleston South Carolina USA

    This well-established Salon and Spa business has been in business for over 22 years! It provides a c...

    This well-established Salon and Spa business has been in business for over 22 years! It provides a comprehensive array of beauty, grooming, and wellness services to its clients. With a focus on hair care, expert stylists offer services such as haircu...

    Beauty & Fitness
         
  • Manufacturing
    High Proof, Affordable Cask Strength Bourbon Brand
    $3,000,000
     Charleston South Carolina USA

    Our client sources an excellent quality bourbon that has a higher yield than a traditional 68-year ...

    Our client sources an excellent quality bourbon that has a higher yield than a traditional 68-year aged bourbon. Due to the higher yield because of less evaporation, they are able to keep the MSRP very competitive, and are growing rapidly. They part...

    Industrial Distilleries Manufacturing
         
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  • Technology
    Custom Software Design & Development Agency $4
    $2,000,000
     Los Angeles California USA

    Founded in 2008, the Company is a custom software development company that designs, builds, and main...

    Founded in 2008, the Company is a custom software development company that designs, builds, and maintains mobile and web app designs for their clients. They build innovative digital products that put the user first across a multitude of different ind...

    Tech SAAS Software Technology
         
  • Construction
    Concrete Breaking Service
    $200,000
      Missouri USA

    A reputable and lucrative business specializing in Concrete Breaking Services is available for purch...

    A reputable and lucrative business specializing in Concrete Breaking Services is available for purchase in Northeastern Missouri! THE PRICE HAS BEEN REDUCED for this specialized and reputable concrete-breaking service that has been operating nationwi...

    Concrete Construction
         
  • General Service
    Reliable Trash Pick-Up Service
    $795,000
      Kansas USA

    Operating since 1971, this long-standing and profitable sanitation business has built a solid founda...

    Operating since 1971, this long-standing and profitable sanitation business has built a solid foundation serving its community of southern Kansas. This business has everything needed for the right energized entrepreneur to take it to the next level o...

    Garbage Trash General Service
         
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    South Carolina Business Listings

  • Beauty-Fitness
    South Carolina Salon and Day Spa Company for Sale
    $250,000
    New
     Charleston South Carolina USA

    This well-established Salon and Spa business has been in business for over 22 years! It provides a c...

    This well-established Salon and Spa business has been in business for over 22 years! It provides a comprehensive array of beauty, grooming, and wellness services to its clients. With a focus on hair care, expert stylists offer services such as haircu...

    Beauty & Fitness
         
  • Manufacturing
    High Proof, Affordable Cask Strength Bourbon Brand
    $3,000,000
     Charleston South Carolina USA

    Our client sources an excellent quality bourbon that has a higher yield than a traditional 68-year ...

    Our client sources an excellent quality bourbon that has a higher yield than a traditional 68-year aged bourbon. Due to the higher yield because of less evaporation, they are able to keep the MSRP very competitive, and are growing rapidly. They part...

    Industrial Distilleries Manufacturing
         
  • Home Improvement
    Profitable Retail Garden Center
    $450,000
      South Carolina USA

    After 20+ years of running a thriving landscape design and retail garden center, the current owner i...

    After 20+ years of running a thriving landscape design and retail garden center, the current owner is ready to retire. This well-established business, located in the Midlands of South Carolina, in a growing residentialcommercial area, is ready for a ...

    Garden Centers Home Improvement
         
  • Automotive
    Profitable Automotive Tire and Repair Center
    $550,000
     Columbia South Carolina USA

    Profitable family owned business that opened over 40 years ago with a commitment to the needs of cus...

    Profitable family owned business that opened over 40 years ago with a commitment to the needs of customers making it known throughout the area as the place to go for personalized service and quality products. They specialize in batteries, alignments,...

    Auto Repair Auto Service Tire Automotive
         
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    SC Franchise Opportunities for Sale

    • Franchise Opportunities
      Freshii Franchise
      $200,000+

      Freshii is on a mission to help the citizens of the world live better, by making healthy food conven...

      Freshii is on a mission to help the citizens of the world live better, by making healthy food convenient and affordable. Freshii's broad and diverse menu of bowls, wraps, salads, burritos, smoothies, soups and juices has created a loyal following of ...

      Food Restaurants QSR Restaurants Franchise Opportunities
           
    • Franchise Opportunities
      Subway Franchise
      $150,050+

      Subway is a powerful brand with an army of dedicated franchise owners, millions of loyal customers t...

      Subway is a powerful brand with an army of dedicated franchise owners, millions of loyal customers to whom we serve 7 million sandwiches every day, and the resources and plan to build an exciting future. Three core values are the foundation of our su...

      Food Restaurants Sandwich Sub Franchise Opportunities
           
    • Franchise Opportunities
      Papa John's Franchise
      $130,120+

      Papa John's is the third largest pizza delivery chain in the world, with over 5,200 restaurants acro...

      Papa John's is the third largest pizza delivery chain in the world, with over 5,200 restaurants across 46 countries and with one goal: Better Ingredients. We focus on high quality ingredients like never frozen hand-tossed dough and fresh-packed pizza...

      Food Restaurants Pizza Franchise Opportunities
           
    • Franchise Opportunities
      Tailored Living Franchise
      $156,930+

      Tailored Living featuring PremierGarage is the right concept at the right time. As consumers hold on...

      Tailored Living featuring PremierGarage is the right concept at the right time. As consumers hold on to their homes longer, start families or welcome elderly parents into their homes, they begin looking for ways to maximize space. This is fueling the...

      Home Imporvement Home Decor Franchise Opportunities
           
    • Franchise Opportunities
      HealthSource Franchise

      HealthSource, a national holistic care and chiropractic franchise, treats pain throughout the entire...

      HealthSource, a national holistic care and chiropractic franchise, treats pain throughout the entire body through its four main services: chiropractic, physical therapy, diet & nutrition, and massage. The company continually implements new treatm...

      Health Care Chriopractic Franchise Opportunities
           
    • Franchise Opportunities
      Captain D's Franchise
      $781,000+

      Captain Ds is the #1 fast-casual seafood restaurant brand and franchise in America. For nearly 50 y...

      Captain Ds is the #1 fast-casual seafood restaurant brand and franchise in America. For nearly 50 years, Captain Ds has continued to catch a growing share of the fast-casual market because there is no other franchise quite like us. Aside from maint...

      Food Restaurants Seafood Restaurants Franchise Opportunities
           
    • Franchise Opportunities
      Bluefrog Plumbing + Drain Franchise
      $100,430+

      Founded in 2014, bluefrog is led by a passionate executive team with decades of industry specific e...

      Founded in 2014, bluefrog is led by a passionate executive team with decades of industry specific experience in growing franchise systems and helping entrepreneurs live their dreams of owning a successful business. Bluefrog is also the sister compa...

      Construction Home Improvement Plumbing Franchise Opportunities
           
    • Franchise Opportunities
      Circle K Franchise
      $211,450+

      Circle K offers business operators and entrepreneurs the opportunity to work with a franchisor who n...

      Circle K offers business operators and entrepreneurs the opportunity to work with a franchisor who not only helps grow new ventures, but offers the flexibility to tailor individual stores to the customers they serve. Whether establishing new location...

      Retail Convenience Stores Franchise Opportunities
           
    • Franchise Opportunities
      CoreLife Eatery Franchise

      CoreLife Eatery is an emerging leader in the healthy fast casual restaurant segment, featuring scrat...

      CoreLife Eatery is an emerging leader in the healthy fast casual restaurant segment, featuring scratch made Green and Grain Bowls, Warm Rice Bowls, Entre Plates and Bone Broth Bowls and Soups. CoreLife does not use any artificial sweeteners, colors,...

      Franchise Opportunities
           
    • Franchise Opportunities
      Fazoli's Franchise
      $700,000+

      Fazoli's is an elevated Quick Service Restaurant concept, offering a menu of traditional Italian din...

      Fazoli's is an elevated Quick Service Restaurant concept, offering a menu of traditional Italian dining favorites, highlighted by our mouth-watering, garlic breadsticks, in an enhanced service environment. With over 200 restaurants, Fazoli's has esta...

      Food Restaurants QSR Restaurants Fast Food Restaurants Italian Restaurants Franchise Opportunities
           
    • Franchise Opportunities
      Russo's New York Pizzeria Franchise
      $454,350+

      Russo's New York Pizzeria is a 49-location national and international franchisor and a fast casual a...

      Russo's New York Pizzeria is a 49-location national and international franchisor and a fast casual and casual dining brand. Based in Houston, Russos is composed of a mix of corporate and franchised locations. Chef Anthony Russo created his concept f...

      Food Restaurants Pizza Franchise Opportunities
           
    • Franchise Opportunities
      Metal Supermarkets Franchise
      $217,500+

      Metal Supermarkets is the world's largest small-quantity metal supplier with over 80 brick-and-morta...

      Metal Supermarkets is the world's largest small-quantity metal supplier with over 80 brick-and-mortar stores across the US, Canada, and United Kingdom.Over 60,000 customers choose Metal Supermarkets because of our commitment to speed, variety and con...

      Metal Franchise Opportunities
           
    • Franchise Opportunities
      Tint World Franchise

      Tint World was founded in 1982 with its first Tint World Center in Fort Lauderdale Florida that sta...

      Tint World was founded in 1982 with its first Tint World Center in Fort Lauderdale Florida that started out specializing in window tinting and expanded services to include: mobile electronics, car auto video, auto security, car and truck accessories...

      Franchise Opportunities
           
    • Franchise Opportunities
      Newk's Eatery Franchise

      Ranked by Technomic 2018 Consumers' Choice as the "Best Overall Fast Casual", Newk's Eatery is leadi...

      Ranked by Technomic 2018 Consumers' Choice as the "Best Overall Fast Casual", Newk's Eatery is leading the next generation of fast casual with our culinary driven menu prepared in open view kitchens. Our franchise partners have multiple revenue oppor...

      Food Restaurants Fast Casual Restaurants Franchise Opportunities
           
    • Franchise Opportunities
      LunchboxWax Franchise
      $350,000+

      LunchboxWax is a boutique speed-waxing franchise catering to guests who are mindful about the busine...

      LunchboxWax is a boutique speed-waxing franchise catering to guests who are mindful about the businesses and people they choose for personal services. We are a fast-growing, progressive movement in search of high caliber leaders capable of building a...

      Food Sandwich Restaurants Franchise Opportunities
           

     

     

    How to Sell my Charleston Business?

    Are you a Charleston, SC area small biz owner interested in selling a small business, franchise, service, company, store, shop in Charleston? Advertise your small business for sale listing to Sell a Small Business Online for a LOW listing fee and No Commissions - Seller Testimonials - If you are a broker or a real estate agent, signup for a multiple listing account to Get Business Broker Leads

    Selling a Business in Charleston

    If you are a small business owner interested in selling your business by yourself in Charleston, SC area, then first of all you need to get proper valuation for your business, which either you can do yourself with a software or by using valuation metrics that are available online for most business types and/or hire a professionally qualified local Charleston business broker or an analyst. Selling a business can be a lot of work and can take a long time - if you do not want to hire a business broker then you need to do additional marketing, tracking and monitoring leads - there is more to it than just listing it on a few websites. This in itself is a process and can take a lot of your time. Selling a business can also be once in a lifetime event for most people and no matter how well versed you are with your business and the process of selling it, one small mistake may lead to a huge loss or a botched deal, it is recommended that you always seek advice from a business professional such as licensed broker, M&A advisor, consultant, small business accountant or a lawyer with regards to verification of finances, drafting contracts and negotiation.

     


     

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