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Vehicle Relocation Service – Home Based Business


Our client provides vehicle relocation (driveaway service) that serves the Greater Toronto Area with timely delivery of automobiles from dealer-to-dealer, auction to dealer, dealer to customer and any other locations as specified by their clients.The business has shown strong steady growth in the last 6 years boasting an average Seller’s Discretionary Earnings of $150k per year on sales of $750k. Being home-based, margins are high, overheads are exceptionally low and working capital requirements are minimal. The company possesses all the necessary licenses, permits and insurance (including service plates) to operate anywhere in Canada or the United States. This is an outstanding opportunity to invest in an often-overlooked but important segment of the automotive industry.


Specialized Equipment Rental Centre


Our client has focused on the rental of specialized demolition equipment for over 28 years. Over the course of this time period, they have offered many items that are unique and developed to meet the specific need of its customers. The company enjoys a diverse customer base, serving both large and small users. Its unique ability to offer specially-engineered products has enabled stable and sizable margins on a consistent basis. As a result, the Seller’s Discretionary Earnings are high, offering an investor a respectable R.O.I. The business is easily scalable.



IT Print Solutions & Publishing

Downtown Toronto


This is a unique and highly profitable opportunity to become a part of downtown’s vibrant office services environment. With turnkey software systems, this enterprise has been in business for over 8 years and has grown consistently through an active community presence as well as through consistent repeat customers. Approximately 63% of customers represent repeat business and the business has served over 8,500 customers since inception. This is a true e-tailing business with the majority of business coming from online orders. The website boasts one of the highest ranked websites in Toronto for IT & Print Publishing services. Production is 50% book publishing, 35% offset and document services and 15% presentations. The business has thrived by focusing on “short run” specialized opportunities that the larger players in the industry have difficulty servicing well. There is also a growing retail street-side component in a prime downtown location that augments the internet side of the operations.


Custom Auto Trim Shop

North Toronto

Established custom auto shop specializing in modernizing and restoring new and antique cars is available for purchase. Highly skilled and hard-working team has been restoring cars to its former glory with leather interiors, power sunroofs, specialty auto trim and convertible tops and generating stable cash flow through its loyal customer base including great relationships with many dealers for over 50 years of successful and trustworthy operation.


Parcel Delivery Service


Well-established small and large truck parcel delivery service based in Etobicoke (relocatable to any part of GTA) is available for purchase. Founded and operated by a successful entrepreneur and reliable drivers. For over 30 years, the business has developed a reputation for on-time and accurate service, long-term contracts with stable customers and annual revenues of over $200,000 with positive cash-flows.


High-end Burger Restaurant

Downtown Toronto

High-end gourmet burgers retailer has established a successful presence in a “hot” area of downtown Toronto in the heart of the business and residential complexes. It serves generously-seasoned patties that prepared only from freshest ingredients with all in-house sauces and backed daily home-made buns. Customers can enjoy their favorite meal seven days a week on the eat-in, takeout and delivery by ordering online basis.  The prices are competitive and the quality is outstanding. The business has received the local recognition and awards.

The price for this growing reputation business is $320,000. It is ideal opportunity for two partners or family operation. 


IT Distributor & Manufacturer

Established in 1989, this company is a  distributor and manufacturer of passive networking products such as cables, cabinets, fiber-optic cables, switching devices, patch panels and uninterruptible power supply (UPS) units. They have recently instituted an e-commerce website and has huge growth potential. In addition to a customer base of 2,000 businesses consisting primarily of major institutions, a significant volume is maintained with contractors. Although the company services 100 major clients, no single entity represents more than 10% of the company’s annual revenues. This is an opportunity to become part of a growth industry with minimal risk and a huge profit potential.


Lead Generation Service


Highly profitable lead generation and sales intelligence business available for sale. The company’s unique business model using home based contractors is proven and very efficient.

Based in Toronto, the company helps high growth clients across North America grow their business by providing qualified sales leads. It has an established blue chip clientele and cash flow with annual profits (EBITDA) in excess of $300,000. This opportunity has tremendous revenue and growth potential. It is ideally suited for an IT sales or marketing professional. Would also work well for 2 part-time professionals looking for flexibility and work/life balance. Easily relocatable to anywhere in North America.


Wholesale Bakery Scarborough

Well-established wholesale bakery with over 35 years of the successful operation located in the heart of the growing Scarborough region that serves over 630,000 residents. The retiring owner has brought old Italian traditions and recipes to meet the market needs for bakery lovers. He sells to several major supermarket chains with over $600,000 in annual sales and is poised for major growth and prosperity.

PRICE: $199,000 includes delivery trucks


Full Service Restaurant-Bar & Building

a Busy Tourist Town

Exceptional restaurant/bar housed in an historic building in the town centre of a bustling city located in Eastern Ontario. Established over 130 years ago, this thriving enterprise generates close to $1,000,000 in annual revenues and has been serving a loyal local clientele as well as hungry tourists for generations. The restaurant seats over 125 and is licensed under the L.L.B.O. and includes a patio. Although currently serving a variety of popular-priced fare, the up-to-date kitchen can be adapted to any cuisine.  This restaurant is viewed as an "institution" having consistently served a wide variety of tourists, students and local residents with popular meals for over 2 decades. Although there are a number of similar establishments in the area, none has superior location and setting in an historic building. This is an amazing opportunity for someone with an interest in hospitality to live and work in idyllic surroundings. The building, which includes some residential units upstairs, is also available for sale.

Iconic Building in Eastern Ontario:  Historic landmark in the centre of a scenic city in Eastern Ontario is available for sale. The building, which currently houses a moderately-priced popular restaurant as well as several residential premises on the upper level is over 130 years old and was once a central station for the railway. The current major tenant has been successfully operating from the main level providing steady income to the building owner. The structure could also be easily converted to office/commercial use. A major overhaul of the roof was completed 3 years ago.

PRICE: $1,300,000 for building plus $200,000 for restaurant


Textile Trim Shop Downtown Toronto

We are currently presenting a one-time turnkey opportunity to become a part of downtown’s vibrant retail environment.  This outlet services a diverse customer base looking for distinctive trimming options for design purposes. A unique and extensive inventory allows the store to service a very particular set of patrons at this desirable location at a busy spot in the heart of downtown’s trendy shopping district. The business has exclusive Canadian distribution arrangement with an upper-end offshore supplier. The owners wish to retire after 30 strong years servicing the sewing community. The enterprise has been consistently profitable producing EBITDA of $100k per year. In considering the goodwill component, the following will provide valuable reference points:

  • Sustainable revenues and best practices developed with a good customer base over 30 continuous years of operation;
  • Strong supplier and trade relationships;
  • Good credit relations with suppliers, trades and bank;
  • Well trained employees and quality customer service.

  PRICE: $700,000 asset sale includes inventory


Unique Learning Centre

West End Toronto

A well-established children’s learning centre with over 120 students has been helping students struggling with Reading, Writing and Math skills for almost 10 years. The centre’s specialized method of Direct Instruction is conducted one-on-one with all pupils. The Centre is located in an affluent neighbourhood where parents ensure that their children have the best possible educational help. The centre employs 8 who are all members of the Ontario College of Teachers and strives to provide the ideal learning experience to each child. As a business, this is a profitable enterprise that has provided a steady income stream for almost 10 years. 


Architectural Landscaping Firm

Southern Ontario

A business operating for over 40 years specializing in architectural landscaping is presenting a unique opportunity to a savvy buyer. A highly in-demand designer ready to retire, wishes to sell his business and stay on in a consulting capacity. The company is strongest in the area of outdoor construction projects, but has also done interior renovations as well. With a highly skilled workforce of approximately 20 employees, the business has shown high profitability and its reputation is stellar. It is currently poised and particularly well-positioned to capitalize on growth opportunities in the area of landscape maintenance. Although retirement is in his future, the current owner is willing to stay on for an indeterminate period of time as desired to lend his design expertise to the new venture. The enterprise is geographically located northwest of the city and caters its services to well-heeled clientele all over Southern Ontario.



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