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LocationSouth Africa, KwaZulu-Natal

Sector - Sales & Services

Asking Price
R970,000
Monthly Profit
R 51,053
Asset Value
R 200,000
Stock Value
R 0
Yearly Net Profit
R 612,639

Summary

30 years of success. Turnover of approx. R1.174m pa, providing a R612 000 pa NP to the owner (including a few seller benefits & backed up by Sage financial info). A workforce of 6 (incl a supervisor) provide gardening services to Durban's Western suburbs. Clients : a complex, church, 3 industrial sites & 57 individual houses.

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Fully describe the business's activities?

The owner has a schedule for a: complex, church, 3 industrial sites & 57 individual houses, that allows for efficiencies from the very capable staff (6 incl a supervisor/driver) to provide quality gardening services to its well established client base. Tree felling, landscaping, & ad hoc garden cleans ups are promoted in winter months, when an additional raker/sweeper is not required.

How involved is the Owner in running the business?

The owner managers the work schedule, asset maintenance, financial aspects & if needed landscaping direction, leaving the mundane work to the highly qualified staff lead by the supervisor.

Premises Detail

Operated from home, with a garage housing the implements

What are the main assets of the business?

Bakkie (2015), 1 lawnmower, 8 brushcutters, 3 Hedge Trimmers, 4 saws,2 blowers, 2 sprayers, 3 ladders, with various utensils
All are in good working condition, paid-off (debt free) & valued at some R150 000 on a 2nd hand value sale to R200 000 2nd hand replacement value.

Strengths?

Established name providing services for 30 years
Strong existing client base - complex, church, 3 ind sites, & 57 indiv houses, in western suburbs of Durban
Steady year round income
Well trained team members

Weaknesses?

Nothing done in respect of business development to bring in new clients

Opportunities?

Grow the Landscaping side of this business
Create an online presence - website, facebook, social media

Threats?

That competitors try to under cut prices (but not likely due to past quality of service provided over years)

What is the reason for the sale?

Owner retiring

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Cliff Bell

LocationSouth Africa

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