Hello and Happy Pumpkin Season! I love this time of year: the cooler weather, Halloween,my birthday, Halloween wars, so much more! 

Each month a take some time to share information I have learned and information that could help you and your your clients. In sharing this information, I hope to be a resource for you. If I can help you in any way, please do not hesitate to reach out to me. 

growing wedding / corporate catering business in Jacksonville area. It would a great for anyone with food service background.  $278k net profit and priced at $429k with real estate available $360k). 

A Franchised Tutoring Business in St John's county that has 44% margins!! The FDD quotes 40% (so I have confidence it is semi accurate). Ideal buyer would be a person with sales / marketing background. Net profit about $90k and Priced at $125k. 

A Franchised Florist Business with long standing location in Jacksonville area. Multiple flower designer employed - no previous experience required. $84k of profit; priced at $170k with $70k of seller financing

Feel free to share these with your clients.  Full details can be provided once an non disclosure is signed. 

Here are some insights that I thought were worth sharing: 
1.  Quarterly Tax payments have been delayed until Jan 31, 2018  

2. Governor Scott activated the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program to provide short-term, interest-free loans to businesses damaged by the storm. Deadline October 31, 2017

3. Each quarter I mail my Quarterly Small Business Newsletter (to small business owners. I used Newsletter Pro to produce them. They do all the work and mail it for you. Great service!

4. Pete Denholm's company (Supporting Strategies) is sponsoring a Business Bootcamp event focused on tactical skills for growing businesses. I would love to have you join me (I'm a speaker at the event). Feel free to invite guests and use my 50% discount code: DEAS50 

5. The Small Business Resource Network is celebrating it's 25th anniversary with a lunch event and lots of small business speakers on October 26th at UNF. Come join me there.  

6. Jax Business Owners and Advisors (JaxBOA -- Pete and myself organize theses) has their quarterly event on Nov 1 at Alhambra. Join us
for a preshow socializer at the Alhambra Dinner Theatre with complimentary drinks and appetizers all sponsored by Phillip Graves at Antisyn! After our socializer, stay to enjoy the Addams Family show for only $45 per ticket (Regular price is $52). Bring your partner and stay for the fun. Click here to register (limited seats) 


If you have something worth sharing, please send it to me, I'd love to share it. 

Thanks for reading and Here's to a great September! 

I'm never too busy for your referrals, 

Kimberly Deas, BCI

Franchise Owner / Business Broker
Murphy Business & Financial Services

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