Picnic Point Bakery has been established for over 25 years in its current location on Duporth Avenue, Maroochydore. The exiting owners Brad and Karen purchased the business in 2005 after they sold their previous bakery in Palmwoods and have continued with good service and product to ensure the Picnic Point Bakery provided them with a good income and lifestyle.
Russ Longland of Ray White Business Sales recently facilitated the sale of Premium Wholesale Foods in Nambour, a smallgoods distributor, for the second time in a little over 12 months. Terry Bagenal, Seller, has now witnessed the entire buying and selling process from both sides of the fence, he was so impressed with the service and dedication during the purchase he didn't have any hesitation in appoint
Isn’t it incredible how some things just seem to come together, for Michael and Ellysia Maidens this is exactly what happened. The former owners of Mooloolaba Hair received a call in early May from Brendan Ford of Ray White Business Sales saying he believes he has a buyer for their business. Having only mentioned the thought of selling to Mr Ford a few weeks earlier, it was perfect timing for t
For Gillian Riley and Roger Chadwick it was meant to be. The new owners of 2 Clean Property Services, a Noosa based commercial cleaning and maintenance company couldn’t have found a more suitable business to buy. The pair whose background was in housekeeping and maintenance for a major Sunshine Coast resort, found synergy with 2 Clean, being able to utilise their skill set perfectly in what is consider
Every wonder what happens to a business once it\'s sold, whether it failed or flourished? For South East Trading and Brett Barton of Ray White Business Sales, this is one sale that has come full circle. Mr Barton sold the business to Andrew and Larraine Kelsey back in 2006. The Queensland distributor for Bushman’s Mosquito Repellent was turning over just on $300,000 back then, today the business has gr
The fourth of January 2011 sparked an historic event for the local flood restoration company, Bright Aire Carpet Cleaners, with the business changing hands for the first time in 30 years. Established by former owners Barry and Rita Fraser, the business was acquired by Brisbane outfit, Quebec Cleaning Services. Purchasers Goldie and Renai Sodhi recognised the opportunity that Bright Aire offered to add t
WIDELY known as one of the Coast\'s premier contemporary restaurants, Platinum Riverfront Restaurant has recently changed hands to highly regarded Melbourne chef, Michael Torchia. Holding such accolades as cooking at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, executive chef at Michaels Riverside in Brisbane and even owning a restaurant in Sweden, Mr Torchia saw Maroochydore as a place with potential.
Platinum was the second creation of Q
ONE of Australia\\\'s largest costume hire businesses, Costumes Galore, has recently changed hands. New owners Robert and Barbara Polzin, are over the moon with their purchase.
After nearly two years of searching, the first-time buyers had confidence in the costume hire operation thanks to Brett Barton and Brendan Ford of Ray White Business Sales. "We\\\'d been working with Barbara and Rob for a while to find a business that
ONE Sunshine Coast business owner will be spending a lot more time in the water after the recent sale of Business icon; Surf Planet.
It took Stu Thomas eight years to build the business, starting back in 2003, but only a couple of days to sell it. After engaging Brendan Ford from Ray White Business Sales in early December last year, Mr Ford made one phone call and the buyer said they\\\\\\\'d take it. The purchaser, Anthony G
ADORED by thousands, The Chopping Block café recently changed hands in what was a landmark sale to produce one of the highest prices achieved for a café in Buderim. In what can only be described as astonishing, the business received more than 56 buyer enquiries in only six weeks, 10 inspections, multiple offers and the final contract settling in a month. The new owner, Steven Mottee has tak
DESPITE receiving international attention from investors and celebrity chefs alike, it was eventually two local restaurateurs who purchased the multi award winner The Wine Bar Restaurant. Tex and Kellie Teixiera are already well known for Karma Waters on Mooloolaba’s esplanade, however, when the opportunity arose to purchase The Wine Bar, they simply couldn’t miss out. The couple has big plans
ATTRACTING attention from two major food brands, Sippy Downs could be tipped to be the next big thing on the Coast business scene. With the business market held so tightly in Chancellor Park, Capones Pizza & Pasta and Rasoi Indian Cuisine had to buy existing businesses in the area just to get a foot in the door. It’s not the first time the two companies have had to buy their way into a location
LAURA and Matt Doodson-Smith are grinning ear to ear after recently purchasing Just Auto’s in Nambour. The highly regarded mechanical service centre is the third addition to the young couple’s business portfolio, the pair already own Diffuse Bakery Café in Caloundra and Caloundra Mobile Mechanics. The down-to-earth entrepreneurs were the strongest of several buyers who made offers on the business in only days afte
DUPORTH Avenue café hotspot The Deli Co. has changed hands with the proud new owner/chef Andrew Gulliford bringing a wealth of culinary experience to the business. The CBD cafe attracted much attention when placed on the market with Brendan Ford of Ray White Business Sales “We had something like 42 inquiries for that business and it’s no wonder why,’’ Mr Ford said,“it
WHEN you hear the word ‘acquisition’ we often think of executives drinking coffee, filing through piles of financial reports and negotiating with stone cold emotions. Yet not all acquisitions play out this way. Over the past six weeks Brendan Ford of Ray White Business Sales has been in negotiations with AMF Pty Ltd. The large Sydney comp