• Buying an existing NH business may be a better option than starting from scratch. Established businesses often have what is needed already in place. Most importantly, the right purchase can get you income on day one – something you don’t get by starting from scratch. Our inventory of listings provides a wide variety of attractive and reasonable purchasing opportunities.

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  • Would you let just anybody run your business? Why should selling your business be different? After years of building a successful business, it’s often difficult for an owner to transfer the reins to just anyone. Smart business owners seek the expertise of NHBS. We're experts at determining value, marketing, regulations, avoiding costly pitfalls, and protecting your interests.

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  • Get Ready to Sell – NOW

    Anyone owning a business is usually too busy running and building the business to think about the when they will no longer want to or are able to run the business.

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  • October 2017 Newsletter

    Many believe to be successful in the restaurant business it must be accepted as a calling. It was for the owners of our featured businesses this month.

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  • September 2017 Newsletter

    Is it a time for change in your business or career? Whether you want to try something new or expand your existing efforts, we have some solid opportunities.

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  • Soucy Sewer Aquired by Wind River Environmental

    New Hampshire Business Sales is pleased to announce the sale of Soucy Sewer Service of Salem, NH, to Wind River Environmental headquartered in Marlborough, MA, with locations throughout New England.

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  • Hampstead Center Market Under New Ownership

    New Hampshire Business Sales is pleased to announce the sale of the Hampstead Center Market by Phil and Linda Torre and their daughter, Sherry Williams, to Theresa Melisi-Bean and Jean Pokorney of Derry.

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  • August 2017 Newsletter

    More than 50% of small businesses sold last year were in the Retail sector with 43% of those being Restaurants.

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  • July 2017 Newletter

    A variety of recent reports indicate a strong housing market with new construction starting up. Several of our businesses below are benefiting from this trend.

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  • June 2017 Newsletter

    Buying a business may not be the first thing that comes to mind but it is a good time.

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  • May 2017 Newsletter

    With Memorial Day comes the unofficial beginning of summer resulting in a big influx of vacationers and second home owners to New Hampshire. We have some solid business listings that are in areas that greatly benefit from this increased traffic.

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  • April 2017 Newsletter

    For over 40 years, New Hampshire Business Sales has been bringing buyers and sellers together and 2017 is no exception.

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  • Is 2017 the best time to sell your business?

    This question reflects a desire to time the transaction to get the best result. This is inherently risky, considering how rapidly things change. A reality today is that change is a constant reality.

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  • March 2017 Newsletter

    If you have been thinking about or trying to buy a business recently, it remains a really good time to do so.

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  • February 2017 Newsletter

    The recent stretch of warm days has us thinking of fun in the sun. Boat yards and marinas in the Northeast are four season businesses with winter storage and repair.

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  • Hancock Market Under New Ownership

    Nancy and Ed Adams have sold the Hancock Market on Main Street to Jarvis and Marcia Coffin, owners of the Hancock Inn located across the street from the store, according to New Hampshire Business Sales, which coordinated the transfer.

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  • Settino named broker of the year for 2016

    This is the fifth year in a row that Settino has earned the honor as the company’s top performer in Main Street sales. “…When he gets an opening to sell a business, he leaves no stone unturned to get it sold,”

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  • January 2017 Newsletter

    This is the time of the year to start if you want to buy one of these this year, so you can be in place to be up and running for the peak season.

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  • Willow Pond Sand and Gravel Under New Ownership

    Willow Pond Sand and Gravel in Newbury, NH was sold by Willow Pond Inc., of Fountain Hills Arizona, to D & E Land Holding, LLC. of Franklin, NH. D & E Land Holding, LLC is continuing operations as Willow Pond Sand and Gravel, LLC and is planning to significantly improve the operation and will open in early spring 2017.

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  • December 2016 Newsletter

    As the end of 2016 draws near, we reflect back on a strong year for our business and for our clients as well.

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  • November 2016 Newsletter

    This is the time of year when we think of home and family. Featured this month are a couple of different types of home; a home-like assisted living and a home-like lodging facility.

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  • October 2016 Newsletter

    As some seasonal businesses are closing for the winter, other businesses are wrapping up the fall work and changing gears for the coming winter season. Is it time to turn over a new leaf?

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  • September 2016 Newsletter

    Variety is the spice of life and that is what we are serving up this month. From metal manufacturing to mental health, we have a wide variety of new listings in multiple price ranges.

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  • August 2016 Newsletter

    After an unusually active summer season for both listing new businesses for sale and for closing deals, we approach back to school and Labor Day with the traditional summer vacation season coming to a close. We return to routines and schedules. It's now time to get down to business.

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  • Community Living for the Elderly sold

    Community Living for the Elderly, LLC. a licensed 15-bed residential care facility for the elderly located on 22 Mays Way, has been sold by Miklos Toth and Carol Jaworski to Tamworth Community Living, Inc.

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  • July 2016 Newsletter

    Market activity the first half of 2016 has been strong. Our closings to date have matched our total 2015 numbers. We have and continue to engage a quality selection of listings in a broad spectrum of industries.

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  • Worldwide Chocolate Has a New Owner

    Worldwide Chocolate, located in Barrington, was recently sold by Sarah and Peter Ward to Craig Cahill who is shifting from the corporate world to the entrepreneurial life of a business owner.

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  • May 2016 Newsletter

    Country and General stores have been part of the NH landscape for over 200 years. Over the years, these stores have evolved to meet the needs of the local community.

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  • April 2016 Newsletter

    We've had a makeover! Our website that is. After months of planning and implementing our new site is up and running. We hope the new site will deliver a better experience for our visitors.

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  • We need more Associates

    Every year, Boomer business founders grow older and want to retire. This means that there is a great opportunity for new Associates to develop their own networks and build their own “book of business” using our history, tools and systems.

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  • March 2016 Newsletter

    Retail operations come in a large variety of sizes and offerings. Retail can be a great entry level opportunity or an add-on to an existing portfolio.

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  • February 2016 Newsletter

    Buying a business may involve more than just a down payment. Is your resume up-to-date?

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  • The Greenfield Inn Changes Hands

    Victor and Barbara Mangini have sold the Greenfield Inn Bed & Breakfast in Greenfield, NH to Kenneth Tetreault and John Jordan of Palmer Mass.

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  • Settino named broker of the year for 2015

    Ed Settino, a senior broker associate of New Hampshire Business Sales, has been named Broker of the Year for 2015.This is the fourth year in a row that Settino has earned the honor as the company’s top performer.

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  • December 2015 Newsletter

    For some people buying an existing business is a better option than starting from scratch. Established businesses often have what is needed already in place. The right purchase can get you income on day one.

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  • November 2015 Newsletter

    This is an excellent opportunity to get into the pizza business or expand your service area with a well-established, successful and popular restaurant in Manchester.

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  • October 2015 Newsletter

    Assisted living facilities are evolving with the ever increasing needs of an aging population. Demographic trends suggest the need for assisted living facilities will continue for years to come, especially in New Hampshire.

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  • Aging Population: A Business Opportunity

    Demographic trends suggest the need for assisted living facilities will continue for years to come, especially in New Hampshire where the population of seniors and retirees continues to grow.

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  • September Newsletter

    This top-notch hospitality facility is meticulously maintained and offers a blend of quality facilities to meet a diversity of needs. This facility is in a prime location to take advantage of all this four season tourist area has to offer.

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  • The Importance of Upfront Disclosures

    Minimizing surprises by disclosing even minor items can help keep a deal on track and avoid costly delays or even the termination of the deal.

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  • August Newsletter

    Owning a restaurant can be a dream career for the right person. Most importantly, the right purchase can get you income on day one – something you don’t get by starting from scratch.

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  • Diamond Acres Restaurant Site Sold

    New Hampshire Business sales announced today that the former Diamond Acres Restaurant and Convenience Store site on West Main Street (Route 9) in Hillsboro has been sold.

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  • How to Buy a Restaurant

    Owning a restaurant can be a dream career for the right person. A promising path is to purchase an established business. There are many profitable ones on the market today, and established businesses often have what is needed already in place – including a functional kitchen, furnishings and more.

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  • How Can I Fund a Business Purchase?

    Coming back out of the depths of the recession, bankers have been forced to be more conservative than they were in the mid-2000s. But they all have money they need to put to work, so are receptive to well thought out acquisition plans.

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  • Yes, You Can Get Financing

    A qualified buyer with a good strategy for running the business will find a sympathetic ear when talking with a bank to help fund an acquisition.

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  • Personal Good Will Has Value

    In many situations, a business’s reputation is tied closely to the seller. The owner has generated personal goodwill. It may be difficult to value, but it is a real asset.

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  • Do You Want to Sell?

    Viewing your business through the eyes of a potential seller, increases your chance of a sale.

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  • Settino - Broker of the Year for 2014

    Ed Settino, a senior broker associate of New Hampshire Business Sales, has been named Broker of the Year for 2014.

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Welcome to New Hampshire Business Sales

New Hampshire Business Sales, Inc., is New Hampshire’s premier statewide business brokerage. NHBS has assisted hundreds of owners of privately-held NH businesses in valuing, marketing, and selling their businesses since 1976. New Hampshire Business Sales, Inc. is a group of experienced business professionals dedicated to maximizing the value of and selling, small to mid-size, privately-held, business and commercial property interests throughout New Hampshire. 

Our specialty is business brokerage, and our focus is on selling businesses and the property related to those businesses. We can determine business value, market your business to potential buyers, follow regulations, avoid costly pitfalls, and ultimately, successfully sell your business while keeping your best interest’s a priority. We also sell commercial and development property.

NHBS serves as an intermediary in the transfer of businesses and commercial real estate. After years of building a successful business, it’s often difficult for an owner to transfer the reins to just anyone. The selling process involves a broad range of issues, regulations, and potential problems. NHBS’s knowledge and experience in these areas as well as in conducting a confidential selling process are invaluable.

Protect your investment. Let an experienced business broker help you sell your business with confidence. With Associates’ offices located throughout the state, NHBS is well positioned to effectively serve NH business owners. Providing high-quality services to our clients is of extreme importance.  To be successful in this endeavor, we believe that the following items are most important within our firm…Integrity, Hard Work, Professional Competence, Cooperation, and Accountability.  Contact us today.