Florida’s Transportation Impacts its Economy

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According to the Florida Department of Transportation, Florida is the 3rd most populous state in the U.S. and has the 19th largest economy in the world!  Billions of dollars have been invested into Florida’s transportation system and the preservation of Florida’s pavement, bridges and maintenance exceed standards. With a population of 20 million residents and […]

Accolades for the Emerald Coast

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Over the last several years, millions of people have enjoyed the beauty and relaxing activities of the Emerald Coast. The area continues to receive numerous accolades each year. Among the many recent accolades delivered are: * June 2016 “Niceville tops list of places to live in Florida” – Orlando Sentinel reporting from  SmartTravel.Tips * June […]

Florida Offers a Great Business Climate

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Florida is internationally known for its fantastic weather, beautiful beaches and diverse recreational activities.  The Florida Emerald Coast is also a great location to own your own business.  Florida has worked hard to have a welcoming business climate.  The state of Florida has NO personal income tax in addition to other tax incentives such as […]

Another successful business sale!

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Emerald Coast Business Brokers recently closed on another business! Here is our business intermediary, with the sellers and new owners exchanging keys. Following a proven process was instrumental in preparing this business to a successful close after bringing it just 9 months to market. We wish everyone all the best! Do you want to know […]

The 5 C’s of Business Loans, Part 2

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3. Capital Capacity or cash flow represents your ability to generate income that will pay your debts. If you’re starting a new business, the bank assesses your global cash flow – your current personal income as well as your projected income from the business. If you’re acquiring an existing company, the lender wants to see that the last three […]

The 5 C’s of Business Loans, Part 1

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If you are planning to start or expand a business and need to seek a business loan through an approved lender, there are five factors that banks analyze and are important to determine whether to approve your small business loan application.  They are called the 5 C’s, and if you have them, chances are better […]

Recreation Options on the Emerald Coast

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Since the Emerald Coast area stretches about 100 miles along the coast, the options for fun are endless. What a great opportunity to make the most of your retirement! The beaches along the Emerald Coast provide opportunities for water sports, snorkeling, boating, fishing, swimming, along with being ideal for those who just want to stroll along the […]

Retiring to the Emerald Coast

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Are you ready to retire to the Emerald Coast of Florida? Find out what makes this area ideal for your golden years. The Emerald Coast – The Best Place to Retire in Florida From the gorgeous white-sand beaches, to the limitless activities, and amazing weather year-round, the Emerald Coast is the popular retirement spot that retires […]

Business intermediaries: the overlooked value maximizer

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There is great value that a seasoned and qualified business intermediary can bring to business owners when selling their business. While it is certainly possible for business owners to sell their company on their own, they will likely make very costly mistakes throughout the transaction process.  These mistakes can be avoided by utilizing a valued […]

What is your business worth?

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You have worked really hard to build your business, and it’s nice to know just how much it’s worth. If you work as hard as you do, you also deserve to know the value of your business. This is a smart thing to know whether you are planning to sell your business in the near […]