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Nursery and Garden Centre Business for Sale Whangarei and Waipu

Plant Nursery and Garden Centre with 2 outlets, Landscaping and Revegetation, good growth over 9 years established. Option of house and land.

Business Description

Nursery and Garden Centre Business for Sale Whangarei and Waipu

Alter-Natives Nursery & Landscaping is a production nursery growing naive and exotic plants in its Waipu nursery (site is owned with a large house) Plant stock is sold from both the Waipu nursery(open 5 days)and the Whangarei Garden Centre (open 7 days)(this site is leased). In addition to plant sale the business does landscape design and implementation along with revegetation planting for property developers, farms and private block. The business website has an online shopping cart which has just recently start.

Alter-Natives is the largest nursery of its type open to the public north of Auckland. It is highly regarded in the feild of revegetation and ecological work as supplies and plants from Auckland to Kaitaia. Many clients often travel 1 to 2 hours to buy from the nursery in volume. The nursery was established in 2003 and has had good growth rates every year.

Business Resources

Along with the owner there are 4 staff plus a number of on demand contractors.

The Whangarei site of circa 2650sqm is leased and is in a prime location with a lot of new development happening around it.

The Waipu site is circa 2.7ha and has a 238sqm house (4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, plus internal assess to a self contained unit/flat) with separate 72sqm of garage. There is circa 5000sqm of nursery feild plus driveways and car park plus buildings for the nursery production area. Stock carrying capacity is about 300,000-400,000 plants in mixed grades.

The business is for sale as a whole package but we will consider it if a buy does not want the land and house in Waipu.

Profits exceed 100k per annum.

The business sale price is negotiable but will need to be approximately like this:
$700,000 house and land (part business part private)
$100,000 business name and good will etc
$100,000 tools, machinery, portable buildings, vehicles etc
$400,000 stock

The current owner would be able to work with the buyer while they get settled and possibly remain as a contractor if required.