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Price SOLD
State QLD
Property Type Retail

Newsagency -Southern Qld Country -Only Newsagent in town -ID#66441

This is a well established business that would be perfect for an owner-operator, active early retiree or young family. Being the only newsagency in this busy country town it provides all newspaper/magazine/stationery distribution in the area and is arguably one of the best businesses in town.

Its current staffing level of 2 casual staff allows the new owner flexibility to work as little or as many hours as they wish (See Potential Roster Page 9). The business has an excellent reputation for customer service and is perfectly located in the business centre of St George and has plenty of easy customer parking.

St George is a Darling Downs service centre with a population of 2395 positioned on the Balonne River about 500kms west of Brisbane. The town offers great infrastructure including a variety of education and health services. This district has a strong agricultural/industrial base servicing the local wheat, cotton, small crop and pastoral industries in the area.

St George Newsagency is a business which shows high retention of its profitability even during difficult seasons making it an ideal business venture in a truly authentic country surrounding. The opportunities to increase the future benefits of this business are enhanced by developments in the area which will strengthen returns in normal agricultural seasons.

This is a great opportunity to experience a true country change lifestyle with an excellent business showing good returns. Ideal business in an ideal area for a family seeking a good income!
The business premises incorporate retail area and storeroom at ground level having an area of 180 m2.

A separate office and large storage shed are located adjacent to the business premises. Land area comprising 2 blocks is 1375 m2. Residential premises of 120 m2 comprising 2½ bedrooms, bathroom/toilet, lounge/dining, kitchen, enclosed casual dining area and large covered patio are located above the retail and storage area.

* Turnover Newsagency: $ 698,377
* Lease : Freehold
* Trading : 5 Days plus 2 half days Saturday & Sunday
* Delivery Run : Yes
* Agencies : Golden Casket, Western Union, Dry Cleaning and Mobile Recharge.

* Owners Profit : $ 115,000
* Stock (est) : $ 116,000

* Business Asking Price : $100,000 + Stock
& additional Freehold Asking Price : $ 350,000
(includes block on which all newsagency structures align plus adjacent vacant block. Shop occupies lower level of the building with a 2-1/2 bedroom unit located above. Perfect for owner/operator or would rent at $200.00 per week)

Graham Randall on 0419 711 153 or

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