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Florida Fishing and Boating Magazine For Sale Currently off market
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Listing Number: 3592


This opportunity is for a nationally recognized, franchised outdoor magazine. This particular edition has been listed as the top performer within the franchise group based upon gross sales and distribution. The unique business model allows an owner to sell advertising to local businesses within a locally distributed version of the magazine, larger companies within a regionally distributed version of the magazine, or national advertisers within a nationally distributed version. Everything in place, writers, distribution, solid customer base.Work as an owner operator, or hire additional sales staff to grow the revenue, this is a large territory, with tremendous growth potential. This is a "fun" business allowing a creative owner to exercise writing skills, market and promote regional boat shows, fishing tournaments and events. Financials are on file. Owner desires to retire and perhaps relocate.

Listing Broker

Ken Yarbrough

Ken Yarbrough
Broker Associate

Phone: 9042938181

  • Category: Publishing
  • Sub-Category:
  • Asking Price: $199,900
  • Gross Sales: $225,000
  • Cash Flow: $73,000
  • County: St. Johns
  • Area: Northeast Florida
  • FFE: $0
  • Inventory: $0
  • Real Estate: $0
  • Employees: 1 - Full-Time 1 - Part-Time
  • Facilities: 0
  • Relocatable? Yes
  • Home Based? Yes
  • Market Notes: The fishing industry alone contributed $1.7 Billion Dollars to Florida's economy in 2017. The franchise territory offered serves Duval, Clay, St. Johns, Flagler, Putnam and Nassau, one of the fastest growing and most desirable regions of the state. Jacksonville is the largest city by area in Florida with a population of 937,000 with a median age of 36 and median household incomes of $55,500. The region offers offshore fishing, inshore fishing, salt and freshwater fishing as well as hunting and boating galore. Many marine manufacturers, dealers, outfitters, fishing and boating clubs, restaurants and tackle shops are located in this 6 county area. Additional demographic information can be found at
  • Growth Notes: Started in 2009, this franchise publication has shown steady growth, while operated as an owner-operator type of business. The nature of that arrangement means that much of the territory with regard to advertisers has not been tapped. Owner works approximately 2-3 weeks out of each month currently.
  • Support Training: Owner will train for minimum 30 days. Mandatory training at franchise HQ is also required
  • Year Established: 10
  • Financing Terms: negotiable
  • Reason for Selling: retirement
  • Inventory Included: No
  • Is Franchise Yes
  • Lender Prequalified No
  • Absentee Owner No
  • Selling Financing? Yes
  • Is FEE Included? No