Buying or selling A Business

Looking at buying a small business?

Buying a business can be a smart investment but it is different than starting one from scratch.

In order to buy a small business, you will likely need capital to pay for:

  • Acquiring fixed assets such as shares, real estate, or equipment
  • Intellectual property or copyrights
  • Marketing and communications
  • Training and certifications

Our Team are here to guide you through business planning for all scenarios (good, bad or worse) to ensure you have the resources and financing you need to succeed.

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I am ready to buy a business, what is next?

At Community Futures East Parkland , we know that having the right plan in place is essential for the success of a newly acquired business. Stop by and let us guide you with:

Reviewing your cash flow

Setting up your expansion strategy

Creating a marketing plan

One-on-one coaching and business mentoring

Researching financing options

Encouraging your success

Buying A Business FAQs

How much money will I need to buy a business?

The costs of buying a business vary by industry and type. It is important to research the average costs in Alberta and talk to our Team about some of the factors and calculations that are common in a business valuation process.

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Exit and Business Succession Planning

Creating a solid exit strategy is often the most forgotten, yet very important step in most business plans. What happens when you are ready to retire? Are you building a sellable business?

When we guide our clients through exit strategies, we typically discuss:

Preparing your company's finances

How to find potential buyers for your business

How to get your business ready for sale

Planning an exit strategy the right way

Your options post-exit

We are Here to Help!

At Community Futures East Parkland  we understand buying a business in rural Alberta like no other. We come from the same community you live in. We know what it is like and we are determined to set you up for success.

Contact Us

5020 50 Avenue
PO Box 250
Mirror, AB  T0B 3C0
P: 403-788-2212
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Communities Served

Alder Flats, Alix, Ardley, Argentia Beach, Aspen Beach, Bashaw, Bawlf, Bentley, Big Valley, Birchcliff, Blackfalds, Bluffton, Botha, Buck Lake, Byemoor, Castor, Clive, Crestomere, Crystal Springs, Delburne, Donalda, Dorenlee, Duhamel, Edberg, Elnora, Endiang, Erskine, Falun, Fenn, Ferintosh, Fleet, Gadsby, Grandview, Gull Lake, Gwynne, Half Moon Bay, Halkirk, Haynes, Hoadley, Joffre, Kelsey, Lacombe, Leedale, Lousana, Ma-Me-O Beach, Maskwacis, Meeting Creek, Millet, Mirror, Morningside, Mulhurst, Nevis, New Norway, Norris Beach, Parkland Beach, Pelican Point, Pine Lake, Pipestone, Ponoka, Poplar Bay, Red Willow, Rimbey, Rochon, Sands, Rosalind, Silver Beach, Stettler, Sunbreaker Cove, Tees, Westerose, Wetaskiwin, White Sands, and Winfield