Buying A Small Business In The Yellowhead East Region
Looking at buying a small business?
Buying a business can be a smart investment but it’s different than starting one from scratch.
In order to buy a small business, you’ll likely need capital to pay for:
- Acquiring fixed assets such as shares, real estate, or equipment
- Intellectual property or copyrights
- Marketing & communications
- Training & certifications
Our team of business specialists are here to walk you through business planning for all scenarios (good, bad or worse) to ensure you have the resources and financing you need to succeed.
This checklist will help guide you through the variety of elements to consider, whether it's a family enterprise transition, or an acquisition.
I’m ready to buy a business, what’s next?
At Community Futures Yellowhead East, we know that having the right plan in place is essential for the success of a newly acquired business. Stop by and let us help you with:
Reviewing your cash flow
Setting up your expansion strategy
Creating a marketing plan
One-on-one coaching and business mentoring
Ensuring your success
Buying A Business FAQs
The costs of buying a business vary by industry and type. It is important to research the average costs in Alberta and talk to one of our Business Advisors about some of the factors and calculations that are common in a business valuation process.
We’re Here to Help!
At Community Futures Yellowhead East, we understand buying a business in rural Alberta like no other. We come from the same community you live in. We know what it’s like and we’re determined to set you up for success.