February 2020 BizBen Index Sales Stats: Sales Up 15.8 Percent


February 2020 Sales Stats

California Small Businesses For Sale Sold Stats - BizBen Index

February 2020 BizBen Index Sales Stats: Sales Up 15.8 Percent From Last Month

Total sales of California small businesses sold were up 15.8% from last month and up 4.8% from the same time last year in California.

Total February 2020 California Small Businesses Sold: 1,364


February 2020 California Small Businesses Sold By County:

Alameda County 69, Amador County 1, Butte County 12, Calaveras County 1, Contra Costa County 27, El Dorado County 13, Fresno County 50, Humboldt County 1, Imperial County 10, Kern County 30, Los Angeles County 372, Madera County 1, Marin County 8, Mendocino County 1, Merced County 7, Monterey County 13, Napa County 5, Nevada County 3, Orange County 141, Placer County 24, Plumas County 3, Riverside County 52, Sacramento County 49, San Bernardino County 59, San Diego County 115, San Francisco County 51, San Joaquin County 20, San Luis Obispo County 6, San Mateo County 27, Santa Barbara County 17, Santa Clara County 45, Santa Cruz County 11, Shasta County 4, Solano County 10, Sonoma County 20, Stanislaus County 9, Sutter County 4, Tehama County 4, Tulare County 16, Tuolumne County 10, Ventura County 40, Yolo County 3

February 2020 California Small Businesses Sold By County - Most Sales:

Los Angeles County: 372
Orange County: 141
San Diego County: 115
Alameda County: 69
San Bernardino County: 59
Riverside County: 52
San Francisco County: 51
Fresno County: 50
Sacramento County: 49
Santa Clara County: 45

Percentage Increase From Last Month: Up 15.8%

Percentage Increase From This Time Last Year: Up 4.8%

Total Monthly Business For Sale Stats For California - Last 6 Months:

January 2020: 1,178
December 2019: 1,071
November 2019: 1,224
October 2019: 1,494
September 2019: 1,022
August 2019: 1,121

Last Year's 2019 Total Small Businesses Sold For California: 15,358

Some Key Economic & Geographic Information That Affected Sales Of California & California Small Businesses For February 2020:

- Bounce Back From January 2019 Non Closes
- Buyers Come Back Into Marketplace
- Sellers Come In With New Tax Returns (2019)
- SBA Lenders Get More Competitive

To view all small business sold stats for all Counties and Cities in California go to: California Small Businesses Sold Stats - BizBen.com Index

Most Popular Search Requests Of Small Business Types Wanted By Business Buyers For This Period:

1. Car Washes
2. Laundromats
3. Gas Stations
4. Manufacturers
5. Liquor Stores
6. Convenience Stores
7. Relocatable Businesses
8. Postal/Mail Box Stores
9. Auto Repair Shops
10. Businesses With Real Estate
11. FBSO's - For Sale By Owner
12. Fast Food Franchises
13. eCommerce Websites
14. Smoke & Vape Shops
15. Smog Test Shops
16. Absentee Run Businesses
17. Boba Shops
18. Pizza Restaurants
19. Tire Stores
20. Fast Food Restaurants

About The BizBen Index:

The BizBen Index has been collecting stats and information regarding California small & mid-sized businesses sold for over 15 years. The BizBen Index is part of BizBen.com (established over 25 years) - which currently lists over 10,000 active California small & mid-sized businesses for sale, businesses wanted to buy, blog, discussions, vlogs, podcast, and resources for buying and selling California businesses. Peter Siegel, MBA is the Founder and Director of BizBen.com & BizBuyFinancing.com and consults daily with business buyers, owner/sellers, business brokers, agents, small business advisors on the topic of buying and selling businesses throughout California.

Categories: Business For Sale Statistics, Buying A Business, Selling A Business

Contributor:

Peter Siegel, MBA
Areas Served: All Of California
Phone:  925-785-3118 Cell, 925-785-3118 Text
Founder Of BizBen.com (since 1994). I am the Lead Advisor for the ProSell, ProBuy, & ProIntermediary Programs. I consult daily with buyers, sellers, and brokers daily about buying and selling California small to mid-sized businesses. Call 925-785-3118.





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