Well established Body Art, Tattoo and Piercing shop has been an absolute neighborhood favorite in the greater San Diego area. It's great location and talented artists are designed for profitability. It was the love of the industry that spurred Seller, who was instrumental in writing the San Diego body art laws now California State AB300 (that set safety practices and proper training procedures) and is currently working with NEHA and AFDO (FDA) on Federal Laws, as she continues to advocate for the tattoo business and artist's community. Shop's success is thanks to the Seller's tenacity, and having developed an exceptional knack for recognizing industry trends, talent and directions over the years.
The Seller is committed to customer satisfaction and meeting all expectations of a full-service body art shop; including carefully selected friendly, experienced, and talented artists. Many of the in-house artists have specialties. Income and revenue figures are three-year averages based on income statements provided by the Seller. Complete details available upon execution of an NDA.
Facilities: Shop is 1,000 square feet space located in a prime commercial strip mall on a busy street next to a beauty salon, near a sports bar, cigar lounge and a strip club. Rent is less than $3,000 per month and lease does not expire until 2023.
Competition: Is more intense downtown and in the heart of the city, but this central county shop is well positioned for outliers. The shop's outstanding reputation keeps the chairs filled with both artists and customers.
Growth & Expansion: The tattoo industry has gained mainstream acceptance in the last decade and revenue supports that trend, which is still on the rise. To capitalize, a Buyer could start local advertising and social media campaigns, especially with sites that are visual in nature.
Financing: If the price and deal structure is right.
Support & Training: Generous 12 weeks and up to 150 hours.
Reason for Selling: Close to retirement.