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BizBen Releases: Alameda County Businesses Sold Stats - 5/17

Total sales of Alameda County small businesses sold were down 22.2% from last month and down 38.5% from the same time last year in Alameda County.

May 2017 Alameda County completed small business sales transactions are listed below along with key economic data that drove these Alameda County specific small business stats:

Total May 2017 Alameda County Small Businesses Sold: 56

May 2017 Alameda County Small Businesses Sold By City: Alameda 1, Albany 1, Berkeley 4, Calisloga 1, Castro Valley 4, Dublin 3, Fremont 6, Hayward 7, Newark 3, Oakland 19, Pleasanton 6, San Leandro 1

May 2017 Alameda County Small Businesses Sold By City - Most Sales:

Oakland19
Hayward7
Pleasanton6
Fremont6
Castro Valley4

Percentage Decrease From Last Month: Down 22.2%

Percentage Decrease From This Time Last Year: Down 38.5%

Total Monthly Business For Sale Stats For Alameda County - Last 6 Months:

April 2017:   72
March 2017:   69
February 2017:   84
January 2017:   63
December 2016:   75
November 2016:   80

Last Year's 2016 Total Small Businesses Sold For Alameda County: 892

Total May 2017 Small Businesses Sold For All Of California: 1,439

Some Key Econonomic & Geographic Information That Affected Sales Of Alameda County & California Small Businesses For May 2017:

  •  Bounce Back Effect - Increase Closings From Previous Month's Holidays & Events
  •  Consumer (Business Buyer) Sentiment - Up - More Likely To Buy A Business
  •  Home Prices Moving Up - More Access To Real Estate Equity
  •  Interest Rates Holding Steady
  •  Retirement Savings - Uptrend - More Access To Capital
  •  SBA Loan Financing Easier To Obtain To Buy A Business
  •  Small Business Owner (Seller) Sentiment - Up - More Likely To Sell
  •  Stock Prices / Market - Uptrend - More Access To Capital

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

To view all small business sold stats for all Alameda County go to: Alameda County Businesses Sold Stats

To view all current Alameda County small businesses for sale & businesses wanted to buy requests go to: Alameda County Small Businesses For Sale / Wanted To Buy

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

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

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

For More Information Regarding These Alameda County Small Business Stats And Information:

Contact: Peter Siegel, MBA, BizBen.com Index Director

Phone: 866-270-6278

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Matt Weiler, Business Broker: Gas Station Specialist

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