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BizBen Releases: Contra Costa County Businesses Sold Stats - 1/13

Total sales of Contra Costa County small businesses sold were up 16.1% from last month and down 16.3% from the same time last year in Contra Costa County.

January 2013 Contra Costa County completed small business sales transactions are listed below along with key economic data that drove these Contra Costa County specific small business stats:

Total January 2013 Contra Costa County Small Businesses Sold: 36

January 2013 Contra Costa County Small Businesses Sold By City: Antioch 4, Brentwood 3, Concord 3, Danville 4, El Cerrito 1, El Sobrante 1, Hercules 1, Lafayette 1, Martinez 4, Pittsburg 3, Richmond 3, San Ramon 4, Walnut Creek 4

January 2013 Contra Costa County Small Businesses Sold By City - Most Sales:

Antioch4
Martinez4
San Ramon4
Walnut Creek4
Danville4

Percentage Increase From Last Month: Up 16.1%

Percentage Decrease From This Time Last Year: Down 16.3%

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

December 2012:   31
November 2012:   29
October 2012:   40
September 2012:   29
August 2012:   18
July 2012:   24

Last Year's 2012 Total Small Businesses Sold For Contra Costa County: 360

Total January 2013 Small Businesses Sold For All Of California: 1,179

Some Key Econonomic & Geographic Information That Affected Sales Of Contra Costa County & California Small Businesses For January 2013:

  •  Bounce Back Effect - Increase Closings From Previous Month's Holidays & Events
  •  Corporate Employment Was Down - More People Looking To Buy A Business
  •  Home Prices Steady - Greater Access To Equity
  •  Retirement Savings - Downtrend - Less Access To Capital
  •  Stock Prices / Market - Downtrend - Less 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 Contra Costa County go to: Contra Costa County Businesses Sold Stats

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

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



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 Contra Costa County Small Business Stats And Information:

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

Phone: 866-270-6278

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Michael Floorman, Business Broker, BTI, San Francisco Bay Area

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Harry Sidhu, CBB, Broker - SF Bay Area, Central Valley, SAC Region

Assisting both sellers and buyers of businesses - dealing mainly with Liquor Stores, Grocery Markets, Gas Stations, Smoke Shops, Restaurant Related, Retail Related, Service Related. Serving SF Bay Area, North Bay, Sacramento area. Call Harry Sidhu, CBB for assistance at 510-366-6130.


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