BizBen.com
500 New & Refreshed Posts, Postings Daily
Over 8,000 Postings & 2,500 Resources
Assisting Buyers & Sellers Over 25 Years!


The BizBen Index - April Statistics For California Small Business Sales

Below are the April five year statistics for California small and mid-sized business sales.

Annual County Stats. Annual City Stats. Total Yearly Stats.

See other months: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December.


2022: Total Businesses Sold: 0

2021: Total Businesses Sold: 0
Sales By County:  

2020: Total Businesses Sold: 308
Sales By County:   Alameda: 34   Amador: 4   Butte: 8   Contra Costa: 12   El Dorado: 2   Fresno: 5   Humboldt: 2   Imperial: 5   Kern: 16   Madera: 1   Marin: 2   Monterey: 4   Orange: 38   Placer: 1   Riverside: 19   Sacramento: 14   San Bernardino: 27   San Diego: 36   San Francisco: 15   San Joaquin: 7   San Luis Obispo: 8   San Mateo: 9   Santa Barbara: 4   Santa Cruz: 2   Solano: 15   Sonoma: 9   Stanislaus: 3   Sutter: 1   Tulare: 3   Tuolumne: 1   Yolo: 1  

2019: Total Businesses Sold: 1,217
Sales By County:   Alameda: 53   Amador: 1   Butte: 8   Calaveras: 2   Contra Costa: 20   El Dorado: 15   Fresno: 25   Imperial: 2   Kern: 25   Lassen: 2   Los Angeles: 363   Marin: 19   Merced: 3   Monterey: 26   Orange: 96   Placer: 13   Riverside: 53   Sacramento: 43   San Bernardino: 63   San Diego: 115   San Francisco: 40   San Joaquin: 21   San Luis Obispo: 11   San Mateo: 20   Santa Barbara: 11   Santa Clara: 60   Santa Cruz: 10   Shasta: 4   Siskiyou: 1   Solano: 20   Sonoma: 22   Stanislaus: 12   Sutter: 6   Tehama: 1   Tulare: 5   Tuolumne: 1   Ventura: 22   Yolo: 3  

2018: Total Businesses Sold: 1,311
Sales By County:   Alameda: 64   Amador: 3   Butte: 8   Calaveras: 1   Contra Costa: 4   El Dorado: 9   Fresno: 33   Imperial: 1   Kern: 14   Lassen: 4   Los Angeles: 387   Marin: 17   Merced: 2   Mono: 1   Monterey: 24   Nevada: 6   Orange: 134   Placer: 21   Riverside: 66   Sacramento: 34   San Bernardino: 38   San Diego: 100   San Francisco: 67   San Joaquin: 21   San Luis Obispo: 19   San Mateo: 31   Santa Barbara: 10   Santa Clara: 68   Santa Cruz: 22   Shasta: 9   Solano: 4   Sonoma: 19   Stanislaus: 18   Sutter: 5   Tehama: 2   Tulare: 9   Tuolumne: 7   Ventura: 23   Yolo: 3  

2017: Total Businesses Sold: 1,311
Sales By County:   Alameda: 72   Amador: 1   Butte: 3   Calaveras: 1   Contra Costa: 11   El Dorado: 15   Fresno: 23   Glenn: 3   Humboldt: 3   Kern: 29   Lassen: 3   Los Angeles: 333   Madera: 3   Marin: 20   Merced: 1   Mono: 1   Monterey: 14   Nevada: 4   Orange: 131   Placer: 8   Riverside: 46   Sacramento: 51   San Bernardino: 52   San Diego: 134   San Francisco: 54   San Joaquin: 32   San Luis Obispo: 28   San Mateo: 9   Santa Barbara: 14   Santa Clara: 46   Santa Cruz: 13   Shasta: 9   Solano: 24   Sonoma: 25   Stanislaus: 11   Tehama: 5   Tulare: 11   Ventura: 35   Yolo: 6  

2016: Total Businesses Sold: 1,311
Sales By County:   Alameda: 75   Amador: 3   Butte: 16   Contra Costa: 17   El Dorado: 10   Fresno: 34   Imperial: 12   Kern: 29   Los Angeles: 318   Madera: 1   Marin: 9   Merced: 7   Monterey: 18   Napa: 8   Nevada: 9   Orange: 163   Placer: 4   Riverside: 80   Sacramento: 58   San Bernardino: 49   San Diego: 141   San Francisco: 54   San Joaquin: 18   San Mateo: 18   Santa Barbara: 14   Santa Clara: 71   Santa Cruz: 10   Shasta: 8   Solano: 11   Sonoma: 22   Stanislaus: 11   Tehama: 1   Tulare: 10   Tuolumne: 3   Ventura: 39   Yolo: 5  

2015: Total Businesses Sold: 1,311
Sales By County:   Alameda: 44   Butte: 12   Contra Costa: 29   El Dorado: 4   Fresno: 31   Imperial: 13   Kern: 13   Lassen: 1   Los Angeles: 300   Marin: 9   Merced: 3   Monterey: 15   Napa: 4   Nevada: 1   Orange: 132   Placer: 16   Plumas: 1   Riverside: 48   Sacramento: 26   San Bernardino: 59   San Diego: 103   San Francisco: 52   San Joaquin: 22   San Luis Obispo: 21   San Mateo: 21   Santa Barbara: 19   Santa Clara: 66   Santa Cruz: 10   Shasta: 10   Solano: 3   Sonoma: 34   Stanislaus: 12   Sutter: 7   Tehama: 1   Tulare: 22   Tuolumne: 1   Ventura: 20   Yolo: 8  

2014: Total Businesses Sold: 1,311
Sales By County:   Alameda: 45   Amador: 3   Butte: 1   Contra Costa: 29   El Dorado: 4   Fresno: 40   Imperial: 1   Kern: 17   Lassen: 1   Los Angeles: 267   Marin: 2   Merced: 2   Monterey: 7   Napa: 4   Nevada: 3   Orange: 124   Placer: 6   Riverside: 44   Sacramento: 36   San Bernardino: 29   San Diego: 78   San Francisco: 36   San Joaquin: 25   San Luis Obispo: 16   San Mateo: 18   Santa Barbara: 12   Santa Clara: 56   Santa Cruz: 7   Shasta: 5   Solano: 11   Sonoma: 16   Stanislaus: 11   Sutter: 4   Tehama: 4   Tulare: 8   Tuolumne: 1   Ventura: 35   Yolo: 4  

2013: Total Businesses Sold: 1,311
Sales By County:   Alameda: 22   Amador: 1   Butte: 8   Calaveras: 1   Contra Costa: 23   El Dorado: 2   Fresno: 26   Imperial: 1   Kern: 18   Los Angeles: 279   Marin: 1   Mendocino: 1   Merced: 3   Monterey: 21   Orange: 118   Placer: 5   Riverside: 56   Sacramento: 16   San Bernardino: 20   San Diego: 93   San Francisco: 22   San Joaquin: 11   San Luis Obispo: 7   San Mateo: 13   Santa Barbara: 14   Santa Clara: 39   Shasta: 4   Solano: 8   Sonoma: 14   Stanislaus: 8   Sutter: 1   Tehama: 1   Tulare: 9   Tuolumne: 2   Ventura: 28   Yolo: 6  



Featured Info: Related Advisors, Events, Resources, Blog Posts, Discussions, Postings

Buying Or Starting Up Pop Up Restaurants Pop-Up Restaurants: Pro Tips For Starting Or Buying One: Broker Shares Info

For starters, a pop-up restaurant is a short-lived dining experience in a temporary location, most found in abandoned factories or warehouses, rooftops, barns, or an already existing restaurant location, so basically anywhere done legally and safely. Joe Ranieri, Business Broker shares his tips.
Coin Card Laundry Business Valuations What Top Key Factors Contribute To Coin & Card Laundry Business Valuations?

We are finding that many laundry buyers and investors are not being given true light to selected elements of value or there are inconsistencies in the interpretation of these elements of value. This common error needs to be addressed. In this BizBen Discussion we address many of those factors.
Chuck Posts New Laundry Book Chuck Post, Laundry Pro Offers New Laundromat Book For Buyers And Owners

Chuck Post, a leading laundry expert with over 37 years of developing laundries, retooling, and rebranding hundreds of existing laundries, tells investors how to search, find, evaluate, and do good laundry due diligence laundries for acquisition. A must read for new investors & current operators.
Cheryl Maloney San Francisco Business Broker Cheryl Maloney: Business Broker Serving San Francisco & The North Bay

I have over 20 years of small business experience, a law degree and well-versed in real estate regulations and best practices. I work tirelessly to create successful strategies & effective negotiations for those wishing to sell or buy a San Francisco small business. Call 415-309-2722 (Cell/Text).
Due Diligence Gas Station Purchases Buying A Gas Station Business: What To Look For When Doing Due Diligence

Doing due diligence when buying any type of business is extremely important. Regardless of what type of business you are buying there are certain things you will always look at such as, financials, equipment, legal issues etc. We take a look at several angles for optimal gas station due diligence.
Questions When Buying A Liquor Store Buying A Liquor Store: 3 Questions To Consider And Ask Before You Purchase

Buying a liquor store? First, ask yourself these three critical questions to find out if owning a liquor store is right for you. Questions like hands on vs absentee ownership, inventory turnover, licensing issues. Peter Siegel, MBA (BizBen ProBuy & ProSell Program Lead Advisor) explores this topic.
Chuck Post Webinar Buying A Laundry FREE Online Webinar For Laundry Buyers: Weekly Webinar For Laundry Buyers

Chuck Post hosts this live FREE online webinar on Buying A Laundry business. The next online webinar is coming soon. Have your questions ready for an open and honest discussion about both the Pro & Cons of the Vended Laundry Business. RSVP or for more info phone Chuck at 619-227-5711 direct.
Selling A Business 13 Crucial Tips Selling A Small To Mid-Sized Business: 13 Crucial Items To Sell A Business

Only 30% of all small businesses for sale that are put on the market overall are sold! A surprising statistic to most business owners, agents, and brokers trying to sell a small business! If however you follow the strategies (BizBen Protocol Method) in this blog post you should see success!
Harry Sidhu Business Brokerage Services Harry Sidhu Business Broker - California - SF Bay Area, Central Valley, SAC

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 direct for assistance at 510-366-6130 cell/text.
Business Buyer Feedback On Postings 8 Items Buyers Of Small Businesses Find Critical When Reviewing Businesses

In this month's Business Buyer survey for BizBen.com, we asked participants in our ProBuy Program and 250 other random business buyers what they look for and avoid when looking at a business for sale postings online. Of the 20 potential posting characteristics we asked about, 8 stood out with most.