Common ObstaclesClosing up a business is a tough process. It’s not only emotional, but there are many logistical challenges. For example, the conundrum of what to do with retail display cases. Sure, they might be in good condition. But, only another business could really use them. And, that in itself is problematic. While you might find a taker, what you’ll get for them versus what you paid is unsettling.
…the numbers aren’t in the favor of small-business owners, the U.S. Small Business Administration reported that an estimated 552,600 new companies opened for business in 2009, while 660,900 businesses closed up shop. Things look even worse if you’re in the food service sector where the National Restaurant Association says 30 percent of new restaurants fail in the first year, with another 30 percent failing within the next two years. —EntrepreneurThe same holds true for other commercial items. Even if you aren’t closing up shop for good and replacing those old commercial appliances with new ones, you’ll still have to deal with the old units. Those machines aren’t exactly in high demand but they aren’t completely devoid of value.
Commercial Appliance Removal in SarasotaSo, exactly what do you do with old commercial appliances? What’s the right move to make? Well, there are some solutions. It really depends on what you have and the condition. Here are a few helpful suggestions for how to go about commercial appliance removal:
- Sell them yourself. You can contact like businesses in and around the area or stores which are just beginning to open up. Ask if they need what you have on-hand. Then, sell them cheap to get rid of them. Or, bundle it up and sell it for a discounted price.
- Go through an auction. If the commercial appliances are in good, working condition, you can unload them through an auction. You’ll have to do a bit of research so you know what you’re getting into.
- List them with a business seller. Another way to go is to get in touch with a business broker to learn if it’s possible to sell off the business, with the equipment. Or, to only sell the commercial appliances.