Small and Medium-Sized Child Care Businesses – Your Most Likely Buyer

I have been selling child care businesses since 1995 and speak with hundreds of child care owners and potential buyers each year.  In my discussions with child care owners, I often find that they have been planning for years to sell their child care business to a buyer or “type of buyer” that will most…

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Operating a Child Care Business as a Non-Profit Organization Advantages and Disadvantages – And What Happens With a Transfer

When starting a child care business, owners can select from different operating structures – sole proprietor, partnership, a for-profit corporation or non-profit corporation.  For simplicity, the various operating structures can be divided into two categories – for-profit and non-profit.  The majority of child care businesses operate as for-profit corporations. However, child care businesses – large…

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Child Care Real Estate – Repurposing or Adaptive Reuse

When seeking a location for a new child care center, individuals often overlook great opportunities in “repurposing” or “adaptive reuse” of existing buildings and space.  Repurposing or adaptive reuse refers to the process of reusing an existing building for a purpose other than which it was originally built. A great example of repurposing or adaptive…