Sell a Business in the Lakeland Area

Sell a Business in the Lakeland Area

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Selling a Business with Murphy of Lakeland, Florida (FL)

Murphy Business is a leading Lakeland, Florida (FL) business brokerage in affiliations with National and International Business Brokerage and Merger & Acquisition associations. These connections provide maximum exposure in selling your business yet still ensuring confidentiality.

Our experienced valuation professionals help owners realize the true value of their business to properly establish a suitable marketing plan to sell a business. The professionals at Murphy Business know the Lakeland markets, providing you with access to the broadest number of qualified buyers.

Since the year 2000, we have been the top business broker in Polk County. We sold more businesses locally than any other company and our rate of closing is four times higher than the national average. When selling a business, our goal is to get the maximum price the businesses will allow, and we do. Clients benefit from our staff owning their own businesses and strong financial backgrounds.

How to Sell a Business

Murphy’s experienced professionals will be with you each step of the way when answering the daunting questions of “how to sell a business”.

  • Prepare a detailed offering portfolio
  • Arrange a business valuation
  • Develop a marketing plan to sell a business
  • Implement the plan and promote to potential buyers
  • Negotiate offer to purchase or letter of intent
  • Perform Due Diligence
  • Finalize Closing through Financing and Funding
  • Partnering with the Lakeland, Florida (FL) Business Brokerage

We provide a detailed offering portfolio above the typical one page MLS form. Going above and beyond in information gathering and presentation is just one way Murphy Business exceeds expectations to help provide information for buyers in their due diligence efforts. These efforts often help make selling a business smoother with speedier transaction times.

In addition, Murphy Business brokers can create a customized marketing plan to attract the most suitable qualified buyer. Our local and national connections and associations create a network of thousands of brokers seeking out the correct buyer.

We provide our network of banking professionals to assist the buyer with traditional financing or SBA small business loans. While providing this service we can often minimize the amount of seller financing, if needed.

Murphy Business assists sellers during each step of selling a business, even through closing. Contact your local Lakeland, Florida office today to receive a business valuation and all the information you need on how to sell a business.


The Lakeland, Florida (FL) office, services all of Polk County, including Auburndale, Bartow, Davenport, Lake Alfred, Lake Hamilton, Lakeland, Lake Wales, Mulberry, Polk City, Winter Haven, and many additional cities neighboring the city of Lakeland.