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Here are 14 businesses currently listed for sale in Arlington

Storefronts along a fictional street in Arlington (image generated by DALL-E)

Arlington’s local business environment is constantly changing, with openings, closings, and ownership changes a regular occurrence.

A small business owner may decide to sell due to shifting economic conditions, retirement, a desire to pursue other endeavors or diversify one’s assets, or to try to turn around the fortunes of a floundering business.

With the arrival of spring, we’ve been monitoring the online marketplace BizBuySell for the most recent edition of our series on Arlington businesses listed for sale. Although the names of the businesses are typically withheld, these listings include clues as to their identity.

We highlighted eleven businesses for sale in January, including eateries and service providers. We have fourteen more today.

1. Deli, Pastries, Drinks & Dessert ($80,000)

Deli shop serving Sandwiches, Pastries, Drinks & Dessert for sale. All equipment will be included with the sale price. buyer can do the same concept or change to a different deli concept. Current Deli is a franchise. Business sale only. Franchise not transfer.

2. Established and Well-Known Lawn and Landscape Company in Northern VA (350,000)

This business would make an ideal acquisition target for an established lawn/landscaping business looking to expand their footprint in the area, but it could also be run by an active owner/operator. There is a loyal and stable customer base with many long-standing clients. there are close to 375 active customer accounts in place and the company has a great reputation with most of their business coming from word of mouth, referrals, and leads from third party affiliate sites (Angie’s List/Yelp/Google/Nextdoor).

3. Nail Salon ($170,000)

Full Service Nail Salon providing all nail services, waxing, facial, eyelash extension, threading, permanent makeup. LHE (long term hair removals) and skin care. Current operator does not do all services above but landlord does give approval for all services listed.

 4. Arlington- Healthy Snacks/Food Vending Business ($126,950)

Become the owner of a flourishing healthy vending business, where you’ll bridge the gap between wellness and vending. In a world where wellness is at the forefront, backed by the latest nutritional research, meet the growing demand for healthier snacks. Fulfill people’s desires with the snacks they crave and the nutrition they require. Tailor your product offerings to suit each location, leveraging state-of-the-art technology for a seamless purchasing experience.

5. Successful Real Estate Brokerage Firm with Active Agents ($450,000)

Northern Virginia, Maryland, Delaware Real Estate Brokerage, with long lasting client relationships. Proven track record and equipped with process-oriented sales activities, lead procurement and active listings.

6. Boutique Fitness studio Spin, Strength, Yoga = Best.workout.Ever. ($499,000)

Boutique fitness is a growing $3.3 billion segment of the $35 billion fitness industry and SPENGA is an emerging new concept that fills a void in the market by delivering cardio, strength, and flexibility training all in one 60-minute workout. It’s a varied and dynamic workout that keeps clients excited and motivated to push themselves with a new workput segment every 20 minutes.

7. Fantastic, Super High Volume Neighborhood Restaurant for Sale (N/A)

This iconic Arlington treasure is a neighborhood pizza and Italian concept. Over 20 years old, the concept had over $2.5M in sales in 3,000 sf in 2023. This well-cared for, owner operated sit-down restaurant has a beer and wine license. Owner seeks to sell this asset at the top of its game, and yet leaves the door open for additional growth and/or additional locations and possibly franchising. This is NOT an asset only sale, this is the sale of an existing business to a new owner.

8. Well Established Hair & Nail Salon in High density Area ($95,000)

Owner retire after 17 years successful business. Only 5 days open (Sunday & Monday closed). Nail part sales is much less than usual due to short of hand.

9. Family-owned Thai and Sushi Bar Restaurant For Sale ($175,000)

A small, family-owned Thai & Sushi Bar restaurant located in a heavy residential & office area of Arlington. Great for starting out and/or a business with a partner. Recently renovated to a clean working space for you and a great atmosphere for your customers.

10. Restaurant/Cafe Ballston ($250,000)

The Cafe is in a high profile location, near the Metro, surrounded by both residential and offices. Good foot traffic. Beautiful build out. Absentee owner. Can be left As-Is and expanded or changed if preferred.

11. Unmissable Opportunity: Iconic Rooftop Bar and Grill in Arlington, VA ($495,000)

Experience the epitome of elevated dining and entertainment with this rare chance to own a renowned gem Bar and Grill, nestled in the vibrant heart of Arlington, VA. Boast stunning views, delectable cuisine, and a lively atmosphere, this establishment has become a staple in the local community and beyond.

12. Profitable Absentee Owned Restaurant & Bar MRB VA 1387 ($179,000)

Restaurant & bar for sale located on a heavy traffic road in Arlington VA. The current menu is an Italian style cuisine with everything from soups, salads, pasta, pizza, sandwiches to classic Italian entrees and much more. Not only the great selection of food items but the full service bar serving beer, cocktails as well as an extensive wine selection. The current owner of this restaurant is ABSENTEE and is profiting over $120,000 per year. Great opportunity for a new hands on owner to take over this long standing established restaurant and increase profits.

13. Profitable Low Rent Free Standing Restaurant Arlington MRB VA 1267 ($239,000)

Profitable free standing restaurant in Arlington VA located on a heavy traffic road surrounded by residential. This restaurant has been in business since 1998 and has EXTREMELY LOW RENT for this area. The current menu and concept can be converted to almost any type of food or be kept the same. Vey big kitchen with high end equipment, walk in coolers and plenty of room for storage.

14. Fully Equipped 2nd Gen Restaurant for Sale – Has Liquor License (N/A)

Dynamic location with excellent frontage on busy main road, visibility and outdoor seating. Fully equipped restaurant and bar. The location was built in 2017 and has been very well maintained. It’s almost new. The landlord is a well-established professional who seeks a qualified new tenant with a great concept – esxisting concept does not need to remain.