7602-12989 Small Town Community Newspaper

Undisclosed Address, Montana
Business Opportunity for Sale
Catylist Listing ID: 30053019
Property Subtypes: Communications and Media
Building Size (RSF): See Agent
Sale Price: $102,500
Year Business Established: 1907
Gross Revenue: $92,584 (Annual)
Cash Flow: $31,231 (Annual)
Cash Flow Type: Sellers Discretionary Earnings
Last Updated: 8/1/2017

Overview / Comments

An award winning, community newspaper highly respected for its weekly hard news coverage, especially for its government reporting and editorial content. It also features photos and frequent articles on local sports, educational and court reporting. Its long history and high quality maintains a loyal subscriber and advertising base. Boulder is the county seat about midway between Glacier and Yellowstone National Parks and a scenic gateway to hunting, fishing, skiing and other outdoor activities. The city of 1,300 population has excellent schools and is a short distance from the state capital in Helena.

Additional Details

Industry Segment: Newspapers
Reason for Selling: Retirement.
Value of Inventory Included ($): $0
Value of Furniture, Fixtures, and Equipment ($): $7,565
Real Estate Status: Real Property
Value of Real Estate Included ($): $75,000
Employee/Labor Description: 1 FT/1 PT. Mon/Tues/Thurs 9am-5pm.
Mgmt/Training Support Description: Will train for 12 weeks @ no cost.
Competition/Market Description: The newspaper is the sole local provider of news in the community. It competes with several state-wide newspapers for regional news.
Growth/Expansion Opportunities: Other opportunities include web-based advertising, more special sections and insert advertising and political advertising. A recent increase in advertising rates was well received, especially for government notices, and there is room to increase subscription prices and expand web-based sales and advertising in the e-edition.

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