Latest Business Sales Insights

Discover the mood of the SME room

The Autumn Pulse Check survey, run by The Alternative Board in partnership with Bayleys Real Estate, found that rising input costs, employment issues and supply chain problems were the biggest stressors today.

Get the best out of your business

The Summer Pulse Check survey, run by The Alternative Board in partnership with Bayleys Real Estate, shows that while there has been an uptick in sentiment since the earlier spring survey, there are still some compelling challenges ahead.

Is your business, sale-ready?

The Pulse Check survey, run by The Alternative Board in partnership with Bayleys Real Estate, shows that as the country begins to re-open, it’s time for business owners to re-look internally and focus on an effective pathway to recovery.

Fuelling up for the future

Service stations are proving as popular as ever among buyers as business models adapt and diversify for a changing market.

Growing opportunities in childcare

As a number of childcare centres come up for sale, we interview Bayleys Business Broker Prashant Vijan on the opportunities in this growing and financially-rewarding industry.

Run it well, sell it well

Well-run businesses are the easiest to sell, so preparing for a successful sale begins the day you start or buy the business.

Achieving the best price for your business

Selling a business is often fraught for owners, but following a few simple guidelines will help ensure a successful and profitable sale.

Proof positive

The New Year comes with new proof-of-identity rules for business sales. We look at what the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act could mean for you.

Strong business yield

The sound economy and low interest rates are expected to bring another influx of businesses for sale next year.

Putting a value on your business

If you are planning to sell your business one of the most fundamental things you will need to know is what your business is worth.

Local Knowledge

For grocery stores, success means knowing your customers.

What to look for when buying a business

It can be exciting and daunting searching for a business to buy. The right preparation and research will help you choose well.

The business of selling

The secrets to marketing your business for sale.

Vetting prospective business purchasers

Vetting prospective buyers takes time, effort and expertise. But with the right groundwork and support, you can be confident of securing the right buyer and the best price.

Succession planning

Businesses are the lifeblood of the New Zealand economy, and most owners have committed years of hard work to growing their businesses.

A tasty business venture

Now is the perfect time for restaurateurs to sell their business

Now is the time to sell

A unique mix of factors – both financial and social - are combining to make right now the best time within the last decade to sell your business.

Preparing your business for sale

The value of a business can be enhanced through several easy steps

Why use a Business Broker

The benefits of using a business broker so you can focus on ensuring your business is at maximum value.

Food and grocery retail

Food and grocery retailing is an industry niche with a proven track record, demonstrating attractive returns for buyers.

How tourism remains too attractive for buyers to overlook

More than 80 million people are actively thinking about a New Zealand holiday at the moment, meaning purchasers of property and businesses are hard-pressed to overlook the tourism industry when scouting the market for their next opportunity.

Population growth has been the key driver of demand for childcare places.

New Zealand's 4.8 million population is tipped to exceed 6 million by 2027, with the majority of the growth expected to be in the "Golden Triangle" area of Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga.