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Golf Etc Tech Studio of Monroe, NC SOLD to a New Owner Recently

Golf Etc Tech Studio, a Monroe, NC based company that is a Golf instruction and equipment sales-based business, has officially been sold to new owners, with the assistance of VR Business Brokers of Charlotte. Golf Etc Tech Studio owned by Karl & Carol Siebel is a privately held business targeting golfers of all abilities who are looking for instruction and custom club fitting.  When the owners started this company in 2006, they saw an opportunity to provide superior service to clients who wanted to learn the game of Golf and to provide a Full-Service experience for all skill levels from beginner to the Local Professionals. The business provides Instruction, Swing Analysis, Equipment Fitting, Club Repair, and a Full Line of the best Golf Equipment in the world.

VR Business Brokers Facilitates Sale of Two Locations of Edible Arrangements

Two high-performing Charlotte locations of Edible Arrangements have been sold with the assistance of VR Business Brokers of Charlotte. Former “Franchisee of the Year” Jim Echols and his son Jason Echols had owned their locations since 2006.  The business provides an assortment of freshly made fruit and chocolate gifts or treats in “helping people all over the world celebrate life’s most special moments”.  The two locations were ranked among the highest performing stores in the 1,200-store franchise system. Eugene Campbell is the new owner of the two Charlotte locations, and he plans to build on the outstanding reputation that the Echols have established in serving the Charlotte community.

VR Business Brokers Facilitates Sale of 50 year old Gastonia Business

Darrell’s Garage, a long-time automobile service, and repair shop in Gastonia, NC, has been sold with the assistance of VR Business Brokers of Charlotte.  Founded in 1972, and owned for the last thirty years by Terry Gregoire, the business provides a variety of auto maintenance and repair services. Said Gregoire of his experience working with VR Business Brokers and Senior Advisor Randy Mitchell, “I had never sold a business before and had no idea where to start.  Randy Mitchell was a patient and calming partner in advising me throughout the process.  In the end, he found the best possible new owner for my business.  I’m grateful for the guidance and support I received from Randy and VR Business Brokers.“

Yacht Scoring Sold to North Sails Group with VR M&A of Charlotte Facilitating the Transaction

North Sails Group is pleased to announce the addition of Yacht Scoring to its family. Founded in 2006 by Luiz Kahl, Yacht Scoring is an easy-to-use yet powerful web-based race management and scoring tool used by hundreds of yacht clubs and race organizers around the globe. Kahl, who passed away unexpectedly in 2021, was a software developer by trade, a competitive sailboat racer, and a passionate race committee volunteer. This addition to North Sails Group is part of an ongoing mission to support the sport of sailing and increase participation.  Yacht Scoring was assisted by VR M&A of Charlotte in the sale.

DeRhodes Construction of Charlotte, NC SOLD to a New Owners Recently

DeRhodes Construction, a Charlotte NC based remodeling and general construction company that has been working with homeowners in the Charlotte metro area for over 15 years, has officially been sold to new owners, Lindsey and Jason deBuhr, with the assistance of VR Business Brokers of Charlotte. Started in 2006, Eddie DeRhodes has focused on taking care of their clients' remodeling and construction projects. Eddie is ready to slow down a little to focus on traveling and retirement after a transition period. DeRhodes Construction hired VR Business Brokers to help facilitate the sale with the buyer.

VR Business Brokers Facilitates Sale of Love and Kisses Pet Sitting

Love and Kisses Pet Sitting, a Charlotte-area dog-walking and pet sitting business, has been sold with the assistance of VR Business Brokers of Charlotte.  Founded in 2006 by Maureen McCarthy, after she had been unable to secure safe and responsible care for her own dog, L&K grew rapidly over the years to serve hundreds of furry friends and their “pet parents” all over south Charlotte and Union County.  Their pet sitters provide trusted care to pets of all kinds, in the safety and familiarity of the pets’ own home, giving their owners peace of mind knowing that their fur babies are in good hands while they are away.