Barton's Laundry Equipment, Inc.
Building vs. Buying
Building a Store

Pro's
  • Your Project, your design,
    your vision
  • Hand-picked location
  • Use latest equipment
  • Training employees
  • "New" Sells!
  • Greater upside potential

Con's
  • Unproven location
  • No existing cash-flow or
    customer base
  • Larger initial investment
  • "Red Tape" related to
    construction
  • Higher cost of lease
Buying a Store

Pro's
  • Known commodity
  • Existing cash-flow and customer base
  • Cheaper lease (?)
  • Access to seller financing
  • Smaller initial investment



Con's
  • Lease problems
  • Older Equipment
  • Inherit PR, maintenance, and
    employee problems
  • Due diligence required
  • Cosmetic upgrades needed
  • Availability of desirable store?
  • Store has reached potential?