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Would you like to Buy or Sell a Business in St. Joseph or Northwest MO? 
The CFE provides free assistance to owners in the process of putting their small business up for sale, and also helps buyers to find one!  Small business is integral to our region, so the sale and purchase of successful local businesses in northwest Missouri is a high priority for us. Below is a list of businesses for sale in the area. If you are interested in buying a business you see listed, click on the link below or call 816-271-4283 to contact the Center for Entrepreneurship and set up a time to speak to Annette Weeks, Director.

Building with Salon and Office 

Established hair salon just off the Belt Highway in central business district. Seller is offering salon plus real estate. Salon adjoins office area that could be leased for additional income or vice versa, building owned by entrepreneur who needs office space with build-in rental salon for additional income.

Halloween Express 

Halloween Store; great net profit in short amount of time. Turn-key seasonal operation. Perfect for an owner operator.

American Port-a-Pots

Portable restrooms & specific tank pumping company in northwest Missouri. Turnkey operation. Will train and introduce to current clients.

Cold Stone

Retail ice cream store for sale.  Established for 14 years. Great for owner operator, priced to sell.  Franchise will train.

Bowling Alley 


Opportunity for an owner/family operated business–fully operational with all necessities already in place–turn key. 24,000 sq ft 24 lane bowling center with full service bar/lounge, snack bar with all equipment.

Merle Norman Cosmetics Store


45 years; established business; strong, loyal customer base; successful income; growth potential

Frame Station 

Well-established and ready for immediate transfer. Has much potential. Current owner willing to train and mentor.

Service Business

Well-established service business that has been around for 34 years. Owner will train during transition process and currently has a longtime personnel in place.

Puppy Love Dog Salon and Resort

St. Joseph, Missouri

Ideal business opportunity – prime location, extra lot to add on, great investment

Reputable Lawn Care 



Well established full service lawn care/ landscape business. 15 years in the Saint Joseph community.

Hazel’s Coffee Company


Hazel’s Coffee Company is a well established coffee shop and roastery. Excellent growth potential, looking for someone to take the shop to next level.

Heating and Cooling Business


Located in northwest Missouri. Looking for someone who wants to be their own boss; will train if you have some knowledge and experience; loyal customer base

Pie Five  


Established business with staff and processes in place. Very reasonably priced, great opportunity for local ownership.

Full Service Hair Salon/ Spa

Turn key business. Ten hair stations, three nail stations with room for more, two pedicure chairs, and office. Back room rented out as fitness room. Also, retail space.


Recreation Business 

Do you love the outdoors? This 65 year old family business would be a dream for someone who enjoys natures and wants to live on property. Perfect  for a family seeking prime location with great potential for expansion and for revenue growth.

Century Supply 

Century Supply wholesales plumbing and heating equipment. Has been in business for 42 years.  Owner will train during transition.

DMR Plastic Inc.

Plastic Recycling Company located between St. Joseph and Maryville on a divided highway. Business with enormous growth potential. Possible government grants. Sellers willing to stay for a period of time to help with transition.

Norty’s Bar and Grill



Property and all contents (including bar equipment) are included. Great income potential. Owners willing to train.

Planet Sub


A successful business ready to transfer ownership. Great location in St. Joseph, MO. Good opportunity!

Lino’s Original Pizza


Turn-key operation; well established; loyal customers; selling equipment and inventory

Great opportunity to own your own restaurant

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