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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.

Ice-Cream Store

Successful ice-cream franchise on Belt Highway for sale. Store has a great and lengthy local history of profitability. Owner is willing to help transition.

Well-Established Restaurant 

Let’s TACO bout owning your own business! A well-established restaurant with a lot to offer. The building offers the opportunity to serve customers through both eat-in dining and drive-thru windows. Updated walk-in freezer, two newer steam tables, two bay utility sink, 25-gallon steam kettle, 5 quart mixer, and so much more. The sale includes the business, equipment, recipes, licensing and everything else you’ll need to get up and running. Willing to help with transition and training.

Printing & Embroidery 

Turn-key business with great customer base. Long history of success.

Creative Landscape Curbing

Landscaping concrete edging – established business, training and mentoring included. Reasonably priced.

Ray’s Dairy Diner

Turn key ice-cream, short order food business in Fairfax , MO. Ready for new ownership.

Local Tire Service

Tire + automotive repair business in St. Joseph. Turnkey. Mentoring and owner financing possible.

Halloween Express 

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

The Ground Round 

Well-established restaurant, located in the historical downtown St. Joseph. Established in 1972. This is a great opportunity for any restaurateur.

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Unplugged LLC

Well established music venue and bar, very loyal fanbase with potential for additional growth.

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King and Proud Roadhouse

Bar/ Restaurant located Oregon, MO. Established 11-year business. Specializing in hometown food. Many catered events, in house and out of house through the years.

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Pie Five located at 3508 N Belt Highway in St. Joseph is potentially up for sale to the right buyer or a percentage of ownership for a motivated individual or group is also available to purchase.

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.

Home Inspection Business

Well-established local home inspection company. Owner willing to help with transition.

BBQ Restaurant

Home cooking BBQ. Turn key business with loyal customer base. Great opportunity for anyone dreaming of opening their own restaurant.

Andrew Automotive

Automotive machine shop been in business for 37 years, modern well maintained equipment.

Simpson’s Market/ Grocery Store 

Business opportunity to own the only true grocery store in the Wathena, KS area. 10,000 sq. ft. building with grocery and extensive hardware area. Has been locally owned store on this corner for 60+ years.

Subway (Gallatin/ King City/ Maysville)

Multi-location Subway franchise.

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

Merle Norman Cosmetics Store


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

Bait & Tackle Business 

Live-bait business. Great for outdoor lovers. Seasonal business.

Roller Skating Rink 

Roller skating rink located on N Belt Hwy, St. Joseph, MO. Turn key operation.

Event Planning and Design Business

An established event planning and designing company serving St. Joseph, Kansas City, and surrounding areas. Offers a flexible work schedule with clients booking up to 1 year in advance. Owner will work with buyer during the transition to help establish valuable connections with area vendors and help transition with existing clients.

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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.

Planet Sub


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

Norty’s Bar and Grill



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

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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