Retiring owner to sell downtown service business and real estate

BUCYRUS, OHIO – Thursday, February 15 – The Crawford Partnership announced today its second opportunity through the Crawford Business Exchange – a service that promotes businesses in Crawford County ready for sale. This lead, codenamed “Project Terrace,” is a long-standing successful local Crawford County service business and associated real estate that are now available for sale. More information can be also found on the Crawford Partnership’s website –

The owners, both of whom wish to retire, are looking to sell both the real estate and the business together for $249,900. This includes a 3,500-square-foot building in a desirable downtown location. The estimated current annual revenue is $105,000. The owners are ready to retire, but have a passion for the business to continue and are willing to provide training and mentoring.

Crawford County Commissioner Tim Ley is hopeful this business will find new ownership. “The program launched in January this year, and there is another business in need of a new owner.” He continued, “We want these businesses to stay open in our county and contribute to our economy as well as continue to provide employment opportunities.”

If people are interested they should review the lead details on the CBX page and then contact Sarah Herrle ( or by cell at 419.563.5567. The Partnership will pre-qualify interested parties and then pass that information on to the owner, who will contact any they wish to. The lead will the featured CBX Opportunity until Wednesday, March 13, 2024.


About the Crawford Business Exchange (CBX)

Crawford Business Exchange (CBX) is a service for investors, entrepreneurs, and others to learn about available business acquisition, franchise, investment, and other start-up business opportunities in Crawford County. Over the years in Crawford County, there have been successful businesses that have closed because management was ready to retire, and no family or employees wanted to or were able to assume the business.

There is also an email list people can sign up for to be notified of future opportunities and receive status updates on existing ones. People should contact David Zak ( to be added to the list.

About the Crawford Partnership

Started in 2006, the Crawford Partnership for Education and Economic Development is a private, non-profit corporation dedicated to driving collaborative economic, community and workforce development in Bucyrus, Galion, Crestline, New Washington, and all of Crawford County, Ohio. Twice in the last four years, the community has been nationally ranked in the top 20% for economic development and is pursuing an aggressive, strategic, and comprehensive agenda to become a community of choice for business and residents. To learn more about the Crawford Partnership, please visit us at

Disclaimer: While the Crawford Partnership issues press releases on economic, community, and workforce development projects, resources, assets, advantages, and activities in Crawford County, Ohio, to strengthen the community’s image and to promote additional development, publication of such announcements does not imply direct assistance from The Partnership unless specified.