So-called ‚Äúbusiness brokers‚ÄĚ match buyers and sellers for all kinds of small enterprises, everything from high-end hair salons to septic tank cleaning. For those in the business of selling businesses, 2014 is expected to be a big year across Colorado and the U.S.
When it comes to the recent boom, it‚Äôs, well, baby boomers who are mostly behind the uptick.
It‚Äôs been six months since heavy rain flooded 24 Colorado counties, damaging businesses, homes, roads and ending 10 lives. An estimated 28,000 residents were impacted and nearly 1,000 businesses were damaged or destroyed.
When it comes to business, the small towns of Lyons and Estes Park have faced a particularly steep road to recovery.