Buy a Business in Florida

Buy a Business Tampa, Florida

If you're thinking of starting a business in Tampa, Florida, it's essential that you consider buying a preexisting Tampa, FL company.

Set yourself up success when buying a Tampa company

Above all, business buyers need to get educated. Learn more about buying a business by reading our buying a business articles, including our Investing in Start-Ups article among others.

Buy a Business in Tampa

So, let's find you a business to buy in Tampa, Florida. Below, you will find suggestions for buying a Tampa company that can get you started with controlling your own destiny.

Online Business-for-Sale Marketplaces

Before you contact local business brokers, we recommend you look at Tampa business-for-sale listings at an aggregator site. These sites receive business-for-sale listings from Tampa business brokers. They also have many FSBO (for sale by owner) listings. Here is a list of online business-for-sale marketplaces that we recommend you consider:

  • BizBuySell - Check out BizBuySell's list of Florida Businesses for Sale. At any given time, they have over 50,000 business listings for sale. They usually have many Tampa businesses for sale, as well as business-for-sale listings in nearby communities.

Local Tampa Business Brokers

After reviewing BizBuySell's listings to find a business to buy, local Tampa business brokers are the best people to talk to when buying a Tampa business. They have many local listings and they will typically sit down with you, understand your needs and then make suggestions on which businesses might be most appropriate for you to buy. Here are some local Tampa business brokerage firms you should talk to:

Certified Acquisition Associates, LLC
4211 W. Platt St.
Tampa, Florida 33609
Phone: (813) 282-8080
Fax: (813) 282-8080


  • Daniel J Maloney Cpa, Cfp

701 South Howard Ave; Suite 203
Tampa, Florida 33606
Phone: (813) 258-1668
Fax: (813) 258-2880


  • Darren S. Mize

Global Business Brokerage, Inc.
11126 Windsor Place Circle
Tampa, Florida 33626
Phone: (813) 814-5989
Fax: (813) 854-5989


  • Vincent M. Giammatteo

Mangrove Equity Partners, LLC
101 S. Franklin Street
Suite 205
Tampa, Florida 33602
Phone: (813) 868-4500
Fax: (813) 224-0922


  • Glenn Oken

Prudential Cres Commercial Real Estate
1715 N. Westshore Blvd.
Suite 250
Tampa, Florida 33607
Phone: (813) 739-5700
Fax: (813) 739-5703


  • Boyce N. Abernathy

Sunbelt Business Brokers
5111 Memorial Highway
Tampa, Florida 33634
Phone: (813) 831-5990


  • Mike Richards Cbc,Cfbi, Sba,Pbc

Washington Partners, Inc.
2102 W. Cleveland Street
Tampa, Florida 33606
Phone: (813) 254-9274
Fax: (813) 253-2553


  • George Chaconas, Cbi
  • Juan Pardo

Wyndham Capital, LLC
1101 Channelside Drive
Suite 244
Tampa, Florida 33602
Phone: (866) 262-4588
Fax: (866) 380-4588


  • Mark Sage

More Buying a Business Information for Florida

Tamiami Businesses for Sale
Tarpon Springs Businesses for Sale

Browse All Buying a Business Resources in Florida
Browse Business for Sale Resources by State


Share this article

Additional Resources for Entrepreneurs

Lists of Venture Capital and Private Equity Firms

Franchise Opportunities


Business Glossary