San Diego County Small Business Transactions Up 12% – 131 Businesses Sold In March – BizBen Index

SAN DIEGO, CA – 13 Apr, 2017 – Total sales of San Diego County small businesses sold were up 12% from last month and down 13.2% from the same time last year in San Diego County.

“Both San Diego County and the entire State of California recorded solid sales of small & mid-sized businesses in March (last month)” said Peter Siegel, MBA, Founder and President of, parent of the BizBen Index.

“Approximately 131 small businesses were sold in the San Diego County Area out of 1,553 total overall sales of small businesses in the entire State of California. I am seeing more activity in the overall marketplace with all participants in transactions – business buyers, business sellers, business brokers and agents” said Siegel about his daily phone consultations with clients in both the BizBen ProBuy and ProSell Programs.

Siegel also added, “being online now for over 23 years – adds over 500 new and revised California small business for sale and business wanted postings daily and sends out over 90,000 email Alerts & Reports of new postings, articles, discussions & podcasts relating to buying & selling small businesses in San Diego County & the California marketplace.”

Total March 2017 San Diego County Small Businesses Sold: 131 

March 2017 San Diego County Small Businesses Sold By City: 

Cardiff 1, Carlsbad 1, Chula Vista 9, El Cajon 9, Encinitas 3, Escondido 12, Fallbrook 1, La Jolla 7, La Mesa 1, Lakeside 3, National City 9, Oceanside 1, Poway 3, San Diego 52, San Marcos 6, Santee 1, Spring Valley 3, Vista 9 

March 2017 San Diego County Small Businesses Sold By City – Most Sales: 

San Diego 52, Escondido 12, National City 9, El Cajon 9, Vista 9, Chula Vista 9, La Jolla 7, San Marcos 6, Poway 3, Spring Valley 3

Percentage Increase From Last Month: Up 12% 

Percentage Decrease From This Time Last Year: Down 13.2% 

Total Monthly Business For Sale Stats For San Diego County – Last 6 Months: 

February 2017:  117
January 2017:  124
December 2016:  121
November 2016:  104
October 2016:  110
September 2016:  104

Last Year’s 2016 Total Small Businesses Sold For San Diego County: 1,440 

Total March 2017 Small Businesses Sold For All Of California: 1,553 

Some Key Econonomic & Geographic Information That Affected Sales Of San Diego County & California Small Businesses For March 2017: 

  •  Consumer (Business Buyer) Sentiment – Up – More Likely To Buy A Business
  •  Home Prices Moving Up – More Access To Real Estate Equity
  •  Interest Rates Holding Steady
  •  Interest Rates Remained The Same – More Likely To Use To Financing
  •  Retirement Savings – Uptrend – More Access To Capital
  •  SBA Loan Financing Easier To Obtain To Buy A Business
  •  Small Business Owner (Seller) Sentiment – Up – More Likely To Sell
  •  Stock Prices / Market – Uptrend – More Access To Capital

To view all small business sold stats for all Counties and Cities in California go to: California Small Businesses Sold Stats – Index 

To view all small business sold stats for all San Diego County go to: San Diego County Businesses Sold Stats 

To view all current San Diego County small businesses for sale & businesses wanted to buy requests go to: San Diego County Small Businesses For Sale / Wanted To Buy 

Most Popular Search Requests Of Small Business Types Wanted By Business Buyers For This Period:

1. Branded Gas Stations
2. Car Washes
3. Automated Laundries
4. Liquor Stores
5. Pizza Restaurants
6. FBSO’s – For Sale By Owner
7. Tire Stores
8. Full Service Restaurants
9. Businesses With Real Estate
10. Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
11. eCommerce Websites
12. Fast Food Franchise Restaurants
13. Postal/Mail Box Stores
14. Smoke & Vape Shops
15. Convenience Stores
16. Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
17. Boba Shops
18. Smog Test Shops
19. Relocatable Businesses
20. Vending Routes 

About The BizBen Index: 

The BizBen Index has been collecting stats and information regarding California small & mid-sized businesses sold for over 15 years. The BizBen Index is part of (established over 25 years) – which currently lists over 10,000 active California small & mid-sized businesses for sale, businesses wanted to buy, blog, discussions, vlogs, podcast, and resources for buying and selling California businesses. Peter Siegel, MBA is the Founder and Director of & and consults daily with business buyers, owner/sellers, business brokers, agents, small business advisors on the topic of buying and selling businesses throughout California. is also available via:





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