South Burnett Region
Location: Murgon Post Office is 270km north west of Brisbane on the Bunya Highway. The population is approximately 2,500 and the town is supported by wine making, peanuts, dairy farming, beef and cattle production.
The Business: The post office provides the local community and commercial customers with the full suite of Australia Post services including but not limited to banking, bill pay, Western Union international money transfers, mail and parcel lodgement and receival and retails a range of stationery, packaging, greeting cards, gift cards, handbags, wallets, scarves, jewellery, confectionery, toys, books, games, small electrical appliances, you have to see it to believe it. There are also 2 mail contracts going with the business (subject to Australia Post approval) both are done Monday, Wednesday and Friday. One is approximately 120km per day, the other is approximately 200km per day. This post office has multiple income streams with Australia Post Fees & Commissions in excess of $250,000, Stock Sales in excess of $220,000 and Mail Contract income in excess of $120,000
The Premises: This is a really large shop with an as new shop fit out, it is air conditioned for staff and customer comfort. There is extensive slat wall panels installed and a large number of free standing stock gondolas all providing excellent stock display, Within the building is a 1 bedroom apartment which is included in the lease and rent. It has just had a total renovation with new kitchen, new bathroom, lounge, dining, laundry, 4m x 4m undercover rear deck, security screening and a double carport.
Comments: This is a fabulous business opportunity for a couple who have SME experience. One partner to work the post office with casual assistance and the other to operate the mail contracts with casual assistance. This is the first time on the market in over 20 years. $395,000 + SAV ($75,000) includes the Australia Post Licence, a new 10 year Shop Lease, all Fixtures & Fittings plus over 20 years of Goodwill.
Note: Permanent Residency status or Australian Citizenship is required to purchase this business. All training will be done by Australia Post prior to settlement. Ongoing training and support will be provided by Australia Post after settlement. No time wasters please, this is a serious business opportunity with a motivated vendor.
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