Steve Hitchcock’s family has four generations of connection to Yampa Valley dating back to the 1940s when his grandparents began vacationing in the region. In 1977 Steve first worked in northwest Colorado as a river guide and the connection was reconfirmed. After graduating from Macalester College and working in West Berlin for two years followed by another two years in Minneapolis, he moved to Colorado in 1988 and to Steamboat Springs with his wife Denise and their two children in 1999.Steve’s professional background includes 30 years working in the outdoor, fly fishing and ski industries in roles related to sales management, marketing, senior management, retail operations, site location and leasing. Steve was part of the management group that purchased the premier outdoor brand “Marmot” in 1992 and, as Senior VP of that company, oversaw worldwide sales, product development and production. He served on that company’s board until his departure in 1999. In 2000 Steve joined the outdoor brand leader “Patagonia.” At Patagonia, he directed a national sales force, developed product launch strategies and visual merchandising programs, mentored sales managers, conducted site selection studies, identified retail sites and negotiated leases. He left Patagonia in 2006. Steve has many years of experience in restaurant and retail ownership and small business consulting. He has completed the course of instruction and passed the exam from the Institute of Business Appraisers for the Certified Business Appraiser credential. Steve Volunteers as a S.C.O.R.E. counselor working with small businesses, and is a current or former member of the board of directors of several local organizations including MainStreet, the Chamber Resort Assoc. and the Steamboat Springs Rotary Club where he is a Past President. He is past board member of the American Fly Fishing Trade Association and has worked with a number of other community organizations. Steve has been a licensed broker in Colorado since 2007 and specializes in business opportunity brokerage, commercial property sales & leasing and business valuation. He brings his business operating background as a resource for buyers and sellers seeking a clear understanding of a business’s performance and potential.
Steve’s Recent Listings
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Top Drawer Apparel Boutique
Highly Profitable. Live the Resort Life!
World Class Colorado Resort Market
Discretionary Earnings: $390,000
Est. Inventory: $750,000 (not included)
Highly Regarded Local Pet Supply Business
A solid business with steady growth.
Gross Revenue: $470,000
Cash Flow: $76,000
Inventory: $60,000 (not included)
Reclaimed Lumber Specialty Supplier.
Premium Custom Home Materials.
Gross Revenue: $1,500,000
Cash Flow: $300,000
Inventory: $400,000 (not included)
“Green” Dry Cleaning Business – New Equipment in 2017
Discretionary Earnings: $92,000
Inventory: $5,000 (not included)
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