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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Established, Highly Profitable, Premium Botique.
Live the Resort Life!
High-end, high margin, multi-store – CO
Discretionary Earnings: $390,000
*Price Includes ~$500,000 FF&E
*Price does not include inventory
Love your dog? Follow Your Passion.
A solid business off to a good start.
Gross Revenue: $450,000
Cash Flow: $67,000
Inventory: $60,000 (not included)
FF&E: $50,000 (included)
Profitable Building Materials Supplier – Reclaimed Lumber for Premium Custom Homes and Commercial Construction
Gross Revenue: $1,500,000
Cash Flow: $300,000
FF&E: $200,000 (included)
Inventory: $400,000 (not included)
Well Established, Profitable “Eco” Dry Cleaning Business
New Equipment, “Green” Cleaning Process
Discretionary Earnings: $100,000
Inventory: $5,000 (not included)
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