Businesses for Sale in Chicago

   



Key Transaction Metrics by Metro Area

Metro AreaAverage Asking Price (AP)AP to RevenueAP to Cash Flow
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet IL-IN-WI$364,2860.83.2
St. Louis MO-IL$353,0000.93.9

Buying and Running a Business in Chicago

Pictured: skyline of Chicago

Reach: 22,600,000

Chicago, Illinois, is among the best cities with a vibrant startup scene. According to our city rankings, this is a good place to live with high ratings in venture capital, business freedom and healthcare.

Chicago is one of the top ten city matches for 5.5% of small business equity investors.

Business Environment – City Scores

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Source: Teleport (teleport.org)

As we know: Chicago ( (listen) shih-KAH-goh, locally also shih-KAW-goh;), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Illinois, and the third most populous city in the United States, following New York City and Los Angeles. With a population of 2,746,388 in the 2020 census, it is also the most populous city in the Midwestern United States and the fifth most populous city in North America. Chicago is the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the U.S., while a small portion of the city's O'Hare Airport also extends into DuPage County. Ch...


Presented above are the most recent business-for-sale ads on . There are 7 businesses (47% of listings) where owner financing is available. Owners are retiring at 8 companies (53% of listings).

ExitAdviser (this website) is an online For-Sale-by-Owner platform aimed at sole owners selling their companies in Chicago.