Business & Real Estate

You can buy one of these, but it will cost you more

The median asking price of small businesses for sale in the Sacramento area in this year’s third quarter was $297,000, up nearly 31 percent from the prior year’s median of $227,000, according to a new report by San Francisco-based BizBuySell.

Third-quarter 2016 calculations were based on 232 Sacramento-area businesses listed at

Service businesses led the third-quarter 2016 data.

Mark Glover: 916-321-1184, @markhglover