Business & Real Estate

Median asking price for Sacramento-area businesses on the rise

The median asking price of Sacramento-area small- and medium-size businesses for sale during this year’s third quarter was $227,000, up 14 percent from $198,995 in the second quarter and a slight increase over the year-ago median of $225,000, according to San Francisco-based

Third-quarter 2015 calculations were based on 212 Sacramento-area businesses listed at BizBuySell. The Sacramento statistics are based on listing data, not on completed sales.

Among all listed businesses in the Sacramento area in the third quarter, median annual revenue was $464,719, up 8.2 percent from $429,517 in last year’s third quarter.

Mark Glover: 916-321-1184, @markhglover