The Studios High Spec Private Music Recording Facility
Location : Hyde, Cheshire
Asking Price : £200,000
Turnover : Undeclared
Net Profit : Undeclared
Gross Profit : Undeclared
EBITDA : Undeclared
Net Asset : Undeclared
Premises : Leasehold
Offered for sale
Recording Studios Only for Sale: Not Associated Charities
Asking price includes:
Superb long leasehold premises
Recently refurbished to high specification (circa £250,000)
Fully networked premises
In house luxury accommodation for musicians and crew
Pro Recording Studio Equipment £45,000
Live Room Equipment circa £25,000
Tuition/Rehearsal Rooms Equipment circa £10,000
Pro Musical Instruments circa £15,000
Multiple revenue streams potential
Former Music School with potential commercial profitability circa £250,000 pa
Captive client base
Full Car ParkBusiness Profile
These superbly appointed recording studios were set up in 2003 by the current vendor as a private recording studio for himself, family and fellow musicians. It was not established to become a commercial profit making establishment and as such a charity was established in 2006 for the collective musicians to provide tuition and courses as a music academy to the wider community, this work continues within schools although the family chose to keep the studio for their private use from 2013. Over the last two years the vendor has spent a considerable amount of time and resource building up the new luxury studios for his family and friends to enjoy.
The aim was to create a truly special experience with an inspiring and relaxing environment to boost the creative talents. The Studios do not dissapoint when it comes to achieving a creative base. It is no exaggeration to state that the studio enjoys associations with some of the biggest names in the music industry, such is its commitment to providing an enjoyable experience.
The proprietor established his own seperate production and management company that has enjoyed recent success and this has prompted the sale to allow him to pursue these activities within the major record label circles he now works in.
The current premises have been recently upgraded at an additional cost of circa £250,000 to provide a superb platform to its users, with a major renovation completed in 2014. They have also been equipped with the latest sound, recording, mixing and performing equipment,with no expense spared. With addition of the relaxation areas and a superb cinema room The Studios are a must see for any artist or record label.
All fixtures and fittings, equipment and instruments are included in the sale price.
The current ‘chill out’ areas were once used as tuition rooms providing services to private individuals, organisations and schools. The following profit generation figures could reasonably be attained if the studios were run on a commerical basis. Please note these are profit figures after tutors and other professional costs etc.
Rehearsals £1,000/week based on £25 per room for 4 hours. 2 lets a day, for each of the 3 sound proofed rooms.
Tuition Fees- £1,000/week based on £5 fee per hour, per tutor room hire. Based on 200 private students.
Recording Studio Hire- £250 per standard 8 hour day
Live Room Events, concerts, community useage, private hire - £500 week.
Live Room educational music classes/ hire fees £500 per week
Based on a 50 week financial year this would result in gross profits of circa £250,000.
The studios have recently been refurbished and are fully equipped with the latest technology. They are fully networked with pc and phone systems. A complete catalogue of equipment is available upon request and includes the following:
Recording Studio Equipment £45,000
Live Room Equipment circa £25,000
Tuition/Rehersal Rooms Equipment circa £10,000
Pro Musical Instruments circa £15,000
• Recently refurbished studios
• High level of equipment
• Infrastructure- a lot of the ground work has already been done
• Multiple revenue stream opportunities
• Very accessible location
• No competition
The business is being offered for sale on a going concern basis, all financial discussions will take place directly between the vendor and all interested parties under the auspices of Turner Butler.
The sale of The Studios does not include the charity known as Impact England although the benefits and association will be included in the price with no extra charge. If the business was run as a commercial studio it is envisaged that significant revenue streams could be generated (see Commercial Earnings Potential above).
The Asking Price of OIRO £200,000 is for the assets and goodwill of The Studios (including all fixtures fittings and equipment).
The Studios are housed within excellent premises that have good access and plenty of parking available on a flexible secure eight year lease renewed in November 2014.
Reception Area/Offices- Fully equipped office areas with computer and phone networks as well as WIFI. There is also a waiting area with seating and Sky T.V.
Three Seperate Offices and Storage Facilities
Four Crew Chill Out Rooms
Fully Fitted Kitchen, Shower Room and Seperate W.C.s
Large Live Room- Capacity for 175 people and comprises a large monitored stage and a 22k front of house rig. Lighting Rig and DJ Equipment. As well as performing it is also used for drum recording sounds regarded by professionals as the best in the North West. There is huge scope to expand this facility’s useage to incorporate dance classes, parties, organised group classes, showcases and gigs.
The Live Room also boasts a superb Cinema with Cinema seating and surround sound
Large Recording Studio-natural lighting with separate isolation booth.
Artist Chill Out Area
Three En Suite Artist relaxtion Rooms
Games Room and Lounge
Fully Fitted Luxury Kitchen
The premises are leasehold. Current rent is £11,000 p.a. There are 8 years remaining on the current lease. As a community led music school the studios benefit from 100% rate relief. Overheads total a very low £16,000.
Unrestricted hours 7 days per week.
The premises are secure with separate alarms and CCTV.
Ground Floor circa 250 sq.mtrs. First Floor circa 150 sq. mtrs External parking for up to 30 vehicles. Studio is located just off the main trunk roads and bus routes in a picturesque rural part of Roe Cross near Mottram Manchester.
The current owner would be happy to provide full training and support at handover. He may also consider an ongoing paid consultancy role.
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