Client Testimonials




"We were put in contact with Benchmark through a third party and had no pre conceived ideas of what to expect, and what the process of selling the business would involve. After meeting Brian i was immediately put at ease with the decision to sell and...

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Without his experience and understanding of the structure of the sale, it my have ended in a no sale. Keith was so very helpful in helping both side of the sale with great communication and he pushed when he had to push to get the sale over the line....

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Job Well Done. I listed our Equipment Hire business with Brian Sander from Benchmark’s Adelaide Office. Brian handled the sale with professionalism and skill. He kept me informed along what at times was a tricky process through to the ultimate final ...

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" We found them so helpful all the way through the sale which took quite a while and required a lot of changes from the buyer. Keith communicated with us and kept us up to date with the sale the whole time. The team were great help with guidelines on...

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"Buyer As I have purchased through Brian Sander of Benchmark - who has many years of experience in this field, he shared best of his knowledge and experience with me which made my buying process very smooth and easy. Brian helped me a lot in each and...

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"I had meet with a few other brokers previously & was loosing confidents about listing my business that I had worked so hard in building over the past 17 years as they didn’t seem to understand its value to me, Keith however was on the same page from...

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"I went to see Keith Brewster at Benchmark in July when the turnover for our business, which deals mostly with overseas clients, had dropped by around 80%. Nine months prior to that we had signed a three year lease, so our situation was not good. As ...

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"It’s amazing that Ashmore Carpets was sold the first time around over 20 years ago. Bruce did a great job then and we knew he was the person to contact when we decided to sell again. Once we listed the business with Benchmark and met Keith, we knew ...

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"Keith did a great job on the purchase of my new business. It was all done with me stuck in Japan! He kept me advised at all times and made the process as easy as it could be from overseas." - Scott Miller | December 2020 Keith Brewster receives an...

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Lincoln's professionalism and experience is very apparent and he secured an excellent and qualified buyer. The buyer’s process was a little unusual and a bit daunting, however Lincoln displayed commitment, understanding, and readily assisted me with ...

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"My plans changed and I took a year away from looking then a year later I made contact with John again to see what business he had that would be an ideal investment for my requirements. He guided me with such professionalism and we looked at quite a ...

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"I was the buyer of a business and the sellers engaged Benchmark - They were easy to deal with and the regular communication kept me informed."  - Todd Dunlop | 9 September 2021 Keith Brewster receives another Benchmark Business Sales Review. Kei...

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" A big thanks goes out to Keith and the team at Benchmark. His knowledge of the industry and ability to follow through on leads enabled us to obtain the sale we were looking for. He kept us up to date on every detail and ensured everyone knew what w...

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Name undisclosed , 25 Sep 2020 Jacob's professionalism and knowledge is very impressive - he is a very skilled operator. He went above and beyond to assist in the process and with handover/ operational matters to ensure the transaction completed. J...

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From the beginning Ian Haggerty was very professional and in every conversation he demonstrated his industry knowledge and expertise as a broker. Des Pawelski , 12 Aug 2020 I have been in business for 51 years as cladding contractor with up to 100 em...

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"Thank you, John, for getting my business sold. John had a buyer straight away to Purchase our business. The process did take some time going through leasing which painfully long. The shopping Centre took 8 weeks to process the application and then w...

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"This is the 3rd salon we have bought from John and an absolute pleasure dealing with him as always. Really helpful and encouraging all the way through especially during the pandemic. Look forward to the next one. Hopefully not during a pandemic next...

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"Fantastic result achieved by John Kasapi selling my 2 barber shops to 2 different buyers in 2 different locations. I cannot rate him more highly. I initial listed with a local broker and I only wish I knew about John first.  Throughout The deals on ...

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"I found John professional and informative throughout the buying process. John was great when dealing with my accountant during the transaction and communicating with my lawyer to ensure a smooth sale. I’m delighted with my purchase and thank you for...

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ReGroup Solutions , 12 Aug 2020 Ian’s client was a director who had been in business for 51 years as cladding contractor. The Company had up to 100 employees working from owned factory premises and on-site at large commercial building sites nationall...

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Eddie Griffith , 12 Aug 2020 Two years ago I reached the stage where I felt that I should look to sell the business and started meeting with business brokers who advertised in the newspaper’s classified and on Google. Information Memorandum showing w...

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Peter Mills , 12 Aug 2020 Our dealings with Benchmark have been via our Broker Russell Brockie. Russell has been outstanding in all dealing's around the sale of Icon Training Academy. It's been a pleasure working with him in not only business but has...

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"John was very helpful in finding many solutions to getting me into my first salon. I’m so excited about starting in my new salon for the new year ahead. Thanks for making it happen!" John Kasapi receives another Benchmark Business Sales Review. ...

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"John you are an absolute champ! Thanks for all your help mate. You really went above and beyond helping me with leasing and negotiable lower rental and even a cracking fitout contribution amount. I will be calling you for the next one." John Kasap...

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"I was recommended to talk with John through a valued industry contact. I must admit It took a while to find the right buyer but once we did I couldn’t have had anyone better look after the sale and the process.  I was super anxious throughout and I ...

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"I have been looking to buy a hairdressing salon and contacted Benchmark. John was my broker, I knew exactly what I wanted, (and what I didn’t want). John knew which salon would be perfect for me and didn’t waste my time with salons I wouldn’t be int...

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"A fantastic broker to deal with. I was delighted when I first spoke to John as many other brokers would not give me the time of day when I enquired. I'm really happy how john helped me get all the way to the finish line even through these uncertain ...

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"I would like firstly to say if anyone is looking at selling do not even speak to another broker as what this guy done for me was remarkable. I can’t believe I have sold and I feel like the luckiest guy on the planet right now consider we are going t...

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"John kasapi is a great person to deal with and was extremely helpful and professional in making my goals come true even though we had a uncertain times with this coronavirus. I’m so glad I had someone to chat to throughout this stressful time and ca...

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"Thank you John. I have now sold down my chain of salons over the last 10 years. It was a very emotional experience for my partner and I to do so therefore. We put all our trust and faith in John to get the job done and I must say it was an amazing w...

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"John from Benchmark was an amazing broker to help us with the purchase of two salons. He was so detailed and thoroughly help us and our lawyer in the sales process. Having his knowledge and experience really helped us as we had two major leases in s...

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"Absolutely brilliant business broker I have come across. Without him I highly doubt I would have been able to get my dream 2nd barber shop. I really appreciated John's patience and I’m so excited and proud to be the owner of  2 of the best barber sh...

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"Thanks, you John for your helping in getting us our first skin clinic business. We had a few sticking points in the process however John solved the problems with a few creative solutions. Thanks again for your help." - Anil Thomas | 06 Feb 2020 Jo...

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"Sold sold sold at long last!!! From contract to settlement was 3 weeks which was really quick however before that we attempted to sell the business over a year ago and that didn’t work out at all well. But I’m thankful I used John 2nd time around to...

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"We initially received a postcard in the mail and at first we were apprehensive about whether Benchmark had a buyer for our business. However, we called John and he actually had a buyer quickly for my business and we went to contract immediately. Thi...

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"This is the second time buying a business through Benchmark and I returned to them because John is an experienced broker that knows the buying process and has delivered for me in the past. This time we hit quite a few difficulties but John was able ...

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"We received a post card in the mail and I was initially skeptical of this as it said that John had someone wanting to buy my business, however I gave John a call and he appraised the business and he said his buyer was keen. Within two days we had do...

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"We initially tried to buy a business which in the end the seller didn’t want to sell, we thought this was crazy but John referred us onto a new one that came on the market and this one worked out to be a better fit. It was an absolute delight in cha...

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"We have known John from Benchmark for many years and when it was time to sell we immediately gave him a call.  I must admit I was delighted that the sale was smooth sailing all the way through which John tells me is not usually a common thing. I tru...

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Thanks very much to Ian Salter and the team at Benchmark for getting our business sold. We really appreciate your professionalism, experience, helpful advice and ongoing support in finding the right buyer for the business. We felt very comfortable wi...

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Tom Calderwood , 10 Oct 2019 Thank you Troy Foran for the determination and professionalism with the regards to the sale of my business  The whole process was daunting to me in the beginning and I was not confident that I would get the outcome I ...

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We have been very fortunate to have IAN SALTER from BENCHMARK BUSINESS SALES & VALUATIONS handle the sale of our business. Ian is to be commended for his professionalism and integrity in negotiating the sale of a complex business. He managed the enti...

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"This is the second salon I have sold through John and he is only broker I trust. I have owned a number of salons in my 30+ years and John has an enormous amount of industry insight and this is one of the reasons I keep using him, the other is that h...

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"We have been dealing with john for a while and unfortunately missed out on a salon we really loved however as soon as John listed another salon in the area he was on the phone to let us know and now I believe this was a better business opportunity f...

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"Thanks again for an amazing result as well as arranging for an extend lease. This is my second salon in less than a year. I have always bought through John from Benchmark and I wouldn’t go through anyone else.  He is an absolute champ even though I ...

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"And when it was time to sell we immediately gave John a call! I must admit I was delighted that the sale was smooth sailing all the way through which John tells me is not usually a common thing. I truly believe that John relationships with all parti...

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"We received a post card in the mail and I was initially skeptical of this as it said that John had someone wanting to buy my business, however I gave John a call and he appraised the business and he said his buyer was keen. Within two days we had do...

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"We initially tried to buy a business which in the end the seller didn’t want to sell, we thought this was crazy but John referred us onto a new one that came on the market and this one worked out to be a better fit. It was an absolute delight in cha...

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“I'm delighted with this fantastic result. John Kasapi found the absolute best buyer to purchase my business and it seems that the same buyer will now buy my building. I had my business for many many years and really wanted someone to take it over th...

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“Benchmark were extremely helpful in following up on my requests and getting all the information we needed during the purchase. They really helped not just me but the lawyers as well. This enabled a smooth process and we even hit the settlement date ...

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“We had been speaking to Benchmark for over a year but nothing was quite right for us but we kept in contact with them and encouraged John to find us our dream investment. We finally got the call and jumped on the two businesses. Each step of the way...

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“Wow wow wow they truly are the best in the business. Benchmark delivered record sales on two of my best stores and were an absolute delight to deal with. My sale was a seamless and I can definitely see why they are the best in the country. When it's...

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“I am really appreciative of all the efforts and hard work Benchmark Business Brokers have done to get me this great result by getting my salon sold. I am even staying on with the new owners and now I can just do hair which I love and spend more time...

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“Thank you for helping us find our first salon business in Australia. Perfectly aligned for my style of hairdressing and could not have bought a salon more suitable. Awesome job." - Trudie and Sean Morris - Buyer | 25 Jun 2019 John Kasapi receives ...

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"Benchmark were extremely helpful in following up on my requests and getting all the information we needed during the purchase. Benchmark were extremely helpful in following up on my requests and getting all the information we needed during the purch...

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"I am really appreciative of all the efforts and hard work Benchmark Business Brokers have done to get me this great result by getting my salon sold. “I am really appreciative of all the efforts and hard work Benchmark Business Brokers have done to g...

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"I'm delighted with this fantastic result. John Kasapi found the absolute best buyer to purchase my business And it seems that the same buyer will now buy my building. I had my business for many many years and really wanted someone to take it over th...

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"Thanks "Captain John" it was a huge help having you by my side all the way through the process. We could not have done this without you. We are nervous, but more excited about our new venture, it is something I have wanted to do for some time so tha...

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"Every time I buy a salon, I immediately go to Benchmark salon sales, they are the guys that have the best salons and know everything about the industry. We have purchased numerous salons from them and this is the biggest and best yet. Even my lawyer...

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"In all aspects of this purchase John has always conducted himself in a professional manner! I definitely utilised his expertise in assisting me with the approval process as a tenant with the landlord. I am extremely pleased I worked with John on thi...

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"Well it was an eventful business sale, initially we had a contract on my business but the first buyer could not come up with the money a day before settlement which was a disaster however Iain and John assured me that they had another two buyers who...

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"I recently sold my salon using Benchmark. Instantly I thought of John Kasapi from a few years ago when I was looking to buy a salon because he was the only broker who I ever felt comfortable with and admired his knowledge. This turned out to be a sm...

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"I enjoyed dealing with John when I was buying a business in Melbourne and he handled it so well that when I went to sell I automatically call him. He quickly ran me through all of the info that I needed to prepare for the sale and then he found a bu...

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"This was my first business and I had a general understanding of the process however Benchmark guided me through the leasing process and talked in great length to the agent to get me approved. This is my first business and I'm so happy to have the ex...

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Nizar Ali , 03 Apr 2019 “We engaged the Business Broker Tu Nguyen from Benchmark Business Sales to sell our Pizza Hut store and he got us to the finish line. Tu Nguyen did an excellent job for us.  The level of communication and dedication in getting...

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I am truly impressed by your negotiating skills and also your dedication to us as clients. We appreciate the amount of work you put into getting the job done which was well beyond what should have been required. My experience with Benchmark is beyond...

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Gabriel Dio , 26 Mar 2019 - I dealt with Glenn Irving in the purchase of a steel business. We moved from NSW into the Gold Coast and met him there. Glenn was very professional, and easy to reach. He is very user friendly and can point you to the righ...

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"John Kasapi was able to negotiate new terms and I am absolutely delighted! “I have known John kasapi for the last 6 years, I have known him as a great hairdresser and now a fantastic business broker. Assignment of lease was quite tricky but John was...

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“I have looking to buy a salon for quite a while, after numerous conversations with Benchmark, I eventually found the perfect business that exactly suited my needs. I’m so happy to have bought the salon. From the lease through to the staff that came ...

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"Benchmark were extremely helpful in finding my ideal salon. It was great to have an industry person to deal with throughout the transaction and I could call them anytime to bounce off ideas.  I will be in touch for my next one. Thank you for making ...

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“I found out about Benchmark because they came highly recommended from an Industry contact. We initial listed with them however we couldn’t get the money we wanted. They suggested taking the business off the market and building it up the to be more p...

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“When I decided to sell I initially approached John however I decide to go with another broker but they never delivered. Fast forward another 4 years from that day and I went back to John who finally got my business sold. Benchmark are expensive but ...

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“I used another broker before Benchmark and they did nothing. John and Iain jumped straight on board and worked their magic!! The business was only listed for 2 days before they had a buyer interested and committed. The process was interesting especi...

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“Everything has fallen into place, I’m a very proud owner of my own salon. I’ve been wanting to own my own salon for some time but never clicked with anything. Then Benchmark contacted me about an opportunity and I grabbed it with both hands and I’m ...

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Thomas & Cherie , 16 Jan 2019 "We highly recommend Tu Nguyen as a business broker– he sold 2 businesses for us in the past 12 months. We have found Tu to be professional and honest. He is also very proactive and easy to contact. We could not happier ...

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Vicki Donaldson, 01 Jan 2019 - Glenn Irving was so professional, offered a great level of service and was easy to communicate with throughout the whole process. Glenn Irving receives another Benchmark Business Sales Review. Having started his bus...

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Seller , 29 Sep 2020 Nikki  managed to negotiate with both the buyer and Head office to get the deal to work for everyone. She systematically worked through each and every detail and kept all parties informed of all the steps along the way. I am chuf...

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Seller , 29 Sep 2020 She was the obvious choice when I decided to sell due to family commitments and she stepped up straight away. She had a lot of the paperwork still on file and quickly moved to finding a buyer. The buyer made an offer and I accept...

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Tom Inglis , 12 Aug 2020 Belinda kept me abreast of the process, pressed me when I needed it and was integral to our business growth....

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Jennifer Kennedy , 12 Aug 2020 Thank you to Belinda who is a thoroughly professional broker and a delight to do business with. We could not have done it with out her, she is knowledgeable, efficient and a very good communicator. I would recommend her...

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John O – Seller , 25 Jun 2019 “Sylvia has been totally professional, knowledgeable and there at every twist and turn. We had a number of problems along the way and each time Sylvia kept the sale on track and took action to get the deal done. At times...

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John O , 25 Jul 2019 “Sylvia has been totally professional, knowledgeable and there at every twist and turn. We had a number of problems along the way and each time Sylvia kept the sale on track and took action to get the deal done. At times our emot...

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Gino , 05 Feb 2020 Bought the salon through Nikki a year or so ago and decided that I would go back to my old career, so contacted Nikki for her help in selling it. She helped with all the negotiations with the buyer and made the whole thing go smoot...

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Sam , 06 Feb 2020 Thank you, Nikki, for everything you have done in finding my salon for me. It only goes to show you how good you are when I am already on the phone looking for my next salon to buy and came straight to you. You have sent me some fur...

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Maria , 06 Feb 2020 Clyde thank you for your amazing work! If I didn’t have a heart attack yesterday I never will!! This was absolutely such hard work for you and I really appreciate it. Merry Christmas and best luck for the future....

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Albina Jakini , 06 Feb 2020 Thanks Clyde for everything that you have done, You were there at every step to smooth out any rough times so that I could settle on the business. You knew what was happening every step of the way to guide me through what ...

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Chris , 06 Feb 2020 I have always wanted to buy this salon and Nikki made it possible. At first, I was reluctant to share any personal details with Nikki but once I met with her, I instantly trusted her and opened. She helped me from start to finish ...

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Peter , 19 May 2020 I engage the services of Nikki to help me find a hairdresser to buy my salon. Nikki found a great candidate and worked with her, the management agent and landlord to reach an amicable agreement for the lease. I am happy to say tha...

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Hess. Maria & Vicki , 30 Jun 2020 Working with Nikki could not have been easier. She promised me she would find a buyer for the salon and she delivered! Within a short timeframe, she found a Cash purchaser, delivered an agreeable offer, put it to con...

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Bernice , 30 Jun 2020 OMG, what a ride! In the middle of Covid-19, Nikki achieved a sale which at times, with lockdown, we thought was never going to happen. It just goes to show. Persistence can prevail even in the trickiest of markets and market wa...

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Leeann , 30 Jun 2020 I first met Nikki when I started looking for a business to buy and she has taken care of me ever since! She has mentored me, educated me, and supported me throughout. She helped me pick the right salons to suit my lifestyle and h...

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Sam & Caitlin , 11 Aug 2020 Thanks, Nikki, for taking care of me through this very tricky journey of buying a hair & Beauty business in the middle of Covid-19. We are not sure how I would have managed without your help and guidance. Here we are today...

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Lynn , 13 Dec 2018 Amazing job Benchmark – we can now happily move on with our new-found retirement. After some ill health and moving away, I found it ever more difficult to run the salon and that’s when Benchmark stepped in to help! They set up a vi...

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Mary Kobovos , 13 Dec 2018 I have been looking to purchase a salon for number of years and after speaking with Benchmark they showed me the exact salon that suited my requirements. I am now absolutely delighted with my business and look forward in ma...

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Angela Jankovic , 21 Feb 2019 It is with pleasure to write this reference for Belinda who is assisting me with selling property on the Gold Coast. I have only known Belinda for a few months but can express my appreciation and gratitude towards the wa...

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Julie Griggs , 18 Mar 2019 Benchmark were a great help in the buying process. We had to finalize a new lease which took some time however they were always on top of things and even helped get us cheaper rent from the landlord. They are true industry ...

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Melinda Luchini , 18 Mar 2019 “Benchmarks brokers experience is famous throughout the industry. We knew they specialized in salon and clinic sales, so when we were ready to sell we knew whom to contact. When we listed the salon on the market we let t...

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Boyan Ristovski , 18 Mar 2019 Thank you very much for all you support during the process. We could not have asked for a better broker or a more patient person to deal with during the long 6 month process it took to get to settlement but we are extrem...

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Steven Peter , 18 Mar 2019 I first came across Benchmark when purchasing the Greville Clinic in October 2018, During the negotiations for this purchase my broker displayed consideration for both the vendor and the myself, always displaying attention ...

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Tracey Bond , 18 Mar 2019 “I was so pleased when I followed a recommended from a colleague to utilise Benchmark for the sale of my salon. Throughout the process I found them to be approachable and professional at all times, we overcame many hurdles i...

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Eleni Kondo , 18 Mar 2019 To all prospective business sellers, I would have no hesitation in recommending Benchmark as your business agent. They were very professional, organise & provided a high level of communication & care. Our broker was there ev...

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Nila and Bruce , 18 Mar 2019 Nila and I are very proud to endorse Benchmark as exceptional business brokers.  Their attention to detail and willingness to go the extra mile was second to none.  This was our first experience in purchasing a business a...

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Lisa Oakes , 08 Apr 2019 I got a phone call out of the blue from Clyde who said that he had a buyer and really wanted me to list my salon so that he could introduce them to my salon, it was all quite random but the timing was perfect because I was sc...

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Keith Marshall , 08 Apr 2019 I would definitely recommend Clyde and the Benchmark Salon Sales team for buying a hair and beauty salon I initially tried to purchase another salon through Clyde but the seller pulled out of the deal and removed the busi...

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Brad Jones , 11 Jun 2019 Emma was fantastic. She was always available and would do anything to answer questions and really went the extra mile to get the sale through. She is personable and easy to get along with and I would recommend her to anyone a...

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Seller Sarah , 25 Jun 2019 “I contacted Nikki when I was pregnant with my first baby and asked her to help me sell my beautiful salon. She came highly recommended as my best friend’s mum also sold their salon through Nikki 6 months ago so I knew I wa...

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Buyer , 25 Jun 2019 “I spoke about a year ago enquiring about a hair salon in the western Suburbs. We discussed location and she told me I had just missed a couple of salons in the area now under contract. I told her what I was looking for and she pr...

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Antionette Thorpe , 08 Apr 2019 One of the most important things I wanted in selling my business was a good tenant as I owned the building. Benchmark delivered a fantastic buyer and even arranged for me to stay on as an employee which works really gr...

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Rebekah Pike , 08 Apr 2019 I was getting a bit worried about Benchmark not being able to deliver a sale for me. My lease was nearly up and I needed to get out ASAP without walking away from the business I had built up. They finally pulled a rabbit ou...

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Shane Ayre , 13 Dec 2018 “I would just like to say a very big thank you to you personally and to Benchmark for handling the recent and very successful acquisition of Akwa Worx & Akwa Facility Maintenance Pty Ltd to ASX listed De.Mem Ltd. The whole pr...

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Name Undisclosed , 13 Dec 2018 "When selling a business there is one word that matter more than any other; SOLD! And Jacob got to use it. Jacob is very pleasant to deal with, built great report with the enquires and ultimately the buyer. Jacob felici...

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Maria Chadwick , 13 Dec 2018 I used another broker before Benchmark and they did nothing. John and Iain jumped straight on board and worked their magic!! The business was only listed for 2 days before they had a buyer interested and committed. The pr...

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"I truly got the best service When I decided to sell I initially approached John however I decide to go with another broker but they never delivered. Fast forward another 4 years from that day and I went back to John who finally got my business sold....

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"Over moon with our 2nd salon with the help from John and Iain, professional and honest during the transaction it was a pleasure to buy through them." - Nicole Sibilla | 13 Dec 2018 John Kasapi receives another Benchmark Business Sales Review. Jo...

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Marigold Lukin , 13 Dec 2018 Everything has fallen into place, I’m a very proud owner of my own salon. I’ve been wanting to own my own salon for some time but never clicked with anything. Then Benchmark contacted me about an opportunity and I grabbed...

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Harry & Manu , 13 Dec 2018 I knew we were onto something when we first met the Benchmark team.  They knew exactly what we should look at as an investment. They showed us a couple of salons but highlighted the one that they thought would best suit our...

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Amy , 13 Dec 2018 I contacted Nikki to begin the search for a salon. After speaking to Nikki about what I wanted, she called me and invited me to look at a lovely salon, she thought would be perfect for me….and it was! She showed me how to go about b...

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Steven , 13 Dec 2018 I have dealt with Benchmark before when buying a salon so it was a no brainer that I should get them to sell my salon too! They dealt with everything efficiently and they practically sold the salon on the first week to one of the...

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Dennis , 13 Dec 2018 Working away from home when selling a salon is not easy but Benchmark took care of everything. They set up viewings after hours, confirmed all arrangements along the way and liaised with my conveyancer, which helped the process. ...

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Vicki & Dea , 13 Dec 2018 Thanks Benchmark for all your assistance when we were buying our salon. Although seasoned hairdressers, we had not bought a business before and you walked us through the process step by step, answered all our questions effic...

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Jessica & Tom , 13 Dec 2018 We highly recommend Nikki Katz for a sale of the business. You know you are in the right hands selling a hair or beauty salon. Nikki knows the industry and does all the hard work for you. Even with the ups and downs you ca...

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Hamish , 13 Dec 2018 Wow – what a ride Nikki! When selling my salon I didn’t know there could be so many things to work out and negotiate so a massive thank you Nikki, for keeping me on track through this difficult process. There were many twists and...

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Anne-Marie & Craig , 13 Dec 2018 My husband and I were on the lookout for a fully managed business as an investment and as a gentle entry into the small business world. We were lucky enough to come across Nikki who was extremely patient in helping us...

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Caitlin , 13 Dec 2018 I contacted Nikki as I was looking for a second salon and enquired about one she has advertised. She discussed it with me and answered all my questions then set me up with a viewing and I knew immediately this was the “one”. Nik...

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Samantha , 13 Dec 2018 I bought my salon from Nikki so it was only natural that I contacted Nikki when selling! I was on the market about a week when found the purchaser then worked with hard helping her get her finances in order and also negotiated ...

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Nicole , 13 Dec 2018 WOW– what a journey! I contacted Nikki 18 months ago when I was pregnant with my second child and she helped me find a buyer for my salon. I decided that I could cope and was reluctant to sell so I changed my mind! Nikki advised ...

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"Phenomenal is the word that I would use to describe John Kasapi from Benchmark Business Sales & Valuations, l originally had my day spa listed with another agent for many months with absolutely no results. I was then lucky enough to be recommended t...

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M. Richardson , 13 Dec 2018 “Tu is an exceptional broker. Tu earned every bit of his commission! His dedication to clients and communication is better than any other broker i have dealt with in the past (and I have dealt with plenty!) M. Richardson ...

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Kane and Chris Hope , 13 Dec 2018 Thank you for the very nice card and hamper. More importantly thank you for persevering with the sale of Sealtec. Chris and I are thrilled with your professional and personal approach. I know It's taken a while but t...

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As an experienced buyer and seller of businesses I have dealt with many business brokers. It is with that background that I can confidently say that the service provided by Ian Salter is second to none. Ian’s attention to detail and genuine care to g...

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J. Hoppe , 13 Dec 2018 ” I first met Michael from Benchmark Business after I made a phone call to enquire about Benchmark Business, systems and ended up making an appointment to meet with Michael, that was in August 2013. Michael travelled from Brisb...

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Stephanie Bergamaschi , 13 Dec 2018 “Nikki was approached by a person interested in my salon I wasn’t even on the market within a few short months Nikki had negotiated the deal and the sale was done it was far less stressful than in the past.If you w...

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Eki/Melissa , 13 Dec 2018 Thanks Benchmark for your persistence in delivering the sale and getting us price we wanted. Great effort and job well done....

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Paul , 13 Dec 2018 ” Thank you Michael. Thank you for your assistance and persistence with this Michael, I know we were not really in your “demographic” but we needed help with it and you did a great job. I would be happy to recommend you in the futu...

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Terry , 13 Dec 2018 “ Mike was terrific as was Ashlee in office. ” Terry...

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” Dear Mathew Hartley, Four months have nearly passed since you sold our SPAR Supermarket at Evans Head and it is only now that I have found the time to write to you. It is important to Carol and I that we take the time to extend to you our gratitude...

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Name undisclosed , 13 Dec 2018 "When selling a business there is one word that matter more than any other; SOLD! And Jacob got to use it. Jacob is very pleasant to deal with, built great report with the enquires and ultimately the buyer. Jacob felici...

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Shane Ayre , 13 Dec 2018 I would just like to say a very big thank you to you personally and to Benchmark for handling the recent and very successful acquisition of Akwa Worx & Akwa Facility Maintenance Pty Ltd to ASX listed De.Mem Ltd. The whole pro...

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Dear Lincoln and your whole group, thank you for all your trouble free assistance. What ever you said, was fulfilled. Any queries I had, were promptly answered. I will certainly have no hesitation in recommending your firm. A big thank you , once aga...

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Name Undisclosed , 13 Dec 2018 This is a very exciting time for us, as we have just purchased 6 new sites to add to our current portfolio and a new private product line! None of this could have been made possible if it wasn’t for Benchmark, as we had...

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Jules , 13 Dec 2018 I first made contact with nikki several years ago and talked to her about various plans we had for the salon Industry. When these plans changed and we decided to go a different direction, my first call was to Nikki to discuss what...

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M. Joshi & D. Shukla , 13 Dec 2018 ”The service was exceptional from day 01, didn’t had any issues in buying this small business. The broker, Shreyansh was prompt to all our queries and supported us in all the areas. Sale process was was smooth too, ...

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Jennifer Hannan , 12 Dec 2018 I have looking to buy a salon for quite a while, after numerous conversations with Benchmark, I eventually found the perfect business that exactly suited my needs. I’m so happy to have bought the salon. From the lease th...

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Tracey Bond , 12 Dec 2018 I was so pleased when I followed a recommended from a colleague to utilise Benchmark for the sale of my salon. Throughout the process I found them to be approachable and professional at all times, we overcame many hurdles in...

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Casey Fegan 24 Nov 2018 - Glenn was understanding of my needs and really made the process seamless and easy. Would highly recommended this company. Thanks again Glenn. Glenn Irving receives another Benchmark Business Sales Review. Glenn Irving sh...

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Adrian Giacoboni , 21 Nov 2018 Without the correct process and guidance the risk of damage to value and reputation is high. Glenn Irving representative of Benchmark business sales is a man that leaves no stone unturned. His attention to detail and pr...

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Shweta Khan , 24 Aug 2018 - Glenn Irving did a fabulous job with the sale of the business to us as we couldn’t be happier with his professionalism and friendly nature throughout the whole process and highly recommend him to anyone looking to sell or ...

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Gino , 01 Jun 2018 I contacted Benchmark when I was looking for a business to run “under management” and they showed me one that had literally just come onto their books that morning that they thought would be perfect for me. Benchmark walked me thro...

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Bare Again , 01 Jun 2018 We recently sold our business with Benchmark Business Sales. They were very professional and had an excellent understanding of what we wanted to achieve with the sale and the best way to approach it. As busy professionals, Be...

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Megan Graham , 01 May 2018 There are so many brokers out there and I’ve dealt with many!!! All I need to say is that Benchmark really are the kings of salons and I felt so comfortable and at easy with them, they always kept me up to date with the who...

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Milan Shah , 01 May 2018 We had been recommended to use Benchmark to help us find our first salon. They did an awesome job and were unbelievably professional. We found that everyone spoke so highly about Benchmark, they sure do have a great reputatio...

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Suzette Jones , 01 May 2018 Wow Wow Wow This process was a whole lot easy than I ever thought it would be – I listed and sold within a matter of weeks. I had heard so many horror stories but my sale was a breeze. I had been in my salon for over 25 ye...

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Sarah Withers , 01 May 2018 Benchmark helped in finding our first hair salon. They have been instrumental, professional and easy to deal with. They made our life so easy and smooth from start to finish. Benchmark have been very supportive and honest ...

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Kate Mcdonald , 01 Apr 2018 I recently returned from living overseas and I knew I wanted to jump straight into running my own business. I came across an advertisement on the benchmark website and the broker so easy to talk to. He showed me a number o...

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Mark , 01 Feb 2018 I contacted Nikki after finding her as the agent for many salons in Sydney. She found me a great salon that suited my needs. Nikki and I worked together from there as she broke down the information about the salon of interest. She ...

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Magdaleine , 01 Feb 2018 I asked Nikki to sell my salon for me and what a result! I am delighted to be able to move on with all my travel plans and spending time with my grandchildren and the salon is now in the hands of a great dad & daughter team w...

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Zoe , 01 Feb 2018 I had contacted Benchmark just before my lease ran out and I was planning to close the salon as I wanted to concentrate on my young family. The purchaser ended up being a customer of the salon and our broker helped get her through l...

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Jon Collins , 01 Jan 2018 I was put onto Benchmark to help manage the salon buying sale process, I found them very helpful and driven to get the sale completed. They were very diligent and made sure the salon sale timeline was followed for a smooth a...

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Dawn Grimm , 01 Jan 2018 I would definitely recommend Nikki to anyone looking to buy or sell a Salon. Nikki came to our initial meeting with helpful information and explained the process, this definitely shows she is an expert in her field! Nikki is ...

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Fiona Briffa , 01 Jan 2018 Benchmark Salon Sales knew exactly what my requirements were "I had been looking for a salon for a while and had nearly given up all hope! No-one was getting back to me or showing me what I wanted, then I spoke with Benchma...

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Samantha Jones , 01 Jan 2018 I’m probably one of the happiest seller you will find! Benchmark was fanatical at managing the sale and guiding the entire process. I got the price I wanted and a quick sale. Thanks for all your efforts...

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Kathy Edgar , 01 Jan 2018 I bought a salon previously through a different broker, but I had spoken to Benchmark in the past and knew they had the inside knowledge and professionalism to get my salon sold. I decide to list it with them and got a great...

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CJ Morello- , 01 Jan 2018 After looking at many salons with many brokers – we have finally bought a fantastic salon. Thank you for all your dedication and patience throughout. You understood our brief and worked together with us until you found us th...

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Rachel , 01 Jan 2018 Benchmark helped me with the sale on my hair salon, when I decided it was time for a career change. Thanks and Great job! Your help was invaluable...

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Emma Dean , 01 Jan 2018 SOLD SOLD SOLD and a consultancy gig with my old salon to assist the new owners has now launched my new career and it was you that put the whole thing together. Eternally grateful for all your guidance throughout. Loved workin...

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April , 01 Feb 2017 I heard about the salon being on the market and got in touch with Benchmark. From the start, they helped me get through the maze of purchasing a salon as I was new to the Industry. They took care of everything from landlord approv...

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"We listed our business with John as we felt so comfortable with him and our gut instinct was correct. He has been totally professional, knowledgeable and there at every twist and turn, we had a number of problems along the way and each time John kep...

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"We have built a solid business relationship with John and Benchmark over the last few years and have complete confidence in him as a broker. We regard our company as one of the best in the business and we wouldn’t consider using any other broker oth...

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"He always gets the job done and is 100% committed Once again I’ve had the pleasure to deal with John to purchase yet another salon through him. He always gets the job done and is 100% committed to tie up all the loose ends and go above and beyond to...

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"I have known John for over 4 years, he helped me sell my business 3 years ago and was fantastic during the process. I now have has the pleasure of dealing with John on the other side of the table as a buyer and he was just as good and extremely help...

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Benchmark's Broker Tu Nguyen, has done an exceptional job in selling my Mechanical Business. I would highly recommend Benchmark as a good chose if you are looking to sell your business. Certainly from my perspective, Tu was committed in finding me a ...

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Peter Gimpel 09 Aug 2021 - When we decided to sell our family Electrical Contracting company, we contacted Benchmark Business Valuations and were very please to be given Mr Glenn Irving as our business sales broker.  Glenn was tireless in chasing dow...

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Jacob Rudge, May 2021 - I cannot recommend Mark highly enough, his knowledge of business and his inherent integrity shone through in every aspect of our dealings with him and we will certainly continue the relationship in years to come. We first cont...

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Shaun Murray, 12 Aug 2021 - I want to thank Glenn and his team at Benchmark for making my first business sale such a great experience. I would be recommending them to anyone who is looking to sell their business. Glenn Irving receives another Bench...

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Greg Pattemore, 18 June 2021 - Glenn Irving, is an honest and intuitive agent, who strives to attain a perfect outcome for both the buyer and the vendor. He provides ongoing support throughout the selling process and maintains a close contact with bo...

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Debra Bennett, 17 June 2020 - Highly Recommended Glenn Irving from Benchmark was Knowledgable, prompt, & made the purchase of our new business very easy. We have no hesitation in recommending Glenn as his professionalism is outstanding Glenn Irvi...

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Steve and Robyn Aird, 20 Jan 2020 - We appointed Glenn Irving of Benchmark Business Sales and Valuations as our broker. We could not have been happier with the result we achieved in the sake of our hardware business. Selling a business is tricky and ...

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Catherine McLoughlan, 29 August 2021 - Michael was invaluable in the process of selling our property. His enthusiasm and professionalism ensured that our property was presented positively to prospective buyers and he efficiently dealt with any proble...

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"Mathew Hartley and Benchmark business were an absolute pleasure to deal with when looking to purchase our first business. Mathew was on call 24/7 to answer any questions we had relating to the purchase. He has a wealth of experience in retail and le...

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"Mathew is a quintessential professional and by far the most experienced and successful supermarket valuer and realtor in the country. His disposition is informed and articulate, always making the buyer’s and sellers feel comfortable and confident th...

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"John kasapi was great to deal with and one of the nicest business brokers I came across during my search. He was so accommodating and thorough making sure all my boxes were ticked off along the way. He organized meetings and made sure I had everythi...

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"Had a wonderful experience with John from Benchmark Business Sales, John worked hard to find the perfect buyer for my business and I felt supported the entire process. Thoroughly recommend!" - Rachel Walker | 08 Sep 2021 John Kasapi receives anoth...

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"We have dealt with John over the past few years. He has always been incredibly professional and offered right and constructive advice. He understands what we are after, and always super transparent. Would definitively highly recommend him as a broke...

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"My experience with John was very positive through the whole sale, he was very attentive and let me know exactly what was going on. I especially appreciate all his honesty and hard work; returning all my calls and queries. Incredible patients. Would ...

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"Thank you so much for your assistance in making this deal happen for all of us. You are truly the best in your game John Kasapi! Looking forward to catching up with you over coffee or lunch when you are in town next time 😉" - Alex Ma | 14 Sep 2021 ...

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"We have worked with Ian Haggerty in the sale of Greenwheat Freekeh Pty Ltd. From the outset Ian exhibited genuine professionalism, patience, integrity and knowledge associated with all aspects relating to a sale of a complex business.  He was always...

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Our daughter contacted Bud regarding the possibility of listing our business for sale after coming across Benchmark’s advert on a google search. Bud was quick to respond and from the first chat was optimistic about listing and selling our business. R...

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I spoke to John a few years ago and when it was time to sell, I immediately reached out to him. We listed and sold in a very short period and he had the perfect buyer ready to go. As we approached settlement, the buyer communicated to me that they we...

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I can now see why John Kasapi is the best business broker in the country. He it truly outstanding at what he does and how he delivers amazing service. It is impressive to see how easily he made the sale go so smoothly. His pro-active approach was ref...

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David Zampech has been such a tremendous help in bringing the exact buyer that our shop needed. Helped us through the paper work, and everything else that was needed right the way to settlement. I highly recommend David to do the same for you.   - Wi...

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The Team From Benchmark were very Professional in every way. Special mention to Steve Plant who never doubted he would get a sale. Results were excellent and I would not hesitate to recommend there services for selling or Buying. - Graham Ahern |...

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My husband and I recently sold our Business through Ian Salter at Benchmark. From the start to finish Ian was always available and guiding us through the process ensuring we had everything in place for a potential buyer at the beginning and then guid...

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Ian was a pleasure to work with. While we understood that he worked for the seller his guidance on the process of purchasing and regular communication throughout was outstanding. Katrina Phillips | May 2022 Ian Salter receives another Benchmark B...

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I recently sold my business using Benchmark Business Sales and Mick Godwin as my sales broker. From the day I enlisted his services he was professional, always prompt to respond to any questions/concerns and communicated clearly each step of the way....

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I really can’t thank John enough for his determination in seeing this through over a most difficult time that I’ve ever seen in 45years of hairdressing. 35 of those years in business and selling in this climate has been challenging. Well…. You certai...

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Selling a business is often a complicated process and can easily end up with a result that you don't expect. Would recommend to anyone that is considering selling their business in the next 12 months to talk to Michael about the steps you need to tak...

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I spoke to John a few years ago and when it was time to sell, I immediately reached out to him. We listed and sold in a very short period and he had the perfect buyer ready to go. As we approached settlement, the buyer communicated to me that they we...

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