John B. Charleston, III, MBA

John is a seasoned corporate executive, entrepreneur and licensed real estate agent in GA with a proven track record of business strategy, marketing management, business development and business acquisition.

The Trusted Atlanta Business Broker


We are a full-service M&A Advisory firm dedicated to providing Business Owners the necessary guidance to confidentially sell their business.

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The Trusted Atlanta Business Broker


We take pride in taking the necessary time and care up front with our Business Owners to make sure our Business Listings are market ready.

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Our team works with independent buyers and Buyer Mandate Clients making the process of business acquisitions as smooth and hassle free as possible.

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Murphy Business Brokers provide the following unsurpassed services:

Your Local Business Broker: Murphy Business Sales

As one of the largest and most successful business brokerage firms in the nation, Murphy Business Sales is one of the top-rated business brokers with the know-how of navigating the complexities of selling a business. The “Murphy Broker Community” spans the United States and Canada, ensuring convenient, local support wherever you are. The North Fulton County (GA) office, strategically located to serve Alpharetta, Roswell, John’s Creek, Milton, Cumming, Atlanta and surrounding areas, provides a robust local presence backed by our national reach. If you are searching for the term “business broker near me”, then look no further. Partnering with Murphy Business means leveraging the “Murphy Broker Community”. We utilize and share the experience and knowledge base of over 150 offices and over 250 professionals, each affiliated with leading National and International Business Brokerage and Mergers & Acquisitions associations. Our proven process allows us to sell businesses of all types and it is very likely that we have sold a business like yours. Let us help sell your business or perhaps assist in finding a new business venture for you to acquire.

Business Valuation: Let’s Talk About Your Business

Wondering, “How much is my business worth?” The selling process begins with a comprehensive, professional business evaluation. At Murphy Business, our valuations are conducted by qualified, experienced professional appraisers and adhere strictly to the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) set forth by the Appraisal Foundation.

Our North Fulton County, Georgia (GA) office offers expertise in the local market while connecting you to opportunities on a global scale. Whether you’re considering a franchise opportunity or seeking merger and acquisition consulting, we provide the confidence and expert guidance needed in the selling of your business or to purchase a business.

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Considering Selling Your Business in Atlanta?

Wondering, “How do I sell my business?” At Murphy Business Sales, we initiate the process with a preliminary conversation to understand your business better while addressing any questions you might have.
Following this, we conduct a confidential business valuation, providing you with a detailed assessment. We then craft a tailored marketing plan designed to draw in qualified buyers discreetly.

Throughout the sale process, our experienced business brokers will support you during negotiations, due diligence, and the closing phase, ensuring a smooth transition. Benefiting from a local presence and the backing of our national brokerage network, Murphy Business Sales taps into deep industry insights and extensive networks to secure successful sales for business owners in Atlanta and beyond. Our commitment to exceptional service and proven results positions us as the premier choice for business sales in Georgia.

As a business owner, you’ve poured time, resources, and passion into growing your enterprise. As you consider selling, partnering with a trusted and seasoned brokerage firm in Atlanta becomes crucial. Let us help you sell your business!

How to sell Atlanta business

When considering the sale of your business, it’s essential to engage a business broker who meets your needs and expectations. Here are some critical questions to ask:

1. What is your experience in selling businesses similar to mine?

2. How do you determine the valuation of my business?

3. What marketing strategies will you use to attract potential buyers?

4. What is the cost of selling my business?

5. How will you keep me informed throughout the selling process?

6. What is the typical timeline for selling a business like mine?

7. How do you qualify potential buyers to ensure serious inquiries only?

By asking these questions, you can help ensure you select a professional business broker who is knowledgeable, transparent, honest and ultimately will help you sell your business.

Why Hire John B. Charleston, III, as your Business Broker in Alpharetta

Choosing the right business broker is crucial for a successful transaction, and John B. Charleston, III, MBA, with Murphy Business Sales, stands out as an exceptional choice. Here’s why:

Extensive Experience:** With years of experience in business brokerage, John has successfully facilitated numerous transactions across various industries. He is the “Alpharetta Business Broker” you can trust!

Educational Background:** John holds an MBA, equipping him with advanced knowledge and strategic insights that benefit his clients.

Local Market Expertise:** As a specialist in the North Fulton County, Georgia area, John possesses in-depth understanding of the local market dynamics and trends.

Global Reach:** Leveraging the extensive network of Murphy Business Sales, John connects you to opportunities not just locally but worldwide.

Personalized Service:** John is committed to providing personalized attention, ensuring your unique needs and goals are met throughout the selling process.

Proven Track Record:** His track record of successful sales and satisfied clients speaks volumes about his capability and dedication.

Comprehensive Support:** From initial business valuation to final closing, John offers comprehensive support, guiding you through every step of the process with professionalism and expertise.

Working With John:** When working together with John, you can expect for him to be professional, honest, hard-working, fair, strategic, analytic and likable.

Hiring John B. Charleston, III, MBA means partnering with a seasoned Atlanta Business Broker who is dedicated to achieving the best possible outcome for the sale of your business.

John Charleston, III

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