Ian Salter

Ian Salter

Member since 19 years
Ian Salter

Ian Salter

More than just brokers. Your partner on the journey.

Benchmark Business Sales is Australia’s leading business brokerage firm. Benchmark business brokers offer vast local knowledge, industry expertise and a national network of buyers and sellers.

Benchmark provides a customised, efficient approach for each client, focused on streamlining the sale and purchase of businesses.

Specialising in businesses valued up to $20 million, our team of over 50 specialised brokers across five states is dedicated to delivering superior outcomes, supported by comprehensive valuation services and strict adherence to legal standards.

Reputation, Experience, Communication, Confidentiality, and Trust, some of the key drivers for any business professional, including business brokers. 


Ian Salter… is highly respected as one of the top brokers in Queensland. Ian has built a career since 2005 through adapting and delivering these key drivers and serving on two industry committees: the REIQ and the AIBB (Australian Institute of Business Brokers). Ian has a passion for helping clients, Buyers, or Sellers, to move to their next chapter in the most profitable and least disruptive manner.   Licensed to operate in Qld and NSW Ian possesses high-level organisation skills and loves detail. Exceptionally skilled and experienced in sales and business, Ian has developed professional sales training techniques from recognised global sales training organisations and has owned, operated, and sold several of his own businesses since the 80’s. 


Industry Achievements 


- 2016 – Winner REIQ Excellence Award “Best Business Broker” Queensland

- 2015 – Winner REIQ Excellence Award “Best Business Broker” Queensland

- 2015 – Finalist REIA Excellence Award “Best Business Broker” Australia Wide

- 2014 – Finalist AIBB “Best Business Broker” Australia Wide


Performance-Based… Ian is dedicated to producing the best result possible for his clients through the application of hard-earned knowledge, experience, and insistence upon the upholding of professional standards.


Network Leverage… Ian interacts frequently with a network of like-minded professionals, such as Solicitors, Bank Managers, Accountants, Finance Brokers, State Managers, National Managers, and Master Franchisors, not only to assist with the sale process for either a Buyer or Seller, but also to stay in touch with industry changes. 


Industry Knowledge… Ian’s sales success is diverse with multiple sales in, Transport, Retail, Import, Wholesaling, Commercial Property, Home-Based, Manufacturing, Industrial, Mechanical, Demolition & Recycling, Environmental, Franchise and even a Private Island


Personal… Away from work, Ian enjoys music, both as a professional musician and listening to all genres of music. He has a passion for personal health, fitness and well-being which gives Ian the spark and energy required to perform daily at a high level.

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Well-Connected Smash Repair Business for Sale / Gold Coast

$2,600,000 Walk-in Walk-out
Operating from highly visible premises. Preferred providers to insurance companies. So, there’s no shortage of work. Many years have been spent building relationships within the industry. So, when you acquire them, you can be assured of a steady supply of referral work from these well-developed connections. Features of the business: • Minimal owner involvement • […]
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Private Airport Transfers Business for Sale with Minibuses. Qld/NSW Border

$195,000 Walk-in Drive-out (Includes Fleet)
Thriving Limo Business for Sale in Northern NSW Are you looking for an exciting and manageable business opportunity? This established limo business offers a fantastic chance to be your own boss and enjoy a flexible lifestyle. Key Features: • Established Reputation: Operating since 2008 with a strong, trusted brand name. • Profitable Operations: Demonstrated profitability […]
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Highly Profitable Glass Business for Sale / Sunny Sunshine Coast

$1,150,000 Walk-in Walk-out
This sought-after glass business for sale has developed a highly profitable niche. The core business is shower screens, pool fencing, and other residential glass installations. Bespoke architectural glass projects are something they specialise in and are well-known for. Architects invariably dream up highly creative glass features. This business brings them to life. And does it […]
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Highly Profitable Home Flooring and Furnishing Retailer for Sale / Brisbane

$995,000 Walk-in Walk-out
For more than 50 years, this business has provided floor and window treatments from Brisbane to the Gold Coast. It’s part of one of the world’s largest retail floor-covering groups. An ideal opportunity for a family, it will provide a handsome return on investment. And, with strong growth, and high repeat and referral rates, a […]
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Leading E-Bike Business for Sale Trading 4.5 Days a Week

$530,000 Plus Stock at Valuation
Leading E-Bike Business for Sale Trading 4.5 Days a Week What’s in it for you? All the hard work has been done, the business is set up well with, suppliers, customers, systems, and know-how. The business offers a lifestyle by trading 4.5 days a week and returning strong sales and profit. It would ideally suit […]
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Bali Hut Pavilions, Precut Kits – Gold Coast

$520,000 + SAV
Bali Hut Pavilions, Precut Kits – Gold Coast One of the Gold Coast’s leading suppliers of precut kits for Bali Huts and Pavilions. Are you ready to enter a thriving business opportunity on the Gold Coast? All materials are precut in their warehouse premises ready for licensed installers to collect and install. Why This Business? […]
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Top Performing Sign Manufacturing Business for Sale / Gold Coast 59.33% ROI

Offers Over $990,000 Walk-in Walk-out
With a rock-solid history, a large and varied client base, and a strong financial track record – this sign manufacturing business is just getting started. Sure…. it’s been trading for over 20 years, but when you conduct due diligence, you will see that the business is set to grow for many more years to come. […]
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Highly Profitable Commercial Concrete Edging Business for Sale / Gold Coast

$540,000 Walk-in Walk-out
Here’s a business for sale that ticks a lot of boxes. It’s the first time it’s been for sale in more than 30 years. Its customers are all tier 1 commercial. There’s high demand for its services. And, incredibly, more than half of every dollar generated in revenue is profit!
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