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Athol McCully B.Agr.Sc.

Athol McCully - B.Agr.Sc

Athol McCully is an accomplished Business Broker with over 11 years’ experience who has achieved over $40,000,000 of business sales, primarily in Tourism and Leisure, but also in other sectors. He is a proud Cantabrian who, after graduating from Lincoln University, worked as a Scientist for the Ministry of Agriculture for 11 years. He then followed a career in the Nursery and Garden industry, initially the North Island, where he and his wife owned a nursery and garden centre. Athol then established and oversaw the operation of four garden centres in Christchurch which carried his name, and were well-known for the personalised television advertising associated with them. During this time Athol also served a two-year term as National President of the NZ Nurserymen’s Association. 

Married with three adult children and five grandchildren (all living in Australia). Athol enjoys working on his lifestyle property, plants and gardening, boating, fishing and travelling. He is also a Rotarian, providing an opportunity to give back to the community. 

With the hands-on experience of 25 years of business ownership and operation, and over 11 years as a Business Broker, Athol is well-versed in issues facing business owners, and understands their needs, especially when it comes to the major decision to sell a business. If you’re contemplating selling your business, Athol will be pleased to use his wide experience to advise you and assist you throughout the process – call him today!


    Retail, Fitness, Health and Well Being or Beauty in Linwood

    Listing: CIC48563

    Linwood, 218C Linwood Ave

    Welcome to 218c Linwood Ave, a tastefully refurbished ground floor space, currently set up to house a hair salon complete with six hair-stations, washing area and an extensive fit out, this would...

    $27,000 p.a. Plus GST (if any)


    Car Sales Opportunity - Christchurch

    Listing: CIC52383

    Christchurch Central, Car Sales

    Well established car sales business located in the East of Christchurch in a prominent corner site. The yard has good capacity and has an excellent office and facilities on-site. This business...

    $60,000 Plus GST (if any) + SAV


    Catch of the Week!

    Listing: CIC47477

    Ashburton, Fresh Food Retail

    Fresh Fish Tinwald is a successful business located in a highly visible main route location in Tinwald, Ashburton. This business is very popular with both locals and travellers alike. Fresh Fish...

    $75,000 Plus GST (if any)


    Take This Business to the Next Level!!

    Listing: CIC53286

    Christchurch Central, Manufacturing .

    On offer is a well-established business operating out of excellent Christchurch premises. The process employed uses a coating designed to be baked on glass to make permanent bond with the glass -...

    $80,000 Plus GST (if any)


    Huge Opportunity in Christchurch Mall

    Listing: CIC52479

    Christchurch Central, Restaurant Takeaway

    We are pleased to offer a franchise food business which is located in the food court at a prominent Christchurch mall. The food offering is very attractive, resulting in good customer demand and...

    $149,000 Plus GST (if any)


    Exciting Opportunity in Christchurch's New Farmers' Market

    Listing: CIC53252

    Christchurch Central, Retail Bakery

    On offer is a food retail business in an excellent and highly visible location in the recently established Riverside Market complex in central Christchurch. This business has been established...

    $169,000 Plus GST (if any)


    Part time work - full time salary!

    Listing: CIC48273

    Christchurch Central, Charter Bus Company

    Are you looking for a lifestyle business with part time hours while still offering a generous cash profit? Do you enjoy socialising and would like to get paid to do so? Boasting a surplus of close...

    $245,000 Plus GST (if any)


    Excellent Motel - Entry-Level Price!

    Listing: CIC52452

    Woodend, Motel Business

    Well-presented motel business located at the northern gateway to Christchurch, on State Highway One, the main thoroughfare through the South Island. The 12 units provide a very good range of unit...

    $249,000 Plus GST (if any)


    Ice Cream Bar For Sale

    Listing: CIC49757

    Christchurch Central, Franchised Ice Cream & Dessert Bar

    This business is positioned in a busy shopping mall. The kiosk premises have complete open air access to a main thoroughfare. It is essentially a franchise ice cream and takeaway food store, and it...

    $299,000 Plus GST (if any) + SAV


    Christchurch Motel Gem - Untapped Potential

    Listing: CIC48887

    Christchurch Central, Motel ,

    You'll be hard pressed to find another motel in the city centre offering such space in a relaxing garden setting. This 9-unit motel has an excellent mix of studios, 1-bedroom and spacious 2-bedroom...

    $360,000 Plus GST (if any)


    Opportunity is Knocking!

    Listing: CIB26239

    Timaru Central, Motel .

    Well-presented 9-unit motel (very good room configurations) in good visible location on Timaru's main thoroughfare. This motel is just a 5-minute walk across a park to the Caroline Bay Aquatic...

    $389,000 Plus GST (if any)


    Affordable Timaru Motel - Great Location!

    Listing: CIC47734

    Timaru Central, Motel ,

    Homestead Lodge Motel successfully operates as a 13-unit motel in a central Timaru location on the main State Highway 1 thoroughfare through the city. The motel business is secured by a lease which...

    $395,000 Plus GST (if any)


    Special Christchurch Motel Opportunity

    Listing: CIC49777

    Christchurch Central, Motel - Accommodation

    Attractive 3-year-old two-storey 12-unit motel located on a highly visible corner site, close to the centre of Christchurch city. The modern design and materials used provide excellent street...


    Backpacker Hostel Opportunity - Geraldine

    Listing: CIB25864

    Geraldine, Backpacker .

    Here is an opportunity to be part of New Zealand's booming tourism industry in Geraldine, a favoured central South Island location. Geraldine is on the main South Island tourist route between...

    $439,000 Plus GST (if any)


    Christchurch Motel, Key Location!

    Listing: CIB26477

    Christchurch Central, Motel .

    Attractive two-storeyed easy-care 10-unit motel of modern appearance on a highly visible corner site, right on the doorstep of Christchurch's major sporting and entertainment venues, and very handy...

    $495,000 Plus GST (if any)

Athol McCully B.Agr.Sc.

Business Broking Sales Manager

98 Moorhouse Avenue