New Owner Acquires Advantage Services

This photo features Stoney Krause on the left and Jodi Ballington on the right.

COLUMBIA, SC - Sunbelt Business Brokers announces the sale of Advantage Services, a commercial janitorial company in Columbia, South Carolina, to Jodi Ballington of Busy Bee’s Cleaning Solutions, LLC. The acquisition closed on July 29th, 2022.

Founded by Stoney Krause in 1995, Advantage Services has built a strong reputation for excellent service in the Midlands. The company will keep its original name as it merges with Ballington’s Busy Bee’s Cleaning Solutions. With the acquisition, Advantage Services will expand its footprint as a premier provider of commercial and high-end residential cleaning solutions.

Ballington brings leadership and years of industry experience to the company. She takes pride building long-lasting relationships with clients and providing them with high-quality, affordable cleaning services.
“As the new owner, I am extremely excited for the opportunity to build upon this strong foundation,” said Ballington. “Acquiring a business with such great employee and customer loyalty has helped make this a smooth and painless transition. My sincere gratitude goes out to Stoney and the team at Sunbelt for their help throughout the entire acquisition process.”

The transaction was facilitated by Katherine Harris of Sunbelt Business Brokers in Columbia, SC.

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