Steve Zimmerman

The 2019 Economic Outlook for the Restaurant Industry in California’s Major Geographic Regions

This article is a result of my experience selling and overseeing the sale over 1,000 restaurants throughout California as well as the research I have completed. My research includes the review of many publications and websites including Nations Restaurant News, upserve.com, San Francisco Chronicle, fooddive.com, Modern Restaurant Management, restaurantbusinessonline.com, foodandwine.com and various other articles I read onRead More »The 2019 Economic Outlook for the Restaurant Industry in California’s Major Geographic Regions

INC MAGAZINE. Common Financial Mistakes Business Owners Make Before a Sale — and How to Fix Them

Issues with financials can quickly become a roadblock to a successful sale By Bob House President, BizBuySell @bizbuysell Thank you Bob House and BizBuySell for including us in your latest Inc. article! Original published here: https://www.inc.com/bob-house/common-financial-mistakes-business-owners-make-before-a-sale-how-to-fix-them.html They say there is no better time than the present -- and for small business owners looking to exit, now isRead More »INC MAGAZINE. Common Financial Mistakes Business Owners Make Before a Sale — and How to Fix Them

Reasons Why Baby Boomers Should Sell or Buy a Restaurant

For over 20 years, Restaurant Realty Company has SOLD over 1,000 restaurants, bars and clubs. Most of our agents and brokers are former restaurant operators, managers, owners or sellers of hospitality industry properties and have extensive experience in selling restaurants/bars. We are true specialists as our sole niche is successful representation and sales of restaurants,Read More »Reasons Why Baby Boomers Should Sell or Buy a Restaurant

FORBES: Inside The Deal To Buy San Francisco Landmark Fishermen’s Grotto And Preserve Its Legacy

GUEST POST WRITTEN BY Bob House Bob House is president of BizBuySell.com Published: Friday August 18, 2017 ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.forbes.com/sites/groupthink/2017/08/18/how-a-new-owner-of-san-francisco-landmark-fishermens-grotto-is-preserving-a-legacy/#28007cb8392d Building a business from scratch is tough, but taking over a popular institution can be even tougher. For Chris Henry, purchasing one of the oldest-run, family… Read More »FORBES: Inside The Deal To Buy San Francisco Landmark Fishermen’s Grotto And Preserve Its Legacy

Steven D. Zimmerman, CBI, M&AMI, CBB, FIBBA

 Steve is the Founder, Principal Broker and Chief Executive Officer of Restaurant Realty Company. Steve has personally sold/leased over 1000 restaurant, bar or club businesses sold many commercial buildings and completed over 3,000 restaurant valuations since 1996. His real estate experience also includes sales, acquisitions, management and ownership of numerous properties throughout California including restaurants, hotels,Read More »Steven D. Zimmerman, CBI, M&AMI, CBB, FIBBA

Selling Your Restaurant – What You Need to Know to Attract Serious Buyers & Get Top Price

SCREENCAST: Selling Your Restaurant – What You Need to Know to Attract Serious Buyers & Get Top Price Lead by Jim Laube Even if it’s not today, at some point you’re going to want to sell your business. Particularly if you’ve never sold a business… Read More »Selling Your Restaurant – What You Need to Know to Attract Serious Buyers & Get Top Price