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Why Seller’s Sell

Sep 30, 2013
Retirement – This is a common reason why sellers sell. They, simply grow too old to properly run and manage the affairs of their business. If a seller does not have heirs interested in coming into the [more]
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The Buyer’s Due Diligence Process R...

Jun 30, 2013
This is the second series on the buyer’s due diligence process that is essential for a buyer to follow in determining the viability of purchasing a restaurant, bar and/or club. In addition to the item [more]
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The Buyer’s Due Diligence Process R...

Mar 30, 2013
This is part one of a two part series on the buyer’s due diligence process that is necessary for a buyer to follow in determining the viability of purchasing a restaurant, bar and/or club business. Ty [more]
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The Buyer’s Three Stage Checklist

Dec 30, 2012
The following list is broken down as follows: Stage 1 – Items you need to do before you sign a purchase contract; Stage 2 – Items you need to complete after you sign a purchase contract, and Stage 3 – [more]
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Important Questions and Information to Ask t...

Sep 30, 2012
From my versatile experiences as a restaurant owner, buyer, seller, landlord and restaurant broker I have prepared the list of questions below which should make it easier for a buyer to learn as much [more]
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How Buyers Evaluate a Restaurant, Bar or Clu...

Jun 30, 2012
This is the last of a three part series where I discuss a continuation of lease terms from the prior issue. This issue will include some of the major elements of the lease which include as follows: 1. [more]
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How Buyers Evaluate a Restaurant, Bar or Clu...

Mar 30, 2012
The three primary areas buyers focus in on in doing their analysis to determine if the restaurant, bar or club opportunity it the right one for them is as follows: a. Price Valuation, b. Location Over [more]
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How Buyers Evaluate a Restaurant, Bar or Clu...

Dec 30, 2011
The three primary areas buyers focus on in doing their analysis to determine if the restaurant, bar or club opportunity is the right one for them is as follows: a. Price Valuation, b. Location Overvie [more]
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Qualifications Needed to Purchase a Restaura...

Sep 30, 2011
Landlords usually have high standards for accepting a new perspective tenant for their property due to the high failure rate for new restaurant, bar and club businesses. I often tell my clients that t [more]
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Buying an Established Business

Jul 31, 2011
by Sarah E. Needleman – July 31, 2011 (full article available on wsj.com) Last year, Mark Shelstad set out to [more]
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Methods for Raising Money for a Restaurant, ...

Jun 30, 2011
In the first part article on this topic I discussed how to raise money through raising your own money, seller financing, third party financing including SBA loans, small minority and woman-owned busin [more]
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Methods for Raising Money for a Restaurant, ...

Mar 30, 2011
Methods for raising money for a restaurant, bar and/or club acquisition is a two part series and in this first part I will discuss the following topics: 1. raising you own money, 2. seller financing a [more]
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How Much Money Do You Need to Open and Opera...

Dec 30, 2010
If you are purchasing a restaurant, bar or club business you need to have adequate money on hand as indicated below before you move forward with the acquisition. Let’s assume for illustrative purposes [more]
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What You Are Buying When You Purchase a Rest...

Sep 30, 2010
When the buyer is purchasing a restaurant, bar or club the purchase includes 1. Fixtures and Equipment,  2. Licenses, 3. Leasehold Improvements, 4. Premises Lease, 5. Goodwill, 6. Cash Flow and 7. Cov [more]
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Things You Need to Know Before You Purchase ...

Jun 30, 2010
You must understand the financial aspects of the business. You must be able to understand how to read and analyze financial statements such as the monthly profit and loss statement, daily sales report [more]
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Motivations for Buying a Restaurant, Bar or ...

Mar 30, 2010
Here are some of the reasons that motivate individuals to go into the restaurant, bar and nightclub business. Make a living and become financially successful. This is a priority motivation of most ent [more]
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The Advantages And Disadvantages of Doing De...

Dec 30, 2009
ADVANTAGES Some Sellers are very motivated to sell – Due to the economic challenges that many sellers face they are motivated to sell quickly. Many sellers are on the brink of going out of business an [more]
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How Meeting Buyers’ Expectations Leads To Sa...

Sep 30, 2009
Despite the doom and gloom about the economy in the media, businesses are selling at Restaurant Realty. To date we have completed and/or are in escrow with nearly 35 TRANSACTIONS as indicated immediat [more]
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Restaurant Realty Company’s Comprehensive Se...

Jun 30, 2009
This is a continuation of our most recent article on how Restaurant Realty Company’s services result in taking excellent care of our clients.  Some of the additional services Restaurant Realty provide [more]
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Selling Your Restaurant – What You Nee...

Apr 28, 2009
SCREENCAST: Selling Your Restaurant – What You Need to Know to Attract Serious Buyers & Get Top Price Lea [more]
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WEBINAR on Selling Your Restaurant – W...

Apr 21, 2009
 WEBINAR on Selling Your Restaurant – What you need to know to attract serious buyers and sellers to get top [more]
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Restaurant Realty Company’s Comprehensive Se...

Mar 30, 2009
Restaurant Realty’s success has been largely a result of the comprehensive services we provide our clients, some of which are discussed below. Our comprehensive database of over 10,000 buyers is regul [more]
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Restaurateurs Get Creative In Recession

Feb 09, 2009
by D. Ashley Furness – February 9, 2009 Business Journal Staff Reporter Tourism bureau hosts annual meeting; [more]
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