What You Should Know When Buying a Convection Oven

By Robin Gagnon
May 11, 2012

If you’ve ever had heated seats in your car, you know the enjoyment you can have on a cold wintry day when you get in, push a button and feel the seat become toasty.  Well, stepping up from a range or counter top oven to a convection oven has that...
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Atlanta Restaurant Sales Grow in 2012

By Robin Gagnon
May 04, 2012

Robert Wagner, CPA has released his quarterly report on Atlanta restaurant sales and the news is good once again.  His survey shows that same-store sales increased 6.8% over the same time period measured in 2011.  The NetFinancials survey of 79...
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Atlanta Restaurant Brokers Say “Get Your Growl On”

By Robin Gagnon
May 04, 2012

Some restaurant pundits predicted that growlers might be a short lived trend but the restaurant brokers at We Sell Restaurants are telling you Growlers are here to stay.  In case you’ve been living in a cave and haven’t heard, ‘growlers” are...
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Top 10 Restaurants for Sale in Atlanta - April 2012 Edition

By Robin Gagnon
May 01, 2012

Here are the Top 10 Restaurants for Sale in Atlanta in April 2012. We measure the top 10 by the number of confidentiality agreements viewed, buyer inquiries and website views.  Pricing was key in making the April 2012 list. Another big stand out...
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Ten Things a Restaurant Buyer Should Never Do

By Robin Gagnon
April 27, 2012

Here are ten things a restaurant buyer should never do if they want to be successful in buying a restaurant. Violate Confidentiality. First on the list of "nevers" is violating confidentiality.  The agreements signed by buyers are legally...
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Leasing a Restaurant in Atlanta - Vacancy Rates Falling

By Robin Gagnon
April 23, 2012

An article in today's Atlanta Journal Constitution confirms what restaurant brokers at We Sell Restaurants have been saying for a while.  Landlords aren't desperate.  The latest numbers reveal that Atlanta's vacancy rate is improving faster than...
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Buying a Restaurant with Crowdfunding - Angel Investors On the Way

By Robin Gagnon
April 20, 2012

Crowdfunding – we talked about it on our blog months ago and now thanks to the JOBS Act just passed, it’s closer to being a reality for those buying a restaurant and looking for financing.  The Jumpstart Our Business Startup or the JOBS Act was...
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Buying a Restaurant - Test Yourself First (Part 2)

By Robin Gagnon
April 17, 2012

Our last blog posting on buying a restaurant - Atlanta or any major market focused on the questions you should ask yourself before taking the plunge.  The last five questions in our ten part survey ask you to consider whether you should move forward...
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Buying a Restaurant - Test Yourself First (Part 1)

By Robin Gagnon
April 13, 2012

Restaurant buyers often begin their search before they qualify what they are looking for.  We've developed a ten step questionnaire to  help you define what you want and more importantly, what fits your lifestyle before you go on the search for the...
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What’s your restaurant brand’s TRUE foundation?

By Robin Gagnon
April 10, 2012

Ray Kroc, the infamous McDonald’s restauranteur, was notorious for stating that he wasn’t in the hamburger business. He’d say, quite matter-of-factly, that he was in the real estate business and it just so happened he liked to put hamburger joints...
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