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Top Ten Restaurants for Sale in March 2014

Posted by Robin Gagnon on Apr 9, 2014 2:35:00 PM

The restaurant brokers offered lots of options with new restaurants for sale in the month of March 2014 and our buyers responded with strong activity and interest in the options.  The most popular restaurant for sale listings are measured based on the number of inquiries to our Certified Restaurant Brokers, the count of confidentiality agreements signed and the web traffic to our powerhouse website.

One common theme among the top restaurants for sale this month is that the top five slots were dominated by brand new listings.  The top listing is a sandwhich shop that was released at the beginning of the month.  It's priced at $59,995 and the seller is ready to make a move on this one quickly.

Sandwich Shop for Sale in Atlanta Metro
Lease: August 1, 2013 - July 31, 2016
Monthly Rent: $$3000
Inside Sq. Ft. 1200
Outside Sq. Ft.
The number two position on the restaurant for sale hit parade includes another new listing.  This sports bar and tavern for sale in the thriving Atlanta metro area does strong volume and returns great results.  the well equipped opportunity drove lots of calls to our restaurant brokers for showings. 
Sports Bar and Tavern for Sale Does Over $1.0 Million in Sales
Lease: 5 years remaining on existing lease term
Monthly Rent: $13500
Inside Sq. Ft. 3980
Outside Sq. Ft.
This franchise pizza restaurant for sale didn't even hit the market until later in the month and still found a place in the top three slots.  This beautifully designed restaurant with both beer and wine service.  This location has excellent lease terms with a 5 year fixed rent on the option to renew the lease.
Franchise Pizza Restaurant for Sale in GA Earns $80,000 on the Books!
Lease: Valid thru April 30, 2015 plus 1 five year option
Monthly Rent: $3576
Inside Sq. Ft. 2325
Outside Sq. Ft.
An Italian themed restaurant for sale with a wonderful outdoor dining space and patio in Decatur was a hit with our restaurant buyers as well.  Decatur is a popular area within the Atlanta marketplace and this particular restaurant for sale can remain the same concept or convert.
Italian Restaurant for Sale in Town with Outdoor Dining and Patio
Lease: 5 plus 5 year lease
Monthly Rent: $6400
Inside Sq. Ft.
Outside Sq. Ft.
This restaurant for lease nearby the world's busiest airport based on the number of flights and number of passengers daily.  This turn key location is ready for a new tenant today and you take over the assets with no charge at all!
Restaurant for Lease Near Atlanta Airport- Turn Key Ready!
Lease: 5+5+5 or 10+5
Monthly Rent: $4065
Inside Sq. Ft. 1623
Outside Sq. Ft. 100
A new restaurant for sale in Colorado with amazing outdoor space and very reasonable rent also came in on the restaurant broker's top ten list this month.  Well priced at less than $200,000, this one has more than 1/2 acre of outdoor space.
Denver Restaurant and Bar For Sale With Amazing Outdoor Space Great Rent
Lease: Negotiable with Owner Who Owns Building
Monthly Rent: $5000
Inside Sq. Ft. 8000
Outside Sq. Ft. 1/2 acre
City:Commerce City
This legacy seafood restaurant for sale that is closed now but has been in business as this type of concept for generations is ready to go for the right tenant.  Very reasonable rent inside the Atlanta metro. 
Seafood Restaurant for Sale at a Great Price with Tons of Used Equipment
Lease: 5 year term plus 5 year option
Monthly Rent: $2300
Inside Sq. Ft. 1100
Outside Sq. Ft.
This very reasonably priced franchise chicken wings restaurant for sale in Georgia attracted lots of buyers and interest to the phone lines of our restaurant brokers.   A lucky buyer is under contract for this one!
Franchise Chicken Wings Restaurant for Sale in GA 50% Owner Financing
Lease: 5+5
Monthly Rent: $2500
Inside Sq. Ft. 2000
Outside Sq. Ft. aprox 800 sq ft
Many restaurant operators like to build their business by starting with a food truck and this highly profitable unit in Boca Raton.  The seller has a contract with an office building that generates a high return on his business.
Food Truck for Sale in South Florida is Profitable and Operating
Monthly Rent: $
Inside Sq. Ft.
Outside Sq. Ft.
City:Boca Raton
Last but not least on the most popular list of businesses for sale in March 2014 was this bakery for sale in Georgia.  The well priced opportunity has been seen on national TV - adding to its popularity.
Bakery for Sale in Georgia Seen on National TV
Lease: 5 plus 5 year lease
Monthly Rent: $2500
Inside Sq. Ft. 1200
Outside Sq. Ft. 300
In total, the first quarter of 2014 was a record breaking one in terms of the number of new listings, number of restaurants sold, selling prices and web traffic.  Buyers are definitely pouring into the market in record numbers.  For more information about these listings and many others, visit our website,

Topics: Selling a Restaurant