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Top 10 Restaurants for Sale in December of 2018

Posted by Robin Gagnon on Dec 28, 2018 2:32:42 PM

The year has ended with a bang and lots of activity on restaurants for sale online at We Sell Restaurants.  The market was extremely busy despite the holiday time period with overall web traffic nearly doubling over the prior year.  That makes our top ten restaurants for sale even more impressive.  These rose to the top of hundreds of listings making them the most popular of all those for sale. 

How do we measure the best of the best?  We look at the signed confidentiality agreements online as well as outreach to our Certified Restaurant Brokers from texts, phone calls and emails. 

The most activity was generated on two pizza franchises for sale in Alabama that are selling for literally, pennies on the dollar.  The build out for these two stores was close to a million dollars but the sellers hit a snag in their partnership and they are ready to sell at just $99,000 for two open and operating locations.  We have a number of buyers looking at this deal and doubt it will stay in play much longer. 

Listing ID:6415  
Two Pizza Franchises for Sale in Alabama! Phenomenal Pricing!
Lease: Both lease terms expire 2030
Monthly Rent: $7995 I 7400
Inside Sq. Ft. 2793 I 2597
Outside Sq. Ft.

Price:$99,000
City:Huntsville | Madison

Robin Gagnon
(404) 800-6700

The second most popular of our restaurants for sale this year was a cute cafe in Alpharetta Georgia.  The home run location generating sales of $55,000 per month is priced to move at $125,000.   Bring your offer on this cafe as it won't last at this pricing. 
Listing ID:6447  
Cafe for Sale in Alpharetta doing $55,000 a Month in Sales! Winner!
Lease: Valid thru 2022, plus 2 - 5-year options
Monthly Rent: $5500
Inside Sq. Ft. 2700
Outside Sq. Ft.

Price:$125,000
City:Alpharetta

Eric Gagnon
(404) 800-6704

 Florida nudged into the top of the list with the third most popular of our restaurants for sale this month.  The Fort Lauderdale beauty is fully equipped with everything you need for virtually any cuisine.  The monthly rent of just $2163 is also driving buyers as this market is seeing price increases.  Smart buyers are looking at existing locations where they can take over the lease rate. 
Listing ID:6480  
Restaurant for Sale in Fort Lauderdale is Fully Equipped & Priced to Move!
Lease: five year
Monthly Rent: $2163
Inside Sq. Ft. 1440
Outside Sq. Ft. 0

Price:$49,000
City:Fort Lauderdale

Ken Eisenband
(561) 350-3365

Fort Lauderdale was also the source of strong activity from the next of our restaurants for sale on the list.  A low price listing at under $85,000 with another remarkable rent number fed buyer activity, online acknowledgement of confidentiality agreements, texts to our agents and strong phone calls. 
Listing ID:6444  
Restaurant for Sale in Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Catering, Pick-Up and Delivery!
Lease: Expires on September 30, 2022 plus 5 year option
Monthly Rent: $1450
Inside Sq. Ft. 725
Outside Sq. Ft.

Price:$84,900
City:Fort Lauderdale

Ken Eisenband
(561) 350-3365

Rounding out the top five restaurants for sale was a metro Atlanta franchise doing more than $1.5 million in sales.  The seller owns the building and is ready to work with a new tenant on lease terms.  You can't get much better than that!  This location in Rome Georgia is 7,500 square feet and has demonstrated very strong interest for the month. 
Listing ID:6495  
Franchise for Sale in Atlanta Metro - Over $1.5 MM in Sales
Lease: Open End - Seller is the owner of building and business
Monthly Rent: $15000
Inside Sq. Ft. 7,500
Outside Sq. Ft.

Price:$99,000

City:Rome

Eric Gagnon
(404) 800-6704

Those in the market to do their own location are hitting the website hard judging by the interest in this restaurant space for lease in Roswell.  The lease terms are open to negotiation and the endcap location couldn't be better for establishing a fast casual concept in a booming trade area.  Just 1600 square feet, bring your concepts today and we'll help you negotiate a deal on this listing. 
Listing ID:5079  
Restaurant for Lease in Roswell GA
Lease: To Be Negotiated
Monthly Rent: $3492.00
Inside Sq. Ft. 1600
Outside Sq. Ft.

Price:$0
City:Roswell

Steve Weinbaum
(770) 714-4552

Colorado jumped into the mix with the next business in the top ten.  This donut shop was one of the most popular restaurants for sale - based on low cost of entry, low rent and an easy to run operation. 
Listing ID:6226   
Profitable Donut Shop for Sale In Colorado Springs is Priced to Sell!
Lease: 3 years left - landlord will extend.
Monthly Rent: $2037
Inside Sq. Ft. 1900
Outside Sq. Ft. 200

Price:$20,000
City:Colorado Springs

Bob Steinberger
(303) 901-4938

Colorado made the next most popular space on the list with this BBQ restaurant for sale.  The Denver landmark is represented by Restaurant Broker Chris Gordon who has seen his phone, email, and contacts spike over activity for this location. 
Listing ID:6294  
BBQ Restaurant For Sale in Colorado - a Denver Staple and Landmark!
Lease: 10 year + 10 year option
Monthly Rent: $15,000
Inside Sq. Ft. 6,000
Outside Sq. Ft. 750
Price:$400,000
Chris Gordon
(303) 594-4247
 Atlanta was back in the mix, barely, with a second franchise for sale location.  The mall based store generating strong sales of half a million has a long lease and is an easy to operate concept in a small footprint.  
Listing ID:6217   
Mall-Based Franchise for Sale in Atlanta - Annual sales of Half a Million
Lease: remainder of 12 year lease expiring 2030
Monthly Rent: $10,464
Inside Sq. Ft. 700
Outside Sq. Ft. n/a

Price:$149,000
City:Atlanta

Steve Weinbaum
(770) 714-4552

Last on the top ten restaurants for sale list was a breakfast and lunch restaurant in Miramar Florida.  An owner that's retiring combined with a strong lease and loyal clientele makes this location a winner among our customers. 
Listing ID:6477  
Breakfast and Lunch Restaurant for Sale in Miramar, FL - Owner Retiring
Lease: five years plus five year option
Monthly Rent: $3259.52
Inside Sq. Ft. 1300
Outside Sq. Ft.

Price:$75,000
City:Miramar

Ken Eisenband
(561) 350-3365

That's the winning list of restaurants for sale that beat out hundreds of others to land on the top ten for the month.  Many of these restaurants for sale will be gone by next month as inventory continues to see strong turnover and a rapid selling cycle. 

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Topics: Restaurants for Sale