Restaurants for Sale - the cheaper it is, the less you get (Part 2)

By Robin Gagnon
March 27, 2012

In our last blog posting, we discussed the common theme between all restaurants for sale – Atlanta, Denver, Florida or nationwide. If a buyer is “bottom feeding” i.e. looking for the cheapest thing on the market, he or she should expect to get the ...
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Restaurants for Sale - the cheaper it is, the less you get

By Robin Gagnon
March 22, 2012

Restaurants for sale in Atlanta, Denver, Florida or nationwide, all share one thing in common. The lower the price, the less a buyer should expect to receive in due diligence material. Here’s why. Restaurants for sale are priced based on purchasing...
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March Madness and Restaurants for Sale - Atlanta

By Robin Gagnon
March 16, 2012

Do you have your “bracket” ready? According to a consumer study that Applebee’s recently commissioned (source: National Restaurant News March 14 article), “nearly 25 percent of more than 2,000 people surveyed said they have done something related to...
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Buying a Restaurant with New Options, Crowdsourcing and Crowdfunding

By Robin Gagnon
March 13, 2012

Buying a restaurant may seem like a solitary venture but that may change as social media and the Internet attract crowds to ideas and move ideas to actions. What happens when lots of people contribute ideas or capital to a project? That’s the whole...
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Who is buying a Restaurant in These Tough Times?

By Robin Gagnon
March 09, 2012

The headlines read like the sky is falling. Rising gas prices are taking center stage with ominous warnings about Americans staying home instead of dining out. Gas is up more than 9% since the start of the year. What does all that mean when it comes...
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Buying a Restaurant - Start With The Basics

By Robin Gagnon
March 06, 2012

Buying a restaurant can be an exciting prospect. As a consumer, you probably have solid opinions about what you think makes or breaks an eating establishment. If you’re thinking about taking the plunge, what are some of the things you need to know?...
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What is a Restaurant Broker?

By Robin Gagnon
March 02, 2012

Restaurant brokers are agents professionally trained to facilitate a restaurant transaction between sellers and buyers. Depending on the state they may be licensed as real estate agents but in many states they are not. Some of the...
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Restaurants for Sale By Owner Opportunity or Risk?

By Robin Gagnon
February 28, 2012

It's hard not to be attracted to a for sale by owner restaurant opportunity. You might think that you'll be getting a better deal because you're working directly with the owner and not having to involve any third parties. However, there are quite a...
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How to Sell a Restaurant

By Robin Gagnon
February 24, 2012

You have built up your restaurant business over the years and have made a good living and now you want to retire. Perhaps you made an investment in a business that paid off in the short-term and you are looking to cash out. No matter how you...
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How to Buy a Restaurant with Other People’s Money

By Robin Gagnon
February 21, 2012

Financing your dream of buying a restaurant is probably the toughest obstacle faced by today’s entrepreneur. The availability of great listings at good pricing has never been better but the lending environment has never been worse. The traditional...
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