Restaurant Brokers See Lockdown States Lose Jobs & Units

By Robin Gagnon
January 07, 2021

  The National Restaurant Association published several maps today showing net losses in jobs by state based on November data. In the graphic below the green states added jobs while the yellow states lost jobs. In our opinion, this correlates with...
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Is Anyone Buying a Restaurant? The Answer May Surprise You

By Robin Gagnon
January 04, 2021

  The year is over and for many in the restaurant industry it was beyond horrible. Local government picking winners and losers while restaurants tried to stay afloat may have you wondering if anyone is buying a restaurant. There are three trends...
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Help for Restaurant Owners in Latest PPP Round and SBA Funding

By Robin Gagnon
December 29, 2020

  The new COVID relief bill has been signed. For Restaurant Owners facing a tough winter, here are the wins that the Restaurant Brokers at We Sell Restaurants sees for you within the legislation. Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) This bill allows...
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Restaurant Closings Estimated in Latest Survey

By Robin Gagnon
December 18, 2020

  The word from the National Restaurant Association reveals closures of more than 110,000 restaurants in the wake of continued government shutdowns and limits to service models.  The results parallel what the Restaurant Brokers at We Sell...
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Wins for Restaurant Owners in the Bi-Partisan COVID Relief Bill

By Robin Gagnon
December 15, 2020

  At long last, negotiations are taking place on a new COVID relief bill. The $908 billion dollar bill includes some important wins for restaurant owners. According to a framework circulated yesterday available at this link, there are several...
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We Sell Restaurants Team Honored as Top Producers by State Organization

By Robin Gagnon
December 11, 2020

  Restaurant Brokers at We Sell Restaurants lead Georgia in selling restaurants this year. Robin Gagnon and Steve Weinbaum in the top 5 of all brokers for second consecutive year. We Sell Restaurants principals, Eric and Robin Gagnon along with...
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Restaurants for Sale and Restaurant Closure Rates – Latest Data

By Robin Gagnon
December 09, 2020

  The latest data on restaurant closure rates was recently covered in an article from Ron Ruggless at Nation’s Restaurant News.  He pulled together information from industry analysts showing that despite the continuing impact of closures due to the...
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Best Restaurants for Sale in November 2020

By Robin Gagnon
December 04, 2020

  What was the common denominator between the best restaurants for sale in November of 2020?  The answer seems to be buyers who are seriously considering Florida as an opportunity.  The climate, lack of individual income tax and a political...
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Giving Thanks – From the Restaurant Brokers at We Sell Restaurants

By Robin Gagnon
November 26, 2020

  On Thursday, November 26th, the offices of We Sell Restaurants will be closed. We will be joining with friends and family to offer our thanks for a tumultuous year that we are sure everyone wants to see in the rearview mirror. As we offer our...
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Removing Liabilities when Selling a Restaurant

By Robin Gagnon
November 23, 2020

  As restaurant brokers, we see many sellers focus intently on a single piece of the puzzle when selling a restaurant – the selling price. They overlook items that are potentially even more important, the liabilities that still attach to them once...
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