Atlanta Restaurant Sales Trending in Positive Territory Says Local CPA

By Eric Gagnon
October 31, 2011

Atlanta restaurant sales are up over 2010 continuing a positive trend measured for each quarter of this year by local CPA Robert Wagner of NetFinancials. Atlanta restaurant owners are breathing a sigh of relief over increased sales in third quarter...
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Master Chef Season 3 Auditions Coming to Atlanta

By Eric Gagnon
October 28, 2011

Have you ever wondered how people end up on restaurant reality TV shows?  The answer...they AUDITION!  Auditions are coming to Atlanta for Master Chef (Season 3) in two short weeks.  Are you ready to show your stuff on a casting call that might get...
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What to Include in Your Letter of Intent When Leasing a Restaurant

By Eric Gagnon
October 27, 2011

A letter of intent is the way to cement the terms between a landlord and restaurant tenant. If you are leasing a second-generation or former restaurant space that contains existing equipment, it is important to include a clause in your Letter of...
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Restaurants for Lease - Three Myths That Cost You Time and Money

By Eric Gagnon
September 27, 2011

There are plenty of misconceptions about leasing a restaurant.  Here the most common three. Myth #1: If I do the buying myself I can get a better deal because the landlord will not have to pay extra fees. This is a misconception because there is no...
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KITCHEN NIGHTMARES IS CASTING IN ATLANTA

By Robin Gagnon
July 13, 2011

You know the show and you know the story.  World-renowned chef Gordon Ramsay gives a restaurant on life support his own version of restaurant CPR, revising its menu, its decor, its reputation and its sales. The production crew has asked the We Sell...
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Why It Is Important to Start with Experience When Buying a Restaurant

By Robin Gagnon
June 15, 2011

When buying a restaurant choosing to work with an experienced business broker who specializes in the restaurant industry is well worth your investment. An experienced broker, who works with restaurants, bars, and nightclubs, will not spend their...
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Tips on Buying a Restaurant: Making the Dream a Reality

By Robin Gagnon
May 25, 2011

If you are a first time restaurant buyer you may be searching online for the latest restaurant listings. Seasoned professionals will tell you that this process is referred to as the Restaurant Buyer Internet Dating Approach. As a new restaurant...
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Restaurant Brokers and Ashley Vicos, Food Network Star

By Eric Gagnon
May 24, 2011

Restaurant brokers shared the microphone recently with Food Network star Ashley Vicos. Restaurant brokers Eric and Robin Gagnon recently joined Food Network's newest star Ashley Vicos on the Atlanta radio airways. Ashley Vicos is affectionately...
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The Basics of Selling an Atlanta Restaurant

By Eric Gagnon
May 19, 2011

One of the key basics when you sell a restaurant is the relationship that you have with your restaurant broker.  It is of utmost importance to establish a trusting and open relationship that advocates complete honesty in all respects.  It is...
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Should You Build or Buy a Bar or Club?

By Eric Gagnon
May 19, 2011

  You can buy a bar and open your business immediately or start from scratch and face these pitfalls. There is a perfect storm of demand brewing for buying a bar or club as record numbers of a buyers are searching for a small business that offers...
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