Franchise Resales – A Restaurant Broker's Guide to Negotiating Terms

By Robin Gagnon
July 26, 2021

  When you are acquiring franchise resales, it is common to wonder exactly which terms will be negotiable in the transaction. For restaurant buyers, agreement on certain terms could make or break the financial decision to move forward. Here are...
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How to Become a Restaurant Buyer and Create Your Success

By Robin Gagnon
July 23, 2021

  What characterizes the restaurant buyer? Is it extensive food service experience? Management training? Surely, acquiring a business degree is a must (or not- keep reading!)? After hearing Mike Ruoho’s story, the Restaurant Brokers are reaffirmed...
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Casting Call - Restaurant Buyers Wanted for New TV Series

By Robin Gagnon
July 13, 2021

  Ready for a great opportunity?  Restaurant buyers searching for their next store can fulfill two dreams at once!  First, find your ideal location and put it in contract with the Restaurant Brokers and second, get a big break on TV to promote your...
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The Best Restaurants For Sale in June 2021

By Robin Gagnon
July 08, 2021

  What were customers telling us about the best restaurants for sale last month? In May, we saw the Austin, TX market dominate the standings. Looking back at June, this market is still a strong contender. However, listings from the Colorado market...
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What is a Business Broker and What Do they do?

By Robin Gagnon
June 02, 2021

  Have you ever seen signs or advertisements about businesses for sale? Business owners don’t typically try to handle the sales transaction on their own, neither do the potential buyers. These buyers and sellers become clients of business brokers....
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How to Buy a Restaurant in 2021 – Post Crisis Learnings

By Robin Gagnon
May 19, 2021

  If you are in the market to buy a restaurant this year, you may need some advice and understanding about how the industry has been affected and how that in turn, is affecting transactions, valuations and multiples for lending. The acquisition...
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Is a Restaurant a Good Investment Today? Yes. Here’s why.

By Robin Gagnon
March 24, 2021

  With the turmoil in the industry for the past year, those in the market to buy a restaurant may be asking themselves the following question, “Is a restaurant a good investment today?” Let’s consider that question and the perspective of this ...
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Restaurant Brokers Attend 2021 IFA Virtual Convention

By Robin Gagnon
February 23, 2021

  Restaurant Brokers Robin and Eric Gagnon have been juggling their workload amidst attending the International Franchise Association annual conference, held virtually for the first time over two weeks this month. This blog will recap some of the...
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Restaurant Buyers – Understand Quid Pro Quo when Buying a Restaurant

By Robin Gagnon
February 17, 2021

  Who can forget the iconic scenes from Silence of the Lambs with Clarice and the evil doctor going back and forth in exchanges of “Quid Pro Quo?” What does it mean? It is a Latin phrase used in English meaning, “a favor or advantage granted or...
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Valentine’s Day – Love is in the Air – LOVE Restaurants This Year

By Robin Gagnon
February 09, 2021

  After an incredibly tough year, Valentine's Day 2021 is the time to visit a fabulous restaurant and show the love, to your significant other and to the restaurant community. After all, this is the place we celebrate all of life’s most significant...
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