3 Tips for Leasing a Restaurant Space
Restaurant leases can be complex and involve negotiations on some very important details to a lease. In general, restaurant commercial leases are generally much longer than a typical residential lease. The restaurant tenant is making a much larger financial commitment.
Regardless of whether you are an experienced restaurateur, franchise concept, or...Read More
EATS Restaurant Brokers Blog
Timing is defined as the choice, judgment, or control of when something should be done. Most Realtors would tell you the best time to sell a house at its highest price point would be May-August. What is the best time to sell a restaurant? EATS Restaurant Brokers would tell you January is the best time to sell a Restaurant!
The months of November-December are the...Read More
Have you ever noticed a new restaurant opening and the next thing you know the restaurant is closed? Every year, a countless number of brave entrepreneurs open restaurants with the idea in mind of being successful. Some individuals have restaurant experience, but a great majority of new restaurant owners don’t have experience. Working with some restaurant owners I sometimes wonder did they do...Read More
When you think of a Fast-Casual Restaurant what is the first thought that comes to your mind? Why are Fast-Casual Restaurants Growing?
Most people have an idea but don’t know how a Fast-Casual Restaurant is defined. Ask a person to name a Fast-Casual Restaurant and they may have trouble or be confused.
The Wikipedia definition is- A fast-casual restaurant, found primarily in the United...Read More
Every Restaurant Owner has asked the question to themselves, “Should I Sell My Restaurant” at one time or another. It takes a certain person and mindset to want to own a restaurant, and an even smaller set of people have an exit strategy to sell a restaurant when the time is needed.
Restaurant Ownership is a very rewarding experience but can also become a negative burden quickly. The...Read More
EATS Restaurant Brokers are involved with multiple Professional Organizations that are created to educate Business Brokers. I recently attended a Georgia Association of Business Brokers Spring Conference. The topic that got my interest was the Difficulties Seller’s Encounter when trying to sell a business or restaurant.
80% of Business Owners don’t know the value of their business-Source...Read More
People ask me all the time What is a Restaurant Broker? Restaurant Brokers are specialists trained to facilitate a restaurant transaction between sellers and buyers. On a daily basis Restaurants, Brokers are working with professionals in the Restaurant Industry. Some Restaurant Brokers know the financials of a business better than the restaurant owners due to years of daily experience...Read More
A common question I receive monthly as a Restaurant Broker is, “Why list with a Broker, I can sell my restaurant For Sale by Owner (FSBO)? I understand the question because today’s websites offer sellers potentially cost-effective routes to selling a Restaurant online. Working as a Restaurant Broker for 8 years I have found a number of Restaurant For Sale By Owner Common Mistakes.
Many restaurant owners get into the business thinking only about operating a restaurant but never an exit strategy to sell a restaurant. Getting out of the restaurant business can be a challenge for most sellers in today’s market. Operating a restaurant day-to-day operation is much different than operating the sales process for selling a restaurant.
A large number of restaurant owners try to...Read More
The best day of a Restaurant owner’s life in the business world is usually when they first open the doors to their restaurant! The Restaurant Industry can be a tough business and the second-best day for a Restaurant Owner is usually when they sell the restaurant. When it’s time to sell, the business owner will prepare docs to provide to a potential buyer and review the lease signed with the...Read More