The Pros and Cons of buying or selling a restaurant as an Asset Sale can be a Win-Win situation for both parties. In an asset sale, the seller retains possession of the legal business entity name and stocks, and the buyer only purchases the company’s assets.
The assets include equipment, leasehold improvements, Goodwill, trade secrets, trade name, telephone number, website address,...Read More
Restaurant Broker what I like about the business is a blog written from my viewpoint after being a successful Restaurant Resale Specialist for almost ten years.
I’m currently the Founder and President of EATS Restaurant Brokers, a brokerage firm specializing in selling Franchise Resales, independently owned restaurants, bars, and nightclubs.
The problematic fact about being a Restaurant...Read More
EATS Restaurant Brokers is growing and has expanded its headquarters to Dallas, Texas. One of the nation’s specialized Business Brokerage firms, EATS Restaurant Brokers, has obtained a Real Estate Broker License in Texas and now are Restaurant Brokers in Dallas, TX.
Dominique Maddox worked with one of the nation’s largest Restaurant Brokerage Firms for seven years before starting his...Read More
Restaurant Sellers vs. Restaurant Buyers have different mindsets when it involves buying or selling a restaurant. When a restaurant owner decides to sell a restaurant, the primary goals are to get the highest sales price, highest net proceeds, remove the lease as a guarantor, and close quickly.
A restaurant buyer’s focus differs slightly from the sellers and is directly focused on the...Read More
As an Independent Owned Restaurant, how do you increase restaurant value for resale besides good food and environment? Independent Owned Restaurants for sale usually sell for less than Franchise Owned Restaurants.
Franchise Restaurants for sale provide a potential buyer with systems, training, and brand awareness to customers; these are non-tangible items that improve resale value.
The best...Read More
If you are selling a restaurant, there are mistakes to avoid that can become obstacles to reaching the closing table. To increase the odds of a restaurant for sale getting to the closing table, the Asset Sale Purchase agreement needs to be adequately prepared by a trained professional.
The sales price is only the start of a complex negotiating process that the small details are a BIG...Read More
Reasons for selling a restaurant can differ from restaurant owner to owner. Everyone has a specific reason that they want to sell a restaurant.
EATS Restaurant Brokers list of Top 10 reasons for selling a restaurant:
Retirement– The baby boomers are ready to retire and enjoy the last chapter of their life in peace without the stress of restaurant ownership. The Covid-19 pandemic and...Read More
What restaurant numbers should you know if you own a restaurant or want to buy a restaurant? Every independently owned restaurant is unique, while franchise concepts have common similarities. How do you compare the two different restaurants if you want to buy or sell a restaurant? Analyzing the Financial and Operational ratios is a great starting point.
What numbers should be significant to a...Read More
EATS Restaurant Brokers decided to create a Restaurant Seller and Buyer Meeting-Tips for Success checklist. The initial meeting between the buyer and a seller can dictate how the working relationship will be in the future.
The goal of the initial meeting is to familiarize both Restaurant Seller and Restaurant Buyer, view the back of the house, buyers get an opportunity to ask probing questions...Read More
Restaurant Resales are HOT regarding buyer’s demand as restaurant sale prices jump 34% in 2021 compared to 2020. BizBuySell’s Insight Report just released its report for Quarter 2 of 2021. Restaurant resale numbers are showing very promising growth and buyer interest. Restaurant resales headline growth as the buyer market seeks reopening opportunities.
Now with restrictions lifted...Read More
How to validate a For Sale by Owner sales numbers can be a challenge for buyers. A For Sale by Owner listing is a person that decided instead of hiring a Restaurant Broker; chose to represent themselves.
People decide to represent themselves as a For Sale by Owner for several reasons: they don’t want to pay a commission, think the restaurant sales process is simple, and lastly, the...Read More
Selling a restaurant when you have a checklist can make the process simplified and less stressful. When a restaurant owner wants to sell a restaurant, they mainly only consider gathering financial information.
The process of selling a restaurant requires the restaurant owner to produce numerous documentation and information that can be hard to find.
EATS Restaurant Brokers Rule #1 – Don’t list...Read More