What are the Common mistakes restaurant buyers make when buying a restaurant? The answer is complicated but simple at the same time. There are several common mistakes that potential restaurant buyers should be aware of when deciding to buy a restaurant.
The Restaurant Broker at EATS Broker provides some of the most common mistakes restaurant buyers make based on his experience of selling...Read More
Buying a Restaurant with SBA lending is a great opportunity for buyers to finance up to 90% of the total acquisition cost. Restaurant Acquisitions are eligible for Small Business Administration (SBA) 7(a) loans, but the process can be time-consuming and requires many supporting documents.
The restaurant buyer’s and the restaurant seller’s financial documents must be approved for bank lending....Read More
The 5 Benefits of Buying an Existing Restaurant have many positive attributes. The current restaurant owner has built a proven business model, established a client base, and gone through the headaches of the initial building-out phase of the restaurant space.
The harsh reality of the restaurant industry is that 60% of restaurants will close their doors in three years. How to improve your...Read More
It’s easy to find interesting facts about the Restaurant Industry. The National Restaurant Association publishes a Restaurant Owner Demographics Data Brief every year. After reading the March 2022 Data Brief, the Restaurant Broker at EATS Broker picked ten interesting facts.
Hawaii (64%), Texas (59%), California (58%), Georgia (55%), Maryland (54%), and the District of Columbia (54%)...Read More
Buying an existing restaurant to convert to a new concept is an excellent way for a non-experienced restaurant owner and an experienced restaurateur to become a restaurant owner. The new buyers benefit from the hard work the current owner has experienced to build out the restaurant, open the restaurant, and maintain the restaurant.
An existing restaurant can be purchased to keep operating as...Read More
Asset Sale Restaurants are HOT right now because several restaurant owners that need to sell were not profitable in 2022. What is an Asset Sale when it comes to selling a restaurant? An Asset Sale is a restaurant that is not profitable or makes minimal profits.
An Asset Sale is priced for its Furniture, Fixtures, and Equipment (FF&E). Restaurant owners can expect a listing price of 20%-30%...Read More
Are you thinking about selling your franchise restaurant in 2023? We have finished the Holiday season, and now it’s time to get ready to start a new year with new challenges. Some of the most seasoned restauranteurs, managers, and employees exited the restaurant industry in 2022.
The challenges of labor rate inflation, labor shortage, food inflation, and Covid relief funds no longer...Read More
Why do Restaurant Brokers prequalify buyers before providing the restaurant name and financials? The answer is simple to protect the confidential information on the restaurant for sale. Restaurant buyers sometimes don’t understand the process of buying a restaurant and what’s involved. Many potential buyers understand they must first sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) or confidentiality...Read More
Bring your own bottle (BYOB) policy can be good for restaurants, but it also has some significant downsides. If a restaurant has a BYOB policy, customers are allowed to bring their alcoholic beverage of choice to the restaurant. Strict licensing requirements and high taxes on alcohol sales have made the idea of restaurant owners to offer a Bring your own bottle (BYOB) popular.
To sell a restaurant, one must first tell “The Restaurant Story” to the buyer that they believe and want to be a part of the story moving forward. Restaurant buyers want to know the story of the Restaurant and the owner. The “Restaurant Story” explains why, how, and opportunities for continued success to the buyer.
Most restaurant buyers will purchase a restaurant based on the opportunity to...Read More
Closing Attorneys for restaurant sales transactions are an essential part of the selling a restaurant process. Closing Attorneys act as neutral third parties in the transaction. Since they don’t represent either buyer or seller, as an attorney would.
Closing Attorneys are known by multiple names like Escrow agents and Real Estate attorneys. The Closing Attorney’s job is to ensure a smooth...Read More
Customers that are buying a Restaurant Franchise resale do intensive research on the restaurant for sale opportunity but not enough research about the Franchise Brand. The relationship between a Franchisee and Franchisor is a business marriage that can end in success or divorce.
Franchise Brands provide the franchise disclosure document (FDD) to individuals interested in becoming a Franchisee....Read More