What are the Steps for first-time restaurant buyers? This question EATS Broker gets multiple times weekly for buyers inquiring about restaurants for sale. Many interested buyers looking at restaurants for sale opportunities will be first-time restaurant buyers.
Many buyers are shocked about the difference between buying a home compared to buying a restaurant. The buying process from purchasing...Read More
A cloud kitchen is a commercial kitchen, sometimes called a “ghost kitchen,” used for delivery-only or pick-up restaurants. New restauranteurs and current restaurant owners are expanding menu offerings and increasing delivery orders by opening cloud kitchens.
The popularity of ghost kitchens has increased over the years. Today consumers ordering food online might be shocked to find out they...Read More
Exit planning for restaurant owners is a process that should start before a restaurant has opened. The harsh reality of restaurant ownership is 80% close within five years. If you are going into the restaurant industry knowing that it will be time to exit within five years, why not plan in advance?
EATS Restaurant Brokers finds that restaurant owners’ lack of exit planning can create...Read More
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 Broker, a brokerage firm specializing in selling Franchise Resales, independently owned restaurants, bars, and nightclubs.
The problematic fact about being a Restaurant Resale...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
What should you know about a Commercial Lease Assignment before signing the lease? The lease assignment can be short and brief, but it has a tremendous impact on the capability of a restaurant owner selling a restaurant in the future.
When buying or selling a restaurant, it is essential to evaluate the strength or weakness of a commercial lease assignment language.
A restaurant owner that...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