It’s the time of the year when restaurant owners are thinking about selling a restaurant in 2023. It’s been a challenging year with increased labor costs, supply chain issues, food price inflation, and a lack of government financial assistance.
At the end of the year, some Restaurant owners must sacrifice time spent with their loved ones to work in the restaurant during the Holidays. It’s a...Read More
Why use a Restaurant Broker when selling a restaurant is a good question. Could you save on a commission and market your restaurant For Sale by Owner? Yes, but the reality about selling a restaurant is that only about 30%-40% of restaurants listed for sale will sell, and only about 2%-5% of the buyers looking for restaurants will buy.
A Restaurant Broker specializes in reselling...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.
The Hardest Restaurants to Sell have several issues that make it difficult to sell a restaurant. The grim reality is that only 30%-40% of restaurants listed for sale will be sold to a new buyer. Why do some restaurants sell, and others don’t?
We’ve seen it all, but these two concepts we will focus on for this blog can be the hardest to sell:
Not Profitable or Losing Money: Asset Sales
Restaurant Broker Dominique Maddox of EATS Broker sells Lenny’s Subs & Grill in Humble, Texas. EATS Broker represented the seller and buyer for this transaction.
The seller had owned the location for 16 years before deciding to sell and retire. The new buyers are excited about the opportunity to own a restaurant in the United States. They were approved for an E-2 visa to purchase the...Read More
Selling a restaurant can be a complicated process. What are the mistakes to avoid when selling your restaurant? The Restaurant Broker at EATS Broker has been selling restaurants for over ten years. This blog will provide insights for restaurant owners thinking about selling a restaurant.
Mistake #1 Listing your restaurant for sale too late
Ask the Dallas Restaurant Broker when it is time to...Read More
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
When to sell a restaurant is a difficult decision for most restaurant owners. Interesting fact that the reason a restaurant owner wants to sell a restaurant usually will start with the letter D! Buyers are always curious about why a restaurant owner wants to sell a restaurant?
The Dallas Restaurant Broker at EATS Broker explains the most common reasons to sell a restaurant. There 8 reasons...Read More
Restaurant Broker Dominique Maddox of EATS Broker sells two Schlotzsky’s franchises in Galveston, Texas. EATS Broker represented the seller and buyer for this transaction.
The seller, a multi-unit owner, had experience selling their restaurants for sale by the owner in the past. After researching EATS Broker, they decided to give the Restaurant Brokerage Firm located in Dallas, Texas, an...Read More
Have you thought about selling your restaurant? Are you ready to sell and let go? Selling a restaurant can be a mentally tough and draining decision. Several restaurant owners view ownership of a restaurant as having a child, an business identity, a way to provide for the family, and a legacy.
According to Forbes, baby Boomers, defined as people born between the years 1946 and 1964, account...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
The decision to sell a restaurant is the first step and figuring out how to sell a restaurant is the second step. When preparing to sell a restaurant, what should you know before starting the process?
Baby boomers at record numbers are planning to retire and want to sell a restaurant. The preparation to sell a restaurant can start a year in advance, but mostly it happens unplanned or forced to...Read More