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Defining the Need for Restaurant Brokers

Defining the Need for Restaurant Brokers

Restaurant brokers are professionally trained agents that facilitate a deal between sellers and buyers in the restaurant business. They may be licensed as real estate agents, depending on the state, but they are not in many states.  Throughout this process, some of the beneficial services brokers serve buyers are:


Restaurant brokers remain above the patterns, sales, and deals in the local and national markets and maintain ties with the restaurant sector and the other corporate brokers. This often helps them to learn quickly about new listings and the best opportunities that meet the needs of a buyer. Most brokers often negotiate with restaurant owners who do not yet consider selling their property and can often broker a deal before it is made available to other buyers.


One of the best reasons for buyers dealing with a restaurant broker is that brokers bill the seller and buyer price as a fee. This is generally seen as money from the overall selling price of the product. The customer usually does not then pay a fee for the services of the broker.  A buyer of a restaurant profits without personal charge from the broker’s experience and knowledge.


A network of local contacts is available to each restaurant broker during and after the purchase process. A broker makes the process a stress-free transaction for the buyer by using the information gathered through these connections. Restaurant brokers, for example, have relationships with licensed attorneys and landlords.  A broker will give you the tools to complete this transaction quickly.


A broker is qualified for negotiation and handling of paperwork. He works with a dealer and a customer to open contact between the two parties and negotiate a deal that works for all people. For restaurant brokerage, a standard property form is not necessary, and documentation also requires statutory criteria and restricts such liabilities.

Emerald Coast Restaurant Brokers & Consultants provides solutions for restaurant operations, management, and real estate brokerage needs. Our team develops strategies to improve the client’s financial performance by implementing proven control systems that will reduce food, beverage, labor, and operating costs while maximizing productivity. For more information about our services, please contact us at your earliest convenience.