Joe Ranieri, Business Broker: Orange, LA County Areas

  • Company: RE/MAX Commercial

    Phones: 714-292-5448 Cell , 714-292-5448 Text

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Having owned both retail and restaurant businesses for over 20 years, my interest turned to selling businesses rather than owning them. I specialize in Los Angeles & Orange County restaurants, fast food independents and chains, bars, gas stations, liquor stores. Call me at 714-292-5448 Cell/Text.

About Joe Ranieri

I have been a business broker for over 20 years. Having been a business owner previously, I understand the stress of selling a business, and I work tirelessly for my clients so that they can smoothly run their business while I handle the sale of their business. I specialize in selling small to medium-sized businesses and service these areas: Orange and Los Angeles Counties

I am a member of the Orange County Board of Realtors, the California Association of Business Brokers (CABB), and the Internaional Business Brokers Association (IBBA). I sell any business, but my specialty is restaurants, bars, gas stations, and liquor stores. I not only can sell the business but the land underneath. I am routinely amongst the top producers in my office and share with them my vast knowledge and experience as one of the senior members of the commercial division at Re/Max TerraSol in Huntington Beach, California.

Phone me at 714-292-5448 to sell or buy a Los Angeles or Orange County small- to mid-sized business.

DRE License# 00904011

For Best Results & Response, Email & Phone This Contact: at 714-292-5448 Cell and 714-292-5448 Text

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For Sale: Bar - With Entertainment And Type 48 License - Orange County

Fast Track Posting This profitable neighborhood bar with a Type 48 license has been in existence for approximately 37 years. The bar is well-established and is in a prime location with plenty of parking. The size of the bar allows it to be staff run with (8) part-time employees, with semi-absentee owners.   Posting #: 280850   Posted by: Joe Ranieri.


For Sale: Cookie Store - Famous Profitable Franchise - Los Angeles

This profitable cookie store franchise is located in an upscale affluent area on the northern side of the Palos Verdes peninsula. It is semi-absentee-owned and fully staffed. The cookies are baked fresh every day and come in luxuriously high-end flavors with a delectable selection.   Posting #: 282898   Posted by: Joe Ranieri.


For Sale: Cafe and Coffee House 5-Days M-F Shorts Hours - Orange County

Located in a high-rise building, Monday thru Friday, 7:30 am-3 pm. 2 full employees. Low Rent, $3,200 includes utilities. 1423 sq ft. Has been with the same owner for over 30 years. Does specialty drinks, coffee, sandwiches, breakfast and lunch. Shows beautifully.   Posting #: 282762   Posted by: Joe Ranieri.


For Sale: Beauty Salon And Accessories - With Rentals - Orange County

For sale is a fantastic location in a beach city area with major foot traffic in a 2-level suite. The salon has 16 stations with a small clothing boutique and a large area of beauty products for sale. It has a private esthetician and photo shoot rooms which are used for events and art shows.   Posting #: 280511   Posted by: Joe Ranieri.


For Sale: Tailoring And Alterations Shop - Busy Street - Anaheim

This tailoring and alterations shop sells accessories like earrings, satchel purses, ladies handbags, and jewelry bags. It is located in Anaheim City. Training and support is provided. The reason for selling is that the owner wants to retire. Rent is $1,330 per month with CAM once a year for $2,803.   Posting #: 276178   Posted by: Joe Ranieri.


For Sale: Fresh Grill Restaurant - Downtown Area, Busy - Orange County

This restaurant is located in a busy shopping center near Downtown Huntington Beach (close to the Huntington Pier) and has a wine bar with casual dining. It has a grill and fryers and comes with a beer & wine license. It is open 6 days a week from 11 am to 8 pm. It has a major take-out business.Loc   Posting #: 276230   Posted by: Joe Ranieri.


For Sale: Restaurant - Bar 47 License - Huntington Beach

Fast Track Posting For sale is a famous bar and grill restaurant business on a busy main street, in a free-standing building with a private parking lot. It has been established for 40 years with the same owner for 30 years including the #47 liquor license. You can increase hours of business, currently open for dinner.   Posting #: 281610   Posted by: Joe Ranieri.


For Sale: Japanese Sushi Restaurant - Semi Absentee Run - Orange County

For sale is a well-established Japanese sushi restaurant. It is located in the South Coast Metro area close to a significant mall in Orange County. This restaurant is great for lunch and dinner, in the best traffic area. A sushi bar is a place where you go to eat sushi at a bar or counter.   Posting #: 279515   Posted by: Joe Ranieri.

Questions To Ask The Seller

Blog: How Long Does It Take For A Small Business Restaurant To Sell?

This question is bound to come up from a seller to a business broker at one point in their relationship. The truth may discourage a seller who desperately needs to sell, because in all honestly, many times in can take months. All restaurants are different - Joe Ranieri, Business Broker explains. Contributor: Joe Ranieri


Blog: Buying A Restaurant: Things New Business Owners Overspend On

Nothing can be more exciting, and a little daunting for a new owner than finally being handed over the keys to their newly owned restaurant. Many buyers, especially those who have never been business owners before are much too eager to make the restaurant "their own". Overspending can take place. Contributor: Joe Ranieri


Blog: Selling My Business: How Many Business Brokers Should I Interview?

Choosing a business broker to sell your business can be crucial to the success of it selling. A broker who you have an exclusive listing agreement with, which I recommend vs. open listing, will essentially be your partner during the listing term in getting your business sold. Joe Ranieri explains. Contributor: Joe Ranieri


Blog: Buying Janitorial Small Businesses: Tips For Business Buyers

One aspect that many customers look for in a business today and will most likely moving forward is cleanliness. Overnight cleaning will become more important as we rebuild our businesses and lives, and so janitorial businesses will most likely become essential. Joe Ranieri (Business Broker) shares. Contributor: Joe Ranieri


Blog: Tips On Selling A Restaurant: Appealing To Restaurant Buyers During COVID

ProIntermediary, Joe Ranieri (Business Broker) shares what buyers are looking for in this unprecedented market. COVID-19 has made curb appeal more important than ever when selling a restaurant. Sellers still have the power to attract buyers in this market with focus of a few key requirements. Contributor: Joe Ranieri


Blog: Seller Mistakes Near The Close Of Escrow Can Tank A Deal

Let's be honest, typically it takes a while (6 months to a year) to sell a business, from listing to close of escrow, and so it's common that many sellers are anxious as the close of escrow nears with a buyer. Joe Ranieri (Business Broker) examines common seller mistakes owners should stay clear of. Contributor: Joe Ranieri


Blog: What Are Some Tips On Buying An Existing Bakery Small Business?

Bakeries service all occasions from weddings, birthdays, retirement, and a whole host of other special occasions. Many bakeries do a brisk retail business, but really make their money in catering. Joe Ranieri a Southern California Business Broker looks at the top tips when trying to sell a bakery. Contributor: Joe Ranieri

Back Up Offers Crucial When Buying Or Selling

Blog: Liquor License Transfer Process Tips From Broker Specialist

The process for making a liquor license transfer used to take approximately 55-70 days, but now because of labor shortages and work protocols, it can be up to 3 months in California, for example. The longer an escrow is open, the greater the chance of having it fall out of escrow. Contributor: Joe Ranieri


Blog: Things To Consider When Buying A Coffee Cart Small Business

Californians love coffee, and many will find a way to get their "fix" though out the day. Many opt for convenience when getting their coffee, and when they are unable to make a coffee run, they will buy from a coffee cart. Joe Ranieri discusses all items related how to buy a coffee cart business. Contributor: Joe Ranieri


Blog: Working Out A Deal: Things To Consider When Buying A Boutique Fitness Gym

First thing you may be asking, what is a boutique gym? Simple, a boutique fitness gym is on average much smaller than your typical large-scale gym, ranging from 800 to 2,500 sq feet. In this BizBen blog post, Joe Ranieri (Southern California Business Broker) discusses this topic for gym buyers. Contributor: Joe Ranieri


Blog: Pop-Up Restaurants: Pro Tips For Starting Or Buying One

For starters, a pop-up restaurant is a short-lived dining experience in a temporary location, most found in abandoned factories or warehouses, rooftops, barns, or an already existing restaurant location, so basically anywhere done legally and safely. They exist for a few days, weeks or a few months. Contributor: Joe Ranieri


Blog: Restaurant Buyers: Tips On Buying A Second Restaurant Location

Start-up costs are typically so high to build a restaurant from scratch that many current owners prefer to look for an existing restaurant that isn't doing so well and customize it as their own - second location. Joe Ranieri gives tips to restaurant owners buying a second location to expand. Contributor: Joe Ranieri


Blog: Millennial Buyers: What Are They Seeking When Buying A Business?

First, we must define, who are the Millennials? The exact years are up for debate, but Millennials were born during approximately between 1981-1986, which today would be between 22 and 37 years of age. Joe Ranieri looks at what these buyers are looking for and what qualities they seek in businesses. Contributor: Joe Ranieri


Blog: Life (or Death) Of An Orange County Restaurant Deal

Any deal when selling a business tends to have a life of its own. Joe Ranieri discusses a restaurant deal in Orange County that has had many twists and turns. This article shows what types of issues can and do come up when selling a business or in this case a restaurant. Contributor: Joe Ranieri

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Discussions: Any Tips On Buying A Dog Grooming Business?

Is a dog grooming business for you? Business broker Joe Ranieri ponders this question with BizBen viewers and answers this question along with other intermediaries and advisors. Some replies cover: brick and mortar vs. mobile, licenses & certifications, maintaining and growing a clientel, etc. Contributor: Joe Ranieri

Discussions: Can A Business Seller Back Out Of Escrow If They Simply Change Their Mind?

Can a seller of a small business back out of an ongoing escrow? Probably, yes, it all depends how far along the escrow is, which will dictate how messy things will get for both owner & buyer. Joe Ranieri (Southern California Business Broker) gives his feedback with others on this BizBen Discussion. Contributor: Joe Ranieri

Discussions: How Do I Prepare My Restaurant To Sell Amongst Mandatory Minimum Wage Hikes?

A point of back ground, back in 2016, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law an increase to the state minimum wage from $10 to $15 per hour. The increase is gradual and goes up about a dollar a year and maxes out at $15 an hour in 2022. Here is some advice in handling this new increase. Contributor: Joe Ranieri

Discussions: What Are Some Tips On Buying A Butcher Shop, Meat Market?

Butcher shops, once a vestige, are increasingly becoming popular again in many metropolitan and suburban cities. In this Discussion Post on BizBen, Joe Ranieri (Orange County & LA County Business Broker) discusses various issues of buying a butcher shop and what that entails for business buyers. Contributor: Joe Ranieri

Discussions: What Are Some Tips On Buying A Billiards, Pool Hall Business?

Pool Halls/Billiards in America, currently is seeing a resurgence, mainly due to pool hall owners catering to a millennial crowd who is growing up with playing pool and other games on their phones and later mingling with others and playing the sport for real. Read about the best tips for buying one! Contributor: Joe Ranieri

Discussions: Will Upgrading My Liquor License Increase The Sales Price When I Sell My Restaurant?

My restaurant recently upgraded its beer with wine license to a full-service liquor license, and if I sell, how much can that increase my selling price? A Southern California restaurant broker specialist initiates this discussion and other advisors, business brokers, agents weigh in on this topic. Contributor: Joe Ranieri

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