Company: RE/MAX Commercial
Phones: 714-292-5448 Cell , 714-292-5448 Text
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.
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 an asset sale is a chicken BBQ, Franz fast food restaurant located on Main Street in Huntington Beach near the pier with a 41 liquor license, which includes dine-in or out. It has a great beach Hawaiian decor and a beautiful look. This place has a full hot kitchen with lots of foot traffic. Posting #: 284220 Posted by: Joe Ranieri.
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 is a luxury salon. It is located right on the main street, sized at approx. two thousand feet. It has beautiful beach decor and is a turnkey business that includes all equipment. Posting #: 284145 Posted by: Joe Ranieri.
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.
For sale is a hardware store in a good area near UCLA. The items sold include tools, fasteners, building materials, hand and power tools, lumber, keys, locks, chains, plumbing supplies, and more. Business hours are from 8:30am-6pm during weekdays, 9am-4pm on Saturdays, and closed Sundays. Posting #: 283903 Posted by: Joe Ranieri.
For sale is a colorful Japanese restaurant & sushi bar with a liquor license, located in a shopping center. The business was established in 1984. The present owner has been there for 9 years as semi-absentee, and it is help-run. There are 10 part-time and 3 full-time employees. It's open 6 days. Posting #: 283781 Posted by: Joe Ranieri.
For sale is an Italian pizza & sandwich shop located in a nice shopping center. Rent is $2,600/month, and annual sales are $100,000. The owner has a job and works 40 hours/week. The business was established in 1979. The shop is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. It currently needs an owner-operator. Posting #: 283689 Posted by: Joe Ranieri.
For sale is a Mexican restaurant in a nice shopping center. This beautiful-looking restaurant has low rent and a long lease. It is closed on Mondays. It was established in 1968. The owner remodeled the corner location a year ago and it has lots of parking. It is off the 605 freeway. Posting #: 283597 Posted by: Joe Ranieri.
For sale is a franchise donut shop. The menu has premium boba drinks, lemonade, corndogs, and gourmet donuts. It is easy to run as the owner is semi-absentee and works 30 hours a week. It has 7 employees with nice hours. This is a must-see business. It is an asset sale. Posting #: 283596 Posted by: Joe Ranieri.
For sale is a bar and grill with a 47 license. It is a casual, friendly spot with outdoor and indoor seating. It is semi-absentee-run and was established 30 years ago. There are 3 full-time employees and 8 part-time. The owner does not work at the bar and grill. Posting #: 283595 Posted by: Joe Ranieri.
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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