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3 Sports Themed Listings

Jan 22 2019

Sports Themed Listings South Hills Bar & Grille – 75 years in the community – Move-In ready restaurant/bar including liquor license (valued at $80,000) – All FF&E, State of the Art POS, & full camera security – On-site Parking – 3,000 SQ FT – Apartment …

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New Philadelphia listing – This brand-new fully equipped restaurant is ready for a new concept

Jan 22 2019

LISTING FEATURES Home to Philly’s truly world-class museums, Fairmount is synonymous with fine art – but art is far from the only draw for this northern neighbor to Center City. Just outside the hustle and bustle, young families who move …

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New Listing in the Heart of the South Hills

Jan 16 2019

LISTING FEATURES – 75 years in the community – – Move-In ready restaurant/bar including liquor license (valued at $80,000) – – All FF&E, State of the Art POS, & full camera security – – On-site Parking – – 3,000 SQ …

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Why You Should Buy A Beer Distributor

Jan 15 2019

**We Are Proud Associate Members Of The MBDA–Malt Beverage Distributors Association of Pennsylvania** Jocelyn Bishop Senior VP, Business Development P:724-759-5256 E: jocelyn@ sofrankoadvisors.com Why You Should Buy A Beer Distributor:  The most recent annual Gallup Poll shows that beer remains to …

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TOP NEW LISTINGS OF 2019! LIQUOR LICENSES, BEER DISTRIBUTORS, RESTAURANTS/BARS!

Jan 11 2019

TOP NEW LISTINGS OF 2019! START THE NEW YEAR WITH A NEW CAREER! TOP NEW LISTINGS- LIQUOR LICENSES, BEER DISTRIBUTORS, RESTAURANTS/BARS! Your dream in 2018 was to start a business, but your dream is slowly slipping away..don’t let it in 2019! You …

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3 Listings That Can Change Your Life in 2019- Restaurant/Bar, Winery, Bed & Breakfast, Brewery, etc.!

Jan 07 2019

3 Listings That Can Change Your Life in 2019 You have an okay job that pays the bills, but you’re never home, you hate your boss, whatever industry you’re in is either uninspiring or downright evil, and you want to …

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New Year – A New Chapter, New Verse, Or Just The Same Old Story. Ultimately We Write It. The Choice Is Ours.  

Jan 03 2019

New Year – A New Chapter, New Verse, Or Just The Same Old Story.     Ultimately We Write It. The Choice Is Ours.   Happy 2019. Life is too damn short to live in a mediocre way. Wake up with a …

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Happy 2019! Top 10 resolutions & our teams favorite quotes to kick off the new year!

Jan 02 2019

  Another year, another list of resolutions and goals for making 2019 the best year yet! Let’s be honest, we’ve all made goals like; lose the freshman 15 (15 years after graduating), get a new hobby, read more (but there’s so …

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TOP 3 PHILADELPHIA LISTINGS- New Prices, New Year, New Career

Dec 31 2018

TOP 3 PHILADELPHIA LISTINGS New Prices, New Year, New Career  *PRICE IMPROVED* HISTORIC RESTAURANT & LOUNGE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY THIS HISTORIC BUILDING WITH STATE-OF-THE-ART DINING AND PRIVATE ENTERTAINING SPACE IS A BEAUTIFULLY RENOVATED & DECORATED TURNKEY OPERATION. BUSY CAFE & BAR IN …

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Lawrenceville Listing-One Of Pittsburgh’s Hottest Bar/Restaurant Scenes

Dec 17 2018

Lawrenceville Listing One Of Pittsburgh’s Hottest Bar/Restaurant Scenes  *Financing Available LISTING FEATURES & NUMBERS Great location in busy Lawrenceville Very competitive lease Includes all furniture, fixtures, and equipment Wood fired pizza oven Brand new and gorgeous Includes PA ‘R’ License …

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Owner Financing: How To Buy A Business Without A Lender 

Dec 14 2018

  Owner Financing: How To Buy A Business Without A Lender  If you want to buy a business, but don’t have the seller’s asking price laying around your house in cash, you may want to consider owner financing as an …

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New Opportunities Coming in 2019!

Dec 03 2018

New Opportunities Coming in 2019! January is always a busy time here at Sofranko Advisory Group. Many business owners are looking for opportunities for growth or new beginnings while others are looking to sell their hard-earned business and give YOU …

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The Ideal Foundation To Create A Business Of Your Dreams

Nov 30 2018

This Large Building With Additional Space Gives You The Ideal Foundation To Create A Business Of Your Dreams– From a Winery to a Bed & Breakfast! Welcome to the historic Ligonier Valley – recognized by Country Living Magazine as one of “The …

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Do you dream of owning an upscale restaurant or event space that creates lasting memories for your customers?

Nov 26 2018

Do you dream of owning an upscale restaurant or event space that creates lasting memories for your customers? We have beautiful, unique listings and the best part is..they are affordable! Why is it that we can’t remember exactly what happened …

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SAG Sells Beehive on East Carson Street to Open Millennial Concept Restaurant & Bar

Sep 24 2018

The Beehive Coffeehouse & Dessertery is causing a stir in south side as people buzz to get their final Beehive favorites. The Beehive, created to cater to an artsy crowd, has been South Side’s meet up hub for an array …

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NOW RECRUITING EXECUTIVE CHEFS and GENERAL MANAGERS

Feb 26 2018

Pittsburgh, PA – Sofranko Advisory Group, LLC a thirty year veteran in Hospitality Consulting, Financing and Brokering announced Hospitality Recruiting as part of the company’s modern talent acquisition suite. With over 30,000 Contacts in the Hospitality Industry and 31 years …

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Lease Renewal Do’s & Dont’s

Feb 20 2018
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Restaurants – An Economic Powerhouse

Feb 06 2018
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BUYING A FAILING BUSINESS AND TURNING IT INTO A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS

Mar 23 2017

At Sofranko Advisory Group we often see businesses when they are failing. There are a number of operators that are in trouble for whatever the reason may be. There are also a number of buyers that are interested in buying …

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Adding Value to Your Restaurant with Social Media Marketing

Dec 19 2016

For some small restaurant owners, social media marketing feels like a somewhat murky pond. Nearly everyone has at least dipped their toe in the water, but many still aren’t sure what they’re supposed to be fishing for. Relationships? Exposure? Customers? …

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Signs You’re Ready to Expand

Nov 29 2016

By Jackie Weber This was originally posted on NextRestaurants. There’s a difference between having a restaurant and building a restaurant brand. If you’re a restaurant owner who’s seen steady success with your single-restaurant operation, you may be considering expanding your …

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Food & Beverage Trends To Expect In 2017

Nov 18 2016

Food Trends To Expect In 2017 Filipino food  The cuisine of the Philippines is on many trend lists for 2017. It is a trend that’s overdue, considering that Filipinos make up the second-largest Asian population in the United States. Purple …

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Preparing your business to sale in the New Year

Nov 10 2016

Are you planning on listing your business for sale in the New Year? You may be ready to proceed immediately, offering it for sale “as is” and prepared to make price concessions to account for any of its unaddressed weaknesses. …

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Winning Bids from Oct. 31st Liquor License Auction

Nov 04 2016

The PLCB on Thursday released the winning bids for the licenses that were auctioned on October 31. 37 of 40 licenses were awarded. Most were awarded to Giant Food Stores and Sheetz. The average license bid/cost was $212,000 with the …

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Act 39

Oct 28 2016

By now you are aware that Pennsylvania has enacted new amendments to the Liquor Code when Act 39 of 2016 was signed into law on June 8, 2016. As of August 8, 2016 Act 39 amending the Liquor Code is …

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House Bill 1196

Oct 28 2016

___________________________________________________________ Status: (Engrossed) 2016-10-27 – Signed in House [HB1196 Detail] SUMMARY OF HOUSE BILL 1196 [As passed by the Senate on October 26, 2016 –To go into effect 60 days after signed by Governor Wolf] 1. Removes Limits on Sales …

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Restaurant concept development

Oct 19 2015

A restaurant concept must be clearly defined to be successful You are ready to take the next step to owning your own restaurant. What’s the next step?  Restaurant concept development.  To become the next great restaurant your concept should be …

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Balancing menu creativity with pleasing customers and profit

Oct 19 2015

How real is the movie ‘Chef’? Thankfully, I finally got around to watching the movie ‘Chef‘ starring Jon Favreau.  The movie is about an executive chef at a high end restaurant in Los Angeles that goes verbal fist-to-cuffs with the restaurant owner …

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Sofranko Advisory Group Launches Dick’s Meat Rub

Aug 11 2015

SOFRANKO ADVISORY GROUP is proud to announce the LAUNCHING of its new product, DICK’S MEAT RUB, from Pappy Dick’s Original Recipe!  Great on ribs, brisket, chicken, and pork.  The first batch will be produced very shortly.  Place your order today …

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How much does a liquor license cost in Pa?

Feb 01 2015

How much does a liquor license cost in Pa? We have the answers. We often get the question – “how much does a liquor license cost in PA?” The cost of a liquor license in the state of Pennsylvania varies …

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