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Beer Distributors Are On the Rise in 2021

May 28, 2021

When you think of a homerun business to buy in 2021, what do you think of? We’d argue that this is the best time in the last 20 years to buy a beer distributor. Why? Beer distributors are an essential …

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PA Restaurant’s Quick Guide to The Restaurant Revitalization Fund 

April 20, 2021

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has provided more information about the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) which will provide relief for PA restaurants who lost revenue due to the pandemic in the form of $1,000- $5 million (per location) payments. These …

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How We Know the Downtown Pittsburgh Comeback has Started

March 23, 2021
photo of the point and the three rivers in downtown Pittsburgh.

We’ve been talking about Downtown Pittsburgh’s comeback for many months… not just because we want downtown restaurants to succeed. We truly believe that Downtown Pittsburgh will come back stronger, despite the struggles of the last year. In the last month, …

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Micah Grubbs Spearheads Liquor License Lending for Sofranko Advisory Group and PA Liquor License Company.

March 15, 2021

Now providing up to $100,000 of In-House Liquor License Funding with Help from Newest Professional Consultant.   PITTSBURGH, PA- Sofranko Advisory Group (SAG), a premier hospitality brokerage/ financing/ consulting/ liquor license company in Pittsburgh, Pa. is pleased to announce that Micah Grubbs …

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Is This the Right Time to Buy a Restaurant in PA?

February 23, 2021

It may seem risky to buy a new restaurant when we still do not know how long restrictions will occur. Our local industry experts are saying that this is a prime moment to buy a restaurant in PA. The restaurant …

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5 Fast-Casual Or Ghost Kitchen Opportunities in the Greater Pittsburgh Area

February 15, 2021

While we’re more aware than ever about the risks of owning a restaurant, we also know that the demand for restaurants is growing and will likely continue to grow into the summer or fall.  Some industry experts are even predicting …

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Last-Minute Gifts that Support Local Restaurants

December 10, 2020

For some people, gift cards have become synonymous with a lazy gift, but this year buying gift cards is essential for supporting small businesses through this hard year. So if you want to give a thoughtful and creative gift while …

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Should You Sell Your Establishment With A Brokerage?

December 1, 2020
Business for Sale Sign in Window

When you go to sell a house, you know the general steps, but when it comes to selling your restaurant, bar, or beer distributor, it gets a little complicated. Many different factors go into choosing how to sell your establishment …

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9 Delivery-Only Ghost Kitchens to Try in Pittsburgh

October 29, 2020
Ghost Kitchens to try in Pittsburgh

Looking to order lunch or dinner in the Pittsburgh area? Why not try one of these trendy “ghost kitchen” concepts around the Pittsburgh area. Ghost Chicken Kitchen – Fox Chapel GHOST CHICKEN KITCHEN is a new Virtual(Ghost) Restaurant. WINGS + …

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How to Open a Ghost Kitchen in Pittsburgh

October 28, 2020
Pittsburgh Ghost Kitchen- Commercial Kitchen with Cartoon Ghost

You’re likely hearing a lot about Ghost Kitchens right now, and not just because it is spooky season. Ghost kitchens are seeing widespread popularity because they are helping current restaurants and hopeful restauranteurs maximize their profits in the current delivery …

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