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

Feb 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

Feb 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

Dec 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?

Dec 01 2020
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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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Gift Card Challenge and Giveaway to Support PA Restaurants

Nov 25 2020

We know that PA restaurants have been through the wringer this year and many are struggling to stay afloat. As owners face an uncertain winter, we’ve decided to step up to help support restaurants. We made it a challenge because …

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Thanksgiving-Themed Favorites Showdown

Nov 16 2020

Since the Gobblerito came on the scene over a decade ago, Pittsburgh area restaurants have been coming up with their own Thanksgiving-themed food creations. So we decided we wanted to see what our fellow Pennsylvanian foodies liked best! We’ll be …

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9 Delivery-Only Ghost Kitchens to Try in Pittsburgh

Oct 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

Oct 28 2020
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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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Everything You Need To Know About PA Liquor Licenses

Oct 14 2020
PA Bars, Restaurants, and Distributors require PA Liquor Licenses

We know that working with PA Liquor Licenses can be difficult and it can be hard to find reliable and easy to understand information! That’s why we’ve been working on a series of blog posts on everything you need to …

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September Holidays to Inspire Your Restaurant’s Marketing

Sep 02 2020

Need something creative to post on your restaurant’s social media? Looking for inspiration for specials that might draw people in? We know there’s some sort of social media holiday happening every day, and while most of them seem to be …

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We Believe in Pittsburgh

Jul 13 2020

We know that the city of Pittsburgh is coming back, despite any bumps in the road because Pittsburgh is resilient and creative! If anyone can come back from this difficult time, it’s Yinzers! We truly believe that this is just …

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Restaurant Marketing Ideas During Covid19 Restrictions

Jul 01 2020

Working in the restaurant industry takes a lot of grit and stamina in the best of times. In 2020, it can feel impossible to keep your restaurant afloat and comply with local restrictions. In particular, the recent ban on alcohol …

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4 Ways You Can Maximize Beer Distributor Profits

Jun 29 2020

Want to Learn About Liquor License Types? Beer Distributors are a profitable investment and have proven pandemic proof with owners seeing 40-50% increases in quarterly sales. Recent trends suggest that by modifying the traditional distributor model, new and existing owners …

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Everything You Need to Reopen Your Restaurant or Bar in PA

Jun 04 2020

We’ll be the first to admit that the restaurant business has been challenging over the last several months, but the time has come to plan a comeback! Below are some last-minute updates and deals to aid in your restaurant or …

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WE ARE BACK & HERE FOR YOU!

May 19 2020

SOFRANKO ADVISORY GROUP WANTS THE HOSPITALITY FORCE TO KNOW THAT WE ARE HERE FOR YOU DURING THIS TIME OF RECOVERY! SAG has formed a task force of professionals including accountants, bankruptcy assistance, liquor license attorneys, bankers, and business development executives …

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To The Hospitality Industry That Has Been Heavily Affected During This Challenging Time

May 07 2020

MEET THE SAG TEAM WHO IS HERE FOR YOU! WITH THE SLOW RE-OPENING OF THE STATE, SAG IS OFFERING OUR HOSPITALITY EXPERTISE TO HANDLE YOUR NEXT BUSINESS STEP IN THE MOST BENEFICIAL WAY POSSIBLE Ron Sofranko, Principal Ron@sofrankoadvisors.com (724) 935-2151 …

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Apr 22 2020

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SAG Supporting US Foods – Join Us In These Important Webinars

Apr 14 2020

Click on the US Foods links below to be directed to the webinars! Below are this week’s US Foods webinars to discuss enhancing your business in the best way possible during quarantine.  From topics ranging from calculating your cash flow, …

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For Immediate Release – Sofranko Advisory Group Welcomes Jeff Dereume, Vice President of Business Development, To The Pittsburgh Office

Apr 03 2020

Hospitality Brokerage/Finance/Consulting/Liquor License Business adds additional key position to enhance portfolio in the Pittsburgh area   Pittsburgh, P.A. – Sofranko Advisory Group, a premier hospitality brokerage in Pittsburgh, Pa is pleased to announce that Jeff Dereume has joined the company …

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The Governor of PA has issued a ban on short term rentals, so take a look at this one of a kind listing for someone longing to purchase their dream complex!!

Apr 02 2020

Somerset Area Event Center & Pub – with beautiful photos that justify why this establishment is perfect for someone seeking a business home away from home.   Access to world class healthcare by UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center) located …

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With over 50 SAG listings, let us detail our top 3 picks of the week!

Apr 02 2020

With an array of location settings, price points, concepts, and features, there is sure to be one perfect for your professional goals! ESTABLISHED NORTHEAST PITTSBURGH RESTAURANT Assets, FF&E & liquor license included (Liquor license valued at $80K) Real estate available …

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Take The SAG Quiz To Discover Which Listing Best Suits You!

Mar 31 2020

CLICK ON THE NUMBERED LISTING DESCRIPTIONS TO FIND OUT MORE INFORMATION! (1) This business is perfect for those seeking the freedom of working from home and being your own boss! Gross Revenue: $82,000/yr Cash Flow: $60,000/yr Personal training from seller …

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A Message From Sofranko & Our Founder

Mar 23 2020

Everyone at SAG has all of the Restaurant Operators in our thoughts and prayers. We want to let you know if there is any way we can help or advise individual operators to assist in managing this crisis, call us! …

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For Immediate Release – Sofranko Advisory Group Opens Johnstown Central PA Office

Feb 27 2020

Hospitality Brokerage/Finance/Consulting/Liquor License Business add key position to enhance portfolio in South Central PA JOHNSTOWN, P.A. – Sofranko Advisory Group, a premier hospitality brokerage in Pittsburgh, Pa is pleased to announce the expansion of services into new regions of the state; …

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5 PRIME Downtown Pittsburgh Listings

Jan 10 2020

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New Year, New Career Plans Video with Paul Alexander! Buy your Business in 2020!

Jan 02 2020

Paul new Year video New Year, New Career Plans! Buy your Business in 2020! Aren’t you tired of working such long, hard hours only to make someone else’s business succeed? Why not make 2020 the year YOUR business succeeds! Buy …

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Happy New Year 2020!

Jan 02 2020

Wishing You Good Times, Good Cheer, and a Memorable New Year! Here’s to a happy and prosperous new year from the Sofranko Advisory Group. Whether you want to BUY a new restaurant in 2020 or SELL your restaurant in 2020, our …

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Restaurant, Bar & Beer Distributor Financing Let’s Get You Pre-Qualified – Call Today!

Dec 10 2019
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Restaurant, Bar & Beer Distributor Financing Let’s Get You Pre-Qualified – Call Today! Do you need financing for your business but either don’t know who to go to or are having trouble getting financed? Financing can be tricky and time-consuming …

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DOWNTOWN PITTSBURGH LISTINGS

Dec 09 2019

DOWNTOWN PITTSBURGH LISTINGS Plug and play with the successful concept that’s in place or make it your own! Real estate leased All FF&E included Walk to the theater or ballpark. Go before or after the game or show Sq Ft: …

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NEW LISTINGS! Robinson Pizzeria & NrGize Juice Bar

Dec 05 2019

NEW LISTINGS ROBINSON PIZZERIA NRGIZE JUICE BAR Listing Features All FF&E included BYOB with option to purchase liquor license Real estate leased Location is outstanding and the entire area is thriving Growth and expansion opportunity: the space is ample and …

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