Closing on Environmentally Impacted Real Estate

By Chris Fonzi Ask me about the worst-case scenario. Everyone with a contaminated piece of real estate does. How much can it cost? How long can it take? If you’ve had a deal torpedoed by an environmental contamination issue, the worst-case scenario was the veiled threat, the elephant in the middle of the closing table. In fact, contamination … [Read more...]

Advantages of Buying an Existing Business

1. Established. An existing business is a known entity. It has an established and historical track record. It has a customer or client base, established vendors, and suppliers. It has a physical location and has furniture, fixtures, and equipment all in place.  The term “turnkey operation” is overused, but an existing business is just that, plus … [Read more...]