Archives for November 2018

Georgia’s Business Climate Tops in the Nation

ATLANTA - Georgia's business climate has been ranked No. 1 in the nation for the sixth consecutive year by Site Selection, a leading economic development trade publication, according to Gov. Nathan Deal. According to Site Selection, Georgia is the first state to hold this ranking for six consecutive years under leadership by the same … [Read more...]

Networking Guru Spoke Nov. 27 to Georgia Business Brokers

Do you spend hours working on things that do not help you reach your business goals? Would you like to be in business 10 years from now? Then listen to what Networking Guru James Barber's told GABB on effective networking practices. Mr. Barber, author of the Networking Guru, Traits of Champion Networkers, spoke to the Georgia Association of … [Read more...]

Day One is the Day to Prepare Your Exit

If you've just bought a business, one expert thinks you ought to start thinking about your exit. Pepperjam CTO Greg Shepard says entrepreneurs should think about partnering early on with those they believe will ultimately want to buy their business. His thoughts were outlined in an article "Planning Your Exit Should Begin When You Launch” in … [Read more...]

Economic Forecast: Midterm Results Should Ease Corporate Anxiety

Midterm Results Should Ease Corporate Anxiety; Fed to Hike Rates Once in 2019 ATLANTA–The upcoming split control of Congress should somewhat assuage nervousness in the business sector, according to Rajeev Dhawan of the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business. “Political gridlock is … [Read more...]

Corporate Sector Bounce-Back Leads Georgia Job Growth

ATLANTA–Georgia’s job additions in the third quarter nearly equaled the entire job additions in the first half of 2018, according to Rajeev Dhawan of the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business. “In the first six months of 2018, the Peach State saw job gains of 35,600, just slightly above … [Read more...]

What Makes the Sale of a Business Fall Through?

There are a myriad of reasons why the sale of a business doesn't close successfully; these multiple causes can, however, be broken down into four categories: those caused by the seller, those caused by the buyer, those that just happen (“acts of fate”), and those caused by third parties. The following examines the part each of these components can … [Read more...]

GABB Holiday Gala Set for Dec. 6, 2018

It's been a great year for the Georgia Association of Business Brokers, and we'd like to celebrate with our annual holiday gala! Not only do we honor our Million Dollar Club members, but we get to put on fancy clothes and socialize with fellow members and their significant others. Did I mention we also help support foster children at the same … [Read more...]