The Importance of Understanding Leases

Leases should never be overlooked when it comes to buying or selling a business.  After all, where your business is located and how long you can stay at that location plays a key role in the overall health of your business.  It is easy to get lost with “larger” issues when buying or selling a business.  But in terms of stability, few factors rank … [Read more...]

Thirteen Georgia Business Brokers Achieve GABB 2018 Million Dollar Club

Thirteen members of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) were named to the 2018 Million Dollar Club for helping broker the sale of more than $71 million worth of small, medium and large businesses. GABB members represent owners of Georgia businesses in important and complicated transactions: the sale of their business. GABB members … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

Million Dollar Club Applications Due Nov. 11

The GABB is now accepting applications for the 2018 Million Dollar Club, recognizing members who have sold businesses worth at least $1 million in the previous year.  The deadline for submitting applications is Nov. 11, 2018. Awardees will be honored at the annual GABB Holiday Gala on Dec. 6 at the Capital Grille in Dunwoody at Perimeter … [Read more...]

GABB Fall Conference Oct. 30: Business Broker Training

Earn six education credits towards your Georgia real estate license while learning skills that will make you a more effective and successful business broker. Registration, which includes breakfast and lunch, is $100 for GABB members and $150 for non-members until Oct. 23, when registration will be $150 for everyone. The Oct. 30 conference will … [Read more...]

A Business Opportunity Is NOT a Going Business for Sale

By Peter Siegal, Founder & Senior Advisor at BizBen.com What's the difference between a business opportunity and a going business for sale? They are NOT the same thing. A business opportunity refers to all opportunities for those in the market to buy and own their own small business.  But it's not the same thing as a going business for … [Read more...]

UGA Small Business Development Experts To Speak Sept. 25

If you own or operate a Georgia business, you can get free confidential consulting services including helping with business plans, buying businesses and leasing space. Find out how on Sept. 25 when two experts with the University of Georgia's Small Business Development Center speak to the Georgia Association of Business Brokers. Area Director … [Read more...]