Services

SVN Restaurant Resource Group

Restaurant Resource Group provides high level services to clients in the hospitality industry. Restaurants, Nightclubs, Taverns, Bakeries, Caterers, Hotels, and Food Processors and Manufacturers rely on our experience, our local market knowledge, our industry relationships, and our technology advantage.

SVN’s hospitality Advisors are industry experts who assist clients in all of the following areas:

Site Search and Selection:
Whether you are planning a fast, casual, or fine dining establishment, our Advisors help you find the location that makes the success of your business possible. We thoroughly analyze an array of data, including but not limited to local demographics, traffic counts and patterns, spending habits, zoning, and pedestrian traffic. Our resources and experience make us a powerful ally in the downtown market, the city’s neighborhoods and the surrounding suburbs. With a national network of over 1,600 SVN advisors our consultants can provide site selection and transaction services across the United States.

Tenant Representation:
Our Advisors allow tenants to focus on the thing they do best – running their business. Once we analyze your specific space needs, we use our experience with real estate owners to negotiate the best terms and conditions for your lease. Today’s commercial real estate market is complex and challenging, and our Group has the experience and expertise to put you in the best location with the best property owner. That is what we do best.

Landlord Representation:
The Restaurant Resource Group develops strategies to help landlords create great returns on their real estate assets. We position your property in the market, we develop strong marketing campaigns, we target the most appropriate tenants, and we guide negotiations to completion. Our team understands local market conditions for tenants and landlords alike, and with our understanding of trends we create profitable combinations of properties and businesses.

Business Sales & Acquisitions:
The Restaurant Resource Group team of licensed business brokers assists operators in the profitable purchase and disposition of businesses. Our experience in Confidential Sales, Stock Sales, Asset Sales, Subleasing, and Assignment for the benefit of creditors assures you of a successful result. Our creative and experienced professionals possess years of experience in contract negotiation, liquor licensing, zoning, and code compliance. We do not charge marketing fees for our business sale clients.

Marketing
The Restaurant Resource Group positions clients to benefit from its location specific market knowledge, and its creative and aggressive planning and execution. Our goal is to optimize the outcome for clients in all market conditions, whether favorable or unfavorable. Whether the market is improving slowly or rapidly, contact us early in the leasing process to insure a well planned campaign with the best possible outcome.

In addition to its internal resources, SVN utilizes a myriad of marketing avenues to provide maximum exposure and search optimization for our clients, including…

Multiple Listing Service (MLS) | Loopnet | CIMLS | CoStar | BizBuySell.com | Cityfeet | LinkedIn | Food Industry News

Trade Groups and Associations:
Below is a partial list of groups our advisors are active members of…

Chicago Restaurant Brokers Association | Illinois Restaurant Association | Chicago Culinary Museum & Chef’s Hall of Fame | Les Amis d’ Escoffier Society | International Council of Shopping Centers | National Association of Realtors | Northern Illinois Commercial Association of Realtors | Chicago Association of Realtors | Illinois Association of Realtors