How to Purchase A Restaurant and Negotiate a Lease

How to Purchase A Restaurant and Negotiate a Lease

Monday, February 17, 2020 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Restaurant Specialist, Louise Dawson shares

the differences between buying an existing

restaurant location and leasing directly from a

landlord in order to obtain operational permits

for a build-out.

Louise has over 30 years of experience in the restaurant

industry, owning and operating two successful restaurants

and a large catering company specializing in the movie

industry. She began advising with the SBDC in 2005.

Louise won a congressional award from Speaker of the

House, Nancy Pelosi, for her work with small business.

Jess Carr


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