Jeff Back

J. Back & Associates Restaurant Real Estate

License Number: 00463307

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Fax: (925) 736-8200

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348 Red Maple Drive,
Danville, California 94506 (View Map)

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Jeff Back (925) 736-8200



Jeffrey Back has been involved in the restaurant industry for the past 30 years. In 1985, Mr. Back joined Grubb & Ellis Commerical Real Estate Company as a restaurant real estate specialist, and in 1988, Mr. Back founded J. Back & Associates Restaurant Real Estate, as the Bay Area's first real estate brokerage company to specialize exclusively in restaurant real estate. Mr. Back has handled over400 restaurant real estate transactions primarily in Northern California. Mr. Back has also been engaged as an expert in the field of restaurant real estate and other related restaurant issues approximately 40 times and has given expert witness testimony.

Prior to founding J. Back & Associates, Mr. Back was President of Charlie Brown's Restaurants, a division of Restaurant Associates, Inc., for 5 years. Previous to that, he was responsible for the operating development and rollout of a prototype restaurant group financed by Holiday Inns. Mr. Back also held several management positions with Lawry's Restaurants throughout California. Mr. Back graduated with a BSBA degree from the University of Denver where he majored in Hotel & Restaurant Management.

Services Provided

Listing and Selling Restaurants, Bars, and Nightclubs in the San Francisco Bay area. Also offer Restaurant Expert Witness testimony

Areas Served

  • Contra Costa, CA
  • Licensed In

    • California
    • 00463307

    Business For Sale Listings

    Piedmont, CA 
    Montclair Village Café Price Reduction Motivated Montclair Village Restaurant Prime location

    This is a very high quality quick service restaurant with beer and wine located in a super prime location in the heart of Montclair Village Oakland. The restaurant has prominent visibility to the street and is among other high end shops and restaurants. It has a full kitchen with two hoods. One hood is out front in the service pick up area visible to the customer for exhibition cooking and a second hood in the kitchen. It is currently being operated as a profitable Greek Quick Service restaurant but can be converted to practically any concept. The finishing details are very nice and has inside seating for 40 + a patio facing the front street for 12. Lease: Rent: $7,029.47 + $935 NNN More info

    San Ramon, CA 
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    San Ramon Breakfast Lunch Dinner High Sales and Profits

    Freestanding Restaurant and Bar serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner in San Ramon with close proximity to Bishop Ranch Office Park, high end residential and easy access to the freeway. This is a high sales volume restaurant and full bar established 7 years with good profits.Size: 5,847 SFLease: Term to 3-18-2022 (approximately) + (2) five year optionsMonthly Rent: $15,611 No Broker Co=Op. More info

    Berkeley, CA 
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    Berkeley Bistro Gilman District Convent to any concept

    This is a stunningly beautiful Bistro located in the Gilman District of Berkeley. It has high ceilings and large picture windows, a bar area, and full kitchen serving beer and wine. It is currently operating as a successful Bistro and can be converted to any concept. The owners are relocating out of state and will be taking their name and recipes. The restaurant enjoys high sales of almost $700,000 in approximately 1,500 SF. The Bistro is open for lunch and dinner and brunch on the weekends. Lease:Term: five years + (1) five year optionRent: $3,378 monthly + $233.76 monthly for Taxes and water. More info

    Pinole, CA 
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    Pinole Fast Casual fully equipped w/ hood. Asset Sale Price Reduction

    Beautifully built out fully equipped fast casual restaurant in prime shopping center in Pinole. This restaurant has a fully equipped kitchen with hood on display for the customers to see the cooking exhibition style. It is approximately 1,683 SF and can be converted to other concepts. Currently serving pasta. Lease: Term Until January 2014 + (2) five year options. Rent: $7,600 monthly including NNNPrice reduction More info

    Hayward, CA 
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    Burger Fast Casual Hayward Profitable

    Well established fast casual burger restaurant located in prime location of Hayward near movie theater and other restaurants. This restaurant was opened approximately 2013 and is well built out with high end kitchen area open to the public. It has an American menu of burgers, sandwiches, salads, fires and shakes. Just what everyone loves! It is profitable and is well established. Lease: $4,608.15 including NNNTerm: until 9-11-24 + (1) 5 year option. Size: approximately 1,571 SF Price Reduction Seller Motivated This is a well established Burger fast casual restaurant located in prime section of Hayward near movie theater and other restaurants. More info

    Oakland, CA 
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    Oakland Gastro Pub nearly $2.0 sales with Alcohol over 50% l

    This is a very popular long established neighborhood Gastro Pub cated in a busy upscale Oakland neighborhood. First time on the market. The owner is absentee and runs the business through an on-site manager. Annual sales approach $2,000,000 with alcohol sales over 50%...mostly beer. Food is served from its full hood kitchen. The Bar and Grill has a great lease and a good relationship with the landlord. The size is approximately 2,000 SF. Monthly rent is $7,500 with fixed increases through October 2022. There is a 5 year option to extend the term at a capped market rent with fixed $300.00 annual increases thereafter. This is a good opportunity for an owner/operator with experience in high More info

    Cash Flow: $132,277 
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    Dublin Quick Serve Mexican Franchise

    Quick Serve Mexican Restaurant Franchised is located in a very busy Supermarket anchored shopping center in Dublin. The restaurant has been operating at this location since approximately 2002. The restaurant enjoys good profits and sales and is being operated simi absentee. The owner does not work the store on a regular basis and has a full time manager. This is a franchise restaurant with training provided by the franchisor. The location has access to a high growth strong income population with many corporate businesses nearby and strong residential. An ideal location. Lease: Term to August 22, 2022. Plus (1) five year option available through the franchisor. Rent: $13,461.75 More info

    Palo Alto, CA 
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    Palo Alto restaurant and bar available on a sublease.

    This is a fully equipped restaurant and bar located on University Ave Palo Alto available on a Sublease. The lease term goes to 11-31-2020 with extension available from the landlord to a highly qualified operator. This can be subleased fully equipped for no key money or including the full liquor license for $45,000. The rent is being subsidized by the Sub-lessorMonthly rent: $12,000 gross no NNN. Sub-tenant is responsible for their utilities (phone, internet, cable, PG & E, garbage, trash). If the Sub-tenant can negotiate an extension to the lease, Sub-tenant has the option to purchase the equipment, furniture, etc for $50,000. Size: 3,926 SF + 200 SF basement = 4,126 SF approximate.Full More info

    Cash Flow: $94,000 
    El Cerrito, CA 
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    Thai Restaurant in strong location in El Cerrito Profitable

    This Thai restaurant has a great freestanding presence on San Pablo Ave in El Cerrito. It is centrally located for high exposure and easy access. The restaurant is very well equipped with a full kitchen open dining room and two bathrooms. The restaurant enjoys a good reputation in the community and has strong sales and profits.Rent: $4,464 Monthly including NNN. Term: July 31, 2020 + (1) 5 year option. street in the center of El Cerrito.Size: approximately 2,000 SFPrice Reduction Motivated seller is planning to relocate off shore More info

    San Jose, CA 
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    Willow Glen restaurant and bar established 44 years

    This is truly an opportunity of a life time to purchase a restaurant that has been in continuous operation for 44 years with the same family ownership in the Willow Glen area of San Jose. The restaurant is a landmark in the community and the owners are planning to retire. The restaurant enjoys a great lease and a very good relationship with their landlord. The restaurant has a full bar with a 47 liquor license, large full service kitchen and a dining room with booths and tables, and a patio. The menu consists of moderately priced Salads, Burgers, Sandwiches, main courses and a wonderful breakfast. The restaurant has very strong sales of approximately $2.0 Million annually and good More info

    Cash Flow: $60,000 
    Oakley, CA 
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    Café in Sports complex Profitable with low rent. Price Reduction

    Profitable café located in a very upscale sports club with proven results. This Café has rights to serve the sports clients with food and beverages including beer and wine. The restaurant lease is very favorable with $1,000 monthly rent including utilities. The menu is American comfort food. They also cater to tennis tournaments and swimming meets. Great turn key facility and good for an operating owner. 5-6 part time employees. Lease Term: 3 years + 1 Three year extension. More info

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