Terri Sokoloff

Specialty Bar & Restaurant Brokers

Phone: (412) 369-1555

Fax: 412-364-6766

specialtygroup.com


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3205 Mcknight East Drive,
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15237 (View Map)

About the Company

Specialty Group was founded in 1986. We have over 85 years experience in the bar and restaurant industry. We are licensed in PA. Our mission is to help people realize their dream of owning their own restaurant or bar business.

We have everything under one roof that you will need to get in the business. And when your ready to exit, we can help.

Broker Biography

Terri Sokoloff (412) 369-1555

Introduction

Company Information:

Specialty Group was created with one goal in mind: to offer individuals the opportunity to open a bar or restaurant successfully. We offer the most comprehensive services, the most knowledgeable staff, and the most credible reputation available. With over 85 years of combined experience, you will feel confident with our ability to help make your dream a reality. Our Broker is licensed real estate professional in PA as well as our agents. At Specialty Group, we take great pride in providing superior service.

Specialty's fully licensed, credentialed brokers and salespeople will assess your particular needs and guide you through the entire process. Because we have a combined specialization in commercial real estate and business brokerage, we know how to put deals together by eliminating closing delays to ensure that your transaction goes smoothly. If you{re buying, we encourage you to register a buyer profile with us, since many listings are pre-sold before they reach the market. We only show you qualified business opportunities and listings that meet your criteria. We help you with every step, by using our extensive network of resources to coordinate business and site selection, as well as lease negotiation, property acquisition, financing, and PLCB documentation.

We can also represent you as a buyer, and offer buyer brokerage services, for opportunities outside of our exclusive inventory.

If you{re selling, we can locate the right buyer, point out your options, and determine if the selling price represents the true worth of your business. We offer third party business evaluations and real estate appraisals if needed. At Specialty, we recognize that your Business is unique and we will take the time to understand your operation from the front of the house to the back. We will effectively develop and implement a selling strategy, in conjunction with creating a business summary booklet introducing your project to the marketplace confidentially. We interview buyers, arrange financing, license transfers, insurance and keep you informed throughout the sales process to closing. Our database has thousands of potential buyers from local, regional, and national contacts who want to close a deal.

Background:

Terri Ann Sokoloff, CBI, CRB, GRI is the President of Specialty Bar & Restaurant Brokers.

She brings enormous expertise to the clients of Specialty Group, offering more than 17 years of experience in the industry. She is a licensed real estate broker, a certified real estate brokerage manager (CRB) and a certified business intermediary (CBI).

In addition to being active in professional organizations such as Commercial Real Estate Women, Women President{s Organization, Women Chefs and Restaurateurs, Advisory Committee of PA Culinary, Terri has also authored numerous magazine and newspaper articles and has appeared as an expert on a variety of regional and national media broadcasts.

Pittsburgh Magazine and PUMP Organization, included Terri in the Top 40 Under 40 for making a positive impact in the Pittsburgh Region.

She was also awarded Pittsburgh Business Times Fast-Tracker Award in 2005. The award honors 50 business professionals under the age of 45 who are making a difference in their business life and their community.

She was featured in the June/July 2004 issue of the national publication Real Estate Business, and in the article Broker to the Taverns and was a Speaker at the 2005 PA Restaurant Show.

She has also received "FAST TRACKERS" award from Pittsburgh Business Times

and Commercial Real Estate Women{s, "Creative Deal of the Year" Award in 2005. March 2006,

Terri was awarded as one of the 2006 Pennsylvania{s Top 50 Women in Business!

Specialization:
Please call or email us for a confidential consultation. We look forward to talking to you!

Affiliations:
IBBA, Commercial Real Estate Women, PA Restaurant Association & Board Member, PA Culinary Institue-Advisory Board Members, PA Association of Realtors, PA Notaries Association, Past Member Womens President Association, Realtors Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh

Services Provided

Specialty Group offers Financing, Bar & Restaurant Business & Real Estate Brokerage, Liquor License Brokerage and Liquor License Transfer Service.

Specialty Group also handles all facets of liquor licensing for Pennsylvania exclusively.

Areas Served

  • Allegheny, PA
  • Beaver, PA
  • Butler, PA
  • Washington, PA
  • Westmoreland, PA
  • Professional Affiliations

    Graduate Realtor Institute
    Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager
    Certified Business Intermediary
    Board of Directors PA Restaurant Association
    Board of Directors Pittsburgh Purveyors Association
    Advisory Committee Culinary Academy
    International Business Brokers
    National Restaurant Association
    Commercial Real Estate Women
    Realtor Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh

    Business For Sale Listings

    $190,000
    Allegheny Co., PA 
    Profitable Absentee Owner Restaurant/bar Profitable Absentee Owner Restaurant/Bar Includes Real Estate

    This bar/restaurant is located in close proximity to Parkway (Interstate 79), new Busway, and the Airport, and is under 10 minutes to Downtown Pittsburgh. The neighborhood has been recognized in the past for "Best Places in PA to a Raise Family". The business is close to industrial operations and historical neighborhoods.This establishment has been historically profitable, a local destination, and a neighborhood favorite. Room for private parties. There is a fantastic food menu, over 30 beers on tap, and happy hour specials that draw patrons from all across the city and beyond. Customers will never have an issue with parking with the 60+ More info

    Allegheny County PA Bars and Taverns Businesses for Sale
    $130,000
    Pittsburgh, PA 
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    North Hills Neighborhood Sports Bar

    This spacious bar is the perfect place to grab a bite, catch the game or just hang out. Conveniently located on a busy roadway, this bar benefits from being near a shopping plaza and visibility from 3 directions. The current owner has made some upgrades, but a change in color scheme and additional interior lighting would go a long way. There is also room to expand the seating. This bar has a parking lot across the street with space for about 10 cars and additional parking is available behind the building. This bar is a great opportunity for a first-timer or could be a great addition to an existing operation. More info

    $235,000
    Washington, PA 
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    Washington Co Restaurant Bar

    Long standing popular neighborhood Restaurant and Bar. Conveniently located off Interstate 79 in a growing area close to the Meadows Racetrack & Casino and Tanger Outlets. The building also contains a large Second-floor apartment which can be used for an owner-operator or manager. Business can be purchased separately and leased for $2,400 a month, or $3,000 a month including the apartment. Real estate is also available for purchase. More info

    $195,000
    South Hills, PA 
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    South Hills Restaurant & Bar

    This turnkey, versatile space could be ideal for a first-timer or a second location for an established operator. The setup features an open kitchen, a long bar with an industrial feel, and a party room utilized as additional dining. Natural sunlight to enters through its windows, giving the space an open and inviting atmosphere. The space is laid out for many concepts; has been recently renovated with new equipment installed. More info

    $280,000
    Shadyside, PA 
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    Profitable 100K/yr Shadyside Bar/Restaurant

    This neighborhood bar/restaurant is a staple to the community. It has been a popular location for over a decade. Full kitchen with a large bar area. Lot's of space for events. Takeout space as well. Parking nearby. Reasonable rent. Set up is easily convertible for a beer focused or restaurant focused concept. Seating for over 200. Facility is turnkey. More info

    $250,000
    Bloomfield, PA 
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    Bloomfield Restaurant with patio and banquet space - Under Agreement

    This establishment was recently renovated and remodeled with new equipment, fixtures and furniture. The space has brick, distressed wood floors, woodwork and high original ceilings. Any type of venue would work in this space. There is a large New bar with tables along with a patio and visible location. Buyer could continue running the business as is or could change the name and run as different concept(s). The Restaurant has a few separated dining rooms with their own personality There is private banquet space with its own bar and kitchen set up. Located in a busy business district in a walk-able neighborhood. The main kitchen is set up with a chef in mind as well as cook. If you More info

    $135,000
    Allegheny Co., PA 
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    Silky's Sports Bar & Grille - Under Agreement

    Easily accessible on foot, by car or public transit, this walkable neighborhood bar is a great place to meet for drinks, food and a good time. Seating for 117. Located on a busy city street, this established bar/restaurant benefits from being in business over 25 years, great food, drink specials and popularity amongst locals and visitors. With its impressive layout customers can spread out, be a part of the action and root for their favorite team or catch up with friends. The space has been well maintained over the years and the hours could be expanded to reach new customers. This bar/restaurant is ready for a new Owner with a fresh vision, or to be rebranded by an existing Owner for More info

    $196,000
    Cash Flow: $50,000 
    Allegheny Co., PA 
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    East Suburban Beer Distributor

    Busy popular beer distributor with a vast selection of inventory. This business has room for expansion with a huge opportunity to sell single beers, mix-and-match six packs and growlers, lottery. Because of the size a new owner could consider converting the current "Distributor License" (D) to a "Importing Distributor" (ID) license.New owner could also capitalize on adding a delivery service and getting wholesale accounts. The business is located on a heavily traveled road in a shopping plaza with a strong tenant mix including a state store. The shopping center is busy with the other tenants and the state store attracts many walk-ins. More info

    $450,000
    North Hills, PA 
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    Neighborhood Bar w/ Kitchen, Expansion Potential - Price Just Reduced!

    Fun, neighborhood bar seeking owner with fresh vision. This bar is great for a first time buyer or as your 2nd location. The real estate appraised separately for $325k in 2006 (appraisal on file) and has appreciated in value. This bar has a loyal customer base, is situated across from a busy intersection and steps away from public transit. This space easily adapts to a theme such as a sports bar, taproom or social house. The kitchen is being used in a limited fashion and could be the creative space for chef-inspired or bar-favorite food options. Business and real estate must be sold together. More info

    Sidney Sokoloff

    Company Information: Specialty Group was created with one goal in mind: to offer individuals the opportunity to open a bar or restaurant successfully. We offer the most comprehensive services, the most knowledgeable staff, and the most credible reputation available. With over 85 years of combined experience, you will feel confident with our ability to help make your dream a reality. Our Broker is licensed real estate professional in PA as well as our agents. At Specialty Group, we take great pride in providing superior service. Specialty's fully licensed, credentialed brokers and salespeople will assess your particular needs and guide you through the entire process. Because we have a combined specialization in commercial real estate and business brokerage, we know how to put deals together by eliminating closing delays to ensure that your transaction goes smoothly. If you{re buying, we encourage you to register a buyer profile with us, since many listings are pre-sold before they reach the market. We only show you qualified business opportunities and listings that meet your criteria. We help you with every step, by using our extensive network of resources to coordinate business and site selection, as well as lease negotiation, property acquisition, financing, and PLCB documentation. We can also represent you as a buyer, and offer buyer brokerage services, for opportunities outside of our exclusive inventory. If you{re selling, we can locate the right buyer, point out your options, and determine if the selling price represents the true worth of your business. We offer third party business evaluations and real estate appraisals if needed. At Specialty, we recognize that your Business is unique and we will take the time to understand your operation from the front of the house to the back. We will effectively develop and implement a selling strategy, in conjunction with creating a business summary booklet introducing your project to the marketplace confidentially. We interview buyers, arrange financing, license transfers, insurance and keep you informed throughout the sales process to closing. Our database has thousands of potential buyers from local, regional, and national contacts who want to close a deal. Background: Terri Ann Sokoloff, CBI, CRB, GRI is the President of Specialty Bar & Restaurant Brokers. She brings enormous expertise to the clients of Specialty Group, offering more than 17 years of experience in the industry. She is a licensed real estate broker, a certified real estate brokerage manager (CRB) and a certified business intermediary (CBI). In addition to being active in professional organizations such as Commercial Real Estate Women, Women President{s Organization, Women Chefs and Restaurateurs, Advisory Committee of PA Culinary, Terri has also authored numerous magazine and newspaper articles and has appeared as an expert on a variety of regional and national media broadcasts. Pittsburgh Magazine and PUMP Organization, included Terri in the Top 40 Under 40 for making a positive impact in the Pittsburgh Region. She was also awarded Pittsburgh Business Times Fast-Tracker Award in 2005. The award honors 50 business professionals under the age of 45 who are making a difference in their business life and their community. She was featured in the June/July 2004 issue of the national publication Real Estate Business, and in the article Broker to the Taverns and was a Speaker at the 2005 PA Restaurant Show. She has also received "FAST TRACKERS" award from Pittsburgh Business Times and Commercial Real Estate Women{s, "Creative Deal of the Year" Award in 2005. March 2006, Terri was awarded as one of the 2006 Pennsylvania{s Top 50 Women in Business! Specialization: Please call or email us for a confidential consultation. We look forward to talking to you! Affiliations: IBBA, Commercial Real Estate Women, PA Restaurant Association & Board Member, PA Culinary Institue-Advisory Board Members, PA Association of Realtors, PA Notaries Association, Past Member Womens President Association, Realtors Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh

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