Ed Eich

(850) 624-8831

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Theodore M. Perkins, Jr.

Destin Business Brokers


If you or someone you know is looking for a place to expand or relocate an existing business, buy a business in our area, sell a business or need a business valuation, call us first at: 850-624-8831. or ed@DestinBusinessBrokers.com We possess the expertise, knowledge and abilities to make it happen! Destin Business Brokers is the area's leading full service business brokerage company. We also provide commercial real estate services for the surrounding communities in the Florida Panhandle. Whether you're looking for a place to relocate your existing business, buy a business in our area, or sell your business, we possess the expertise and abilities to make it happen. We dedicate all our energy to selling businesses and invite you to visit our website: http://www.destinbusinessbrokers.com We offer our clients: ¨ Professional business marketing with a solid history of connecting buyers and sellers ¨ Proven expertise, resources, and services ¨ In-depth knowledge of business valuations, marketing and sales ¨ Strict confidentiality in all business transactions and information ¨ The highest ethical and professional standards ¨ National web site listing without identifying your business by name or location ¨ Qualified buyers, not a parade of people who cannot afford your business All potential buyers are screened and pre-qualified to determine their interest and ability to buy a business. Buyers must sign a statement assuring confidentiality before any information is released to them. As professional business brokers we understand the critical need to protect business information and relationships with customers and we conduct our transactions within strict confidentiality guidelines protecting the operation of your business.

ED EICH joins Destin Business Brokers

Ted Perkins, Owner/Broker of www.DestinBusinessBrokers.com , announced that Ed Eich, local resident

since 1984, has joined the long established firm as Broker Associate. Ed’s transition to business sales

offers the businesses of this area an extremely experienced local professional who has the ability to

assist in the valuation/marketing sale or purchase of any business in North West Florida while assuring

the client strict confidentiality. Ed’s past business knowledge brings a special LOCAL quality to the sales

team at Destin Business Brokers. He can be reached at 850-624-8831 or ed@destinbusinessbrokers.com .

Eich has been a Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker and Broker/Owner of Miramar Beach Realty since

1984. He was previously licensed since 1966 in Massachusetts, New York, Georgia and Florida. He has

supervised cumulative sales of over $300 million. He has bought & sold numerous businesses including

real estate, hotels, restaurants, retail stores, the Shell full service convenience store and a securities

brokerage firm. Early career management experience of Hilton, Hotels, Country Clubs,

& Restaurants. He founded in 1979 the Five star restaurant Manor on Peachtree and SEMCCO;

Performing marketing consulting and sales training for resorts, restaurants and real estate

developments including Sandestin, Bluewater Bay, Bay Pont etc.

Eich was formerly: Sr. Marketing Manager, Marriott International, Panama City, Chicago, Orlando

where he Designed and created collateral materials, videos, brochures, flyers, TV and radio spots. He

established direct mail programs, telemarketing call centers and remote locations for “OPC”, (Seaside,

Destin, Tallahassee, Ocala, Orlando, Mobile, Panama City Beach). He held seminars and trained 500+

telemarketing and guest service team members; supervised opening of sales centers, installed displays

and graphics, trained opening staffs. He acted as liaison between Marriott and developers, brand

operators and strategic partners. Selected and specified art for billboard and airport locations. Eich

established synergistic programs with hotels, restaurants, retail merchants and car rental companies

to generate guests and customers.

Formerly Vice President Real Estate Sandestin: Broker, Sandestin Realty & Securities Broker Dealer

(22, 63, 39). Member NASD, SIPC. He directed Real Estate Sales & Marketing Programs on & offsite,

resulting in over $100 million in sales. Served on Executive Committee that advised Marketing,

Development, Construction, Resort Operations & F & B Departments. Helped develop & plan the

opening of Bayside Hotel & Beachside Sandestin Hilton, established protocol for resale of security

offering Reg. D private placement condo-hotel units.

Formerly Sr. Vice President, Sales and Marketing, TRECO, (NYSE) Jacksonville, FL (Formerly Barnett-

Winston REIT) Sold out $289 million portfolio of diverse properties. Trained 150+ licensed Real Estate

sales and marketing Team. Supervised the conversion of hotels to shared ownership condominiums,

coordinated the marketing materials, construction, renovation, legal documentation, sales and

marketing for the St. Augustine Beach and Tennis Club, Orlando Magic Tree, Sarasota Limetree

Beach Resort, La Pension and Avenue Plaza New Orleans.

Executive Vice President, General Manager, Fairfield Plantation, GA. Eich had total responsibility for

2,400 acre residential resort community near Atlanta. Country Club, championship golf course and 100

boat-slip marina. Designed and built 100 three-bedroom condominiums adjacent to marina. Mass

marketed, direct mail & telemarketing to corporate and social guests. Developed timeshare program

after sell-out of 3,700 home sites. Began custom and speculative home construction division. Renovated

resort facilities and increased club membership from 225 to 950 families. He formulated annual and

five-year business plan, including detailed marketing plan and strategic plan for build-out of community.

Served on Architectural Review Board, negotiated with water authority for sewer and water quality and

availability, and served on Property Owner’s Association Board of Directors. Responsible for 13

operating departments $10,000,000 annual operating budget.

Eich had early career experience at Country Clubs, College, Institutional feeding and as opening food &

beverage manager, Holiday Inn, Peabody and Sheraton, Hyannis (2 restaurants, beach club, 800 seat

banquet facilities. 2.000 seat nightclub/theatre, golf course, health spa).

He is ready to help you buy or sell any local business!

Areas Served

  • Walton County, FL

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