Mr. Atchison has financial, sales/marketing and general management skills. Joe's last position in corporate America was as the President/CEO of a manufacturing company in Irvine, CA for 11 years. In that role he focused the company's efforts on new product development (five patents issued), manufacturing efficiencies (gross margins increased from 23% to 52%) quality (achieved ISO9001 and QS9000 certifications), and a strong emphasis on sales, marketing and customer service resulting in double digit sales growth. Prior to that he was the Chief Financial Officer of two publicly traded companies.
During his corporate career, Mr. Atchison was successful in selling a number of divisions, subsidiaries and stand alone businesses. These successes motivated Joe to start his Sunbelt Business Brokers office. Mr. Atchison is also President of Atchison Advisory, Inc., which provides operational improvement consulting to under-performing companies in an effort to help them achieve their potential and thus be able to sell sooner and at a better price and more favorable terms.
Mr. Atchison is a Certified Business Intermediary (International Business Brokers Association), a Certified Business Broker (California Business Brokers Association), a Certified Middle Market Business Intermediary and is a Certified Public Accountant - inactive (State of California). His education includes a bachelors of science in accounting and a Masters in Business Administration - Finance.
Joe serves on the Forms Committee of the California Association of Business Brokers. Mr. Atchison is the Treasurer and a Board member of Project: Steps to Christ, Inc. – a non-profit company based in New York that distributes Christian books to homes in North America..
Laguna Beach, CA
This ocean view restaurant bar with FULL (type 47) Liquor license and is located in the heart of Laguna Beach on Pacific Coast Highway with very heavy foot & vehicle traffic right outside the door. Customers enjoy the beautiful views from 2 patios. Alcohol service until 1:30. More than enough parking on premises. Seating capacity is 85 in approximately 3,020 s.f., with fully equipped kitchen. Reasonable rent of $12,000/month including CAM. Fully cooperative landlord will provide lease of 5 years with 5 year option to qualified buyer. Seller will provide contingency of new lease. Landlord’s restrictions will not allow, Pizza, Italian, or Sushi, but bring any other concept. This business is an asset sale only. Financial Due Diligence is not available. Bring your own concept, this is a turn-key facility in a great location. Fully operational equipment includes hood system and grill, 6 ranges, fryer, oven, approx. 14’x 7’ walk-in cooler, steam tables, 2 salad bar refrigerators, 2-door glass refrigerator, stainless steel sink, and various prep tables, pots, pans, plates, and utensils. Submit the form or contact us, then complete our Non-Disclosure Agreement and we will identify the opportunity to you.
Location, Location, Location!!! A rare opportunity to own a fine art gallery in beautiful downtown Laguna Beach, CA. You will take advantage of a professional/educated sales staff - trained and ready to sell art for you! Our gallery artist are well recognized throughout the world. We have a remarkable relationship with our art collectors who have trusted their fine art collection with us for several years. This great location, the professional staff, the internationally famous artists, and thousands of dedicated art collectors are ready to be yours.
Cash Flow $ 185,100 All Employee Run Sushi Restaurant in Laguna Beach
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