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with a lender to identify your needs,” Barr advises.
Ultimately, a good reputation and longstanding presence in
the community will help, since banks are looking for verifiable
documentation, a good track record, collateral and a business
model that works, Arena adds. But keep in mind that, no matter whom you turn to for capital, there is one incontrovertible
factor: the bottom line. “Investors are interested in one thing:
Do you have a healthy profit?” Arena says. “They’re looking
at return on investment vs. risk: ‘Am I going to make enough
money to offset the inherent risk? Is it a sound investment,
and can you prove it?’” Hence, before even considering any
type of expansion, pizzeria operators would be wise to first ask
themselves those questions—then start on the lengthy legwork
to make their dreams of expansion a reality.
Tracy Morin is PMQ’s senior copy editor.
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Michael’s Pizzeria has grown to three locations in Southern California
since its 2011 inception.