NAI Black
107 South Howard Street, Suite 500
Spokane, Washington 99201 United States
t+1 509 622 3563
Retail Business Specialist Broker

Scope of Service Experience
John Powers is a business and commercial broker specializing in restaurants, bars and retail businesses for sale. Before joining NAI Black he worked for several Seattle and Puget Sound based companies where he specialized in restaurants and other business sales including a business and commercial real estate company that he Co-Founded in Bellevue, WA. At the company that he Co-Founded he was the Marketing Manager and Director of restaurant sales and responsible for taking the company from a small office start up to being recognized as one of the industry leaders in restaurant sales in the state of Washington. Prior to specializing in the sale of restaurants and small businesses John developed his sales and customer service skills working in the retail auto industry and also as a property manager for Downtown Seattle residential towers. John also has experience working for Pizza Hut the largest Pizza company in the world and spent some time working in the bar industry during college. Owning his own businesses has given him the ability to understand and relate to what small business owners face on a day to day basis. John and his wife Sheilah and their two children recently moved back to Spokane a place they love and where they grew up. John is an innovator in Internet advertising and search engine optimization. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with family, sports, outdoor activities and finding new ways of Internet advertising including creating his own business for sale websites.
Background & Experience
Co-Founder / Business and Commercial Broker / Director of Restaurant Sales and Marketing
WA Brokers
Real Estate
2, 2009 to 1, 2011
Restaurant Broker
Restaurants, Business Brokerage and Real Estate
10, 2007 to 2, 2009
Building Manager
Real Estate
10, 2004 to 2, 2008
Professional Associations & Designations
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Transaction History
Wah Hing Chinese Restaurant
Cascade Golf Course
Ball Stars
Brian’s Pizza
Baskin Robbins
Blimpie Subs
Big Star Diner
Seattle’s Best Coffee
Fresh Café
Teriyaki Zone
Zippy’s Giant Burgers
The Chocolate Moose
Taco Loco Baja
Esmeralda Restaurant
Fiorente Italian Ristorante
Saimai Thai Restaurant
Chef Ricardo’s
Smokin Dick’s BBQ
Don Eduardo’s Family Mexican Restaurant
Wing Central – University of Washington District
Frankie’s Pizza
French Hen Bistro
Nattle Latte Cafe and Drive Thru
Spice Nine Indian Restaurant
Round Table
Family Dining Restaurantuers, Inc.
Citrus Restaurant and Lounge – South Lake Union Seattle
Zola’s Café
Romio’s Pizza and Pasta