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  If you have been looking into buying or selling a business, you may have heard your brokerage agent use the term Seller’s Discretionary Earnings (SDE). Seller’s Discretionary Earnings is defined as net profit before taxes, plus compensation to one owner (salary and benefits), amortization, depreciation, interest, other non-cash expenses, and...
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Calhoun Companies Agent Spotlight: Sam Thompson

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  Get to know our Calhoun Companies agents! Every few weeks we will be featuring one of our agents through our Agent Spotlight series. Each member of our talented staff has the extensive experience and knowledge necessary to help you with your own business. Whether you are looking to buy a...
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Build Your Customer Loyalty

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We all have a friend who is obsessed with Nike, devoted to Apple, and cannot live without Starbucks. These brands enjoy tremendous levels of customer loyalty, and so can you. A recent article in Inc. Magazine explains how. While large companies have more resources to invest in marketing and branding, most...
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We are proud to announce that Calhoun Companies made the top 10 of the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s top 25 list of Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Firms. Calhoun Companies placed seventh in the list ranked by Metro-area brokers. We are honored to be surrounded by such good company. Congratulations to all...
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For many individuals, owning their own business is a major goal. Whether inspired by the freedom to be their own boss, the pride of running their own business, or the security that comes with financial independence and control over their own situation, the allure of starting a business is undeniable. Unfortunately,...
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A huge thank you is in order to everyone who joined us in supporting our corporate partner, Ace in the City. With your help and Calhoun Companies’ donation match, we raised $1,750 to purchase backpacks and school supplies for families in the Powderhorn neighborhood! In addition to support from people like...
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Ace in the City Fundraiser Update

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As of Monday, July 21, we have raised $1,400! Only ten days left to donate to our fundraiser that goes to purchase backpacks and school supplies on behalf of our corporate partner Ace in the City. We’re collecting monetary donations at our office until the end of July. All the proceeds...
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We are proud to announce that we are dedicating the month of July to fundraising for backpacks and school supplies on behalf of our corporate partner Ace in the City. Please join us in helping families living in the Powderhorn neighborhood of South Minneapolis prepare for the upcoming school year by...
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While you were relaxing at your cabin and celebrating the Fourth of July last week, you may have missed last Sunday’s Star Tribune. Calhoun Companies’ President Andy Kocemba was in the business section sharing his viewpoint on the small business community that Calhoun Companies helps every day. If you missed it,...
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We work with small business owners every day, so we know and understand how hard small businesses work. Especially how hard small business owners work. We realize how hard it is to get away for a vacation but that’s exactly why we encourage you to do so. Calhoun Companies believes that...
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