Author: Fran Brunelle

Fran Brunelle is an industrial auctioneer with almost 20 years experience, a manufacturing business broker, licensed real estate broker specializing in industrial properties, a real estate auctioneer, certified appraiser and author. Fran has established several corporations that provide services to the manufacturing industry. The “Accelerated Group of Companies” provides tools and services to help manufacturers grow and exit strategies to maximize dollars when they are ready to retire or sell their manufacturing business. The group of companies that Fran Brunelle has established includes: – Provides Online Industrial Auction Services, Used Equipment Auctions, Capital Equipment Auctions, Plant Liquidations, Industrial Plant Cleanout Services, Used Machinery Location Services, Certified Machine Tool and Equipment Appraisals, and more. – Specializes in Manufacturing Business Brokerage and Mergers and Acquisitions. We help manufacturers develop exit strategies to maximize retirement dollars, and successful manufacturers expand through acquisition of other manufacturing companies, product lines and customer lists. Manufacturing Companies for sale throughout the United States are listed on this site. – Provides Industrial Real Estate Brokerage Services, Online Real Estate Auctions, Sealed Bid Real Estate Auctions and complete industrial facility cleanout services. – Provides funding for products made in the USA, and engineering/manufacturing educational needs through Crowd Funding. – Provides web development and social media services for manufacturers at under-market rates.

Fran Brunelle is a contributing author to: - A site that provides the latest manufacturing news, statistics and opinion. It also provides information on how to grow a manufacturing business, and what to do if you are a manufacturing company that needs to close. - Provides the latest information on social media and web development for manufacturers. It gives manufacturers tips and tricks for boosting their web presence.

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As a business broker specializing in manufacturing, a real estate broker and an industrial auctioneer with twenty years experience, I’ve talked with thousands of manufacturers trying to sell their business. Many times I’ve visited with manufactures that want to sell as an ongoing business, with real estate included.   They have little or no customers and

In years past buyers of real estate at auction were primarily experienced investors who are thoroughly familiar with the process.    In recent years this method of selling real estate has grown exponentially with more and more regular homebuyers entering the game.   Buying real estate at auction can be an exciting and profitable venture, but it’s

A properly staged property for sale can provide a distinct advantage over competing properties.  Staging is big business, and is necessary for all types of property: Residential, Commercial and Industrial.   Today we’re taking a look at staging for residential properties.  So often staging is done strictly for visual appeal.  Homeowners should not ignore the other

We all know that moving is an expensive proposition. Is the cost of it tax deductible? In a word, “maybe.” The IRS says that you can deduct certain expenses, but ONLY if you meet certain criteria. Here are the basics: If you are moving because of your employment, the cost is tax deductible under certain