Category : John D. Wagner

Acquirers want leadership continuity and succession planning

1 month ago

Anything less will devalue your company. Think of your business as if it were a large tactical ship. Now, imagine a potential acquirer of that ship admiring it from the … Read More

How Best to Prepare to Go to Market

3 months ago

I used to work for the marketing department of a large building products manufacturer, and the executive in charge had a saying that has always stuck with me. Whether we … Read More

Expect Distractions During The Closing Process

8 months ago

But don’t let them negatively affect earnings. When selling your business, a buyer will firmly establish their commitment and seriousness with a Letter of Intent (LOI). The LOI establishes the … Read More

What Happens to Real Estate When You Are Acquired?

9 months ago

MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS Most lumber deallers that we speak with about mergers and acquisitions own the buildings and land where their businesses operate. Sometimes a separate LLC or incorporated business … Read More

When It Comes To Selling, Some Are Too Ready

1 year ago

In our line of work, we often get inquiries from business owners who start the conversation this way: “Well,” (deep sigh of relief) “I’m finally ready to sell.” But all … Read More

JOHN D. WAGNER: Meet Resilience STAR™

3 years ago

An Energy Star-type program for disaster resistant homes.

John D Wagner: The Overlooked Glulam

3 years ago

Advantages as to why glulams are the no-brainer choice.

JOHN D. WAGNER: McGraw Hill Construction Stats Tell The Green Housing Story

3 years ago

But has the Green Building Movement finally plateaued?

JOHN D. WAGNER: What Are Green Remodelers Buying?

3 years ago

Efficient windows top the list, followed by HVAC systems, and Energy Star appliances.

Selling Into LEED Jobs? Watch for New HPDs

3 years ago

Did you pay attention in chemistry class in high school (when you weren’t trying to melt Bic pens with the Bunsen Burner)?