Monroe Moxness Berg has acquired a national reputation for its innovative work in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and concept growth, protection and development in multi-unit retail, restaurant and hospitality industries. We are also firmly rooted in Minnesota and deeply committed to our regional clients, bringing the expertise we gain in our national practice to support individuals, businesses and organizations in our state and in the Upper Midwest.
Monroe Moxness Berg PA professionals are industry leaders and serve in a number of capacities. Below, please find some of the latest news related to the firm in general as well as our participation in national conferences.
In a June 17 article “Making the Case for Open Design,” Franchise and Commerce looks at the Monroe Moxness Berg office design as a departure from the traditional design elements associated with law firms. In place of dark wood paneling, heavy wood furniture and thick carpeting, the firm opted for “glass-walled offices that admit abundant […]
In his June/July Foodservice News review column, Dennis Monroe turns his attention to Agra Culture Kitchen & Press, a “polished fast casual” concept with three Twin Cities locations, serving healthy, sustainable fare. As usual, Dennis’s review focuses not so much on the cuisine as on the restaurant’s overall business proposition, assessed on the basis of […]
In his monthly Foodservice News column, Dennis Monroe offers a review of St. Paul’s Salt Cellar restaurant. Once again, the review focuses not on the cuisine but on the restaurant’s overall business proposition, assessed on the basis of specific criteria (see the initial column in the series for more information). The review considers the quality […]
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Your estate planning efforts may go for naught if your family can’t find your documents. Here are several tips for ensuring that critical documents are readily accessible when needed: Wills and trusts. Ensure your family has clear instructions on where your original will, living trust and other trust documents are located. If your estate planning […]
The Monitor’s focus on real estate this month gives me the opportunity to discuss two tax items: allocation of purchase price and like-kind exchanges. These are sometimes overlooked in real estate transactions even though they can set the stage for significant tax savings. Allocation of Purchase Price There is always a need for an allocation […]
When you review the Top 200 list [Restaurant Finance Monitor‘s annual list of 200 top franchisees], you realize the big influence franchisees have on their franchise systems. Nonetheless, there’s always some tension between franchisor and franchisee. This often appears in two areas: development rights and required capex for remodels, upgrades or new equipment. Development Rights: […]