Igin Bbq Case Study

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The Elgin BBQ Pit opened its doors on October of 2012. After quitting my job and having knowledge of the unemployment rate of 8.5 % and the economy growth of only 1.7% in compare to last year statistics of 4.9% unemployment and 3.5 % at the time I decided that it would be a good time to open a restaurant on my own. I knew and I was certain that our economy would recover and as matter of fact it did and that’s why we are still in business on one of the industries where 90 percent of independent establishments closed within the first year. We had a rough first year but I like to say and give the credit to one of our most loyal customers since day one. (Elgin Police department also I like to mention that the comments from our customers is that,…show more content…
My business peak hours happen at lunch time between the hours of 11 am and 2 pm and dinner time between the hours of 5 pm and 8 pm. Our biggest percentage of business happen at lunch time with customers with all kinds of business trades and professions that happen to have to go back to work within 30 minutes to an hour. Also, a big percentage of our sales are carryout with an average of parking time of 15 to 30 minutes at most while they are waiting for their food. Now, how this can disrupt those neighbors that are voicing the opposite? The Elgin BBQ Pit and my neighbor business are not asking for special parking development, also we are not located on a district where you promote redevelopment and grant property tax abatement, our only and one request is. “Please no restriction on parking on the north side of Copper Ave from Hill to Morton Ave”. Sincerely, P.S. Since apparently, I was the only business to receive your letter, we are sending the names of the rest of the business along with their signatures who are voicing the same opinion as mine on that
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