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The B&B Team in the Press

As leaders in the Innkeeping industry, members of The B&B Team®, Inn Consultants and Brokers have been sought out over the years by national publications for opinions and insights about the unique lodging industry, the people in it, and the forces that affect it. Below is a sampling.

Press Coverage of The B&B Team



Kennebunkport ‘Captains Collection’ features four historic inns

With two recent acquisitions, Lark Hotels now owns four historic inns, in Kennebunkport’s residential historic district and packaged as the Kennebunkport Captain’s Collection. Asking prices over $3 million were found to limit the buyer pool.


Hospitality: Inns face challenges, but finding buyers is not one of them

Despite uncertainty in the stock market and “the chaos” of national politics, he’s bullish on the lodging industry. The market will remain robust as buyers continue to seek opportunities in Maine.


Two 1860s inns sold to ‘aspiring innkeepers’ eager for a fresh challenge

Recent sales of The Inn On Carleton and The Inn at English Meadows suggest there’s plenty of interest from aspiring innkeepers in taking over historic properties from sellers ready to retire.


In Camden, seller unbundles the Inns at Blackberry Commons for separate sale

In an unusual transaction, a property package involving two neighboring 19th century inns under one ownership was split between two separate buyers.


Buyers ‘from away’ spurring sales of inns and B&Bs

Interview with Rick Wolf on how Maine B&B owner/innkeepers are increasingly coming from outside the state.

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ROOM AT THE INN – Behind the Business with The BandB Team

An in-depth interview with The B&B Team.

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What to Know Before Opening a Bed and Breakfast

Includes tips from Peter Scherman on best practices for due diligence about the regulations and financial implications of starting your bed and breakfast business.

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A New Crop of Bed and Breakfasts

Features innkeeper interest market analysis and growth in seminar presentations from Peter Scherman.

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B&Bs: Don’t let Airbnb eat you for breakfast

Includes opinion from Peter Scherman and Rick Wolf on Airbnb on B&B brand infringement on and how its participants should be held to the same standards of accountability as bed & breakfast innkeepers.

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B&B’s flood the market

Features B&B market analysis and history by Peter Scherman.

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Inn Business: More Baby Boomers Turn to Bed and Breakfast Ownership

Includes bed and breakfast industry analysis and opinion on increases in B&B inn ownership by the Baby Boom Generation by Peter Scherman.

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Mary White and Mary Hughes Answer Tough B&B Questions in ‘MandM’

References the “AirBnB: Friend or Foe?” article written by Peter Scherman and Rick Wolf.

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Sunny side up? How to buy a bed and breakfast

Features commentary from Rick Wolf on how banks approach financing a bed & breakfast purchase. Travel logo

AirBnB: Friend or Foe?

Commentary article by Peter Scherman and Rick Wolf on why regulation should be incorporated into the sharing economy as it continues to grow.

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5 Lessons I Learned As a Non-B&B Owner at the BBAV Conference

Includes coverage of the presentation made by Peter Scherman and Rick Wolf on the needs, wants and buying power of the Millenial generation.

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Kennebunkport: a Peaceful Haven

By Jennifer Grosser

Features information about how Rick & Janet Wolf and the B&B Team are committed to helping potential innkeepers find properties, and provide training seminars and other resources.

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The Real Estate Weekly 1.16.14 – Owning a Bed & Breakfast

Includes the history of how Peter Scherman and Rick Wolf formed The B&B Team along with recommendations for finding, buying and running a successful bed and breakfast inn.

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Business for Sale: Deep in the Heart of Texas

Features commentary from Peter Scherman on the 4.6 million dollar pricing rationale for sale of Inn Above Onion Creek

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Turning Inns into Wedding Venues

Includes comments from Peter Scherman on the ins and outs for innkeepers when they begin holding wedding events at the B&B.


Bed And Breakfasts Changing To Keep Up With Changing Demands

Features commentary from Rick Wolf on the B&B market and tips for what prospective innkeepers need to consider.

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