Category Archives: Brewing

Large Equipment Purchases served with a side of Alternative Payments

Shopping for Equipment and Spending Capital Smarter

By Andrew Nere and Angela Caraglio

Today’s winery requires a large and varied amount of equipment to operate successfully. And like most business owners you are wearing 10 different hats, and doing 10 different jobs. So when machinery breaks, a tank cracks, or the life has been squeezed out of that tractor for as many seasons as possible, the time has finally come to invest in new equipment.

Purchasing equipment for a business is essential yet the process is often convoluted and extremely stressful. As a B2B service provider, our customers often come to us flustered and overwhelmed with the purchase decision process. While every business will have different priorities and circumstances when it comes time to acquire new equipment, how a business pays for it will have a significant impact on the businesses bottom line.

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Brewery Start-Up Event – San Diego

Do you know what it takes to have a successful brewery?

This past week, June 14, 2016 at Silo in the Makers Quarter of Downtown San Diego, a group of brewers, future brewers and industry folks gathered to discuss the current state of the brewing industry and its’ future. Elaine Rodriquez, ILS’ very own Brewing Finance Expert was amongst the attendees.

The educational event spotlight was on the panel of 4 experienced, well-known brewers from San Diego. Panel consisted of: Doug Constantiner of Societe Brewing Co, Jim Crute of Lightening Brewery, Jacob McKean of Modern Times Beer and Curtis Hawes of Second Chance Beer Co. Continue reading

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San Diego Micro Brewery Business is Booming with the Help of Innovative Lease

ILS offers Leasing and Financing Solutions to Breweries Looking to Grow

Carlsbad, CA September 9, 2014 – – Innovative Lease Services (ILS), located in the “The Craft Beer Capital of America,” has reported a tremendous growth in the number of San Diego breweries financed this year. San Diego leads the country in new licenses for craft brewery businesses with breweries in the North County region generating $272.3 million in 2013 alone and contributing over $37 million in the local economy. Continue reading

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