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Restaurant listing controlled by someone else who owned restaurant many years ago.

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I am the assistant to the general manager of a restaurant that is having me optimize and manage their online resources.

 

We are changing aspects of the business and wanted to update our Google listing and we discovered the listing was owned by someone else. Even though the email address is obscured we believe its from the previous owner, and could quite possibly be defunct.

 

Please have someone get in touch with me so we can work through this and give us back control. I can provide any evidence or proof of ownership as needed.

 

Thank you!

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Re: Restaurant listing controlled by someone else who owned restaurant many years ago.

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Hi @Jonathon R

 

You will need to request ownership of the listing. 

 

Request Ownership of a Google Business Listing

 

Once you have made the request and Google support confirms that you are the legitimate owner, they will transfer the listing to your account.

 

The previous owner may also transfer upon receipt of email

 



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