CALIFORNIA: MedMen Enterprises announced that it has completed the sale of two properties to Treehouse Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc. with gross proceeds of approximately $33.5 million and net proceeds of approximately $30.6 million after repayment of debt.
“This is our second transaction with Treehouse and we’ve now freed up nearly $49 million to invest directly into our growth initiatives,” said Adam Bierman, MedMen’s chief executive officer and co-founder.
The properties are comprised of a retail storefront in Las Vegas, Nevada and a cultivation, manufacturing and production facility in Desert Hot Springs, California.
The Las Vegas property is located on Highland Drive near the Las Vegas Strip. The store is scheduled to open later in calendar year 2019. The property is 10,417 square feet and will feature a 30’x70’ LED glass store front. It will be the Company’s largest store to date. Las Vegas ranks as one of the world’s most visited tourist destinations, with more than 42 million visitors in 2018, according to Statista. Nevada legalized adult-use sales in 2017 and revenue for calendar year 2019 are projected to exceed $600 million according to Cowen, Inc. MedMen currently operates three stores in Las Vegas.
The Desert Hot Springs, California, property is comprised of an approximately 45,000 square foot, state-of-the-art Dutch greenhouse offering complete climate control and including manufacturing and production capabilities. The facility recently received its certificate of occupancy and is expected to commence producing the Company’s in-house brands later this year.