Middle-market players, even with proven experience, have been widely underserved compared to larger operators.
Sale-leasebacks to unlock corporate equity tied up in real estate, term mortgage debt to reduce refinance risk, or rehabilitation debt to finance property build-out.
Cannabis has proven to be an inelastic, recession-resilient good, unaffected by stock market volatility.
Our investments are structured to mitigate potential persistent inflation by utilizing floating-rate mortgages and annual rent escalators tied to inflation measures.
The Good Seed team combines decades of experience across real estate, legal cannabis, and capital markets to conduct multi-disciplinary due-diligence resulting in superior risk-adjusted returns.
Good Seed is targeting the overlooked middle-market cannabis segment as tenants of our industrial or retail investment properties.
Good Seed capitalizes on a traditionally overlooked section of the market, allowing for more advantageous transaction terms, especially to layer corporate equity kickers in to traditional real estate debt or equity structures.
Over 14 years of experience in commercial real estate and gov’t-regulated financing.
Established the credit department at one of the largest gov’t-insured lenders; grew the credit team that he oversaw to 25 people and loan pipeline to $1B+ per annum. Personally underwritten $1.5B+ commercial real estate loans.
Over 14 years of experience in legal cannabis, over 35 years in a variety of industries.
Co-Founder of Dixie Brands, one of the nation’s most recognizable cannabis brands; grew it into a six-state, 100+ product, publicly-traded company. Founder of a still operating real estate development company. Previously, served as CFO for a retail apparel chain.
Over 27 years of experience in public affairs and philanthropy.
Played an instrumental role in the development of Colorado’s legal cannabis program. Co-Founder of Sewald Hanfling Public Affairs; has worked with stakeholders in dozens of industries, including real estate, technology, private equity and financial services.
While securing additional warehouse space in San Francisco, California to expand its operations, WOVN, a cannabis distributor and software provider, was introduced to Good Seed as a potential capital provider. During the underwriting process, Good Seed converted the proposed structure from equity to debt, then brought in a partner debt provider, thereby creating a capital structure that met the needs of all transaction participants and resulted in a successful closing and a satisfied cannabis operator.
"It's difficult to find financing as a small business in any industry and ours presents unique challenges. Luckily, we connected with Good Seed and were able to structure a deal that worked for our business's near term needs and future growth."
- JJ Hanley, CEO / Co-Founder