SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–
Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc. (IIP), the first and only real estate company on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: IIPR) focused on the regulated U.S. cannabis industry, announced today that it closed on the acquisition of a property in Lakeland, Florida from an affiliate of Parallel, one of the largest privately-held multi-state cannabis operators in the U.S. Parallel is the corporate parent company to Surterra Wellness, its market leading retail brand in Florida and one of the original licensed vertical operators in the Sunshine State, which has a rapidly growing footprint that includes 39 retail dispensaries across the state and multiple industrial-scale cultivation, production, kitchen and research facilities.
The purchase price for the property was approximately $19.6 million (excluding transaction costs). Concurrent with the closing of the purchase, IIP entered into a long-term, triple-net lease agreement for the property with a subsidiary of Parallel, which intends