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Cannabis Feasibility Studies

Cannabis
Feasibility Study

Wert-Berater, Inc. specializes in providing expert and reliable Cannabis feasibility studies for Cannabis and Cannaboid projects.

There are three main types of cannabis facilities including grow and cultivation facilities, vertically integrated facilities, and dispensaries

Cannabis Feasibility Studies

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Our team of experienced professionals evaluates all aspects of the project to ensure its success – from project inception to construction and operations planning.

 

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Cannabis
Feasibility Study

At Wert-Berater, Inc., we are experts in Cannabis feasibility studies, providing essential information to those seeking SBA 504, SBA 7(a) commercial loans including USDA Business and Industry (USDA B&I Loans) and USDA Grant programs.

 

Our team of professionals is dedicated to delivering accurate and comprehensive evaluations of Cannabis projects, including market analysis, financial projections, and site assessments.

 

With our expertise and attention to detail, we help clients make informed decisions about their investments and develop successful business plans.

Whether your project is an expansion or new build Cannabis, we have the experience to provide a comprehensive Cannabis feasibility study that assist your decision making process and potential loan underwriting in compliance with commercial loan requirements including USDA programs.

See our Experience Page for recent Cannabis Feasibility Studies completed around the nation and world.

FAQs

How do we do it?

Cannabis Feasibility Studies are carried out by a careful evaluation as presented in the following Cannabis Feasibility Statement of Work which complies with  loan or grant underwriting requirements.

We subscribe to reliable sources of data that are accepted by loan underwriters.

Will my Cannabis feasibility study be accepted by my lender?

We are approved by a vast network of Lenders, and Commercial Banks.  Prior to ordering your Cannabis feasibility study, if your lender in not on our list, we are pleased to provide our feasibility study consultant credentials including E&O Insurance, Sample Cannabis Feasibility Studies, references, and our resumes.

How much does a Cannabis Feasibility Study cost?

Depending on the complexity of the project and the time needed to have a completed Cannabis feasibility study ready, the cost varies from about $7,900 to $25,000.

How much time is needed for us to complete and deliver your Cannabis feasibility study?

This depends on our workload when you order your Cannabis feasibility study.  

RUSH orders cost extra, but can be completed in as little as 10-business days, providing you have the necessary items provided to us at engagement.

Generally, Cannabis feasibility studies are completed in about 15 to 20 business days.  

What items do I need to provide to have a Cannabis Feasibility Study completed? 

Our Cannabis feasibility studies are comprehensive and intended for loan underwriting purposes.  

We normally request the following items when you engage us for a Cannabis feasibility study:

  • Parcel number(s)

  • Land cost

  • Site plan

  • Rawmaterials supplier details, LOI's or contracts

  • End user details, LOI's or contracts

  • Building renderings and dimensions  (SF areas and allocations) for all uses

  • Project cost breakdown

  • Land cost and when purchased or is it under contract

  • Leases or Letters of Intent, if applicable

  • Resumes for all owners with 20% or more interest

  • Loan terms applied for including, interest rate and amortization

  • Copy of your business plan including your projections

  • Any appraisals

  • Any environmental reports (if a purchase, continuance or reposition project, all Phase I or Phase II Environmental assessments

  • If your lender has provided a Term Sheet, we would like to have a copy

  • Other items you deem important

  • Lender contact details

Cannabis Feasibility Study Statement of Work

Executive Summary

Cannabis Feasibility Studies are designed to comply with commercial loan application requirements. 

USDA RD Instruction 4280-B Appendix D and 7 CFR 5001.303 (c) (4)

 

The Executive Summary includes the following items:

  • Provide an overview to describe the nature and scope of the proposed project, including the purpose, project location, design features, capacity, and estimated capital costs. Include a summary of the feasibility determinations made for each applicable component.

2

Economic Feasibility

Cannabis Feasibility Study site analysis is a critical component of the project whether its of new construction, expansion or a repositioning project, a compete site analysis is completed summarized as follows:

Information regarding project site including:

  • Minimum amounts of required inputs (labor, infrastructure, utilities, renewable resources,

  • feedstocks, animals, among others) to operate successfully

  • Contracts in place and contracts to be negotiated, including terms and renewals

  • Environmental risks

  • Cost of project relative to the increase in revenues or benefits provided

  • Overall economic impact of project including new markets created and economic development

  • Conclusions

3

Market Feasibility

Analysis of the current and future market potential, competition, sales or service estimations including current and prospective buyers or users.

  • Competition

  • Type of project: service, product or commodity based

  • Target market, new versus established

  • End user analysis, captive versus competitive

  • By-product revenue streams

  • Industry risk

  • Pricing

  • Conclusions

4

Technical Feasibility

Analyzing the reliability of the technology to be used and the analysis of the delivery of goods or services, including transportation, business location, and the need for technology, materials, and labor.

  • Commercial availability

  • Product and process success record and duplication of results

  • Experience of the service providers Roads, rail, airport infrastructure

  • Water, electricity, and other utilities

  • Waste disposal

  • Need for local transportation.

  • Labor market

  • Availability of materials

  • Use, age, and reliability of technology

  • Construction risk

  • Conclusions

5

Financial Feasibility

  • Analysis of the operation to achieve sufficient income, credit, and cash flow to financially sustain the project over the long term and meet all debt obligations.

  • Commercial or project underwriting

  • Management’s assumptions

  • Accounting policies

  • Source of repayment

  • Dependency on other entities

  • Equity contribution

  • Market demand forecast

  • Peer industry comparison

  • Cost-accounting system

  • Availability of short-term credit

  • Adequacy of raw materials and supplies

  • Sensitivity analysis

  • Conclusions

6

Management Feasibility

Analysis of the legal structure of the business or operation; ownership, board, and management analysis.

  • History of the business or organization

  • Professional and educational background

  • Experience

  • Skills

  • Qualifications necessary to implement the project

  • Conclusions

Emerging Industrial Applications of Cannabis

Hemp cultivation is known for its low environmental impact, as hemp grows fast, suppresses weeds and does not need pesticides. It has no specialized parasites, favors pollination and improves the physical and chemical soil fertility.

 

Recently, many countries have increased their interest in hemp (Cannabis Sativa L.), considering it as a climate-friendly crop that can mitigate climate change and desertification.

 

For these reasons, hemp can be a new protagonist of  agriculture already oriented towards the objectives of EU 2030 which predicts 40% decrease in greenhouse gas emissions compared to 1990.

 

The hemp cultivation can activate a new supply chain by allowing using different parts of the plant, benefiting farmers, environment, and human health. Indeed, although a very old plant, hemp will be one of the main protagonists of the green economy in the near future.

 

Its seeds can be used by agri-food industry to produce flour, pasta, pastry and oil, while the stem through canapulo (woody part of stem) in green building sector. Its fiber (external part of stem) will find new applications in textile industry.

 

As for its inflorescences and roots, thanks to the extraction of bioactive molecules, they will play an important role in the pharmaceutical and parapharmaceutical industry

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Cannabis Feasibility Studies

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